2 Project Coordinator Job Placements Job Placements – VVOB – Education for Development

Job Title: Project Coordinator (2 Job Placements)

VVOB – Education for Development

Duty Station:

Salary Range:
From UGX 7,513,105 – 10,282,202 dependent on the years of experience

About US:

VVOB – Education for
Development is a non-profit organisation that focuses on improving the quality
of education. WOB partners with Ministries of Education at national and
sub-national levels, and with public education institutions in nine countries
globally. Through the provision of technical assistance, the capacity of
national governments and local education authorities for the design and
implementation of education policies and/or innovations is improved.

WOB has its
headquarters in Brussels (Belgium), and became operational in Uganda in 2019.
VVOB has offices in Kampala and in Gulu and is expecting to set up field
offices in Arua and Isingiro soon

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       The project coordinator is a leader and role
model, who guides and coordinates the project and supports and motivates
project staff (technical, operational team of around 10 people for each
programme) to achieve results.

·       The project coordinator reports to the programme
manager who acts as country representative, and the deputy programme manager.

·       The project coordinator is a custodian of
quality, who ensures the impact, sustainability, relevance, efficiency, and
effectiveness of the project activities at country level, and is able to
identify and communicate this to a wide range of stakeholders (partners,
donors, internally).

·       The project coordinator is an expert, who
advises, guides, and supports colleagues in their work to contribute to
organizational development and project results.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s
degree, preferably in education or public policy, or a related field.

·       At least five years of demonstrated
progressive project coordination experience, preferably working to strengthen
government systems and structures.

·       Strong time and project management skills
(planning, budgeting, monitoring, and report writing).

·       Experience with change management and
capacity development processes in the context of educational institutions like
teacher training institutions, in-service providers for teachers and school
leaders and ministries of education.

·       At least ten years of experience working
closely with multiple partners.

·       Excellent communication skills.

·       Experience in managing budgets, managing
procurement processes, and consultants.

·       Excellent use of Microsoft Office

·       Function specific competencies

How to Apply:

All Interested and
qualified candidates should apply online at the link below

Click Here

Please note, only
shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test (home assignment),
and selected candidates will be invited for the final face to face interview.
Reference checks will be made before a final offer of employment.

Please note,
applications submitted without attached motivation letter and CV will not be reviewed.
Due to the volume of applications submitted, only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted

We are ambitious and
committed; we are curious and innovative when facing complex challenges; we
focus on results and have fun together; we sometimes make mistakes, but learn
from them; we act with integrity and respect; and above all, we are a team!

Deadline: Friday 12th June 2020

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