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Project Officer ASD Project-Isiolo

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

VSO is the world's leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.
The Role
The purpose of the post is to provide leadership in implementing Accountability for Service Delivery Project effectively in Isiolo county


  1. Totally responsible for effective delivery of all project deliverablesand monitoring of project activities to achieve project outcomes
  2. Lead project evaluation activities such as Political Economic Analysis, baseline, and endline evaluation and ensure project M&E plan is in place and adhered to
  3. Compile comprehensive internal and external periodic reports and timely submission of the same
  4. Lead in project’s budget planning, tracking and ensuring timely submission of monthly projections variance analysis reports  and donor financial reports
  5. Engage in national and county level lobbying and advocacy processes with relevant Civil Society Organisations on matters accountability for service delivery in ECD provision particularly in target counties
  6. Relationship building with project partners, collaborating with county level organizations, county government and networks to maximize project outcomes.
  7. Managing direct reports and partners according to VSO best practice, including providing continuous coaching and mentorship for their development
  8. Participate in financial planning, administer and monitor expenditures against budgets and assist the project assistant to maintain budget tracking records for ASD project.
  9. Work cooperatively as a member of ASD Project and Inclusive Education programme team and support in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project and the larger Education programme
  10. Lead in mainstreaming VSO’s core approaches (Social inclusion, Social accountability and Resilience) among project primary actors and stakeholders in target counties
  11. Any other duties as may be required from timt to time by the Programme Manager

General Information

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Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Isiolo, Isiolo
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: Project management; Budgeting, financial planning; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Reporting; Partnerships; Lobbying, advocacy; Project implementation
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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VSO Jitolee

Non-profit, social work

VSO Jitolee is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

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