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Project Coordinator (EAAF & KOICA)

Job Description

Position: Project Coordinator

Report To: Project Manager

Project: Educate A Child For The Out Of School Children (EAAf & KOIC)

Location: Kotido, Karamoja Region

Purpose of the position:

Provide innovative professional and operational support to enhance technical soundness of WVU Education programs in line with the World Vision education strategic direction and in accordance with the national and international education programming standards and priorities.

Major Responsibilities

Project Implementation

  • Coordinate the Quality Education project (Addressing Barriers to Enrolment and retention in Karamoja project;

  • Ensure that in the project interventions are in line with the project design;

  • Ensure timely implementation of the project activities within the acceptable ratios;

  • Ensure quality timely implementation of project activities within acceptable and allowable limits;

  • Manage the project budget and submit timely financial reports;

  • Initiate and participate in education district and cluster Advocacy initiatives.

Capacity Building and Training

  • Mobilization of CCTs, SMCs and PTAs and conducting trainings to build capacities in project models;

  • Provide mentoring and coaching to education program officers field officers and teachers and coordinate local level capacity and local linkages to enrolment and retention;

  • Identify technical experts to train teachers, SMCs and project partners;

  • Liaise with the project manager and the National office technical specialist on staff capacity building in Education.

Engagement and Networking

  • Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the District level;

  • Participate in all meetings involving quality education partners , the district and other partners;

  • Identify opportunities that present through networks and relationships with other institutions and organizations and NGOs working in the areas of improving enrolment and retention;

  • Support local level staff to facilitate local level advocacy.

Documentation

  • Effectively document all information related to project successes and best practices and sharing it in education magazines and special newspaper publications;

  • Create a bank of pictures, videos, aired radio programs and most significant change stories on the project in Karamoja;

  • Responsible for capturing school data on enrolment, retention and completion and support the PM to manage a voucher system for education;

  • Support the project output & outcome monitoring process in liaison with the Senior DME officer.

Project Management and Coordination

  • Supervise, guide and provide technical support to partners and staff on the project;

  • Manage and coordinate education project activity implementation;

  • Carry out field based review meetings with project staff and local facilitators;

  • Participate in developing project based on the detailed implementation plan, and project design processes;

  • Track financial management and budgets allocated for the project activities;

  • Produce timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports to the direct supervisors;

  • Support processes of project baselines and evaluation of the project.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelors Degree in Education, Social Sciences or other degree with a diploma in education;

  • Relevant experience of at least 3 years of Education programming with reputable institution, national or international NGO;

  • Good understanding of education concepts and issues in development context especially in Uganda;

  • Working knowledge of the logical framework approach to project design, monitoring and evaluation/ project cycle management;

  • Working knowledge of data analysis software such as SPSS, Ms Excel, stata;

  • Demonstrated experience and skill in research, analysis and report writing;

  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills with a passion for sharing knowledge;

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team.

The position is open to Only Ugandan Nationals; qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.