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Project Coordinator

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full Time
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Project Management
  • Deadline:
    January 19, 2024

With funding from the German Cooperation Deutsche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ) and the Welthungerhilfe (WHH), Serving Humanity for Empowerment and Development (SHED), formerly Finn Church Aid (FCA) is seeking qualified Liberians to occupy the vacant positions in her upcoming food security project “Increasing Production and Consumption of Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes as part of the system Strengthening Approached in Liberia” conforming to the job descriptions below of the various positions. The project is geared toward providing improved economic and nutritional livelihoods through localized, commercial Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes (OFSP) and vegetables productions for women, adolescents and the elderly in rural communities in Montserrado, Bong, Grand Bassa and Margibi Counties. The requested vacancies are full time positions that will provide relevant support to the implementation of the project, ensuring that the project meets its objective outlined below:

 

About SHED

SHED, formerly Finn Church Aid is a Liberian organization established as a national office following FCA’s ten (10) years of work in Liberia. We are a right based organization working in four thematic areas: right livelihoods, right peace, right quality education, and Watsan. Our head office is located Rehab Junction, Opposite Calvary Chapel School. SHED’s action is guided by international human rights standards and principles. As a right based actor, SHED facilitates dialogues and peace building between the right-holders and duty bearers to address root causes of conflict.

Position Title:Project Coordinator
Supervisor/Reports to:Program Director
Position Description:New
Deadline for Submission:January 19, 2024
Duty Station: Monrovia, Montserrado County

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Coordinating project management activities, including schedules, resources, equipment and information. Liaising with clients to identify and define project requirements, scope and objective. Ensuring that clients’ needs are met as the project evolves.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Coordinates project management activities, resources, equipment and information;
  • Breaks project into doable actions and set timeframes;
  • Liaises with clients to identify and define requirements, scope and objectives;
  • Assigns tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule management;
  • Makes sure that clients’ needs are met as projects evolve according schedule;
  • Assists in the preparation of budgets;
  • Analyzes risks and opportunities;
  • Supports project procurement management;
  • Monitors project progress and handles any issues that arise;
  • Acts as the point of contact and communicate project status to all participants;
  • Work with the Program Director to eliminate blockers in the project;
  • Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports;
  • Supervises Agriculture Field Officers, Nutrition Officer and Business Development Officers in the project

 

Qualification and Experience

 

  • BSc in Project Management, Agriculture or related field ;
  • At least five years of relevant work experience as a Project Coordinator;
  • Experience in project management, from conception to delivery;
  • An ability to prepare and interpret flowcharts, schedules and step-by-step action plans;
  • Familiarity with risk management and quality assurance control;
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Planner

How to Apply:

  • A letter explaining your suitability for the role of no more than one page, and CV, as well as contact details for three referees (including latest, or current employer) should be addressed to and sent by email only to the following addresses of SHED:

Mrs. Joyce Queeglay-Pajibo, Executive Director SHED

Email joyce.pajibo@shed-liberia.org

 

Mr Emmanuel Sandi, Programme Director SHED

Email: Emmanuel.sandi@shed-liberia.org

All applications must be received by 17:00, Friday January 19, 2024. Kindly indicate the position you are applying for in the “subject” section of your email and your letter of motivation as well. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Kindly note that, due to the high volume of responses, only short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview, which will also include proficiency tests. Women are highly encouraged to apply.

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