17 Project Director Job Placements – Compassion International

Job Title:         Project Director (17 Job
Placements)
Organization: Compassion International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Director
About Compassion Project:
Heritage living faith ministries in Serere, Eleventh Hour Church Olelai
Uganda Assemblies of God in Kaberamaido, Pentecostal Churches of God in Amuria,
Faith Mission Churches in Kaberamaido and Pentecostal Assemblies of God
Churches in Serere, Kaberamaido, Amuria and Katakwi are committed to fulfilling
the great commission as mandated by our Lord Jesus Christ in Matthew 28:16-20.
They are currently working in partnership with Compassion International in the
Ministry of Nurturing Poor Children, and releasing them from poverty in Jesus
name.
Job Summary: The Project
Director is the team leader of the project staff. He/ She is expected to offer
knowledge, guidance and technical skills to children, project committee,
parents, fellow project workers and church leadership in areas of spiritual development,
project planning and budgeting, comprehensive healthcare, social and skills
development and academic advancement.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus
    Christ and is a strong Christian witness.
  • Serves as an advocate for children and
    their caregivers who live in poverty and are not able to speak out for
    themselves.
  • Directs the day to day running of the
    activities of the project for effective implementation of the program.
  • Support the Overseer in implementing the standards
    of the partnership agreement as the lead technical staff within the
    partnership.
  • Maintains books of accounts and prepare
    project financial reports.
  • Prepares and submits reports to the church
    leadership and Compassion as a means to monitor and evaluate the program.
  • Motivate and encourage the church in
    mobilizing resources that can provide sound learning opportunities for
    children in all areas of child development in order to prevent creating a
    dependency syndrome.
  • Discharge such other duties as assigned by
    the appointing authority and Compassion office.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicants should hold Degrees in
    Development Studies, Social Work, Education, Child development and
    Children’s Ministry, Business Studies, Social Sciences, Community
    Psychology and Theology.
  • Formal training in counseling and child
    development will be an added advantage.
  • Previous supervisory experience desired.
  • Must be a mature born again Christian with
    a sound testimony willing to be an active minister in the local church
    where she/ he is posted.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a team
    builder and willing to take initiative.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Previous experience and current knowledge
    of HIV/AIDS intervention is desirable.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Working ability to apply and adapt
    established accounting procedures to a variety of accounting transactions,
    problem and situations.
  • Good written communication skills and
    strong verbal communication skills. Intermediate English ability is
    preferred.
  • Skills in project planning and management
    will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to learn and is innovative
  • Age: 25-40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should hand deliver
their applications to THE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER, P.A.G. Soroti Pastorate at
P.A.G. Pastorate Office Soroti along Old Mbale road with a Letter from your
local church Pastor and the applicant should specify the position and District
and denomination they want to serve.
Deadline: 5th March 2018 by54:00pm
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