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Administrator, Humanitarian Relief & Church Development Job Vacancy

The Methodist Church in Kenya, Conference Office is seeking for an Administrator, Humanitarian Relief & Church Development who is expected to take up office with effect from 2nd January 2012.

He/she should posses the following qualifications:
  • A Masters Degree in any discipline relating to Community Development.
  • Minimum aggregate C+ in KCSE.
  • Minimum of 5 years in a similar position in a non-profit organization. Humanitarian Relief experience will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in writing concept/grant proposals, developing project budgets and report writing.

  • Ability to undertake research, development projects and meet deadlines.
  • Strong editing skill, attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies.
  • Core computer skills in word processing, database management, spreadsheets and electronic communication (e-mail, Skype, e-newsletters etc).
  • Diplomacy, tact and administrative skills in order to work with people at managerial and, on occasion, senior government levels.
  • Well developed interpersonal and team skills.
  • Willingness to travel at short notice, and often in difficult circumstances.
  • Assist local church leaders, Synod Bishops and MCK Conference office Staff in preparation of grant proposals for development projects.
  • Fundraising for MCK development projects from national and international partners, friends and other donors.
  • Provide regular reports to donors on the progress of supported projects and use of donated funds.
  • Be an educator on matters of rural and urban development by holding seminars, workshops and training courses at all levels of the Church.
  • Serve as “in country” contact person for congregations, volunteer teams, and individuals who seek information regarding development project.
  • Maintain a database of donors, mission partners and other contacts.
  • Assist visiting volunteer teams with itinerary preparation and local logistical support.
  • Make visits to development projects to lend support and receive information and updates as required.
  • Oversee the work of all MCK Conference Office Coordinators and provide regular reports on Coordinators’ activities to the MCK Presiding Bishop.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned.
All applications should be mailed to the contact provided below not later than Monday, 14th November 2011.

The Presiding Bishop
Methodist Church in Kenya
Conference Office
Methodist Ministries Centre
Oloitoktok Road, Lavington Green
P.O. Box 47633 – 00100,
Nairobi, Kenya

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