Terre des hommes - Program Coordinator - Jobs in Kenya

Terre des hommes - Program Coordinator - Jobs in Kenya


Job title:
  • Program Coordinator

    Key Areas of Accountability:

    Resource Mobilisation and donor influence

  • Oversees the development and implementation of Tdh Kenya fundraising strategy that aligns with the delegation’s capacity, needs and with donor priorities
  • Actively identifies new opportunities, tracks new opportunities, steers the go/no go and retro planning for proposals
  • Understands and influences donor funding priorities and manages the strategic analysis of the donor and member landscape
  • Develops material to increase visibility and technical legitimacy
  • Liaise with HQ to determine opportunities, support global donor relationship management
  • Prepositions concept note to influence donors

    Proposal development

  • Keeps her/himself informed of context and needs through discussions with stakeholders, reads project reports and evaluations, carries out field visits to be kept informed of Tdh’s work
  • Assesses risk and value for money of the opportunities
  • Plans the proposal development (develops the retro-plan and holds teams accountable to delivering on time)
  • Steers project design (problem and needs analysis, results and logical framework, management plan, staffing, budget and other resources, exit strategy, etc.)
  • Writes and packages the proposal for donor submission (narrative and logframe, costing and budget notes) based on inputs from other departments
  • Liaises with HQ throughout the proposal development process

    Evidence based programme and project design

  • Ensure that the delegation has high quality, cost-effective and evidence based projects
  • Manage the needs/requests of Tdh HQ, donors and external partners to ensure quality results in programming
  • Work closely with the Operations team to ensure program quality standards are established throughout the project cycle and across the portfolio, including operational research to inform program improvements
  • Support the establishment and management of strategic partnerships through proactive prospection especially in the leading sectors of tech and of youth employment.
  • Maintain surveillance on humanitarian needs and ensure that Tdh responds to unmet needs.

    Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, Learning and Knowledge management

  • Oversee the development of a monitoring system that provides timely and accurate project results
  • Ensure on-going, accurate data collection and meaningful analyses with regular dissemination of strategic information to SMT and QMM to drive learning and improve program quality
  • Ensure high quality evaluations are resourced and conducted to demonstrate outcomes and impact
  • Ensure accountability mechanisms for all projects and that identified actions are resolved, with critical issues escalated to senior management
  • Participate in project kick-offs and close-outs for significant awards to ensure effective strategic direction, establishment
    of quality standards and dissemination of learning
  • Ensure the research, evaluation and policy work of the delegation contributes to generation of evidences for sound decision making and policy influencing within and outside the delegation and development and implementation of impactful and innovative programmes for children

    Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s Degree in relevant social science
  • A minimum of seven years of senior management and development experience in an NGO environment, including experience directing and implementing programs for children
  • Experience in more than one of Tdh’s thematic sectors: child protection, health and nutrition, emergencies
  • Understanding of advocacy, policy, and government systems in Kenya and credibility to lobby, influence and represent Tdh at all levels
  • Experience managing teams for resource mobilisation and submitting proposals including large proposals in a wide range of thematic areas
  • Experience working with high level government agencies and academics on issues related to children
  • Strong skills and proven experience in new business development, project design, and donor proposal design with corporate, foundations and institutional donors
  • Strong skills and proven experience in leading strategic planning,
  • Strong skills and proven experience in developing and managing monitoring, evaluation and learning systems
  • Ability to research, write fluently in English without requiring third party proof reading
  • Abuse Prevention Policy – Operational Risk

    Application modalities:
  • Only candidates that fit the requirements above are invited to submit a covering letter, CV, references, and copies of academic and professional certificates (if requirements are not met or application is incomplete, the application will not be considered).
  • The Application should be emailed tdhkenyarecruitment@gmail.com.
  • Kindly indicate the position on the subject line of the e-mail – only applications which will have complied with this request will be shortlisted.
  • Kindly note only applications sent to this email address will be considered.
  • Closing date for the application of this position is 22nd May, 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Terre des hommes - Program Coordinator - Jobs in Kenya

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