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Project Assistant Job in Loitokitok Kenya - AMREF

The AMREF Kenya Country Office is looking for a qualified and highly motivated individual to join the Unite for Body Rights (UFBR) Project, a project funded by the Dutch Government through the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Alliance.

The goal of this project is to improve the sexual and reproductive health and rights of youth aged 10-24 years.

The position is based in Loitokitok and reports to the Project Manager.

Purpose of the Job

To assist in technical expertise and support project activities and implementation of the project strategy.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist in co-ordinating and participating in planning and implementation of project activities.
  • Advocating for direct poverty alleviation through SRH services; Comprehensive Sexuality Education, Reduction of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV), Increased acceptance of Sexual Diversity and Gender Identity
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
  • Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly and annual reports relating to the project.
  • Assist in operations research and documentation.
  • Assist in organizing and conducting field visits and meetings with relevant partners and stakeholders.
  • Participate in development of new proposals and concept development for fundraising.
  • Assist in control and account for the use of project resources and assets.
  • Assist in managing relevant project financial transactions.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support to the project.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • The ideal candidate should have a first degree in Social Sciences or its equivalent. 
  • At least two (2) years work experience in a busy NGO. 
  • Knowledge and experience of SRH strategies/approaches. 
  • Experience in working with nomadic communities will be an added advantage. 
  • Must have excellent ICT skills. 
  • In addition the ideal candidate must have strong analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • Good communication and networking skills and should be able to work under minimal supervision.
This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. If you would like to join this dynamic team and help bring better health for Africa, please quote the position and reference numbers (KCO/HR/058/2011) in the subject matter and send your CV and application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF Kenya by e-mail to recruitment@amref.org

The closing date for submitting applications is Friday, November 18, 2011.
 

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.


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