International Foundation for Electoral System - IFES Project Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

International Foundation for Electoral System - IFES Project Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

  • Under the direct support of the ICT Manager, the Project Coordinator will work closely with project team members, and NEBE managers and leads to help deliver major organizational projects efficiently.

  • The Project Coordinator will monitor ICT-related project plans, schedules, work hours, budgets, and expenditures; organize and participates in leadership meetings; and ensure that project deadlines are met in a timely manner.

  • The Project Coordinator also manages the administrative tasks, such as document and information distribution, report collation and communication support. The Project Coordinator does not require strong technical skills, but a basis understanding of ICT would be beneficial.

    Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintaining and monitoring project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets, and expenditures.

  • Organizing, attending, and participating in leadership meetings.

  • Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings.

  • Preparing necessary presentation materials for meetings.

  • Ensuring project deadlines are met across all team members.

  • Determining project changes.

  • Providing administrative support as needed.
    Undertaking project tasks as required.

  • Developing project strategies in line with NEBE overall ICT workplan.

  • Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project.

  • Assessing project risks and issues and providing collaborative solutions
    where applicable.

  • Ensuring stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution.

  • Being point of contact for various project initiatives.

  • Ensuring resources and equipment are always available, within inventory management system.
    Understanding formal escalation and review processes.

  • Creating and reviewing of reports.

    Job Requirements

    Skills & Specifications

  • Ability to contribute to NEBE’s overall ICT strategy.

  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills.

  • Strong experience with stakeholder coordination, preferred in ICT space.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.

  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Knowledge of file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures.

  • Ability to work on tight deadlines and experience coordinating various team members to contribute to deadlines.

  • Highly preferred: Experience with agile methodology with Scrum

  • Strong interpersonal skills to navigate between technical and non-technical individuals on complex issues.

    Education and Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, management, political science, IT management or similar
    Three years’ experience in project coordination or management


  • Fluency in English and Amharic required; strong command in more than one NEBE working language preferred.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified applied applicant should apply through the email below

  • Please state the subject line of your email As "Project Coordinator"

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