Caritas Marsabit NAWIRI Project Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Caritas Marsabit NAWIRI Project Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

  • Coordinate NAWIRI project activities within Caritas Marsabit strategy with the aim of building safer, resilient and sustainable communities in Marsabit County.

  • Support appropriate planning, development, implementation and review of NAWIRI project.

    Key relationships to the role:

  • Internal: Programme, M&E, Finance unit staff and Caritas Director’s office, NAWIRI head of office and other technical units within NAWIRI, Head of Programs

  • External: Existing and new partners, CSOs and Faith Based organizations, funding partners, government institutions, Parishes, communities, and other actors.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure high quality project implementation, management, compliance with donor requirements, Caritas Marsabit policies and procedures through project review systems and quality control (M&E systems, budget review and analysis) and also promote documentation of program reviews, success stories and lessons learnt.

  • Planning, Coordinating and managing the NAWIRI project in line with Caritas Marsabit and NAWIRI project strategy, objectives and standards.

  • Participate and collaborate, learn, and adapt activities of the programme to ensure all NAWIRI interventions are working towards addressing persistent acute malnutrition.

  • Working closely with all consortium members, support in the implementation of IMAM SURGE + BFCI pilot at various levels – sub county, Health facility and community unit.

  • Prepare inception reports, concept papers, periodic progress reports and annual reports showing achievements against planned targets as well as providing justification for performance variances and areas of improvement.

  • Represent Caritas Marsabit in meetings at county levels, working groups, and other events as requested, to support forging relations with the GOK and other stakeholders, and the community.

  • Work with Finance Team on proper budget management, including, budget development, forecasting and procurement planning, as well as monthly financial reports reviewing

  • Actively participate in the development, review, dissemination and operationalisation of County level policies, legislation, strategies and other initiatives and developments by government and other stakeholders relating to nutrition, health, and/or food security issues.

  • Support development and review of Caritas Marsabit nutrition strategy and implementation plan including dissemination of nutrition advocacy messages for the NAWIRI project.

  • Support inter-sector collaboration, to ensure broad and evidence-based approaches to address malnutrition.

  • In collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation, ensure monitoring, evaluation and analysis are integrated into program implementation to promote adaptive management and a culture of constant program improvement.

  • Provide technical and administrative support to external consultants and research field teams for specific research activities. Collaborate with
    the NAWIRI Research team and external consultants to organize trainings for enumerators.

  • Contribute to transition plan moving from Phase 1 (Research and Collaboration) to Phase 2 (Activity Implementation) by ensuring research results are useful, accessible, and applicable for making activity design decisions

  • Participate in evaluation studies, operational research and other knowledge generation initiatives and documenting relevant learning for dissemination and for supporting organizational development

  • Support the design and implementation of relevant surveys, need assessments, data and information collection for on-going monitoring and learning

  • Manage performance of the unit staff including performance appraisal.

    Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • BSc Nutrition and Dietetics, BSc Public health or equivalent from a recognized university.

    Relevant working experience / skills and competencies:

  • At least 5 years demonstrated experience in planning, implementation, monitoring and Evaluation of health and nutrition programmes with preference given to nutrition programming in arid and semi-arid land (ASAL) settings.

  • At least three (3) years’ experience in health and nutrition programme management in the delivery of High Impact Nutrition Interventions (HINI) and health services; with at least three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory or managerial role.

  • Experience in delivery of high-quality emergency nutrition programs

  • Strong communication skills: oral, written and presentation skills

  • Proven experience in social and behaviour change approaches

  • A good team player and culturally sensitive
    Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications including data entry and analysis such as SPSS , ENA for SMART

  • Highly flexible and ability to cope with stressful situations

  • High integrity, ability to lead and develop a team with excellent conceptual, communication, interpersonal and advisory skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, collaboration experience, creativity and willingness to innovate

  • Experience in quality management and using of data to inform decision-making and sustainability planning/monitoring a plus.

  • Report and proposal writing skills

  • Project management, strong mobilization and coordination skills.

    How to Apply

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