Program Officer

Justdiggit is a fast-growing non-profit organisation on a mission to regreen
African landscapes and cool down the planet. We aim to create opportunities
for local communities and strengthen their resilience to climate change. We
inspire and enable millions of subsistence farmers and pastoralists to regreen
their land by combining rainwater harvesting, agroforestry and climate-resilient
agriculture techniques.

We currently have two main offices, in Amsterdam and Nairobi, and 60
passionate employees divided over 9 countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Senegal,
Ethiopia, Togo, Madagascar, the Netherlands, United Kingdom and Germany

Involvement in the co-creation and development of rural communication strategy.
Support administratively and perform project management duties.
Ensure timely and successful delivery of (on- and offline) campaigns and documentaries.
Coordinate project activities at the County, ensuring alignment with organisational goals and
project objectives.
Monitor project progress, identify potential risks, and implement mitigation strategies to
ensure successful outcomes.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with government agencies, NGOs, community
leaders, and other relevant stakeholders at the County level.
Coordinate stakeholder meetings, workshops, and consultations to gather input, address
concerns, and foster collaboration.

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Communication, Project Management,
Development Studies or a related discipline.
Minimum of 3 years of working experience in rural communication.
Willingness to travel over 80% of your work hours to project areas to have experience and
connection with the project Implementing partners and local communities.
Deep knowledge of digital marketing & technology and a strong understanding of navigating
complexities of project management, financial oversight, and compliance.
Proven experience in project management, preferably in the context of rural development and
community engagement.
Strong understanding of program management principles, including project planning,
budgeting, monitoring, and evaluation.
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to engage effectively with diverse
stakeholders and facilitate collaborative decision-making.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple deadlines
in a dynamic environment.
Knowledge of rural communication challenges, including access to communication services
and technology adoption barriers.
Fluency in English; proficiency in additional languages relevant to the project’s geographic
context is an asset.
Previous media management experience is an added advantage.

Be part of a great mission: regreen our planet!
A market-conform salary in our sector
25 vacation days per year (based on 40 hours per week

How to apply

We are committed to building a team that includes and welcomes people of different
genders, ethnicities, faiths, sexual orientations, and other diverse backgrounds.
If you believe you are the right person for this role, please send your CV and motivation
letter to before 15/5/2024. Please make sure you mention
Program Officer in the subject line of your email.

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