Ministry of Devolution and Planning Job opening in Kenya 2013


Republic of Kenya
Ministry of Devolution and Planning
Employment Opportunity
Project Manager for the Economic Empowerment Programme
Project Manager’s Scope of Work
The Ministry of Devolution and Planning seeks to hire a competent Project Manager for the Economic Empowerment Programme.

The Manager is expected to work with a wide cross section of stakeholders to facilitate successful
implementation of the programme.

He/she will be responsible for providing critical technical inputs into project and to provide overall supervision of the project activities.
More specifically, the Project Manager will undertake the activities as outlined below:
  • Manage the day-to-day operations and decision-making, including the keeping of financial and other requisite records;
  • Coordinate project activities in accordance with the project agreement;
  • Monitor project implementation against the established targets/milestones;
  • Ensure the timely submission of project reports;
  • Conduct field visits as required to verify project activities;
  • Monitor the procurement of goods and services for the project and ensure execution according to the rules and guidelines established by GOK;
  • Prepare monitoring reports (technical and financial) for submission to the Project Board; and
  • Plan and arrange Project Board meetings and serve as the Technical Secretary;
  • Prepare an annual work plan and associated budget;
  • Facilitate project evaluation exercises;
  • Organise and facilitate stakeholder consultations and project review meetings;
  • Undertake closing out activities for the project and the handing over of project deliverables, records and equipment to the national beneficiaries; and
  • Undertake any other activity as directed by the National Steering Committee (NSC).
Qualifications and Experience
The incumbent is required to possess:
  • A Master’s Degree (with 8-10 years relevant experience) or a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Social Science or related field (with 11-15 years relevant experience) in Project Management;
  • At least 5 years experience in senior management;
  • Training, certification or experience in project management;
  • Knowledge and understanding of GOK procedures and practices; and
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
All applications should be addressed to:
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Devolution and Planning ( Planning)
P.O Box 30005 – 00100
Nairobi, Kenya
Or hand delivered to Treasury Building, 8th Floor, Room 828
So as to reach the above on or before Friday 23rd August, 2013 by 10.00am.

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