Project Coordinator – Extractives Governance NGO Career Jobs – ActionAid Uganda (AAU)

Organisation: ActionAid
Uganda (AAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Programs
Director
About US:
ActionAid is an International Development Agency working in over 50
countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid’s mission
is to work with the poor and the ActionAid Uganda (AAU), a national development
organization registered under the laws of Uganda and with a local Board.
Job Summary: The Project
Coordinator-Extractives Governance will oversee and coordinate the overall
intellectual, moral, strategic and financial leadership of the Extractives
Governance Project, in line with the Project document and Organizational
Strategy.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Steer the conceptualization, development,
    quality assurance, and implementation monitoring and evaluation of the
    extractives governance program/projects in line with AAU program/ project
    frameworks, policies, procedures standards and Country strategy paper,
  • The incumbent will provide leadership in
    networking and building strategic alliances in the Extractives sector in
    line with organizational; strategies and polices for policy advocacy,
    influencing and campaigns.
  • Supervise, motivate and appraise staff in
    the unit to achieve set performance standards.
  • Guide and support resource mobilization in
    the unit to enable sustainability and continuation of programs/projects in
    line with the AAU program and fundraising strategy.
  • Coordinate the collection of original
    materials from appropriately qualified experts, authors and writers for the
    production of the quarterly Newsletters and update of the online platform
    extractive governance.
  • Take lead in the implementation,
    monitoring of and reporting on the extractives work and strategy of
    knowledge management in line with AAU knowledge management priorities and
    guidelines.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Action Aid
    International Project Coordinator-Extractives Governance vacancy should
    preferably hold a Master’s degree in Public Policy & Good Governance
    or related field; A University Degree in Social Sciences; Governance or
    related field.
  • At least five years’ experience and
    working knowledge of both local and international extractives industry;
  • Proof of written Publications on the
    Extractives sector and Governance;
  • Have good donor relations and experience
    in fundraising and proposal development;
  • Ability to demonstrate strong research and
    written/Editorial skills;
  • High capacity to investigate;
  • String grasp of issues surrounding
    extractives industry and governance related.
  • Good grasp of issues the publication or
    sector covers,
  • Demonstrated ability to interview and
    accurately represent stakeholders from a wide range of background
  • Open mindedness, fairness and professional
    integrity.
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work accurately to tight
    deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain and grow the Oil in
    Uganda Website and newsletters (Knowledge of uploading and updating
    websites)
How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should deliver their
application letters, CVs and copies of Academic documents with details of at
least three (3) referees one of which shall be from your most recent employer.
The complete applications should be hand delivered or sent by email to
Vacancies.Uganda@actionaid.org addressed to: The Director Human Resource and
Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda Plot 2514/2515 Ggaba Road,
Opposite Kampala International University, P.O. Box 676 Kampala. Uganda.
NB:  All Applications sent by email should clearly
indicate the position title in the subject line.
Deadline: 26th
January 2017 by 5:00 PM

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