Check your search results here

Project Regional Manager Job in Kenya

Pact is an International NGO with an office in Kenya among several other offices across the world, which enables systematic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy and take part in the benefits that nature provides.

Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems and transforming markets into a force for development.

PEACE III is a five-year project (2014-2019), funded by USAID and implemented by Pact.

The aim of PEACE III is to support EA regional and US government goals in improving stability along EA’s border regions by strengthening the horizontal and vertical linkages within and between local, national and regional conflict management actors.

PEACE III will work with local implementing partners to build capacity of community peace leaders and organizations while strengthening inter-personal and inter-communal collaboration at all levels

Pact is seeking to recruit dynamic, qualified and experienced individuals to fill the following position:

Position Title: Regional Manager

Supervisor: DCOP

Supervises: Senior Program Officers

Location: Mandera

Job Summary: Responsible for facilitating the planning and implementation of Pact’s projects in the Somali Cluster (cross border of Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia) with particular emphasis on program delivery, networking and financial accountability

Roles and Responsibilities

The job holder’s duties and responsibilities are outlined as follows:
  • Implementing Pact’s programs in the assigned regions in consonance with the organization’s vision, mission and strategy
  • Coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the progress and performance of regional programs/ projects to ensure acceptable performance standard
  • Managing regional staff/teams and resources for successful delivery of planned outputs, both in terms of quality and quantity
  • Initiating and maintaining collaborative arrangements between Pact and strategically-chosen partners at regional and county level
  • Representing Pact in forums in the assigned region, as required.
  • Providing direction and oversight in annual planning and budgeting for the programs in the respective regions
  • Coordinating programs within assigned regions and managing capacity building programs.
  • Providing technical support to the partners funded by Pact
  • Submitting periodic progress reports
  • Any other duties as may be assigned

Skills and Qualifications

The job holder must possess:
  • A degree in social sciences or related field with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
  • Experience working for an international NGO experience working with USAID funding preferred
  • Knowledge of peace building and conflict resolution
  • Proven capacity building experience
  • Strong project management skills
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience including experience leading a team with a large geographical span.
  • Computer software abilities (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office)
  • Good presentation and facilitation abilities
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

Competencies:

Additional requirements are:
  • Leadership skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Planning skills
  • Team playing skills
  • Communication skills
  • Report Writing Skills
  • Initiative, diligence and attention to detail

Application Process

We encourage interested applicants to submit their applications to the attention of Pact HR Office in Kenya via the following email address: kenyahr@pactworld.org clearly indicating in the subject field of your email Regional Manager by 23rd, July 2014.

All applicants should submit their application with a detailed CV in MS Word (.doc) version, which should include names and contacts of 3 referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Pact is a fair and equal opportunity employer.

DO NOT MISS to Subscribe below for the latest jobs to your EMAIL for FREE

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Want to know the latest news, read great articles, features, jobs and careers? Then click here