ActionAid Project Coordinator - African Governance Architecture Jobs in Kampala Uganda
ActionAid Project Coordinator - African Governance Architecture Jobs in Kampala UgandaPosition: Project Coordinator-african Governance Architecture (1)
Program Manager-democratic Governance
Bachelor’s degree in law, Political Science, Human rights, or any other related field from a recognized institution.
A relevant post graduate qualification will be an added advantage
Minimum of Four (4) years of experience in a similar field at a coordination level.
Project Coordinator – African Governance Architecture (AGA)
ActionAid is an International Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
ActionAid’s mission is to work with the poor and the excluded people in the world to eradicate poverty by overcoming the injustices and the inequity that cause it.
Project Coordinator – African Governance Architecture (AGA)Program
Policy and Campaigns
Program Manager-Democratic Governance
International Project Manager, Manager program Development, Bachelor’s degree in law, Political Science, Human rights, or any other related field from a recognized institution.
A relevant post graduate qualification will be an added advantage
Wide understanding of Democracy, Elections and Good Governance issues in Uganda
Project planning and management
Monitoring and evaluation
Campaign planning and execution
Public policy formulation and analysis skills
Research and analytical skills
Building and nurturing social movements, networks and coalitions
Critical writing and oral communication
Negotiation and mediation
Self-driven, innovative and result oriented
Extensive relationship management
Minimum of Four (4) years of experience in a similar field at a coordination level
Role Overview:Through national level activities and with a strong continent-wide advocacy component, the project seeks to contribute to making civil society a central constituent part of democratic policy-making and implementation in the AU and that the needs and aspirations of the citizens Uganda are reflected in AU and national government policies and actions.
The action will enable citizens, especially young women and men in Uganda to enhance their awareness and understanding of the importance of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance (ACDEG) and the African Governance Architecture (AGA).
The Project Coordinator will support and work closely with the Policy Manager and the Project Manager to coordinate day to day operations of the Project.
In support of the Program Manager Democratic Governance, and the International Project Manager, the Project Coordinator will have a significant role in coordinating and ensuring that the delivery of the project is in line with the objectives; ensuring project systems are set up and maintained appropriately; representing the project externally with partners, consortia members, external stakeholders as required.
The project coordinator will be charged with ensuring effective project implementation and ensure adherence and compliance with contractual requirements to all EC Rules and Regulations.
Key Result Areas
Areas of Responsibilities
Coordinate project implementationProvide Leadership in the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting on the performance of the project in accordance with the donor guidelines and procedure
In close cooperation with the Manager Policy Advocacy and Campaigns ensure timely implementation of the project activities
Contribute to monitoring and documentation of project with IASL unit for learning
Organise project planning, reflection and learning events and steering committee meetings
Ensure proper filling of project documents for reference
Ensure development and updating of project support documents including RACI Matrix, risk matrix and project communication strategy
Create and sustain positive working relationships with the government, line ministries, CSO partners, associates and other key stakeholders
Convene quarterly project committee meetings
Undertake project Financial
Support program staff and partners in the implementation of the campaign and advocacy agenda on Democracy, Elections and Good governance
Develop campaigns’ monitoring and evaluation plans and frameworks for the project in liaison with the IASL unit
Prepare and share progress reports on Democracy, Elections and Good governance advocacy and campaigns activities.
Collect, compile and share baseline data on elections and good governance campaign in line with AAU M&E framework.
Organize, document and share outcomes from quarterly reviews and reflection project meetings.
Document and share advocacy and campaign results and learning in line with Communication strategy and other AAU/AAI related guidelines.
Coordinate research and development of alternative models for policy influencing and shared learning on land and tax.
Contribute to shaping of AAU’s research, advocacy and campaigns priorities on elections, democracy and good governance.
Identify, review and share periodic updates on the trends of issues for advocacy and campaign’s on Democracy, elections and good governance
Scan and regularly update staff, partners and other CSOs on the emerging policy issues on Democracy, elections and good governance that need program attention.
Identify and establish relationships with credible research institutions for collaboration in research, and knowledge generation to inform policy, campaigns and advocacy work on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance
Develop policy briefs, papers, and think pieces on relevant policy areas for policy influencing and to inform AAU/I and CSOs positions on advocacy and campaigns on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance at all levels
Develop and update the research, advocacy and campaign knowledge matrix on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance
Ensure complete researches are uploaded for storage and easy retrieval and utilization.
Guide the planning and development of Democracy, Elections and Good Governance campaign documentation.
Periodically contribute to media, newsletters, articles and magazines with content from AAU advocacy and campaign interventions.
Roll out Democracy, Elections and Good Governance campaign monitoring and evaluation strategies in liaison with Impact assessment and Shared learning unit and
Work with the Thematic and Cluster Coordinators to develop innovative interventions to promote the advocacy and campaign messages on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance
Coordinate the development of organizational position/policy papers and statements on key pertinent issues for media, legislators and other stakeholders on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance
Disseminate and influence uptake of organizational positions on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance at all levels.
Coordinate AGA project as well as AAU’s participation in strategic networks, alliances and other relevant spaces for policy advocacy, campaigns in line with AAU/AAI guidelines and frameworksPeriodically map and share formal and informal networks and coalitions to work with in AGA project as well as AAU’s broader advocacy and Campaigns work
Identify funding gaps, prioritize and lead the development of innovative concepts for resource mobilization on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance.
Participate and contribute to the development of funding concepts and proposals on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance
How to Apply
Applications (Cover letter, CV, and certified academic documents) should be hand delivered or sent by email to Vacancies.Uganda@actionaid.org clearly addressed to The Director Human Resource/Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda, Plot number 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, P.O Box 676 Kampala, by Friday 22nd February 2019 Due to large number of applications, we will respond to Only shortlisted candidates for inter views.
Whilst all applications will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified
women are especially encouraged to apply. ActionAid International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information and job application details, see; ActionAid Project Coordinator - African Governance Architecture Jobs in Kampala Uganda
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