Wednesday, June 8, 2011


Department: Natural Resources Management
Location: Nairobi, Dagorreti Corner
Job Description:
Job Purpose
Reporting to the Head of Programs ENRM, the NSA/NRM Program Manager will be based in Nairobi and will primarily provide
management and oversight to the overall implementation of the program activities and its grant components. S/He will supervise the
staff under the facility, work closely with the Capacity Development and Grants Managers and design Calls for Proposals (CfPs) for
programmatic and activity oriented grant awards. S/He will participate in the review and selection of concepts and proposals from
applicant organisations. Overall, S/He will provide a coordination role for all the components of the Programme, and contribute to
leveraging funding to enhance achievement of Pact Kenya’s organizational mission, vision and strategic objectives.
Specifically, the NSA-NRM Programme Manager will:
• Contribute to the development and continuous review of the overall strategy for the NSA-NRM Advocacy and Capacity
Development approach to strengthening NSAs in the Environment and NRM sector.
• Provide technical leadership in the design and implementation of NSA-NRM programme grants and studies nationally.
• Guide partners in developing projects that are aligned to the NSA-NRM Programme goals and results.
• Coordinate technical support for partners to develop and implement sound NRM advocacy for ENRM sector.
• Facilitate linkages between partners, private sector and GoK offices for effective advocacy and service delivery.
• Provide leadership, in liaison with MERL department and partners to develop project performance indicators for tracking
performance of advocacy projects and service delivery and to guide program management in decision-making.
• In liaison with Capacity Development Manager, develop tools and methods for capacity development of the partners.
• Track the overall performance of the team supporting the NSA-NRM programme, through coordinating preparation of
quarterly activity plans and monthly & quarterly performance reviews.
• Participate in NSA-NRM team meetings, both internally and with SIDA.
• Take responsibility for all assets assigned to the projects, and those assigned to specific activities from time to time.
• Take responsibilities for all assets and equipments assigned by Pact Kenya to facilitate discharge of the functions of the NSANRM
Program Manager.
• Supervise Programme Officers under the NSA-NRM program, to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in programme delivery.
Financial Management
• Ensure the programmes follow and fulfill Pact Kenya’s and SIDA’s financial management systems, processes and controls and
that they are compliant with good operating standards.
• Responsible for budget preparation and implementation in accordance with the annual work plans for each grantee.


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