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Project Coordinator Job at Kwetu Home of Peace, Kenya

Project Coordinator

Kwetu Home of Peace has been established to Rescue, Rehabilitate and Reintegrate children from the streets of Nairobi. 

The Home has been working since 1993 providing care and protection to the vulnerable children. 

The Home invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Project Coordinator.

Reporting directly to the Director, the jobholder will be responsible for ensuring the sustainability of the Home.

Key Responsibilities
  • To participate in Rescue, Rehabilitation and Reintegration of street children in the city of Nairobi
  • To develop project proposals for internal and external funding (Donor Funded Projects)
  • To follow up with existing and submitted project petitions
  • To initiate and supervise internal fundraising mechanism and projects so that they generate income
  • To creatively initiate new projects and fundraising mechanisms in consultation with the Director and Board of Directors
  • Ensure  proper and efficient costing for projects profitability
  • To submit timely reports to donors and relevant people
Qualification and Knowledge
  • A diploma in development studies with emphasis on Project Management or a certificate in the same with two (2) years experience. A first degree in a related field will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in working with Community Based Projects (CBP)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and analytical skills
  • Experience in managing a team in achieving and exceeding stated objectives
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team oriented and collaborative environment
  • Skills or experience in resource mobilization
  • Must be computer proficient
Application letter with detailed CV should be addressed and submitted via E-mail or dropped to the address below so as to reach us on or before 7th June 2013.

The Director
Kwetu Home Of Peace
Physical address: Madaraka Estate, next to Strathmore University

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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