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Vacancy title:
Consortium Manager Job

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

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Danish Refugee Council

Deadline of this Job:
05 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Consortium Manager Job

Overall purpose of the role:
The Consortium Manager has the overall technical and management responsibility for implementation of the EUTF-funded Programme BORESHA across Mandera, Kenya, Dollo Ado, Ethiopia and Gedo, Somalia. The consortium undertaking the implementation is led by DRC, in partnership with CARE and World Vision International. The Manager will provide strategic guidance and leadership to the PMU, and will assume responsibility for determining specific programme design, delivery, progress against the approved work plan, reporting against the monitoring plan, and overall performance of implementing agencies. The Consortium Manager will ensure overall planning, implementing, and managing of the project, and establish the MEL framework to assure progress towards achieving project goals and objectives.

• Provide overall leadership and management, and general technical direction, for the design and implementation of project activities, in close coordination with consortium agency technical staff
• Responsible for delivery, and progress against agreed targets of the project across all implementing agencies
• Responsible for managing the timely and quality completion of all Programme technical administrative financial deliverables and reports in accordance with EU guidelines and DRC rules
• Ensure a shared project vision and an adaptive 'theory of change' (based on continuous learning from the Programme) amongst staff and across all implementing agencies
• Serve as the principal liaison with and build effective working relationships with the EU, PACT, IGAD, FAO, World bank and government counterparts, local partners, communities and other relevant stakeholders
• Oversee the establishment of effective project reporting, monitoring evaluation and learning, financial management, and personnel and procurement mechanisms
• Integrate strong visibility for EUTF into Programme outcomes
• Develop partnerships in the humanitarian and development community and coordinate with authorities at Country and County/district Government levels.
• Plan and lead quarterly consortium Project Steering Committee meetings and Technical Working Group meetings, and oversee implementation of corrective measure.
• Promote sustainability of project activities with effective networking, linkages to other programmers, capacity building of key project staff, and strengthening community-based organizations and mechanisms
• Manage a team of PMU staff, including participating in the hiring, professional development and evaluation process, ensuring achievement of project results by setting specific goals and providing continuous performance feedback.
• Ensure quality visibility of the Programme through participation to relevant events
• Actively support Business development of cross border programming and strategic positioning of BORESHA in the cross-border agenda
• Promote and support the Borderlands WG in the Regional Office and other cross border initiative

Experience and technical competencies:
• Minimum of 10 years of professional experience relevant for the successful implementation of cross-border programmes
• Experience in managing complex activities involving coordination with multiple project partners
• Proven experience in Programme design and management, including budget expenditure, proposal writing, staff management, and monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
• Proven experience in Livelihoods, Resilience, Natural Resource Management and/or related fields in a management capacity.
• Demonstrated track record of strong donor relationships, specifically EU

Relevant university degree (Master or Post graduate), in Social Sciences, International Development, International Relations, Law or another relevant field.
Fluency in written and spoken English essential

DRC’s Core competencies:
• Striving for excellence: you focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
• Collaborating: you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
• Taking the lead: you take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
• Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
• Demonstrating integrity: you act in line with our vision and values.

Contract duration: 6 months (renewable). Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council terms of employment for National staff.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

How to apply
Application Process:
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications, which should include a 1-page cover letter clearly stating their motivation, and qualifications and a CV. Applications should include contact details of three professional referees who have supervised the candidate in the last five years. One referee must be the applicant’s most recent manager. Only applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications will be considered. We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on  under Vacancies.
Applications should be sent no later than: 5th June 2022.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 05 June 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 25-05-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 25-05-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 25-05-2065
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