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Program Coordinator

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The Conservation Practitioner develops, manages and advances conservation programs, plans and methods for large-scale geographic areas. The Program Coordinator helps implement and coordinate a wide-ranging set of projects under TNC’s Kenya Program, covering a diverse set of duties spanning such categories as: organizational, communications, external outreach, TNC representation, writing/editing, research, and analysis. Geographic scope of this position is Kenya.

The Program Coordinator reviews reports for donor submission, organizes all aspects of meetings including logistics, agenda, materials and invitation process. S/He will work with the Country Director to prepare a wide range of external communications materials, manage and organize meetings for Country Director. The Program Coordinator will attend and represent TNC at various meetings. This position will be delegated to by Country Director as other duties arise.


  • Build knowledge and capacity (within and outside TNC) in such areas as: national trust funds, community wildlife conservancies and related strategies.
  • Prepare wide range of materials and presentations, and make presentations to diverse audiences.
  • Gain cooperation from outside parties to accomplish program goals.
  • Oversee and ensure implementation of program activities as per set timelines.
  • Financial responsibility may include working within/managing a budget to complete projects, assisting with negotiating and contracting vendors, assisting with budget development, and meeting fundraising targets.        
  • Ensure program compliance with internal policies and external requirements.                                                                                                                                
  • Make independent strategic decisions when needed, based on analysis, experience and judgment.
  • May require frequent travel domestically and evening and weekend hours.
  • May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Compliance; Research and development; Programme management; Management of financial resources; Project implementation; Agriculture and natural resources
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Nature Conservancy

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 20-50 people

The Nature Conservancy strives to build resilient human and natural communities in Kenya that are better equipped to adapt to an uncertain future that will include drought, economic shocks, and political change. We help strengthen governance, diversify economies, improve natural resource management, and build peace and security. Here’s how TNC takes on some of Kenya’s most complex environmental challenges:

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