Job vacancy Project Coordinator its My Body SBF (38463)

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Plan International
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20 August, 2020
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Project Coordinator its My Body SBF (38463)

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Project Coordinator its My Body SBF (38463)
Role Purpose
“IT’S MY BODY” ‘project aims to prevent and respond to conflict related sexual violence through improving access to quality Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) information and services, and ensuring a protective environment for children, adolescents and young people (0-24 years) by preventing and responding to violence and abuse. The project will be implemented in the Bidi Bidi settlement in Yumbe district, focusing on refugee and host community populations affected by the conflict in South Sudan.
The Project Coordinator SRHR and Child protection is directly responsible for day-to-day planning, implementation and supervision of the Sexual Reproductive Health Rights and Child protection elements of this project. He/she is accountable to the ERM - Plan International Uganda and responsible for the delivery of the overall project results in line with project proposal, PIU West Nile emergency response strategy and Swedish Broadcasting Foundation (SBF) requirements.
Dimensions of the Role
• Key member of Health Program Thematic area supported by the National Program Manager Health based at Country office.
• Provides overall project leadership in planning, implementation and monitoring of project activities to achieve the set project objectives and targets.
• Manage partnerships and coordinate collaborations for the project
• He/she is responsible for the delivery of the Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) and Child protection component of this project.
• He/she supports in strengthening equitable access to and utilization of integrated quality health services for refugees and host communities across all the phases of displacement.
• He/she supports in providing emergency SRHR and Child protection support to girls and boys affected by sexual violence targeted by the project.
• He/she supports in strengthening SRHR and Child protection response strategies to improve self-reliance and resilience.
Working in close consultation and supervision of the Emergency Response Manager (ERM), the Project Coordinator performs the following roles to implement SRHR and child protection component of this project: .

Key Areas of Accountability:
Project Planning:
• Develop and periodically review the 1½ year project operational plan, annual / quarterly plans and budgets for effective project implementation.
• Lead the technical design of the project interventions, development of technical tools with adequate consultation and participation of staff and other key stakeholders at all stages of project implementation.
• Coordinate, supervise and appraise The Child Protection Officer and the SRHR Graduate Intern respectively.
• Develop and submit quality SRHR and Child protection Project Annual Plans with the based on the phased project budget, procurement plan and detailed Implementation plan (DIP) in line with PIU and donor requirements before the set deadline.
• Develop and share a monthly SRHR and Child protection project work plan.
• Attend and execute / follow-up on actions resulting from planning, review and reflection meetings with the respective Ministry Technical Working Group (TWG) / member office representative or District Health / Emergency Response Teams.
• Develop timely and quality monthly, quarterly and annual work plans shared with the line manager.
• Monitor SRHR and Child protection project activities to ensure quality, timeliness and adherence to both PIU and donor policies and procedures.
Project implementation Management
• Effectively manage the day-to-day implementation of the SRHR and Child protection project operations to ensure compliance with the approved SRHR annual plan, phased budget, procurement plan, SBF requirement, essential standards and policies.
• Ensure efficient utilization and timely accountability of funds and other resources allocated in accordance with grant conditions.
• Prepare and submit quality and timely project reports to project stakeholders as per donor requirements and the project monitoring & evaluation plan.
• Initiate, develop and nurture cordial relations with relevant government agencies both at central and local government levels, project partners and wider stakeholder fraternity.
• Maintain high standard of integrity, transparency and accountability in the course of project implementation.
• Provision of regular operations and implementation updates on Programme progress and challenges to allow for timely interventions and corrective actions by management.
• Ensure that project interventions are effectively documented with evidence before, during and after
• Develop a system for capturing, documenting and disseminating project experiences, achievements, lesson learnt and best practices to stakeholders while maintaining project records for accountability purposes.
• Organise and hold regular performance review meetings to access progress and to agree on any change in strategy with the key project stakeholders
• Develop concepts and proposals for possible funding as need may arise.
• Ensure clear quarterly accountability of all Programme inputs/resources given out or offered to the community.
• Identify and participate in operational research /related to the project.
Risk management – Monitor and address or report any risks to management.
Advocacy and Coordination
S/he will participate in SRHR advocacy and coordination networks in close collaboration with Country Advocacy & Influencing Manager, in strengthening linkages with relevant stakeholders and government agencies (Ministry of Health, as well as other NGOs implementing SRHR activities), mobilizing partners and stakeholders in the establishment of technical working groups for SRHR in Yumbe local Government.
Key relationships
• Emergency Response Manager (ERM) : Direct line-management and appraisal of the Project Coordinator
• National Program Manager (NPM) – Health: Technical support in planning, implementation, monitoring and Evaluation of project interventions in Health Thematic Area.
• Child Protection Officer (CPO) and SRHR Graduate Intern (SGI): who directly report to the Project Coordinator and will therefore be supervised and appraised by the incumbent.
• Country Office Grants Team : Project Reports, budgeting and grant compliance
• Project Stakeholders: S/he will work in close collaboration with SRHR and CP stakeholders at national, district and sub-district levels, community levels including refugee settlements and host communities.
• District and health facility teams: Technical support in planning, budgeting, implementation and monitoring of project supported SRHR / CP interventions.
• Technical Working Group Meetings: Effectively represent Plan International Uganda at relevant TWGs, events and forums to ensure Pl is acknowledged as a legitimate partner /actor.

• Excellent budget management skills is a MUST
• Strong skills in teamwork and networking
• Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated experience in networking with other development partners in the field.
• Good communication skills (written & oral)
• Excellent skills in documentation and report writing
• Excellent negotiation and influencing skills in multi-cultural contexts
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs including MS Excel, MS Word and MS Power Point.

Job Requirements
• A minimum of a Degree in Social Science, Social Work, Public Health or any Health-related discipline with experience in ASRHR programming,
• Post graduate training in either public health, Health Systems Strengthening, Community Health, Reproductive Health, Gender etc. will be of added advantage.
• At least 3 years’ minimum hands –on progressive experience in planning and implementation of school / community-based health Programme targeting Adolescents especially on ASRH.
• Experience in working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage.
• Experience in working with the Local Government, local partners and training in ASRH, with a focus on humanitarian setting.
• Hands – on experience in working in rural settings
• Experience in SRHR – related capacity building for health facilities and community health structures
• Practical knowledge and skills in designing, implementing and monitoring of facility and community – based SRHR programs

Job Education: Degree
Job Experience: 3 years

Work Hours: 8
Valid Till
28 Aug, 2020

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