Project Coordinator NGO Jobs – CoRSU

 

Job Title:    Project Coordinator

Organisation: Comprehensive
Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU)

Duty Station:  Kisubi,
Wakiso, Uganda

 

About US:

Comprehensive
Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU) was
established in 2006 as a private non-profit, nongovernmental organization and
is supported by CBM (Christian Blind Mission). CoRSU provides Orthopaedic
Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children as well as
adults with disability.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Coordinator shall execute the
BMZ/CBM- CBID project plan under a consortium of current partners working on
different aspects of disability management. The Project Coordinator shall
coordinate the consortium project where Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services
For people witth Disabilities in Uganda, (CoRSU) is the lead partner and will
work in close collaboration with the other consortium partners – Katalemwa
Cheshire Homes Uganda, (KCH) and Organized Useful Rehabilitation Services,
(OURS).

 

The job holder will
coordinate the activities provided in the project workplan within the
respective region with OURS focusing on Western Uganda; KCH, in East &
Central Uganda and implementation of the project at CoRSU in central Uganda.
He/she will lead the reporting to the donor done by CoRSU after the consolidation
of information from the different partners.

 

The CBM BMZ project
is designed with a duality of approaches to achieve 15,000 people with
disabilities served by 2024 successfully with a variety of disability
programming initiatives in 10 districts of Uganda tooffer rehabilitation
approach by using community based inclusive development.

 

The Consortium will
be based along Community Based Inclusive Development approaches and
rehabilitation approaches.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Coordinate
the Project steering committee made of the Consortium Partner CEOs and project
lead officers per partner who will be instituted.

·       
Organise
quarterly steering committee meetings to monitor each result’s progress,
financial stewardship processes and progress per region.

·       
Seek
technical support and guidance from CBM Country office during the project
implementation process through the CoRSU management.

·       
Coordinate
activities of the M&E officers of each partner organization working closely
with the project staff to provide detailed monthly progress reports .

·       
Provide
and/or share a detailed catch-up plans with the Project Steering Committee
where results are behind schedule or affected by unforeseen circumstances.

·       
Ensure
joint coordination with the district key personnel such as the District Health
Officers, District Education Officers, Probation Officers and District
Development Officers is effectively done.

·       
Ensure
that shared learning and improvements in programming  are carried out to promote social inclusion
of persons with disability.

·       
Coordinate
and manage the project baseline survey in the 10 districts during the 1st year
of the project.

·       
Lead the
evaluation at the end of the project as part of the project exit strategy.

·       
Ensure
that each of the consortium partners has service level Memoranda of
Understanding (MoUs) with various District Local councils allowing their
operations within each of those districts and follow up on their renewal.

·       
Support
and organise the Consortium Partner staff’s training in the latest technologies
and support the partners to ensure compliance to donor guidelines in the
procurement of all project inputs needed.

·       
Ensure
that each of the Consortium partners identifies Health Centers, Disabled
Persons’ Organizations and other Community Based Organizations/Non-Government
Organizations that serve children.

·       
Coordinate
the consortium seeking to map government health facilities and social
protection programs to whom the Consortium will refer children and families
with people with disability.

·       
Support
the Consortium Partners to anticipate, plan and institute sustainability
mechanism for the project along the various considerations put in place

·       
Any
other tasks required to efficiently manage the BMZ/CBM – CBID program and other
tasks assigned and agreed with the supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in Project Planning and Management,
Finance, Social Sciences, Humanities, Development Studies or a related field.

·       
Or; a
relevant postgraduate qualification in Project Planning and Management on top
of a graduate-level degree in Project Management, Finance, Social Sciences,
Humanities, Development Studies.

·       
A
relevant qualification such as Project Management Professional (PMP)
certification and experience.

·       
At least
Five (5) years’ experience managing Grant/Projects providing support to medium
to large scale projects.

·       
Dynamic
professional with experience in overseeing project plans, coordination,
monitoring and evaluation of medium to large projects.

·       
Strong
project management and reporting skills.

·       
Must be
able to provide technical advice and support to the consortium partners.

·       
Ability
to work closely with the project accountant and collaboratively with the
multi-disciplinary teams and consortium partners.

·       
Knowledge
of the medical rehabilitation care services within the central and eastern
regions.

·       
Understanding
of consortium partners’ administration systems as well as that of CBM BMZ.

·       
Knowledge
and understanding of the ten (10) districts in the Central and Eastern regions
(where CoRSU, KCH and OURS) shall operate.

·       
Knowledge
and understanding of Performance Management Frameworks (PMFs).

·       
Good
understanding of Results Based Management (RBM).

·       
Good
working knowledge of internationally accepted rules governing procurement of goods
and services.

·       
Good
communications (oral and written) and presentation skills.

·       
Ability
to work under tight deadlines.

·       
Excellent
people management skills.

·       
Strong
organizational skills and keen attention to detail.

·       
Proficient
in the use of different project management software and the Microsoft Office
Suite.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should clearly indicate the CBM BMZ Project Coordinator as a subject line in
the email and all attachments should be in one pdf file.

 

Qualified persons
should submit their applications (detailed CV with cover letter plus copies of
Academic Qualifications) to The Head of Human Resources and Organisational
Development, P.O. 46 Kisubi or email to recruitment@corsuhospital.org. Note
that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews.

NB: Capable People
with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

 

Deadline: 12th March 2021

 

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