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Mott MacDonald Uganda Jobs 2022 – Fresher Learning Support Coordinator

Job Title: Learning Support Coordinator – Mott MacDonald Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: Mott MacDonald

Duty Station: Uganda



Mott MacDonald Profile

Mott MacDonald is a leading, employee-owned global management, engineering and development consultancy with £1 billion revenue and more than 14,000 staff working in 140 countries for both the public and private sectors. Our International Development Services Unit, IDS, operates portfolios within the international development sectors of Environment, Climate, Water, Roads, Rural & Urban Development, Education, Health, Social and Economic Development in over 40 countries.



Job Summary:

The overall role for the District Learning Support Officer (LSO) is to coordinate the  planning, implementation, and monitoring of Local Government (LG) level activities for the SESIL Programme. The LSO will be embedded within the District Education Office working closely with and through the district’s technical and political leadership. THE LSO will also work with the Regional Coordinator, Deputy Regional Coordinator, Senior Learning Support Officers and the LG Stakeholders, and with technical support from the Performance Improvement Team, the LSO will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the effective implementation of CLL in order to improve children’s learning
  • Ensuring LGs, sub-counties, parishes and communities are supporting and are actively engaged with the CLL and radio programming initiatives in order to improve the foundational literacy and numeracy skills of children.
  • Ensuring that effective monitoring of activities are routinely being implemented at the community, parish/sub-county and district levels.



Roles and Responsibilities

The LSO will work with SESIL colleagues and national counterparts to: 

Oversight over CLL, radio and community engagement (CE) activities

  • Oversee the set up/scale-up of the CLL activities within the LG spearheaded by the CDO & DEO offices and SESIL. Depending on start date, priorities will include community support to identification of sub-counties/parishes, mobilisation/sensitisation, support to identification of eligible learners, mapping of learning centres, identification of Community Learning Facilators (CLFs)/volunteers/, support to developing systems for facilitation payments, developing monitoring systems
  • Coordinate the training activities for CLL including developing training workplans/schedules and budgets (CLF ToTs/induction, Peer to Peer trainings).
  • Coordinate the follow-up, and ensure effective mentorship of CLFs including peer to peer CPD sessions for CLFs, including ensuring proposed structures function effectively in the first months of implementation.
  • Provide ongoing technical support to the implementation of the CLL, radio and community engagement (CE) initiatives
  • Coordinate/collaborate with the key stakeholders at district, subcounty, parish and CLL centre levels (including centre management committees).

RAL/Reporting and stakeholder engagement

  • Contribute to the quality assurance of CLL lessons by regularly observing lessons and providing feedback to CLFs.
  • Coordinate the collection and submission of monthly reports by the CLFs and CLL Commiteees
  • Nurture communication and ensure appropriate planning/updates with both technical and political teams at LG including sharing plans to inform the LG planning processes.
  • Working with the RAL team, coordinate the CLL and CE M&E activities at community, parish/subcounty, district levels.
  • Collaborate closely with the LGs stakeholders including the DEO to support monitoring of CLL, CE and radio activity implementation and learner progress, among others through regular coordination meetings.
  • Effectively document all information related to project successes and best practices
  • In close collaboration with the national and regional teams toensure that they develop and implement effective strategies that raise the learning outcomes of children in CLL
  • Submit weekly / monthly / quarterly internal reports on CLL, radio and CE
  • Monitori and report on any developments within the context in which they operate that have likely implications on the delivery of SESIL activities. This inludes any legal or regulatory changes, issues, risks, new reforms, strategies or policies that have been proposed or introduced, that have implications on delivery of SESIL activities.

  • Immediately report any safeguarding incidents in line with SESIL/Mott MacDonald’s Safeguarding Policy.
  • Submit monthly safeguarding log highlighting safeguarding incidents from the delivery of CLL.
  • Provide contionous mentorship and guidance to CLFs and communities on safeguarding issues.

Note: These terms of reference reflect the present requirements of the post.  As duties and responsibilities change and develop, the TOR will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the post holder and line manager.


The LSO will work with the Regional Coordinator, the Deputy Regional Coordinator, the Performmace Improvement Lead, the Results and Learning Officers, and Local Governments.
The post will require frequent travel to the communities, parishes, sub-counties and districts in the region.



Minimum Qualifications

  • A University Degree in Education, Social Sciences, or related field; or equivalent by experience.
  • Work experience in education, ideally in literacy and numeracy programmes targeting early grade children.
  • At least 1-year work experience in international development
  • Experience with Project Cycle Management, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes
  • Experience working with Local Governments and communities on education, coaching and mentoring, and life skills are a plus.
  • Experience with working in a multicultural team.



How To Apply for Mott MacDonald Uganda Jobs 2022

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Deadline: Open until filled



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