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  • Posted: Apr 4, 2024
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    World Vision is an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working in almost 100 countries world-wide to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.
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    Community Mobilizer- THRIVE Project

    Key Responsibilities
    Project planning and implementation

    • Coordinate effective and timely implementation of all interventions outlined under Local Value Chain development and any other related and cross cutting programme activities in the project.
    • Participate in the preparation of overall work plan and budget as well as develop activity plans and budgets for technical support of local value chain development interventions
    • Participate in developing different levels of progress report (weekly updates, situational reports, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports)
    • Supporting Project Quality Assurance (PQA) through organizing and supporting monitoring visits on L&R interventions.
    • Collaborate with relevant ministries and other relevant partners at the County and community levels to ensure integration and high level implementation the planned Local Value Chain activities
    • Work closely with relevant authorities to ensure all economic recovery and market systems interventions deployed in the communities are in alignment with L&R in emergency Standards
    • Work together with other staff/ to ensure that key trainings meets the standard required to facilitate, provide knowledge and reinforcement of desired L&R behaviour and practices.
    • Ensure that business processes, standards and guidelines related to Livelihood & resilience initiatives are effectively applied in project implementation.
    • Make technical input into the planning and design of project specific operational researches, including baseline and end line evaluation, post distribution monitoring related to L&R.
    • Conduct continuous activity and budget analysis to ensure adherence to the approved work, budget and procurement plans.
    • Successful and timely implementation of Economic Recovery and market systems sub-Sector activities
    • Budget utilization to acceptable thresholds

    Technical support

    • Work with communities and relevant stakeholders to identify key on-farm and off farm value chains to support
    • Support project market research on viable value chains
    • Ensure the target communities are mobilized and participate in the identified Local Value Chain Interventions
    • In consultation with other staff, government and partners sensitize and mobilize the communities to form Project Implementation units, producer groups
    • Support produce aggregation and marketing activities of the project
    • Work with Project Officer, local stakeholders and leaders to identify community champions/resource persons for LVCD, Empowered World View and Digitization of farmer records
    • In consultation with other staff develop capacity assessment tools for producer groups and develop a capacity development plan
    • Facilitate the capacity building of the partners and farmer groups on LVCD activities (Climate Smart Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, post-harvest management and value addition, transformational leadership)
    • Facilitate linkages of the savings groups to FAST product to enhance their performance
    • Ensure cross cutting themes are integrated into LVCD interventions
    • Provide technical support and timely feedback to the Project Manager on the LVCD interventions outlined in the THRIVE project.
    • Organize meetings with key local value chain actors and farmers to forge effective support of the LVCD interventions
    • Ensure adult and child safeguarding during the implementation of the planned interventions
    • Effective and quality implementation of planned activities
    • Adequate skills available for implementation and sustainability of the projects

    Quality assurance -Monitoring, Reporting, evaluation and Documentation

    • Ensure the community champions (LVCD, EWV and S4T) have necessary monitoring tools and are trained on the same
    • Develop project monitoring and reporting schedules in collaboration with the various stakeholders
    • Work with the community champions/facilitators to continuously train, monitor and mentor the performance of producer groups along identified value chains
    • Clean and Collate project performance data and ensure it is keyed into the relevant Monitoring Information System (MIS) on a monthly basis
    • Prepare weekly updates, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual progress reports
    • Documentation of key lessons learnt and successes stories from the target farmers
    • Continuously track progress of planned activities and outputs in the detailed implementation plan to ensure timely and quality implementation of plans
    • Support Monitoring and evaluation of THRIVE activities in coordination with M&E and relevant stakeholders.
    • Support farmer records digitization process and performance tracking in collaboration with community resource persons and relevant private actors
    • Together with farmers, partners, conduct regular reflection and learning events
    • Support the project data collection during baseline, end line, market assessments and post distribution assessments
    • Quality and timely reporting of project interventions and assessments
    • Effective project monitoring and documentation
    • Developed and updated digital farmer records in place

    Strategic Engagement, Partnership and Networking

    • Represent World Vision in key L&R stakeholder forum/meetings and relevant networl‹s at the Ward, Sub-County and County levels.
    • Facilitates linkages of the farmers groups to micro-finance institutions and skills development institutions
    • Strengthen partnerships with the county government and other partners for effective support and capacity development of the farmers for sustainability
    • Effective coordination with other stakeholders


    • Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor
    • Other duties effectively supported

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    Director - People & Culture

    Key Responsibilities

    Ensuring Strategy development and execution

    • Provide strategic guidance and support to the senior leadership team in the alignment and execution of the National Office Strategy and business plans with Our Promise strategy.
    • Develop and implement the People and Culture (P&C) strategy and business plan in support of and in alignment with country, regional and global strategic priorities.
    • Spearhead the monitoring and reporting of People & Culture strategy metrics related to talent acquisition, development, retention, performance management, employee engagement and organizational leadership.

    Promoting Leadership quality and sustainability

    • Build the capacity, depth and breadth of National Office leadership to meet the evolving leadership needs, to realize Our Promise and to enable transformational mindsets and behaviours.
    • Identify and nurture globally, regionally and in-country mobile talents to support leadership and career development, succession planning and retention of high potential managers and leaders and to prepare a pipeline for future leadership for grants.
    • Design and execute an orientation and on-boarding strategy that will enable staff to understand Our Promise, its implications on World Vision Kenya programme and adopt the desired mindset and behaviours to achieve Our Promise.

    Ensuring Staff engagement and well being

    • Contextualize, promote and support systems, services and programs for staff well-being that will maximize staff well-being to enable our staff to embrace the opportunities and challenges in meeting Our Promise.
    • Execute Our Voice survey and leverage the results to enhance Staff and Organisational Well-being. Together with the senior leadership, plan and drive measurable improvements in Organisational Leadership, Culture, Agility and Effectiveness.
    • Strengthen the quality of Staff Care and Peer Support interventions especially in fragile, response and conflict areas.
    • Identify the organisational culture gaps and plan culture change Interventions to promote leadership and staff mindset & behaviour changes to deliver our promise.
    • Design and execute compensation and benefits strategy, systems and processes in alignment to strategy 2030 that enables the organisation to attract right staff, stay competitive within the applicable labour market and promote staff retention.

    Promoting Accountability and performance culture

    • Promote a culture of diversity and encourage spiritual formation of leaders, promote interfaith principles and values and oneness among staff of multi faith.  
    • Spearhead the performance management process, strengthen the quality of performance and promote career conversations in the office.
    • Review and contextualize global and regional P&C Policies to National office P&C policies for International assignees and national staff and ensure its alignment with Country labour laws, execution and compliance.
    • Ensure people management risks are identified and the organization regularly reviews and implements adequate risk mitigation measures. Strengthen the risk mitigation measures especially in fragile, response and conflict areas.
    • Provide leadership in educating staff on employee relations and investigations protocol and ensure cases are managed confidentially and promptly.

    Developing Capable and available workforce

    • Spearhead the acquisition and prepositioning of a diverse and talented workforce
    • Ensure that the National Office recruitment policy, system and Processes are well established for acquiring right talents with required competencies, mindsets and behaviours required to realize Our Promise. 
    • Ensure monitoring and reporting systems for national & International hires are effectively managed.
    • Promote gender and diversity and female leadership through right identification of talents at all levels.

    Developing a strategic and professional People & Culture Team

    • Ensure that the People &Culture function has the required capacity, capability, systems, processes, policies and guidelines that help the organisation drive transformation of mindsets and behaviours and realization of Our Promise.
    • Promote a customer centric culture in the People & Culture function, ensuring professionalism and accountability in delivering services to staff and leaders. 
    • Provide overall leadership and technical support to the P&C team, coaching and mentoring the team through regular meetings, sharing and monitoring weekly, monthly and quarterly individual plans to support their professional growth and development.
    • Design efficient P&C systems and processes with a particular focus on process excellence and ensure that Our People information system is fully operational with 100% accuracy

    Promoting external and internal coordination

    • Establish proactive linkages and strategic networks with key International NGOs and other stakeholders at the national and international level for broader impact and also to keep abreast of the ongoing changes in external environment that affects National Office operations.
    • Consistently develop and maintain working relationships with regional P&C, SLT and different departments including field-based program managers.


    • Minimum ten years’ experience in strategic human capital management of which six must be in a senior management position in a reputable organization and minimum three years’ experience in an international Non-Profit organization
    • Cross-cultural experience, understanding and sensitivity
    • Master’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Management or Social Sciences or related fields.
    • Professional qualifications in Human Resource Management or Organizational Development or Leadership Development. 
    • Active membership and Certification from a recognized human resources professional body
    • Proven record of managing people in a diverse cross-cultural and interfaith settings
    • Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – Ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.
    • Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Highly flexible and agile in style with the ability to produce creative and pragmatic solutions to complex Human Resources problems
    • Proven conceptual & analytical skills and systems thinking
    • Sharp mind, quick in decision making - knowledge for P&C/global policies at hand to facilitate decisions
    • Emotional maturity, personal resilience and calmness in the face of an ever-evolving context
    • Proven facilitation skills
    • Team player

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    Regional Director, VisionFund International

    • As part of the role, the Regional Director will be supporting the Business Lines (i.e. FAST, Insurance, Partnerships) with their business plans in the assigned countries. the primary point of contact with WV at a sub-regional level.  Where appropriate this includes taking part in WV senior leadership meetings for the cluster of countries assigned.
    • The position ensures that VFI and WVI global strategies are being implemented at each MFI. The Regional Director will supervise 3-5 MFIs as MFI Board member and have direct line -management of the MFI CEOs with Board Chair. 

    Major Responsibilities

    Management of French-speaking MFIs in Africa

    • Supervise jointly with the MFI board the MFI CEOs.
    • Sit on MFI boards to represent VFI and to ensure effective two-way communication and ensure each is well-operating boards and in compliance with local laws, regulatory requirements and WV/VFI policies, procedures and directives.
    • Provide leadership that ensures impact on children remains the overall result of our work by driving common mindset to all MFI staff and evidenced through Impact reports.
    • Provide oversight on the development and delivery of the strategic and business plans inclusive of digital, technology and product areas (lending, savings, FAST, insurance and training/education).
    • Monitor performance across the MFI, analyse, problem identification and provide recommendations that will ensure improved quality of delivery of financial services, improved control environment and increased alignment of strategy.
    • Ensure quality of portfolio and provide direction, advise and guidance to ensure that this is maintained.
    • Work with the management of each MFI to ensure risk management framework, compliance culture, and compliance reporting (regulatory, lender and VFI) are operating well inclusive of GC safeguarding, security, risk and audit efforts.
    • Act in a Management capacity within an MFI during senior management where gaps will significantly impact the performance of the MFI or place MFI at risk. 
    • Ensure that each MFI has access to adequate, timely and appropriate support from GC various departments.
    • Provide direction, management and/or advise on startups, closedowns or crisis management of MFIs.

    Management of MFI resources 

    • Work with VFI Finance, Fundraising and Capital Markets to secure equity and debt funding for MFIs, particularly for high priority MFIs, 
    • Work with the Support Centre Director to obtain resources and technical assistance for MFIs according to a programme of work

    Manage Integration with WV and support the Business Lines

    • Strengthen the understanding in WV within each MFI of the benefits of microfinance in contributing to Economic Development, livelihoods and Child Well-Being Outcomes (CWBO).
    • Development of best practices in integration, monitoring performance against indicators.
    • Building collaborative relationships at all levels to participate in ENOUGH, THRIVE, and other programs as well as grants, response plans and other priority projects across each MFI.
    • Support the Business Lines with the delivery of the business plans in the assigned countries.

    Leadership, guidance and support to the Team for personal/team development and wellbeing (personal, professional and spiritual)

    • Inspire and nurture the spiritual and professional development of direct reports.
    • Instill and encourage a strong servant and service culture in leaders and their teams; role modelling Christian Leadership and Core Values. 
    • Develop clear individual goals, manageable and measurable targets and ongoing feedback and support to achieve them. 
    • Provide timely and regular staff performance coaching & feedback as well as an annual review of performance and individual development plan

    Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

    Required Professional Experience

    • A minimum of a university degree  in in Finance, Business, Economics, ICT, Engineering or equivalent level of knowledge demonstrated through relevant experience.
    • Significant leadership experience (minimum of 15 years) largely in a microfinance, banking, and/or finance environment, including a proven track record of managing people in a global, matrix-managed organisation (including mentoring, directing, building capacity)
    • 10+ years’ experience managing people at a senior level
    • Experience delivering digital transformation (especially core banking systems and digital solutions)
    • Experience working in a multinational and multicultural environment with proven cross-cultural effectiveness
    • Proven ability for spotting improvement opportunities and making those happen in a complex and dynamic environment.
    • Previous experience of at least 2 years in a role similar to the CEO, COO or CFO in a microfinance, banking and/or financial institution.
    • At least 1 year experience participating as member of a Board of Directors or as an active member of a committee.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills and strong at influencing
    • Able to lead and manage a virtual team
    • Ability to analyze, recommend solutions, mentor and guide people
    • Proven organisational skills and able to manage change programmes
    • Must be able to simultaneously manage multiple priorities, projects and stakeholders

    Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience

    • Project management experience working to recognized PM methodologies is preferred
    • Consultancy experience (internal or external) is desirable.
    • Solid strategic leadership skills preferably gained in financial services; microfinance experience an advantage
    • Master's degree in Finance, Business, Economics, ICT, Engineering or related.

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    K-SEED Advocacy Project Officer

    Key Responsibilities:

    Policy and Legislative Engagement in Kajiado and Narok Counties (50%)

    • Annual Review and Analysis relevant policy and legal frameworks in Kajiado and Narok Counties with a focus on Environment, Natural Resource Management and Climate Change
    • Coordinate evidence-based engagement with the County Executive and in Kajiado and Narok Counties on policy and legislative issues, including public planning and budgeting, with a focus on Environment, Natural Resource Management and Climate Change. This includes coordination of engagement with Government Officials within the relevant Departments at the County, Sub-County and Ward levels
    • Coordinate evidence-based engagement with the County Assemblies in Kajiado and Narok Counties on policy and legislative issues, including public planning and budgeting, with a focus on Environment, Natural Resource Management and Climate Change
    • Coordinate relevant engagement and networking actions with religious organizations, civil society organizations and the private sector in championing public policy actions on Environment, Natural Resource Management and Climate Change
    • Develop appropriate implementation strategies for the engagement as per approved PDD and budgets through quarterly, monthly and weekly activity work plans (4D Matrices) and budgets
    • Plan, prioritize and sequence the implementation of activities related to advocacy and public awareness campaigns in close collaboration with Advocacy Team No

    Social Accountability (with a focus on World Visions’ Citizen Voice and Action Approach) in Kajiado and Narok Counties (45%)

    • Conduct public education (sensitization exercise) on various policies, laws, regulations, guidelines, plans and budgets that focus on Environment, Natural Resource Management and Climate Change in Kajiado and Narok Counties.
    • Ensure Quality utilization of the Citizen Voice and Action (CVA) approach across all the Sub-locations and Wards where the K-SEED project is being implemented in Kajiado and Narok Counties
    • Assist the community groups in each of the Sub-locations to use the CVA approach in putting together citizens generated data on Environment, Natural Resource Management and Climate Change for use in advocacy
    • Link the utilization of evidence form the communities to public decisions making processes at the Ward, Sub-County and County levels in Kajiado and Narok Counties
    • Ensure that feedback is provided to community level actors on how the evidence from their communities is being utilized to inform decision making on Environment, Natural Resource Management and Climate Change affairs/Matters
    • Ensure that credible and quality CVA data from the K-SEED project is uploaded in World Visions Global database for CVA for reference and use

    Others (5%)

    • Based on emerging needs and as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time

    Knowledge/Qualifications for the role

    • At least 3 years of coordination of Policy and Advocacy programmes and projects that focus on Environment, Natural Resource Management and Climate Change
    • At least 3 years of engagement with the Executive and Legislature on policy and legislative processes that focus on Environment, Natural Resource Management and Climate Change
    • At least 3 years of engagement in Government Budget Process and Public Expenditure Reviews and Tracking
    • Bachelors Degree in any of the fields that advance Environment, Natural Resource Management and Climate Change agenda
    • Public Policy Reviews and Analysis
    • Public Finance, with a focus on Government Process, Government Budget Reviews and Analysis
    • Social Accountability
    • Establishing and Strengthening networks and coalitions for joint advocacy

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    Project Officer-Livelihood and Resilience

    Key Responsibilities:

    Effective Project Design, Planning and Implementation

    • Facilitate adoption of best practice/approaches/models in the course of the implementation of the Agriculture & Food Security (AFS) and ED components of the The Kenya BIG DREAM project
    • Ensure that business processes, standards and guidelines related to AFS & ED initiatives are effectively applied in project implementation and monitoring
    • Participate in the preparation of overall work plan and budget for AFS & ED activities for the specific County.
    • Develop activity plans and budgets for technical support activities related to AFS & ED component of the project.
    • Collaborate with relevant ward, sub county and County government ministries and partners at the Ward/sub county/County and community levels to ensure integration and high level implementation of all AFS & ED activities.
    • Make technical input into the planning and design of project specific operational researches, including baseline and end line evaluation related to AFS & ED outcomes.
    • Work closely with the Project manager and other program staff in identification of existing gaps in AFS & ED and Environment sectors of the project
    • Facilitate adoption of best practice/approaches/models in the course of the implementation of the project
    • Work closely with relevant authorities to ensure all L&R interventions deployed in the communities are in alignment with L&R Standards.
    • Work together with other staff to ensure that key trainings meet the standards required to facilitate, provide knowledge and reinforcement of desired L&R behaviour and practices.
    • Be able to systemically review DIP/budget and other key implementation tools and initiate innovative approaches that will open new frontiers for L&R in the area of operation

    Quality Assurance - Monitoring, Reporting and Documentation

    • Support M&E role of L&R activities in coordination with relevant stakeholders.
    • Provide technical support and timely feedback to the Project Manager on L&R interventions outlined in the The Kenya BIG DREAM project proposal.
    • Build capacity of field staff, project ToTs and partners (CBOs and Farmer groups) on Crop & Livestock production, Climate Smart Agriculture, S4T.
    • Identify other opportunities in an ongoing manner that will add value to the overarching goal of the program.
    • Track and prepare monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual progress reports of activities related to AFS & ED key indicators; including documentation of key lessons learnt and successes stories
    • Contribute to the development and dissemination of publications for learning.
    • Support supply chain through offering all the technical advice on AFS & ED project procurements.
    • Ensure cross cutting themes such as gender, disability, and environmental protection are integrated into the project interventions.
    • Ensure integration of L&R interventions with other Child protection interventions as appropriate.
    • Routine collection of data related to the project outputs.
    • Carrying out joint monitoring of project outputs with partners and stakeholders.
    • Documentation of change stories, learnings and best practices.  

    Enhanced Empowerment & Capacity building

    • Mobilize and sensitize community for empowerment & sustainability
    • Build capacity of communities and partners on integration for synergy & Community based monitoring for sustainability.
    • Establish specific capacity building for effective delivery & sustainability of project interventions
    • Build the capacity of partners (FBOs, CBOs, Farmers Groups) to enable them effectively intervene in food security & economic empowerment appropriately
    • Take a lead in building program staff and community capacities in food security & economic empowerment sector interventions through trainings and other information sharing avenues (field days, demonstrations) to handle project activities effectively
    • Together with partners, conduct regular extension service provision for participating groups and households
    • Mobilise, equip and empower the Church, other faith groups and Community based organization to integrate empowered World View in Livelihood interventions

    Advocacy, Engagement, Networks & Partnerships

    • Gather and provide quality feedback and data to be used to develop technical papers and recommendations on key issues for external engagement with decision makers in respective counties
    • Establish and sustain working relationships with Government Departments and Agencies relevant to the The Kenya BIG DREAM project focus area at the Ward, Sub County and County levels
    • Ensure that Project participants and partners are kept informed of all the Government laws and policies in respect to the Technical aspects being implemented and any changes to government laws, policies and budgets
    • Work with partners and coalitions to engage in advocacy activities with the government structures at the Ward/County level, to address the needs of local communities and inform national level advocacy initiatives
    • Ensure effective mobilisation of community groups, youth and children, empowering them to hold their governments to account through utilization of advocacy approaches such as Citizen Voice and Action (CVA) and Child Protection Advocacy (CPA)
    • Support community groups, youth and children to engage constructively with duty bearers and service providers to improve access to, and quality of, essential services
    • Ensure representation of WV Kenya in key L&R stakeholder forum/meetings at the Ward, Sub-County and County levels.
    • Actively participate and contribute to County level technical working groups to inform policies/strategies relevant to L&R
    • Provide support to community led processes of monitoring public service delivery.

    Resources Acquisition

    • Participate in development of timely and accurate funding proposals in line with donor requirements and WVK standards in collaboration with Project Manager and other sector specialists
    • Mobilize the community for community contribution for project interventions
    • Support development of technically sound funding concepts/proposals through provision of information & data and review in collaboration with Program Manager and other sector specialists.
    • Support successful donor visits as may be necessary.
    • Promote organizational visibility and branding within the project area and beyond.

    Any Other

    • Support any other duty as assigned by the supervisor


    • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Agricultural Sciences/Agronomy/Horticulture/Agricultural Economics/Business Management or a closely related field from a recognized university.
    • Minimum three years of work experience in local value chains development, Savings for Transformation, Ultra-poor graduation and Building secure Livelihood project models, economic development, food security projects and other related sectors
    • Good understanding of gender and child protection mainstreaming in AFS and ED projects.
    • Ability to conduct community L&R needs assessment, project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of L&R interventions.
    • Excellent English communication skills (both oral and written).
    • A team player, capable of building staff and community capacity in L & R projects through training.
    • Ability to take initiative, a team leader able to work with minimum supervision
    • Cross-cultural sensitivity and emotional maturity and ability to incarnate in the community
    • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural and inter-faith contexts
    • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and Lotus Notes (or another main email system such as Microsoft Outlook)
    • Any knowledge on Empowered World View, Celebrating Families, Disaster Management, Peace building, Gender-responsive programming initiatives will be an added advantage.
    • Minimum three years proven experience in working/programming in either relief or development including implementing L&R projects
    • Experience in project design, proposal writing, needs assessments, surveys, and information management.

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