2 Project Coordinator USAID Project Jobs – TPO Uganda


Job Title:    Project Coordinator (2 Job Vacancies)

Organisation: TPO Uganda

Project Name: USAID/PEPFAR-funded Keeping Children Healthy and Safe (KCHS)

Duty Station: Kyaka/Kyangwali & Adjumani Uganda

Reports to: Head of Program


About US:

TPO Uganda is a local Ugandan NGO that has been operating in the country for 25 years. Our programs comprise interventions organised around the following themes; Care and protection of OVC; child protection, livelihoods support, mental health and psychosocial support, response and prevention of all forms of violence against women and children as well as emergency response and humanitarian action. TPO Uganda is active in 33 districts in the region and is a member of several partnerships and coordination mechanisms in the country.


Job Summary:  This position will be responsible for providing overall technical leadership to the program. The Project Coordinator will steward the program including managing all aspects of the program implementation through liaison with implementing partners, preparing and maintaining reports, providing overall responsibility for the day to day operations, coordination and accountability of project activities and resources.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Provide technical and managerial supervision to all project staff to ensure a high-quality project implementation to achieve maximum impact.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts.
  • Ensure timely submission of all project reports
  • Technical-administrative and financial management of project funds in accordance with TPO guidelines and donor’s procedures

Ensure that all project staff have realistic work plans that are implemented in accordance with the project proposal.

  • Oversee all project activities including preparation of work plans and related monitoring.
  • Monitoring and supervision throughout the project, ensuring compliance with the donor’s procedures
  • Assist and maintain good and regular institutional relations with Local Authorities/NGOs/UN Agencies and other stakeholders, necessary for the proper operation of the project

Promote basic Marketing of TPO’s products.

  • To support the Directors and Project Managers by writing direct mail letters, implementing mail outs, designing and sending out e- flyers, writing and distributing e-newsletters, maintaining / updating TPO’s social networking sites, managing design and print of tour publicity
  • To administrate, manage and regularly update all social media sites such as facebook, linked in and twitter with the intention of increasing the companies reach
  • To be aware of developing social media and ensure that TPO is part of any new developments

Liaise with the FAO to manage the project and build networking and strategic alliances with the stakeholders.

  • Working with the FAO and manage the project resources data.
  • Ensure efficient usage and high standards of accountability.
  • Network and develop strategic alliances so that stakeholders work together effectively to maximize benefits to the impact group to enhance a collective capacity for influence and impact.

Conceptualize and contribute to the design and implementation of project interventions.

  • Ensure timely submission of all project reports and adherence to donor report requirements
  • Proactively maintain a current awareness of the project activities and status.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Social Sciences, Social Work and Social administration (SWSA), Adult and community education, or Community psychology. A postgraduate qualification in project management.
  • Additional trainings in Child protection, Prevention and response to GBV, Peace building and MH psychosocial support, livelihood, is an added advantage.
  • At least three years of relevant experience, including significant project/portfolio management in a complex environment


How to Apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees and a table showing your past 3-year salary history to: Human Resources Manager, TPO Uganda, P.O Box 21646 Kampala, Uganda, email: info@tpoug.org  hand delivered applications are highly discouraged.


Positions with various locations do indicate at least 3 preferred areas for deployment.


TPO Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that does not discriminate on any basis.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not hear from us by 1st July 2021, you are not considered.


Deadline: 18th June 2021.


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