18 September 2013

Plan International Social Work Jobs - Project Coordinator - Community Led Total Sanitation Marketing & School WASH

Organisation: Plan International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Plan:
Founded 75 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest Children’s development organizations in the world. We work In SO developing countries across Africa. Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty Plan’s vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity Plan is independent with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Offer technical support, oversight and team leadership in the successful planning & implementation of the respective CLTS-SLTS-San Mark and Water projects and ensure that district level structures are fully involved in the implementation of the project in line with Plan Uganda's approach to development
  • Take lead the development of operational budgets and work plans in consultation with different stakeholders especially the community to enhance their involvement at implementation level.
  • Identify and apply best practices in child centred approaches during project implementation & ensure that the Project is well integrated with Plan's other program interventions.
  • Carry out regular monitoring and evaluation to ensure that project goals and objectives are met and implementation is on-track.
  • Prepare and submit quality project progress reports in the right format and provide feedback to Plan Uganda and Partners.
  • Ensure that data is collected. professionally documented and where appropriate analysed to ensure proper record keeping and reporting.
  • Ensure lessons learnt are discussed, documented and disseminated to all stakeholders and as may be requested by management.
  • Collaborates closely with donors in all aspects of the project.
  • Builds strong sense of team work with all staff at field level and Project based facilitators.
  • Ability to cultivate key contacts with children, their families and communities, donors, relevant partners, sponsors and local government officials.
  • Stay current with all WATSAN related updates, new & exciting experiences, innovations and appropriately disseminate such information within Plan to enable learning and continuous improvement.
  • Identify staff development needs and liaise with relevant department for appropriate follow-up.
  • Conduct on-going coaching and on-the-job training of key technical resource staff under the project to increase effective delivery of the project.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The candidates should possess a University Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, or another WATSAN related field.
  • A Post graduate training in Project Planning and Management
  • Excellent awareness of current issues in the field of development, and familiarity with children's issues in particular in the context of Human rights based programming.
  • At least five years' experience in managing Water, Hygiene and Sanitation projects with a bias in CLTS, Sanitation Marketing approaches including pen urban related programming among others.
  • Experience in networking with all relevant line ministries (Water. Health and Education among others)
  • Experience in fund raising and resource mobilization at local and international levels
  • Team building and strategic planning skills
  • Experience and ability to work with Development Partners (Donors)
  • Demonstrable abilities In planning and budgeting
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Computer literacy skills in Ms Excel, Power point, Ms Word and Internet usage
  • Demonstrates willingness to spend extra time to achieve results & under minimum supervision

How to Apply:
All interested applicants seeking to work with Plan Uganda should submit letters of application to the email address below, together with a CV,  contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus salary history should be included and sent to:

NB: Only soft copies of application will be accepted.

The People & Culture Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email: uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org .

NB: Plan Uganda is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 15th November, 2013.

Deadline: 27th September, 2013

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