Programme Officer At Royal Danish Embassy


Programme Officer At Royal Danish Embassy 1 Position
Emploi Recruitment

Nairobi, Kenya

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NGO, Community & Social Devt
Posted 1 month ago

Job Description


The Programme Officer reports to the team leader in the Politics, Stabilisation and Human Rights team and will work closely with all 6 team members.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Inputting to political analysis of the Team and assist the Political Counsellor with political reporting and preparation for political meetings·
  • Networking with local and international partners, analysts and experts.
  • Project Management of engagements on human rights implemented in Somalia. This includes monitoring work plans and budgets, reviewing narrative and financial reports, reporting on results including in internal MFA systems, meetings with partners and coordination with national and international partners.
  • Participate in relevant aid coordination working groups.
  • With the team ensuring a focus on the humanitarian -development-peace nexus.

Education and Desired Experience

  • Master’s Degree (ideally in political science, peace, stabilisation and/or development studies, security studies or similar).
  • 2-5 years working experience with programme/project and financial management of development programmes and
    experience of managing budgets, reporting and monitoring preferably using digital platforms.
  • 2-5 years of working experience in/on Somalia, knowledge of local and national dynamics and a strong network in Somalia
  •  Strong skills within policy analysis and political fair.
  • Working and/or academic experience within the field of democratic governance and human rights.
  • Experience with working in teams including contributing to the work, engagements of the colleagues and the whole team and pro-actively contribute to the synergies between the different work streams in the Team and overall, in the Somalia Unit.

Skills,Knowledge and Attributes

  • Openness and willingness to learn from others.
  • A pro-active, positive, open-minded, and results-oriented attitude and approach to handling many different and
    sometimes complex assignments.
  • A structured mind-set and work habits and strong planning and coordination skills.
  • A high sense of responsibility.
  • Excellent command of English.
  • Knowledge of Somali will be considered an advantage.
  • Ability to foster and maintain networks.

We offer:

  1. An exciting, inter-cultural and dynamic work environment with a wide range of diverse tasks and assignments.
  2. Working independently with interesting and stimulating tasks under the supervision of the Team Leader.
  3. Great opportunities for further development of your professional and personal competences.
  4. A large degree of self-dependence.
  5. Travelling in and to Somalia.
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Emploi Recruitment
Emploi Recruitment

Nairobi, Kenya

51 - 299 people

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