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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.

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.

Kenya: Active Board Members needed at Action Network for the Disabled (ANDY)

Organization: Action Network for the Disabled
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 05 Oct 2018

Action Network for the Disabled (ANDY) is seeking 5 Board Members who will serve a minimum two (2) year term and assist ANDY to achieve its Vision of “Creating a barrier free society fully inclusive for persons with disabilities”. Terms are eligible for renewal to a maximum of three (3) consecutive terms. The Board meets quarterly to govern and oversee the management of the Organization. All Board Members are expected to participate in Committee activities and attend Committee meetings as required.

THE ORGANIZATION:

Registered in 2009, ANDY is a non-governmental organization, Action Network for the Disabled (ANDY) is a National Disabled Persons Organization (DPO) working at all levels of community with the involvement of persons with disabilities to bring about positive change. We were founded by and for children and youth with disabilities in Kenya.

ANDY is dedicated to achieve equality, inclusion, and empowerment of children and youth with disabilities in Kenya through main streaming this group into all aspects of daily life. ANDY is a unique initiative that provides an inspiring environment for people with different types of disabilities and people without disabilities to work together.

ANDY has programs on Advocacy, Livelihood and Education with a reach of over 1000 persons with disabilities nationally. ANDY works closely with the Ministry of Education and Health to ensure its programs are sustainable and included in the national agenda.

THE ROLE:

  • Serve as a member of a collegial body that is committed to the advancement of Individuals with disabilities.
  • Provide technical and professional input, advice and guidance to the direction of ANDY.
  • Participate fully in decision making activities.
  • Raise the profile of ANDY in the community.
  • Build relationships with all stakeholders and assist in fundraising
  • ANDY is looking for experts in Finance, Law, Communications, Programs and Business as part of the board.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA

  • An understanding of ANDY’s work and a passion for working with persons with disabilities.
  • Previous Governance experience.
  • Disability awareness and knowledge.
  • Finance, law, programs and/or business experience or expertise.
  • Fund development.

How to apply:

Please reply by October 5, 2018 with a CV and covering letter to jobs@andy.or.ke

NB: ANDY is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all individuals. Persons with Disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

Kenya: CAPITAL FINANCE OFFICER -NAIROBI

Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 24 Sep 2018

Organisational background:

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 a transformative leader in nutrition security for improved quality of life among vulnerable communities. Action Against Hunger wants to contribute to the optimal functional performance of National, County, and Community systems through strategic partnerships for innovative nutrition-sensitive and nutrition-specific interventions to achieve its impact. Action Against Hunger is currently implementing activities in West Pokot, Mandera, Samburu, Isiolo, Trans Nzoia, Kakamega, Bungoma and Busia counties.

Action Against Hunger- Kenya Program is looking for a Capital Finance Officer to be based in Nairobi.

The Positions and responsibilities:

The role reports hierarchically and technically to the Head of Department-Finance, Kenya Mission.

Objective 1: Accountancy

  • Record all monthly commitments in SAGA Extra Accounting books.
  • Record the HQ and Other Mission Recharges in SAGA.
  • Receive & Import all the books from bases in SAGA at the end of the month.
  • Matching of inter mission funds transfers in SAGA.

Objective 2: Cash & Bank Management

  • To ensure respect ACF finance procédures and Cash Management Policy at the Nairobi level.
  • Ensure safe keeping of ACF funds and assets
  • Make cash count as per set requirements- weekly and end month.
  • Ensure liquidity at Nairobi level and advise the HOD- Finance for need of exchange operations.
  • Ensure Nairobi day to day expenditures are in line with the approved cash forecast, analyze discrepancy between actual expenditures and cash forecast
  • Ensure that weekly & monthly cash counts and Bank réconciliations are received from field.

Objective 3: Review of documentation, filing & archiving

  • Review of mission financial documentation to ensure completeness before filing
  • Follow with Base Admins to ensure that they send monthly documentation (original & copies) to Nairobi office on a timely basis.

Objective 4: Auditing

  • Provide auditors with necessary documentation during audits
  • Follow up on recommendations provided by auditors to ensure that they are adhered to.
  • Preparation of Annual Statutory Audit for the organisation.

Objective 5: Payroll Management

  • Ensure salary Allocation is charged correctly to the projects

Objective 6: General Finance

  • Liaise with the respective department for any discrepancy/ missing or clarification in procedure

Objective 7: Support to Field / Bases

  • Visit the field bases regularly, provide recommendations and follow up on action points raised.
  • Provide support for all bases on financial issues.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate degree in related field.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

ESSENTIAL

  • Two years working experience with an NGO
  • Should be a current AAH staff
  • Good knowledge of English both written and Spoken
  • Basic Knowledge on donor rules & regulations
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills

PREFERRED

  • CPA Qualification part 3
  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel

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 24 September 2018 clearly mentioning the position on the subject line. e.g Capital Finance Officer. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Kenya: Programme Specialist, P-3, Temporary Appointment (364 days), ESARO, Nairobi, Kenya

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 17 Sep 2018

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

How can you make a difference?

Under the direct supervision of the Principal Coordinator for Humanitarian Action and Resilience, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting and building high-level interagency and inter-governmental engagement and dialogue on issues that affect women and children in the ESAR with a focus on (a) coordination and collaboration at the interagency level in the Horn of Africa (HoA), in linking humanitarian and development programming and building resilience; (b) expanded collaboration with UNHCR and other partners in the roll out of the CRRF in the region.

This position will play a key role in supporting the development of a strategy on humanitarian and resilience building in theHorn of Africaas part of the UN-wide coordinated effort. They will also support UNICEF’s collaboration with UNHCR and other partners in the development and implementation of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF) in ESAR. The Specialist will provide policy, analytical, coordination and advocacy support to the Regional Director and Principal Coordinator as they engage with a variety of inter-governmental, inter-agency and other UN fora on humanitarian, development, resilience building and cross border issues.

The incumbent will also provide ad-hoc support and advice to the Humanitarian Action Resilience and Peacebuilding section in ESARO that is supporting countries to ensure that emergency preparedness is maintained in all contexts, needs for emergency response and support at country level are identified, and emergency response actions move forward in a timely and coordinated manner in the region.

Summary of key accountabilities

  • Support and influence the development of polices relevant to UNICEF’s priority areas such as children’s right, education, health, nutrition, as well as peace and security and emergency response in the region with a focus on theHoA and countries affected by the regional refugee crisis.
  • Support the Regional Director and the Principal Coordinator’s participation in inter-agency meetings, and in representation of UNICEF at the regional and global level, and ensure follow-up actions are completed.
  • Keep the Principal Coordinator informed of any crucial matters and/or decisions that flow from high-level consultations in the region.
  • Provide the Principal Coordinator with timely analysis and updates on developing trends and policy to support engagement with high-level regional and global mechanisms with a focus on the Horn of Africa.
  • Draft briefing notes and contributions for relevant high level meetings in which UNICEF is represented with a focus onHoA and CRRF.
  • In close collaboration with RO and CO colleagues, as well as other agencies, follow discussions and decisions pertaining to the UN wide HoA strategy and the implementation of the CRRF in ESAR.
  • With the Principal Coordinator engage closely with other relevant UN agencies and partners in ESAR to push the UNICEF agenda on initiatives related to women, children and young people in region with a focus on the nexus between humanitarian, development and resilience building.
  • Contribute to the successful implementation of the overall work plan of the Principal Coordinator for ESAR.
  • Support the preparation of regional reports, advocacy materials, briefing notes, regional analyses, and regional office work planning exercises with a focus on the development of the UN wide Horn of Africa Strategy and the implementation of the CRRF in ESAR.
  • As needed, provide dedicated support to the preparation, documentation and follow-up of emergency management mechanism within the RO including Emergency Management Team, Humanitarian Action Team and other mechanism.
  • As needed, provide back-stop support and contribute to effective and strategic coordination of support to Country Offices undertaking humanitarian action.
  • To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Advanced university degree in a relevant field such as humanitarian affairs, political science, etc.
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience at the national and international levels in political affairs, advocacy on human rights/child rights issues, social and economic development, or humanitarian emergencies, preferably with emphasis in policy development, analysis, advocacy and coordination.
  • Strong understanding of the UN system, and UNICEF’s work in emergencies.
  • Developing country work experience and experience in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region isan asset.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required, knowledge of another UN language is an asset.
  • Strong writing and editing skills including knowledge and experience in writingwith demonstrated experience in drafting correspondence, briefing materials and reports.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, negotiating and communication skills (written and verbal) is required.
  • Ability to work as a part of team and independently, as needed.
  • For every Child, you demonstrate…

    UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    View our competency framework at

    http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

    Remarks:

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=515969

    Kenya: Communication Interns, 3rd or 4th Year, fluent in English or Swahili

    Organization: Action Network for the Disabled
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 31 Aug 2018

    Action Network for the Disabled (ANDY) is a National Disabled Persons Organization (DPO) working at all levels of community with the involvement of persons with disabilities to bring about positive change. It was founded by and for Children and Youth with disabilities in Kenya. It has been in existence since 2003.

    ABOUT NIKOEDUCATABLE!

    Under the education pillar, ANDY is currently providing scholarships and wishes to scale up the scholarship fund so as to ensure there are more enrolments, retention and transition of children with disability to the next level and ultimately get quality education. The initiative also provides assistive devices such as wheelchairs and crutches for children with disability to ensure that they are able to comfortably attend classes; while modifying selected schools for them to be fully inclusive and be able to accommodate students with disabilities.

    To advance this organization's education pillar, ANDY is looking for a 3 months non-paid Communications Volunteer (We are willing to have you for more months based on your performance) to increase the organization's visibility. This opportunity will provide you with practical experience, networking opportunities and at the end of the contract a recommendation letter.

    ROLES:

    1. Draft and edit the organization's online articles and newsletters

    2. Represent the organization in different forums

    3. Generate ideas on how to increase the organization's visibility

    4. When necessary create brochures, posters, flyers etc to be used in social and conventional media

    5. Generate creative ideas for fundraising and assist in writing proposals

    6. Attend to any other duty assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS & PREFERENCE:

    We are looking for a third or fourth year College /University Student pursuing a communication related course.

    The individual should at least dedicate 2-4 hours a week of which most of the activities (online) can be done from home or office.

    We are looking for an individual who can grow with the organization, and is able to bring new ideas on how to propel it.

    The individual should have great writing and editing skills

    The individual should also be fluent in Kiswahili and English.

    NB: Youth with Disabilities are our first priority.

    How to apply:

    INTERESTED ?

    Drop your 1 page resume and 1 page motivational letter to jobs@andy.or.ke by 31st August 2018

    Kenya: Consultant to conduct a Baseline Assessment on governance and livelihood for Youth with Disabilities in Siaya County

    Organization: Action Network for the Disabled
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 29 Aug 2018

    A baseline assessment will be conducted within Siaya county on disability and employment with a main focus on collecting and analyzing reliable and existing information across Siaya’s sub counties; Groups of persons with disabilities (DPG) will be used in the collection of the data and enhancing their capacities to use the data for advocacy; and linking social protection schemes with employment policies and strategies. The consultant will work with the county government in Siaya County, County statistics offices, DPGs, in inclusive and disaggregated data collection.

    Data collected will be key to learn about the socioeconomic situation of persons with disabilities, and the barriers they face, including the specific barriers faced by youth and women with disabilities. The results of the baseline assessment will be used to inform the implementers, the donor and the involved stakeholders about the level of needed intervention and to enable an evidence based adjustment of the action if considered justified. The assessment will also be in ensuring the baseline information will be used in the project design and in benchmarking the project’s success or failure hence a need to provide specific data.

    Analysis of the findings and a conclusion will provide the following: Determine the key barriers and enablers to access, uptake of employment opportunities among youth with disabilities.

    Bridging the traditional concerns of politics and economics within youth with disabilities in Siaya County and how power and resources are distributed and contested including the implications it has for development.

    · Determine current levels of knowledge, attitude and practice towards improving of economic levels among youth with disabilities within Siaya County and the contribution of policies on the same.
    Determine the capacity of the County policies and formal response systems (including public, private, civil society organizations and community initiatives) to provide employment opportunities as well as increase economic levels among youth with disabilities and the various platforms they have laid out in Siaya so as to ensure Persons with Disabilities are targeted

    • Time-frame The assignment is expected to commence starting September 7th 2018 and is expected to take a maximum of 21 days, which includes desk-review, preparation, and implementation, report-writing

    How to apply:

    Mode of Application

    All applicants should include the following:

    1. Cover letter

    2. Technical proposal: The technical proposal should include

    a) brief explanation about the consultant with particular emphasis on previous experience in this kind of work b) Understanding of TOR and the task to be accomplished c)proposed methodology and d)draft work/implementation plan

    1. Copies of similar assessment done by the applicant.

    2. A written indicative submission on understanding of ToR, Methodolody / approach the consultant will use; time and time-bound activity schedule, financial issues (budget, number of people he/she will hire, costs per activity line – people, logistics etc)

    3. References 6. Resume; Applications with non-returnable CVs, testimonials and 2 samples of previous work related to this assignment (baseline survey reports) should be submitted on or before 29th August 2018: 5:00 pm via email to jobs@andy.or.ke

    Kenya: Link NCA Analyst

    Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 29 Aug 2018

    Link NCA Analyst

    Nairobi,Kenya

    Action Against Hunger – Somalia are looking for a highly skilled, creative Link NCA Analyst, provide technical support to the Technical Working Group and consortium members on Link NCA, what it is all about, the steps, and key areas/issues to adhere to. The person will lead the Link NCA process for Action Against Hunger while providing technical oversight and support to consortium members.

    The Link NCA analyst (qualitative) is expected to lead the preparatory phase to determine specific needs. This will include a detailed secondary review of existing work.

    Terms of Reference for the Link NCA in Somalia

    1. Rationale (context of intervention leading to consider Link NCA)

    BRCiS, a consortium of five (5) NGOs namely Action Against Hunger, Concern Worldwide (CWW), CESVI, International Rescue Committee (IRC), Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and Save the Children International (SCI) have designed a 4-year nutrition sensitive resilience programing through funding from DFID. The project has a 6-month inception period, in which baseline studies and operational researches to contribute to the redesign of the intervention will be conducted. The studies and researches done during the inception period will also aid in measuring achievement of milestones and project indicators over the 4-year project cycle. The BRCiS consortium approach is built on Participatory Systems Analysis and Initial Assessments that enables the identification of key actors, institutions, policy makers, social norms, opportunities, required assets and capacities to build social, natural (environmental) and economic capitals.

    2. Operational objectives (What do we expect from this Link NCA in terms of operational outcomes?)

    The objective of this study will be to identify drivers to malnutrition (wasting and stunting) as well as levers and barriers of resilience. The study specifically aims to:

    • Determine the prevalence of undernutrition.

    • Understand how the wasting and/stunting in this population and its causes changed a) over time due to historical trends, b) seasonally due to cyclical trends, c) due to recent shocks.

    • Have a better understanding of communities’ own perceptions and knowledge about under- nutrition and its drivers.

    • Identify under-nutrition pathways and associated risk factors: Description of local mechanisms which lead to under-nutrition and their interconnections.

    • Identify of vulnerable groups to major risks factor to undernutrition.

    • Define local community perceptions on risks, chocks and resilience’s capacities.

    • Identify barriers and levers associated with resilience capacities

    • Formulate an action plan to (re)design activities according to the study results

    3. Estimated timeframe

    The entire link NCA is expected to last for 6 months as per defined schedule.

    How you will contribute

    You'll contribute to ending world hunger by providing technical support to the Technical Working Group and consortium members on Link NCA, what it is all about, the steps, and key areas/issues to adhere to.

    Key activities in your role will include:

    · Provide technical oversight to consortium members on Link NCA methodology.

    · Ensure basic understanding by the team on key concepts and processes related to Link NCA methodology; to include sharing necessary pre-requisites to be in place right before and during the exercise.

    · Ensure adequate preparation and planning required for the study, including identifying and necessary resources, hiring the link NCA team to implement the study, and determining timelines.

    · Take lead in the identification of a preliminary, hypothesized set of risk factors and pathways that may explain the under-nutrition situation in the local context.

    · Systematic literature review (using the module “pathways to under-nutrition” and locally available grey literature) and initial key informant interviews.

    · Oversee statistical analysis of secondary database to include review, discussions by local experts and stakeholders through a consultative process (workshop and/or meeting, interviews…).

    · Lead the entire qualitative component of the Link NCA in liaison with relevant persons.

    · Once data collection is complete, the qualitative NCA Analyst will synthesize (with the help of the quantitative analysts) the data to produce a range of outputs and will use this evidence to identify drivers to malnutrition (wasting and stunting) as well as levers and barriers of resilience. A specific analysis will be done for each state, to highlight specifics heterogeneities between area of intervention and possible differences in causes of undernutrition and resilience’s capacities.

    · The NCA Analysts will organize a workshop with operational teams to present the results of the study and create a plan for transforming Link NCA results into better programming for nutrition security and resilience interventions.

    About you……

    · Master’s degree in sociology, social sciences or nutrition

    · Degree in sociology, social sciences, anthropology with 5 years’ experience in implementing qualitative studies

    · Strong communication, management, coordination and leadership skills

    · Good anticipation, planning skills, especially in changing work contexts.

    · Experience communicating in different cultural work environments.

    · Highly organized, detail oriented and able to work under pressure.

    · English as native language or native language level of proficiency.

    · You have the ability to explain complex concepts in straight-forward language.

    · You have a genuine interest in & commitment to the principles of Action Against Hunger.

    · Your work style builds confidence with others, and you believe that every problem has a solution. It is the way we approach the problem that makes the difference.

    · You are able to remain calm under pressure and can easily adapt to changing circumstances.

    · You are ready and willing to integrate into hard working and fun team that believes in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.

    Our Core values.

    *In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger-USA-USA’s five core competencies*

    Respect- we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.

    Integrity-: we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work; conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.

    Creativity-we encourage new ideas, embrace innovative solutions, and create opportunities for meaningful and exciting ways to do our jobs and provide solutions to address the needs of the populations we serve.

    Excellence– we strive to provide services that meet, and even exceed, the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).

    Empowerment– we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.

    How to apply:

    Application Process.

    Interested? Then apply for this position by following the link to submit their application: https://action-against-hunger.workable.com/jobs/793256

    All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated resume and both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. Closing date for applications: 29th of August 2018 5.00 PM EAT.

    A detailed TOR can be viewed by clicking on this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7NXZ8u72iV1N0hra3JaTXZaR3NNWWpoZkMzVFFCeHEyMlF3/view?usp=sharing

    We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Action Against Hunger-USA complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

    For further information about Action Against Hunger-USA, please visit our website www.actionagainsthunger.org

    Kenya: Regional Operations Team Lead – Horn & East Africa

    Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 15 Aug 2018

    Regional Operations Team Lead

    Horn & East Africa

    We are looking for a highly skilled, creative Regional Operations Team Lead to manage an 8 – 10 person team, execute day-to-day Regional Operations, providing high-quality on-time support/services to Country Teams, while developing a system to proactively manage and flag risks in the portfolio and identify actions required to remove bottlenecks/challenges to achieve overall organizational goals.

    About us

    Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger. We save the lives of malnourished children. We ensure families can access clean water, food, training, and health care. We enable entire communities to be free from hunger. With more than 7,900 staff in 50 countries, our programs reached 14.7 million people in 2017.

    About the program

    Action Against Hunger has led on a number of large-scale emergency operations in the Horn & Eastern Africa since the 1980s, and continues to play a leading role in building the resilience of local communities to multiple shocks through innovative programmes, especially in fragile contexts.

    The Horn & Eastern Africa Regional Office supports Action Against Hunger’s operations in the region by providing coherent, efficient and adapted support to the country offices. It also ensures better engagement with regional stakeholders to allow for enhanced exchange of knowledge and expertise with regional and country partners. Our Regional Office allows us to gain a better understanding and be more responsive to the political, social and economic complexities of the operating environment. It also ensures that decision-making is made closer to the frontlines. The regional team, based in Nairobi, Kenya, under the leadership of the Regional Director, is composed of technical and operational specialists essential for running humanitarian, resilience and development programmes. The team leads on adopting new ways of working and leverages opportunities at the regional level to enhance capacity for delivery at the community level in the countries where we operate.

    You'll contribute to ending world hunger by …

    overseeing the implementation of Action Against Hunger’s day-to-day Regional Operations, providing high-quality on-time support/services to Country Teams, while developing a system to proactively manage and flag risks in the portfolio and identify actions required to remove bottlenecks/challenges to achieve overall organizational goals.

    Key activities in your role will include:

    · Line manage an 8 – 10 person Regional team, ensuring team cohesion and motivating individuals, ensuring high quality and timeliness of services provided to Country Teams.

    · Develop an integrated dashboard and meeting rhythm to monitor strategic alignment of portfolio & grant performance across all East Africa countries.

    · Develop a system to receive, organize, prioritize and respond to Country Team requests in a timely and high-quality manner.

    · Deploy Regional Team effectively to respond to country needs, ensuring highest priorities are fully addressed.

    · Create a joint-action plan with each Country Director to address Country Coordination Team capacity gaps and risks, and specific areas of support from the Regional Team.

    · Provide input to HQ teams on tools, trainings, or other support required to streamline support services and address observed systematic challenges.

    About you……

    · Bachelor’s degree in Social/Development/Humanitarian studies or any other related field.

    · 3 – 5 years project management experience, with previous experience in the NGO sector an advantage

    · Good anticipation, adaptation, planning skills, especially in changing work contexts.

    · Good budgeting and grant management skills.

    · Experience communicating in different cultural work environments.

    · Good communicator: verbal and written.

    · Highly organized, detail oriented and able to stay calm under pressure.

    · Good diplomatic and negotiation skills.

    · Service mindset, problem solving skills

    · Strong understanding & experience of Humanitarian Principles.

    · Strong understanding of and commitment to gender equity and diversity.

    · Proficient in English language; knowledge of French and Arabic is an added advantage.

    Our Core values.

    *In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger-USA-USA’s five core competencies*

    Respect- we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.

    Integrity-: we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work; conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.

    Creativity-we encourage new ideas, embrace innovative solutions, and create opportunities for meaningful and exciting ways to do our jobs and provide solutions to address the needs of the populations we serve.

    Excellence– we strive to provide services that meet, and even exceed, the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).

    Empowerment– we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.

    What we offer.

    Action Against Hunger-USA values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: –

    · Health Insurance

    · Paid annual leave (vacation)

    · Training opportunities

    For an all-inclusive list of benefits check the Action Against Hunger-USA Website

    How to apply:

    Application Process.

    Interested? Then apply for this position by following the link to submit their application: https://action-against-hunger.workable.com/jobs/781260

    All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated resume and both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. Closing date for applications: 15th of August 2018 5 PM EAT.

    We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Action Against Hunger-USA complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
    For further information about Action Against Hunger-USA, please visit our website www.actionagainsthunger.org

    Kenya: Community Mobiliser

    Organization: Action Africa Help – International
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 13 Aug 2018

    Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is a regional African-led non-governmental organisation that supports livelihood-challenged communities in East and Southern Africa to sustainably improve their well-being and standard of living. With Country Programmes in South Sudan, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia and recently in Djibouti, AAH-I has over 25 years’ experience working with communities in conflict and post-conflict situations, including refugees, internally displaced people and host communities. More recently AAH-I has expanded its activities to work with other marginalised communities, including pastoralists and people living in informal urban settlements.

    Department: Livelihoods
    Reports to: Project Officer, Mara
    Liaises with: Training, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and the community focal persons
    Duty Station: Narok, Mara Program

    Job Summary
    AAH-I Kenya County Programme (AAH-K) is looking for a committed individual for a Community Mobiliser position to support the Mara project team. The individual will be the project ambassador in the community and work closely with the Project officer, Training, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and the community focal persons and support office administration and field activities in Mara.

    Duties & Responsibilities
    Key activities will involve the target group’s mobilisations for the project activities in all the project target areas. He/she will be tasked with planning, organising training, mobilising respective groups for planned activities within the framework of the project contractual agreement.
    The community mobiliser will provide mobilisation technical support to the team:

    1. In planning and organising group meetings, support groups in setting up groups constitutions, support in training as per agreed training needs, follow up and track implementation of planned group activities.
    2. Coordinate the social, learnings and activity interactions between the different groups
    3. Serve as the primary link between the groups and AAH-K, developing an infrastructure for both dialogue and conflict resolution
    4. Establish and build AAH-K relationships with community and other stakeholders
    5. Actively promote the AAH-K approach to livelihoods with emphasis on promoting group development through support, coaching, mentoring, feedback and identification of investment needs and opportunities.
    6. Perform any other functions deemed necessary or as delegated by the supervisor in order to meet the organizational mandate
    7. Support the Mara project team in administrative and logistics functions
    8. Maintaining weekly and monthly reports on the progress of the project, documenting the lessons learnt in all project components

    Download the complete job advert.

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates should email application letters and CVs (with 3 professional referees) addressed to recruitke@actionafricahelp.org to be received by 13th August, 2018. The email Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for. AAH-K is an equal-opportunity employer. We thank candidates for their high interest in the opportunities we publish on our website. Due to the high number of applications we receive, we will only get back to shortlisted candidates. AAH-K does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process nor does it use recruitment agents.

    NB: Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.