Position title
District Project Coordinator

TPO Uganda is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) that has been delivering services to vulnerable communities in Uganda since 1994. TPO Uganda has been committed to empowering communities affected by armed conflict and other natural and manmade disasters to meet the protection needs, psychosocial, mental health wellbeing and to improve livelihoods. TPO Uganda has over the years grown into a respectable national NGO with a demonstrable track record in over 55 districts as at January 2023. TPO is currently operating in the regions of Acholi, Lango, Teso, Karamoja, sub regions, Rwenzori, Southwest, West Nile, and central region. The organisation works with both in the Humanitarian and in the development settings (refugee hosting and non-refugee hosting) districts in Uganda

The   District   Project   Coordinator will   be responsible for   providing    overall   leadership    and   project management support   for   KCHS activities   in Kasese.  She/he   will   be  responsible  for   coordinating, networking,  supervising social  workers,  and  ensuring   service  delivery  at the  household   level  by Para social  workers   is on  course  and  representing  the  project,  compiling   work  plans  and  reports  among others.

  • Bachelor's  Degree  in Social Sciences,  Development Studies, or a related  field.
  • A postgraduate qualification in project  management is MUST
  • Masters degree  in related  field  is an added  advantage.
  • At least 3 years of consistent  experience in a technical  advisory/  support  role with a large-scale NGO.
  • Must have worked  in local government systems
  • Demonstrate good  experience managing  private/public  partnerships.
  • Understanding of local government planning  and service  delivery  systems
  • Awareness and familiarity  with government  policies  and strategies  on OVe.
  • Demonstrable training skills, development of training  materials, and capacity  building  of community- based organizations including  local governments
  • Demonstrate good  report writing  skills, Documentation and Record keeping
  • Experience in planning  and implementing quality  improvement activities
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written  communication and  negotiation  skills.  Fluent  in written  and spoken  English.
  • Extremely  flexible,  and have the ability to cope with  stressful  situations.
  • Ability to  maintain  performance  expectations  and  strong  working   relationships in diverse  cultural contexts,  psychologically &  and physically  stressful  environments
  • Experience with and enthusiasm for on-the-job  training.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft  Office  software  (Word, Excel, Outlook,  and Internet)  required.
  • Desire to work  effectively   in a team-oriented  environment.

How to apply:

Please send  your  CV and  cover   letter  with  3 work  related referees  and  a table   showing your past 3years  salary  history: Human Resources Manager, TPO Uganda, P.O Box 21646  Kampala, Uganda, email:  jobs@tpoug.org   Plot  652,  Block  257,  Wamala Close,  Munyonyo  (Attached as one  document of 2MBS)

✓    Deadline: September 15, 2023.

✓    Female candidates are strongly encouraged to  apply.

TPO Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that does not discriminate on any basis.

Please note that this offer of employment is made to you with the understanding that you do not have a history of fraud or sexual offenses. This is by TPO Uganda Anti-Fraud and PSHEA policies. Any violation of this and other poticies is highly  punishable as per guidelines indicated in the various policies and the laws of Uganda.

Only shortlisted candidates witt be contacted, thus, if you do not hear from us by October 15,2023, you are not considered.

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
1st October, 2023
Keeping Children Healthy and Safe
Job Location
Kasese, Uganda
Working Hours
8:00aam to 5:00pm
Date posted
September 5, 2023
Valid through
September 15, 2023
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