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Family Strengthening Programme Coordinator, Fort Portal

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Family Strengthening Programme Coordinator, Fort Portal

Closing: Sep 7, 2022

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Published: Sep 2, 2022 (27 days ago)

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JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Locational Programme Director, the Family Strengthening Programme Coordinator

is responsible for steering the family strengthening Programme in the location as well as ensuring thebuilding of a strong and motivated performance driven Family Strengthening team. The role entailstaking lead in planning and budgeting processes for the family strengthening programme,coordinating the implementation of the annual plans within the approved budgets, taking lead inmonitoring and evaluation of programme activities as well as preparing and submission of progressreports to the Programme Director. The FSP coordinator also has a role to ensure that staff adhereto the programme policies and internal controls, manage programme and documentation includingdata base maintenance and beneficiaries and among others ensure networking and partnerships withcommunities, local authorities and other service providers within the programme areas.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCES

 The candidate should hold a University Degree in Community Development related to Social andNatural Science disciplines such as Social Work, Sociology, Development Studies, Economics,Agriculture or Rural Development.

 Good Networking skills.

 At least three years’ experience in implementing Community Development or Orphans and

Vulnerable Children (OVC) support programmes

 Programme budget planning and accountability experience.


 Donor engagement.

 Experience in child rights and development, family and community development and rights basedprogramming.

 Experience in using Community Development participatory methodologies.


 People management experience specifically recruitment, training and performance management.


 Planning and organizing skills.


Responsibilities
JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Locational Programme Director, the Family Strengthening Programme Coordinator

is responsible for steering the family strengthening Programme in the location as well as ensuring thebuilding of a strong and motivated performance driven Family Strengthening team. The role entailstaking lead in planning and budgeting processes for the family strengthening programme,coordinating the implementation of the annual plans within the approved budgets, taking lead inmonitoring and evaluation of programme activities as well as preparing and submission of progressreports to the Programme Director. The FSP coordinator also has a role to ensure that staff adhereto the programme policies and internal controls, manage programme and documentation includingdata base maintenance and beneficiaries and among others ensure networking and partnerships withcommunities, local authorities and other service providers within the programme areas.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCES

 The candidate should hold a University Degree in Community Development related to Social andNatural Science disciplines such as Social Work, Sociology, Development Studies, Economics,Agriculture or Rural Development.

 Good Networking skills.

 At least three years’ experience in implementing Community Development or Orphans and

Vulnerable Children (OVC) support programmes

 Programme budget planning and accountability experience.


 Donor engagement.

 Experience in child rights and development, family and community development and rights basedprogramming.

 Experience in using Community Development participatory methodologies.


 People management experience specifically recruitment, training and performance management.


 Planning and organizing skills.


To build and manage a strong team through effective leadership

 Hold monthly meetings with the team to handle issues arising and generate new ideas


 Create time for one on one interface with team members to handle any arising issues


 Hold bi-annual team building events with the team


 Coaching and mentoring of staff


 Identification of staff training needs and conducting training based on the needs

 Conducting appraisals with staff

To spearhead and manage the programme and implementation


 Oversee development of work plans (Annual, Quarterly and monthly) to guide implementation of

Project activities

 To provide technical support to the implementation of actions

To oversee monitoring, evaluation and reporting of programmes

 Produce project reports

 Conduct field support and monitoring visits

 Support and supervise the update and entry of data in activity tracking tools


To manage programme finances and budgets (Financial management)


 Planning and development of budgets


 Review and approval of requisitions


 Monitoring and tracking of project budgets


Partnership and networking


 Facilitate coordination meeting at the District and Sub-county


 Participate in Sub-county and District events


 Hold joint evaluations of programmes with District and Sub-county stakeholders


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