NGO Jobs in Kenya - Girl Child Network

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The Girl Child Network (GCN) is an independent, non-political, non-religious, not for profit membership organization of over 300 organizations that includes key government ministries, departments and individuals working to improve the status of children ¡n Kenya with emphasis on the girl child.

The Network was born ¡n 1995 as a follow up of the Beijing Platform for Action and implementation of Article 12, The Girl Child. It is from this that GCN draws its mandate which is to primarily mainstream children activities with a focus on the girl child, in the development sector through advocacy, information sharing, action implementation and strengthening of children programming in Kenya.
Within the Education program, GCN is implementing a project, ‘Kenya Equity in Education Project (KEEP)’ that aims to increase participation of girls and children with disability in education. The KEEP project is being implemented in Turkana and Kajiado Counties.
We invite suitably qualified and experienced candidates to join our dynamic team in the below specified position:
Project Officer – Turkana County
(1 Position)
The project officer shall be responsible for implementation of the project; formation and strengthening of school and community based initiatives to support girls’ access, enrolment, retention, transition and participation in education to higher levels.
Qualifications and Experience
The successful candidate should possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and/or Social Sciences (Arts).
Must be computer literate and have a minimum of Five (5) years’ working experience in similar field.
S/he should have strong knowledge of the different dynamics in communities, good mobilization and report writing skills.

Driver – Turkana & Nairobi County
(2 Positions)
Key duties and responsibilities will include and not limited to driving of official motor vehicles, office support services e.g. deliveries and activity implementation support
Qualifications and Experience
Holds a valid driving license B,C,E, Certificate in Mechanic Grade 11 (Two) or its equivalent, Computer literate e.g. Ms Word, MS Excel, at least five (5) years driving experience, a team player, adaptable and able to relate with people from diverse backgrounds, holder of a KCSE certificate, good written and spoken English and Kiswahili; any other certificate will be an added advantage.

HR & Administration Officer – Nairobi
(1 Position)
The office holder will be responsible for managing the day to day operations and administration of GCN office.
S/he shall manage the administration of the human resource policies, procedures and programs. The job holder shall coordinate HR practices and objectives that will provide an engaging work environment, high performance culture that emphasizes valuing people, growth, fun and is results driven to deliver on impact.
The job holder will also have additional tasks relating to the Executive Director’s office that includes but not limited to; managing ED’S internal & external communication, diary—appointments/meetings and logistical tasks.
Qualifications and Experience
The successful candidate should possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences with specialization in human resource management and administration. S/he must be a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) and Academy of Certified Human Resource Professionals.
The preferred candidate shall possess a minimum of three (3) years’ professional experience in a similar position. S/he should have strong knowledge of labor/employment laws and skills in counseling, psychosocial support, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
How to Apply
Interested candidates who possess the required qualifications can send hard copy applications with detailed CV and relevant credentials, with current and expected salary, a daytime telephone contact and names of 3 referees to
Girl Child Network,
P.O. Box 2447 -00200,
Valley View Office Park Building – City Park Drive,
off Limuru Road, Nairobi
or email to: recruitment@girlchildnetwork.org with a cc to: girlchildnetwork18@gmail.com
Applications for all the positions close on 7th August 2018 at 4.00 p.m.
Candidates from the target regions are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
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