7 Project Director Job Placements – Compassion International

Organization: Compassion
International
Duty Station: Uganda
         
About Compassion Project:
Pentecostal
Assemblies of God North Bukedi Pastorate (Odusai COC, Okisiran COC, Nagule
CDC) Pallisa Baptist Union of Uganda, North East Baptist Region Pallisa
District. Pallisa Baptist church (Kaucho COC). Perfection church and ministry
Butebo District (Petete CDC). Agape Pentecostal Fellowship Kibuku District
(Tirinyi CDC) and Uganda Christian Centre Kibuku District (Kapyani CDC)
respectively are committed to fulfilling the great commission as mandated by
our Lord Jesus Christ in Matthew 28:16-20. This is done in a holistic approach
of ministering love to the hurting world which includes also Child development
ministry.
Job Summary:  The Project Director is the team leader of the
project staff. He/she is expected to offer knowledge, guidance and technical
skills to children, project committee, parents, fellow project workers and
church leadership in areas of spiritual development, project planning and
budgeting, comprehensive health care, social and skill development and academic
advancement.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Has personal relationship with Jesus Christ and is a strong
    Christian witness.
  • Serves as an advocate for children and other care givers who live in
    poverty and are not able to speak for themselves.
  • Directs the day today running of the activities of the project for
    effective implementation of the program.
  • Assists the overseer in implementing standards of the partnership
    agreement as the lead technical staff within the partnership.
  • Maintains books of accounts and prepare project financial reports.
  • Prepares and submits reports to the church leadership and compassion
    as a means to monitor and evaluate the program.
  • Motivate and encourage the church in mobilizing resources that can
    provide sound learning opportunities for children in all areas of child
    development in order to prevent creating dependency syndrome.
  • Discharge such other duties as assigned by the appointing authority
    and compassion office.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a degree in development studies,
    social work, education, child development and children’s ministry,
    business studies, social sciences. Human resource, community psychology
    and theology from accredited institutions by national council of Higher
    education.
  • Applicants with formal training in counseling and child development
    will also be an added advantage.
  • Must be a mature born again Christian with a sound testimony willing
    to be an active minister in the local church where he or she is posted.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills, a team builder and willing to
    take the initiative.
  • If married, should avail a marriage Christian certificate from
    recognized Christian church validated to conduct marriage by the laws of
    Uganda.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Experience and
    current knowledge of HIV/ AIDs interventions is desirable.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Working ability to apply and adopt established accounting procedures
    to a variety of accounting transactions, problems and situations.
  • Good written, communication skills and strong verbal communication
    skills in English, ability to communicate in Ateso and Lugwere is an added
    advantage.
  • Skills in project planning and management will be an added
    advantage.
  • Previous supervisory experience required especially Christian
    ministry.
  • Ability to learn and being innovative.
  • Age 25-40 years
How to Apply:
All applicants MUST specify
centers of interest, and attach letters of recommendation from their local
churches. The interested applicants should hand deliver their applications to:
Cluster Secretary
C/0 P.O. Box 108,
PAG pastorate office.
Pallisa.
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