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German Agro Action Jobs in Kenya

German Agro Action is operating in various districts in Kenya and is currently looking for qualified Community Mobilizers/Trainers and Civil Engineers for fixed term field based positions in the various districts within Kenya.
Required Qualifications & Profile
A) Community Mobilizers/trainers
To qualify for this position successful candidates will:
  • Have a bachelor, master degree or higher diploma in social sciences, community development, development studies or related fields.
  • Have knowledge and proven experience in:
  • Community based interventions, preferably Cash For Work/Food for Work/WASH interventions
  • PHAST /CHAST
  • Recovery and rehabilitation approaches
  • Targeting methods
  • M&E methodology
  • Community trainings (incl. hygiene promotion)
  • Project reporting
  • Be computer literate
  • Be ambitious, honest, and self-motivated
  • Be a team player, flexible and supporting high work pressure loads
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of post qualification experience in a similar position
  • Be willing to live and work in remote areas and with local communities
B) Civil Engineers

To qualify for this position successful candidates will:
  • Be at least a bachelor degree holder in Civil Engineering
  • Have knowledge and proven experience in:
  • Designing water supply systems (boreholes, pipelines, reservoirs, shallow wells, dams) appropriate to requirements and local conditions, with particular experience in
    • Detailed construction layout including reinforcement design
    • Developing Bill of Quantities according to agreed designs
    • Project Planning timeliness
    • Project reporting
    • Water resources management and community work
    • CAD (computer assisted drawing Auto Cad)
  • Be ambitious, honest, self-motivated and willing to work unsupervised
  • Be a team player, flexible and supporting high work pressure loads
  • Have a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience in a similar position
  • Be 30 years of age and above
  • Be willing to live and work in rural communities
  • Be prepared to start immediately.
Women are especially encouraged to apply.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Qualified applicants may submit their one-page motivation letter, details of previous/actual salary and expected remuneration, detailed CV with highlight of own skills and achievements, language skills, testimonials, and contact details of three referees, not later than Friday 4th June 2010 to:
Welthungerhilfe e.V., German Agro Action, Regional Office,
Ref: Community Mobilizers /Construction Engineers,
P. O. Box 38829-00623,
Nairobi, Kenya.

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