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Rise and Learn Project Manager & Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Kenya


Responsibilities

  • To foresee overall execution of project activities in the absence of the Chief of Party.
  • Coordination of planned activities according to proposal plan and funding protocol.
  • Monitor and carry out the day-to-day reporting related to the project, including formal reporting to USAID
  • Ensure the alliance is compliant to USAID guidelines on contracting, financial disbursements, sub-grants, procurement and report any noted deviations for quick correction.
  • Responsible to track reporting guidelines and advise on rules and regulations on –going activities
  • Responsible for providing accurate and timely donor reports, with inputs from partners and program staff.
  • Responsible for progress of work through monitoring progress against set targets, establishing and ensuring regular maintenance and updates to the M&E systems on relevant activities and impact.
  • Compiling necessary data for the purpose of reporting to USAID
  • Regular communication with project team members, sub-awardees and contractors
  • Ensuring USAID compliance, in budget tracking, and procurement of goods of services including insurance services.
  • Managing activity budgets and project data bases, including processing relevant financial transactions, reviewing budget/expenditure with
  • Chief of Party to ensure all documents are up to date
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Chief of Party.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in agricultural studies or development field with over 8 years of work experience OR
  • Master’s Degree in Development field with continuous work experience of not less than 3 years in similar filed.
  • Strong report writing and communications skills, including critical thinking
  • Fluent in English (working knowledge of French would be considered advantageous)
  • Experience working in smallholder agriculture sector in Africa and development organizations
  • Experience in managing several USAID grants
  • Experience with developing and managing diverse partnerships
  • Experience in project management and accounting
  • Ability to work in a virtual team, often at great distances

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should send their resume by 15th December, 2017 to:

    [email protected]

    For more information and job application details, see; Rise and Learn Project Manager & Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Kenya

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