International Justice Mission Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

International Justice Mission Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Scope of Work

  • As part of this assignment, IJM envisions that the Project coordinator will perform different roles on behalf of IJM in Kasese or Tororo. These include but are not limited to: –

    Overview of Role

  • Creating day-to-day visible IJM presence in the District through engagement with stakeholders ensuring IJM is integrated into Spotlight programming

  • Offering relevant technical skills either on justice service delivery or survivor and community engagement that enables the transfer of knowledge and mentorship of local stakeholders

  • Be the local point of contact who can speak the local language and can provide support to IJM Uganda teams when they are in District.

  • Coordinate with local authorities to secure the necessary authorizations to implement activities within the district.

  • Represent IJM with all levels of local stakeholder and with communities


    The consultant will have the following competencies

  • Experience of working with similar communities on VAW/C + HP

  • Effective communicator and networker

  • Understands the relevant stakeholders within the District and can engage with them and build trust and engagement between them and IJM

  • Good knowledge of the major local language and understanding of local culture, values, and traditions

  • Technical expertise of sufficient level to enable them to mentor local stakeholders and build capacity

  • Sympathy with IJM mission and values

  • Attention to detail, ability to deliver tasks on time with limited supervision

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to deliver trainings and coordinate workshops.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals


  • Degree in Social Work & Social Administration, Social Sciences, Education, International Development, Community Development or Developmental Studies

  • Other Bachelor’s degree and relevant experience will be considered

  • Project management experience or qualifications are desirable


  • To be based in Kasese or Tororo with some travel outside the District including to IJM offices

  • To be embedded in the offices of a
    stakeholder at the District level


  • Building capacity of programme stakeholders at the District level

  • Liaison and trusted representative of IJM at the District level able to engage with the full range of stakeholders including survivors

  • Able to mobilize and engage District stakeholders to work with IJM on wider programming

  • Maintain an accurate record of IJM Spotlight activities at the District level including capturing stories of change and photos

  • Able to provide administrative support to IJM activities at the District level, including through translation support

  • Other duties, as assigned

    Type of Supervision provided

  • The consultant will work under supervision of the Senior Manager from the respective district. The supervisor will have frequent interactions with the consultant at various stages in order to brief the consultant on the situation/assignment; agree on the process and clarify the deliverables; provide feedback and comments on intermediary products; and track the progress made by the consultant. The supervisor will evaluate the consultant’s work and certify delivery of work.

  • Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is a fundamental human rights violation, affecting around one in three women and girls worldwide. VAWG takes many forms*, including sexual, physical, and psychological abuse*

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should email their Application, and statement of faith to

  •, with Consultancy- Tororo or Consultancy- Kasese on the email subject. Applications should reach us not later than 5:00pm on 13th August 2020.

  • Only shortlisted Individuals shall be contacted.

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