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Project Development Officer: PRASOL Training and Consulting Ltd Jobs in Kenya

PRASOL Training and Consulting Ltd. is a firm specialized in management and institutional development. PRASOL partners with NGOs to develop projects and acquire funds.We are looking for a dynamic, well organized and highly motivated individual who is results-oriented to fill the following position:

Job Title: Project Development Officer

Employment Basis: Full time

Location: Nairobi

Job Description:

The Project Development Officer is responsible for projects development, partnership building, and capacity strengthening of stakeholders, preparing project reports and updating the Managing Director on work plan progress.

Main duties:

Planning and Development;
· Contribute to long-term development of PRASOL’s Partnership Program
· Identify feasible community projects and prepare and present project proposals to potential donors
· Attend planning meetings as necessary
· Develop and maintain accurate, up-to-date work plans and schedules and reports

· Contribute to the development of long-term funding strategies for PRASOL’s partners
· Implement funding strategies with particular focus on:
1. Project funding
2. Long-term fundraising for PRASOL’s Partnership program
· Draft funding applications, proposals, etc
· Develop and maintain good relations with donors, corporate and partners

Marketing and Publicity
· Take lead in developing marketing and publicizing strategies for PRASOL’s partnership program

· Identify and meet with potential groups/partner organizations
· Develop and maintain contacts with other appropriate groups and organizations

· Develop and maintain accurate, up-to-date work plans and schedules


· Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences/ Community Development/Project Management or related field.
· At-least 3 years experience in program development and management in an NGO
· Excellent planning, organizational and facilitation skills.
· Must be a self-motivated and reliable person who can work with minimal supervision.
· Computer, financial management, proposal and report writing skills
· High integrity, excellent communication and interpersonal skills
· A good understanding of developmental and fundraising issues
· Good research skills
· Fluency in English, (verbal and written)
· Ability to work well in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams


Applications should include a cover letter indicating interest and an up-to date resume including daytime telephone number and email address. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. All applications should be addressed to:

The Program Assistant at vacancies @
Please note that this position is open to Kenyan citizens only.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: Monday, 1st March, 2010

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