2 Programme Coordinator NGO Job Opportunities – Restless Development

Organization: Restless
Duty Station: Jinja and
Moroto, Uganda
Reports to: Programme
 Salary: UGX 48,249,519
/= and UGX 45,120,770 /=
About US:
Restless Development (Uganda)
is an International NGO established to address the challenges faced by young
people in Uganda by placing young people at the forefront of change and
development. Our vision is for all Ugandan youth to live healthy and productive
lives, fully supported by those around them. Our programming focuses on three
core areas: youth sexual and reproductive health and rights, youth civic
participation and youth employment and livelihoods.
Job Summary: The Programme
Coordinator will oversee the successful delivery of this initiative in one of
the regions – Karamoja or Eastern Uganda – working closely with 1 programme
officers and 20 young researchers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme preparation and
delivery: 50%
  • Supported
    by programme manager and working with the programme officers:
  • Take
    responsibility for effective preparation, implementation, management and
    monitoring of the Youth Power in Governance programme in their region.
  • Take
    lead role in sensitization of key actors on the programme
  • Take
    lead role in the selection and mapping of young researchers, youth-led and
    youth-serving CBOs and other relevant stakeholders from local government
  • Support
    the training of young researchers
  • Take
    a lead role in training CBOs partners on youth-led research, advocacy, and
    youth engagement
  • Support
    the development of training and other relevant materials drawing on best
  • Support
    young researchers during field work including ensuring their welfare
    throughout the research process and providing guidance and technical
    aspects of the research
  • Support
    young researchers to edit and review the research outputs
  • Work
    closely with the communications teams to ensure final reports’ content is
    accurate and the design appropriate for dissemination
  • Support
    young researchers on their advocacy work by facilitating spaces for their
    engagement with local government officials and other CBO partners
  • Offer
    mentorship support to the young researchers during their research,
    advocacy efforts and the civic education programme
  • Oversee
    all M&E processes of the programme, including ensuring timely
    programme reports
Partnership Development
Management 15%
  • Build
    and maintain effective partnerships with all key stakeholders
  • Develop
    quarterly programme narrative reports and review quarterly financial
    reports, as well as leading on annual programme reports and internal
    programme reports
  • Plan
    and coordinate quarterly engagement meetings with district government
    officials and lead on following up commitments and actions from
    engagements with different stakeholders
  • Lead
    on partnership events and activities to raise the profile of the programme
  • Work
    with programme officers and research teams to ensure dissemination of the
    research findings at district and regional level
  • Work
    with the programme officers to coordinate quarterly youth working group
    meetings, district coalition meetings and community consultations,
    including supporting follow up activities as required
  • Develop
    communication materials about the programme in collaboration with the
    communications assistant coordinator
  • Support
    the development of donor expenditure reports
People Management and
Development 15%
  • Ensure
    that the programme officer has clear performance objectives and
    development plans
  • Continually
    support and supervise the programme officer through line management,
    support visits and performance reviews
  • Support
    young researchers in solving genuine challenges and communicate to
    programme manager as necessary
  • Line
    manage and performance manage the programme officer
Financial planning and
Management 15%:
Work closely
with the programme manager and Finance unit to:
  • Track
    the project budget and develop quarterly financial reports
  • Ensure
    that financial management is undertaken according to Restless Development
    policy and procedures
  • Lead
    on generation of regular updates and reports as required
Other Duties as Required 5%: Other duties as required, including
occasional work on weekends for which time off in lieu can be taken

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Restless Development Programme Coordinator job
    opportunity must hold a graduate level degree
  • Three
    years of experience managing similar programmes including significant experience
    in designing and delivery of youth-led research and youth-led advocacy
  • Experience
    managing and reporting against programme budgets
  • Experience
    managing staff, including line and performance management
  • Demonstrated
    ability to identify, develop and manage local/national/regional
  • Ability
    to analyse problems and make sound operational decisions
  • Excellent
    organizational skills and methodological approach to programme management
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent
    budget management skills
  • Fluency
    in written and spoken English essential
  • Excellent
    IT skills
  • Previous
    experience in writing briefs and other materials for external audiences
  • Experience
    in M&E systems and research
  • Experience
    in lobby and advocacy programmes
  • The
    individual must be results oriented, highly self-motivated, have
    demonstrated analytical skills and be comfortable with a rapidly changing
  • The
    successful individual will also be able to establish strong working
    relationships with staff in Uganda and internationally.
  • The
    successful candidate will be personally committed to Restless Development
    Uganda’s mission and values.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who wish to join Restless Development in the
aforementioned capacity should fill in this form, download
, and send it to ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org. Please note
that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.
Deadline: 30th April 2018
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