Project Coordinator – HANA Project NGO Careers – World Vision International

 

Job Title:    Project Coordinator – HANA
Project

Organisation: World
Vision International

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Technical Lead- Health

 

About US:

World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to
make it so.”

 

Job Summary:  The Project Coordinator will provide day to
day leadership and coordination with all relevant stakeholders in the
implementation of all the stages of the design phase of Health And Nutrition
For All (HANA) project – an ANCP funded project. Ensuring that all planned
activities are implemented in a timely and efficient, and effective manner and
according to the agreed World Vision Uganda, and donor guidelines. The HANA
project is intended to end preventable illness, impairment and death among
adults, young people and children in Oyam, Omoro and Pader districts through
improved and inclusive access to, and utilisation of integrated quality health
and nutrition services by 2025.’ The incumbent, upon successfully completing
this phase, may continue to manage the rest of the implementation phases of
this project.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

Project Design

·        
Lead and
coordinate all design phase steps

·        
Lead
development of a detailed design plan with clear timelines and ensure
compliancy.

·        
Review
sector and location source documents.

·        
Organize
design workshops and stakeholder consultations.

·        
Coordinate
all stages of Design Processes including the project logic, theory of change
and project design write-up including Log frame, budget and proposal.

·        
Liaise
with NO and WVA leaders as well as Technical Specialists for strategic guidance
ensuring alignment to National Office strategy.

·        
Facilitate
the process of identifying & hiring of design consultant including
participation in Reviewing Research proposals from consultants.

·        
Liaise
with M&E unit to develop qualitative and quantitative assessment data
collection tools.

·        
Work
with M&E unit to conduct training of enumerators and implement data quality
checks.

·        
Oversee
and support gender and disability inclusive data collection, especially
qualitative activities.

·        
Monitor
and track timely review of documents, and secondary data collection.

·        
Ensure
Project Design assessments, analysis and reports with respect to key design
objectives and DFAT / WVA guidelines are completed.

·        
Prepare
project Document/Proposal (draft 1) and submit to WVA.

·        
Coordinate
Response and feedback from NO and WVA design review teams.

·        
Compile
Revisions and prepare final PDD Submission to WV Australia.

·        
Track
feedback from WV Australia for final revisions.

·        
Lead
project launch and implementation start up.

·        
Facilitate
and support the Gender and disability inclusion officer in all related
activities to ensure gender and disability concerns are identified, understood
and inform the project design

·        
Facilitate
mainstreaming of gender and disability inclusion

·        
Support
and facilitate the design of an in-house gender and disability integrated
assessment, support enumerator training and data collection and development of
gender and disability action plan from assessment findings

·        
Ensure
the project design includes practical and strategic activities designed to
promote gender equality and disability inclusive outcomes

·        
Support
and ensure delivery of an integrated gender transformative and disability
inclusive approach

·        
Support
onboarding and capacity-building of team members on gender and disability
inclusive programming

Project
implementation and risk management

·        
Provide
day to day leadership to project teams in planning, implementing and reporting
of project activities as per approved DIP, and budget

·        
Continuously
review implementation progress, work with team to develop and track catch up
plans and ensure follow through.

·        
Guide
and provide technical support to project officers.

·        
Strengthen
capacity of implementing partners at village, sub county and district level

·        
Ensure
the overall project targets and goals are achieved and sustainable

Project monitoring
and evaluation

·        
Support
effective monitoring, documentation and reporting in compliance with agreed
standards

·        
Ensure
full participation of beneficiary communities, with particular regard for those
marginalised due to gender and disability, in design, monitoring and evaluation
by attending community mobilizations, meetings and community trainings.

·        
Work
closely with health specialist for the purpose of the project quality assurance

Finance management

·        
Ensure
proper management of financial resources and assets in line with WV policies
and donor requirements

·        
Support
partners and sub grantees to adhere to WV finance and asset management policies

·        
Work
with the grants unit and SO to seek approval for any proposed change to
approved budget and activities prior to implementing the changes.

·        
Responsible
for providing oversight and management of project risks – actively identify,
assess, report and update project risk registers as required.

Networking and
collaboration

·        
Engage
with District and Sub County Health authorities and support the Program
Managers, and RPM in managing relations with government structures and civil
society coalitions

·        
Effectively
network with local government structure and any other agencies undertaking
activities in the target community and ensure that such activities are well
integrated with World Vision and community activities to promote sustainability
and ownership of interventions in planning and implementation.

·        
Identify
areas for lobbying and advocacy and work with the Health, nutrition, gender and
disability sector specialists and advocacy teams to respond and address the
issues

Documentation and
reporting

·        
Compile
field visit and data validation reports and identify opportunities for improvement
and present monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports in line with WV
& donor standards

·        
Undertake
any other duties as may be assigned

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Project Coordinator – HANA Project
job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in health, nutrition, development studies, or
related discipline.

·        
A
Master’s Degree in Public Health is an added advantage

·        
A
minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing similar related projects programs or
projects

·        
Good
experience and understanding of integrated health programming

·        
Must
have strong organizational skills and ability to work with diverse teams across
the organization

·        
Excellent
skills required in program assessments and design, reporting, documentation, monitoring
and evaluation

·        
Experience
in working communities with good knowledge of public health system and
structures

·        
Must be
creative individual with strong sense of vision, commitment and priorities

·        
A mature
and committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities

·        
Must
have strong organizational skills and an ability to work with diverse teams
across considerable distances Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
and strong interpersonal skills

·        
Experience
managing/implementing Health activities will be very important

·        
Experience
working with major international donors.

·        
Experience
working with DFAT/ANCP projects would be highly valued

·        
Experience
working with gender and disability inclusion mainstreaming programs would be
added advantage

·        
Report
writing skills,

·        
Ability
to work under minimum supervision,

·        
Solution
oriented approaches and management of diverse human resource.

·        
Computer
Literacy

·        
Resource
mobilization

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae by applying online through visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 8th November 2020

 

For more of the
latest jobs, please visit 
https://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *