FARM-Africa Project Officer
To assist the Project Coordinator (PC) to manage the Moyale Pastoralist Project (MPP) in accordance with project documents, work plans and budgets.
To be responsible for the coordination of MPP field activities in Moyale District in line with the project budgets/work plans and the conditions of donor contracts
To assist the Project Coordinator with financial management, budgeting and reporting.
To explore and nurture mutually beneficial partnerships with other stakeholders.
To play an active role as a member of the FARM-Africa Kenya team.
To coordinate the capacity building of 4 Location Development Committees (LDCs) and 8 Community Development Committees (CDCs) and their 48 constituent groups.
To facilitate the participatory planning process with all stakeholders for selection and development of new enterprises.
To organise training for the 48 community groups in enterprise development, financial management and marketing.
To organise at least one financial linkage workshop per year, bringing together community group representatives and institutions that provide credit to small-scale businesses (e.g. Equity and K-REP banks).
To coordinate and share information about relevant activities with partner staff (e.g. CIFA, KARI) in order to provide improved services to the beneficiary community.
To host a monitoring visit by the Regional Programme Manager and/or Regional Operations Manager at least twice per year.
To complete an annual appraisal with the PC.
To contribute to the development of FARM-Africa policies and strategies related to pastoralist development.
Bachelors degree in a relevant subject
Computer literacy in MS-Office
NGO rural development experience (min. 3 yrs)
Knowledge of Kenyan development environment
Participatory Rural Appraisal
Participatory planning, monitoring & evaluation
Documentation & dissemination
Communication, both verbal & written
Previous work experience with pastoralist communities
Enterprise development & marketing knowledge & experience
Capacity building of organisations/individuals
Negotiation & partnership building
Application Deadline: 6th July
For more information and application, visit: FARM-Africa Project Officer Website