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Project Coordinator

SOS Children’s Villages

This is a Full-time position in Kamwenge posted March 16, 2022.

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# Job Description

SOS Children’s Villages is an independent, locally registered, child-focused,
social development non- governmental organization with a strong reputation for
providing quality care and protection, education and health needs for
vulnerable children. Since its inception in 1991, SOS CV Uganda has reached
over 60,000 children, youths and adults directly and indirectly to become
empowered and self-reliant to contribute significantly to the needs of their
families and communities. Works in partnership with a number of donors,
institutional and corporate agencies including; Norwegian Agency for
Development Cooperation NORAD, Austrian Development Agency ADA, Grieg
Foundation, ERIKS Development Partner, USAID/Bantwana World Education, AVIS
Foundation, Brand Charity, USAID/Uganda Private Health Support Program
UPHSP, Terre des Hommes TDH, Stanbic Bank Uganda, DHL – Go Teach, Madhvani
Group of Companies.
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda is sourcing for experienced human resources
with significant humanitarian operations experience to coordinate and
implement its Resilience Building for Refugees ReBuilD III project Linking
Rehabilitation Relief and Development LRRD based in Rwamwanja Refugee
Settlement in Kamwenge District.

This position will be responsible for the overall implementation of Gender,
Psychosocial and Livelihoods development initiatives for Rwamwanja refugee
camp and host communities, including monitoring and ensuring program quality
in line with project requirements and best practices.
The Project Coordinator will ensure that the objectives of the project are met
in a timely manner and are being monitored and evaluated effectively; ensure
that project team receive appropriate mentorship and capacity building and
that a positive team spirit is fostered encouraging innovative and quality
programming. He or she will directly manage and provide technical support to
four staff, manage the office premises, liaise with local authorities, and
contribute to program design and implementation.

1\. Project Implementation and Management
• Oversee day-to-day implementation of all project activities, providing
constructive supervision to the project team to implement, monitor, evaluate
work plans including monitoring & evaluation mechanisms as agreed with the
Program Director and in coordination with the National Program Development
• In close collaboration with Program Director, lead the field-based team in
the development of new proposals and initiatives for the Resilience Building
for Refugees ReBuilD projects in Rwamwanja
• Support the field team in timely quality implementation, monitoring of the
work plans and reporting ensuring that activities are in line with the project
strategy, and reflect the commitments SOS made to the donor and the community.
• Work with Program Director and the field team to plan for future program
directions in terms of beneficiary needs, new sites, and / or new programs
• Lead the review of budget vs. actual expenditure on a monthly basis with the
team, ensuring timely and accurate feedback to the relevant finance
• Ensure compliance with SOS and donor finance and logistics guideline,
including all aspects of procurement and asset management.
Contribute to assessments, project design, and budgeting.
• Ensure the project is in compliance with SOS, donor and national

2\. Project Monitoring and Evaluation
• Ensure appropriate M&E activities are carried out regularly by the
project team in all sectors data collection & analysis, monitoring of project
progress against established work plans, monitoring of established indicators
and utilization of results to inform project re-design.
• Support the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Officer to develop, adapt and
implement appropriate M&E systems that enhance program effectiveness and
• Support in Identifying gaps in M&E systems and make recommendations for
• Ensure timely submission of all program reports, quality of program data and
proper archival of program information;
• Conduct regular meetings with project team and community members to assess
progress toward objectives, discuss issues and assist in finding solutions to
challenges identified.

3\. Human Resource Management and Development
• Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a
strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable team to
successfully perform in their positions.
• Ensure all staff in the field site know and understand SOS Uganda HR
Policies and the staff Code of Conduct. Document and address breaches of
policy and disciplinary issues in coordination with the HR Coordinator in a
professional manner.
• Ensure the Performance Management cycle is implemented and documented timely
for all staff in the field office.
• Supervise and mentor direct-report team, including communicating clear
expectations, setting performance objectives, establishing a supportive
environment while emphasizing accountability, providing regular and timely
constructive performance feedback, and leading documented annual and semi-year
performance reviews.
• Provide direct supervision to the field office’s HR lead, ensuring
recruitment, staff orientation, leave management and exit management processes
are carried out timely and in line with relevant policies and procedures.
• Support field team in the implementation of personnel policies including
coaching, performance evaluation, team development, and disciplinary measures.
• Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a
strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable team to
successfully perform in their positions.

4\. Communication, Coordination and Representation
• Represent the SOS Uganda with local government authorities
administrative, sectoral and security officials, non-state actors, UN
agencies, and other NGOs at the field level. Engage and or delegate to project
team for sector representation as appropriate.
• Actively develop and maintain effective working relationships with key
stakeholders at the district level including donors, government actors, local
traditional leadership, beneficiary populations and their representatives,
• Represent the SOS Uganda with beneficiaries and communities to encourage
accountability to those we serve.
• Coordinate SOS Uganda project activities with relevant officials and other
humanitarian agencies. Acting as the main focal point for interactions with
donors and partners, including the UNHCR and OPM teams.
• Actively develop and maintain effective working relationships with all
relevant stakeholders including community leadership, NGOs, INGOs, government
authorities and UN agencies.
• Ensure that all ReBuild project data, including beneficiaries’ data, is
shared in strict accordance with the existing Information Sharing Protocol and
international ethical standards and information sharing principles
• Assist in the preparation of regular reports to keep partners and
stakeholders informed of SOS Uganda’s ReBuild project activities.
• Represent the organization at task force meetings, camp coordination
meetings, UNHCR coordination meetings and INGO coordination meetings.
• Ensure maximum visibility of SOS Uganda amongst the NGO community
• Draft reports and provide verbal updates to the Program Director.

• Bachelors and a Masters degree in Development Studies, Project Planning
and Management, International Relations, Gender & Conflict, Social Work and
Social Administration, Social Sciences and any other relevant management or
technical field.
• Proven working experience at management level in humanitarian assistance or
development within an international environment, and preferably with non-
governmental organizations.
• Professional experience in managing protection, Gender Based Violence,
livelihoods or/and child protection projects refugee environment. Preference
given to candidates with experience in more than one area.
• Excellent leadership, people management, interpersonal and negotiation
skills and a demonstrated ability to develop harmonious teams in cross
cultural context.
• Knowledge and experience of cooperation with governmental and international
agencies in the field of refugee assistance, advocacy and emergency is
• Strong diplomatic skills. Ability to establish good working relationships
with partners, donors and other stakeholders in a sensitive environment.
• Strong people management skills: the ability to effectively lead and
supervise team.
• Advanced computer skills including Ms word processing, Ms excel, database
systems, and PowerPoint.
• English fluency required.

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Email:: [email protected]

If you believe you are the right candidate, please send your electronic
application letter, detailed curriculum vitae CV, and photocopies of
academic certificates, and names and contact details of three traceable
referees to the address below to reach not later than Monday, 28th March 2022:

**The Head Human Resources and Administration**
**SOS Children’s Villages Uganda,**
**Plot 53 Ntinda II Road**

Electronic Applications must be sent as one Single PDF Document not exceeding
eight pages to: **[email protected]**

Applications that are late, do not have CV or certificates or exceeds eight
pages or electronically submitted as images will be disqualified. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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