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  • Posted: Feb 21, 2020
    Deadline: Mar 3, 2020
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    The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an international non-governmental organization that promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries
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    Psychosocial Counselor

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    Role Purpose: The psychosocial counselor is responsible for field level implementation, inter-camp coordination and monitoring and evaluation of psychosocial support activities as well as providing leadership and guidance to Child Protection community workers at the CEWC and lay counselors. Provides direct counseling services to children identified or referred by SC sectors, community structures and other partners, deliver capacity building training for programme staffs, community structures and staff from partner agencies.

    In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

      Contract Duration: 6 months Location: Dadaab, Kenya   Qualifications and Experience

    • Graduate degree in counseling or Psychology, with 3 years’ experience working with children is desirable
    • Registered with the Kenya Counsellors and Psychologist’s  Association (KCPA)

    Essential

    • Knowledge of community based child protection approaches, preferably including experience in participatory approaches (PRA/PLA) and child participation methodologies.
    • Ability to use a wide range of child counseling methodologies
    • Good managerial and IT skills including the use of Word and database software
    • Demonstrable ability to adapt to changing programme priorities and emergency priorities that may arise
    • Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities
    • Positive attitude towards community work with emphasis on the ability to learn from communities and support innovative approaches to problem solving
    • Commitment to Save the Children’s Child Protection Policy.
    • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies.
    • Fluency in English and Kiswahili, both verbal and written, required.
    • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children International’s aims, values and principles.

    Desirable

    • Ability to adapt to different cultures
    • Experience and skills in management of staff
    • Experience in designing and facilitating training sessions and activities for children
    • Understanding of the dynamics of the conflict within the East African region.
    • Experience of working in an insecure environment.
    • Experience in refugee setting and/ or understanding of local language would be an added advantage.

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    Knowledge Management and Learning Officer

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    Role Purpose: Knowledge Management and Learning is a core function in all Save the Children programs globally, representing our commitment to accountability and transparency, it is also a crucial aspect of program quality management. Save the Children in Kenya is looking for a creative individual for our health and nutrition programmes in Nairobi and Turkana who has the experience and competencies to work as Knowledge Management And Learning Officer.

    The main purpose of this role is to lead on enhancing quality, accountability and learning for achieving breakthrough solutions in bringing immediate and lasting changes in the lives of children.

    The KML Officer will support the research, learning and knowledge management agenda within the Integrated Child Survival Project (ICSP) and the Country Office. The holder will be expected to drive learning agenda within the projects in the country and support of on Monitoring and Evaluations (M&E) functions occasionally.

    In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

      Contract Duration: 1 year (renewable) Location: Nairobi, Kenya    Qualifications and Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree in social sciences, public health, development, or information technology
    • Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation will be an added advantage

      Essential

    • Practical experience of at least one year in knowledge management and learning in a large international non-governmental organization or other international relief/development body;
    • Excellent knowledge of Knowledge Management systems and proficient in the use of Microsoft SharePoint, Teams, Google Drive.
    • Ability to organize for online meetings through webinars.
    • Ability to present complex information to a range of stakeholder audiences;
    • Computer literacy, particularly in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
    • Trained in data management and with at least one year experience working with Excel managing databases
    • Familiarity with project frameworks [design/implementation/M&E] cycle
    • Enthusiasm, motivation, self-confidence, and a proactive approach to problem solving
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills in English, with experience working in multicultural, multi -location, values driven teams;
    • Commitment to Save the Children valuesCommitment to and understanding of Save the Children International’s aims, values and principles.

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    Finance and Awards Coordinator- Nawiri

    Role Purpose: The Finance and Awards Coordinator is responsible for managing the finance activities, financial controls, computerised accounting systems and staff in Nairobi, Turkana and Samburu in line with Save the Children’s financial procedures. S/he will also support Awards management, by advising on compliance, chairing monthly awards review meetings in consultation with the Awards manager, coordinating BVA feedback, and working with budget holders to ensure implementation is on track. The Finance and Awards Coordinator is a senior member of the Nawiri programme team.

     

    In this challenging environment, the Finance and Awards Coordinator will be responsible not only for compliance with critical SCI policies, ensuring that financial resources of the organization are shepherded in an accountable and transparent manner.

     

    In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

      Contract Duration: 1 year (renewable) Location: Nairobi, Kenya   Qualifications and Experience

    • A first degree in Commerce Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or related field. Post-graduate diploma preferred.
    • Qualified accountant with recognized professional qualification in Accounting (CPA, ACCA)

    Essential

    • Minimum 5-8 years similar work experience within a fast-paced work environment with 3 years’ experience managing a USAID funded project.
    • Excellent communication skills (Verbal and Written)
    • Fluency (Verbal and Written) in English is required.
    • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
    • Strong team player, collaborative and capable of building effective relationships across all levels
    • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind-sets
    • Problem solving and risk mitigating skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Officer Products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and financial software such as Agresso.
    • Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s Safeguarding Policy and other Global Policies.
    • A commitment to promoting diversity and equality of opportunity in employment and empathy with SC values and objectives
    • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children International’s aims, values and principles.

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    Finance and Awards Officer- Nawiri

    Role Purpose: The Finance and Awards Officer will support the Finance Coordinator in managing the finance activities, financial controls, computerised accounting systems and staff in Nairobi, Turkana and Samburu in line with Save the Children’s financial procedures. S/he will also support Awards management, by advising on compliance, participate monthly awards review meetings in consultation with the Award Manager, coordinating BVA feedback, and working with budget holders to ensure implementation is on track.

    In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

      Contract Duration: 1 year (renewable) Location: Nairobi, Kenya  
    Qualifications and Experience

    • A first degree in Commerce Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or related field. Post-graduate diploma preferred.
    • Part II qualified in a recognized professional qualification in Accounting (CPA, ACCA).

    Essential

    • Minimum 5 years similar work experience within a fast-paced work environment with 2 years’ experience managing a USAID funded project.
    • Excellent communication skills (Verbal and Written)
    • Fluency (Verbal and Written) in English is required.
    • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
    • Strong team player, collaborative and capable of building effective relationships across all levels
    • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind-sets
    • Problem solving and risk mitigating skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Officer Products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and financial software such as Agresso.
    • Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s Safeguarding Policy and other Global Policies.
    • A commitment to promoting diversity and equality of opportunity in employment and empathy with SC values and objectives.
    • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children International’s aims, values and principles.

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    Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer

    The MEAL Officer will have a key role in establishing and promoting programme quality and innovation, which will be achieved through developing and improving monitoring, evaluation, impact assessment and learning methodologies

     

    In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

      Contract Duration: 10 months Location: Nairobi, Kenya

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree in social sciences, public health, development, or information technology
    • Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation will be an added advantage

    Essential

    • Over 3 years of MEAL related experience working in INGO’s and or UN Agencies in developmental or in humanitarian programmes
    • Experience of, and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability
    • Demonstrated strong monitoring and evaluation skills, including planning/participating in evaluations
    • Experience of training and capacity building
    • Some experience of representation and ability to represent SC effectively in external forums.
    • Knowledge of institutional donors and experience of developing proposals
    • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
    • A high level of written and spoken English
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with experience working in multicultural, multi -location, values driven teams.
    • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children International’s aims, values and principles.

    Desirable

    • Good communication skills in Kiswahili
    • Experience of managing private and international donor funded projects

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