Girl Child Network Project Officer Job in Turkana County, Kenya

The Girl Child Network (GCN) is an independent, non-political, non-religious, not for profit membership organization of over 300 organizations that includes key government ministries, departments and individuals working to improve the status of children ¡n Kenya with emphasis on the girl child.

The Network was born ¡n 1995 as a follow up of the Beijing Platform for Action and implementation of Article 12, The Girl Child.

It is from this that GCN draws its mandate which is to primarily mainstream children activities with a focus on the girl child, in the development sector through advocacy, information sharing, action implementation and strengthening of children programming in Kenya.

Within the Education program, GCN is implementing a project, ‘Kenya Equity in Education Project (KEEP)’ that aims to increase participation of girls and children with disability in education. The KEEP project is being implemented in Turkana and Kajiado Counties.

We invite suitably qualified and experienced candidates to join our dynamic team in the below specified position: Project Officer – Turkana County

The project officer shall be responsible for implementation of the project; formation and strengthening of school and community based initiatives to support girls’ access, enrolment, retention, transition and participation in education to higher levels.

Qualifications and Experience

  • The successful candidate should possess a minimum
    of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and/or Social Sciences (Arts).
  • Must be computer literate and have a minimum of Five (5) years’ working experience in similar field.
  • S/he should have strong knowledge of the different dynamics in communities, good mobilization and report writing skills.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates who possess the required qualifications can send hard copy applications with detailed CV and relevant credentials, with current and expected salary, a daytime telephone contact and names of 3 referees to

    Girl Child Network,
    P.O. Box 2447 -00200,
    Valley View Office Park Building – City Park Drive,
    off Limuru Road, Nairobi

    or email to: with a cc to:

    Applications for all the positions close on 7th August 2018 at 4.00 p.m.

    Candidates from the target regions are encouraged to apply.

    Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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