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8 Aug 2014

Programme Officer Job in Meru

Young Women Christian Association is a National Organization founded in 1912 whose purpose is to develop the leadership and collective power of women and girls to achieve social and economic empowerment, human rights, health, security, dignity, freedom, justice and peace for all humanity.

The Association invites application for the position of a Programme Officer for its Branch in Meru. The successful candidate will be based in Meru and will report to the Branch Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify, build and maintain relationships with development agencies, policy, and research organizations that are critical to delivering its objectives and programmes
  • Represent YWCA at relevant networks, workshops, seminars and policy events
  • Develop ideas and projects for formal collaboration with targeted development agencies, policy, and research organizations
  • Identify and track emerging opportunities through the institutional funding strategy and action plan
  • Contribute to design and development of project proposals
  • Manage projects with institutional funders in cooperation with YWCA Branch and National Offices
  • Support the development of YWCA programming, including servicing and supporting projects
  • Manage and coordinate scheduled reporting to meet institutional donor reporting requirements
  • Work with Finance and National Office Programme staff to ensure programme and financial reports are up to date,
  • Develop and manage specifically commissioned and funded monitoring and evaluation initiatives both qualitative and quantitative
  • Coordinate overall programme portfolio to ensure key performance indicators are met and programme impact is in line with strategy
  • Contribute to strategic planning within the Branch, including annual and medium term planning and monitoring
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Branch Manager.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Social Sciences or Advanced Diploma in Project Management
  • Three (3) years experience in programme management
  • Good IT and Report writing skills
  • Desirable Skills
  • Capacity to conceptualize programme interventions
  • Comfortable planning and delivering multiple activities under pressure to strict deadlines and high levels of precision
  • Able to communicate complex issues in a concise, accessible and engaging way

Candidates that are interested and meet the above qualifications are invited to apply. An application with a detailed CV to reach the under mentioned on or before 15th August 2014

Human Resource Officer
YWCA-Kenya
hr@ywcakenya.org

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

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