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Kenya: Country Manager – Somalia

Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 21 Jul 2018

Position Title: Country Manager – Somalia Dept/Location: EARO/Nairobi, Kenya

FLSA: Exempt

Reports To: Kenya Country Representative

Job Summary

The CRS Country Manager (CM) for Somalia is responsible for overall leadership and management of the Somalia program. The CM is CRS' official representative to the Government, local donor representatives, Church leaders, international organizations, and other local partners. The position requires an individual with skills in leadership, business development, staff development, program management, representation, communication, partnership, and risk management.

Country Program Background

CRS first established an office in Somalia in October 1964. For 30 years CRS maintained its office, working with partners to develop and sustain projects related to health and nutrition, agriculture, education, and water and sanitation. In 1994, after the outbreak of a civil war, CRS closed its office in Mogadishu. CRS returned to Somalia in 2011 in response to the drought and famine that impacted East Africa that year and was managed remotely from EARO in Nairobi. CRS Somalia programming was incorporated into the CRS Kenya country program portfolio in October 2014.

Today, CRS continues to respond to the urgent needs of the Somali people through meeting their immediate needs (food and water); providing essential services (health, nutrition and protection); creating and rehabilitating critical infrastructure (latrines and wells); and restoring productive assets and purchasing power (via vouchers) to build their resilience and promote long-term, sustainable solutions. The current portfolio of CRS programming in Somalia is implemented thorough several trusted and long-term civil society partners.

Primary Functions

Leadership/Representation Stewardship Supervision, Staff Management and Development Security and Emergency Response Management Communications

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)

  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning

    Country Representative Competencies

  • Leads toward Strategic Results

  • Manages Risk and Complexity

  • Represents and Partners Strategically

  • Champions Learning and Performance


  • Masters in International Development/Relations or related field

  • 5 or more years of progressively responsible experience in PVO management

  • Previous experience managing staff and programs overseas

  • Experience working closely with Caritas agencies and Church leadership

  • Experience in emergency response programming

  • Experience negotiating and working with local government

  • Experience with institutional strengthening and partnership building

  • Ability to work effectively in diverse environments and under pressure

  • Demonstrated understanding of the importance of staff development

  • Fluency in English Personal/Professional Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organization skills, good judgment, vision and maturity

  • Ability to operate successfully amidst complexity and uncertainty

  • Demonstrated effectiveness with short- and long-term planning, as well as financial, human resource, and program management

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Familiarity and/or appreciation of the social teachings of the Catholic Church and its structure; ability to work well within this framework

  • Commitment to the Agency's mission and strategy

    Physical Requirements/Environment: The position is based in the CRS compound in Nairobi, with regular travel to Somalia.

    CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

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Kenya: Needs Assessment and Grant Writing Consultant – Child Protection – Kenya

Organization: Terre des hommes
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 29 Jun 2018

Needs Assessment and Grant Writing Consultant

Terms of reference (ToR)

Date: 21.06.2018

From: Tdh Kenya Country Representative – Marie Joron


Country: Kenya

Location : Kenya, Kakuma refugee camp, Kalobeyei settlement and Nairobi

Starting date: 05.07.2018

Duration of the field mission: 15 days

Time dedicated to the desk review and to the writing of the expression of interest: 1 week

Under responsibility of: Rolland Gueneau, Desk Officer at HQ, in collaboration with the Program Coordinator and her Child Protection Assistant in Nairobi)

HQ follow-up: Marion Prats Estingoy, CPiE Expert

Funding Sources for the consultancy: Tdh core funds


· In general

Tdh is the leading Swiss NGO focusing on child rights. It is active in more than 30 countries with development and emergency projects. Tdh focuses its action on the two following areas of intervention: health and protection of particularly vulnerable children. Modern management and communication tools ensure the quality of Tdh’s projects. The Foundation constantly aims to improve its services.

· Brief presentation of Tdh in Kenya

Tdh started operations in Kenya in September 2011, as part of the response to the Horn of Africa famine. Since 2012, Tdh has provided direct aid to refugees in Dadaab’s Kambioos (closed in March 2017) and Hagadera refugee camps, though psychosocial support, recreational activities, case management, community mobilization and awareness

In addition, Tdh implements Maternal and Child Health Nutrition and Child Protection projects in partnership with the government in Garissa district, and Child Protection projects in Nairobi’s Korogocho slum.

Tdh is currently the only Child Protection services provided in Hagadera camp, funded by UNHCR (waiting for feedback from BPRM and UNICEF).

Kakuma is a more recent refugee camp at the border with South Sudan which sized has increased in 2016 with the influx of refugees from South Sudan and the repatriation of refugees from Dadaab. A second settlement named Kalobeyei has opened at the same time. Tdh is keen to develop a Child Protection project over there, based on a needs assessment.


The overall purpose of the assignment is to develop a full proposal (complete with logframe, detailed budget, work plan, plus other relevant annexes) for submission to an international institutional donor in July / August 2018 based on a needs assessment.


  • Review secondary literature on child protection needs/challenges in Kakuma / Kalobeyei as well as livelihood needs / challenges especially in terms of community inclusion in Kalobeyei and provision of child protection services by the Government of Kenya (GoK) for the refugees and host communities.

  • Review Tdh current project documents in Hagadera refugee camp (Dadaab complex) as well as innovative child protection models from other countries especially those linking Child Protection and Livelihood support.

  • Meet with key Child Protection stakeholders working in Kakuma and surrounding areas (UNICEF, UNHCR, LWF, Tdh NL, Department of Children Services) as well as with other partners working in the refugee settlements there (NRC, DRC, IRC as example), local authorities (Refugee Affairs Secretariat, Governor, Member of Parliament and / or his assistant, County Commissioner etc) as much as needed to ensure that the programme design integrates expertise and feedback from all relevant actors/sectors, including private sector, Government departments, and others as needed.

  • Develop tools and methodology for the needs assessment

  • Conduct needs assessment in identified areas

  • Disseminate the findings of the needs assessment to Tdh staff and other stakeholders

  • Produce needs assessment report

  • Draft/write a consolidated concept note based on needs assessment report, also work with relevant Tdh staff from Kenya and HQ to edit and finalize the concept note / proposal

  • Work with Tdh Country Support Services Coordinator and HQ Finance Controller, and others to develop the programme budget.


Overall approach and data collection methods proposed:

  • Preparation phase: Secondary data review, briefing with Tdh personnel at headquarter and at Nairobi, writing an inception report for needs assessment stating the sources of information, tools for collection. The methodological proposition of the assessment must allow a mutual understanding between the Tdh teams and the consultant, regarding the objectives, scope, time and expected results of the assessment.

  • Field phase (Kakuma camp): Meeting key stakeholders, especially local authorities, refugee representatives, beneficiaries and other relevant people (from UN agencies, NGOs etc) using individual questionnaire and Focus Group Discussions (FGD).

  • Analysis and debriefing phase: The results and preliminary conclusions will be presented to the Tdh teams and partners at Nairobi and headquarter will be organized (if necessary via Skype) to discuss the results and the recommendations.

  • Development of the full proposal: the consultant will work in close collaboration with Tdh staff and will seek further inputs for the proposal development process from Tdh.

  • The consultant will prepare a schedule for the submission of the first drafts of proposal components and the full proposal to Tdh with deadlines for feedback from Tdh.


3 weeks, from 5th July 2018


The maximum available budget for this consultancy is $ 7,000, all costs and taxes included.


  • Preferably an advanced university degree (masters or equivalent) in international affairs/studies, development, child protection, or a related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the design, proposal writing, and/or management of

Child Protection programs, preferably in Kenya. Strong program design skills, including capacity to prepare logical, coherent, and consistent documents including logframes and budgets.

  • Prior demonstrated experience developing proposals for institutional donors
  • Ability to integrate different experiences, methodologies, and approaches especially in terms of livelihoods and capacity building of government members.
  • Excellent communication, writing, and editing skills
  • Fluent in English – Swahili is an asset

The consultant will conduct his or her duties in respect of the Charter of Terre des hommes and the Tdh Child Safeguarding Policy.

Tdh expects that its contractors’ professional conduct reflects proper behaviour in accordance with local culture and traditions. The incumbent assures the moral protection of the name of Tdh and defends in all circumstances the interests of the movement.

Tdh intervenes without any affiliation for politics, religion or financial profit. He/she will direct his or her activities and engagements without preoccupation of political, racial or religious affiliation.

The consultant shall commit to respect Tdh’s Risk Management Policies including: Child Safeguarding Policy, Safety and Security Policy and Anti-Fraud/Corruption Policy, Whistle Blowing Policy. The consultant immediately agrees to respect all specific security instructions of Tdh and based on Tdh security analysis and knowledge of the zone and those involved there. The consultant shall commit to inform supervisors and to deal with any cases, allegations, or possibility of transgression, even potential, of the Tdh Risk Management Policies.

No data can be used by the consultant concerning this study without the written permission of Tdh for a duration of 5 years. The consultant acting as service provider will make sure to present himself as such for all discussions held within the framework of the consultancy.

· Working hours, holidays: from 8am to 5pm, 5 days a week with a break of 1 hour for lunch

· Conditions that may influence data collection: if any demonstration or security incident happened, the consultancy might be impacted as the consultant won’t be able to access Hagadera camp

· Availability and provision of services (local translators): Tdh staff would support translation when needed

· Availability and provision of office space, cars, laptops, tape recorders, and procedures for arranging; meetings, requirements for debriefings: No computer or laptop provided to the consultant, a desk will be available. Transport from Nairobi to Kakuma will be managed by Tdh. Based on the consultant preliminary note, Tdh team will propose a meeting schedule that might evolve regarding constraints and availability of the people to be met.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit:

· A proposed methodology (2 pages maximum,in English, including time allocation)

· A financial offer including of a detailed budget in columns (fees, other costs)

· An up to date CV

· 3 references

Only complete applications will be considered.

The applicants must send off requested documents electronically to Ms Virginie Civel: vci@tdh.ch, clearly indicating on the subject line “**KEN application grant writing– your NAME”**

The deadline to apply is 29th June 2018

Kenya: Programme monitoring officer

Organization: ERIKS Development Partner
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 09 Jul 2018

ERIKS Development Partner is a Swedish NGO promoting children’s rights. ERIKS’ vision is to change the world by giving children the opportunity to realize their ambitions and enjoy their rights. The NGO, founded in 1967, is based on Christian values. ERIKS carries out development projects by promoting the rights of the child to education, health and protection. In addition, it responds to humanitarian crises. ERIKS works in partnership with national NGOs to build the capacity of civil society and for more relevant, effective and sustainable implementation of its actions. In East Africa, ERIKS operates in four countries; Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan and Tanzania. Much of the work is funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) through the Swedish Mission Council (SMC). Since 2010, ERIKS has a regional office for East Africa in Kampala, Uganda, with a Regional Representative (RR), a Program Monitoring Officer (PMO), a Financial Monitoring Officer (FMO) and a Financial & Administration assistant. The regional office provides close monitoring and support to partner NGOs in the region, in collaboration with the East Africa Program Coordinator (PC) based at ERIKS headquarters in Sweden. For more information about ERIKS, see https://erikshjalpen.se/eriks/about-us/.


The assignment of the Programme Monitoring Officer’s (PMO) consists of regular monitoring of the interventions supported by ERIKS, capacity building of the implementing partner organizations and networking. The PMO will be based in Nairobi at a host organisation and be part of the ERIKS East Africa office in Kampala reporting to the Regional Representative. The PMO will have supervising responsibilities mainly in Kenya and South Sudan. The PMO will take up duty in October 2018 or as per agreement.


You will:

  • Be well acquainted with the rules and procedures of ERIKS and convey them to the implementing partner organizations and development partners.
  • Contribute to the elaboration of an efficient reporting and monitoring system of the interventions supported by ERIKS in the region and represent ERIKS for any events.
  • Analyse the regular reports submitted by the implementing partners.
  • Write reports for periodical operational assessments of the implementing partner organizations.
  • Make field visits to the sites of the current interventions and write field reports.
  • Monitor the implementation of recommendations given to the implementing partners.
  • Supervise compliance with agreements and contracts signed between ERIKS and the implementing partners.
  • Assist the EAT in conducting organisational assessments
  • Assist the PC in analysing the project proposals submitted by the implementing partner organizations.
  • Elaborate TORs for mid-term reviews and final evaluations and identify consultants for their execution.
  • Evaluate the implementing partner organizations’ capacity building needs and function as advisor and mentor.
  • Develop networking between implementing partner organizations, peer NGOs and national networks and authorities.
  • Assist EAT in institutional fundraising and communication. QUALIFICATIONS


  • University degree in project administration and management, development, social sciences, Human Rights, sociology or equivalent.
  • Masters Degree in humanities is an added advantage.


  • Professional experience in project design and management. Professional experience in the field of project monitoring/evaluation in an international agency or a well-established national NGO
  • Understanding of Human/Children’s Rights and experience in Child Rights Programming.
  • Work experience in Institutional Fundraising.


  • Well acquainted with the following computer software (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  • High capacity in reading, writing and communicating in English.
  • Well informed about the development context in Kenya in particular and all the four East African countries of intervention. (Focus countries will be Kenya and South Sudan with regular interventions in the other East African countries).


  • Ability to work independently and in team.
  • Willingness to travel extensively within the region in some hard to reach areas.
  • Attitude of listening and creativity.
  • Flexibility and ability to take initiative.
  • Interpersonal competence and ability to network and maintain good partnership relations.
  • Capacity to work with national and international organizations, authorities and various management structures.
  • Capacity to gather, summarize and present information in a professional and convincing way.
  • Aptitude for planning, foresight and problem solving.
  • Capacity to work under pressure and time limits.
  • Leadership ability and a high level of emotional intelligence.
  • Ability to facilitate training and capacity building plans for implementing partner organisations.


  • Share the basic values, the vision and the mission of ERIKS.
  • Determined to develop and maintain the good image of ERIKS.
  • Be a person of excellent integrity and decline every form of corruption and mismanagement of funds.
  • Available to make frequent field missions in the four countries concerned.

How to apply:

Apply online at:

Kenya: Program Accountant

Organization: Fred Hollows Foundation
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 29 Jun 2018

  • The Fred Hollows Foundation Kenya Nairobi office
  • International Development Organisation

The Fred Hollows Foundation, an international NGO founded in 1992 has been a driving force in the
development and implementation of blindness prevention programs in some of the poorest and most
isolated regions in the world. Currently operating in 25 countries throughout Africa, South Asia and
South East Asia, The Foundation is working to end avoidable blindness. Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will participate in ensuring a high standard of overall financial management support for The Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF) supported programs in

Previous experience in working for a development, government or community based organisation
will be looked at favourably. In addition you should demonstrate your ability to cultivate key

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • 3+ years’ program coordination and implementation experience in an international
  • development or community based organisation
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Management or Commerce.
  • CPA (K) or ACCA.
  • Experience coordinating outcomes through partners, as well as the ability to work
  • independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to interpret financial management data
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal English skills as well as Swahili
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, ERP and SUN systems.

Fluency in written and spoken English as well as the ability to travel domestically including travel
to remote locations will also be essential.

This is an exciting time to join The Fred Hollows Foundation Kenya as we seek to deliver even greater
impact and enhance our ability to accomplish our vision.

How to apply:

Applications should be made via our website: https://www.hollows.org/au/careers/currentvacancies
and should include your resume and cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the
‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description as well as details of your current and
expected salary.

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.

Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

Kenya: Data Quality Assessment Consultant

Organization: International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc.
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 31 Jul 2018

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.

Job Title: Data Quality Assessment Consultant

Department/Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Reports To: Chief of Party or Designee

Type: Consultant


International Business and Technical Consultants Incorporated (IBTCI) is seeking a Data Quality Assessment (DQA) Consultant. He or she will be responsible for a number of activities to ensure that the USAID/EA/Somalia Office is aware of 1) the strengths and weakness of data collected by the Office from its implementing partners; 2) the extent to which the data can be trusted to influence management decisions.

This position is based in Nairobi, Kenya and requires short trips throughout Somalia. The estimated start date is October /November 2018 and the position will continue intermittently until February 2019.

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

The Data Quality Assessment (DQA) Consultant must:

  • Review documentation, including past DQAs, the USAID/Somalia Performance Management Plan, and Implementing Partner (IP) Activity Monitoring & Evaluation Plans.
  • Communicate with IPs such that they are adequately prepared for the DQA.
  • Train IPs using a mix of teaching techniques such as lectures, discussions and practice exercises to ensure that trainees are able to internalize information provided and apply their learning.
  • Ensure that all necessary information is collected during meetings with IPs and site visits; travel to the sites and report findings.
  • Review each indicator against the quality standards and complete a DQA checklist and where appropriate a System Assessment Protocol at the USAID, IP and IP sub-contractors level (as appropriate); based on this review, and identify actionable recommendations to address any emerging data quality issues.
  • Facilitate a series of validation and findings dissemination workshops with each IP and their COR/AOR.
  • Submit a detailed DQA report to IBTCI/SPSS.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive experience in conducting rigorous and evidence-based DQAs;
  • Strong understanding of stabilization, electoral systems, and democracy and governance programming;
  • Proven ability to review and update training materials and conduct trainings, findings dissemination sessions using DQA findings;
  • Knowledge of USAID requirements on DQAs; and
  • In-depth understanding of USAID performance management standards and guidelines.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least eight years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, preferably with experience working on USAID projects;
  • Extensive experience in conducting rigorous and evidence-based DQAs;
  • Willingness and ability to travel to Somalia; and
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.


Graduate degree in a relevant field preferred.

Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment.

Physical Requirements: This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position does have supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: International travel to Somalia is required.

No phone calls please. All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

How to apply:



Organization: SOS Children's Villages International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 22 Jun 2018



(Job Ref: SOS/11/6)**

Position title: Health & Education Alignment Support Intern (short-term role)

Working location: IB Nairobi Office, Kenya

Region: International Office Region for Eastern & Southern Africa (ESAF)

Reporting to: Health & Education Alignment Project Manager

Duration: 5-6 months

Context of the position

Established in 1949, SOS Children's Villages International is a dynamic, international social development organization working globally to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of orphaned and vulnerable children.

Within the Eastern and Southern Africa region(ESAF), SOS CV International is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and has member associations in Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Somali/Somaliland, Djibouti, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Namibia, Mauritius, Angola and Madagascar

Summary of the role

Support the health and education alignment under the guidance of the regional project manager and the programme review advisor. This includes supporting specifically identified MAs in the ESAF region to appropriately exit the running of programme units where the organisation is not the best placed service provider, and/or align how these programme units are run in scenarios where the organization is still found to be best placed to continue being the service provider.

The Health & Education Alignment Support Coordinator facilitates the health and education action plan development per facility in consultation with the Regional Project Manager & the IO Project Review Advisor, and is responsible for 1). Monitoring and accelerating the process of decision-making, 2). Action plan development and 3). Uploading the programme planning documents onto the workspace, under the guidance of the project manager and the programme review advisor in the International Office.

Key performance areas and main responsibilities

Alignment of SOS health & education facilities in MAs within ESAF

a. Through delegation & direction of the project manager, s/he will initiate decision-making process for facilities that have been assessed to deliver clearly documented and singed decisions per facility,

b. Train & support MAs in the development of action plans per facility. s/he will train responsible MA staff on the action planning process, orient and provide approved action planning development templates, Based on a checklist, s/he will review the action plan to ensure that they meet the desired standards of quality,

c. S/he will be responsible for updating the H&E Alignment Workspace. Upload appropriate documents, update the workspace with relevant documentation, retrieve and make available informational documents from the workspace.

d. Organise virtual meetings with MAs for updates on progress made with development of their decisions, action plans and in some cases whether implementation has also begun,

e. Any other task as may be made by the immediate supervisor.


· Post-secondary education in development studies, education, international relations, social sciences or any other relevant discipline,

· Internship with possible availability for 5-6 months

· Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbally and written) skills

· Excellent ICT skills especially use of Excel. Ability to with data collection tools

· High level of maturity with ability to work in teams

· Demonstrated ability to write reports


· Adept at use of Excel, and data collection tools.

· Able to translate and present complicated information into readily understood data and concepts.

· Organized, able to track own activities and those of others.

· Honest, hardworking and dedicated.

· Fluent English and any other language skills.

How to apply:

If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position, please send your application letter, detailed curriculum vitae (CV), and photocopies of academic certificates, and names and contact details of three referees as Single Document.

Applications that are late, or do not have CV or certificates attached, will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. E-mail applications should bear the position title in the subject line of the email.

Email to: Applications including at least three traceable referees should be sent electronically to: ESAF.HROD@sos-kd.org

All applications should be submitted not later than 22 June 2018

Kenya: Technology for Programs (T4P) Specialist

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 30 Jun 2018

Save the Children has been operational in Kenya since the 1950s, providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, health, HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH. In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined the programmes of SC UK, SC Canada and SC Finland to create a single operation in Kenya. In February 2014, we completed a second transition, which saw us join forces with the British INGO, Merlin, and merge their health and nutrition programmes with our own. Save the Children now has an operational presence in Bungoma, Dadaab Refugee Camp, Garissa, Mandera, Nairobi, Turkana and Wajir. We work through partners in many other parts of the country. We have a staff complement of around 300 staff and an operating annual budget of approximately US$16 million in 2018.

Role Purpose:

Working with members of the global IT team, the role holder will be responsible for coordinating implementation and support of Technology for programs (T4P) initiatives within the organisation. This role will partner with business stakeholders in order to understand their technological requirements, gather and share solutions from across the alliance and outside in order to meet the identified needs of SCI while utilising best practices. The role requires experience in adapting existing solutions as well as suggesting new solutions, providing decision makers with contextually-appropriate ICT4D solutions to project needs. The candidate should be adaptable to a variety of technologies, experienced in IT solution design and implementation, and an enthusiastic advocate for new technologies.

Contract Duration: 2 Years

Location: Nairobi

Qualifications and Experience


  • Experience of working with Microsoft's BI technology stack
  • Experience of working closely with non-technical staff, demonstrating an ability to translate and negotiate non-technical requirements into a detailed technical specification
  • Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with a proven ability to explain complex technical ideas and problems clearly to non-experts
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and strong problem solving skills with a keenness to learn new technologies
  • Cultural awareness and experience of delivering solutions regionally or internationally
  • Ability to establish effective working and vendorclient relationships with good documentation skills
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail, resourcefulness, initiative, imagination and ability to make good judgment
  • Work both independently and as part of the larger IT team towards meeting common goals
  • Experience in support and deployment of IT solutions for business needs


  • Strong passion for problem solving using both simple and complex technology

  • Experience working with BI presentation tools (e.g. Excel, Power View and Power BI)

  • Non-profit sector knowledge/experience in business analysis and data gathering techniques

  • Experience of working within an agile project delivery environment and with offshore project team members

  • Ability to provide technical direction to projects, ensure high quality outputs and impact, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities.

  • Effectively applies knowledge of ICT4D to solve a range of problems

  • Demonstrated ability to assess needs within agreed upon duties and considers course of action best to meet those needs.

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

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

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


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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

How to apply:

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Kenya: O365 System Administrator

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 30 Jun 2018

Save the Children has been operational in Kenya since the 1950s, providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, health, HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH. In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined the programmes of SC UK, SC Canada and SC Finland to create a single operation in Kenya. In February 2014, we completed a second transition, which saw us join forces with the British INGO, Merlin, and merge their health and nutrition programmes with our own. Save the Children now has an operational presence in Bungoma, Dadaab Refugee Camp, Garissa, Mandera, Nairobi, Turkana and Wajir. We work through partners in many other parts of the country. We have a staff complement of around 300 staff and an operating annual budget of approximately US$16 million in 2018.

Role Purpose:

The role of the O365 System Administrator is to support O365 and Azure identity management deployment, design, build, and day-to-day Operations & Sustainment of our enterprise identity management in a 24/7 operation. This person will also participate in the management of our consolidated server infrastructure and assist with the migration of systems from our data centres to the private/public cloud.

Contract Duration: 2 Years

Location: Nairobi

Qualifications and Experience


  • Identity systems and identity for O365, Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) and/or Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) and other cloud services
  • Experience supporting and configuring Active Directory, Microsoft Azure AD, AAD Connect, DFS and ADFS roles and services.
  • Versed in features such as Privileged Access Management Solutions, domain account authentication and authorization, Active directory auditing, RBAC implementation, AD and File System Entitlement
  • Experience managing, deploying and administering resources and services within a Microsoft Azure environment
  • Strong understanding of messaging fundamentals and supporting technologies
  • 2+ years experience with MS Exchange or O365 Exchange Online including planning, implementation, management, and configuration of Office 365
  • Experience of Implementing, configuring and supporting Multi Factor Authentication (MFA)
  • PowerShell scripting skills to automate routine processes
  • Familiarity with object storage and cloud storage gateways/edge cache appliances.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and customer support for complex technical issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize requests and projects based on impact and urgency
  • Commitment to Save the Children values


  • Experience developing automation solutions and working in a highly automated environment
  • Experience of SCCM, the console UI and a basic understanding of its operation and use for deployment of tools/software in conjunction with Office365 deployments.
  • Experience working with and deploying Citrix technologies such a XenApp, working with VMware/vSphere virtualization and proven experience in Windows and SQL
  • TCP/IP, Clustering, O/S Security and Group Policy administration.
  • Familiarity with AWS services and migration
  • Knowledge of ITIL processes
  • Experience of working as part of a globally distributed team
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Experience / exposure to the non-for-profit sector and/or developing countries

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

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

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


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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bW9uaWNhLjAzMTYzLjM4MzBAc2F2ZXRoZWNoaWxkcmVuYW8uYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t

Kenya: Technical Expert on Juvenile Justice

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



Organization: CEFA

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

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

Duration of the project: 36 Months

Duration of the contract:

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

· Assist the Project Manager in ensuring project appropriate visibility;

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

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

· Provide organizational and logistic support to the project;

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

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

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

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


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

· Relevant certification

· Knowledge and expertise in psychology and social work

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

· Counseling skills

· Facilitation skills

· Reporting Skills

· Computer literacy (Excel, Word, Office Package)

· Fluent in English and Swahili

Functional Skills:

· Adaptability to work within Criminal Justice and Government Context

· Commitment in Child Protection

· Team Work

· Good communication skills

· Strong organizational and problem solving skills with analytical approach

· Must be able to work independently with limited supervision

· Ability to strictly adhere to deadlines

· Readiness to sign and abide to a Child protection policy

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

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

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

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

Deadline: 25th of June 2018.

How to apply:

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

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

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

Deadline: 25th of June 2018.

Kenya: Regional Program Development Manager – Africa

Organization: Relief International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 Jul 2018

Position: Regional Program Development Manager – Africa

Location: Nairobi, Kenya, with field travel (60%)

About RI: Relief International (RI) is a home to teams of humanitarian activist-professionals committed to transforming adversity into renewal for the world’s most vulnerable populations. By partnering with beneficiaries and communities on the front-lines, RI innovatively bridges the gap between immediate relief and long-term community development.

Position Summary: Relief International currently seeks a Regional Program Development Manager (RPDM) with a focus on the Africa Region. The RPDM will be responsible for donor engagement and capture management (approximately 50%) and managing and/or assisting in proposal development (approximately 50%). The RPDM will travel (at least 60%) to field sites as well as other countries as needed. The RPDM reports to the Vice President of Program Development.


Donor Engagement and Capture Management (approximately 50%)

  • In coordination with the regional and country teams:
  • Support development of RI strategy in Africa and ensure coordination with overall program development strategy;
  • Maintain regular engagement with donors, international organizations, national governments, foundations, etc., to track donor trends and priorities and inform HQ of upcoming program priorities;
  • Represent RI to the donor community as needed and inform donors on RI regional and country efforts;
  • Attend relevant meetings and networking events (e.g., regional and national coordination meetings, relevant RFA/P meetings, donor consultations) as needed for the performance of duties;
  • Maintain outreach with relevant international and local NGOs as well as private sector firms in order to facilitate partnerships needed for program development opportunities; and,
  • Develop capture plans and conduct completion analysis on upcoming priority proposals.

Proposal Development (approximately 50%)

  • Engage in needs assessment for project proposals as necessary;
  • Contribute to program design, for solicited and unsolicited programs, and for pilot and full scale programs;
  • Where proposals are pending with donor agencies, meet with donor officers to ensure program plans represent a good fit with donor objectives;
  • Participate in the preparation of funding proposals, including leading proposal writing efforts as well as costing efforts;
  • Track country and regional proposal efforts and report to PD team on status;
  • Support effective go/no-go decisions and cost share analysis;
  • Serve as PD focal point for the countries in Africa that RI works in;
  • Build the capacity of regional and country teams in program development; and,
  • Ensure review process and submission is completed, within submission deadlines.

In addition:

  • Undertake travel as required in the pursuit of the above tasks;
  • Prepare regular activity reports for HQ;
  • Undertake other ad hoc tasks, as instructed by HQ; and,
  • Operate within RI policy, setting an example for other field staff.

This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel to field offices.
  • MA in international relations, business administration or other relevant field
  • 5 years’ minimum experience INGO context, previous experience with USAID preferred
  • 10 years’ minimum relevant work experience with progressively increasing responsibility
  • Proven success in grant writing, net-working and liaising with field and HQ staff when necessary

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.

We value:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Agility and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability

Please note: Due to the critical nature of this position, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and candidates will be processed prior to any closing date listed on any job board.

How to apply:

If you are interested to apply, kindly fill in your application on the link below: