Regional Coordinator DANIDA Project Jobs – NURI

Job Title:      Regional
Organization: Northern
Uganda Resilience Initiative Programme (NURI)
Funding Source: DANIDA
Reports to:
Programme Management Adviser
Duty Station:
About US:
Danida is funding
NURI (Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative) programme. The Northern Uganda
Resilience Initiative (NURI) is one of three engagements under the Uganda Programme
on Sustainable and Inclusive Development of the Economy (UPSIDE), which is
a  thematic programme of the Danish
Country Programme for Uganda 2018-2022, for which a Memorandum of Understanding
(MoU) has been signed between the Government of Denmark and the Government of
Job Summary:  The Regional Coordinator will provide
technical leadership and managerial oversight for the NURI programme in the
region. Further the Regional Coordinator will ensure timely implementation and
reporting of NURI programme activities in the region. The regional coordinator
will provide ongoing program technical support, supervision, guidance, capacity
building and motivation to ensure effective performance and retention of NURI
programme staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee the implementation of  NURI
  • Work closely with the District Local
    Governments about implementation of NURI
  • Participate in District Technical
    Planning Committee Meetings when relevant
  • Advise the implementing partners on
    programme implementation
  • Review work plans and progress reports
    from the implementing partners
  • Hold coordination meetings with the
    implementing partners
  • Participate in development and
    maintenance of implementation guidelines for agricultural training, animal
    traction and collective marketing.
  • Participate in development of
    agricultural training materials
  • Organise training courses for extension
  • Supervise the implementation of the
    agricultural activities
  • Provide technical backstopping for
    implementation of agricultural activities
  • Monitor developments in region and
    update the Programme Management Advisor about new developments.
  • Promote NURI in the region and be a good
    role model for the programme
  • Supervise and plan the work for the
    Regional driver.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s or
    bachelor’s degree in agriculture
  • Five years’ experience in project
    implementation and agricultural extension with e
    xperience in developing training
  • Well-developed and effective
    communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently, often
    under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Fully conversant with MS Office
  • Hold a valid driving license
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should endeavor to send their updated CVs and cover letter
with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below.
Plot 8 Kitante Close
P.O. Box 12405
Kampala. Uganda
Email to:
Deadline: 14th January 2019
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