PROJECT ASSISTANT- GLOBAL CLIMATE FUND

  • Muchai Dr, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Full-time

Company Description

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in 100 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis.  These solutions have a broad range, from disaster response to food and nutrition to education and work for women and girls to healthy mothers and children. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because when they have equal access to resources, they lift their families and communities out of poverty. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for 75 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us, and Fight with CARE.​

 

Job Description

Reporting to the Project Manager, project assistant is responsible for supporting the activities geared towards the national workshop, synthesis of regional workshop report and planning and implementation of national workshop in collaboration with various project stakeholders. The project assistant will work with CSO from the regional workshops, partner organizations and relevant government stakeholders to accomplish the deliverables described below.

ROLES AND RESPOSIBILITIES

  • Support Preparation of National CSO workshop, workshop materials, dissemination (online and print versions) of the existing CSO materials and support in preparation of Online webinars
  • Responsible for administrative support in Pre-planning meetings with CSO Stakeholders/Platform
  • Responsible for the administration, procurement and Logistical processes to facilitate the CSO Meetings
  • Develop timely workshop reports
  • Administratively support webinars and workshops  to promote country experiences and knowledge on the GCF and cross learning among GCF implementing partners
  • Plan and support scheduled field visits activities to GCF funded project locations in the country

Qualifications

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Environmental science, social sciences  or equivalent
  •  At least two (2) years of relevant working experience, including a minimum of one (1) year working on local governance, capacity building and climate change programs with diverse teams
  • Experience working with civil society organizations within counties and nationally
  • Experience working in advocacy from a civil society context
  • Strong practical experience in working with Local /County  government and Civil society organizations
  • Strong facilitation and communication skills
  • Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to gender and diversity
  • Proven ability to plan, organize and prioritize work, together with the ability to remain calm under pressure often in difficult circumstances and not lose sight of operational priorities.
  • Competence in numeracy is essential.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential
  • Customer centric attitude with strong process management skills

Additional Information

WORKING CONDITIONS

This position will be based in Nairobi with some travel to the project sites.

Contacts/Key Relationships 

This role is expected to establish and maintain open, professional, and cordial relations with the COs internal and external customers. These include and not limited to:

External: Government agencies, partner organizations, key project stakeholders, service providers

Internal: CARE staff, Project team

Deadline to receive all applications will be on or before  23rd August 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.