Project Officer

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Project Officer

  • Post Date:November 14, 2021
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

The organisation seeks to recruit a Project Officer who will coordinate and oversee the implementation of a project on citizen engagement in 10 districts of the country. The officer will oversee the effective and efficient implementation of project activities. He / She will report directly to the Programmes Manager while collaborating with teams across the 10 districts.

Job description

  • The Project Officer will work closely with the Programmes Manager in developing annual, quarterly, monthly, and weekly work plans and budgets;
  • Provide technical support and timely implementation of the project activities and ensure budgetary utilization is within acceptable limits /range;
  • Work closely with subgrantees to ensure that they are implementing activities in time and within budget;
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports;
  • Coordinate meetings and prepare minutes relating to the project;
  • Foster partnerships with the key stakeholders to promote collaboration and close working relationships;
  • Work closely with M&E officer in monitoring and evaluating project activities.

Qualifications & experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Development Studies, Law, Human Rights, Peace and Governance;
  • Masters in any of the areas is an added advantage;
  • Three years’ experience in overseeing implementation of citizen engagement and human rights projects;
  • Experience working with subgrantees and grassroots coalitions and networks;
  • Highly flexible and organized, able to coordinate state and non-state actors for effective support and implementation of program intervention;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Experience in working with partnerships, including government departments, civil society, donors, and local community’s structures;
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, and ability to work with a wide range of people from different backgrounds;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including report-writing and formal communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to take initiative, a team leader able to work with minimum supervision.

To apply

Interested individuals are required to submit an application letter and a Current CV with full contact details of at least three contactable references. Please send the CV and application letter to [email protected] specifying ‘Project Officer’ in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 16 November 2021