Peace and Development Network Trust Programmes Manager Job in Kenya

Peace and Development Network Trust

PeaceNet Kenya is a national network of organizations and individuals focusing on building a culture of peace through strengthening broad based capacities to address conflict and security concerns in Kenya. 

The vision of PeaceNet Kenya is ‘‘A Peaceful and Stable Society that Upholds Equity and Development’. The organization intends to fill the following opportunity with a suitably qualified person that would steer its programming for peace to excellence.

Programmes Manager

The Candidate: Key Qualifications

Suitable candidates should:-
  • Have at least a Masters degree in social sciences from a reputable institution of higher learning in any of the following areas – Strategic management, peace studies, conflict, early warning systems, security studies or related fields.
  • Have at least 4 years progressive work experience in managing or coordinating programmes and activities of peacebuilding non-profit organizations in Kenya and/or the East African region
  • Possess skills in progrmme development, monitoring and evaluation and the entire project cycle management
  • Have experience in senior management of a busy non-profit organization
  • Be well versed with and knowledgeable on peace building and current peace/conflict situation in Kenya and the East Africa region
  • Have experience in establishing national, regional and international linkages with peace building actors
  • Have demonstrated experience working with government or governmental/intergovernmental agencies.
Reports to: The Chief Executive Officer

Major Functions/Accountabilities:
  1. Programmes Administration — Supports operations and administration of Programmes by advising and informing Programmes team and interfacing between Programmes staff and Chief Executive Officer and supporting evaluation of Programmes Staff
  2. Managing financial resources. The Programme Manager would support programme budgeting and ensure prudent management of the activity resources within approved budget guidelines according to current policies, laws and regulations.
  3. Human Resource Management. Effectively manages the Programmes personnel of the organization’s Secretariat according to authorized personnel policies and procedures in conformation to current laws and regulations.
  4. Community and Public Relations. Assures the organization and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders.
  5. Fundraising. Local and overseas fundraising planning and implementation, including identifying resource requirements, researching funding sources, establishing strategies to approach funders, submitting proposals and administrating fundraising records and documentation
  6. Maintaining donors and partners relationships as well as creating/establishing new partnerships
Interested applicants should send their application letters with CVs and contacts of three referees to peacenet@peacenetkenya.or.ke or by hand addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer
PeaceNet Kenya
Caledonia House
Maalim Juma Road Off Denis Pritt Road
Nairobi

By not later than COB on July 02, 2012.

PeaceNet is an equal opportunity employer.


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