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NGO Senior Youth Coordinator Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Senior Coordinator, Youth
Industry: Health Care
Location: Nairobi
Our Client, an international NGO whose core business is reproductive health and family planning to the world’s poorest and vulnerable women is seeking to recruit a Senior Coordinator, Youth. 

They will be required to operate at the strategic level, inputting into activity design, on the programmatic level with problem solving and at the strategic level by managing donor relationships and representing the initiative externally.  

Key Responsibilities
1. Manage the Choice 4 Change Project
  • Lead the organization’s delivery of a major, multimillion GBP youth programme across all of its service channels
  • Provide key strategic leadership in the design of programme interventions and in the delivery of interventions as per the work-plan
  • Interface with consortium partners and advocate for the organization’s priorities
  • Work with Donor Compliance Advisor to produce high quality donor reports.
  • Manage external consultants, design agencies and subcontractors as needed
  • Interface with donor as needed and prepare for donor visits
  • Participate in review of Budget Variance Reports and in financial forecasting exercises
  • Present regularly to the Country Management Team on progress against targets and activity plans
  • Regularly problem solve and re-strategize around issues arising
  • Represent the consortium and the organization externally, including in government meetings and internationally as required
  • Supervise the project administrator
2. Integrate Innovative Youth Work across the Organization
  • Maintain up to date knowledge about developments in the sector, especially pertaining to youth SRH
  • Work with channel leads to implement innovative initiatives to improve the organization’s service to young populations
  • Advocate for youth and adolescent SRH at external forums, nationally and internationally
  • Critically evaluate interventions for youth friendly-ness, utilizing the organization’s internal data and external literature
  • Review study protocols, project documents and proposals to integrate the needs of youth
  • Participate in New Business Development to mobilize resources for youth focused initiatives
  • Experience in directly managing large donor grants or a multimillion dollar grant portfolio, as a Grant Manager or Compliance Manager
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution.
  • Post Graduate degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Experience in designing and implementing youth activities
  • Understanding of, and ability to write and edit donor proposals and reports
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English, with exceptional writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment
  • Ability to manage a very heavy and fluctuating work load
  • Experience as an advocate on youth issues, either at a policy level or within an organization.
  • Experience as a line manager including performance management (desirable)
  • Experience in Financial forecasting and management
  • Prochoice
To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to before close of business 15th March, 2016. 

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