Country Project Coordinator Job 2023 at Kampala by Aga Khan Foundation

Country Project Coordinator Job 2023 at Kampala by Aga Khan Foundation Career. Aga Khan Foundation, an international NGO operating in Uganda, is currently searching for a highly qualified Country Project Coordinator to join their team.

Country Project Coordinator Job 2023 at Kampala by Aga Khan Foundation

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a private, not-for-profit international development agency, which was founded in 1967 by Shah Karim Al Hussaini, Aga Khan IV, the 49th Hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims. AKF seeks to provide long-term solutions to problems of poverty, hunger, illiteracy and ill health in the poorest parts of South and Central Asia, Eastern and Western Africa, and the Middle East. In these regions, the needs of rural communities in mountainous, coastal and resource poor areas are given particular attention. The Foundation’s activities often reinforce the work of other sister agencies within the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

Vacancy Post Name:

  • Country Project Coordinator

Number of Vacant Post

  • 01 (One)

Organization Name:

  • Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)

Last Date to Apply

  • 24th March 2023

Job Location

  • Kampala, Uganda

Employment Type

  • Full-time


  • Social Development

Education Requirement:

  • A bachelor’s degree in development studies, preferably social sciences, especially gender studies.

Experience Required

  • Minimum five (5) years of project management experience
  • Proven experience in working through and strengthening civil society.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with the Country’s financial focal Point on reporting, forecasting and compliance.
  • Work closely with the procurement focal point to ensure project purchases are made on time and as per donor regulations.
  • Provide comprehensive capacity development process of AKF civil society organizations (CSOs) through institutional strengthening tools and platforms, and provide specific technical training, mentoring, and coaching.
  • Ensure efficient and effective grant management of the AGECS Sub-Projects.
  • Be responsible and accountable for all Country AGECS Sub-Projects’ reporting and donor compliance requirements.
  • Be responsible for quality project implementation and reporting, including delivering project activities on time and within budget.
  • Preparation and submission of project work plans, activity reports, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual narrative reports.
  • Coordinate quarterly and annual review meetings with implementing partners.
  • Ensure all data collection processes adhere to robust ethical standards, including AKF’s Safeguarding Policy and all relevant national research and ethics standards.
  • Provide technical and operational oversight of Country M&E-based consultancies, learning components, and policy engagement to elevate visibility and learnings from the program approach.

Other Requirements:

  • Good in public speaking and presentations in local community and partner meetings, training, and workshops.
  • Capacity to work independently, take initiative, and manage various activities simultaneously while meeting strict reporting deadlines and keeping colleagues and senior managers well informed;
  • Ability to facilitate collaborative and participatory processes with partners and stakeholders;
  • The ability to work in local languages relevant to the Country is an asset.
  • Strong understanding of monitoring and evaluation methodologies and logical frameworks;
  • Demonstrated ability to remotely work, lead and motivate a diverse team of partners.

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