Project Coordinator Job at Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

Vacancy title: Project Coordinator


 Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO 

 Category: Admin & Office 

Jobs at: Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

Deadline of this Job: 20 November 2020  

Duty Station: Within Uganda , Moroto , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) is a non-governmental organization that implements Development Communication programs aimed at influencing positive behavior change for the social development of men, women and children in Uganda and the entire East African Region. CDFU is a partner in the Nuyok program led by Catholic Relief Services (CRS). The Nuyok program builds resilience to shocks, enhances livelihoods and improves food security and nutrition for vulnerable rural families in three districts of Karamoja: Abim, Nakapiripirit and Napak which are home to 406,880 people living in an estimated 58,126 households. CDFU wishes to recruit a qualified, competent and highly motivated Ugandan for the position of Project Coordinator.
Position: Project Coordinator
Reports to: Executive Director; CDFU
Commitment: Full time
Location/ Duty station: Moroto -Karamoja
Job Summary: The individual will provide SBCC support to program activities including work plans; accounting and reporting; providing technical assistance to district based partners and capacity building in Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) at national and district levels. .

Duties & Responsibilities:
Coordinate SBCC activities in the project districts including meetings with district officials and community level stakeholders; oversee implementation of district level based activities; work closely with the district based staff to implement SBCC and community mobilization activities; adapt, manage translation, and coordinate pre-test & dissemination of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials promoting the program interventions. Collaborate with the M&E department of the project to design monitoring and evaluation tools for tracking implementation of SBCC activities in the districts; provide support and supervise work of the SBCC officers based in the Nuyok districts of implementation; work with the districts to identify and establish partnerships with the community based service organization that will implement activities in line with the project’s areas of focus; and support monitoring and evaluation of mass media and interpersonal communication interventions in the project districts. The coordinator will also support documentation of project activities/impact stories; prepare SBCC monthly, quarterly and annual reports and participate in Project Management meetings as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Communication, Health, Social Sciences, Population or related field. The candidate must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in implementing Social & Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) interventions. Demonstrate knowledgeable practice of working with districts, non-governmental and community-based organizations as well as government departments. Must have experience working at the community and district levels to implement SBCC interventions. Excellent interpersonal & communication skills and ability to work as a team player. Good presentation and writing skills. Computer skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. Good skills in use of digital tools and social media.

Job Education Requirements: Master’s Degree

Job Exprience Requirements: 5 years

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Apply to:
Head Human Resource
Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)
P. O. Box 8734, Plot 2142, Kanakulya Road,
Kyebando Central, Kampala.
• Detailed C.V
• Copies of certificates and testimonials
• Daytime telephone contact
• Addresses of three referees.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications addressed to the Head of Human Resource on Email: [email protected]  (PDF format maximum 6 pages) not later than Friday 20th November, 2.00pm.
While we thank all applicants for showing interest; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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