2 District Project Coordinator USAID Project Jobs – Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)

 

Job Title:    District Project Coordinator
(2 Job Placements)

Organisation: Agency for Cooperation in Research and
Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)

Duty Station:  Mbarara,
Uganda

Reports to:
Cluster Manager (Regional)

 

About US:

ACORD-U (Agency for
Cooperation in Research and Development – Uganda) is an indigenous Non
Governmental Organization (NGO) working for social justice and development.
ACORD has been working in Uganda since 1979 with operations in over 25
districts across Uganda. The ACORD-U works in conjunction with people who have
been denied their basic rights, helping to better understand, to challenge, and
to change the situation in which they find themselves.

 

About USAID KCHS Project:

The Agency for
Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U), received grants from
USAID, to implement the “Keeping Children Healthy and Safe (KCHS) Activity” in
South Western Uganda (Sheema, Mitooma, Kazo, Kiruhura and Ibanda Districts).

 

Job Summary:  The District Project Coordinator will be
responsible for providing overall leadership and project management support of
KCHS activities in the district. He/she will be responsible for coordinating,
networking, supervising social workers and ensuring services delivery at
household level by Para social workers is on course and representing the
project, compiling work plans and reports among others. Work with the M&E
Officer to ensure that quality data is collected and entered in the KCHS MIS

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
holder should possess a bachelor’s degree in social sciences, Development
Studies, community development, or a related field from a recognized
institution

·       
A post
graduate qualification in project management will be an added advantage.

·       
A
minimum of three years of consistent experience in a technical advisory/
support role with an NGO.

·       
Previous
work experience of managing NGOs community-based children and adolescent health
projects specifically HIV/AIDS, livelihoods and child protection.

·       
Experience
in working with Local Governments systems is an added advantage.

 

How to Apply:

Please send your CV
and cover letter with 2 work related referees and a table showing your past 3
year salary history to: Human Resource Officer, Agency for Cooperation in
Research & Development, P.O Box 280 Kampala, Uganda by email:
hr@acorduganda.org or Hand deliver to Plot 1272, Block 15, Nsambya, Ggaba Road
or ACORD Mbarara Field Offices.

 

Deadline: 26th November, 2020

 

NB:
ACORD Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that doesn’t discriminate on
any basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not
hear from us by 4th December 2020 you are not considered. Female candidates are
encouraged to apply

 

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