Akola Project Job Vacancy: Program Coordinator - Jinja, Uganda

Position: Program Coordinator

Classification: Uganda Contract Staff
Contract Period: January – December 2017
Location: Jinja, Uganda
Basis of Employment: Full-time; 40-50 hours per week depending on demands of the work
Compensation: $400 gross monthly salary

Benefits: International health insurance with IMG, project transportation, monthly phone allowance, work visa, round-trip flight at beginning and end of contract, generous vacation policy, and shared staff housing. Manages: Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant
Reports to: Country Director
Key Roles: Coordinating and facilitating Akola’s Village Savings and Loans Associations for all women’s groups, facilitating monitoring and evaluation for all Akola Project programs, and providing administrative support to other staff members on the Empowerment Team.

The Program Coordinator is a full-time paid position based in our Jinja, Uganda office. This position is responsible for maintaining and enhancing Akola’s Village Savings and Loan program and program expansion. This position is responsible for coordinating and facilitating all monitoring and evaluation activities for Akola Project programs, including training Officers, data entry, and database management. This position is integral in building the capacity of national staff to run programs independently. This position will provide research and recommendations for new opportunities as they arise. This position will provide administrative assistance to other members of the Empowerment Team. This position will be a key member of the Empowerment Team, and will assist other team members with projects as needed.

How to Apply:
Submit the following with the email subject line “Application: Program Coordinator” to recruitment@akolaproject.org. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
  • Resume/CV with relevant work experience
  • Cover letter that outlines (1) Why you are interested in this position, Uganda, Akola Project, the mission and vision; (2) Why you are the best candidate for the job; (3) The role your faith plays in your work.
  • Contact information for two references: one personal and one professional.
  • Closing Date: 30 October 2016