ACTED Project Assistant_CASH Jobs in Kenya

ACTED Project Assistant_CASH Jobs in Kenya


  • ACTED is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, experienced and committed team player to fill the position of a PROJECT ASSISTANT CASH in Samburu County, Kenya.

    Position Profile

  • The PROJECT ASSISTANT- CASH main role will be to organize the beneficiaries in each division to implement the project activities, and to facilitate and monitor these same activities in order to comply with ACTED rules and procedures.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out community mobilization and assist the team in capacity building activities with community members and elders.

  • Liaise with communities and beneficiaries as needed and carry out daily implementations of field activities.

  • Carry out beneficiary identification, selection, training, development activities and sensitization as needed or requested.

  • Work with ACTED management and comply with rules and procedures.

  • Assist with weekly and monthly planning and reporting to the Project Manager.

  • Keep the line manager regularly updated on all issues related to the project activities.

  • Carry out daily implementation of field activities as required/directed.

  • Supervise and ensure correct and accountable documentation of all activities, including checking attendance sheets, stock reports, meeting minutes, along with ensuring that all necessary amounts or signatures are collected.

  • Listen too, receive and document community feedback and pass this on to Project Officer in a timely manner, and deliver and document responses to community feedback.

  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the direct supervisor

    Qualifications/Skills Required

  • Degree or a higher Diploma in Community Development, Social Studies, Agriculture, Water Technology, Disaster Management or related

  • Experience implementing cash based assistance projects is mandatory

  • At least 2 years of involvement in the community work; mobilizing outreach activities, or training communities-with NGOs in Kenya.

  • Must be
    a Kenyan national with good communications skills (both oral and written).

  • Must speak at least one of the local dialects in Samburu County.

  • Good geo-political understanding of the county.

  • Possess skills in proposal and report writing, project cycle management and participatory monitoring and evaluation of projects.

  • Flexible and ability to work under pressure in emergency situations.

  • Strong commitment to the organization’s mission, vision and strategies.

  • Ability to manage time, multitask and prioritize.

    How to Apply

  • Qualified candidates are invited to submit their detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter as a single document i.e. the cover letter being on the first page and the CV starting on the second page, detailing three work related referees and contacts to

  • kenya.jobs@acted.org and received on or before 5.00PM on 19th June 2020 with the subject line as; APPLICATION FOR PROJECT ASSISTANT- CASH. Note that applications sent without this exact subject line will not be shortlisted.

    Please note:

  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Selection will be on rolling basis and ACTED reserves the right to hire before the deadline.

  • ACTED will at no stage of recruitment process request candidate to make payments of any kind. Further, ACTED has not retained any agent in connection with recruitment.


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