AKF Project Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

AKF Project Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Al-Khair Foundation (AKF) is an International NGO based in the United Kingdom.

  • It was established in 2003 and aims to assist the most vulnerable communities without reference to colour, creed or political persuasion.

  • It specialises in humanitarian support, international development, emergency aid and disaster relief in some of the world's most deprived areas.**

    Overall Responsibility

  • Under the supervision of the Country Director in Kenya, the Project Coordinator will be partly responsible for the strategy, design, monitoring, and quality delivery of the Kenya Program for AKF -Kenya.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities (Key results areas)

  • A professional Project Coordinator should be able to fulfill various duties and responsibilities.

  • He/she should be able to work closely with the Country Director to create comprehensive action plans concerning resources, budgets and timeframes for projects.

  • Project coordinators perform various coordinating duties such as scheduling and risk management.

    The following are additional duties and responsibilities that a project coordinator should be able to do:

  • Cooperate in the review/updating of AKF’s Programme Strategy, in line with Global Strategy, Country Strategy and Annual Business Plans.

  • Cooperate in developing/ updating AKF’s specific guidelines/policies on core emergency response and recovery guidelines, including Disaster Preparedness Plans (DPPs)

  • Develop, participate in project design meetings and propose improvements if necessary

  • Evaluate potential problems and technical hitches and develop solutions

  • Plan and manage team goals, project schedules and new information

  • Supervise current projects and coordinate all team members to keep workflow on track

  • Manage project-related paperwork by ensuring all necessary materials are current, properly filed and stored

  • Direct project correspondences by preparing and reviewing project proposals, memos, meeting minutes and emails

  • Communicate with beneficiaries to identify and define project requirements, scope and objectives

  • Adhere to budget by monitoring expenses and implementing cost-saving measures**

  • Travelling to project delivery areas.

    Person Specification

    Education, Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Social sciences, or a related subject

  • At least 5 years professional experience with a humanitarian Organization and in complex emergencies.

  • Good managerial and leadership skills, ability to work effectively with people

  • Experience of designing, carrying out, analyzing, and reporting on multisectoral Humanitarian assessments.

  • Experience in managing integrated programs through both direct implementation and through local partner organizations.

  • Experience of incorporating key cross-cutting approaches (especially equality, protection, and gender) into humanitarian programmes.

  • Experience of managing people and projects through remote management.

  • Proven experience of quality proposal developments.

    Special Skills, Aptitude or Personality Requirements:

  • Must have a ‘hands on’, practical mentality, be self-driven and very motivated.

  • Must be well organized and a team player.

  • Able to take initiative and work independently.

  • Must have high attention to detail.

  • Should be Cultural and political sensitive.

  • Must be flexible and willing to adapt to a fluid situation.

  • Should have strong written and verbal communication skills and good command in English and Kiswahili.

  • Must have good interpersonal skills.

    How to Apply

  • Send a cover letter and your up-dated CV which should include details of three work-related referees to

  • kenya@alkhair.org by 8th September 2020.

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Al Khair Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on one’s
    background,race, beliefs or gender.

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