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  • Posted: Nov 3, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Kenya Red Cross is one of the many International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement societies around the world. The Kenya organisation was established in 1965, The Kenya Red Cross supports and runs a number of projects whilst raising awareness to the Kenyan public about the current issues or problems which may affect them.
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    Country Programmes Assistant

    Reporting to:              

    Country Manager, Danish Red Cross


    Job Summary:

    To provide support to the DRC Country Manager in overseeing  the timely and quality implementation of DRC supported projects through a close liaison and collaboration with the relevant KRCS project staff and other relevant partners.


    • Provide support to the DRC country  manager in overseeing the management of the country portfolio ensuring  alignment to the DRC country strategy.
    • Provide support to the DRC Country Manager liaison  and engagement efforts with partners, donors, and other relevant stakeholders.
    • Support DRC Country Manager  with generation of relevant  communication materials from DRC supported field activities  in collaboration with the KRCS Communications and PR.
    • Provide support to the DRC Country Manager in resource mobilization efforts including scouting for, identifying, and reviewing funding opportunities as well as proposal development.
    • Focal person within the DRC Country office in ensuring a regular monitoring of DRC funded projects in collaboration with KRCS Programme Managers.
    • Focal person within the DRC Country Office in facilitating and overseeing partnership administrative tasks including  development, review and amendment of project descriptions and agreements in collaboration with relevant KRCS teams.
    • Focal person within the DRC country office in proactively monitoring  and managing change and programme risks in collaboration with relevant KRCS teams and in  close consultation with the DRC country manager.
    • Focal person within the DRC country office responsible for preparation of periodic quarterly progress and annual reports to DRC and her back donors.
    • Liaise and collaborate with the DRC Country Finance Officer  to monitor country programme expenditures and ensure programme budgets well managed and  strictly adhered to.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or related field
    • Relevant professional qualification.
    • Minimum two (2) years working experience at field level with recognized Organization with expertise in youth programs, community resilience building and health programs or emergencies responses.
    • Experience in implementation of projects in multi stakeholders environment.
    • Sound knowledge and skills in project planning and management.
    • Proven ability to work across the project cycle management.

    Key Competencies 

    1.  Analytical Skills
    2. Data analysis and reporting skills
    3. Public speaking and presentation
    4. Budgeting and budgetary control
    5. Networking, alliance building and stakeholder management.
    6. Negotiation skills.
    7. Team building and management

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Red Cross Society on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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