Avocats Sans Frontieres Coordinator of Programs Jobs in Uganda

Avocats Sans Frontieres Coordinator of Programs Jobs in Uganda

About ASF

  • Avocats Sans Frontières (ASF) is a development aid nongovernmental organization whose work focuses on giving access to justice and protecting the fundamental rights of all people with a focus on most marginalized groups.

    Key Responsibilities Include:

  • The Coordinator of Programs is in charge of the programmatic strategy in the Country Team. He/she is tasked with coordinating the projects implemented as parts of the Country Strategy set by the Country Director (CD). Together with the CD, he/she ensures supervision of the project coordinators and officers and works in functional relation with the Administrative Finance and Logistics Coordinator (AFLC).

    Project Coordination:

    • Ensure that all projects are implemented in line with the country strategy.

    • Compile and centralize planning of projects' activities; in link with financial forecast by the AFLC.

    • Implement M&E systems and compile the project M&E data.

    • Prepare project reports to donors.

    Technical and Financial Supervision

    • Ensure quality control of all ASF intervention.

    • Supervise and guide project officers through the Project management cycle.

    • Review and approve project expenses in compliance with ASF procedures.

    Representation & Visibility

    • Monitor and map possible ASF national civil society partners in areas of intervention.

    • Facilitate and coordinate relations with ASF national civil society partners.

    • Represent ASF in relevant structures and foras with national civil society and public authorities.

    • Ensure advocacy around ASF interventions
    Team Management.

    • In relation with the CD, supervise and coordinate the work of project coordinators/ officers as per
    job descriptions.

    • Organize and implement capacity development plans for project coordinators/ officers


    • Degree: BA in Law or social sciences.

    • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in project coordination in the sectors of Human rights, Governance and/or Rule of Law.

    • Knowledge and skills: Proficiency in project management Strong knowledge of the Ugandan Justice system and Rule of Law Environment.

    • IT: High level of computer literacy (Office package).

    • Languages: English required.

    • Know-how: Project management tools: log frame, budget, action plans, M&E database, Team management Advocacy techniques.

    • Know-how to be: Strong interpersonal person Commitment to ASF mandate Ability to work in multicultural environments.

  • Experience in Months: 60

  • Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

    How to Apply

  • ASF is an equal opportunity employer; interested applicants should send a Cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic transcripts; three reachable references and salary expectations no later than June 11th 2021, 5pm (EAT)

  • Applications must be addressed by email to

  • oug-ap@asf.be copying in bur-afl@asf.be with the reference "Coordinator of Programs/FATE" in the subject heading.

  • ASF will only contact short-listed candidates.

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