Earn over 40m annually as GUSO Programme Coordinator at Restless Development

Organisation: Restless
Development
Project Name: Get up Speak
Out programme (GUSO)
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Programme
Manager
Salary: UGX 41,832,822 Gross
Annual
About US:                                   
Restless Development is an international non-profit organization which
is embarking on becoming the global banner carrier for youth-led development;
demonstrating at the grassroots and policy levels that young people can and
must play a lead role in development. Over the past five years, Restless
Development has more than tripled the size of its budgets and programmes, and
has been repeatedly cited as a model of best practice in youth-led development
by the World Bank, DFID, UNICEF and others.
About GUSO:
Restless Development is leading community initiatives that empower
young people to adopt safe sexual reproductive behaviours, participate in
decision making processes and generate sustainable livelihoods. One of those
initiatives is dance4life. Based on positive experience from the implementation
of dance4life within the United For Health Tomorrow (UFHT) and Attitude Skills
and Knowledge (ASK) programmes, Restless Development will be working with other
SRH&R alliance partners and dance4life International to design the Get up
Speak Out programme (GUSO). The five year programme will target young people in
and out of school with an integrated Sexual Reproductive Health and
Reproductive Rights, Civic Participation and livelihoods, and will be
implemented through a peer educator model in Jinja and Mayuge districts.
Job Summary: The Programme
Co-ordinator will provide project leadership to the programme development
phase. The incumbent will also be responsible for leading the development of
Restless Development GUSO 5 year programme, as well as the annual plan for
2016, working very closely with SRHR alliance members and other relevant
partners.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Programme development and reporting: 30% Working closely with
the Programme Manager:
·        
Lead
programme design, review, and implementation
·        
Offer
technical support to Programme officers to ensure that all programmes are
designed, implemented, monitored and evaluated within Restless
Development quality standards;
·        
Identify
and develop learning within programmes and facilitate the sharing of this
learning with partners, across programmes and externally as appropriate;
·        
Oversee
the selection and recruitment of peer educators
·        
The
incumbent will plan and deliver adequate training for the peer educators.
·        
Lead
on identifying and evaluate potential risks related to impact of the program
and take necessary steps to include risk mitigation in program reviews and
design;
·        
Work
closely with the M&E department to track programme progress based on the
Monitoring and Evaluation framework.
·        
Lead
on reporting both internal and external, in accordance with the programme
M&E framework and based on the regular reporting agreements of the
project.
Peer Educator Support: 20%
·        
The
incumbent will design and implement an effective support structure for the peer
educators.
·        
Provide
adequate support to and supervision of peer educators through field officers
throughout the programme.
·        
In
charge of promoting and encouraging appropriate behaviour and ensuring
compliance with safety, security and behavioural policies.
Partnership Management: 15% Directly and through management of
the Programme officers:
·        
Identify,
develop and manage relevant programme partnerships with government, donor,
alliance members, NGOs and other key stakeholders.
·        
Communicate
and coordinate with dance4life international program manager in the
Netherlands (over email and skype)
·        
Lead
and participate in all programme events to raise the profile of the
organization
·        
Lead
on partnership relations with other alliance members.
·        
The
incumbent will represent Restless Development in local and national forums and
platforms
·        
Identify
appropriate stakeholders and partners for programme delivery as and when
required
·        
Ensure
MoUs with key partner organisations are in place and operational;
·        
Ensure
that key staff at the District Government and Sub-County Offices have a
clear understanding of and regular involvement in the Restless Development
programme;
·        
Identify
opportunities for joint activities with district government staff (e.g. shared
workshops etc.).
·        
Prepare
and submit quarterly reports to the relevant District and sub county officials;
Financial planning and Management: 15% Working closely with the
Finance Unit:
·        
Lead
on developing, managing and regularly reviewing the programme budget;
·        
Support
development of donor expenditure reports;
·        
Support
development of annual programme budgets and quarterly reforecasts;
·        
Ensure
that financial transactions are in line with Restless Development policies and
procedures.
·        
Ensure
financial policy and procedure is adhered to during expenditure and
accountability of funds
·        
Ensure
that value for money is achieved
People Management and development 15%
·        
Ensure
that all staff, peer educators and researchers have clear performance
objectives and development plans. .
·        
Supervise
Programme Officers, ensuring that they are clear on the change they are
contributing to and on their roles and responsibilities.
·        
Support,
mentor and coach the Project Officers as part of their professional development
and help them to be highly effective in their work.
·        
Implement
an effective performance management system in line with organisational
performance and development guidelines.
·        
Ensure
that programme officers work together to share learning and to exchange skills.
Other Duties as Required 5%: Other duties as required. Occasionally working on weekends and
holidays for which time off in lieu can be taken.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the Restless Development
GUSO Programme Coordinator vacancy must hold a Graduate-level Degree in
relevant field of study or equivalent work experience.
·        
At least three years of experience in programme design and management, including
proven experience of managing large and complex programmes relating to
adolescent sexual reproductive health, livelihoods and/or civic participation
·        
Demonstrated
ability to network and establish collaborative relationships with a variety of
actors, including with consortia.
·        
Good
understanding and practical experience of youth development in Uganda
·        
Excellent
verbal and written communications skills
·        
Excellent
problem-solving skills and ability to make sound operational decisions
·        
Ability
to work with young people
·        
Strong
team player able to work under own initiative
·        
Willingness
to travel to rural areas as required
·        
A
strong personal commitment to the values of Restless Development and
dance4life
·        
The individual
must be results orientated, highly self-motivated and have demonstrated
analytical skills.
·        
The
successful candidate will thrive in a multi-cultural environment as part
of a rapidly growing organisation and be personally committed to Restless
Development’s mission and values.
·        
Proven
adherence to the 4 main GUSO programme principles and values:
o   Working
from a positive rights-based approach towards youth sexuality.
o   Young
people’s structural and meaningful engagement
o   Inclusiveness
of vulnerable groups
o   Focus
on gender power relations and gender transformative programming
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
a completed application, form, download here and send it to:
ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org, stating the vacancy job title as Uganda –
GUSO Programme Coordinator.
Deadline: 16th
September 2016
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