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Programme Manager Job in Kenya at RedR UK

ABOUT REDR RedR is an international charity that improves the effectiveness of disaster relief, helping save and rebuild the lives of people affected by disaster worldwide.
RedR has recently established an office in Nairobi, Kenya and is looking to establish a training programme in the country. Initially this will focus on security training but in the longer term (funding permitting) is planned to expand to cover other training areas including Humanitarian Practice, Technical Training, Management and Co-ordination.
THE ROLE In this role, the Programme Manager will be directly responsible for programme development, team management, activity implementation, donor relations, and supporting the management of the Kenya office. In addition, the Programme Manager will develop a marketing strategy to ensure that NGO’s make maximum utilisation of the training programme and also network and participate in co-ordination meetings.
PERSON SPECIFICATION The successful candidate will have strong project management skills, including experience in budget management. Familiarity with humanitarian operations and experience in working in complex humanitarian situations is also required along with understanding of security management issues in the NGO sector. Fluency in English and willingness and ability to travel within Kenya (and possibly South Sudan).
TERMS • Location: Nairobi, Kenya • Contract: One month initially, with possible extension for 6 months or longer • Status: Unaccompanied • Salary: £24-26000 p/a (plus accommodation and other benefits)
• Start date: Immediate • Closing date for applications: 4 November 2011
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