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Hivos East Africa Jobs - Programme Manager, Green Foods & Productive Landscapes in Kenya


Your responsibilities

  • Provide strategic and technical oversight to ensure programs deliver high quality outputs with accuracy, consistency and on time.
  • Ensure regular field visits to all programme sites and maintain strong and productive relationships with implementing partners, stakeholders and donors.
  • Oversee adaptive management and provide regular feedback on work plans, reports and budgets to ensure the programmes remain relevant.
  • With Project Managers and Officers, maintain excellent and healthy donor relations and ensure partners adhere to grant agreements.
  • In collaboration with the Finance Manager & Project leads, prepare and monitor programme budgets and conduct modifications when necessary.
  • Lead and manage program monitoring and evaluation for continuous learning, improvement and growth.
  • To assess the levels of risks associated with programme implementation and suggest mitigation strategies.
  • Ensure donor reports are submitted to donors in the best possible quality and with strict adherence to donor reporting guidelines.
  • Promote brand visibility through innovative communication and information dissemination e.g. through policy briefs, media briefs, reports, strategic infographics etc.

    Your profile

  • You must have an advanced university degree in Agriculture and Rural Development.
  • At least 5-8 years of managing diverse teams: Able to manage a diverse team of persons and teams drawn from multiple countries and in multiple disciplines and sectors. This includes an ability to inspire teams to deliver quality results and promote partnership collaboration.
  • At least 5-8 years experience in programme and financial management.
  • Demonstrable experience & track record in working with international donors in substantial programmes.
  • Demonstrable track-record in programme development and resource mobilization.

    What we offer

    We offer a competitive package based on the candidate’s qualifications.

    How to Apply

    Kindly send your CV and cover letter to eastafricajobs@hivos.org explaining why you are the suitable candidate for this position by 5th May, 2017. Your letter should state your current and expected salary.

    For more information and job application details, see; Hivos East Africa Jobs - Programme Manager, Green Foods & Productive Landscapes in Kenya




    Hivos East Africa Jobs Project Officer, Resource of Open Minds (R.O.O.M) in Kenya

    Responsibilities

    Programme Planning & Strategy
  • Actively look for synergies with the other regions that are part of the programme and develop the regional strategy linking up with other regions of the R. O.O. M programme.
  • Undertake annual planning and budgeting for the regional components of the R.O.O.M programme. Programme Implementation and Monitoring
  • Implement the R.O.O.M programme components for East Africa region: Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania in close cooperation with the ProgrammeManager- Transparency, Accountability , Freedom of Expression (East Africa) and the Programme Manager in the Global Office;
  • Develop and implement a plan for M&E for the regional component and ensure that partners are clear on how to contribute to the plan;
  • Review and assess the programme progress, including through regular partner meetings;
  • Establish a regular reporting schedule (financial and narrative) with regional partners ensuring that all reports respond to relevant programme indicators and are in line with the regional M&E Framework;
  • Carry out regular field trips to partners and communities specified in the R.O.O.M to ensure ongoing oversight of the regional programme components;
  • Contribute to quarterly and annual programme review process ensuring that the review provides clear evidence of progress and challenges and that it meets internal and external reporting requirements;
  • Coordinate the Roaming Academy component locally ensuring that it facilitates learning and documentation among partners;
  • Develop and produce timely project narrative and financial reports in accordance Hivos and donor requirements.

    Your profile:

  • Possess a degree in social sciences, arts or humanities. A graduate degree in Social Science or Humanities will be an added advantage; .
  • At least 3 years experience in development programming, project management and administration with a bias towards culture, media and technology and human rights based approaches;
  • Strong knowledge of the cultural, media and technology sectors globally and East Africa in particular;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Good understanding of project cycle management and application of advocacy strategies;
  • Experience of working through partnerships as well as co-implementation;
  • Experience managing institutional funding such as from SIDA;
  • Good understanding of financial management systems, budget development, monitoring and reporting;
  • A results oriented person with strong conceptual, analytical thinking;
  • A team worker with strong commitment to working with others to achieve mutual objectives;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience of working with people from different cultural backgrounds;
  • Strong commitment to the values of free expression, gender equality and social justice.

    Working Conditions

    The position is based in Nairobi with regular travel in the region and some international travel.

    What we offer
    We offer a competitive package based on the candidate’s qualifications.

    How to Apply

    Kindly send your CV and cover letter to eastafricajobs@hivos.org explaining why you are the suitable candidate for this position by 5th May, 2017. Your letter should state your current and expected salary.

    For more information and job application details, see; Hivos East Africa Jobs Project Officer, Resource of Open Minds (R.O.O.M) in Kenya




    Hivos East Africa Jobs Dairy Coordinators in Kenya

    What is your responsibility?

  • Formation of Dairy Common interest Groups (CIGs) in Coffee Cooperatives and manage growth of the CIGs
  • Sensitization of the Coffee Cooperative Societies Management Boards on Dairy activities
  • Conduct Dairy Training to Promoter Farmers and CIG members including exchange visits/tours on demand basis
  • Supervise Dairy activities by Promoter farmers
  • Establish and manage fodder demonstration farms
  • Conduct practical fodder conservation training sessions
  • Facilitate linkages with Service provider Enterprises (SPEs) for silage making on demand basis
  • Manage stakeholder collaboration and strategic partnerships in the dairy value chain in programme area e.g. input supply, service provision and milk markets
  • Facilitate CIGS and Farmers to access Artificial Insemination services and report data
  • Regular Periodic Reporting –submission of Monthly activity reports and Milk production and AI data

    What is your profile?

  • A minimum of Diploma in Agriculture/ Dairy Technology/Animal health or any related field with 3 years’ professional experience or Bachelor’s
  • Degree in Agriculture/Animal Science or any related field with 2 years’ professional experience.
  • The candidate needs to have a clear understanding of the Dairy Value chain in Kenya working with farmer groups/organizations.
  • The candidate must be from or willing to reside in the Program areas of operation.
  • Computer Proficiency.

    Contract duration

    This position will run for two years with annual contracts renewable based on performance

    What do we offer

    A stimulating work environment within a professional international organization with very dedicated staff.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates are invited to send 1 page application letter and CV that contains three referees to eastafricajobs@hivos.org with position title as subject / reference so as to be received by 23rd March, 2017.

    For more information and job application details, see; Hivos East Africa Jobs Dairy Coordinators in Kenya

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