Plan International Project Officer (Safer and Inclusive Cities Project) Job in Kisumu, Kenya

About Plan International: Plan International is an independent global child rights organization committed to supporting vulnerable and marginalized children and their communities to be free from poverty.

By actively connecting committed people with powerful ideas, we work together to make positive, deep-rooted and lasting changes in children and young people’s lives.

We place a specific focus on girls and women, who are most often left behind. For over 80 years, we have supported girls and boys and their communities around the world to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights, free themselves from poverty and live positive fulfilling lives.

About Safer and Inclusive Cities Project: The Safer and Inclusive Cities programme seeks to contribute to the development of a diverse and strong civil society in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe which influences urban governance and development processes and contributes to making cities safe and inclusive for young women and men (age 15-25).

The programme is funded by DANIDA starting in 2018 and will be implemented in partnership with local civil society organizations focusing on

1) reducing urban violence and conflict affecting young women and men,

2) increasing young women and men’s access to decent work, and

3) increasing young women and men’s influence in urban governance and planning on safety and economic opportunities.

We are inviting candidates for the following position:

Project Officer – Safer and Inclusive Cities Project (Kisumu)

The main purpose of this position is to support and manage the implementation of the project activities in line with the approved project documents (project proposal and outlines) in line with donor requirements.

S/he is responsible for the conceptualization, development and execution of the project activities as per the approved activity.

The responsibilities also include the design, implementation, monitoring and reporting on the progress of the project activities in line with the detailed implementation plan related to the project.

Note: Plan International is a development organization uniting people to advance the rights of all children. Accordingly, we are an equal opportunity employer and employment is subject to our child protection standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child Protection Policy.

Full JD and Application Procedure

CLICK HERE to access the full job description and make an online application.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

The closing date of applications is 9th March, 2018.

We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Disclaimer: Plan International Kenya does not require applicants to pay any fee at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process. We therefore advise the general public to exercise due diligence when applying for employment.

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Business Administration, Community Development, NGO and UN, Project Management
Updated: February 23, 2018 — 11:17 am