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Project Management Jobs In Kenya.

Practical Action is looking for a Project Manager with the primary responsibility of managing project delivery which will include oversight of strategy and workplan activities; budget management, managing the project team, liaising with other consortium partners, as well as coordination with technical experts, the donor and other stakeholders.

The position holder will be expected to articulate Practical Action’s Cities ambitions in Kenya, build and nurture strategic relationships including with potential partners and funders, support business development on waste management, government, the private sector, and other stakeholders in support of the programme’s strategy and organizational ambitions.

The position holder will also be a key member of the Global Cities Change Ambition Hub, contributing to global leadership on our cities goal area, supporting our global agenda on evidence and learning, and ensuring synergy between our national and global... work.

To be successful in the role, you require:
• Master’s degree in international development
• Urban planning
• Service delivery or a related field and at least five years’ experience delivering urban programmes with low-income communities in Kenya
• Demonstrated expertise and achievement in management of complex development programs/activities
• Including in the area of urban basic services
• Experience in working with County Governments on strategic planning with a focus on inclusion of low-income communities and vulnerable groups
• Excellent knowledge of Solid waste management issues in Kenya and the role of informal waste workers
• Program management skills with supporting skills in finance management
• Contract management
• Communication, negotiation and representation
• Experience in fundraising with strong proposal writing skills
• Experience in developing partnerships with both public (County) and private actors as part of program
• Experience in coordination with government, donors, partners, and multilateral agencies coupled with excellent networking and communications skills.

How To Apply

If you are ready for an exciting challenge with an organisation whose mission and values are particularly relevant in these rapidly changing times, please forward your application, curriculum vitae and cover letter as a single document in PDF to: Practical Action, Kenya Office by email: [email protected] no later than 8th November 2023 indicating ‘Job Title in the subject line of the email e.g. Project Officer. All information/data given will be in the strictest confidence and will only be used for recruitment purposes.

Practical Action is an equal opportunities employer, and we encourage applications from under-represented groups. We stay committed to cultivating an inclusive and diverse working environment and believe that people from different backgrounds or cultures give us different perspectives, and the more perspectives we have, the more successful we will be. By building a culture where everyone feels heard, respected, and valued we give everyone working with us the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks
Nairobi Kenya

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