Project Coordinator NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:    Project Coordinator
Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to:  Grants
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 will oversee and ensure that all activities related to
project are implemented in a timely and efficient manner according to the
agreed World Vision Uganda, and Donor Guidelines, and provide leadership and
coordination for all aspects related to project activities in the designated 10
districts.
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 staff.
·       
Manage
and coordinate project activity implementation.
·       
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 appraisals
·       
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 district and national level
networks/institutions/organizations relevant to promoting and increasing
adoption of quality declared seeds through local seed business model
·       
Collaborate
with different research institutions to enhance timely access to quality basic/
foundation and breeder seeds for QDS production.
·       
Ensure
project advocacy initiatives are implemented in line with WVUs Advocacy agenda
·       
Strengthen
the Northern Uganda Local Seed Business Association(NULSBA) through organizing
multi-stakeholders meetings
·       
Organize
and hold regular reflection and/or learning meetings with project stakeholders
as planned



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Project Coordinator job must hold a
Masters’ degree in: Natural Resources Management, Environmental Management,
Forestry, Agriculture, Renewable Energy or related discipline from reputable
university.
·       
Bachelor’s
degree in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, Development Studies and
related courses
·       
At least
7 years project management and managing dispersed teams will be important in an
international NGO
·       
At least
5 years’ post graduate experience preferably with an International NGO in
facilitating evergreen agriculture/FMNR Development programs will be added
advantage
·       
Must
have a passion for Agro-forestry, sustainable land management, natural resource
management, rural energy, eco-agriculture and related activities. Willing to
learn more on issues related to agro forestry, sustainable land management,
eco-agriculture, natural resource management, rural energy, climate change and
carbon markets;
·       
Business
background in cooperatives, organization development and agro value chains
·       
Ability
to work and communicate in cross-cultural environment;
·       
Ability
to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agricultural,
forestry, natural resource management, rural energy and environmental organizations,
business community and government officials;
·       
Experience
in developing natural resource program strategies, approaches and models.
·       
Experience
in program design, proposal writing, and resource mobilization.
·       
Experience
in networking and strategic relationships management.
·       
Good
research, evidence-generation, policy debate and advocacy skills.
·       
Self-motivated
and ability to make decisions;
·       
Has an
in depth knowledge in the functioning of evergreen agriculture/natural resource
development programmes/projects
·       
Practical
skills in facilitating communities’ understanding and application of evergreen
agriculture/FMNR approaches in agricultural production and marketing
·       
Particular
skills in facilitating farmer collective actions for sustainable agricultural
production and marketing
·       
Has
skills and experience in facilitating development of sustainable market
linkages with chain actors
·       
Knowledge
and Skills in gender analysis and participatory methodologies
·       
Broad
knowledge and understanding of district, national and eastern African regional
and global natural resource management and market dynamics
·       
Is
creative and has a sense for innovation and experiments
·       
Has
excellent interpersonal, facilitation and business negotiation skills.
·       
A
working knowledge of strategic Learning through Evaluation Accountability and
Planning is an asset
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: 31st May 2020
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