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Lodwar, Kenya

Projects Operations Associate

Job Title: Projects Operations Associate

Deadline: April 14, 2024

Reference: 014/KAK/2023

Reports to: Executive Director

Duty Station: Kakuma

No of positions: 1

Job Purpose

Participate in the planning, implementation, expansion, coordination, and management of APIR TURKANA’s AEP activities in Kakuma and Lodwar offices.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Provide leadership in both Lodwar and Kakuma offices
  • Coordinating program activities
  • Facilitate and oversee the development process of the Project proposal.
  • Effectively handle any changes to the program scope, schedule, and costs.
  • Maintain professional communication and relationships with current and potential funding partners.
  • Provide support for office operations, management of programme team, delegate assignments and ensure that policies, formats procedures and systems are known and implemented correctly.
  • Play a key role in quality assurance and smooth implementation of the program.
  • Prepare monthly updatesto share with the Executive Director.
  • Conduct periodic field visits to monitor the progress of projects and develop action plans for successful project completion.
  • Collaborate closely with the MEARL department to ensure effective communication of project achievements.
  • Overall responsible for meetings internal and external deadlines.
  • Assist in developing adequate Terms of Reference (ToRs) for evaluations under the program.

Job Specification and desirable skills

  • Relevant University Degree in Education, project management, business administration, social work.
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience, with a strong preference for experience from a Humanitarian environment.
  • Practical work experience in implementing funded projects.
  • Demonstrable experience in project cycle management
  • Have undergone leadership training of not less than 6 months
  • Strong computer skills in basic standardized software (Excel, Word, PDF, SPSS etc.).

Desired Personal Qualities

  •  Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Positive attitude and approach, which will help colleagues to overcome challenges.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, under pressure, and on irregular working hours.
  • A demonstrated ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • An impeccable professional standard of ethics.


All interested qualified candidates to submit their Cover Letter and CV stating their salary expectation to with the subject line being ‘Projects Operations Associate’.

Applications that don’t follow the above procedures will automatically be disqualified.

All applications must be received on or before:  12th April 2024. APIR TURKANA is an equal opportunity employer, as detailed in our “Equal Employment Opportunity Policy”.

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