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CARE International Project Coordinator, Regional Resilience Enhancement Against Drought Programme(RREAD) Job in Kenya

Project Coordinator, Regional Resilience Enhancement Against Drought Programme (RREAD)

Salary: £30,907 per annum pro rata
18 Months Contract

Ref: C390

Based: Nairobi, Kenya

CARE International is one of the largest international aid agencies in the world; working in 70 of the world’s poorest countries, our aim is to create long lasting and sustainable change for the world’s most vulnerable people.

CARE International UK is recruiting a Project Coordinator for the Regional Resilience Enhancement Against Drought (RREAD) Programme based in Nairobi, Kenya. The post-holder will be responsible for coordinating a three-country cross-border programme in the Horn of Africa which aims to build the resilience of vulnerable pastoralist communities in drought-prone areas.

The post-holder will facilitate coordination between the three Country Offices: Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia, ensuring that synergies are created between them and supporting/strengthening the regional dimension of the programme.

In collaboration with the three Country Offices, the post-holder will be responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of the programme’s performance against agreed outputs and indicators.

This will involve working with key staff to agree a monitoring framework and plan, and ensuring donor compliance including producing timely financial and narrative reports.

The post-holder will also be expected to promote learning and assist in meeting advocacy objectives.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in the region with a good understanding of key development issues facing pastoralists in the Greater Horn of Africa.

The candidate will hold a degree in a relevant subject preferably postgraduate studies or relevant field experience.

The postholder will have strong project and budget management skills.

Excellent communication and team working skills will be needed along with financial literacy. Local language skills are also desirable.

For a full job description and details on how to apply please refer to the jobs page
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Closing date: Monday 23rd August 2010

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