UNHCR Project Manager Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNHCR Project Manager Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNHCR Kenya looking for “Project Manager”.

Applicants with a Undergraduate Degree may apply on or before 26th May, 2024.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a UN agency mandated to aid and protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people, and to assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with over 17,300 staff working in 135 countries.

UNHCR Project Manager Jobs 2024

The UNHCR has published a job vacancy announcement on 14th May, 2024 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Project Manager to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position Project Manager
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Undergraduate Degree
Experience Required Minimum of One (01) Year
Application Deadline 26th May, 2024

UNHCR Job Vacancy 2024

Main Purpose:

  • Support official Project management for the two EU funded projects.
  • Liaise with other project teams benefitting from EU funds to prepare joint reports and documents.
  • Work closely with the teams in Kakuma and Dadaab and in Nairobi on the implementation of the project activities.
  • Ensuring that project reports and documents are drafted in a timely manner and are of good quality.
  • Prepare and draft reports- narrative and financial to the donor (EU)
  • Review inputs from the field before submission to the ERO.
  • Work on other funding initiatives that may arise with the EU.
  • Contribute to donor management systems including developing specific products and coordinating meetings for the EU funded projects.
  • Support the coordination and organising of regular programme meetings and steering committee meetings.
  • Provide support to project teams in the field in grant management and programming of earmarked funds.
  • Keep track of various learnings/lessons for the project
  • Coordinate with the Communications team on communications and visibility products in line with the contractual obligations.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Project Manager
  • Locations: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Time type: Full time
  • Posted on: Posted Yesterday
  • Job requisition id: JR2441714
  • Staff Member / Affiliate Type: UNOPS LICA8
  • Target Start Date: 2024-05-09
  • Job Posting End Date: May 26, 2024

Minimum Requirement:


  • Undergraduate degree in sociology, social sciences, project management, finance, or other related fields
  • Certification in project management is an added advantage.
  • Training on fundraising with the EU
  • An advanced degree in a related field is an added advantage.


  • 1 year relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or no experience with Graduate degree; or no experience with Doctorate degree
  • At least 7 years working at a responsible level in a development-focused organisation with direct fundraising experience working with the EU of no less than four years.
  • Experience in external engagement with donors, UN agencies, partners, governments. Professional work experience in field operations.
  • Knowledge of UNHCR’s operational arrangements, its relief programmes, the funding needs, and priorities is desirable.

Language Requirements

  • Fluency in English is essential for this job opening.

How to Apply UNHCR Project Manager Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://unhcr.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Nairobi-CO-Kenya/Project-Manager–EU–UNOPS-_JR2441714-1?locationCountry=9e684fd7be1e469d9ee955a4c3b754be

The Closing Date: 26th May, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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Official Website www.unhcr.org
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