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Assistant Informatics
We are looking for young dynamic and agile developers who will first understand our needs and develop a dynamic web-based system for the Nilinder project as guided by supervisor. Nilinde Project is an OVC led by Plan International in partnership with Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT), Childline, and mothers2mothers (m2m). The project aims to improve the welfare and protection of the most vulnerable households affected by HIV/AIDS by increasing resiliency and empowering parents and caregivers to make investments that will improve the health and well-being of OVC.
Dimensions of the Role

This position does not manage any budget and has not direct reports.

Responsibilities
·         The candidates will perform the following activities among others as provided by supervisor;
·         Develop a functional customised web-based MIS for Nilinde project as guided by supervisor
·         Testing, debug, troubleshooting and improving system based on provided feedback
·         Create system set-up files and install on user computers
·         Create backend database and ensure integrity and normalization
·         Create in-built reports within the system as guided by supervisor
·         Provide training to system users
·         Develop REST API to integrate the system with other existing MIS
·         Develop technical documentation and sharing code with supervisor
·         Develop user guides to facilitate user training
·         Use open source software to develop web-based MIS
Qualifications
·         Good background in Data Base design in SQL or any other web-based supported database.
·         Minimum a Bachelor’s degree in IT/CS.
·         Experience in either web design, HTML, Java, PHP or any relevant web development software.
·         Good working knowledge of development frameworks, REST API.
·         Energized and passionate about solving problems.
·         Flexible, open for new challenges and able to think out of the box.
·         Time conscious and keen to detail.
·         Good English written and oral communication skills.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates to Apply here

Sponsorship Coordinator
Plan International is an independent child rights and humanitarian organisation committed to children living a life free of poverty, violence and injustice. We actively unite children, communities and other people who share our mission to make positive lasting changes in children’s and young people’s lives. We support children to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights to a fulfilling life, today and in the future. We place a specific focus on girls and women, who are most often left behind. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
The purpose of this role is to oversee and coordinate sponsorship activities and ensure they are compliant to organizational policies & guidelines.
Responsibilities
·         Ensure compliance to sponsorship policies and guidelines.
·         Provide visionary leadership and support to sponsorship staff in the achievement of their departmental targets as well as in their individual development and performance.
·         Track and monitor 2-4 CBOs sub granted to support sponsorship activities and ensure a good performance is sustained.
·         Partnership building towards enhancing achievement of sponsorship Key Performance Indicators and sustainability of the program.
·         Identify capacity gaps for community volunteers, sponsorship staff & community based organizations and ensure they are addressed.
·         Coordinate sponsor visits at the PU in collaboration with National Offices to ensure the visits are successful and comply with Plan International policies.
·         Ensure sponsored children and families are effectively engaged & participate in sponsorship and program activities.
·         Effective communication with sponsorship partners and stakeholders to ensure efficient and effective sponsorship program.
·         Report progress, achievements and share lessons learnt in sponsorship program.
·         Monitor expenditure of approved sponsorship budget and revisit plans to ensure budget performance are within approved limits.
·         Generate monthly sponsorship reports for sharing and influencing programming at various levels.
·         Ensure existence of controls for proper risk management in sponsorship.
·         Enhance reporting and follow-up of child protection issues identified through sponsorship activities.
·         Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to,
·         ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree with in Social studies, Sociology or Community Development.
·         3-5 years’ experience in sponsorship preferably in an NGO.
·         2 years’ experience in managing a team.
·         1 year of motorbike riding.
·         General knowledge and understanding of Kwale community will be an added advantage
·         Basic computer literacy – working with MS Office
·         People skills (supervision, negotiation, facilitation, conflict resolution, influencing)
·         Report writing skills
·         Communication skills
How to Apply
Qualified candidates to Apply here

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