Save the Children is the world’s largest independent children’s organization, making immediate
and long-lasting improvements to children’s lives in over 120 countries worldwide.

Save the Children is made up of 27 member organisations across the globe.

Through Unified Presence, Save the Children aims to create a stronger voice for children by unifying the operations in all countries where more than one Save the Children Member organizations operates.

This will result in one organisation at the national level in each country and a unified Programme delivery structure for all Save the Children Alliance Members.

Save the Children has a long history of working in partnership in Somalia and it is one of the
leading Ingo’s working in Somalia for the rights of children.

Save the Children has a unified presence in Somalia and Somaliland since January 2010 and is working in the thematic areas of education (including skills training for youth), health, protection and emergency responses.

Save the children has an operation in Somaliland, Puntland and South Central Somalia.

Due to constraints on security, and the need to liaise with UN agencies, other NGOs and donors
the country office is based in Nairobi and senior managers and directors are expected to travel
extensively to monitor and support programme work in all parts of Somalia that are accessible
and where security threats are being effectively mitigated.

The Deputy Nutrition Adviser will assist in the formulation, planning, monitoring, and evaluation
of Nutrition project(s) of Save the Children Somalia/Somaliland and to ensure quality and
impact of the emergency nutrition interventions through facilitation, technical support and
capacity building of field staff and partners in all the supported regions of Somalia.

The post holder will be responsible for providing strengthened support through regular field visits, regular on the job mentoring and capacity building, monitoring the programme quality and adherence to nutritional protocols and standards, data management (i.e. compilation, analysis and reporting etc), and documentation of lessons learned and innovations.

The Deputy Nutrition Adviser will work closely with the country and regional response teams to identify and give technical inputs on the nutrition related challenges.

He/she will also focus on the quality and timely submission of monthly, quarterly, mid-term and final project reports.

He/she will also be frequently travelling to the field to monitor the overall implementation and progress of nutrition activities.

You will have at least five years of hands on experience in the management of emergency
nutrition programs in the humanitarian field (Field work experience);
be familiar with the emergency Nutrition intervention Guidelines, protocols and procedures (Nutrition interventions and surveys); be an expert in Project Cycle Management and programme formulation; have good analytical capacity; have solid training and team management skills; have solid budget management skills; have good communication skills; with knowledge of informatics : Word, Excel and PowerPoint and ENA for SMART and SPSS; excellent speaking, writing and reading
Knowledge of English is required and Somali is desirable and excellent reporting skills.

For additional information on the job description, working context, person’s specifications,
please visit: www.somaliangoconsortium.org

Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Our
people are as diverse as the challenges we face.

Applications should be forwarded to: vacancies@scsom.org

Application Closing Date: Friday 9th March 2012.

However, the closing date may be earlier than this date due to the urgency in filling the position

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Kenya serves vulnerable populations in the Turkana and Garissa regions as well as in Eastleigh, Nairobi.

The IRC implements programs in the areas of comprehensive primary health care, nutrition, protection, peace building, water and sanitation and hygiene (WASH), HIV/AIDS prevention, response to gender based violence, disaster risk reduction (DRR), livelihoods and governance.

Applications are invited for the following positions:

1. Human Resources and Administration Manager - Hagadera

Job Purpose / Objective

Based in Hagadera refugee camp, the HR and Administration Manager will work in liaison with the Field Coordinator and the Human Resource Coordinator to offer support services in Human Resource Management and Administration to IRC staff members as regards personnel administration, auxiliary payroll processing, leave administration, recruitment and employee relations in the IRC Kenya, Dadaab Program.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Business Management or related degree. Graduate diploma in Human Resource management with a strong working experience in the HR field is an added advantage
  • Conversant with word processing, spreadsheet and email computer applications
Required Experience & Competencies:
  • At least 3 years experience in Human Resource management
  • Good knowledge and application of the Kenyan Labour Law
  • Strong interpersonal skills, high degree of flexibility and a team player
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills
  • Budget and program management experience is an added advantage
  • Fluency in oral and written English and Swahili. Fluency in Somali language will be an added advantage
2. Data Manager, Lodwar

Based in Lodwar, the Data Manager will work closely with provincial and district Ministry of Health (MOH) Health Records Information Officers in providing training and necessary support for data collection, analysis, dissemination, and use at all levels of health service delivery.

He/she will assist facility-based health workers and community-based groups to develop and maintain a system that facilitates use of data and information for their day-to-day functions and to track their own progress, compare their services to others, and better understand the value and meaning of the data they collect.

Qualifications:
  • A degree in Statistics/Health Statistics required. Masters degree in biostatistics preferable.
  • At least two years experience in monitoring and evaluation of public health programs.
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS monitoring and familiarity with the PEPFAR indicators and MOH tools.
  • Computer skills in word processing, spread sheets, and database management packages.
  • Knowledge in management, maintenance, and troubleshooting computer systems including LAN preferred.
  • Fluency in oral and written English.
  • Fluency in Turkana language will be an added advantage
Full Job descriptions can be downloaded at www.rescue.org/careers

To apply please go to http://www.rescue.org/careers and search for NAME OF THE POSITION.

Please apply on or before 16th March 2012

IRC leading the way from harm to home

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

PUBLIC ALERT: DISCLAIMER

MISUSE OF OUR NAME FOR FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES


The Management of International Rescue Committee (IRC) Kenya, wishes to inform the general public that it has come to our notice, that some unauthorized groups and organized individuals posing as our staff have been extorting money from the general public for their personal gains promising to offer jobs within IRC.

The general public should please take note all vacant IRC jobs has are advertised either in the local print media or on our website www.rescue.org/careers.

Interested candidates are NOT required to pay any recruitment/interview fee.

You are encouraged to report such individuals/groups to the nearest police station to investigate their conduct or to IRC at IRCKenya@rescue.org.

I. General Information

Title of Consultancy: Evaluation of GoJ / UNDP RECSA

Type of Contract:
Independent Contractor (IC)

Duration of the assignment: 1 month

Duty station: Home / Remote

II. Background

The Regional Centre on Small Arms in the Great Lakes Region, the Horn of Africa and Bordering States (RECSA) is an Inter-Governmental organization with a mandate to coordinate the implementation of the Nairobi Protocol on the Prevention, Control and Reduction of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the Great Lakes Region, the Horn of Africa and Bordering States.

It was established in June, 2005 by the 3rd Ministerial Review Conference.

There are 13 Member States signatory to the Nairobi Declaration and Nairobi Protocol namely:- Burundi, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania.

The mission of RECSA is to coordinate action in the Member States against Small Arms and Light Weapons proliferation in the Great Lakes Region, the Horn of Africa and Bordering States.

III. Objectives and Scope of work

The purpose of the end-of-project evaluation is to provide the donor, UNDP and RECSA as well as stakeholders analysis of the project effectiveness. It will evaluate results achieved against expected goals and objectives, inputs and outputs set forth in the project document.

The evaluation will offer strategic and operational recommendations which will inform future programs on small arms and light weapons to RECSA and its partners.

Specific objectives are:
  • Evaluate the level and rate of delivery of project resources and activities against overall objectives,
  • Assess and evaluate the key risks and challenges faced during implementation of activities and their impact;
  • To establish the extent to which the project has achieved its objectives (as stated in the project document);
  • Deduce lessons learnt and document success stories
  • To establish the overall and lasting impact of the project.
VII: Qualifications

SALW Experts (who should be East African nationals):

Masters degree in social sciences, security studies, conflict management, government and international relations, development studies or related fields.

1. The lead Consultants should have at least 10 years experience in the design and execution of evaluation systems, conducting evaluation of projects including impact assessment, and with proven ability to assess project activities against objectives and impact.

2. The Evaluator (2nd Consultant) should have at least 5 years experience in the design and execution of evaluation systems, conducting evaluation of projects including impact assessment, and with proven ability to assess project activities against objectives and impact.

3. Specifically, the Consultant team should have;
  • Knowledge and experience in social research methodology.
  • Adequate theoretical and practical knowledge of broader security concepts, small arms issues, armed violence reduction, stockpile management, voluntary disarmament;,
  • Demonstrated contributions to evaluation and impact assessment in previous roles.
  • English language fluency; and the ability to write clearly, concisely and comparatively.
Applications:

Qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications by completing the P11 form and the Individual consultant information sheet, quoting the title ‘Evaluation of GoJ/UNDP RECSA; the same should be submitted on or before 4.00 P.M on 9 March 2012 to the following email address; consultants.ken@undp.org.

Please see the Terms of reference, the P11 form, the Individual Contract proposal form and the terms and conditions of Individual Contracts under ’Related Documents’ by visiting the UNDP website: http://www.ke.undp.org/index.php/procurements.

Programme Officer - Livelihoods

Based:
Nairobi, Kenya

Terms: 2 years Fixed Term Contract

Closing date: 16th March 2012

Job reference: EAP/053/JG

The Program Officer role works within the International programs role family and the wider programme funding remit.

In this role you will be responsible for supporting and managing Christian Aid partnerships and programmes as well as the effective disbursement of funds to East Africa Country programmes including recommending grants to partners.

The post holder will also contribute to the development of Christian Aid policy and strategy, engage with and promote communications and fundraising, including institutional donors. The role will be based in Nairobi. Occasional travel is required.

About the Role

The role holder will have a strong background knowledge of institutional donors, particularly the EU, ECHO, DFID policies funding modalities and rules.

He/She will have a good understanding of international development issues, governance, power and rights, financial controls and procedures and familiarity with programme cycle management, approaches and tools including participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation.

You will need to demonstrate your ability to identify key policy agenda on livelihoods and integrating these into the program.

Able to work independently, you will have strong communication and relationship building skills to ensure you are able to contribute to the delivery of information, ideas and opinions within a workgroup.

You will engage in strategic livelihoods forums including the UN, Government and other NGO forums.

You will also need to have good understanding of conflict transformation work, livelihoods programmes management, good understanding of issues of climate change and adaptation to climate change, solid experience in policy influencing and advocacy relating to agriculture policy, mobilizing farmer groups, linking farmers to metrological data , market access for pastoralists, climate change, livelihoods work, and managing humanitarian emergency interventions.

About You

You will be a motivated, dynamic and innovative individual, able to deliver results from a wide spectrum of projects. Team working and coordination skills will therefore be pertinent to this position.

You will demonstrate high levels of reliability and ability to deliver program reports on time. Ability to monitor budget implementation and ensuring programme-budget compliance is paramount to this role.

This role requires a university degree in development studies or similar; direct experience of programme appraisal, monitoring and evaluation, and developing partner’s capacity, experience in designing, managing, delivering and evaluating emergency and development projects; knowledge of humanitarian standards and policies; strong communication, training and workshop facilitation, and representation skills.

Fluency in English language is mandatory.

About Christian Aid

More than half the world lives in poverty. We aim to put a stop to that. So we campaign against the structures and rules that keep people poor.

And we work with local organizations to give people strength to find their own solutions to the problems they face, irrespective of their religion.

If you are as determined as we are to end poverty and injustice across the world, work with us to make change happen.

About the Rewards

We value the input of everyone who works for us. That’s why you can expect a wide range of rewards that helps you enjoy a good work/life balance.

To apply for this position you need to access the full advertisement on Christian Aid website on
www.christianaid.org.uk/jobs and follow the links to download the international application form and role profile.

Please email your completed application forms to: nairobi@christian-aid.org; (quoting the reference number)

You will require current and valid permission to work in Kenya.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted and that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Christian Aid values diversity and aspires to reflect this in its workforce.

We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

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