ACTED Regional Coordinator and GIS Specialist - Jobs in Kenya

ACTED Regional Coordinator and GIS Specialist - Jobs in Kenya

ACTED is a non-governmental organization whose vocation is to support vulnerable population worldwide and to accompany them in building a better future.

ACTED was created in 1993, is governed by the French law and has its headquarters in Paris. France.

ACTED Kenya is looking for a self-driven and a self-oriented professional to fill the following post: Regional Coordinator and Gis Specialist-acted

Under the authority of the Regional Director 8 Country Director, his/her specific duties will include:

Program Development and Management

In close coordination with organization's Headquarter. approach donors to identify funding to support programs (including, as relevant, REACH. PANDA and AGORA) in country

  • Ensure that all programs contribute to supporting better aid planning and are aligned with the organization's global and country strategies:
  • Ensure the development and application of a M&E system/ plan for each program, in line with organization's M&E guidelines:

    Staff Management and Administration
  • Ensure that all staff working on programs (including REACH. AGORA, PANDA) understand and are able to perform their roles and responsibilities related to country operations and links with HQ:
  • Ensure regular update with HR about staff potential, career management. training opportunities, contractual issues. difficulties faced with or expressed by field-based staff.

    External relations
  • Establish. maintain and improve active and regular working relationships with coordination platforms (clusters, sectors. working groups. NGO forum. HCT. etc.),
  • UN agencies, donors. IsIGOs. consortia. academia. etc.:
  • Promote a regular and pro-active contribution of the organization and its programs in key aid decision-making forums (including HCT. donor coordination meetings, inter/cluster meetings. etc.) and for key decision-making milestones (HNLVHRP, donor financial years. etc.):

    GIS Coordination
  • Overseeing that data collection, data management. data analysis and mapping component of assessment projects are planned and implemented in a structured and coherent manner, in line
    with project and program objectives and with research cycle and other relevant guidelines.
  • Leafing and managing the design and implementation of 61S, database management and information management activities.
  • Accountability to Communities and Beneficiaries
  • The staff member is responsible for ensuring that all relations with the communities reach and partners work are conducted in a respectful and consultative manner.

    Qualification and Experience
  • Master degree in GIS. Geography. Environmental studies or a related discipline Minimum 7 years of experience in GIS / Database/Project management, preferably in humanitarian context:
  • Proven track record in successful management of international and national teams in humanitarian contexts in East Africa region Extensive previous experience with mobile data collection (ODK. DNA. KOB0):
  • Fluency in English and French is required, with experience in report writing at a graduate or professional level and excellent drafting skills

    How to Apply
  • Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their cover letter and curriculum vitae detailing three work related referees and contacts to keriya.jobs@acted.org with subject line 'Regional Coordinator and GIS Specialist-ACTED'. and received on or before 5.00PM on 23rd April 2019.
  • 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.
  • Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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