AIC Kijabe Hospital is a leading Christian faith based level 5 hospital in Kenya. We wish to recruit for the below positions. 

Applicants must be born again Christians.
 
1. Staff Chaplain
 
Purpose of the Position: Reporting to the director of chaplaincy the purpose of the position is to glorify God through provision of pastoral care and counseling services to Staff and coordinating staff spiritual activities.
Essential functions:

  • To provide individual, group pastoral counseling for Staff and to maintain appropriate records.
  • To provide vocational assessment and counseling for Staff.
  • To ensure each department has enough resources and materials necessary for spiritual growth.
  • Assess every staff’s spiritual growth on one to one basis and seek to know how AIC Kijabe hospital chaplaincy division may help them grow spiritually.
  • To provide seminars, workshops and training programs for the staff.
  • To coordinate Staff Support department, which is one of the major functional areas of the Hospital chaplaincy service
  • To provide consultation to the Director, peers and other staff members.
  • To provide services to members of the community as need may be.
  • In liaison with the HR Division organize recreation activities that will make members of Kijabe Hospital Staff fellowship and interact well with one another. E.g. games.
  • To conduct specific research and data collection and other projects related to the spiritual well being of staff.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
  • Evidence of spiritual maturity
  • Bachelors’ degree in theology and or biblical or Christian counseling from an accredited program. A Masters Degree will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills.
  • A minimum of five years experience in a similar position or related experience at a senior level. Previous experience as a Pastor or Chaplain in a healthcare setting will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of a broad range of biblical and vocational counseling methods.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage confidential information.
  • Ability to provide educational and discipleship programs to staff
2. Laboratory Phlebotomist    

Purpose of the position: 
Reporting to the Laboratory services manager, the purpose of the position is to bring glory to God by receiving patients’ samples, collect specimens, and distribute them to the respective benches.

Major duties and responsibilities:
  • Sample Collection
  • To prepare blood collection tubes and specimen containers and ensure they are adequate to    
  • collect samples as needed.
  • To draw blood from patients and give them the necessary instructions for good quality specimens and distribute the same to the respective benches.
  • To attend to “stat” orders and ward round as they arise.
  • Make orders to central medical stores and ensure the supplies are neatly arranged in the lab store.
  • Carry out controls on all the glucometers in use and record the results in quality control sheet.
  • To register all In- patient and Out- patients’ specimens received in the Laboratory  
  • appropriately.
  • Prepare all send- out and organize with the Courier for transportation to referral Laboratory.
  • Perform any other appropriate duties as assigned by the Laboratory Manager.
Desirable Qualifications and Experience
  • Kenya certificate of secondary education mean grade C- or equivalent.
  • Certificate in Phlebotomy course or Certificate in Nursing or Certificate in Medical laboratory Sciences
  • Computer literacy
  • A born again Christian with signs of spiritual maturity.
  • Two years in a busy hospital Laboratory Phlebotomy section.
3. Security Manager

Purpose of the Position

 
Reporting to the Head E & F the Security Manager is responsible for managing the risk to the hospital, its employees, patients, assets and interests of stakeholders. 

He/she will ensure all company assets are secured and that there is appropriate physical security. 

Key Roles and Expectations 
 
The position holder will undertake the duties below among other related roles;
  • Identify & assess security threats ensuring mitigation measures are taken.
  • Formulate appropriate security policies and procedures.
  • Prevent, detect and investigate all reported fraud cases.
  • Train staff on fraud management and general security.
  • Liaise with Law enforcement agencies for necessary action on security issues.
  • Provide proper and continuous liaison between the hospital and external stakeholders.
  • Advise the hospital line managers correctly on the implementation of all security detail.
  • Represent the hospital in all security forums with a view to sharing and understanding emerging crime trends in the country.
  • Undertake Security Surveys and advice the leadership appropriately
  • Occasionally assist in vetting all staff to confirm compliance with all security measures.
  • Prepare security inspection reports for presentation to the executive director.
  • Regularly inspect satellite clinics to ensure security compliance and set standards to be adhered to.
Minimum Requirements
  • Degree in Social studies, Criminology, Security studies, Business, Law or any related studies.
  • A Masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • 5 years’ experience in the field of security management with at least 3 years in a similar role.
  • Security Management Skills is a must.
  • Knowledge of the key investigation procedures.
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant laws governing healthcare institutions.
  • Good interpersonal and report writing skills with ability to communicate effectively.
  • Excellent leadership ability.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong Christian values, commitment and passion for the transformation of the low income population.
4. ICT Manager

Purpose of the position: Reporting to the Finance Division Director, the successful candidate will provide overall leadership of the ICT department in the design, development and maintenance of information and communication systems so as to ensure that ICT drives the business.
 
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Maximizing service delivery and fully exploiting technological and business process innovations;
  • Formulating and maintaining ICT standards, policies and procedures that match best practice in the industry and comply with all regulations and licensing requirements;
  • Establishing mechanisms and processes to exploit synergy between the Hospital, its affiliates and partners;
  • Developing ICT budgets and managing all ICT operational and capital expenditures;
  • Providing effective leadership and management of ICT staff to build a highly motivated and performing team.
Qualification and other requirements

Applications are invited from results driven candidates looking for a new challenge and who:-
  • Hold at least a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related discipline
  • Have at least 5 years of progressive experience in ICT, of which at least 2 years should be in team leadership of a high performing ICT team;
  • Have in-depth knowledge of windows and Linux systems administration, project management, website administration, business continuity planning and strategic management;
  • Have in-depth knowledge of business system analysis, project management, business continuity planning and strategic management;
  • Keep abreast with leading edge developments in ICT;
  • Have proven ability in raising the level of ICT utilization across all functions;
  • Have excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge in Java and PostgresSQL programming will be an added advantage
  • Must be a committed Christian
Send your application letter and CV and state how your experience matches the specifications via Email: recruit.kh@kijabe.net / recruit.kijabe@gmail.com on or before 14th March 2014



ur client is an upcoming Micro-Finance Institution offering Loan services to individuals and groups 

Our Client is looking for a young, energetic and passionate individual to fill the position of Accountant
 
Job Purpose: The job holder will reconcile a wide variety of accounting documents such as invoices, departmental billings, employee reimbursements, cash receipts, vendor statements, and journal vouchers; review and code financial information; prepare and process documents to disburse funds, make deposits and prepare reports; compile and review information for accuracy; and maintain records.

Key Responsibilities

  • Processes payments and documents such as invoices, journal vouchers, employee reimbursements, and statements.
  • Examine statements to ensure accuracy and that statements and records comply with laws and regulations
  • Compute taxes owed, prepare tax returns, and ensure prompt payment and compliance with taxation legislation.
  • Inspect account books and accounting systems to keep up to date.
  • Organize and maintain financial records.
  • Make best-practices recommendations to management; Suggest ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues and improve profits
  • Verifies items billed against items ordered and received and reconciles differences through follow-up with the vendor and/or other employees.
  • Analyse and investigate annual and monthly financial accounts; enters, updates, and/or retrieves accounting data from automated systems.
  • Posts financial data to appropriate accounts in an automated accounting system, according to instructions.
  • Controls income and expenditure Disburses funds using manual/local warrants or petty cash and makes change according to specific instructions.
  • Endorses warrants or money orders, prepares account deposit documents, and deposits money as directed.
  • preparing reports, budgets, business plans, commentaries and financial statements; financial forecasting and risk analysis;
  • developing and managing financial systems/policies;
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance
  • At least ACCA/CPA level 2
  • Minimum of 2 -3 years’ experience as an accountant
  • Applicants from a Microfinance background preferred
  • Knowledge of Accounting softwares
Attributes
  • A love of numbers
  • Very detail oriented
  • A high degree of integrity
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A high degree of computer literacy
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills
Salary: Kshs. (35,000 – 45,000)
 
How to apply:
 
If you are interested in the position and have the skills and competencies our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package to info@dorbe-leit.co.ke (Indicating the JOB TITLE on the Subject Line) before close of business 14th March 2014. 

Only successful candidates will be contacted.



Advertisement Seeking: Project Driver
 
Are you a Kenyan with Driving Experience and interested in working on a Somalia Program?
 
Are you committed to honesty and integrity?
 
Would you like to join a dynamic team working on stabilization initiatives for Somalia? Please read on!
 
USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) Program
 
The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia. 

The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens’ relationships with government officials. 

TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals.
 
The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Project Driver to be based in Nairobi Office and field travels to project areas. 

As the project driver, you will be responsible for the safe transport od staff, goods and documentation on behalf of the program. 

In addition, you will ensure that vehicles are properly maintained, fueled and record on vehicle maintenance are maintained. 

You may be requested to perform other office functions at the request of the chief of party, operations manager or office manager.

Qualifications and skills sought
  • Secondary school level certificate
  • Valid Driving license
  • Excellent knowledge of Nairobi area is a must. Knowledge of Kenya-Somali boarder areas is a significant advantage.
  • Good understanding of vehicles, especially 4x4s.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in driving.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Good character and honesty in all dealings with and on behalf of the organization. Needs to be respectful and flexible with working hours.
  • Needs to be culture sensitive.
  • Sound physical condition, including and especially eyesight. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit to an eye test to verify good optical health.
  • Auto mechanic and vehicle maintenance skills will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Somali and English Language required.
Do you have the above qualifications and skills? 

Please send 

1) a CV 

2) current position and salary history and 

3) three professional references to TIS@dai.com and or tisdairecruitment@gmail.com.

Closing date: Monday, March 17, 2014.

Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.



Project Manager

Location:
 Nairobi

Job Type: Consultant

Application Deadline: 3/28/14
 
Note: the position closes at 12:01 am EST.

About Dalberg

Dalberg is comprised of Dalberg Global Development Advisors, a strategic advisory firm, D. Capital, an asset management and investment advisory firm, and Dalberg Research, a research and analysis firm. 

From a diverse footprint of 12 offices around the world, Dalberg focuses exclusively on development, social impact, and developing markets. 

Our mission is to mobilize effective responses to the world’s most pressing issues and to raise living standards in developing countries. We strive to achieve social impact by creating value for our clients.
    
Description

Maximize your potential. 


Tackle the world’s toughest problems. 

Build expertise in areas that matter to you. 

Become a global development leader.

About You


You are a global development leader and you thrive in tackling global issues, from malnutrition to climate change to economic growth, ensuring no population is left behind. 

You enjoy leading high-performing teams that drive the delivery of innovative and results-oriented solutions for clients, by proposing tailored frameworks that address a client’s specific challenges.  

You excel in solving problems using evidence-based, strategic and creative thinking, and you want to put your skills to work – transforming the organizations that fund and instigate change around the world. You are a passionate, committed self-starter with experience as a ‘top-performer’ at a leading international management consultancy firm, a passion for international development, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Dalberg Project Managers live and work around the world, creating a network of local experience anchored by our offices in Africa, Latin America, North America and South Asia. 

Dalberg consultants combine ground-level insight with experience from top-tier professional services firms and leading academic institutions to create actionable solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.

Qualifications:
  • At least one year managing high-performing teams in a problem-solving, analytical environment.
  • Prior management experience in a consulting environment preferred: 1+ years of experience as a manager at a leading international management consultancy and a ‘top-performer’ throughout tenure
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience framing and analyzing evidence-based solutions to strategic challenges.
  • Prior consulting experience preferred: Expert knowledge of consulting “toolkit”
  • Strong analytical abilities, both quantitative and qualitative
  • Ability to present information in a concise, insightful and structured manner, both in written and oral
  • Demonstrated initiative and capacity to perform well in a entrepreneurial atmosphere
  • Masters in Business Administration or Masters in Public Administration/ Policy or PhD from a top university with excellent academic record
  • A passion for international development, typically evidenced by a strong interest and prior exposure to global issues such as economic development, global health, education or the environment
  • Experience living and working in different cultures; time spent in developing countries strongly preferred
  • Sensitivity to the political and cultural environments of international public agencies or similar complex environments
  • Strong regional/in-country networks preferred
  • Demonstrated fluency with English speaking and writing skills; proficiency with other languages a plus
Note: Employment in all the Dalberg offices is conditional on the candidate having or obtaining the requisite authorization to live and work in that country. 

Your Role and How You Will Create Impact

Project Managers drive and deliver projects from kick-off to final presentation, managing team members working across multiple work streams for any given project. 

As forward thinking leaders, Project Managers work very closely with the Dalberg management team to drive creative ideas and results for our clients worldwide. 

Project Managers are also accountable for the quality of client deliverables, and for proposing sustainable solutions that will generate new and repeat business engagements.  

Project Managers serve as a key liaison between Dalberg and the client, ensuring that each project is successful from idea to execution and even through to implementation.

With a combination of analytical skills and social acumen, Project Managers are savvy communicators who simplify complex findings, develop insightful recommendations, and structure communications that promote constructive dialogues with diverse stakeholders in the public sector, private sector, civil society, and international communities.

Responsibilities:
  • Take accountability for the quality of client deliverables
  • Take a leadership role in building and managing the firm
  • Manage relationships with clients and other stakeholders, often serving as the first point of contact for content questions and logistics
  • Provide guidance to team members at all stages of the project; maintain responsibility for project budgets and timelines
  • Develop and maintain client relationships and contribute to thought leadership initiatives in order to generate new business engagements
About Our Clients

Our clients come to us with some of the most difficult global problems, seeking solutions where the obvious ones have failed. We supply new ideas, drawing from a deep base of knowledge that cuts across sectors and geographies and is growing every day. 

We create value for clients focused on social impact by using on-the-ground research and rigorous business analysis to help governments, foundations, international agencies, NGOs, and corporations develop strategies and assess programs in areas such as access to finance, inclusive growth, global health, and energy and the environment. 

Some of our recent clients include foundations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, corporations such as Pepsi and Vodafone, multilateral institutions such as the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, UN Agencies such as UNICEF and the UNEP, and government agencies such as DFID and the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency.

Join Our Team!


Our current opportunities are in Nairobi.

Please submit your application at www.dalberg.com/careers

Your application should include a resume, cover letter and a short essay. During the same recruitment period, please only apply to one position at Dalberg.  

This position should be the role best suited to your current professional experience and to your first preference location. If there are multiple locations recruiting for the same position, you will have the opportunity to rank your next 2 location preferences within your application.

In addition to your cover letter, please respond to ONE of the following questions (and limit your response to less than 500 words):

1)  What is one business solution to poverty that you think could help improve development outcomes?

2)  Working at Dalberg, you will get to advise leaders of large NGO’s, international companies and government agencies on what they should do to more effectively end poverty. What messages would you like to bring to these leaders and why?

Candidates selected for interviews will be invited for a number of interviews to test their consulting skills through case questions, and to discuss their interests and experience. 

As the interviews progress to the second and final rounds, candidates may be asked to interview in-person at a Dalberg office.



Let your career take wings with Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways - ‘the Pride of Africa’ - is a leading regional airline, carrying close to 4 million passengers per year throughout Africa and across the world, with revenues in excess of US$1bn and a staff compliment of 4000. 

The Company, Kenya’s national flag carrier went public in 1996, listing on the Nairobi Stock Exchange, and continues to have significant shareholders including the Kenyan government and KLM. 

Apart from its European destinations, the airline currently flies directly to China (Hong Kong, Guangzhou) and India (Mumbai, Delhi) with the vision to increase the network significantly and augment its fleet to around 120 aircrafts by 2021. 

Kenya Airways, within the next 18 months, will possess a compliment of modern aircraft positioning itself for growth.

Position: Chief Executive Officer
 
Nairobi Kenya based
 
Competitive remuneration package
 
Role
  • Working with the Board of Directors to define the strategic priorities of the company in order to secure its continued success as a leading African airline, and increasingly position it as a global player.
  • Drive financial discipline, grow the revenues of the business and manage profitability through a time of significant expansion.
  • Managing diverse shareholder expectations, relationships and returns in line with the agreed upon strategy.
  • Provide visionary and inspired leadership of an internationally spread, diverse, and experienced team.
Qualifications
  • A business leader with experience in successfully driving aggressive and sustainable growth, managing complex capital intensive businesses, and delivering operational and safety excellence.
  • Proven ability to build, lead and inspire teams across multiple areas of activities and able to navigate businesses through change.
  • 10-15 years senior management experience and a minimum of 10 years as an executive director. Aviation and African experience an added advantage.
  • A track record in dealing with both public and private sector stakeholders. 
  • Fostering a collaborative culture with passengers, the corporate sector, local authorities, alliance and industry partners, international governments, global regulators and the aviation industry at large.
Please reply with full details, quoting reference number 31313-004 before 21 March 2014 to: kenyaairways@spencerstuart.com
 
Applicants are advised not to remit any funds to anyone purporting to facilitate employment in Kenya Airways.

NB: Kenya Airways only processes applications submitted on-line and does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
Senior Consultant

Location: 
Nairobi

Job Type: Consultant

Application Deadline: 3/19/14
 
Note: the position closes at 12:01 am EST.

About Dalberg


Dalberg is comprised of Dalberg Global Development Advisors, a strategic advisory firm, D. Capital, an asset management and investment advisory firm, and Dalberg Research, a research and analysis firm. 

From a diverse footprint of 12 offices around the world, Dalberg focuses exclusively on development, social impact, and developing markets. 

Our mission is to mobilize effective responses to the world’s most pressing issues and to raise living standards in developing countries. 

We strive to achieve social impact by creating value for our clients.
    
Description

Maximize your potential. 

Tackle the world’s toughest problems. 

Build expertise in areas that matter to you. 

Become a global development leader.

About You

You aspire to become a leader in global development by tackling global issues, from malnutrition to climate change to economic growth, ensuring no population is left behind. 

You drive the delivery of innovative and results-oriented solutions for clients and propose problem-solving, tailored frameworks that address client challenges.  

You excel in solving problems using clear strategic and creative thinking, and you want to put your skills to work – transforming organizations that fund change around the world. 

You are a passionate, committed self-starter with experience as a ‘top-performer’ in a leading international management consultancy firm, a passion for international development, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Dalberg consultants live and work around the world, creating a network of local experience anchored by our offices in Africa, South Asia, and Latin America. 

Dalberg combines ground-level insight with experience from top-tier professional services firms and leading academic institutions to create actionable solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.

Qualifications:
  • Masters in Business Administration or Masters in Public Administration/ Policy or PhD from a top university
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a ‘top performer’ in a leading international management consultancy, pre-graduate school, or a similar type of private sector experience
  • Strong analytical abilities, both quantitative and qualitative
  • Ability to present information in an insightful and structured manner, both written and oral
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and coach/ manage junior team members where required
  • Exposure to global issues such as economic development, global health, education or the environment
  • Professionalism and demonstrated experience working with senior officials in the public and/ or private sector
  • Experience living and working in different cultures, time spent in developing countries strongly preferred
  • Sensitivity to the political and cultural environments of international public agencies or similar complex environments
  • Strong regional/in-country networks preferred
Note: Employment in all the Dalberg offices is conditional on the candidate having or obtaining the requisite authorization to live and work in that country. 

What You Will Do and How You Will Grow

Senior Consultants provide the critical thinking and analytical horse power that drive our teams. 

Senior Consultants own work streams, apply problem-solving frameworks, and conduct rigorous analyses to answer some of the most challenging questions in development today.  

With a combination of analytical skills and social acumen, Seniors Consultants simplify complex findings, develop insightful recommendations, and structure communications that promote constructive dialogues with diverse stakeholders in the public sector, private sector, civil society, and international communities.

Dalberg is a platform for change. 

Our staff is empowered to start new programs, institute best practices, and develop traditions that will define the Dalberg experience for years to come.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead research and complex analyses on key development-related topics
  • Develop and deliver structured communication to clients
  • Coach junior team members
  • Contribute to developing our partnership with clients and peer organizations
  • Actively contribute towards Dalberg’s firm-building initiatives
About Our Clients

Our clients come to us with some of the most difficult global problems, seeking solutions where the obvious ones have failed. 

We supply new ideas, drawing from a deep base of knowledge that cuts across sectors and geographies and is growing every day. 

We create value for clients focused on social impact by using on-the-ground research and rigorous business analysis to help governments, foundations, international agencies, NGOs, and corporations develop strategies and assess programs in areas such as access to finance, inclusive growth, global health, and energy and the environment. 

Some of our recent clients include foundations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, corporations such as Pepsi and Vodafone, multilateral institutions such as the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, UN Agencies such as UNICEF and the UNEP, and government agencies such as DFID and the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency.

Join Our Team!

Our current opportunities are in Nairobi

Please submit your application at www.dalberg.com/careers

Your application should include a resume, cover letter and a short essay. 

During the same recruitment period, please only apply to one position at Dalberg.  

This position should be the role best suited to your current professional experience and to your first preference location. 

If there are multiple locations recruiting for the same position, you will have the opportunity to rank your next 2 location preferences within your application.

In addition to your cover letter, please respond to ONE of the following questions (and limit your response to less than 500 words):

1)  What is one business solution to poverty that you think could help improve development outcomes? 

2)  How can an effective, innovative solution from a developing country context be scaled to additional regions/countries to improve standards of living?

Candidates selected for interviews will be invited for a number of interviews to test their consulting skills through case questions, and to discuss their interests and experience. 

As the interviews progress to the second and final rounds, candidates may be asked to interview in-person at a Dalberg office.



Regional Senior Child Protection Manager

About Us
: For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children’s lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world’s largest independent child rights organization, underpinned by a vision in a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. 

Our mission to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity. 

We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. 

Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behavior towards children both in their private and professional lives.
 
The East African Regional Office is responsible for 8 countries in East Africa, including Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania and Ethiopia, with a current staff complement of approximately 3500 staff, and current expenditure of approximately $200 million each year.
 
Save the Children East Africa Regional Office (EARO) would like to recruit a Regional Senior Child Protection Manager for the Regional Program located in Nairobi, Kenya.
 
Role Purpose: The Child Protection Program Manager will provide leadership to the regional child protection program team to ensure effective coordination and successful implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and quality assurance of Save the Children’s protection program portfolio in East Africa that currently focuses on strengthening national child protection systems, addressing the needs of children affected by armed conflict, strengthening family based alternative care of children and eliminating physical punishment in the home. 

The regional program primarily targets strengthening systems within the African Union however works with other relevant stakeholders including Governments in the Region, Civil Society Organizations, the United Nations and Children. 

The current child protection expenditure per annum is approximately 3 million USD.

Key Areas of Accountability
 
Child protection regional priorities 
  • Provide on-going technical support, mentoring and guidance to program staff and partners to ensure programming meets child protection best practices and feed into the Save the Children’s Child Protection Initiative Global Breakthrough.
  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of the child protection regional strategy to meet the needs to children affected by violence including those affected by conflict.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all relevant stakeholders in child protection including other INGOs, Civil Society Organizations, UN Agencies and relevant AU Bodies.
  • Create regional platforms for shared learning, coordination and breakthroughs in addressing violence against children with governments, civil society and the African Union.
  • Support the establishment of a regional reference hub to be the voice on the harmful effects of corporal/physical punishment to ensure the elimination of corporal punishment and changing social practice through positive discipline
  • Support measures to enhance knowledge and expertise of staff within SC East Africa in the area of Child Protection.
  • Oversee partner sub-award agreements and ensure compliance with SCI and donor conditions for effective implementation.
Monitoring, Reporting and Business Development
  • Oversee monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of activities to ensure program activities are being implemented as planned and the appropriate data is being collected to measure program impact.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of regional CP programs including development and submission of reports in compliance to internal and external requirements including cooperation agreements with partners and reports.
  • Initiate, develop and strengthen relationships with donors, regional partners, UN agencies and international organizations on CP
  • Ensure that the CP work in the region adheres to the general guidelines of the CP Global Initiative and that further and closer collaboration with the global initiative is explored
  • Develop a system to track regional CP funds from donors and ensure timely narrative and financial reporting
  • Manage the entire program budget and in particular oversee all budget expenditures to ensure compliance with SC’s and donor regulations; review monthly Budget vs. Actual reports and work with Finance and the Grants Coordinator to facilitate corrections.
  • In collaboration with the child protection regional team, play a leading role in the development of proposals to expand Save the Children’s regional child protection portfolio in the Region.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in law, social work, social development, or development work. Post Graduate qualifications in the same field will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in child protection programming or rights-based programme development, with an international organization, preferably within a regional context
  • Prior experience with SC considered an asset
  • Good understanding of application of child protection systems thinking within government and community settings
  • Good understanding of programme, financial and operational management processes
  • Good understanding of monitoring and evaluation systems
This should be send to EA.recruitment@savethechildren.org by COB 21st March 2014.

We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. 

All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and organizational Code of Conduct.



Terms of Reference for Study of 14-16 Year Olds for the Girls on the Move Program 

i. Background

TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. 

We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. 

Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. 

With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

For more information, visit www.technoserve.org

ii. Overview of the Girls on the Move Program
 
TechnoServe through the Girls on the Move Program is helping young and vulnerable girls aged 14-19 from the slums of Nairobi establish and develop girl-owned and managed Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) that will, in the short- and long-term, empower girls in their own community to sustainably increase their engagement in safe and productive economic opportunities. 

Through the CBO’s girls will be passing on the gift to other girls as trainers, mentors and role models in their community. As a result, hundreds of girls will start businesses, find jobs and access further educational opportunities. 

For the first time in their lives, girls will have their own income enabling them to make an economic contribution to their households, enter formal financial markets, put aside savings and borrow to grow their businesses. 

The Program is supporting girls to establish and develop five girls owned and managed community-based organizations (CBOs). 

In the course of the program, these CBOs will work with 1,300 girls aged 14-19 (975 girls aged 17-19 and 325 girls aged 14-16) over 12 months to sustainably increase their engagement in safe and productive economic opportunities.

iii. Purpose of the Consultancy 
 
The Girls on the Move program has already formed five community based organizations and through the CBOs been able to train over 350 girls between 14 to 16 years in financial literacy, life skills, entrepreneurship and employability. 

The program is therefore seeking a consultant to conduct study of the 14 to 16 year olds that have gone through the program, document best practices and therefore enable TechnoServe to share these with relevant stakeholders. 

A case study document will be developed, posted on TechnoServe website and circulated to relevant stakeholders. 

The consultant will report to the Program Manager and will work with closely with  the CBO coordinator and the CBO leaders. 
 
iv. Terms of Reference for the study on 14 -16 year olds
 
The specific terms of reference for the assignment shall be;
  • Prior to commencing  of the process, the consultant will be required to review relevant  Girls on the Move Program documents relating to the assignment in order to develop a wider understanding of the task.
  • Provide the donor and the different stakeholders involved in the adolescents economic empowerment space with accurate, reliable information.
  • Through the process of research and involvement in data collection provide project field staff and stake holders with an in-depth understanding of the underlying causes and factors affecting the reach of the 14-16 year girls’ to economic empowerment programs.
  • Use available data and other information to accurately identify trends, patterns, incidence and causes of adolescent girls shunning away from accessing formal financial institutions.
  • Provide an analysis of the extent to which there is an enabling environment for the realization of reaching more 14 to 16 year olds.
v. Roles and Responsibilities 
 
Consultant
  • Prepare the methodology and develop appropriate tools in consultation with TechnoServe to carry out the process.
  • Facilitate the focus group discussions with the CBOs leaders and target group.
  • Prepare a case study as spelled out in the terms of reference.
TechnoServe
  • Avail documents relevant program that the consultant might require.
  • Ensure the girls are available for the focus group discussions.
  • Payment of the consultant as per the agreement.
  • Give input to draft and final reports.
vi. Key deliverables
  • 2 hard copies and a soft copy (in CD ROM) of the final case study shall be submitted to TechnoServe.
  • The consultant should develop a feasible costed work plan/activity schedule. The successful consultant must commit to accomplish and deliver the consultancy services and deliverables on or before 30th May 2014.
vii. Proposal contents and evaluation criteria
 
Proposal must address each of the following criteria. Each proposal may be awarded points up to the amount listed.  
No
Activity
Score
1
Proposal strategy and plan
30%
2
Successful past experience of a similar nature
25%
3
Proposed team/Individual expertise (background, years of experience etc)
25%
4
Financial Proposal
20%
Total
100%

viii. Selection process
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting studies on adolescent girls.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and information-gathering skills
  • Highly collaborative and results oriented work approach
  • Resourcefulness, critical and creative thinking
  • Ability to structure and manage complex tasks
This assignment requires an individual who is passionate about empowering disadvantaged girls and women. 

The consultant should also be willing to work in the slums of Nairobi. 

The proposal should reach TechnoServe not later than close of business 24th March 2014. 

Emails should have the subject line clearly marked as “Study of 14 to 16 year old girls’ Consultancy Service”.

Any proposal received after the time for submission of proposals shall not be evaluated.

The proposal should be submitted to the email address below: kenyaprocurement@tns.org

Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

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