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  • Posted: Jan 14, 2021
    Deadline: Jan 27, 2021
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    It’s estimated there are 328,000 blind people in Kenya, with another 750,000 visually impaired. Cataract is the largest cause of avoidable blindness in the country, making up 43 per cent of all cases of blindness. The Fred Hollows Foundation is working with the Government of Kenya to improve health services. Our focus is on the rural areas where 8...
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    Project Officer

    Help us end avoidable blindness in Kenya

    Do you want to do work that really matters?

    International Development Organization

    2 positions based at The Fred Hollows Foundation Kenya, Nairobi office

    We are currently seeking Project Officers to support our work in Kenya.  As the Project Officer, you will be accountable for the coordination and implementation of various approved Project activities, working with partners in Kenya to support agreed project objectives.

    About You.

    To be successful in this role, we are seeking someone with previous experience in program planning and implementation.  Your experience working for development, government or community-based organisation will be looked at favourably.  In addition, you can demonstrate your ability to cultivate key relationships – developing strategies and resources to influence, persuade and build the confidence of partners, program staff and other stakeholders.  A demonstrated interest in public health is highly desirable.

    Specific experience and skills include:

    • Bachelor’s degree in international development, Public Health, Social Sciences, International Development or related field.
    • Minimum of 3 years working experience with reputable NGO’s
    • Experience in community-based health programming and Organisations
    • Knowledge of project design, project management, budget development and monitoring
    • Considerable experience in leading the delivery of donor-funded programs and working with donor organizations and development partners.
    • Good networking skills, with experience in a busy health development organization.
    • Financial Management skills especially development & management of budgets and budget reports.
    • Fluency in written and spoken English, as well as the ability to travel domestically including travel to remote locations will also be essential.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Fred Hollows Foundation on to apply

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