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Monday 4 November 2013

National Team Coordinator jobs Vacancy in Uganda at Deutshe Stiftung Weltbevoloelkerung

Job Title: National Team Coordinator – Resource Mobilisation
Organization: DSW (Deutshe Stiftung Weltbevoloelkerung)
City: Kampala,
Country Uganda

About DSW:
DSW (Deutshe Stiftung Weltbevoloelkerung) is an international development and advocacy organisation with its headquarters in Hannover, liaison offices in Berlin and Brussels and country offices in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania. DSW’s primary goal is to help people free themselves from poverty. For this purpose, we support integrated programs in sexual and reproductive health and rights focusing on youth empowerment, advocacy and capacity building of partners. For more information, please visit www.dsw.org.

Major Roles
1. Organisational Development:
Advise the Department Manager on departmental inputs for strateic cost-effective and sustainable structures and processes of resource mobilization within Country Office.
Support the Departmental Manager with the development of strategies, procedures and guidelines to identify and secure partnerships with individuals, institutions and organisations which are positioned to  effectively complement and support resource mobilisation and project / programmes with regard to resource mobilisation
Coordinate the development and implementation of quality standards for proposals

Support the department manager in developing training and coaching programmes with regard to resource mobilisation
2. Team Coordination:
Take lead role in writing technical proposals and budgets
Monitor progress of project implementation against work plans and budgets
Lead proposal teams, outline roles and responsibilities for each team member whilst overseeing proposal preparation to meet donor requirements and enforcing DSW’s quality standards
Offer technical support, backstopping and resources about the latest developments in the field of resource mobilisation to the country office resource mobilisation staff.
Coordinate and monitor the staff engagements in resource mobilisation including the development of clear goals and targets
Support negotiation of partnership arrangements and budgets; coordinate teaming agreements, memorandum  of understandings and other institutional agreements with partners
Coordinate and lead implementation of country office overall resource mobilisation and assuring that the strategies and secure partnerships with institutions and organisations which can provide funds for the achievement of DSW’s objectives are developed and implemented

The applicant should hold a University degree  (Bachelor’s and MA will be an added advantage
Skills and Experience:
Excellent track record in resource mobilization for development work is essential.
Prior successful proposals with European Union which have been funded
Good working knowledge of the NGO framework in Uganda.
Excellent team ethic
Strong budgeting skills
Good reporting skills
Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills
Excellent analytical skills
Possess ability to translate project ideas into project proposals
Excellent oral and communication skills (both technical as well as persuasive and diplomatic writing)
Computer literacy skills
Three years working experience in a relevant field.
Experience in community mobilisation and implementing SBGV projects.
Good facilitation and presentation skills
Ability to manage social cultural dynamics

To Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs and motivation letters with the reference “Project Officer” to: jobs@dswuganda.org or through post to DSW, P.O Box 33900, Kampala, Uganda o hand deliver to Plot 17, Naziba Close, Lubowa, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 8th November, 2013