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Friday, September 22, 2017

Project Coordinator (YESSEN) Job at ActionAid - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Coordinator (YESSEN)

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Deadline of this Job:
6th October 2017 by 1 :00 Pm

Duty Station:
Gulu, Uganda

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Job details:
ActionAid is an international Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Attica, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. ActlonAid's mission is to work with the poor and the excluded people in the world to eradicate poverty by overcoming the injustices and the inequity that cause it. ActionAid Uganda (AAU), a National Development Organization registered under the laws of Uganda and with a local Board seeks to recruit suitably qualified, self-driven, result-oriented and competent persons to fill the positions of; Project Coordinator-Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Self Employment and National Development (YESSEN); and Youth & Campaigns Officer.
Title: Project Coordinator (YESSEN)
Reports to: Manager Programme Development with matrix reporting to the Local Rights Program (LRP) .Cluster coordinators-Gulu and Katakwi Clusters
Responsible for: Project Officer
Directorate: Prograrnmes
Location: ActionAid Uganda Cluster Office in
Job Role: To manage and coordinate the designing, development, implementation and reporting of the YESSEN project in line with EU and AAU guidelines to ensure quality project implementation and tangible impact.
Key Result Areas:
  • Oversee implementation of YESSEN project activities in line with EU and AAU requirements;
  • Monitor the implementation of YESSEN activities and provide support to project implementing team and protect;
  • Take lead in undertaking contextual analysis to analyze young people's issues to generate evidence for policy and influencing;
  • initiate, nurture and sustain strategic networks and alliances on the YESSEN project that deal with young people's empowerment and their campaigns;
  • Prepare and submit concise, high quality reports field from an accredited academic institution -Training in Entrepreneurship will be an added Advantage
3-4 years of relevant experience especially working with Youth programming and related Policy, Advocacy work and social entrepreneurship development.
NOTE: Ability to ride a Motorcycle is a MUST.
Protect Planning and Management; Monitoring and Evaluation skills; Gender and women rights analysis; Data analysis and reporting skills; Research and analytical writing skills; Knowledge of working with networks. coalitions and social movements; Critical thinking and innovation; Good leadership and management skills; Entrepreneurship development and management.
NB. Refer to www.actionaidorg/uganda/jobs  for detailed Job Description

Job application procedure
Please submit your application with copies of Curriculum Vitae, names of three professional referees, copies of certified academic documents, telephone and email contacts to Vacancies.  OR hand delivered, clearly addressed to The Director Human Resource/Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda, Plot No.2514I2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala international University or send to PO Box 676 Kampala, not later than Friday 6th October 2017 by 1 :00 Pm.
We will respond to ONLY shortlisted candidates. Whilst all applications will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified WOMEN are especially encouraged to apply. ActionAid international is an Equal Opportunity Employer.