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Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Project Coordinator

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Oyam District

Purpose of the position:

To oversee and ensure that all activities related to project are implemented in a timely and efficient manner according to the agreed World Vision Uganda, and Donor Guidelines, and provide leadership and coordination for all aspects related to project activities in the designated districts in Northern Uganda

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Project Management and development

  • Provide overall leadership, management and guidance to the implementation of the project
  • Guide and provide technical support to project staff.
  • Manage and coordinate project activity implementation.
  • Strengthen capacity of implementing partners when and where necessary as per project design
  • Review project documents

Project Monitoring and Evaluation, documentation and reporting

  • Facilitate effective monitoring, documentation and reporting in compliance with agreed standards
  • In liaison with the Evidence and learning specialists, ensure a functional project M&E system
  • Timely submission of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
  • Effectively document all information related to project success, innovations and promising practices and disseminate through appropriate mechanisms

Performance management and supervision

  • Manage, supervise and build capacity of staff to implement, monitor and report on the project activities as required including ensuring that work within the team is planned and organized to meet the projects needs in the most cost effective manner
  • Conduct quarterly and annual staff performance appraisals
  • Monitor and document performance of partners
  • Ensure staff are fully engaged and actively contributing to various initiatives
  • Establish a staff partnership mechanism aligning performance to WVI global strategy and ensure that all staff are aware of and comply with WVU policies and procedures

Finance/budget and asset management

  • Manage project finances and assets in line with WV and donor policies
  • Budget management and control- project budget expenditure is within the planned time frame and approved budgets.
  • Financial management – work with the project accountant(s) to ensure timely financial reporting and accountability in line with donor policy guidelines.
  • Provide required support during project audit
  • Risk management – Monitor and address or report any risks to management.
  • Asset management – manage assets for the project in line with assets and other policy and set guidelines.

Local level Networking and collaboration

  • Build and maintain effective strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other LOCAL stakeholders for effective implementation of the project.
  • Engage and work closely with district and national level networks/institutions/organizations relevant to promoting and increasing adoption of quality declared seeds through local seed business model
  • Collaborate with different research institutions to enhance timely access to quality basic/ foundation and breeder seeds for QDS production.
  • Ensure project advocacy initiatives are implemented in line with WVUs Advocacy agenda
  • Strengthen the Northern Uganda Local Seed Business Association(NULSBA) through organizing multi-stakeholders meetings
  • Organize and hold regular reflection and/or learning meetings with project stakeholders as planned

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Rural Development or relevant agricultural discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in implementing agricultural projects, 3 of which should have been at a supervisory level.
  • Knowledge and experience with promotion of quality declared seeds through implementation of the local seed business model is an added advantage
  • Climate smart agriculture, Entrepreneurship, Micro finance, strong agribusiness and value chain development knowledge
  • Knowledge of M&E, documentation and reporting
  • Proven experience in people and project management, developing partnerships and Private sector engagement
  • Self-motivated with excellent time management skills.
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependable
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

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World Vision International is an Evangelical Christian humanitarian aid, development, and advocacy organization.

It was founded in 1950 by Robert Pierce as a service organization to meet the emergency needs of missionaries. In 1975 development work was added to World Vision's objectives.

It is active in more than 90 countries with a total revenue including grants, product and foreign donations of $2.79 billion (2011).

The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children.

We are one the world’s largest child focused development organisations, with over 45,000 staff in almost 100 countries, serving 100 million people annually. We work on every level to achieve our goal of child well-being – from international activism to checking in on children face-to-face.

Our people are our greatest asset. Each staff has unique experience and skills - and it’s our job to provide them with the training and opportunities they need to make their greatest contribution to our work worldwide.

According to our latest staff survey, over 80% of staff who responded are excited about the future, ready to put in extra effort, proud to work for World Vision and ready to recommend us to others as a great employer.

We offer a wide range of rewarding career opportunities, from tackling humanitarian emergencies, working in development and advocacy, to performing vital support roles such as finance, IT, marketing and human resources.

World Vision has the privilege to partner with communities in 25 countries in Africa: Angola, Burundi, Chad, Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

World Vision aims to achieve the sustained well-being of children within families and communities, especially the most vulnerable by ensuring that children:

  • Enjoy good health
  • Are educated for life
  • Experience love of God and their neighbour
  • Are cared for, protected and participate
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Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Project Coordinator

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Oyam District

Purpose of the position:

To oversee and ensure that all activities related to project are implemented in a timely and efficient manner according to the agreed World Vision Uganda, and Donor Guidelines, and provide leadership and coordination for all aspects related to project activities in the designated districts in Northern Uganda

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Project Management and development

  • Provide overall leadership, management and guidance to the implementation of the project
  • Guide and provide technical support to project staff.
  • Manage and coordinate project activity implementation.
  • Strengthen capacity of implementing partners when and where necessary as per project design
  • Review project documents

Project Monitoring and Evaluation, documentation and reporting

  • Facilitate effective monitoring, documentation and reporting in compliance with agreed standards
  • In liaison with the Evidence and learning specialists, ensure a functional project M&E system
  • Timely submission of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
  • Effectively document all information related to project success, innovations and promising practices and disseminate through appropriate mechanisms

Performance management and supervision

  • Manage, supervise and build capacity of staff to implement, monitor and report on the project activities as required including ensuring that work within the team is planned and organized to meet the projects needs in the most cost effective manner
  • Conduct quarterly and annual staff performance appraisals
  • Monitor and document performance of partners
  • Ensure staff are fully engaged and actively contributing to various initiatives
  • Establish a staff partnership mechanism aligning performance to WVI global strategy and ensure that all staff are aware of and comply with WVU policies and procedures

Finance/budget and asset management

  • Manage project finances and assets in line with WV and donor policies
  • Budget management and control- project budget expenditure is within the planned time frame and approved budgets.
  • Financial management – work with the project accountant(s) to ensure timely financial reporting and accountability in line with donor policy guidelines.
  • Provide required support during project audit
  • Risk management – Monitor and address or report any risks to management.
  • Asset management - manage assets for the project in line with assets and other policy and set guidelines.

Local level Networking and collaboration

  • Build and maintain effective strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other LOCAL stakeholders for effective implementation of the project.
  • Engage and work closely with district and national level networks/institutions/organizations relevant to promoting and increasing adoption of quality declared seeds through local seed business model
  • Collaborate with different research institutions to enhance timely access to quality basic/ foundation and breeder seeds for QDS production.
  • Ensure project advocacy initiatives are implemented in line with WVUs Advocacy agenda
  • Strengthen the Northern Uganda Local Seed Business Association(NULSBA) through organizing multi-stakeholders meetings
  • Organize and hold regular reflection and/or learning meetings with project stakeholders as planned

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Rural Development or relevant agricultural discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in implementing agricultural projects, 3 of which should have been at a supervisory level.
  • Knowledge and experience with promotion of quality declared seeds through implementation of the local seed business model is an added advantage
  • Climate smart agriculture, Entrepreneurship, Micro finance, strong agribusiness and value chain development knowledge
  • Knowledge of M&E, documentation and reporting
  • Proven experience in people and project management, developing partnerships and Private sector engagement
  • Self-motivated with excellent time management skills.
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependable
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

2019-12-07

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