DRC Somalia Durable Solutions Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

DRC Somalia Durable Solutions Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Overall purpose of the role

  • The Regional Durable Solutions Secretariat (ReDSS) is a coalition of 14 NGOs working in the search of durable solutions in East Africa. ReDSS Regional Secretariat is based in Nairobi with country units in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya. It is a coordination and information hub that focuses on research and knowledge management, programme support, capacity development, policy dialogue, and internal/external coordination. For more information http://www.regionaldss.org

  • The ReDSS Durable Solutions coordinator will lead in supporting durable solutions programming, capacity development, grants management and reporting.


    Grants management and reporting

  • Manage the development and revision of funding proposals, budgets and donor reports

  • Ensure that grant coordination systems and processes are successfully implemented across the life of the grant. Ensure that key controls are in place to support effective management of the funding portfolio and compliance with the donor requirements

  • Develop and maintain overview of all grants, donor requirements, rules and regulations, and internal and external deadlines, including filing of grant documents

    Support durable solutions programming and capacity development

  • Support better durable solutions programming among ReDSS members and partners and ensure monitoring of durable solutions processes

  • Support processes to document real time learning, emerging best practices from durable solutions programmes to inform programme adaptation

  • Support ReDSS Somalia members to invest in community engagement processes and improve collective accountability to displacement-affected communities

  • Support in strengthening the capacity of practitioners and policy makers in the field of durable solutions by leading to organize technical durable solutions trainings, learning programme workshops and events

  • Support to bring government authorities, humanitarian and development partners together to discuss collective outcomes and engage in joint durable solutions programming

  • Operationalize and monitor ReDSS Somalia learning framework and indicators and manage ReDSS learning systems to create, share and apply knowledge to achieve ReDSS objectives

  • Compile and synthesize information, manage the production and dissemination of a diverse range of information products, internal and external technical briefs, and one pagers

    Support knowledge sharing, organization of learning events and trainings

  • Facilitate and coordinate knowledge sharing encompassing both real time and longer term lessons learnt processes

  • Facilitate and manage preparations for trainings,
    learning events and workshops to promote cross-learning and carry out dissemination of ReDSS learning tools/evidence as appropriate

  • Manage the development of learning tools and online tutorials to support with programme implementation

  • Manage and update learning templates, dissemination and uptake plans, SOPs and calendars of events and trainings

  • Produce bi-monthly online newsletters and relevant analytics to ensure its relevance and use

  • This position reports to the ReDSS Somalia Durable Solutions Manager

    Experience and Technical Competencies

  • Master’s degree in relevant field

  • 5-7 years of experience in similar positions involving durable solutions programming, grants management, report writing, knowledge management; requiring analysis and presentation of complex information in a simple and accessible manner;

  • Strong reporting and writing skills with proven experience in producing high quality report and learning materials

  • Solid experience in durable solutions programming, capacity development of a wide range of actors including adult learning, mentoring and coaching, training of trainers and impact monitoring of capacity development activities

  • Solid experience working in Somalia or with Somali authorities on durable solutions programming and policy dialogue processes will be an added advantage

  • Excellent coordination, inter-personal and facilitation and communication skills to build trusted relationships with a wide array of humanitarian and development partners, donors, Government agencies, etc.

  • Excellent IT command, close familiarity with the maintenance and management of template-style websites, social media platforms and experience of applying ICT (information communications technology) to knowledge management

  • Flexibility, proactive engagement, ability to work under pressure and demonstrate high tolerance for change, complexity and unpredictability


  • Fluent in spoken and written English

  • Fluency in spoken and written Somali would be an advantage

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; DRC Somalia Durable Solutions Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

    Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.

    Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to NGO Jobs in Africa.

    Scholarship 2021/22

    Current Scholarships 2021/2022 - Fully Funded

    Full Undergraduate Scholarships 2021/2022

    Fully Funded Masters Scholarships 2020/21

    PhD Scholarships for International Students - Fully Funded!

    Funding Opportunities for Journalists 2021/2022

    Funding for NGOs 2021/2022

    Funding for Artists 2021/2022

    Funding for Entrepreneurs 2021/2022