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Project Coordinator Job in Kehancha Kuria

Location: Kehancha, Kuria

Vacancy No: SK-031312

Open to: All Interested Candidates

Project Coordinator-PC

Closing: April 13, 2012

SOTENI Kenya is currently recruiting for the above position.

Kuria Women Empowerment Project (KWEP): SOTENI Kenya (SK), in collaboration with the Danish NGO, Forum for International Cooperation (FIC), is about to commence the implementation of an initiative targeted at socio-economic empowerment of women in Kuria.

The development objective of the project is increased economic and social empowerment of women in Kuria East and West.

Through training the project aims to increase and improve the income generating activities of the women as well as to increase the awareness of HIV/AIDS and equal rights among the women and in the communities

Duties and responsibilities of the PC include:

  • Overseeing of all project activities
  • Be main contact point for SK, FIC, the project beneficiaries, project staff and the Steering Committee of the KWEP project.
  • Timely reporting (quarterly progress and financial reports) to the Steering Committee of the KWEP project, to FIC and to the program manager of SOTENI Kenya.
  • Cash handling and financial reporting of locally incurred costs to SOTENI Kenya (e.g. a monthly cash report incl. documentation expenses is submitted to Nairobi).
  • Planning, coordinating, implementing and monitoring on the activities in the project area, in line with the project document and the decisions made by the Steering Committee
  • Procurements
  • Preparing Terms of Reference (ToR) for consultants etc.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in project management/administration or other relevant area.
  • At least 2-3 years of working experience working with socio-economic empowerment in the rural Kenya.
  • Experiences with training and capacity building
  • Experiences with project reporting
  • Experiences with monitoring and evaluation
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili and Kuria language.
  • Must have basic computer skills: MS Office Suite and internet use.
Employment conditions:

The Project Coordinator (PC) position is full time.

The PC will work together with the part time Assistant Coordinator (AC) on the KWEP project, which is implemented from June 2012 until March 2014.

The employment starts at June 1st 2012 and ends on March 31st 2014.

The AC and PC will be working in an office in Kehancha, Kuria and collaborate with the Steering Committee of the KWEP project.

The PC refers to the Program Manager and Business Manager of SOTENI Kenya (based in Nairobi).

To Apply:

Interested candidates are asked to submit their applications by email to by April 13, 2012.

Be sure to state the title of the job you are applying for on the subject line.

Kindly submit only the cover letter and resume (CV).

Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interviews.

Those who attempt to canvass will be disqualified

SOTENI is an equal opportunity employer

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