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Job Reference NumberJPIP_CORD_1
Number of Posts 1
Terms of Service 2 years contract
Work Station Nairobi
Date registered21-Mar-2013
Opening Date of Advert20-Mar-2013
Closing Date of Advert14-Apr-2013

-(i) a Master’s Degree from an accredited University in either Business, Economics, Commerce, Law, Public Administration, Public Policy and related social sciences .
(ii) at least ten (10) years of relevant experience in project design, implementation and management,
(iii) strong analytic, and managerial skills, including high operational standards, and the ability to apply and to ensure others apply excellent technical standards;
(iv) proven capacity for intellectual and operational leadership, including strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to build, manage and work in a team.
(v) strong oral and written communication skills, and computer proficiency, especially Microsoft Office package ;
(vi) a high degree of integrity, initiative, flexibility, judgment, reliability and ability to work without supervision;
(vii) ability to operate and deliver results under strict time lines;
(viii) at least 5 years’ experience in the management of donor funded projects with some familiarity and exposure to the World Bank procurement and financial management procedures and guidelines. .
(ix) knowledge of Kenya and local institutional processes, including financial and procurement procedures of the Government and the World Bank;
(x) experience in justice sector reforms in any commonwealth country a plus.
Duties and Responsibilities
-The overall responsibility of the Project Coordinator is to take the lead in coordinating the implementation of the JPIP, particularly in initiating, coordinating and advancing the preparation of work and procurement plans to support the implementing departments
-Directorates or units in charge of executing the project and to ensure that the work plans are all successfully completed, and that the project is executed in a way that achieves the stated objectives of the Project and its results.
The Project Coordinator will also ensure that activities are in line with the orientations and decisions of the Technical Committee, and in compliance with the Project documents including the Financing Agreement, the Project Appraisal Document, procurement and financial management requirements, and other guidelines and procedures of IDA applicable to IDA borrowers.
Important Information
-Applicants who have already submitted applications via earlier advertisements should not re-apply.
The Government of Kenya (GoK) has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to finance the Judicial Performance Improvement Project (JPIP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds of the credit to finance the setting up of Project Management Unit (PMU) comprising a team of professionals including a Project Coordinator dedicated to planning and implementing the Project. The Judiciary now invites applications for the position of a Project Coordinator.
The Project Coordinator will initially be engaged for two years, with the possibility of extending the contract for the duration of the project on satisfactory performance.