Project Coordinator

Save the Children, Kampala, Uganda

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
10th October, 2020

Job Description

The Project Coordinator, ECCD is responsible to effectively and efficiently plan, manage and deliver the ECCD project components of Sponsorship within the Impact Area in ways that meet both local and international requirements and guidelines.



  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education with a Post graduate training in Early childhood Development.
  • At least 5 years’ progressive experience in planning and implementation of Early Childhood Development program targeting Children from (0-8) years.
  • Ability to speak the local language fluently is a strong requirement. Ability to ride a motorcycle (Honda XL 125).
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage.
  • Experience of working with the Local Government, local partners and training in ECCD, with a focus on improving service delivery within the schools and at home.
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.


  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.


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