WeWorld Project Manager Jobs in Kenya

WeWorld Project Manager Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

The Project Manager will be responsible for the successful implementation of the project’s activities and the effective coordination of the consortium members (5 partners included WeWorld) S/he will be accountable to the Country Representative. H/she will also support the Country Representative to strengthen and expanding the action of WeWorld in Kenya.

Main Tasks and Responsabilities

Project Management

  • Elaborate and implement the project’s activities and financial planning (including the establishment of milestones) to be approved by the Country Representative

  • Logistics and supply: preparation of procurement documents (BoQ, General and Specific Technical Specifications documents), active participation to the supplier selection (quotation process, opening and evaluation process) and contracts redaction/review

  • In collaboration with the Country Representative, the project staff and the consortium’s partners, contribute to the development, upgrade and implementation of an appropriate and effective project strategy

  • Develop the MEAL system and tools of the Project assuring the coherence, supervise its application and contribute to a sound analysis of the results, to the Project’s impact, and to the effective use of resources

  • Provide quality advise to donors’ system and other relevant stakeholders on issues that may impact the achievement of project outcomes

  • Validate the work plans prepared by the project staff

  • Supervise quality and transparency of the data reporting

  • Provide the Country Representative with regular action plans/project updates and inform her of any deviations from the plan

  • Other tasks as requested by the Country Representative

    Coordination and Representation

  • Establish and maintain a fruitful relationship with the consortium’s members as well as with other local and international NGOs, formal and informal groups of local civil society, etc.

  • Ensure constant and cooperative relations with AICS and other donors relevant for the project

  • Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication with all the relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships

  • Participate in thematic coordination networks and meetings (called by the civil society and/or the donors), representing WeWorld according with the indications of the Country Representative and feeding her back accordingly with relevant issues and updates

  • Organize relevant meetings/presentations of the project and/or of WeWorld program to the relevant stakeholders and follow up the implementation

  • Participate in the internal coordination meetings held by the project and to the WeWorld internal coordination meetings held in Nairobi Office

    HR Management

  • Assure the recruitment and training process of the project staff under his/her responsibility in line with the implementation plan and with the support of WeWorld senior staff

  • Assure the direct management of the Project staff under WeWorld component and a proper information flow between the project team

  • Provide technical advice (especially on gender empowerment, sexual reproductive health and gender based violence), coordination and supervision to the project staff under his/her responsibility and lead and motivate them, ensuring clarity over project plans and priorities and encouraging effective teamwork

  • Establish performance objectives per each staff under his/her responsibility and ensure that performance reviews are conducted

    Monitoring of project activities

  • Definition of the monitoring plan and specific tools to assess the progress of the project in cooperation with the consortium’s partners
    Monitoring of activities implementation and of results/objectives achievement through field visits, meetings with partners and stakeholders, data collection and data analysis

  • Manage the project budget and ensure that all expenses are in line with the budget and meet the standards/requirements of WeWorld and AICS with regards to financial management, accountability and good governance, in strict collaboration with the Project Finance Manager,
    the WeWorld Kenya Finance Manager and the Regional Unit for Southern and Eastern Africa

    Reporting and Accountability

  • Setting up and monitoring of periodic (monthly) internal reporting to be filled in by project staff

  • Drawing up of narrative and financial reports, interim and final (in collaboration with WeWorld local office and headquarters) to be sent to the Donor in compliance with agreed procedures and time schedule

  • Prepare activity/project reports and analysis of the data collected on a regular basis or upon request

  • Support to technical, financial and any other report upon request

  • Provide regular reports/updates to the Country Representative on all activities carried out

  • Any other task not here listed and necessary to the project and activities

  • During, or at the end of the assignment, provide a proper handover

    Strengthening WeWorld action in Kenya

  • Support the Country Representative in the constant updating and implementation of WeWorld strategy in the country

  • Support the Country Representative in ensuring good relations with donors relevant for WeWorld (AICS, EU, UN agencies, bilateral cooperations, etc.)

  • Support the Country Representative in establishing and strengthening strategic partnerships with other NGOs and relevant stakeholders

  • Support the design and implementation of need assessments and the development of new project proposals for institutional and private donors in line with WeWorld strategy in the country

  • Ensure proactive attitude and inputs towards the identification of trainings for staff and provide technical trainings to WeWorld’ staff

    Qualifications and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, political or social sciences, international affairs, economics, or related fields

  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken Italian and English

  • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

    Professional experience

  • At least 4 years of professional experience in international cooperation for development

  • Proved experience in managing development projects funded by AICS, preferably in the field of human rights, gender, sexual and reproductive health.

  • Proved experience application of PRAG

  • Experience in gender empowerment programming and gender mainstreaming

  • Proved experience in successful project proposals writing

    Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrable program/technical and budget management skills, planning, reporting, monitoring and evaluation skills

  • Ability to assess needs and write new project proposals

  • Excellent relationship-building, interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively represent WeWorld in consortium, networks and with donors

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Sound verbal and written communication skills, with ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders

  • Proven ability to design and lead training engagement with staff and partners to enhance skills and adapt to changing program demands

  • Positive attitude to work, self-reflective, motivated, inspired, collegial

  • Proven ability to work well in and promote teamwork, thrive in a multi-cultural environment, be flexible and handle pressure with professional grace

  • Proactive and dynamic attitude

  • Good listening and communication skills

  • Strong commitment to the mission of WeWorld, genuine interest for international cooperation development topics

  • Demonstrates integrity with regards to NGO values and ethical standards

  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; WeWorld Project Manager Jobs in Kenya

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