Project Coordinator NGO Jobs – Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V. / Johanniter International Assistance

Title:           Project
Organization: Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V. /
Johanniter International Assistance
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head
of Mission
About US:
Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V. is a German Christian
non¬governmental organisation, dedicated to excellence in the field of first
aid, ambulance service, social service programmes and other projects in the
medical and social field. The Federal Headquarters are based in Berlin,
Germany. Johanniter International Assistance is the operational unit for
humanitarian aid, development co-operation and emergency relief, implementing
and supporting mostly health projects worldwide. Johanniter has been working in
Uganda since end of 2017 providing both humanitarian and development assistance
to refugees as well as host communities. In close collaboration with national
partner organisations Johanniter runs community health activities that also
include the dimensions of nutrition, WASH and livelihoods.
About Project:
The overall objective of Johanniter in Uganda is to
contribute to reduce morbidity and mortality by improving the health and
nutrition status and reducing the vulnerability of people. Furthermore,
improved access to water, sanitation and hygiene and improved food security is
an essential part of Johanniter Uganda programme. Currently, Johanniter has
projects in former Western Nile, North and Western Uganda. The projects focuses
on four strategic directions of Johanniter: health, nutrition, WASH and food
security and livelihood (FSL). Johanniter works through national and indigenous
organizations in the implementation process as well as collaborates with local
authorities including ministries of Health and other partners.
Job Summary:  Working directly under the responsibility of
the Head of Mission in Uganda, the Projects Coordinator (PC) will be
responsible for the overall coordination, technical representation and
oversight, implementation, guidance and quality of the projects implemented by
Johanniter Uganda partners, these includes both emergency and long-term
interventions in Uganda. Currently Johanniter has projects in North, West Nile
and Western Uganda all implemented through National organizations/ partners.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Project Management (40%)
Coordinate and supervise the implementation
(planning, monitoring and evaluation) of the projects.
Responsible for meeting project objectives
through the partners.
Responsible for projects budget implementation
Provide technical supervision and technical
support to Johanniter programming activities (Nutrition, health, WASH, FSL).
Ensure that the programme utilizes standardized
protocols, policies and guidelines defined by Johan-
niter, donors, Ministry of Health amongst other.
Report regularly to the Head of Mission and
other stakeholders depending on projects.
Oversee the collection and timely reporting of
data and statistics for all projects in line with Johanniter and
nutrition/health/WASH cluster guidelines and according to internal and donor
Ensure all stakeholders, are provided with
updates, following the established reporting structures.
Project Development (30%)
Recognise further needs in the area of Health,
nutrition, FSL and WASH.
Do / supervise assessments and write project
Support in developing local strategy.
Staff and Partners Development (10%)
Supervise other projects staff in collaboration
with HoM.
Ensure capacity building of local partner
organizations and project related staffs to have quality in the implementation
and entire Project Cycle.
Strategic Planning, Leadership and Representation (20%)
Represent Johanniter International Assistance
when liaising with local authorities and partners, in coordi-nation with other
NGOs, UN, donors, etc.
Contribute to the development of the Johanniter
Uganda strategic plan in cooperation with HoM.
Ensure that key information is shared between
Johanniter and partners as maybe required
Foster a positive and inclusive work environment
dedicated to the core values and mission of the Johanniter in Uganda.
Ensure in cooperation with Finance department
and cross-departmental communication is efficient and effective for smooth
running of the Johanniter projects.
Attend heath, nutrition and WASH cluster
meetings at Kampala level.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The Project Coordinator needs to hold a BSc or
MSc degree in a relevant field, preferably in public health and/or nutrition.
At least 3 years of experience in project
coordination in a humanitarian context /international development
Experience in coordinating health/ nutrition/
WASH projects including project accounting and managing of donor funds (EU, UN,
German Foreign Office and Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Experience in M&E, writing proposals and
Experience in staff management and capacity
Experience in working with international and
national partners, donors, health and other authorities
Experience in conducting health and/or
livelihood baseline assessments (including SMART surveys)
Experience working in a similar humanitarian
Experience in coordinating FSL projects is a
Previous working experience in emergency
programming is desirable
Strong management, project planning and
organizational skills
Clear vision on programme development
Strong analytical, written and oral
communication skills
Ability to work in a remote location in an
unstable environment
Cultural sensitivity and team competence
Sense of delegation and commitment to local
capacity building
Common sense and being proactive
Fluency in English mandatory, other local
languages will be an asset
Terms and Conditions
Possible Start date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Contract duration: Definite contract for one year (with
possible extension)
Comprehensive Compensation & Benefits package
Please note that this position is a Ugandan national staff
Interviews are
scheduled for:
January 30 and 31, 2020
How to Apply:
Applications for this position (including a cover letter,
CV, reference contacts of three former supervisors as well as job certificates if
available) should be sent to: Please indicate “Projects
Coordinator” in the subject line of your e-mail and in the application mention
your earliest date of availability.
Deadline: 17th
January 2020
NB: Only complete
applications will be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.
Please be advised, that due to the urgency of the situation, we might start
short-listing even before the end of the closing date.
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