Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) – Climate Justice & Resilience Facility for Africa Coordinator.

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Full time

Working hours:

Monday to Friday reporting in the office from 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.


Head of Programmes



Duration of Contract

 Two years, renewable subject to satisfactory performance

Duty station:

 PACJA Continental Secretariat, Nairobi Kenya

Grade and Salary level

Grade 4, Annual gross salary range of 42,000-66,000 USD


1. Development of a robust strategy for the CJRFA
a) Development of the CJFA Strategy and coordinate its implementation
b) Work closely with the MERL leads of both the core programme management unit (PMU) and the consortium Partners to ensure proper monitoring of activities funded through the Facility
c) Stay abreast regarding new tools, approaches and methodologies on small grants facilities and recommend to PACJA and the Consortium Partners the best ways to grow the Facility
d) Popularize the role and achievements and lessons learnt from the Facility through various platforms, including, but not limited to, media, conferences and forums at national, regional and global levels

2. Small Grants management
a) Facilitate the establishment of a CJRFA Steering Committee to provide technical support and enhance transparency of the Facility
b) Under the guidance of the CJRFA Steering Committee, develop Recipients’ application, monitoring and reporting frameworks, criteria and guidelines.
c) Develop a portal for the announcements for the call for proposals for accessing small grants from the Facility
d) Ensure efficient communication channels with credible local stakeholders.
e) Facilitate and manage community engagement processes in relation to the calls for small grant project concepts (i.e., briefing sessions)
f) Together with the Steering Committee review and screen project concepts against a set of criteria
g) Monitor the implementation of the small grants’ projects activities
h) Provide timely quarterly progress activity reports (narrative and financial) to the AACJ PMU’s as per the donor requirements
i) Conduct capacity building sessions with prospective Small Grant Recipients to improve their proposal writing skills, reporting and gender mainstreaming of small grants projects

3. Learning and linking for sustainability
a) Map out the landscape and explore whether such initiatives exist for possible synergy and best-practice experience-sharing and learning
b) Support processes to communicate and share insights from the Facility at national, regional and international community.
c) Advise on the most practical and innovative methods to grow and sustain the Facility beyond the AACJ Project
d) In collaboration with the MERL leads of the PMU and consortium members, coordinate the small grants projects mid-term and end review processes
e) Document and disseminate the impact and success stories of the Facility within and beyond the project countries.

4. Fundraising for the Facility (growing the facility)
a) Grow, sustain and scale-up the Facility through fundraising from public funders, philanthropists and local and international corporates
b) Respond to calls for proposals for funding to replenish the Facility
c) Develop a face-to-face fundraising strategy for non-solicited funding to sustain the facility.

a) An agile and strategic and critical thinker, with the ability of setting process, performance, and outcome goals.
b) Excellent communication skills both verbal and written English, knowledge of French will be an added advantage
c) Innovative and tech-savvy knowhow to support projects from the start to the end with the use of technology
d) Strong in building teams
e) Ability to embrace diversity
f) Good negotiations and diplomatic skills
g) Works well autonomously and in a team

i) Academic education in the areas of economics, Business Finance, or any other relevant field
j) At least 5 years of work experience in sub-grant management, especially in intermediary organisations and sub-granting to quasi-formal groups and communities
k) At least 5 years of work experience of working with consortia and especially in a diverse work environment
l) Ability to support consortium to reach out and build relations with stakeholders at the local, national, continental, and global levels


If you meet the requirements, kindly submit your applications to;

Human Resources and Partnership Manager
Email: copy to
by 27th May, 2021.

Citizens from all African countries are eligible to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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