National Coordinator NGO Managerial Job at Uganda Adult Education Network (UGAADEN)

Organisation: Uganda Adult Education Network
About UGAADEN: To enhance partnerships and information sharing among individuals, organizations and institutions for adult and lifelong learning, the Uganda Adult Education Network (UGAADEN) was founded in 2001. Since 2002, UGAADEN has been a key player in the promotion of adult education in Uganda and initiating the policy and advocacy debate. Ever since, UGAADEN has worked in the following five program areas: policy advocacy, research and documentation, membership capacity enhancement, information sharing and partnership enhancement. Moreover, since 2010 UGAADEN implements the five year EU funded ‘Non-formal education and skills training for Poverty Reduction in Karamoja Project’ in partnership with dvv international and Caritas Kotido.
Job Purpose: To guide the day to day management of affairs in the Secretariat of the Network and oversee the implementation of the project in Karamoja, UGAADEN is currently recruiting a National Coordinator. With the following technical and managerial responsibilities:
·         Overall management and supervision of the work of the Secretariat to ensure maximum efficiency, output and quality
·         Being the focal person for the coordination of UGAADEN activities
·         Coordination of grant proposal writing and contribution to UGAADEN fundraising efforts
·         Preparing designated periodic work plans and submission for consideration and approval by the Executive Committee and the General Assembly
·         Initiating, organising and supervising the implementation of approved work plans of activities according to the given guidelines
·         Organising and executing UGAADEN promotions, publicity and publications
·         Ensuring proper financial and other resource management in all aspects of the Network as agreed by the General Assembly
·         Ensuring the timely preparation and presentation of narrative and financial reports as provided for in the Network documents and implementation guidelines
·         The National Coordinator shall report to the Executive Committee and shall be an ex-officio of the Executive Committee and the standing committees of the Network
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Over 5 years of Program and Grants Management skills.
·         Preferably experience with network management, capacity development and resource mobilization.
·         Substantial knowledge of different segments of adult education in Uganda
·         (Post Graduate) Degree in Adult Education or related field
·         Mature personality, team-player, strong communication and leadership skills
Gross Salary up to 1.8 million UGX per month depending on work experience and qualifications.
How to Apply:
Address your applications to The Chairperson, UGAADEN including a cover letter, CV and references. Applications should be delivered to UGAADEN Secretariat P.O Box 26900, Kampala, Tagore Crescent, plot 20, Kamwokya, (preferably) Email;  by 2:00pm on Saturday 6th October, 2012.
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