Project Coordinator NGO Job Placements – 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 Project will provide day to day
leadership in the implementation of the project ensuring that all project
activities are implemented in a timely, efficient, and effective manner and
according to the agreed World Vision Uganda, and donor guidelines. He/she will
make sure project monitoring, evaluation and reporting happen timely and all
resources – including finances – are managed well.
The Project
Coordinator will provide leadership to project team and coordination all other
project activities in the designated district of Western Uganda.
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
·       
Work in
close 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 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 applicant
for the World Vision Project Coordinator – Kasambya Integrated WASH Project job
must hold a degree in Environmental Health Science, Public Health, Civil/Water
Engineering or related disciplines from a recognized University.
·       
Post
graduate diploma in project planning and management from a recognized
institution.
·       
Experience
in implementing WASH related activities both in the community and schools of
not less than 3 years and the current position should be at supervisory role,
preferably within an International NGO
·       
Very
strong knowledge about CLTS, Follow Up Mandona, CHAST, PHAST and sanitation
marketing methods are added advantage
·       
Knowledge
of PRA methods and willingness to live in the rural communities in the project
areas
·       
Registration
with allied health professionals council is added advantage
·       
Experience
in managing WASH in school programs
·       
Technical
experience in managing large Water and construction projects.
·       
Ability
to build effective teams, promote coordination and collaboration
·       
Knowledge
and experience with promotion behavioral WASH in school related projects
·       
Knowledge
of M&E, documentation of programme impact/success and reporting
·       
Proven
experience in people and project management, developing partnerships and Private
sector engagement
·       
Experience
in proposal writing and lobbying
·       
Self-motivated
with excellent time management skills.
·       
Track
record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependable
·       
Effective
in written and verbal communication in English
·       
Ability
to work with minimal supervision
·       
Must be
able to ride a motor cycle with a clean riders’ license, class A
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment
jobs portal at the web link below.
Deadline: 22nd July 2020
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