Cooperazione Internazionale Cash and Voucher Assistance Consultant - East Africa Jobs in Kenya

Cooperazione Internazionale Cash and Voucher Assistance Consultant - East Africa Jobs in Kenya

Description of the role

  • The Head of Mission (HoM) provides leadership and strategic direction of COOPI’s operations in the country in collaboration with the Regional Coordinator, and is responsible for the implementation and development of the country programme in line with COOPI’s organisational and country strategy, policies and procedures. The HoM is also responsible for the management and capacity building of the staff, securing donor funding and to represent the organisation to the government, donors, and other appropriate bodies – including clusters, UN agencies and the media.

    Main responsibilities

    Organization and Management

    Strategy and Planning:

  • verify and proposes to the Regional Coordinator the intervention priorities to consolidate the organization’s opportunity to be more involved in the country. Contributes to the definition of the Country Strategy

  • Programme extension: coordinate the elaboration, writing and documents’ preparation for presenting new projects

  • Programme Coordination: maintain and lead the relation with international partners and local stakeholders in projects consortia, particularly EU funded SWaM program and related projects. Manage through program staff EU projects and supervise the SWAM program


  • cooperate with the Communication and Fund-Raising office for all communication, awareness and fund-raising activities implemented in and for the country


  • coordinate and monitor the projects, guaranteeing the correct implementation in conformity with the contractual obligations and donors’ procedures, and in line with COOPI’s procedures and management standards

    Administration and Finance

    Economic and Financial Management:

  • is
    responsible for the country’s economic result. Supervises the financial management in collaboration with the Country Administrator and ensure – through the administrative function – that all financial reporting deadlines and donor/COOPI’s procedures are respected. Participates to the projects/coordination budget preparation. Has the signature for all COOPI’s bank accounts in the country



  • University degree in relevant subjects

  • A minimum of five years of relevant working experience is required

  • At least three years of demonstrated successful experience in international relief and development in a similar position is required

  • Experience of working on more among the following donors AICS, EU, ECHO, USAID and UN agencies

  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication, negotiation skills, multi-tasking and organizational skills

  • Experience in liaising with governmental/local authorities, IOs and NGOs

  • Demonstrated ability to work in stressful environments and under pressure

  • Proven capacity in managing a team is essential

  • Fluency in English language

  • Computer literate

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Cooperazione Internazionale Cash and Voucher Assistance Consultant - East Africa Jobs in Kenya

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