Several Project Director Job Opportunities – Compassion International

Organization: Compassion
International
Duty Station: Masindi,
Uganda
     
About Compassion Project:
Masindi Kitara Diocese (Anglican) is a Christ-centered Evangelical
Diocese committed to fulfilling the great commission as mandated by the lord
Jesus Christ in Mathew 28:16-20. It is 
currently working in partnership with Compassion International in the
Ministry of Nurturing Poor Children, and releasing them from poverty in Jesus
name.
Job Summary: The Project
Directors is the team leader of the project staff at the child development
center. The incumbent will provide knowledge, guidance, and technical skills to
children, project committee, parents, fellow project workers and church
leadership in areas of spiritual development, project planning and budgeting,
comprehensive healthcare, social and skills development, and academic
advancement. He/She is to ensure that all programmatic, financial, health and
sponsor service aspects of the project are managed efficiently and effectively.
S/he shall be an active minister in the local church where S/he is posted.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus
    Christ and is a strong Christian witness who demonstrates a courteous,
    Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of the
    church, and also faithfully upholds child ministry in prayer.
  • Working within ones influence, serves as
    an advocate for children and their care givers who live in poverty and are
    not able to speak out for themselves. This includes being informed about
    issues affecting children and influencing others to greater involvement on
    their behalf.
  • The jobholder directs the day to day
    running of the activities of the project tor effective
  • implementation of the program.
  • Prepares and submits reports to the church
    leadership and compassion as a means to monitor and evaluate the program.
  • Supports the overseer in implementing the
    standards of the partnership agreement as the lead technical staff within
    the partnership.
  • Uses his or her vast experience to
    challenge, motivate and encourage the church to think of other ways of
    mobilizing resources that can provide sound learning opportunities for
    children in all areas of child development in order to prevent creating a
    dependency syndrome.
  • Discharge such other duties as assigned by
    Masindi Kitara Diocese leadership and Compassion office.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a degree in Development studies, Social Work, Education, Child development
    and children’s Ministry, Business Studies, Social Sciences, Community
    Psychology and Theology. Formal training in counseling and child
    development will be an added advantage.
  • The applicants must be mature born-again
    Christians with sound and living testimonies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team
    builder and willing to take initiative
  • Good computer skills
  • Knowledge in Basic accounting is
    mandatory.
  • Previous experience and current knowledge
    of HIV/AIDS intervention is desirable
  • Customer service-orientation
  • Working ability to apply and adapt
    established accounting procedures to a variety of accounting transactions,
    problems and situations.
  • Good written communications skills and
    strong verbal communication skills. Intermediate English ability is
    preferred
  • Skills in project planning and management
    will be an added advantage.
  • Previous supervisory experience desired.
  • Ability to learn and is innovative
  • Age: Between 30-35 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit or hand
deliver written applications with curriculum Vitae, certified copies of
academic documents, recommendation from their Pastors and church leaders  addressed to;
The Diocesan Secretary,
Masindi – Kitara Diocese,
P.O. Box, 515, Masindi. Uganda
Deadline: 30th
September 2016 by 5:00 pm.
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