Position: Project Coordinator – EU Project
Report to: Program Manager
Location: Busia and Tororo District
Purpose of the position:
Oversee and ensure that all activities related to project are implemented in a timely and efficiently manner according to the agreed Donor Guidelines, especially EU/Aid standards and budget, and provide leadership and coordination for all aspects related to project activities in Busia and Tororo Districts.
Project management and coordination
Provide overall leadership, management and guidance to the development of project designs.
Guide and provide technical support to staff.
Manage and coordinate project activity implementation.
Strengthen capacity of implementing partners
Project monitoring and evaluation
Facilitate effective monitoring, documentation and reporting in compliance with agreed standards
Ensure a functional project M&E system
Manage project finances and assets in line with WV policy
Budget management and control
Manage sub granting processes to partners
Performance management and supervision
Manage, supervise and build capacity of staff in project development, management and implementation.
Monitor and document performance of partners
Guide staff in design and development of Annual Operation Plans and budgets
Review project documents
Networking and collaboration
Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in planning and implementation.
Develop plat forms for sharing information with partners and stakeholders
Guide and participate in joint campaigns, advocacy initiatives around youth and women empowerment with partners and stakeholders
Ensure project advocacy initiatives are implemented in line with WVUs Advocacy agenda
Documentation and reporting
Timely submission of end of monthly, bi – annual and annual reports
Documentation and sharing of best/promising practices to strengthen WVU`s institutional memory and learning
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Degree in Rural or Agricultural Development, Development Studies, Environment or related field.
3 years or more experience of working with youth and women empowerment projects/programs
Practical experience in implementation of green production and collective marketing initiatives
Entrepreneurship, micro finance, strong agribusiness and value chain analysis skills,
Experience Formation and Strengthening of producer business groups
Resource mobilization skills
Knowledge of M&E, documentation and reporting
Proven experience in project management, developing partnerships and Private sector engagement
Experience with youth-women centered advocacy and engagement
Self-motivated with excellent time management skills.
Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependable
Ability to work with minimal supervision.