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
Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Project Management and development
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Provide overall leadership, management and
guidance to the implementation of the project
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Guide and provide technical support to project
staff.
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Manage and coordinate project activity
implementation.
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Strengthen capacity of implementing partners
when and where necessary as per project design
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Review project documents
Project Monitoring and Evaluation, documentation and reporting
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Facilitate effective monitoring, documentation
and reporting in compliance with agreed standards
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In liaison with the Evidence and learning
specialists, ensure a functional project M&E system
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Timely submission of monthly, quarterly, and
annual reports
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Effectively document all information related to
project success, innovations and promising practices and disseminate through
appropriate mechanisms
Performance management and supervision
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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
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Conduct quarterly and annual staff performance
appraisals
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Monitor and document performance of partners
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Ensure staff are fully engaged and actively
contributing to various initiatives
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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
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Manage project finances and assets in line with
WV and donor policies
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Budget management and control- project budget
expenditure is within the planned time frame and approved budgets.
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Financial management – work with the project
accountant(s) to ensure timely financial reporting and accountability in line
with donor policy guidelines.
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Provide required support during project audit
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Risk management – Monitor and address or report
any risks to management.
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Asset management – manage assets for the project
in line with assets and other policy and set guidelines.
Local level Networking and Collaboration
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Build and maintain effective strategic linkages,
relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other local
stakeholders for effective implementation of the project
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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
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Ensure project advocacy initiatives are
implemented in line with WVU’s Advocacy agenda
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Organize and hold regular reflection and/or
learning meeting with project stakeholders as planned



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
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The ideal applicant for the World Vision Project
Coordinator – Kasambya Integrated WASH & Educ. Project job must hold a
Bachelor’s Degree in Education
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At least three years’ experience in implementing
Education or WASH, of which should have been at a supervisory level.
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Experience in managing WASH in school programs
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Knowledge and experience with promotion
behavioral WASH in school related projects
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Knowledge of Early Grade Reading Methodology
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Knowledge of M&E, documentation and
reporting
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Proven experience in people and project
management, developing partnerships and Private sector engagement
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Self-motivated with excellent time management
skills.
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Track record demonstrating high integrity,
reliability and dependable
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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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