Field Officer Job in Kenya

FSK wishes to recruit a competent, born again christian, qualified and result oriented person to fill the position of a Field Officer who will be responsible in coordinating field operations under the Revitalizing Lake Baringo and Bogoria’s Ecosystem: A Collaborative Approach to Ecosystem Restoration Project. The successful officer will be based in Marigat, Baringo County. He/she will report to the Project Manager and will undertake the following key responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct regular monitoring to ensure that community-driven projects implemented by groups/ CBOs achieve expected outputs, outcomes, and results.
  • Provide support to Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) in proposal development and guidance during project implementation.
  • Ensure that CBOs/group proposals are developed according to the required donor format.
  • Coordinate project activities at the Lake Bogoria landscape among CBOs, other stakeholders working in the area, and the County Government.
  • Facilitate the establishment and/or strengthening of a multi-stakeholder platform (MSP) focused on governance, leadership, effectiveness, and sustainability in the landscape.

  • Liaise with the County Government to align project activities with County priorities and as stipulated in the project documentation.
  • Liaise with respective County Government departments on the status of the project implementation.
  • Identify opportunities for synergy with other Development Partners, County Government and National Government projects and programs, and members of the multi-stakeholder platform (MSP) in the Lake Bogoria landscape.
  • Support in development, review, and updating of participatory community-based monitoring tools.
  • Prepare and submit narrative reports on a quarterly/annual basis for the landscape with input from stakeholders as per agreed-upon reporting frameworks and tools.
  • Support in knowledge management, documentation of success stories and lessons learnt.
  • Organize regular visibility events such as eco-fairs, exhibitions, and Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) materials.

Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

  • University degree in Agriculture, Development Studies, Environmental Management, Food Security or related field.
  • Minimum of at least 2 years’ experience in a similar position working in ASAL or project management in an NGO setting
  • Experience in project coordination or management, particularly in multi-stakeholder environments.
  • Previous experience in livelihood and resilience projects, able to work with minimum supervision, and deliver results.
  • Familiarity with community development approaches and participatory methodologies.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proposal development and quality report writing skills would be an added advantage.
  • Ability to ride a motorbike and possession of a valid motorbike license would be an added advantage

How To Apply

The interested and qualified candidates to submit their Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates/ testimonials, including contact information of three referees and a reference letter from your pastor.

Please indicate the position:

“Field Officer”

on the subject title and your Salary Expectations Applicants should ensure that all documents reach the Executive Director no later than Monday, 13th May 2024 by 5:00 pm to the address provided below. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Executive Director,
Farming Systems Kenya,
P.O. Box 2816- 20100, Nakuru