Project Officer

Project Officer

Expired on: Jan 20, 2024

Job Title: Project Officer

The Project Officer will entirely be responsible for proper implementation and coordination of the Human Rights Defenders Academy activities , so as to ensure achievement of desired results within agreed timelines.

Location: Nairobi County, Kenya

No. of Positions: Three


  • Maintain and monitor the project plan, schedules, budget, and expenditures, as well as prepare a methodological planning for the activities and for the tasks with timeline and deliverables.
  • Coordinate activities and oversee the implementation of the activities while providing the required support when needed.
  • Draft TORs to recruit needed experts, consultants and trainers and submit to the coalition management for approval.
  • Prepare draft contracts for the service providers and submit them to coalition management for review and approval.
  • Follow up on budget management in coordination with the finance office and prepare relevant analytical and narrative reporting for the project in accordance with relevant templates, requirements and deadlines.
  • Ensure all project documentation is maintained appropriately.
  • Prepare and facilitate regular meetings with the coalition staff for updates, follow up on development and progress of the activities as well as feedback.
  • Facilitate the organization and convening of meetings with consultants and/or trainers and other service providers.
  • Prepare minutes of meetings, progress reports, briefing, concept notes, PPTs, attendance sheets, agenda etc.
  • Document and follow up on important actions and decisions from meetings.


  • Bachelors degree in project management, business related qualification or any other related discipline
  • Two years experience in project management
  • Good understanding of project management cycle and demonstrated experience in project implementation.
  • Effective report writing and analytical skills.
  • Able to manage a high workload, meet tight deadlines and prioritize tasks.

Please send your CV and academic transcripts to by 20th January 2024.

Job Category: Administration
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Nairobi Kenya
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