AAH - I Livelihoods Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

AAH - I Livelihoods Coordinator Jobs in Kenya


Job Summary:

  • The Livelihoods Coordinator is responsible for designing, coordination, implementation, monitoring and follow-up of AAHI livelihoods programming.

  • He/she will ensure the project achieves its overall goal in conformity to policies and guidelines.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Strategic and Program Planning

  • Develop, coordinate, plan, implement, monitor, and report on AAHI Livelihood operations

  • Based on existing assessments, he/she will design interventions, strategies, and plans for the implementation of livelihood programs;

  • Identify innovative/alternative livelihood approaches

  • Lead in developing new sustainable livelihood initiatives/proposals and fundraising relating recovery and development response;

    Coordination

  • Participate in the Livelihoods inter-agency working groups, joining technical task forces as needed

    Program Implementation, Monitoring, and Reporting

  • Ensure continuous capacity building among staff in handling the Livelihood programming.

  • Undertake regular field/onsite visits to ensure technical support to livelihood staff and proper monitoring of the activities’ implementation plan

  • Provide regular updates on progress to the Area Manager and other team members

  • Ensure donor and agency compliance is met at all levels of project/program management cycle

  • Review and endorse relevant financial and narrative reporting on all livelihood interventions.

  • Provide overall budget monitoring, financial management, and expenses control including compliance with minimum AAHI and donor requirements.

  • Ensure lessons learned are documented, shared, and reflected in program planning and decision making.

  • Ensure transparency and accountability tools, processes, and mechanisms to affected communities are in place.

  • Work with the M&E team to ensure the M&E plan is being implemented, data is being collected from the field and regular reports are being produced.

    Minimum Personal Specifications

    Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualifications in Social Sciences, Project Management, Agriculture, Business Administration, or relevant discipline with further training in management.

  • Master’s degree in Project Development and Management, Proposal Writing, Business Incubation, Agribusiness, Business administration, or equivalent preferable.

  • Demonstrated record of success in developing winning funding proposals from a diverse range of donors. Experience in raising funds from corporations and/or large trusts and foundations
    and non-traditional donors is an advantage;

  • Familiarity with and experience in responding to Requests for Applications/Proposals (RFA/RFP), Call for Proposals (CFP), and unsolicited calls;

  • At least 7 years of the progressively responsible program, of which at least 2 years closely related to implementing camp management activities or community settlements.

    Minimum Relevant Experience Required

  • Demonstrate impeccable top-level negotiation and persuasive skills in programming with donors while appreciating the desired flexibility.

  • Relevant experience in business or market/economic development

  • Relevant experience in agricultural production, market assessments, rural market linkages, and capacity building in value chains

  • Experience in the training field team

  • Experience in implementing livelihood intervention in the camp setting

  • Demonstrated strengths in relationship management; able to work with diverse groups of people in a multicultural, team-oriented environment.

    Desirable Skills

  • Project management field experience.

  • Knowledge and exposure to the social and cultural values of the region concerned.

  • Proficiency in the local language(s).

  • Skilled in influencing and obtaining the cooperation of individuals not under supervisory control; able to manage long-distance relationships to achieve results

    Additional Skills & Competences

  • Communicational skills (written and spoken)

  • Organizational and managerial skills

  • ICT specialty (email, Spread-sheets, MS-word, job-related software, etc).

  • Team-work and participation

  • High level of self-supervision and ability to take initiative

  • Degree of accuracy and attention to detail

  • The technical side of the job (numeracy, report-writing, critical thinking, leadership, etc).

  • INGO experience and understanding of the humanitarian sector

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; AAH - I Livelihoods Coordinator Jobs in Kenya




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