Assistant Project Officer Job in Kenya

Duty Station: Isiolo


JOB PURPOSE

The Assistant Project Officer shall be reporting to the Project
Officer, to provide, programmatic and technical support in the
Implementation of the ‘Wajibika’ Project in Isiolo in a professional, efficient
and effective manner. She is responsible for the day to day project
implementation ensuring the project is implemented according to specifications
of the UNTF activities in ISIOLO. Provides assistance to the project
implementation and achievements of objectives, designs, develops and implements
work plans, mobilizes and trains community groups and networks, strengthens
advocacy interventions in Isiolo, strengthens linkages and engagement between
diverse marginalized groups, report writing, monitoring of project progress.

The first one (1) month shall be treated as her probation period on volunteer
basis, then upon successful completion of the same the candidate shall be
appraised and confirmed into the position.

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting the Project Officer
    in the implementation of the Project’s work plans and the respective
    activities in the project.

  • To Support the community
    outreach of the field team arms through different capacity building
    activities.

  • Assisting the Project Officer
    in mapping and strengthening women led community networks with community
    leaders.

  • Supporting the project Officer
    in collection and collation of project data and groups towards ensuring
    that the project is implemented according to specifications and terms of
    the project contract.

  • Organizing and coordinating
    community Activities (forums, dialogue meeting) at the community
    level in consultations with the community leaders.

  • Support research work under the
    Wajibika project.

  • Ensuring timely and regular
    reporting on the project implementation to the project officer and
    the development partners

  • Assisting the Project officer
    in Preparing and compiling activity and monthly progress report on the
    project being implemented and eventually preparing the final project
    reports.

  • Contribute to development of
    toolkits, annuals and provide inputs to needs assessment for target groups

  • Assist in Monitoring the
    implementation of project, to ensure effective execution

  • Support the Project Officer in
    Documenting “success stories” and any other information to enhance
    the overall quality of performance of both internal and external
    reports

  • Manage the resources’ of the
    project effectively and ensure there is optimum value for money

  • Support in resource
    mobilization for other related projects

  • Undertake any other duties as
    assigned by the project Coordinator.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND PERSONALITY
DESIRED:-

  • Bachelor’s degree from a
    recognized university within the Humanities, Social and/or Political
    Sciences disciplines. (Essential)

  • At least 3 years of
    professional experience in gender related development work.(Essential)

  • Previous experience in the NGO
    sector in the above capacity; Confirmed previous engagement in similar
    assignment;

  • Strong analytical and report
    writing skills as well as excellent presentation and facilitation
    skills

  • Self-driven and able to deliver
    results with minimum supervision

  • Willingness to travel
    extensively within the country , work extended periods in the field
    and interact effectively with community members and willingness to
    learn new approaches

  • Ability to work in a complex
    environment including multi-disciplinary and multicultural environment and
    with partners at all levels

  • Highly proficient in Ms Word,
    Excel, Access, Power-point and the use of Internet for research.

  • Excellent communication skills
    with fluency in both English and Kiswahili.

Applications of female
candidates from the local communities is encouraged.

How To Apply

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