Karibu Tanzania Organization (KTO) invites eligible candidates to apply for the position of Program Coordinator for KTO.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Program Coordinator undertakes a variety of administrative and program management tasks. You will help in planning and organizing program activities ensuring that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget. Successful candidate will be responsible for defining project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.

Reports to: KTO Executive Director

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparation of narrative reports and record on project activities and progress status for management or donors
  • Prepare activities expenditure report and submit the same to the Executive Director for review and approval
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to Executive Director/management as needed
  • Performance risk management to minimize project risk

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations, International Development, Political Science or related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in English and Kiswahili
  • Demonstrate ability to conduct rigorous research and present information clearly and efficiently
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in international development, program management and project coordination
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills and experience in a highly collaborative environment with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization

DUTY STATION:

KTO Head Office, Dar es Salaam with frequent travels to various project sites and FDCs across Tanzania.

MODE OF APPLICATION:

Interest candidates meeting the above criteria should send an application in writing including: an application letter; current CV; copies of academic qualifications; and details of three references to: gloria.assey@pwc.com by 12th July 2019. Applications received later will not be considered for the position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.