YWCA Head of Programmes Job in Nairobi Kenya May 2016


Job opportunity:YWCA Head of Programmes  in Nairobi Kenya

Career vacancy:YWCA Head of Programmes  in Nairobi Kenya

Young Women Christian Association (YWCA) is a National Organization founded in 1912 whose purpose is to develop the leadership and collective power of women and girls to achieve social and economic empowerment, human rights, health, security, dignity, freedom, justice and peace for all humanity.

The Association invites application for the position of Head of Programmes for its Head Office. 

The successful candidate will be based at the Head Office in Nairobi and will report to the National General Secretary.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Developing a strategy for the programme department in line with the overall organization strategic plan
  • Planning and coordination of related projects for the head office and branches
  • Resource mobilization for YWCA programme interventions
  • Ensuring implementation of programme strategic plans and policies of the organization
  • Membership recruitment, development and engagement
  • Increase visibility of YWCA programmes
  • Develop a programme evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the programes and identify areas for improvement
  • Write monthly, quarterly& annual progress and evaluation reports on the programmes for management and partners
  • Monitor programme activities on a regular basis and conduct an annual evaluation according to the program evaluation framework
  • Mentor, train and coach the programme officers
  • Supervise the programme staff  by providing direction, input and feedback.
Minimum Requirements
  • B.A. (Sociology / Community Development / Business studies / Development Studies)
  • Five (5) years relevant experience in a Management position, experience with NGO implementing Community Development Programmes
  • Masters Degree in any of the above disciplines is an added advantage
  • Good IT and Report writing skills
Desirable Skills
  • Resource Mobilization Skills
  • Result Based Programme Management Skills
  • Computer Literate with excellent working knowledge of word processing MS PowerPoint
  • Very good Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent Communication, Planning and Organizational Skills
  • Good Report Writing and Analytical Skills
Candidates that are interested and meet the above qualifications are invited to apply. An application with a detailed CV to reach the under mentioned on or before 30th May 2016.

Human Resource Officer

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

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