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Kuza Jamii Economic Inclusion Program (EIP) Technical Advisor - Wajir

Closing: Apr 7, 2024

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Published: Mar 29, 2024 (14 days ago)

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Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Development, Economics, Business, Community Development, Project Management or a related field required from a recognized institution. Master’s degree in a relevant field desired.
  • A minimum of 3 Years of experience for Degree holders and relevant experience (in a similar role in ASAL Areas).
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate field activities.
  • Prior experience in coordination and remote management, including coordination of teams of staff working in remote field locations with intermittent or limited connectivity.
  • Proven competency/experience in data collection and basic analysis.
  • Strong project management skills including the ability to anticipate demand and manage multiple tasks and projects while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication and negotiation skills, in English, Swahili, and one of the languages spoken in Mandera.
  • Knowledge of   poverty graduation approaches, livelihoods, women’s empowerment programs and experience in working in Northern Kenya highly desirable.
  • Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet, remote conferencing applications. Experience using Salesforce a plus.
  • Good report writing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.


Responsibilities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Development, Economics, Business, Community Development, Project Management or a related field required from a recognized institution. Master’s degree in a relevant field desired.
  • A minimum of 3 Years of experience for Degree holders and relevant experience (in a similar role in ASAL Areas).
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate field activities.
  • Prior experience in coordination and remote management, including coordination of teams of staff working in remote field locations with intermittent or limited connectivity.
  • Proven competency/experience in data collection and basic analysis.
  • Strong project management skills including the ability to anticipate demand and manage multiple tasks and projects while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication and negotiation skills, in English, Swahili, and one of the languages spoken in Mandera.
  • Knowledge of   poverty graduation approaches, livelihoods, women’s empowerment programs and experience in working in Northern Kenya highly desirable.
  • Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet, remote conferencing applications. Experience using Salesforce a plus.
  • Good report writing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.


Technical Assistance:

  • Provide training, technical support and guidance to GENCAD and other partners as needed in adopting, adapting, planning, implementing and monitoring performance of BOMA’s REAP for Government.
  • Provide support through training, hands-on technical assistance and regular communication to BOMA’s partners as requested and necessary.
  • Share program strategies, training materials, and other documents as needed to ensure high quality delivery of Kuza Jamii activities by the partners.
  • Review and provide technical input on internal and external reports and other documents as needed to ensure high quality and timely reporting.
  • Support GENCAD in the recruitment of local staff to be Field Officers and Mentors to deliver the project activities.

Quality Assurance:

  • Ensure the quality of program implemented by the partner and adheres to BOMA’s standards and guiding principles.
  • Ensure consistent timely progress towards targets and overall project objectives in the Kuza Jamii project.
  • Ensure monitoring and quality control mechanisms are in place and report any deviation from project timelines and quality standards.
  • Ensure processes are in place for the continual documentation of lessons learned and the feedback mechanisms that support continual improvements of programming with partners.

Program Development:

  • Work with GENCAD and other partners to develop timely work plans.
  • Contribute to the professional development of partner field staff by providing training, mentoring, and other guidance.
  • Develop or revise training materials as required.
  • Work closely with BOMA colleagues to ensure partners have access additional technical resources as needed based on identified areas for improvement.

Partnership Management:

  • Ensure that the objectives and activities of the partner implementation reflect the strategic objectives of the Kuza Jamii project.
  • Represent BOMA in meetings, conferences, or other engagements with current and potential partners as requested, including NGOs, international agencies, donors, and governments.

Compliance and Logistics:

  • Collaborate with the County Cluster Office Admins on ensuring proper compliance with BOMA policies and procedures.
  • In Liaison with the county staff, and with support from operations staff, oversee procurements, deliveries, and other logistical coordination in Mandera
  • Support other program activities in Mandera based on requests by the Portfolio Director- REAP for Government


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