IRC Program and Award Officer Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs

IRC Program and Award Officer Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

IRC Kenya looking for “Program and Award Officer”.

Applicants with a Secondary Education may apply on or before 28 September 2023.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

IRC Program and Award Officer Jobs 2023

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 14 September 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Program and Award Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Position Program and Award Officer
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Secondary Education
Experience Required At least two (2) years
Application Deadline 28 September 2023

IRC Job Vacancy 2023

The Purpose of the Role: The Program and Award Officer is responsible for providing awards and partnerships management and operational support to country programs as well as to the regional unit. This role supports the Program and Award Advisor and country programs in their efforts to ensure successful implementation of IRC’s donor award requirements and reporting, ensuring basic compliance, accurate financial information, and good quality narratives on program outputs.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support the Program and Awards Advisors and country programs in the management of the award portfolio for the region.
  • Review, edit, and provide substantive feedback on donor narrative and financial reports, coordinating with and ensuring input from relevant staff prior to donor submission and submit reports in a timely manner.
  • Assist Program and Award Advisor to provide key programmatic and awards related communications to donors.
  • Assist Program and Award Advisor in the preparation, review, and submissions of new award agreements and award modifications, including liaising with various departments to obtain signed approvals and helping to complete modification packages.
  • Support budget realignments and award amendments/modifications, where necessary.


  • Understanding of institutional donors and their requirements; experience working with USAID, PRM, and other U.S. Government donors as well as UN donors.
  • Good understanding of humanitarian aid and development programming
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a diverse team and manage a varied workload
  • Ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills including active listening and verbal and written English
  • Solid organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks, and to learn quickly
  • Both a team player and independent performer in a very fast paced environment
  • A flexible work attitude and a calm manner
  • Fluency in English
  • Good IT skills (Word, Outlook, Excel)


  • 2+ years’ experience in working in the humanitarian sector, particularly with donors such as USAID, PRM, and the UN
  • 2+ years experience writing, reviewing and editing narrative and financial reports and excellent attention to detail
  • In-country experience preferred, regional experience in particular
  • Experience working in the region desirable, particularly in one of the countries in which the IRC is currently operating

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply IRC Program and Award Officer Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: 28 September 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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