18 Positions Mercy Corps Kenya NGO Jobs

18 Positions Mercy Corps Kenya NGO Jobs

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Research Coordinator

The Research Coordinator will play a critical role in coordinating research tasks across Kenya, Somali and Ethiopia working closely with technical research lead, in-country focal points, programmatic staff, and other technical experts to oversee development of the livestock assessment and strategy. S/he will oversee the research work plan, budget, and successful completion of project deliverables. A major focus of this role will be to manage the research timeline, create a collaborative opportunity for stakeholders across the three countries to contribute ideas into a shared strategy, and oversee the engagement strategy with external stakeholders including government stakeholders, regional entities and donors.

Finance, Grants and Support Services Manager

The Finance, Grants and Support Services Manager will be responsible for managing financial operations and reporting with direct interaction with the all Program Technical Leads and Advisors, Consortium members and the Mercy Corps Finance Team. S/he will be an integral part of the management team and work closely with the leadership, technical, operations field and country teams

Technical Director

The Technical Director is responsible for driving integration of diverse technical sectors and coordinating county-level leadership for the specific goal of sustainably reducing persistent acute malnutrition below emergency threshold levels. S/he will lead coordination and collaboration of technical experts in water and health systems, social behavior change, livelihoods and strengthening of market systems for the betterment of impoverished and vulnerable people. The Technical Director will assist the Deputy Chief of Party in managing and developing sustainable, multi-sector programming that is accountable to Government, participants and donors and will identify opportunities that strategically connect learning into a cohesive program implementation with the mindset to scale.

Program Performance and Quality Manager

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Monitoring & Evaluation PROGR01101 Full Time Nairobi, KE-30, KEN
The Program Performance & Quality (PaQ) Manager will oversee program
performance, quality, accountability and monitoring, learning and evaluation in order to ensure the development of efficient and effective program management processes, serving as a nexus between various programs and teams. S/he will be responsible for supporting programs in strategic planning and execution of monitoring, evaluation and learning activities, ensuring quality, providing essential feedback for learning, accountability and decision making, providing internal capacity building for program staff on monitoring and evaluation. The PaQ Manager will lead the community accountability reporting mechanism (CARM) development and rollout, and ensure Program Management at Mercy Corps (PM@MC)
minimum standards are met.

Government Engagement Manager

The Government Engagement Manager will lead the day-to-day engagement with the Turkana County Government, civil society, and community structures, institutions, or associations to strengthen institutional and local systems capacity and mobilize communities to create opportunities for accountable and inclusive governance. S/he will coordinate with consortium partners and work with the county government and relevant community structures to develop and implement the Institutional and Local Systems Strengthening Strategy. The Government Engagement Manager will advance institutional capacity to build more food secure and healthy communities and support systemic change in the governance and enabling environment.

Government Engagement Manager

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Programming GOVER01099 Full Time Maralal, KE-37, KEN
The Government Engagement Manager will lead the day-to-day engagement with the Samburu County Government, civil society, and community structures, institutions, or associations to strengthen institutional and local systems capacity and mobilize communities to create opportunities for accountable and inclusive governance.

S/he will coordinate with consortium partners and work with the county government and relevant community structures to develop and implement the Institutional and Local Systems Strengthening Strategy. The Government Engagement Manager will advance institutional capacity to build more food secure and healthy communities and support systemic change in the governance and enabling environment.

Social and Behavior Change Specialist

The Social and Behavior Change (SBC) Specialist will participate in the
finalization of the associated parts of the research agenda that will feed into
the design of a gender transformative SBC strategy. S/he will work closely with program research staff to finalize formative and implementation research methodology and assist with the development of study tools. Based on the outcomes of the research, the SBC specialist will oversee the design, testing, and refinement of a comprehensive cross-sectoral SBC strategy to be scaled for Phase II.

S/he will strengthen knowledge and understanding of social behavior change methods within the program’s water, food and health systems  technical staff both at Nairobi and county-level.

Database and Management Information Systems Manager

The Database and Management Information Systems (MIS) Manager will work closely with the Program and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) teams to recommend, adapt and/or create the database/MIS for the project.

S/he will be responsible for creating digital data capture forms and computer databases for the collection, protection and analysis of data. The MIS will consist of digital and paper data capture forms, databases of monitoring and survey data, and information retrieval formats to facilitate the integration of the project database with other data collection and analysis platforms like ONA, CommCare and TOLA. S/he will be charged with monitoring the project database to address any issues and challenges as they arise.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager

The Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Manager is a key position for program quality assurance, accountability, documentation and learning. The position holder will support the NAWIRI team in planning and execution of monitoring and evaluation activities, ensuring quality in accordance with accepted standards, providing essential feedback for learning, accountability and decision making.

S/he will be responsible for providing internal capacity building for program staff on monitoring and evaluation activities as well as review and development of the necessary tools that will feed into the needs of the program and government counterparts.

Finance Officer

The Finance Officer will work in the Finance Department under the direction of the Senior Finance Officer and Grants Officer to support with processing and recording of payment transactions in timely and accurate manner.

S/he will offer support the program team activities through financial support services.

Finance Assistant

The Finance Assistant will work in the Finance Department under the direction of the Finance Officer to assist with day to day financial transactions, processing and recording of payments in timely and accurate manner.

S/he will ensure that all finance documents are properly labelled, filed and stored in a clear and accessible manner following the laid down procedures.

Water Systems Advisor

The Water Systems Advisor will be responsible for working with program partners to develop and scale new models for water governance, assess and pilot new technologies for water transport and storage and build their overall technical abilities on water systems.

S/he will play a pivotal role in building the capacity of NAWIRI partners, local partners, county government staff and other stakeholders in the principles and practices of water systems. The Water Systems Advisor will design and conduct appropriate training modules and mentor staff, colleagues and partners in order to build their capacity in the field of WASH.

Driver

The driver will work within the Operations department of the logistics support structure to provide safe, transport services for Mercy Corps program and support staff in the respective field location. The driver will adhere to all traffic and Mercy Corps safety rules and follow the transport guidelines required by the Mercy Corps operations department.

Field Director

The Field Director will promote a culture of collaboration, learning and
adaptation among Mercy Corps staff, partner organizations, county government and a variety of other stakeholders that are committed to reducing acute malnutrition. S/he will ensure integration between diverse program activities and the continual refinement of our approach based on evidence of what works.

The Field Director will build collaborative relationships with county government, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), the private sector and other key stakeholders to ensure efficient program implementation and shared ownership of the program as well as its results. S/he will be the primary program representative to donors, relevant government entities, partners, other implementers and stakeholders in the field.

Field Director

The Field Director will promote a culture of collaboration, learning and
adaptation among Mercy Corps staff, partner organizations, county government and a variety of other stakeholders that are committed to reducing acute malnutrition. S/he will ensure integration between diverse program activities and the continual refinement of our approach based on evidence of what works.

The Field Director will build collaborative relationships with county government, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), the private sector and other key stakeholders to ensure efficient program implementation and shared ownership of the program as well as its results. S/he will be the primary
program representative to donors, relevant government entities, partners, other implementers and stakeholders in the field.

Program Officer

The Program Officer is a key member of the program team and will report to the Program Manager. She/he will support the day-to-day program team in the identification of the needs and opportunities and provide relevant information to facilitate the program team’s ability to develop activity ideas.

Deputy Chief of Party

The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will support to the Chief of Party (COP) with program oversight, technical and operational management aspects of the program and ensure that all appropriate reporting requirements are met. S/he will work directly with partner agencies both national and international and county governments to achieve the objectives of the program.

The DCOP will be an experienced master coordinator to drive impact in a broad spectrum of technical focus areas that include nutrition, food security, health, governance, gender, youth, climate change adaptation, resilience, market systems development, financial inclusion, and institutional capacity building, with responsibility for establishing and managing systems to ensure cohesion across all aspects of the program.

 

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