DSW Project Assistant Jobs in Kisumu, Kenya

DSW Project Assistant Jobs in Kisumu, Kenya


Overall Goal:

  • The Project Assistant supports the Programs and Projects department in successfully implementing Project goals. This position reports to the Project Coordinator.
    S /He is responsible for youth organizing and social mobilization and coordination of capacity building actions at the project site to ensure the realization of project objectives.

    Specific Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of all project activities in liaison with the Project Officer.

  • Support the implementation the DSW-supported program activities that complement the Youth Empowerment Initiative.

  • Participate in partner meetings at the county level and support periodic project reviews and reflections.

  • Undertake regular visits to project areas to backstop challenges and ensure project implementation is on course.

  • Support the preparation of quality and timely project reports in accordance with the project document.

  • Support the resource mobilization efforts to ensure continued resourcing of DSW Programmes.

  • Support documentation of lessons and actions to profile project outcomes.

  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

    Requirements and Experience

  • Diploma in community development or related field with at least 3 years’ working experience in an NGO setting.

  • Trainings in participatory methodologies and an added advantage.

  • Good understanding of youth and women empowerment and Reproductive health issues.

  • Good networking
    and capacity building skills, good communication skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to work independently and within a team.

  • High level of personal integrity.

    How to Apply

  • If interested, please send your application (CV and motivation letter stating your current and expected salary) with the reference “Project Officer-Mombasa” or “Project Officer-Nairobi” or “Project Officer-Kisumu” (indicate specific preferred location) clearly indicated in the email subject line to:

  • vacancies@dswkenya.org

  • Ideal start date: Immediate.

  • Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

  • This position is open to persons who are Kenyan Citizens or those with the right to work in Kenya.

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • DSW is an equal opportunity employer and does not require applicants to pay money at any stage during the recruitment process.


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