Project Officer at AMREF

Category
Non Profit
Location
, Kenya
Hours per week
As Needed: < 10
Gender
Indiferente
Candidate
_Project Officer at AMREF in Lokichoggio - Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ AMREF is the largest indigenous health development non governmental organization based in Africa. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, AMREF aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health. With headquarters in Kenya, AMREF has programs in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, South Sudan, South Africa and West Africa. Employing over 800 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $70 million, AMREF is a knowledge resource for donors and partners. For more information visit our website www.amref.org *Career Opportunities* AMREF Kenya is looking for individuals, who are well organized, highly motivated and results oriented to join a dynamic team and help bring lasting health change in Africa. Under the Child and Reproductive Health Programme with a funding from Big Lottery Fund (BIG), the project will be implemented in Turkana County (North and West districts). This project will focus on maternal and child health interventions working in collaboration with Ministries of Health. *PROJECT OFFICER - REF. No: KCO/HR/BIG/002/2013* The position is based in Lokichoggio, Turkana County and reports to the Project Manager. *Purpose of the Job:* To provide technical expertise and support project activities and implementation of the project strategy. *Key Responsibilities:* * Develop project activities with timely and regularly reviewed detailed costed work plans. * Assist in monitoring and evaluation of project activities and report on outcomes. * Co-ordinate and participate in planning and implementation of project activities. * Develop/adopt relevant materials to support field activities. * Plan, implement and maintain records of field activities. * Manage activity budgets including processing relevant financial transactions. * Liaise with relevant partners, stakeholders and collaborators at activity level. * Participate in operations research within the project. * Participate in concepts development and writing of new concepts and proposals for fundraising. * Participate in capacity building activities, field visits and meetings with relevant partners and stakeholders to strengthen networks and partnerships. * Participate in the development of health promotion related materials (IEC) in liaison with the relevant partners. * Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports relating to the project; assist in preparation of annual work plans and progress reports as per donor requirements. *Qualifications and Competencies:* * The ideal candidate should have a first degree in Social Sciences or its equivalent. * Must be ICT proficient. * At least three years relevant work experience in a health promotion field. * Experience in community mobilization, networking with key stakeholders and implementation of the community health strategy are essential. * Previous experience in hard to reach areas will be an added advantage. * Should be a team player, a good communicator in both written and oral English, and be able to work under minimum supervision. * The successful candidate must be able to take up the post by latest 1st March 2013. * These are challenging opportunities for dedicated and highly motivated professionals. If you would like to join this dynamic team and help bring lasting health for Africa, please quote the position and reference numbers in the subject matter and send your CV and application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF Kenya by email to recruitment@amref.org The closing date for submitting applications is Friday, 25th January 2013. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.
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_Project Officer at AMREF in Lokichoggio - Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ AMREF is the largest indigenous health development non governmental organization based in Africa. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, AMREF aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health. With headquarters in Kenya, AMREF has programs in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, South Sudan, South Africa and West Africa. Employing over 800 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $70 million, AMREF is a knowledge resource for donors and partners. For more information visit our website www.amref.org *Career Opportunities* AMREF Kenya is looking for individuals, who are well organized, highly motivated and results oriented to join a dynamic team and help bring lasting health change in Africa. Under the Child and Reproductive Health Programme with a funding from Big Lottery Fund (BIG), the project will be implemented in Turkana County (North and West
districts). This project will focus on maternal and child health interventions working in collaboration with Ministries of Health. *PROJECT OFFICER - REF. No: KCO/HR/BIG/002/2013* The position is based in Lokichoggio, Turkana County and reports to the Project Manager. *Purpose of the Job:* To provide technical expertise and support project activities and implementation of the project strategy. *Key Responsibilities:* * Develop project activities with timely and regularly reviewed detailed costed work plans. * Assist in monitoring and evaluation of project activities and report on outcomes. * Co-ordinate and participate in planning and implementation of project activities. * Develop/adopt relevant materials to support field activities. * Plan, implement and maintain records of field activities. * Manage activity budgets including processing relevant financial transactions. * Liaise with relevant partners, stakeholders and collaborators at activity level. * Participate in operations research within the project. * Participate in concepts development and writing of new concepts and proposals for fundraising. * Participate in capacity building activities, field visits and meetings with relevant partners and stakeholders to strengthen networks and partnerships. * Participate in the development of health promotion related materials (IEC) in liaison with the relevant partners. * Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports relating to the project; assist in preparation of annual work plans and progress reports as per donor requirements. *Qualifications and Competencies:* * The ideal candidate should have a first degree in Social Sciences or its equivalent. * Must be ICT proficient. * At least three years relevant work experience in a health promotion field. * Experience in community mobilization, networking with key stakeholders and implementation of the community health strategy are essential. * Previous experience in hard to reach areas will be an added advantage. * Should be a team player, a good communicator in both written and oral English, and be able to work under minimum supervision. * The successful candidate must be able to take up the post by latest 1st March 2013. * These are challenging opportunities for dedicated and highly motivated professionals. If you would like to join this dynamic team and help bring lasting health for Africa, please quote the position and reference numbers in the subject matter and send your CV and application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF Kenya by email to recruitment@amref.org The closing date for submitting applications is Friday, 25th January 2013. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.
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_Project Officer at AMREF in Lokichoggio - Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ AMREF is the largest indigenous health development non governmental organization based in Africa. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, AMREF aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health. With headquarters in Kenya, AMREF has programs in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, South Sudan, South Africa and West Africa. Employing over 800 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $70 million, AMREF is a knowledge resource for donors and partners. For more information visit our website www.amref.org *Career Opportunities* AMREF Kenya is looking for individuals, who are well organized, highly motivated and results oriented to join a dynamic team and help bring lasting health change in Africa. Under the Child and Reproductive Health Programme with a funding from Big Lottery Fund (BIG), the project will be implemented in Turkana County (North and West districts). This project will focus on maternal and child health interventions working in collaboration with Ministries of Health. *PROJECT OFFICER - REF. No: KCO/HR/BIG/002/2013* The position is based in Lokichoggio, Turkana County and reports to the Project Manager. *Purpose of the Job:* To provide technical expertise and support project activities and implementation of the project strategy. *Key Responsibilities:* * Develop project activities with timely and regularly reviewed detailed costed work plans. * Assist in monitoring and evaluation of project activities and report on outcomes. * Co-ordinate and participate in planning and implementation of project activities. * Develop/adopt relevant materials to support field activities. * Plan, implement and maintain records of field activities. * Manage activity budgets including processing relevant financial transactions. * Liaise with relevant partners, stakeholders and collaborators at activity level. * Participate in operations research within the project. * Participate in concepts development and writing of new concepts and proposals for fundraising. * Participate in capacity building activities, field visits and meetings with relevant partners and stakeholders to strengthen networks and partnerships. * Participate in the development of health promotion related materials (IEC) in liaison with the relevant partners. * Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports relating to the project; assist in preparation of annual work plans and progress reports as per donor requirements. *Qualifications and Competencies:* * The ideal candidate should have a first degree in Social Sciences or its equivalent. * Must be ICT proficient. * At least three years relevant work experience in a health promotion field. * Experience in community mobilization, networking with key stakeholders and implementation of the community health strategy are essential. * Previous experience in hard to reach areas will be an added advantage. * Should be a team player, a good communicator in both written and oral English, and be able to work under minimum supervision. * The successful candidate must be able to take up the post by latest 1st March 2013. * These are challenging opportunities for dedicated and highly motivated professionals. If you would like to join this dynamic team and help bring lasting health for Africa, please quote the position and reference numbers in the subject matter and send your CV and application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF Kenya by email to recruitment@amref.org The closing date for submitting applications is Friday, 25th January 2013. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.
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