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Girl Child Network

Project Officer (1 Nairobi, 1 Siaya)
Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, the Project Officers will be responsible for planning, coordination, implementation, managing and reporting of the project for Siaya and Nairobi Counties respectively.
Other Responsibilities

  • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly work plans.
  • Participate in identification and selection of project beneficiaries, facilitators, community liaison contact persons and volunteers.
  • Prepare training notes and training programs.
  • Mobilise participants, facilitate trainings and sensitisation forums for duty bearers, communities and children.
  • Support all community based interventions geared towards supporting girls’ education.
  • Supervise all volunteers to ensure effective quality service delivery at the Bridge Centres.
  • Keep records of all girls accessing the centres, reported cases and management as well as trends in terms of girl’s progression in learning.
  • Support monitoring processes through data collection on all activity variables.
  • Collect, verify and report issues, lessons learned and success stories accurately.
  • Represent the organisation in all project related partner/stakeholders meeting and reporting.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Coordinator from time to time
The successful candidates should possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Education and/or Social Sciences (Arts) and have a minimum of 3 years of experience in implementing HIV funded projects preferably within the NGO sector. 

S/he must be computer literate and should have strong knowledge of the different dynamics in communities together with good mobilization and report writing skills.
Desired Competencies
  • Strong background in HIV programming and working with young girls and women.
  • Strong social mobilization skills.
  • Ability to relate and work with vulnerable girls.
  • Ability to facilitate adolescent/youth led activities/interventions.
  • Excellent facilitation, communication skills and networking skills.
  • Ability to understand and appreciate different cultural community dynamics and context.
How to Apply

Interested candidates who possess the required qualifications should email their applications to gcn[at]girlchildnetwork[dot]org then cc to d.mutiso[at]girlchildnetwork[dot]org.

Applications for all the positions close on 26st October, 2016 at 4.00 p.m.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Complete applications will include all of the following:
  • vacancy name and preferred county
  • a cover letter
  • detailed CV
  • current and expected salary
  • a day time telephone contact
  • names, phone numbers, and emails of 3 referees
Due to time constraints, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We value diversity, so we don’t discriminate on the basis of religion, color, gender, age, disability, or genetics. To request accommodations in the application process, you can send us an
 email or call us at 020 600 4510.

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