Project Coordinator NGO Jobs – BRAC International

Job Title:        Project
Coordinator
Organisation: BRAC
International
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
BRAC International is one of
the world’s largest Non-Governmental Development Organizations, working in a
number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is
registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated
development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock,
Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance.
About BRAC Uganda, Skills Development Programme:
BRAC Uganda with support from
ENABEL Uganda and in collaboration with YWCA is implementing a Skills
development project for youth, women and girls among refugees and host
communities m Kiryandongo district. The project aims to increase access to
local labour market and help beneficiaries establish micro-enterprises. The
youth will be given market relevant technical and soft skills by involving them
in skills development opportunities. This will enhance their employment and or
self-employment opportunities within the local labour market; improve the
household income and contribute to the local economy.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinating,
    facilitating and supporting the effective implementation of the Skills
    development project for the youth as per design through vocational skills
    training, apprenticeship and micro-enterprise aligned with the Skilling
    Uganda strategy.
  • Tasked
    with managing all activities related to project, including providing
    effective leadership.
  • Coordinate
    the selection and or enrollment of beneficiaries under the project.
  • Provide
    technical guidance in designing an actionable project Implementation plan
    & coordinating the implementation the project in location.
  • Prepare
    necessary work plans for the project and in compliance with agreements and
    harmonized work plans with donor and or partners.
  • Keenly
    monitor the effective implementation of the project and assess progress on
    monthly basis.
  • Ensure
    effective communication with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Attend
    partner and community engagement meetings, workshops and submit reports to
    the Programme Manager.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the BRAC International Project Coordinator job
    placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in development studies, Social Sciences
    or project planning and Management. Masters in a related field is added
    advantage.      .
  • At
    least three years’ experience in implanting similar skills training
    projects or related projects at supervisory level.
  • Possess
    good understanding of education and youth programming specifically skills
    elopement programmes.
  • Ability
    to supervise, motivate and inspire trust among the youth & the project
    team.
  • Excellent
    monitoring and evaluation expertise especially tracking progress.
  • Excellent
    written and verbal communication skills, good analytical skills and
    ability to present information precisely.
  • Experience
    working with diverse groups including refugee settlements.
How to Apply:
All qualified and interested
candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vita and copies of
academic documents to hrd.uganda@brac.net. The Email should include the
position applied for as subject of the Email. Applications should be addressed
to; The Human Resource Manager, BRAC Uganda, P.O. Box 31817, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Sunday 18th February, 2018.
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