UNHCR Assistant Kolibri Officer Jobs in Kenya

UNHCR Assistant Kolibri Officer Jobs in Kenya

Organizational Context

Education is an integral part of protection for persons of concern to UNHCR, over 50% of whom are children.

The provision and expansion of access to quality education for refugees is among the protection priorities for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).


  • Kolibri activities are guided by global, regional and country priorities and reflect UNHCR's policy on age, gender and diversity (AGD)
  • Participation of persons of concern is assured through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community based approaches
  • Persons of concern are treated with dignity and respect and all protection incidents are immediately identified and addressed.

  • Coordination of Program Set-up: Lead the establishment of the use of Kolibri in the digital community hubs as required
    Programme Management: Supports UNHCR and partners with the strategy, project planning, and identifying mobile technology based solutions for the specific education needs in the location.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the Kolibri Fly programme in accordance with approved time schedules, and budgets.
    Community Affairs: Serves as a liaison between UNHCR and the community (both refugee and host community).
  • Monitoring & Evaluation: Support Coaches and partners in monitoring the programme, including the development and support in the effective use of online tools
  • Support Coaches and partners in monitoring the programme, including support in the effective use of online tools for data collection and analysis on INS programme usage
    Resource Planning & Management:
  • Support the work of the Coaches in the schools and ensure effective and optimal deployment and use of Kolibri platforms and tools.
  • Training and Support: Provide on-the-job training, and facilitate training by others, coaches, partners and other stakeholders in using educational technology, ICT maintenance
    and other relevant areas

    Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • University degree in ICT
  • A background in education and knowledge of educational technology will be an advantage
  • 3 years of proven experience with various distributed ICT Systems and Networks, preferably in a development setting
  • Experience working in harsh environments with low bandwidth field technologies.
  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of Swahili and Local Turkana language will be an added asset

    Desirable Qualifications & Competencies
  • Excellent team work and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in facilitation and delivering trainings.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting data collection for monitoring and reporting
  • Solid writing skills and an understanding of project management cycle and programme management in complex emergencies
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer literacy.
  • Must be able to multi-task effectively and balance competing priorities,reporting lines and deadlines.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills he/she must be able to relate well with others, dictate responsibilities, offer support and constructive feedback.
  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills. He/She must be able to adeptly and quickly solve problems as they come up.

  • Values
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Respect For Diversity

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 27th July 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; UNHCR Assistant Kolibri Officer Jobs in Kenya

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