Job Summary

The Programme Officer will oversee the daily operations of various projects and to ensure that consistent progress is being made toward the projects’ objectives.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description




This position reports to the Managing Director.

Candidate must have:

  • Degree in Project Management, Community Development or related field of study.
  • A history of effective project management.
  • A solid understanding of project management processes, procedures, methods and tools.
  • An ability to set goals and accomplish them on time.
  • Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both Swahili and English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to interact and work well with a variety of stakeholders from all socio-economic backgrounds.

Candidate must be:

  • A born-again Christian of the highest integrity.
  • A team player.
  • Self-motivated.
  • A good communicator.
  • An effective manager of their time.

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • The programme officer, operating within agreed reporting structures, is responsible for:
  • designing and applying appropriate project management standards. 
  • managing the production of the required deliverables planning and monitoring the project
  • adopting any delegation and use of project assurance roles within agreed reporting structures
  • preparing and Maintaining project, stage and exception plans as required
  • managing project risks, including the development of contingency plans
  • liaison with all Departments (if the project is part of Department) and related projects to ensure that work is neither overlooked nor duplicated
  • monitoring overall progress and use of resources, initiating corrective action where necessary
  • Applying change control and configuration management processes.
  • reporting through agreed lines on project progress through highlight reports and end-stage assessments
  • liaison with appointed project assurance representatives to assure the overall direction and integrity of the project
  • Maintaining an awareness of potential interdependencies with other projects and their impact
  • adopting and applying appropriate technical and quality strategies and standards
  • identifying and obtaining support and advice required for the management, planning and control of the project managing project administration
  • conducting a project evaluation review to assess how well the project was managed
  • To perform any other work as assigned by his or her supervisor.


Managing Director


Sanya Juu, Siha


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