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Consortium Coordinator


This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted January 23, 2022.

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# Job Description

ZOA is an international NGO inspired by our Christian identity with its
headquarters in the Netherlands, focused on relief and recovery programmes
working with people and communities affected by conflict and natural

In Uganda, ZOA has offices in Kampala, West Nile Arua, Acholi Nwoya, and
Karamoja Amudat. ZOA Uganda works across food security & livelihoods,
primary/accelerated/vocational education, and peacebuilding with a special
focus on land rights.

ZOA is looking for a Consortium Coordinator for the We are Able! project.

Purpose of the position
The Consortium Coordinator Uganda coordinates the implementation of the We are
Able! WaA Consortium at country level.

WaA works in six African countries Burundi, DR Congo, South Sudan, Sudan,
Uganda and Ethiopia as well as in the Netherlands and has as main objective
‘Co-creating inclusive governance for access to basic resources that leaves
no-one behind’. WaA aims to see People with Disabilities PWDs improving
their right to food and food security by creating an enabling environment for
right-to-food action at grassroots level.

In Uganda the Consortium consists of INGOs, with ZOA as lead, NUDIPU and
Light for the World LftW. In addition, The Hague Academy THA and
Vereniging Nederlandse Gemeenten Internationaal VNGi are subcontracted under
this grant.

The Consortium Coordinator Uganda is the focal point for all partners and
consortium activities in Uganda, in liaison with the Consortium Coordinator
Netherlands, and coordination colleagues in other WaA countries.

WaA is being financed by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Power
of Voices subsidiary framework and runs from January 1st 2021 until December
31st 2025.

Place in organization
The Consortium Coordinator Uganda will be employed by ZOA and is line managed
by the Country Director of ZOA.

Overall coordination includes:
• Facilitate alignment of the work in Uganda and between the different members
• Facilitate exchange and learning between consortium partners
• Ensuring reporting deadlines are kept by all consortium partners
• Ensuring reporting towards the Netherlands Consortium Coordination team is
being done on time and with sufficient quality
• Ensuring grievances among the consortium partners are addressed in an
amiable manner
• Government liaison and Dutch embassy representation in Kampala, when this is
• Functioning as the interface between the WaA Consortium at country level and
the Consortium Coordinator at HQ level

Ensuring quality implementation means:
• Monitor and support the shift of power towards Southern based partners,
particularly in collaboration with and under the leadership of NUDIPU
• Reviewing and providing feedback on Monitoring and Evaluation Reports in
collaboration with other ZOA MEAL colleagues and partner MEAL staff.
• Regular check-ins with all country-level key stakeholders to discuss project
objectives, outcomes and progress
• Support to local partner capacity strengthening, and ensuring a coherent
consortium-wide approach to this
• Maintaining an active and consistent line of communication with the external
researchers accompanying the programme and ensuring to take up advice related
to adaptive programming into the country programme.

Specific regular activities:
• Conduct annual planning for the programme, to ensure clear roles,
responsibilities and activity plans are in place
• Monitor the implementation of the programme according to the proposal
submitted and adjust and align where necessary in cooperation with the Country
Programme Steering Committee and Consortium Coordinator HQ
• Communicate with the Consortium Coordinator HQ on progress made
• Attend regular meetings for WaA Coordination online and any held at regional
• Chair the Country Programme Steering Committee
• Support the establishment of the Country Advisory Board from year 2
onwards and maintain close connections with the Advisory Board once
• Ensure that the contractual obligations under Power of Voices are being met,
including the timely submission of reports

Characteristics of role
The Consortium Coordinator Uganda will be based in Kampala. Regular field
visits to the project locations is anticipated up to 50% field time.

In Kampala the Consortium Coordinator will be based at the ZOA office but may
wish to also spend time working from partner offices, space permitting.

The role is 1.0 FTE 40 hrs/ week. Working hours are outlined in the ZOA
Uganda Conditions of Service. Some flexibility on working hours may be
required, e.g. for travel at weekends, or during reporting times.

Competencies – knowledge and experience
• University degree in the field of international development or similar
• At least 10 years of experience in the International Development Sector, of
which at least 5 in a senior management position
• Good understanding of the Uganda context; experience in West Nile and/or
Acholi region is a plus
• Experience in the coordination of multi-annual plans in complex consortia
• Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following fields: Food
security, land rights, inclusion and gender, lobby & advocacy, MEAL
• A strong vision and commitment towards localization.
• Command of English, including written reporting according to donor
• Experience with sign language is a plus
• Experience of working with People with Disabilities is a plus

Competencies – behavior
• Commitment to ZOA’s mission, vision and values see https://www.zoa-
• High level of networking capacities, with interpersonal, organizational and
intercultural sensitivity
• Able to plan and coordinate and work in an organized manner
• Able to bridge differences and bring people together from different
• High level of integrity
• Motivated to work independently / self-managing

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**Closing Date** : 10th Feb. 2022

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