Closing date: 9 March 2020
Job Type: Paid
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Position: Programme Officer
Reporting to: Senior Programme Manager
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Contract Type: Permanent and full-time
Remuneration: competitive salary commensurate with experience and with benefits.
Development Pathways is a leading advisory services and project management organisation in the areas of social protection, management and information systems, social development, poverty and vulnerability analysis, payment systems and financial inclusion, monitoring and evaluation, research and training. We have our head office in London, UK, and a subsidiary in Nairobi, Kenya.
As an organisation, we are committed to innovative, progressive and evidence-based research and our IT work is firmly embedded within this vision. Our in-house software development capacity resides in our Nairobi Office which focuses on the development of innovative and effective IT solutions, that enhance governments’ capacities to deliver core public services. The Management Information Systems Team (MIS) works across Africa and Asia, supporting governments that seek to improve their IT systems. The new Programme Officer will be based in our Nairobi Office and will be responsible for providing project management and administrative support for a range of MIS projects across the world. The job will involve some international travel, but no more than 4 weeks per year.
For more information about our organisation, please visit www.developmentpathways.co.uk
The Programme Officer will be responsible for providing the day-to-day project management and administrative support for a range of individual projects within our Nairobi office.
Main Responsibilities and Duties
The responsibilities of the Programme Officer will cover all aspects of project management, including contracting, financial and logistical processes, documentation as specified below, with responsibilities growing as his/her capacity develops:
Project Management and Administration
Terms of Employment and Benefits
Recruitment will be at the junior level and is a permanent and full-time post. Along with basic salary, the successful candidate would receive an attractive package of the following:
The successful candidate may be expected to travel overseas on work-related assignments, up to a maximum of 4 weeks spread over a year.
Equality and diversity are at the core of Development Pathways’ values. In the selection of our staff, we are committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Our staff are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected.
How to apply
We invite interested candidates who meet the requirements to email their applications to [email protected]
Applications should include:
If successful, we will expect the names, email addresses and daytime contact numbers of two referees, one of them being your current line manager/supervisor (please do not send this information with your application).
Closing date for this post will be 9 March, 2020.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and a successful candidate may be selected prior to the closing date. Candidates are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete a brief assessment and to participate in an interview.
Due to the high number of applications expected, unfortunately, only successful candidates will be contacted.
Please mention Bond when you apply for this position.