PROJECT OFFICER (2 POSITIONS)

AGA KHAN FOUNDATION

3 yrs Africa , Kenya , Nairobi

Administrative

Ending On: 16 Sep 2016 Closed

Keyskills

Job Description

We are looking for PROJECT OFFICER (2 POSITIONS)

Education: Bachelor

Employment: Full-Time

Requirements: University degree in community development, social sciences, or education At least 3 years working experience in community development, implementing youth related projects in Lamu or Garisa counties. Experience implementing agribusiness. value addition, youth enterprise development projects or general concept of livelihood programming for youth in marginalized areas Exceptional written and verbal skills and ability to communicate and interact at all levels of the organization Flexible, professional with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities with strict deadlines. Excellent skill in Microsoft excel Word. Ability to ride-a motorbike will be an added advantage Applicant§ from Lamu and Ga.rissa.are encouraged to apply

Key Responsibility

The Field Officer will be expected to assist project coordinator in planning and implementing youth programming in Coast (Lamu) regfon and the ASALs (Garissa) at grassroots level by ensuring project is delivered on time and within the scope and budget. AKF's youth programming is implemented primarily by AKF East Africa, in partnership with other CSO partners ·and the Government of Kenya. The Project Officer will mobilize stakeholders and engage them in project implementation, including state and nonstate stakeholders by conducting local CSOs mapping and facilitate CSOs capacity assessment in close liaison with the Project Coordinator. S/he will assist in day to day monitoring of the project activities to continuously learn best practices and address challenges and ensure prudent utilization of project resources, and timely reporting

Company Profile

Employer: AGA KHAN FOUNDATION

About Company: The agencies of the AKDN are private, international, non-denominational development organisations. They work to improve the welfare and prospects of people in the developing world, particularly in Asia and Africa, without regard to faith, origin or gender. Its programmes are designed to bring a critical mass of economic, social and cultural activities to bear on a given area. Its projects encompass many of the determinants of the quality of life, including the natural and built environments in both urban and rural areas, food security, health, education, access to financial services and economic opportunity, as well as the cultural areas of traditional music, architecture and art. Some programmes, such as specific research, education and cultural programmes, span both the developed and developing worlds.

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