GAIN Junior Associate Jobs in Kenya

GAIN Junior Associate Jobs in Kenya

  • The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is growing. We need the best people to support our mission to tackle malnutrition and this requires the best people in the field to help us reach our local and global goals.

  • As a Junior Associate you will play a key role in the delivery of our projects and programmes. This role is a 2 Year Fixed Term Contract.

    About GAIN

  • The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition.

  • Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people.

  • In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially the most vulnerable to malnutrition.

    About the role

  • The overall purpose of this position is to support the implementation and monitoring of the Nutrition Impact at Scale (NIS) Program. NIS works work with Enterprise/SME Support Organizations to provide tools and resources to scale nutrition impact. The program is implemented in six African countries.

  • NIS is a program within GAIN’s Nutrition Enterprise Unit. The unit is GAIN’s centre of expertise on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in nutritious food value chains.

    Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Support the selection of program partners

  • Support the use and continuous improvement
    of the program Standard Operating Process.

  • Collect and compile indicator information and progress reports, including project dashboards, for the project.

  • Implement financial policies and procedures and ensure payments have been processed timely and accordingly.

  • Deliver monthly financial updates to wider team at internal teams meeting and financial reports according to needs of the unit.

  • Take responsibility for drafting contracts and processing them as necessary and liaise with the legal team in so doing.

  • Secure timely signatures on program contracts and ensure processes are duly followed.

    About You

  • Experience in agriculture or business, with agribusiness experience preferred

  • Experience conducting needs assessments/gap analysis and facilitating technical assistance for SMEs highly desirable.

  • Strong inter-personal skills and the ability to work with agribusiness managers from a variety of backgrounds

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • High level of professionalism and integrity

  • Computer literacy with good Excel, MS Word, Outlook, and Power Point skills.

  • Knowledge and experience of Indicators Monitoring databases a plus.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; GAIN Junior Associate Jobs in Kenya

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