Project Coordinator - YEP
World Vision International
Kenia
3d ago

Job Title : Project Coordinator Youth Empowerment Project

Reporting to : Project Manager

Purpose of the position :

  • To provide technical support in the planning, implementation and reporting of all the Lake Region DDP Youth Empowerment Project activities initiatives by World Vision Kenya and Standards;
  • and to provide support to the project sub-grantees and beneficiaries as guided by project work plan, targets and needs that may emerge from time to time.

    Major Responsibilities

    Project Implementation and Technical support, 60%

    Contribute to the development and roll out the Project’s detailed implementation plan and ensure project effectiveness and efficiency

    Ensure timely and effective partner mobilization for meaningful involvement in the implementation of project activities

    Provide technical support to partners in undertaking reviews of relevant public policies and legislative frameworks at the National level and for the targeted counties

    Provide technical support to partners in engagement in the annual government’s budget process. This includes conducting annual relevant budget analysis and utilizing the findings and recommendations to inform decision making on public resource allocation and management

    Provide technical support to partners in undertaking context based Social Accountability initiatives

    Provide technical assistance to County level relevant Sector Working groups and technical working groups; and relevant County Assembly Committees as may be appropriate from time to time

    Establish and maintain a database of Governance actors (e.g. community groups, Civil Society Organizations, Faith Based Organizations, the Private Sector, Government Departments, Agencies and Institutions)

    Monitoring, Documentation and Knowledge Management, 35%

    Provide technical contribution in developing and reviewing of project monitoring plans or data collection plans

    Conduct routine monitoring of indicator progress, as guided by the project M&E plan. This includes ensuring that data collection is conducted in accordance with the monitoring plan and standards in line with the Project M&E plan, and helping to compile / validate that data

  • Contribute to the process of cleaning, organising and archiving relevant project data and evidence according to the monitoring system guidelines;
  • and store data in a safe, secure and accessible location

    Develop quality technical reports such as weekly briefs, monthly reports, in-line with WV and donor reporting guidelines

    Facilitate regular learning and reflections session and help implement improvements as may be appropriate

    Document best practices, human interest stories and refine case studies for publication

    Others 5%

    Qualifications : Education / Knowledge / Technical Skills and Experience

    A Bachelor’s degree in either Development Studies, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Economics, or other related field

    Minimum of 3 years’ experience in working with youth and partners in Social, Economic and political related affairs

    Minimum of 2 years of engagement in public decision making processes, such as policy and law making, budget process and social accountability initiatives

    Minimum of 2 years of working with consortia and engaging with youth led organizations

    Experience in Advocacy, External engagements, influencing and Lobbying

    Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation

    Excellent Communication skills (both oral and written).

    Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

    Must be willing to perform other duties as required

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