Project Coordinator NGO Job Careers – International Justice Mission (IJM)

Job Title:      Project Coordinator
Organization: International
Justice Mission (IJM)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Lead,
Programme Manager
About US:
Justice Mission (IJM) is an international human rights organization that works
to ensure that all, especially the most vulnerable, have proper and appropriate
access to justice. IJM works directly with survivors of violence to offer
support and assistance. IJM also works closely with local and national
governments, religious and traditional leaders and in particular with the
public justice system to support them and build system wide capacity.
IJM has been
operating in Uganda for over 13 years and has a nationwide partnership with the
Justice Law & Order Secretariat that focuses on effective prevention of and
response to all forms of violence against women & children. IJM’s vision
for its work in Uganda is that by 2030 all women and children across the
country are protected by the justice system, are empowered and live free from
About EU – UN Spotlight:
The Spotlight
Initiative is a global, multi-year partnership between the European Union and
the United Nations to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls.
In Uganda the Spotlight Initiative will work across 7 districts focusing on
responding to violence against women and girls and harmful practices.
As part of the
Spotlight Initiative, International Justice Mission is working in Kasese and
Tororo districts through its mentoring and collaborative casework model to
improve knowledge of essential services, strengthen and improve the
coordination of services, incorporate survivor voice and strengthen community
accountability. IJM will use this innovative, evidence-based model to implement
Outcome 4 of the Spotlight Initiative:
Outcome 4: Quality
Services: Women and girls who experience violence and harmful practices use
available, accessible, acceptable, and quality essential services including for
long term recovery for violence.
Job Summary:  Through the Spotlight Initiative work in
Kasese and Tororo, IJM is working with different Stakeholders that include JLOS
institutions, Civil Society Organisations, Health Service providers, Community
leaders and Survivors to improve knowledge of and access to quality and
essential services and integrated SRHR, including longer term recovery services
and opportunities for Women, girls and communities at risk of VAWG/ HP. Through
the implementation of these activities, IJM is also working to strengthen and
improve the coordination of services, incorporate survivor voice and strengthen
community accountability mechanisms.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
day-to-day visible IJM presence in the District through engagement with
stakeholders ensuring IJM is integrated into Spotlight programming
relevant technical skills either on justice service delivery or survivor and
community engagement that enables the transfer of knowledge and mentorship of
local stakeholders
Be the
local point of contact who can speak the local language and can provide support
to IJM Uganda teams when they are in District.
with local authorities to secure the necessary authorizations to implement
activities within the district.
IJM with all levels of local stakeholder and with communities
Key Deliverables
capacity of programme stakeholders at the District level
and trusted representative of IJM at the District level able to engage with the
full range of stakeholders including survivors
Able to
mobilize and engage District stakeholders to work with IJM on wider programming
an accurate record of IJM Spotlight activities at the District level including
capturing stories of change and photos
Able to
provide administrative support to IJM activities at the District level,
including through translation support

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant
must hold a Degree in Social Work & Social Administration, Social Sciences,
Education, International Development, Community Development or Developmental
Bachelor’s degree and relevant experience will be considered
management experience or qualifications are desirable
of working with similar communities on VAW/C + HP
communicator and networker
the relevant stakeholders within the District and can engage with them and
build trust and engagement between them and IJM
knowledge of the major local language and understanding of local culture,
values, and traditions
expertise of sufficient level to enable them to mentor local stakeholders and
build capacity
with IJM mission and values
to detail, ability to deliver tasks on time with limited supervision
to work independently
to deliver trainings and coordinate workshops.
ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should email their Application, and
statement of faith to ugandarecruiting@ijm.org, with Consultancy- Tororo or
Consultancy- Kasese on the email subject.
NB: Only
shortlisted Individuals shall be contacted.
Deadline: 13th August 2020 by 5:00pm
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