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VSF Germany seeks to recruit a well rounded, qualified and well experienced finance and admin officer to support the projects in Turkana County. The initial contract will be for 6 months with possibility of extension dependent on performance and/or funding. This position is designed to have very regular field travels across the Horn of Africa and sometimes to very remote areas. The post holder will undertake the following duties/responsibilities:
Key responsibility areas include, but are not limited to:
Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Germany (VSF Germany) is an International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) providing humanitarian aid and development assistance to pastoralists and vulnerable communities in areas where livestock is of importance. VSF Germany supports livestock and agricultural production systems, marketing, food safety, drought responses and mitigation, capacity development of communities and governmental institutions, peace and conflict resolution. The desired impact of VSF Germany interventions is to increase agricultural and livestock productivity as well as related incomes; and subsequent improvements of food security and livelihoods for millions of people in the countries of operation in the Greater Horn of Africa. Countries programs are designed to deliver integrated programing solutions that address the key challenges and needs that enable our beneficiary groups, particularly men, women, the youth and other disadvantaged and marginalized groups to access skills, opportunities and resources that contribute to the improvement of their productive lives and development of communities.
VSF Germany currently implements activities in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Uganda. Country programs are coordinated from the Regional Office Nairobi (RON) which plays a key role in facilitating the Country Offices and its national partners to deliver on inclusive, sustainable pastoral livelihoods through implementation of livestock and agricultural development programs. In addition, RON supports monitoring of successes and challenges of country-specific interventions and partnerships’ development; to ensure best practices and lessons are documented and disseminated for review and continuous improvement. The documentation and project progress milestone are regularly uploaded into WebMo; an online monitoring and evaluation system for visibility and learning. To achieve this goal, VSF Germany is looking for an energetic and dynamic individual to fill the advertised position on a short term basis.
POSITION: MONITORING, EVALUATION, ACCOUNTABILITY AND LEARNING ASSISTANT
The position will be a temporary contract for a fixed period not exceeding six (6) months.
DUTY STATION AND SUPERVISION
The position holder will be based at the Regional Office in Nairobi as the duty station and reporting directly to the Roving MEAL Manager; and under the overall guidance and supervision of the Regional Head of Programs. S/he shall be sorely responsible for configuring, uploading and updating all program documents in the automated MEAL systems according to the established formats and any other additional features. S/he shall liaise directly with all other program staff and Country MEAL focal point persons.
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
The MEAL Assistant will ensure timely, accurate and completeness of uploaded documents or project contracts and implementation of the automated MEAL systems in order to ensure an effective program delivery, foster accountability, learning and knowledge management.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Interested and qualified candidates should submit an application letter and CV plus 3 names of referees (one of them being their immediate supervisor) with their full contacts to: via email address to HR & Administration, VSF Germany, [email protected]. Include the current and expected remuneration package. Indicate the job Title ‘FINANCE AND ADMIN OFFICER’ or ‘MEAL Assistant’ on the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 12th February 2021, before 16:00 pm.
VSF Germany does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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