Deputy Project Managers/Project Coordinators at Swisscontact

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Job Category: Management
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  08 October 2021
Duty Station:  Kampala
Posted: 21-09-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Deputy Project Managers/Project Coordinators

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
08 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Deputy Project Managers/Project Coordinators
Job summary
The project coordinator deputizes the project manager and will be responsible for supporting Project Management and Implementation, Financial Management, Organizational Management, Monitoring and Result Measurement (MRM), reporting, project communications, Human Resource Management, and Business Development. The duties will involve applying the inclusive systems development approach to facilitate implementation and monitoring of project interventions through partners from the private and public sectors. S/he will be responsible for mobilizing and supporting stakeholders and project partners to participate in sector promotional meetings, workshops, and other project activities.

Quali?cations and skills
• Minimum 8 years of work experience preferably in senior roles in the private sector with the desire to transition to development. Or, senior development sector experience working with market systems approaches. A mix of private sector and development experience involving management of donorfunded programs in Uganda or beyond would be advantageous.
• Advanced degree or bachelor’s degrees in business, Development studies, Agricultural Economics, Finance, and Economics, Public Policy, Rural Development, Enterprise Development or another field.
• Demonstrable skills in project management, financial management, advocacy, leadership, resource mobilization, procurement, communication, strategic planning, implementation with good knowledge of private sector and public sector operations. Business case design and implementation is a must.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Job application procedure
Interested and qualified candidates should apply by submitting their CV along with the contacts of three professional referees to [email protected]   and copy [email protected]  
Dateline The application should be received by 2:30 pm on Friday 8th October 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Note: All positions are contingent on the availability of funding.
Female candidates and private sector candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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