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International Potato Center   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Project Management Officer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya and report to the Head of Project Management Unit (Located in Nairobi, Kenya). This position will also assist in ensuring that project staff follow CIP policies and procedures while adhering to donor rules and regulations while acting as the liaison between project field offices and Kenya-based interdepartmental teams to ensure projects are successful. The job requires travel to field sites (up to 25% of time)


• Project implementation and compliance: Serve as primary point of contact for project operations during and after the life of the project; Deliver and maintain professional working relationships with internal clients and other project partners and ensure resource availability and allocation.

• Monitoring and Reporting: Monitor progress against project output and provide feedback as needed; Measure project performance using appropriate tools and dispatched to donors’ representatives; Maintain comprehensive project documentation.
• Knowledge Management: Organize and maintain shared knowledge ports (KM Hub, websites) to communicate relevant project information throughout the organization; Liaise with donors and customers to exchange necessary project information.
• Team Management: Contributes to performance evaluation and development of staff; Supports the Head of PMU in gathering and analyzing data through statistical analysis and writing reports that can offer management effective solutions for projects.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Performance monitoring and evaluation; Project management; Reporting; Project implementation; Team leadership
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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International Potato Center

Non-profit, social work

The International Potato Center, known by its Spanish acronym CIP, was founded in 1971 as a root and tuber research-for development institution delivering sustainable solutions to the pressing world problems of hunger, poverty, and the degradation of natural resources. CIP is truly a global center, with headquarters in Lima, Peru and offices in 20 developing countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America.