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Program Specialist at ACDI / VOCA

Recours 4 Kenya
Full Time
Programme Management

Organization Name: ACDI / VOCA

Job Title:Program Specialist

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Programme Management

  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide critical technical, operations, and backstopping support to the program.
  • Assist with the definition of key workflows, detailed procedures, and standard quality controls.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports, briefings, marketing materials, budgets, graphics, and presentations.
  • Review and process project-related documentation including invoices, ensuring program files and transactions are compliant, properly documented, and organized.
  • Liaise with LWA staff to organize meetings and conferences, including reservation of rooms, transportation, catering, and conference materials.
  • Collaborate with the LWA Communications Manager to develop and implement a coordinated communication strategy; assist in the preparation of reports, briefings, marketing materials, budgets, graphics, and presentations.
  • Provide desk research and communications support as needed.
  • Support additional technical, operational and administrative tasks, as necessary.
  • Provide desk research and communications support as needed.Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, social sciences, development or similar relevant field
  • Experience in problem solving and identifying solutions that are compliant with USAID and ACDI/VOCA organization policies/procedures
  • Experience working in arid and semi-arid experience as well as working with pastoral communities
  • Expertise in developing operations procedures and processes to ensure efficient technical implementation
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in a team or independently
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is a must, fluency in spoken Swahili is preferred
  • Willingness to conduct field travel to Nairobi and Isiolo, Marsabit, Garissa, Wajir, Turkana, West Pokot, Tana River, Lamu, Samburu and Mandera counties.How to Apply:
  • Please submit a resume to
  • no later than June 11, 2020.
  • In the subject line, please include the position title.
  • Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
  • ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.


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