Concern Officer – Emergency Response, Marsabit Jobs in Kenya
Concern Officer – Emergency Response, Marsabit Jobs in KenyaJob Purpose: To lead implementation of Marsabit desert locusts cash transfer response for Concern Worldwide
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
Lead in beneficiary identification, validation and registration for both food security cash transfers and livestock feeds voucher distribution
Lead in undertaking post distribution monitoring for both food security cash and livestock feeds voucher distribution
Supervise voucher redemption in all field locations with support from Livelihoods field assistants
Represent Concern in coordination forums on emergency response at North Horr and Laisamis sub County and County level
Liaise with other humanitarian agencies and County government agencies undertaking desert locusts emergency response in Marsabit
Document progress made in the implementation of the emergency cash transfer program on a monthly and quarterly basis. This will include but not limited to: document case studies and change stories, monthly and quarterly progress report plan, monthly and quarterly indicator tracker clearly showing progress made against the targets set out in the M&E plan/Logframe, pictorial and audio-visual recordings of project implementation and as will be defined by the line manager
Participate and support in Concern led emergency response in other sectors in Marsabit County in addition to the cash transfer program
Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during the emergency response
Any other duties as will be assigned by the line manager
Concern Code of Conduct & Associated Policies
To adhere to, support and promote the standards of conduct outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct & its Associated Policies
To contribute to the establishment of preventive measures to reduce the potential for abuse in Concern Programme (as per P4 section 6).
Education, Qualifications & Experience Required:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Community Development, Livestock Production, Social Sciences or any other relevant field
At least 2 years’ experience in cash transfer programming
At least 2 years’ experience working with and managing local partners
Fluency in spoken and written language in English, Swahili and at least one local language of Marsabit County
Must have a working knowledge of Project Cycle Management
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.
Experience working in Marsabit County especially North Horr and Laisamis Sub Counties
How to Apply
Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send their CV and cover letter to
email@example.com with the subject of the email as ‘Officer- Emergency Response, Marsabit by 22nd May, 2020 however, due to the urgency of this position, applications will be shortlisted as they are received.
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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