Programmes Coordinator at Hope Worldwide International Uganda

About US:

Hope Worldwide International Uganda is a registered non-profit making organization limited by guarantee under s.371 (1) of the companies act, and also as a non-governmental organization under the NGO registration statute 1989, with registration No: 2159. It was established for charitable, benevolent and developmental purposes founded on Christian principle. Our focus is to Create hope and an enabling environment for children and women to attain their full life potential through improved Agricultural services, Education and life skills development, Integrated Health, Legal and Human rights advocacy, water /environmental protection, Community Resilience, Livelihoods and Climate Change.

Job Summary: The Programmes Coordinator is responsible for ongoing management on behalf of the SG to ensure that desired programme outcomes and objectives are delivered. The person must have adequate knowledge and information about the business and the programme to be able to make informed decisions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Ensuring an appropriate programme or project management framework is in place.
  • Preparing the programme brief, project initiation documents or equivalent and business case among other documents.
  • Appraising options and submitting for approval
  • Securing resources and expertise from the client organization as required, for example, appointing professional advisers to support the project sponsor role
  • Co-ordinating and directing end user input
  • Co-ordinating value management strategy
  • Controlling changes following approval
  • Determining and managing risk to the programmes
  • Managing the programmes budget, including risk allowance
  • Acting as sole point of contact with the program managers
  • Co-ordinating and fostering teamwork
  • Coordinate and liaise with high level Government Officials in the respective Ministries.
  • Lead high level negotiations with Government and development partner representatives.
  • Managing the programme manager’s performance of delegated responsibility
  • Establishing formal reporting arrangements on programmes or project progress
  • Defining criteria for control and management of the programme or project
  • Assisting the program managers in the resolution of problems
  • Receiving and reviewing detailed reports on the programmes from the program managers
  • Ensuring the program managers receives decisions on time
  • Establishing, with the program manager, a common approach to major issues that arise from programmme implementation.
  • Establishing a mechanism to ensure regular dialogue with contractors to promote problem solving, team working and risk sharing.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a degree from a recognized university in Social Sciences, Public Administration, Development Studies, Business Administration, Social Work & Social Administration or related field,
  • Have quality management principles and processes
  • Knowledge of risk assessment and management principles and processes
  • Experience in effective networking
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good influencing experience
  • Experience in building relationships with stakeholders within and outside the programme
  • Be aware of the broader perspective and how it affects the programme
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams
  • Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes

How to Apply

All candidates should fill in this Application Form, Download Here, fill it and attach your personal testimonials as one PDF Document and send back to us using the email

N.B: No hand delivery application will be accepted.

Deadline: 28th February 2020

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