DRC Project Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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DRC Project Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

DRC Kenya looking for “Project Coordinator”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before 02nd June, 2024.

Founded in 1956, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is Denmark’s largest, and a leading international NGO – one of the few with a specific expertise in forced displacement. In 40 countries 9,000 employees protect, advocate and build sustainable futures for refugees and other displacement affected people and communities. DRC works during displacement at all stages: In the acute crisis, in exile, when settling and integrating in a new place, or upon return.

DRC Project Coordinator Jobs 2024

The DRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 21st May, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Project Coordinator to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

DRC Job Vacancy 2024

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all project interventions are aligned with the Government of Kenya and partners social protection agenda to safeguard sustainability of project activities.
  • In close working relationship with the MEAL unit, ensure that the project has appropriate monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning systems established (including impact evaluation), and that the project documentation is comprehensive (electronic and hard copy).
  • Ensure work plans are regularly updated in collaboration with the project team, ensure project plans and project tracking tools are used by the project team, and monitor project activity implementation.
  • Ensure community participatory planning and targeting in line with project design and needs and following donor compliance procedures.
  • Provide on-site support through frequent visits to all project sites.
  • Engage with the various technical staff from ILO and UNHCR to facilitate support to the team.
  • Serves as the primary contact with respect to project implementation for the donor in consultation with the Urban AM
  • Provide technical assistance to the implementing teams in areas of economic inclusion and social protection and working alongside project stakeholders, DRC county and regional office technical coordinators and DRC Kenya colleagues
  • Support the development and dissemination of advocacy piece for refugees right to work and launch of a campaign to raise awareness of refugees’ rights and ways to access social protection schemes.
  • Provide support to conduct a rapid assessment of barriers and opportunities for refugees’ access to ID and sim cards.
  • Pilot models of SOPs to inform refugees access to IDs and sim cards – community meetings and ongoing support for refugees.
  • Support to conduct/or lead a component of the business assessment of existing BDS and financial service providers and training needs of refugees and vulnerable host communities
  • Pilot schemes for more inclusive and accessible social protection schemes/facilitate registration (supporting the Ministry of Social Protection in registration of refugees in National Social Register)
  • Pilot schemes to align cash support to urban refugees with national social protection schemes (support the elderly/PSN/refugee child welfare on protection and basic needs).
  • Support in the identification of training needs of team and explore options for meeting them.
  • Contribute to build internal team capacity, especially in economic inclusion and social protection.
  • Provide continuous technical support and mentorship for Project Officers, Project Assistant, Community Engagement Facilitators in the project to develop their professional and technical competencies.
  • Participate in all relevant training offered by all project partners and/or externally to become technically equipped for project implementation and monitoring.
  • Ensure that minimum standards for project management and accountability are met.
  • Ensure proper communication mechanisms are in place to guarantee effective and timely communication between project staff and the project members and management.
  • Participate in regular external stakeholder meetings, and maintain external relations with the relevant government agencies, and stakeholders across the project areas.
  • Promote collaboration and synergy between the project members’ project activities and similar projects and activities in the project areas.
  • Promote a positive profile of the project and good understanding among other actors and communities about the project.
  • Assist the AM to develop and maintain strong working relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Represent the project at interagency coordination meetings and other key stakeholder forums related to the sector

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Project Coordinator
  • Workplace: Eastleigh – Nairobi
  • Department/Country: Kenya
  • Contract type: National contract
  • Employment Category: Band G2
  • Reporting to: Urban Area Manager
  • Availability: June 2024
  • Application due: 6/2/2024

Minimum Requirement:

Education:

  • A degree or master’s in international development studies, humanities/social sciences, social policy or related discipline relevant to the requirements of this post.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant technical experience working in multi-donor-funded and/or multi-stakeholder projects focusing on providing support in economic inclusion/or livelihoods and social protection programming in an International NGO’ or other relevant agency.
  • Experience working in and deep understanding of government, private sector enterprises and/or implementing livelihoods/ or self-reliance, protection or advocacy interventions within urban refugee and host community context.

Languages:

  • English and Kiswahili (fluent, spoken and written).

How to Apply DRC Project Coordinator Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId=171058&DepartmentId=19013&MediaId=5

The Closing Date: 02nd June, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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