Project Coordinator NGO Job Opportunities – Action for Community Development (ACODEV)

Job Title:    Project Coordinator
Organization: Action
for Community Development (ACODEV)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Programs
Manager   
About US:
Action for Community
Development (ACODEV) is a regional NGO that was founded in 2003 and runs
Integrated Community Development Programs in Public Health, Human Rights, OVC
support, Livelihood and Grassroots Capacity Development programs including
sub-granting for small grassroots organizations in East and now Southern Africa
region.
Job Summary: The
Project Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the quality of all activities
related to the project which is focused on improving health outcomes by
addressing needs relating to meningitis and sepsis. This will be achieved
through regular coordination with the District Health Management Team, health
facilities, district leaders and Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs,
comprising Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs) and Village Health
Volunteers) and other relevant NGOs. Provide technical support/supervision to
all trained health workers, CHEWs & other project staff to ensure quality
delivery of services through awareness, follow-up and documentation of data
generated to inform project management decisions. Ensuring that appropriate
financial and administrative documentation is kept to ensure audit compliance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Directly work to ensure effective execution of all phases of project
    activities
  • Help implement a plan for disseminating the case studies and the
    workbook at District level meetings.
  • Supervise the Project Officer to ensure an effective delivery of
    SRHR and HIV services to vulnerable and key populations
  • Track project activities to support meeting reporting requirements
    for funders.
  • Develop and disseminate quality assurance strategies to direct
    service providers.
  • Provide overall direct technical assistance to all project staff and
    direct service providers in order to ensure quality service delivery.
  • Participate in development, implementation and follow-up of training
    activities
  • Work with the appropriate district authorities to ensure provision
    of quality long         Acting and
    permanent methods of family planning
  • Develop and maintain contacts with health workers, teachers, LG
    leaders and Governmental authorities, to identify and address SRHR and HIV
    issues, and develop Related services
  • Conduct monthly site visits, review the programming and
    implementation of ongoing project activities, prepare reports, make
    recommendations and conduct follow-up visits as directed by the Programs
    Manager.
  • Ensure consistent and efficient use of all resources especially
    financial resources by all field based staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Project Manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in health or
    social sciences field
  • Experience in implementation of community-based projects
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people including
    Ministry of Health and other District Health Teams (DHTs)
  • Honest and able to manage and account for funds appropriately
  • Competency in computer applications (word, excel, power point)
  • Excellent communication skills with strong leadership skills and a
    supportive management style.
  • Excellent stakeholder liaison skills, and experience working in
    partnerships to deliver Programs.
  • Knowledge of the Acholi Language is an added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are requested to send their applications addressed to the
Executive Director, ACODEV Plot 98/99 Masoli 600m off Gayaza Rd, Wakiso
District. Applications should be sent via email (Not more than 2MB) to; recruitment@acodevuganda.org
Please send
application letter, CV & Biodata Form Only, 
Download
Here
, – Academic documents are not required at this stage). The
application should address how the candidate’s background/experience relates to
the specific duties of the position applied for, and also state names and
addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of
the applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct
Supervisor/Superior at his/her present or former place of work.
Deadline: 4th January 2019
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