FilmAid NGO Vacancies in Kenya

FilmAid is a non-profit humanitarian and development organisation that uses the power and influence of media to combat critical social issues.


It creates multimedia content designed to inform, inspire and empower the displaced population and the surrounding hosting communities.

Over the past 19 years, FilmAid has served displaced populations and their host communities in Kenya, Tanzania, Jordan, Macedonia, Afghanistan, US Gulf Coast, Haiti and the Thai/Myanmar border.

The Programme Coordinator will efficiently and effectively manages FilmAid’s programs on
multiple donor funded communications projects in Kenya specifically for Dadaab and Kakuma
humanitarian and development operations.

FilmAid NGO Programme Coordinator Vacancies in Kenya

Responsibilities

  • Lead planning processes based on sound understanding of operational and contextual realities in project implementation sites;
  • Direct responsibility for execution of all communications activities based on FilmAid’s theory of Social Change.
  • The ideal candidate must be able to drive the delivery of emergency life saving information in disaster contexts;
  • Directly responsibly for expenditure budget development, modification and expenditure
    tracking on communications based outreach in Dadaab and Kakuma, continuous monitoring
    and make recommendations to the Senior Management;
  • Manage programmatic learning structures to ensure that best practices and challenges are
    incorporated into continued activities;
  • Provides support at the design stage of short and long term plans for programmes /projects, monitor progress, ensure adherence and evaluate performance;
  • Ensures timely submission of good quality project reports, including any other reports
    requiring outreach inputs.
  • The reports should enlighten, inspire and record compliance for internal and external use, and contain data of sufficient quality to be valid for evaluation;
  • Lead communication between departments to facilitate quality delivery of activities and assist with the development of communications strategies to support program goals and increase community awareness;
  • Champion best practice in results based planning drawn from shared M&E log frames,
    performance monitoring plans and budgets;
  • Incorporate Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) in programme implementation;
  • Coordination of programmatic meetings between FilmAid and UN agencies, donors, aid
    agencies, government stakeholder to foster positive relationships;
  • Contribute to global research and learning on Communicating with Communities (CwC)
    methodologies and C4D;
  • Oversee the management of visibility activities ensuring that all activities include appropriate branding and donor recognition.
    Supervisory responsibility

  • All project team members.
    Works directly with: Senor Management Team (SMT: Country Director, Creative and Content
    Director, Operations Director) Management team (MT: Executive Coordinator, Finance Manager,
    Creative and Content Manager, Field/Site Managers).

    Supervise all program team members in the Kenya operation by articulating expectations, displaying model behavior, maintaining open lines of communication and being clear about roles and relationships.

    Work directly with Senior Management Team to design program performance objectives, develop yearly organizational plan according to
    program needs and capacity etc.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Degree in Communications for Development, Program Management or other relevant discipline.
  • At least four (4) years experience in program implementation and coordination, preferably with an international humanitarian aid organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a team.
  • Ability to deliver quality programmatic outcomes in a time-sensitive manner.
  • Experience delivering projects in multiple locations, including cross-cultural and multilanguage environments.
  • Experience working with the media and managing magnification events.
  • Working knowledge on Social Marketing, C4D, CwC methodologies.
  • Experience with principles and practice of humanitarian aid and/or development.
  • Has lived and is willing to live and work in non-family workstations.

    Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili is essential.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Creative and analytical thinker with the ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Must be highly organized and able to work with other teams.

    How to Apply:

    Interested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit
    their applications with only Cover Letter, CV and 3 references to Email address:
    [email protected] on or before 14th May 2018 5.00pm EAT and clearly indicate on the
    subject line as
    ‘Programme Coordinator’ and stating your expected remuneration for this role.




    The Research and Learning Manager is tasked to deliver research, monitoring and evaluation of FilmAid’s programs on multiple donor funded communications projects in Kenya specifically for Dadaab and Kakuma humanitarian and development operations.

    The position also requires exemplary research, analytical & interpersonal communication skills to be used in communicating impact and promoting learning within the organization and externally with donors, government and other key stakeholders.

    FilmAid NGO Research and Learning Manager Vacancies in Kenya

    Responsibilities

  • Direct responsibility and accountability for planning management and oversight of CwC
    outreach, livelihood and media arts programmes and projects and any other research,
    monitoring and evaluations relating to the Kenya Country office;
  • Establishes mechanisms to assure all mandatory M&E requirements are met, the intended results are produced;
  • Provides evaluation feedback into policy/project/programme design, including comments on various documents and regularly monitors risk logs of projects;
  • Follows up on implementation of evaluation recommendations; ensuring the optimal use of
    evaluations by providing guidance in preparation of timely management response to all mandatory evaluations and by developing a communication plan;
  • Provides support to the Senior Management on the programme of work, including identification of topics, and projects/programme to be evaluated;
  • Provides support to internal team and stakeholders on ways and means to improve M&E
    related components and activities;
  • Leadership and coordination of evaluation missions for projects, sectoral and thematic
    evaluations, including desk evaluations/studies on selected sectors/themes;
  • Supports the development of project proposals – particularly performance monitoring plans and M&E sections;
  • Develop standards for measuring quality of activities implemented;
  • Lead in the assessing the quality of programmes on a routine basis;
  • Communicate challenges, lessons learned, opportunities and best practice resulting from
    quality assurance activities;

    Supervisory responsibility

  • All project team members.

    Works directly with: Senor Management Team (SMT: Country Director, Creative and Content
    Director, Operations Director) Management team (MT: Executive Coordinator, Programme
    Coordinator, Finance Manager, Creative and Content Manager, Field/Site Managers).

    Supervise all program team members in the Kenya operation by articulating expectations, displaying model behavior, maintaining open lines of communication and being clear about roles and relationships.

    Work directly with Senior Management Team to design, monitor and report program performance
    objectives.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A degree or equivalent in Media for Development or related field with certificate/diploma in Programme Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • At least 4 years experience operational M&E experience at the national and international level in development and humanitarian issues;
  • Demonstrated experience in applying qualitative/participatory research methods; linking planning to M&E; results based approaches;
  • Experienced in rendering M&E results with Social Behavior Change Communication
    approaches;
  • Experience with principles and practice of humanitarian aid and/or development.
  • Has lived and is willing to live and work in non-family workstations.

    Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili is essential.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Creative and analytical thinker with the ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Must be highly organized and able to work with other teams.

    How to Apply:

    Interested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit
    their applications with only Cover Letter, CV and 3 references to Email address:
    [email protected] on or before 14th May 2018 5.00pm EAT and clearly indicate on the
    subject line as ‘Research and Learning Manager’ and stating your expected remuneration for this role.

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