Uraia Institutional Transformation Manager Jobs in Kenya

Uraia Institutional Transformation Manager Jobs in Kenya


Uraia Trust is a leading national organisation whose mission is to provide quality civic education and empower Kenyans to exercise their civic duty in order to realize their constitutional
aspirations.

Uraia seeks to recruit a highly competent individual for the position of Institutional
Transformation Manager.

The jobholder will be responsible for efficient and effective delivery of Uraia’s Institutional transformation programme activities which entail research, learning, monitoring and evaluation, resource mobilisation and sustainability, rapid response initiatives,capacity building and training and gender advocacy.

The key responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Develop and implement the institutional transformation strategy and focus, in
    consultation with Uraia Senior Management Team and provide leadership in day to day
    management of the Uraia Institutional Transformation Unit.
  • Ensure efficient and effective capacity building and training activities to support the
    institutional transformation initiatives of Uraia Trust. In addition, plan and participate in implementing post capacity assessment training support programmes for implementing
    partners.
  • Undertake and / or facilitate research necessary to ensure the undertaking of evidence led interventions by Uraia. In addition to ensure meaningful cooperation and partnership with the leading research institutions on democratic, governance and leadership, human rights and constitutional matters amongst other areas of interest by Uraia.
  • Take a lead in implementation of the Uraia Trust gender advocacy initiatives in liaison
    with the Head of Programmes
  • Ensure the innovative and effective use of information technology in support of Uraia
    Institutional transformation programme activities.
  • Ensure that institutional transformation incorporates environmental issues and gender
    issues.
  • Provide support in development of work plans, programming and budget review for
    programme activities.
  • Undertake the learning, monitoring and evaluation activities of Uraia in liaison with the head of programmes
  • Support in the resource mobilization and sustainability initiatives of Uraia Trust
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the Head of Programmes.
  • Undertake the learning, monitoring and evaluation activities of Uraia in liaison with the head of programmes
  • Support in the resource mobilization and sustainability initiatives of Uraia Trust
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by Head of Programmes.

    Focus areas of responsibility - % of time spent

  • Planning, Research, learning, monitoring and evaluation activities - 70%
  • Marketing, advocacy and administration - 20%
  • Reporting - 10%

    Required qualifications for the position:

    The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Economics or Development studies for reputable
    institution;
  • A master’s degree in management, Business Administration or Social Sciences is desirable;
  • At least 5 years’ experience in delivering programme related development projects, 3 years of which must be at management level;
  • Experience in leading monitoring and evaluation programs is an added advantage; and
  • Programme and project management skills, resource mobilization skill and financial
    management skills.

    How to apply

  • The engagement for this position will be for an initial contract of three years that is renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding. For more details about Uraia,
  • Any form of canvassing shall lead to
    automatic disqualification.
  • If you believe your career objectives match this exciting position, please forward your application letter and detailed CV stating your current position and salary if applicable, expected salary, contact details and quoting reference number UT/2018/10/05 with the subject being Application for Institutional Transformation Manager by close of business on 31st October 2018 addressed to:

    The Human Resources Unit
    Uraia Trust
    P O Box 28151-00100
    E- Mail: jobs@uraia.or.ke


  • Hard copy applications may also be submitted during working hours at Uraia Trust’s physical address located at Uraia House, Jacaranda Avenue, Off Gitanga Road, Nairobi.
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Uraia Institutional Transformation Manager Jobs in Kenya

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