Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator

Danish Refugee Council

Project Coordinator

Details of the offer

The ICSP project coordinator is responsible for the day to day implementation of all aspects of the ICSP project in the Turkana. This includes, but not limited to ensuring; planning and implementation of project activities, development and management of project budgets; timely and high quality narrative reporting; contribution to financial reporting; contribution to development of funding proposals in order to sustain and grow the project and DDG’s work in the Karamoja cluster, adherence to DDG’s security procedures and regulations, representation of DDG ICSP project in Turkana, adherence to/ fulfilment of DRC/DDG’s standard regulations and operational procedures (including the Code of Conduct, the DRC/DDG Programme Manual and administrative regulations), approved programme documents, donor contracts and Kenyan law.


Strategic planning
Contribute to the development and implementation of DDG’s internal strategies for Kenya, with a focus on initiatives in border areas of the Karamoja Cluster.

Project management:
Prepare and review annual, monthly and weekly work plans for the KESSUGET/CCSF project and other projects in the Kenyan part of the Karamoja Cluster in accordance with annual planning cycle;

Ensure the proper and timely implementation of project activities according to workplans and agreed policies and donor requirements;

Contribute to the development of the M&E plan and ensure its full and timely implementation;

Provide regular internal reports and other relevant information on land governance & conflict management policy matters, project activities and external relations to the immediate supervisor, based on agreed formats and schedules.

Organisational and people management:
To develop an effective working relationship with the Kenya programme team based on a clear understanding of respective roles, as well as a collaborative approach;

Line management of project staff:
Monitor project implementing partners work and report accordingly

Finance and fundraising:
Ensure the development of project budgets and spending projections;

Monitor expenditure against budgets;

Together with immediate supervisor and other DDG staff identify opportunities for new projects and funding;

Contribute to development of funding proposals;

External representation and advocacy:
Ensure good and constructive relations with local government at County, and sub-County levels;

Strengthen DDG’s contacts and coordination with other NGO/CBOs operating in Turkana County on security, conflict management, land governance related issues and advocacy;

Represent DDG in external meetings in Turkana County and as delegated by the supervisor;

Ensure good relations with DDG’s partner organisations;

Represent DDG towards donors;

Any other tasks requested by the immediate supervisor and or Country Director.

Monitoring and Evaluation
Prepare Monitoring and evaluation reports when required and submit to the MEAL Focal point person.

Ensure all project activities data are captured using correct monitoring tools provided by organization

Assist with any other related activities as deemed necessary by the supervisor

Assist in data collection and evaluation activities

Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 2 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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