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JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Program Officer
Location: Baringo County.

About the Job Role:

Program Officer will assist the delivery of STC Education program activities in Marigat and East Pokot. He/she will be directly reporting to the Program Coordinator- Tiaty. The positions will be based in East Pokot – Chemolingot office.

Key roles and responsibilities.

Project Delivery:

• The Program Officer supports the Program Coordinator in ensuring that the projects plans are planned, completed on schedule and on budget while meeting the project’s objectives.
• Collaborate with Program Coordinator in providing direction for the projects to ensure the education program is achieving its objectives and goals.
• Assist in designing and implementing the Marigat and East Pokot Education Programme, mainstreamed with cross-cutting and child safeguarding issues.
• Participate in project design, proposal development and contractual agreements.
• Support Program Coordinator to ensure project outcomes are delivered to quality required by the programme and to schedule, within set budgets and scope.
• Plan and manage day to day of the projects including workplans, reports and support organization wide activities and campaigns as needed.
Leadership Management:
• Provide training and support to interns and volunteers in regards to their roles and responsibilities as assigned.
• In liaison with the Program Coordinator, map and identify the project participants.
• Providing volunteers and primary actors with necessary skills and resources to improve education activities.
• Support recruitment, induction/orientation and training activities.

Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting:

• Participate in monitoring project activities to ensure that they are implemented in a systematic and timely manner to follow work plan targets, achieve technical requirements and complete deliverables in accordance with project agreements and budgets in Baringo.
• In liaison with the Program Coordinator, Monitor and track project budget expenditures in Baringo.
• Compile and write timely and quality activity, monthly, quarterly and annual project reports for activities.
• Prepare success stories, case studies and other reports as assigned by the Program Coordinator.
• With support from the MEL officer coordinate and participate in project data collection exercises in Baringo.
• Support the monitoring and evaluation unit during monitoring of project and program evaluations in Baringo.

Desired Skills and Competences

• Project management skills
• Child Protection and safeguarding skills
• Excellent communication skills: Written and Verbal.
• Good coordination, facilitation and presentation skills
• Community Mobilization Skills
• Project monitoring and evaluation skills
• Budget development and management skills.

Education and experience:

• University graduate in Education, Arts, Social Sciences, Community Development, Political Science, Project Management, or any other relevant field.
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in implementing Education or Community development projects
• Minimum 1 years proven project implementation experience in NGO’s, demonstrating the capacity to manage budgets.
• Demonstrated understanding of the global Child Protection and safeguarding practices.
• Significant experience in budget preparation, quality report writing and editing skills.
• Significant Monitoring and evaluation experience of education projects.
• Experience in stakeholder’s engagement, especially Ministry of Education and Sub County administration.

So They Can is a strong Child Protection Organization. Any form of child safeguarding breach is not tolerated.

• Application should be made to HR So They Can Kenya at
[email protected]
• Quote expected Salary
• Applications should be received on or before Friday, 3rd February 2023
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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We work together with communities and their governments in Kenya and Tanzania to educate and empower, so they can break the poverty cycle, realise their own potential and meet their own needs.

We are a not-for-profit organisation registered in Australia, New Zealand, United States, Kenya and Tanzania.

Education is at the core of everything we do.

Since inception we have chosen to partner with local communities and with local and national governments in Kenya and Tanzania in implementing our education strategies. This ensures our model is sustainable and we are meeting the critical needs of the communities we partner with.

We focus our efforts and funds on providing quality education to children and adults, specifically women, to increase the number of students who graduate from high school and can seek further education or employment. This in turn grows the economy and breaks the cycle of poverty.

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Program Officer Location: Baringo County.

About the Job Role:

Program Officer will assist the delivery of STC Education program activities in Marigat and East Pokot. He/she will be directly reporting to the Program Coordinator- Tiaty. The positions will be based in East Pokot - Chemolingot office.

Key roles and responsibilities.

Project Delivery:

• The Program Officer supports the Program Coordinator in ensuring that the projects plans are planned, completed on schedule and on budget while meeting the project’s objectives. • Collaborate with Program Coordinator in providing direction for the projects to ensure the education program is achieving its objectives and goals. • Assist in designing and implementing the Marigat and East Pokot Education Programme, mainstreamed with cross-cutting and child safeguarding issues. • Participate in project design, proposal development and contractual agreements. • Support Program Coordinator to ensure project outcomes are delivered to quality required by the programme and to schedule, within set budgets and scope. • Plan and manage day to day of the projects including workplans, reports and support organization wide activities and campaigns as needed. Leadership Management: • Provide training and support to interns and volunteers in regards to their roles and responsibilities as assigned. • In liaison with the Program Coordinator, map and identify the project participants. • Providing volunteers and primary actors with necessary skills and resources to improve education activities. • Support recruitment, induction/orientation and training activities.

Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting:

• Participate in monitoring project activities to ensure that they are implemented in a systematic and timely manner to follow work plan targets, achieve technical requirements and complete deliverables in accordance with project agreements and budgets in Baringo. • In liaison with the Program Coordinator, Monitor and track project budget expenditures in Baringo. • Compile and write timely and quality activity, monthly, quarterly and annual project reports for activities. • Prepare success stories, case studies and other reports as assigned by the Program Coordinator. • With support from the MEL officer coordinate and participate in project data collection exercises in Baringo. • Support the monitoring and evaluation unit during monitoring of project and program evaluations in Baringo.

Desired Skills and Competences

• Project management skills • Child Protection and safeguarding skills • Excellent communication skills: Written and Verbal. • Good coordination, facilitation and presentation skills • Community Mobilization Skills • Project monitoring and evaluation skills • Budget development and management skills.

Education and experience:

• University graduate in Education, Arts, Social Sciences, Community Development, Political Science, Project Management, or any other relevant field. • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in implementing Education or Community development projects • Minimum 1 years proven project implementation experience in NGO’s, demonstrating the capacity to manage budgets. • Demonstrated understanding of the global Child Protection and safeguarding practices. • Significant experience in budget preparation, quality report writing and editing skills. • Significant Monitoring and evaluation experience of education projects. • Experience in stakeholder’s engagement, especially Ministry of Education and Sub County administration.

So They Can is a strong Child Protection Organization. Any form of child safeguarding breach is not tolerated.

• Application should be made to HR So They Can Kenya at [email protected] • Quote expected Salary • Applications should be received on or before Friday, 3rd February 2023 • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

2023-02-04

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