COVAW Programmes Manager Jobs in Kenya
COVAW Programmes Manager Jobs in Kenya
Purpose: To manage the day to day implementation and management of programmes and resource mobilization for Coalition on Violence Against Women (COVAW).**
Coalition on Violence Against Women (COVAW) is a Kenyan women’s rights organization founded on human rights and feminist principles, that seeks to promote women’s rights.
COVAW works towards a society free from all forms of violence against women and girls.
The Programmes Manager must understand how the role impacts on the success of the programmes and long term financial stability of the institution.
Inputs to the development of COVAW strategy and objectives
Planning and budgeting for programmes
Ensuring the development, implementation and monitoring of programmes
Preparing progress reports for decision making by COVAW and external stakeholders
With the Executive Director, implement the resource mobilization strategy
Co-ordinating seamless training sessions including availability of venues and training materials
Implementing fund raising strategy
Ensuring conduct of baseline surveys, internal and external project surveys in implementation areas
Representing COVAW in meetings with donors and key COVAW partners
The Programmes Manager will be expected to;
Present ideas clearly, negotiates confidently and persuasively
Create partnerships and alliances
Build an environment of mutual respect and trust
Employ a team approach; recognizes the balance of collaborating, leading and following
Plan, prioritises and focuses on what is critical
Demonstrate personal career planning
Think creatively and innovatively; seeks new or ‘reinventing’ opportunities
Recognize the value of professional networking and personal career planning
Balance work, family and community obligations
Remain flexible and positive in a time of continuing change
Celebrate achievements for self and others
Reports to the Executive Director
Member of the Senior Management Team
Has established strong working
relationships with colleagues especially Programmes Officers
Has established excellent networks and working relationships with external stake holders including donors and other stake holders
Decision Making Authority:
The job demands implicitly taking a view of the risks and odds against a shifting background and the jobholder will be expected to step beyond the boundary of readily available answers to find solutions.
Required Qualifications and Competencies
Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or law. **
Minimum 5 years’ experience, three of which as a senior programmes officer in a reputable medium to large NGO or similar not for profit organisations.
Strong time management and organizational skills.
Experience in working in a diverse team and with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Excellent negotiation skills
Excellent communication skills
Fluency speaking and writing in English and Kiswahili
Very good interpersonal skills
Monitoring, evaluation and learning skills
Computer Literacy (including excel skills).
The successful candidate must also demonstrate COVAW values as follows**: Integrity, Dignity, Courage, Commitment and Solidarity.**
How to Apply
Send your cover letter and CV only marked “Programmes Manager ” by 23rd October 2020 to
email@example.com.** stating the expected salary.
CVs will be reviewed as they are received. COVAW encourages, promotes and supports diversity in all aspects of its work.
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