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 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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