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Job Title:      Regional Coordinator
Organization: Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative Programme (NURI)
Funding Source: DANIDA
Reports to: Programme Management Adviser
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Danida is funding NURI (Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative) programme. The Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative (NURI) is one of three engagements under the Uganda Programme on Sustainable and Inclusive Development of the Economy (UPSIDE), which is a  thematic programme of the Danish Country Programme for Uganda 2018-2022, for which a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Government of Denmark and the Government of Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Regional Coordinator will provide technical leadership and managerial oversight for the NURI programme in the region. Further the Regional Coordinator will ensure timely implementation and reporting of NURI programme activities in the region. The regional coordinator will provide ongoing program technical support, supervision, guidance, capacity building and motivation to ensure effective performance and retention of NURI programme staff.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee the implementation of  NURI
  • Work closely with the District Local Governments about implementation of NURI
  • Participate in District Technical Planning Committee Meetings when relevant
  • Advise the implementing partners on programme implementation
  • Review work plans and progress reports from the implementing partners
  • Hold coordination meetings with the implementing partners
  • Participate in development and maintenance of implementation guidelines for agricultural training, animal traction and collective marketing.
  • Participate in development of agricultural training materials
  • Organise training courses for extension staff
  • Supervise the implementation of the agricultural activities
  • Provide technical backstopping for implementation of agricultural activities
  • Monitor developments in region and update the Programme Management Advisor about new developments.
  • Promote NURI in the region and be a good role model for the programme
  • Supervise and plan the work for the Regional driver.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s or bachelor’s degree in agriculture
  • Five years’ experience in project implementation and agricultural extension with experience in developing training materials
  • Well-developed and effective communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently, often under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Fully conversant with MS Office applications
  • Hold a valid driving license

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should endeavor to send their updated CVs and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below.

Plot 8 Kitante Close
P.O. Box 12405
Kampala. Uganda

Email to: application@ppg.co.ug

Deadline: 14th January 2019

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