Program Coordinator Job at the Civic Engagement Alliance in Kenya

ICCO Cooperation Kenya is seeking to hire a competent and qualified person for the position of Program Coordinator – Civic Engagement Alliance in Kenya.

The Civic Engagement Alliance programme is a five-year multi country programme enhancing the right to food and access to inclusive markets for small-holder farmers.

Specific target groups  are women, youth and marginalized groups.

The programme is a strategic partnership with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs aiming at strengthening the capacity of civil society in policy influencing and advocacy.

ICCO Cooperation works in a coalition with EDUKANS, KerkinActie, Co-Prisma, Wilde Ganzen and CNV.

Key Result Areas

  • Consortium Coordination / Partnership Management
  • Coordination of own implementation activities
  • Linking, networking and fundraising
  • Monitoring and analysis of calls for proposals
  • Initiate project groups
  • Donor mapping

Qualifications and skills needed

  • Good knowledge of the social, economic and political situation of the region
  • Special skills, knowledge and experience in designing and implementing lobby and advocacy programs
  • Knowledge of food security and value chain development
  • Proven track record of effective program management particularly related to project¬† start-ups.
  • A graduate in development issues coupled with years of experience in international development or a postgraduate
  • A MA in development related discipline is an added advantage
  • Negotiation, Networking and facilitation skills
  • Good communication skills, including intercultural communication and communication with ecumenical actors

The job description is available on request.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a CV and an expression of interest to

Closing date is 8th February 2019.

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Updated: February 3, 2019 — 8:25 pm