Vacancy Notice: IOM/074/11

Functional Title: Project Assistant - Livelihoods - CERF

1 Position

Grade: UG (equivalent to G3)

Duty Station: Dadaab, Kenya

Duration of Assignment: 6 Months

Job Description

Under the overall supervision of the Kenya Humanitarian Response Team Leader, and the direct supervision of the Project Support Assistant, with close cooperation and coordination with the Head of Sub- Office, Dadaab, the incumbent will provide technical support and responsible for the coordination and implementation of the CERF Livelihoods programme.

In particular, he/she will:-

General functions:
 
  • Coordinate and assist to oversee the implementation of the CERF livelihoods activities, including supervising the Livelihood Field Workers, the community Resource Persons and issue detailed instructions on the daily tasks to be done.
  • Participate in a rapid livestock needs assessment in the target area to identify possible intervention modalities, sensitization of community and set-up of outreach structures.
  • Identify and assess both the target communities and their community driven livelihood project ideas in coordination with potential beneficiaries and the relevant local authorities and local project partners.
  • Assist the community in conducting livestock off-take (de-stocking) exercise and breed improvement re-stocking and dissemination of livestock feed supplement/concentrates to the weak livestock.
  • Support the implementation and rehabilitation of water facilities — sand dams/ sub- surface dams, shallow wells along lagers; technical support provided by Line Ministries and other relevant partners.
  • In conjunction with implementing partners and the GoK, support and facilitate community trainings to livestock herders mainly on pasture storage, conservation and utilization.
  • Identify systems to provide livestock health kits for migrating animals/herders along the migratory routes.
  • Maintain a data collection and analysis mechanisms, including distribution tracking systems, and shares relevant information with partners within the humanitarian community as may be requested.
  • Supports logistics for assessment and training missions including transport and accommodation in Dadaab.
  • Coordinate in compiling weekly/monthly reports on livelihoods activities, meetings and trends and submitting to the Program Manager.
  • Accompany and, from time to time, represent the Project Officers with partners, other donors, Governments or other meetings/ events of interest to the programme, for instance Early Recovery clusters, and report on meetings to the Livelihoods Project Officer as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.
Qualifications
  • Diploma in Social Science, Economics or other relevant field.
  • Previous experience implementing CERF livelihoods projects is a must.
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in livelihoods- related work.
  • Proven experience in project management including administrative and budgetary aspects as well as monitoring and evaluation.
  • Proven experience of supervising staff and leading a team.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and organizational skills
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports.
  • Ability to work effectively and deliver under pressure and strict deadlines;
  • IOM functional competencies required: effective communicator, successful negotiator, creative
  • Analytical thinker, active learner, strong team player and cross cultural facilitator.
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook.
  • Languages: Fluency in English and Kiswahili.
How to apply:

Submit well written cover letter and CV including daytime telephone and e-mail address to:-

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Human Resources Department,
P.O. Box 55040 — 00200,
Nairobi, Kenya

or send via e-mail to hrnairobi@iom.int

Closing Date: 01st August 2011

For latest jobs in Kenya and Kenyan Jobs always visit http://kenyajobtube.blogspot.com/

Vacancy Notice: IOM/075/11

Functional Title: Field worker- Livelihoods (CERF)

2 Positions

Grade: UG (equivalent to G2)

Duty Station: Dadaab, Kenya

Duration of Assignment: 6 Months

Job Description

Under the overall supervision of the Programme Support Assistant and direct supervision from the Project Assistant- CERF the incumbent will assist in the implementation and responsible for the collection of data and information, monitoring and reporting progress of daily activities of the livelihoods component of the program.

General functions:
 
  • Mobilize and sensitise pastoralist communities on communities in livestock marketing.
  • Support establishment of pastoralists’ production groups/companies.
  • Working with pastoralists’ production groups to ensure market compliance on quality and quantity.
  • Conducts interviews and collects information on target beneficiaries.
  • Arranges community meetings by inviting participants, arranging for venue and other logistical aspects of the meeting.
  • Assist in monitoring the progress of individual beneficiaries and ensures that activities are carried out according to the daily work plan and instructions.
  • Reports all issues on livelihood components and participate in brainstorming to resolve issues pertaining to the livelihood activities.
  • Liaise with implementing partners, beneficiaries and local authorities on the developments of the projects.
  • Submit reports on the daily status of the field interventions.
  • Assists the project assistant in the resource mobilization activities for the livelihoods program.
  • Conduct community resource training to project participants/beneficiaries.
  • Facilitate planning, design and implementation of livestock and natural resource management in the community
  • In collaboration with the Project assistant conduct training to community livestock herders on pasture storage, conservation and utilization.
  • Facilitate and monitor resource persons training to group members and beneficiaries.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
  • Diploma in Social Science, Economics or other relevant field.
  • A minimum of 2 years work experience in the field of livelihoods including implementation of peace-building, agricultural or economic recovery projects.
  • Proven experience in community mobilization.
  • IOM functional competencies required: effective communicator, successful negotiator, creative analytical thinker, active learner, strong team player and cross cultural facilitator.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook.
  • Language: Excellent command of spoken and written English and Swahili.
How to apply:

Submit well written cover letter and CV including daytime telephone and e-mail address
to:-

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Human Resources Department,
P.O. Box 55040 — 00200,
Nairobi, Kenya

or send via e-mail to hrnairobi@iom.int

Closing Date: 01st August 2011

For latest jobs in Kenya and Kenyan Jobs always visit http://kenyajobtube.blogspot.com/

Vacancy Notice: IOM/076/11

Functional Title: Community Resource Persons [CORPS]-Livelihoods (CERF)

3 Positions

Grade: Ungraded — daily rate

Duty Station: Dadaab, Kenya

Duration of Assignment: 6 Months

Job Description

Under the overall supervision of the Project Assistant- CERF and direct supervision from the Field Worker- CERF Livelihoods the incumbent will assist in providing community based logistical support and assist in the implementation and responsible for the collection of data and information, monitoring and reporting progress of daily activities of the livelihoods component of the program in the pastora list settlement schemes.

General functions:
 
  • Assists the field assistant in resource mobilization activities for the livelihoods program and implementation of community extension services.
  • Assist in conducting community needs assessment of groups, beneficiaries and help identify community owned project activities/ideas.
  • Facilitate daily monitoring, evaluation and documentation of project activities by management committees and beneficiaries at village level.
  • Conducts interviews and collects information on target beneficiaries in the community.
  • Assist in monitoring the daily progress of individual beneficiaries and ensures that activities are carried out according to the daily work plan and instructions.
  • Reports all issues on livelihood components and participate in brainstorming to resolve issues pertaining to livelihood activities at the village level.
  • Assist in mobilizing and sensitizing pastoralist communities on livestock destocking and re-stocking, animal health and production.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
  • Certificate/training in agriculture, Animal health, Social Science, Economics or other relevant field.
  • A minimum of 1 year work experience in the field of livelihoods including implementation of peace-building, agricultural or economic recovery projects.
  • Proven experience in community mobilization.
  • Proven integrity in community development work, and community owned resource in the particular villages.
  • IOM functional competencies required: effective communicator, successful negotiator, creative analytical thinker, active learner, strong team player and cross cultural facilitator.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook.
  • Language: Excellent command of spoken and written English, Swahili and Somali.
How to apply:

Submit well written cover letter and CV including daytime telephone and e-mail address to:-

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Human Resources Department,
P.O.Box 55040 — 00200,
Nairobi, Kenya

or send via e-mail to hrnairobi@iom.int

Closing Date: 01st August 2011

For latest jobs in Kenya and Kenyan Jobs always visit http://kenyajobtube.blogspot.com/

The Kenya Polytechnic University College A Constituent College of the University of Nairobi

Office of the Principal

1. College Health Services

A. Medical Officer

Grade XII

AD/0005/11

The appointee will be responsible to the Senior Medical Officer and undertake duties and responsibilities within the general functions of the College Health Services.

Applicants should be Kenya citizens with MBChB degree or equivalent from a recognized University. They should have at least 3 years working experience in a hospital or equivalent institution, and must be registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.

They should also have competency in major areas of medical practice, and be ready to work beyond normal working hours, including night and weekends. Those with BLS/ACLS/ATLS will have added advantage.

B. Clinical Officer

Grade IX/X

AD/0006/11

The appointee will be responsible to the Senior Medical Officer and undertake duties and responsibilities within the general functions of the College Health Services. Applicants should be Kenya citizens with at least a Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized institution and be registered by the Clinical Officers Council.

They should have at least 3 years working experience in a hospital or equivalent institution, and should be familiar with HIV/AIDS management and care, management of alcohol and drug abuse or emergency medicine training. The appointee will be expected to work beyond normal working hours, including night and weekends.

C. College Nurse

Grade IX/X

AD/0007/11

The appointee will be responsible to the Senior Medical Officer for general nursing services with the College Health Services. Applicants should be Kenya citizens with at least a Diploma in Nursing, and be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya, with a valid license.

They should have at least 3 years experience in a hospital or equivalent institution, and have competency in counseling, emergency medicine or other relevant areas. The appointee will be expected to work beyond normal working hours, including night and weekends.

D. Pharmaceutical Technologist

Grade IX/X

AD/0008/11

The appointee will be responsible to the Senior Medical Officer for the management and administration of the College Health Services pharmacy. Applicants should be Kenya citizens with at least a relevant Diploma from a recognized institution, and be registered by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.

They should have at least 3 years working experience in a hospital or equivalent institution, and have competency in drug procurement procedures, formulation, handling and dispensing. The appointee will be expected to work beyond normal working hours, including night and weekends.

E. Laboratory Technologist

Grade IX/X

AD/0009/11

The appointee will be responsible to the Senior Medical Officer for the management and administration of the College Health Services laboratory. Applicants should be Kenya citizens with at least a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences from a recognized institution, and be registered by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board.

They should have at least 3 years working experience in a hospital or equivalent institution. The appointee will be expected to work beyond normal working hours, including night and weekends.

F. Medical Records Clerk

Grade V/VI

AD/0010/11

The appointee will be responsible to the Senior Medical Officer for the management and administration of the College Health Services registry. Applicants should be Kenya citizens with at least a Diploma in Medical Records from a recognized institution. They should have at least 3 years working experience in a hospital or equivalent institution.

They should also demonstrate high integrity and proficiency in Health Management Information Systems. The appointee will be expected to work beyond normal working hours, including night and weekends.

2. Centre for Information and Communications Technologies Services

A. Manager, User Support Services (Information Systems Development, ICT Integration)

Grade XIII

AD/00011/11

The appointee will be responsible to the ICT Director for the coordination of the provision of computing support services to the academic, administrative and related functions of the College.

Applicants should be Kenya citizens and have a relevant Degree from a recognized university.

In Addition they should have the necessary and demonstrable experience, preferably in an academic or government institution. They should also possess good customer care and communication skills and be results-oriented.

B. Web Developer / Web Master

Grade XI

AD/0012/11

The appointee will be responsible to the ICT Director for the design and maintenance of the College website, ensuring its correctness, completeness, and timeliness of information on the site. Applicants should be Kenya citizens and have a relevant Degree from a recognized university.

In addition they should have the necessary and demonstrable experience in web design and maintenance, preferably in an academic or government institution. They should also possess good customer care and communication skills and be results-oriented.

Note: Applicants should forward ten (10) copies of their application letters accompanied by a similar number of certified copies of certificates and C.V.s giving details of their qualifications, experience, current designation, salary and benefits.

Candidates applying for teaching positions should indicate details of research activities and publications and the journals in which they appear.

They should also give names, current designations and addresses of three (3) referees, whom they should request to forward their reports directly to the College Principal.

The reference numbers of posts applied for should be clearly quoted on the envelopes and ¡n the applicant’s cover letters and addressed to:

The Principal
The Kenya Polytechnic University College
P.O. Box 52428-00200,
City Square, Nairobi.

E-Mail: principal@kenpoly.ac.ke

Application Deadline: Friday 12th August 2011

For latest jobs in Kenya and Kenyan Jobs always visit http://kenyajobtube.blogspot.com/

Kenyan Jobs Categories

Kenyajobtube. Powered by Blogger.

Music Recording Studio

Get Kenyan Jobs Alerts Via Email

Enter your email address:

Popular Jobs in Kenya

Blog Archive

Join Kenyan Jobs today!