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Save the Children UK is a leading international child rights organization, fighting to improve the lives of children in the UK and 50 countries around the world. Together with children, we are helping to build a better world for present and future generations by making a reality of children’s rights. 

Our programming activities in Kenya are in the North Eastern Province (Dadaab, Wajir and Mandera areas) and Eldoret in the areas of Child Protection, Nutrition, Education,Livelihoods and Health.

We are outraged that millions of children are still denied proper healthcare, food, education and protection and we are determined to change that.

Improving Resilience and Reducing Dependence (IRRD) Monitoring & Evaluation Manager 

(1 position based in Nairobi with field travel. 6 month contract with possibility of extension if additional funding is secured.)

Responsible for ensuring systems are in place to monitor the quality and impact of IRRD activities as well as provide technical support to all consortium members and capacity build field-based IRRD M&E staff.

Requirements

A degree in Social Sciences with at least 5 years working experience preferably with pastoral populations. Experience of working in a Senior Monitoring & Evaluation capacity with an International NGO with excellent understanding of Monitoring & Evaluation Systems, Processes, Methodologies and Frameworks. Knowledge of Somali language a must.

Roving Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator 

(1 position field based. 6 month contract with possibility of extension if additional funding is secured.)

Responsible for providing oversight and support to the (Improving Resilience and Reducing Dependence – IRRD) programme’s four county-based M & E Officers that are working with consortium members on the collection and verification of M & E data.
 

While ensuring the proper collection and management of data at field level are transparently and accountably reported back to participating communities and county authorities.

Requirement

A degree in Social Sciences with at least 3 years working experience in Monitoring & Evaluation Systems or Development Studies with proven experience in assessment methodologies (PRA/PLA, RRA) and data analysis (quantitative and qualitative) and report writing skills, experience in working with International NGO’s or UN agencies. Knowledge of Somali language a must.

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer 

(1 position field based. 6 months contract with possibility of extension if additional funding is secured.)

Responsible for field based Monitoring and Evaluation of programme implementation across programme areas to ensure proper progress toward identified program objectives.

Requirements

A degree in Social Sciences or equivalent with at least 2 years work experience in Monitoring & Evaluation Systems, experience in statistics, epidemiology, research methodology, data collection and analysis, data manipulation using Stata, SAS, EpiInfo or SPSS. Knowledge and understanding of surveying methodologies, analytical skills and Child Rights Programming particularly in project management.
 

Knowledge of Somali language a must.

Emergency Grants Coordinator 

(1 position based in Nairobi with field travel. 6 months fixed term contract)

Responsible for assisting the Grants Manager in setting up and maintaining the efficient and consistent implementation of Save the Children UK’s grants management process.

Requirements

A degree in Accounting and/or Business Studies or equivalent, professional qualification in Accounting, at least CPA II section finalist. 3 years working experience in budget setting and grants management. Experience in working in a busy INGO environment.

Grants & Partnership Officer (1 position based in Nairobi with 50% travel to the field offices for consortium members. 6 months fixed term contract)

Responsible for assisting the Grants Manager in setting up and maintaining the efficient and consistent implementation of DFID grant. Ensuring both internal and donor reports are compiled and consortium members are up to date in reporting and compliance.

Requirements

A degree in Accounting and/or Business Studies or equivalent, professional qualification in Accounting, at least CPA II section finalist. 2 to 3 years working experience in budget setting and grants management. Experience in working in a busy INGO environment.

ICT Coordinator 

(1 position based in Nairobi with 30% support to field offices. 1 year fixed term contract)

Responsible for managing and delivering an efficient and effective ICT services across all programmes and field sites as well as coordinate all ICT functions and provide adequate and timely support to all Save the Children staff working in the Kenya Programme.

Requirements

A degree in Computer Science or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years working experience of undertaking an ICT management role within an international NGO in difficult operating environments. Significant and demonstrable technical knowledge especially on server and networking administration, Voice and Data communication and End user support.

ICT Assistant 

(2 positions field based. 1 year fixed term contract)

Responsible for providing daily technical ICT support to field office systems and equipments and users of ICT in the field offices.

Requirements

A degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent with a minimum of 2 years working experience.

Significant and demonstrable technical knowledge on server and networking administration, Voice and Data communication and End user support.

Application process:

If you meet the above requirements, please send your cover letter indicating your expected salary and detailed CV with current contacts of three referees including immediate supervisor addressed to: Head of Human Resources & Administration, Save the Children UK, Kenya Programme: jobskenya@scuk.or.ke not later than 14th October, 2011.
 

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Due to the urgency to fill these positions, short listing will be done as applications are received.

“Candidates from North Eastern Province are strongly encouraged to apply”

Save the Children (UK) recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to equal employment opportunities and the protection of children from abuse.


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