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Nov 23, 2017

CARE International is an international humanitarian aid organization, fighting global poverty, with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring lasting change to their communities. As a non-religious and non-political organization, CARE works with communities to help overcome poverty by supporting development projects and providing emergency relief. We believe supporting women and girls is one of the most effective ways to create sustainable outcomes in poor communities.

About the Role

CARE International in Somalia is providing the opportunity for internship at its Nairobi office. The intern will join the Humanitarian and Emergency Response team in Somalia/Somaliland. Under the supervision of the Senior Emergency Program Officer, the internship offers the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to the functionality of Humanitarian and emergency response as well as provide practical experience. The objective is to enhance the intern’s educational experience through practical work assignments and wallow the intern to gain insight into the work of CARE International in Somalia. The intern is expected to work in close collaboration with the emergency program team.

Key responsibilities

  • Work closely with Senior Emergency Program Officer based in Nairobi and participate in and contribute to the planning, design, implementation and evaluation of projects.

  • Follow up on procurement needs in Nairobi.

  • Ensure Filling and proper documentation is done for all the Emergency projects.

  • In close liaison with Senior Emergency Program Officer provide support to the field staff.

  • Assist in reviewing Program Progress Reports (monthly, quarterly and Annual reports)

  • Assist in maintaining a report calendar (monthly, quarterly and annual reporting) for all humanitarian and emergency projects in Somalia/Somaliland.

  • Write, edit, produce and disseminate program information, including reports, articles and other materials to Emergency team and other units in CARE Somalia.

  • Performing other duties as directed by the Emergency Director


  • Relevant University Degree- Having graduated not more than two years back.

  • Excellent writing and communication skills, including research skills, proposal and report writing skill

  • Good computer skills in MS Word, Excel, SPSS, power point and relevant software packages

  • Experience of using online and offline resources for research purposes

  • Willingness to get involved with a wide variety of emergency projects

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Preferred skills

  • Experience of studying in the humanitarian sector

  • Experience of database management

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, resolve issues, operate independently and with minimal supervision

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with a diverse team to achieve the overall goal

  • Ability to work under extreme pressure

  • Willingness to travel to the field

How to apply:

How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send their application letters and detailed CVs to by November 30th 2017. Please indicate the title of position applied for as the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Ocean Basket is based at The Oval Westlands in Nairobi.

We focus on bringing a new dimension to the Kenyan dining scene, since at our restaurant you’ll find friendly people, a home-from-home feeling and great value for your hard-earned money.

The following position is open for Application with a reasonable starting salary and a safe working environment.

Position: Steward


General Overview of Duties and Responsibilities

We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team.

The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Keep working area clean throughout the day

  • Ensure that the prescribed uniform is worn and is neat and clean

  • Clean dry goods store, cold room, freezer room and shelves

  • Ensure sink is always clean with clean dish rack

  • Clean bathrooms, ensure that enough soap and toilet paper is available

  • Remove all rubbish and dispose and clean dump hatch

  • Wipe all tiles and walls

  • Clean and shine all glasses

  • Clean all utensils as per procedure

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel

  • 20-25 years of Age

  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E

  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills

  • Excellent culinary expertise

  • Superior food and beverage knowledge

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Exceptional ability to multi task.

  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation

  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality

  • A team player

How to Apply

Interested candidates should forward their CVs to ([email protected]) stating their current and expected gross remuneration, day time telephone contact and addresses of 3 referees with the job title Steward as the subject by 30th November 2017. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Company Description

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation with long-term, local presence in over 30 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our team of advisors works with local partners to equip communities and businesses with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services. SNV works across three sectors: Agriculture, Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). Several international donors fund our programmes. SNV has a 120+ million euro annual turnover and is aiming for further growth.

Job Description


SNV is currently tendering for the Africa Clean Energy Business (ACE) programme, component 1: TA and Knowledge Management. Our consortium brings almost 30 years of experience in delivering results in the off-grid energy market, benefitting the urban and rural poor (with a focus on women and girls) in Sub-Saharan Africa. Our ability to deliver in an effective, value-for-money manner is underpinned by our continuous in-country presence and infrastructure in over 20 African countries.

Overview of the position

We are looking for a Team Leader to lead the implementation of the ACE programme, respectively in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The programme supports the implementation of policies, regulatory and other actions developed by the Energy Africa Compacts. These aim to improve the enabling environment for a market-based approach to private sector delivery of solar home system (SHS) products and services, and to ensure that the potential of off-grid solar energy to increase electricity access is recognised. We will support governments in putting in place appropriate policies and regulations, as well as to focus on other aspects of the broader enabling environment. The proposed new programme will tackle market barriers, catalysing private sector delivery and facilitating a market-driven approach to increased access to off-grid renewable energy.
Key responsibilities

⦁ Lead and coordinate overall project management;
⦁ Build, strengthen and manage strategic partnerships with regional governments, key partners, institutions and stakeholders;
⦁ Ensure learning within the project team and among stakeholders and steer knowledge management;
⦁ Ensure timely reporting and good relations with the donor;
⦁ Guide the project set-up nationally and regionally;
⦁ Manage and monitor performance of the project management team to ensure that all milestones set in the annual work plan are met, develop mitigation plans to reduce setbacks and take corrective actions to remedy any deviation from the work plans;
⦁ Account and report to SNV, donor and clients on project performance;
⦁ Guide knowledge development, documentation and communication and branding in close collaboration with the donor and SNV"s Energy sector.


⦁ A Masters"s degree in business, international development, renewable energy and/or economics or similar;
⦁ A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible work experience in managing and implementing multi-faceted development programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa;
⦁ Proven abilities in developing and managing programmes in market development in Renewable Energy;
⦁ Proactive and entrepreneurial to explore and develop innovative approaches;
⦁ Demonstrated experience in managing large and complex donor programmes;
⦁ Familiarity with DFID programmes;
⦁ Ability to deliver programmes on time, target and budget;
⦁ Excellent social and networking skills in (the required) contexts, ability to engage with governments, the private sector and civil society;
⦁ Excellent communication (written and oral), reporting and presentation skills;
⦁ Willingness to travel to all project locations.

Additional Information

SNV offers an international contract with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. The location of the position has not been determined yet, but would either be in one of the project countries or based at our headquarters in The Netherlands.

We offer a challenging work environment, opportunities to lead and innovate, and a commitment to growing your skills in a fulfilling and diverse working environment. Our Energy sector staff benefit from an internal global network of Energy experts. For more information, please visit our website:

Please apply by completing your application in our in-house recruitment system before 11 December 2017.

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Duties for the Senior Tours Consultant Job

  • Development of domestic and international packages by visiting destinations and suggesting interesting travel routes or places of interest.

  • Designing flexible tour packages to meet the needs of different clients and selling them along travel products.

  • Exploring and identifying new business opportunities by promoting and marketing the business, sometimes to new or niche markets.

  • Communicating a range of information on itineraries, destinations and culture.

  • Making sure all travel arrangements run according to plan and that accommodation, meals and service are satisfactory.

  • Organizing entry to attractions and transport, such as car hire.

  • Dealing with emergencies, such as helping a holidaymaker who is ill or those needing to contact family members urgently.

  • Organizing and attending tourism events, conferences, workshops, seminars and exhibitions.

  • Developing strategies to hit or exceed sales targets, regardless of the size of the outlet or products offered.

  • Making contact in advance with places to stay or visit to check details and arrangements by liaising with travel partners, including airlines and hotels, to manage bookings and schedules, often in advance.

  • Dealing with customer enquiries and aiming to meet their expectations;

  • Managing budgets and maintaining statistical/financial records and writing reports.

  • Dealing with customer complaints.

Senior Tours Consultant Job Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma in tours and Travel Management from a recognized institution

  • Should have at least 5 years work experience as a tours consultant and 1 as a senior tours consultant.

  • Good communication and customer care skills.

If qualified kindly send your CV to [email protected] clearly indicating ‘senior tours consultant’ on the subject line by 27th November 2017.

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Jumuia Hospitals Ltd. a group of hospitals providing both primary and secondary health care services and a subsidiary of the National Council of Churches of Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates, to fill the following position in their Hospital in Huruma Nairobi

  • Responsible for the maintenance of health records standards by monitoring the proper use of the various reporting tools to ensure that patients’ records are kept accordingly.

  • Responsible for the implementation of records department paying attention to sensitive areas e.g. HMIS and confidentiality of patients notes/records.

Roles for the Medical Records Information Officer Job

  • Participate in preparation of outpatient monthly reports.

  • Collection and balancing of DBR on a daily basis according to wards.

  • Issuing of general/revolving stationery e.g. continuation sheets, inpatient files etc.

  • Filing i.e. patients’ files, reports and correspondences. At the discharge stage

  • Photocopying of patient’s records.

  • Collection and counterchecking of B1s and D1s.

  • Collection and storage of files from wards, receiving in registers, filing and retrieving.

  • Receiving, counterchecking and sealing of records stationery.

  • Collection of reports of other departments on a daily, weekly and monthly basis (i.e. IDSRreport).

  • Receiving of postmortem forms in registers, filing and retrieving them.

  • Coding and indexing of diseases and procedures in medicine.

  • Preparation of quarterly/monthly inpatient morbidity and mortality report and sharing the same at the CME

  • Signing of B1s and D1s forms (Death and Birth Notifications).

  • Compiling of hospital monthly reports.

  • Compile and analyze hospital statistics.

  • Compile and analyze maternity records statistics.

  • Hospital surveillance reports (Management reports).

  • Identify and implement initiatives for better cost management on a regular basis

  • Sending Daily MIS report to hospital management team

  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by management from time to time

Medical Records Information Officer Job Qualifications

  • At least Secondary School Education (KCSE).

  • Diploma /Certificate in Health Records and Information Technology

  • Must be registered with Association of Medical Records Officers(AMRO) with valid license

Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required

  • Good communication skills

  • Flexible

  • Detailed

  • Reliable

  • Able to work under minimal supervision.

  • Must have worked in a similar position for at least three years

Qualified and interested candidates should download the NCCK Job Application Form(Click Here to Download). Candidates are advised to STRICTLY send the application form ONLY, duly filled in PDF format to [email protected] indicating job reference number in the email subject line.
The application forms to be received not later than 12.00 noon on 5th December 2017. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate the position and Job Ref Number you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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Name of the position: HEAD OF REGION - ISIOLO

Country: Kenya

Base: Isiolo

Direct line manager: Country Director

Line management of: Logistics Officer; Base Admin

Starting date:

As soon as possible

Contract Duration: 1 year renewable based on performance and funding

Founded in 1979, AAH International (Action Against Hunger) is an international humanitarian organization that delivers programs in over 40 countries. Recognized worldwide as a leader in the fight against hunger, our mission is to save lives through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition, especially during and after emergency situations and conflicts. From crisis to sustainability, AAH tackles the underlying causes of malnutrition and its effects. By integrating our programs with local and national systems, we further ensure that short-term interventions become long-term solutions. With Head Offices in France, the United Kingdom, Spain, the United States and Canada, our international network shares its combined resources, breadth of experience and technical expertise in pursuit of a world without hunger.

AAH has been present in Kenya since 2001. Currently the organization is implementing program activities in West Pokot, Isiolo,Bungoma, Busia, Trans Nzoia and Kakamega.

The overall role of Head of Region includes developing a vision for the organization suited for the region; developing and maintaining a geographical expertise of the region including what are the priorities, capacities at region-level, opportunities, etc. ; maintaining constant and constructive engagement with local authorities and local actors; overseeing grant management at field level with particular focus on ensuring that the project is on-scope, on-time and on-budget; and ensuring that the program maintains the adequate level of overall coordination of all activities at field level, while ensuring that finance, logistic, HR and security are properly managed at base level.

Specific responsibilities:

More specifically, the following tasks shall be performed by the Head of Region:

  1. On developing a vision for the region and developing a geographical expertise, the Head of Region’s responsibilities will be to:

· Ensure a clear vision for the County that incorporates government, AAH, donor and program needs, plans and strategies at the County level.

· Ensure close liaison with the Program Managers and senior management team to implement the Country strategy objectives as well as the cross- cutting issues stipulated within the mission documents.

· Participate in monthly/quarterly program strategic review meetings and ensure that clear vision of programs is articulated in the different areas of implementation, this will involve presenting the analysis of the lessons learnt from field visit, recommendations from various reports and to identify opportunities that will strengthen the program approaches and strategies to support AAH vision.

· Participate in the reviews of the Country strategy and ensure integration with other sectors and articulation of emerging current issues to maximize on creating impact in AAH programming at the County Level

· Participate in identifying and developing partnership at the county that will help the vision of the organization to build on each other’s strength and build synergies to maximize impact of programs.

2. On representation at region level, the Head of Region is responsible to:

· Support in creation and negotiation of MoUs at the country level where necessary in collaboration with PMs

· Maintain good relationship with Government Ministries and partners in the county(ies) to ensure good synergies and understanding on programs for complementarity.

· Ensure that the program technical meetings, other relevant working groups and other linkages meetings within the county are attended in collaboration with the PMs .

· Advocate in ensuring that AAH ideas are integrated in the discussion within the County forum and network during the opportunities AAH has at the county level.

· Participate in other coordination meetings with partners as the need arises.

  1. On grant management & compliance, the Head of Region is responsible for overseeing grant management and compliance at base level including:

· Facilitating a good working relationship between the head of departments for different departments and respective checks (of suppliers, beneficiaries) and field visits to ensure accountability of activities.

· Take lead of ensuring that grant opening, reviews and closure meetings at the base level are undertaken.

· Ensure implementation of action points raised from meetings and field visit reports at the base level

· Working closely with HOD Finance to ensure compliance of AAH procedures , donor rules and regulations at base level

· Working closely with HOD Finance to conduct base internal compliance audits.

  1. On program implementation and coordination, while the Program managers report to the relevant Tech Coordinator, the Head of region role includes:

· Oversee the work of the program managers in order to ensure good compliance of the activities with the objectives of the mission’s Country strategy, donor’s rules and regulations and program’s proposal objectives. This could be through regular review meeting and field spot checking of planned activities vs achievement.

· Ensure continuous engagement with the program managers through: induction, follow up, performance appraisal, evaluation, team-building and coaching process to ensure they are motivated to carry out their duties.

· Together with program managers, ensure timely and quality reporting in the program activities to avoid any delays as per set deadlines.

· To fully participate in the program design & proposals, the design should ensure that the needs are representative of the community and incorporates County development integrated plans and other views of the communities per the needs.

· Ensure that information sharing on new program development acquired from the meetings and technical forums is shared adequately with respective members of the team and it is applied accordingly by various recipients.

  1. On finance management, the Head of region is responsible of managing finance at base level including:

• Validates all the PR, SPOs at the base level by check availability of funds for all activities and expenses

• Ensuring respect and compliance to Cash Management Policy and Admin Kit at the base level.

• Ensure safekeeping of AAH funds and assets

• Carry out period cash count at least once a week and also at the end of each month (in writing ) with the Logistics Assistant

• Review and validation of base cash forecasts before it’s sent to capital.

• Review of monthly accountancy before it’s sent to capital to ensure that correct budget lines, account codes and descriptions are used.

• Provide a key in‐field oversight role ensuring that mandatory checks are carried out, and analyze, and detect any potential sources of financial/material risk in AAHs operations. In consultation with concerned department, take/mitigate action against the identified risks.

• Supervises the Logistics Assistant

  1. On Logistics, the Head of Region is responsible for ensuring that logistics at base level is properly managed including:

· Monitor and analyze logistics data in respective base, assessing logistics capacities, supporting PMs in the assessment of their needs; contribute to the logistics mission strategy

· Participate in project design, participate in the drafting of PPP / SP, and provide appropriate feedback and input

· Implement and ensure the performance of the supply chain, making sure it complies with AAH procedures at all times; aims at optimal performance in terms of costs, quality and timeliness (purchasing, transport, stock)

· Reviews and approves Purchase Requests from base and provides quality reporting on Supply Chain (receives PRs and updates/controls PFU/SFU)

· Conducts periodic market surveys, consolidates information and shares with the Logistics Manager

· Implement and ensure the performance of facilities management which includes : safety of the working and living environment, provision and maintenance of logistical equipment, security of logistical equipment, training and assistance to users; supervision of the building, rehabilitation and maintenance required for the functioning of the base and living environment; provision of water and energy supplies to all buidlings required for living and office space; accurate and timely reporting

· Ensure transport and movement procedures for staff, activities and deliveries from/to base are organized and monitored.

· Ensure proper, efficient and compliant fleet management

· Ensure that logistics files (including Purchase Dossiers) are correctly filed and sent to capital on monthly basis.

· Responsible for timely and accurate Monthly Logistics report, as prepared by Base Logistician, (including narrative, and PFUs, Stock Reports, Fleet Cost Report, Base Asset List, in-kind donations, maintenance/ rehabilitation report, communication report, and any other relevant documentation.

  1. On HR management, the Head of Region is responsible of ensuring HR compliancy at base level and generally managing HR including:

· Implements human resources activities and policies and periodically recommends policies that will fit into the organizational culture.

· Oversees the training function at base level and develop employee training schedules in collaboration with the Head of Human Resources.

· Oversees handling of the disciplinary matters ensuring that the disciplinary process is followed according to the AAH disciplinary policy and in line with the Kenya Labor laws.

· Analyzes employee benefits options and cost alternatives for providing employee benefits and recommends the same to the Head of HR. Recommends benefits program modifications and implements approved benefits modifications.

· Compiles HR data and analyzes complex information, researches and develops solutions to complex HR issues working closely with Head of HR.

· Addresses employee safety issues and ensures a conducive working environment for staff at base level

· Work closely with Head of HR to conduct HR compliance audits at base level as per the compliance check list.

· Assists in hiring, including developing job descriptions and job advertisements, screening candidates and conduct exit interviews at base level and also when called upon to assist in recruitments at national level.

· Oversee regularization of staff meetings at base level as a platform for addressing staff issues, reviewing and sharing ideas affecting each department. The minutes of meetings should be shared with coordination team at capital level.

8. On security management, the Head of Region is responsible for security management of the region including, in coordination with Log Coordinator and Head of mission:

· Responsible for the safety and security of the Base, including staff and assets.

· Collect and consolidate information for context and risk analysis

· To actively participate in the update of base security plans in close liaison with the LogCo

· To regularly update operational handouts/annexes/ communications and movements handbook (as per need)

· Implement security procedures in compliance with AAH guidelines and policies as well as approved base security plan.

· Brief AAH staff and visitors on local context and security

· To prepare/submit incident reports to Log Co/ CD and manage security incidents/evacuations and medical evacuations in collaboration with them.


· Min. BSc degree in Business Administration, International Relations or related studies.



· 3-4 years in similar position, managing field bases or other similar role.

· Demonstrated capacity to manage complex programs implemented with diverse teams

· Demonstrate capacity in constructively engaging local authorities and local partners.

· PMD-Pro certification (can be passed within the first quarter of the position)

· Finance, admin, grant management, logistic, HR, security management experience

· Knowledge on nutrition security, resilience, etc. programming is an advantage.


· Integrity

· Resilience

· Problem solving

· Technical credibility

· Decisiveness

· Influencing/negotiating

· Innovation

· Vision and strategic thinking

· Capacity to reconcile different and sometime divergent priorities

What AAH will offer:

ü Start date: As soon as possible.

ü Duty station: Isiolo Office.

ü Remuneration package: Very Competitive salary package with additional benefits to include:

§ Career development opportunities with AAH

§ Comprehensive medical cover for self and dependents

§ Opportunity to work in a good and friendly environment with a dynamic and motivated team

Nov 22, 2017

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(REF 2017/004)

Location: Gwassi, Homa Bay County

Reporting to: Agribusiness Senior Program Manager


Help a Child (HaC) is a Christian international NGO specialized in community development with its headquarters in the Netherlands and active in Kenya as Help a Child Africa (HACA) since 2009. Founded in 1968, HaC’s mission is to improve the wellbeing of children living in poverty and crisis through supportive communities.

Principal sources of income are child & family sponsorship, foundations and institutional donors. HaC’s strategy is to empower marginalized children, youth, parents and the broader community and other stakeholders, mainly through a Self Help Group approach.

Main interventions are focused at early childhood development, education, (agricultural) vocational training and economic development, with special attention for the position of girls and women, and children’s rights.

Objective of the function

The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the entire GICEP coordination at Gwassi level and supervision of the SMEs integrated in HACA programs.

The Program Coordinator will provide the requisite HACA representation at Gwassi level in addition to the day to day coordination of the partnership.

S/he will also be responsible for the convening of the quarterly Multi Stakeholder Platform and the Gwassi level Program Steering Committee.

Place in the organization

The Program Coordinator reports to the Agribusiness Senior Program Manager while directly supervising the Gwassi Field Assistant/Driver.

Program Coordinator NGO Job Responsibilities 

Improved Program Management and Coordination

  • Provide technical and management oversight in needs identification, design, implementation of programs while ensuring that program objectives are successfully achieved contributing to government plans and priorities.

  • Develop and oversee the implementation of annual program plans and budgets in close cooperation with targeted SME’s.

  • Provide administrative and financial oversight to HACA driver/Assistant and SME’s.

  • Prepare quality and timely project progress reports as per HACA and donor requirements.

  • Provide day to day program coordination for the GICEP program at Gwassi level.

Improved technical support to SME’s and Farmers

  • Improve/develop the capacity of GICEP partners/farmers’ associations to identify sustainable agro-based economic opportunities and understand and implement a demand-driven, commercialization approach to rural development based on access to markets.

  • Identify and assist in coordinating relevant workshops in agricultural marketing issues for partner staff and project beneficiaries.

  • Develop or facilitate training modules for partners related to the key decision making tools for market analysis and program intervention design, including:
    1. Value chain analysis

    2. Participatory needs assessment

    3. Participatory action planning

    4. Sub-sector analysis

    5. Social Impact modelling

  • Provide technical capacity to SMEs to improve their understanding of business-related concepts such as: factors of production; costs of production; quality control/market standards; opportunity cost; gross margin and profit analysis; return on investment; credit/budgeting; and risk.

  • Assist with the preparation of training materials, guide and manuals.

  • Provide support and guidance to the Senior Program Manager to develop, oversee and review project strategy and activities related to the implementation of the program according to the program business cases.

  • Assist the Senior Program Manager to develop appropriate criteria and a suitable delivery mechanism for the facilitation of adequate investment and training in farm and non-farm enterprises.

Enhanced Evidence Based Programming

  • Provide technical assistance for the design of the project’s monitoring and evaluation strategy.

  • Responsible for Program Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (PMEL) system to measure profitability and relevant business indicators of targeted SMEs and households. Subsequently oversee program’s PMEL system in liaison with the PMEL Officer, ensuring the provision of quality data on a timely basis for internal project management and external reporting purposes.

  • Provide technical support in the establishment of a marketing database to keep farmers, their organizations and SMEs informed of the prevailing market prices of various agro-industrial products and commodities that GICEP focuses on.

  • Provide targeted technical assistance to projects through field visits and other methods to foster continuous improvement in quality, programmatic and financial performance.

  • Engage in lobby and advocacy initiatives to inform practice and influence policy.

Strengthened Partnership & Collaboration Linkages with key Stakeholders at Gwassi & County Levels

  • Determine and assess the need to join appropriate networks of project-related experts and influential groups.

  • Identify, develop and recommend programs for potential partnerships. This includes attending learning workshops, organizing joint field visits with other parties and participating in professional events.

  • Assist the Senior Program Manager to establish linkages with private sector service providers and buyers for accessing new farm and non-farm enterprise opportunities and in the negotiation of market contracts and MOUs with selected private sector partners.

  • Assist in the facilitation of linkages with local agencies for accessing new non-farm enterprises opportunities in the farmer aggregation space.

  • Responsible for the Multi Stakeholder Platform/Program Steering Team at Gwassi level to strengthen linkages between civil society organizations, government representatives and the private sector. Maintain working relations with relevant government line ministries and private sector/research institutions to coordinate the adoption of new products and/or approaches in agriculture development and marketing.

Qualifications for the Program Coordinator NGO Job

  • Degree in a relevant field (advanced degree added advantage): Degree in agricultural economics, marketing or business administration, or related field.

  • Over 5 years’ experience in agro-business development, preferably in agribusiness planning and analysis.

  • Demonstrated capacity to work with private sector players (financial institutions, exporters, buyers, traders, transporters, input suppliers or processors)

  • Familiarity with commonly used tools for market analysis and program design such as sub-sector analysis, gross margin analysis and business planning.

  • Experience with community-based programming.

  • Experience in small to medium scale agro-enterprise management.

  • Experience with externally funded development programmes would be desirable, preferably with experience in market-oriented projects.

  • Experience in dealing with local interlocutors (local NGOs, government ministries), preferably in a Kenyan context.

  • Good verbal and communication skills and fluency in English.

Core Competencies

  • Integrity: Maintaining generally accepted social and ethical standards in activities related to the function.

  • Customer orientation: Investigating the wishes and interests of clients and reacting accordingly. Anticipating the interests of clients. Giving high priority to service preparedness and client satisfaction.

  • Cooperation: Actively contributing to joint results, even when the subject involved is not of immediate personal interest. Sharing information and knowledge with others.

  • Planning and Organizing: Determines goals and priorities effectively and indicates actions, resources, and time needed to achieve particular goals.

  • Monitoring progress: Drafting and monitoring procedures for the progress of tasks or activities of employees and the tasks and responsibilities of himself.

  • Networking: Building relationships and networks that prove to be useful in achieving goals. Making effective use of informal networks to get things done.

  • Negotiating Skills: Effectively communicating own views and arguments and discovering and identifying common goals in a way that leads to understanding and acceptance by both parties.

  • Result Orientation: Focusing actively on achieving results and objectives and willingness to intervene with disappointing results.

  • Quality focus: Setting high demands on quality of products and services and acting in accordance.

Interested and qualified candidates are kindly invited to send a cover letter (1 Page) and CV (Max 2 Pages) as one PDF document no later than 24th November 2017 to [email protected]. In your cover letter please reflect on your motivation for wanting to become part of Help a Child, being a child centred and Christian organization. On the email subject, kindly quote the application reference: “Program Coordinator (REF 2017/004)
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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