Job Vacancy – Senior Program Manager

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February 18, 2019 | No Comments


Our client is a non-governmental organization based in Marsabit County looking to recruit a senior program manager. Our client is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply


The position is based in Marsabit and the holder will chiefly be responsible for the achievement of project objectives and strategic results


  • Oversee the implementation of all project activities
  • Design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of and learning from program work
  • Prepare period project and organizational work plans
  • Preparation of activity reports and periodic program reports
  • Ensure adherence to regulations during activity implementation
  • Resourcefulness in project design, implementation and monitoring
  • Support in resource mobilization, networking and partnerships
  • Ensures close collaboration and coordination with cooperating partners
  • Lead and motivate the program team, monitor project activities and coordinate work


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Knowledge and expertise in at least two of our client’s key focus areas of advocacy, education, peace building, football for social change and sustainable livelihoods
  • Strategic focus and great planning skills
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • At least 1 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Excellent report writing and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a team, honesty and reliability
  • Personal motivation and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Being able to work under pressure and meet donor deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and ready to work with a diverse community
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills as well as other necessary computer skills
  • Good leadership, communication and people skills



To apply online click here or send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to [email protected] marking the subject as “3566”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3566 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Friday, 22 March 2019


* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we will not be able to move forward with you application.

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