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Action Against Hunger
P.0. Box: 39900-00623, Nairobi
Nairobi, Nairobi

Phone: +254 20 4348581
Web: https//www.actionagainsthunger.org.uk

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Job ID: 59714
Job Views: 2620
Location: Nairobi, Turkana, Kenya
Zip Code: 00623
Job Category: Nonprofit-Social Services
Employment Type: Full time


Salary: ksh350,000.00 per month
Posted: 08.15.2017




Senior Economic and Social Recovery Project Manager



Job Description

Action Against Hunger is part of the Action Against Hunger International network, which provides humanitarian relief in over 40 countries worldwide in the sectors of nutrition, health, water/sanitation, and food security. Action Against Hunger-USA, an independent NGO, currently manages operations in 9 countries: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, South Sudan, Nigeria, Pakistan, Cambodia, Tanzania, Uganda, Haiti. Action Against Hunger has over $60 million in programs, and approximately 1,500 permanent staff based in New York City, Washington D.C, Nairobi, and country offices. Additional growth is anticipated.

Description

YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE TO ENDING WORLD HUNGER BY . . .

Coordinating and implementing of Economic & Social Inclusive Recovery Project for the Lake Turkana (RESILAT) activities in the country of intervention, in conjunction with the regional office, the host mission and project partners.



Requirements

KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE:

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  • Ensure the functioning and coordination of the national RESILAT program unit in Kenya.
  • Support the implementation and ensure reporting of the project.
  • Ensuring Quality and Accountability of the RESILAT Program.
  • Ensure Kenya national Project Unit contribution to the regional Project strategy.
  • Provide technical and administrative leadership of the project team.

DOES THIS DESCRIPTION FIT YOU?

  • You have an advanced University degree (Masters) preferably in project management development (a priority), advocacy or humanitarian studies, international relations or political science.
  • You have a professional experience of minimum 5 years in coordinating and managing development activities (a priority) or humanitarian activities in a complex environment.
  • You have professional experience in supervision of multicultural technical teams and management of and in a consortium will be given positive consideration. You have advanced knowledge of donors’ guidelines and procedures (EU/AFD).
  • You are calm under pressure, diplomatic & able to easily adapt to changing circumstances.
  • You are able to adjust your own style to represent Action Against Hunger appropriately with a range of national counterparts and have ability to effectively interact with government counterparts, local organizations, civil society, and private sector.
  • You can collaborate with the AAH advocacy department and develop & implement a community acceptance advocacy strategy keeping in line with project strategy.
  • You are goal-oriented while also being genuinely committed to helping others succeed.
  • You are a Fluent English and French speaker.

Benefits

Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: -

  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities
  • Child allowance

For an all-inclusive list of benefits check the Action Against Hunger Website.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should apply by e-mail only to careers@actionagainst-hunger.org.uk. Subject line should read “Senior Economic and Social Recovery Project Manager” only; a cover letter and resume or CV should be attached. Submissions which do not follow the above instructions will not be considered as applicants.








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