Kwetu Training Centre for Sustainable Development Project Coordinator – Jobs in Kenya

Ref – PC/KWETU/08/2022

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Centre manager, the project coordinator will be responsible for overall coordination in the implementation of the mariculture and Aquaponics project within the coastal counties.

Specific Responsibilities:
Responsible for project workplan development and implementation
Responsible for development of period quality project reports and dissemination of project outcomes and impacts to relevant stakeholders
Supervise project team in the planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of the project according to the laid guidelines
Supervise and support the development of aquaculture infrastructure including fish hatchery and nurseries
Coordinate in the development of an aquaponics system
Coordinate in the development of operational crab aggregation station
Coordinate project trainings and mentorships
Coordinate community and Kwetu demo farm in upgrading of their culture facilities
Coordinate in the upgrading works of Kwetu as a training Centre
Coordinate in group monitoring and mentorship of aquaculture and aquaponic activities.
Attend to students on field excursions and research assistants attached to Kwetu.
Lead in concepts design in marine and related discipline
In collaboration with the finance coordinator, track budgets and funds absorption and ensure compliance of team to laid project guidelines
Supervise the culture of organisms within Kwetu demonstration farm and hatchery
Coordinate networking and collaborations with project partners and other stakeholders
Support and advice Centre Manager and Finance Coordinator on major project changes

Required Qualifications and Experience:
At least a bachelor’s degree in natural resource management or related discipline. Advanced degree is preferred.
At least five years’ experience in development projects preferably in food security and income generation
Supervisory and coordination experience in projects especially within the coastal region
Community mobilization and training skills
Ability to work and to travel within the coastal counties. (Motorcycle riding skills will be added advantage)
How to apply
Applicants are required to send their letter of application, CV, relevant certificates, and testimonials to jobs@kwetukenya.org indicating current and expected Salary by 22nd August 2022 Close of Business.

Candidates should clearly indicate the position being applied for and its reference number as the email subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and interviews will be done on a rolling basis.

Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

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