Living Water Service Center (LWSC) Program Manager Jobs in Kenya

Living Water Service Center (LWSC) Program Manager Jobs in Kenya

Living Water Service Center (LWSC), an affiliate of Living Water International is a Christian based Non – Governmental Organization that works in the area of WASH in rural vulnerable communities in Kenya.

LWSC, seeks to recruit for the position of a Program Manager.

The program Manager reports to the Country Director of LWSC.

Duty Station: Nairobi, with frequent travel to the field office.

The key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development of the program design with key stakeholders and ensure it is in compliance and compatibility with the LWI global strategic plan.
  • Manage the needs assessments, projects design, proposals writing, evaluation and report writing for LWSC programs:
  • Proposal writing and development for fund raising and partnerships.
  • Monitor, evaluate and develop the action plan to correct past projects not achieving desired outcome;
  • Provide technical advisory and support to the Country Director on project and programs.
  • Support the Country Director in capacity building and training of program staff
    Together with the WASH Engineer, M&E officer, H&S coordinator & CCM Manager, develop and adapt training manuals /materials to be sued in the local context;
  • Efficient and timely reporting as per LWI/LWSC requirements for information systems (LWIS), quarterly reports, monthly reports, project specific reports, donor reports and MSC stories.
  • Manage the program related procurement and take responsibility for authorization of program purchases as per the LWI procurement processes
  • Manage external consultants and individuals sub-contracted to implement hardware contracts and other program components
  • Develop relationships with major stakeholders in WPA areas
  • Represent the Country Director In regional and national WASH and Church related development forums.
  • Understand and implement the LWI global quality standards and Kenya national
    WASH standards
  • Execute other tasks as required for the successful implementation of the program.


    The successful candidate will have the following knowledge and experience;

  • University Degree in a technical or managerial field i.e. engineering / business administration / international development or equivalent;
  • At least 5 years’ experience in program design, strategy implementation and leadership;
  • 3 years’ experience in financial analysis/budget management
  • Personnel / Team management experience
  • Program design and implementation for an established International NGO with fully fledged WASH programs;
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects and their effectiveness:
  • Has up to date knowledge of best practices in both national and international WASH strategies.

    How to Apply
  • Suitably qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter (one page only) explaining their suitability for the position and a Curriculum Vitae (no more than 5 pages) with details of qualifications and work experience including 3 references- professional and spiritual.
  • Living Water Service Centre is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Applications e to be submitted to: by COB 6th September 2019.
  • Please do not attach scanned certificates.
  • Should you be shortlisted, you will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date.
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