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Program Coordinator, Program officer, M&E Officer, Finance assistant,

Program Coordinator

Minimum Qualification & Transferable Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Conflict Mitigation, Social Sciences, International Relations or other relevant field preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant professional experience implementing land conflict management and peacebuilding programs, preferably in insecure or transitional environments.
  • Knowledge of people-to-people peacebuilding programs and ‘Do No Harm’ principles.
  • Strong facilitation and consensus-building skills.
  • Experience using context and conflict analysis tools to identify demand driven activities.
  • Strong experience in facilitating Community Frameworks of Cooperation (CFC) / Resource sharing agreements (RSAs) and intergovernmental relations is a MUST.
  • Experience building capacity of local organizations.
  • Familiarity and experience with European Commission regulations preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with new program development and design including leading the inception/start-up efforts.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with communities, multicultural set ups, civil society, local government representatives and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and creativity in planning and problem solving.
  • Proven ability to learn quickly, lead a program to achieve stated results and objectives.
  • Thorough understanding of program operating context is preferred.

Closing Date: 8th October , 2021

Program Officer

Minimum Qualification & Transferable Skills

  • Bachelor of Arts /Science or equivalent, preferable in Conflict/Peace Studies, Governance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics, Development Studies or appropriate social science discipline.
  • 3 – 4 years’ program implementation and or monitoring and evaluation experience in related thematic areas combined with conflict sensitive programming.
  • Experience working with stakeholders including the private sector, CSOs, government, youth and women groups.
  • Ability to interact effectively with the diverse project stakeholders especially with the security sector and electoral bodies.
  • Must have strong writing, analytical and communication skills.
  • Good understanding and skills at data collection, analysis, database management with specific emphasis on beneficiary tracking.
  • Good knowledge and skills with the of MS Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access;

Success Factors

A successful team member will be conscientious, with excellent judgement, capable of multi-tasking, prioritizing, problem-solving and attention to detail with strategic vision.  S/he must have the confidence, and humility, to work effectively with a large variety of people who will be diverse culturally, economically and in social status. S/he must be sensitive to political and cultural nuances and be able to consistently apply excellent judgment to a variety of demanding and fast-changing situations.

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Closing Date: 12th October, 2021

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Minimum Qualification & Transferable Skills

  • Must hold at least a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics; Demography, Statistics, Business administration, Computer Science / IT or any other relevant field;
  • At least 4 years of leading MEL activities in a development program setting.
  • Should understand general MEL concepts and demonstrate skills in MEL system design (I.e. Development of Theories of Change, Results Frameworks/Logical Frameworks, Developing of MEL Plans and Data Collection tools)
  • Should have demonstrable experience in Designing, Planning, Implementing and/or Supervising MEL Assessments and Evaluations.
  • Should have demonstrable experience in Designing and/or Managing simple databases (Whether in Excel, Access or SQL-based)
  • Should have demonstrable experience in using Mobile Data Collection for routine and specific monitoring work.
  • Must have good writing and analytical skills
  • In addition to Microsoft Excel, the incumbent should demonstrate fluency in the use of at least one other data analysis and visualization tool, e.g. SPSS, STATA, POWER BI, TABLEAU etc.
  • Must be fluent both spoken and written English

Success Factors

The ideal candidate will have the ability and curiosity to work comfortably and effectively. S/he will be an excellent communicator, have a strong sense of humor, multi-tasker, and able to work difficult and often stressful environments.

Closing Date: 12th October, 2021

Finance Assistant-Marsabit

Minimum Qualification & Transferable Skills

  • A diploma or degree in accounting or relevant business field.
  • Minimum CPA II or other relevant accounting qualification.
  • At least one year experience in accounting, bookkeeping or cashiering, including experience with double-entry accounting preferably in an international NGO.
  • Familiarity with computerized, double-entry accounting software.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
  • Accuracy in the processing of cash transactions, mathematical aptitude, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written English skills.
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 Success Factors

A successful Finance Assistant will be a strong team player, with good communication and interpersonal skills. S/he will have knowledge on the application of best practices in basic financial management and knowledge of financial management software. S/he will be flexible, thorough have the ability to pay attention to details, proactively solve problems, follow procedures, meet deadlines, and work independently and cooperatively with team members and above all of high integrity.

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Finance Assistant- Isiolo

Minimum Qualification & Transferable Skills

  • A diploma or degree in accounting or relevant business field.
  • Minimum CPA II or other relevant accounting qualification.
  • At least one year experience in accounting, bookkeeping or cashiering, including experience with double-entry accounting preferably in an international NGO.
  • Familiarity with computerized, double-entry accounting software.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
  • Accuracy in the processing of cash transactions, mathematical aptitude, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written English skills. 

Success Factors

A successful Finance Assistant will be a strong team player, with good communication and interpersonal skills. S/he will have knowledge on the application of best practices in basic financial management and knowledge of financial management software. S/he will be flexible, thorough have the ability to pay attention to details, proactively solve problems, follow procedures, meet deadlines, and work independently and cooperatively with team members and above all of high integrity.

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