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Programme Officer (Urban Program) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Water Services Trust Fund, Kenya
Financial support for improved water and sanitation
Position:Programme Officer - Urban Program
Reporting: Team Leader - UPC

Location: Nairobi with frequent travel to the field
Purpose of the position: The Engineer will support the Urban Team and will be responsible for the following:-
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
A). Strategic Planning
  • Develop concrete annual funding proposals for Urban Water and Sanitation;
  • Develop targeting criteria for Urban Water and Sanitation project e.g. County priorities;
  • Identify and analyze capacity gaps in the Urban Water and Sanitation Stakeholders;
  • Plan, develop and implement for stakeholders Communication Strategy and capacity building programmes for Urban Water and Sanitation financing;
  • Participate in ISO management systems audits;
B). Project implementation
  • Receive, evaluate and appraise project proposals;
  • Prepare proposal brief for management and Board of Trustees (BoT) approval;
  • Receive and analyze project reports for Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Prepare quarterly and annual reports to develop maintain database for stakeholders, Urban Steering Committee, CEO, BoT;
  • Advice Water Services Providers in community mobilization and conflict resolution.
C). Human Resource
  • Supervise project Field Monitors
  • Supervise Staff
Requirement for appointment
  • Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams and broad spectrum of stakeholders
  • Extensive analytical skills and methodical approaches.
Qualifications and Key Competencies
  • A Degree in Engineering with five (5) years proven experience, two(2) of which must be in the water sector, especially in low-income urban community development programmes.
  • Masters Degree is an added advantage
  • Project Management Skills.
  • A good understanding of the water sector
  • Experience in donor-funded programmes.
  • Computer literate and familiar with database management, design software, AutoCAD as well as MS Project.
Attractive remuneration package commensurate with above qualification and experience requirement will be offered to the successful applicant.
How to apply;
Interested candidates should submit their applications with the job title and Ref. No. clearly marked on the envelope enclosing copies of their academic, professional certificate and testimonials, giving details of telephone contacts, email address current position and remuneration with three referees; one academic and two professional to:-
Chief Executive Officer,
Water Services Trust Fund,
Upper Hill, Mara |Road,
CIC Plaza, 1st Floor,
P. O. Box 49699-00100,
To be received not later than 30th November, 2012 close of business
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Water Services Trust Fund is an equal employer.
Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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