Project coordinator

Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction

Job Summary

GNDR is seeking a Project Coordinator to coordinate the implementation of a number of donor-funded projects. Applicants must be based in Delhi, Nairobi, Dakar or Guatemala City.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

GNDR is a network of organisations across 127 countries striving to build the resilience of disaster-prone communities. We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Coordinator responsible for coordinating and monitoring project activities and budgets; maintaining relations with project partners; producing donor reports; and capturing and disseminating learning and advocacy messaging.

The role will initially be responsible for GNDR’s flagship project, Views from the Front Line. VFL is implemented in 48 countries through partners, and seeks to capture local community perspectives on disaster risk and resilience and monitor the extent to which local actors are included in resilience planning processes. The project seeks to use these voices to influence local, national and international policymakers to achieve an inclusive “people-centred” approach to resilience-building. The role will take on coordination of other projects as required.


All candidates must:

  • be educated to degree level in a relevant international development subject;
  • have experience in project management in an international development or humanitarian context;
  • have experience of institutional donor contract management;
  • have a good understanding of disaster resilience and disaster risk management;
  • be able to operate in English, with additional languages of French or Spanish being desirable

GNDR offers a competitive salary plus pension, specific to the country of residence. Please note expatriate benefits are not offered. Candidates must have the legal right to live and work in either India, Kenya, Senegal or Guatemala. Candidates from other countries will not be considered.


How to apply

Please visit the following link: https://www.gndr.org/about/jobs/item/2090-project-coordinator.html to download the Job Description and Person Specification.


If you feel that you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description then send a cover letter and CV (no more than 2 pages) to jobs@gndr.org with the subject "Project Coordinator". All applications must be in English. Closing date: midnight on Sunday 20 June 2021. GNDR reserves the right to close applications early in the event of high numbers of applicants.

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