Project Coordinator NGO Jobs – Youth Advocacy and Development Network (YADNET Uganda)

 

Job Title:    Project Coordinator

Organisation: Youth
Advocacy and Development Network (YADNET Uganda)

Project Name: SHE
LEADS PROJECT

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: National
Coordinator/E.D

 

About US:

Youth Advocacy and
Development Network (YADNET Uganda) is an organization /coalition registered in
Uganda with registration number INDR153454304NB that brings together
partners/CSOs that work with and for young people on SRHR, Economic Empowerment
and Environment. The membership organization has coordination structures of
members in all regions of uganda with regional coordination offices in Arua,
Lira, Mbale, Hoima, Mbarara, Kamuli and Moroto with National office in Najeera,
Kampala.

 

About SHE LEADS PROJECT:

She Leads is a
programme developed for the Power of Voices Strategic Partnerships with the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. The programme focuses on
strengthening capacity of civil society organisations in the field of lobby and
advocacy, with a specific focus on strengthening lobby capacity of young women
and girls (GYW) and the civic space wherein they operate. Consortium partners
are Terre de Hommes, Defence for Children-Ecpat and FEMNET. The number of
targeted groups are; 28 girl – led groups, 35 CSOs. In total 3000 girls and
young women will benefit. The districts to be covered are Kampala, Kamuli and
Buyende. There will be many stakeholders in the project (Government, CSOs), in
this regard Plan International Uganda mutually agrees with Youth advocacy and
development network (YADNET) on how to collaborate in the implementation of the
aforementioned project.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Ensure
the project is implemented as planned and reported on time.

·       
Design,
develop and implement the project workplans, tools and schedules in the 3
project sites of Kamuli, Kampala and Kamuli.

·       
Establish
and strengthen Girls and Young Women groups in the project sites.

·       
Preparing
presentations to update senior management on the project’s progress and
showcase the project’s value.

·       
Tracking
and communicating project risks and opportunities.

·       
Looking
for ways to increase the project’s profitability and reduce expenses where
possible.

·       
Ensuring
deadlines are met.

·       
Organizing
and attending stakeholder meetings.

·       
Providing
administrative support.

·       
Organizing
project team meetings and recording minutes.

·       
Liaising
with donors to determine and track the project’s objectives.

·       
Handling
financial queries and needs

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field of study
from a recognized university/institution. Having Master’s degree in any field
relevant to project management or post graduate qualifications, is an
advantage,

·       
At least
three years of previous experience in project coordination

·       
Exceptional
verbal, written, and presentation skills.

·       
Ability
to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

·       
Experience
using computers for a variety of tasks

·       
Competency
in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

·       
Knowledge
of file management, transcription and other administrative procedures

·       
Ability
to work on tight deadlines

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications to: kyadnet@gmail.com

 

Deadline: Friday 26th March 2021 at 17:00hours/5:00pm

 

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