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

Position: Education Technical Project Assistant

Location: Nairobi


  •  Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools,
    handbooks and guidelines.
  • Implement delegated Education project portfolio
    according to plan of action(according to strategy, proposals, budgets,
    plans and donor requirements)
  • Participate in the planning, implementation,
    expansion, coordination and management of NRC’s AEP activities in Kakuma.
  • Ensure proper and timely administrative,
    logistical, and financial arrangements and documentation needed for the
    implementation of the assigned programme components are prepared by the
    assigned team, in line with NRC procedures.
  • Ensure monitoring of the AE programme components
    assigned, by contributing to data collection, spot visits, data analysis,
    and drafting of regular activity implementation/monitoring/evaluation
    reports, need-based.
  • Ensure mobilization and enrolment of AEP learners
    at the start-up of the AEP project in close cooperation and coordination
    with other agencies (in particular UNHCR, UNICEF LWF, FCA, HI and WTK)
  • Promote, advocate and implement community
    mobilization on the Right to Education for All (EFA), the concept of AEP,
    INEE standards, girl’s education, protection of vulnerable children and
    the rights of refugees, IDPs and Children With Disability (CWDs)
  • Prepare timely periodic AEP progress reports as
    required by the line manager. (Weekly, Biweekly, Monthly or Quarterly and
    end of year project reports).
  • Involve and inform communities and community
    leaders about the activities of project and conduct monthly PTA/community
    coordination meetings per camp.
  • Any other task relevant to the position as
    requested by line manager.
  • Coordinate with the World Food Program (WFP) to
    ensure that AEP learners receive school feeding and that all procedures
    are followed and completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure effective pre-positioning, timely,
    distribution and monitoring of school learning materials.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Education oriented towards
    Primary Education or related field of study, additional P1 certificate is
    an added advantage.
  • Have a valid Teaching Certificate (Registered with
  • At least  3 years of relevant work experience
    in Humanitarian, urban informal settlement, pastoralist or other
    educationally challenged people’s contexts
  • Proven practical experience in the planning and
    execution of education projects for at least 3 years mostly in
    humanitarian assistance.
  • Ability to initiate, develop, plan and implement
    an integrated programme.
  • Excellent communication (spoken and written)
    skills, including the ability to explain and present technical
  • Documented results related to the position’s
  • Be able to use a wide variety of computer
    software, including Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Experience in Education project management and
    with evidence of successfully implementation of similar projects
  • Sound knowledge of Human Rights and Humanitarian
    Protection programming principles
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Participate in appropriate professional
    development of project portfolio
  • Willingness to adhere to NRC code of conduct at
    all times in and outside work

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work independently in a result oriented
    multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment.
  • Analysing and critical thinking.
  • Empowering and building trust.
  • Ability to handle stress and insecure
  • Ability to resolve individual and group conflicts
  • Ability to cope and support the team to cope well
    with change.
  • Good planning and organisation skills.
  • Project implementation supervisory skills.

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