Together for Inclusion (TOFI) Project Coordinator Job Placements – Stromme Foundation

Job Title:   Together for Inclusion (TOFI) Project

Stromme Foundation

Unit: Stromme
Foundation Regional Office for East Africa (SFEA)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reporting to:
Regional Programmes Manager

About US:

Stromme Foundation
(SF) is a Norwegian International Non- Governmental Organisation. From its Head
Office in Kristiansand, Norway, SF works through a field structure comprising
of Regional and Country Offices in Asia, West Africa and East Africa, to
implement projects in the areas of promoting Inclusive Education (IE), job
creation and strengthening the capacity of local communities. SF’s field
structure works closely with local partners in implementing projects and

About the Project:

In line with the
efforts to “leave no one behind”, SF strives to promote the inclusion
of particularly marginalised groups in programmes and in the community. such as
people with disabilities, ethnic minorities and /or other minority groups.

Job Summary:  The Together for
Inclusion (TOFl) Project Coordinator position is based in the Stromme
Foundation’s Regional Office for East Africa (SFEA) in Kampala. Uganda. The
coordinator will also work closely with the Norwegian Agency for Disability
(NAD) Country Manager. He/she will be accountable for managing, coordinating,
implementing and monitoring the TOFI strategy and associated activities both in
Uganda and South Sudan. The TOFI Coordinator will report to the Regional
Programmes Manager at SF regional office in Kampala, Uganda..

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Using Rights-Based and inclusive approaches
to programming, the TOFl Coordinator, will provide leadership to the TOFI
project in the areas of Inclusive Economic Empowerment [IEE), Inclusive
Education (IE) and Teacher Training both in Uganda and South Sudan.

·       In liaison with the thematic leads, the TOFl
coordinator will coordinate, plan and organize activities and operations of the
region‘s disability inclusion work in Uganda and South Sudan.

·       The TOFI Coordinator will be responsible for
supporting partners at country level in their implementation of Inclusive
Education, Economic Empowerment, and Teacher Training projects with development
of plans, budgets, reports, the Identification of capacity gaps and provision
of technical support.

·       The TOFI Coordinator will serve as the
technical lead on disability inclusion at the regional level by guiding and
coordinating engagements with Disabled People‘s Organizations [DPDs] from
national to grass roots level, in close collaboration with other stakeholders.

·       The project coordinator will assist SF in
organising quarterly steering committee meetings for the Inclusive Education,
Inclusive Economic Empowerment and Teacher Training programmes both in Uganda
and South Sudan.

·       In close consultation with relevant thematic
leads at the regional office, country office in South Sudan, departments in
SF-KRS, Norwegian Agency tor disability (NAB) and NUDIPU the TOFl Coordinator
will draft timely inputs to regular progress reports for submission to donors.

·       Work closely with the PMEAL Specialist/ PMEAL
Officer to conduct the baseline studies, design inclusive M&E tools for IE,
IEE, Teacher Training and the monitoring and evaluation of the TOFl programme.

·       Build and facilitate networks for the
promotion of community advocacy and lobbying for SF‘s target beneficiaries with

·       Facilitate and participate in TOFI programme
reviews, evaluations etc. in liaison with the PMEAL Advisor to monitor all TOFI
activities and ensure they are implemented according to the annually agreed
work plans in meeting the set objectives.

·       Active participation in disability inclusion
forums at regional and national levels.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate must hold a relevant
university degree within an applicable field such as, but not limited to;
education, international development, political science, or law (humanitarian,
social justice and for disability rights.

·       Three to five years at a senior programme
level with similar work. including experience with project management,
facilitation, capacity building, and engaging civil society.

·       Relevant personal experience with disability
or other relevant experience from rights-based advocacy is desirable.

·       Three to five years of experience managing
donor-funded development projects, preferably experience being responsible tor

·       Three to five years of experience
coordinating complex projects involving many partners

·       Experience managing staff and/or facilitate
and get results through others such as implementing partners

·       Fluent in English, written and spoken

·       Good interpersonal and communication skills

·       Excellent analytical skills

·       Creative, self-driven, problem solver

·       Ability to work under pressure and to meet
strict deadlines

·       Ability to work independently as well as a
member of a team

·       Ability to work in a multicultural
environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non discriminatory behaviour
and attitudes.

·       Budget and donor reporting

·       Ability to travel frequently to the field
within the region

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates please send your application, Curriculum vitae, copies of academic
credentials and contacts of three references to:

The Regional

Stromme Foundation,

Plot1, Kololo Hill

P.O. Box 27200,
Kampala. Uganda 

Or send by email to:  or

NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic

Deadline: 3rd August 2020

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