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National Coordinator

Leo Africa Institute

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 28, 2022.

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# Job Description

The National Coordinator Uganda is a member of the project team implementing
the project “Great Lakes Youth Network for Dialogue and Peace. Our Diversity –
our Opportunity!” funded by KAS and the EU and implemented by Konrad Adenauer
Stiftung and partners: Actions for Democracy and Local Governance ADLG,
Cornerstone Development Africa, Leo Africa Institute, Pole Institute, Vision
Jeunesse Nouvelle VJN.
He/she is responsible for project activities in Uganda under the supervision
of the Project Manager. The main tasks include the planning, preparation and
implementation of national and regional activities implemented in Uganda and
the support of regional activities in other project countries.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Coordinate and organise the project activities in Uganda in cooperation
with the project team in Goma and the second National Coordinator for Uganda
to ensure appropriate and timely activity implementation;
• Be the contact person for the project in Uganda and ensure effective
communication, linkage and cooperation with the stakeholders in collaboration
with the Project Manager
• Support activity implementation outside of Uganda, including the selection
of Ugandan participants;
• Draft Terms of Reference and contracts for short-term experts. Engage, brief
and monitor short-term experts;
• Ensuring day-to-day communication with targeted Youth initiatives and
Actions in Rwanda and Burundi, if applicable;
• Prepare project implementation and performance reports, periodic reports,
activity reports for all actions implemented in Uganda under the project and
accountabilities for resources committed thereto
• Supporting the Project Manager and the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in
monitoring of project activities and results and preparing interim and final
reports and evaluations;
• Align activities to the relevant budget and monitor accordingly.
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned to him/her from time to time by
the Project Manager

Skills/Experience
• Masters Degree in Political Science, Development or Conflict Studies,
Project Management, Sociology, Economics, Law, Social Science or a related
field;
• Experience in working with youth groups and initiatives, excellent network
with the target group;
• Strong background on youth, peace building and conflict resolution;
• Professional experience in implementing donor-funded projects is an
advantage;
• Excellent written and oral English language skills;
• Language skills in French or any local language are an advantage;
• Ability to facilitate and serve as project liaison for externally-managed
evaluations;
• Well-developed teamwork skills;
• Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented;
• Problem solving skills;
• Ability to work in a stressful environment;
• Readiness to undertake business trips in the project region for
participation in project events;
• Strong computer literacy.

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Email:: [email protected]

If interested, send your CV and Motivation Letter to
**[email protected]** not later than Friday 10 February
2022

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