Job Opportunity: Program Officer

15th December 2020
POSITION:PROGRAM OFFICER
REPORTING TO:PAFLAR TASK FORCE
KEY VISION:Have a membership service driven Secretariat

RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

ESSENTIAL

Experience
  • 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
Qualifications
  • Continuous training (short courses where possible) on work environment process would help in increasing efficiency
Other
  • 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 info@paflar.org not later than 30th December 2020.

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae

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