Job Vacancies

New Vacancy – Project Officer, Kenya

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Project Officer

Based in Nairobi, Kenya

6 month fixed term contract

We are looking to strengthen our operations team by recruiting a project officer, based in the MannionDaniels Africa office in Karen, Nairobi, Kenya. Our operations team currently provides support to in-country Local Fund Agent (LFA) services in Somalia and Technical Assistance towards health planning budgeting, monitoring and reporting to 18 counties in Kenya.

This role has responsibility for supporting the operational management of the company’s portfolio of long- and short-term programmes in the East and Horn of Africa. Candidates will need to demonstrate experience across the breadth of project operational responsibilities including coordination of contract management, work plan tracking, budget management and oversight, management procedures, value for money monitoring, financial management, and monitoring and evaluation. Excellent attention to detail and good commercial acumen are also essential attributes.

You will need to have:

  • Experience of setting up, administering and coordinating projects or logistical mechanisms and processes within an international development setting
  • Excellent client management and communication skills with experience of creating, implementing and analysing standard operating procedures
  • Knowledge of financial processes including budget tracking, invoicing and petty cash
  • Experience of working with DFID and other donors would be ideal, especially on grant making funds

Please review the full job description here.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to careers@manniondaniels.com  by Tuesday 22 January using the job title in the subject line and including details of your eligibility to work in the UK or Kenya, current notice period and salary expectations.

Early applications are strongly encouraged.

MannionDaniels is an equal opportunities employer.

New Vacancy: SRHR Grants Performance Manager, AmplifyChange

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

SRHR Grants Performance Manager – AmplifyChange

Based UK or Kenya

Full time 2 year fixed term contract

Amplify Change is a multi-donor challenge fund to support civil society advocacy for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). We are a fund which aims to empower young people, men and women to realise their sexual and reproductive rights.

Our Technical Performance Managers take responsibility for the grant management process, providing performance and risk oversight for a portfolio of SRHR advocacy grants, technical expertise for grantees, and oversight of the grant making process and implementation including on-going learning, monitoring and evaluation of grantees. Job holders work closely with the team of Grants Officers to ensure grants move efficiently through the grant management cycle, alongside the broader AmplifyChange team. The team reports to the Grant Support Team Manager, based in the UK.

Our team members are expected to be experienced in grant portfolio management, as well as having relevant geographical knowledge and/or technical specialisms within the field of SRHR. For this position we are looking to hear from candidates with specialisms in menstrual health and/or SRHR access for people with disabilities with experience in Sub Saharan Africa, South Asia and/or Middle East & North Africa.

You will need to have:

  • Postgraduate degree in a relevant subject, or an undergraduate degree plus specific experience in the field of SRHR.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in the field of SRHR within an international development, public health, human rights or social policy setting. Significant  experience working on SRHR programme management and advocacy within developing countries and conflict settings will also be considered.
  • Demonstrable experience of managing projects, contracts or grants, including performance management, KPIs, evaluation and learning
  • Proven ability to operate in a team environment liaising with diverse teams in an international setting

Please review the full job description here.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to careers@manniondaniels.com   by Sunday 27 January 2019 using job title in the subject line and including details of your eligibility to work in the UK or Kenya, current notice period and salary expectations.

Early applications are strongly encouraged.

MannionDaniels is an equal opportunities employer.