Project Coordinator NGO Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Programme Manager
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and
Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children,
families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work
in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of
children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for
working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful
completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record
checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its
fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:   The Project Coordinator – Kasambya Integrated
WASH & Educ. Project will provide day to day leadership in the
implementation of the project to the project ensuring that all project
activities are implemented in a timely and efficient, and effective manner and
according to the agreed World Vision Uganda, and Donor World Vision Korea
guidelines. He/she will make sure monitoring, evaluation and reporting happen
timely and all resources – including finances – are managed well. The Project
Coordinator will provide leadership to project team in coordination for all
aspects related to project activities in the designated districts of Western
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Project Management and development
Provide overall leadership, management and
guidance to the implementation of the project
Guide and provide technical support to project
Manage and coordinate project activity
Strengthen capacity of implementing partners
when and where necessary as per project design
Review project documents
Project Monitoring and Evaluation, documentation and reporting
Facilitate effective monitoring, documentation
and reporting in compliance with agreed standards
In liaison with the Evidence and learning
specialists, ensure a functional project M&E system
Timely submission of monthly, quarterly, and
annual reports
Effectively document all information related to
project success, innovations and promising practices and disseminate through
appropriate mechanisms
Performance management and supervision
Manage, supervise and build capacity of staff to
implement, monitor and report on the project activities as required including
ensuring that work within the team is planned and organized to meet the
projects needs in the most cost effective manner
Conduct quarterly and annual staff performance
Monitor and document performance of partners
Ensure staff are fully engaged and actively
contributing to various initiatives
Establish a staff partnership mechanism aligning
performance to WVI global strategy and ensure that all staff are aware of and
comply with WVU policies and procedures
Finance/budget and asset management
Manage project finances and assets in line with
WV and donor policies
Budget management and control- project budget
expenditure is within the planned time frame and approved budgets.
Financial management – work with the project
accountant(s) to ensure timely financial reporting and accountability in line
with donor policy guidelines.
Provide required support during project audit
Risk management – Monitor and address or report
any risks to management.
Asset management – manage assets for the project
in line with assets and other policy and set guidelines.
Local level Networking and Collaboration
Build and maintain effective strategic linkages,
relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other local
stakeholders for effective implementation of the project
Engage and work closely with the district and
national level networks/ institutions/organizations relevant to promoting
sustainable hard and software WASH initiative and quality education and life
skills for children
Ensure project advocacy initiatives are
implemented in line with WVU’s Advocacy agenda
Organize and hold regular reflection and/or
learning meeting with project stakeholders as planned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant for the World Vision Project
Coordinator – Kasambya Integrated WASH & Educ. Project job must hold a
Bachelor’s Degree in Education
At least three years’ experience in implementing
Education or WASH, of which should have been at a supervisory level.
Experience in managing WASH in school programs
Knowledge and experience with promotion
behavioral WASH in school related projects
Knowledge of Early Grade Reading Methodology
Knowledge of M&E, documentation and
Proven experience in people and project
management, developing partnerships and Private sector engagement
Self-motivated with excellent time management
Track record demonstrating high integrity,
reliability and dependable
Ability to work with minimal supervision
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit
your application and complete Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World
Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Deadline: 20th March 2020
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