Concern Officer – Emergency Response, Marsabit Jobs in Kenya

Concern Officer – Emergency Response, Marsabit Jobs in Kenya

Job 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).

    Job Specification:

    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

  • 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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