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Technical Programs Coordinator

Closing: Jan 25, 2023

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Published: Jan 19, 2023 (12 days ago)

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The Technical Programs Coordinator will plan, implement and undertake the Kakuma program strategies in line with LWF country strategies and Government of Kenya policies through provision of oversight to ensure expected program objectives are achieved.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Project Planning and Development, Education, Development Studies or related fields
  • Proven experience of minimum 5 years working within a humanitarian and development programme.
  • Experience gained with an international NGO will be an added advantage.
  • An impeccable professional standard of ethics as well as the willingness and ability to implement accountability activities within the LWF World Service essential.
  • Certification in Program Management or other relevant certifications an added advantage.

COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, use of internet and email
  • Proven experience in Project Management within the humanitarian sector.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including influencing negotiation and pragmatism.
  • Excellent analytical, facilitation and documentation experience with humanitarian programmes.
  • Ability to liaise with a variety of people successfully and effectively in a multicultural set up.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.


Responsibilities
The Technical Programs Coordinator will plan, implement and undertake the Kakuma program strategies in line with LWF country strategies and Government of Kenya policies through provision of oversight to ensure expected program objectives are achieved.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Project Planning and Development, Education, Development Studies or related fields
  • Proven experience of minimum 5 years working within a humanitarian and development programme.
  • Experience gained with an international NGO will be an added advantage.
  • An impeccable professional standard of ethics as well as the willingness and ability to implement accountability activities within the LWF World Service essential.
  • Certification in Program Management or other relevant certifications an added advantage.

COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, use of internet and email
  • Proven experience in Project Management within the humanitarian sector.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including influencing negotiation and pragmatism.
  • Excellent analytical, facilitation and documentation experience with humanitarian programmes.
  • Ability to liaise with a variety of people successfully and effectively in a multicultural set up.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.


  • Lead development, implementation and review of all Kakuma program activities and budgets; continuously monitoring activities against work plans to identify possible areas of improvement, making recommendations and recording lessons learnt.
  • Provide oversight to program activities ensuring compliance with policies and procedures as provided by LWF, funders and legislation.
  • Support oversight in management, implementation and improvement of service delivery in liaison with the Area Manager.
  • Build capacity of the project teams in the Kakuma program while promoting a conducive work environment and teamwork.
  • Supervise and empower the technical project leads to develop, monitoring tools, reporting templates and service delivery procedures.
  • Coordinate preparation and submission periodic (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annual) reports of activities, evaluations, recommendations and action plans.
  • Participate in internal and external meetings, as well as identify opportunities for partner collaboration as appropriate in addition to other activities such as advocacy, dissemination and knowledge management.
  • Develop area program concept notes and proposals for existing and new donors as necessary from time to time.
  • Support the Area Manager in identifying, assessing, monitoring and implementation of measures to reduce or control risks that may impact program delivery, quality and compliance.
  • Carry out relevant tasks related to programs as assigned by the Area Manager.


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