PROJECT OFFICER (LRF/IDP/PO/7/OCT/2019)
VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT –PROJECT OFFICER
Legal Resources Foundation Trust (LRF) is a national civil society organization that was established in April 1993. Its vision is to have a just and equitable society through being a resource for justice in human rights education, research and policy advocacy with a focus on access to justice matters. LRF is based in Nairobi with regional offices in Nakuru & Turkana Counties.
We are looking for highly motivated, innovative and self-driven individuals to fill the following immediate vacancies.
Job Title Project Officer
Position reports to Programs Manager
Duty Station (s) Mombasa and Nairobi
Duration 1-year contract
OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
a) Implementation of activities designated to the prisons and other partner institutions
b) Ensure that assigned activities are appropriately implemented and, when necessary, ideas on amendments deemed will be shared with the Programs Manager.
c) Actively participate in projects planning meetings and report all challenges in fast- tracking/implementation to his/her supervisor
d) In a participatory manner identify, mobilise and train community members and other actors to encourage their participation in different aspects of the project implementation and development (youth, women, children, religious leaders, state & non state actors
e) Ensuring LRF’s projects & activities are accepted at community level
f) Establish and strengthen relevant partnerships, networks and alliances that promote the work under their docket with vision and mission of LRF in context
g) Act as the link between LRF & the community
h) Attends meetings as may be directed the programs Manager
i) Develops a community network to facilitate the project acceptance and ownership.
j) Identifies analyses and brings to the attention of the, Programs Manager and Executive Director funding opportunities
k) Develop timely reports when and if required based on activities, donor templates and stakeholder interaction framework
a) Diploma in Law, Development studies, Project Management, Social Work or relevant Plus 1 Year relevant working Experience in an NGO set up
b) Good interpersonal and communication skills
c) Good Planning Skills with the ability to set priorities, produce timely and quality output.
d) Experience in working with prisoners
e) Eexcellent reporting, writing and editorial skills
f) Excellent analytical, Lobbying and advocacy skills
g) Proficiency in computer skills.
If you believe you have the talent we are looking for, have passion and commitment to human rights and your experience and qualification matches the above, you are invited to send your application letter and CV, including your current salary, expected remuneration, three (3) professional referees and day time telephone contacts to The Executive Director with the subject matter PARALEGAL OFICER –
By COB 8th November, 2019
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