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NGO Jobs in Kenya - ACTED

ACTED Kenya is looking for experienced self driven and self oriented professional to fill the following posts;
1. Regional Logistics & Security Manager
Under the authority of the Country Director, some of her/his specific duties will include:
  • Dealing with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures in relation to security.
  • Developing and enforcing security procedures and regulations in both Kenya and Somalia
  • Train ACTED staff members in the region as well as partners in security rules and procedures.
  • Perform regional procurements the entire Horn Of Africa including countries with little knowledge of English eg Central Africa Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo etc
  • Ensure training and capacity building for the Logistics team members in the entire region in order to increase the level of technical ability and skills within the department;
  • Facilitating on-the-job training for specifics of ACTED’s Security and Logistics team members who will take up his roles after his departure
  • Develop relevant management procedures within the team;
  • Perform other relevant duties.
Requested Profile
  • Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations or Development
  • Extensive security management experience (management, planning, staff development and training skills) in environment with unstable security e.g. (Somalia).
  • Must be proficient in French to enable easy flow of communication with French speaking countries in the Region e.g CAR,DRC
  • At least 2-3 years of working experience in insecure environments; preferably in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East;
  • Extensive experience in logistics and security management and procedures;
  • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills;
  • Ability to train, mobilize, and manage both international and national staff
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task under pressure;
  • Ability to work well in unstable and frequently changing security environments;
  • Willingness to work and live in often remote areas under basic conditions;
  • Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office;
  • Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience highly desirable
2. Regional AME Manager
The Regional AME manager is responsible for developing tools for appraisal, monitoring and evaluation in-country as well as in the region. 

Under the authority of the Country Director, some of her/his specific duties will include:
1. Project Cycle Management
  • Develop a PCM guide, incl. tools and procedures to be used in Kenya, Somalia and entire Region.
  • Train the staff to use the PCM guide and related tools and procedures;
2. Information System
  • Work with all departments to follow up project and programmes databases incl. work on the nomenclature used (official names etc.);
3. Participatory Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Ensure that local partners engaged in appraisal for and/or with ACTED are trained and given advice in participatory approaches, minimalizing bias, and other key methodologies for information gathering;
4. Departmental Follow-up
  • Manage the AME staff in cooperation with Area Coordinators and Programme Managers;
Requested Profile
  • Excellent academic qualifications, including a Master degree in International Relations or relevant discipline;
  • Excellent analytical skills of qualitative, quantitative and geo-spatial data
  • More than 7 years of relevant working experience in humanitarian settings; At least 3 years of working experience in insecure environments; preferably in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East;
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting;
  • Excellent team management skills;
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility;
  • Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements;
  • Prior knowledge of the region an asset 
Application Procedure
Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae detailing three work related referees and contacts to and received on or before 5.00PM on 15 May 2016. 

Please do not attach any other documents while sending your applications, if required they will be requested at a later stage. 

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