Save the Children International Programme Officer, Child Rights Governance (CRG) Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children International Programme Officer, Child Rights Governance (CRG) Jobs in Kenya

Level 3 – the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

The Regional Programme Unit was set up to hold regional institutions and mechanisms to account towards fulfillment of the rights of children. This provides leverage so that rights of children be respected by African governments where SCI has a presence.


Project and budget management support

  • Provide day to day support in direct programme implementation to the programme coordinators’ by developing detailed implementation plans against approved budgets.
  • Supporting project coordinators on the compilation of partner dibursement paperwork in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Lead in submission of monthly cash forecasts to Finance.
  • Contribute to partner monitoring activities and follow up of agreed action plans with CRG partners;
  • Support monthly tracking of expenditures through review of monthly BVAs to ensure captured expenses are correctly reflected in the Agresso system on the months foretasted;
  • Support the Coordinators and Manager on key project outputs when requested in order to meet deadlines;
  • Maintains and updates team’s databases and mailing lists including the CRG page on share-point;
  • Supports with the development of calendar of key events and activities;
  • Writes routine reports and correspondence, and assists with the development of project/program materials;
  • Contributes to electronic filing of team documents, particularly partner paperwork on Awards Management System (AMS);
  • Organizes regular team meetings and conference calls/video-conferences, often over different time zones, including the preparation and distribution of documents;
  • Takes a lead role in documenting the regular team meetings and other meetings including acition plans;
  • Assists in the orientation of new staff, interns, research partners and consultants by providing them with the necessary documents and materials for orientation; and
  • Works with programme team, and MEAL Coordinator to document results, use of quality benchamarks in preparation for annual reporting, and drive quality programming.

    Procurement Coordination –CRG:

  • Leads and coordinates the development
    of procurement plans for the CRG team according to detailed implementation and approved budgets.
  • Support the procurement process for consultants and other service providers, as per the approved procurement plan

    Logistical Support: Travel, Events and Workshops:

  • Coordinates logistical arrangements for workshops,events and meetings for CRG;
  • Liaises with Specialized Services staff, and supply chain staff regarding venue, travel, hotels, room organization and logistics;
  • Liaises with and assists project coordinators and consultants as required to ensure smooth functioning of activities;
  • Coordinates and disseminates all internal and external material, including publicity and background documents for events; coordinates appropriate mailings or distribution;
  • Prepares training kits or information packages and sends material to participants in a timely manner, together with the programme team members;
  • Coordinates registration process and acts as contact person for the participants;
  • Reconciles workshop and events expenditures and submits them for authorization and payment, in collaboration with the finance team;
  • Fulfill function of rapporteur when required at key meetings and workshops’
  • Handles preparations, scheduling, logistics, and other various requirements travel, and
  • Maintains and regularly updates travel plans and budget amounts to provide an accurate overview of the Programme Team Schedules.


  • An undergraduate degree in Law, Social Sciences, International Relations or other related field;
  • At least 1 years’ experience in implementing governance projects or programs preferably in the child rights space, economic justice and or financing for development;
  • Knowledge on regional institutions that address economic justice and governance for instance the AU, African Development Bank, East African Community, UN Economic Commission for Africa.

    How to Apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th June, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children International Programme Officer, Child Rights Governance (CRG) Jobs in Kenya

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