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Project Coordinator Smart Up

Plan International

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted December 19, 2021.

Plan International Jobs in Uganda Project Coordinator Smart Up Carreer opportunities in Uganda vacancies in Plan International at Uganda

# Job Description

The Project Coordinator – Innovation and Digital Technology will contribute to
the attainment of Plan International Uganda Country Programme objectives
through ensuring the initiation and integration of digital innovations in MBMF
program; Support the development, expansion and implementation of PIU digital
interventions through innovative digital solutions, with a focus on Youth
Economic Empowerment interventions/livelihoods. Add value to beneficiaries and
partners through digital technology and participate in Resource mobilization
functions during the proposal development.

Responsibilities/ Accountabilities
• Drive innovation and use of modern technologies such as mobile phones to
improve research, foster learning/best practices including sharing and
improving impact
• Actively engage local partners to follow market trends and seek
opportunities for improvement through own staff. This should happen with a
special focus on livelihoods interventions.
• Assist in project and proposal development as well as preparation and
implementation of reviews and evaluations of projects.
• Take lead in the management of innovation hubs and building capacity of
partners and beneficiaries in innovation and digital technology
• Ensure high quality collaboration and coordination is maintained for
effective and efficient implementation of Project interventions by all
• Support conduct planning meetings for the innovation initiatives and come up
with ways of addressing any gaps that are identified including supporting
district stakeholders during supervision and monitoring of Project activities.
• Support Orientation of key district stakeholders on implementation of
Project activities
• Support organize and conduct Project reflection and review meetings at team,
district and school levels that bring on board different stakeholders.
• Child Protection and Gender Equality & Inclusion
• Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding of Young
people; Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with
the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant
Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of
responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and
associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these
policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct CoC, their relevance to
their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance
with the appropriate procedures
• The Project Coordinator – Innovation and Digital technology will ensure that
PII Safeguarding of Young People and Gender and Inclusion policies are
implemented in all project activities while working with young people,
partner, parents, district officials and other stakeholders.
• Leadership and Business Management Competencies
• Leadership Competencies
• Set and communicate ambitious but realistic work goals and priorities,
explaining how these contribute to Plan International’s purpose.
• Set high standards for self and others’ behavior, inside and outside work.
Championing our values and commitment to rights, gender equality and
safeguarding. Supporting the health, well-being and both physical and
psychological safety of our staff, including their safety to speak out.
• Hold self and others to account for what we have agreed, dealing with poor
performance quickly, firmly and constructively.
• Create a positive team spirit, helping people work well together, to reflect
and continuously improve the efficiency and quality of what we do.
• Collaborate with team members, colleagues and partners in finding creative
solutions to problems by sharing information, experience and ideas and
actively seeking their input.
• Motivate and developing others by taking an interest, giving constructive
feedback and praise, ensuring they are properly trained and helping them
utilize their potential.
• Accept change and support others in adjusting to it, helping them
• Business Management Competencies
• Understand relevant sectorial context including how the sector operates in
terms of funding and governance and awareness of Plan’s purpose, values, and
global strategy
• Manage legal and reputational risk including risk assessment, communication,
risk management and reporting in full compliance with risk-related standards,
including in areas such as Child and Youth Safeguarding and Protection, Gender
equality and inclusion, Counter Fraud, Safety and Security
• Manage activities and resources including skills in strategic thinking,
planning and organising, financial planning and monitoring, negotiation and
programme and project management
• Manage people and information including skills in assessment and coaching,
evidence-based management, communication skills, both speaking and writing,
and digital working, including personal digital skills

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge
• Bachelor’s degree in Information Science, Technology, Social Innovation
and Technology, Software Engineering, Entrepreneurship; or Business
• At least three years of progressively professional work experience in
design, implementation and evaluation of digital Innovation/ transformation
and IT programmes.
• Excellent coordination and organization skills with demonstrated experience
working in INGO as an added advantage.
• Demonstrated skills and experience in report writing, donor compliance and
budget management.
• Ability to Identify and synthesis best practices and lessons learned to
promote knowledge management and sustainability.
• Skills in working with talented youth.
• Excellent communication verbal and written and interpersonal skills, with
ability to work with people from diverse cultures
• Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft software including MS Word
processing, Power point presentation, Excel spreadsheets, e-mail and web based
• Ability to integrate SRHR in digital innovation

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**Closing Date** : 31 Dec. 2021

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