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NGO Jobs in Kenya – Welthungerhilfe / German Agro Action

Welthungerhilfe / German Agro Action is an International NGO operating in various Counties in Kenya and is currently looking for qualified personnel to fill the following position for a fixed term period to be based at our Western Region – Kakamega and Bungoma Field Offices.


Agricultural Field Coordinator
1 Post – Siaya
To qualify as an Agricultural Field Coordinator, the candidate must possess the following:
Required Education:

·         Minimum university degree in Agriculture.
·         A degree in Agriculture – Soil Protection / Science is an advantage
·         Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management is an advantage
Required Experience
·         At least 3 years of professional work experience in a similar position (proven project expertise on topics related to soil health) in an NGO set up.
Required Skills:
·         Project co-ordination and management skills.
·         Good organizational and communication skills.
·         Knowledgeable in quality control and supervision.
·         Good knowledge on Project monitoring, evaluation and reporting (PMER).
·         Excellent report and proposal writing skills
·         Experience working with county government ministries.
·         Excellent team leadership skills

Deputy Project Manager
1 Post – Kakamega
To qualify as a Deputy Project Manager, the candidate must possess the following:
Required Education:
·         Minimum university degree in Agriculture – Soil Protection/Science.
·         Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management
·         Master’s degree in agriculture/Project Management or related field will be an added advantage
Required Experience
·         At least 5 years of professional work experience in a similar position (proven project expertise on topics related to soil health/protection) in an NGO set up.
·         People management skills: At least having attended a leadership training that lasted for more than 5 days.
Required Skills:
·         Project co-ordination and management skills.

·         Good organizational and communication skills.
·         Knowledgeable in operational planning, quality control and supervision.
·         Good knowledge on Project monitoring, evaluation and reporting (PMER).
·         Experience in development cooperation.
·         Excellent report and proposal writing skills
·         Experience working with county government ministries.
·         Excellent insight of legislative agricultural management in the country.

Agricultural Field Officer
1 Post – Kakamega
To qualify as an Agricultural Field Officer, the candidate must possess the following: –
·         BSc in Agribusiness, Agricultural Education & Extension, Agricultural Economics or related field, from a recognized university;
or
·         Diploma in Agricultural Education & Extension, Agricultural Economics or related field, from a recognized university.
·         a minimum 2-years of progressive experience in setting up and implementing livelihoods or income generating projects preferably with an NGO.
·         Experience in implementing soil protection projects
·         Experience working with local implementing partners, Farmer Based Organizations county governments, donors and local communities;
·         Ability to conduct educational trainings that provide farmers with information that can help them improve agricultural productivity and marketing.
·         Excellent computer skills
·         Community Mobilization skills highly required
·         Good communicator with analytical and problem-solving skills
·         Knowledge of local languages (Kakamega) will be an added advantage.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications which should include a one-page cover letter clearly stating their motivation, qualifications, salary expectation, a must and detailed CV with contact details of three professional referees.
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Applications must only be through email to:
co.ken.recruitment@welthungerhilfe.de
Addressed to:
The Human Resources Manager,
Welthungerhilfe / German Agro Action,
P.O Box 38829-00623
Nairobi
Note
·         Application deadline: 20th February 2020
·         Availability should be immediate.
·         Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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