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Project Development Officer Job in Eastleigh, Nairobi Kenya

A USAID contractor is recruiting a project development officer for a project focused on civic education, citizen engagement and community strengthening.

Project Development Officer

The project development officer will be based in Nairobi and will assist in activities focused on youth empowerment in Eastleigh and surroundings. 

The PDO is responsible for networking and identification of possible activities and local partners in the project area. 

All candidates must speak and write fluent Somali, Swahili and English. 

At least three years of relevant experience in urban settings in East Africa, preferably in Kenya, in the design and management of USAID or other donor-funded programs focused on youth development and community engagement is required. 

Candidates must have a solid understanding of Somali culture and customs, and must demonstrate proficiency in basic computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel.

To Apply: 

Qualified applicants must include a cover letter highlighting relevant experience, a current Curriculum Vitae (CV), maximum 3 pages, including all language abilities and a list of 3 references with contact information. 

Applicants must be willing to work and travel throughout Kenya. 

Applications should be sent via email to no later than Friday, December 14, 2012.

Please type the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the message. 

Only finalists will be contacted.

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