Peace Brigade International - Project Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Peace Brigade International - Project Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Job Title:
  • Project Officer – Toolkit Organizer Project

  • Nairobi, Kenya

    Main purpose of the role:
  • The main role of the PBI Kenya TO Project Officer will be to coordinate and implement the TO project.
  • Additional work will be required to support the organisation with their general operations.

    Main duties, tasks and responsibilities
  • Coordinate the planning and implementation of PBI Kenya TO Project.
  • Ensure that activities of the PBI Kenya TO project are carried out and timeliness are kept
  • Ensure regular engagement with and coordination of Toolkit Organizers
  • Ensure effective monitoring of the implementation/progress on the ground.
  • Develop a clear & realistic work plan and implement it based on the TO project goals/objectives.
  • Networking and collaboration; e.g. represent PBI in meetings with (I)NGOs, relevant working groups and with state authorities, including the police.
  • Design, initiate, develop & implement campaigns together with the TO’s based on the most pressing issues affecting the communities in which TOs operate.
  • Organize and co-facilitate thematic workshops with W/HRDs and strategic partners.
  • Responsible for reporting on activities to/for PBI Kenya/Global/ & to donors.
  • Responsible for budgeting and accounting of Project activities / expenditures in coordination with PBI Kenya’s Finance Officer.
  • Support PBI Kenya in its program planning, evaluation and reporting as well as fundraising
  • Actively participate and represent the TO Project in different PBI/PBI Kenya internal meetings, Board meetings and Annual General Meetings.
  • Media engagement/ work both of and online)?

    Essential Qualifications / Person Specification
  • At least three years’ work experience with international NGOs / Human Rights Organisations.
  • Knowledge and experience in working with PBI would be an advantage.
  • Thorough understanding of the Kenyan political and social context with regard to Human Rights and especially SGBV.
  • Understanding of Kenyan police & legal structure in
    the context of gender related issues.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with the actors and stakeholders involved in gender related issues (i.e. police, medical personnel, gender focused organisations, etc.).
  • Demonstrable experience in project management roles and in advocacy.
  • Experience working with W/HRD-Grassroots organisations in informal settlements/ urban slums.
  • Experience and knowledge of awareness raising campaign work.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to function in highly stressful and/or threatening situations.
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural teams, cross-cultural environments.
  • Willingness to work outside normal hours (evenings, weekends), when required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
  • Excellent teamwork and listening skills and the ability to work independently and under pressure.
  • Good time management/ multitasking skills.
  • This position best suits an individual who is proactive, detail-oriented and shows initiative.
  • Experience in the non-profit sector and financial reporting to governments is desirable.

    Application Details
  • To apply, please send motivation letter and CV to Brandon McNally with subject TO Project Officer under following
  • Email:
  • You should indicate, point by point, how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification.
  • Please add names of three referees, including their current contact details.
  • We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • Deadline is 9th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Peace Brigade International - Project Officer - Jobs in Kenya

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