Programme Coordinator

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Company:Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
Category:Agriculture
Job Type:Permanent
Location:Nairobi

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Duties and Responsibilities include:-
(a) Designing and implementing the Programme Implementation Manual, Project Learning System and other Management tools;
(b) Preparing Annual Work plans and Budgets (AWPBS) and associated  Procurement Plan and monitoring their implementation;
(c) Coordinating and supervising Programme Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and Knowledge Management activities (KM);
(d) Ensuring the implementation of the programme Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Strategy and Action Plan through all the components in KCEP;
(e) Conducting Project Completion and loan closing activities as per the loan agreement and preparing programme completion report;
(f) Ensuring that progress, audit and other reports are produced and submitted to the appropriate parties on a timely basis;
(g) Ensuring timely dissemination of programme experience and results to relevant stakeholders within the learning community;
(h) Ensuring adequate liaison and networking with other agencies and stakeholders;
(i) Implementing the decisions of the Programme Steering Committee (PSC);
(j) Undertaking programme completion and fi nancing closing activities when due;
(k) Ensuring effective utilization of programme funds and other resources according to the AWPB and Procurement Plan through supervision and monitoring;
and
(l) Secretary to the Programme Steering Committee (PSC).
For appointment to this position, applicants must have:-
(a) Master’s degree in either Agriculture, Economics, Business Studies, or other relevant/equivalent fi eld from a recognized institution;
(b) Ten (10) years management experience in agricultural production, marketing or business development; fi ve (5) of which should have been in supervision and
evaluation of staff performance deliverables, and contract management;
(c) Demonstrated experience in implementing successful programmes aimed at increasing the competitiveness and inclusiveness of value chains, including agricultural
value chains;
(d) Demonstrated creativity, willingness to innovate, think systemically and design catalytic approaches to programme activities;
(e) Strong computer and communications skills (oral, written, presentation);
(f) Strong interpersonal skills with evidence of ability to productively interact with a wide range and levels of organizations (Government, private sector, NGOs, and
research institutions).
APPLICATION PROCESS
i. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
ii. Each application should have a CV and covering letter indicating the Reference Number for the position.
Applicants for positions in the Nakuru or Siakago Town sub-units should clearly indicate the preference (N or
S) as in the reference numbers. Photocopies of relevant credentials should be enclosed.
iii. Each application in a sealed envelope should be submitted to:
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
State Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 30028-00100
NAIROBI
Not later than 10.00 a.m. on 11th April 2014.

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