CBM NTD Project Officer Job in Kenya

Job Designation: NTD Project Officer

Job Category: Category III

Location: Central Africa Regional Office, Nairobi, Kenya

CBM encourages women and persons with disabilities to apply for this position.

I. Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to provide technical assistance to the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) programs at the Regional Office and on request for other African Regional Offices in programme implementation, monitoring and administration, and financial management. 

The Officer will also support the regular administration of Operational work for AFC.

II. Location and Duration:
Duration: 2 years

III. Structure Of Authority:

The incumbent will report to the NTD Programme Coordinator (PC) and to Chief Operations Officer (COO) where applicable.

IV. Mandated Aims:

Support all the NTD programmes in AFC and when requested other African regions during the implementation and monitoring phase within the frame of Project Cycle Management (PCM). Regular administration tasks in AFC Regional Office

V. Core Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely execution of partner requests on NTD programme (call ups, one-time grants, approvals, re-designation of funds, utilization of savings, lapse of funds, etc); 
  • Project Reporting and Monitoring: o Support the Programme Coordinator in reviewing and critiquing of periodical reports to donors (financial narrative) from partners, querying back to partners, and advise NTD PC and COO accordingly; o Preparation of financial narrative in consultation with the NTD PC and COO; o Input in Regional Office reporting (monthly, quarterly, and annual) depending on area of responsibility. 
  • Entry of data/reports into Navision; 
  • Liaise with the relevant Member Association on operational issues, recommendations and follow-up on action points; 
  • Support the Programme Coordinator on budget and proposal writing; 
  • Develop dashboard reports and submit them to the Program Coordinator monthly; 
  • Support the partners and develop relationships to ensure quality programme implementation and standard reporting; 
  • Collaborating with NTD PC and NTD Programme Officer DRC on development of new concepts on NTD work and NTD programme development. 
  • Other admin duties as delegated by the COO and/or NTD PC.
VI. Additional / Stretch Duties:

In addition to the responsibilities outlined in Section IV above, the Project Officer will in consultation with and upon instruction by the NTD PC and AFC COO perform ad hoc activities which are either by their nature related to his / her normal duties or evolve from operational requirements.

These may include but are not limited to:

  • Being available as a potential member of regional Teams of Competence; 
  • Research, collation of information, and database development as required and in collaboration with the NTD Senior Advisor; 
  • Working with the Regional Office team in promoting CBM’s Vision and Mission; 
  • Work with Operations team to ensure synergy between Operational administrative tasks and NTD administrative tasks
VII. Qualifications Education and Professional experience:
  • First degree Project management/Business Administration or the equivalent; 
  • Previous proven work experience in a similar position; 
  • Knowledge on project and budget management; 
  • Knowledge on project report writing; 
  • Knowledge on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD); 
  • Monitoring of Project Implementation and Budget Control 
  • Knowledge of Navision systems
VIII. Competencies and Skills
  • Ability to integrate into a multicultural team; 
  • Proactive team member; 
  • Good communication skills; 
  • Proven proposal writing skills 
  • Excellent financial management skills; 
  • Able and willing to travel 25% of the time. 
  • Good written and spoken English and French.
The future job holder adheres to CBM values and commits to CBM’s Child Protection Policy

CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world. 

CBM works with partner organisations to support persons with disabilities in the developing world to access affordable and comprehensive health care and rehabilitation programmes, quality education programs and livelihood opportunities. 
CBM’s vision is of an inclusive world in which all persons with disabilities enjoy their human rights and achieve their full potential.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit, a cover letter indicating their current salary, CV with three professional references to recruit@cbmi-nbo.org

Application deadline: 31st July, 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit, a cover letter indicating their current salary, CV with three professional references to recruit@cbmi-nbo.org

Application deadline: 31st July, 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

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