Elections Officer

Position: Inclusive Elections Project Officer
Responsible to:- Inclusive Elections Project Manager
Location: Nairobi Closing date: – 30th June, 2017, 5:00 PM.
Handicap International is an INGO specializing in the field of disability and
development. A strong emphasis is placed on empowering people with disabilities
through their integration into mainstream development activities and the provision of
appropriate health and rehabilitation services to ensure equal opportunities for all.
Under the supervision of Inclusive Elections Project Manager, the Inclusive Elections Project
Officer is responsible for ensuring that the project activities are implemented within a project
area as per the Programme strategy.
S/he will be responsible for
1. Implementation of project activities
 Implementing the activities defined in the project respecting all the donor and HI
 Supporting and assisting the partner(s) in the implementation of the activities planned
in the proposal, making sure that HI and donor requirements are respected
 Ensuring the quality and efficiency of the intervention
 Ensuring the activities are implemented in the best interest of the targeted
beneficiaries and propose adjustment if needed
2. Monitoring, reporting and evaluation
 Following up the implementation of the activities and fill in on a regular basis the
data collection tools drafted by the Project Manager.
 Ensuring that the data collection tools are properly filled in by the partners and sent
on time.
 Monitoring and tracking progress of partners against action plans and compile the
information for review by the project manager
 Participating to the regular update of HI Monitoring and Evaluation tool
3. Acting as the liaison with project partners
 Planning regular meetings with partners and stakeholders
 Ensuring effective communication among partners, organizations and the community
 Ensuring resource sharing and knowledge transfer
4. Providing technical (disability and mainstreaming) support and capacity building for
implementing partners and actors
 Identifying the technical need for training
 Supporting, designing and developing training plans, training curricula and training
materials and making sure they are validated by the technical advisor(s) and the
project manager
 Developing ToRs and participating to the selection of facilitators and/ or consultant
5. Contributing towards the development of the project
 Participating in the assessment of gaps and needs in the sector of intervention and
exchange information with the Project manager
 Participating in review of strategies and project planning
6. Respecting of HI identity, rules and policies
 Knowing, understanding, applying and respecting HI code of conduct and ethic, HI
mandate and values, HI rules and operating procedure, HI policies (child protection
policy, policy and mechanism for the prevention of and fight against bribery, the
protection of beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abuse policy) and make sure
they are known, understood, applied and respected by its team
 Knowing, understanding, applying and respecting HI security rules and making sure
they are known, understood and applied by its team
Qualifications and skills required:
Education :  A Degree relevant to the specific project thematic area.
Experiences :
 Minimum of 2 years practical experience in project
implementation and management
 Technical competencies in the project sector (disability
inclusion and advocacy)
 Monitoring and evaluation
 Cash forecasting
 Report writing skills
 Public relations
 Writing proposals
 Budget analysis skills
 Disability mainstreaming, advocacy and inclusion
 Good knowledge in computer; Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
internet and electronic messaging system
competencies :
• Relational capabilities.
• Enjoy and understands how to work with persons with disabilities.
If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application
along with an up-to-date CV(including 3 referees with their current official contacts) by
email to :-
jobs@handicap-international.or.ke The email subject line should be marked:
“Application for Inclusive Elections Project Officer Position”.
Please do not send your academic and other testimonials they will be requested at a
later stage.
Only short listed candidates with the above qualifications and skills will be contacted.
Handicap International is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females and Persons with
Disabilities are encouraged to apply
Languages: English: read, write and speak fluently

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