Project Manager Vi Agroforestry

Vi Agroforestry is an non-political, non-religious and non-profit organization registered in Sweden.

In East Africa it is registered as a non governmental organisation.

Project Manager

Job Description You will be employed by Vi Agroforestry and be responsible for the overall implementation of activities in the project area in accordance with Vi Agroforestry's policy, approved plan, operations approved plan, budget, and budget.

You should lead by example and act as a mentor to all employees .

Main Task

  • Oversee that the project is in line with the overall program and organisation's strategic and operational plans.

  • Oversee the planning, support and supervise management team and follow up on day to day activities.

  • Responsible for ensuring that stated cost constraints are adhered to and that financial accounting is conducted in an irreproachable manner.

  • Placing great importance on maintaining good conduct and relationships with farming families, in order to inform them about and encourage them to participate in program activities.

  • Maintain and develop effective monitoring of the quality and intensity of the field work and reporting on the activities in accordance with program and Stockholm office requirements.

  • Establishing, Maintaining and developing good relationships with all stockholders .

  • Coordinating all unit heads and ensuring that set targets are met.

  • Ensuring project activities are within regulations and policies of the country and region.

    Qualifications

  • BSc. or MSc in Agroforestry, Natural resource management, Project management or other relevant education.

  • Good leadership and analytical skills

  • Self-driven person, highly flexible with problem solving skills.

  • Several years of experience working as Project Manager or similar position.

  • Experience in economic management, financial and progress reporting

  • Excellent skills in English and Kiswahili.

    Application Deadline; 21st October.

    Program Director

    Vi Agroforestry

    P.O.Box 3160, Kisumu

    Email: bo.lager@viafp.org

    Tel.057-2020386 (Office)

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