Project Coordinator

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Children’s Voice Today (CVT) is an organisation that was established to promote the rights of the child through meaningful child participation where children/youth initiate and lead all activities of the organisation (Child/youth led organisation).

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Children’s Voice Today (CVT)

POSITION:               Project Coordinator

Industry:                          Non-profit

Employer:                        Children’s Voice Today

Job Location:                   Kigali (Nyamirambo)

Deadline:                          23rd of January 2017

BACKGROUND:

Children’s Voice Today (CVT) is an organisation that was established to promote the rights of the child through meaningful child participation where children/youth initiate and lead all activities of the organisation (Child/youth led organisation).

Children’s Voice Today (CVT) Rwanda is a member of the African Movement of Working Children and Youth (AMWCY) which was established by children and youth themselves to find solutions to the problems of working children and youth while promoting their rights and creating a safe environment for all children.

Children’s Voice Today (CVT) is envisioning a child-friendly society whereby children are empowered to meaningfully participate in addressing issues affecting them and that their voices are heard.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Project management

  • Be responsible to support the day-to-day management of the project to ensure its effective, efficient and cost-sensitive management.
  • Ensure all project management tools are in place and used in implementation.
  • Ensure the annual and quarterly planning, implementation of activities, monitoring/reviewing, timely as per programme agreement.
  • Organise periodic coordination meetings
  • Contribute to the planning (annual planning and medium-term planning) of the projects as well as to the overall planning and management of the program under the guidance of the program  manager
  • Provide technical inputs to projects as requested by the programme manager
  • Ensure proper management of the budget and support in fundraising
  • Be responsible for budget management of the project from facilitating budget planning, regular budget projection, expenditure monitoring, and budget reporting , in compliance with CVT system and procedures with guidance of and in collaboration with the line manager
  • Participate in the process of drafting proposal and identifying the issues of budget planning and implementation and support the line manager and other staff in drafting fundraising proposals or conducting fundraising initiatives.
  • Produce and submit quarterly budget monitoring reports on a regular basis as per funder agreement.
  • Advise on the budget revision on the basis of the progress of the project implementation.
  • Ensure the overall coordination of the project activities
  • Coordinate the activity plans of the project officers
  • Supervise and coach the project staff
  • Ensure the coordination of the activities of the community based child led media clubs.
  • Coordinate with other interveners in the  field to ensure the synergy and complementarity
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning / Research
  • Monitor, document and report the level of implementation of the project.
  • Support the field officers in planning, evaluation and review meetings.
  • Ensure the compilation and analysis of quantitative and qualitative project data and their the production of the report.
  • In collaboration and with guidance of the line manager, be responsible for the elaboration of progress, annual and other types of narrative and financial reports to CVT and relevant partners

Representation and networking

  • Represent the project with relevant partners, and if in public areas/arenas– in consultation with and keeping the line manager updated
  • Link/communicate/learn with other organisations/projects to learn relevant experiences, foster cooperation for synergies and collaboration in consultation with the line manager and keeping the latter and other staff members updated.
  • Communicate and provide technical support for and liaison with other teams, as required.

General accountability

  • Comply with the requirements of CVT Child Protection Policy to ensure maximum protection for children

REQUIRED SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS

Participation:

  • Understands clearly the sense of child led participation and work towards realising CVT goals in this regard
  • Works towards fulfilling children opinions under different organs/programmes of the organisation 

Ambition:

  •  Widely shares their personal vision for CVT, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically

Collaboration:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with the team, colleagues, members, external partners, and supporters
  • Values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency

 REQUIREMENTS: 

  • University degree or equivalent in social sciences
  • At least 3 years’ experience/knowledge of children’s rights, child protection and/or networking is essential
  • Commitment to rights based approach to programming and monitoring of the implementation of child rights treaties
  • Familiarity with the child labor situation in Rwanda generally and child domestic work in particular
  • Strong  project management skills, including participatory budgeting and monitoring;
  • Good monitoring and evaluation knowledge
  • Strong  facilitation, negotiation, networking and advocacy skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and high team working spirit
  • Good English and Kinyarwanda written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to organize and coordinate complex activities within interrelated schedules and timelines
  • Computer Literacy

How To Apply:

Interested candidates should send their applications written in English to: cvtkigalirecruitment@gmail.com before the 23rd of January 2017, the CV should include 3 referees with their address.Please include The Job Title in the subject line of your email.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to apply: 

Job summary

This job has been viewed 2,276 times
Location:
Kigali
Rwanda
Sector:
Social sciences
Education level:
Bachelor
Desired experience:
Mid career (2+ years of experience)
Contrat type:
Full-time
Apply before:
23-01-2017
Number of positions:
1

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