FS Project Coordinator at SOS Children’s Villages


Date Posted: May 25, 2023

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and dynamic persons for appointment under the Family Strengthening Programme  as Project Coordinator

Under the leadership of the Programme Director, the Project Coordinator will provide leadership in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the family Strengthening Programme in the location in line with the Vision, Mission, Values, brand, approved strategies policies and guidelines of the organization and national legislation. Responsible for the overall case management and monitoring of quality family strengthening service. Supports in building strong network of partner organizations; building positive relationships with community and local authorities. Responsible for supporting, building and managing a strong team in the Programme unit/.and supporting project development in the field of family strengthening in line with the approved concept note, results framework, and financial plan.

The ideal candidate should:

  • Hold a first degree in Social Work, Sociology, Economics or Community Development
  • Have a minimum of two (5) years’ experience in Community and Child Development and Project project management, monitoring and evaluation within a development context.
  • Have excellent command of the English language and good communication skills, preferably also fluent in the local language of project communities.
  • Possess a positive and professional approach. Highly organized, leadership ability, strong supervisory and time management skills with precision to meet deadlines.keeping commitments.
  • Possess strong coordination and team management ability. Report writing skills (both physical and financial) on timely basis.
  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft suite
  • Be a motivated self-starter with initiative, flexibility and enthusiasm
  • Strategic thinker combined with practical “ can do’’ attitude
  • Must be knowledgeable in Child Rights and Child Safe Protection Practices
  • Have excellent analytical skills with ability to analyze issues within local and global contexts

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Deadline: June 9, 2023