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3 Regional Program Coordinators Job at RTI International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 Regional Program Coordinators

Jobs at:
RTI International

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, 11th August 2017

Duty Station:
Lira, Uganda

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Job details:
Title: 3 Regional Program Coordinators
Location: Lira
REPORTING TO; Civil Society private sector Advisor

PURPOSE OF JOB
Regional Coordinators (RC's) represent the program and serve as the programs’ logistical leaders in the assigned region. RC‘s facilitate the implementation of technical activities for Component 3 in assigned districts, and in partnership with the Operations Director and respective component heads facilitate the overall management of the Regional Office. As such, RC's are responsible for supporting the preparation, implementation, and follow-up of all GAPP activities in the region; helping to foster integration and coordination among component activities; coordinating with partner LGs, CSOs, and other NSAs; representing the GAPP program as needed; leading efforts to ensure appropriate planning and accountability at the regional level; in charge of overall management of the Regional Office; and act as the primary focal person for reviewing regional office performance with Kampala staff. They will also partner with Embedded Technical Specialists in the Regional Office to enable smooth implementation of activities across all components
PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES
Operational (20-25%) In charge of overall management of the Regional Office; Responsible for coordinating the implementation of all GAPP activities within the assigned region ensuring proper planning and timely provision of logistical support for all program activities; Supervises the Program Assistant in the performance of his/ her duties that include the identification and procurement of service providers for the region and implementation of day-today operations activities; Works closely with Kampala—baaed managers and the Program Assistant and address operational issues as they arise
GAPP Representation (540%) - is the primary delegated face of GAPP at the regional level; Represents the GAPP Program in relevant public functions and key partner entry activities; Participate in meetings that require GAPP representation In the assigned districts and/or designates an appropriate representative Technical MonitorforComponent3 (-70%) - Participate In the component development sessions; Contribute to the development of appropriate component interventions especially capacity building of CSOs/ PSA and grantees, work planning; Contribute to the development of application (2SOsIPSAs interventions especially administering PLOCA tool and follow ups on the action plans institutional strengthening for grantees in Advocacy, community engagement, civic empowerment; Provide technical assistance to CSOs and grantees during program implementation; Ensure integration of cross-cutting issues into grantee activities; during implementation and reporting; Conduct grantee quarterly monitoring support visits including follow ups on PLOCA action plan; Identify document and share best practices; Consolidate regional grantee quarterly technical reports and ensure quality and timeliness; Perform other duties and tasks as requested by the Operations Director, Civil Society and Private Sector Advisor and Programs Manager Local Government
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  •  A Bachelor's degree and minimum six years’ experience or a Master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of three years of professional experience. ‘
  •  A minimum of three years‘ experience coordinating activities in a geographically diversified locations
  • Professional experience with civil society institutional strengthening, advocacy or social accountability activities.
  •  Experience overseeing grantees is an added advantage.
  • Applicants should have a passion for accountability and civil society institutional strengthening and have strong relationship management skills; ability to work with civil society organizations and grantees; excellent writing skills; the ability to work productively under time pressure; the capacity to work well independently.
  •  Knowledge of district political, legal and policy environment.
  •  Experience on USAID reporting is an added advantage.
  •  Fluent command of written and spoken English is required.
Job application procedure
If you would like to join this dynamic team, please send an updated CV including three work related referees and cover letter (ONLY) to the Human Resources Manager by e-mail to applications@uganda-gapp.rti.org . Emails should not exceed 2MB. Applicants must include SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR (LG) or REGIONAL PROGRAM COORDINATOR 3 as appropriate, in the subject line of their email. The closing date for submitting applications is Friday, 11th August 2017. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Equal Employment Opportunity We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer MIF/DIV. Person from minority groups with the relevant qualifications are encouraged to apply