Project Coordinator – Agribusiness Non-profit Jobs – ZOA

Organization: ZOA
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
ZOA is an international NGO that inspired by Christian
identity and biblical message of reconciliation and restoration of a broken
world with its headquarters in the Netherlands. ZOA operate in fifteen
countries on and on three continents. At ZOA we provide relief to people
affected by conflict or natural disasters, contribute to a new perspective of
hope in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual
trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the recovery of their
Job Summary:  The
Project Coordinator – Agribusiness is responsible for planning, coordinating
and implementing the activities of the specific ZOA project(s) assigned to
him/her. The Agribusiness Coordinator will take lead in identifying,
coordinating and supporting linkages between Savings and Development Clusters
(SDCs) and the market; in addition to coaching SDCs in setting up viable
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Leadership and management
Implements project activities in relation to the
project proposal to achieve optimal project outputs and outcomes in line with
ZOA/donor procedures and targets;
Supports Project field team members and possible
community volunteers in day to day implementation;
Strengthens the culture of innovativeness among
the field staff;
Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor in
line with the project.
Project coordination
Provide inputs to implementation plans and
activity/monthly reports;
Identify, document lessons learned and best
Prepare and submit well written success stories;
Contribute to any other project reports;
Organize monitoring and data recording systems
of activities in the project;
Ensure timely data collection and entering in to
the data base for easy retrieval.
Actively participate in (technical) working
groups and coordination meetings.
Ensure the staff under supervision have weekly
and monthly targets;
Conduct periodic meetings to achieve targets;
Conduct staff appraisal/evaluation as per ZOA’s
Provide technical support and build capacity of
staff for quality implementation of project activities;
Support supervisor to timely purchase
requisition of project goods/services.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Degree or Diploma in
Agribusiness or other related relevant field;
Three years of experience in a similar position
implementing related projects;
Experience with managing projects funded by
institutional donors is an added advantage;
Having led a project in collaboration with a
partner is an added advantage;
Understanding of the local context, culture, and
languages is an added value;
Excellent spoken and written command of English.
Good communication, writing and facilitation
Innovative, creative and enthusiastic;
Provides regular feedback, acknowledges success
and the need for improvement with Supervisees;
Coaches, challenges and provides opportunities
for growth;
Good computer skills: Ms Excel and Ms Word;
Self-motivator, able to work with limited
Ability to drive a motorcycle with valid
driving/riding license.
Flexibility and adaptability;
Interpersonal and cross-cultural sensitivity;
Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines;
Able to work in a sometimes fluid and insecure
Aims to integrate and reflect Christian values
in relief and rehabilitation work.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates with the
required qualification, experience, knowledge, skills, and attitude should send
their applications to Applications should only include
the following: cover letter and an updated CV (with three professional
referees) of which two must be 2 professional references, including your
supervisor and the most recent/previous employer, and 1 character reference
could be your pastor or priest.
Please indicate only “Application Project Coordinator –
Agribusiness” on the subject line. Qualified female candidates and or
individuals with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 17th
January, 2020
Note: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
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