[Closed] Project Officer (LLGI)

[This position is now closed.] GNDR is seeking a Project Officer to support the implementation of our BMZ-funded project “Local Leadership for Global Impact” (LLGI), based in either Nairobi or Dakar.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Officer (LLGI) to support GNDR’s project Local Leadership for Global Impact  (LLGI) project, based in either Nairobi or Dakar. The project will be implemented in over 50 countries through project partners, and seeks to ensure local data and perspectives informs holistic development actions, ensure climate projection data is used by local actors to plan for future disasters and build community resilience through local government contingency planning. The role will be involved in supporting the implementation and coordination of the LLGI project; supporting and monitoring project partners; supporting donor reporting; learning; and advocacy and external relations. The role will also provide support to a number of other projects undertaken by GNDR and support the development of new applications for funding. 

Candidates must have a background in implementing development and resilience projects, including a good knowledge of people-centred development approaches and risk informed development. Candidates must also have experience of involvement in the full project cycle including the design of projects and writing donor proposals; monitoring implementation and facilitating learning, as well as project administration. In addition, experience of advocacy, lobbying and campaigns is required to support the influencing work of LLGI. Candidates will be educated to degree level. All candidates must be fluent in English.

Candidates must have the legal right to live and work in Kenya or Senegal.

GNDR offers a competitive salary and benefits based on the location. Please note expat benefits are not offered.

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification for details.

If you feel that you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description then send a one page cover letter and CV (no more than 4 pages) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject "Project Officer (LLGI)". All applications must be in English. The closing date for applications is 10 January 2021, though GNDR reserves the right to close the advert early in case of high numbers of applicants. Provisionally, first round interviews are scheduled for 21 and 22 January. 





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