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Project Coordinator

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in management, communications, political science, international relations, public relations/affairs, marketing, journalism or any other related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience
  • Working with a range of international donors, particularly US Government
  • Ensuring full compliance to USG rules and regulations
  • Coordinating programs and budgets including MEL, sub-awards and contracts
  • Working with teams from diverse backgrounds across multiple locations and countries to achieve and sustain excellence
  • Working with multiple sectors, achieving financial and contractual results.


You will:
  • Plan and coordinate, in conjunction with the Project Manager, operations and administration of IWPR’s programming in Kenya
  • Coordinate IWPR specific program/s activity in Kenya under the guidance of the UK-based Program Manager; ensure effective communication with IWPR representatives, local partners and partners in other countries
  • Representing IWPR, liaise with and report to local donor representatives on activities and progress as required to ensure smooth program implementation
  • Oversee small grants given to programs’ beneficiaries, including tracking progress, following up with individuals, handling financial backup documentation, and administering small monies
  • Complete all narrative and financial reports and documentation required by the programs, working with the Program Manager to ensure that all funds are used and reported properly
  • Apply IWPR monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) processes to measure and report on the program/s progress achieved by IWPR’s beneficiaries
  • Support development and fundraising for new programs in Kenya and the region
  • Assist with program media outputs, including editing work, as required
  • Work closely with the Program Manager to ensure clarity around long-term programming, operational, and funding requirements in-country
  • Support the Program Manager in development of funding proposals for IWPR’s work in the region, including desk reviews and editing proposals
  • Represent IWPR in external meetings, as required
  • Ensure a work environment that is non-discriminatory and promotes open dialogue on gender-related and culturally sensitive issues
  • Ensure that IWPR policies and procedures are well implemented and practised in-country where relevant, as well as ensure all donor/governmental regulations are strictly adhered to
  • Undertake other duties and assignments as may be assigned from time to time.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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