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Project Coordinator – Strengthening Children ’ S Resilience And

Closing: Dec 7, 2021

1 day ago

Published: Nov 25, 2021 (13 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

5 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time, Fixed term

The Project Coordinator will oversee the implementation of all project activities within the two districts to ensure timely delivery of project deliverables. S/he will also be responsible for advancing partnerships with other stakeholders within the districts to build a resilient learning ecosystem

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in education, Early Childhood Development/ECCE, Social Work or any other relevant field
  • At least 5 years’ experience of working on learning programmes, with a minimum of 2 years' experience at supervisory level.
  • Demonstrable experience with adult learning facilitation
  • An excellent command of spoken and written English, including report writing and computer skills, especially MS Word and Excel.
  • Good at mobilising stakeholders and respectfully work with them to develop action plans, monitor implementation, document and disseminate findings.
  • Familiar working with Local Governments to promote education and gender advocacy
  • Experience of working in multi-cultural and diverse teams including experience of working in Refugee Settlement context
  • Evidence of understanding of and commitment to child protection and safeguarding as well as other vulnerable populations
  • Fluent in one or more of the following three local languages: Kakwa, Lugbarati and Aringa'ti, will be an added advantage
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle and possession of a valid riding permit will be an added advantage.


Responsibilities
The Project Coordinator will oversee the implementation of all project activities within the two districts to ensure timely delivery of project deliverables. S/he will also be responsible for advancing partnerships with other stakeholders within the districts to build a resilient learning ecosystem

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in education, Early Childhood Development/ECCE, Social Work or any other relevant field
  • At least 5 years’ experience of working on learning programmes, with a minimum of 2 years' experience at supervisory level.
  • Demonstrable experience with adult learning facilitation
  • An excellent command of spoken and written English, including report writing and computer skills, especially MS Word and Excel.
  • Good at mobilising stakeholders and respectfully work with them to develop action plans, monitor implementation, document and disseminate findings.
  • Familiar working with Local Governments to promote education and gender advocacy
  • Experience of working in multi-cultural and diverse teams including experience of working in Refugee Settlement context
  • Evidence of understanding of and commitment to child protection and safeguarding as well as other vulnerable populations
  • Fluent in one or more of the following three local languages: Kakwa, Lugbarati and Aringa'ti, will be an added advantage
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle and possession of a valid riding permit will be an added advantage.


Implementation
  • Lead the processes for identifying partner schools, civil society organisations and others as may be needed to successfully implement the project activities
  • Support processes for identify sites within the districts where the project will be implemented
  • Develop strategies for ensuring that the project is driven by demand for services by the communities and  to encourage active participation by all relevant stakeholders
  • Oversee packing and distribution of learning kits and ensure decentralised and sustainable mechanisms are in place
  • Coordinate community partners to set up spaces that enable children to access fun learning materials to supplement in-school learning. This will focus on reading for enjoyment NOT curriculum aligned materials
  • Support community partners to use existing community spaces e.g community centres, community-based organisations, religious centres and existing libraries among others to establish strategies that ensure such learning spaces meet the needs of parents and children
  • Represent AKF in district events and all relevant forums, in ways that advances feedback from the local government leadership, partnerships and build support for AKF programmes
Quality Assurance and Reporting
  • Lead in monthly, quarterly, annual project review and planning meetings
  • Lead development of quarterly and final project reports and ensure timely submission per the grant agreement
  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with programme activities and take appropriate actions
  • Support the MEAL team in collection of Data, lessons learnt, best practices to inform reports for internal and external use.
  • Monitor and review project activities to ensure quality, compliance and timely reporting.
  • Ensure timely compilation and submission of regular periodical project narrative reports and other progress reports as may be required from time to time
  • Ensure quality and timely implementation of the programme activities against set objectives, targets, timelines and budget as per the approved work plan and budget.
  • Review and provide feedback on activity level reports 
  • Undertake any other delegated responsibility as assigned by the immediate supervisor


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