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NGO Safety Program (NSP) for Somalia Training Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya 2012
- Organise NSP training courses in line with the NSP strategic plan.
- Co-facilitate training courses and deliver classroom inputs and manage live practical scenarios.
- Support the Training Manager in course design and development.
- Support the Training Manager in monitoring & evaluation of training delivery and impact
- Hostile Environment Individual Safety Training (HEIST)
- Country Director/Security Focal Point Training
- Emergency Medical Training packages
- Other relevant training as directed.
- In conjunction with the Training Manager further develop course appraisal and feedback systems.
- Responsible for the production of training presentations, course programmes, facilitator notes, lesson plans and aids as directed by the Training Manager.
- Participate proactively to the development and delivery of NSP strategy.
- Responsible for the capitalisation of training notes and materials and the development of the NSP institutional memory.
- Any other reasonable duty as requested by line management.
- Work closely with NSP colleagues in the administration of procurement issues, finance and budget control, travel and accommodation booking for missions to the field.
- Degree in Education or Post Graduate Diploma in Education.
- Security/safety training course attendance.
- Evidence of knowledge and skills based training delivery to junior staff and senior management.
- First Aid qualification — Advanced First Responder trainer highly desirable.
- 4 years experience in a Security/Safety training environment.
- 2 years experience with an NGO in a position dealing with safety/security responsibilities. (Security Focal Point experience is a strong advantage.)
- Somalia experience is a strong advantage
- Thorough understanding of the contextual security environment for Somalia (and Kenya)
- Proven presentation/facilitator skills using adult learning methodologies
- English (working language): fluent with excellent writing capacities.
- Kiswahili : fluent
- Somali (fluent) is a very strong advantage
- Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet.
- User knowledge of GPS, Thuraya satellite phone and VHF communications.
- Valid passport
- Valid driving licence
Western Water Services Director Jobs in Kenya 2012
- Two (2) members from the business and manufacturing community nominated by their bodies.
- One (1) local professional nominated by respective professional organization.
- One (1) representative nominated by respective resident organizations.
- One (1) member from a women organization nominated from their bodies.
To be eligible for consideration, the applicant must be:
- Literate and numerate to at least O level.
- Demonstrate experience and acumen in a business or any profession of at least 7 years.
- Demonstrate participation in local development initiatives.
- Have experience as change management agent.
- A resident of the area served by the company
- Must meet the requirement of Chapter 6 of the constitution
- Suppliers or other trading associates of the company cannot become directors of the company.
- Persons in current professional or social relationships with directors of the company cannot become directors in the company.
Western Water Services Company Limited
P.O. Box 673 – 50100, Kakamega,
Tel: 056 – 31552
Mercy Corps Livestock Livelihoods Program Specialist Job in Kenya 2012
Mercy Corps Kenya is currently responding to the drought by increasing access to affordable water in Wajir County, northeast Kenya. The Emergency Drought Response in Northeastern, Kenya will provide immediate emergency, rebuild the livelihoods of target communities and build the capacity of local organizations involved in the implementation of the program.
The proposed program integrates the principles of response to immediate needs, restoration of livelihoods, and capacity building for long-term recovery.
In our continued response to emergency and disaster, Mercy Corps seeks an experienced Livestock Livelihoods Program Specialist for our Wajir Drought Response and Early Recovery Program in North Eastern Kenya.
For our Relief and Recovery for Northern Kenya’s Drought-Affected Population and Livestock Economy (ReKNDLE) program, Mercy Corps seeks an experienced Livestock Livelihoods Program Officer.
General Position Summary:
The Livestock Livelihoods Program Specialist is overall responsible for the day to day implementation of the livestock component of ReKNDLE in Wajir County.
The Program Specialist will work closely both with management and support staff (including finance, administration and program) in the Wajir Office to ensure the day to day activities are implemented according to schedule, budget and required quality.
The Program Specialist Reports directly to the Program Manager with written and oral activity and budget reports.
The Program Specialist will assist the Program Manager in outlining a strategic plan for the implementation of this program including identifying target areas/projects, methods of operation for effective programming and maximum results.
Essential Job Functions:
- Assist the Program Manager and M&E team in conducting survey, make recommendations on needs and vulnerability of beneficiary populations;
- Work collaboratively with and other project stakeholders in designing and implementing an integrated program using participatory methodology;
- Supervise the day to day implementation of activities of the program such as slaughter destocking, animals-for-work, animal feed vouchers, de-worming tablets, livestock vaccination and animal management trainings;
- Foster a collaborative team atmosphere which engages the stakeholders;
- Develop working relationship and coordinate with relevant international and local agencies active in livestock livelihoods;
- Conduct regular progress meeting with beneficiaries and other stakeholders including local authorities, INGOs, and Local NGOs;
- Manage and training of field supervisors and monitors;
- Prepare regular report on project status;
- Conduct regular needs assessment and prepare communication materials;
- Document program success stories regularly;
- Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission;
- Other duties as assigned.
Reports Directly To: Program Manager
Works Directly With: M&E Specialist, Program Team, Operations
Knowledge and Experience:
- University degree in social science, animal health, livestock marketing or other relevant subjects;
- Minimum three years experience in project implementation and field supervision in livestock livelihoods;
- Robust technical knowledge on livestock livelihoods in Northern Kenya, preferably in Northeastern Province;
- Analytical and report writing skills required;
- Proficiency with excel databases required;
- Experience with Logical Framework Analysis and Participatory Rural Appraisal required;
- Proficiency in oral and written English and Kiswahili required, Somali language skills preferred.
- Commitment to local capacity building and the ability to engage local stakeholders in project design and implementation;
- Creative ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking and dedication to high-quality program implementation;
- Knowledge and understanding of Somali society;
- Ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks and keep to deadlines;
- Strong team player and communicator;
- Willing to interact effectively with international and national personnel and other partners.