Dreams District Coordinator

FHI 360, Pretoria, South Africa

Skill Required:, Monitoring and EvaluationProject ManagementTraining and Capacity Building
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
3rd February, 2021

Job Description


The DREAMS District Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and managing the implementation of DREAMS Safe Spaces for AGYW and linkages to the DREAMS core package of services at a district level. The DREAMS District Coordinator will supervise and support the AGYW Supervisors to coordinate and support AGYW Mentors to lead the safe spaces. S/he will report to the DREAMS Provincial Manager (SAB), in the FHI 360Capacity Development and Support (CDS) DREAMS project.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Lead efforts to recruit AGYW Mentors in the target communities within the district
  • Identify physical spaces in the community that are safe for AGYW working closely with community
  • gatekeepers and DREAMS partners
  • Lead efforts to recruit vulnerable AGYW in the target communities within the district
  • Coordinate and supervise the implementation of all safe space activities, including group educational
  • activities for AGYW and referrals to services and mentoring
  • Coordinate economic strengthening networks, relationships with funders, employers and government
  • or parastatal organizations at a district and sub-district level
  • Provide supportive supervision to AGYW Mentors and ensure they have a supportive working
  • environment and the tools necessary to do their work
  • Ensure data collected from safe spaces is submitted for data capturing; is cleaned, checked and
  • validated and is reported in line with program and donor requirements
  • Represent the CDS/DREAMS project at district partners meetings
  • Contribute to the development of the CDS/DREAMS project’s technical weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and work plans


  • Identify training needs of AGYW Mentors to improve the quality of mentoring• Provide on the job training on Youth Power Mentoring Toolkit to AGYW Supervisors and Mentors
  • Support completion of routine training reports
  • Report on progress, issues, challenges, and local risk management
  • Monitor quality assurance of mentorship within safe spaces
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications, Experience/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its international equivalent in social sciences, health, human development, or related field.
  • At least 3-5 years’ project management experience in coordination, implementation and monitoring of capacity building and training
  • Experience managing, supervising, training and building the capacity of staff
  • Ability to represent FHI 360 to donors, government district officials and the NGO community at the district level
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English and other languages including excellent
  • presentation, training and report writing skills
  • Ability to manage work independently, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful
  • implementation of activities
  • Ability to work under pressure and strong interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and willingness to undertake additional responsibilities
  • Well-developed computer skills
  • Valid South African driver’s license
  • Eligibility to work in South Africa


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