Coffey Regional Programme Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Coffey Regional Programme Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Reducing Insecurity and Violent Extremism in the Northern and Coastal regions of Kenya (RE-INVENT) Programme: a 5-year DFID funded programme that aims to enhance Kenyan capacity and capability to address inter-communal conflict, weak community-police relations, violence against women and girls (VAWG), violent extremism and election related violence.

It will support the continued advancement of police reforms to improve the management, oversight and accountability of the police force.

The programme will build on the experience of the Jamii Thabiti Programme (2014-2019).

The Regional Programme Officer (RPO) will provide support to the implementation of the RE-INVENT programme at the county and regional level.

The RPO will work closely with the Regional Technical Lead to ensure successful delivery of programme interventions at the county and regional level.

The RPO responsibilities will include:


  • In collaboration with the Regional Technical Lead, develop and the drive implementation of local level robust interventions.
  • Undertake periodic analysis of gaps, coordination opportunities and mapping of entry points to enhance interventions and promote responsive programming.
  • Support the Regional Technical Lead with county coordination, development and monitoring of workplans and budgets, and the delivery of activities.
  • Lead regional and county reporting and documentation of RE-INVENT programme activities and collate case studies and lessons learnt.
  • Contribute to the visual profiling of the programme activities by ensuring visual material like photos are collected and filed.

    Downstream engagement

  • Support the mapping and initial assessments of the context and potential downstream partners at county and regional level.
  • As guided by the Regional Technical Lead, support communication and relationships between downstream partners the programme at county level.
  • Coordinate programme
    reporting from downstream partners ensuring programme reports are received on time and to RE-INVENT’s requirements.
  • Review and provide feedback to partners on quarterly reports and concept note processes.
  • Support the Regional Technical Lead to ensure that partners’ activities are implemented in a timely manner.

    Special requirements/ qualifications and experience
  • A Masters degree or its equivalent in Social Science or Relevant subject to peace and security sector
  • Minimum 5 years experience in similar role
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of justice and security related programmes in Kenya
  • Experience of engaging with Government of Kenya security agencies and county authorities
  • Practical experience working in similar programmes
  • Outstanding knowledge and practical expertise in project management
  • If required, the role may be relocated in line with the Client’s expectations.
  • Any additional travel and out of office hours work may be required.
  • Any other duties as may be required for the exigency of the programme.

    How to Apply
  • Interested applicants should submit:
  • Cover letter (stating the preferred location i.e either Coast or Upper Eastern on the subject line) together with/(as part) of your resume by 4th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Coffey Regional Programme Officer - Jobs in Kenya

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