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NGO Jobs in Kenya – ChildFund

ChildFund is an international child-centered development organization.


We are a member of the ChildFund Alliance; a global network of 12 organizations that assists more than 15 million children in 58 countries
around the world.
We work with partners in communities throughout Asia, Africa, the Americas and the United States to change the underlying conditions that prevent children from achieving their potential.
In Kenya, ChildFund works through 13 Local Partners comprising of 51 Community Based Organizations spread across 26 Counties.
Through Funding from DAI, ChildFund Kenya intends to strengthen the capacity of pastoral communities to address Food Supply Gaps through Rangeland Management under Climate Change Governance in Samburu North and Turkana Central Sub- Counties.
Child Fund Kenya is recruiting for the following position on 20 months fixed term contracts.
Job Vacancy: Project Coordinator
Tracking Code: 302821-818
Reporting to: Programs Director
1 Position (20 months contract).
Project to be implemented in Samburu North and Turkana Central Sub- Counties
Project: Strengthening the Capacity of Pastoral Communities to Address Food Supply Gaps through Rangeland Management under Climate Change Governance
Position Description: The incumbent has the overall responsibility for project implementation and preparation of reports, working directly with respective County Governments and the community members on the ground.
He/she also provides technical support to all stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of the project.
In liaison with the Program Manager of the area, the incumbent will actively participate in program planning, implementation and reporting to both Country Office and the donor.
Key areas of responsibility include:
·         successfully strengthen the Community Based Management of Environment and Natural Resources and build the capacity of targeted communities in climate change adaptation and environmental skills
·         Providing leadership and guidance to the project team on all activities that will be implemented
·         Identifying and applying effective measures to realize the rights of the children, their families and communities through strengthening the Capacity of Pastoral Communities to address food supply gaps through rangeland management
·         Identification of capacity building needs of community members including children and youth on the project to ensure informed selection, planning and management of community activities.
·         Provide technical advice, backstopping and capacity building to staff, partners, children, community based organizations/structures and community volunteers in climate change adaptation and rangeland management.
·         Designing and implementing capacity building activities that ensure that children, youths and communities understand the importance of community based management of environment and natural resources.
·         Coordinate the planning, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the “Strengthening the Capacity of Pastoral Communities to Address Food Supply Gaps through Rangeland Management” project
·         Ensure constant monitoring of activities to ensure the impact of the project
·         Identify and apply effective measures with and for communities to be able to manage their own grazing zones.
·         Ensuring that the project budgets of the Strengthening the Capacity of Pastoral Communities to Address Food Supply Gaps through Rangeland Management project is spent according to the implementation plan
·         Establishing partnerships with NGO’S and government entities and various stakeholders to increase long term sustainability of the project
Candidates will need to demonstrate possession of:
·         Degree in Forestry, Agriculture, Natural Resources or other related studies
·         Three (3) years working experience in the field of environment, climate change adaptation and livelihood.
·         Five (5) years’ experience in project management
·         Experience in coordination, facilitating learning processes and managing relationships of various stakeholders
·         Experience in writing donor reports
·         Strategic thinking
·         Nurturing & developing others
·         Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
·         Team-playing skills
·         Facilitation skills
·         Good interpersonal skills
Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
How to Apply
CLICK HERE to apply online
Deadline for submission of applications is on Wednesday 21 February 2018.

Job Vacancy: Project Officer
Tracking Code: 302822-818
Reporting to: Project Coordinator
2 Positions (20 months contract).
Project to be implemented in Samburu North and Turkana Central Sub- Counties
Project: Strengthening the Capacity of Pastoral Communities to Address Food Supply Gaps through Rangeland Management under Climate Change Governance
Overall Responsibility: Work closely with the Project Coordinator and Program Manager as well as Local Partner staff in planning, implementation and reporting of the Strengthening the Capacity of Pastoral Communities to Address Food Supply Gaps through Rangeland Management
Key areas of responsibility include:
·         Providing technical & logistical support for all project implementation activities within the County.
·         Work closely with the Program Coordinator and other key supporting staff in implementation of the project
·         Design, develop and implement specific work plans related to the Strengthening the Capacity of Pastoral Communities to Address Food Supply Gaps through Rangeland Management project
·         Maintain the existing partnerships and seek new partnerships for program sustainability
·         Write and submit periodic project reports.
·         Initiate official cash imprest requests in a timely manner and promptly account for such cash at the end of the activity.
·         Organize and coordinate stakeholder’s forums and other project activities
·         Work with the Resource Poor Households throughout the implementation of activities under the Strengthening the Capacity of Pastoral Communities to Address Food Supply Gaps through Rangeland Management Project.

·         Organize and conduct trainings targeting the youth, men, women on Rangeland Management
·         Organize for monitoring &follow up, other technical support and follow-up visits conducted by the Country Office, County Government and the donor
·         Continually come up with innovative and creative practices and mechanisms that will help in climate resilience and adaptation for the community.
Candidates will have to demonstrate possession of:
·         A degree in Agriculture, Development studies or Community Development. Specialization & experience in both Crop and Livestock production a plus. Understanding of climate issues will be an added advantage
·         Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, organize workloads, prioritize and meet deadlines
·         Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
·         Be a team player
·         Possess strong interpersonal skills, particularly in relation to dealing with pastoralists, youth& women groups
·         Knowledge on climate change adaptations
Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Position Type: Full-Time / Regular
How to Apply
CLICK HERE to apply online
Deadline for submission of applications is on Wednesday 21 February 2018.

Job Vacancy: Grant Finance Officer
Tracking Code: 302823-818
General Description of the Role: The Grant Finance Officer will be responsible for receiving, reviewing, reconciling processing and giving feedback on the payment and accounting processes. The Grant Finance Officer will report to the Finance Director.
Key Duties:
·         Ensure expenditures and supporting documents are in compliance with donor’s regulation/audit requirements and coded correctly.
·         Pro-actively raise issues and concerns with the Finance Manager to ensure Childfund remains in compliance with donor contract and regulations
·         Prepare timely accurate financial reports in donor format.
·         Coordinating external and internal audits of the
·         Payment processing, matching requisition to LPO and invoices, ensuring they are duly approved subject to approval limits.
·         Receive and review accountability declaration forms from the grant staff. Suggest refunding if there is any rejections of expenses due to unacceptable supporting documents.
·         Cash accounting & management.
·         Payments processing –Raise payment vouchers,
·         Entering of payments in web based financial system.
·         Doing bank reconciliation and mpesa reconciation on a monthly basis.
·         Participate in end month closures.
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications:
·         A Bachelor’s degree and CPA part 3
·         A good understanding of mobile payment processes
·         Ability to handle multiple accounting tasks including small sum payments and reporting
·         Knowledge of grant accounting and major donor regulations (DFID, Foundations, other multi laterals etc.)
·         Competent with all Microsoft Office & accounting packages
·         Good organisational and time management skills
·         At least two years Professional experience in accountancy and administration especially in an NGO
·         Ability to work under pressure
Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Position Type: Full-Time / Regular
How to Apply
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Deadline for submission of applications is on Wednesday 21 February 2018.

Job Vacancy: M & E Officer
Tracking Code: 302824-818
Department: Programs
Location: National Office
Reporting Relationship: Program Manager
Job Summary: Provides technical assistance in the development, implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems for DDP project and promote networking with project stakeholders.
DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will have the following duties and responsibilities:
·         Develop and strengthen monitoring, inspection and evaluation procedures
·         Monitor all project activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving the project output/Outcome;
·         Recommend further improvement of the logical framework;
·         Monitor the sustainability of the project’s results;
·         Suggest strategies to the Project Management for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the project by identifying bottlenecks in completing project activities and developing plans to minimize or eliminate such bottlenecks;
·         Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities to the Project Manager;
·         Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the Project Manager in preparing relevant reports;
·         Assist in coordinating across the available components of the Project to ensure effective implementation.
·         Assist the project personnel with M&E tools and in supporting them in their use.
·         Perform other duties as required;
Required Skills and Experience
Education:
·         University Degree in social sciences preferably in Project management.
Experience:
·         At least 5 years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E in development projects implemented by national/international NGOs/ Government;
·         Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports;
·         Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software;
·         Strong training & facilitation skills.
·         Outstanding written and oral communication skills in English
·         Computer proficiency in general office software applications (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook).
·         Demonstrated diplomacy in building relationships and working with diverse cultures and audiences.
Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Position Type: Full-Time / Regular
How to Apply
CLICK HERE to apply online
Deadline for submission of applications is on Wednesday 21 February 2018.
Child Fund is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.
All offers of employment are made contingent upon the successful completion of applicable background and reference checks. The position is open to Kenya citizens. Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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