Mercy Corps International Vacancies in Kenya

Mercy Corps International Program Manager Vacancies in Kenya

Essential Job Functions

  • Program 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;
  • Experience in
    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

    [email protected]

    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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