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Program Officer Job Vacancy

The Bible Society of Kenya (BSK) is a nonsectarian, nondenominational organization that serves all Christian Churches, Christian Church Organizations and Christian Individuals by providing them with the Word of God. 

Our mandate is to share the Good News of Jesus Christ by Translating, Producing, Distributing and encouraging the use of Holy Scriptures.
 

To effectively serve our mandate and to ensure the consistent delivery of quality programs, we are looking for mature, dynamic and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Program Officer on contract basis.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
  • Develop and schedule program work plan in accordance with specifications and funding limitations.
  • Prepare or assist in preparation of proposal for funding and/or funding continuation from outside sponsors
  • Prepare periodic reports, financial statements and records on program activities,
  • Coordinate the recruitment of program participants, members and volunteers
  • Develop and facilitate workshops, meetings or conferences; coordinates logistics, scheduling and participant communications.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of assigned program areas, including current issues and key resource people and organizations, and a clear understanding of how they fit into the Society’s interests.
  • Ensures that proposal summaries are coherent and accurate, and that all required information is provided.
  • Conducts site visits to donors and potential donors.
  • Stays informed about, and follows up as necessary on, donor-related issues throughout the grants' duration.
  • Establishes and meets specific work-related goals as outlined in quarterly work plans and gauged in quarterly and annual statistics.
  • Monitor and evaluate assigned programme
  • Carry out baseline & impact survey/research on assigned programmes
Qualifications & Experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or related field.
  • Three (3) years experience implementing a faith based programme
  • A valid driving licence.
  • Committed Christian in good standing with their Church
Key Skills & Competencies
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Excellent research skills, reporting skills and project writing skills
  • Strong planning and organization skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills
  • Innovation, initiative and creativity
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
If your background, experience, competence match the qualifications, please send your cover letter, a detailed C.V with full contact details of 3 referees and include your current remuneration, and day time telephone number to:

General Secretary
Bible Society of Kenya                                                
P.O. Box 72983 00200                                                    
Nairobi, Kenya   

or email:  hr@biblesociety-kenya.org
 
Website: www.biblesociety-kenya.org

To be received not later than 19th July 2013. 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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