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Saturday, 25 May 2013

National Development Coordinator - Pentecostal Assemblies of God Uganda (PAG)

Job Title: National Development Coordinator

Reports to the Chairperson National Development Board
PAG Uganda is an evangelical church operating throughout the districts In Uganda. It works through its structures to identify communities and agencies to implement various community-based poverty reduction, holistic development programmes through the PEP approach It responds to disasters and builds community resilience and is currently piloting a climate adaption project in the Karamoja region in partnership with the communities in the region. This is done through the Social Development Services (SOS) run by the church and has a secretariat in its Head Office in Kampala. PAG- Uganda is now recruiting for a National Development Coordinator to lead its strategic programme activities and represent PAG in its activities before donors. Uganda Government, church agencies and networks. S/he will report to the National Development Board.
Job Summary:
Coordinate all programme activities in the National Development Secretariat in Kampala and lead strategic business efforts in consultation with the Church’s leadership.
Lead the process of revision of the current strategy and in consultation with the Pastorates development secretariats; lead the planning and budgeting processes as requested by the Board and partners.
Develop in conjunction with the board, all policies and procedures related to humanitarian and development work of the Church. Facilitate the process of policy implementation, analysis and review.
Develop, manage the annual and three-year funding strategy, plans and budgets and ensure that relevant documentation is disseminated in a timely manner to key stakeholders of SOS.
Ensure effective management, implementation and compliance of all donor agreements.
Lead NDS lo design and implement funding programme lo meet the SOS mission and provide support to the various pastorates on needs add case-by case basis.
Represent the Church in all humanitarian and development related fatal networks in the country and internationally.
Provide statutory reports to relevant organs of Government on issues related to humanitarian and development activities of the Church, Build the capacity of NDS and Pastorate development teams and ensure that performance management of NDS staff is regularly conducted.
Commitment to the holistic mission of the church.
Post-graduate degree in development humanitarian or related field.
At least 5 years' experience progressive professional experience with demonstrated ability to manage a Faith-Based Development office, programmes and budgets.
Strong organizational development and capacity building skis.
Demonstrated ability to raise funds from institutional donors and meet reporting needs.
Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and familiarity with MS Office.
Strong strategic planning, budgeting and conflict management skills.
Capacity to raise the profile of NDS nationally and internationally.
Experience: 5

How to apply:
Interested candidates should forward their applications to The General Secretary, PAG, Plot 9, Bandali Rise, Bugolobi: P.O. Box 10113, Kampala; indicating their suitability to the role with 3 referees, one of who must be a Pastor Please send letter of interest and resume to pag@infocom.co.ug not later than COB- 29th May 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and interviews will be held within two weeks after the closing date Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.