DSW Programmes & Projects Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung (DSW) is an international development organisation that focuses on the needs and potential of the largest youth generation in history. 
We are committed to creating demand for and access to health information, services and supplies, and to securing their right for a brighter future. 
We achieve this by engaging in advocacy, capacity development, and family planning initiatives, which make sure the youth of today are empowered to lead healthy and self-determined lives. 


With our headquarters in Hannover, Germany, DSW maintains four country offices in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, as well as liaison offices in Berlin and Brussels.

For more information, please see www.dsw.org

DSW seeks to recruit a Programmes & Projects Manager

This is a full time position based in Nairobi with travels within Kenya. 
The contract is issued on a two-year basis with options for renewal. 
This position is open to Kenyan nationals only.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Supervise the implementation of DSW’s diverse projects addressing sexual reproductive health& rights, youth empowerment and poverty reduction
  • Ensure high quality and timely reporting
  • Manage partnerships with Government institutions as well as national and international stakeholders
  • Design Projects and seek funding to expand DSW’s project portfolio
  • Support capacity development for staff and partners
  • Masters degree in social science or relevant development field
  • At least 7 years experience working with an international NGO, of which 3 must be at managerial level
  • Knowledge of Sexual Reproductive Health and Youth empowerment programmes
  • Experience in the management of multi donor funded grants, including EU and USAID
  • Proof of successful grant application and implementation
  • Strong analytical, strategic thinking, research and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Flexibility in responding to changing work priorities and tight deadlines
  • Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills
How to Apply

If interested, please send your application (CV and motivation letter stating your salary expectations) with the reference “Programmes & Projects Manager” clearly indicated in the email subject line to: vacancies@dswkenya.org

Deadline for application:  January 8th, 2017

Ideal start date:  Immediate

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. DSW is an equal opportunity employer and does not require applicants to pay money at any stage during the recruitment process.

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