Program Coordinator

Pact Kenya is a Kenyan Non Governmental Organization that facilitates institutional development of Civil Society Organizations through capacity building and partnerships.

Pact Kenya is seeking competent individuals to fill the following position:

Program Coordinator

Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party, the Program Coordinator will be based in Nairobi and will mainly be responsible for the implementation and administration of the PEACE II Program.


  • Assist in strategic planning for the program at the cluster level in consultation with key stakeholders.

  • Providing strategic visioning, guidance and leadership to cluster teams.

  • Provide leadership, coordination, and management of the Strategic Plan as part of the overall program at the cluster level.

  • Will lead the preparation of annual work plans, budgets and technical reports, and will collaborate the monitoring and evaluation of the program and directly oversee all on-the-ground implementation activities.

  • The jobholder will serves as the organizations local representative working with communities, NGO partners, Peace Committees and local government agencies that are part of or involved with the PEACE II program.

  • Develop cluster plans consistent with PEACE II Program design and change program design according to prevailing circumstances.

  • Provide updated conflict analysis on regional issues and concerns.

  • Being aware of sub-cluster conflict-related issues and challenges; and staying relevant and articulate in the face of shifting paradigms in the arena of conflict management.

  • Mentoring and supervising two Program Officers, one Logistician and two Drivers.

  • Mentoring grassroots partners.

  • Liaising and coordinating with local governance structures (including security organs), and other peace building organizations.


  • A degree in social sciences or related field (a Master's degree in conflict management, political science, or development studies is desired)

  • At least 5 years experience in project management, including budget oversight, grants management, proposal development, reporting and relationship building

  • Knowledge of conflict management and peace building related programs, with prior experience working in conflict environments desired

  • Advanced level in written and spoken English and local Somali cluster languages required

  • Knowledge of issues in pastoralist region

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    Application Deadline: 29th July

    For more information and application, visit: Program Coordinator Website

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