- Developing detailed and comprehensive annual and quarterly implementation plans and budgets.
- Developing clear project monitoring and evaluation frame work.
- Provide technical leadership and quality assurance in the design and delivery of technical assistance and capacity building for partner CBO.
- Attend various meetings and trainings (e.g. national, regional, school administrative) for the purpose of advancing the integration of the programme.
- Collaborating with all partners regarding implementation of and coordination of services (e.g District staff, students, parents, community organisations and participants) for the purpose of meeting project goals and objectives.
- Prepare and share quality project reports as per donor requirements and the project monitoring and evaluation plan.
- Ensure all project documentation is filed and organised for accountability purposes.
- Ensure project achievements and lessons are documented and disseminated widely.
- Coordinate and monitor partnerships with partner organisations to ensure efficient utilisation and timely accountability of funds allocated.
- Manage project resources efficiently and effectively in accordance with Plan International Uganda policies and guidelines.
- Manage the project budget for the purpose of ensuring compliance with financial project goals and objectives and donor grant requirements.
- Organize regular performance review meetings to assess progress and agree on and communicate any changes in strategy with the key project stakeholders.
- Ensure adequate stakeholder consultation and participation at all stages of the project cycle.
- Ensure Plan International's Child Protection Policy and guidelines are adhered to in the project implementation.
Qualifications and person specification
- Bachelor Degree (preferred) in Education, Gender Studies, Social Work, Law, Human Rights or equivalent.
- At least 5 years’ experience in coordinating schools based / education projects with technical expertise in gender in Uganda.
- Experience working collaboratively with Community Organisations, schools and community agencies.
- Experience in advocacy and civil society strengthening is preferred.
- Excellent Project Management and team leadership skills.
- Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records using pertinent software applications.
- Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills.
- Excellent Communication skills both in written English and verbally.
- Ability to communicate in a way that is appropriate to different audiences.
- Strong computer skills in MS Office and internet.
- Skilled at data collection, analysis and electronic data management.
- Knowledge of child protection issues, girls rights and gender equality programming.
- Demonstrated abilities in effective planning, budgeting and reporting.
- Knowledge of community and school score cards would be an advantage.
- Seen as a source of expertise in his or her field.
- Establishes effective partnerships with external organisations.
- Coaches project partner staff.
- Understands and appreciates Plan International Uganda’s vision and behaves strategically.
How to Apply
Suitably qualified candidates should submit electronic copies (of not more than 2MB) of letters of application, and a detailed CV. Contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of 3 references plus salary history should be included and sent to the undersigned not later than 29 October, 2015.
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us by 29 December, 2015.
The Country Human Resources Manager,
Email: email@example.com indicating the job position in the subject line.
Please note that the position is open to Ugandan nationals only.