DAI M&E, Procurement, Capacity Building, and Policy Development Jobs career in Kenya 2013

Call for Applications
DAI, a global development consulting firm based in the United States, seeks applications from senior-level experts for an anticipated five-year, donor-funded devolution  program in Kenya. Candidates with experience in the following areas of expertise are encouraged to apply:

Decentralization/ Institutional Development 

Requirements: 
  • Minimum 15years of professional experience in aligning institutional structures, functions, policies and systems against existing and new institutional mandates ;
  • at least 5 years of experience on donor-funded programs;
  • and in-depth familiarity with Kenyan national and local government structures is highly desired.
Decentralization/ Policy Development
Requirements:
  • 15 years of professional experience in policy making and policy implementation for local governments; experience with devolved government units a plus;
  • at least 3 years of experience on donor-funded programs;
  • and in-depth familiarity with Kenyan national and local government structures is highly desired.
Local Government Capacity Building
Requirements: 
  • 10 years of professional experience in building the capacity of local government units, including human resources management, public financial management, project planning and implementation, and service delivery;
  • at least 3 years of experience on donor-funded programs;
  • and in-depth familiarity with Kenyan national and local government structures is highly desired
Civil Society Engagement
Requirements:
  • 10 years of professional experience in capacity building of civil society organizations in advocacy and civic engagement to increase government accountability;
  • at least 3 years of experience on donor-funded programs;
  • familiarity with Kenyan national and local government structures is highly desired.
Monitoring & Evaluation/Knowledge Management
Requirements:
  • At least 7 years of professional experience in M&E, including developing and overseeing performance management plans, baseline studies, and overseeing field-based M&E systems for donor-funded programs.
Finance/Grants/Procurement Management 
Requirements:
  • at least 7 years relevant work experience in financial management, grants, and procurement on large, donor-funded programs;
  • demonstrated understanding of accounting best practices and rules and regulations for project administration.
General Requirements:
  • Advanced degree in public administration, law, public policy, political science, international development, or other relevant field;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; and
  • Fluency in English is required, fluency in Kiswahili and other local dialects is desirable.
Interested candidates should e-mail their CV to KenyaDevolution@dai.com by April 1, 2013, indicating expertise in the subject line.
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