Africa Youth Trust (AYT) Peace Building and Conflict Resolution Program Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Africa Youth Trust (AYT) is an Independent, non-partisan, development and advocacy organization. AYT was created to spearhead a Youth Led Development model in Kenya with a view of replication in other African Countries.

We are looking for talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of harnessing the productive energies of youth towards peace, equity and prosperity within and across communities in Africa.

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Position Title: Program Officer – Peace Building and Conflict Resolution

Terms of Service: Contract
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya (with local travel)
Reference: Ref-PO-005
Duties and responsibilities
  • Planning processes of the project, writing program reports and developing tools to monitor progress and evaluate impact of activities for effective implementation.
  • Ensure effective and timely implementation of outlined project activities.
  • Working with the Monitoring and Evaluation officer to develop the M&E Plan for the project.
  • Developing training curriculum for the project.
  • Assist the program manager in identifying strategic opportunities for mainstreaming peace building process.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining productive working relationships with key partners in fields related to peace building and conflict resolution.
  • Develop new concepts and implementation methodology for the project.
  • Advice the program manager around the issues related to governance and peace building.
  • Design and manage peace building programs that support peace and democratic process.
  • Oversee effective and efficient management of all of the peace building project and ensuring it meets its stated objectives, is of high quality, well managed, and remains innovative and responsive to the changing needs.
  • Build the capacity of existing local authorities, various interest groups, local and national decision-makers and partners on peace and conflict resolution approaches.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the Project Manager.
  • Should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social science.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in working in projects dealing with gender and peace.
  • Must be knowledgeable on youth issues.
  • Should have good organizational, research and training skills.
If you meet the highlighted qualifications, please email your CV and application letter indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role, clearly quoting the job title and job reference to

The deadline for application is Friday, 29th June,2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Africa Youth Trust
off Laikipia Road, Gate No. 3
P.O. Box 51874 – 00100
Nairobi – Kenya

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