Program Coordinator ABSYR Non-profit Careers - ICCO Cooperation

Organisation: ICCO Cooperation
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: The Uganda Country Manager

About ICCO:
ICCO was established in 1964 and became a cooperation in 2012. The founding members of ICCO Cooperation are Edukans, the Protestant Church of The Netherlands (Kerk in Actie) and the association Prisma. Within a coherent programmatic framework, ICCO Cooperation offers worldwide financial support, lobby and brokerage services to local non-governmental organizations, the private sector, churches, and networks that work on sustainable economic development, democracy and peace, access to basic services, food security and climate mitigation. ICCO Cooperation seeks to end poverty and injustice and who are committed to creating a world where people can live in dignity and security.

About ABSYR Program:
The Agri-Business Skilling for Youth in a Refugee context (ABSYR) program is a three year program aimed to increase the socio-economic well-being of youth in Yumbe district (refugees and host community) through skilling in agriculture, agribusiness and life skills. The program is carried out in a consortium with two other INGOs (ZOA and War Child Holland) and led by ICCO Cooperation. Apart from the overall management, ICCO will be responsible for the formation of youth into successful cooperatives or producer organizations and building private sector linkages for value chain support and coaching.

Job Summary: The Program Coordinator will coordinate the successful implementation of the ABSYR program in line with ICCO’s policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Responsible for the overall program implementation
·         Coordinate the activities of the consortium through regular meetings, field visits, joint workplan and budget monitoring
·         Build and maintain working relationships with consortium members based on ICCO’s partnership principles
·         Develop and maintain working relationships with all relevant stakeholders including the local and district government, refugee leadership and private sector
·         Represent ABSYR in relevant fora
·         Set up and ensure coordination of monitoring, evaluation and learning and accountability structures and document best practices
·         Ensure proper financial management of the program, in collaboration with the Finance Assistant and the Kampala-based Finance Officer
·         Actively facilitate program reviews and monitoring
·         Prepare and submit monthly work plans, monthly narrative and financial reports and liquidity requests to the Country Manager
·         Assist the Country Manager in the development of narrative and financial reports to the donor
·         Ensure that All Solutions and Promeva (ICCO Cooperation databases) are up to date concerning ABSYR project

Key Result Areas:
·         Program implementation
·         Financial management
·         Coaching and mentoring
·         Performance management


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
·         Possession of a Master’s degree in a relevant field is an added advantage
·         At least five years’ experience in a senior management with an international organization and in the fields of agriculture and skills development. Experience in refugee settlements is desirable
·         Good track record in project management including financial literacy
·         Good knowledge of project partnership management
·         Familiarity with donor programs
·         Affinity with the private sector. Experience in business development is an added advantage
·         Good negotiation skills
·         Excellent networking and facilitation skills
·         Good communication skills including intercultural communication
·         Personal Competencies: Open, Integrity, Innovative, Strategic thinking, Reliable, Result-driven, Independent team worker, Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking, Affinity with the protestant character of ICCO Cooperation

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs of not more than 3 pages, a motivational letter and contact details of 3 professional referees to central-and-eastern-africa@icco-cooperation.org as only email applications shall be considered and no email should exceed 2MB. All applications should be clearly marked: “Program Coordinator ABSYR”

Deadline: 19th December 2017


For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...