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Programs Coordinator Job in Kenya

Africa Inland Child and Community Agency for Development whose mission is to support the vulnerable children through Child Centered Community Development initiatives seeks to recruit dynamic and experienced person to the position below.
 
Programs Coordinator
 
Objective: To provide assistance to the CEO of the organization in identifying donor resources, raising funds and writing proposals for long-term organizational sustainability. 

The position is responsible for the coordination and mainstreaming of programs through liaison with other programs in the organization.

It also provides support and guidance to the project centers

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Compile and maintain a database of international and local donor organizations and monitor donor websites, identify and inform donor opportunities matching the work of the organisation 
  • Assist the CEO in developing business plans to generate income from various sources and in writing concept notes, project ideas and project proposals and ensure their timely submission
  • Undertake independent and online research, build contacts with potential individual donors and raise funds for the activities of the organization.
  • Maintain relationships with existing donors and respond to their requests regularly and keep updating them about the work of the organization
  • Organize or provide assistance in organizing any fundraising events for the organization
  • Suggest other innovative ideas for effective resource mobilization.
  • Coordination and mainstreaming of programs through liaison with other programs in the organization
  • Program supervision, supportive guidance Develop and manage support to the project centres
  • Strengthen the organizations experience of working in target communities
  • Supervise and assess performance of Program staff Propose regular strategic training plan for the enhancement of AICCAD stakeholders’ capacity building
  • Support and coordinate in consultation with the program managers / officers the preparation of key reports and analysis required by the donors
  • Provide periodic presentation and information to key stakeholders on programme implementation results achieved lessons-learned
  • Ensure adequate and timely support is provided for program implementation, preparation of progress reports, annual work plans and activities and the financial implication of the same
  • Proposal writing, mobilization of funds and/or fundraising for additional finances to support the programs
Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in Project Management or relevant field
  • Demonstrated and proven knowledge of Resource Mobilization, design and report writing skills
  • Excellent supervisory and administrative skills, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Knowledge on child rights and protection, HIV/AIDS and gender mainstreaming
  • High level of integrity and an affable team player
  • Should have worked in an International NGO for at least 5 years
  • Ability to initiate collaboration and networking with relevant stakeholders
  • Mature Kenyan with strong Christian values
Interested person who have the above requirements should submit an application letter and detailed CV including 3 referees by 18th August 2014. Indicate your current salary in your application letter 

Send your application through courier services ONLY to (NO HAND DELIVERIES)

The Human Resource Manager
AICCAD
P. O. BOX 21882 - 00505
Nairobi


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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