Finn Church Aid is Finland’s largest development co-operation organisation and the second largest organisation in Finland working in humanitarian aid.
Finn Church Aid (FCA) is a member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and humanitarian aid organisations forming one of the world’s largest aid organisations.
The FCA office in Helsinki acts as a Headquarters for several Regional and Country offices around the world.
FCA is present in over 30 countries and we have offices in following countries: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, South Sudan, Somalia, Cambodia, Liberia, Haiti and Jordan.
The FCA Kenya office is based in Nairobi.
FCA is looking for a Conflict Resolution Project Manager to be based in Nairobi (with frequent travel to Isiolo) to manage the FCA components of a broader consortium project.
The Project Manager will manage project-related staff, ensure quality reporting and take an active role in the coordination of activities with other consortium partners, local authorities, and other national and international actors.
The purpose of the job is to manage Finn Church Aid’s Conflict Mitigation and Peace Building component of the REGAL IR Consortium Project, ensuring effective implementation of project activities and full donor compliance and reporting.
This is to be done in close cooperation with colleagues at the East and Southern Africa Regional Office in Nairobi, Headquarters’ relevant Departments and FCA partners.
The job includes:
- Management and overall PMER of activities in accordance with FCA Policies and Guidelines, including planning, budgeting, monitoring, donor reporting and evaluation.
- Ensuring technical compliance with USAID standards and procedures.
- Management of FCA national staff associated with the project.
- Coordination of activities with consortium partners, relevant national and international actors.
The role requires excellent networking skills, overall programme management experience, and fluent written and oral English. Additional language skills are appreciated. Leadership skills and teamwork experience are much appreciated.
The Conflict Resolution Project Manager reports to the Regional Representative for East and Southern Africa. The compensation is based on FCA Framework Agreement and the candidate’s level of experience.
Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday 29 November 2013.
Applications should be emailed to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org