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Programme Manager Job in Dadaab, Kenya

Relief, Reconstruction and Development Organization (RRDO) is a local NGO registered under the NGO Coordination Act 1990 with its head office in Nairobi and Field Office in Dadaab.

RRDO is currently implementing an integrated environment and livelihood programme in Dadaab with funding from UNHCR. RRDO aims to support good environmental governance and sound natural resource management.

We are looking for a highly motivated, result oriented and proactive individual to fill the vacant position below.

Position Vacant:
 Programme Manager

Reporting to:
 Executive Director

Duty station: Dadaab, Kenya

Duration of Contract:
 1 year (with possibility of extension subject to performance)

Deadline for application:
 26th September 2011

Key Responsibilities

  • Effectively manage the programme in line with the set objectives, budget and time-frame laid down in the programme document.
  • Ensure all programme and project activities are geared towards delivery of RRDO’s strategic goals and objectives.
  • Ensure that beneficiary participation is enhanced in all phases of the programme implementation.
  • Ensure that the programme is implemented according to RRDO and UNHCR guidelines and policies.
  • Coordinate a process of documentation that ensures that key processes, outputs and approaches are continuously documented and submitted (Monthly, quarterly and final reports) and ensure the reports are timely and of the highest quality.
  • Anticipate, plan, initiate and share in the further development of the current programme.
  • Set clear objectives for staff and guide staff to develop their skills (capacity building and mentorship).
  • Liaise with the Executive Director of RRDO in all programme implementation.
  • Capture evidence of programme impact through identifying and writing success stories and capturing beneficiary voices.
  • Represent RRDO at meetings and conferences relevant to the program/project activities.
Qualifications, experience and skills
  • Degree in Natural Resource, Environmental Science, OR demonstrated equivalent qualifications including extensive relevant experience.
  • Master’s degree in environment, natural resource management or related field will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrate extensive and relevant experience of at least 5 years.
  • Relevant NGO experience and has held a senior managerial position for at least 2 years.
  • Excellent proposal writing and resource mobilization skills
  • Excellent report writing and M & E skills
  • Sound knowledge of environmental and sustainability/rehabilitation issues.
  • Aptitude for community mobilization and capacity building.
  • Strong leadership and a supportive management style.
Interested qualified candidates should send their CVs and application letter to:

or the

Human Resource Officer,
P.O.Box 9741-00100

Or drop the same in our Nairobi or Dadaab Field Office

by 26th September 2011.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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