Adara Empowerment Foundation focuses on empowering women and youth to actively contribute to the socio-economic development of Africa. We provide education and training for women and youth; support the development of SMEs, and enable the promotion of African arts and culture.
Investing in the economic empowerment of women is the core pillar of our work as we aim to reduce women’s vulnerabilities while boosting their skills and ability to participate in key economic sectors in Africa, including fashion, technology, energy, agriculture, arts and culture.
The Program Coordinator (PC) will be primarily responsible for providing planning, logistical and delivery support for Adara Foundation’s Trade Credit program, and other projects as assigned. Reporting to the Foundation lead, the PC will work to ensure successful and timely delivery of expected project outcomes.
The PC will also participate in activities related to other projects and operations of the Foundation. The position will report to the foundation lead.
o Maintaining and monitoring project plans, schedules and expenditures
o Organizing, attending and participating in stakeholder meetings
o Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings
o Maintaining detailed records on project participants and personnel
o Conducting verification on program applicants
o Ensuring project adherence to framework and all documentation is maintained appropriately
o Acting as a point of contact and communicate project status to key stakeholders
o Preparing and maintaining project records
o Liaise with key project stakeholders to ensure core objectives are met
o Publicizing important project activities on social media and electronic platforms
o Ensuring systematic collection of project data for analysis and reporting
o Preparing timely progress project reports, and
o Undertaking other project tasks and other tasks and duties related to other projects and
operations of the Foundation as required
Skills & Competencies
o Strong interpersonal and communications skills and ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people
o Strong research skills
o Ability to keep detailed and accurate records
o Strong organizational skills including the ability to organize, prioritize and schedule work
o Excellent project planning and implementation skills
o Time management and problem-solving skill
o Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
o Excellent writing skill
o Ability to manage complex activities simultaneously
o Ability to work independently, lead projects and demonstrate initiative
o Ability to adapt and take on additional tasks as requested
o Attention to detail
o Bachelor’s degree required
o Two or more years working experience
o Must be Microsoft Office proficient
CLOSING DATE: 30th September, 2021.