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Project Coordinator NGO Jobs – Partners for Community Health and Development Organisation (PACHEDO)

 

Job Title:    Project Coordinator

Organisation: Partners
for Community Health and Development Organisation (PACHEDO)

Duty Station:  Uganda

 Reports to:
Programme Manager

 

About US:

Partners for
Community Health and Development Organisation (PACHEDO) is a development
organisation that is duly registered as a National Non-Governmental
Organisation and has been working in Uganda since 2007. PACHEDO is currently
operating in Acholi, Lango and Teso Sub Regions with the overall goal of
responding to humanitarian emergencies and development needs. PACHEDO is
operational in the communities of Gulu, Amuru, Lamwo and Kole Districts
implementing programs in four main sectors of Health/Nutrition, WASH,
Protection; Food Security and Livelihoods; with the Head office located in Gulu
City.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Coordinator-WAYREP will mainly contribute
towards the Women and Youth Resilience Project (WAYREP)’s overall Objective;
strengthen the resilience of women, girls and youth in Uganda, contributing to
a life free from violence. This will be done through planning, coordination,
monitoring and implementation of Women and Youth Resilience Project (WAYREP) in
line with applicable technical approaches and CARE’s National strategy. Oversee
roll out of best practices and models in a manner that promotes project
ownership and sustainability and provide leadership to the management of the
project while working closely with the project field staff, finance, MEAL and
senior management.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Project planning:

·       
Prepare
period specific project activity implementation work plans and budgets to guide
implementation.

·       
Orient
the project staff and ensure that they adopt the right project plans and
budgets

·       
Ensure
quality assurance in the roll out of project models and approaches by adhering
to project design and documents.

·       
Identify
the different project stakeholders to work with

·       
Coordinate,
oversee and work with the different technical resource persons and stakeholders
of WAYREP project.

·       
Identify
and adopt appropriate strategies for project implementation

Project
implementation:

·       
Supervise
and monitor ongoing activities under the different thematic areas of the
project as implemented by the project staff.

·       
Track
and manage budget lines for the projects activities.

·       
Organize
and attend the different relevant coordination meetings for the project on
behalf of PACHEDO.

·       
With
support of project officers and M&E, Organize project review meetings with
CBTs, CBFs, local leaders, government officials and service providers for
sharing and learning and documentation of lessons, good practices and success
of the project

·       
Organize
sharing and learning sessions for CBTs, CBFs and community leaders

·       
Conduct
on-spot field visits to the youth and women spaces and monitor the project
activities.

·       
Compile
activity reports from project officers to make periodic project reports

·       
Advocate
and lobby for support from other stakeholders including government for
successful implementation of the project.

·       
Represent
the organization in appropriate fora related to the project work.

·       
Ensure
that all the stakeholders of the project including government and other service
providers get proper understanding of the project.

Technical support
and training:

·       
Identify
local level capacity needs and support capacity building activities for the
WAYREP project staff to improve the quality of project delivery to the
beneficiaries.

·       
Coordinate
and Organize training and capacity building activities for the project
stakeholders including the different project staff, community structures,
collaborating partners and beneficiaries on the project approaches and models.

·       
Organize
exposure visits for project beneficiaries.

·       
Participate
in development /adaption of training curriculum/manuals and other information
materials required for implementation of the project.

·       
Provide
mentoring and coaching to project staff and structures involved in project
implementation to strengthen their capacities.

·       
Support
Identification of technical experts to train the project beneficiary groups in
the areas of VSLA, Financial literacy, SGBV, FAL, SASA among others.

·       
In
consultation with PACHEDO management, Liaise with CARE technical team for other
relevant capacity enhancement support for the project.

·       
Support
resource mobilization efforts of the organization for building on and
sustainability of the project achievements.

·       
Take on
any other work related duties as assigned/given by the supervisor or any other
member of the senior management.

Partnership and
networking:

·       
Identify
and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with
partners and other stakeholders to popularize the project at the District
level.

·       
Participate
in key field donor engagements and technical working forums at district, Region
and National levels when applicable.

·       
Point of
contact for consultation on issues to do with WAYREP Project

·       
Work closely
with relevant municipality departments like Community services.

Research,
Documentation and Evidence building:

·       
Effectively
document all information related to project successes, innovations and best
practices and disseminate through appropriate mechanisms.

·       
Ensure
identification of research areas and document key issues for possible research
opportunities.

·       
Support
processes of project baselines and evaluation

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in relevant fields but preferably
Masters in social sciences and Development

·       
Five
years of practical experience in NGO work in Coordination of GBV, livelihoods
related programmes including SASA, RMM/B. At least three of which must have
been involved in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

·       
Good
Training facilitation and coordination skills.

·       
Experience
in development of Proposals/concept papers development for fund raising

·       
Excellent
Research, monitoring and evaluation skills

·       
Ability
to produce timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports.

·       
Able to
stand above denominational diversities –Race, Religion, Gender etc.

·       
Highly
motivated to achieve quality results and service

·       
Demonstrated
accountability and integrity

·       
Confidentiality
management.

·       
Ability
to communicate effectively especially in English and Luo

·       
A good
team player

·       
Ability
to work with communities

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only electronic
copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact
telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact
details of three professional referees of which two must be professional
references, including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer,
addressed to: The Human Resources Director, PACHEDO P.O Box 692 Gulu Email:
office@pachedo.org  Indicate clearly on
the application subject line the position applied for. Please note that only
short-listed candidates will be contacted. Consider your application
unsuccessful in case you do not hear from PACHEDO in one month time after the
deadline.

 

Deadline: Friday 27th November 2020 by 5:00pm.

 

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