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Project Coordinator

at Little Lions Child Coaching
Published August 7, 2023
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Category Management  
Job Type Full-Time  

Description

 

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for executing and delivering programmatic areas including but not limited to: Training & Development, Digital Storytelling, and Parental Mental Health.

The role requires a high degree of multi-tasking, relationship building, and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others. The Project Coordinator will achieve results by organizing, planning, and implementing tasks to ensure that the programmatic deliverables are fulfilled on schedule and within budget.

Key Responsibilities
1. Project Coordination

 

Coordinate with the relevant teams to ensure timely and efficient implementation of the programmatic areas (mental health workshops, digital storytelling, research).

Ensure that all project activities are conducted in accordance with Little Lions Child Coaching’s policies and procedures, and in compliance with donor requirements.

Plan and organize events, workshops, and other activities to support the implementation of the programmatic areas.

Gather ‘satisfaction feedback’ from beneficiaries and direct stakeholders for reporting and monitoring purposes.

 

2. Programme fulfilment

 

Develop and implement project plans for each programmatic area, in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders and ensure that the programmatic deliverables are fulfilled on schedule and within budget.

Conduct regular monitoring and evaluation of project progress, identify areas of improvement, and make recommendations for adjustment as needed.

Steward project resources, including financial and human resources, to ensure that they are used effectively and efficiently.

Prepare regular progress reports and update the Programmes Manager on project status and milestones achieved.

Maintain accurate records of project activities, including financial records and project documentation.

Requirements
SAQA recognised qualification in psychology, social sciences, humanities, development studies or similar would be an added advantage.

At least two-three years track record of project management including reporting and financial accountability in the non-profit sector.

Fluent in Xhosa and English

Reliable transport and a drivers licence

Project Management: Ability to plan, execute and monitor projects to ensure timely delivery of project objectives.

Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with stakeholders and team members.

Problem-Solving: Ability to identify, analyse and solve problems that may arise during project execution.

Interpersonal Skills: Strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders and team members.

Time Management: Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively to meet project deadlines.

Attention to Detail: Keen attention to detail to ensure that project deliverables are accurate and meet quality standards.

Leadership: Ability to motivate and lead teams to achieve project goals.

Budget Management: Ability to manage project budgets effectively and efficiently.