Diakonia Sweden Vacancies in Kenya

Diakonia Sweden Program Manager - Africa Economic Justice Vacancies in Kenya

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development and implementation of the program strategy and provide leadership in the delivery of the programme objectives
  • Dialogue and co-ordination with donor agencies, international NGOs, and other strategic actors in the social and economic justice sector.
  • Oversee the finance and administration of the programme, overall responsible for the program budget
  • Follow-up/monitoring and assessment of partners’, review partners’ narrative and financial reporting.
  • Ensure that institutional audits have been done according to Diakonia’s and donors conditions.
  • Assess partners’ funding applications (strategic plans, annual work plans and budgets).
  • Continuous analysis of the program in relation to the contemporary African context and the areas of concern for Diakonia.
  • Produce narrative and financial reports and evaluations of the program.
  • Regular follow up/monitoring of partners’ work through partner visits.
  • Support partner institutional strengthening based on their capacity assessment.
  • Responsible for information management system including documentation of programme related information on partners.
  • Attend and arrange exchanges of experiences, conferences and meetings.
  • Identify and analyse/assess possible new partner organisations.
  • Identify potential donors and fundraise.

    Education & Competencies

  • Master’s degree in development, sociology, economics or other social sciences.
    Training in Finance and Human Resource Management
  • A minimum of seven (7) years progressive relevant experience in development work in a developing country is mandatory with three (3) of those in
    senior management.
  • Very good thematic knowledge of economic justice issues including investments, financial flows (e.g. debt, capital flight, aid)
  • Experience of gender mainstreaming into programmatic work.
  • Experience of work supervision, programme development and budget monitoring.
  • Strong skills in monitoring and evaluation
    Good knowledge of Project Cycle Management
  • Experience of advocacy, networking and communication work.
  • Experience in strategic program fundraising.
  • Experience of leading workshops and trainings.
  • Good administrative and financial ability and staff management experience.
  • Excellent language skills in English.
  • Knowledge in French and Swedish is an advantage.
  • Flexibility to travel to country programmes


  • Send your application including a cover letter and a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, contact details and professional referees by close of business 16th October, 2017.

    For more information and job application details, see; Diakonia Sweden Program Manager - Africa Economic Justice Vacancies in Kenya Jobs in Kenya

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