Community Media Trust Project Officer (WezeshaDada Project) Vacancy in Nairobi

Vacancy: Project Officer

Community Media Trust is a media organization that develops community engagement strategies using participatory media and community communication principles, to support implementation of projects and programs.

Community Media Trust creates relevant, community-friendly media content (film, radio, digital and print) that inspires, educates and entertains communities to achieve knowledge, behavioral and social impact.

We are excited to be a #DREAMSInnovation winner! Our solution will help create an #AIDSFreeGen for girls & women in #Africa! #EndAIDS2030.

Our solution, “WezeshaDada: Media & ICT Training for Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW)” will seek to impart filmmaking, photography, ICT and entrepreneurship skills to AGYW from 6 communities in Nairobi and Kisumu.

They will not only make short films to educate other AGYW on the dangers of HIV infection, but will also promote and demystify entrepreneurship as a strategy for reducing their vulnerability.

Additionally, the AGYW will receive “seed equipment” to initiate media and ICT-based income generating activities in their communities.

CoMeT is seeking to recruit a Project Officer for the WezeshaDada project to be based in its regional office in Nairobi.

Position Summary: The Project Officer will be responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the
WezeshaDada project activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists and supports the Projects Manager in coordination, work planning, reporting, partner liaison, networking and communication;
  • Takes responsibility in organising and facilitating dialogue meetings, workshops and events with stakeholders to:
    o Maintain coordination and promote cooperation;
    o Raise awareness of efforts to prevent promote WezeshaDada
    o Share experiences and lessons learnt;
  • Manage and monitor CoMeT’s projects activities in close cooperation with the project team;
  • Work closely with the Project Assistants/M&E Assistants to maintain and regularly update the database of project activities and progress;
  • Contribute to internal (within the team and across the organisation) discussions on the project indicators;
  • Preparation of monthly expenditure requests and account for project expenditure in line with CoMeT’s financial procedures;
  • Assessing implementation progress, writing and filing of reports;
  • Contribute to documentation of success stories and other anecdotal information to demonstrate results/impact of initiatives undertaken by partners and enhance the overall quality of performance reports to all constituents;
  • Represent CoMeT at meetings, seminars, co-ordination forums and other events.

Community Development, NGO and UN, Project Management
Updated: January 12, 2017 — 5:36 am