Jobs at Uganda Adult Education Network (UGAADEN) - Project Coordinator

Job Title: Project Coordinator, Kotido, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 19 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 the project in Karamoja UGAADEN is currently recruiting a Project Coordinator. With the following technical and managerial responsibilities:

Duties of the Project Coordinator

2.1 Overall management and supervision of the implementation of the project to ensure maximum efficiency, output and quality 2.2 Providing technical guidance in the development and implementation of literacy and livelihoods skills training programmes 2.3 Being the focal person for the coordination of the Project activities 2.4 Preparing designated periodic work plans and submitting them to UGAADEN Secretariat for consideration and approval by the Executive Committee 2.5 Initiating, organising and supervising the implementation of approved work plans of activities according to the given guidelines 2.6 Organising and executing Project and UGAADEN promotions, publicity and publications 2.7 Ensuring proper financial and other resource management in all aspects of the Project 2.8 Ensuring the timely preparation and presentation of narrative and financial reports as provided for in the Project documents and implementation guidelines

Requirements and Specification

    Over 3 years of Program Management skills.

    Experience with Functional Adult Literacy, community development, empowerment, Livelihood Skills Training for adults.

    (Post Graduate) Degree in Adult Education, development studies or related field

    Prior working experience in Karamoja and proficiency in Ngakarimojong is preferred.

    Mature personality, team-player, strong communication and leadership skills

    Gross salary up to 1.6 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 Friday 19th October 2012.

Deadline: 19th Oct 2012


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