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Regional Coordinator

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Regional Coordinator

Closing: Jul 13, 2024

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Published: Jul 2, 2024 (19 days ago)

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Requirements

• Masters’ Degree in Agricultural studies, Agronomy, Environmental Resource Management or related field is required

• Post graduate studies in Business Administration or Project Management, is an added advantage

• At least 8 years of professional work experience in a similar role/position, with proven experience in project management and leading a team of field staff of 10 people or more

• Experience in the areas of sustainable development, community-based approaches and natural resource management especially natural resource restoration and watershed management

• Demonstrated capacity to support, advise and guide institutional networking processes with Local Government and other stakeholders

• Strong leadership skills, interpersonal skill and commitment to team work

• Proven ability to use Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.

• Superior organizational, interpersonal, public speaking, and team-building skills

• Excellent communicator with good writing and presentation skills in English language. Knowledge of local languages is an added benefit

• Excellent organisational, negotiation, influencing and advisory/coaching skills

• Affinity with capacity development and institutional change processes

• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

• Willingness to travel & work extensively in highland areas of Uganda



Job application procedure

Candidates who meet the criteria outlined above should submit their applications, resume and academic documents in pdf format with “HCBSU-RC-REGIONAL COORDINATOR ELGON” as the Email subject via [email protected] 


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Requirements

• Masters’ Degree in Agricultural studies, Agronomy, Environmental Resource Management or related field is required

• Post graduate studies in Business Administration or Project Management, is an added advantage

• At least 8 years of professional work experience in a similar role/position, with proven experience in project management and leading a team of field staff of 10 people or more

• Experience in the areas of sustainable development, community-based approaches and natural resource management especially natural resource restoration and watershed management

• Demonstrated capacity to support, advise and guide institutional networking processes with Local Government and other stakeholders

• Strong leadership skills, interpersonal skill and commitment to team work

• Proven ability to use Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.

• Superior organizational, interpersonal, public speaking, and team-building skills

• Excellent communicator with good writing and presentation skills in English language. Knowledge of local languages is an added benefit

• Excellent organisational, negotiation, influencing and advisory/coaching skills

• Affinity with capacity development and institutional change processes

• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

• Willingness to travel & work extensively in highland areas of Uganda



Job application procedure

Candidates who meet the criteria outlined above should submit their applications, resume and academic documents in pdf format with “HCBSU-RC-REGIONAL COORDINATOR ELGON” as the Email subject via [email protected] 


• Oversee technical implementation of the project activities at the zonal level through the project field officers (team of 12 field staff)

• Supervise and coordinate implementation of project activities at the zonal level by the field staff to ensure that work plans are followed adequately and phased budgets are spent as required

• Maintain a comprehensive overview of project interventions in the zone through regular communication and reporting with the project HQ team

• Coordinate the interaction of activities implemented by staff along the three project pathways and provide strategic guidance to achieve project outputs and outcomes

• Work closely with regional water management programs of the Ministry of Water and Environment to align project activities with the respective zonal watershed management plans

• Represent the project in zonal forums and mechanisms that require focal points, and promote partnership-building with respect to watershed management issues

• Convene periodic meetings with relevant stakeholders in the zone to facilitate information-sharing, identify opportunities for cross-project collaboration, and synthesize best practices and lessons learned

• Facilitate implementation of the project baseline study and relevant research studies by actively contributing to their design, rollout, and report writing

• Facilitate opportunities for synergy with other interventions within the project sites through cross project planning and implementation to complement project interventions and address issues beyond the project’s scope

• Review and approve activity workplans, budgets, and field activity reports developed at zonal level – within delegated approval limits

• Assume organizational responsibility for monitoring of field office operations, including the coordination of shared resources and common services and harmonization of operational procedures and systems according to guidelines from management

• Ensure compliance with project systems and requirements, including responsibilities over quality and timely reporting (financial and narrative) on a periodic basis

• Systematically document experiences and lessons learned across districts, watersheds and facilitate information sharing and learning with the rest of the project team

• Compile and prepare periodic progress reports highlighting progress made in implementation of activities within the zone based on periodic plans

• Contribute to project newsletter articles and annual reports

• Perform any other related duties as required.


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