Partnership Support Coordinator NGO Jobs – Plan International

Job Title:        Partnership Support
Coordinator
Organisation: Plan International
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Programmes
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.
Job Summary: The Partnership
Support Coordinator will support the identification and nurturing of strategic
partnerships and strengthening of civil society actors to enable Plan
International Uganda to implement its Country Strategy and deliver on its
ambition.  The job holder will develop,
update and implement Plan International’s partnership strategy, policies,
guidelines and templates to ensure that partners work is aligned and in
adherence with Plan Global Standards on Building Better Partnerships and
implementing the project goals. He/she will manage contractual relationships
and capacity building processes for partners and ensure that it is systematic
and with long term impact.  This job will
have a strong advisory dimension to the overall partnership development
strategy, supporting management and teams to work effectively with strategic
partners. 
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Develops and maintains strategic
    partnerships that support Plan International Uganda to deliver its Country
    Strategy.
  • Develops strategies, guidelines and tools
    on effective partnership management and support teams to effectively work
    with these.
  • Leads the due diligence process for
    identification and regular follow up of potential and existing partners.
  • Supports the sub granting function and
    develop specific tools to guide sub-granting processes.
  • Develops, implements and supports
    implementation of capacity building plans for partners which are an
    integral part of Plan’s relationship with its Partners.
  • Advises management and teams in managing
    partner relationships according to Plan Global Standards.
  • Works closely with the Resource
    Mobilisation dept to given inputs to proposal and concept notes for grant
    funding opportunities in Civil Society Strengthening.
  • Advises the Country Leadership Team on new
    trends, laws and legislation on civil society in Uganda and any potential
    risk or impact on existing partners of Plan International Uganda
  • Collaborates with partners to deliver,
    monitor and evaluate projects.
  • Responsible for proper visibility of Plan
    International Uganda in partnership relationships 
  • Manages the national partnership database
    with regular updates
  • Organises regular partnership review
    meetings to ensure smooth running of partnerships.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Plan International Partnership
    Support Coordinator job opportunity must hold a degree in Social Sciences,
    Social Work, Communication or any other related field
  • Additional training at Post-Graduate level
    in Public Relations is an added advantage
  • Three years’ experience working with
    different partners.
  • Excellent partnership management and team
    leadership skills
  • Experience in developing partnership
    strategies, manuals and tools for capacity building of partners
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and
    communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Knowledge in implementation of rights
    based programming.
  • Familiarity with theory and practice of
    civil society strengthening.
  • Demonstrated skill and experience in
    report writing. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work
    cooperatively with partners
  • Ability to work with people from diverse
    cultures, ability to lead and motivate people to work in teams.
  • Ability to develop synergies and
    integration of different project.
  • Demonstrated ability of working in
    different partnerships.
  • Proven computer skills and knowledge of
    Microsoft software including MS Word processing, Power point presentation,
    Excel spreadsheets, e-mail and web based research.
     
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: 30th March 2018
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