You’ll work in our Nairobi office as part of our Sustainable Urban Economic Development (SUED) team.
SUED is a donor-funded, 6-year programme whose core objective is to provide sustainable urban economic development in Small and Medium Towns (SMTs) in Kenya. The programme improved urban economic planning at county level, improved sub-national business environment reforms, and established an Urban Investment Advisory Facility (UIAF) to support public-private investment in Infrastructure and high potential value chains across Kenya.
You will oversee the day-to-day operations as well as the administrative aspects of the project, reporting to the Team Leader.
You’ll work closely with the project team leads to monitor project status and ensure timely execution. You will also provide ongoing coordination support to the respective project teams to ensure consistency and quality assurance of the deliverables, making sure that all the teams are moving in tandem.
Additionally, you will ensure that the financials are effectively managed and monitored and that the project management operations are effectively staffed. You’ll set up processes and systems for daily operations. Together with team leads, you’ll produce inception reports detailing the outcomes of the inception phase with clear recommendations and prioritization of activities.
You’ll coordinate the planning and monitoring of project activities and serve as the link between the respective teams. You’ll ensure effective budget execution and programme monitoring and make certain that any modifications are in line with the project objectives. You’ll also prepare quarterly and annual progress reports.