Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Vacany Re-Advertisement - Project Manager Job in Kenya (90K)

An international foundation is looking for innovative, dynamic and self motivated individual to fill the following position of;  

Project Manager

Location: Nairobi with frequent to travel in rural Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania 

Aim of the function: Assisting in and managing various projects within the East African program . 

Main Tasks
1. Project management
  • Planning, managing and implementing of projects according to the contracted  and approved plans and budgets for projects from various sponsors
  • Management of the project according to the mission, regulations and aims of the  organization
  • Timely narrative and financial reporting according to the organization’s  regulations and project contracts of other sponsors.
  • Negotiate and establish MoUs with partner organization when need arise/where necessary 
  • Ensure complete and timely project documentation at all times
  • Establish appraisals for all direct reports
  • Recommendations for the further training of direct reports
  • Identifying consultants to be contracted where necessary and managing them
  • Where necessary provide leadership and support for external consultants, advisors, short-term experts and interns/trainees
  • Representing the organization in external relevant meetings where necessary
2. Project Documentation and Reporting
  • Description of individual projects
  • Preparing half year and end year reports
  • Preparing other reports required by the project
  • Collection of outreach Statistics
  • Collection and filing of photograph and film material on the project
3. Project website Development and management
  • Development of subsequent updates website
  • Ensuring that information on the website is valid at all times
  • Ensuring the availability and performance of the website in collaboration with IT department
4. Requirements and competencies
  • At least a bachelors’ degree in Development studies, Community Development, Finance, Microfinance, social sciences or related areas
  • Over 3years  experience in Development work, Rural development, community development or related field
  • Knowledge of the financial services sector and/or the microfinance sector
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and report writing skills
  • Sound financial management and budgeting skills
  • Working experience in the development world is an added advantage but not a requirement
  • Good command of English and Swahili languages 
  • Excellent diplomatic, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated decision making, problem solving, and team building ability
  • Demonstrated ability in networking and developing relationships with various partners and stakeholders.
  • Experience working with private sector partners is strongly preferred.
  • Computer literate, specifically in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
If qualified kindly send your CV to jobs@jantakenya.com  clearly indicating ‘Project Manager 90K’ on the subject line by 30th April, 2014. 

Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.