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Project Coordinator at The National Treasury and Economic Planning

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Job Description

VACANCY NO: 8/PC/2023

Specific responsibilities of the PC include but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversee and manage project implementation activities in accordance to agreed plans and report on progress and outcomes in a methodological manner, including technical reports and financial reporting.
  • Co-ordinate and work with participating FIs, relevant Government ministries and departments, implementing partners, service providers and IFAD and other development partners projects in the areas of intervention of RK-FINFA to ensure smooth execution of the project activities.
  • Ensure timely preparation, clearance, and approval of consolidated AWPBs andProcurement Plans, and their execution in accordance with the overall RK-FINFAobjectives.
  • Supervise the work of the PMU staff and undertake their performance evaluation in atimely manner.
  • Promote conducive work environment that promotes knowledge sharing and learningfrom experiences among members of the Project staff, GoK teams and implementingpartners.
  • Ensure full inclusion of women, youth, and vulnerable groups among the beneficiaries ofthe project, according to the agreed social targeting approach of the project.
  • Oversee and guide the procurement process of all goods and services, adhering to theagreed IFAD and GoK rules and procedures.
  • Facilitate and support the joint IFAD/GoK supervision and implementation supportmissions and follow-up, midterm, and completion missions, and ensure that their recommendations are fully implemented.
  • Work pro-actively to mobilize more resources to scale up the operations of the RK-FINFAcore investment components.
  • Build and maintain strong collaborative relationships with all project stakeholders andlocal networks and partner organizations, engaging them on a regular basis to integratetheir feedback into the implementation and progress of the project.
  • Represent the project in relevant public events and organise knowledge managementsevents of RK-FINFA achievements through different media.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the Principal Secretary/ National Treasury.

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant Advanced Degree, bachelor’s degree in project management, Finance,Economics, or related relevant discipline, with sound knowledge of contemporary issuesin the rural economy of Kenya.
  • Relevant professional work experience of at least 12 years, 7 of which in Management ofDevelopment Partner funded project, project management, project financialadministration and budgeting, including leadership of multi-disciplinary team of experts.
  • Good understanding in banking and rural finance operations. Knowledge of the Kenyanfinancial sector, in agricultural finance and climate / green finance will be an addedadvantage.
  • Excellent analytical skills, sound judgment, resourcefulness, ability to take initiatives,capacity to self-manage and ability to create a team-based, participatory workenvironment.
  • Sound understanding of the Kenya’s multi-level government systems (National andCounty Governments) and their governance and administration modalities.
  • Relevant ICT skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. A mastery of Kiswahili isdesirable.

Other Requirements

  • Additional training in either Leadership, Policy or Project Management desired
  • Good skills in strategic planning and partnership building.

Method of Application

Interested applicants who meet the qualification requirements are requested to submit their application through Online Application Form April 18 to April 28, 2023. Cover letter and detailed copy of the CV should be forwarded to recruitment.rkfinfa@treasury.go.ke while clearly giving the Job Reference, National Identity Card or passport number as the email reference. No copies of qualification certificate are required at this stage. Shortlisted candidates will be required to present original certificates as disclosed in their online application form during the interviews.
Application closes on April 28, 2023 at 1700hrs East African Time. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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