Programme Coordinator NGO Job Careers – Street Child of Uganda

Job Title:             Programme Coordinator
Organization:  Street
Child of Uganda
Duty Station:   Palabek Refugee
Settlement, Lamwo district, Uganda
Reports to:  Technical Director
About Street Child:
Street Child of Uganda works in the refugee and development
contexts, supporting children to access education. Currently, our major
projects are based in Palabek refugee settlement and Kyaka II refugee
settlement providing primary education to refugee and host community children.
In addition to this Street Child is supporting children across Uganda with
primary, secondary and tertiary education scholarships.
Job Summary:  The main responsibility of the Programme
Coordinator will be to oversee the implementation of Street Child Uganda’s
Education Cannot Wait project in Palabek refugee settlement, reporting to the
Street Child Uganda Programme Manager. The role will involve working closely
with our implementing partner and in liaison with ECW and government
stakeholders.  The ideal candidate would
have a strong background in NGO work, good communication skills, and excellent
leadership abilities. Analytical thinking and the capacity to research
innovative intervention methods, as well as creativity and flexibility are also
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Working alongside the Street Child Uganda Programme Manager and our
local partner to ensure impactful and efficient delivery of the ECW education
Project delivery – monitoring activities and
recording the progress of projects against targets
Responsible for overseeing contractors
Effective management of those staff hired for
ECW project in line with the HR Manual
Supervise project activities – recording
expenditure against budget
Identify and report issues with programme
implementation to Programme Manager
Delivering procured materials and ensuring
appropriate accountabilities are collected and all policies are adhered to
Supporting local ECW implementing partner
Work with Street Child Uganda programmes and
finance team to support implementing partner with project delivery
Undertake sufficient monitoring to identify and
respond to any issues that exist with partners
Work with programmes team to identify partner
training needs and coordinate with the team and partners to conduct capacity
building trainings for partner

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Two years of experience working in the NGO
Proven evidence of having worked on the delivery
of successful programmes
Experience in managing teams
Strong analytical, reporting, strategic thinking
and planning skills
Strong monitoring and evaluation skills
Knowledge of project cycle management
Core Values
Excellent interpersonal, listening and
communication skills;
Proven coaching and mentoring abilities
Ability to positively influence others and
successfully reconcile differences;
A self-starter with a strong results orientation
and with high levels of integrity, credibility and dependability; 
An energetic team player who can effectively
collaborate, and who can stand alone when necessary; 
Ability to work in international settings and
with various departments to implement successful programmes;
Demonstrated ability to work and deliver under
pressure and on tight deadlines.
Commitment to Street Child’s mission, vision and
values, and the ability to convey with enthusiasm about Street Child’s work
High integrity, honesty and confidentiality;
ability to deal tactfully and discreetly with situations, people and
Acceptance of diversity and inclusion as a core
Willingness to work in flexible, sub-optimal,
stressful and unstable environment.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their updated CVs to
Deadline: 10th
January 2020
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