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NGO Jobs in Kenya - CHF International

CHF International is an international development organization whose mission is to be a catalyst for long-lasting positive change in low and moderate-income communities around the world, helping them improve their social, economic, and environmental conditions. 

CHF International is seeking candidates for several short term (3-5 month) positions to support its drought response efforts. 

Persons interested must be able to start immediately and work under tight deadlines and difficult situations. The anticipated start date would be September or October 2011. 

Program Coordinator, Tharaka 

Overview: The Program Coordinator is responsible for planning and coordinating all operational facets of the program. 

Responsibilities include training, coordination, and supervision of field staff, scheduling of activities and monitoring progress across all program sites. Cooperate and coordinate with other related programs in the areas to maximize program opportunities and eliminate duplication. 

Help ensure consistency in approaches and quality across the program sites. This position will work closely with the Program Director. 

Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor degree in agriculture, business/NGO management, or community development, or related field; 
  • 5 years relevant experience; 
  • excellent time management, organizational and basic computer and software operation; 
  • excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Previous experience in disaster relief programs a plus 
Program Assistant - Livelihoods :- Kitui 

Overview: The Program Assistant - Livelihoods will work in close collaboration with the Program Manager to ensure timely and effective implementation of the program. 

This position will assist in the mobilization and training of households to increase their capacity in agriculture production and sustainable food production. 

The Program Assistant will provide support in establishing seed fairs and assisting in training in improved agricultural techniques with the goal to create favorable, food-secure economic environment that facilitates livelihoods restoration and self-reliance. 

Qualifications: 
  • Bachelors degree in agriculture or related field, 3 years work experience in agriculture or related fields, 3 years experience in community organization/mobilization and previous work with NGOs;
  • ability to work independently and meet deadlines yet effectively carry out program activities; 
  • ability and willingness to travel to the field on a regular basis and provide timely feedback.
Finance Officer - Kitui 

Overview: 

The Finance Officer is responsible for providing assistance to the Director of Finance and Administration in ensuring effective and smooth functioning of the finance component of the PRESERV program. 

The Finance Officer is responsible for maintaining accounting systems, bookkeeping, financial reporting, and the cash and bank accounts. This position requires travel to Kitui, Tharaka, Mwingi and Nairobi. 

Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Business Administration in finance, accounting or related field required; CPA K a plus; 5 years relevant experience. 

Finance Assistant - Tharaka 

Overview: 

The Finance Assistant is responsible for providing assistance to the Director of Finance and Administration in ensuring effective and smooth functioning of the finance component of the program. 

The Finance Assistant is responsible for maintaining the QuickBooks and other accounting systems and tools and the cash and bank accounts. 

Qualifications: 

Bachelor of Commerce of a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Accounting or related field required; CPA K a plus; 5 years relevant experience. 

Logistics / Procurement Assistant - Kitui 

Overview: The Procurement Assistant (LPA) is responsible for procurement and logistical support to the program. 

The LPA is responsible for the general procurement and transport to program sites of supplies and services for the program in a timely manner and that all procurement procedures comply with USG and CHF procurement rules and regulations. 

The LPA is responsible for the program vehicles ensuing regular maintenance, road licensing and insurance. This position requires travel to Kitui, Tharaka, Mwingi and Nairobi. 

Qualifications: Degree in Business Administration or equivalent required; current, unrestricted Kenyan Driving License; clean driving record; 3 years relevant experience. 

M&E Officer - Nairobi 

Overview: The M&E Officer (MEO) has overall responsibility for the Monitoring & Evaluation systems to document and track program impact including. 

Specific duties include assessing and evaluating the current status of all M&E aspects related to the project; developing a comprehensive and integrated M&E plan; ensuring data is collected to will inform the program implementation; oversee effective implementation of Program M&E activities; designing/adapting standard data collection and reporting tools and design a data base to process data; planning and assisting in implementation of program evaluations; and preparing required program reports. 

This position requires travel to Kitui, Tharaka, and Mwingi. 

Qualifications: Degree in Project and Operations Management, Monitoring and Evaluation or related field required; Degree in Information Technology a plus; 5 years relevant experience. 

Previous experience in disaster relief programs a plus. 

Community Mobilizers - Tharaka, Kitui and Mwingi 

Overview: 

The Community Mobilizers will work in close collaboration with the local authorities and other stakeholders to identify and register exact beneficiaries households in the area of operation, participate in distribution of program inputs that shall be provided for distribution to the communities identified, hold meetings with the beneficiary communities of the area to monitor their activities and give guidance where necessary, prepare monthly report on the field activities 
he/she undertake on monthly bases and submit to the supervisor, participate in the assessment questionnaires in the area. 

Qualifications: From the local community, prior outreach experience, willingness to work within own community and keep abreast of new development in the field, previous planning and organizing experience, strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to establish, maintain effective partnership and working relationship with the community. 

For the detailed Position Descriptions, please visit the Vacancies section of the CHF website at www.chfkenya.org and apply by Monday, 12th September 2011. 

Applicants are to submit their application letters with detailed CV to vacancies@chfkenya.org with the Title of the Position being applied for addressed to: 

The Country Director 
P.O. Box 1661 00606 Sarit Centre 
Nairobi, Kenya 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

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