Project Coordinator Job Opportunities – Vision Group

Job
Title:         Project Coordinator
Organisation: Vision
Group
Project Name:
Promotion of human rights and enhancing access to justice through media
interventions.
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Project Manager
About US:
Vision Group
incorporated as the New Vision Printing & Publishing Company Limited
(NVPPCL) seeks to recruit highly motivated and dynamic individuals to fill the
following positions on a contract basis for a project. The project is focused
on improving access to justice for all, through improved accountability of duty
bearers; and an empowered citizenry that ably articulates their rights. The
project concentrates on media activities which help the poor and vulnerable
persons to access justice and create awareness on their rights. The project
envisages amplifying the voices of the voiceless and responsiveness of office
bearers leading to an improved community justice that respects and promotes
human rights. The project will operate over a period of eighteen months.
Job Summary:  The Project Coordinator will mainly ensure the
success of the project by efficiently and effectively coordinating the
schedule, budget, issues and risks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Implement,
monitor and report on the project, including plan development; budgeting;
communication strategies: resourcing timelines; measurements; risk analysis and
mitigation strategies as per the Vision Group project management framework.
·        
Manage
project deliverables, scope and expectations and coordinate project progress
with sponsors, project committees and the Project Management Office.
·        
Develop
and nurture relationships with key stakeholders. managing change relating to
the delivery of project outcomes
·        
Evaluate
project delivery, performance and capture lessons learned.
·        
Purchase
assets and manage contractors within the project as per delegations.
·        
Maintain
up-to-date documentation, recordings and reporting of the project
·        
Coordinate
the project committee, team and group meetings, minutes and action points
·        
Identify
and contribute business process improvements within Vision Group Project
Management Office.
·        
Fulfill
employee requirements under the Occupational Safety and Health Act and ensure
staff is fully conversant with all legislative and organizational requirements
in respect of Occupational Safety and Health, privacy.
·        
Foster
and promote a collaborative team environment within the project and the
workplace.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field
from a recognized institution.
·        
A
Master’s in Business Administration or a Masters in any Social Science and
humanities will be an added advantage.
·        
Three years
of experience in a similar position.
·        
At least
3 years of project management experience in an international NGO ensuring
supervision, monitoring, evaluation and program design.
·        
Project
Management – demonstrated/proven knowledge and experience in working on and
supporting project management to deliver business benefits.
·        
Stakeholder
management – ability to successfully manage a wide network of relationships.
·        
Research,
analysis and decision making – comprehensive reading, analyzing and summarizing
of information, making sense of large amounts of information and complex
situations and getting to the heart of the problem.
·        
Proficient
in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
·        
Communication
– accurately and clearly convey timely information and ideas, using a style and
manner of presentation appropriate to the target audience.
·        
Problem
resolution – act on identified needs and expectations, and resolve issues and
problems of stakeholders ensuring that actions and decisions address stakeholder
needs & expectations.
·        
Leadership
– contribute to the creation of a motivated environment where goals can be
achieved, skills and knowledge are enhanced, and learning & development are
valued. Instigating innovation and constructive change: helping others work
through change.
·Strategic thinking – planning and
anticipating future implications, thinking broadly and understanding the long
term impacts of decisions
·        
Integrity
– being forthright, honest, demonstrating ethical standards, inspiring trust
and credibility with others, maintaining confidences and keeping commitments.
·        
Ability
to operate in an environment of uncertainty and incomplete information and make
well-reasoned decisions.
·        
Organizational
awareness – identifying interpersonal and group dynamics; being in tune with
and adapting to the organizational culture.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications and
updated CVs to the:
Chief Human
Resources Officer,
The New Vision
Printing and Publishing Company Ltd.
P.O Box 9815,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 29th March 2019
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