Project Coordinator US Non-profit Job Careers – Good Neighbors

Job Title:     Project Coordinator
Organization: Good Neighbors 
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Project
About US:
Good Neighbors is an
international, non-profit humanitarian organization committed to child
education, community development, and emergency relief projects in 30 countries
around the world. We have fundraising offices in the USA, Korea, and Japan, and
an International Cooperation Office in Geneva. Good Neighbors USA opened its
Los Angeles office in 2007, which currently handles fundraising, donor
management, volunteer programs, and marketing campaigns for all major projects.
In December 2010, a Washington, D.C. office was established to network and
partner with other organizations, as well as obtain grants from U.S. government
agencies and foundations.
Job Summary:  The Project Coordinator will provide
grassroots project management and implementation, monitoring and documentation
of beneficiaries, generate reports in different forms and share data to
partners as per the information sharing protocol and assumes the
responsibilities given under the purpose in accordance with a well-defined
framework of policies and procedures under immediate supervision. He or She
will ensure the smooth information exchange between Good Neighbors
International Uganda and other key stakeholders.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Lead in the development technical proposals for the programme.
  • Manage the program budget and ensure regular communication with the
    Accountant, Project Manager and Country Director on all budget matters.
  • Develop and implement programme annual plans and strategies in line
    with the organizational work plan and strategic plan.
  • Undertake Policy Analysis and Research to facilitate results-based
    advocacy and campaigns.
  • Lead in documentation of best practices from the Lessons learned out
    of implementations of this project in the form of policy briefs,
    analytical papers, Newsletters, and online platform updates
  • Proactively organize and engage in advocacy campaigns so as to
    advance the goals and objectives of the project.
  • Identify, establish, strengthen, join local, National, Regional and
    Global Networks and Alliances so as to maximize impact at all levels.
  • Engage with the Country Director and M& E officer to undertake
    periodic reviews, conduct Monitoring, Evaluation and learning of the
    Program Area to enhance its implementation.
  • Effectively ensure that all project activities are undertaken on
    schedule and where flexibilities are technically required are adequately
    communicated and approvals thought from the relevant parties on time
  • Participate in all organizational and project related meetings and
    organization development activities.
  • Represent the organization in partners meetings as assigned by the
    Country Director
  • Undertake any other duties as maybe assigned by the Country Director

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health,
    Economics, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Law from a recognized
  • At least five years of experience in research and advocacy; project
    management, implementation, design and evaluation preferably with a
    reputable organization.
  • A thorough knowledge of program management, evaluation, reporting
    and budgeting; An excellent knowledge of capacity development issues in
    areas of Health and other girls issues is required.
  • Strong organizing, work planning and scheduling skills, capable of
    handling large volumes of assignments accurately and thoroughly while
    balancing several complex agendas.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written and ability to
    produce well written reports.
  • Ability to respond to generate innovative, practical solutions to
    challenging situations, with tact and emotional maturity without losing
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with
    people at all levels in the organization in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Language proficiency: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge in
    any other official language will be an additional advantage.
Core Competencies
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Communication
  • Respect for organizational, intercultural and ethical values
  • Learning and Innovation
  • Resource mobilization and fundraising
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and CV to
Hands deliver at
Good Neighbors Head Office, Plot 3242, Ochola Close, Muyenga, and Block 244,
P.O. Box 2934, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 8th March, 2019
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