IRC Regional Program Officer Jobs 2022 Kenya

IRC JobsIRC Regional Program Officer Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the IRC is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Regional Program Officer position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with IRC.

IRC Regional Program Officer Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 20, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by April 28, 2022.

Organization Name International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 20, 2022
Closing Date April 28, 2022
Position Regional Program Officer
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

IRC Regional Program Officer Jobs 2022

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: University Degree.
  • Experience: Minimum 5 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: English.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Five years of progressive work experience in award management or business development with donors such as USAID/BHA, the U.S. Department of State/PRM and UN agencies.
  • Two years of international field experience highly desirable; familiarity with countries in the region preferred
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Financial analysis skills preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including experience in speaking on relevant issues with internal and external audiences
  • Proven ability to effectively manage relationships (e.g., with internal actors, peers, donors)
  • Effective people management skills: ability to lead staff and promote productivity in a pleasant work environment
  • Proven ability to manage multiple and complex tasks and thrive under pressure
  • Solid organizational and creative problem-solving skills: ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced multi-tasking team environment
  • Good computer skills
  • Strong written and verbal fluency in English
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally

Key accountabilities and responsibilities

Awards Management and Compliance

  • Oversee a portfolio of awards for the [Region Name] Region. Main donors in portfolio will include [List of key donors] but may also include other donors as assigned.
  • Serve as the first point of contact for country office grants and partnerships teams and provide guidance and support on matters related to donor compliance and communication, project management (e.g. project cycle meetings), OTIS and partnerships (PEERS).
  • Participate in in regular meetings with country offices to provide support and collaborate with country program teams on issues related to donor compliance, submissions of reports and other post award deliverables, and/or monitoring/awards management.
  • Guide country offices in managing partnerships with local or international partners, ensuring that IRC’s Partnership Excellence for Equality and Results System (PEERS) is being followed, review and process sub-grant/partnership agreements in alignment with PEERS, and coordinate with the compliance team in supporting compliant and effective partnerships as needed.
  • Review agreements and lead negotiation of award terms and conditions with donor counterparts in alignment with internal processes.
  • Guide country offices, in partnership with other relevant departments, in the development and submission of grant amendments/modifications, ensuring high-quality, compliant submissions.
  • Supervise Regional Program Manager(s) in the review and submission of donor reports and other post-award deliverables, ensuring input from relevant technical and financial staff
  • Provide support on private opportunities and awards management, in coordination with the Regional Support Manager and private fundraising team as assigned.
  • Provide support to and monitoring of projects to ensure progress against objectives and compliance with donor guidelines and IRC internal requirements. Monitoring of awards can take the shape of monitoring visits, participation in project implementation meetings and other regular calls.
  • Facilitate and build interdepartmental relationships to address country office needs and solve problems in relation to awards management, partnership management and compliance.
  • Maintain a strong relationship with regional and AMU leadership and escalate issues of concern as needed
  • Supervise direct reports in carrying out necessary functions as they relate to country program support
  • Stay informed about programmatic issues and security and political developments in the region and how they might affect program implementation
  • Coordinate with RPOs for other regions for information sharing and to establish a coherent program support and backstopping function between headquarters and the field.
  • Travel to country offices to provide surge support and monitoring across the areas of programs, grants, and partnerships, including for gap-filling purposes as requested.

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: April 28, 2022.
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