Project Officer – Grant Support

at World Vision
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted May 22, 2020
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day


Project Officer - Grant Support

Job Title : Project Officer – Grants Support

Reporting to : Grants Finance Manager

Grade Level : 12

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of Position

The Project Officer Grant support will, under the direction of the Program Director, provide operational and administrative assistance to the Secretariat, Project Staff and Consortium Members. The position holder will provide necessary, programming administrative, coordination and logistical services in support of the operations of the Secretariat, and assists with information management.

Experience Requirements

Must have at least 3 years’ relevant experience working with 2 years’ in project management of projects in Livelihoods and Resilience will be an added advantage

Job Responsibilities

Under the guidance of the Program Director, manage day-to-day and provide support to Ark 2030 Project Secretariat.

Support effective and timely management of donor/consortium needs, queries and requests.

Contribute to the processes of creating linkages with other partners

Support MEAL Coordinator to coordinate and monitor project processes with Consortium Partners;

Support project staff with People and Culture related processes e.g. contract renewals, performance agreements, appraisals among others.

Prepare regular inputs to status and progress reports in collaboration with various groups.

In collaboration with MEAL officer, promote organizational learning culture particularly through creation and sharing of knowledge by synthesizing and documenting findings and lessons learned success stories and best practices, strategies and approaches of the groups and drafting relevant materials for dissemination.

Support organization and documentation of consortium learning and sharing forums in consultation with MEAL officer and communications officer in dissemination of knowledge/best practice, challenges, and knowledge gaps.

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree National Resource Management (NRM), Environmental studies, Agriculture, or related field from a recognized university.


Proficiency in Computer especially in Microsoft Office Suite and data analysis programs such as PP, Excel & Word.

Possess excellent communication, facilitation, networking and relationship building skills

Ability to maintain donor and partner relations through timely and appropriate communications.

Proven track record in engaging with government ministries and other stakeholders.
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