National Project Officer, Nairobi

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  • Job ID 1006239
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 6 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description


– Oversee overall national implementation of the “IslandPlas: Advancing Circular Solutions to Plastic Pollution in African Islands” project in the respective country, in close collaboration with IUCN regional teams;

  •  Plan and ensure that adequate measures are in place for effective day-to-day project management and coordination of activities of the IslandPlas project to ensure the highest quality of outputs and outcomes in line with project workplans and budgets;
  •  Liaise regularly with the central coordination team led by the Regional Plastics Pollution Manager, to be based in Nairobi, Kenya;
  •  Provide timely project progress updates and detailed implementation information on implementation of the IslandPlas project to the National Steering Committee meetings;
  •  Coordinate the planning and organization of national project meetings; and create the necessary linkages and partnerships with the relevant national and sub-national institutions in country;
  •  Coordinate and track deliverables of in-country consultants, including ensuring necessary final approvals;
  •  Assess and report on project results from the country based on the relevant measurement indicators and processes in support of reporting to the donor and relevant stakeholders;
  •  Manage the budget and allocation of project resources, ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting in liaison with respective national and/or regional finance department/units as necessary;
  •  Assist in provision of relevant communication material and resources from the project to respective Regional and National Communication Officers for showcase of project results in websites and other media;
  •  Identify additional funding sources to further scale up the plastics programme in the region;
  •  Monitor and report on project progress by regularly informing the results monitoring matrix;
  •  Represent IUCN and the project at relevant in-country partner and stakeholder meetings and events;
  •  Connect and liaise with other relevant projects in the respective country and pursue synergies as necessary; eMOUbYo BIpnb
  •  Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

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