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Projects Officer Job in Kenya

The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) is a statutory agency charged with the responsibility of regulating and developing an efficient capital market in Kenya. 

The Authority invites applications from dynamic, goal - oriented, high performers, with strong problem - solving skills for the following position:


Projects Officer

Ref: HCA/LO/3/2016

1 Post

Reporting to the Manager Strategic Projects, the selected candidate will be responsible for the following:
  • Under the guidance of the Manager Strategic Projects, assist with the implementation of the section’s strategy;
  • Providing administrative support to the Manager Strategic Project office on a day to day basis such as setting up and maintaining project files, establishment of document control procedures;
  • Monitoring and maintaining project schedules and budgets, preparing progress reports and liaising with the Directorates & Departments on behalf of the Manager Strategic Projects to identify strategic projects to be selected from the pool of Authority’s projects database;
  • Contribute expertise in specialist tools and techniques (e.g. planning, monitoring and control tools, risk analysis among others);
  • Assisting the Manager Strategic Projects in preparing presentations; drafting briefing papers and /or compiling pertinent background materials and preparing summaries for discussion;
  • Assisting Manager Strategic Projects in tracking proposals on new sources of income and fundraising activities;
  • Updating the database on key metrics relevant for regional and international bodies that are crucial to the Authority’s strategic projects portfolio;
  • Preparation and maintenance of annual, half yearly, quarterly and continuous reports emanating from the office of the Manager Strategic Projects;
  • Undertaking other assignments as allocated from time to time.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or Information Technology or Computer Science or any related field;
  • Certification in PMP or PRINCE 2 will be an added advantage;
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience relevant experience in projects management.
Key Skills, Knowledge & Competencies
  • Project monitoring and evaluation skills;
  • Knowledge of resources mobilization, public relations/international relations skills;
  • Strong presentation and communication skills including ability to write reports;
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook express including financial and statistical packages;
  • Interpersonal and cross-cultural skills including ability to build alliances and collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity;
  • Ability to maintain high standards of integrity; establish straightforward, productive relationships; and
  • Ability to treat individuals with fairness and respect, demonstrating sensitivity for ethnic, cultural and gender differences;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines as well as work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team;
  • Organization and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in data analysis using MS Product Suites and/or Project Management software;
How to Apply

Go to CMA Erecruitment Portal HERE to apply online

Online applications through the E- recruitment should be received on or before March 31, 2016.
 
Only online applications will be considered.

Note: Please upload a CV and one page Cover Letter only at this stage. 

No certificates or other testimonials will be required until interview stage.

Capital Markets Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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