Malteser International, the worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta for humanitarian aid, works in
more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas for people in need, regardless of their religion,
origin or political affiliation. Its mission is to provide emergency relief as well as to implement rehabilitation
measures and to facilitate the link between emergency relief and sustainable development. Christian
values and the humanitarian principles of impartiality and independence form the basis of its work in the
following areas: Relief, Reconstruction & Rehabilitation; Health & Nutrition; Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
(WASH); Livelihood & Social Programs and Disaster Risk Reduction.
Malteser International has been implementing projects in Uganda for over two decades focussing mainly
on health and nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, livelihood and environment.
For its work in Nakivale, Uganda Malteser International is looking for an experienced person to fill the
position of the Project Coordinator (m/f/d) – National position.
The Project Coordinator (m/f/d) is responsible for timely and effective implementation of project activities.
He/she plans activities, supervises and coordinates the field staff in their daily activities. He/she assists the
Programme Coordinator in internal and donor reporting as well as continuous assessment of needs in the
target area and continuous improvement of program quality.
Leading assessment and monitoring of WASH and public health needs of the target population
Management of all MI field staff in the project location
Technically guide and oversee MI Field Assistants in WASH and public health interventions,
including building their capacity in on-the-job and regular trainings
Ensure timeliness and high program quality in all interventions by MI according to donor guidelines
and international standards (SPHERE, WHO, etc.), including identification and proposal of
adaptations to program delivery
Contribute to program design and continuous adaptation to context and needs
Ensuring that cross-cutting themes, in particular protection and gender are integrated in WASH
and health activities
Build capacity of MI and partner staff in WASH, public health as well as project management and
plan and organize trainings where applicable
Representation of MI in relevant coordination meetings
Lead in setting up and maintaining a system of project monitoring, including all necessary
Prepare written reports according to MI internal and donor requirements
Any other duties as may be assigned
Qualifications and experience:
Master’s degree in public health, civil engineering, water & sanitation engineering, development
studies or project management from a recognized university
Minimum 5 years’ professional experience in implementation of WASH and public health projects
including hygiene and sanitation interventions, water system construction and WASH governance, in
humanitarian or development contexts with reputable INGO
Demonstrated outstanding communication skills and ability to lead a team
Prior experience in project management is essential
Proven experience in report writing
Ability to handle non-routine work patterns and working under high pressure
Ability to uphold the MI Code of Conduct
Knowledge of local and beneficiary languages (Runyankitara, Swahili, French) will be considered an
Starting date: As soon as possible
Duty Station: Nakivale, Uganda
Duration of contract: 12 months
Kindly note that this a national position with a local contract
If you are interested in this position, please apply online at https://bit.ly/2OPpdgz.
Kindly submit your application (CV, letter of motivation and copies of diplomas) preferably as one
attachment by midnight 03
rd August, 2020 EAT.
Malteser is an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all people, regardless of
gender, confession, or origin.
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