Oxfam Urban Programme Coordinator Jobs vacancy in Nairobi Kenya 2013 (KShs 330K)

Position: Urban Programme Coordinator 

Ref: INT6024
Location: Nairobi
Contract: Open Ended – National Level C1 (Ksh. 330,372 gross per month plus other benefits)
Submission Deadline: 15th March 2013
Are you ready to act with poor people as a force for change in helping overcome poverty and suffering among urban populations in Kenya?
We are looking for someone like you to fill the position of Urban Programme Coordinator.
Oxfam’s Urban Programme Coordinator holds one of the most challenging and rewarding positions in the Kenya programme.
You will provide leadership and direction for the one of Oxfam’s leading urban programmes and its small and dynamic team.
You will have overall responsibility for the urban programme strategy implementation and are expected to ensure the integration of long term development, advocacy and humanitarian interventions within Oxfam’s one program approach.
The Urban Programme Coordinator works closely with other Kenya country programmes and ensures cross learning with urban initiatives elsewhere in the world.
The Urban Programme Coordinator represents Oxfam in Kenya in meetings with government, private sector, civil society and other special interest groups; working with these stakeholders to develop programmes that will lead to positive changes in peoples’ lives and changes in the prevailing context of marginalisation and exclusion of the urban port.
The post holder is expected to build a portfolio of diverse partner to develop proposals and enable them to respond to urban challenges in line with shared strategic priorities.
Oxfam’s expectations:
You are expected to be passionate about social justice and committed to improving the lives of marginalised women.
You possess a degree in Program management, social sciences or other relevant area of study. You are expected to have substantial experience of managing long-term, multi-year, multi-sector development programming with relevant experience in an urban setting.
You will be required to have high-level strategic, analytical and conceptual ability coupled with excellent communication & capacity building skills, excellent knowledge and understanding of the causes of urban poverty and a commitment to the poverty eradication.
You will have demonstrated experience of integrating gender and diversity into programme work, Community liaison and development skills with a proven record of financial management – including experience of proposal writing and donor reporting, budgeting.
An understanding of livelihoods work, public health, and protection is essential.
To apply
If you believe you fit the profile, please submit your application and CV detailing your experience for the post including a daytime telephone contact and two referees, preferably your current line managers to kenyajobs@oxfam.org.uk quoting the title and the reference number INT6024 in the subject line.
Closing date: 15th March 2013.
Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer.
You are not required to pay any fees to apply for jobs at Oxfam.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization

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