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Project Coordinator - CHAMPIONING PLAY

Closing: Aug 8, 2022

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Published: Aug 1, 2022 (7 days ago)

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ROLE PURPOSE:

The post holder will support the Project Manger in coordinating programmatic and operational grant management and implementation including; planning, implementation, capacity enhancement, monitoring/ evaluation and reporting both internally (within SCI) and externally with stakeholders. The person is accountable for overall coordination and oversight delivery of the “LEGO Foundation Championing Play project in Moroto district.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Education, experience and skills:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in an education related field.
  • A Post Graduate training in Project Management, Community Development or a Master’s degree in any relevant field is an added advantage.
  • At least three years of relevant experience, with some of these preferably in an INGO setting
  • Proven experience in all aspects of programme/project cycle management, including design, planning, implementation, and monitoring/evaluation.
  • Demonstrable experience with financial management; and budget/grants management and monitoring.
  • Substantial experience in external relations with government, community stakeholders and civil society.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; excellent documentation and report-writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, as well as training/facilitation skills.
  • Experience in managing and building staff teams. developing staff capacity.
  • Thorough understanding of Save the Children working principles and approaches Child Participation, Child Rights Programming, Partnership, Child Safeguarding Policy, Zero Tolerance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Programme Integration etc.
  • Proficiency in computer e.g. MS Word, MS Power Point and Excel.
  • Child participation: experience in implementing programmes or activities directly with/for children.
  • Experience in integrating gender, diversity, disability and related issues into programme activities.
  • Experience in implementing community-based activities including in rural areas, using inclusive, gender equitable and participatory approaches.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to think and plan strategically
  • Ability to be self-sufficient and resourceful, proactive in identifying and addressing challenges, yet consulting and asking for assistance as needed/relevant.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project communities and stay in basic conditions.
  • Willing to commit to Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.


Responsibilities

ROLE PURPOSE:

The post holder will support the Project Manger in coordinating programmatic and operational grant management and implementation including; planning, implementation, capacity enhancement, monitoring/ evaluation and reporting both internally (within SCI) and externally with stakeholders. The person is accountable for overall coordination and oversight delivery of the “LEGO Foundation Championing Play project in Moroto district.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Education, experience and skills:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in an education related field.
  • A Post Graduate training in Project Management, Community Development or a Master’s degree in any relevant field is an added advantage.
  • At least three years of relevant experience, with some of these preferably in an INGO setting
  • Proven experience in all aspects of programme/project cycle management, including design, planning, implementation, and monitoring/evaluation.
  • Demonstrable experience with financial management; and budget/grants management and monitoring.
  • Substantial experience in external relations with government, community stakeholders and civil society.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; excellent documentation and report-writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, as well as training/facilitation skills.
  • Experience in managing and building staff teams. developing staff capacity.
  • Thorough understanding of Save the Children working principles and approaches Child Participation, Child Rights Programming, Partnership, Child Safeguarding Policy, Zero Tolerance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Programme Integration etc.
  • Proficiency in computer e.g. MS Word, MS Power Point and Excel.
  • Child participation: experience in implementing programmes or activities directly with/for children.
  • Experience in integrating gender, diversity, disability and related issues into programme activities.
  • Experience in implementing community-based activities including in rural areas, using inclusive, gender equitable and participatory approaches.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to think and plan strategically
  • Ability to be self-sufficient and resourceful, proactive in identifying and addressing challenges, yet consulting and asking for assistance as needed/relevant.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project communities and stay in basic conditions.
  • Willing to commit to Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.



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