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Program Officer – People With Disability:

Reporting to the Democracy and Governance Program Manager, the Program Officer will be based in Nairobi with frequent travel to other project areas.

She/he will mainly be responsible for the development and implementation of the Kenyan Civil Society Strengthening Program (KCSSP) “Expanding Participation of Persons With Disabilities component under the Democracy and Governance platform.

The main responsibilities of the Program Officer will include playing a specific leadership role in ensuring that the program fulfills all Democracy and Governance program requirements and processes and take the lead in providing support to DPOs to conduct advocacy and inclusion activities and further build their capacity for more effective implementation of their programs.

The Program Officer will also support the grants management team to ensure sub-grant documents are prepared; budgets are reviewed and are well presented.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or related fields.

  • A Master’s degree in relevant study areas will be an added advantage.

  • A post graduate qualification in program/project design, development and management will be an added advantage.

  • At least 5 years’ experience in working with PWDs and DPOs, preferably in a national government agency, international or local development NGO or DPO umbrella organization.

  • Demonstrated work experience in advocacy and policy change in democracy and governance programs.

  • Strong analytical and report writing skills as well as excellent presentation and facilitation skills.

  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment with partners at all levels.

  • Good knowledge management and proven middle management skills.

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power point and use of internet research.

  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in both English and Kiswahili.

    Application Deadline; August 15, 2011.

    For More Information and Application, Please Visit;Pact Kenya Jobs Website

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