Strømme Foundation - Together for Inclusion Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Strømme Foundation - Together for Inclusion Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Title: Together for Inclusion (TOFI) ; Project Coordinator
Unit: Stromme Foundation Regional ; Office for East Africa (SFEA)
Duty station: Kampala, Uganda
Type of contract: 3 Year fixed contract
Duration: Three years, with possibility of extension
Date of issuance:

Candidates with disability are strongly encouraged to apply


Stromme Foundation (SF) is a Norwegian International Non-Governmental Organisation. From its Head Office in Kristiansand, Norway, SF works through a field structure comprising of Regional and Country Offices in Asia, West Africa and East Africa, to implement projects in the areas of promoting Inclusive Education (1E), job creation and strengthening the capacity of local communities. SF's field structure works closely with local partners in implementing projects and programmes.

In line with the efforts to "leave no one behind", SF strives to promote the inclusion of particularly marginalised groups in programmes and in the community, such as people with disabilities, ethnic minorities and/or other minority groups.

The Together for Inclusion (TOFI) Project Coordinator position is based in the Stromme Foundation's Regional Office for East Africa (SFEA) in Kampala, Uganda. The Office for East Africa (SFEA) in Kampala, Uganda. The coordinator will also work closely with the Norwegian Agency for Disability (NAD) Country Manager. He/ she will be accountable for managing, co-ordinating, implementing and monitoring the TOFI strategy and associated activities both in Uganda and South Sudan.
The TOFI Coordinator will report to the Regional Programmes Manager at SF regional office in Kampala, Uganda.

Specific Duties

  • Using Rights-Based and inclusive approaches to programming, the TOFI Coordinator, will provide leadership to the TOFI project in the areas of Inclusive Economic Empowerment (IEE), Inclusive Education (1E) and Teacher Training both in Uganda and South Sudan.
  • In liaison with the thematic leads, the TOFI coordinator will coordinate, plan and organize activities and operations of the region's disability inclusion work in Uganda and South Sudan.
  • TheTOFICoordinatorwillberesponsibleforsupporting partners at country level in their implementation of Inclusive Education, Economic Empowerment, and Teacher Training projects with development of plans, budgets, reports, the Identification of capacity gaps and provision of technical support.
  • The TOFI Coordinator will serve as the technical lead on disability Inclusion at the regional level by guiding and coordinating engagements with Disabled People's Organizations (DP0s) from national to grass roots level, in close collaboration with other stakeholders.
  • The project coordinator will assist SF in organising quarterly steering committee meetingsfor the Inclusive Education, Inclusive Economic Empowerment and Teacher Training programmes both in Uganda and South Sudan.
  • In close consultation with relevant thematic leads at the regional office, country office
    in South Sudan,

    to conduct the baseline studies, design inclusive M&E tools for 1E, IEE, Teacher Training and the monitoring and evaluation of the TOFI programme.
  • Build and facilitate networks for the promotion of community advocacy and lobbying for SF's target beneficiaries with disabilities.
  • Facilitate and participate in TOR programme reviews, evaluations etc. in liaison with the PMEAL Advisor to monitor all TOFI activities and ensure they are implemented according to the annually agreed work plans in meeting the set objectives.
  • Active participation in disability inclusion forums at regional and national levels.

    Required Qualifications


    Relevant university degree within an applicable field such as, but not limited to; education, international development, political science, or law (humanitarian, social justice and/or disability rights).


  • Three to five years at a senior programme level with similar work, including experience with project management, facilitation, capacity building, and engaging civil society.
  • Relevant personal experience with disability or other relevant experience from rights-based advocacy is desirable.
  • Three to five years of experience managing donor-funded development projects, preferably experience being responsible for budgets.
  • Three to five years of experience coordinating
  • Three to five years of experience coordinating complex projects involving many partners.
  • Experience managing staff and/or facilitate and get results through others such as implementing partners

    Fluent in English, written and spoken.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Creative, self-driven, problem solver.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes.
  • Budget and donor reporting.
  • Ability to travel frequently to the field within the region.

    SF staff members shall be expected to be faithful to the founding values and guiding inspiration of SF and demonstrate consistent commitment to the organisation's ideals and vision.

    The position is compensated in accordance with SF's salary structure.

    Application Procedure:

    Send your application, Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic credentials and contacts of three references by August 3rd , 2020 to:

    The Regional Director,
    Stromme Foundation,
    Plot 1, Kololo Hill Drive
    P.O Box 27200, Kampala.

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