Programme Assistant Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Programme Assistant

Hiring Organization: Echo Network Africa
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: NGO
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 03/24/2024

Key Tasks, Duties And Responsibilities

The Programme Assistant is responsible for:

Programme Support and Delivery

  • Support the Programme Manager in the design, planning and implementation of strategies within the focus area.
  • Assisting in planning and overseeing of significant events within the Programme Center.
  • Maintaining programme center calendar and sending out reminders of impending appointments.
  • Preparing documentation for financial and programmatic reporting.
  • Typing letters and reports as may be required from time to time.
  • Processing requests for payments to vendors and suppliers.

Resource Mobilization and Fundraising

  • Support fundraising for implementation of the Programme Center’s mandate as per the ENA Strategic Plan 2023 – 2027.
  • Participate in resource mobilization efforts to identify opportunities and support development of concept papers and proposals for submission to prospective donors.
  • Facilitate research and study on community resilience and livelihoods focus area in relation to Gender
  • Equality Women Empowerment (GEWE) and Gender Equality Social Inclusion (GESI).

Stakeholder Engagement

Manage and update Programme Center Contact Data Base.
Mobilize participants and stakeholders to attend programme meetings and forums.


  • Diploma in Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, Development Studies, Social Sciences or any other related field. A degree is an added advantage.


  • At least two years’ related experience in programme planning and implementation.
  • Report writing and knowledge of project life cycles
  • Experience in resource mobilization (proposal development and submission).
  • Good understanding of community resilience and livelihoods context in Kenya.
  • Professional Membership


  • Strong Organizational Skills: Ability to operate in a performance driven environment with minimum supervision.
  • Ethical Conduct: A commitment to upholding professional ethics and integrity in all programme center activities, including confidentiality, accuracy, respect for diverse perspectives and in accordance to ENA’s core values.
  • Stakeholder Relations: Develop and maintain positive relationships with all programme center beneficiaries, participants and partners.
  • Compelling Communication Skills: Polite, Clear and excellent communication including phone etiquette.

Personal Attributes

  • Tech savvy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Creative thinking
  • Proper compositional practices
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent Time Management

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