Project Coordinator NGO Jobs – Africa 2000 Network Uganda (A2N)

Job Title:      Project Coordinator
Organization: Africa
2000 Network Uganda (A2N)
Duty Station:
Uganda
About US:
Africa 2000 Network
Uganda (A2N) is a local Non-Governmental organization that was conceived in
1986 at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly Special Session on the
Critical economic Situation in Africa. Later in 1990, the idea developed into a
United Nations Development Program that was implemented in 13 African Countries
supporting community based projects aimed at environmental protection and
promotion of ecologically sustainable development for improved livelihoods.
Job Summary: The
Project Coordinator will be responsible for providing strategic leadership to
the project, coordinate the implementation of activities, and report on
results..
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide strategic guidance to the project staff according to the
    designed and agreed strategy
  • Prepare work plans in order to guarantee and coordinate the smooth
    implementation of the project
  • Compile project technical and financial reports on a regular basis
    as may be required
  • Mobilize and sensitize farming communities and other stakeholders
    about the project goals and strategies
  • Design, organize and facilitate training courses to address
    identified training needs of farmer groups
  • Build strategic partnerships with other organizations and
    institutions within the project area
  • Represent the project in seminars and meetings and prepare
    presentations and briefs/notes
  • Supervise project staff and appraise their performance in line with
    A2N-Uganda HR Policy
  • Ensure proper use of project funds and other assets in line with the
    A2N Uganda’s project guidelines



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree related to either
    Agriculture or Environmental science/management
  • Six years of working experience with farmer communities and natural
    resource management
  • Demonstrable skills and experience in project management (human and
    financial)
  • Excellent skills for networking and collaboration at local and
    international levels
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills in English
  • Demonstrable skills and competences of working with diverse
    multidisciplinary teams
  • High integrity, honesty and intrinsic motivation for sustainable
    rural development in Uganda
  • Possession of a PhD in a relevant field or demonstrable research
    affinity
  • Ability to provide extension services to both male and female
    farmers
  • Experience in interdisciplinary development projects, preferably
    also with international staff
  • Experience in organizing stakeholders’ meetings and workshops at
    district and watershed levels
  • Able to speak Lugisu
How to Apply:
All candidates
should submit their applications comprising of a letter explaining your
motivation in applying for this job (max 2 pages), your CV (max 4 pages) and
copies of academic papers and testimonials to: a2n@a2n.org.ug
or deliver hard copies addressed to; The Executive Director of Africa 2000
Network Uganda (Plot 70 Bukoto Street, Kamwokya, Lower Kololo; P0 Box 21990,
Kampala).
Deadline: 12th April 2019
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