Program Coordinator ABSYR Non-profit Careers – ICCO Cooperation

Organisation: ICCO
Cooperation
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: The Uganda
Country Manager
About ICCO:
ICCO was established in 1964 and became a cooperation in 2012. The
founding members of ICCO Cooperation are Edukans, the Protestant Church of The
Netherlands (Kerk in Actie) and the association Prisma. Within a coherent
programmatic framework, ICCO Cooperation offers worldwide financial support,
lobby and brokerage services to local non-governmental organizations, the
private sector, churches, and networks that work on sustainable economic
development, democracy and peace, access to basic services, food security and
climate mitigation. ICCO Cooperation seeks to end poverty and injustice and who
are committed to creating a world where people can live in dignity and
security.
About ABSYR Program:
The Agri-Business Skilling for Youth in a Refugee context (ABSYR)
program is a three year program aimed to increase the socio-economic well-being
of youth in Yumbe district (refugees and host community) through skilling in
agriculture, agribusiness and life skills. The program is carried out in a
consortium with two other INGOs (ZOA and War Child Holland) and led by ICCO
Cooperation. Apart from the overall management, ICCO will be responsible for
the formation of youth into successful cooperatives or producer organizations
and building private sector linkages for value chain support and coaching.
Job Summary: The Program
Coordinator will coordinate the successful implementation of the ABSYR program
in line with ICCO’s policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Responsible
for the overall program implementation
·        
Coordinate
the activities of the consortium through regular meetings, field visits, joint
workplan and budget monitoring
·        
Build
and maintain working relationships with consortium members based on ICCO’s
partnership principles
·        
Develop
and maintain working relationships with all relevant stakeholders including the
local and district government, refugee leadership and private sector
·        
Represent
ABSYR in relevant fora
·        
Set
up and ensure coordination of monitoring, evaluation and learning and
accountability structures and document best practices
·        
Ensure
proper financial management of the program, in collaboration with the
Finance Assistant and the Kampala-based Finance Officer
·        
Actively
facilitate program reviews and monitoring
·        
Prepare
and submit monthly work plans, monthly narrative and financial reports and
liquidity requests to the Country Manager
·        
Assist
the Country Manager in the development of narrative and financial
reports to the donor
·        
Ensure
that All Solutions and Promeva (ICCO Cooperation databases) are up to date
concerning ABSYR project
Key Result Areas:
·        
Program
implementation
·        
Financial
management
·        
Coaching
and mentoring
·        
Performance
management



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
·        
Possession
of a Master’s degree in a relevant field is an added advantage
·        
At
least five years’ experience in a senior management with an
international organization and in the fields of agriculture and skills
development. Experience in refugee settlements is desirable
·        
Good
track record in project management including financial literacy
·        
Good
knowledge of project partnership management
·        
Familiarity
with donor programs
·        
Affinity
with the private sector. Experience in business development is an added
advantage
·        
Good
negotiation skills
·        
Excellent
networking and facilitation skills
·        
Good
communication skills including intercultural communication
·        
Personal Competencies: Open, Integrity, Innovative, Strategic
thinking, Reliable, Result-driven, Independent team worker, Entrepreneurial and
commercial thinking, Affinity with the protestant character of ICCO Cooperation
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated CVs of not more than 3 pages, a motivational letter and contact details
of 3 professional referees to central-and-eastern-africa@icco-cooperation.org
as only email applications shall be considered and no email should exceed 2MB.
All applications should be clearly marked: “Program Coordinator ABSYR”
Deadline: 19th
December 2017

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