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NGO Jobs in Kenya - Save the Children


Save the Children provides support to children in Kenya 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. 

Save the Children has an operational presence in Dadaab Refugee Camp, Eldoret, Habaswein, Mandera, Meru and Wajir and has a logistics hub in Garissa. 

Currently, we have a staff complement of approximately 370 staff and expenditure of approximately US$30 million this year.

We are seeking qualified candidates to fill the following positions to be based in our Nairobi office:-

Deputy Director of Programme Development & Quality
  • S/He will ensure effective systems are in place to monitor the quality and impact of all Save the Children
  • programmes while being responsible for overall implementation of SCI’s Quality Framework for planning, proposals and advocacy, as well as programme quality assurance. 
  • S/He will manage and support Thematic Advisors and Managers who ensure that field teams are appropriately supported to grow the portfolio, ensure programme quality, foster effective partnerships and advocate for children.
Child Protection Advisor
  • S/He will ensure all child protection programming is of excellent technical quality, attracts significant donor funding and contributes to Save the Children’s strategic objectives, national/global learning and advocacy.
  • S/He will be expected to provide technical advice and support to project staff to ensure programming
  • objectives are successfully achieved, with frequent visits to the field to support high quality programme implementation. 
  • S/He will also develop the Kenya country office Children Protection strategy and monitor its effective roll-out.
Food Security & Livelihoods Advisor
  • S/He will ensure all food security and livelihoods (FSL) programming is of excellent technical quality, attracts significant donor funding and contributes to Save the Children’s strategic objectives, national/global learning and advocacy. 
  • S/He will be expected to provide technical advice and support to project staff to ensure programming objectives are successfully achieved, with frequent visits to the field to support high quality programme implementation. 
  • He/she will guide the development and effective implementation of a Hunger Signature Programme in Kenya.
YouthSave Programme Officer
  • S/He will be responsible for supporting the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the
  • YouthSave Project which is a multi-year project whose intent is to develop and test the development and
  • commercial impacts of youth savings accounts (YSAs) in 4 countries. S/He will be required to build partner capacity for the effective implementation of projects, in accordance with a rights based approach.
Interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to email P.Nyangira@scuk.or.ke for a detailed Job Description. 

Applicants should submit their applications by sending a cover letter and detailed CV with current contacts of three referees including immediate supervisor to scijobseafrica@savethechildren.org.
 
The application deadline is 19th October, 2012. 

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Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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

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