US Non-profit Program Coordinator Jobs – Akola Project

Job Title:      Program Coordinator
Organization: Akola Project
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director
Compensation: US $ 400 gross
monthly salary
About US:
Akola (she works) Project is a US founded non-profit, social business
that empowers women by facilitating vocational training, employment
opportunities, savings and loans associations, education programs, support
groups and leadership development.
Job Summary: The Program
Coordinator will play a focal role in coordinating and facilitating Akola’s
Village Savings and Loans Associations for all women’s groups, facilitating
monitoring and evaluation for all Akola Project programs, and providing
administrative support to other staff members on the Empowerment Team.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
This position is responsible for maintaining and
enhancing Akola’s Village Savings and Loan program and program expansion.
·        
The incumbent is also responsible for
coordinating and facilitating all monitoring and evaluation activities for
Akola Project programs, including training Officers, data entry, and database
management.
·        
The incumbent will play an integral role in
building the capacity of national staff to run programs independently.
·        
The jobholder will provide research and
recommendations for new opportunities as they arise.
·        
The incumbent will provide administrative
assistance to other members of the Empowerment Team.
·        
The position will be a key member of the
Empowerment Team, and will assist other team members with projects as needed.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicants for the Akola Project Program
Coordinator vacancy must hold a Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or
university in International Relations, or related field
·        
Previous exposure and experience working in a
cross-cultural development context (ideally within an African nation),
including management of people and resources desired
·        
Prior non-profit experience preferable
·        
The applicant must hold a Valid Driver’s License
·        
Ability to manage, support and motivate a
culturally diverse team towards common goals in the spirit of Jesus
·        
Skillful in building cross-cultural
relationships
·        
Proven ability to think analytically and plan
strategically, including setting objectives, monitoring and evaluating impact,
and identifying and applying opportunities for learning and development with
all team members
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send the E-mail
applications labeled “Application: Program Coordinator” to
recruitment@akolaproject.org. The application should send the following;
  • Resume/CV highlighting work experience
  • Cover letter that outlines (1) Why you are
    interested in this position, Akola Project, the mission/vision, and Uganda
    specifically; (2) Why you believe you are the best candidate for the job;
    (3) The role your faith plays in your work
·        
Contact information for two references: one
personal and one professional.
NB: Applicants are
encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted for an interview.
Deadline: 30th November
2016
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