Field Coordinator Kenya

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Action Against Hunger-USA: Field Coordinator

Duration: 12 months

Location: Kenya

General objective

The Field Coordinator reports directly to the Country Director (CD) he/she is responsible for overseeing, coordinating, and ensuring integration between ACF-USA programs, as well as liaising with various external partners on humanitarian issues for the specific area of Dadaab.

Specific objectives:

  • To develop the definition and oversee the implementation of the Country strategy at field level in collaboration with program managers and other members of the coordination team.
  • To provide general support and guidance to the field team and to draft program documents including program planning, proposal & grant writing and donor reporting for the attention of the Nairobi coordination team
  • To positively and effectively represent ACF Kenya’s interests to donors and partner agencies and bodies at district & provincial level.
  • To analyze the political, economic, humanitarian and social context of the area (including in neighboring districts & provinces if relevant) in coordination with the field team and disseminate the information to relevant staff member within the Mission.
  • To ensure the overall management of security in collaboration with the log-admin and support of log-coordinator (people and assets).
  • To ensure the overall Management of program objectives, implementation and outcomes at field level To ensure the overall Management of human resources at field level.
  • To ensure the overall Management of Finance accountability at field level Overall Management of Logistic at field level.
  • To carry out advocacy activities in coordination with HOM

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    1.Effectively develop the definition of the district strategy

    2.To support, guide and ensure program planning, implementation, proposal-grant writing, and donor reporting

    3.To positively and effectively represent ACF Kenya’s interests to donors and collaborating agencies and bodies at field level.

    4.To analyze the political, economic, humanitarian and social context of the area (including in neighboring districts & provinces if relevant) and disseminate the information within the Mission.

    5.Ensure the security of people and assets (in collaboration with the log Coordo and Country director).

    6.Supervise Management of human resources in the Districts.

    7.Supervise Management of district finance

    8.Supervise Management of Logistic at district level

    9.Advocacy at district level in coordination with HOM

    Education qualification and special skills:

  • Management Qualification.
  • Good field skills and experience managing programmes and managing/ supervising team.
  • Security high awareness and sensitiveness.
  • Ability to train, coach and lead others.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Good representation competences.
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