Projects Manager Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Projects Manager Job in Kenya 2021
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Job Description: Education Projects Manager

Pursue is seeking a
passionate and driven individual to oversee our Education programmes in an
exciting community transformation programme in rural Kenya. Pursue is a CBO
based around Butere in Kakamega county, working to empower communities by
addressing a number of causes of poverty. We run two Education programmes which
the Education Projects Manger would be responsible for: adult literacy classes,
and a teacher development programme in rural primary schools which seeks to
improve standards of teaching and learning.

The initial job is
12 month contract with a gross salary of 27,000KSH per month.

Please note that this
role is based around Sabatia/Butere and therefore the successful candidate
would be expected to live within close proximity to this area.

Key Responsibilities

The roles and
responsibilities of this position would be as follows:

  • Research and develop training curriculum and
    accompanying training materials for Teacher Development Seminars, ECD
    Seminars and School Leaders Training
  • Deliver training sessions to teachers and school
    leaders from rural primary schools
  • Mentor school leaders in rural primary schools to
    further their skillset in school management, including monitoring of
    teaching and learning; school strategy; budgeting and financial record
    keeping
  • Seek to improve the quality of teaching and
    learning in rural primary schools through classroom observation and
    teacher mentoring, whilst providing teachers clear developmental feedback
    with measurable targets
  • Plan and deliver adult literacy classes in rural
    communities
  • Oversee the day to day running of the
    Pursue:Education team
  • Monitor Education staff performance, including
    regularly observing staff delivering trainings and provide developmental
    feedback with measurable targets
  • Oversee data collection of all Pursue:Education
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of
    Pursue:Education projects through data analysis
  • Manage the budget for Pursue:Education projects
  • Oversee the implementation of the Pursue:Education
    strategic plan, which includes recruitment of new schools to the programme
    and expansion into new communities
  • Coordinate and deliver training opportunities for
    Pursue:Education staff and other community members when required
  • Liaise and work hand-in-hand with relevant
    government authorities
  • Any other reasonable tasks as assigned by their
    manager

Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Education
  • TSC registered
  • At least 6 years experience in the Education
    profession
  • In-depth knowledge of the Competency Based
    Curriculum
  • Good communication skills
  • Pro-active problem solver
  • Proven track record of managing people to a high
    standard
  • Competent ICT skills, including knowledge of Excel
  • Good communication skills in both English and
    Kiswahili
  • Ability to work under pressure and effectively
    problem solve
  • Ability to work both alone and in a team situation
  • Experience of working in school leadership
    positions
  • Experience of working in the NGO/ not-for-profit
    sector
  • Experience of writing and developing curriculum
    materials
  • A personal Christian faith
  • Familiarity with the Butere area
  • We are seeking an individual who possesses the key
    values which Pursue holds to: integrity, dedication &
    compassion.

 How to apply:

Please submit your cover
letter and CV to the Country Director, Benson Haduli, at the following email
address: pursuekenyacbo@gmail.com

The closing date for
applications is 
Wednesday 19th May 2021. The first round of
interviews will be held by phone, and the second round will be in person in
Butere during the week commencing 24th May.

Only successful candidates
invited for interview will be contacted.







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