World Vision Food Assistance Manager Jobs in Kenya

World Vision Food Assistance Manager Jobs in Kenya


Purpose of Position

  • To provide strategic leadership, technical management and coordination to World Vision Kenya in the incorporation of food, cash and NFI resources in programs including those in Food Security, Education, WASH and Livelihoods; and to ensure that such programs are designed, monitored, and implemented in compliance with industry standards.

    Major Responsibilities

    Program Management, 40%

  • Managing the day-to-day implementation of Food, cash and NFI Commodities according to Field Level Agreements and Detailed Implementation Plans.

    Program Design and Planning, 20%

  • Lead program growth for food, cash, and NFI programming beyond the current WFP portfolio to include recovery & development funded grant projects, as well as sponsorship funded ones

    Financial & Operational Compliance, 15%

  • Maintain tight budgetary control over all program budgets and ensure compliance with the grant rules and regulations of a variety of donors (WFP and WVI standards).

    External Engagement, Positioning, and Acquisition, 10%

  • Positon WV Kenya as a leader in food, cash, and programming and by so doing grow our portfolio in this regard

    Contribute to Knowledge Management and Innovation, 10%

  • Contribute to the development and introduction of innovation to ensure best practice approaches in the operations.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences/community development or related fields. An advanced degree is an added advantage

  • Minimum 6 years experience with at least 3 years management exposure in commodity programming, designing, planning and implementing Food Assistance programming

  • Adequate knowledge and experience in food and cash aid programs and donors standards appropriate to the management of the food and/or cash programs preferably in the humanitarian
    development field.

  • Knowledge of the Sphere standards, Code of Conduct for Red Cross/ Red crescent, Humanitarian Accountability Partnerships (HAPI) and other international humanitarian standards

  • Extensive experience in supervising staff and conducting capacity building workshops.

  • In depth working Knowledge of computer soft wares including CTS, Excel, words and e-mail, etc.

  • Ability to effectively develop rapport and relate to donors, NGOs, counterparts, and government agencies

  • Experience in proposal development is preferred

  • Must be willing to travel and a flexible approach to living conditions.

  • Excellent Communication skills

  • Ability to achieve personal Integrity and trustworthiness.

  • Ability to solve problems and prioritize many demands without losing focus.

  • Excellent interpersonal, co-ordination and negotiation skills, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in multi-cultural environments with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

  • Strong commitment to integrity, professionalism, creativity and innovation, learning, accountability, planning and organization, results orientation, teamwork and technological solutions.

  • Proven experience of representing externally to key stakeholders and maintaining donor relations.

  • Ability to live and work under pressure in a rapidly changing environment.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Food Assistance Manager Jobs in Kenya


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