Projects Coordinator NGO Jobs – World Direct

Job Title: Projects Coordinator

Organisation: World Direct Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

World direct works in collaboration with local communities, ministry of education officials and local organisations to provide formal or alternative education and basic skills training. Our work includes projects aimed at reducing poverty and illiteracy among women, children, disabled people, those who have suffered displacement and instability, and those in nomadic and pastoralist communities.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Technical lead in partners capacity building and training on thematic areas of financial inclusion, enterprise development, community savings and loaning schemes, including content generation, training and follow-up, and support in deployment of training to target project beneficiaries.
  • Facilitate World Direct initiated innovation initiatives at the field level in close consultations with the Area Programme Manager, Head of Programme, World Direct consortium partners and relevant key stakeholders. These will include digitising key elements in the pyrethrum value chain interventions by World Direct and partners as well as improving technical solutions in reducing pre & post-harvest losses.
  • Ensure that all financial and narrative reporting (internal and external) are completed in a timely and accurate manner (including quarterly reports covering systems and projects, donor reports, etc.)
  • Network and coordinate with other field operational I/NGOs, UN Agencies and Government and explore/advise on possible areas of collaboration/partnerships to enhance program synergy.
  • Facilitate, support and initiate digitised baseline, monitoring and evaluation data collection and other assessments and generate relevant reports as well as support concept paper development at the field level as part of World Direct fundraising efforts.
  • Facilitate/support collaboration and cross learning among World Direct projects & partners through information sharing, exposure visits and active partner participation in World Direct platforms/forums.
  • Facilitate logistical arrangements for World Direct staff, consultant field visits and donor visits in consultation with the Area Programme Manager.
  • Perform any other responsibilities as determined and assigned by the Area Programme Manager from time to time. Lead in the coordination and day to day implementation of the project including delivery of World Direct-led project activities, budget oversight, work planning and reporting. This entails development and execution of detailed implementation plans, having a teaching and facilitative role, staff supervision as well as monitoring and evaluation of the project.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • University level education in business, development studies, social sciences or any other relevant academic qualification.
  • Demonstrable expertise in agri-business support, organisational capacity development and intensive lobbying and advocacy aimed at enhancing economic empowerment of smallholder farmers.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a proven team player. Self-driven and results orientated in challenging rural working environments.
  • Experience in training at field/community level and excellent reporting skills. Excellence in English, oral and written.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter to


Deadline: 24th November 2021 by 5:00pm


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