Jobs at Uganda Adult Education Network in Uganda - National Coordinator

Job Title: National Coordinator - Adult Education Network, Kampala
Closing Date: Saturday, 06 October 2012

To enhance partnerships and information sharing among individuals, organizations and institutions for adult and lifelong learning, the Uganda Adult Education Network (UGAADEN) was founded in 2001. Since 2002, UGAADEN has been a key player in the promotion of adult education in Uganda and initiating the policy and advocacy debate. Ever since, UGAADEN has worked in the following five program areas: policy advocacy, research and documentation, membership capacity enhancement, information sharing and partnership enhancement. Moreover, since 2010 UGAADEN implements the five year EU funded 'Non-formal education and skills training for Poverty Reduction in Karamoja Project' in partnership with dvv international and Caritas Kotido.

To guide the day to day management of affairs in the Secretariat of the Network and oversee the implementation of the project in Karamoja, UGAADEN is currently recruiting a National Coordinator. With the following technical and managerial responsibilities:

1.1 Overall management and supervision of the work of the Secretariat to ensure maximum efficiency, output and quality 1.2 Being the focal person for the coordination of UGAADEN activities 1.3 Coordination of grant proposal writing and contribution to UGAADEN fundraising efforts 1.4 Preparing designated periodic work plans and submission for consideration and approval by the Executive Committee and the General Assembly 1.5 Initiating, organising and supervising the implementation of approved work plans of activities according to the given guidelines 1.6 Organising and executing UGAADEN promotions, publicity and publications 1.7 Ensuring proper financial and other resource management in all aspects of the Network as agreed by the General Assembly 1.8 Ensuring the timely preparation and presentation of narrative and financial reports as provided for in the Network documents and implementation guidelines 1.9 The National Coordinator shall report to the Executive Committee and shall be an ex-officio of the Executive Committee and the standing committees of the Network

Requirements and Specification

    Over 5 years of Program and Grants Management skills.
    Preferably experience with network management, capacity development and resource mobilization.
    Substantial knowledge of different segments of adult education in Uganda
    (Post Graduate) Degree in Adult Education or related field
    Mature personality, team-player, strong communication and leadership skills
    Gross salary up to 1.8 million UGX per month depending on work experience and qualifications.

How to apply:

Address your applications to The Chairperson, UGAADEN including a cover letter, CV and references. Applications should be delivered to UGAADEN Secretariat P.O Box 26900 Kampala, Tagore Crescent, plot 20, Kamwokya, (preferably) Email; by 2:00pm on Saturday 6th October 2012.

Deadline: 6th Oct 2012


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