Program Coordinator (Upcountry) – FIDA Uganda

 

Job Title:    Program Coordinator
(Upcountry)

Organisation: The
Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA Uganda)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The Uganda
Association of Women Lawyers, FIDA Uganda is an NGO that promotes and defends
human rights with an emphasis on women and children as beneficiaries. FIDA
Uganda was formed in 1974 as the Uganda chapter of the International Federation
of Women Lawyers with a primary objective of promoting the professional growth
of its members and helping women access their rights. The FIDA Uganda Head
office is located on Plot 4, Robert Mugabe Road, Mbuya, Kampala district.

 

Job Summary:   The Program Coordinator (Upcountry) plans and
coordinates the day-to-day fiscal, administrative, and operational activities
of the program/project according to high standards of professionalism and best
practice.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
To
coordinate planning, setting targets and implementing the different activities.

·       
To
participate in mobilizing resources for program implementation

·       
To
provide technical support and guidance to the FIDA Uganda program staff.

·       
Monitor
project budget and track expenditures/transactions.

·       
Ensure
that all narrative and financial reporting obligations as specified in the
project documents and FIDA Uganda guidelines are adhered to in a timely manner.

·       
Supervise
the performance of project staff

·       
Participate
or ensure representation of the project in the scheduled Management meetings
and other meetings with Donor, Partners and stakeholders.

·       
Actively
participate in the procurement processes of the items in the project budget
lines to ensure conformity to the specific requirements of both the project and
yourself as the end user

·       
Document
good practices and learning from experiences to invigorate policy

·       
influencing
(strategic litigation).

·       
Ensure
that information required by Management and the Board is provided in the

·       
agreed
format and in a timely manner.

·       
Contributing
towards Program Quality and Learning activities (M&E) in order to

·       
measure
impact and ensure continuing improvement

·       
May
assist with grant and/or proposal writing as appropriate to the objectives and

·       
funding
nature of the program; may participate in other FIDA (U) fundraising
activities.

·       
To carry
out any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the FIDA Uganda Program Coordinator (Upcountry) job
position must hold a Bachelor of Laws, Social work and social administration,
Community Psychology, Social Sciences, Development Studies and other related
fields.

·       
Possession
of a Post Graduate qualification in Project Planning and Management will be of
added advantage

·       
Six
years of experience as program coordinator or similar position in a reputable
organization.

·       
Knowledge
of program management and development procedures

·       
Knowledge
of budgeting, bookkeeping and reporting

·       
Excellent
time-management and organizational skills

·       
Outstanding
verbal and written communication skills

·       
Close
attention to detail and the ability to plan ahead

·       
Ability
to work with diversity and multi-disciplinary teams

·       
Ability
to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.

·       
Ability
to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.

·       
Adaptability
and Self-motivation

 

How to Apply:

All candidates with
the necessary qualifications and experience should submit their application letters,
updated CV and copies of academic certificates to the HR department at tkarumba@steadmanglobal.com
and copy hrdepartment@fidauganda.org

 

Deadline: 
Wednesday 10th February 2021 at 5:00pm.

 

NB:
While FIDA Uganda appreciates all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted.

 

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