Concern Field Assistant Jobs in Kenya
Concern Field Assistant Jobs in Kenya
Job Purpose: To develop capacity and support target communities on livelihoods related matters in North Horr and Dukana wards of North Horr Sub County
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
Work closely with the line government departments at the ward level including the Ward and Village Administrators, Village/Ward Development Committees, Ward Livestock Production Officer, Ward Water Officer, Ward Animal Health Technician, Ward Crop Production Officer and Ward Public Health Team and Community Development Facilitators based in North Horr and Dukana wards
Provide technical leadership and mentorship to target community groups such as Natural Resource Management groups, Income Generating Groups, Pastoralist Field School Groups, Water Users Association, Community Disaster Management Committees and Livestock Marketing Associations amongst others. The technical leadership and mentorship to the groups will entail motivating the group members to undertake the planned activities, document the progress made and provide appropriate feedback to the line manager on support needed for the target groups.
Support the target community groups and individuals in target communities in developing work plans and/or action plans as appropriate
Support the target community groups and individuals in target communities access and link with relevant government and private sector actors located within North Horr and Dukana Wards
Link target community groups with government line departments at ward level for continued support
With close guidance from the Line Manager and the M&E Officer, document case studies, at least 1 every month, clearly demonstrating changes that are happening within the target communities
Attend and represent Concern Worldwide at ward and administrative village level development and coordination forums up to and including clearly documenting and sharing the information with the Line Manager
Inform the Line Manager of any planned coordination meetings and community participation events happening in North Horr and Dukana Wards. This should happen immediately the government officers publicize the event and before the planned event happens
Responding to Emergencies:
Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern’s Emergency response as
and when necessary
Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies
Concern Code of Conduct and Associated Policies
To adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct and Associated Policies
To support and promote the standards outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct and Associated Policies
Qualifications and Experience
A diploma in Community Development, Social Sciences, Livestock Production, Entrepreneurship, Animal Health, Agriculture, Water Engineering or any other relevant field
At least two (2) years’ experience in a similar role implementing community projects in at least one ward in North Horr Sub County
Must be able and willing to ride a motorbike and be in possession of a valid Motorbike Riding License
Must be a resident of either North Horr or Dukana Wards of North Horr Sub County
Must be fluent in both spoken and written English, Kiswahili and at least one of the local languages spoken in North Horr Sub County
Strong written and oral communication skills
Good computing and report writing skills
Be able to work independently, as well as in a team
Be willing to accept responsibility and to show good judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness
How to Apply
Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send their CV and Cover Letter Only to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject of the email as ‘Field Assistant - North Horr’ by Monday 2nd November 2020
Each application should include three (3) referees who can validate technical expertise.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
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