ACTED Project Officer Job in Chemolingot Kenya

Position: Project Officer
 
Base: Chemolingot
 
Contract Duration: Open Ended
 
Start date: Immediately

ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) is a non- political and non-confessional international NGO founded in 1993 and headquartered in Paris, France.

The organization’s vocation is to save lives, assist vulnerable populations and bring hope to those in need for a better future. 
ACTED is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, experienced and committed team player to fill the above position in Chemolingot.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • To assist Project Manager in engaging communities and contractor for a timely completion of activities;
  • Field supervision of contracted works;
  • Assist Project Manager with providing regular reports;
  • Collect group information
  • Collection, appraisal & development of project proposals;
  • Monitor the Project activities
  • Make weekly reports to be submitted to immediate supervisor
  • Coordination with local government officials and NGOs;
  • Over see activities in East Pokot and Turkana East District
  • Any other duties that may be assigned to him/her
Required Profile
  • A degree in sociology, Project Management, Community Development or a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • At least 3 years of work experience in emergency programs implemented in drought stricken areas by humanitarian organizations is an asset;
  • Experience in CMDRR and conflict background is a strong  advantage
  • Effective implementation, monitoring and evaluation and communication skills
  • Familiarity with the aid system, and ability to understand donor and governmental requirements;
  • High integrity, excellent team relations, planning and time management skills.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work under pressure.
  • The applicant must be a Turkana
  • Knowledge in Pokot language will be an added advantage
  • Basic computer skills
Application Procedure
 
Applicants should send their detailed CV with cover letter by email to: kenya.jobs@acted.org with the subject line being Project Officer- East Pokot on or before 5pm on the closing date of 8th July 2013. 
Shortlisting will be done on ongoing basis. 
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
ACTED is an equal opportunity employer