Project Assistant Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Project Assistant Job in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Position: Project Assistant – Resource Mobilization and Donor Liaison    

Location: Nairobi

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

The
International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the UN Migration Agency. With
173 member states it is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration
benefits migrants and society. Established in 1951 and

now
active in over 400 field locations worldwide, IOM works with partners,
government and civil society to:

1.
Assist in meeting the operational challenges of migration and mobility

2.
Advance understanding of migration issues

3.
Encourage social and economic development through migration; and

4.
Uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants and mobile populations.

The
Regional Support Unit (RSU) undertakes a support function for the Regional
Office and missions within the East and Horn of Africa region. The goal of the
unit is to contribute to effective, flexible and comprehensive migration
management solutions, through improved accountability to institutional
standards, external engagement and use of knowledge. The units remit includes
donor engagement and liaison and supporting missions to strengthen their
engagement with donors. Within this there are specific functions envisaged
including developing knowledge management tools to support donor liaison and
resource mobilization.

Under
the overall guidance of the Regional Director, the direct supervision of the
Regional Project Development Officer, the incumbent will assist the Regional
Support Unit in supporting improved knowledge management through strengthened
knowledge creation and management related to donor and resource mobilization.

Responsibilities

  • Research donors active in East and Horn of Africa
  • Populate and strengthen the database of donors
    active in East and Horn of Africa
  • Maintain the donor database ensuring all contacts
    are recorded
  • Draft donor briefs
  • Support donor focused events, including logistics
    etc.
  • Support the development of donor focused material
    and knowledge management materials.
  • Support resource mobilization and donor liaison
    capacity building
  • Support the planning and implementation of donor
    engagement activities
  • Perform any other related task as may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Relation or
    related field.
  • 3 years relevant work experience
  • Knowledge and experience working with excel
    spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge and experience in developing briefs and
    visually appealing material
  • Knowledge of, or experience in East/Horn of Africa
    is desired
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili (oral and
    written). Knowledge of French an advantage.

How to apply

Interested
candidates should submit a M
otivational Letter and updated CV indicating the Position Title
and Vacancy Number with three professional referees, and their contacts (both
email and telephone)
 to International Organization for Migration (IOM), RO Human
Resources Department, via 
e-mail: ronairobihrdrec@iom.int

Closing Date: 21st January 2021

Only
Shortlisted Applicants will be contacted.







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