PROJECT MANAGER-REF: PM-15-03-2021

  • Siaya - Yimbo Rd, Siaya, Kenya
  • Full-time

Company Description

CARE International works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. We put women and girls in the centre because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities.

CARE currently works in 100 countries, helping millions of the world’s poorest people find routes out of poverty.

 

Job Description

R 1: Project Management

· Planning, management, coordination of the SBOSH and Beiersdorf projects implementation processes.

·  Provide technical support to partners and field based project staff and Community Based Trainers and CBOs to enable them meet the project goals, objectives and targets.

· Strengthen program linkages and foster good working relations with, Government representatives including health sector, community resource persons, private sector and civil society organizations.

·  Ensure compliance with CARE performance management systems for self and supervisees.

·  Supervision of 6 project staff –3 Field Officers, 1 project driver for SBOSH and another 1 Field Officer and 1Driver for Beiersdorf project.

·  Manage efficient usages of the projects materials and financial resources.

R 2: Project Business Growth

·  Develop key knowledge management products and disseminate client experiences for donor and government audiences.

·  Continue to identify business development opportunity and build concepts for fundraising.

R3: Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Documentation and Knowledge Management

• Compiles M&E reports of performance against set standards to demonstrate quality of

Interventions and share with internal and relevant external stakeholders.

• Takes leadership in identification and documentation of program successes and dissemination of lessons, best/promising practices within and externally.

R4: Representation and Coordination

· Enhance CARE’s visibility in County stakeholders meetings.

· Represent the sector and CARE in relevant strategic partnerships and policy engagements.

· Identify and sustain strategic partnerships, contacts and linkages to ensure effective Programming.

R 5: Any other relevant responsibility requested by line management

Qualifications

Experience: At least 5 years’ experience in project management in the field of Financial

Empowerment, livelihoods Value Chains development and trainings.

Bachelor degree in social science or other relevant area. Master’s Degree is an added Advantage.

At least 5 years work experience in value chain development and/or Livelihoods Programming.

COMPETENCIES

·  A broad grasp of socio cultural economic issues with respect to poverty, savings, and Enterprise development in rural settings

·   Technical knowledge in market development approach

·  Experience with working with county governments, civil society, donors and local communities

· Training/coaching/mentoring/ Facilitation skills and participatory approaches

· Strong conceptual and analytical skills

·  The ability to work independently, think innovatively and strategically and work effectively within a team

·  Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·  Detailed understanding and experience of gender and diversity issues and commitment to addressing inequalities in all the key areas of responsibility

· Demonstrate high levels of initiative

· Flexibility in tasks undertaken

· Ability to work under pressure and deadlines

· Understanding of development/relief issues

· Commitment to humanitarian principles and action

· Strong financial/budget management skills required

Additional Information

WORKING CONDITIONS

The Project Manager will operate from Siaya County with 70% field travels. Other CARE-Kenya policies will be applicable. This includes travel to remote areas and therefore has exposure to road travel.

Deadline to receive all applications will be on or before  22nd march 2021, at 5.00 p.m EAT. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

CARE does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. Qualified Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply. CARE has a commitment to gender, equity and diversity in our workplace and operations. CARE respects and values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, sexuality, ethnicity, age, disability, religion or politics. This is reflected in our recruitment decisions which are made entirely through a transparent, merit-based selection process. All CARE staffs are required to comply with the Code of Conduct, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) and Child Protection (CP) policies.