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  • Posted: Oct 27, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 8, 2021
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  • Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is a regional African-led non-governmental organisation that supports livelihood-challenged communities in East and Southern Africa to sustainably improve their well-being and standard of living. With Country Programmes in South Sudan, Uganda, Zambia, Somalia, and Kenya, AAH-I has over 20 years’ experience worki...
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    Field Officers

    Job Description

    The field Officers will be responsible for coordinating and provide oversight to all groups’ receiving intervention at the location level.  S/he  will  responsible  for  planning  and  organizing  for  community  stakeholder  and  group meetings in liaison with the field coordinator and the community mobilizer. S/he will be responsible for monitoring project activities at group and household level.  S/he will be responsible for ensuring adoption of the project interventions among the participants.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    1. Mobilize the project participants and facilitate the engagements meetings between project team and other stakeholders.
    2. Sensitized and on-board participants into the project
    3. Support with supervision and monitoring of project interventions among the project participants.
    4. Mobilize and facilitate active participation of communities in the project at planning, monitoring and implementation and evaluation stages of the project.
    5. Conduct regular follow-up to ensure commitment by project participants.
    6. Conduct regular group trainings on the project components.
    7. Conduct field data collection and transcription to facilitate analysis and reporting
    8. Support the process of delivery of comprehensive training sessions to target community
    9. Perform other duties assigned

    Qualification and Experience

    1. Holder of a Certificate of Diploma in any appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience in business management or project management for profit making organization
    2. At least one (1) year of work experience in community work and groups
    3. Knowledge and exposure to the social and cultural values of the region concerned.
    4. Proficiency in local language(s).
    5. A proven track record working well with the local community.
    6. Welcomes and values diversity, and contributes to an inclusive working environment where differences are acknowledged and respected.

    Skills & Competences

    1. Solid organization skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
    2. Conversant project area and topography
    3. Proven ability to use any of the Computer assisted personal interview software’s
    4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    5. Ability to stand infront of a group without being under pressure
    6. Well motivated team member able to work alone and/or without supervision

    Desirable Skills

    1. High integrity
    2. Ability to work with minimal supervision
    3. Report writing skills
    4. Networking and influencing skills
    5. Highly reliable and dependable
    6. Passion for community
    7. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff
    8. Community Facilitation skills
    9. Commitment to and understanding of AAH-I’s vision, mission, and values.

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    Field Coordinators

    Job Description

    The  field  Coordinators  will  be  responsible  for  coordinating  and  provide  oversight  to  all  project  activities implemented amongst the project participants at the ward level. S/he will responsible for planning and organizing for community meetings in liaison with the community mobilizer. The field Coordinator will support in knowledge sharing, exchange of experiences and practices among the project participants supported by AAH.  S/he will be responsible for ensuring adoption of the project Interventions and monitoring the progress among the participants.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    1. Participate in weekly and monthly preparation of work plans, implementation of planned activities and monitoring/ reporting of progress
    2. Ensure the community is empowered for sustainable development and they contribute to outcomes set out in the program
    3. The field coordinator will facilitates monitoring of project activities and verification of records
    4. Facilitate and monitor the implementation of planned activities and community level engagements
    5. Support the collection and documentation of impact and success stories.
    6. Link person between the project management team and the project beneficiaries for smooth flow of information
    7. Inspecting projects to ascertain the appropriateness of the interventions.
    8. Deliberating with project beneficiaries and support staff to evaluate uptake, pitfalls, and areas necessitating corrective action
    9. Support with regular data collection and inputting into suitable software to facilitate analysis
    10. Oversee and crosschecking the data for completeness and accuracy

    Essential Qualifications, skills and experience

    1. Holder of a Diploma in any appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience in business management or project management for profit making organization
    2. At least one (1) year of work experience in community work
    3. Experience and knowledge in data collection will be an added advantage
    4. Spoken and written English and good communication skills.
    5. Proven working experience in business development, economics, project management and or marketing
    6. Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
    7. Knowledge and exposure to the social and cultural values of the region concerned.
    8. Proficiency in local language(s).
    9. A proven track record working well with the local community.
    10. Welcomes and values diversity, and contributes to an inclusive working environment where differences are acknowledged and respected.
    11. Experience in utilization of computer assisted personal interviews, analysis and interpretation
    12. Proven Motorbike riding skills with a valid driving license

    Desirable Skills

    1. Tenacity and drive to exceed targets
    2. Interpersonal skills for building and developing relationships with project beneficiaries
    3. Written and verbal communication skills – needed for communicating with a range of people, both internally and externally, as well as presentation skills
    4. Team working skills and a collaborative approach to work
    5. Good decision-making skills
    6. The ability to multitask and priorities your workload
    7. Negotiating skills
    8. The ability to think strategically
    9. Commitment to and understanding of AAH-I’s vision, mission, and values.

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    Project Driver

    Job Description

    S/he  will  perform  work  in  operation,  management  and  maintenance  of  the  project  vehicle  to  assure transportation  of  staff  to  and  from  various  destinations.  The  project  driver  will  endeavour  to  ensure  the safety  of  the  staff  while  on  transit  during  the  operations.  H/she  will  drive  authorized  passengers,  transport goods and services (information) and make sure programme activities run smoothly, vehicles are clean and in good order always in line with AAH I policies. The position will be responsible for;

    • safely and responsibly performing all official travel using official vehicles
    • regularly servicing and looking after official vehicles
    • taking account of all available information on road conditions, accessible routes and locations
    • running official errands and assisting with other office work

    Duties & Responsibilities

    1. Deliver and collect goods, parcels and letters as required in the most cost efficient way.
    2. Responsible for transporting staff and partners for official engagements.
    3. Supervise and  assist  with  loading  and  offloading  of  goods  at  the  site  upon  arrival  as  well  as  when picking goods.
    4. Maintain the  vehicle  log  book  indicating  mileage,  task  accomplished,  departure  and  arrival  times, and fuel taken to enable proper monitoring of the vehicle movement as well as costs.
    5. Ensure cleanliness of the project vehicle and carry  out routine maintenance checks and report  any observed faults to the supervisor so that repairs can be arranged and servicing booked.
    6. Ensure the vehicle insurance is valid and prompt the Supervisor for its renewal in advance.
    7. Monitor the security of vehicle, authorized passengers and luggage in line with the vehicle policy.
    8. Prepare and submit vehicle monthly reports in line with the AAH-I Vehicle Policy.
    9. And any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Minimum qualifications required

    1. Secondary school education (Ordinary level certificate).
    2. Must possess a valid professional driving license for light and heavy duty vehicles (BCE).
    3. Certificate in defensive driving and first aid will be an added advantage

    Minimum relevant experience required

    1. At least 3 years’ work experience as a driver with references.
    2. No major accidents in the past 3 years.
    3. Basic mechanical knowledge and skills in operating and maintaining different types of vehicles.
    4. Good knowledge of the topography of the country and full proficiency in local traffic regulations.
    5. Proven ability to deal with clients with tact and respect for diversity.

    Other knowledge, additional competences

    1. Good knowledge of English language, knowledge of a local language is an advantage.
    2. Discipline and punctuality.
    3. Resilience and patience.
    4. Appropriate appearance and attire (friendly manner with all passengers).
    5. Ensures unrestricted availability of vehicles at all times and reports restrictions immediately.
    6. Willingness to up skill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures as agreed with management.

    Desirable Skills & Competences

    1. Knowledge and exposure to the social and cultural values of the region concerned.
    2. High level of integrity
    3. Good report writing skills
    4. Moderate computer skills with the ability to use word and excel spreadsheet.
    5. Commitment to and understanding of AAH-I’s vision, mission, and values.

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    Field Ambassadors

    Job Description

    The field ambassadors will be responsible for planning and coordinating group activities. S/he will be responsible for  surveying  households  and  collecting  data  on  project  implementation  at the  project participant level.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    1. Mobilize and sensitize the project participants on project interventions.
    2. Coordinate groups group activities
    3. Support the groups to develop long term actionable plans
    4. Commits to meeting with participants on a regular basis to discuss project progress
    5. Provides encouragement and assists the participants in identifying development activities within the groups
    6. Follows through on commitments made by groups
    7. Report on weekly basis on progress of group activities to the field officers
    8. Recognizes and works through conflicts in caring ways, invites discussion on differences within the groups, and arranges for a third party to assist if necessary
    9. Maintains a professional relationship, doesn’t intrude into the mentee’s personal life or expects to be close friends
    10. Informs the project management team of mentoring activities

    Essential Qualifications, skills and experience

    1. Atleast Primary School or High school Certificate
    2. Be an emotionally stable and mature person with a sincere interest in helping community groups develop to their full potential.
    3. Knowledge and exposure to the social and cultural values of the region concerned.
    4. Proficiency in local language(s).
    5. A proven track record working well with the local community.
    6. Welcomes and values diversity, and contributes to an inclusive working environment where differences are acknowledged and respected.
    7. Be willing to communicate regularly with program staff, submit activity information, and take constructive feedback regarding mentoring activities
    8. Commit to meet participant groups regularly and when need arises

    Desirable Skills & Competences

    1. Ability to communicate well in local language and national languages
    2. Computer skills, or potential to learn them
    3. Ability to stand infront of a group without being under pressure
    4. Networking and influencing skills
    5. Well motivated team member able to work alone and/or without supervision
    6. Communication and motivational skills
    7. Organizational and mobilization/facilitation skills
    8. High integrity, highly reliable and dependable
    9. Ability to work with minimal supervision
    10. Report writing skills
    11. Passion for community
    12. Be dependable and consistent in meeting the time commitments
    13. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff
    14. Be willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should email application letters and CVs (with 3 referees) addressed to [email protected] to be received by 8th November, 2021. The email Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for. AAH-K is an equal-opportunity employer. We thank candidates for their high interest in the opportunities we publish on our website. Due to the high number of applications we receive, we will only  get  back  to  shortlisted  candidates.

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