Saturday, 23 January 2016

Programme Officers

Young Women Christian Association is a National Organization founded in 1912 whose purpose is to develop the leadership and collective power of women and girls to achieve social and economic empowerment, human rights, health, security, dignity, freedom, justice and peace for all humanity.
 
The Association invites application for the position of Programme Officers for its Mombasa Branch, Tana River Branch, Nairobi Branch and Meru Branch.
 
The successful candidates will report to the Branch Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Identify, build and maintain relationships with development agencies, policy, and research organizations that are critical to delivering its objectives and programmes.
  • Represent YWCA at relevant networks, workshops, seminars and policy events
  • Develop ideas and projects for formal collaboration with targeted development agencies, policy, and research organizations
  • Identify and track emerging opportunities through the institutional funding strategy and action plan
  • Contribute to design and development of project proposals
  • Manage projects with institutional funders in cooperation with YWCA Branch and National  Offices
  • Support the development of YWCA programming, including servicing and supporting projects
  • Manage and coordinate scheduled reporting to meet institutional donor reporting requirements
  • Work with Finance and National Office Programme staff to ensure programme and financial reports are up to date,
  • Develop and manage specifically commissioned and funded monitoring and evaluation initiatives both qualitative and quantitative
  • Coordinate overall programme portfolio to ensure key performance indicators are met and programme impact is in line with strategy
  • Contribute to strategic planning within the Branch, including annual and medium term planning and monitoring
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Branch Manager.
Minimum Requirements
  • Degree in Social Sciences or Advanced Diploma in Project Management
  • Three (3) years experience in  programme management
  • Good IT and Report writing skills
  • Desirable Skills
  • Capacity to conceptualize programme interventions
  • Comfortable planning and delivering multiple activities under pressure to strict deadlines and high levels of precision
  • Able to communicate complex issues in a concise, accessible and engaging way
An application with a detailed CV and cover letter clearly indicating the Branch interested to reach the under mentioned on or before 5th February 2016

Human Resource Officer
YWCA-Kenya 
 hr@ywcakenya.org

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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