ACDI / VOCA Program Specialist Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

ACDI / VOCA Program Specialist Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya


Job Summary:

  • The Program Specialist will provide technical, operational, and administrative support to Scaling the Impacts of USAID Resilience Programming through Local Systems project.

  • As required, the specialist will work in close coordination with the Leader with Associates (LWA) staff.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide critical technical, operations, and backstopping support to the program.

  • Assist with the definition of key workflows, detailed procedures, and standard quality controls.

  • Assist in the preparation of reports, briefings, marketing materials, budgets, graphics, and presentations.

  • Review and process project-related documentation including invoices, ensuring program files and transactions are compliant, properly documented, and organized.

  • Liaise with LWA staff to organize meetings and conferences, including reservation of rooms, transportation, catering, and conference materials.

  • Collaborate with the LWA Communications Manager to develop and implement a coordinated communication strategy; assist in the preparation of reports, briefings, marketing materials, budgets, graphics, and presentations.

  • Provide desk research and communications support as needed.

  • Support additional technical, operational and administrative tasks, as necessary.

  • Provide desk research and communications support as needed.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, social sciences, development or similar relevant field

  • Experience in problem solving and identifying solutions that are compliant with USAID and ACDI/VOCA organization policies/procedures

  • Experience working in arid and semi-arid experience as well as working with pastoral communities

  • Expertise in developing operations procedures and processes to ensure efficient technical implementation

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to work effectively in a team or independently

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is a must, fluency in spoken Swahili is preferred

  • Willingness to conduct field travel to Nairobi and Isiolo, Marsabit, Garissa, Wajir, Turkana, West Pokot, Tana River, Lamu, Samburu and Mandera counties.

    How to Apply:

  • Please submit a resume to

  • HRKenya@acdivoca.org no later than June 11, 2020.

  • In the subject line, please include the position title.

  • Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

  • ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.

    EOE


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