Action Africa Help - International Field Co-ordinator EL-WAK Jobs in Kenya
Action Africa Help - International Field Co-ordinator EL-WAK Jobs in Kenya Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is a regional African-led non-governmental organisation that supports livelihood-challenged communities in East and Southern Africa to sustainably improve their wellbeing and standard of living.
With Country Programmes in South Sudan, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia, Djibouti and Ethiopia.
AAH-I has over 30 years’ experience working with communities in conflict and post-conflict situations, including refugees, internally displaced people and host communities.
More recently AAH-I has expanded its activities to work with other marginalized communities, including pastoralists and people living in informal urban settlements.
Purpose for role
The Field Co-ordinator, El Wak is responsible for all field operations for the El Wak Project.
S/he will provide leadership to the implementing Partners (NAPAD and WDC) through coordination of project activities; preparation of project reports and conducting monthly, mid-year reviews.
S/he must ensure that all emerging issues from the field are given requisite attention and action before they escalate to the Country Director.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
A Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent in a relevant field (e.g., Project Management, Development Studies, Social Sciences, Agriculture, Health Promotion/Education or Public Health)
At least 5 years’ of project management experience 3 of which must be in middle management level/similar position
Proficiency with Microsoft Office packages including Microsoft Word and Excel.
Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.
Good spoken Somali and spoken and written English.
A strong understanding of the socio-cultural and political context in El Wak and South Central Somalia.
Able to operate effectively and to gain trust in politically sensitive environments
Values diversity and contributes to an inclusive working environment where differences are acknowledged and respected
Committed to AAH-I’s vision, mission, and values.
A Master’s Degree or Equivalent in a relevant field
Experience in developing funding applications.
Experience in documenting project impact stories
Experience in use of Social Media to communicate project/programme work.
Understanding of the humanitarian, Disaster Risk Reduction sector.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should email application letter and CV (with 3 referees) addressed to
firstname.lastname@example.org to be received by 3 rd January, 2020.
The email Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for.
AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer.
We thank candidates for their high interest in the opportunities we publish on our website.
Due to the high number of applications we receive, we will only get back to shortlisted candidates.
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