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Project Manager Job in Kenya (Re-Advertisement)

Plan is an international humanitarian child centered community development organization, without religious, political or government affiliation.

Plan is committed to protecting and promoting child rights and to improving the lives and futures of vulnerable children, their families and communities through a child-centered community development approach.

Plan International Inc. Kenya is seeking to recruit for the following position:-

Project Manager

Based in Kilifi

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Will be based at the Kilifi Program Unit on a 5 year contract.

Purpose of the Job and Key Responsibilities:
  • The Project Manager will be responsible for the management of a Plan CIDA/DFATD project.
  • S/he must demonstrate experience in managing project budgets over and above USD2 million preferably across various implementation sites and have worked with partners.
  • The Project Manager will be responsible and oversee the implementation of specific approved project/s. this include, planning, implementation, personnel management, resource management, monitoring & evaluation .
  • The project Manager will work closely with key stakeholders.
  • S/he will be responsible in designing and developing complementary or new funding proposals.
  • S/he is expected to ensure quality of project activities/results including coordinating external technical support/expertise.

Educational Qualification, Knowledge & Experience:
  • Degree in social science, or management related issues; community development or other equivalent plus post graduate qualifications.
  • At least 7 years relevant experience in community development/child protection/education/gender work, with minimum of 4 years at a supervisory/ managerial level
  • Thorough knowledge of programming processes, systems and principles, and the ability to provide leadership and support to staff working at community level
  • Sound understanding of integrated development issues and critical analysis of child poverty
  • Knowledge of development issues, trends, challenges and opportunities and implications to community development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning processes
  • Commitment to international development and children’s rights

How to Apply

Plan Kenya is a development organization uniting people to advance the rights of all children.

Accordingly, we are an equal opportunity employer and employment is subject to our child protection standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child Protection Policy.

If you meet the requirements of the above positions, please visit http://plan-international-kenya.org/jobs/ to access the full job descriptions and make an online application.

The closing date of applications is 2nd July, 2014.

This position is open to Nationals Only.

You are invited to read more about Plan in our website www.plan-international.org


We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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