Regional Project Coordinator Employment Opportunity – AIDS Information Centre (AIC)

Job
Title:        
 Regional
Project Coordinator
Organization: AIDS
Information Centre (AIC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Project Coordinator
About US:
AIDS Information
Centre (AIC) is a national Non-Governmental Organization committed to improving
the quality of life of orphans and other vulnerable children. AIC is one of the
Sub Recipient CSO implementing the USAID/Uganda BETTER OUTCOMEs Project for
Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda, The consortium partners for
the Better Outcomes Project include: World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) as
the prime partner; Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO), Mercy Corps,
Youth Alive and Friends of Christ Revival (FOC-REV); each responsible for
specific technical aspects of the project. The project targets 6 districts of
Northern Uganda, these include: Arua, Kitgum, Gulu, Apac, Lira and Oyam.
Job Summary:  The District Coordinator ARUA will ensure
Orphaned and vulnerable children, youth and their caregivers are better
economically empowered to access core services, advocate for increased and
improved core services for OVC, youth, and their caregivers by Local
governments, CSOs and informal community structures and ensure improved
coordination of community-based clinical and socio-economic services for
efficiency and effectiveness along the continuum of care
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure Orphaned and vulnerable children, youth and their caregivers
    are better economically empowered to access core services
  • Ensure Increased Temporary Consumption Support (TCS)
  • Advocate for increased Savings and Credit Opportunities and
    Opportunities for Growing Income and Assets
  • Champion Group-Based Education and Support Programming
  • Ensure Local governments, CSOs and informal community structures
    increase and improve core services for OVC, youth, and their caregivers
  • Advocate for increased planning and coordination for OVC, youth and
    their caregivers
  • Increased financing for OVC, youth and their caregivers
  • Increased staffing levels and higher-performing workforce for OVC,
    youth and their caregivers
  • Increased use of Evidence in OVC Programming at Local Government Level
  • Improved Quality Service Models and Delivery Mechanisms for OVC,
    Youth and their Caregivers
  • Improved coordination of community-based clinical and socio-economic
    services for efficiency and effectiveness along the continuum of care.
  • Improved Referral Systems and Linkages between Community-Based
    Clinical and Socio-Economic 
  • Improved Models for Integrating Clinical and Socio-Economic Services
    for Very Young OVC and their Caregivers
  • Put in place improved models for youth and care givers
  • Write monthly, quarterly and annual project reports for the
    district.
  • Support partners in developing tools for allowing smooth monitoring
    of activities.
  • Facilitate document processes, models, best practices and lessons
    learnt are integrated into activities implemented.
  • Advocate to local authorities community’s needs, and rising
    awareness on vulnerability identified.
  • Ensure reports (oral and writing) describe in details and with the
    maximum accuracy the situation faced at field level.
  • Ensure concerned people and particularly within line management are
    always timely updated on the status of the project.
  • Annual and other work plans and budgets for the district prepared
    and submitted to headquarters for approval
  • Human, financial and other AIC resources in the regional well
    utilised, managed and properly accounted for
  • Awareness of the need for and usefulness of AIC services created and
    maintained in the region
  • Perform other work related duties and responsibilities that may be
    assigned by the line manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in in Development
    studies, Social sciences, psychology, public health
  • Post graduate training in Project planning and Management is added
    advantage
  • Four years of working experience in planning, monitoring and
    evaluation in local government sector.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical support to project
    implementation.
  • Should have communication, analytical and negotiation skills.
  • A team player and an effective training facilitator.
How to Apply:
Applicants, who meet
the specified job requirements, should send their application letters enclosing
detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic transcripts and certificates,
telephone contact and details of at least 3 referees to the addresses below
indicating their salary expectations.
The Human Resource
Officer, AIC Uganda
P.O. Box 10446
Kampala
Deadline: 24th July, 2018 by 5:00 pm
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