Gender Responsive Disaster Management Coordinator
The East African Civil Society Organisations’ Forum
Nairobi, Kenya
6d ago
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Gender Responsive Disaster Management Coordinator

The East African Civil Society Organisations’ Forum

Community & Social Services

The East African Civil Society Organisations’ Forum

Community & Social Services

Nairobi Full TimeNGO, NPO & Charity KSh Confidential 3m

Job Summary


  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Mid level
  • Experience Length : 3 years
  • Job Description


    Reporting to Executive Director

  • Provide active leadership and overall management of the Covind 19 emergency program and support all aspects of preparedness planning and action including timely revision and update of emergency action Plan.
  • Prioritize programmatic needs, explore new donors, develop high quality proposals and concept notes and expand partnership based on the needs.
  • Manage coordination with CORE partners and key stakeholders e.g. national and county government authorities, donors, and Humanitarian partners and represent CCGD in coordination forums
  • Ensure that programs are implemented in a cost effective, consultative, and Gender and Protection mainstreaming in the GBV response.
  • Oversight County teams to adhere to policy, strategy and guideline requirements.
  • Coordinate County work plans and arrange quarterly progress review meetings.
  • Monitor project budgets on monthly basis and provide timely feedback to finance department on any variances while remaining in compliance with CCGD and donor finance and procurement procedures.
  • Coordinate with Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to ensure accurate, timely and complete data and information collation for reporting, assessments, communication and M&E, internal and external reporting, planning, decision-making and program learning and that lessons learnt are documented and shared for cross-program learning in the county and country through the appropriate avenues.
  • Supervise staff as assigned including Conducting performance appraisals and mentoring on individual performance.
  • Explore capacity building and learning opportunities for CCGD and county partner staff
  • Any other functions as will be assigned by the line manager.

  • Post graduate degree in humanities and social sciences or other relevant area or equivalent professional experience with preference given to gender and humanitarian qualifications.
  • Demonstration of good working knowledge / experience with implementing Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) initiatives.
  • Minimum 3 years substantive work experience with excellent professional track record within NGO management especially in emergency / humanitarian program implementation.
  • Preferred - experience of managing humanitarian response program with a focus on Disaster Risk Reduction and protection including emergency Shelters and WASH.
  • Excellent program development, proposal and report writing skills
  • Experience or familiarity with managing requirements of institutional donors
  • Proven skills in developing and leading teams delivering on performance targets.
  • Budget monitoring and management skills
  • Proven management ability and inter-personal skills
  • Problem solving and leadership skills
  • Ability and willingness to work in insecure and unpredictable environment with movement restrictions
  • Gender and other religious and cultural diversity / Sensitivity
  • Ability to multi task and manage conflicting priorities in personal workload
  • The deadline for submission of application is 3rd JULY 2020. Send your application cover letter, CV and academic certificates to the HR Officer on info ccgdcentre.

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