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

 

 

Job Title:    District Project Coordinator
(4 Job Positions)

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

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to:
OVC Manager

 

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 ICYD Project:

The Agency for
Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U), received grants from
USAID, to implement the “Integrated Children and Youth Development (ICYD)
Activity” in Central and Western Uganda (Mityana, Gomba, Luwero, Kyenjojo and
Kakumiro Districts)

 

Job Summary:  The District Project Coordinator will be
responsible for providing overall leadership and project management support of
ICYD activities in the district. You 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 ICYD MIS

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Development
Studies, Community Development, Social work and Social Development, Education,
Community psychology, Counselling and guidance or a related field.

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

·       
At least
three years’ consistent experience in a technical advisory/ support role with
an NGO.

·       
Must
have worked in local government systems, managing private/public partnerships.

·       
Ability
to ride a motorcycle with a valid riding permit.

 

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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