Job Vacancy: Project Coordinator

The Amerindian Peoples Association invites suitably qualified persons to apply for the full-time position of Project Coordinator.

Responsibilities:
• Prepare annual work programme and plans of the Association;
• Coordinate and monitor all project activities to ensure timely implementation, execution and reporting;
• Coordinate with office and field personnel to ensure that all programme and project activities are being properly executed and done in a timely manner;
• Work with Executive Director and programme team to develop proposals for funding priority work of the Association;
• Serve as lead in developing the Association’s work on facilitating livelihoods projects at the regional and community levels (coordinating with consultant/s and partners);
• Attend relevant meetings and other forums to gain an understanding of the issues that influence the Association’s work programme;
• Keep records of APA meetings, planning sessions, and related discussions, and develop action plans out of them;
• Oversee logistics and physical arrangements for the workshops, meetings, conferences and other activities;
• Communicate with project partners on at least a monthly basis to keep them informed of the execution of projects;
• Provide quarterly reports to the Association’s Executive Committee to keep them informed of the status of the Association’s projects and programmes;
• Prepare technical reports for specific projects as required, in coordination with project team and Finance Manager;
• Carry out other duties within the scope of the projects and programmes of the Association to ensure the effective implementation and management of such activities.

Qualification and Experience:
• Degree in Non-profit Management, social sciences or a related field – and/or 4 – 10 years’ experience in writing successful project proposals, implementing projects and reporting. Professional certification in Management, Business Management or a related field would be an asset.
• Experience working with indigenous communities.
• Strong writing and good communications skills.
• Advanced PC skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or similar).
• Strong Interpersonal, problem-solving and team building skills.
• Must be able to travel to interior communities from time to time.
Remuneration
An attractive remuneration package is offered. Interested persons possessing the relevant qualification and experience should submit their application with detailed Curriculum Vitae and two references, one from the most recent employer, to the Amerindian Peoples Association Re: Application Project Coordinator, 200 Charlotte Street, Bourda no later than April 15, 2018, or via e-mail at apaguy@networksgy.com