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Local Project Coordinator Job Vacancy: International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) Jobs in Kenya

International Labour Office
International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC)
Vacancy Announcement
Title: Local Project Coordinator
(Ref: LPC- Insert preferred duty station)
Contract & Duration: ILO Fixed-term (1 year renewable), NOA/1.
Duty Station: Busia, Kitui or Kilifi
The ILO-IPEC SNAP Project is implementing a project of support to the National Action Plan and will provide support to the Government and the social partners to eliminate the worst forms of child labour by 2015 and intends Local Project Coordinators in three districts. The Local Project Coordinator will be the liaison with the District Administration especially the Area Advisory Council and the District Child Labour Committee and other relevant offices.
S/he will also provide expert advice to local authorities in their area of coverage and ensure child labour is  mainstreamed in socio-economic planning and programming processes and cycles at the local levels. The LPC is expected to provide support and build capacity of the implementing partners of Action Programmes in the field of education with specific emphasis on formal and non-formal education among others.


Specifically, the Local Project Coordinator will be expected to:


  • Monitor project implementation, in particular Action Programmes, in her/his district of operations and prepare periodic progress reports (technical and financial) and other reports of the projects and Action Programmes under his/her portfolio;
  • Assist partners in the formulation and implementation of Action Programmes in his/her portfolio and ensure that the objectives and impact are realised;
  • With support from the PO M&E support implementing partners to collect data and maintain records of project beneficiaries in their area;
  • Evaluate progress of IPEC project Action Programmes by reviewing, verifying and analysing workplans, progress reports, financial reports and other data for clarity, consistency and completeness and conduct field missions periodically.
Qualifications:
  • A first degree in social sciences, development studies, education or related fields.
  • Experience in integrated area based approaches, community development and youth employment will be an added advantage.
Note: For a full job description please visit
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/afpro/daressalaam/info/employment.htm
Applications with CV and a cover letter should be submitted to the NCTA, ILO/IPEC, ipec.kenya.vacancy@gmail.com by 11th June 2010 at 12:00 noon.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews which may also include a written test.

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