Project Coordinator – Soroti Cluster
Position: Project Coordinator – Soroti Cluster
Report to: Technical Program Manager
Location: Amuria District
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.
Coordinate the Quality Education project (Addressing Barriers to Learning outcomes (ABLE))
Ensure that in the project interventions are in line with the project design
Ensure timely implementation of the ABLE project activities within the acceptable ratios
Ensure quality timely implementation of project activities within acceptable and allowable limits
Manage the ABLE 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
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 Amuria and PAder
Responsible for capturing school data on enrolment, retention and completion and support the PM to engage
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 ABLE
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s 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