Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Programmes Manager - Gender Violence Recovery Centre of the Nairobi Womens Hospital

The Gender Violence Recovery Centre (GVRC) of the Nairobi Womens Hospital (NWH) is the centre of excellence in the prevention and management of gender based violence in Africa, while NWH is trusted with the healthcare of Women in Africa.

We are recruiting a high calibre individual to join our team as:

Programmes Manager

Reporting to the Executive Director, this position will be responsible for programme development and leadership including planning, resource mobilization, implementation, coordination and evaluation of all GVRC programmes.

The key responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to:-
  • Resource Mobilization for GVRC programmes; grant management and reporting to donors and partners.
  • Planning, implementing and coordinating all GVRC programs – Administration, Monitoring and evaluation and advocacy.
  • Ensuring budget management
  • Training & Capacity building on gender based violence, human rights, HIV/AIDS and other related areas
  • Public/Community Awareness programs relating to GBV and HIV/AIDS
  • Networking & Social Mapping of likeminded Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), the private sector & other stakeholders to enhance lobbying and advocacy for programs and policies that protect women, men and children from Gender Based Violence.
  • Developing IEC materials for the organization
  • Formulation & Implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) of the Centre.
  • Developing, training, motivating and evaluating departmental staff to achieve highest levels of performance
  • Identifying, implementing and benchmarking best practices in management
Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or its equivalent.
  • At least 4 years relevant work experience as a Program Officer in an NGO.
  • Programs development course will be an added advantage
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency in Ms. Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Strong communication and effective interpersonal skills
  • Relevant masters degree will be an added advantage
Interested applicants are invited to send their applications and detailed CV with contact details of three referees to the

General Manager Human Resource
P.O. Box 10552-00100 Nairobi,

clearly marking it PROGRAMMES MANAGER.

Applications can also be emailed to vacancies@nwch.co.ke with PROGRAMMES MANAGER as the subject line by close of business Monday, 16th January 2012

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