Project Coordinator (LEAP Kiphire)

Job Title: Project Coordinator (LEAP Kiphire)
Department: Projects
Location: Kiphire (on-site)
Project: Learning Enhancement and Accessibility Project (LEAP), Kiphire
Hours: Contractual
Duration: 3 Years
Probation 6 Months

Purpose of the Position

The Project Coordinator will specifically be onboarded for the Learning Enhancement and Accessibility Project (LEAP), an initiative undertaken by the Kiphire District administration and NagaEd, which aims to create an indigenous and tailor-made learning management system for 15 schools in Kiphire to build capability and capacity of teachers and students in the space of digital education. The Project Coordinator will support the Projects Lead and the company in executing, managing, and implementing the digital education project and ensure that the project runs smoothly and efficiently in Kiphire.

Organisational Unit Function

The Project Coordinator will:

  • Assist the project lead in managing digital education projects in Kiphire.
  • Act as the Point of Contact for Kiphire District Administration, NagaEd, and all select Schools within the Project.
  • Facilitate communications among cross-functional teams and clients to ensure effective collaboration.
  • Conduct on-site visits to all select 15 schools in Kiphire District to assess the implementation of digital education initiatives, gather feedback from teachers and students, and address any issues or challenges that may arise during the project.
  • Help in conducting risk assessments and suggest potential mitigation strategies.
  • Update stakeholders with project statuses under the guidance of the Projects Lead.
  • Maintain project documentation including updates to project plans, reports, and handling change requests.
  • Collect and analyse data from all select schools to measure the effectiveness of the program and document required reports.
  • Promote a positive project team culture alongside the Projects Lead, ensuring effective communication and teamwork.

Selection Criteria

As a Project Coordinator of LEAP Kiphire, you will play a pivotal role in managing the on-ground implementation of the LEAP Kiphire project. You will be assisting the Projects Lead in the effective management and execution of various components of the programme, inclusive of school and administrative visits, teacher check-ins, data collection and reporting, and monitor programme successes and bottlenecks. Your support will be crucial in ensuring that the project objectives are met and that communication with all stakeholders is clear and timely.


  • 1-3 years of work experience in education
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Social Work, Education, Project Management, Business Administration, or related discipline).
  • Prior experience in supporting project management tasks or in a project coordinator role.
  • Basic to intermediate project management skills.
  • Good communication skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Problem-solving skills with an eye for detail.
  • Familiarity with project management methodologies and tools.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple tasks simultaneously.