Project Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
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Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation Zambia

Position: Project Co-ordinator
Reports To: Program Manager

General Summary

The Project co-ordinator will work closely with the Program Manager to ensure the smooth running of program implementation for the Z-CHECK and CIRKUITS programs under the Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation in Zambia. The project co-ordinator will provide programmatic support in program implementation and will act as liaison between the technical staff, FAAs, procurement and the finance team.

Main responsibilities will include the following:

  • Work with the Program manager and technical staff to ensure timely development and submission of the monthly, quarterly and annual work-plans
  • Ensure activities developed are in line with program priorities, goals and objectives as per funder requirement
  • Work with the FAAs to ensure that supplies and other logistics such as trainings and meetings are in place for the program
  • Responsible of reviewing and on-ward submission of the weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to the program manager
  • Responsible for all internal correspondence with the program office in Lusaka
  • Provide input on program related issues through internal and external meetings
  • Prepare quality correspondence to the districts including letters, minutes, program summaries, case stories as requested for by the program manager
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the program manager, Deputy Chief of Party and Chief of Party

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Social sciences, Project management or related field with 3+ years of work experience preferably in a management position
  • Demonstrated expertise working in a leadership capacity in either government and non-governmental organizations

Professional Skills:

  • Demonstrated a good understanding of the project management process
  • Demonstrated good organizational and presentation skills.
  • Must have good communication skills and be a good team player
  • Must be good with numbers and must have strong analytical skills
  • Able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Fluency in English