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  • Posted: Jul 13, 2022
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    World University Service of Canada - is a leading Canadian non-profit organization in international development, committed to building a more equitable and sustainable world. We work with a unique and powerful network of post-secondary institutions, private-sector partners and volunteers to provide education, employment and empowerment opportunities that imp...
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    Project Officer

    Specific Roles and responsibilities

    The Project Officer will be responsible for the following:

    • Coordinate planning with project stakeholders in various locations including Nairobi, Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps;
    • Provide information and updates on WUSC Kenya’s projects to refugee service-provider organizations and other stakeholders;
    • Organize logistics for various project activities including convening project beneficiaries for group and individual activities;
    • Organize travel logistics for WUSC Kenya and WUSC Ottawa staff members;
    • Respond to project beneficiary communications and community leader inquiries;
    • Interface with relevant Kenya authorities as relevant to the projects, participate in regular meetings with WUSC Kenya and WUSC Ottawa team as and when needed;
    • Ensure the tracking and reporting of project expenditures, in collaboration with the WUSC Kenya finance officer;
    • All other related tasks, as required.

    Experience and competencies:

    • Degree completion in a related field
    • 2-3 years of professional experience ideally in the NGO sector, humanitarian sector, refugee sector
    • Strong communication, administrative and organizational skills
    • Excellent skills in information technology, spreadsheets and PDF programs in particular
    • Complete fluency, oral, and written in English is essential
    • Willingness to travel within Kenya to various locations including Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps
    • Demonstrated commitment to gender equality
    • Logistics and meeting planning experience
    • Knowledge of the refugee context in Kenya

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to World University Service of Canada on to apply

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