Programme Assistant at VSF Germany

On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

VSF Germany is an international Non Governmental Organization, providing humanitarian aid and development assistance to pastoralists and vulnerable communities in areas where livestock is of importance. 

In the region, VSF Germany implements activities in Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, Somalia & Ethiopia.

With support in animal health, agriculture, marketing, food safety but also with developing the capacity of communities and governmental institutions or initiating peace and conflict resolution we work towards food security and strengthened livelihoods of pastoralist communities.

VSF Germany seeks to recruit a qualified and well experienced Programme Assistant

The position’s overall responsibilities will be supporting the Programme Department in the Regional office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the proposal and report writing for current and future projects.
  • Represent VSFG in technical and coordination meetings as agreed with the line manager
  • Support the information flow/communication among VSFG departments in the Regional office
  • Participate to field mission as planned and agreed with the line manager
  • Support collection and entry of data from the projects in the region
  • Develop a system for filing paper copies of records and copies of query reports and other activity reports.
  • Submit monthly reports to the Line Manager.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Line Manager.
Qualifications, Experience, Attributes & Skills Required
  • Bachelor degree in Agriculture, Social Science, International Development fields
  • Good ability to work in team and interest in learning
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize.
  • Excellent command of English both oral & written
  • Ability to travel on short term assignment to remote project locations
  • Quick learner
How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit an application letter and CV to: 

VSF Germany, 
Ngong’ Road, Piedmont Plaza, Opp. KSTC, 
PO Box 25653, 00603 
Nairobi, Kenya 
indicating the project, position, location and expected salary. 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Closing date for receiving applications is 29th August 2014,at or before 17.00hrs.

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