Job Summary

He/she is tasked with coordinating the projects implemented as parts of the Country Strategy set by the Country Director (CD).

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Country Director

Deadline to apply:  17th January ,2019

Expected starting date:  4th February, 2019 (Negotiable)

About ASF

Avocats Sans Frontières (ASF) is a development aid non-governmental organization whose work focuses on giving access to justice and protecting the fundamental rights of all people with a focus on most marginalised groups.  

Key responsibilities include:

The Program coordinator is in charge of the programmatic strategy in the Country Team. He/she is tasked with coordinating the projects implemented as parts of the Country Strategy set by the Country Director (CD). Together with the CD, he/she ensures supervision of the project officers and works in functional relation with the Administrative Finance and Logistics Officer (AFLO).

- Project coordination:

  • Ensure that all projects are implemented in line with the country strategy

  • Compile and centralize planning of projects’ activities; in link with financial forecast by the AFLO

  • Implement M&E systems and compile the project M&E data

  • Prepare project reports to donors

- Technical and financial supervision

  • Ensure quality control of all ASF intervention

  • Supervise and guide project officers through the Project management cycle

  • Review and approve project expenses in compliance with ASF procedures

- Representation & Visibility

  • Monitor and map possible ASF national civil society partners in areas of intervention

  • Facilitate and coordinate relations with ASF national civil society partners

  • Represent ASF in relevant structures and foras with national civil society and public authorities

  • Ensure advocacy around ASF interventions

- Team Management (3 staffs)

  • In relation with the CD, supervise and coordinate the work of project officers as per job descriptions

  • Organize and implement capacity development plans for project officers


Degree: BA in Law or social sciences

Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in project coordination in the sectors of Human rights, Governance and/or Rule of Law.

Knowledge and skills: Proficiency in project management

Strong knowledge of the Ugandan Justice system

IT: High level of computer literacy (Office package)

Languages: English required

Know-how: Project management tools : log frame, budget, action plans, M&E database

Team management

Advocacy techniques

Know-how-to be: Strong interpersonal person

Commitment to ASF mandate

Ability to work in multicultural environments

How to apply

ASF is an equal opportunity employer; interested applicants should send a Cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic transcripts; three reachable references and salary expectations no later than January 17th 2019


ASF will only contact short-listed candidates

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