Friday, 6 January 2012

Oxfam - Deputy Programme Coordinator Turkana Integrated Programme - Lodwar, Kenya

Deputy Programme Coordinator Turkana Integrated Programme

Based in Lodwar

Kenya Programme

Fixed Term Contract for 4 Months

Who we are

Oxfam is a worldwide organization that works with over 1,000 partners in more than 70 countries to overcome poverty and suffering. Oxfam’s programme in Turkana has evolved considerably and seeks to maximise impact through significant interlinked sectoral elements in livelihoods and food security

The role

In close liaison with the Programme Coordinator, successful incumbent will be responsible for the coherent and effective delivery of Oxfam’s programme work while ensuring that operational planning and effective implementation of the required standards in Turkana District are in line with the agreed strategy.

S/he will work closely with the programme team, local agencies and local government department officials in achieving programme goals.

To be successful, candidates should possess a minimum bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Social Sciences or related field coupled with proven practical experience in managing development and/or humanitarian projects and staff teams of at least 4 years.

Along with proven leadership and management skills, they should have the ability to manage and support team members. Experience in proposals development and donor report writing is required as is the ability to plan and monitor the use of human and financial resources

How to apply

To apply, candidates should e-mail applications and CVs detailing their experience for the post including daytime telephone contact and two referees, preferably their current line manager to quoting Ref: DPC-Turkana.

The closing date for applications is 20th January 2012


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