Adeso – Program Officer (Nairobi).

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The Program Officer will lead the program team in Nairobi and provide oversight and management support for Adeso’s strategic projects focused on decolonizing humanitarian aid, including business development and communications requirements. The position will be based in Nairobi. The position holder will work with the Program Coordinator and Executive Director to lead and coordinate the design, development, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and administration of the decolonizing aid programs in line with the organization strategy. The position will contribute to the daily project management of the Pledge for Change process and the development of online platforms CORE and Equity Connect. This will include the administrative responsibilities and communications, coordination of the team and external partners, and preparation and reviewing of concept papers and other funding opportunities. The job holder will also work on the internal and external reports and the provision of high quality documentations.

Full Job Description


 Bachelor’s Degree or its international equivalent in international development, or related field.
 Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable.
 Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to details.
 Native English speaker with excellent writing and analytical skills. Ability to write clearly and concisely is a requirement.
 Excellent organizational skills
 Willing to learn and strong interest in program management and new business development.
 Strong and demonstrated program/project management skills.
 Ability to prepare reports and provide information to management in a timely manner.
 Ability to communicate in a clear, positive manner with diverse clients and staff.
 Demonstrated writing and editing experience.
 Self-motivated and able to work with minimal direction.


This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. If you would like to join this dynamic team, please submit your application to jobs@adesoafrica.org quoting the position in the email subject matter, by 26th July, 2021. Kindly note that application screening and interviews will be on a rolling basis.

Each application should be addressed to HR and include the following:

 An updated CV with updated contact details: Phone No., Email Address and Skype ID; and
 An application letter which should include cover letter, remuneration requirements and contact information for three work-related referees.

Applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Adeso is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on one’s background, beliefs, gender or sexual orientation.







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