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  • Posted: Feb 25, 2019
    Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
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    Program Officer, Household Economic Strengthening

    Job Description

    • Reporting to the OVC Project co-ordinator, the HES project officer is responsible for overall rollout of economic strengthening activities, ensuring the project meets its objectives and targets.
    • The HES officer working closely with relevant government ministries and other technical support to field agent supervisors with focus in implementing VLSA activities, financial education to the caregivers, support caregivers initiate Income Generating activities, profiling of small holder farmers to increase production and engage with markets.
    • The HES officer will directly supervise field Agent Supervisor and the data capture clerk and indirectly supervises a team of SILC.
    • He/She will develop HES operational plans, monitors their execution, and prepares periodic performance reports.

    Required Qualifications and Experience
    Academic Qualifications:

    • A diploma (with at least 2 years of relevant experience) or a Bachelor’s degree (with at least 1 year experience) in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Micro Finance, Business Administration, Project Management or related field from a recognized institution of learning.


    • Specialized knowledge of and experience with savings group programming with a preference for community-agent and/or fee-for-service approaches.
    • Relevant experience in Community development focusing on sustainable livelihood approaches, project monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning.
    • Familiarity with integrating savings groups in OVC programming.
    • Excellent analytic and computer skills; skilled in MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
    • Excellent report writing skills.

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Proven Leadership ability and strong interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills, team work and ability to prioritize tasks in a timely manner
    • Sound coordination skills and a demonstrated ability to multi-task
    • Demonstrates diplomacy, flexibility, and resourcefulness
    • Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
    • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office).
    • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their CV to:

    Note: Only eligible candidates would be contacted.

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