Programme Manager Job at Youth Alive! Kenya

On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
As part of strengthening the operations of Youth Alive! Kenya, we seek to recruit a suitable young person to join our impressive team of professionals as a Programme Manager.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the position will entail providing direct assistance to the Youth Alive! Kenya head office Nairobi’s programme’s department.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership, effective management, coordination as well as technical advice to all project coordinators handling the various projects
  • Provide technical direction to the development and implementation of all project activities
  • Develop strategic partnerships with relevant government agencies as well as other non-governmental and private sector agencies
  • Track/monitor progress against programme milestones and activities, against scheduled work plans and overall programme objectives
  • Ensure all programme documentation meets the required quality and compile and share timely and quality reports.
  • Work with the with the rest of the team on resource mobilization for the various programmes
  • Any other duty you may be called upon to do from time to time
Desired Skills & Qualifications
  • Must be below the age of 30 years;
  • Must be a hold a bachelors degree in law, sociology, management or other related fields from a reputable university
  • Must have at least 3 years experience working in a non-profit and overseeing the implementation of a broad based programme
  • Must have a strong disposition to working with disadvantaged people, an unmatched drive for social profits and bias towards the protection and promotion of human rights;
  • Must be a self-starter who can work independently and handle multiple priorities and deadlines;
  • Must be an outstanding role model for young people, of unquestionable integrity and high ethical standards.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills with fluency in English;
  • Must be a team player with the ability to work with others to achieve high goals in a fast paced and culturally diverse environment;
If you believe you merit our consideration, please email us your letter of application alongside detailed Curriculum Vitae with three referees, email and day-time telephone contacts to be received by the close of business on the   Friday 26 April2013 to [email protected]
The email should have a subject line:  PROGRAMME MANAGER.
We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
If you do not hear from us by 15th May 2013 consider your application unsuccessful.
Kindly indicate Salary Expectation in your application.
Applications that fail to state this shall not be considered.
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