Kenya: Technical Expert on Juvenile Justice

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Organization: European Committee for Agricultural Training
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Jun 2018

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

JUVENILE JUSTICE PROGRAMME KENYA

Organization: CEFA

Title of the position: Technical Expert in Juvenile Justice (1 Position Available)

Location: Nairobi, Kenya (availability for field visits around the country is required)

Duration of the project: 36 Months

Duration of the contract:

12 Months (Renewable up to a maximum of 31 months and with a 3 months trial period)

Starting date: As soon as possible, not later than the 1st of August 2018

CEFA – European Committee for Training and Agriculture (Comitato Europeo per la Formazione e l’Agricoltura) is an Italian NGO, founded in 1972, whose works lays its foundation on the principles of solidarity and cooperation between different regions of the world in the name of Justice, Human Rights and Peace. CEFA believes in strengthening local institutions, aiming to improve livelihood opportunities for local communities and households’ living conditions through capacity building, awareness raising and advocacy for the protection of vulnerable children and fundamental human rights. Actually CEFA is running programs in 10 different Countries across Africa, Latin America and Europe.

Brief outline of the project: the project aims at strengthening the Juvenile Justice System in Kenya in compliance with the international standards and involving local authorities, all relevant stakeholders, civil society and the private sector.

CEFA is therefore looking for 1 well-qualified Technical Expert in Juvenile Justice who shall work towards achieving the objectives of this project.

In collaboration with the Project Manager (PM) and under his supervision, the Technical Expert in Juvenile Justice will provide support to the PM on implementing the AICS funded project APRIRE, with due respect to CEFA’s rules and regulations.

MAIN DUTIES

· Provide support to the Project Manager in the formulation of operational tools in the field of Juvenile Justice and Child Protection based on local and international standards;

· Organize, coordinate and plan the implementation of the project activities in all 38 Juvenile Justice institutions and police stations in Kenya;

· Assist in the coordination the implemented activities and the management of the CEFA team in the field;

· Ensure a high quality level in the implementation of the activities;

· Analyze and Evaluate the impact of the project according to the indicators detailed in the logical framework and the international and local standards;

· Provide technical assistance and capacity building for internal staff and stakeholders;

· Provide reporting support and analysis of project activities according to project indicators;

· Assist in the monitoring of activities and beneficiaries, including both administrative support and as well as field visits;

· Identify raising issues and provide feedback concerning activities implementation and reporting;

· Provide support to project financial monitoring and management when required;

· Assist the Project Manager in ensuring project appropriate visibility;

· Assist the Project Manager to identify new funding opportunities and develop project proposals;

· Support the organization of workshops, meetings and training related to the areas of responsibility;

· Provide organizational and logistic support to the project;

· Participate on periodic meetings to identify priorities, challenges and way forwards, design strategies and develop work plans to implement project activities;

· Represent CEFA with partners, donors, local authorities and in the Juvenile statutory institutions and the target area at large;

· Network with relevant agencies for effective referrals and opportunities of collaboration and

· Conduct other activities deemed as necessary within the framework of the Project.

EDUCATION, COMPETENCIES AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

· Degree in Social work/ Sociology/psycho-social studies or Diploma in social work with a 6 years’ field experience

· Relevant certification

· Knowledge and expertise in psychology and social work

· Must have at least 5 years working experience in Social Work and Psychology, preferably in correctional facilities and/or within the Juvenile Justice System

· Counseling skills

· Facilitation skills

· Reporting Skills

· Computer literacy (Excel, Word, Office Package)

· Fluent in English and Swahili

Functional Skills:

· Adaptability to work within Criminal Justice and Government Context

· Commitment in Child Protection

· Team Work

· Good communication skills

· Strong organizational and problem solving skills with analytical approach

· Must be able to work independently with limited supervision

· Ability to strictly adhere to deadlines

· Readiness to sign and abide to a Child protection policy

· Readiness to commit and adhere to values, mission and vision of CEFA

How to apply: Please send your CV with at least 2 relevant referees to the following email address: vacancies@cefakenya.com

Specify as email subject the Title of the position: Technical Expert in Juvenile Justice.

Please Note that only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for the interview

Deadline: 25th of June 2018.

How to apply:

How to apply: Please send your CV with at least 2 relevant referees to the following email address: vacancies@cefakenya.com

Specify as email subject the Title of the position: Technical Expert in Juvenile Justice.

Please Note that only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for the interview

Deadline: 25th of June 2018.

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