Kenyatta University
Kenyatta University
Kenyatta University Council wishes to invite applications from eminent individuals who are suitably qualified and experienced with outstanding academic credentials and relevant experience for the following positions;

PROJECT COORDINATOR

The Enhancing Community Food Security in Urban and Rural Areas through Outreach Youth Champions (EFSOYC) project hosted by Kenyatta University is seeking to engage a project coordinator. The goal of the EFSOYC project is to enhance food security and improve livelihoods in the urban and rural areas through Agri- enterprise initiatives targeting the most food insecure farming households using OYC. In pursuit of SDG 2, the Kenya Government Big Four Agenda on food security and the Science, Technology, Innovation Strategy for Africa (STISA-2024) priority area on eradication of hunger and achieving food security, the project will adopt an innovative and participatory approach to contribute to enhancement of food security. This pilot project will leverage on the potential of youth drawn from Kenyatta University to drive food security efforts in their local communities by using an Outreach Youth Champions (OYC) model and existing community organizations.

Qualifications:
1.  Diploma from a recognized institution
2. Should be below 35 years of age.
Additional Qualifications:
1. At least three (3) years relevant post qualification work experience in managing resources, handling logistics, report writing and record keeping.
2. Ability to work and deliver outputs within strict deadlines.
3. An organized approach and excellent time management skills.
4. Strong communication skills(verbal and written)
5. Ability to work well as part of a team with people from diverse backgrounds
6. Computer literacy and good keyboard skills.
7. Good numeracy skills
8. Accuracy and attention to details
9. Experience in working with Kenyatta University Donor Funded Project will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:
Applicants should send soft copies of application letters and CVs giving full details of educational and professional qualifications, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone numbers and email address. Applicants should also give names and contact details of three (3) referees who are conversant with applicant’s competence in area of specialization. Copies of certificates and testimonials should be attached.

Applicants and one professional referee should WRITE VIA EMAIL directly to:

Principal Investigator 
Enhancing Community Food Security in Urban and Rural Areas through Outreach Youth Champions (EFSOYC) project. 
Kenyatta University
P.O Box 43844-00100
NAIROBI
Email: efsoyc.project@ku.ac.ke

Soft copy applications and support letter from the referee should be received not later than Wednesday, 5th December 2018 at 4 pm.

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