National Project Coordinator Job Careers – Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Uganda (AOGU)

Job Title:        National Project Coordinator
Organisation: Association
of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Uganda (AOGU)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Association of
Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Uganda (AOGU) is a registered non-profit,
professional organization with a mandate to promote professionalism, undertake
research, represent its members at local, regional, international level and
champion Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights of the people in the region.
Job Summary:  The National Project Coordinator will be in
charge of assisting our Project Managers in organizing our ongoing projects.
This task involves monitoring project plans, schedules, work hours, budgets,
and expenditures, organizing and participating in stakeholder meetings, and
ensuring that project deadlines are met in a timely manner.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To be successful as a National Project Coordinator, you will need to
    be able to work on tight deadlines, be competent in using Microsoft Office
    applications such as Word and Excel, and have exceptional verbal, written,
    and presentation skills. A bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
    and at least three (3) years of relevant experience is and overall
    responsibility of the project, reporting to the project manager.
  • Design and update the Project Schedules/Activities File and Critical
    Document Checklist.
  • Undertake training on monitoring and evaluation for the project
    (FIGO/KIT); plan data collection as well as monitoring and evaluate
  • Review reports of all the activities prior to submission to FIGO.
  • Ensure Project supplies are ordered, stocked and delivered.
  • Arrange and attend teleconferences and meetings of the project as
    needed at AOGU
  • Communicate with FIGO, MOH and other Stakeholders in the project.
  • Chair Project Technical Committee group meetings at AOGU
  • Coordinate activities with the project team at AOGU, AOGU executive,
    district teams, have frequent contacts with the implementing Partners
  • Ensure that Scheduled project activities and targets are met.
  • Delegate responsibilities to appropriately qualified Project staff.
  • Support planning and preparation for FIGO/KIT visits and coordinates
  • Write and submit periodic reports to FIGO in accordance to FIGO
  • Work with the Project Accountant on fund requests and monthly
    reports as per FIGO Finance Manual.
  • Participate in some of the training and mentorship activities and
    ensure that documents/all activities are being carried out as planned.
  • Be involved in formulation and facilitation of partnerships and
    collaborations especially those working in the area of sexual and
    reproductive health.
  • Participate in activities of the project implementing, monitoring
    and evaluating the interventions.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of
    surgery (MBcHB) with a postgraduate degree in Public Health.
  • Three years’ experience in related field.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a
  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and
  • Knowledge in file management, transcription, and other
    administrative procedures.
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines.
NB: This position is open to Ugandan nationals
How to Apply:
All candidates
should Email their cover letters and updated CVs, Copies of Academic
Certificates with Salary expectation via email address:
with the subject line: “National Project Coordinator”
Deadline: 7th June 2019 by 5:00pm.
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