Project Coordinator NGO Jobs – Partners for Community Health and Development Organisation (PACHEDO)

 Job Title:    Project Coordinator

Organisation: Partners
for Community Health and Development Organisation (PACHEDO)

Duty Station: 
Lamwo, Uganda

Reports to: Programme


About US:

Partners for
Community Health and Development Organisation (PACHEDO) founded in 2007 is a
registered NGO in Uganda and currently operational and implements projects in 5
main sectors (Agriculture and Livelihood, Health and Nutrition, WASH and Gender
Based Violence and Emergency interventions) in Northern Uganda- Acholi
sub-region (Amuru, Gulu and Lamwo districts), with the Head office located in
Pece Laaro Division Gulu City. Through one of her donor BMZ- Johanniter International
Assistance PACHEDO, has received funding for a 36 months’ Nutrition and WASH
project to be implemented in Palabek refugee settlement and surrounding
sub-counties in Lamwo district Acholi sub-region.


Job Summary:  The Project Coordinator is responsible for
overseeing the financial, administrative functions and coordinating
implementation of project activities. By working closely with the Health and
Nutrition programme officer to ensure technical standards, guide in periodic
planning, budgeting, systematic implementation, monitoring and reporting
according to organizational and donor requirements.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Technically lead in the project
implementation of the BMZ /Johanniter International Assistance Nutrition and
WASH project in Lamwo Palabek refugee settlement and surrounding sub-counties
/host communities.

·       Ensuring timely implementation of the
proposed donor activities through Nutrition and WASH project Officers and
support from the stakeholders.

·       Ensuring project/programme activities are
implemented according to recognized international standards with appropriate
monitoring and Evaluation plan.

·       Ensuring appropriate Nutrition and WASH
protocols and data collection tools are available for use by the project team.

·       Ensuring availability and compliance with the
Nutrition and health Cluster, Ministry of Health and international technical
guidelines and protocols.

·       Monitoring the Health Nutrition and food
security situation on the ground and advice the Senior Management Team.

·       Conceptualize and ensure that all project
staff are fully knowledgeable with the project design, objectives and
deliverables to effectively implement the set project activities and achieve
the desired goal.

·       Take a lead in program planning and provision
of strategic direction in the organization.

·       Participate in activities with relevant
government offices, UN Agencies and other partners in Refugee settlements sub-county
and the district leadership.

·       Ensure internal and external reporting and
documentation requirements are on time and accurate by maintaining
comprehensive project documentation, plans and activity reports.

·       Provide periodic plans and reports to the
Program Manager/Director.

·       Ensure proper documentation of plans, reports
and other important documents for future use and reference.

·       Identifying funding opportunities and
actively participate in fund raising arrangements with the relevant

·       Responsible for the effective and efficient management
of all assets of the organization entrusted strictly for only official work
purposes in the project site.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The applicant should hold a Nutrition or Food
Science Technology Degree preferably at Master’s in Human Nutrition or Public

·       Postgraduate diploma in Human resource
management and Monitoring and Evaluation will be an added advantage.

·       Must have knowledge, experience in Nutrition
and WASH, experience in Humanitarian context, Coordination with an NGO and
Nutritional Assessment is desirable.

·       Knowledge in Positive Deviance/Hearth and
Care Group Model approaches are desirable.

·       Experience in teaching /training adult
learners. Training in basic household nutrition practices will be added

·       Experience in the IYCF practices, principles
and operations associated with WASH, Nutrition i.e. nutrition specific or

·       Willing to work and stay in Lamwo District

·       A minimum of three (3) years’ practical field
experience is desired with an NGO or INGO.

·       Ability to manage a team exercise sound
judgment and make decisions independently.

·       Excellent communications skills both oral and
written are desired.

·       Working knowledge of implementing
multi-sectoral developmental projects

·       Demonstrated interpersonal and mobilization
skills and proactive problem solving skills

·       Ability to instruct and work with children,
families, volunteers and community leaders

·       Knowledge and sensitivity to gender equality,
ethnic minority issues in confidential situations

·       Good computer skills with MS office and
proven documentation and Excellent report writing skills

·       Ability to learn new concepts/ideas and
willingness to work and live in a rural community environment

·       A valid motor vehicle driving license/permit,
including the ability to ride/drive and to access target communities and care
for a motorcycle/vehicle assigned.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only electronic
copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV (max 3
pages)containing contact details including active telephone numbers of three
reference persons of which two must be professional referees, that includes
your supervisor of the most recent/previous employer, and a one-page motivation
letter, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, to the following by
e-mail and hrjohanniter@gmail.complease Indicate
clearly on the application subject line the position applied for. Applications
must be addressed to;


The Human Resources



NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. Consider your application unsuccessful in case
you do not hear from PACHEDO in one-month time after the deadline. 


Deadline: Wednesday 3rd March 2021 by 5:00pm .


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