Officer, Project at Child Fund International

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Officer, Project

Duties & Responsibilities of the project officer

The project officer will work directly with Program & Sponsorship Coordinator Nairobi Metropolitan Program with oversight supervision from the Area Manager Eastern Region.  The officer will be based at Nairobi Metropolitans Program (NMP) SAT Center- off Mombasa Road) office with frequent field visits to the program sites.

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Duties & Responsibilities of the project officer

To ensure efficiency and effectiveness of the project implementation the Project Officers main duties and responsibilities will include and not limited to:-

  1. Support improve waste management processes through mobilization, capacity building and overseer engagement of 5,438 individuals in groups (collection, sorting, and recycling/reuse) in Mukuru and its environs for a healthy and clean environment
  2. Support and increase the business capacity and entrepreneurial skills of 400 women and youth engaged in Waste Management in Mukuru and its environs.
  3. Support the establishment of a coordination forum between buyers and collectors of waste to create sustainable linkages within the industry. (Ready guaranteed market for the waste collectors)
  4. Oversee the strengthening of the waste Management Systems, policies, and by-laws
  5. Oversee the overall Project Management, Monitoring, and evaluation with support from the Monitoring and Evaluation unit
  6. Monitoring the project and documenting best practices and sharing with others

Expected Outputs

  1. Up-to-date records on the management of the project
  2. Comprehensive, timely, and accurate reports detailing the project status and results
  3. Successful implementation of the program
  4. Youth group linked to consumers of plastic and other waste materials and smooth implementation of the project.


  • A minimum of a Diploma/Degree in any of the fields- Engineering, Environmental science, Social Sciences or public health
  • practical experience in project planning, implementation & monitoring preferred.
  • 1- 2 years’ experience in the management of community projects that have a waste management component
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and cross-cultural communication skills.
  • Demonstrated Experience in developing systems to capture and measure the impact of Waste management in urban/ informal settlement
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with the donor, project stakeholders, County collaborators, and staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision to meet strict deadlines
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