Action Aid Resilience Livelihoods Program Manager Job

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Programme Manager – Resilience Livelihoods Job, NGO Jobs Kenya June 2021,

Position: Programme Manager – Resilience Livelihoods

Location: Nairobi

Job Description

The holder of this position shall be responsible  for  strategic direction, growth and coordination of AAIK’s work on resilient building programmes and humanitarian response. S/he is responsible for leading and overseeing the development and delivery of high quality, innovative, cost effective programs in both emergency and long-term development settings resulting in immediate and lasting change for communities living in poverty and exclusion. S/he will be responsible for monitoring programme quality, initiating and taking technical leadership in resilient livelihoods and emergencies focused studies, documentation and dissemination of innovations and good practices. S/he will ensure that the resilient livelihoods and emergencies programming is of excellent technical quality, attracts significant donor funding and contributes to AAIK’s strategic objectives, national/global learning and advocacy.


  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, policy development or it’s equivalent from a recognized University;
  • Have at least a minimum of seven (7) years post-academic experience in Disaster Response, Risk reduction and Resilience building programme management;
  • Have successfully demonstrated cross-functional leadership competencies (diligence, developing strategies, conflict-resolution, analysis, communication and organizational awareness) as well as project planning skills).
  • Proven experience in working within influential coalitions and networks; advocacy and campaigns on Disaster Response, Risk reduction and Resilience building;
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely and effectively with administrative and community structures in a conflict and emergency context;
  • Have demonstrated experience in building capacity of partners and staff on Disaster Response, Risk reduction and resilience building;
  • Experience of implementing resilience and social cohesion programs in conflict settings.
  • Experience of managing partnership relationships and understanding of different donor requirements and ways of working.

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