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Project Coordinator – Participatory School Governance (PSG) NGO Careers - Plan International

Organisation: Plan International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager, I Decide Project

About US:
Plan International was founded over 75 years ago and is one of the oldest and largest children’s development organizations (non-profit / INGOs) in the world. We work in 50 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:
  • Coordinate Project partners and project staff
  • Tasked with the development of annual and quarterly implementation plans and budgets.
  • Lead the technical design of project PSGC interventions and development of technical guidance and tools for field staff
  • Collaborates with partners regarding implementation and coordination of services
  • Prepare and share quality project reports as per donor requirements and the project monitoring & evaluation plan
  • Ensure all project documentation is filed and organised for accountability purposes
  • Ensure project learning’s and achievements are documented and disseminated widely
  • Coordinate and monitor partnerships with implementing organisations, including to ensure efficient utilization and timely accountability of funds allocated to implementing partners
  • Manage project resources efficiently and effectively in accordance with Plan Uganda policies and guidelines
  • Manages the project budget for the purpose of ensuring compliance with financial project goals and objectives and donor/grant requirements
  • The incumbent will also organise performance review meetings to assess project progress and communicate any changes in strategy with the key project stakeholders
  • Ensure adequate stakeholder consultation and participation at all stages of the project implementation
  • Organise training and coaching for project staff and partners on children & youth participation
  • Ensure Plan’s Child Protection Policy and Guidelines are adhered to in project implementation
  • Maintain a framework of standards, documentation, technical process and other organisational collateral to provide structure to the team and other key areas of interface.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Plan International Project Coordinator – Participatory School Governance (PSG): Decide, End Child Marriage job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s in Education, post graduate diploma in Education will be added advantage; Project Planning and Management.
  • Five years’ experience in coordinating school based/ education projects with technical expertise in the school governance processes
  • Proven abilities in planning, budget and reporting
  • Excellent communication skills, both in written English and in face-to-face presentations
  • Willingness to undertake extensive travel throughout Uganda (at least 50% time on average per month)
  • Excellent project management and team leadership skills
  • Experience in preparing and maintaining accurate records using pertinent software applications working collaboratively with others within and outside of the District, which includes being experienced with community collaboration and youth development, a positive working relationship with area school systems and community agencies
  • Experience in advocacy and civil society strengthening is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical
  • Ability to work with people from diverse cultures, ability to lead and motivate people to work in teams
  • Computers skills in MS Office and Internet
  • Skilled at data collection and electronic data management; and competent in basic grant writing and program reporting.
  • Seen as a source of expertise in the field
  • Acts as a positive role model in all interactions with program participants (e.g. students, parents,
  • Understands Plan’s needs and behaves strategically
  • Communicates effectively, orally and in writing
  • At least three years prior experience of managing partnerships as well as implementing donor projects
  • Knowledge of key donor requirements.
  • Knowledge of the dynamics in children and community programming.
  • Appreciation of gender concerns in children participation.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work cooperatively with partners
  • Proven skills & experience in report writing, computer, team management & budget management. Excellent
  • Project management skills, including partnership management and team leadership.
  • Experience in advocacy and child participation.
  • Strong strategic and analytical thinking.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their letters of application, together with updated CVs, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus salary history and send to:

The Country Human Resources and Organizational Development Manager,
Plan Uganda

Email to: uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org

Deadline: 9th February 2018

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