Project Officer – Sustainable Inclusive Business

Kshs60,000.00

 (Negotiable)

Description

Type : Jobs
Date : July 28, 2022
Location : Nairobi,Kenya

KEPSA is the apex body of the private sector in Kenya to drive economic development through year on year improvements in the business environment by addressing cross-cutting business issues, driving investments and addressing socio-economic issues with partners. It brings together business associations, corporate bodies, SMEs, and start-ups to speak in one voice, working closely with Government and other stakeholders through structured public – private dialogue platforms, and other engagement mechanisms.


Program Deion:

The project officer will support the SIB-K program under which projects are executed within the four thematic areas.


Project Officer:

The Project Officer will support the overall planning of projects and maintain good relations with partners during implementation, from communication with project partners, suppliers, invoicing, and reporting. Scout for funding opportunities to grow to scale through the existing projects. She/he should be a strategic, hands-on structural thinker and do-er and possess the ability to scout for calls for proposals and write concept notes and proposals. She/he contributes to the sustainability of SIB-K by running and developing projects and paid assignments.


Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for setting and implementing the work plan aspects of projects (and beyond) and setting realistic timeframes for the targets.
  • In charge of project implementation and paid work, tracking and monitoring the implementation of sustainable development goals by the private sector for the voluntary national reporting by the government.
  • Identify funding opportunities and stay tuned with call for proposals
  • Contribute to writing concepts and project proposals by providing structure, project planning, and strategy
  • Responsible for liaison with partners (for the ongoing projects) to identify capacity gaps, define required support, and develop tailored solutions
  • Contribute during weekly/monthly meetings to look at challenges and solutions for sustainable growth.
  • Plan and implement workshops, seminars, and the annual project conference
  • Improve processes and observe donor policies to ensure successful project implementation. Implement the policies and procedures to maximize output. Monitor adherence to rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Responsible for maintenance of a good flow of communication and information between SIB-K’s partner institutions.
  • Responsible for detailed input (from projects) for annual reports and budgets.
  • Support the implementation of projects under the SIB-K program


Candidate Qualities:

  • At least five years of work experience with a proven track record and exposure to Project implementation and management;
  • Solid Knowledge of Sustainability, Inclusion in the Business context;
  • Knowledge of tools and project formats
  • Ability to create pieces of training, and workshops as ‘products’
  • Experience in management, operations, and leadership.
  • Good understanding of general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet, and cash-flow management.
  • Ability to build consensus and relationships among colleagues, partners, and stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Solid understanding of financial management.
  • Shows leadership, initiative, and strategic eye for project development, proposal writing, and needs in the area of sustainable, inclusive business.


Academic Qualifications:

A candidate who holds a degree in a field related to Projects Management, Operations Management, or relevant fields.


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Nairobi,Kenya
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