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DSW Programme Officer Job in Mombasa Kenya



Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Dec 12, 2013

DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung) is an international development and advocacy organisation that seeks to empower young people and communities in low- and middle-income countries by addressing the issue of population dynamics and by improving health as key to sustainable development.
With  headquarters in Hannover and liaison offices in Berlin and Brussels, DSW works in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
DSW seeks to recruit a Programme Officer 

To be based in Mombasa  with significant travel to the specific project sites.

The Programme Officer (PO) is responsible for implementing high quality  projects which will include but not limited to capacity assessment and building of target groups, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
The position holder will report to the Coast Programme Coordinator and is expected to assist in programme planning and design, besides being creative and innovative in realizing programme objectives.

Areas of responsibility for the position include:

Programme development and Planning

  • Assist with development of concepts and proposals to mobilize resources, particularly field support funding, to address RH needs and priorities in project sites and the region at large
  • Prepare annual, quarterly and monthly activity work plans with details of resources required against the budget
Programme Implementation and Coordination
  • Support formation, needs assessment and  capacity building of groups who will be involved in the projects
  • Work with field staff and partners to ensure that projects are implemented to the highest standards
  • Ensure high standard co-ordination of all projects
Monitoring and Evaluation
  • In liaison with Coast Programme Coordinator, support and monitor the delivery of projects
  • Make continuous informal observation of the projects delivery, noting and reporting any problems, successes and suggestions for improvement
Reporting and Documentation
  • Prepare high quality monthly and quarterly reports as per stipulated guidelines and within the agreed  deadline dates
  • Capture evidence of projects  impact through identifying and writing success stories, case studies and capturing beneficiaries’ voices
  • Document programme  best practises for scaling up and replication
Partnership and Networking
  • Establish and maintain effective good working relationship with communities, partners and government
  • Identify and inform your supervisor of potential programme partnerships
  • Link programme groups to relevant partners for self development and continuity
Representation and other tasks
  • Represent DSW at various fora as and when requested
  • Manage and account for programme advances in accordance with DSW’s Finance policy
Requirements
  • Relevant degree (Social sciences, Development, Public Health,  or Community Development) from a recognized institution with a minimum 4 years proven working experience with young people.
  • Understanding and proven Knowledge of working with GOK and EU structures, different donors and  Faith Based Organizations
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and SRH programming
  • Good training and facilitation skills
  • Skills in Basic Accounting will be an added advantage
  • Good report writing and computer skills
  • Creative and innovative
  • A good team player
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Able to ride a motor cycle
DSW is an equal opportunity employer
If you are interested, please send your application (CV and motivation letter -  including current and expected salary) with the reference “ Programme Officer” in the email subject line to: [email protected]

Deadline for application:13th December 2013


Ideal start date:
 Immediately
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
For more information see www.dsw.org

 

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