Project Manager – PASADA

Job Objective:
To provide overall leadership and management of USAID Kizazi Kipya project implementation at Councils level
and ensure efficient and effective linkages, collaboration and networking with LGA authorities

Roles and responsibilities
To provide overall technical, operational, administrative support to project staff and promotes an organizational culture where policies and values are observed.
To approve travel request, staff liquidations, review and approves all project expenses.
Project leader who is ultimately responsible and accountable for timely, quality project implementation across councils where PASADA is implementing
To work in collaboration with DSWO, DMO, DACC, CHACO at district level and PACT Technical Coordinators at cluster level to ensure high quality project activities delivery
To ensure preparation and timely completion and submission both financial and narrative reports (monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual)
To work with Data Clerks and M& E Officers to ensure that appropriate data is obtained to produce high quality timely reports.
In collaboration with PASADA Management, mentors project staff (Case Management Officer, Health and HIV Officer, Case Management Coordinator.) as appropriate in project management, organization development and community development issues.
To support performance of project staff (Case Management Officer, Health and HIV Officer, Case management Coordinator, etc) by proactively addressing performance issues through regular, constructive and honest feedback, coaching and identifying necessary staff development needs for direct reports.
To ensure staff are supported to deliver quality results in all project implementation activities.
Providing a mentoring and guidance to the team members and models best practices, advises and train other team members on organization policies, procedures, tools, and methodologies as needed.
Represents USAID Kizazi Kipya Project in public events, stakeholders meeting and coordinate with other Donor funded programs at council level.
Performs other related tasks as needed.
Required Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Public Health or Economic Development, Community Development or relevant degree.
At least 7 year’s relevant experience.
Previous experience managing staff.
Experience in at least one of the following technical areas: Economic Strengthening, Youth and Adolescent work, Case manage­ment, Bi-Directional Reference, ECD, or Child Protection.
Fluency in English and Kiswahili.
Understanding OVC issues and Child Protection.

In addition to a competitive compensation and benefit package, both positions offer a very attractive work schedule.

Method of Application
All applications letters should indicate the position and Council of interest on the envelope and if it is through email, then on the Subject, attached with detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of certificates, testimonials, transcripts and names of two referees and day time telephone number for confidential contact should be sent NOT LATER than 29th December 2020, interested candidates are also encour­aged to physically bring their application at Temeke Chang’ombe opposite Police Chang’ombe within Catholic Church Compound., only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The contact address is;
The PASADA Executive Director PASADA
P. O. Box 70225
The deadline for submitting the application is 29 December, 2020