Program Coordinator Non-profit Careers – Malteser International

Job Title:      Program Coordinator
Organisation: Malteser
Duty Station: Uganda
About Us:
Malteser International is an
international non-governmental aid agency for humanitarian aid of the Sovereign
Military Order of Malta, founded in 2005 by Malteser Germany (founded in 1953).
The relief service has more than 50 years of experience in humanitarian relief
and currently covers around 100 projects in about 20 countries in Africa, Asia
and the Americas. Malteser International has been working in Uganda since 1996,
with projects in several regions of the country. In Northern Uganda and more
specifically in the West Nile region, MI is active in the WASH sector in Rhino
Camp for improving the lives of both the host population as well as the refugee
Job Summary: The Program
Coordinator will be in charge for the management and coordination of the
overall program in northern Uganda. You will be responsible to supervise and
guide the program team to achieve set targets and ensure the sound
implementation of the interventions in line with Malteser International’s
policies, procedures and guidelines in close cooperation with local
implementing partners. Furthermore, you will be responsible to write high quality
reports on program status and achievements and support the development of new
proposals and concepts for the program in northern Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee
    and manage program operations and project implementation in Northern
    Uganda, ensuring high quality and adherence to internal and external
  • Ensure
    timely planning and implementation of program activities according to
    approved plans and budgets (monitoring of objectives and related
  • Management,
    supervision and coaching of 1-2 international and up to 60 national staff
  • Ensure
    proper and regular reporting in compliance with donor and Malteser
    International standards (monthly, interim and final reports)
  • Ensure
    correct application of internal Malteser International and donor
    guidelines on procurement, HR procedures, finance (budget control, review
    and compliance) and administration in the program office in Arua
  • Support
    of Malteser International’s staff and local partner organizations in
    planning and design of project activities and relevant reporting
  • Keenly
    monitor the humanitarian situation and make recommendations on strategic
    and immediate responses
  • Represent
    the Malteser International program/projects and build and maintain good
    relations with local communities, national authorities, international and
    national organisations represented in the target area
  • Contribute
    to the strengthening of donor relations on the spot and assessment of
    institutional funding opportunities as well as elaboration of project
    proposals for relevant donors new or follow-on projects (writing proposal,
    logframe and budget for donors)
  • Maintain
    and adapt if necessary security and safety guidelines and ensure that all
    staff are informed regularly

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Malteser Program Coordinator job placement must
    have five years of senior level experience in humanitarian, transitional
    and/or development aid projects
  • Extensive
    experience and ability in planning, implementing, monitoring and managing
    comprehensive projects including proposal and report writing within an
    international context and challenging operating environments
  • Proven
    experience and excellent ability to successfully lead a multi-donor and
    multi-sector program based on international and donor standards (e.g.
    ECHO, BPRM, German government, CHS)
  • Proven
    experience to lead, support and coach large teams in a trustful, unifying
    and culturally sensitive way
  • Proven
    experience of providing support to and capacity building of local partner
  • Experience
    in the security management of staff, operations, assets and briefings for
    all personnel including a continuous update of security guidelines
  • Excellent
    communication skills including the ability to effectively motivate people
    and to diplomatically manage the relationship with local partners,
    different authorities and donors
  • Physical
    and mental strength
  • Excellent
    written and spoken English; knowledge of German would be an asset
  • Working
    experience in Uganda desirable
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to submit their application CV, letter of motivation, copies of
diplomas and three professional references) online at the link below.
Deadline: 4th May 2018
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