Wednesday, February 06, 2013

HelpAge HSNP SPR Kenya Social Protection Programme Manager

Kenya Social Protection Programme Manager -  Hunger Safety Net project, Social Protection Rights Component (HSNP SPR)

National Position

Competitive Package
Contract Length: Open Ended - Subject to Funding
Location: Nairobi, Kenya with regular travel to northern Kenya

Please Note: This is a national position in Kenya and is only open to Kenyan Nationals

HelpAge International is a global network of not-for-profit organisations with a vision of a world where older people fulfill their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives.  
Securing an income for older people through social protection mechanisms and in particular through social pensions is a strategic priority area for HelpAge.

HelpAge seeks to recruit a Social Protection Programme Manager for Kenya who will provide overall management and implementation of the Hunger Safety Net Programme Phase II social protection rights component which takes forward the grievance mechanism developed in Phase I along with payment processes and grievance management to 150,000 households.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in Social Sciences or other related field and a post graduate qualification in Project Planning and Management.  
The candidate will have a good understanding of the social protection agenda in Kenya and Africa more widely as well as knowledge of rights based programming. 
The candidate should have substantial experience in managing complex projects, including financial management and budgeting. 
Other experience needed is the ability to build capacity of staff and partners, data interpretation and negotiation. 
Communication, including report writing skills, and analytical skills are essential in this position.

To apply, please send an up to date CV and covering letter by 15th February 2013, explaining how you meet the criteria for the role to the Regional Human Resources Coordinator at:

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

HelpAge International is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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