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Team Assessment Leader Job in Tana River District – Kenya

Position: Team Assessment Leader

Time Base:

 One Month

 Tana River District – Kenya


Are you interested to manage a humanitarian needs assessment that will help influence the lives of thousands of Kenyan in need? Help shape a better future to vulnerable persons and apply to join our team as Team Assessment Leader.

The Team Assessment Leader, with the support of Premiere Urgence Head of Mission (Nairobi) and Head of Base (Garissa), directly oversees an entire humanitarian needs assessment in the Tana River District. He/She manages a team of 2 assessors he/she will have to recruit on the field.

Premiere Urgence (PU) mandate is to answer the fundamental needs of the population affected by conflicts, natural disasters or economic crisis: food, water, health, home and livelihood. PU’s strategy is to develop an integrated approach of crisis management based on our technical, medical and non medical expertise.

PU’s activities span from emergency to post-crisis / development support and our programs are designed and developed in strong partnership with national / regional authorities, communities and the civil society.

Premiere Urgence (first emergency) Kenya is working since 2008 in both the districts of Tana River and Garissa providing humanitarian assistance to drought affected population. The main activities implemented are rehabilitation of water pans, construction of water wells, livelihoods activities and food security.

  1. Supervises, assists and supports an Assessment Team. Provides overall direction and leadership to the team composed of two assessors to be recruited on the field
  2. Directs the preparation, the development and the implementation of a humanitarian needs assessment.
  3. Meet all stakeholders on the field with the objective to identify the communities to target and locations to assess
  4. Participates in modifying the existing questionnaires and documentations, creates new ones if needed
  5. Provides the PU Head of Mission and Head of Base with regular feed-backs and reports
  6. Leads and controls the Assessment Team providing directions and support
  7. Collects all information and data, records them and provides statistics
  8. Writes a full assessment report including analysis and recommendations
Required Qualifications and Capabilities:
  • Experience of at least 05 years in developing and/or implementing humanitarian programs
  • Good experience in developing and monitoring humanitarian needs assessment tools and diagnostic evaluations
  • Excellent writing capacities
  • Good analysis capacities
  • Good knowledge of the targeted districts and of the main stakeholders present there
Who May Apply?

Persons with required qualifications and capabilities

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed

Position opens for Kenyan nationals only

How to Apply:
 Submit a cover letter and resume with references to:

Include a Statement of Qualifications that describes your experience, knowledge and abilities as they relate to each “Required Qualifications and Capabilities” factor listed under the “Desirable
Qualifications” section of this bulletin.

You must provide specific examples for each Desirable Qualification factor.

The Desirable Qualification factors must be addressed and numbered in the same order as listed.

The Statement of Qualifications should not exceed three pages in length with a minimum font size of 10 pitch.

Applications and statement of qualifications must be received by: November 15, 2011

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