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Programs Coordinator , African Youth For Peace Development And Empowerment Foundation [ AFRYDEV ]

Closing: Nov 4, 2022

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Published: Oct 31, 2022 (2 months ago)

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Skills required/Qualifications

Specific requirements include:

  • Minimum of a MSc, BSc/BA in relevant field

    7 years Background in Humanitarian, Development and Peace building intervention

    Strength in team management, developing, coaching, and retaining individuals and teams, empowering them to elevate their levels of responsibility and performance

  • Proficient with technology
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for women and youth programs
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply


Note

  • AFRYDEV is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate gender, religion or ethnicity.
  • AFRYDEV recruitment and selection procedures do not involve any form of payment to the organization, staff and or any assigned third party, request of such kinds should be immediately reported.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Responsibilities

Skills required/Qualifications

Specific requirements include:

  • Minimum of a MSc, BSc/BA in relevant field

    7 years Background in Humanitarian, Development and Peace building intervention

    Strength in team management, developing, coaching, and retaining individuals and teams, empowering them to elevate their levels of responsibility and performance

  • Proficient with technology
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for women and youth programs
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply


Note

  • AFRYDEV is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate gender, religion or ethnicity.
  • AFRYDEV recruitment and selection procedures do not involve any form of payment to the organization, staff and or any assigned third party, request of such kinds should be immediately reported.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Responsibilities

Planning

  • Provide technical leadership and direction to subordinate staff, community stakeholders and beneficiaries within a broadly specified area of professional expertise, in accordance with AFRYDEV’s goals and objectives.
  • Develop new initiatives in accordance with the strategic objectives, mission, and goals of AFRYDEV and provide strategic direction to programs leading to successful outcome.
  • Develop and implement short- and long-term plans, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates program/operational effectiveness and effects changes required for improvement in collaboration with the Executive Director.
  • Identify and solicit local, state, federal, and/or international funding sources for interventions in AFRYDEV’s thematic areas.
  • Provide leadership in planning, development, and implementation of strategies and initiatives for generating resources for system strengthening.
  • Write and submitting project proposals to donor organizations inline with the organization strategic plan to ensure continues service delivery in organization’s thematic areas.
  • Participate in the development of annual budget for the organization and performs periodic cost analyses and protections.
  • Develop logical framework to guide project implementation, and ensure the framework is design to assess strengths of all projects and identify areas for improvement.
  • Monitor and manage operational metrics, providing leadership and guidance for corrective actions, organization best practice and performance improvement.
  • Provide supportive supervision to State Program Managers, field Officers and supportive staff, and ensure strong feedback/complain mechanism is established and is accessible to communities and beneficiaries to enhance accountability. 

Organizing

  • Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of AFRYDEV
  • Design and develop tools, recording and filling process to document program activities
  • Participate in review and development of policies and procedures of the organization and provide recommendations for system strengthening to the Board through the Executive Director.
  • Serves as programs principal point for both internal and external constituencies on programs and operational matters pertaining to the mission, goals, objectives, and work scope of the AFRYDEV.
  • Report out on programs to donors and government as assigned by the Executive Director
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director and programs staff to ensure activities align with organizations goals and objectives
  • Ensure that the projects activities operate within the approved budget and in compliance with donor guidelines.
  • Write annual report to documents successes, lessons learn and best practices on programs with technical support of the Executive Director
  • Monitor the programs activities on a regular basis and conduct an annual evaluation according to the project’s evaluation framework.
  • Report evaluation findings to the Executive Director and recommend changes to enhance the programs, as appropriate.

Team management

  • In consultation with the Executive Director, recruit, interview and select well-qualified program staff, support technically and manage staff on both professional and administrative basis.
  • In consultation with the Executive Director, oversees the functionality of personnel management system, which includes work allocation, training, promotion, enforcement of internal procedures and standards, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and make recommendation for personnel actions; motivate employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
  • Provides direction and integrative coordination in the planning, development, and implementation of AFRYDEV programs.
  • Oversees all facets of programs activities, ensuring compliance with AFRYDEV’s policies and procedures, and in compliance with donor, state, and federal laws and regulations.
  • Ensure all staff members receive orientation and appropriate trainings
  • Supervise States Program Managers by providing direction, inputs, and feedback on projects performance 
  • Communicate with members and other stakeholders to gain community support for the program and to solicit inputs to improve the programs
  • Cultivate existing relationships with donors, government, partners, vendors and community groups, with the goal of ensuring sufficient resources for improve services
  • Create and nurture effective communication within the organization. 
  • Build a strong team through open communication and by collaborating the Executive Director on decision-making.


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