Job Vacancy – Project coordinator

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February 20, 2018 | No Comments

Duma works is looking to recruit a Project coordinator for one of its clients;a non profit organization that develops solutions to poverty.

Key role and responsibility

Project Coordination and Administration:

  • Work with the field team teams in establishing and maintaining project management and implementation systems, including project work plan with clearly defined milestones.
  • Manage all administrative and logistical issues related to the management of the Country Fruit Program and implementation such as procurement and management of assets, stationary, telephone airtime and other supplies management, taxi claims reconciliations among others

  • Overall coordination and quality monitoring of team’s input and work content.

  • Leading strategic planning and contribute to implementation of all activities related to Technology research, stakeholder engagement and capacity development.

    Partner Relationship Management

  • Support Program Manager in maintaining strong working relationships with donor program officers / liaisons and coordinating Steering Committee, Core Operating Team and Senior Management team meetings.

  • Support Program Manager maintain strong working relationships with the relevant stakeholders monitoring their work schedules and ensuring payment plans are followed.

  • Support Program Manager in leading program networking, building and managing relationships with all stakeholders across the Program.

    Budget Monitoring and Control:

  • Monitor all program expenditure in accordance with the budget and financial policies.

  • Support Program Manager in managing overall  Kenya budget and monitor Central

    New Business Development:

  • Work with the Program Manager in developing concepts for new business following  the new business capture process from research,

  • Participate compiling of periodic reports such as case studies, success stories

    Knowledge assembly, development and sharing:

  • Support Program Manager to ensure Project stakeholders are abreast of project and industry developments across the region, are aware of their own performance against project milestones, sharing lessons-learned and benefiting from each other’s work.

  • Liaise with Program Manager to ensure information is shared and flows transparently, lessons learned in one region are applied in the other.

  • Liaise with Program Manager to ensure that best practices from elsewhere are shared into the project and that new lessons learned are shared externally.

 Required skills and experience

  • Degree in a Business/ Administration or any related field

  • Minimum 4 – 5 years’ relevant experience

  • Experienced in Project Management and Reporting

  • Experience working with project stakeholders at a senior level, Donors and Partners

  • Experience working with budgets and analyzing financial reports

  • Demonstrated skills in development and contribution to strategy formulation and implementation.

  • Experience in knowledge management for projects or similar

  • Excellent communication and analytical skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a high level of organization and coordination

  • Confident with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Desired Skills

  • Is a self-starter, energetic, outgoing and friendly

  • Comfortable with new ways of thinking and working

  • Engages people and empowers them to deliver on promises

  • Maintains integrity and personal reputation

  • Ability to analyze complex issues and propose solutions

  • Reviews information quickly and does not hesitate to try out solutions


Send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to [email protected] marking the subject as “3244”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3244 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Friday, 9th March 2018


* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we will not be able to move forward with you application.

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