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Projects Coordinator Job in Kenya

The Murang’a County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions:-

County Projects Coordinator

1 Post

Job Group ‘R’

MCG/PSB/19/06/6

Reporting directly to the County Secretary, the job holder will be responsible for overall logistics, planning, management, co-ordination, implementation, control and on-going monitoring & evaluation of County projects and ensuring consistency with County’s/PROJECT’S strategy, commitments and goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • The Projects Coordinator will work closely with various County Directors / Executives and senior management and staff to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:
  • Provide liaison for all County projects and Interface strategically with key stakeholders, cultivate and manage healthy relationships with all key stakeholders.
  • Coordinate all County projects by both the Implementation agency and Monitoring & Evaluation agency.
  • Oversee development and implementation of effective strategy to ensure projects achieve set project goals.
  • Coordinate and oversee tracking of project activities to determine when corrective action is needed to ensure that implementation is consistent with approved SOPs and project objectives.
  • Sewing as the central focal point, you will coordinate development and implementation of project scorecard and share with relevant line Directors.
  • Provide a lead role to the M&E agency in measuring the project impact, showing achieved milestones for the various projects.
  • Keep senior management appraised of all key developments related to intervention delivery and activities, including provision of written reports.
  • Monitoring of the procurement process for projects.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and meet the set objectives.
  • Participate in project implementation committee as a member.
  • Occasional travel across project sites, spread over a relatively large geographic area.
  • Coordinate and Participate in project launches

Skills
  • Team player with strong operations, planning and logistical skills and ability
  • Logical thinker with ability to solve complex problems and in a short time
  • Ability to multi-task and put in extra time as required to meet tight deadlines.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to stay composed under stress/pressure with ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Highly detail oriented and organized individual
  • Excellent communication and PR / interpersonal skills with focus on customer service
  • Self-motivated and able to work without supervision.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in any relevant field.
  • Post graduate Diploma / Certificate in Monitoring & Evaluation.
  • Masters will be an added advantage.
  • Two to five years’ experience in a busy M & E / Project Implementation / Operational environment.
  • High level of Microsoft Office proficiency with advanced knowledge of Excel & PowerPoint required.
  • Fluency in English with good writing skills.
  • Good command of Swahili is an advantage.

How to Apply

All applications together with copies of academic certificates and Identity Card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly indicating the position applied for on the envelope and addressed to:

The Secretary
Murang’a County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 52 - 10200
Murang’a

Note:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity Cards and Testimonials, Clearance Certificates from CID, HELB, KRA, EACC, CRB and Professional Body (where applicable) at the interview. (Chapter 6 Requirements Apply to Job REF MCG/PSB/19/06/ 1,  MCG/PSB/19/06/ 2 and MCG/PSB/19/06/ 3)

The Murang’a County Government is an equal opportunity employer.

Women, Persons with Disabilities and other disadvantaged persons who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply.

The Salary and benefits attached to each post may be subject to review as would be advised by Salaries and Remuneration Commission.


Applications can be hand delivered to the County Public Service Board Offices on or before close of business on Monday 14th July 2014

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