Mercy Corps International Vacancies in Kenya
Mercy Corps International Program Manager Vacancies in KenyaEssential Job FunctionsProgram Management: Lead the conceptualization, implementation and continual improvement of dynamic, analysis-rooted development interventions in Turkana County in collaboration with Lodwar-based GIRL and REAP team;
Office Management:Ensure proper logistics, administration, human resources and transport needs of the program are conducted within Mercy Corps policy and with the maximum benefit to the program;
Monitoring and Evaluation: Coordinate and share information with the GIRL Program Director to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are being achieved. Advise both on suggested improvements and necessities, as required;
External Representation and Coordination:Ensure establishment and maintenance of relationships with communities, village councils and local government in Turkana target areas;
Knowledge and Experience
Master’s Degree in business, economic development or other relevant field is preferred;
At least 5 years of relevant experience with positions of progressively greater responsibilities;
Management and demonstrated success building, managing and leading a team of professionals;
Strong writing, communication, organization, prioritization and negotiating skills;
Excellent (English) verbal and written communication skills with proven financial management skills;
Local language skills a plus;
Excellent quantitative skills required. Financial accounting experience preferred;
building and maintaining strong/productive relations with implementing and strategic partner agencies is preferred. This includes coordinating with government authorities and counterparts;
Experience working in conflict environments is preferred;
Security management experience in remote and insecure environments;
Strong computer literacy with a full knowledge of office applications.
How to apply
Interested candidates who meet the above required qualifications and experience should submit a Cover Letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing three professional references (including a recent supervisor) to
Before 9th October, 2017.
The email subject line must clearly show the job title and location they are applying for.
Applications without an appropriate subject heading will be automatically disqualified.
Please do not attach any certificates.
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