Kenya: Consultant, Country Programme Evaluation of FCA Kenya Country Programme

Organization: Finn Church Aid
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 04 Oct 2018

FCA is looking for a consultant to conduct a Country Programme evaluation of its Kenya Country Programme

FCA is looking for a consultant to conduct a Country Programme evaluation of its Kenya Country Programme

Scope of the evaluation

The evaluation should focus on the programme period 2014-2017 and the following geographical areas: Baringo, Turkana, Marsabit, Wajir, Isiolo and Garissa. The evaluation covers all three thematic focus areas (right to peace, right to livelihood and right to quality education) as well as the country programme’s main partnerships.

The evaluation will cover the following modalities of FCA’s work and identify what elements of those modalities are reflected in the Kenya Country Programme:

  • Development work

  • Humanitarian aid

  • Advocacy

Skills and Qualifications Required

This includes, but may not be restricted to:

  • At least 8 years’ experience in conducting impact evaluations at programmatic level as sole evaluator or team leader

  • Demonstrable ability and experience of working with communities in the field

  • Skills and experience in participatory evaluation methodologies

  • Strong experience in dealing with several different stakeholders (LNGOs, INGOs, UN agencies, Local Authorities, Funding Agencies, etc.),

  • Experience of working in East Africa especially in humanitarian and post/active conflict zones;

  • Proven knowledge of the context of Kenya (preferably work experience in Kenya);

  • Deep understanding of current topics in development policy (e.g. theory of change) and human rights-based approach;

  • Understanding of peace work, development work, humanitarian aid, advocacy and LRRD

  • Fluency in spoken and written English. The consultant must be able to conduct interviews in Swahili, either himself or with the help of a translator

How to apply:

Proposals should be sent via the following public procurement platform https://tarjouspalvelu.fi/TPPerustiedot.aspx?p=1225&tpID=201461&g=ed9cf5fc-28ba-4d7c-a574-2aeee872e334

or by e-mail (to nathalie.aubret@kua.fi)

No later than October 4, 2018, 23.59 (GMT +2)

The Request for Proposal can be Found under this link: https://tarjouspalvelu.fi/TPPerustiedot.aspx?p=1225&tpID=201461&g=ed9cf5fc-28ba-4d7c-a574-2aeee872e334

Data Analyst Job in Nairobi

Data Analyst


Job Summary: To interpret data and turn it into information which can offer ways to improve a business, thus affecting business decisions. You will be required to gather information from various sources and interpret patterns and trends

Key Responsibilities

·         Use statistical formulas to compute and analyse data.

·         Verify the accuracy, completeness, and reliability of data.

·         Compile statistics using sources such as records, reports, and surveys.

·         Enter data and other information into computers.

·         Interview participants on studies or surveys and track or record their responses.

·         Assemble or prepare charts, graphs, tables and other depictions of data, surveys, and findings.

·         Organize data, survey forms and supporting or source materials.

·         Search for and identify new sources and method of data collection.

·         Obtain requirements of customers for data collection.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in IT related field from a reputable institution with at least two years’ work experience in FMCG environment

·         A high level of mathematical ability

·         Programming languages, such as SQL, Oracle and Python

·         The ability to analyse, model and interpret data

·         An analytical mind and inclination for problem-solving

·         A methodical and logical approach

·         Ability to write comprehensive reports

·         The ability to plan work and meet deadlines

·         Accuracy and attention to detail

·         Interpersonal skills

·         Team working skills

·         Written and verbal communication skills

How to Apply

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES TO SEND THEIR CVS TO recruitment@cdl.co.ke on or before 20/09/2018

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

Internship Opportunity in a NGO in Kenya – Save the Children

Finance Internship


As part of the regional office support services team you will be responsible for supporting effective Financial management and administration processes for the East and Southern Africa Regional Office.

The Finance intern will support ESARO Finance team in areas of; Invoice tracking, Accounting reconciliations, Data Quality management and other Finance Administrative duties as per SCI guidelines.

The Finance intern will effectively interact with a diverse group of stakeholders, manage expectations and duties according to the agreed timelines.

This role will liaise with the RO administration, logistics and finance departments to ensure a delivery of quality and timely results.

Qualifications 

·         Accountant in training who wishes to gain some practical experience

·         Recently completed or studying for a Degree in finance, accountancy or Professional Accounting qualification such as CPA/ACCA.

·         Excellent computer skills especially in MS Excel spread sheets and MS Word

·         Some experience with computerised accounting packages will be desirable.

·         High level of integrity and ability to work as part of a professional team

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Proven ability to handle challenging work load

·         Cross-cultural experience, understanding and sensitivity;

·         Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills;

·         Commitment to Save the Children values.

Contract length: 3 Months

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection.

We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

·         No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

·         All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

·         Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

How to Apply

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found 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

Closing date is 21st September 2018.

Finance & Administration Assistant Job in Kenya – NGO

Finance & Administration Assistant


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.

Job Summary:

The incumbent will be responsible for a variety of financial and administrative tasks and responsibilities that ensure the efficient and effective running of Marsabit Office programme support operations in compliance with Concern’s policies and procedures

Responsibilities:

Finance:

a. Petty Cash

·         Issuing of cash in line with Concern’s procedures & policies.

·         Recording all transactions on an excel cashbook on a daily basis.

·         Filing all associated paperwork associated with such transactions.

·         Ensure floats are cleared promptly

·         Ensuring the cashbox is stored securely during cash hours.

·         Ensuring cash is available in various suitable denominations.

·         Conducting daily cash counts, reconciliation and reporting in case of any discrepancy

·         Preparation of weekly cash counts for each currency at week-end reconciling cash balances to cashbook balances – ensuring all codes are fully input.

b. Mpesa

·         Updating mpesa payments in the Mpesa book and Cashbook

Administration:

·         Receiving, printing, facilitating review and approvals, scanning and sending/emailing documents between field offices (Maikona, North Horr, Illeret & Moyale)

·         Assist in photocopying & scanning of administration and finance documents

·         Organizing staff and visitors’ accommodation in Marsabit and preparing payment requests for the same

·         Monitoring of office supplies to ensure adequate supply and proper usage including field ordering and updating the stock card

·         Warehouse/stores management including ensuring that the store /warehouse are kept clean and tidy

·         Monitoring electricity consumption and loading units

·         Responsible for office cleanliness and security by supervising the Office cleaner and Security Guards

Requirements

·         Professional certification ACCA/CPA level 2. A Diploma or Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Public Administration or relevant field will be an added advantage.

·         At least one (1) years’ experience in a similar role

·         Knowledge of and competency in common finance/accounting and administration processes and procedures

·         Proficiency in the use of MS Office

·         Excellent communication, interpersonal, planning and organization skills

·         Ability to operate office equipment e.g. printer, scanner, photocopier, shredder etc.

·         Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Fluency in the local language is preferred.

·         A proactive self-starter and achiever

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 ‘Administration Assistant – Marsabit’. The closing date for applications is Sunday, 30th September 2018.

Each application must 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.

Administrative Assistant Job in Kenya – NGO

Program Administrative Assistant


The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that carries out high quality, policy-relevant research on population, health and education issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. Our goal is to generate evidence for meaningful action to improve the lives of all Africans.

Through its Research Capacity Strengthening (RCS) Division, APHRC seeks to recruit a Program Administrative Assistant to perform a variety of administrative, coordination and logistical duties in support of the operations of its Training Program. This is a temporary position for a fixed period of three months.

Responsibilities

·         Maintain an effective record and filing system for project activities, correspondences and documents for quick and easy reference

·         Maintain grant reporting requirements and schedules in the Project Management System (PMS) and follow-up on project reports to ensure submission by due dates

·         Manage conference and workshop logistics by preparing draft budges, making travel and hotel bookings, sending invitations, preparing workshop materials and arranging for per diems and other reimbursements

·         Assist team members in preparing documents including PowerPoint presentations

·         Manage program meetings, preparing documentation and taking minutes as necessary

·         Schedule appointments for the Program Leader and other members of the team as necessary

·         Support coordination activities to set up a health systems training hub for health workers and practitioners working in fragile and conflict areas in Africa

·         Provide support in preparation and formatting of reports;

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Business Administration or related field

·         At least 3 years of relevant post-qualification experience in a busy office environment, preferably in an INGO, research organization or large research program

·         Ability to work with information that is both sensitive and confidential in nature

·         Detail oriented, discreet, tactful, courteous

·         Excellent communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills

·         Experience working in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment

·         Proficient with MS Office Suite

·         Good planning, financial and organizational skills

How to Apply:

Applications will be considered until September 17, 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Cover letters should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Officer

African Population and Health Research Center

P.O. Box 10787 – 00100 GPO, Nairobi

APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of children

NGO Administrator Job in Kenya

Base Administrator


Founded in 1979, Action Against Hunger (AAH) is an international humanitarian organization that delivers programs in over 44 countries. Recognized worldwide as a leader in the fight against hunger, our mission is to save lives through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition, especially during and after emergency situations and conflicts.

From crisis to sustainability, Action Against Hunger tackles the underlying causes of malnutrition and its effects. By integrating our programs with local and national systems, we further ensure that short-term interventions become long-term solutions.

With head offices in France, the United Kingdom, Spain, the United States and Canada, our international network shares its combined resources, breadth of experience and technical expertise in pursuit of a world without hunger. Action Against Hunger has been present in Kenya since 2001 and is currently implementing activities in West Pokot, Mandera, Samburu, Isiolo, Trans Nzoia, Kakamega, Bungoma and Busia counties.

With the support of the national MoH, Kenya Red Cross Society and UNICEF, Action Against Hunger has been working with the County government of Isiolo on the management of acute malnutrition (IMAM) in Kenya. Action Against Hunger is looking to implement a BSFP which will complement the existing ACF nutrition emergency response supported by ECHO, HIF, CIFF and UNICEF in the county. This program, while working closely with MoH will target all children between 6 to 59 months plus the pregnant and lactating women with children below 6 months in Isiolo County.

Qualifications

·         Degree in business related Field : Finance/Accounting.

·         Professional qualification of CPA will be added advantage

·         Basic knowledge of and interpretation of the Kenyan labour laws

Preferred Skills/Competencies:

·         Excellent analytical and writing skills..

·         Problem Solver.

·         Compatability for both independent and team work.

·         Persuasive and confident communicator,able to deal with senior colleagues throughout the organisation.

·         Persistence and assertiveness combined with tact and diplomacy

·         3 -5 years experience in busy organisation or Non profit organisation

·         Demonstrated flexibilty and or adaptability.

·         Excellent organizational and planning skills

·         Good writing skills.

·         Good management and representation skills

·         Good interpersonal skills

·         Strong leadership skills

·         Ability to work in a high pressured environment

Reporting responsibilities

·         Base Treasury and Cash Count,

·         Monthly accountancy and supporting documentation

·         HR monthly reports

·         Payroll Alteration forms

What Action Against Hunger will offer:

·         Start date: Immediate.

·         Duty station: Isiolo.

·         Remuneration package: Very Competitive salary package with additional benefits to include:

·         Career development opportunities with Action Against Hunger

·         Training opportunities

·         Comprehensive medical cover for self and dependents

·         Opportunity to work in a good and friendly environment with a dynamic and motivated team

·         Action Against Hunger will not cater for relocation expenses

How to Apply:

Applications, should include a CV with cover letter and 3 professional references to be sent via email to: hr-recruitment@so-actionagainsthunger.org not later than 24 September 2018 clearly mentioning the position on the subject

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

NGO Jobs in Kenya – CWS

Programs Project Manager


The Resettlement Support Center (CWS RSC Africa) operates a US refugee resettlement program in sub-Saharan Africa through a Cooperative Agreement with the Department of State/Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration.

CWS RSC Africa is responsible for the preparation of refugee case files for adjudication by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers, as well as the out-processing and cultural orientation of all approved cases. CWS RSC Africa is administered by the Church World Service Immigration Refugee Program (CWS/IRP) and is based in Nairobi, Kenya, with a sub-office in Pretoria, South Africa.

Duties

·         Assist Programs Management to design and roll-out cross-cutting policy and procedure updates, as needed.

·         Review departmental SOPs at least once annually to assist Programs Management to synchronize and standardize policies and procedures.

·         Leads cross-cutting process reviews affecting multiple Programs Departments.

·         Supports Programs Department strategic/annual plan processes, and communicates with all Programs Department stakeholders on progress toward planned benchmarks an achievements.

·         Reviews Programs external and internal reports at least once annually to assist Programs Management to implement reporting improvements.

·         Assists in the development of Programs Department budget.

·         Represents CWS/RSC Africa with USRAP partners, including PRM, USCIS, IOM, UNHCR, RPC and domestic Resettlement Agencies, as needed, on specific projects or topics.

·         Conducts research in support of RSC Africa Programs. Annual research objectives to be determined in coordination with Programs Management.

This position also undertakes other duties as assigned by CWS/RSC Africa Management, with key priorities and projects determined on an annual, quarterly, and monthly basis.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s Degree or four (4) years of paid work experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree required.

·         Master’s Degree preferred.

·         Eight (8) years’ work of paid work experience is required

·         Three (3) years of supervisory – managing staff, budgets, projects and/or leading teams is required

·         Demonstrated management experience with a refugee serving/processing agency(s) preferred.

Knowledge/Skills:

·         Thorough knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the US Refugee Admissions Program and WRAPS database.

·         Detailed knowledge of case processing SOPs and the role of WRAPS in case processing.

·         Advanced computer knowledge, specifically with MS Access, MS Outlook, MS Excel and other statistical analysis programs.

·         Strong English communication skills, both oral and written.

·         Strong analytical skills and excellent report-generation skills with the ability to understand, process and document information for a variety of audiences.

·         Strong supervisory skills and understanding of performance management systems.

·         Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Abilities:

The Programs Project Manager must have the ability to:

·         work and make decisions independently and contribute to overall operations at management levels;

·         travel in sub-Saharan Africa on short notice and under sometimes difficult conditions to meet demands of a dynamic operational program

·         communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;

·         follow instructions with a positive and receptive attitude;

·         deal effectively and courteously with a large number of associates, outside agencies, refugees and members of the general public;

·         conduct oneself in a professional and courteous manner to represent the best interests of RSC Africa and CWS;

·         maintain a high performance standard with attention to detail.

·         carry out all of the duties of the position efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision;

·         work independently and contribute to overall operations of RSC Africa.

·         take initiative in the development and completion of projects within the specified timeframe;

·         maintain strict confidentiality with RSC Africa administrative and operational information;

·         manage a large and diverse workload under pressure with competing priorities;

·         work well as a team in a multi-cultural environment while maintaining a high level of motivation.

·         effectively manage RSC Africa’s resources; and

·         actively participate in the implementation of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP).

How to Apply:

Please click the below link to apply directly online to this position.

Field Processing Supervisor

The Resettlement Support Center (CWS RSC Africa) operates a US refugee resettlement program in sub-Saharan Africa through a Cooperative Agreement with the Department of State/Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration. CWS RSC Africa is responsible for the preparation of refugee case files for adjudication by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers, as well as the out-processing and cultural orientation of all approved cases.

CWS RSC Africa is administered by the Church World Service Immigration Refugee Program (CWS/IRP) and is based in Nairobi, Kenya, with a sub-office in Pretoria, South Africa.

Duties

Compliance

·         Ensures all refugee case processing functions within the Field Processing Department strictly adhere to the DOS/BPRM, USCIS, RPC, CWS and RSC Africa policies, guidelines and procedures.

·         Ensures development, implementation, dissemination and monitoring of standard operating procedures (SOPs) for processing of refugees eligible for the US Refugee Admissions Program in sub-Saharan Africa and specifically ensures their designated SOP is up to date and adhered to.

·         Demonstrates ability to conduct field processing activities including pre-screening, AOR screening, visa interviews and adjudications functions.

·         Conducts job function observations of field processing staff to ensure compliance is met and identify any areas of improvement or training needs.

·         Identifies and assists with regular process reviews to compare requirements vs. current processing and outputs.

·         Travels to field locations to monitor processing, conduct performance evaluations and meet with partners and vendors.

·         Facilitates DNA testing for P3 applicants as needed.

Data Management and Analysis

·         Ensures RSC circuit rides are planned, revised and updated as needed until confirmed, and staff are prepared while ensuring all functions are completed in the most operationally responsible manner.

·         Closely monitor the movement of cases through the Pre-USCIS pipeline, ensuring cases are being processed and presented according to USRAP priorities.

·         Acts as the point person for staff inquiries relating to processing a case.

·         Develops reports and quality control checks that ensure accuracy and efficiency as well as their use.

·         Establishes effective communication systems regarding data and ensures reports are accurate and efficient.

·         Assists with annual plan and strategic planning goals as communicated by the Field Processing Coordinator.

Representation

·         Develops and maintains effective relationships with RSC implementing partners, including PRM, USCIS, IOM, UNHCR, RPC and domestic Resettlement Agencies.

·         Leads circuit rides and ensures all logistics are effective and are meeting the goals of the planned circuit ride.

·         Ensures partner communication from the department is professional, timely and proactive.

·         Represents organizational policies and culture to staff.

·         Ensures the workforce is professional when representing CWS/RSC Africa to refugees, partners, the funder and colleagues.

Performance Management

·         Provides direct supervision and leadership to Field Processing staff, including yearly performance evaluations, developing job descriptions, participating in hiring and coordinating leave.

·         Develops and implement training modules for Field Processing staff, in coordination with the Training unit, and ensure that staff receive cross training on different aspects of refugee processing, and that they are monitored and evaluated.

·         Trains Senior Caseworks and Caseworkers on their essential job duites.

·         Ensures that QCs are being conducted and feedback is being provided to staff and/or other departments.

·         Ensures coaching, mentoring, feedback and corrective action plans are being carried out where needed.

·         Ensures establishment of performance expectations and communication, on-boarding and training.

·         Develops performance management systems that support consistency in work outputs.

·         Evaluates and assesses training needs of Field Processing and takes the lead in organizing and providing trainings on a regular basis.

·         Monitors staff time and attendance.

Staff Care

·         Monitors and ensure a safe, healthy and professional work environment.

·         Ensures direct reports are accessing and using their benefits appropriately including leave.

·         Actively support staff by promoting safe space, open-door and the escalation policy.

·         Establish and communicate clear expectations to staff to foster a predictable and consistent work environment.

·         Ensures staff are safe in the field by coordinating with the RSC Staff Security Coordinator and disseminating information related to safety to staff in the field.

Program Administration

·         Ensures the deployment of Field Processing staff and resources to ensure timely flow of cases, in coordination with Programs Management.

This position also undertakes other duties as assigned by CWS/RSC Africa Management.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s Degree or four (4) years of paid work experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree required.

·         Five (5) years of paid work experience is required.

·         One (1) year supervisory experience is required.

·         Five (5) years USRAP experience is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills:

·         Thorough knowledge of the US Refugee Admissions Program and WRAPS database.

·         Strong verbal and written English language skills.

·         Demonstrated computer skills, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Access.

·         Excellent organizational and time management skills.

·         Meticulous attention to detail.

Abilities:

The Field Team Supervisor must have the ability to:

·         supervise field staff to ensure policies and procedures are implemented and executed in accordance with guidelines and standard operating procedures;

·         travel as needed in sub-Saharan Africa on short notice and often under difficult conditions to meet demands of a dynamic operational program;

·         pass a job knowledge assessment in order to be confirmed at the end of probation;

·         maintain a job knowledge assessment score of 80% or higher, demonstrated through semi-annual assessments;

·         accurately type 40 WPM at 96% accuracy;

·         maintain a high performance standard with attention to detail, completing tasks within set timeframes;

·         communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;

·         follow instructions from the Supervisor with a positive and receptive attitude;

·         exercise good judgement and seek guidance as appropriate when confronted with unanticipated problems;

·         deal effectively and courteously with a large number of associates, outside agencies, refugees and members of the general public;

·         conduct oneself in a professional and courteous manner to represent the best interests of RSC Africa and CWS/IRP;

·         maintain a high performance standard with attention to detail;

·         carry out all of the duties of the position efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision;

·         work independently and contribute to overall operations of CWS RSC Africa;

·         take initiative in the development and completion of multiple projects at the same time;

·         lead others and address issues as they arise;

·         maintain strict confidentiality with CWS RSC Africa administrative and operational information;

·         manage a large and diverse workload under pressure with competing priorities;

·         analyse and solve complex problems and make sound decisions;

·         work well as a team in a multi-cultural environment while maintaining a high level of motivation

·         effectively manage RSC Africa’s resources;

·         manage leave forms, cash advances and report expenses accurately;

·         actively participate in the implementation of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) in Africa;

·         be flexible with changing of daily duties as needed.

How to Apply:

Please click the below link to apply directly online to this position.

Child Protection Specialist

The Resettlement Support Center (CWS RSC Africa) operates a US refugee resettlement program in sub-Saharan Africa through a Cooperative Agreement with the Department of State/Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration. CWS RSC Africa is responsible for the preparation of refugee case files for adjudication by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers, as well as the out-processing and cultural orientation of all approved cases. CWS RSC Africa is administered by the Church World Service Immigration Refugee Program (CWS/IRP) and is based in Nairobi, Kenya, with a sub-office in Pretoria, South Africa.

Duties

·         Provides training on interviewing, completion of the minor questionnaire, and analysis of the BID.

·         Drafts SOPs on minor processing and monitor implementation of SOPs.

·         Monitors weekly minor reports to identify urgent cases and to move cases more quickly through the pipeline.

·         Liaises with UNHCR, PRM, CIS, RPC and RAs on issues related to minors.

·         Determines, in conjunction with other partners, the best resettlement options for all minors other than M1 and M5. When necessary, counsels minors (and their non-parent guardians) about the various resettlement options available, the realities of life in the US, and benefits of the refugee foster care program, etc.

·         Serves as focal point and provides technical expertise for field team staff during circuit rides.

·         When the child is at immediate risk, coordinates with other partners to ensure appropriate action is taken.

·         Drafts regular reports and analysis and submits quantitative and qualitative data from a wide range of sources.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s Degree or four (4) years of paid work experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree is required.

·         Master’s degree preferred.

·         Five (5) years of paid work experience is required.

·         Two (2) years of related experience in child protection in refugee contexts is required.

·         Overseas experience in a developing country is preferred.

·         Second language an advantage; Somali, French, Amharic, Kinyarwanda, Kiswahili or Arabic preferred.

·         Experience with overseas processing or US Refugee Resettlement preferred.

Knowledge/Skills:

·         Through knowledge of the US Refugee Admissions Program and WRAPS database.

·         Strong verbal and written English language skills.

·         Demonstrated computer skills, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.

·         Strong organizational and time management skills.

·         High level of professionalism especially with partners.

·         Meticulous attention to detail.

Abilities:

The Child Protection Specialist must have the ability to:

·         work as part of team in a multi-cultural environment;

·         take initiative in formulating procedures and training plans to improve operations;

·         ensure policies and procedures are implemented and executed in accordance with guidelines and standard operating procedures;

·         deal effectively and courteously with a large number of associates, outside agencies, refugees and members of the general public;

·         travel extensively throughout the regions, sometimes on short notice and under difficult conditions;

·         travel in sub-Sahara Africa on short notice and under difficult conditions to meet demands of a dynamic operational program;

·         maintain a high performance standard with attention to detail;

·         communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;

·         follow instructions from the Supervisor with a positive and receptive attitude;

·         exercise good judgement and seek guidance as appropriate when confronted with unanticipated problems;

·         conduct oneself in a professional and courteous manner to represent the best interests of RSC Africa and CWS/IRP;

·         carry out all of the duties of the position efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision;

·         work independently and contribute to overall operations of RSC Africa;

·         take initiative in the development and completion of projects;

·         lead others and address issues as they arise;

·         maintain strict confidentiality with RSC Africa administrative and operational information;

·         manage a large and diverse workload under pressure with competing priorities;

·         analyze and solve complex problems and make sound decisions;

·         work well as a team in a multi-cultural environment while maintaining a high level of motivation;

·         effectively manage RSC Africa’s resources;

·         actively participate in the implementation of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP)

How to Apply:

Please click the below link to apply directly online to this position.

Senior Caseworker

The Resettlement Support Center (CWS RSC Africa) operates a US refugee resettlement program in sub-Saharan Africa through a Cooperative Agreement with the Department of State/Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration. CWS RSC Africa is responsible for the preparation of refugee case files for adjudication by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers, as well as the out-processing and cultural orientation of all approved cases.

CWS RSC Africa is administered by the Church World Service Immigration Refugee Program (CWS/IRP) and is based in Nairobi, Kenya, with a sub-office in Pretoria, South Africa.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s Degree or four (4) years of paid work experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree is required.

·         Two (2) years of paid work experience is required.

·         Casework or previous resettlement experience is preferred.

·         Prior USRAP Field Processing experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skills:

·         Second language an advantage; French, Somali, Tigrinya, Amharic, Kinyarwanda or Arabic preferred.

·         Demonstrated computer skills, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

·         Strong organizational and time management skills.

·         Strong verbal and written English language skills.

Abilities:

The Senior Caseworker must have the ability to:

·         travel extensively throughout the regions, sometimes on short notice and under difficult conditions;

·         accurately type 40 word per minute at 96% accuracy;

·         pass the regularly administered job knowledge assessments at 80% or higher;

·         communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;.

·         follow instructions from the Supervisor with a positive and receptive attitude;

·         deal effectively and courteously with a large number of associates, outside agencies, refugees and members of the general public;

·         conduct oneself in a professional and courteous manner to represent the best interests of RSC Africa and CWS/IRP;

·         maintain a high performance standard with attention to detail;

·         carry out all of the duties of the position efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision;

·         work independently and contribute to overall operations of RSC Africa;

·         take initiative in the development and completion of projects;

·         lead others and address issues as they arise;

·         maintain strict confidentiality with RSC Africa administrative and operational information;

·         manage a large and diverse workload under pressure with competing priorities;

·         analyze and solve complex problems;

·         work well as a team in a multi-cultural environment while maintaining a high level of motivation;

·         effectively manage RSC Africa’s resources;

·         actively participate in the implementation of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) in Africa

How to Apply:

Please click the below link to apply directly online to this position.

Resettlement Officer

The Resettlement Support Center (CWS RSC Africa) operates a US refugee resettlement program in sub-Saharan Africa through a Cooperative Agreement with the Department of State/Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration. CWS RSC Africa is responsible for the preparation of refugee case files for adjudication by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers, as well as the out-processing and cultural orientation of all approved cases.

CWS RSC Africa is administered by the Church World Service Immigration Refugee Program (CWS/IRP) and is based in Nairobi, Kenya, with a sub-office in Pretoria, South Africa.

Duties

·         Conducts resettlement interviews with identified cases in line with UNHCR Resettlement Guidelines and country-specific Standard Operating Procedures.

·         Makes assessments and contributes towards identifying resettlement cases, including conducting profiling, case identification, verification, and complete the UNHCR Resettlement Registration Form (RRFs) for the identified cases in accordance with the relevant standards and requirements.

·         Travels on deployments to UNHCR locations, often on short notice.

·         Completes and updates all case files and database records as per UNHCR guidelines.

·         Submits regular reports to ARDU Manager in line with deployment goals and objectives.

·         Maintains current knowledge of refugee situations and population served in sub-Saharan Africa.

·         Actively participates as a member of the UNHCR team; and complies with UNHCR’s security requirements.

·         In field, undertakes additional related duties as agreed upon by the ARDU Manager, UNHCR Supervisor and deployee.

·         In field, (if US passport holder) conducts AOR interviews and collects DNA as agreed upon by the ARDU Manager, Field Processing Coordinator.

·         Contributes to the development of deployment training topics, procedures and implementation.

·         Undertakes additional assigned duties to support ARDU, including administrative tasks not limited to: data entry, data analysis and research.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of study (preferable focus in international affairs, law, refugee law, human rights or social work) or four years of paid work experience is required.

·         Master’s Degree in a related field of study preferred (preferable focus in international affairs, law, refugee law, human rights or social work).

·         Two (2) years’ of paid work experience is required.

·         Six (6) months related experience is required, including in a developing country in a relevant work area (e.g. assisting refugees in a resettlement context, casework, preparing refugee resettlement referrals, etc.).

Knowledge/Skills:

·         Demonstrated knowledge of UNHCR/USRAP and resettlement processes.

·         Knowledge of international legal framework governing refugees, human rights/human rights law preferred.

·         Written and spoken fluency in English; secondary language skills, such as French, Arabic and other African regional languages (other than Kiswahili) required.

·         Excellent interviewing and counseling skills.

·         Excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills.

·         Previous assessment/monitoring and evaluations skills preferred.

·         Strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills.

·         Strong computer skills, in particular Microsoft Office.

·         Excellent organizational and time management skills.

·         Work experience with UNHCR or any other deployment scheme.

Abilities:

The Resettlement Officer must have the ability to:

·         work effectively with partners and teams;

·         remain collegial and flexible, including managing heavy workload under pressure;

·         travel in sub-Saharan Africa on short notice and sometimes under difficult conditions, including refugee camps;

·         work under deadline

·         communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;

·         follow instructions from the Supervisor with a positive and receptive attitude;

·         deal effectively and courteously with a large number of associates, outside agencies, refugees and members of the general public;

·         conduct oneself in a professional and courteous manner to represent the best interests of RSC Africa and CWS/IRP;

·         maintain a high performance standard with attention to detail;

·         carry out all of the duties of the position efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision;

·         work independently and contribute to overall operations of RSC Africa;

·         take initiative in the development and completion of projects;

·         lead others and address issues as they arise;

·         maintain strict confidentiality with RSC Africa administrative and operational information;

·         manage a large and diverse workload under pressure with competing priorities;

·         analyze and solve complex problems and make sound decisions;

·         work well as a team in a multi-cultural environment while maintaining a high level of motivation;

·         effectively manage RSC Africa’s resources;

·         actively participate in the implementation of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP)

How to Apply:

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Administration and Accounts Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our Client is an Insurance agency based in Nairobi.


They seek to hire an experienced person as Head of Administration and Accounts.

The ideal candidate MUST have experience and fully conversant with general accounting roles, administration as well as business development.

Salary: Ksh 40,000 – 50,000

Location: Nairobi

Responsibilities

Accounts:

·         Managing Record Keeping, Invoicing and Receipting

·         Managing Petty Cash

·         Managing Debtors and Creditors

·         Bank and Insurer Reconciliations

·         Managing Payroll

·         Coordinates with Auditors

·         Manages Payments and Disbursements to suppliers

·         Maintains and suggests financial policies and control measures

Business Admin:

·         Manage printing of Insurance certificates

·         Coordinate Insurance Valuations and Deliveries

·         Manage Insurance documentation

·         Manage Insurance Claims

Other Benefits:

·         Inpatient Medical Cover

·         Lunch provided

Qualifications & Experience

·         Degree in B.com or any other relevant business discipline.

·         CPA (K) or ACCA Certification

·         Additional HR and/or administration qualifications will be an added advantage

·         3 – 5 years’ experience in similar capacity

Qualified candidates are advised to send their applications to info@leeandmyles.com so as to reach us on or before 30th September, 2018.

Indicate very clearly “HEAD OF ADMINISTRATION & ACCOUNTS” on the email subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Please take note that due to large number of applications, we’re not able to offer feedback to everyone.

Only candidates of interest should expect communication from us.

6 Field Officers Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)


Field Officers – Data Experiment Kenya Project

6 Positions

Reporting To: Associate Field Manager / Senior Field Officer

Start Date: 15th October 2018

Location: Nairobi

Duration: 2 Months

Deadline to Apply: 23rd September 2018

Eligibility: Position open to local Kenyan hires only.

About Innovations for Poverty Action: Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is an international non-profit research organization dedicated to discovering and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems.

IPA works in partnership with development partners and academic researchers to create and evaluate approaches potential solutions to poverty problems using randomized evaluations in the fields of health, education, microfinance, governance and agriculture. We also mobilize and support these decision makers to use these solutions to build better programs and policies at scale.

About the Project: This study aims to understand the role of the internet on people’s financial and economic lives in particular, how it affects their access to jobs and skills, their access to informal and formal credit, interactions with their social networks and the networks themselves, their political and social attitudes (for example, with respect to gender).

About the Position: The Field Officer, under the supervision of the Associate Field Manager and Senior Field Officer, will be primarily responsible for survey administration as per the set targets. The Field Officers will also be involved in undertaking phone surveys when necessary, as well as will be expected to assist with office tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Conducting phone call surveys to collect data for the Data Experiment Kenya Project

·         Diligent completion of checklists and other means of monitoring data

·         Data entry tasks as assigned by the Senior Field Officer

·         Helping to have materials organized in readiness for data collection

·         Ensuring high data quality (low error rates)

·         Proper use and maintenance of project equipment

·         Prompt arrival at work and completion of scheduled activities each day

·         Successfully working in a team and avoiding/minimizing conflicts with the rest of the team members

·         Participating in staff trainings and making efforts to improve one’s capacity

·         Other tasks as assigned by supervisors

·         Positive, hard-work attitude, with the aim of individually and helping the team complete the work

Qualifications and Experience:

Required:

·         Diploma/Degree

·         Excellent oral and written communication in both English and Kiswahili

·         Excellent management and organizational skills;

·         Should be willing to work under pressure

·         Ability to comfortably work in a team

·         Experience in data collection through CAI

·         Honest, diligent and self-driven individual

·         Experience with phone call surveys

Preferred:

·         Bachelor’s degree

·         Experience working with phone call surveys;

·         Experience in data collection and survey administration, preferably using CAI (SurveyCTO)

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the Field Officer- Data Experiment Kenya Project. The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary. Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment from an applicant.

Jobs and Vacancies in GreenBell Communications, Kenya

GreenBell Communications


Web Developer Internship

We are looking for an outstanding Web Developer Interns to be responsible for the coding, innovative design and layout of our client websites.

Web developer Interns responsibilities include building websites from concept all the way to completion from the bottom up, fashioning everything from the home page to site layout and function.

Responsibilities

·         Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices

·         Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML(5)/CSS practices

·         Integrate data from various back-end services and databases

·         Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs

·         Create and maintain software documentation

·         Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site

·         Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities

·         Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent

Requirements

·         Proven working experience in web programming

·         Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML(5)/CSS

·         Familiarity with at least one of the following programming languages: PHP, Javascript or Jquery

·         A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices

·         Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development

·         Experience in customizing Joomla CMS is a plus.

·         Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools

·         Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization process

·         Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills

·         Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen

·         Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.

·         BSC in computer science or a related field

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Lead

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Assist in developing and maintaining documentation on SEO best practices and working with (internal) Web content editors to continually improve the company’s external search result rankings

·         Produce a monthly report for clients with detailed description of that month’s work, recommendations and summary of performance against goals.

·         Assist in training the technical team in keyword research, SEO copywriting and SEO best practices

·         Stay up to date on changing SEO standards and advise Technical Manager on changes in strategy or new strategies that might be employed

·         Analyze and translate quantitative and qualitative data from web analytics tool into an actionable SEO plan.

·         Research and develop SEO best practices to identify new market opportunities and maximize program profits with improved organic rankings.

·         Execution of successful link popularity campaigns.

·         Coordination with PR, social media, partner, merchandising and product teams to maximize SEO value of initiates across the company.

·         Provides frequent progress reports regarding online marketing efforts and performance for the paid search ads

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Interests

·         On page & off page factors on Google and Yahoo with knowledge of Ad word and ad sense

·         Proficient with meta tag, keyword analysis

·         Energetic, good team Player

·         Highly Organized with attention to detail

·         Is Internet savvy and understands the function of search engines

·         Possesses strong business ethics, is reliable and dependable

·         Thorough understanding of e-commerce marketing techniques, overall SEO/SEM strategies and integrated communications

·         Ability to evaluate and modify HTML, CSS and JavaScript for SEO purposes

·         Computer proficiency; use of MS Office and ability to learn CMS and Project Management Systems

·         Must possess the ability to multi-task and handle pressure situations with ease

·         Proficiency in using and interpreting web analytics, specifically Google Analytics

Education and Experience

·         Bachelors degree with equivalent experience required

·         Have a minimum of 1-2 years experience in professional web design

·         Experience in SEO & SEO Tools.

·         Minimum 1 year of relevant experience in SEO

·         Expert at finding the right keywords

·         Intimate of Google Analytics and Webmaster tool

·         Understanding of programming practices and experience in interacting with designers and programmers.

·         Excellent knowledge of SEO reporting and SEO tracking

Knowledge:

·         Advanced computer skills in the following:

·         Windows OS Platforms

·         Photoshop or any other image editor

·         Microsoft Office Suite

·         Working knowledge in the following:

·         Dreamweaver/Other HTML Editor

·         PHP knowledge (Desired)

·         HTML coding/CSS/Javascript

To apply, kindly send your CV to careers@gbc.co.ke by 17th October 2018