Wednesday, March 30, 2011


German Agro Action / Welthungerhilfe is an International NGO operating in various districts in Kenya and is currently looking for a qualified Head of Project for a fixed term position to be based in pastoralist Kajiado, south eastern Kenya and a Senior Programme Officer to be based in Nairobi.

To qualify as a Head of Project, the candidate must poses the following:-
  • University Degree, preferably in Project Management or related field
  • Masters Degree in DRR is an added advantage
  • At least 10 years experience in Project Management in both Food Distribution and DRR projects
  • Knowledge of International Agency and NGO operations
  • Strong communication skills, negotiation skills and good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent knowledge of German language both written and spoken
  • Excellent knowledge of financial accounting. Able to maintain accounts using latest WINPACCS Accounting system
  • Proven track record of qualitative work output irrespective of demanding and challenging work environment.
  • Team player with broad social skills
  • Networking and liaison ability
  • Excellent command of MS Office
  • Highly self motivating nature with excellent leadership, management and planning skills
To qualify as a Senior Programme Officer, the candidate must poses the following:
  • Graduate or post graduate university degree in social science or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant work experience in grant management
  • Understanding of how to integrate research and humanitarian analysis into actionable initiatives
  • Demonstrated experience in external relations, donor relations, proposal writing and donor regulations
  • Strong knowledge of written and communication skills in both English and German.
  • Strong knowledge of WINPACCS Accounting System
  • Ability to think and plan strategically
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Team player and self motivated
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a one-page motivation letter, indicating the title of position applied for, details of previous/actual salary and expected remuneration, detailed CV highlighting skills and achievements, language skills, testimonials, and contact details of three referees, not later than 31st March 2011 to:

The Human Resource Manager,
Welthungerhilfe e.V.,
German Agro Action, Regional Office,
P. O. Box 38829-00623,
Nairobi, Kenya.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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