Project Coordinator – EU Project NGO Careers – World Vision International

Job
Title:             Project Coordinator – EU Project
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: Mbale,
Uganda
Reports to: Program
Manager
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a
Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Project
Coordinator – EU Project will manage and ensure that all activities related to
project are implemented in a timely and efficiently manner according to the
agreed Donor Guidelines, especially EU/Aid standards and budget, and provide
leadership and coordination for all aspects related to project activities in
Busia and Tororo Districts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Project
    Management and Coordination:
  • Provide
    overall leadership, management and guidance to the development of project
    designs.
  • Guide
    and provide technical support to staff.
  • Manage
    and coordinate project activity implementation.
  • Strengthen
    capacity of implementing partners
Project monitoring and
evaluation
  • Facilitate
    effective monitoring, documentation and reporting in compliance with
    agreed standards
  • Ensure
    a functional project M&E system
Finance Management:
  • Manage
    project finances and assets in line with WV policy
  • Budget
    management and control
  • Manage
    sub granting processes to partners
Performance management and Supervision:
  • Manage,
    supervise and build capacity of staff in project development, management
    and implementation.
  • Monitor
    and document performance of partners
Project Development:
  • Guide
    staff in design and development of Annual Operation Plans and budgets
  • Review
    project documents
Networking and Collaboration:
  • Identify
    and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with
    partners and other stakeholders in planning and implementation.
  • Develop
    platforms for sharing information with partners and stakeholders
  • Guide
    and participate in joint campaigns, advocacy initiatives around youth and
    women empowerment with partners and stakeholders
  • Ensure
    project advocacy initiatives are implemented in line with WVUs Advocacy
    agenda
Documentation and Reporting:
  • Timely
    submission of end of monthly, bi – annual and annual reports
  • Documentation
    and sharing of best/promising practices to strengthen WVU`s institutional
    memory and learning



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the World Vision Project Coordinator – EU Project job
    opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Rural or Agricultural
    Development, Development Studies, Environment or related field.
  • Three
    years or more experience of working with youth and women empowerment
    projects/programs
  • Practical
    experience in implementation of green production and collective marketing
    initiatives
  • Entrepreneurship,
    micro finance, strong agribusiness and value chain analysis skills,
  • Previous
    experience in the formation and strengthening of producer business groups
  • Resource
    mobilization skills
  • Knowledge
    of M&E, documentation and reporting
  • Proven
    experience in project management, developing partnerships and Private
    sector engagement
  • Experience
    with youth-women centered advocacy and engagement
  • Self-motivated
    with excellent time management skills.
  • Track
    record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependable
  • Ability
    to work with minimal supervision.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow instructions on
How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. 
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 12th January 2018

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