Full Time | Linda Binti | Nairobi

Job Description

1.       Project Officer

Reporting to the Project Coordinator, the Project Officer will be expected to:

·         Organize open forums for teenagers and teenage mothers to give them safe space to air their personal/group concerns.

·         Conduct case management process for, and keep updated records of the beneficiaries. including physical home visits in both Mathare and Korogocho informal settlements.

·         Assist the Project Coordinator in designing holistic interventions that will improve the living standards of the project beneficiaries.

·         Actively participate in writing project reports as shall be directed.

·         Attend staff meetings and represent the organization in various network forums and events.

·         Appropriately supervise the various cadres of project volunteers and interns.

·         Support the Project Coordinator in other matters that appertain to the day-to-day running of the project.

               Expected skills and competencies:

·         Holder of a Degree or Diploma in a related Social Science discipline.

·         At least three years’ experience in working in informal settlements, preferably in Nairobi.

·         Experience in working with adolescents, especially on sexual and reproductive health matters.

·         Basic counseling and child protection skills.

·         Good communication skills and fluent command of English and Kiswahili.

·         Well developed interpersonal and team skills.