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NGO Coordinators Jobs in Kenya – Program Coordinators

Position: Program Coordinators Nairobi and Kiambu Counties

Commencement of Duty:
July, 2021 

Duty Station: Respective
County Program Offices 

Duration: 1 year
renewable contract 

Reports to: Program
Manager

Job Description

As a key member of the
USAID Tumikia Mtoto program, the Program Officer will:

  • Provides
    technical oversight to DREAMS core package of interventions at the 
    community level to ensure effective and efficient implementation,
    monitoring  and reporting  

  • Support
    in Monitoring and reporting on all DREAMS program activities
    focusing  on comprehensive service delivery to targeted AGYW within
    the program in the  field. 




















 Support in Provision of service-oriented
approach to ensure that the program consistently applies best practices and
constantly works towards improving the  impact of its benefits to the
beneficiaries.  





 Coordinate closely with Ward Co-ordinators in
the respective Counties  (Nairobi/Kiambu) to contribute to a holistic,
integrated, and comprehensive  program implementation. 

Responsibilities





 Work with project teams and stakeholders to
ensure AGYW receive the DREAMS  Core package of services as per need  





 Enhance integration among local stakeholders to
ensure the specific 
 adolescent/DREAMS strategies are implemented and
provided across different 
 service delivery points 





 Work with Sub County Health Management Teams,
health facilities and  community partners to ensure coordination with
other programs and  stakeholders for quality and comprehensive services to
AGYW 





 Represent the project in meetings at county and
sub county level, Adolescent  technical working groups (TWGs), and other
events as requested, to support  forging relations with the MoH, LIPs,
other stakeholders, and the community 





 Assist in coordination, implementation, and
monitoring of all assigned program activities as outlined in the detailed
implementation plan in line with Tumikia  Mtoto program quality principles
and standards, donor requirements, and good  implementation practices. 





 Assist in Monitoring and reporting any
challenges and/or gaps identified to  inform adjustments to plans and implementation
schedules. 





 Supervise Ward Co-ordinators activities and work
collaboratively with other  service providers, including HTS Counsellors,
EBI Facilitators, PrEP providers,  Community Change Agents, Teachers and
Mentors) for effective monitoring and  documentation of the project
achievements 





 Review Ward Coordinators’ monthly work plans
against the approved project  quarterly work plan and monitor
implementation progress against targets 




 






 Develop a clear supervision plan for Ward
Coordinators, and Conduct bi-monthly  supportive supervision to ensure
that results and deliverables are on target  




 Coordinate compilation and submission of
monthly, quarterly, annual and adhoc  progress reports for review,
approval and onward submission to the project 




 Ensure timely documentation for assigned
activities, assist with identifying  information for reports on best
practices and actively engage in dissemination  and use of relevant
knowledge in the field.





 Represent Tumikia Mtoto program in meetings at
Sub-County and ward levels,  working groups, and other events as
requested, to support forging relations with  the GOK, LIPs, other stakeholders,
and the community. 

Networking 

  • Establish
    and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with key 
    stakeholders – Sub County GOK departments, including MOH, Education, 
    Department of Children Services (DCS), and Interior Ministry etc. 

  • Work
    with other NGOs, FBOs, Units, Committees and Groups implementing 
    DREAMS interventions for synergy and achievement of bigger impact
    and  sustainability 

  • Represent
    the project in stakeholder’s forum related to DREAMS at the Sub County
    level 

Qualifications





 Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social
Sciences, Gender, Development Studies or related field. 





 At least 5 years progressive experience in
PEPFAR integrated HIV/AIDS or  prevention programs, and at least 2 years
in coordinating DREAMS Program 




 Training on Behavioural, Structural and
Biomedical intervention  




 Demonstrated technical skills in HIV prevention
related Youth Livelihoods  programming, including employability and
entrepreneurship programming with  priority populations, including
adolescent girls and young women. 





 Demonstrated experience in cultivating and
sustaining working relationships  with various stakeholders  





 Ability to transfer knowledge to diverse
audiences through on
thejob mentoring,  supportive supervision, and other methods 





 Familiarity with project implementation within
Nairobi/Kiambu informal  settlement context  





 Strong written and oral communication and
interpersonal skills. 




 Strong communication, relationship management
skills with ability to influence  and get buy-in from people not under
direct supervision and to work with  individuals in diverse geographical
and cultural settings 





 Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring,
and coaching skills 

How to apply

Written applications
including Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae indicating position  and the
county/ward applied for with day-time contact phone number(s) of three 
references 

The application should reach the Administrative
Manager 
by not later than June  14th, 2021 on E-mail[email protected] 

The Administrative Manager 

Center for the Study of Adolescence 

Mbaazi Avenue, Off Kingara Road, Lavington 

P.O. Box 19329-00202, Nairobi; E-mail: [email protected]

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