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Manager - Programmes and Projects Job in Kenya

National Department Manager - Programmes and Projects Vacancy

DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung) is an international development and advocacy organisation with headquarters in Hannover, offices in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, and liaison offices in Berlin and Brussels. 

DSWs main goal is to help people free themselves from poverty. 

For this purpose we support integrated programs in sexual reproductive health and rights focusing on youth empowerment, advocacy, and capacity building of local partners.
DSW seeks to recruit with immediate effect an experienced and committed National Department Manager - Programmes and Projects

This position provides the link between the Country Director (CD) dealing with strategic decisions and the operationalization of the strategic goals and objectives at country office level. 

(S)He will work in close cooperation with the Country Director and the other National Department Managers to ensure the effective and efficient planning, implementation and evaluation of projects within his/her area of responsibility.
Minimum requirements:
  • Minimum of Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Population, Public Health, Development work or related fields coupled with Training in Project Management. A relevant Masters degree and/or postgraduate diploma in Project management is an added advantage.
  • At Least 8 years progressive working experience in a busy environment within an international non-profit organization
  • Experience in the management of EU and US funded projects
  • Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deliver results at short notice
  • Excellent team player with good communication skills in spoken and written English and Swahili.
  • Excellent report writing Skills
  • Very good computer skills
  • Be a resident in Kenya
For a detailed job description, please visit our website:
DSW is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation.
If you are interested, please send your application (CV and motivation letter) with the reference “(Department Manager, Programmes & Projects)” to:
Deadline for application: Midnight 14th June 2013
Ideal start date: Immediately

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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