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Project Manager Job in Kenya - NGO

Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an international NGO focused on Child Rights.

To support the development of its Child Protection Programme in Garissa, Garissa County. 

Tdh is encouraging Kenyan Nationals to apply for the position of:
 

Child Protection Project Manager 

Reporting to:
 Child Protection Programme Manager
 
Duty station: Garissa, Garissa County
 
Contract duration: 12 months (with 3-month probation period)
Main Responsibilities:
  • To be responsible, under the supervision of the Child Protection Programme Manager, for all aspects of the implementation of the Child Protection project in Garissa.
  • To manage, mentor and train a team of CP professionals and community workers.
  • To coordinate with the project heads of programme activities to ensure regular assessment of project needs and adequate follow up of extremely vulnerable cases.
  • To develop collaboration and participate in coordination with the local authorities such as the Sub- County Children Officer, the LAC’s, AAC’s, parents, operational partners, and services in order to establish a proper child protection referral system.
Requirements:

  • Minimum university degree in related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in projects supporting children (social work, child protection, psychosocial, education, etc.).
  • Experience working in a low income community context and knowledge of Behaviour Change techniques and approaches; or in refugee settings and managing child protection in emergencies programs is a plus (as applicable to area of work).
  • Management of project funds
  • Team management experience (5-10 subordinates).
  • Project reporting and evaluation experience.
  • Hands-on experience in training and mentorship of staff
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Ability to communicate in Somali language is a plus.
Application modalities:
 
Only candidates that fit the requirements above are invited to submit a covering letter, CV, references, and copies of academic and professional certificates (if requirements are not met or application is incomplete, the application will not be considered). 

The Application can be emailed to kenya@tdh.ch – Kindly indicate the position on the subject line of the e-mail 

Only applications which will have complied with this request will be shortlisted.

Closing date for these positions is 22nd January 2016
 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a written test and interview

Tdh’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protect children’s rights, which includes the prevention of all forms of child abuse.

Tdh is an equal opportunity employer. 

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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