Cluster Coordinator NGO Careers – ActionAid

Organization: ActionAid
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programme
Manager Women Access to Social Justice
About US:
ActionAid is an
International Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia,
Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid International Uganda’s mission is to
achieve social Justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working
with people living in extreme poverty and exclusion, their communities,
people’s organisations, activists, social movements and their supporters.
Job Summary:  The Cluster Coordinator will provide overall
leadership and supervision in organizing, implementing and Coordinating
programmes and sponsorship activities in the cluster in line with 5th Strategy
Paper and Other organization policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Programme implementation, management and coordination set the
    direction and tempo in the implementation, management, coordination and
    reporting on the performance of the cluster.
  • Resource mobilization and fundraising identify funding gaps within
    the clusters, develop fundraising plans and mobilize resources in line
    with 5th strategic paper and funding strategies.
  • Budgets and expenditure management manage organizational resources
    in line with organizational policies, systems, procedures and statutory
  • Networks and coalitions Build and nurture networks, coalitions, and
    relationships with relevant stakeholders at LRP clusters.
  • Capacity building of partners Guide the development and
    implementation for partners capacity building plans in accordance with set
    guidelines and country strategy paper priorities.
  • Child sponsorship activities coordinate and implement child
    sponsorship activities within the lrp in line with sponsorship policy and
    communication guidelines.
  • Coordination and management of donor funded projects coordinate and
    manage donor funded projects at LRP cluster level and ensure accurate and
    timely reporting as per the predefined project requirements.
  • Employee relations and staff management supervise, motivate, coach
    and build the capacity of in line with the hr policy and other
    organisational procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the ActionAid Cluster Coordinator job must
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Public Administration,
    International Relations and diplomacy, Law, Social Sciences, Human Rights
    or related field from a recognized institution
  • A relevant post graduate qualification and training in Human Rights
    Based Approaches, Project Planning and Management; Organisational
    Development is an added advantage
  • A minimum of six years of similar work experience three of these
    should have been at coordination level in a reputable organisation.
  • Experience of not less than three years implementing and/or coordinating
    Programmes in any one of the thematic areas of the current country
    strategy paper
  • Previous experience working with community transformative Programmes
    Demonstrated experience in writing and winning funding proposals 
  • Competencies: Programme development and management,
    Transformative leadership skills, Ability to conduct, feminist analysis,
    Gender and Poverty analysis, Governance accountability issues, Planning,
    monitoring and evaluation, Management and supervisory skills, Governance
    issues, Mobilisation and empowerment, Resource mobilization, Financial
    management, Human Rights Based approach, Environmental management,
    Documentation and reporting, Participatory approaches and methodologies,
    Good interpersonal and people Management skills, Partnerships and
    networking, Ability to establish critical working relationships, Ability
    to promote and safeguard AAU policies, Ability to live and work in rural
    communities, Ability to conduct power analysis.
How to Apply:
Applications (Cover
letter, CV, and certified academic documents) MUST be strictly sent by email to clearly addressed to The Director Human
Resource/Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda, Plot number 2514/2515
Ggaba Road, P.O Box 676 Kampala. Uganda. Hand deliveries will not be accepted,
and due to large number of applications, we will respond to ONLY shortlisted
candidates for interviews.
NB: Whilst all
applications will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified
WOMEN are especially encouraged to apply. ActionAid International is an Equal
Opportunity Employer.
Deadline: 27th September 2019
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