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Project Officer - Livelihood & Resilience

Closing: Apr 6, 2024

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Published: Mar 25, 2024 (18 days ago)

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Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Agriculture or related field from a recognized university
  • 3 years’ Demonstrated experience in integrating Food Security and Nutrition
  • Experience in implementing biofortification interventions is an added advantage
  • Experience in local level partnerships including Department of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries and Agricultural research institutions
  • Have practical agricultural extension knowledge with an emphasis on value chain development
  • Ability to ride a motor cycle (in possession of a valid and clean riding license)
  • Knowledge on environment and climate change, community disaster management, peace building and economic empowerment initiatives will be an added advantage


Responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Agriculture or related field from a recognized university
  • 3 years’ Demonstrated experience in integrating Food Security and Nutrition
  • Experience in implementing biofortification interventions is an added advantage
  • Experience in local level partnerships including Department of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries and Agricultural research institutions
  • Have practical agricultural extension knowledge with an emphasis on value chain development
  • Ability to ride a motor cycle (in possession of a valid and clean riding license)
  • Knowledge on environment and climate change, community disaster management, peace building and economic empowerment initiatives will be an added advantage


Effective project design, planning and implementation 40%

  • Contextualize/adopt GROW ENRICH design guidelines to maximize project impact
  • Ensure the biofortification and other agriculture/Food security/ Livelihoods interventions are implemented within schedule, plans and budgets
  • Ensure agriculture/Food security/ Livelihoods interventions are integrated and inclusive of gender, child protection, disability, Christian commitment and advocacy
  • Ensure identification of local needs and resources and take appropriate programming measures
  • Support in developing quality project Annual work plans with clear targets, budgets on the livelihood’s components
  • Mobilize Communities for project implementation
  • Provide field-level technical implementation leadership on Agriculture/FS
  • Ensure proper and timely implementation of Agriculture/FS interventions in the GROW ENRICH as per approved design documents, WVK standards and donor requirements
  • Ensure effective integration of Agriculture/FS interventions with other projects in the program
  • Implement project audit recommendations;
  • Ensure integration of Child protection, Disability, Gender mainstreaming and environmental protection into Agriculture/FS interventions
  • Track, in liaison with AP Project Accountant, project implementation expenditure levels and manage work plans and budgets;
  • Timely Mobilization and effective communication with communities and stakeholders during baselines and evaluations
  • Ensure identification of local needs and resources
  • Timely implementation of L&R activities as per approved work plans
  • Project(s) goals achieved
  • Implementation within timelines and acceptable burn rates
  • Local resources optimized for impact in L&R
  • Vulnerable Households adopt biofortified crops
  • Lead farmers identified and capacity built to upscale biofortification component of the project
  • L&R activities well integrated in other MNCH activities

Monitoring, reporting and documentation 35%

  • Engage community structures and partners in the planning of the monitoring activities in an appropriate manner;
  • Develop monitoring plan with communities and partners agreeing on the required standards for monitoring, with support from the Regional DME specialists;
  • Build the capacity of communities and partners on monitoring of including using Agriculture/FS activities
  • Ensure monthly monitoring of indicators as per schedule developed together with communities and partners;
  • Analyze and utilize Agriculture/FS data and take appropriate programming measures as may apply;
  • Ensure participatory monthly data collection (involving community groups and partners);
  • Support the utilization of Agriculture/FS DME softwares for accurate data entry and analysis using the standardized tools
  • Facilitate regular reflections on monitoring practice to make improvements as needed.
  • Contextualize and utilize reporting guidelines;
  • Develop quality project reports (Annual, Semi-annul and Monthly Management Reports) in-line with donor and WV reporting guidelines;
  • Monthly monitor project expenditure and level of implementation and report on any variances to AP/Project Manager and NO Programme Officer for decision making;
  • Ensure documentation of local needs and resources;
  • Identify best practices on Agriculture/FS within the AP/Project for documentation;
  • Liaise for guidance in documentation of best practices from the regional office and national office;
  • Timely development and submission of project reports as per set Donor and WVK guidelines and standards
  • Effective monitoring and tracking of L&R interventions
  • Project reports communicate impact
  • L&R aspects within project survey effectively designed and completed
  • L&R aspects of project well designed and planned and in line with donor and WVK standards

Engagement, networking and fundraising 20%

  • Ensure that the key laws, polices, regulations and government service delivery standards in Agriculture/FS are shared, interpreting and explained to communities
  • Effectively represent of WVK in Agriculture/FS stakeholder meetings at county and sub-county levels.
  • Report on resource mobilization opportunities at county and sub-county level
  • Liaise appropriately with Harvest Plus and ADS to ensure successful implementation of the biofortification activities
  • Participation in National/World Food Days and Trade Fairs at county and sub-county level.
  • Provide information to inform fund raising initiatives at national level
  • Work with the Ministries of Agriculture and Water & Natural Resources for technical directions and leveraging of resources to support Agriculture/FS interventions in the AP/Project.
  • Facilitate community members to advocate on HHs food security issues to relevant stakeholders;
  • Work with Private sector, other NGOs, CBOs, FBOs, Committees and Groups with related objectives for synergy and sustainability and;
  • Support community, sub-county and county level forums that facilitate identification of hindrances to effective Agriculture/FS interventions
  • Work with community groups and other CSOs to develop Memorandum and/or petitions for engagement
  • Timely engagements and stakeholder contribution in LR
  • Advocacy for L&R financing and prioritization at all level
  • Improved profile for WVK work on livelihoods
  • Smooth engagement and coordination on biofortification activities with Harvest plus and DoALF and ADS
  • National LR related days commemorated
  • Linkages maintained with DoALF other support key stakeholders for effective ENRICH GROW service delivery i

Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor 5%


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