Program Coordinator, Horn Relief, Nairobi

Locaton: Nairobi


Horn Relief is actively seeking a candidate who is committed to its mission and vision.

Ideal candidates must have an undergraduate degree in International Relations, Education, Environmental Studies, Political or Social Sciences or related development field training and experience, and a Masters degree in one of those fields is preferred.

A strong interest in a career in participatory community development is important.

A minimum of 3 years professional experience in program management and fundraising is required, preferably in the international development context.

In particular, Horn Relief will be seeking a candidate who has:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Strong attention to detail and a high level of organization;

  • Ability to maintain momentum on multiple projects and proposal processes simultaneously;

  • Maturity, cultural sensitivity, and ability to work in a difficult environment;

  • Willingness to travel regularly to and within Somalia;

  • Ability to field calls from a diverse group of donors and partner organizations;

  • Experience with program design tools (logframes and proposal formats), including monitoring and evaluation mechanisms;

  • Experience managing projects and/or grants with an international development agency;

  • Willingness to assume a range of unanticipated assignments;

  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, and e-mail applications required.

    Start Date: Immediately

    Contract period: 2 Years, with possibility of Renewal

    Application Process

    Applications should be submitted by 27th April.

    The selection committee will review all applications as they arrive.

    All applicants must meet the minimum requirements described above, and those unable to meet these requirements will not be considered.

    No phone calls please.

    Female applicants encouraged to apply.

    Each application package should include the following:

  • cover letter with the applicant's current contact information and salary history

  • resume (including detailed work experience, education/degrees)

  • references (minimum of three, with complete contact information)

  • one writing sample, preferably a project proposal or a key document illustrating analysis and writing style of candidate

    All applications should be sent to Horn Relief at with the subject line: Program Coordinator.

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