Programme Coordinator NGO Career Jobs – Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)

Job Title:       Programme
Coordinator
Organization: Forum
for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Programmes
Manager
About US:
Forum for African
Women Educationalists (FAWE) Uganda Chapter is a Non-Governmental Organization
established in 1997 as part of the wider FAWE Network to address gender
disparities in Education.
Job Summary: The
Programme Coordinator shall oversee the coordination of all aspects of the
Mastercard Foundation Higher Education Access Program including planning,
organizing, implementing, leading and controlling programme activities. She/he
is to ensure value for money, effectiveness and efficiency in the delivery of
services in line with the FAWE’s and funding partner’s expectations. The
Programme Coordinator is expected to ensure the programme employs good
practices to deliver the expected results (outputs and outcomes). She/he is to
ensure that high quality services are provided to the beneficiaries that need
them the most and their work directly contributes to sustainable impact on the
beneficiaries.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Planning, Budgeting
and Implementation
                    
Ensure
effective and efficient implementation of the programme as per the expected
targets.
                    
Participate
and provide technical support in the general organizational annual planning
process.
                    
Lead the
annual planning and budgeting process for the programme.
                    
Participate
in the organizational planning and budgeting process.
                    
Prepare
quality and comprehensive reports on programme achievements and outcomes and
submit both summary and narrative reports in a timely manner as per established
reporting schedules by both the organization and the funding partner.
                    
Establish
a formal communication and reporting structure to ensure that whatever is
planned, is implemented as evidenced by the necessary reports.
                    
Actively
participate in the programme participant identification process.
                    
Ensure
that day to day decisions are in line with the agreed programme strategy and
guidelines.
Leadership and
People Management        
                    
Prepare
performance plans and participate in performance evaluations and appraisals as
scheduled.
                    
Ensure
that all team members have agreed performance objectives and implementation is
in line with those objectives in order to achieve the desired outcomes.
                    
Supervise
line staff by articulating performance expectations, displaying model behavior,
maintaining open lines of communication and being clear about roles and
relationships.
                    
Regularly
review and evaluate individual employee and team performance and make the
necessary interventions to either sustain or improve performance.
                    
Together
with team members, identify training needs and work with the HR Office to
organize relevant trainings to bridge the existing performance gaps and
strengthen capacity.
                    
Improve
operations by strengthening capacity and building a high performance team,
identifying and enhancing talent as well as managing performance.
                    
Handle
all employee related issues under the programme in a professional manner and in
accordance with established policies, procedures and guidelines.
Networking,
Advocacy and  Stakeholder Management   
                    
Organize
regular meetings with both internal and external stakeholders to foster
positive relationships.
                    
Prepare
and submit reports to key stakeholders through the Programmes Manager within
the agreed timeframes.
                    
Effectively
communicate with stakeholders as and when required ensuring that they are kept
up-to-date with progress made in different areas.
                    
Support
the designing and implementation of effective advocacy strategies.
                    
Assist
with the development of public relations and communication strategies to
support programme goals and increase awareness about the programme.
Documentation,
Replication and Mainstreaming 
                    
Collect
useful and relevant information and maintain an up-to-date databank that can be
used in programme quality improvement.
                    
Assist
the Chapter with the documentation and sharing of success stories and good
practices as well as lessons learned arising from programme implementation, for
sharing and replication.
Monitoring,
Evaluation, Research and Learning        
                    
Review
terms of reference for M&E activities.
                    
Actively
participate in the monitoring of programme activities.
                    
Review
field monitoring reports and periodic reports for quality assurance.
                    
Ensure
timely and quality reporting to the Foundation through FAWE RS.
                    
Identify
areas requiring research for both programme improvement and learning purposes.
Finance,
Accountability, Administration Activities          
                    
Make
timely requests and provide accountability for all funds required/use for
programme implementation.
                    
Maintain
a high standard of stewardship and accountability for all funds and assets
entrusted to you.
                    
Ensure
safety of all assets under your charge and report all faults to administration.
                    
Liaise
with the administration team for logistics on programme activities as may be
required.
Others: Perform any other duties that may be assigned
to you by your supervisor from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
                    
The
applicant must hold a Masters’ Degree in Project Planning and Management,
Social Sciences, Development Studies, Social Work and Social Administration or
other related fields
                    
A
Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Sciences, Social Work and Social
Administration, Development Studies, Adult and Community Education or related
field is essential.
                    
A post
graduate diploma in Project Planning and Management is desirable if the main
qualification is not in this field.
                    
At least
seven years’ experience in programming in a reputable NGO, three of which must
be in managing scholarship programmes.
                    
Experience
working on girls’ education and development issues is essential.
                    
Experience
in monitoring and evaluation of education programmes.
                    
Experience
in managing consultants.
                    
Computer
literacy (MS Word, Excel, and Statistical Packages) is essential.
                    
Strong
analytical and strategic thinking skills
                    
Proven
strategic and implementation ability with strong conceptual and analytical
skills for planning, monitoring, impact assessment and learning
                    
Possession
of strong people leadership and management skills and abilities and proven
ability to work effectively with others to achieve results
                    
Actively
seeks out feedback on their performance (both results and behaviors) with a
view to continuous learning and growth
                    
Building
relationships – ability to establish and maintain positive working
relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals
of the organization
                    
Demonstrated
understanding of concepts and application in organizational learning and
knowledge management
                    
Demonstrated
understanding and experience of gender and diversity issues and proven
commitment to addressing inequalities in all key areas of responsibility
                    
Demonstrated
report writing skills
                    
A
thorough understanding of the main gender issues and tools for analysis and
gender mainstreaming
                    
Self-driven
and able to work under minimal supervision
                    
An
excellent understanding of the concepts and practices of participatory
development approaches
                    
Financial
Management skills
                    
Excellent
Communication skills
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications with updated CVs via Email only addressed to:
Forum for African
Women Educationalists Uganda Chapter
Plot 328, Magulu
Close, Bukoto – Off Kisaasi Road
Kampala. Uganda
Email:
fawe@faweuganda.org
NB:
Applications may not exceed 2MBs.
Deadline: 26th April 2019
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