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Wednesday, March 1, 2017
International NGO In Their Hands Project Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya
In Their Hands Project Officer
Our Client, an international NGO whose core business is reproductive health and family planning to the world’s poorest and vulnerable women is seeking to recruit a In Their Hands Project Officer.
Duties and Responsibilities
Monitor and track project progress including budgets in a timely manner and implement corrective actions
Assist in preparation of youth school based training materials and manuals and help to conduct necessary training and workshops for teachers and students as and when required in the process of implementation of the projects.
Assist in design of project activities
Planning and Implementation:
Prepare work plans and operation plans for various elements/ components of the project on half yearly basis and an annual basis
Organize youth awareness events in conjunction with Marketing Department
Plan School based interventions with the support of consortium members under the leadership of Ministry of Education officials
Plan and implement youth awareness events
Interface with consortium partners and advocate for our priorities
Undertake regular visits to the field to supervise school based interventions.
Work closely with the regional teams to ensure donor targets are on the track and offer advice and support on field implementation
Monitoring, documentation and reporting:
Promote and undertake the documentation of good practices and synthesis of lessons learned, and ensure that these are reflected in improved training and management tools
Maintain a database of crucial project documents which track project progress.
Contribute to all aspects of the procurement process including drafting Terms of Reference
Track and report project results
Develop project reports
Represent our client at the County, national and International fora as required
Qualification and Experience
Bachelor degree in Health, Communication or Business related field.
Experience in implementing donor projects
Experience in designing and implementing youth activities
Experience in dynamic, fast paced problem solving and turning around struggling initiatives
Experience managing external contractors and consultants
Experience as an advocate on youth issues, either at a policy level or within an organization
Experience in reproductive health programming (desirable)