Windle International Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Windle International Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Overall Job Purpose and Scope:

  • The Project Coordinator will provide leadership, management and strategic vision to the implementation of the project. He/ She is responsible for ensuring that the project meet targets and deliverables on-time and within budget.

  • He/ She will also be responsible for the coordinating the entire project and ensuring timely implementation of project activities.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversight and supervision of all staff on the project ensuring that Project staff have clear objectives and work plans.

  • Coordinate and implement activities in line with approved project proposal, budget and within the agreed time frames.

  • Ensure compliance to all WIU, Donor and Government of Uganda policies, procedures and guidelines in the implementation of the project.

  • Ensure project deadlines, quality standards and targets are met.

  • Take the lead during budget reallocation and project planning activities with the donor

  • Conduct regular on-site field visits in all the settlements regularly to provide technical back-stopping

  • Support and promote learner’s rights during the implementation of the project.

  • Ensure that Child protection and Safeguarding policy is adhered to during the project implementation

  • Guide and train the Project Officers to be able to perform their roles.

  • Liaise and communicate effectively with District officials, Institutions hosting learners and all implementing partners including the community in their assigned regions.

  • Represent WIU at inter-agency, and coordination meetings.

  • Properly document all the project activities within your jurisdiction and ensure comprehensive reports are drawn in accordance with the schedules set.

  • Analyse all reports from the Education Project Officers and provide a framework for dealing with emerging issues.

  • Compile monthly reports for submission to supervisor adhering to the agreed work plan and dates.

    Minimum Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree in Education, Development studies, Social Sciences or any related courses;

  • postgraduate qualification in Project
    Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Education Management or any related field

  • At least three (3) years of progressive experience in coordination of Education and/ or livelihood Projects in a humanitarian setting.

  • Strong analytical and documentation skills in project management

  • Experience in dealing with donors

  • Experience of working with multimedia tools (i.e. broadcast and video or radio technology, social media)

    Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Proven knowledge of Uganda Educational systems and wide networks with key Education

  • Able and willing to travel frequently to rural areas and work in project environment

  • Ability to develop and supervise a team of professionals

  • Ability to work independently within guidelines and clear expectations.

  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint essential), and

  • Excellent command of the English language, (written, oral, comprehension) including highly developed drafting skills; communication and presentation skills

    Personal Attributes

  • High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with relevant stakeholders.

  • Strong team building skills, including the ability to work in a multi-cultural setting.

  • Ability to tolerate educational and religious diversity in the work place

  • Capacity to work under pressure.

  • Ability to work comfortably and efficiently with other students and members of the communities within the Refugee settlements

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Windle International Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

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