Project Coordinator African Governance Architecture International NGO Jobs – ActionAid Uganda (AAU)

Organisation: ActionAid
Uganda (AAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager Policy
Advocacy & Campaigns
About US:
ActionAid is an International Development Agency working in over 50
countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid’s mission
is to work with the poor and the ActionAid Uganda (AAU), a national development
organization registered under the laws of Uganda and with a local Board.
Job Summary: The Project
Coordinator African Governance Architecture will support and work closely with
the Policy Advocacy & Campaigns Manager and the Project Manager to
coordinate day to day operations of the Project. In support of the Manager
Policy Advocacy and Campaigns, and the International Project Manager, the
Project Coordinator will have a significant role in coordinating and ensuring
that the delivery of the project is in line with the objectives; ensuring
project systems are set up and maintained appropriately; representing the
project externally with partners, consortia members, external stakeholders as
required, as well as ensuring effective project implementation; adherence and
compliance with contractual requirements to all EC Rules and Regulations.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will coordinate project
    implementation;
  • Undertake project Financial Management and
    Reporting;
  • Coordinate planning of the policy,
    advocacy and campaigns agenda for the project at local and national levels
    in line with the AGA project as well as CSP mission priorities, AAI/U
    strategies and global campaign processes;
  • Oversee the implementation and monitoring
    of the policy, advocacy and campaign’s agenda on Democracy, Elections and
    Good governance in line with ALPS, M&E frameworks and guidelines;
  • Coordinate research and development of
    alternative models for policy influencing and shared learning on land and
    tax;
  • Oversee the documentation, innovation and
    packaging of AGA project advocacy and campaign results, impact and
    learning in line with Communication strategy and other AAU/I related
    guidelines;
  • Coordinate AGA project as well as AAU’s
    participation in strategic networks, alliances and other relevant spaces
    for policy advocacy, campaigns in line with AAU/AAI guidelines and
    frameworks;
  • Render support in the identification,
    prioritization and planning for resource mobilization in line with the
    AAU/AAI Fundraising Strategy and donor policies and guidelines.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Action Aid
    International Project Coordinator African Governance Architecture job
    placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Law, Political
    Science, Human rights, or any other related field from a recognized
    institution.
  • Possession of any relevant post graduate
    qualification will be an added advantage
  • At least four years of experience in a
    similar field.
Personal Competencies:
  • Wide understanding of Democracy, Elections
    and Good Governance issues in Uganda
  • Project planning and management skills
  • Skilled and experienced in Monitoring and
    evaluation
  • Campaign planning and execution
  • Public policy formulation and analysis
    skills
  • Good research and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Building and nurturing social movements,
    networks and coalitions
  • Critical writing and oral communication
  • Good negotiation and mediation skills
  • Self-driven, innovative and result oriented
  • Extensive relationship management skills
How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should deliver their
application letters, CVs and copies of Academic documents with details of at
least three (3) referees one of which shall be from your most recent employer.
The complete applications should be hand delivered or sent by email to
Vacancies.Uganda@actionaid.org addressed to: The Director Human Resource and
Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda Plot 2514/2515 Ggaba Road,
Opposite Kampala International University, P.O. Box 676 Kampala. Uganda.
NB:  All Applications sent by email should clearly
indicate the position title in the subject line.
Deadline: 21st July 2017
by 5:00pm
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