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The Fred Hollows Foundation Project Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya (JB00009276)


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Job Source
Fred Hollows Foundation Eastern Africa
Posted On
09 November 2011
Job Description
Ref: 11/2011

Permanent position commencing January 2012

(Subject to Availability of Funding)

The Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF), an international NGO committed to supporting Government Eye Health Programs in Kenya, Rwanda and Burundi is seeking a suitable candidate for the position of Project Officer to support its Comprehensive Eye Care Program in Kenya.

Key responsibilities:

Support the implementation of program activities in accordance with agreed Project Design Documents, work plans and annual budgets.
Facilitate timely submission of quality quarterly, annual and any other reports from Partners.
Prepare and coordinate schedules for the supply and delivery of equipment and consumables from FHEA and identified service providers to the partners.
Coordinate the agreements with service providers and goods (medication, consumables etc) with the partners and FHEA.
Assist the Program Managers in organising and monitoring joint engagements with the DOS, relevant government ministries and other partners.
Assist Partners prepare annual financial budgets and monitor expenditure against these.
Work with the Programme Managers and Finance Manager to monitor project expenditure and to identify areas for capacity building.
Work closely with the Finance & Administration Department to ensure proper partner accountability for FHEA funds.
Ensure that partners submit timely monthly/or and quarterly financial returns.
In collaboration with Finance team, build the capacity of Partners in effective financial management.
Educational Requirements
Key requirements:

Bachelors Degree in relevant field (Social sciences/Administration/Community Development).
Minimum of 3 years working experience with reputable NGO’s
Knowledge of project design, project management, budget development and monitoring
Project management skills
Appreciation of Finance Management skills
Excellent communication skills, including fluency in written and spoken English.
Good ICT skills
High degree of integrity
Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Strong project management skills, particularly in program design, monitoring and evaluation;
Capacity to build collaborative relationships and partnerships;
Strong analytical skills;
Ability to travel to field sites/remote areas as required.
Experience Requirements
Additional Requirements
To apply submit a 1 page statement to support your candidature, a detailed CV stating your current position, current remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts and 2 referees, one of whom should have been/or is your line manager.

Applications deadline: COB 18th November 2011.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Salary Range
Negotiable to Based on Experience
Other Benefits
Job Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Last date for applying
18 November 2011
Post your resume to
The Operations Officer Fred Hollows Foundation Eastern Africa PO Box 8683-00200 Nairobi 
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