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

  • 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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