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PROJECT MANAGER ,Action Africa Help International.
AAH Kenya is seeking a Project Manager for its projects in Kakuma, Turkana County.

Purpose of the role: To provide leadership in the development, planning, management, implementation and monitoring for AAHI Kenya projects in Kakuma. This includes the SPARK project funded by DFID, the Kenya Refugee Assistance Project (KRAP), funded by UNHCR and the small GiZ supported, Shallow Wells Strengthening project and any other project that may come on board in the course of the year. The goal is to ensure that the projects achieve their overall goals on time with effectiveness and conformity to donor and AAH Kenya policies.

Duties & Responsibilities
The project manager will be responsible for ensuring that quality reports are done on time in accordance with the donor specifications.
Monitor progress of the initiatives undertaken, inform on progress and give advice on any programmatic changes he/she deems necessary.
Be responsible to maintain good working relationship with donors and other partners including the SPARK consortium.
Ensure that donors and partners stay informed about progress and ensure continued support and buy-in from all stakeholders if any changes are envisaged.
Provide overall project leadership relating to projects; finance; staffing and administration.
Minimum Personal Specifications
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualifications in Social Sciences, Project Management, Agriculture, Business Administration or relevant discipline with further training in management.
At least 7 years’ progressive responsible programme, of which at least 2 years closely related to implementing camp management activities or community settlements.
Demonstrate impeccable top level negotiation and persuasive skills in programming with donors while appreciating the desired flexibility.
Possess proven practical knowledge of the program development cycle and design and management qualities.
Demonstrated strengths in relationship management; able to work with diverse groups of people in multicultural, team-oriented environment;
Skilled in influencing and obtaining cooperation of individuals;
Able to manage relationships to achieve results.

The complete Job description is available here.

Application Instructions: Interested candidates should email application letters and CVs (with 3 referees) addressed to [email protected] by 15th October, 2017. The email Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for. AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer. We thank candidates for their high interest in the opportunities we publish on our website. Due to the high number of applications we receive, we will only get back to shortlisted candidates. Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.

Hivos: Project Associate- Access to Justice and Workers’ Representation

Hivos East Africa is seeking qualified candidates for the position of:

Vacancy Name:
Project Associate- Access to Justice and Workers’ Representation
Number of hours: 40
Region: East Africa
Office: Nairobi

About us
Hivos is an international organisation that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues. With smart projects in the right places, we oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power and the unsustainable use of our planet’s resources. Counterbalance alone, however, is not enough. Our primary focus is achieving structural change. This is why we cooperate with innovative businesses, citizens and their organisations. We share a dream with them of sustainable economies and inclusive societies.

Job Context
You support the Regional Project Manager Women@Work  Programme (Eastern Africa) in developing and implementing the programme in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Rwanda (Herein-after, “The 5 Countries”). You will provide technical and strategic advice in the implementation of the Access to Justice and Workers Representation projects, through the specific tasks, below:

Conduct a status audit of State Parties’ reporting obligations and compliance with labour rights as stipulated under: the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW); the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR); and, the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (The Banjul Charter).
Identify relevant and current practical and systemic labour rights issues and advocacy opportunities across The 5 Countries;
Coordinate in-country and cross-country partner clusters and reflection sessions on women’s labour rights, and facilitate the development of policy positions to be advanced at the Committee on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), the Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and to the respective national governments.
Conduct a scan of advocacy and lobbying opportunities in respect women’s labour rights, with reference to: the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW); the United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights (UNFBHR), the East Africa Community (EAC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), to determine suitability and relevance for advancing core Women at Work Campaign issues.
Identify relevant and current practical and systemic labour rights issues and advocacy opportunities across The 5 Countries;
Coordinate Women at Work Campaign partners in Eastern Africa, through in-country and cross-country clusters, partner clusters and facilitate the development of a plan and policy positions to be advanced at the UNCSW; UNFBHR; the EAC frameworks and the ILO;
Coordinate in-country and cross-country partner clusters on women’s labour rights, for identifying good practices in the promotion and protection of women’s labour rights, showcasing good practices through participation at the UNCSW, UNFBHR, EAC and the ILO.
Working closely with the Regional Project Manager, coordinate the timely execution and completion of the study on Workers’ Representation in The 5 Countries and provide quality assurance and stakeholder buy-in of the report, including through convening a stakeholder validation meeting.
Working with the Women at Work Campaign Communications Officer, contribute to the development of external communication about the Access to Justice Project of the Women at Work Campaign in the Eastern Africa Region.

Your profile
Advanced university degree in Social Sciences or a relevant discipline.
At least 3 years of relevant working experience and good knowledge of labour rights or business and human rights, and/or gender protection programming.
Demonstrable experience and knowledge of lobbying and advocacy in the national, regional and international arena.
Ability to work effectively in multi-regional teams and partners with members drawn from a diverse range of nationalities, cultures and disciplines.
Ability to work under pressure, often under tight deadlines without compromising the quality of deliverables.
Strong English language skills; both written and spoken; Ability to write articles, blog posts, reports and media briefs and strong oral presentation and meeting facilitation skills.
Willingness to undertake frequent travel.
High level of personal integrity and accountability.
Willingness and ability to take the initiative and work independently with minimal supervision.

Contract duration
1 November 2017- 15 March 2018

Like to apply?
Please send application letter and CV to [email protected] by 20th October, 2017.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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