Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator

  • Post Date:December 19, 2016
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Job Description

Department: Assurance

Job type: Permanent

Closing date: 30-Dec-16

Reference Number: 129-UGA00024

The Company

PwC helps organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in Assurance, Tax and Advisory services. Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. Our in-depth knowledge and understanding of operating environments in Uganda and the region enables us to put ourselves in our clients’ shoes and offer truly tailored Tax, Assurance and Advisory solutions to unique business challenges

Uganda Voucher Plus Activity is a 5 year maternal health voucher program. The program will distribute approximately 385,000 vouchers to poor pregnant mothers in Eastern and Northern Uganda.

Abt Associates has sub-contracted PwC as the Voucher Management Agent (VMA) that will manage the entire cycle of the voucher program from printing and distribution of vouchers to partners, contracting of Voucher Service Providers

Roles & Responsibilities

•Day to day running of project affairs including liaison with the client on operational matters
•Collaborate with partner organisations in the voucher scheme
•Supervision of all staff working on the project
•Attend client/donor meetings
•Prepare / review all routine progress reports and financial reports to the client
•Conduct field visits
•Monitor performance and offer support supervision to VSPs
•Validate payment requisitions for settlement of claims and dispatch payment advice notes to VSPs
•Preparation of budgets and replenishments of requests
•Preparation of terms of reference for audits

Requirements

•Significant experience in management of projects
•Experience in management of processes and development of procedures in complex environments
•Ability to manage diverse teams to deliver results and work under pressure with effective skills in negotiation, communication and leadership
•Experience with key international donors desirable

•A relevant master’s degree with a bias in project management, ACCA is an added advantage.

Additional Information

We are receiving applications through our careers website, www.pwc.com/ug/careers. Receiving applications is open until 30 December 2016. Do not miss this opportunity of a lifetime.