Programme Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Kenyan and Somali nationals for the following position:

Job Title: Resilience Programme Manager - Somalia
Location: Nairobi with regular travel to Mogadishu and Hargeisa
Duration: Two (2) Years

Job Summary: The incumbent will be responsible for the Resilience Programme - Building Resilient
Communities in Somalia (BRCiS) as part of larger consortium led by NRC as well as some components of the Mogadishu Integrated Development Programme (MODEL). 

S/he will be responsible for representation of Concern in the Technical Working Group of the consortium and for the overall management of Concern’s component of the programme in addition to overseeing the implementation of the FIM and WASH components of the Mogadishu Integrated Programme, as well as ensuring links with, and where necessary, contributing to, the Somalia/Somaliland Programme’s work on resilience.

Job Specification:
  • A degree in food security, natural resource management, public health, nutrition or related field
  • At least five years’ experience in humanitarian aid in complex and/or insecure environments preferably in East/Horn of Africa
  • Knowledge & experience of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) theory and practice of Resilience and Resilience programming
Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a CV and covering letter to with the subject of the email as ‘Resilience Programme Manager-Somalia by Friday, 18th March 2016.

Each application should include three referees who can validate technical expertise. 

Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Concern has a Code of Conduct and a Programme Participant Protection Policy to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from abuse and exploitation.

Concern Worldwide is an equal opportunities employer