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Program Officer Job in Kenya

Living Water International exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping communities acquire desperately needed clean water, and to experience “water for life in Jesus’ name” – the gospel of Jesus Christ – which alone satisfies the deepest thirst. 

Living Water is providing safe drinking water, Christian Witness, sanitation and health education to communities across Africa.

A vacancy exists in Living Water Africa Region for the Program Officer.

The successful candidate will support the Director for Strategy and Fund Raising and effectively engage and manage partners for the regional office.

Key Responsibilities
  • Maintain a database of all LWAR donors
  • Assist in writing grant proposals and concepts for fundraising initiatives
  • Preparation of Preliminary letters of Inquiry for support
  • Support in the preparation of donor reports
  • Identify possible donors for different countries in Africa and maintain a data base for the same
  • Support in the development of a partnership strategy to be in line with the LWAR goals and objectives
  • Support the Director to streamline and strengthen LWAR key partners
  • Support Country Offices in relation to fund raising
  • Provide Administrative support for all donor meetings
  • Attend devotional meetings and other team activities when required.
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Degree in Project Management, or any other relevant social sciences.
  • A strong command of English language with excellent communication (verbal/writing) and research skills
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience donor/program involvement with proven record working with donors
  • Knowledge of and working experience with Ms Word and Excel systems.
  • Proven skills in managing multiple roles and tasks simultaneously and ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Attention to detail; Willing to work under pressure and ability to meet deadlines
  • Able and willing to travel to international locations that at times may have limited amenities.
How to Apply:

Suitably qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter (maximum one page) explaining their suitability and a CV (no more than 5 pages)with details of qualifications and work experience including 3 traceable references - professional, spiritual and general. 

All offers of engagement are made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks.

Applications to be submitted to the Regional Human Resource Manager for Africa via the following email address:

Please do not attach scanned certificates

Closing date for applications is 01st October 2015

Should you be shortlisted you will be contacted within 3 weeks of the closing date.

Living Water Africa Region (Living Water International Affiliate) is an equal opportunity employer.

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