Kenya Good Neighbors NGO Bisil Project Income Generation Officer Jobs in Bisil - Kajiado County

Kenya Good Neighbors NGO Bisil Project Income Generation Officer Jobs in Bisil - Kajiado County


GNI is an international humanitarian and development NGO in general consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN-ECOSOC) established in 1991.

GNI has made great strides in its mission to eradicate poverty and provide a beer quality of life to people around the world through community development project.

We provide help and expeise through relief and development projects in the areas of education, health service, income generation, local community mobilization, child rights protection, and sustainable development projects.

Location:

  • Bisil Project Office (Kajiado County)

    Employment Period:

  • 1 year renewable

    Employee Category:

  • Fixed Term Contract

    Key Responsibilities

    Develop income generation programs for households:

  • Research and design household income generation activities appropriate with
    actual situation of the project area;
  • Mobilize and register income generation groups (IGGs) and co-operatives as
    basic units for project implementation
  • Promote and develop operations in collaboration with local partners and
    stakeholders for income generation in the project area;

    Facilitate implementation of income generation activities:

  • Carry out survey to establish new IGGs and co-operatives in project area
  • Support IGGs, cooperatives to develop strong constitutions, operational
    structures and cost effective business plans
  • Guide registration procedures, document preparation of newly registered IGGs
    and co-operatives
  • Regularly monitor and supervise operations of all IGGs, cooperatives; Collect
    feedback and check information received, support and promote activities of
    the IGGs
  • Regularly visit and monitor use of loan given out by CDC as Revolving Fund
    (RF) and ensure that the loans are used for the right purpose and repayment
    regulations are adhered to by the IGG members.
  • Support IGGs and co-operatives in the process of developing business plans
    and submit to CDC for approval and refinancing
  • Support IGGs, households and other beneficiaries in implementing activities
    timely and effectively;
  • Provide technical assistance to IGGs, cooperatives, households in making
    production decisions – business plans, financial management plans when
    needed;
  • Coordinate with the CDCs ( Community Development Committees) , local
    authorities, group management committees and co-operative board of management to ensure prompt revolving fund repayment
  • Assist the CDC to ensure proper management of the revolving fund
  • Participate in preparation of POA ( Plan of Action) for Income generation;
  • Assist IGGs and Co-operatives in establishing stable and reliable marketing
    channels for their products
  • Deliver IG development policies, programs or projects from HO (Head
    Office) to target beneficiaries;
  • Record, track, store documents and data related to the IG activities; participate
    in evaluating the effectiveness, results of operations, report to project managers and IGD Manager
  • Provide technical assistance in the management of the community Warehouses
  • Do other tasks as assigned by Project manager and the IGD Manager.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized public university in the following relevant
    fields: Agribusiness, Crop production, Agricultural economics, Animal production,
    community development and other relevant
    fields
  • At least 5 years working experience in the development of projects related to
    income generation groups and agricultural cooperatives
  • Experience working with other NGOs or KOICA funded projects or other
    government subsidy funded project such as USAID, UKAID, SIDA, JICA is strongly added advantage.
  • Must have the ability to work independently and work with teams;
  • Must have the ability to work under pressure;
  • Good Communication and interpersonal skill with community people
  • Good organizing skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Good skill in computer use: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Basic written and spoken English skill.
  • Sociable, responsive and committed.
  • Must be accountable and transparent


    How to apply

  • Written applications enclosing Certificates, testimonials and resume stating current and expected remuneration on or before 7th December 2018 to [email protected] If you
    have a publication or any other portfolio related to your job application kindly include it in your application or share a web link.
  • Interviews shall be both oral and written. Please mention your expected salary on your cover letter. This is mandatory requirement.
  • Note that only successful applicants will be notified of the interview
  • Interview schedule will be from 17th December 2018 Contract period will be from 1st January 2018 which is renewable for some positions.

    Terms of reference

  • Kenya Good Neighbors does not request, permit or accept any compensation, bribe, gift or otherwise before, during and after the recruitment process from any interested candidates for any Job opportunities advertised. If any person requests, permits or accepts any form of compensation from any candidate kindly report to [email protected]
  • All application information provided shall be only genuine and factual. Any forged documentation and erroneous information submitted and stated during the recruitment process are strictly not allowed and will result in disqualification from the recruitment process and blacklisting of the respective candidates from any other job vacancy application for all eternity. If there’s any fraud, corruption and forgery detected, the employment will result in immediate termination and shall be required to compensate the organization.
  • Kindly take note that the successfully hired candidate will be required to submit their Certificate of Good Conduct before contracting. Failure to which will lead to failure to contract.
  • Please note that agreement above mentioned clause will be request before the interview.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Good Neighbors NGO Bisil Project Income Generation Officer Jobs in Bisil - Kajiado County

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