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Program Coordinator (Protection & Inclusion) Job in Machakos Kenya

Program Coordinator – Protection & Inclusion
(Based at Machakos)
Plan is an international humanitarian child centered community development organization, without religious, political or government affiliation. 

Plan started its operations in Kenya in 1982 and is committed to protecting and promoting child rights, and to improving the lives and futures of poor children, their families and communities through a child-centered community development approach.

Plan Kenya is recruiting a Program Coordinator – Protection & Inclusion based at Machakos Program Unit (PU). 

This position reports to the Program Unit Manager and is responsible for designing and managing implementation of PU programs.
Key Responsibilities
  • Track program activities and budgets to ensure timely and quality program implementation
  • Ensure well managed corporate systems
  • Develop concepts/proposals for funding in line with Program Unit Long Term Plans (PULTPs)
  • Produce quality, accurate and timely program documents including reports (monthly/quarterly/annual) as required by the organization/donor
  • Ensure well managed Program Outlines (POs)
  • Conduct interim and annual team performance evaluations
  • Ensure well motivated, managed and high performing team
  • Establish and maintain strong program level networks and partnerships at district and county levels
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
  • Degree in Social Sciences
  • Experience in child rights issues
  • 3 years hands on experience in similar position in an NGO set-up
  • Experience in rights based programming
  • Ability to utilize ICT tools in planning and reporting
  • Partnership development and management
  • Experience in partnership building, advocacy and networking
  • Understanding of RBA to development and participatory approaches
  • Good facilitation and negotiation
  • Demonstrated supervisory /people management skills and good interpersonal relationships
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent grasp of programming concepts
  • Strong management skills, administrative and communication skills
  • Strong budget management, monitoring and reporting
Plan Kenya is a development organization uniting people to advance the rights of all children. 

Accordingly, employment is subject to our child protection standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child Protection Policy.
If you meet the requirements of the above position, please apply online through 

In case of difficulty, you may contact the telephone numbers provided on our website. 

The closing date of applications is 4th September, 2012. 

You are invited to read more about Plan in our website
We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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