Monthly Archives: December 2017

Kenya: PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND QUALITY COORDINATOR

Organization: CARE USA
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 30 Jan 2018

At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.

This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2016, CARE worked in 94 countries and reached 80 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.

CARE’s programming in Somalia focuses on strengthening resilience, reducing conflict and addressing chronic poverty as well as mitigating immediate emergency situations.
We are seeking a Program Development and Quality Coordinator who will report directly to the Assistant Country Director – Programs. This is a central position for CARE Somalia’s efforts to strengthen the quality of its programming; and our ability to innovate, learn and adjust to continually changing realities in Somalia.

The person in this role will cover the full breadth of our programming, both development and emergency. S/he will cover the whole program and project cycle; designing and evaluating program frameworks, developing projects on the basis of the program frameworks; ensuring the systems are in place to monitoring and evaluate impact. The Program Development and Quality Coordinator will focus on ensuring that our programs and projects address the underlying causes of poverty and vulnerability. The position will work closely with the CARE program coordinators, area managers, project managers and local partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate development and review of program strategies
  • Design, monitor and evaluate program strategy frameworks of our long-term programs
  • Develop funding proposals that are aligned with the program strategies
  • Ensure that all programs and projects have a DME and information management system in place
  • Conduct internal reviews of program quality and accountability
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with significant relevant experience. Master’s degree preferred
  • At least 7 years of experience working in conflict/post-conflict context, with preferred work experience in Somalia
  • At least 2 years of experience working in a program management setting
  • At least 2 years of experience in working with pastoralist communities in Africa, preferably the Horn of Africa
  • Extensive experience in gender analysis and women’s empowerment
  • Proven experience in development and recovery programming
  • Demonstrated experience in program assessments, problem analysis and, program design
  • Team player, with the ability to develop strong collaborative relations across the organization, in both the program and program support departments;
  • Proven capacity of managing programs through partnerships
  • Demonstrated ability to advise and coach field staff
  • Strong gender and conflict analysis skills, with the ability to articulate and design programs using a rights’ based approach
  • Proven budgeting and financial management skills
  • Preferably the incumbent also has a strong grasp of CAREs Unifying Framework for understanding the underlying causes of poverty and vulnerability
  • Ability to develop and articulate program ideas related to Peace-building, governance and civil society
  • Ability to work and live under difficult conditions

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please visit our website at https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CAREUSA&cws=52&rid=4086

Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

CARE USA is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

The closing date for this posting, if listed, is approximate. Job postings may be removed from CARE's career website at any time.

Kenya: Logistics Intern – Nairobi

Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 12 Jan 2018

Organisational background:

Action Against Hunger (AAH) has been conducting humanitarian programs in Somalia since May 1992. Currently, AAH is conducting its humanitarian activities in Somalia focused on treating and preventing malnutrition, increasing access to clean water and appropriate sanitation, strengthening the food-security, livelihoods and thus boosting the resilience of communities in Somalia as well as emergency response via program bases in Somalia.

The Positions and responsibilities:

AAH Somalia is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of Logistics Intern to be based in Nairobi. The role reports hierarchically & technically to the Deputy HoD Logistics – Nairobi.

The Logistics Interns' core responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:

° Procurement:

  • Contribute to maintain the mission supplier database up-to-date & to nourish it from existing contracts, as well as market surveys;
  • Update the LINK (ACF SCM ERP) database under the supervision of Deputy Head of Logistics;
  • Contribute to improve the reliability of the PFU, and its dissemination amongst operational teams;
  • Support the efficient & exhaustive circulation, filing & archiving of procurement documentation as detailed in AAH KitLog logistics manual;

° Stocks & deliveries:

  • Support the transportation means review, and handle market survey if needed under the supervision of Deputy Head of Logistics;
  • Organize the cargo export process from Nairobi to the field;
  • Support the logistics staff for periodic inventories, and clear stock discrepancies in a documented manner;
  • Support the efficient & exhaustive circulation, filing & archiving of stocks & deliveries documentation as detailed in AAH KitLog logistics manual;

° Fleet, transportation & fuel management:

  • Supervise the daily vehicle movement plan & maintenance follow-up;
  • Support fleet reviews, and fleet prospects under the supervision of Deputy Head of Logistics (market surveys, fleet analysis, etc.)
  • Support the implementation of user friendly tools for movements & maintenance planning;
  • Support the preparation of Nairobi & consolidation of field Monthly Motorized & Generator asset report under the supervision of Deputy Head of Logistics, with logistics teams;
  • Support the efficient & exhaustive circulation, filing & archiving of fleet & transportation documentation as detailed in AAH KitLog logistics manual (logbooks, maintenance sheets, administrative authorizations, insurance cards, etc.).

° Asset management:

  • Support assets review, and physical inventories;
  • Review & strengthen the Monthly asset follow-up per project code, budget line, with a clear location & user for each asset; investigate and document any loss or damage.
  • Support the efficient & exhaustive circulation, filing & archiving of asset documentation as detailed in ACTED logistics manual (registration cards, etc.).

° Logistics Monthly Report (MLR):

  • Consolidate, review & cross-check the overall consistency of all logistics MLR reports from each field office;
  • Cross-check real data with MLR reports under a random strategy;
  • Integrate internal & external audits recommendations into the monthly MLR review, as well as regular reviews;

° Upon request support logistics operations:

  • The Logistics Intern might be requested to replace Supply Logistician in case of his/her absence, under close supervision of the Deputy Head of Logistics; or to support emergencies, high workload periods, or any specific situation that would require an unusual workload in logistics. In case of Deputy Head of Logistics’ absence, the Logistics Intern will support the continuity of all logistics processes, under close supervision of the Head of Logistics.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate or Post Graduate Diploma in Logistics or Supply Chain Management;
  • Excellent English writing and communication skills;
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure;
  • Ability to work independently and creatively;
  • Knowledge of local language and/or Somalia experience an asset;

Conditions & Benefits:

  • As per organizational Internship policy.

How to apply:

Applications, including CV with cover letter and 3 professional references to be sent via email to:

hr-recruitment@so-actionagainsthunger.org

not later than 12th January 2018 clearly mentioning the position on the subject line: ‘**Logistics Intern – Nairobi – AAH Somalia’**. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Female Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply

Kenya: ACTION AGAINST HUNGER (AAH) SOMALIA MISSION – CALL FOR INTEREST 2018

Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
Country: Kenya, Somalia
Closing date: 30 Jan 2018

AAH/ACF International is a network of Non-Governmental Organizations striving to save lives by eliminating hunger through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition. ACF programs focus on Nutrition, Food Security and Livelihoods, and Water and Sanitation.

AAH has been working in SOMALIA since 1992 and currently implementing activities in Benadir, Bakool (Xudur, Wajid, El-Berde, and Yeed) and Puntland (Garowe & Eyl).

To support these activities, presently AAH SOMALIA MISSION is developing/renewing the list of established, potential and qualified suppliers of providing the following materials/services/works:

Standard market name: Info

  • Agriculture – Livestock: Live animals

  • Agriculture – Seeds and products: Seeds, Cuttlings, Seedlings

  • Agriculture – Veterinary products: Drugs for animals, consumables, equipments.

  • Awareness Campaign – Service: Theater or Music group, Radio Broadcast, Video shooting

  • Awareness Campaign or Distributions – Items: Rental or Purchase of sound system, tents, megaphone, manual counter

  • Building Rental: Office, Guesthouse, Warehouse, Venue rental

  • Building Repair and Maintenance: Plumbery, carpentery repairs and services

  • Clothing and Fabrics: T shirts / Jackets / Hats with or without logos, Cloth / Lungis for Programs, Cloth or cotton Banners

  • Construction Material – Human-made: Cement, Bricks, Concrete Blocks

  • Construction Material – Iron: Iron sheets, iron bars, barbed wire, Gabions

  • Construction Material – Raw Aggregate: Sand, Gravel, Backfill stones, Soil

  • Construction Material – Wood: Wood board, beam, stick, plywood

  • Construction Service: Construction Work ordered to an external specialized company

  • Customs Service: Customs and handling for import / export

  • Electrical Equipment: Generator, Batteries, UPS, inverter, electric board

  • Electrical Service: Electrical works, diagnostic, repair, maintenance…

  • Electrical tools and consumables: Cables, connectors, Fuses, Circuit breakers, outlets, tools

  • Food – Catering: Prepared meals (and potentially delivery of meals)

  • Food – Dry Food: Plain Cereals, dry products (Rice, Maize, Beans, Lentils, Sugar, etc) or Flours

  • Food – Fresh Food: Vegetables, Meat, OR prepared food (catering)

  • Food – Rations: Prepared food rations

  • Food – Therapeutic Food: RUTF, RUSF (Plumpy Nut, F-75/F-100 Milk, BP-5, etc)

  • Fuel: Diesel, Gasoline (for vehicles and generators)

  • Furniture: All furniture, for office or Guesthouse

  • IT and Telecom services: Maintenance, Repair

  • IT Consumables and Accessories: IT Cables, keyboards, external drive, mouse, USB key, DVD

  • IT Equipment: Laptops, printers, scanners, NAS server, Tablets, GPS, Camera, Video projector

  • IT Internet Fees: Installation costs, Monthly fees for Internet Access providers

  • IT Software: Licence cost for Sphinx, AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Stata

  • Laboratory Tests: Lab tests (food, seeds..) done by external laboratory

  • Medical Drugs and equipment: Drugs and all medical items (for Program, Guesthouse, Vehicles..)

  • Money Transfer Service: Transfer and Distribution fees

  • NFI – Cooking: Cooking pot, Plates, Spoons, Bowls, Knives, Stoves

  • NFI – Emergency / Relief kits: Content to define

  • NFI – Hygiene products: Soap, Shampoo, Diapers, toothbrush, Towels

  • NFI – Shelter: Tents, Mats, Blankets, Ropes, Tarpaulins

  • NFI- Plastic material: Plastic Buckets, Cup, Plate, Basin

  • Nut – Anthropometric equipment: Measuring boards, Weighting scales, MUACs, ID bracelets

  • Office / House Equipment: Fans, Water Fountains, Cash Machine

  • Office Stationary: Notebook, binder, pens, markers, scissors, staplers, toners

  • Printing: Printing of Posters, Leaflets, paper Banners, Logbooks, Photocopies, Stickers, etc

  • Protection / Safety Equipment: Masks, Gloves, Goggles, Helmet, Boots, Coverall, Raincoat, Boundary marking tape-roll

  • Sanitation – Dewatering Service: Dewatering done by an external company

  • Sanitation – Garbage Disposal: Collection and disposal of garbage

  • Sanitation items: Garbage bins

  • Services for FSL: To be defined (Survey, Consultancy, veterinary services)

  • Services for MHCP: To be defined (Survey, Consultancy…)

  • Services for NUTRITION: To be defined (Survey, Consultancy…)

  • Services for WaSH: To be defined (Survey, Consultancy…)

  • Services – Other Consultancies: Consultancy service of any type (for Finance, Security, HR…)

  • Telecom – Cellular Phones: Mobile phones and accessories (excluding credit)

  • Telecom – Communication Fees: Prepaid phone cards, Monthly phone costs, Tel Sat communications, Bulk SMS sending service …

  • Telecom – HF and VHF Radios: Radios, Repeaters, Docking stations

  • Telecom – Satellite Phones: Sat phones for data or voice and accessories (excluding credit)

  • Tools – Power Tools (small machines): Hand drill, Welding, Grinder, Chop saw…

  • Tools and Hardware: Shovels, Pick axes, Hoes, Forks, Machetes, Sprayers, Wheelbarrows, Hammers, Saw, Wrench, Scissors, Screws and screwdrivers, nails, pliers, spanners, Try Squares, levels…

  • Toys: All kind of toys

  • Transport: Road, See or Air Transport

  • Vehicle Accessories & spare parts: All spare parts and consumables (oil, filters..), First Aid Kit

  • Vehicle Purchase: Cars, Trucks, Bikes, Boats

  • Vehicle Rental: Cars, Trucks, Bikes, Boats or Machines

  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair: Maintenance and repair done by external garage

  • Visibility: Metal boards (painted)

  • Water – Drilling machines and accessories: Drilling machine, Compressor, Bits, Hammers, pipes, Foam, Grease…

  • Water – Plumbing items & Couplings: Pipes and hoses, Tap stands, joints, couplings, reducers, tees, valves, elbows, nipples, plugs, sockets

  • Water- Drilling service: Drilling done by an external company

  • Water Pumps, accessories and consumables: Electric pumps, Hand pumps, Foot pumps, submersible pumps

  • Water storage, equipment's and accessories: Bladders, tanks, water towers and associated accessories

  • Water testing / treatment – Equipment's & consumable: Incubator, Photometer, Turbimeter, Chemical reagents (DPD, Phenol…), Aquatab

  • Water Trucking: Supply + Transport of water OR transport only

The main criteria of Supplier Selection will be:

Competitive pricing; Ability to meet specifications and standards; Availability of products and ability to deliver within 15 days; Product and service quality; Product yields and durability (food); Reliable delivery methods; Quality control methods and practices; Technical abilities and leadership; Ability to provide niche or unique products and/or design concepts; Financial stability & credit strength; Payment conditions/requirements; Compatibility with existing products; Adequate distribution/warehousing facilities and resources; Spare parts availability; Warranty, insurance and bonding provisions; Proven performance and experience; Service support resources available; Previous experience and past performance with the product/service to be purchased; Security of the Supply Chain.

How to apply:

Application Process:

Suppliers interested for being added to our list of selected suppliers, in participating in future restricted tenders and/or in signing framework agreements with us either should collect the Supplier Questionnaire printed copy through AAH Offices in Nairobi, Mogadishu, Xudur, El-Berde, Wajid, Garowe & Eyl during office hours or can download electronic version through the link:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1bold0nzsj6larx/AAC0Z2KPrZUDOT6YPsYIw4_Xa?dl=0

The applicant must include the following mandatory documents in order to qualify:

  • Company Status, VAT & TAX registration, Certificate of Incorporation/Professional body registration, Trading License/Business permit, Company profile; Import & Export License;
  • References of similar supply/service/work offered either to other NGO’s, UN, Embassies or major corporations in past 3 years (attach list of clients with contact details);
  • Audited accounts for the past 2 years and Bank Statement for last 6 months;
  • Completed Supplier Questionnaire Form with necessary attachments;
  • Any other relevant information.

You can submit your complete application dossier along with above-mentioned documents under SEALED ENVELOP to “AAH Logistics Department” offices in Nairobi, Mogadishu, Xudur, El-Berde, Wajid, Garowe & Eyl or electronic copy by email to: procurement@so-actionagainsthunger.org with subject title “**AAH Somalia – Call For Interest 2018**” on or before 30th of January 2018.

Kenya: Associate Director – Confederation Development

Organization: Oxfam
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 26 Jan 2018

  • Closing date: 26th January 2018 @ 23:59 GMT *(*Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.)
  • Interviews: 12-23rd February
  • Location: Based in Nairobi (Geographical area covered: Global)
  • Contract: Fixed term (2 years), with possibility of extension
  • Salary: Approx. KES 8,230,000 gross per annum (negotiable depending on experience) plus pension and agreed relocation cost

One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.

Around the world, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.

Oxfam is an international confederation of 20 organizations networked together in more than 90 countries, as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Nairobi, with offices in Oxford, Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.

This post will be part of the OI Secretariat Strategy, Confederation Development and Governance team.

Department Purpose

To drive Oxfam International’s strategic vision and ‘global balance’ agenda through inspiring thought leadership; effective engagement with both internal and external stakeholders (with a focus on the global south) to leverage existing expertise and other resources; and purposeful integration of the strategy, confederation development and governance functions for maximum confederation impact and visibility.

Team Purpose

To lead and coordinate efforts to engage Oxfam staff and board members in creating a truly global organization and ‘worldwide influencing network’ that is rooted in the countries where it works; and achieves impact at scale by being responsive, legitimate and accountable to its stakeholders. This includes facilitating integrated confederation-wide support to the development of new Southern Affiliates; creating space for other confederation development models and diversity of southern voice in Oxfam’s global planning and decision making; and supporting small and medium affiliate capacity across regions to effectively influence, fundraise and contribute to Oxfam’s mission.

The Role

Oxfam International is looking for an Associate Director – Confederation Development to help drive, as part of a small global team, implementation of Oxfam’s ‘global balance’ vision; oversee the development of new Oxfam members; develop and support small and medium affiliates across regions; and act as strategic partner for confederation development in the management of the Oxfam Investment Fund.

Fluency in English required and competence in Spanish and/or French is desirable.

How to apply:

To view the job description and for information on how to apply please go to the Oxfam International Website, found at: https://recruitment.oxfam.org/

Kenya: Regional Operations Manager

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 05 Jan 2018

Regional Operations Manager

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Save the Children works in 12 countries in East and Southern Africa (Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi) with a current staff complement of approximately 3500 staff

Role Purpose:

As a member of the East and Southern Africa regional office operations team, the Operations Manager acts as a coordinating focal point for operational issues, providing support to designated Country Office (CO) operational delivery across the full spectrum of Save the Children programmes in both development and humanitarian response activities, ensuring effective information flows and assistance in adherence to SCI operations procedures/standards.

The Operations Manager will support CO operations staff in managing development & humanitarian efforts and will provide directional advice to the country programme in concurrence with the Country Director and ESARO team. The post-holder will effectively and efficiently support operations systems, processes and activities so that programmes are delivered on time according to organisational strategy, donor requirements and within allocated budgets.

S/he will take leadership on aspects related to staffing structure and management, awards, security and logistics systems and will play a strategic role in the effective scale up and management of Save the Children development & humanitarian programmes to increase impact and enable positive change for children in the East Africa region.

Contract Duration: 2 years

Location: East and Southern Africa
Qualifications and Experience

  • Extensive program and operations management experience in international development and humanitarian programs, including

  • Demonstrated ability to set up operational management systems in a large complex programme

  • Direct experience of delivery of humanitarian programs, in a technical or operational role, in at least 3 different contexts

  • Senior management role within a complex country programme and/or in a large scale emergency response

  • Previous experience of managing technical/programme/operations/support teams in large-scale first phase emergency response is essential

  • Knowledge of international humanitarian and development systems, institutions and donors (programmes (including ECHO, DFID and OFDA), and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a complex, matrix management environment. Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.

  • In depth knowledge and experience of logistics systems and requirements in a multi field office, multi programme setting

  • Security management experience across a large programme

  • Substantial training and capacity building experience

  • Cultural sensitive, with highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.

  • Experience of supporting and developing programmatic staff with different backgrounds and expertise

  • Commitment to Save the Children values.

  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours in the event of major emergencies.

  • Willingness to travel in developing countries (varying, but expected to be at least 40% of time).

  • A degree in a relevant field either in relation to development, disaster management, management

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent. Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bW9uaWNhLjQ4MDMxLjM4MzBAc2F2ZXRoZWNoaWxkcmVuYW8uYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t

Kenya: Cook

Organization: Heshima Kenya
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 03 Jan 2018

Position Description:

Heshima Kenya is a nonprofit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya dedicated to identifying, protecting and empowering unaccompanied refugee minors, especially adolescent girls, through our specialized shelter, education and advocacy programs. The cook position is based at the GEP office and reports directly to the HR & Administration Officer. S/he will work closely with the Kitchen staff to ensure participants/beneficiaries are served their meals in time.

Responsibilities:

  • Setting weekly menus ensuring balanced diet for the participant and of those with special and medical preferences.

  • Ensure timely submission of requests to the HR & Admin Office and to the procurement office in a reasonable time-frame for approval

  • Report all issues regarding GEP, Day care and or Safe House meal times and shopping to the HR & Admin Officer in a timely.

  • Maintain and provide an updated inventory of all supplies including food, cleaning supplies, crockery, utensils etc to the Stores Officer

  • Maintain general site cleanliness of the entire program site, including toilets, classroom, and offices

  • Provide and cook nutritional and healthy meals

  • Maintain professional conduct at all times

  • Maintain strict confidentiality with regard to each participant served by any and all Heshima Kenya’s programs.

  • Maintains excellent communication and relationship with the HK persons of concern

  • Skillfully and deligently handle and manage any conflict between them and the PoCs

  • ake utmost care and to minimize any misunderstanding or conflict that can arise between them and the persons of concern during execution of ones duties

Qualifications:

· Have attained O levels KCSE of education

· Diploma in catering/ Catering certificate from Utalii colleage or any other recognized institution or

· Three years of proven experience in cooking

· A valid medical and food handling certificate

· Fluent in English and Swahili

· Good communication skills

· Some background in social work or guidance and counslleing will be an added advantage

· Customer relations skills are requisite

· Back ground in working in a children institution will be vital

· Able to maintain confidentiality agreement and information

· Certificate of good conduct

· Uphold high levels of honesty, integrity and unquestionable character

· Excellent interpersonal skills

· ability to mother and to mentor young girls and children

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team

· Excellent organizational skills

· Must be a mature Kenyan Citizen.

How to apply:

Your application should be send to the address below indicating the position applied in the email subject by close of business Friday 3rd January 2018. It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format) with your contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, names and contacts of three referees.

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. Heshima Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

NB. All applications should only be send through the email.

Heshima Kenya

P.O Box 63192 – 00619 Nairobi Kenya

Email: hr2016@heshimakenya.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya: Desk Grant Development manager – KENYA or UGANDA

Organization: Handicap International
Country: Kenya, Uganda
Closing date: 14 Jan 2018

Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.

Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

For further information about the association: http://www.handicap-international.us

Present in more than 55 countries, Handicap International is composed of 2 operational directions:

  • The Direction of Humanitarian Action

  • The Direction of Development Action

JOB CONTEXT :

The South and Eastern Africa Desk (SEA) includes 5 missions in 8 countries: Ethiopia – Somaliland (ESO), TUK (Tanzanie, Uganda, Kenya), Madagascar, Mozambique et South Sudan. The SEA Desk also directly manages multicountry projects. In 2017, its overall budget is 11 M€ and the main field of intervention are: Health, Education, socio-economic inclusion, Protection, Mental health and psychosocial support, Rehabilitation, support to Disabled People Organisations (DPO). The desk team includes a Desk Officer, 2 deputy desk officers, a desk assistant, 5 country directors and 2 regional project managers who also report directly to the desk officer.

Considering the various major crisis that affect the Horn of Africa and the permanent development needs to fight endemic poverty, support civil society, improve access to services and human rights’ situation, the SEA Desk decided to create a Desk Grant Development manager position. This creation aims at supporting field teams in responding to various intervention needs and requests. This support will focus on grants development in order to increase our fundraising capacity while maintaining a high level project quality design and development (in-deep needs assessments, participatory approach, stakeholders’ consultation, technical project design, cross-cutting approach consideration, MEAL component integration).

YOUR MISSION:

Under the SEA Desk Officer management and within the framework of the desk development strategy, you lead the project development process and contribute to the fundraising strategy for Handicap International (HI) in the Horn of Africa. You are part of the SEA Desk Team, you work in functional link with the Deputy Desk Officers based at Headquarter in Lyon and with field staff, mainly Country Directors and Operational Coordinators.

You support HI programs in East and Southern Africa to better respond to their fundraising strategy and develop qualitative proposals based on needs identified in accordance with HI mandate and field of expertise. Your main missions are as follow:

  • You define and elaborate projects feasibility and design by participating in the identification of partners (local and international as required)
  • You elaborate and write projects proposals on the base of identified donors rules and/or specific call for proposals guidelines
  • You identify the most appropriate partners and negotiate the roles and responsibilities of each one
  • You ensure that the submission package is in line with donor requirements
  • You ensure HI’s representation by building key stakeholder relationships with relevant decision makers in governments, national/local organizations, donors and key international organizations in link with the Desk officer and relevant Programme Directors
  • You attend to key international donors gatherings or development aid conferences

YOUR PROFILE :

  • You hold a degree in international development, humanitarian work
  • You have minimum 4 years of experience overseas in development and post crisis environment
  • You have experience with both humanitarian and development donors
  • With strong analytical skills, you master writing of proposals and strategic papers
  • You understand budget development and financial strategy
  • You have excellent communication and writing capacities in English
  • You are dynamic, highly flexible, autonomous and able to take initiatives
  • You show excellent communication skills and diplomacy which allow you to coordinate and consult smoothly with others

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POSITION :

In Kampala, rental housing is available although choices are limited. All the amenities are present, since many products are imported. The country is relatively safe as long as security guidelines are respected. Kampala City, where the head office is located is identified as Security Level 1 with few security and safety risks beyond occasional crimes, road traffic crashes, and health hazards like malaria. There is no established curfew. There are no restrictions with movements by vehicle, both for work and personal reasons.

The standard of medical care in Uganda is significantly below appropriate standards although there is a growing private medical sector, specifically in the capital, Kampala. For serious medical treatment, evacuation to either Nairobi or Johannesburg will be required.

CONDITIONS:

· Starting date : 15/02/2018

· Length of the contract: 9 months**

· Employee status:

  • Salary from 2757€ gross/month regarding the experience of the candidate
  • Perdiem: 456€ net/month (Kampala) or 590€ net/month (Nairobi)
  • Insurances : medical hearth coverage, retirement planning, repatriation
  • Paid holiday : 25 days per year
  • R&R : Level 1 : 1 day per month
  • Status : position open to couples
  • Housing : collective or individual, based on your personal situation and taken in charge by Handicap International

Ugandan and Kenyan citizens are welcome to apply. The conditions of employment for national staff will be detailed later according to the experience of the candidate and in the framework of the local salary grid and conditions of engagement

How to apply:

Only online by joining a CV and cover letter via the following link:

https://hi.profilsearch.com/recrute/en/fo_annonce_voir.php?id=2461&idpartenaire=131

Kenya: Toilet design consultant for refugee camps

Organization: Sanivation
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 07 Jan 2018

  • Based in Kakuma refugee camp (Kenya)
  • 4 months – full time
  • 5 years design experience (at least 2 years in sanitation or humanitarian sector)
  • Sanivation is a social enterprise dedicated to improving overall health, dignity, and the environment. We provide refugees with innovative container based household toilets and transform fecal waste into an eco-friendly fuel.
  • Apply by January 7th 2017

Purpose & Mission

Sanivation designs, constructs and operates sanitation systems that address the entire sanitation value chain in refugee camps. Our system addresses difficult ground conditions, while providing refugees with a toilet option they can brag about.

We have ongoing operations in Kakuma Refugee camp, where we provide over 2, 000 people with safe sanitation services, and we are planning to scale to 5,000 people in 2018.

Does this sound like you?

  • 5+ years toilet design experience
  • BS degree or higher in product design or related field
  • Experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis
  • Advanced prototyping skills: concrete, metal and wood
  • Knowledge of design software (desirable but not essential)
  • Positive communication style; self-motivated and excited to be part of a team
  • Passionate about improving the living conditions of refugees

Why Sanivation?

  • We are changing the way sanitation is done in refugee camps (see video here)
  • We implemented the first waste treatment plant in Kakuma (25 year old camp)
  • First private sector company to address entire sanitation value chain in a refugee camp
  • Scaling up to 5000 toilet users over next year and you get to lead the toilet design
  • Expanding to other refugee camps in East Africa

A day in the life

  • Talking to toilet users about challenges with the current toilet design, and documenting findings
  • Exploring Kakuma shops for materials availability for prototyping
  • Prototyping toilet improvement ideas and discussing them with the local team

Key responsibilities

Qualitative analysis

  • Lead focus group discussions and interview relevant stakeholders
  • Identify what needs we can meet with small toilet modifications
  • Review existing toilet improvement recommendations and independent toilet evaluation carried out by UNHCR

Prototyping

  • Create low-fidelity prototypes to test new ideas using a human centered design
  • Conduct rapid user trials

Design

  • Produce improved toilet design with clear guide for construction

Team management

  • Recruitment and training of refugee incentive staff for toilet construction

How to apply:

To Apply

If you think you’re a match, send your resume along with a brief overview about why your passionate and qualified to talent@sanivation.com with the subject Toilet Design Consultant. Applications are due by January 7th, 2017 and will be considered on a rolling basis.

Kenya: OFFICER – GOVERNANCE AND ADVOCACY

Organization: Concern Worldwide
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 14 Jan 2018

Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Kenyan nationals for the following position:

Job Title: Officer – Governance and Advocacy

Reports to: Area Coordinator based in Marsabit and technically to the Senior Manager-Governance and Advocacy based in Nairobi

Job Location: Marsabit

Contract Details:

Starting Salary of the Pay Grade – Kes 96,308 p.m.

Fixed Term Contract – 21 Months

Medical Cover (1 Principal + 2 Dependants)

Group Life Assurance Cover

Group Personal Accident Cover

Job Summary:

The job holder will responsible for the implementation of Concern’s Governance and Advocacy programme in Marsabit County. These includes working in close collaboration with Concern’s thematic programme teams to develop and deliver on advocacy objectives and working closely with county government to strengthen the linkages between formal governance structures and community conversations .

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Governance

· Assist in identifying technical challenges, opportunities and responsive actions to promote inclusion of the vulnerable in formal decision making through the public participation model.

· Assist in identifying and fostering strategic partnerships with county government departments, county assembly, local partners and other stakeholders, in implementation of policies and legislation on public participation (including Marsabit County Civic Education and Public Participation Policy and Marsabit County Civic Education and Public Participation Bill)

· Lead in strengthening the link between formal governance structures and Community Conversations at village , ward , sub county and county level

· Lead in monitoring the translation of community plans into village, ward , sub county and county plans during the annual county planning and budget processes, ongoing development of 2018-2022 County Integrated Development Plan and other related processes

· Lead in building the capacity of governance structures to facilitate citizen participation

· Provide leadership in diagnosing policy knowledge and practice gaps on decentralized government, and develop corresponding capacity development interventions

Advocacy

· Support and build capacity of programme staff to develop and implement their advocacy plans and tasks (never ‘replace’ programme person)

· Participate in lobbying and negotiation led by programme sectors

· Provide direction to programmes on the content and development of policy briefs

· Liaising closely with programme teams on integration of human rights into community conversations

· Prepare comprehensive and timely monthly and quarterly narrative reports that conform to organizational standards.

· Represent Concern Worldwide in Ward, Sub-County and County technical forums on public participation and strengthening local governance as well as advocacy coalitions/networks

· Build and support the capacity of staff and sector programmes to understand the structure and functions of the county government, and to engage with them effectively.

· Participate in the development of quarterly costed workplans, annual work plans and project proposals

Responding to Emergencies:

· Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern’s Emergency response as and when necessary

· Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies

Programme Participant Protection Policy

· Adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct.

Job Specification:

· A Degree in Social Sciences preferably Law, Political Science or Public Administration.

· At least two (2) years of experience in governance programming with a bias towards a Human Rights Based Approach to Development, policy and advocacy in humanitarian or development context

· Strong knowledge of decentralized governance in general and Kenya’s devolved governance system specifically.

· Excellent oral, written and editing skills including the ability to produce clear articulate evidence based policy analysis

· Excellent advocacy and networking skills including the ability to make public representations.

· Good understanding of programme cycle management, and application of advocacy strategies to promote positive development outcomes.

· Good trainer of trainers and facilitation skills

· Excellent communication &interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in teams.

· Competency in computer applications

· Ability to work under pressure often to strict deadlines

Disclaimer Clause

This job description is not exhaustive and may be revised by the line manager from time to time.

How to apply:

Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a CV and cover letter only to nairobi.hr@concern.net with the subject of the email as ‘**Officer Governance & Advocacy – Marsabit’.** The closing date for applications is Sunday, 14th January 2018. Each application should include at least three referees who can validate technical expertise.

Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Concern has a Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct which has been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants, especially beneficiaries, from abuse and exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, partner organisations, and anyone engaged by Concern or visiting our programmes, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context all Concern staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct of their work in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission.

Any candidate offered a job with Concern will be expected to sign the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Programme Participant Protection Policy and the Concern Code of Conduct candidates demonstrate they have understood its content and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of this document.

Any breach of the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct by employees of Concern during the course of their employment will result in disciplinary action up to, and including, dismissal.

Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental international humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

‘Concern’ is the trading name of ‘Concern Worldwide’, a company limited by guarantee, registered number 39647; registered charity number CHY 5745, registered in Ireland, registered address is 52-55 Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Follow Concern online: www.concern.net

CONCERN WORLDWIDE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT CHARGE FOR ANY KIND OF RECRUITMENT

Kenya: OFFICER – MONITORING AND EVALUATION

Organization: Concern Worldwide
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 14 Jan 2018

Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Kenyan nationals for the following position:

Job Title: Officer – Monitoring and Evaluation

Reports to: Manager – Monitoring and Evaluation

Job Location: Marsabit

Contract Details:

Starting Salary of the Pay Grade – Kes 96,308 p.m.

Fixed Term Contract – 21 Months

Medical Cover (1 Principal + 2 Dependants)

Group Life Assurance Cover

Group Personal Accident Cover

Job Summary:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M&E Officer) will be providing support in monitoring and evaluating on going projects. The incumbent will be responsible for overall M&E and learning needs of the projects and will come up with findings based on real data to show performance of the projects. The incumbent will also help in strengthening M&E functions based on experiences from the project. The incumbent will play role in promoting of key learnings for the improvement of the project and for wider leaning of the organisation.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Develop project monitoring plan (PMP) of the projects and consulting with programme team.

• Support the Survey and surveillance Officer in designing, coordinating and conducting project evaluations and assessments.

• Provide feedback to programme teams on projects’ performance based on monitoring data findings.

• Build capacity of the programme teams on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E).

• Provide technical support on M&E and evidence-based recommendations to the relevant Project Manager.

• Assist Manager Monitoring and evaluation Manager in conducting Programme Data Review.

• Ensure that implementation of field activities adheres to Concern Worldwide monitoring and evaluation system

• Participate actively in programme planning process and budgeting of the programmes quality.

• Assist Manager Monitoring and evaluation Manager in reviewing project plans during planning and budgeting process.

• Support Program teams in developing quarterly and annual reports.

• Work collaboratively with different programmes for strengthening integration and cross-learning in programmes.

• Proactively volunteer for various team activities

• Support Program teams in dealing with any other tasks as may be required.

Programme Participant Protection Policy

· Adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct.

Job Specification:

· Graduate degree in Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation, Economics Social Sciences or Equivalent.

· At least two (2) years’ experience in professional experience in the field of M&E.

· Strong skills in information management.

· Excellent written and public communication and negotiation skills

· Able to use statistical software (ENA, SPSS and STATA)

· Proven competency in ethical principles of research, statistical analysis and complex survey design and analysis

· Excellent report writing, communication, interpersonal, ToT, networking and coordination skills

· Proficient in the use of computer applications.

· Fluent in both spoken and written English and Kiswahili.

Disclaimer Clause

This job description is not exhaustive and may be revised by the line manager from time to time.

How to apply:

Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a CV and cover letter only to nairobi.hr@concern.net with the subject of the email as ‘**Officer M&E – Marsabit’.** The closing date for applications is Sunday, 14th January 2018. Each application should include at least three referees who can validate technical expertise.

Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Concern has a Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct which has been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants, especially beneficiaries, from abuse and exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, partner organisations, and anyone engaged by Concern or visiting our programmes, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context all Concern staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct of their work in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission.

Any candidate offered a job with Concern will be expected to sign the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Programme Participant Protection Policy and the Concern Code of Conduct candidates demonstrate they have understood its content and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of this document.

Any breach of the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct by employees of Concern during the course of their employment will result in disciplinary action up to, and including, dismissal.

Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental international humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

‘Concern’ is the trading name of ‘Concern Worldwide’, a company limited by guarantee, registered number 39647; registered charity number CHY 5745, registered in Ireland, registered address is 52-55 Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Follow Concern online: www.concern.net

CONCERN WORLDWIDE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT CHARGE FOR ANY KIND OF RECRUITMENT