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Project Coordinator Job at Kfw Entwicklungsbank - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Corporate / Organisation Coordinator
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 3rd January 2018
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Posted: 14-12-2018
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No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-12-2018
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Project Coordinator

Jobs at:
Kfw Entwicklungsbank

Deadline of this Job:
3rd January 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Date Posted: 14th December 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Post: Project Coordinator for the Energy sector
Kfw Entwicklungsbank, the German development bank, finances investments and complementary consulting services in developing countries. lt carries out financial cooperation programmes on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (DMZ). KfW Entwicklungsbank is committed to the goals of German Development Cooperation, reducing poverty, protecting natural resources and securing peace worldwide.
Kfw Office Kampala intends to recruit an experienced, highly qualified expert in the renewable energy and access to energy sector with experience in international cooperation (“Project Coordinator for the Energy Sector”).
Location: Kampala. Uganda. Travel within Uganda to the extent required
Primary function:

  • Work closely with and support the responsible Project Managers for Energy in project management to ensure that project objectives are met on time.
  • Support the Kfw Office Kampala and represent Kfw whenever necessary in the energy sector in Uganda and related sectors.
  • Liaise with other actors of the Ugandan Energy Sector and German Development Cooperation.


  • Contribute to identification and preparation of new projects as well as potential future approaches in the energy sector throiigh analysis of the political and economic environment.
  • Represent Kfw at sector / related sector events including meetings. committees and working groups, prepare related documentation at such events and report on the outcomes.
  • Support the preparation of ToRs and follow up/management of contracts by monitoring compliance with contractual provisions. disbursement of funds, procurement and reporting, as well as summarize and report on relevant activities of other donors in the sector.
  • Introduce the portfolio and related procedures and instruments of KfW to the relevant bodiesifiovernment authorities, Program Executing Agencies and Consultants, and other organisations involved in the project), and follow up on their implementation. monitoring and reporting.
  • Ensure proper documentation of the portfolio according to KfW regulations by maintaining and updating the related electronic project files in Kflllfs internal systems.
  • Follow up on project progress and portfolio-related correspondence and communications. ldontliy bottle nocku or rlohu In Implementation and provide feedback to the relevant stakeholders to ensure timely project implementation.
  • Prepare, support and document missions from the German Government and KfW headquarter and Program Consultants as well as follow-up on results of missions.
  • interact and coordinate regularly and actively with the relevant counterparts in Uganda. namely UETCL, REA, UEDCL. UEGCL, and Ministry. the German Embassy and German Technical Cooperation lGlZi in Kampala and other development partners.


  • A Bachelors degree in Business, Economics, Engineering, Social Sciences, preferably with a focus in energy or other infrastructure from a recognized University.
  • A minimum of 5-years related working experience in either:
    1. An international development agency, preferably a multilateral or bilateral donors‘ organisation, consulting firm, or government institution responsible for energy, infrastructure or financing;
    2. Project Management experience preferably in energy infrastructure projects with a utility or other relevant institutionlsl in Uganda.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Knowledge on the development of the energy sector in Uganda, with a particular focus on infrastructure financing and planning, as well as implementation and operation.
  • Excellent analytical capacity, oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent presentation, negotiation and coordination skills.
  • Ability to interface effectively and collaborate with different clients and partners, from the public and public sector, as well as demonstrate intercultural competence.
  • Proficient in business software applications, including MS—Word. Excel, and PowerPoint. "
  • Open and collaborative attitude, service orientation and the ability to work in a team, es well as disclose a confident and professional appearance.
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language.
  • Knowledge of German is an added advantage.

Job application procedure
Apply online on not later than Wednesday 3rd January 2018 at 5.00 PM and also upload your CV/ resume in PDF or word format. Your CV/ Resume should include your contact information, Academic certificates, nationality end 3 related references. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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