National Projects Coordinator job at ActionAid


National Projects Coordinator job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 19 August 2022

Hiring Organization: ActionAid

Job Details:

ActionAid is an International Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean. ActionAid Uganda’s mission is to achieve social Justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people living in extreme poverty and exclusion, their communities, people’s organisations, activists, social movements, and their supporters.
We are now seeking to recruit suitably qualifi ed, self-driven, result oriented, dynamic, Agile, and competent persons willing to share with our Vision and the aspirations of our 5th Strategy and the Global Strategy to join the team in the following roles:

Position: National Projects Coordinator- (1)
Reporting To: Programmes & Fundraising Manager
Contract: 1 Year, with Possible Extension
Key Result Areas
• Oversee the development, planning and implementation of the various projects of AAIU while providing leadership on the implementation, Coordinate the development of implementation strategies for the projects
• Lead and provide technical guidance to internal staff and partners in the implementation of the projects
• Maintain and monitor project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets, and expenditures.
• Organize, attend, and participate in stakeholder meetings.
• Document and follow up on important actions and decisions from meetings.
• Prepare necessary presentation materials for meetings.
• Ensure project deadlines are met and determine project changes.
• Provide administrative support as needed.
• Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable.
• Ensure stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution.
• Undertake resource mobilization tasks in line with CSP and organizational Policies
• Identify potential/ fundable areas and develop concept notes and proposals in line with donor requirements and fundraising strategy
• Provide technical support to partners and staff in the development of concept notes and quality proposals under governance unit Provide technical support to donor queries and request for information as requested
• Participate in donor meetings and communicate with potential funders and partners in regard to proposal development process. Organize donor visits to the project areas and implementation areas.
• Lead the development of annual targets and indicators for the governance unit in liaison with IASL team. Guide the development of TORs for reviews and evaluation of governance programs Organize and undertake periodic program monitoring visits and facilitate learning
• Coordinate the management and monitoring of the project to track progress and changes in lives of the target beneficiaries Ensure the collection of evidence for policy influencing and campaign’s reporting mechanisms
• Make recommendations on changes on set unit strategies where necessary
• Ensure collection, and regular uploading of data on MIS for the governance unit
• Engage in and coordinate local, national and international policy advocacy and campaign work in line with AA theory of change, Plan, organize and participate in policy influencing governance related events and campaigns. Participate in relevant governance sector/ cluster meetings. Organize awareness raising events on relevant governance policy issues. Organize governance related campaigns. Attend meetings and for a at local, national and international levels related to governance.
• Coordinate the documentation, innovation and packaging of messages, stories of change, newsletter, results, impact and learning in line with Communication strategy and other AAU/I related guidelines. Guide the planning and development of advocacy messages and propose strategic guidance on the medium of communication.
• Lead the development and writing of articles and newsletters on Governance programming.
• Work with the regional Coordinators to develop innovative interventions to promote and sustain governance programs Contribute to the development of knowledge products of the governance unit
• Initiate, nurture and sustain strategic networks and alliances at all levels in line with AAU/I guidelines and frameworks, Periodically map and share formal and informal networks and coalitions on sustainable livelihood in line with AAU guidelines
• Identify, prioritize, nurture and contribute to the development of capacities of networks, alliances and coalitions in line with AAU/I capacity development guidelines.
• Identify new and strategic partnerships for networking and collaboration
• Provide feedback and monitor the implementation of agreed actions from networks and coalitions
• Respond to and follow up information requirements from networks, coalitions and alliances at all levels.
• Organize and participate in strategic actions and events within AAI federation, civil society, and citizen formations at the different levels


Application procedure

Applications (Cover letter, CV, and certified academic documents) should be STRICTLY sent by email to clearly addressed to The Manager-Finance & Operations, ActionAid International Uganda, Plot number 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University P.O Box 676 Kampala not later than Friday 19th August 202 by 5:00 PM. Due to large number of applications, we will respond to ONLY shortlisted candidates for interviews.
Safeguarding & Protection Clause: ActionAid strives to provide an environment free from Sexual Harassment, Exploitation, Abuse and Fraud in all our operational areas. ActionAid holds zero-tolerance to the above mentioned thus expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation.
Any violation to the above policies will lead to corrective action up to an including termination of employment Whilst all applications will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified WOMEN are especially encouraged to apply. ActionAid International is an equal opportunity Employer and does not/will never, solicit money for any part of its recruitment processes including short-listing, interviews, background checks, and/or otherwise

Date Posted: 2022-08-15




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