Friday, July 17, 2009

ChildFund – Kenya Vacancies Announcement

ChildFund – Kenya, (Formaerly CCF Kenya), whose headquarters is in Nairobi is one of the most respected international child development organizations in the world, and a non-sectarian charitable organization dedicated to serving the needs of children worldwide wishes to recruit qualified staff in the following positions in their various Kenyan Offices:

BvVLF Samburu Project Manager

Working closely with the ECCD National Program Manager, Grants Coordinator, affiliated Community Organisations and other stakeholders on the ground, the ECCD BvLF Project Manager will be responsible for the following:
  • Leading and coordinating the development and implementation of Detailed Implementation Plans
  • Ensuring the Project is implemented according to approved budget and donor guidelines and that ChildFund procedures and policies are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensuring regular monitoring and evaluation of the project and use the information to improve project quality and implementation
  • Ensuring timely and quality reporting of project activities
  • Maintaining accurate project records
  • Maintaining staff technical proficiency and productivity
  • Documenting lessons learnt and best practices for experience sharing and replication.
  • Promoting the voice of children and youth in the implementation of the project
Requirements:
  • Minimum of a degree in Early Childhood studies, Community Development, or any relevant Social Sciences.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Training and facilitation skills and experience required
  • Knowledge of computer skills and application
  • At least 3 years work experience with a child focused NGO
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
Field Officer - Loipi-Kajiado ECCD Project

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Field Officer will be based in the target community and be responsible for:
  • Mobilizing community support, including participation and resources for successful implementation of the project,
  • Coordinating implementation of project plans within the community level and ensuring implementation is according to the budget and donor contractual obligations
  • Promptly preparing and submitting monthly and quarterly progress reports
  • Liaising with community organizations and other agencies in the area to mobilize additional resources for the project
Requirements
  • A minimum of a Diploma, preferably Early Childhood Development
  • At least three (3) years experience in the management of grant funded projects
  • Demonstrated experience in donor report writing
  • Proven organisational, analytical, negotiating, communication (oral and written) and training skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and meet strict deadlines
  • Knowledge of local language will be added advantage
Monitoring and Evaluation Officers
Eastern and Western Regions (2 Positions)
Based in Kisumu and Machakos Respectively

Reporting to the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator, the M&E officers will work closely with the Regional Managers (Western and Eastern Regions), Area Managers and Projects Managers:
  • To develop specific projects development strategies, performance indicators, monitoring plans, and methodologies.
  • Facilitate needs assessments and other pre-program data collection activities as needed by programs design within the Regions.
  • Coordinate the design and conducting of baseline surveys, mid-term evaluations, and final evaluations in the Regions as per the programs’ approved M&E plans.
  • Spearhead in development of monitoring and reporting tools and oversee quality implementation of M&E activities in the Regions to meet ChildFund Kenya standards.
  • Support development of management information system (MIS) that includes monitoring tools, tracking and reporting mechanisms, and the development and maintenance of a computerized database.
  • Facilitate annual reviews and reflections as well as production of periodical performance reports, tracking and analysis of long-term data trends in Region programs.
  • Organize and facilitate training workshops for staff and partners on M&E skills as well as technical, sector specific.
Requirements

Suitable candidates should have minimum of a university degree preferably in social sciences and/or statistics supported with strong training (diploma) in project planning and management; and should have proven experience working with:
  • The logical framework approach and other strategic planning approaches;
  • M&E methods and approaches (including quantitative, qualitative and participatory);
  • High computer proficiency including good knowledge of and practice in statistical packages, such as SPSS, etc.
  • Demonstrable aptitude for teamwork, able to coordinate multiple-tasks and high level of communication skills both written and oral.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and CV of maximum 3 pages including details of qualifications, experience and expected remuneration to hr.kenya @ ChildFund.org; to reach not later than 24th July 2009.






4 comments:

Anonymous said...

The e mail address provided for these vacancies is not working.

jeremiah said...

I have been sendind an email to the given email adress for the vacancies at Childfund-Kenya since 21/07/2009 but all in vain.Please communicate via jeremuwa@gmail.com
JMW.

jobsinkenya said...

Looks like the deadline has been extended to 31st July and with a new email address. Hope this works. See the link below


http://kenyanjobs.blogspot.com/2009/07/childfund-kenya-formerly-ccf-kenya.html

jobsinkenya said...

Try

hr @ kenya.ChildFund.org

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