Area Program Coordinator- Kajiado at Feed the Children

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at Feed the Children

Position: Area Program Coordinator Kajiado

Reporting to: Head of Programs

Duty Station: Bissil Kajiado

General Position Summary:

To ensure coordination, and smooth implementation of program activities in the four pillars (F&N, H&W, Livelihoods and Education) and adherence to logistic, human resource, administration, finance, and security procedures in the program area including organization representation at given forums.

Duties and Responsibilities

Key responsibilities

Program Management

  • Provide oversight, support and supervision in implementation of program activities.
  • Coordinate program activities between programs staff, Pillar managers and Head of Programs
  • Understand CFCD program activities carried in the programs department and implementation guidelines and procedures.
  • Develop and implement the program area plans integrating all aspects of programming in collaboration with the respective pillar managers and coordinators.
  • Responsible for ensuring key program outputs and milestones are achieved.
  • Responsible for requesting, monitoring, managing, and reporting on office stock, in collaboration with procurement.
  • Coordinate external and internal communication and represent FEED in key stakeholder engagements at County level.
  • Responsible for field office inventory and proper use of office equipment.
  • Plan for program staff on field activities
  • Make regular reporting with Head of Programs

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Financial Management

  • Responsible for the disbursement, correct use and accountability of financial resources in the field.
  • Liaise with pillar managers in regular updating of accounts records for project activities and program financial reports.
  • Prepare field office project financial documents for audits.
  • Process cash requests for all projects and handle petty cash.
  • Manage rent payment and bills for project field offices

Strategy and policy

  • Participate in developing the ‘FEED’ country strategy and program implementation strategy.
  • Communicate ‘FEED’ Mission, Vision, Strategic goals and program objectives among project staff and other stake holders to create mutual understanding, ownership and increased visibility**.**

HR Management

  • Process payment of wages for locum staff at the field office level.
  • Maintain attendance record, annual leave, and off days, in liaison with HR office.
  • Update on security situation.


  • Handle transport requests for program activities in liaison with operations office**.**
  • Report needs for vehicle maintenance with operations office.
  • Liaise with operations for IT support for the office.
  • Effectively plan field trips between different projects.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Good understanding of the integrated Program activities
  • Relevant Degree in social sciences or relevant program area and knowledge in project management.
  • Three to five years working experience in office management position and program implementation.
  • Project management knowledge and excellent computer skills
  • Self-reliance and an ability to work in a challenging and demanding environment.
  • Excellent People management skills.
  • Ability to interact well with the local community and culture.
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge and understanding of Child Protection issues**.**

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