Canadian Non-profit Jobs – Project Coordinator at Raising the Village International (RTV)

Job Title:    Project Coordinator
Organization: Raising the Village International (RTV)
Funding Source: Greater Impact Foundation USA
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Regional Program Manager (RPM)

About US:
Raising
The Village  International (RTV) is a
Canadian non-profit organization focused on ending extreme poverty by
eliminating immediate barriers of scarcity, nurturing income-generation
activities and building local capacity, while moving communities toward
economic self-sufficiency.

Job Summary: The Project Coordinator will be responsible for
the implementation of one of the projects under the cluster community
development program in Kisoro District funded by Greater Impact Foundation USA.
The incumbent works with RTV project partners, prospective villages,
coordinates with parties, and supports all aspects of project through its
development:

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The Project Coordinator will facilitate the
    development of project assessments, surveys and evaluations in line with
    RTV methodology with guidance from the M&E lead
  • Facilitate development of the project designs
  • Prepare and submit project annual work plans
    and budgets.
  • Responsible for monitoring of the assigned
    project progress against the developed budgets, work plans and
    achievements of project goals and outcomes.
  • Actively engage and Mobilize project
    beneficiaries and surrounding communities in the project planning,
    development, implementation and monitoring.
  • Build and strengthen working relationships
    local government sector departments in planning and implementation of
    development programs.
  • Support establishment and capacity building
    of project committees and facilitate their active participation in the
    planning, implementation and monitoring of project activities
  • Prepare and send quality and timely project
    reports to keep track of progress of planned activities on a monthly basis
    as well budget expenditure reports
  • Prepare and submit timely, quality,
    quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports.
  • Collect and document and submit quality project
    impact and success stories on a quarterly basis
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Regional
    Program Manager (RPM).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Raising The
    Village  International (RTV) Project
    Coordinator career vacancy should hold a University Degree in Business,
    Economics, Development Studies, Social Studies or related fields
  • Possession of a post graduate qualification
    in project planning and management
  • At least five years’ experience working facilitating
    community development.
  • Good project planning and management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and team
    player
  • Computer literacy including proficiency in
    Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Highly reliable and independent.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to ride a motor cycle with a clean
    riders’ licence
  • Energetic and able to hike on high terrain
  • Self-starter
  • Strong verbal and written English
  • Fluent in local languages (Lufumbira, Kinyarwanda/Lukiga)

Corporate Culture:
  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the RTV’s
    values and ethical standards
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic
    goals of RTV
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race,
    nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

How to Apply:  
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an application and
updated resume to ask@raisingthevillage.org.

NB: Please do not attach certificates.

Deadline: 30th March, 2016


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