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  • Posted: May 18, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is an international development charity[1] with a vision for a "world without poverty" and a mission to "bring people together to fight poverty". VSO recruits professionals to work as volunteers, living and working alongside local populations in developing countries. Founded in 1958, VSO has sent over 50,0...
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    Project Coordinator

    Job Details

    • Coordination of the Education for Life (LNGB) Project by providing managerial and technical support to the project officers and ensure adherence to all the grants' requirements
    • Management of budget planning and expenditure tracking; overall monitoring of project implementation; timely submission of donor reports and steering major project evaluation activities-baseline, midline and endline ealuations
    • Ensure proper engagement and management of partners by steering their financial and programming capacity assessments and organizing Partners feedback and capacity building forums
    • Engage in evidence based lobbying and advocacy through various networks and CSO platforms on matters girls education and protection
    • Coordination of project quality assurance visits by donors, fund managers and VSO staff
    • Provide duty of care for all the project staffs, volunteers and implementing partners including ensuring adherence to safeguarding and child protection policies by all
    • Work cooperatively as a member of the Inclusive Education programme and support in the continuous programme design, resource mobilization and establishing relevant partnerships with Development partners and Government departments
    • Any other duties as may be required from time to time by the Programme Manager

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor of Education or social science degree: post degree qualification in development, project management or related area would be an advantage
    • Evidence of managing projects in education or related sectors
    • At least 3 years relevant experience in formulation, implementation and review of development strategies and effective project management
    • Experience in developing and implementing Education/child protection advocacy and campaign strategies
    • Experience working with most marginalized and disadvantaged communities
    • Ability to work effectively as a team member and with minimal supervision
    • Excellent written and oral communication
    • Evidence of effective problem solving and organisational skills
    • Evidence of professionalism and high integrity
    • Evidence of openness to learning to improve own performance

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Volunteer Service Overseas (VSO) on to apply
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