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Self Help Africa

Project Officer - Baringo

Baringo, Kenya

Self Help Africa

M & E Assistant

Baringo, Kenya

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M & E Assistant

Baringo, Kenya

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Published: Sep 20, 2022 (9 days ago)

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Knowledge, Experience and Other Requirements:

Essential:

  • Diploma or BSc in Forestry, Agroforestry, Rangeland Management,
  • Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural science, or
related discipline.
  • Minimum of five years of technical experience in dryland forestry and agroforestry.
  • Experience of Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration.
  • Experience of tree-based value chains.
  • Experience of Forest Mensuration in dryland forests.
  • Basic land and soil survey skills.
  • Experience in soil and water conservation, watershed management and landscape restoration through bioengineering.
  • At least five years of working experience in an NGO or in government or private sector.
  • Practical experience of developing community natural resources plans and maps.
  • Good
  • understating of gender roles in forestry and pastoralist societies and practical experience of integrating gender equality into forestry, agroforestry and rangeland management.
  • Commitment to international and humanitarian NGO codes, standards and practices
  • Desirable:

    • Experience of working with pastoralist and agro pastoralist communities.
    • Microfinance experience.
    • Experience of integrating nutrition into agriculture, forestry and NRM projects (nutrition sensitive).
    • Experience of integrating the physically disabled into forestry, agroforestry and rangeland management.
    • Enthusiasm for forestry and environmental protection.
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work as part of team across different cultures
    • Diplomacy, tact and empathy with local communities.
    • Good writing skills
    • Strong coaching and mentoring skills
    • Able to take initiatives and work with limited supervision
    • A strong commitment to the aims, objectives and values of the SHA Kenya Country Programme
    • Good working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and general IT skills
    • Prepared to use a motorcycle on poor roads in hot and dusty conditions.


    Responsibilities

    Knowledge, Experience and Other Requirements:

    Essential:

    • Diploma or BSc in Forestry, Agroforestry, Rangeland Management,
    • Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural science, or
    related discipline.
  • Minimum of five years of technical experience in dryland forestry and agroforestry.
  • Experience of Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration.
  • Experience of tree-based value chains.
  • Experience of Forest Mensuration in dryland forests.
  • Basic land and soil survey skills.
  • Experience in soil and water conservation, watershed management and landscape restoration through bioengineering.
  • At least five years of working experience in an NGO or in government or private sector.
  • Practical experience of developing community natural resources plans and maps.
  • Good
  • understating of gender roles in forestry and pastoralist societies and practical experience of integrating gender equality into forestry, agroforestry and rangeland management.
  • Commitment to international and humanitarian NGO codes, standards and practices
  • Desirable:

    • Experience of working with pastoralist and agro pastoralist communities.
    • Microfinance experience.
    • Experience of integrating nutrition into agriculture, forestry and NRM projects (nutrition sensitive).
    • Experience of integrating the physically disabled into forestry, agroforestry and rangeland management.
    • Enthusiasm for forestry and environmental protection.
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work as part of team across different cultures
    • Diplomacy, tact and empathy with local communities.
    • Good writing skills
    • Strong coaching and mentoring skills
    • Able to take initiatives and work with limited supervision
    • A strong commitment to the aims, objectives and values of the SHA Kenya Country Programme
    • Good working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and general IT skills
    • Prepared to use a motorcycle on poor roads in hot and dusty conditions.


    • Participatory selection of target communities, project participants and stakeholders.
    • Participatory
    • selection of volunteer community trainers (lead farmers, community
    facilitators, FMNR facilitators, VSLA trainers, etc)
  • Prepare/
  • adapt training materials for agroforestry, FMNR, landscape restoration, NRM planning, VSLAs, Value chain analysis, business skills development, nutrition.
  • Training, mentoring and supervision of volunteer community trainers.
  • Training, mentoring of NRM committees, conservancies, farmers groups, micro-enterprises.
  • Assist NRM committees and conservancies to develop and update NR management plans and maps.
  • Undertake regular monitoring of project activities.
  • Assist the M&E team to plan and conduct surveys.
  • Measure
  • tree growth, tree densities, tree cover, soil and tree carbon, and conduct GNSS ground truth surveys using protocols developed by ICRAF.
  • Assist the GEA Kenya Baringo Project Coordinator to prepare narrative reports.
  • Liaise with the County Government and implementing partners and stakeholders.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned by the GEA Kenya Baringo Project Coordinator.

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