Description

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience5 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldProject Management 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the monitoring of programmes active in the East Africa region and related to the mentioned countries (Sudan, Ethiopia and Malawi);
  • In collaboration with the Heads of Mission (Sudan, Ethiopia, Malawi) the role ensures the correct implementation of the programmes and the validation of the reports according to the timing foreseen by the internal regulations and the donors;
  • Participates actively in the monitoring of new project proposals, in cooperation with programme roles at national coordination level and at headquarters;
  • Provides technical support to Project Coordination and Country Coordination, identifying strategic and operational needs and proposing solutions to identified needs to ensure their implementation;
  • Contributes to research and writing of proposals for private funding (foundations or others) for the co-financing of projects;
  • Develops regional partnerships aimed at improving the quality of COOPI’s work in the region and presenting proposals to funders;
  • Searches for analytical documents, data and studies carried out in the region, by national and international agencies and other NGOs, in order to update the list of current events on a regular basis;
  • Identifies needs, using the information collected, in cooperation with the national coordinators, not already met by humanitarian interventions in order to present new actions;
  • Facilitates the exchange of necessary documents and support projects between the different COOPI country offices and headquarters;
  • Participates in regional coordination platforms relevant to the organisation.

Requirements

Essential

  • University degree (postgraduate degree required);
  • A minimum of 5 years’ working experience in writing, implementing and coordinating humanitarian projects with international NGOs;
  • Demonstrable experience in coordinating teams in the humanitarian and development sector;
  • Experience with donors (ECHO, UNICEF, FAO, OCHA, WFP, AICS, European Union, UNHCR, UNDP etc.);
  • Strong familiarity with the humanitarian cluster system;
  • In-depth knowledge of humanitarian standards (ex. Sphere standard);
  • Excellent report writing skills;
  • Proficiency in English language;
  • Advanced IT skills.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to COOPI on coopi.org to apply
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