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Position: Projects Administrative Officer
Report to: Director of Public Policy & Communications
The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) is a regional non-profit research and policy Institute established in 2010 to help bridge the gaps between research, policy and practice in development efforts in Africa. Our primary purpose is to contribute to sustainable development through using evidence and advocacy to strengthen political commitment and resource allocation for development issues; informing the design and implementation of effective interventions; and strengthening governance and accountability structures for tracking development challenges in Africa. AFIDEP is registered as a Non-Governmental Organisation in both Kenya and Malawi (where it has offices) and as a non-profit institution in the USA with 501(c)3 status. For further details about AFIDEP and its work refer to www.afidep.org.
AFIDEP is looking to recruit two experienced and energetic persons to fill in the position of Projects Administrative Officer, one based in the Kenya Office and the other based in the Malawi office. The position is for an initial fixed-term of 2 years, renewable, based on performance, relevance of the role, and availability of funds.
In Kenya, the role will report to the Director of Public Policy & Communications, and in Malawi, the role will report to the Director of Research & Head of Malawi Office. The role will entail providing support including administration, monitoring project budgets and tracking project implementation, and coordination of project team meetings, under the respective offices of the two Directors, all in a bid to enhance efficiency and service delivery both to the Directors, internal and external clients. The holder of this role will be effective at planning, coordination, communication, and monitoring in their work, and should be able to work well under pressure.
1. Projects Management and Administration
2. Administrative support to the Director office
How to apply
Candidates meeting the above qualifications MUST email:
1) A motivation letter illustrating their suitability against the listed qualifications/competencies and skills
2) Updated CV including three relevant referees
Applications should be sent to [email protected] not later than 30th June 2020 with the title either “PROJECTS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER – AFIDEP KENYA” or “PROJECTS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER – AFIDEP MALAWI” as the email subject. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. This is a re-advertisement. Candidates who had initially applied should not re-apply.
AFIDEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
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