Aktis Strategy is an organisation led by some of the world’s foremost consultant practitioners in problem-solving for fragile and conflict-affected countries. With knowledge and expertise across the spectrum of security sector reform, governance, justice/rule of law, conflict management and countering extremism, Aktis specialises in devising, managing and evaluating complex programmes to address challenging political and institutional problems. Recent field operations have been conducted in Afghanistan, Lebanon, Libya, Nigeria, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Somalia, and Tunisia.
Location: Based in Nairobi, Kenya or London, UK, with some potential travel to Somalia.
The Project aims to promote security in Somalia. Working with the Federal Government of Somalia and the regional administrations, the core objectives are to enhance security in Mogadishu and at the Federal Member State level by improving security sector coordination.
The Project Officer (PO) will be responsible for support the delivery of the Project. They will work under the guidance of the Project Manager and Project Coordinator to ensure the project is administered in accordance with Aktis’ standards. This will involve providing logistical, HR, risk management, procurement, financial and client reporting support to the project. From time to time, the PO may also be assigned to support the development of a project proposal or bid.
Specific responsibilities include:
The successful candidate will have experience of writing and communicating in English through professional email correspondence, official letters and/ or reports; Performed basic financial administration functions such as managing expenses; Experience using Excel, Powerpoint, Word and Outlook; and experience working with diverse teams and a familiarity with non-discrimination principles.
If you are interested in this role please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org including your CV and Cover Letter. In your email subject please mention the role you are applying for (Project Officer) and the job reference number KENPO 18/01/RW