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Programme Coordinator Job in Kenya

Community Development Trust Fund

Leadership opportunity in community development 

Community Development Trust Fund Programme Coordinator

Ref: CDTF/PC/2O11

Our client The Community Development Trust Fund (CDTF) was established in 1996 as a joint initiative of the Government of Kenya and the European Union through a Legal Notice No. 303 of 1996.

Under this collaboration two funding facilities were set: the Community Environmental Facility (CEF) and the Community Development Programme (CDP). The Royal Danish Embassy joined the existing partnership through a Legal Notice No.172 of 20th September 2007 and started channelling funds through the Community Environmental Facility subcomponent towards support to community based environmental projects.

CDTF seeks a qualified, energetic and capable candidate to serve as a Programme Coordinator. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Programme Coordinator will be responsible for providing strategic internal and external leadership and management towards realization of its goals.

The successful candidate will be employed on a two-year contract renewable subject to performance and availability of funds.

Key responsibilities
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of CDTF's strategic plan;
  • Review and oversee implementation of the CDTF's communication strategy;
  • Communicate CDTF's vision and mission and promote the organisation's values and ethical standards;
  • Prepare and oversee the implementation of CDTF's annual work plans and budgets;
  • Prepare progress, staff performance and management reports for the Board;
  • Monitor and evaluate CDTF's project implementation, financial, human resource, procurement, legal systems and procedures;
  • Liaise with CDTF's Management and the Board as well as link with the CDTF's clients externally; and
  • Promote innovations, learning and adaptations.
Qualifications and competences:
  • Minimum Master's degree in social sciences, natural resources, a business or other related field;
  • At least 10 years proven experience in providing strategic oversight, grants management and working with donor funded programmes;
  • At least 5 years' experience in a senior management position;
  • Experience in networking and resource mobilization; and
  • Unquestionable integrity and a passion for socio- economic development and environmental management.
An attractive remuneration package for the above position will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

If you believe you demonstrate the ability to meet the above criteria, please submit your application along with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts and quoting reference number PC - CDTF (12/11) to reach us on or before 23rd December 2011 addressed to:

The Director
Executive Selection Division 
Deloitte Consulting Limited 
Deloitte Place, Waiyaki Way, Muthangari 
P.O. Box 40092 00100, 
Nairobi, Kenya 


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