Careers

 BACKGROUND

KWETU Training Centre for Sustainable Development is a Non-governmental organization working in the coastal Counties of Kenya with head office based in Mtwapa. KWETU vision subsumes working towards a poverty free and resilient community living in a healthy and free environment. KWETU supports rural communities by providing training in sustainable use of natural resources, environmental conservation, sustainable agriculture, governance and human rights, Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Support, HIV/AIDS and sexual reproductive health. 

KWETU Seeks to fill the following positions:

Position:  Finance and Admin Coordinator.

Reports To:  Centre Manager.

LOCATION: Kilifi County.

Job Summary: The Finance and Administration Coordinator (F&A coordinator) is responsible for the leadership in financial management and administration, in accordance with KWETU relevant operational policies and procedures.

Specific Responsibilities:

The F&A coordinator is responsible for efficient coordination and supervision of KWETUs finance function and supports the timely and effective implementation of projects. S/he will;

In collaboration with the Centre Manager, lead the review and preparation of the KWETU annual organizational budget.

  • Engage in the budgeting process for project budgets with resource mobilization and programs.
  • In close collaboration with the Program coordinators ensure program activities adhere to budget guidelines and allocations and comply with project contractual requirements.
  • Procure audit services in accordance with procurement policy and procedures.
  • Manage the audit assignment
  • Submit timely reports in respect of Management and statutory audits.
  • Submit audited financial statements as per required guidelines.
  • Ensure maintenance of proper books of accounts
  • Ensure efficient payments and disbursements according to approved policies and procedures.
  • Ensure internal control system is in place, functional and effective
  • Ensure the effective implementation of all operational policies: Finance; Human Resources; Procurement; and Maintenance Policies.
  • Ensure proper functioning of office operations including written correspondence
  • Ensure proper function of logistical operations including travel and events organization.
  • Ensure safety, custody and maintenance of office, computer & accessories, furniture and equipment
  • Ensure up to date register of assets.
  • Ensure up to date records are maintained including leave, staff personal records
  • Provide strategic and timely advice to the Centre Manager and the Board about HR issues.
  • Ensure proper payroll administration and accounting.
  • Lead the staff appraisal processes and develop the annual staff development plan.
  • Ensure appropriate insurance covers are taken.

Qualification

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in business related field (Accounting, Commerce, Finance) or other relevant field
  • A minimum 3 years relevant experience. Experience in non-governmental organization and handling donor funds will be an added advantage.
  • Full accounting professional qualification – CPA, ACCA, or other comparable and equivalent qualification
  • Working knowledge of computerized accounting
  • Good at planning and organizing
  • High integrity
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication both oral and written English
  • Ability to produce and analyze reports

DISCLAIMER:

This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

Applicants are required to send their letter of application, CV, relevant certificates and testimonials to jobs@kwetukenya.org indicating current and expected Salary by 25th April 2021 Close of Business. Candidates should clearly indicate the position being applied for and its reference number F&A/KWETU/04/2021 as the email subject. Only short listed candidates will be contacted and interviews will be done on a rolling basis. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

 

Position: Accountant

Reports To:  Finance and Admin Coordinator.

LOCATION: Kilifi County.

Job Summary: The job holder reports to and works under the direction of the Finance and Administration Coordinator. The job holder may also support the other Project Coordinators at KWETU.

Key responsibilities

  • Review all financial commitments and payments requests to ensure compliance with set guidelines in the KWETU Financial Policy and Procedures.
  • Process all financial transactions in automated accounting system (QuickBooks) thus ensuring accurate financial reporting and monitoring.
  • Prepare reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis to ensure exceptions are identified and dealt promptly.
  • Prepare financial management reports on a monthly basis and provide information to the management for decision making.
  • Perform physical verification of Assets at least once per year to ensure that all assets are accurately recorded.
  • Maintain and manage achieving of financial documents to safe guard financial records and audit trails.
  • Prepare monthly payroll and all the related statutory returns; compute staff separation benefits and ensure and periodic PAYE returns are done to ensure adherence to the approved HR policies, Employment Law and Tax Laws.

Qualifications

  • Full accounting professional qualification – CPA, ACCA, or other comparable and equivalent qualification
  • At least 3 years accounting experience (preferably in NGO).
  • Well versed in computerized accounting packages

DISCLAIMER:

This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

Applicants are required to send their letter of application, CV, relevant certificates and testimonials to jobs@kwetukenya.org indicating current and expected Salary by 25th April 2021 Close of Business. Candidates should clearly indicate the position being applied for and its reference number ACC/KWETU/04/2021 as the email subject. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and interviews will be done on a rolling basis. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

 

Position:  MEAL Officer

Reports To:  Project Coordinator

LOCATION: Kilifi County.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Project Coordinator, the MEAL Officer is responsible for the day-to-day tracking and reporting of project activitiest. The role includes rolling out standardized data collection tools and database systems; monthly data collection; verification of results reported; analysis and presentation of findings and project progress; set up of project accountability and learning mechanisms; and documentation of feedback and response from and to LIP and project beneficiaries.

The MEAL Officer will ensure that systems are in place to measure the project’s impact and progress and that data is readily available to be used as a foundation for programmatic adjustments and evidence-based decision-making. The MEAL officer will ensure that the capacity of  project team is enhanced, beneficiaries and other stakeholders have opportunity to give and receive feedback, and documentation of project learning is consistent with project learning agenda.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accurate data collection, data entry, data cleaning & maintaining the OVC filing system
  • Ensure MEAL systems comply with both Kwetu global and regional policies, procedures, standards, and strategic initiatives, as well as core team standards
  • Ensure roll out of standardized forms and tools to collect relevant disaggregated data on project monitoring indicators, effects, and impacts.
  • Systematically collect, validate, and analyze data and ensure that it is accurate and of the highest quality by conducting regular data quality assessments and verifications.
  • Work closely with LIP staff to produce high-quality data and progress reports as per the reporting intervals (monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, annually)
  • Support other key LIP staff to design and implement project assessments including, gender analysis, stakeholder analysis, hotspots mapping and other data regular and adhoc data collection and analysis activities.
  • Ensure that all project monitoring arrangements comply with the project and donor agreements and ensure that agreements are concretely operationalized.
  • Work with Project Cluster MEAL to identify community defined indicators that will show success in the eyes of the project beneficiaries
  • Work with Project Cluster MEAL to set up feedback and response mechanisms that will allow the project to receive and respond to feedback from the project beneficiaries
  • Coordinate documentation of lessons learned, best practices, program data, evaluations, and other information to generate donor communication pieces, success stories, case studies, and other high-quality, results-based documentation at LIP level
  • Facilitate the use of Project data by Project staff, and other stakeholders to inform decision-making and to identify lessons learned and promising practices.
  • Participate in regular site monitoring and support supervision through administration of the SIMS to help track quality of services to the OVCs and their households.
  • Coordinate monthly data review meetings at LIP level

Meal Competencies

  • Design: Familiarity with PEPFAR/OVC related MEAL system tools and components, and CPIMS/OLMIS is an added advantage
  • Monitoring: Ability to implement monitoring activities including timely collection of quality data, facilitation of participatory reflection of monitoring data and submission of timely progress reports.
  • Evaluation: Ability to support project evaluations and reviews and to facilitate the use of evaluation results to inform decision making and enhance learning.
  • Accountability: Ability to ensure accountability to stakeholders through increased participation, transparent communication, responsive feedback mechanisms, and adherence to internal and external quality standards and requirements.
  • Learning: Ability to establish knowledge management and collaborative learning processes at the LIP level, generate evidence for project and programmatic learning that leads to action, decision making and influence.
  • Analysis and Critical thinking: Ability to engage with data, challenge biases and assumptions, pose thoughtful questions, pursue deeper understanding of evidence through reflection and perspective taking, and make informed programming decisions.
  • ICT4MEAL: Ability to apply knowledge on ICT for opportune and accurate data collection, database management, conduct analysis and make information easily accessible.
  • Report writing and documentation: Has demonstrated ability in documentation and consolidation of reports

Supervisory Responsibilities

Data Assistants

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma with at least 3 years relevant experience or bachelor’s degree in related fields with least 2 years’ MEAL experience in PEPFAR or related programs
  • Relevant professional experience in project-level MEAL, including development/review of data collection tools, reporting forms, and project database management skills
  • Experience with PEPFAR HIV and/or OVC programming is desirable
  • Familiarity with principles and current approaches to project monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning
  • Excellent analytic and computer skills; skilled in MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  • Experience in using data analysis software, preferably SPSS
  • Skills in developing project M&E databases desired
  • Working knowledge of CPIMS is an added advantage

 DISCLAIMER:

This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

Applicants are required to send their letter of application, CV, relevant certificates and testimonials to jobs@kwetukenya.org indicating current and expected Salary by 25th April 2021 Close of Business. Candidates should clearly indicate the position being applied for and its reference number MEAL/KWETU/04/2021 as the email subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and interviews will be done on a rolling basis. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

 

Position:  Project Coordinator

Reports To:  Centre Manager.

LOCATION: Kilifi County.

Job Summary:

The Coordinator will be responsible for providing technical support to staff managing OVC programs in the field and ensuring appropriate implementation as per the approved activities, support in writing periodic reports, hold technical meetings, work with all stakeholders involved and represent KWETU externally to appropriate forums. Ensure that the OVC/VHH integrates agriculture and microfinance to promote food security and improve incomes. Initiate collaborative activities with county partners, including Ministry of Gender, Children & Social Development, Children’s Department and other National organizations as appropriate.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the M&E officer, use appropriate tools and mechanisms to monitor and evaluate the progress of the set goals and objectives.
  • Visit intervention sites to provide management and administrative support as well as advise to project staff- with the view of improving operational aspects of the project.
  • Participate in performance evaluation of intervention sites, identify performance gaps and recommend suitable improvement plans.
  • Ensure strict adherence to project plans as envisaged in KWETU guidelines, donor philosophies and in conformity with national and international standards.
  • Organize regular implementation review meetings with all staff and relevant stakeholders. Ensure regular data quality assessments for efficient and timely service delivery.
  • Oversee the preparation of annual Work plan and Budget.
  • Provide technical support in the preparation of Task orders and ensure strict adherence to the same during project implementation.
  • Effectively and efficiently manage project grants in accordance with the donor, GoK as well as organizational guidelines.
  • Work with management of KWETU, key stakeholders and OVC Technical teams to develop abstracts for sharing in relevant fora- locally and internationally.
  • Ensure that documentation of best practices is undertaken.
  • Supervise project staff
  • Manage and maintain KWETU resources and equipment in the area of operation, as well as any other duty that maybe assigned from time to time

Qualifications

  • Degree in Social Sciences, public health or an equivalent with experience in OVC/HCBC.
  • Have solid working knowledge (practical skills) in OVC/HCBC Programming.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in OVC project with wide coverage area funded by USG.
  • Familiarity with implementation of US Government-funded projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through formal and informal training.
  • Experience in staff supervision, good coordination skills as well as the ability to work in a team.

DISCLAIMER:

This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

Applicants are required to send their letter of application, CV, relevant certificates and testimonials to jobs@kwetukenya.org indicating current and expected Salary by 25th April 2021 Close of Business. Candidates should clearly indicate the position being applied for and its reference number PC/KWETU/04/2021 as the email subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and interviews will be done on a rolling basis. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

 

Position:  Field Officer.

Reports To:  Project Coordinator.

LOCATION: Kilifi County.

 Job Summary:

As a key member of the LIP programming team in the county, you will monitor and report on all project activities related to case management and service delivery with respect to OVC and their families in support of  KWETU work to ensure improved access to health and social services to the OVC and their families. Your OVC service-oriented approach will ensure that the project consistently applies the new Case Management approach to the delivery of quality and time bound services to the OVC and their families as well as enhance their participation in their best interest to constantly work towards improving the impact of the benefits to the project beneficiaries. You will be reporting to the LIP Project Coordinator, work and coordinate closely with other KWETU Project staff, key staff form the relevant ministries, Community Mother Mentors, Community Health Volunteers and Link Desk Person to contribute to a holistic, integrated, and comprehensive project implementation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the coordination, implementation, and monitoring of all assigned project activities as outlined in the LIP Detailed Implementation Plan in line with organizations principles and standards, donor and GOK requirements, and good practices.
  • Monitor and report any challenges and/or gaps identified to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules.
  • Support the project volunteers in their efforts to reflect on project experiences.
  • Collect and analyze project data per specified mechanisms and tools. Collaborate with other organization staff and volunteers to prepare reports per established reporting schedule and guidelines.
  • Provide technical support and monitor capacity building and technical support activities to the LCHVs, CHVs and Link Desk Persons to ensure effective and quality service provision.
  • Actively engage in identifying and documentation of project promising practices, case and human-interest stories, dissemination and use of relevant knowledge in the field.
  • Represent the organization and project in meetings at county, sub county, ward and locational levels, working groups, and other events as requested, to support forging relations with the GOK, other stakeholders, the community and project beneficiaries.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of all assigned project activities per donor and USAID standards and established schedules.
  • Ensure community case workers (CCWs – project volunteers) complete required case management forms and ensure case filing system is developed and maintained.
  • Create community linkages for broader community engagement in case management.
  • Conduct joint support supervision with relevant GOK representatives to forge better working relationships
  • Conduct regular home visits with the CHVs to ascertain service provision to the project beneficiaries as well as providing support to the volunteers.

Qualification and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Social Sciences or any other related field.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in a similar environment.
  • Ability to ride motorcycle with valid riding license   will be an added advantage
  • Ability to cultivate constructive relationships.
  • Strong interpersonal and public relation skills and able to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Able to work independently and effectively under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with rural/urban working environment
  • Knowledge of OVC case management methodology
  • Strong coordination skills and strong team orientation.
  • Strong community mobilization skills.
  • Strong networking skills.
  • Ability to use computers.

DISCLAIMER:

This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

Applicants are required to send their letter of application, CV, relevant certificates and testimonials to jobs@kwetukenya.org indicating current and expected Salary by 25th April 2021 Close of Business. Candidates should clearly indicate the position being applied for and its reference number FO/KWETU/04/2021 as the email subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and interviews will be done on a rolling basis. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

 

Position:  Data Assistants.

Reports To:  MEAL Officer.

LOCATION: Kilifi County.

 Job Summary:

Reporting to the KWETU project MEAL Officer, the Data Assistant is primarily responsible for data entry of F1A, F1B & HES data into CPIMS. The role also includes continuous data cleaning, verification, validation and updating of the CPMIS database

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Ensure proper filling system is in place in accordance with project file management SOP
  • Receive completed forms, verify and validate for completeness, accuracy and integrity
  • Enter data from paper formats into computer files or database systems
  • Type in data provided directly from project sites
  • Update existing data whenever required
  • Retrieve data from the database or electronic files as requested
  • Perform regular backups to ensure data preservation
  • Sort and organize paperwork after entering data to ensure it is not lost
  • Verifying and keying in data in CPIMS
  • Help in retrieval and storage of OVC files accordingly and whenever required during DQAs and SIMS exercise
  • Provide data for and participate in monthly data review meetings at LIP level
  • Perform regular data cleaning to ensure quality OVC data in CPMIS

Supervisory Responsibilities

None

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • At least a diploma in any related field. A degree will an added advantage
  • Proven experience as data entry clerk or equivalent for at least 2 years
  • Familiarity and experience with CPIMS in OVC programming
  • Data entry & data cleaning experience in USAID OVC project would be an added advantage
  • Experience in training CHVs in OVC data collection tools is a plus
  • Fast typing skills; Knowledge of touch typing system is strongly preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets (MS Office Word, Excel etc.)
  • Working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware and peripheral devices
  • Basic understanding of databases
  • Positive attitude & an open mind

 Skills and Abilities

  • Sound coordination skills and a demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrates diplomacy, flexibility, and resourcefulness
  • Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and in teams.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as good judgment and vision
  • Excellent organizational skills, team work and ability to prioritize tasks in a timely manner

DISCLAIMER:

This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

Applicants are required to send their letter of application, CV, relevant certificates and testimonials to jobs@kwetukenya.org indicating current and expected Salary by 25th April 2021 Close of Business. Candidates should clearly indicate the position being applied for and its reference number DA/KWETU/04/2021 as the email subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and interviews will be done on a rolling basis. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

 

Position:  HES Officer

Reports To:  Project Coordinator.

LOCATION: Kilifi County.

 Job Summary:

Reporting to the Project Coordinator, the HES project officer is responsible for overall rollout of economic strengthening activities, ensuring the project meets its objectives and targets. The HES officer working closely with relevant government ministries and other technical agencies and private sector to provide training and technical support to Field agent supervisors with focus in implementing VSLA activities, financial education to the caregivers, support caregivers initiate Income Generating activities, profiling of smallholder farmers to increase production and engage with markets.  The HES Officer will directly supervise field Agent supervisors and the data capture clerk, and indirectly supervises a team of VSLA Field Agents. He/She will develop HES operational plans, monitors their execution, and prepares periodic project performance reports.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Works with the project team members to develop responsive monthly workplans and ensures prudent allocation and utilization of resources.
  • Holds regular staff and community meetings to review progress, address emerging issues and plan for subsequent actions.
  • Coordinate all support supervision activities by VSLA supervisors ensuring that field agents are adequately provided with the support they need to undertake their roles.
  • Continually communicates to the project Coordinator and technical officers on project progress, challenges and support required to deliver on the project objectives.
  • Ensures that all the activities being implemented are conducted within a process that enhances community ownership, participation and contribution for sustainability.
  • Work closely with the project Coordinator, Case Management and System strengthening Project Officers to develop case plans and support implementation of HES interventions.
  • Supports project team members in implementation of key activities that includes: recruit Field Agent supervisors and Field Agents, Map and define agent operating areas, support agent certification, PSP launches and PSP network formation.
  • Takes lead in the implementation of the House hold Economic strengthening approaches to OVC and their households.
  • Supports HES project team members to work with the community-based workforce to deliver services to OVC caregivers. These services shall include but not limited to trainings on VSLA PSP model, SMART skills modules, Financial literacy, marketing basics and 7 Steps of Marketing and value chains analysis and roll out KWETU emergency Fund.
  • Work with project team to link OVC not in school to CAP -YEI and other relevant empowerment programs
  • Works with the DCS and Private Sector Actors to advocate for linkage of caregivers to GOK cash transfers, in kind agricultural support and other subsidies.
  • Works with GoK departments and county government departments to offer extension services to strengthen the capacity of producer groups and VSLA farmer groups.
  • Conducts routine support supervisions and spot checks to project sites and Field Supervisors, Field agents and VSLA groups to ensure quality service delivery to OVC and their caregivers.
  • Works with M&E team to ensure that the they adequately undertake their M and E functions within the acceptable project standards for effective data entry, analysis, reporting and accountability for results.
  • Supports project team members to identify, document, and disseminate knowledge products to build on evidence-based practices in Household Economic strengthening initiatives.
  • Responsible for timely monthly and quarterly donor reporting. Ensures that the M and E team effectively utilize VSLA MIS and manage data and use data for decision making.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervises Field Agent Supervisors and data capture clerks.

Required Qualifications And Experience:

  • A diploma (with at least 3 years of relevant experience) or a bachelor’s degree (with at least 2 years’ experience’) in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Micro Finance, Business Administration, project Management or related field from a recognized institution of
  • Specialized knowledge of and experience with savings group programming—with a preference for community-agent and/or fee-for-service approaches.
  • Relevant experience in Community development focusing on sustainable livelihood approaches, project monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning.
  • Familiarity with integrating savings groups in OVC programming.
  • Excellent analytic and computer skills; skilled in MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Excellent report writing skills.

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven Leadership ability and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, team work and ability to prioritize tasks in a timely manner
  • Sound coordination skills and a demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrates diplomacy, flexibility, and resourcefulness
  • Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office).
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional proficiency in one or more local languages of the operational area
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle – (Added advantage)
  • Valid motorcycle permit

 DISCLAIMER:

This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

Applicants are required to send their letter of application, CV, relevant certificates and testimonials to jobs@kwetukenya.org indicating current and expected Salary by 25th April 2021 Close of Business. Candidates should clearly indicate the position being applied for and its reference number HES/KWETU/04/2021 as the email subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and interviews will be done on a rolling basis. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification

 

Position:  Field Agent Supervisors.

Reports To:  HES Officer.

LOCATION: Kilifi County.

 Job Summary:

Reporting to the HES project Officer, the Field Agent supervisor is responsible for supervising field agents and ensuring the quality of the VSLA groups they form and roll out of other economic Strengthening activities; ensuring the project meets its objectives and targets, Training and mentorship of Field Agent and certifying them as PSPs; overseeing their work as PSPs and organizing them into networks. He/she will support VSLA Field Agents to conduct sensitization meetings on HES initiatives, develop individual work plans, monitors their execution and prepare monthly project performance reports.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Works with the Field Agents to develop responsive monthly workplans and ensures implementation of the plans and prudent utilization of resources.
  • Holds regular Field Agent meetings and community meetings to review progress, address emerging issues and plan for subsequent actions.
  • Coordinate all support supervision activities by Field Agents ensuring that VSLA groups and beneficiaries are adequately provided with the support they need.
  • Ensures that all the activities being implemented are conducted within a process that enhances community ownership, participation and contribution for sustainability.
  • Takes lead in developing working relationships and linkages with Community leaders as well with other OVC actors to promote HES initiatives and market KWETU project.
  • Work closely with the HES Officer, Project Coordinator, Case Managers to develop case plans and support implementation of HES interventions.
  • Supports project team members in implementation of key activities that includes: recruit Field Agents, Map and define agent operating areas, support agent certification, PSP launches and PSP network formation.
  • Train and mentor Field Agents to deliver services to OVC caregivers. These services shall include but not limited to trainings on VSLA PSP model, SMART skills modules, Financial literacy, marketing basics and 7 Steps of Marketing and value chains analysis and roll out KWETU emergency Fund.
  • Works with the DCS and Private Sector Actors to advocate for linkage of caregivers to GOK cash transfers, in kind agricultural support and other subsidies.
  • Work with project team to link OVC not in school to CAP -YEI and other relevant empowerment programs
  • Works with the DCS and Private Sector Actors to advocate for linkage of caregivers to GOK cash transfers, in kind agricultural support and other support.
  • Works with GoK departments and county government departments to offer extension services to strengthen the capacity of producer groups and VSLA farmer groups.
  • Conducts structured support supervisions and spot checks to Field agents, VSLA groups and other HES initiatives at the HH level to ensure quality service delivery to OVC and their caregivers.
  • Review data collection forms before entry to VSLA MIS to ensure accuracy of data.
  • Participate in data review meetings together with the project team to ensure effective data entry, analysis, reporting and accountability for results.
  • Supports project team members to identify, document, and disseminate knowledge products to build on evidence-based practices in Household Economic strengthening initiatives.
  • Responsible for timely monthly and quarterly reporting to the HES officer.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervises VSLA Field Agents/Private Service Providers

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma in business administration, community development, agriculture and other related disciplines.
  • Previous experience working with decentralized, community-based projects
  • Previous experience with savings group programming is preferred
  • Excellent analytic and computer skills; skilled in MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Excellent report writing skills.

Skills and Abilities

  • Willingness to be based in the field and to travel long distances
  • Fluency in one or more languages of the operating area
  • Good community mobiliser and facilitator
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle
  • Valid motorcycle permit

DISCLAIMER:

This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

Applicants are required to send their letter of application, CV, relevant certificates and testimonials to jobs@kwetukenya.org indicating current and expected Salary by 25th April 2021 Close of Business. Candidates should clearly indicate the position being applied for and its reference number FAS/KWETU/04/2021 as the email subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and interviews will be done on a rolling basis. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification