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  • Posted: Aug 13, 2020
    Deadline: Aug 27, 2020
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    FilmAid is an international development and humanitarian communications organization that harnesses the power and influence of media and the arts to respond to emergencies as well as promote social change through dialogue in order to protect the wellbeing of displaced and vulnerable populations by building stronger, healthier, and more informed communities a...
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    Field Manager - Re-advertisement

    Job Purpose

    To promote, position and lead the execution of FilmAid’s theory of social change through strategic distribution of content and skill development targeting community members and to coordinate and manage field operations and optimise the utilisation of FilmAid’s resources.

    Essential functions

    · Manage and provide leadership in the implementation of FilmAid’s strategic plan at field level.

    · Responsible for the design of humanitarian and development communications projects in Kakuma and the surrounding counties.

    · Provide effective coordination of projects and programmes thought well developed and executed plans.

    · Establish and maintain an effective programme reporting system. The reports should enlighten, inspire and record compliance for internal and external use, and contain data of sufficient quality to be valid for evaluation.

    · Ensure a community participatory methodology is maintained in all activities as envisioned in various existing protocols and guidelines.

    · Responsible for fiscal oversight, admin and staff management.

    · Responsible for the security and safety of all Kakuma program staff and organization’s assets. Responsible for enforcing a corruption, fraud and exploitation free programme by enforcing policies that mitigate the aforementioned risks.

    · Responsible for leading and/or contributing to fundraising and proposal development efforts for new projects in Kakuma and Kalobeyei


    Under the overall supervision of the Country Director.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, International Development or any other relevant social and behavioural science discipline.
    • A mid-level Manager with at least 5 years of experience in managing a portfolio of donor-funded Communication for Development projects in the humanitarian and/or development sectors.
    • Public Relations / Marketing/ Networking abilities and relationship maintenance skills.
    • Experience in designing new projects and developing fundraising proposals desirable.
    • Experience working with refugees and other displaced communities would be an added advantage.
    • A professional training in project management would be an added advantage.
    • Training in humanitarian principles including CHS and Sphere standards.
    • Training in security management within humanitarian sector.
    • Effective leadership, management and supervision skills.

    Skills & Competencies

    • Solid programme management skills, including a good understanding of project cycle management, monitoring and evaluation, project reporting, and donor and partner relations.
    • A highly organised, adaptable and resilient individual, capable of managing multiple donor-funded projects simultaneously, and working in a difficult and fast-moving environment
    • Strong interpersonal skills and diplomacy - an individual who has the experience and ability to work in a diverse team and interact well with staff and partners from different nationalities and professional backgrounds.
    • Strong Human Resources and people management skills, including the ability to recruit, on-board, supervise, delegate, train and motivate staff.
    • A strategic thinker who is able to engage prospective donors and partners, and identify funding and partnership opportunities on behalf of the organisation.
    • Strategic planning skills.
    • Financial planning & management skills.
    • Relationship building and maintenance skills.
    • Effective leadership, management and skills.
    • Problem solving & decision making skills.
    • Performance standard setting & monitoring skills.
    • Communication and interpersonal skills.

    Method of Application

    terested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit their applications with only Cover Letter, CV and 3 references to Email address: on or before 27th August, 2020. Please indicate on the subject line of you application as ‘Field Manager-Kakuma’.

    Note that applicants who send letters of references, testimonials or any other documents apart from those requested will be automatically disqualified.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    FilmAid is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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