Project Coordinator NGO Jobs – Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

 Job Title:    Project Coordinator

Organisation: Uganda
Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Executive
Officer

 

About US:

Uganda Development
and Health Associates (UDHA) strives to empower, promote and strengthen key
health and development interventions in communities we work. We envision a
society in which people are fully empowered to manage their health and
development needs. UDHA is Sub Recipient to TASO under the new funding model
implemented in partnership with TASO and aims to support the implementation of
Uganda’s Response to the HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.

 

Job Summary: The
Project Coordinator will provide technical leadership to the project staff
implementing activities in areas of operation and ensure timely reporting and
accountability for all project activities in areas of jurisdiction.

 

The Project Manager
will oversee the technical and managerial aspects the implementation of the
project. He/she will support both the day-to-day management and implementation
of the project as well as provide support to the Executive Officer. He/she will
also support project development strategy, translating the strategy into
implementation plans, engaging with donor, partners, and collaborators, and
leading strategic activities.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Project managements
and Co-ordination:

·       
Provide
overall strategic direction, leadership, and management oversight of the
project for successful implementation  
and achievement of the project objectives

·       
Provide
overall strategic direction, leadership, and management oversight of the
project for successful implementation  
and achievement of the project objectives

·       
Coordinating,
planning, reporting and ability to actively support project teams to manage
competing work priorities.

·       
Prepare
monthly, quarterly and annual project reports, work Plans and Budgets

·       
Supervise
staff within jurisdiction, while mentoring them to deliver Project results and
deliverables.

·       
Supervise
and monitor implementation ensuring compliance with the approved donor budget
and work Plans.

·       
Ensure
proper utilization and accountability for all resources allocated to staff

·       
Represent
UDHA in the Sector Working Groups at district levels

·       
Build
sound and mutually respectable relations with the, Districts, Communities and
stakeholders served by the project.

·       
Actively
participate in resource mobilization activities for the organization

·       
Perform
any other duties assigned to you from time to time by your supervisors.

Grant Management

·       
Support
in the effective monitoring of donor grants allocated to projects, ensuring
appropriate reporting and documentation is in place

Communication

·       
Ability
to build productive working relationships, influence and engage others,
excellent interpersonal skills, working effectively with others, listening,
understanding and achieving appropriate results.

Internal Reporting:

·       
Compile
reports and success stories on the project, developing and enforcing protocols
for storage and use of information.

Logistics and
Administration:

·       
Support
and organize key project meetings and events, Maintain records – set up and
maintain project files, establishing document control procedures, Maintain
quality register, other registers and logs as necessary.

Monitoring and
Evaluation:

·       
Ensure
project documentation is collected and maintained in such a way to assist donor
reporting and through working closely with the M&E Manager.

·       
Prepare
timely periodic progress reports as determined by the Executive Officer for
submission to donors and UDHA board.

·       
Perform
any other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the immediate
supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Adult and community
Education, Social works and Social Administration, Public Health

·       
A Post
Graduate qualification in Public Health, Project planning and Management or
related fields in Social sciences

·       
A
training in HIV/AIDs care and programs, M&E and related courses will be an
added advantage.

·       
The
suitable candidate should have at least 5 years of working experience in SRHR,
HIV, TB, Communities health Systems strengthening and programming in donor funded
projects rural setting is desirable.

·       
High
Level Of Integrity

·       
Presentation,
facilitation and training, analytical and report writing skills

·       
Good
communication skills and positive attitude to team work

·       
Ability
to work under minimum supervision

·       
Ability
to multi task and meet tight deadlines

·       
Time
management skills with strong organizational management skills.

·       
Knowledge
of programme management standards, tools and techniques applicable to the
project.

·       
Self-motivated,
ability to use own initiative and flexibility.

·       
Decision
making Sound judgment and the confidence to take independent action;

·       
A high
degree of initiative and persistence combined with high levels of discretion
and diplomacy.

·       
Ability
to analyze and synthesize complex information, use initiative in seeking
solutions.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to submit in single PDF
their cover letter, CV and CERTIFIED copies of academic documents addressed as
below to: info@udhauganda.org with copy to udhajobs@gmail.com

 

The Executive
Officer

Uganda Development
and Health Associates (UDHA),

P.O. Box 77, Iganga
Municipality

 

Deadline: 9th April 2021 by 5:00pm

 

While UDHA
appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from UDHA one month after the
closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. Please note that any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any telephone
solicitation will lead to automatic disqualification.  

 

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