Programme Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Programme Officer

Location: Nairobi

Field visits to: Periodic travel to field sites including in Baringo, Kirinyaga, Nyeri, Muranga, Kiambu, Transzoia, Bomet, Meru, Machakos and Nakuru

Reports to: Programme Manager

Purpose of the role: Our client is looking for a Programme Officer who will be responsible for supporting the Programme Manager in the implementation, monitoring and reporting of the programme activities in line with programme goals, objectives and targets, and in alignment to the respective partner organization requirements.

He/She will develop and be responsible for supporting projects workplans, projects monitoring, evaluation and learning systems and ensuring quality, authenticity, and timeliness of documentation to meet programme standards.


Provide support to Programme Leadership in order to ensure effective Programme implementation.

·  Support the development of programme/projects workplans.

·  Support the coordination of field activities in line with programme/project workplans.

·  Support the provision of materials, supplies, equipment, facilities requirements for effective implementation of programme activities.

·  Ensure consistency in approaches and quality across the various programme sites.

·  Support the maintenance of data and information record-keeping systems and accurate documentation regarding programme activities.

·  Maintain a good channel of communication with stakeholders such as county governments, farmers and local leadership structures throughout the program areas.

·  Support the regular monitoring of program data with programme teams and support the Program

·  Management in the utilization of the data to plan, modify programme activities, approaches and develop lessons learned.

·  Support the documentation of lessons learned and contribute to the development of case studies and lessons learned

·  Support the update of information for company website and social media platforms.

Support the management of the monitoring, evaluation and learning systems and tools in order to measure and report on Programme Implementation and Results

·  Coordinate the implementation of data templates for all required indicators related to traceability, farmer training and capacity building, investments, purchasing, and exports.

·  Support the training of staff members, including field officers on the proper completion and verification of all data forms and other types of indicator verification.

·  Manage the timelines for completion of data collection and ensure effective communication amongst all staff members.

·  Support the monitoring of data requirements such as indicators to ensure compliance.

·  Implement audit procedures and support the implementation of bi-annual audits of field activities.

·  Support the collection and summary of forms and other types of verification and review, ensure their completeness and accuracy.

·  Support the process of data analysis according to the required programme reporting formats and reporting requirements for respective donors and investors.


·  Diploma in area of Project Management, Agriculture, Agricultural Economics and related areas.

·  A Bachelor’s Degree in related areas would be an added advantage

·  At least two years of experience managing projects that involve food security, farmer mobilization, and community development is required.

·  Knowledge in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning including the development and implementation of M, E&L tools and systems is an added advantage.

·  Knowledge of the opportunities and challenges by famers in rural communities in Kenya is an added advantage.

·  Additional training in Project Management and/or Monitoring and Evaluation is an added advantage.

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience, kindly send your detailed CV quoting the job title on the email subject “Programme Officer” to: