Senior Program Officer Job in Kenya

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Senior Program Officer Job in Kenya

 Senior Program Officer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proposal Development and grant acquisition
  • External Engagement
  • Grant Implementation/ Management: Compliance and risk management
  • Knowledge transfer and management
  • Managing and capacity building Program Officers


  • A minimum of Bachelor degree in Development studies or related field; Master degree will be preferred.
  • Training in humanitarian standards is desirable with specific training in donor requirements e.g. BHA, GAC, ECHO, DANIDA and Europe Aid.
  • 5 years programming experience in a grant funded humanitarian or development program. Preferably with previous assignments in a fragile context.
  • Proven experience in networking with donors and partners to bring about funding opportunities.
  • Demonstrated ability to mobilize cross-functional proposal team (technical, operations, field, finance, M&E, Regional/HQ) with right staff at the right time to meet even the tightest deadlines. Can also effectively mobilize multi-partner proposal development teams. 
  • Demonstrate ability to establish and cultivate strong, collaborative relationships
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong proposal writing skills
  • Team player; the ability to mobilize and work as part of a diverse team to achieve the overall goal

Working Environment:

One position to be office based with 30% international travel is required.

World Vision adheres to strict child and adult safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks which will include criminal background checks. They will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. 

How to Apply


Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only