PROJECT OFFICER (LRF/IDP/PO/7/OCT/2019)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT –PROJECT OFFICER

 (LRF/IDP/PO/7/OCT/2019)

 

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

 

Qualifications

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.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

 

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

.  Applications  will  only  be  accepted  through:  careers@lrf-kenya.or.ke

mukoya.eric@lrf-kenya.or.ke   Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.