Coordinator of Programs

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Job Summary

The Coordinator of Programs is in charge of the programmatic strategy in the Country Team. He/she is tasked with coordinating the projects implemented as parts of the Country Strategy set by the Country Director (CD).

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Reports to: Country Director

Deadline to apply: May 14th, 2021

Expected starting date: June 2021


About ASF

Avocats Sans Frontières (ASF) is a development aid non-governmental organization whose work focuses on giving access to justice and protecting the fundamental rights of all people with a focus on most marginalized groups. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

The Coordinator of Programs is in charge of the programmatic strategy in the Country Team. He/she is tasked with coordinating the projects implemented as parts of the Country Strategy set by the Country Director (CD). Together with the CD, he/she ensures supervision of the project coordinators and officers and works in functional relation with the Administrative Finance and Logistics Coordinator (AFLC). 


Project Coordination: 

• Ensure that all projects are implemented in line with the country strategy

• Compile and centralize planning of projects’ activities; in link with a financial forecast by the AFLC

• Implement M&E systems and compile the project M&E data

• Prepare project reports to donors


  Technical and Financial Supervision 

• Ensure quality control of all ASF intervention

• Supervise and guide project officers through the Project management cycle

• Review and approve project expenses in compliance with ASF procedures


 Representation & Visibility

• Monitor and map possible ASF national civil society partners in areas of intervention

• Facilitate and coordinate relations with ASF national civil society partners

• Represent ASF in relevant structures and foras with national civil society and public authorities

• Ensure advocacy around ASF interventions


Team Management 

• In relation to the CD, supervise and coordinate the work of project coordinators/ officers as per job descriptions

• Organize and implement capacity development plans for project coordinators/ officers


Profile

Degree:                            BA in Law or social sciences 

Experience:                      Minimum of 5 years of experience in project coordination in the sectors of Human rights,

                                         Governance, and/or Rule of Law. 

Knowledge and skills:       Proficiency in project management 

                                         Strong knowledge of the Ugandan Justice System and Rule of Law Environment.

                                         IT: High level of computer literacy (Office package)

Languages :                      English required

Know-how:                       Project management tools: log frame, budget, action plans, M&E database

                                        Team management

                                         Advocacy techniques

Know-how-to be:             Strong interpersonal person

                                        Commitment to ASF mandate

                                        Ability to work in multicultural environments



How to apply

ASF is an equal opportunity employer; interested applicants should send a Cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic transcripts; three reachable references, and salary expectations no later than May 14th, 5 pm (EAT.


ASF will only contact short-listed candidates


All applications will be received and Reviewed through Brightermonday Portal by Clicking on the 'Apply Now ' section





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