Project Assistant Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Project Assistant Job in Kenya 2021
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JOB ADVERTISEMENT

Position: Project Assistant

Department: Education
and Livelihoods

Job Description:

The Job holder will be
responsible for roles is aimed at promoting peace, justice and social cohesion
at the local and national level by use of sports as a tool for youths in Kibera
to embrace alternatives to violence and peaceful cohesion and engage in
meaningful livelihoods activities.

Line Relationships Key Work Relationships
Employment Type

Responsible to:• Project Officer
Responsible for:
• Field Officer Internal:
• Program coordinator(s)
• Program Officers
• Project officer
• Head of Research, Policy &
Development.

• Head of Programs

External:
• Community groups
• Partners/Government
• Suppliers to CFK Contract

1.Project Planning and Design
• Support program development, planning,
implementation and evaluation.

• Design interventions responsive to the
context by way of using sports.

• Design or review training manuals to aid
in delivery of the intervention targeting the Youths

• Develop project work plans for sports
and development

• Develop and maintain relevant database
of data and serve as a hub of data that may be required for reporting purposes
and sharing with donors

• Incorporate workable empowerment model
in new projects.

2.Project Implementation and Training

• Mobilize community on
a need basis within the sports for peace and development project.

• Promote youth participation in sports,
social cohesion and peace initiatives.

• Develop new and novel sporting
activities with an aim of increasing youth participation and engagement.

• Establish of joint development
initiatives among the different communities in Kibera to promote sustainable
development.

• Mentorship and training of young
community leaders to spearhead peace and development initiatives in Kibera.

• Establish and run community youth
parliaments to increase democracy and spearhead community development
initiatives that target the youths

• Link talented youth to opportunities in
sports academies and clubs.

• Promote professional development for
coaches and referees.

• Participate in the development and
update of training materials.

• Forge positive partnerships for the
attainment of project goals.

• In liaison with the Program Coordinator
identify opportunities to strengthen the sports for development component of
the program.

• Represent the program in trainings,
forums and seminars with directive from the coordinator

• Engage with the coordinator in
prospecting for funds

3.Project Monitoring& Evaluation
• Compile reports (narrative and data) and
submit them to the program coordinator as per the set deadlines

• Participate in the design, data
collection and analysis of surveys and routine data

• Ensure proper documentation and
dissemination of lessons learnt.

• Evaluation of training conducted.
• Monitoring and reviewing the progress of
trainees.

4.Financial Management and Reporting
• Offer support in program budgets.
Monitor budget spending in line with the spending plans, budget vs actual
analyses, and develop remedial plans where necessary to ensure budgets are
optimally utilized.

• Ensure donor compliance with donor
guidelines and contracts including budget flexibility and reporting
requirements.

• Manage budget and work plan in liaison
with the coordinator.

5.Education and Competencies

• Diploma in Community
Development, Social Studies, Project Management and related field.

• Minimum 2 years in a similar position
with demonstrated achievements.

• Informal Settlement experience is an
added advantage.

• Great Interpersonal Skills.
• Team Player who is ready to learn and
grow.

• Has empathy, is Positive and has
encouraging personality.

• Has knowledge on child protection policy
and implementation

• Has been able to implement youth
mentorship curriculum

• Has knowledge on Microsoft office
packages and among other ICT skills

How to Apply;

Send a cover letter and
resume with reference PROJECT ASSISTANT, SPORTS FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT to 
hr@carolinaforkibera.org on or before 16th
April 2021.