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Kampala, Uganda



April 21, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Sightsavers works in more than 30 countries worldwide, focusing on Africa and Asia. We partner with local, regional, national and international organisations, governments and non-governmental organisations. With their help, we distribute treatments to prevent disease, carry out operations and eye examinations, and advocate for the rights of people with disabilities.


Job Title

Project Coordinator job at Sightsavers

Job Description

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for delivering this innovative project in Uganda, as well as part of a country team, contributing to growth and expansion of the portfolio.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working with the country project management team and other funding / resources partners to coordinate implementation of activities and sharing of lessons learned.

  • Coordinate all aspects of the project cycle with the partners including effective planning, start-up, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, financial and asset management, reporting, documentation, and closeout.

  • Liaise and work with the Global Technical Leads (Disability Inclusive Economic Empowerment) and other internal expertise as required.

  • Ensure high quality and ethical MEL approaches are embedded in all interventions in the context of a project that is fast paced and innovative with continuous cycles of monitoring, evaluating and adaptation.

  • Coordinate partner organizations with whom Sightsavers will be working with to achieve the project and organization’s strategic objective of ensuring that people with disabilities have equal rights and opportunities through both service delivery and advocacy.

  • Build effective partner relationships and support longer-term relationships that go beyond the duration of the project by disseminating information and advocating for the project’s goals.

  • Support project partners in the preparation of budgets and forecasts.

  • Monitor expenditure of project financial resources in liaison with the Finance Support Services Officer and the Program Manager.

  • Be proactive in providing good quality information on case studies and interesting news stories relating to the project to support preparation of fundraising materials and advocacy materials.

  • Ensure that the country project management team, fundraising, and communication department in the UK receive appropriate materials and information as required to support donor reporting requirements.

  • Participate in all PR activities related to disability inclusive employment and employment, education, and social inclusion e.g. Labour Day, Person with Disabilities Day in the project area.

  • This is a highly varied and involved role and the above is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills.

Self-paced online courses

Qualifications and Competencies

  • As the successful candidate you will possess experience with labour market issues including labour market assessments, skills training/development, internships, employer engagement, disability inclusion, job placements and job fairs.

  • You will have a background, or qualification in social sciences, education, development studies or public health, and be familiar with national legislation and policies in the field of disability, human rights, and employment.

Further requirements include:

  • Significant experience implementing projects, including experience of the disability sector and gender mainstreaming.

  • Experience in project monitoring, evaluation, and learning.

  • Experience providing technical assistance to other organizations.

  • Knowledge of current issues and best practices in disability, United Nations Convention of the Rights of People with Disabilities (UNCRPD), the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and employment is desirable.

  • Candidates are welcome to demonstrate their ability to match the person specification by expanding on how their experience, training and/or qualifications might have provided them with the knowledge or skills required for the role. Successful candidates will be appointed on merit.

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How to Apply

To apply for this exciting new opportunity, please submit your CV via our recruitment portal. During the application process you will also be required to answer various questions regarding your working background, and answer a question about your interest and motivations for applying. 

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