Project Manager

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Company:Hand in Hand Eastern Africa (HiH-EA)
Category:Project / Programme Management

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Job Description

HiH EA is seeking to fill the following vacancies and invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who will undergo a selection process to identify the suitable candidates for the respective positions.


  • Strengthen HiH EA’s institutional knowledge and profile in response to responsible waste management practices through dissemination of research and best practices.
  • Support the introduction of new and innovative methodologies into HiH EA’s program to improve the support provided to members on ecological agriculture, climate change adaptation, low-carbon energy and production solutions, and natural resource management for mitigation of environmental degradation.
  • Support the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team to develop a strong M&E framework with relevant indicators and processes for measurement of improved environmental sensitization/conservation, adaptation to climate change, mitigation of local environmental degradation, improved sustainable agricultural practices, and trends in individual and aggregate agricultural performance in terms of yields/profits.
  • Support the creation of linkages and partnerships with relevant national institutions and international institutions to facilitate the channeling of cutting-edge practical expertise to the members.
  • Support the revision of HiH EA’s training manuals to accommodate new methodologies, processes, technologies and the solid M&E frameworks on waste management, environmental conservation and climate resilient practices.
  • Responsible for planning and development of a sustainable ecological projects and the education of community members on their rights and responsibilities in regards to waste management and its impact on environmental degradation.
  • Ensure the project complies with statutory regulations by assisting members and Community Based Organizations acquire environmental certification.
  • Build capacity of HiH EA’s staff to implement the revised training manuals, disseminate best practices and ensure a wide adoption of the new, environmentally friendly and climate smart techniques among HiH EA’s members;
  • Supervise, train and coach staff on aspects of climate change entrepreneurship and Waste management
  • Conduct performance reviews and goal-setting meetings for project staff.
  • Conduct internal evaluations, disseminate learning and best practices to ensure that HiH EA’s revised support is being successfully implemented and generate positive results and impact.
  • Support fundraising team in HiH EA, HiH International and HiH Sweden to develop high quality proposals to attract funding in this area.
  • Ensure Certification of the Green Enterprises by relevant authorities. Specifications Bachelor of science Degree In Environmental Science, Ecological Science, Environmental Conservation or allied discipline; Experience within a similar position or in promoting responsible Environmental Conservation, Climate Change Adaptation/mitigation. Demonstrable experience in project management will be an advantage Proven track-record of conducting research, mapping, reporting and analysis;
  • Experience in training/capacity building Leadership experience, either professional or non-professional.

    How to apply

    Qualified and interested candidates should forward a cover letter and CV, citing the Position and Reference Number to HiH-EA on or before close of business by 28th February 2018.

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