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Program Assistant Job in Kenya


Reports to: The Program Manager 

Type of Contract: Fixed term 

In collaboration with the Program manager, the Women 4 Cancer Program Assistant is responsible for  program tracking and implementation, operations and the administration of Women 4 Cancer programs and  office activities.  

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with the program operations and administrative functions of Women 4 Cancer;
  • Work with the Finance team on bookkeeping tasks as assigned; 
  • Work with the Finance team and Program Manager to oversee and direct all expenditure within  approved budget; 
  • Maintain a weekly planner for Administration and Project Teams and track progress;
  •  Schedule and prepare for meetings and teleconferences, including invitations and collation of  responses; 
  • Research and develop required content and materials on thematic issues including press  statements, publications, reports and presentations; 
  • Attend internal and external project meetings and prepare minutes thereof; 
  • Monitor projects and budgets, summarize project results, compile data and prepare draft progress  reports; 
  • Maintain Women 4 Cancer’s database and resource centre including dissemination of any  publications; 
  • Create or update IEC and promotional materials, and coordinate their distribution;
  • Conduct weekly media analysis and draw reports; 
  • Undertake social media engagement and track/respond to project related communication;
  • Compile content and maintain and update the Women 4 Cancer website; 
  • Travel to field sites to assist in project implementation; 
  • Seek and develop new funding relationships; 
  • Assist in writing and submitting grant proposals and bids in alignment with fundraising goals;
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. 

Required Experience & Qualifications 

 Bachelor’s degree in Project Management desired; 

 A minimum of 2 years of professional experience, especially within an NGO context;

 Knowledge of project management and the relevant methodologies; 

 Experience working in a multi-project, donor environment; 

 Good written and spoken command of English and Kiswahili; 

 Knowledge and experience in developing content for media; 

 Experience in collecting and organizing of, at times, complex cervical cancer related  information; 

 Experience in planning and logistical organization of events, activities and meetings,

 Trustworthy, ethical, and authentic in all situations.

How to Apply

Send your application outlining the experience, capacity, and capability to undertake the role. The  applicant should provide a detailed Curriculum vitae and other supporting documentation. 

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted. 

Please submit your applications via Deadline for submissions is 21st July 2022.

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