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Project Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT) is a voluntary charitable non governmental organization, registered in Kenya as a non-profit organization in 1993. 

The AJIRI DADA Project (ADAP), is a recent award to AMURT under the Dreams Innovation Challenge. The project targets to keep adolescent girls and young women HIV negative by providing bridge to employment. 

The primary focus is 2000 marginalized girls at risk of contracting HIV living in 8 informal settlements of Nairobi Sub County-Nairobi county. 

The project seeks to fill the following vacant position:

Project Manager 

1 Post

Responsibilities 

Reporting to AMURT programs manager, AJIRI DADA project manager will:
  • Provide overall supervision and leadership for program implementation.
  • Oversees day to day running of the technical components of the project.
  • Responsible for implementing key project activities of selection, recruitment, training and placement of the AGYW to the project.
  • Provide guidance to project team in development, compliance and implementation of detailed technical work plans.
  • Responsible for project documentation including success stories, lessons learnt and technical report writing as per donor requirements.
  • Oversees proper site record keeping.
  • Ensures the establishment of project quality improvement measures and processes.
  • Spearheads the development of project training curriculum and reviews.
  • Coordinates all project trainings by assigned contractors and ensures all trainings are completed as scheduled.
  • Ensures organizational policies and procedures are adhered to within project implementation.
  • Responsible for sensitizing and encouraging the beneficiaries to embrace the project model of savings and investments.
  • Organizes and chairs project team meetings on a weekly basis or as and when required
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in medical or social sciences (community dev, sociology, social work) with 7 years of experience in project management or
  • Master’s degree in health, project management or social science with at least 4 years’ project work experience.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable girls and young women especially in informal settlements will be an added advantage.
  • Strong writing, lobbying, fundraising, and communication skills.
  • Evidence of previously compiling quality donor project reports, case studies and success stories.
  • High level of integrity, values, ethics and competence.
  • Demonstrate high level of creativity, innovation and analytical thinking.
  • Ability to network, collaborate and advocate with partners.
How to Apply

All applicants should email a letter of application, CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to jobs@amurtafrica.org by 21st October 2016 by COB. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Canvassing will result into automatic disqualification.

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