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Project Officer Job in Kenya - Japan Center for Conflict Prevention (JCCP)

JCCP is a Non-Governmental Organisation established in 1999 in Japan. JCCP’s mission is to contribute to global peace and security by building human capacity for conflict prevention and peace-building.

JCCP specialises in capacity building of NGOs and civil society, community security, experts’ training in peacekeeping operations, peace-bu
ilding for civilian, police and military, education and livelihood support. JCCP has 3 sub-offices worldwide; Macedonia, Southern Sudan, and Kenya.

Closing date: 17 Oct 2010
Location: Kenya - Nairobi

JCCP Representative Office in Kenya is currently supporting training at International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) in Kenya, and Project Officer will support Project Manager in this project. Additionally, Project Officer will assist JCCP Representative Office in developing new projects in Kenya and/or Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Representative of JCCP Kenya, the duties and responsibilities of the Project Officer will be as follows:
  • To participate in curriculum development at IPSTC;
  • To assist JCCP Tokyo and Kenya Office in identifying lead or sub facilitators;
  • To provide administrative and logistical support to the identified facilitators and lecturers;
  • To compile a quarterly report to IPSTC;
  • To assist Project Manager in monitoring and managing of the budget;
  • To participate in project development;
  • To provide other support as required.
  • At least three years of experience in project management with NGOs / UN;
  • University degree in international relations or political science;
  • Experience in facilitating a training;
  • Experience in project development;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Good command of computer applications, Microsoft Office Word and Excel in particular;
  • Self motivated and ability to achieve outputs;
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with supervisors, colleagues and partners.
Additional assets:
  • Master’s degree in peace studies, conflict prevention or development studies;
  • Academic or professional backgrounds in peace-keeping, security sector or DDR (Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration);
  • Fluency in Somali
How to apply

Please send a detailed CV with contact details of three references and a cover letter to

The email application should be marked as 'Application for PO' in the subject.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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