Plan International Program Coordinator Learning Job in Kwale Kenya 2012

Program Coordinator Learning
Based in Kwale
Plan is an international humanitarian child centered community development organization, without religious, political or government affiliation.
Plan started its operations in Kenya in 1982 and is committed to protecting and promoting child rights, and to improving the lives and futures of poor children, their families and communities through a child-centered community development approach.
Plan International (in Kenya) is seeking to recruit for the position of Program Coordinator Learning based at Kwale Program Unit. This job reports to the Program Unit Manager.
The job holder will be responsible for designing, management and implementation of PU programs.
The job holder will provide the overall support in implementation of the Child Centered Community Development (CCCD) projects in line with PULTP strategies and ensures sensitization of the community about Plan’s new strategy by facilitating appropriate networks.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure well managed budget
  • Ensure well managed corporate systems e.g. PPM
  • Ensure sufficient resources/grants raised in line with Program Unit Long Term Plans (PULTPs)
  • Ensure effectively managed grants
  • Produce quality, accurate and timely program documents
  • Ensure well managed Program Outlines (POs)
  • Produce timely and accurate grant-related reports
  • Conduct interim and annual team performance evaluations
  • Ensure well managed and high performing team
  • Plan’s active participation in sector specific forums to engage with partners and other stakeholders for effective program implementation
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences
  • 3 years hands on experience in similar position in an NGO set-up
  • Experience in rights based programming
  • Experience in partnership building, advocacy and networking
  • Understanding of RBA to development and participatory approaches
  • Good facilitation and negotiation
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent grasp of programming concepts
  • Strong management skills
  • Good Administrative and communication skills
  • Strong budget management, monitoring and reporting
Plan Kenya is a development organization uniting people to advance the rights of all children.
Accordingly, employment is subject to our child protection standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child Protection Policy.
For more details on how to apply, please visit http://www.plan-international-kenya.org/jobs/.
The vacancy closes on 30th November, 2012.
Vacancy open to Nationals Only
We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
You are invited to read more about Plan in our website www.plan-international.org.
We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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