Job Opportunity: Program Officer

15th December 2020
KEY VISION:Have a membership service driven Secretariat


The Program Officer should report to the PAFLAR Task Force through the Chair. The roles are as outlined below;

  1. Program manager in the general administration of the secretariat:
    • Disseminate information about the Association and its activities to the membership, stakeholders and all other interested parties.
    • Follow up to ensure the necessities needed for running the secretariat like stationeries, furniture and all other infrastructure are in place.
    • Serve as the bank agent for the Association bank accounts responsible for all the bank transactions (withdrawals, deposits, statement requests)
    • Keep record of members through the agreed digital platforms
    • Organize for the association’s weekly, biweekly and monthly meetings and capture proceedings through recordings and minutes
    • Co-ordinate organization of the upcoming PAFLAR Scientific Conference 2021
    • Follow up and maintain members’ records, payments and registration details
    • Co-ordinate with website designer on updating the PAFLAR website content
    • Manage and monitor PAFLAR’s social media accounts
  2. Fund raising for the association activities:
    • Develop fund raising strategies
    • Debt collection and manage the accounts receivables
    • Develop and manage funders/partners database
    • Contact, develop and retain partners
    • Prepare both activity and operational budget for the Association
    • Track budget line executions and expenditure
  3. Implementation of Association Projects (calendar of events):
    • Help in the development and co-ordination of the Association calendar of events and activities
    • Organize the monthly CME’s and Symposia
    • Help develop project proposals for possible funding
    • Involved in the project implementation.


  • Experience in busy customer service environment
Skills and abilities
  • Work with minimum supervision
  • Great interpersonal skills to handle both internal and external customers
  • Problem solving skills
  • Meeting work deadlines
  • Team work
  • Continuous training (short courses where possible) on work environment process would help in increasing efficiency
  • Maintain high integrity

The Program Officer shall be based in Nairobi, Kenya. Fluency in French is an added advantage.

Interested persons should send the application documents listed below to not later than 30th December 2020.

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae

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