Project Coordinator – Child Spiritual Nurture Project Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title: Project Coordinator – Child Spiritual Nurture Project

Organisation: World Vision International

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Programme Manager


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 project management for the WV Korea supported Dream School Project and other Private Non Sponsorship (PNS) Projects within the same location. H/she will ensure that all planned activities are implemented in a timely and efficient, and effective manner and according to the agreed World Vision Uganda, and donor/Support Office guidelines and expectations. The overall goal of this project is to contribute to spiritual transformation and holistic wellbeing of 1000 Children (600 girls, 400 boys) and their communities in Mayuge district by 2024


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Support Project Design

  • Support the GAM, TPL/M and SOs to design projects for funding in your location and any other location within the NO as may be requested
  • Liaise with M&E and other technical colleagues to develop M&E plans – logframes, DIPs, ITT etc.
  • Work closely with Finance team to complete funding forecasts/budget in LEAP and, or donor specific formats.
  • Continuously assess implementation context, identify, document and communicate needs or any changes in the context that may form basis for further funding

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 teams
  • 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.
  • Work closely with M&E teams and relevant technical specialists for the purpose of project quality assurance
  • Coordinate and 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.

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

  • 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 Advocacy and other relevant technical teams to initiate and/or strengthen capacity of stakeholders to lobby and demand for needed support
  • Demonstrate willingness and good collaborating attitude with other WVU structures in the field and the NO
  • Ensure issues are escalated through proper channels and swiftly communicated with leadership and SOs as may be required.

Managing your team

  • Manager team performance in line with WVU standards
  • Initiate and support learning opportunities for project team
  • Organize and manage frequent team meetings and performance reviews
  • Provide spiritual leadership to the project teams
  • Any other duties assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Public health, development studies, or related discipline. A Master’s Degree in Public Health is an added advantage
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in managing similar related projects programs or projects
  • At least three years’ experience leading an managing diverse teams
  • Strong knowledge and experience working with partners and in consortia
  • 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, education delivery structures and others
  • 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
  • Report writing skills,
  • Working 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.


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Deadline: 24th May 2022


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