NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – International Aid Services 2019
Career Kenya: NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – International Aid Services 2019
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

International Aid Services Kenya is a
Christian Faith-based Non-Governmental relief and Development Organization
operating and implementing projects in several Counties.


Our projects are in the following:
Integrated Water Resource Management, Inclusive Education, Disaster Risk
Reduction, Civil Society development and Humanitarian Aid programs.
IAS Kenya is seeking qualified
candidates to fill the following position:
Job Title: Programme
Manager

Location: Nairobi


Reporting to: Country Director
Job Purpose: To lead and Manage all IAS Kenya Programs in all aspects.
Primary working Relations: Country Director, HR /Admin, Finance Manager, Field
Coordinators,
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
·        
Plan the delivery of the overall
program and its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the
organization.
·        
Implement program implementation as
per the IAS K Strategic plan 2020-2024.
·        
Develop new initiatives to support
the strategic direction of the organization.
·        
Develop and implement short/long-term
goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program.
·        
Develop budgets and operating work
plan to support the program.
·        
Together with Resource mobilization
team, develop funding proposals for the program to ensure the continuous
delivery of services.
·        
Ensure that program activities
operate within the policies and procedures of the organization.
·        
Ensure that program activities comply
with all relevant legislation and professional standards.
·        
In consultation with the HR,
participate in recruitment, well-qualified program staff.
·        
Ensure that all program staff receive
an appropriate orientation to the organization and the programs.
·        
Implement the human resources
policies, procedures and practices of the organization.
·        
Engage volunteers for appropriate
program activities using established volunteer policy.
·        
Ensure all staff members receive
orientation and appropriate training in accordance with organizational
standards.
·        
Supervise program staff by providing
direction, input and feedback.
·        
Identify staff capacity development
needs and make appropriate recommendations to the HR/Management.
·        
Communicate with partners and other
stakeholders to gain community support for the program and to solicit input to
improve the program.
·        
Liaise with other managers/head of
department to ensure the effective and efficient program delivery.
·        
Coordinate the delivery of services
among different program activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency
·        
Develop monthly, quarterly, half
yearly and yearly management and donor progress reports and or per need.
·        
Ensure that the program operates
within the approved budgets
·        
Monitor and approve all budgeted
program expenditures.
·        
Monitor cash flow projections and
report actual cash flow and variance to the Country Director on a regular basis
(quarterly/bimonthly or on demand).
·        
Identify and evaluate the risks
associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the
risks.
·        
Ensure Quarterly meetings/reviews of
all projects and or when necessary.
·        
Perform staff appraisal for direct
reports.
Desired minimum qualifications &
Experience
·        
At least 6 years of documented
Programme management experience
·        
University Degree, preferably degree
in Sociology, Social Work, Community Development, Project Management or other
relevant social sciences
·        
Holders of Master’s degree have an
added advantage.
·        
Experience in Project Cycle
Management.
·        
Strong skills in managing a diverse
team.
·        
Experience with program development,
implementation, and comprehensive monitoring, evaluation, accountability and
learning;
·        
Proven stakeholder management skills.
·        
Experience in writing and reviewing
grant proposals and reports;
·        
High proficiency in computer
programmes such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Skype and popular online social media,
platforms and mobile apps.
If you are up to the challenge and
possess the necessary qualification and experience please send your CV, clearly
quoting “PROGRAMME MANAGER)” as the subject to jobs@outrivalhr.com.
Job Title: Field
Coordinator

Reporting to: Programme
Manager
Job Purpose: To
lead and manage the Tana River Program according to donor contracts, work plans
and budgets in order to achieve organizational goals.
Primary working Relations: Program Manager, Country Director, Finance Manager.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
·        
Lead and Manage field project team.
·        
Coordinate day-to-day programme
management activities, resources and information to ensure ownership of the
projects by project officers and staff.
·        
Support project officers to implement
project activities effectively, in line with donor contracts, work plans and
budgets, coordinating implementation of all project activities
·        
Closely monitor implementation of
project activities, including financial expenditures; identify problems in
project implementation and report to Programme Manager and Director at the
earliest possible moment
·        
Liaise with members of the finance
team to ensure that all financial reports are reviewed and signed off in a
timely manner.
·        
Breakdown projects into doable
actions and set timeframes liaising with project officers to identify and
define requirements, scope and objectives.
·        
Undertake Reviews of all Program
Requisitions regarding project expenditure
·        
Participate and Provide guidance
regarding the enrolment of new clients targeted by the projects.
·        
Help prepare project budgets and
support in tracking budget utilization
Planning and Coordination: 20%
·        
Act as the point of contact and
communicate project status to the programme beneficiaries, staff and director
·        
Ensure timely management of multiple
lines of communication between Project officers, beneficiaries, staff, management
and relaying pertinent information to appropriate parties
·        
Represent IAS K Programme in relevant
assessments, trainings, forums and networks at County Level
·        
Maintain relationships with donor
agencies, partners and community groups
·        
Promote and strengthen partnership
with government relations.
Organizational Policies: 20%
·        
Guiding team members on the policies,
practices and safeguards to be adhered to when dealing with children in schools
and other stakeholders.
·        
Co-ordinate project planning,
development and participate in proposal development.
Programme Evaluation and Development: 20%
·        
Receive, review of all field reports
and create comprehensive donor reports
·        
Provide monthly, quarterly, half
yearly and yearly project progress reports in the desired formats.
·        
Monitor project progress and handle
any issues that arise
·        
Ensure standards and quality
requirements are met through constant improvement in project interventions and
support Quality Improvement Plans
·        
Create and maintain comprehensive
project documentation, plans and reports
·        
Completion of the Annual Programme
Review process, incorporating clear evidence of progress and challenges and
adhering to internal and external reporting requirements.
Desired minimum qualifications & Experience
·        
At least 5 years of documented
Programme management experience
·        
University Degree, preferably degree
in Sociology, Social Work, Community Development, Project Management or other
relevant social sciences.
·        
Hands on Experience in Inclusive
Education.
·        
Ability to interact effectively
·        
Ability to work within strict
deadlines.
·        
Be of high moral standing and
personal integrity.
·        
Demonstrated team player with
effective cross-cultural interpersonal skills.
·        
Strong people and performance
management skills and experience.
·        
Excellent problem-solving, technical,
managerial, and financial analysis skills and a focus on producing efficient,
reliable, and cost-effective data solutions as an individual or as part of a
team.
·        
Ability to multi-task.
·        
Excellent knowledge of relevant MS
Office packages necessary for day-to-day work.
·        
Strong oral and written communication
skills in English, including evidence of quality report writing and
presentations.
If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary
qualification and experience please send your CV, clearly quoting “FIELD
COORDINATOR” as the subject to jobs@outrivalhr.com.
The Successful candidate will be expected to take up this
position by latest 20 January 2019.
As a result, short listing will be done as applications
are being received.

Only short listed ones will be contacted.

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