Tushinde Children’s Trust – Programmes Officer

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Key Skills

  • Project management
  • MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning) skills and impact assessment
  • Proposal and Report writing and fundraising
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Understanding of child protection systems and urban poverty issues
  • Good understanding of MS Office/ G-Suite

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Development studies, M&E, social sciences and any other relevant area of studies
  • At least 3-4 years experience in a similar role
  • Experience in fundraising and/or donor reporting will be an added advantage.
  • Good communication, presentation, training and report writing skills.
  • Fluency in the English language, both written and verbal
  • A passion for ensuring that every child can enjoy their basic rights.
  • An ability to be flexible and adaptable in a young and growing organisation.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Provide general support to the Programme Manager for Tushinde’s programme activities in Kenya, these include both Mathare and Kiambiu projects.
  • Support and advocate for children’s rights and help develop Tushinde programmes accordingly.
  • Support the Programme Manager to organise meetings/ trainings with partner schools and supporting them in developing the child protection policy.
  • Support Programme Manager to organise and facilitate the Community Days, Boys Forums, Girls Forums, Holiday Camps and other events, as needed.
  • Work with the Ag. Executive Director and Programme Manager to implement policies, standards of practice and guidelines with regards to Tushinde’s work with Tushinde Staff members and beneficiaries.
  • Organise regular meetings with members of main projects, take minutes and ensure follow up is carried through
  • Build and maintain partnerships and relationships with program partners, such as non-profits, government agencies and community organisations, in order to expand resources, raise funding and educate the public about Tushinde’s work
  • With the support from Ag. Executive Director and Programme Manager delegate to new Programme Officers and Programme Assistants responsibility for coordinating engagement with partners
  • Support data collection, collation and reporting efforts to support and inform monitoring, evaluation and learning in the Family Support Programme
  • Oversight of the day to day activities at the daycare
  • Assist in developing and monitoring annual work plans, program initiatives and budget development for different projects and activities
  • Provide support as needed, the preparation and timely submission of detailed donor reports on project activities on a quarterly and annual basis in compliance with project requirements.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a tailored covering letter to: jobs@ke.tushinde.org.uk**,** using ‘Programme Officer’ as the subject of the mail by 29th September 2023.