ActionAid Capacity Building Coordinator (Donor Compliance and Resource Mobilization) NGO Job in Bamburi, Mombasa, Kenya

ActionAid is a global movement of people working together to further human rights and defeat poverty for all.

Capacity Building Coordinator – Donor Compliance and Resource Mobilization

Location: Partner Support Unit – Bamburi, Mombasa

Contract Duration: 3 years

The job holder will be responsible to build the capacity of partners in donor and programme compliance reporting systems for effective reporting. 

The person will also be responsible for developing and maintaining a central data information base as well as consolidating planning, reviews and reporting. 
The job holder will also be responsible for monitoring all projects and program compliance including evaluations, reviews and programme audits. 
The Job holder will coordinate with the PSU capacity building team to generate evidence of impact for accountability and will build the capacities of the partners and the PSU team to ensure functional M & E processes.  
The position will also be responsible for setting up and managing PSU information database.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Support development of programme frameworks at PSU level.
  • Develop and contextualize tools for assessment of programme compliance by partners.
Coordinating planning, reviews and reporting in line with ALPS
  • Build the capacity of PSU staff and partners to operationalize participatory planning, reviews and reporting guidelines.
  • Liaising with PQC on planning, reviews and reporting guidelines and requirements and build the capacities of the staff and partners for timely and quality reporting.
Evidence of impact for accountability
  • Support staff and local partner’s capacity building in accountability as a political process.
  • Work with the team leaders to identify sites or areas for evaluation to generate evidence of impact in collaboration with the team leader.
  • Support staff and partners to document best practices and lessons for sharing widely and with partners to influence policy and practice.
Resource Mobilization
  • Working closely with the other Capacity Building Team members and partners and fundraising unit to coordinate the generation information for proposal development and fundraising.
Support for Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Build the capacities of partners and PSU staff to support baseline surveys, mid-term reviews and evaluations as necessary in liaison with PQC.
  • Work with team leaders to follow-up review and audit findings are taken on board and are informing planning and reporting.
Central position for information management and sharing on mission related content.
  • Liaise with various units including communication and IT to develop and maintain central filing storage of information at PSU.
  • Coordinate contract management to support donor reporting and response to queries in liaison with team leader.
  • Develop and maintain an effective central data information system and create a base for projects, programme, policy and partners at the PSU level and link this with the PQC for national reporting.

Appointment to the position will be made from persons who have:

  • A degree in Social Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Have at least seven (07 ) years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of which at least three (03) years must have been with I/NGOs, Social Movement Group or comparable position with similar responsibilities
  • Possess qualifications in project management and/or M&E; and
  • Good understanding of Human Rights Based Approach and program cycle Management
  • Good understanding of Results Based Management.
Key Competencies
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills;
  • Self-motivated person able to work without supervision;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Demonstrable versatility in use of MS Word, Excel, Access, Power-point, e-mail, and data management software ( e.g. SAS, Stata, SPSS Epi Info, ENA for SMART, SQL); and
  • Ability to work in a diverse team environment.
  • Should have both oral and written communication skills including good facilitation skills.
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How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit, to The Head of Human Resources Organisation Development and Essential Services, their CV and Motivation letter on or before July 1st, 2016 via the email address 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

ActionAid is an equal opportunities employer. 

Qualified female Candidates are encouraged to apply.

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