Leave No Girl Behind - Consortium Coordinator

Leave No Girl Behind - Consortium Coordinator

Job location: Ethiopia Country Programme

Type of contract: Full time (40 hours/week)

Duration: 1 year with the possibility to extend

Starting date: as soon as possible

Position Summary

The Leave No Girl Behind - Consortium Coordinator (CC) provides leadership and management (overseeing partnership and function as donor liaison) of a 5-year project funded by FCDO through Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) Fund. The project seeks to support up to 25,000 most marginalised girls to improve their learning outcomesby providing safe and inclusive alternative learning programs and facilitates girls’ transition to formal education structures and vocational trainings to support transition to meaningful employment.

Internal relations: The Consortium Coordinator reports to the Deputy Country Director. CC oversees PIN’s implementation of this project. Closely cooperates with the Finance Officer and the team of technical experts.

External relations: The CC is the main contact for both partner organizations and the main liaison between the consortium and FCDO/Price Waterhouse Coopers Fund Manager (PWC)

Main responsibilities include:

  • Liaising between different actors of the consortium (donor, partners, internal and external actors) and oversight for planning, action design and delivery of objectives, strategies, plans and budgets of the partners and PIN
  • Management oversight of all aspects of the consortium, including program implementation and finance utilization
  • Represents the Consortium at donor meetings.
  • Ensuring close cooperation between the consortium partners on programmatic synergies and complementarities with the aim to identify issues to address and make recommendations for improvement
  • Ensuring that Consortium action activities are implemented according to the initially agreed work plan
  • Overseeing and participating in the consolidation and preparation of narrative and other ad hoc reports; reviewing the financial report
  • Ensuring the timely delivery of agreed outputs of the Consortium
  • Coordinating and facilitating regular meetings with Consortium members on program management issues, as well as other relevant and ad-hoc meetings and workshops.
  • Be accountable for quality assurance of performance measures (e.g. outcome indicators, interim milestones, and the efficacy of the overall monitoring and evaluation systems); ability to devolve responsibility
  • Ensuring all communication and outputs communicated to donor, government officers, partners and other project stakeholders are relevant, are of high quality and information value
  • Supporting and monitoring partner safeguarding policies utilization and implementation and reports any incidents to GEC as per contract and safeguarding policy
  • Be main focal person for communication and planning with external evaluators, takes part in evaluation design and conducts monitoring of external evaluators work progress
  • Oversee the development of relevant communication materials.
  • Ensuring that operational and administrative procedures are followed according to GEC guidelines


  • At least 3-years’ experience in managing/overseeing development projects
  • Experience in coordinating projects with multiple stakeholders; proven capacity to coordinate the Consortium Partners
  • Strong background in delivery of programming to vulnerable populations
  • Highly knowledgeable of logical frameworks, proposal development, M&E and reporting
  • Familiarity with NGO working environments and standard procedures
  • Proven experience with team management, including development of national team capacities and capacity building
  • Experience in inclusive education, gender mainstreaming is an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills, including fluent spoken and written English
  • Strong organizational, critical analysis, and problem-solving skills

People in Need offers:

  • Work experience with professional and flexible NGO, the largest one in Central-Eastern Europe
  • Starting salary as per PIN salary scale (subsistence allowance of 1 200 EUR is already included): between 3400 - 3600 EUR super gross depending on previous experience;
  • Accommodation (through either own PIN provided or individual housing allowance) and local transport costs covered
  • 2 flights to a home country covered per year
  • Costs of visas and vaccination covered
  • 25 days of holiday per year
  • PIN’s family policy possible
  • Travel insurance (covers the health care incl. the repatriation)
  • Medical helpdesk (in the Czech Republic, provided in English) and psychological consultations available online
  • Free access to e-learning sites, global PIN Induction Training, and individually tailored capacity-building opportunities
  • A supportive HQ that provides expertise and guidance on everything from finance and procurement to proposal development and strategic positioning;
  • Participation in enriching annual meetings of all senior field staff in Prague

How to apply:

Are you interested in this position? Send us your CV and short cover letter (no longer than 4 pages altogether) via our application form.

Please note only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on rolling basis and the vacancy will be closed when filled.

People in Need staff are expected to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need Code of Conduct and key policies (available at: https://www.peopleinneed.net/key-policies-4142gp). 

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