Project Coordinator-Our Voices Count Consortium/CLOSED

Job Title:Project Coordinator
Consortium Name :Our Voices Count Consortium
Reports to:Consortium Committe
Duty Station:Mombasa, Kenya
Job duration:Three year fulltime renewable contract
No Longer Accepting applications

About Consortium:
Our Voices Count Consortium is a collaborative effort and partnership of dedicated  LBQ-GNC organizations in Kenya, whose work is seen within the rural and peri-urban setup. The consortium comprises 6 LBQ-GNC organizations namely UDADA IMARA, LEHA, UAFI, VOWWEK, AND ELITE, QUEERHIVE with INEND as the Fiscal Host. Formed in December 2021, the consortium partners collectively came together to discuss the future of LBQ GNC organizing and the amplification of our voices and rights. Our Voices Count consortium champions advancing human rights for LBQ-GNC persons in Kenya, mental and sexual reproductive health, research, capacity enhancement of consortium partners, and our visibility. We believe in the spirit of Ubuntu, align ourselves with feminist principles, and create meaningful and lasting partnerships that have an impact on the consortium and the LBQGNC community in Kenya

Position Overview: 

OUR VOICES COUNT CONSORTIUM is seeking a Project Coordinator that will be responsible for coordinating and facilitating the work of the Consortium at the National level and ensuring an integrated holistic approach in project implementation among Consortium partners in the achievement of project objectives. They will be specifically responsible for facilitating integrated programming in joint areas of operation with a focus on cross-learning, downward accountability, monitoring integration aspects, and producing consolidated narrative reports. The Consortium Project Coordinator provides analysis and information to the consortium’s Steering Committee for overall strategic direction. The Project Coordinator will be reporting to the steering committee that sits as the governing body of the consortium. 

Responsibilities:

 
· Coordinating in country consortium projects 

. Communication- Ensure effective, efficient, and timely communication is channeled to the committee including reports, deadlines, and invitations.    

·  Monitor, evaluate, and develop tools for consortium programs   

·  Planning of consortium activities and overseeing  them   

·  Budget Management

·  Engaging stakeholders

.   Developing new and managing existing partnerships in conjunction with the steering committee  

·  Ensure adherence to policies and regulations of the  Consortium partners

· Act on any reasonable requests from supervisor(  Steering Committee chair)

.  Resource Mobilize alongside with the Consortium partner’s 

.  Ensure all internal and donor reports are prepared and timely submitted 

.  Be the contact person for the consortium

.  Manage the day-to-day operations  of the consortium 

. Advice the steering committee on emerging issues alongside the consortium’s mandate.



QUALIFICATIONS:Education/Experience
 
· Degree or a Post-graduate degree in social/political sciences, arts, or a humanitarian-related field

.3-5 years of project management experience (planning, monitoring, evaluation) in the humanitarian context, including in a leading position.

·Strong experience in monitoring and evaluation

·   Experience in organizational representation, coordination, and liaison.

·Experience in narrative and financial reporting

·Experience in implementing projects within partner networks or consortia; experience in managing such networks ”I consortia” a strong advantage.

·Willingness and ability to travel

·Excellent conceptual, planning, organizational, and leadership skills.

·Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving capacities.

.Financial background will be an added advantage

. Knowledge of the happenings and context around LBQ GNC  organizing and human rights  

. Excellent in verbal and written Swahili and English and possesses good interpersonal skills

.Ability to work under minimal supervision and able to beat deadlines 

. Manage the day-to-day operations  of the consortium 

. Advice the steering committee on emerging issues alongside the consortium’s mandate.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested candidates are requested to submit the following documents:

1.     A cover letter

2.     Curriculum Vitae (CV)

3.     Contact details for two (2) referees.

4.     Current salary and salary expectations.

We will not be able to notify all applicants unless they are shortlisted.

Send email to ourvoicescount2@gmail.com by 14th February 2024 To report on 1st March 2024

Female applicants, applicants from marginalized groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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