Project Coordinator Job Careers – Bridgeway Foundation

 

Job Title:    Project Coordinator

Organization:  Bridgeway
Foundation 

Project Name: Strengthening Community-led Reintegration
and Promoting an Achievable Defections Framework

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

At Bridgeway Foundation, we are unified in our relentless pursuit to
realize our vision: a world free of genocide. Genocide and crimes against
humanity, along with the factors that give rise to such atrocities, are not
only historical facts, but also contemporary realities. For over 20 years, we
have endeavored to be a vital partner to some of the world’s leading
development, human rights, and conflict resolution organizations. This work is
made possible by Bridgeway Capital Management and its commitment to donating
one-half of its profits to support our mission. The Foundation contributes
resources annually to a targeted array of organizations, in order to fulfill
our mission and tackle some of the world’s toughest issues in its toughest
regions.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:
The Uganda
Project Coordinator will have the following duties and responsibilities:

·        
Execute
all Uganda project activities, maintain set timelines, and be responsible for
meeting project outcomes

·        
Organize
the convening of a cross-border Conference of Experts for key Ugandan and DRC
leaders to share and learn from past efforts to promote defections in the region

·        
Facilitate
intra-country convenings in Uganda and the creation of a working group that
will meet monthly on issues of security, recruitment and defection trends,
reintegration needs, and related challenges

·        
Organize
and coordinate a Uganda-DRC Key Leaders workshop with the aim of creating a
cross-border Defections Road Map

·        
Work
with government, UN, and civil society representatives in the creation and
refinement of new cross-border standard operating procedures (SOPs) for
defectors

·        
Working
with local partners, oversee community-led trainings, including the creation
and dissemination of training materials, to help facilitate future defections
at the local level

·        
Oversee
the financial disbursement and track progress on four pilot projects in the
region, working with designated CBOs to ensure project timelines and targets
are met

·        
Oversee
the work of the project accountant and ensure strict adherence to financial
compliance, recordkeeping, and reporting

·        
Work
with the project lead at ANCHOR to ensure the project is meeting all M&E
deliverables

·        
Create
and deliver monthly and quarterly project reports to relevant foundation
personnel Degree of Expertise

 


Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·        
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher required, related to conflict
resolution, program management, or related field

·        
A
minimum of five years of extensive professional experience of project
implementation and management, preferably with experience in areas of Eastern
Uganda

·        
Existing
relationships within the Ugandan government and civil society leaders in Uganda

·        
Good
communication and excellent reporting skills in English

·        
Ability
to work independently and travel to remote areas

·        
Personal
flexibility and high motivation

·        
Highly
organized, detail oriented, and ability to meet timelines

·        
Proficiency
in Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, and Google docs

·        
Program
experience in preventing/countering violent extremism (P/CVE) and reintegration
preferred

·        
Experience
managing government-funded projects desirable

·        
Legally
able to live and work in Uganda

·        
Language
Requirements:
English required;
Luganda, Lusoga, French, Swahili, Nande desirable

 How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are requested to submit
their CV, three professional references, and a cover letter explaining their
suitability for the position to afinck@bridgewayfoundation.org

 

Deadline: 5th
October 2020 by 5:00pm EAT

 

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