• Project Manager Job at OGRA Foundation

  • Posted on: 12 January, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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    OGRA Foundation is a tax-exempt, Kenyan Non-governmental Organization founded in 2000 as a youth development group. In 2005, it was elevated to a full-fledged NGO to enable it expand its reach within Nyanza Province. OGRA Foundation continues to grow from strength to strength, touching lives, making a difference on a day-to-day basis in the smallest way possible. In an era of extreme poverty, health is compromised and gains made could be lost. We have made great strides in our core business by making medicare available and affordable to the underserved populations in our community.

    Project Manager


    Overall Job Function: To provide leadership in the coordination and implementation of TIMS service package B: Managing OHSC project in 8 Southern African Countries to deliver high impact project outcomes in line with OGRA Foundation Program strategy and strategic plan.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Programmes Development, Implementation & Reporting

    • Coordinates and ensures successful operation of the Occupational Health Service Centers (OHSCs)
    • Participates in the development of programme and ensures successful implementation of programme activities in line with approved work plans and budgets;
    • Provides programmatic support and technical advice to project teams and field staff in project planning, monitoring and evaluation including grant management;
    • Leads in the assessments and reporting of progress against activities targets relating to programme implementation and action plans;
    • Prepares and presents periodic technical reports on the progress of implementation of programmes activities.

    Partnerships, Collaboration & linkages

    • Participates in developing and implementing long-term partnerships for the  programme and operations;
    • Identifies and pursues strategic collaborations and partnerships with governments, donor and development partners, civil society as well as professional bodies in advancing OGRA Foundation’s programmes, interests and goals;
    • Promotes cross projects linkages and synergy within programmes staff in order to achieve programme outcomes;
    • Engages with relevant international and national stakeholders on policy and programme issues of interest and priorities to OGRA Foundation;

    Management of Resources and Budgets

    • In consultation with the finance team, develops a cost-effective budget, schedule and tracks programmes to ensure compliance;

    Leadership and People Management

    • Supervises all programme staff in the designated program areas;
    • Coordinates setting of programme work plans and staff performance targets and undertakes periodic performance appraisal for programmes staff in the designated programmes;
    • Identifies staff training needs and recommends training programs to address performance gaps;
    • Maintains staff discipline and ensures effective handling of staff grievances in consultation with HR function


    • Bachelor degree in health, social sciences, or any relevant field.
    • Master’s degree in Public Health, Project Management or related field
    • Training in occupational health and safety
    • 5 years of experience in the design and implementation of Occupational Health and Safety programs.
    • Experience in management of international programs of a similar magnitude

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants are invited to send their applications including a current CV, telephone number and referees (either current or former supervisor) to the

    Human Resource Manager,

    OGRA Foundation

    Email: recruitment@ografoundation.org and Cc. to ogratims@gmail.com with the position applied for as the subject line on or before 20th January 2017.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    OGRA Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

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