Action Africa Help - International Jobs in Kenya

ACTION AFRICA HELP KENYA (AAH-Kenya) is a non-governmental organization that addresses development challenges in partnership with marginalized Kenyan communities mainly living in low income urban and rural settings including arid and semi-arid areas (ASALs).


AAH-Kenya is an affiliate Country Program of Action Africa Help International (AAH-I), which has been operating in the East and Southern Africa region for more than 20 years implementing programmes in South Sudan, Uganda, Zambia, Somalia and Kenya.

1. Water and Irrigation Technician
The Water and Irrigation Technician will play a central role in supporting SPARK Project to implement efficient and effective water and irrigation facilities within a broad based entrepreneurial mind-set and a new set of business development ideas among the Persons of Care (PoC) in Kakuma Refugee Camp.

This will involve working with other project officers, partner organizations and PoC community in the camp.

Qualifications & Experience
  • Diploma in Agriculture, Water or Engineering related studies. A degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum three years’ work experience in a similar role.
  • Good understanding of soils and water conservation and understanding of irrigation equipment.

    2. Project Accountant
    The Project Accountant will be responsible for ensuring that project accounts are managed effectively according to AAH-I Kenya and donor financial policies and procedures.

    The job holder works closely with the Project Manager and Country Finance Manager to prepare periodic financial reports as required.

    Qualifications & Experience
  • Minimum CPA 2 qualification. Degree in Commerce or equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • Understanding of computer applications in respect to accounting, budgeting and cash control.
  • As a minimum, this would include an understanding of MS Office & financial software
  • Minimum three years’ experience in a similar role
  • High degree of integrity and analytical skills.

    3. Administrative Assistant
    The role provides a support function of managing the front office and reception.

    S/he will work closely with Human Resources and Finance to provide operational support during project implementation.

    Qualifications & Experience
  • Diploma in Business Administration or related filed.
  • Training in Supply chain or procurement will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years work experience, 3 of which should be on a similar role.
  • Proficiency in MS-Office applications

    4. Agriculture Extension Officer
    Reporting to the Project manager the Agricultural Extension Officer will be responsible for building the capacity of the livelihood project staff by providing agricultural extension technical support.

    S/He will ensure that agricultural extension services are effectively and efficiently provided during SPARK project implementation.

    Qualifications & Experience
  • Degree in Agricultural, Agriculture Economics, Agro-Enterprise, Rural Development or a closely related field.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ work experience three (3) of which must be in a similar role.
  • Possess proven practical knowledge of the program development cycle, design and management.
  • Demonstrated strengths in relationship management; able to work with diverse groups of people in multicultural, team-oriented environment.
  • Able to manage relationships to achieve results.

    5. Agriculture Extension Assistant
    The role will support the Agriculture Extension Officer to build the capacity of AAH- I Kenya livelihood project staff by providing agricultural technical support.

    S/He will be responsible for following up on the agricultural extension services offered during SPARK project implementation.

    Qualifications & Experience
  • Diploma in Agricultural, Agriculture Economics, Agro-Enterprise, Rural Development, Business Administration, or a closely related field.
  • Minimum 3 years work experience, preferably in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated strengths in relationship management; able to work with diverse groups of people in multicultural, team-oriented environment.
  • Skilled in influencing and obtaining cooperation of individuals.

    6. Business Development Officer
    Reporting to the Project Manager the Business Development Officer will play a central role in supporting innovative livelihoods initiatives to facilitate a broad based entrepreneurial mind-set and a new set of business development ideas among the Persons of Care (PoC) in Kakuma Refugee Camp.

    This will involve working with other project officers, partner organizations and PoC community in the camp. Key activities will involve the coordination and mainstreaming of business development activities in the refugee camp.

    Qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Microfinance, Entrepreneurship, or relevant tertiary qualification in cooperative and Economic Development studies, and/or experience in related fields,
  • Experience in community policy development & advice; facilitating, coordinating, and managing project plans.
  • At least 5 years of progressive programming experience including understanding of and ability to promote empowering and developmental models in community work through highly effective communication skills.
  • Ability to assist groups to formulate their ideas into constructive actions.
  • Exercises sound judgement and political sensitivity – especially in relation to the community organization; local governments among other stakeholder.

    7. Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant
    The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will be responsible for collection, collation; management and reporting of data on performance indicators.

    S/he will undertake routine field checking of the data collected by project staff and partners to ensure data quality in terms of accuracy and completeness.

    S/he will be responsible for ensuring that primary stakeholders are involved as much as possible in undertaking M&E related activities.

    Additionally, s/he will be responsible for training partners and field staff on Monitoring and evaluation.

    Qualification and Experience
  • University degree in Social Science or other related field
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience carrying out monitoring and evaluation
  • Working knowledge of the statistical analysis soft wares (Epi info, SPSS, STATA etc.) is desirable
  • Experience in development and implementation of M&E system
  • Proven training and facilitation skills
  • Excellent English writing and reporting skills
  • Working experience in use of M&E soft wares

    8. Business Development Assistant
    The Business Development Assistant works closely with the Business Development Officer on innovative livelihoods initiatives to facilitate a broad based entrepreneurial mind-set and a new set of business development ideas among the Persons of Care (PoCs) in Kakuma Refugee Camp.

    S/he will support in coordination; implementation and mainstreaming of business development activities of SPARK livelihood activities in the refugee camp.

    Qualifications & Experience
  • Diploma in Business Management, Microfinance, Entrepreneurship, or relevant tertiary qualification in cooperative and Economic Development studies, and/or experience in related fields.
  • At least 3 years of progressive programming experience including understanding of and ability to promote empowering and developmental models in community work through highly effective communication skills.
  • Exercises sound judgement and political sensitivity – especially in relation to the community organization; local governments among other stakeholder.
  • Strong community mobilization skills.

    9. Project Manager
    Reporting to the Country Programme Manager, the Project Manager will provide leadership in the development, planning, implementation and monitoring of SPARK project activities and ensuring that the project achieves its overall goal on time with effectiveness and conformity to DFID and AAH- I Kenya policies.

    Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualifications in Social Sciences, Project Management, Agriculture, Business Administration or relevant discipline with further training in management.
  • At least 7 years of progressive programming experience, 2 of which must be closely related to implementing camp management activities or community settlements.
  • Demonstrate impeccable top level negotiation and persuasive skills in programming with donors while appreciating the desired flexibility.
  • Possess proven practical knowledge of the program development cycle and design and management qualities.


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