Project Officer Vacancy

We are Christians passionate about the local church bringing justice and transforming lives – overcoming global poverty

 

Tearfund is a Christian international relief and development agency working globally to end poverty and injustice, to restore dignity and hope in some of the world’s poorest communities. We are operating in more than fifty countries around the world.

Post: Project Officer

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

 

We are seeking an experienced Project Officer to provide programmatic and project management support to the Country Representative and partners ensuring that projects are designed, planned, implemented, monitored, evaluated and reported in accordance with Tearfund’s Quality Standards & within Tearfund’s management systems.

 

The scope of the role involves project cycle management, capacity development & learning, project controls, Management Information System and finance at country level, and provides support for Church & Community Mobilization Process.

 

Requirements/Selection Criteria:

 

This role requires a candidate with at least a degree qualification in Social Development or equivalent. Being specialised in project management, monitoring & evaluation and financial/budget management is desirable.

The incumbent will have proven experience in project design, management and evaluation, working and supporting partners in M&E and capacity building.  Experience with either national/local/church based NGOs and use of community mobilization approaches will be an added advantage.

 

To perform this job successfully, the candidate should demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, analytical, reporting and be competent in IT skills.  Good organisation, prioritization, capacity building and training skills with ability to work under pressure and competing timelines.  Be able to work independently, show initiative, as well as being part of a team. Demonstrate excellent inter-personal skills with an understanding and sensitivity to cross cultural issues.  Ability to travel and a holder of a current drivers licence.

 

This role requires a committed Christian and must also be committed to the outworking of Tearfund’s Missions, Values and Belief’s statement. All posts involve potential contact with children and vulnerable adults and the recruitment process will include specific checks related to child protection issues.

 

Closing date: 21st July 2017

 

Qualified candidates are invited to send their application letter of interest and CV including day time phone numbers as well as names and contact information of three references to: Tearfund, on email: Nairobi.recruit@tearfund.org

 

Note: Please indicate “Project Officer” in the email subject header.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

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