District Coordinator Non-Profit Jobs – mothers2mothers (m2m)

Job Title:      District Coordinator
Organization:
mothers2mothers (m2m)
Project Name: USAID-funded
BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Programme
Manager
About US:
mothers2mothers (m2m) is an international non-governmental organization
based in Cape Town, SA, dedicated to providing education and support to
pregnant women and mothers living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child
transmission. Since its inception, m2m has reached more than one million
mothers in seven countries. Founded in Cape Town in 2001, m2m is a partner in
the United Nations’ Global Plan towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections
among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive.
About USAID BETTER OUTCOMES
Project:
World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) is implementing the five- year
USAID funded BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern
Uganda. The goal of the project is to improve the wellbeing of children and
youth orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV and other adversities in Eastern and
Northern Uganda. BETTER OUTCOMES is implemented by a consortium of five
partners, namely: WEI/B as the prime partner; Mercy Corps, Uganda Women’s
Efforts to Save Orphans (UWESO), Youth Alive, Friends of Christ Revival
(FOC-REV) and m2m; each responsible for specific technical aspects of the
project. The project is being implemented in 20 districts of Eastern and
Northern Uganda.
Job Summary: The District
Coordinator will provide overall district leadership and managerial
responsibility. The DC will manage the day-to-day oversight of the activities
in the district both administrative and technical, coordinating the staff and
funds effectively and efficiently in the delivery of the USAID/Uganda BETTER
OUTCOMES activities in the district and supporting the Direct Implementation
Manager in developing a culture of learning, a team environment, and key
external relationships at district level. The District Coordinator will work
closely with the Finance and Operations Directorate to ensure adherence to
organizational standards and procedures. 
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Programme Development and Administrative Support:
·        
The District Coordinator will assist the Direct
Implementation Manager in project management, monitoring, reporting, developing
and maintaining partnerships to meet project objectives in the district;
provide technical expertise; handle administrative and supervisory
responsibilities; and also work closely with local partner organizations in the
district.
·        
Provide leadership to the technical team in
planning, implementation, and monitoring of project activities in the district.
Work with the Direct Implementation Manager to ensure an integral approach
during implementation of project interventions.
·        
Manage technical issues related to economic
strengthening, Systems strengthening and Case Management at the district level
·        
Lead and coordinate timely development of work
plans by assisting in the planning, organizing, and the preparation of the
annual work plan and the project budget.
·        
Support timely development of work plans by
assisting in the planning, organizing, and the preparation of district level
periodic work plans and budgets.
·        
Maintain a central role in implementing the
BETTER OUTCOMES in the district, including ensuring strategic goals, objectives
and targets are met, as well as identifying and developing new initiatives that
strengthen and deepen programming.
·        
Lead and coordinate timely development and
submission of project reports.  Compile
partner and team reports and assemble district quarterly and annual progress
reports.
Human Resource Management:
·        
Manage an innovative, informed, motivated and
efficient team.  Provide day-to-day
direction/supervision of project staff through mentoring, coaching, and
capacity-building/training of staff, as needed.
·        
Directly supervise, mentor and coach the Office
Assistant, Technical Officers and Administrative Officer to perform their roles
effectively and efficiently
·        
Ensures that Coordination office is clean at all
times by effectively supervising the cleaners, motivating them, supporting them
and instilling discipline.
·        
Implements performance management processes and
regularly set targets for staff under his/her supervision and conducts
effective staff appraisals.
·        
Reports to the Human Resource Manager any
employee grievances and conflicts resolution regularly.
 Logistical Support:
·        
Coordinate with program, finance, and operations
staff to ensure operational systems are in place to support field activities,
including logistics (transport and warehousing/stores), asset management,
procurement, security, administration, and human resources.
·        
Manages and coordinates all events
Procurement and Ensuring Value for Money:
·        
Work closely with the Finance and Operations
Directorate for timely payments, financial monitoring/compliance, and closeout
procedures of sub-contractors and suppliers.
·        
Ensures Value for Money for all services
delivered
·        
Provide support in the procurements of
services/goods, plan, monitor, and assist in procurement, and management of
district program activities
Reporting:
·        
Identify opportunities for WEI BANTWANA to
professionally document and promote its Direct Implementation model; coordinate
with the Direct Implementation Manager on publicity and public relations
activities
·        
Regularly ensure that all administrative and
programmatic activities are documented (including meeting minutes), analyzed
and reported.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the m2m USAID Project Programme
Coordinator job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Public
administration, Leadership, Management Social or Behavioural Sciences, or
another related degree in Humanities.
·        
Additional training in Project Planning and
Management is an added advantage
·        
At least three years’ experience in progressively
increasing responsibility working in program management of OVC and youth work.
·        
Good analysis and strategic planning skills as
well as a demonstrated and theoretical understanding of the project cycle,
issues of community development are necessary.
·        
Previous experience in the Eastern region and an
appropriate balance of technical, financial, administrative, managerial and
interpersonal experience and oversight. 
·        
Working knowledge of and experience with
USG-funded activity management, policies and procedures will be an added
advantage.
·        
Extensive knowledge and work experience in
health service delivery in the private and public sectors.
·        
Proven success managing the administration and
compliance of donor funded activities.
·        
Prior management experience on donor funded
projects, including experience in planning, supervision, monitoring, and
budgeting.
·        
Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic
environment with multiple partners. Flexible and independent. 
·        
Good organizational, analytical, and oral and
written communication skills (in English). 
Effective organizational, and prioritization skills.  Versatile multi-tasker with the proven
ability to organize and prioritize many urgent tasks.
·        
Willingness to travel frequently to project
sites within the district including beneficiary households
How to Apply:
All those excited about serving in this prestigious NGO should send
their applications online at the link below
Deadline: 29th
October 2017
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