F2F Kenya Program Coordinator at IESC – International Executive Service Corps

F2F Kenya Program Coordinator at IESC – International Executive Service Corps.

F2F Kenya Program Coordinator at IESC – International Executive Service Corps

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F2F Kenya Program Coordinator

 

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  • IESC is seeking an experienced Program Coordinator for a F2F Access to Finance Program being implemented in Kenya. The Program Coordinator will provide support to effectively implement the program including working with volunteers and host organizations to coordinate volunteer assignments, and with the program team on MEL and communication related efforts. The Program Coordinator will report to the Kenya Program Country Director.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Support (60%)

  • Provide support to Country Director to effectively implement agricultural development programs;
  • Provide support to Country Director in the identification of host organizations for international volunteer assignments;
  • Assist Country Director in managing relationships with volunteers, hosts and in-country partner organizations.
  • Assist in the development of the Scopes of Work.
  • Ensure host organization needs are met through regular, strategic follow-up sessions and ongoing volunteer activities;
  • Provide volunteers oversight and input to corresponding trainings and assistance delivered;
  • Coordinate all international volunteers pre-arrival and post-arrival and all local volunteer administration, including answering volunteer inquiries, updating volunteer platforms and calendars, following a volunteer intake process, sending invoices, , sending volunteer certificates, surveys;
  • Create and coordinate volunteer schedules, timetables, and meetings;
  • Conduct site visits and provide on-site support to volunteers at our various projects;

Finance and Administrative support (20%)

  • Responsible for arranging in-country travel and accommodations in collaboration with the Global Finance and Administration Manager and support problem-solving for travel challenges;
  • Support the Global Finance and Administration Manager to collect local quotation for procurement, follow up with vendors on invoices and service;
  • Create orientation and country introduction for arriving volunteers;
  • Provide constant motivation to volunteers and work to continually improve their experience.

MEL Support (20%)

  • Support data collection and reporting and work closely with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Manager;
  • Plan learning events in close collaboration with MEL Manager;
  • Monitor volunteer and host organization satisfaction;
  • Support communication efforts for the program, including providing input to social media, media and success stories;
  • Provide other support for overall project as needed.

Qualifications (Knowledge/Skills/Abilities):

  • BA in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, or related field;
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili;
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • Work well under minimal supervision and be self-motivated;
  • Work well with team of local staff, foreign staff and international volunteers;
  • Ability to legally work in Kenya required;
  • Experience and knowledge of Kenyan agriculture sector required;
  • Experience and knowledge of Kenyan agricultural finance and lending desired;
  • Previous experience with volunteers preferred;
  • Previous development experience preferred;
  • Ability to initiate, consult as appropriate, and see tasks through to completion;
  • Proven project management skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Proactive approach to responsibilities and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to establish healthy, cooperative and positive relations with partners and hosts, volunteers and other stakeholders; and,
  • Willingness to travel and spend time in the field to ensure quality programming.

Method of Application

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