Project Coordinator Job Placement – Public Affairs Center of Uganda (PAC Uganda)

Job Title:      Project

Organization: Public
Affairs Center of Uganda (PAC Uganda)

Duty Station: 

About US:

Public Affairs
Center of Uganda (PAC Uganda) is a national civil society governance watchdog
and public policy lobby committed to work for the improvement of the quality of
governance in the country and provision of quality technical and advisory
services; with the promotion and protection of constitutionalism, good
governance and democratic development of the country as is overriding goal. PAC
envisions a peaceful, democratic, prosperous and well-managed country with
happy people and exists to effectively contribute to the quality of governance
of the county and public service delivery through an active interaction of
civil society with the state, as its mission. In pursuance of this mission, PAC
Uganda is implementing a range of project initiatives on good governance and
democracy, social accountability, promotion of social justice and human rights,
policy research and advocacy, citizen empowerment and leadership development in
the sub regions of Sebei, Teso, Karamoja, Acholi, West Nile and countrywide.

About Oxfam Project:

PAC has secured
funding from Oxfam to support the implementation of the project titled ‘Finance
for Development’ (FFD). The project aims at promoting progressive,
participatory and responsive taxation systems and public spending on public
service provision in order to reduce inequality and lead to fairer and more
equal opportunities to access essential services for all. For effective
achievement of results in this project, PAC is seeking for competent,
passionate and self-motivated Ugandans to fill the positions of Project
Coordinator and Project Finance Officer that currently exists in the

Job Summary:  The Project Coordinator is crucial in
providing leadership, coordination, supervision, programming, implementation,
monitoring and learning processes to this important project. This role reports
to the Executive Director and is responsible for the execution of the F4D
project in PAC, building synergies from partnerships and networking with
various actors; and coordinating project action of project partners in West
Nile, Acholi, Karamoja and Teso sub region. You will be accountable for full
compliance to donor contracts particularly in realizing the planned project
targets, writing project and donor reports and is responsible for project
development as well as writing fundable proposals. The role involves extensive
applications of basic IT packages throughout the work. You are a member of the
Senior Management Team, deliberating on day to day matters of policy
implementation and management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a first degree in Social Science,
    Business Administration and Management or the equivalent from a reputable
    University. A Masters in a relevant field is an added advantage.
  • At least three working in a reputable NGO in a management position
  • A result oriented person who brings in excellent project management
    skills in policy advocacy, governance and democracy having worked in a
    related context.
  • Conversant with project cycle processes,
  • Competence in M&E, project and donor report writing.
  • Evidence in the use of IT applications especially in computer
  • A self-driven person, team leader and knowledge of socio-political
    terrain of the region, the country as a whole; and on current global and
    national issues.

How to Apply:

All candidates should
send in their application letters, updated CVs and a one-page Capability
Statement with contact addresses of 2 referees (of these; your supervisors,
academician and or a person of high reputation) addressed to The Executive
Director, PAC Uganda, to the following address; email: info@ and
or hand deliver to PAC Uganda Head Office located at Plot 10, Kakungulu Road,
Opposite Soroti Abattoir, P.O. Box 464, Soroti. Do not attach any academic
testimonial; it is not necessary at this stage. Please, attach day and night
telephone lines.

Only Applications sent through email: or hand delivered to
our head office will be accepted. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
for interviews scheduled on a date to be communicated.

Deadline: Thursday 22nd August 2019 by 5.30pm

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