Project Coordinator


Eastern Cape Refugee Centre(ECRC) seeks to strengthen social trust among key community actors, including community based organizations, refugee and migrant groups, local political and traditional leaders in hot-spot communities and to build coalitions of South African citizens, refugee and migrants which promotes peaceful civic engagement and social cohesion.

ECRC seeks to appoint a Project Coordinator to be based in Port Elizabeth South Africa.

Reports to: Project Director

The purpose of this position will  be to strategically oversee implementation of the UNHCR social cohesion project.

Employment Type: Full time position for 6months

Define project scope, goals deliverables that support business goals
Communicate project expectations to team members plus stakeholders in a timely clear fashion
Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
Manage project expectations with team members other stakeholders
Schedule project timelines milestones using appropriate tools
Track project milestones deliverables
Determine the frequency content of status reports from the project team; analyzing results, and also troubleshooting problem areas
Define project success criteria; disseminating them to involved parties throughout project life cycle
Create a recommendation report in order to identify successful unsuccessful project elements
Develop best practices as well as tools for project execution management
Associate’s degree in marketing, Politics, International relations or an area related to the program field
Strong ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
Knowledge of MS Office Suite; specifically Word and PowerPoint
Demonstrates the ability to be well-organized and to delegate work where appropriate
and displays strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills.
Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality regarding all aspects of work at all times.
Qualified candidates are invited to send a resume to [email protected]

Only candidates who meets the requirements will be considered for the position.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

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