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Sustainable Urban Economic Development - Programme Coordinator - Africa -Nairobi
Who you’ll work with

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.

What you’ll do

You will be responsible for all administrative functions concerned with a programme, managing day to day details.

You’ll manage all vendor relations, procurement, and logistics as well as finance and Human Resources. This includes arranging meetings with DFID and key stakeholders, and in conjunction with the Finance & Operations Manager, you’ll maintain full financial records and prepare quarterly and annual financial reports that will be submitted to DFID for review and endorsement. Additionally, you will arrange all the logistics for teams on the project and manage relations with service providers.

  • Graduate Degree in Business Administration, Finance or any other relevant field
  • 5+ years experience managing large complex projects and proven skills in financial and budget management
  • Strong multi-tasking and organisational skills
  • Outstanding records of academic and managerial or professional achievement
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Strong record of leadership in an academic, professional, or extracurricular setting
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively – both verbally and in writing – in English and the local office language(s)

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