Solidarity Islamic France Program Coordinator, and Food Security Manager Jobs in Kenya

Solidarity Islamic France

Start date: 15 August 2012 based in: Masalani (Ijara district)

Deadline for applications: Send Cover letter and CV to before 30 July 2012.

Program Coordinator (senior level)

  • Analysis of the humanitarian and development context; provided recommendations and propose program through concept note and project proposal. 
  • Program management: ensure timely implementation of SIF project and develop new relevant project proposal according to assessment findings and humanitarian situation. 
  • Coordinating with other relevant actors in the field and Nairobi (as relevant). 
  • Coordinating and liaising with SIF support services (logistic, finance, human resources, and security). 
  • Management of key program staff: define objectives, evaluate staff, provide support in program
    management cycle and tools.
  • Relevant degree or equivalent in development sector (social, economic and political science, community development, International cooperation, or other relevant) 
  • At least 8 years of relevant field experience in development sector with UN and/or No governmental organization and at least 2 years as senior program coordinator or manager (in FSL, Wash, DRR and in ASAL – Somali region is a plus) 
  • Proven experience in proposal and donor reporting (sample will be asked). 
  • Highly motivated to join a new INGO in Kenya; Pro active and able to work independently. 
  • Mind set to develop program (multiple projects) at country level (recovery, DRR, development).
Food Security and Livelihood Manager (middle level)

  • The Food Security and Livelihood manager contributes to the development of the project, which is a constitutive part of the country strategy, and subsequently manages its implementation.
  • Implementation of FSL related activities: Animal health, cash transfer and cash for work, livestock production, productive asset transfer, agriculture. 
  • Management of field staff: planning, training, mentoring, supervising. 
  • FSL data collection and analysis: create tools and methods (PRA), data base, statistics, report, analysis, recommendations. 
  • Coordination with external actors: NGO, Government bodies, private sector, CBO. 
  • Internal coordination (through the program coordinator): human resources, logistic, finance, wash and other program sectors.
  • Relevant diploma or equivalent in FSL sector (agriculture, animal health, economics, social science, or other relevant). 
  • At least 5 years of relevant field experience in Arid and Semi Arid land (ASAL – Somali region is a plus) and food security sector and at least 2 years as project manager (directly
    responsible for project implementation). 
  • Proven experience in Livestock (animal health; restocking) and cash programming in emergency 
  • Proven experience in team management (training, planning, and supervising). 
  • Proven ability to develop FSL data collection tools and data base (Excel; SPSS; other software) and basic analysis/recommendations. 
  • Fluent in English spoken and written, Somali language is a plus.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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