Women 4 Cancer Program Assistant Job Vacancy in Kenya

Women 4 Cancer

Position Title: Program Assistant

Reports to: The Program Manager

Type of Contract: Fixed term

In collaboration with the Program manager, the Women 4 Cancer Program Assistant is responsible for program tracking and implementation, operations and the administration of Women 4 Cancer programs and office activities.

The Program Assistant’s responsibilities will include to:

1. Assist with the program operations and administrative functions of Women 4 Cancer;

2. Work with the Finance team on bookkeeping tasks as assigned;

3. Work with the Finance team and Program Manager to oversee and direct all expenditure within approved budget;

4. Maintain a weekly planner for Administration and Project Teams and track progress;

5. Schedule and prepare for meetings and teleconferences, including invitations and collation of responses;

6. Research and develop required content and materials on thematic issues including press statements, publications, reports and presentations;

7. Attend internal and external project meetings and prepare minutes thereof;

8. Monitor projects and budgets, summarize project results, compile data and prepare draft progress reports;

9. Maintain Women 4 Cancer’s database and resource centre including dissemination of any publications;

10. Create or update IEC and promotional materials, and coordinate their distribution;

11. Conduct weekly media analysis and draw reports;

12. Undertake social media engagement and track/respond to project related communication;

13. Compile content and maintain and update the Women 4 Cancer website;

14. Travel to field sites to assist in project implementation;

15. Seek and develop new funding relationships;

16. Assist in writing and submitting grant proposals and bids in alignment with fundraising goals;

17. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Required Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management desired;
  • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience, especially within an NGO context;
  • Knowledge of project management and the relevant methodologies;
  • Experience working in a multi-project, donor environment;
  • Good written and spoken command of English and Kiswahili;
  • Knowledge and experience in developing content for media;
  • Experience in collecting and organizing of, at times, complex cervical cancer related
  • Experience in planning and logistical organization of events, activities and meetings,
  • Trustworthy, ethical, and authentic in all situations.


Send your application outlining the experience, capacity, and capability to undertake the role.

The applicant should provide a detailed Curriculum vitae and other supporting documentation.

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

Please submit your applications via recruitment@women4cancer.org.

Deadline for submissions is 21st July 2022.