NGO Programme Officer Jobs in Kenya

Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is an international not-for-profit humanitarian and development agency with headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, and Country Programmes in South Sudan, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, and Zambia. AAH-I Kenya is working in Kakuma and Mara to implement Logistics and livelihood Projects.

The Role

  • The Programme Officer will be responsible to support and coordinate project implementation of all projects under the Kenya country program.
  • S/he will oversee the success of the all projects through ensuring that all activities are implemented in accordance to donor and AAH-I requirements and all deliverables are met.
  • S/he will support in the development and implementation of a robust M&E system to ensure that Project Officers are able to report on and monitor project progress and ensure efficiency and effectiveness of projects.
  • The Programme Officer will act as a liaison between project and Nairobi office management, procurements and logistics functions.
  • S/he will participate in resource mobilisation for the further development of the AAH-I Kenya programme.

Qualifications for the Programme Officer Job

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualifications in Social Sciences, Project Management, Agriculture or Business Administration or relevant discipline with further training in management.
  • Minimum eight years’ experience working in project management with atleast three years in senior or middle management level
  • Master degree will be an added advantage

Skills and Competences

  • Excellent understanding of projects development and management
  • Strong planning and supervisory skills
  • An eye for detail and ability to self-direct and initiate action from others
  • Well developed training skills in project data management, data control and analysis
  • Have skills in livelihoods programming with a value chains and business development orientation.
    Ability to work effectively and calmly in a high-pressure environment and to prioritize and effectively manage assignments and meet deadlines
  • Good relationship building skills with government officials, stakeholders and communities
  • Excellent computer and report writing skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Innovation and ability to identify and pursue funding sources
  • Have Monitoring and evaluation skills

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email application letters and CVs (with 3 referees) addressed to [email protected]

The Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for. Deadline for applications is 24th January 2017. AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer.

Only those selected for the interviews will be contacted. AAH-I does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process nor does it use recruitment agents