Water Mission Community Development Manager Job in Kitale Kenya


Water Mission is a Christian Engineering non-profit that designs builds and implements Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) solutions for people in developing countries and disaster areas.

Since 2001, Water Mission has used innovative technology and engineering expertise to provide access to safe water for nearly four million people in 55 countries.

Water Mission has 350 staff members working around the world in permanent country programs located in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.

To learn more, visit www.watermission.org.

Community Development Manager

The Community Development Manager (COM) position is key to the success of Water Mission Kenya Country Program.

The person in this position must be a devoted Christian with a clear calling from God and a heartfelt passion for our mission.

Under the direction of the Country Director, the COM is responsible for leading the community development team within the Country Program following established standards and procedures.

This position requires that the person resides in Kitale or near Kitale, where the office is located.

It also involves frequent traveling to remote locations within Kenya or surrounding countries to carry out assessments, implementation, follow-up and training.

Key Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage all community development initiatives and teams to ensure that WM Mission is carried out with passion and excellence to achieve the organization’s vision.
  • Work closely with other project managers to ensure that the overall organization’s goal is accomplished
  • Develop concept notes and proposals to be presented to potential donors.
  • Carry out Community Development activities, including assessments, establishing Safe Water Committees, Health & Hygiene, Micro-Enterprise activities among others
  • Develop and maintain good relationship with National and County Government offices.

Minimum Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Community Development, social work or related field.
  • Additional qualification in project management will be an added advantage.
  • 6+ years of experience in Community Development, preferably working with non-profit organization
  • Advanced skills in office computer programs
  • Fluent in English.

Application Instruction

Email an application letter, curriculum vitae, educational certificates, testimonials and a list of references to Water Mission Kenya

at wmkenya4632@gmail.com

or post to Box 4632 -30200, Kitale

not later than December 6, 2019.

Please state your current pay if currently working or last pay.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Kitale, Kenya

Trans-Nzoia County

Community Development, NGO and UN
Updated: December 2, 2019 — 6:51 am