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  • Posted: Aug 26, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 6, 2019

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    Program Manager

    Duty Station: Nairobi, with frequent travel to the field office.

    The key responsibilities for the position are:

    • Oversee the development of the program design with key stakeholders and ensure it is in compliance and compatibility with the LWI global strategic plan.
    • Manage the needs assessments, projects design, proposals writing, evaluation and report writing for LWSC programs:
    • Proposal writing and development for fund raising and partnerships.
    • Monitor, evaluate and develop the action plan to correct past projects not achieving desired outcome;
    • Provide technical advisory and support to the Country Director on project and programs.
    • Support the Country Director in capacity building and training of program staff
    • Together with the WASH Engineer, M&E officer, H&S coordinator & CCM Manager, develop and adapt training manuals /materials to be sued in the local context;
    • Efficient and timely reporting as per LWI/LWSC requirements for information systems (LWIS), quarterly reports, monthly reports, project specific reports, donor reports and MSC stories.
    • Manage the program related procurement and take responsibility for authorization of program purchases as per the LWI procurement processes
    • Manage external consultants and individuals sub-contracted to implement hardware contracts and other program components
    • Develop relationships with major stakeholders in WPA areas
    • Represent the Country Director In regional and national WASH and Church related development forums.
    • Understand and implement the LWI global quality standards and Kenya national WASH standards
    • Execute other tasks as required for the successful implementation of the program.

    The successful candidate will have the following knowledge and experience;

    • University Degree in a technical or managerial field i.e. engineering / business administration / international development or equivalent;
    • At least 5 years’ experience in program design, strategy implementation and leadership;
    • 3 years’ experience in financial analysis/budget management
    • Personnel / Team management experience
    • Program design and implementation for an established International NGO with fully fledged WASH programs;
    • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects and their effectiveness:
    • Has up to date knowledge of best practices in both national and international WASH strategies.

    Method of Application

    Suitably qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter (one page only) explaining their suitability for the position and a Curriculum Vitae (no more than 5 pages) with details of qualifications and work experience including 3 references- professional and spiritual.

    Living Water Service Centre is an equal opportunity employer.

    Applications e to be submitted to: by COB 6th September 2019.

    Please do not attach scanned certificates.

    Should you be shortlisted, you will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date.

    We encourage you to visit our website: for more information about our work.

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