Kenya Community Development Foundation Programme Coordinator Jobs

Kenya Community Development Foundation Programme Coordinator Jobs


Overall Job Purpose:

  • Kenya Community Development Foundation (KCDF) is seeking to recruit an experienced and highly motivated individual to the position of Programme Coordinator.

  • Reporting to the Programme Director, s/he will oversee the implementation of community led development projects in the areas of Livelihoods, Environment & Natural Resources Management and
    Advocacy.

  • This position is based in Nairobi with frequent in-country travel.

    Other key roles and responsibilities are listed below:

  • Ensuring the effective implementation of community led development programmes within set deadlines in compliance with programme goals and objectives and adherence to approved budgets.

  • Coordinating the identification and selection of new partners/grantees and refinement of their project proposals, plans and budgets in a process aimed at
    strengthening the skills and capacity of the partners.

  • Support capacity development-related activities for KCDF’s partners and other local actors in diverse areas of organizational development (e.g. programme management, resource mobilization, board development, communications and sustainability planning etc.).

  • Prepare programme reports such as quarterly and annual programme reports, donor reports, board reports and other ad-hoc reporting needs.

  • Proactiveness in exploring, developing and securing resources for the Livelihood and
    Environment and Natural resource Management (ENRM) portfolio while working closely with the broader KCDF management team.

  • Be a focal point for relevant multi-stakeholder forums and networks at the national and sub -national levels that address issues falling within the livelihood, environment and natural resource portfolio.

  • Participate in and represent KCDF at relevant forums and meetings with a view to contributing to the improvement of an enabling development environment (with GOK, Donors, Civil Society)
    as well as providing spaces for KCDF to learn and share
    its experiences.

  • Cultivate close relationships with both potential and existing funders.

  • Any other duties that may be assigned to you from time to time.

    Key Qualifications Required:

  • A minimum of a University Degree in development studies or any other relevant area of specialization

  • At least six years’ progressive experience in project/programme development and implementation of Livelihoods, ENRM and policy influencing initiatives targeting rural and urban communities.

  • Excellent proposal writing and fundraising skills with demonstrable success.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and be flexible, versatile and open minded in contributing to other relevant organizational goals and objectives.

  • Experience in organizational development, effective grant making, supporting/mentoring partner organizations, as well as experience in handling multidonor programming.

  • Deep exposure and experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluation frameworks, as well as in resource mobilization and managing donor relations.

  • Strong leadership, and management skills and demonstrated experience in working and growing teams.

  • Excellent communication, writing, interpersonal, facilitation and presentation skills.

    How to Apply:

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Community Development Foundation Programme Coordinator Jobs


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