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Project Coordinator Job in Kenya

Project Coordinator

East Africa Migration Route Project Regional Component

Essential

  • 5 years of experience in coordinating or managing large scale projects, experience of managing regional or multi-country projects a distinct advantage;
  • Strong awareness of child protection issues in the area of migration and displacement;
  • Solid understanding of child protection issues in the East and Horn of Africa region;
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills, including experience in report writing;
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, developing clear strategic vision, and ensuring buy in from stakeholders;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Strong ability to inspire participation and building productive, collegial relationships;
  • Willingness to travel to support Country Offices and Partners in the implementation of activities;
  • Commitment to Save the Children values, including willingness to abide by and enforce the Child Safeguarding and other relevant policies.

Desired

  • Experience developing projects in the development and humanitarian sector;
  • Experience in working in regional and multi-country settings, including conducting research in multiple countries.
  • Experience in research activities and training skills

Contract duration: 1 year (renewable)

Location: Nairobi

Save the Children operates in 12 Countries within the East and Southern Africa Region i.e. South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Save the Children on kenya.savethechildren.net to apply

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