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  • Posted: Jun 8, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 22, 2023
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    Helping Women Graduate from Extreme Poverty The BOMA Project is a U.S. nonprofit and Kenyan NGO with a proven track record, measurable results and a transformative approach to alleviating poverty and building resiliency in the drylands of Africa. Our Rural Entrepreneur Access Project (REAP) replaces aid with sustainable income and helps women to gradua...
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    Field Officer (Garissa)

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Manage the Rural Entrepreneur Access Project (REAP), BOMA’s program that helps low-income youth start businesses to uplift their living standards,
    • Provide mentoring to the agreed number of small businesses every year for a one-year cycle.
    • In a collaborative process with the community (Participatory Wealth Ranking) and BOMA Location Committees, target and identify eligible women for the program, based on BOMA’s criteria
    • Meet with established business groups, help them make decisions about their business and offer other guidance as needed,
    • Conduct business and savings trainings in the locations they represent.
    • Survey individuals and collect data on living standards, participation in savings groups, and other relevant information.
    • Represent BOMA at the Ward and Village level and report activities to the Program Manager.
    • Report on the businesses and savings groups’ performances to the Program Manager.
    • Provide accurate and comprehensive monthly reports to the Program Manager based on BOMA’s monthly report template
    • Assess and strengthen the effectiveness of the BOMA Program and its implementation
    • Use Performance Insights, BOMA’s Technology Platform to Monitor and Improve Program results.
    • Adhere to weekly work schedule assigned by the Graduation Advisor.
    • Perform a minimum of agreed visits per week to the business groups and savings groups for which you are responsible and upload all data collected on daily basis.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in International Development, Economics, Business, Development or a related field required from a recognized institution.
    • Minimum three (3) years’ experience managing livelihood and community development projects, specifically with a youth entrepreneurship component.
    • Demonstrable ability to coordinate field activities
    • Proven competency/experience in data collection and basic analysis
    • Possession of self-drive; able to work with minimal supervision
    • Good report writing and computer skills
    • Fluent in the local dialects of the location

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitable qualified candidates to submit their application, including Cover Letter, detailed CV, daytime telephone contact, and three professional referees to Field Officer – Garissa – BOMA Career Portal ( (please do not include copies of certificates).

    Give details of your expected salary in numbers

    The subject line of your application should be clearly marked: Field Officer – Garissa County. Applications must be received by 22nd June 2023.  Late applications will not be considered.

    While we thank all applicants for expressing interest in the role, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Note: Preference will be given to candidates who come from and are currently residing in the respective counties they have applied i.e Garissa

     ** qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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