Project Coordinator – BRAC International – Uganda

About US:
BRAC International is one of the world’s largest Non-Governmental Development Organizations, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance.

About BRAC Uganda, Skills Development Programme:
BRAC Uganda with support from ENABEL Uganda and in collaboration with YWCA is implementing a Skills development project for youth, women and girls among refugees and host communities m Kiryandongo district. The project aims to increase access to local labour market and help beneficiaries establish micro-enterprises. The youth will be given market relevant technical and soft skills by involving them in skills development opportunities. This will enhance their employment and or self-employment opportunities within the local labour market; improve the household income and contribute to the local economy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinating, facilitating and supporting the effective implementation of the Skills development project for the youth as per design through vocational skills training, apprenticeship and micro-enterprise aligned with the Skilling Uganda strategy.
Tasked with managing all activities related to project, including providing effective leadership.
Coordinate the selection and or enrollment of beneficiaries under the project.
Provide technical guidance in designing an actionable project Implementation plan & coordinating the implementation the project in location.
Prepare necessary work plans for the project and in compliance with agreements and harmonized work plans with donor and or partners.
Keenly monitor the effective implementation of the project and assess progress on monthly basis.
Ensure effective communication with internal and external stakeholders.
Attend partner and community engagement meetings, workshops and submit reports to the Programme Manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the BRAC International Project Coordinator job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in development studies, Social Sciences or project planning and Management. Masters in a related field is added advantage. .
At least three years’ experience in implanting similar skills training projects or related projects at supervisory level.
Possess good understanding of education and youth programming specifically skills elopement programmes.
Ability to supervise, motivate and inspire trust among the youth & the project team.
Excellent monitoring and evaluation expertise especially tracking progress.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, good analytical skills and ability to present information precisely.
Experience working with diverse groups including refugee settlements.

How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vita and copies of academic documents to hrd.uganda@brac.net. The Email should include the position applied for as subject of the Email. Applications should be addressed to; The Human Resource Manager, BRAC Uganda, P.O. Box 31817, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: Sunday 18th February, 2018.