Cowater International Project Officer Jobs in Kenya
Cowater International Project Officer Jobs in KenyaSummary of the Position The Project Officer will work under the direction of the Team’s Vice President and will work closely with Project Managers/Directors to implement project activities in a range of international projects in the sectors noted above.
The Project specific tasks include proposal preparation and business development; technical support to Managers and Directors in support of project delivery; and research.
The candidate should have an interest in the key global issues affecting developing countries and a desire to establish a career in international development.
Identify prospective projects using published/online materials, direct contact with clients and target market personnel (working closely with Cowater International’s Business Development team in these efforts).
Assist in preparation of expressions of interest and proposals, including drafting/editing of content, and identification/incorporation of research material.
Support recruitment of international and local team members for future and current group projects.
Providing overall support for new and existing projects as requested, including assistance with budget preparation/monitoring and contract administration.
Supporting Project Managers to ensure all reports are prepared and submitted to Clients according to the contract and in a timely manner.
Editing project documents for ease of reading and syntax as requested by Project Managers.
Recent graduate with a Master’s degree in economics, international affairs, public policy/administration, political science, or any other related field with very strong academic performance; or
Bachelor’s degree with 1-2 years of equivalent work experience.
At least one year of relevant professional experience (2-3 years preferred).
Outstanding research, analysis and written communication skills in English.
Ability to summarise complex documents and identify / prioritise client compliance requirements in tenders and related documents.
Ability to effectively prioritise multiple tasks within a group environment.
Multi-tasking skills (prioritising and juggling various tasks effectively).
Familiarity with donor institutions and the international development sector.
Working proficiency in a second language of direct relevance to Cowater International’s work (i.e. French, Spanish, Portuguese or Arabic).
How to Apply
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