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Vacancy: Project Assistant 

The Center for Research in Environment Kenya (CREEK) is a social and environmental enterprise and specializes in research, training and capacity building for equitable management of natural resources and improved livelihoods. 

CREEK has worked with communities, government and other global development partners to eradicate poverty induced environmental degradation with a history rooted in participatory, sustainable and community driven projects. 

CREEK has recently received a funding from Act under the Changieni Rasilimali Facility to implement its activities in Tharaka Nithii County. 

To support the implementation of this programme and to achieve its objectives, CREEK Kenya seeks to recruit motivated, hardworking and experienced individuals to fill the following positions on a short term engagement;

Job Title: Project Assistant 

2 Positions

Reports to: 
Project Manager
Location: Chuka, with regular field travel.
Duration: Five (5) Months with a possibility of extension

Purpose of the Role: The purpose of the role is to support the implementation of the project activities under the CRM Facility, the PAs will be in charge of supporting the activities of the project together with the M & E and Advocacy Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure adequate and timely support is provided for programme implementation, preparation of progress reports, annual work plans and activities
  • Compiles data from various sources for the purpose of complying with financial, legal and administrative requirements.
  • Responsible for document management, project monitoring, evaluation and reporting in support with the M & E Officer.
  • Conduct community and stakeholders mobilization during awareness campaigns and capacity building.
  • Supervise the undertakings of project activities; stove assembly distribution, and data collection.
  • Collection of field data as required to facilitate the process of monitoring
  • Liaison with local leaders and community organizations to lobby for project support and adoption of project activities.
  • Strengthen the organizations experience of working with target communities through grassroots community engagements.
  • Where necessary will support by undertaking the designated administrative duties.
  • Assist with the project activities as assigned by the Project Manager
Minimum Requirements
  • Diploma in Project Management/ Community Development
  • Two (2) years experience in community project management
  • Good computer  and Report writing skills
  • Good communication and mobilization skills
  • Ability to learn new skills and flexibility
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure.
How to Apply

All applicants are thereby requested to submit their cover letters and CV in MS Word (compatibility mode) or PDF formats. 

Any certificate should NOT be attached at this stage rather will be required at the interview stage. 

The cover letter should state your current salary or expected salary and clearly stating the position you are applying for.

All application to be addressed to Technical Director, CREEK Kenya through the email address;  

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and any applications that do not follow instructions will not be considered.

CREEK Kenya is an equal opportunity employer

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