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  • Posted: Apr 26, 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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    Nutrition Technical Advisor

    Key Responsibilities:

    Programmatic and technical support for nutrition programming

    • Provide technical guidance in development and roll out of Nutrition Technical Approaches and Programs for greater impact
    • Coordinate development, dissemination and roll out of nutrition guidelines in line with global, national and WVI standards.
    • Provide technical and programmatic leadership to the implementation of nutrition interventions and integration with other technical programmes including emergency response.
    • Design and deliver realistic and pragmatic Nutrition strategies and programming interventions that will lead to positive Nutrition outcomes.
    • Give technical guidance to WVK Nutrition consortiums and Partners on Nutrition integration to multisectoral grants.
    • Provide strategic oversight to implementation of Nutrition within the organization and work across sectors and platforms internally and externally
    • Support the dissemination and roll out of global and National Nutrition Policies and Strategies to Nutrition staff in the organization
    • Provide technical support Disaster Management on Nutrition in Emergencies, working with partners in the Emergency Nutrition Advisory Committees.
    • Provide technical support to the Ministry of Health during seasonal assessments and Nutrition surveys.
    • Ensure comprehensive induction of nutrition project staff to new projects including models/strategies of implementation, budgets and donor rules and regulations
    • Ensure grant startup workshops are conducted and all staff implementing the grants understand the project

    Nutrition Program Development and Nutrition Grants Acquisition

    • Support Resource Acquisition and Management (RAM) team to establish Nutrition donor links and pre-position for upcoming Nutrition Grants.
    • Work with RAM to Design and develop nutrition grants concepts and proposals for World Vision Kenya.
    • Work with RAM to Identify and conduct due diligence for World Vision Nutrition consortium partners.
    • In collaboration with Grants Acquisition and Management, guide formative research for prepositioned grants.

    Strategic Engagement, networking and Advocacy

    • Establish and maintain strategic engagements and collaborations to preposition WVK in Nutrition for enhanced funding reaching the most vulnerable children
    • Plan, Organize and participate for Nutrition donor monitoring visits to WVK National office and field operation areas.
    • Plan, Coordinate and support WVK participation and support to key national and international Nutrition related days. 
    • Ensure WVK representation and technical support in key strategic Nutrition Technical Working Groups
    • Work collaboratively with the Nutrition Team, Advocacy and Communication Team to ensure humanitarian work and response.
    • Represent the organisation in Key Donor meetings and other forums where necessary to ensure World Vision prepositioning.
    • Represent WVK in World Vision International community of practice like CMAM implementers, PD Hearth implementors, World Vision Nutrition Network.
    • Work collaboratively with the Kenya SUN movement and Nutrition Advocacy Team to advocate for Nutrition policy implementation at National and County level.

    Capacity Building and Team Management for effective implementation for Nutrition Programs

    • Determine opportunities to increase capacity for Nutrition staff across World Vision Kenya programmes and ensure the capacity building being undertaken meets competencies and focuses on best Nutrition practices.
    • Ensure Nutrition team is trained and mentored on core aspects such as project management, implementation and reporting.
    • Lead development and implementation of training guidance for Nutrition implementation Models for program team and partners.
    • In Collaboration with P&C department, recruit competent Nutrition staff

    Quality assurance for programmatic Designs, Assessments, Monitoring and Evaluation processes

    • Provide guidance to Nutrition Managers on timely and quality project reporting in line with World Vision and donor(s) guidelines
    • In collaboration with MEAL department Provide technical support for Nutrition Programme Research, Assessments Monitoring and Evaluations, in line with global and national guidelines.
    • Organise and conduct technical reviews for Nutrition projects.
    • Conduct Nutrition program monitoring through field visits and virtual catch ups to ensure that the Nutrition program is well implemented according to WV strategy, donor guidelines and global Nutrition standards.
    • Guide Nutrition evaluations and Surveys including TPs, Grants and work with DMEAL team to prequalify competent nutrition Consultants.
    • Advise on Nutrition priorities for the Country and specific County interventions while considering the nutrition status and county priorities stipulated in the County Nutrition Action Plans and National Nutrition Action Plan.


    • Any other duty as assigned by the Supervisor.
    • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces as nominated/selected

    Knowledge/Qualifications for the role:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or its equivalent with extensive programming experience in nutrition programming
    • Relevant Post graduate qualification(s) will be an added advantage
    • MUST be registered with the Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute.
    • Minimum of 6 years of technical experience in a development organization covering all aspects of nutrition technical program design, technical standards, systems, processes, policies and guidelines development.
    • Demonstrated track record in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management for major donors preferred.
    • Proven track record in engaging with government ministries and other stakeholders
    • Strong budgetary and financial management skills.
    • Good interpersonal, organizational and management skills
    • Ability to build capacity of staff on relevant technical fields
    • Significant experience working with other NGOs and UN agency is an added advantage
    • Experience working within the health system in Kenya
    • Demonstrated ability to work in collaboration with National and County Governments Departments
    • Excellent planning, representational and interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently and in a team and to lead teams
    • Good analytical skills with appropriate attention to detail.
    • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
    • Computer literacy in MS office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Experience working in multicultural multi-location, values driven teams.
    • Experience in working on donor funded programs

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    Grant Accountant

    Key Responsibilities:

    Financial Reporting and Analysis

    • Post financial data transactions into the accounting system.
    • Consolidate and submit accurate project funding requests to PR.
    • Ensure timely preparation and review of bank and M-Pesa reconciliation statements.
    • Prepare and consolidate accurate financial analysis for management and decision making.
    • Prepare and submit Project Financial Reports as per donor requirement
    • Ensure timely review and recording of Employee Expense Reports.
    • Ensure timely review and reconciliation of the balance sheet items.
    • Consolidate periodic Cluster compliance reports.

    Processing of financial payments

    • Ensure timely processing of payments to service providers
    • Timely facilitation of staff with advance requests for smooth operations
    • Review M-pesa requests from the various requesters for completeness of documentation.
    • Validate M-pesa requests using Safaricom portal, make necessary corrections in liaison with the requestors
    • File the final payment reports from Safaricom portal

    Financial Reporting:

    • Preparation monthly site financial reports to the Senior Grant Finance Officer for consolidation by 15th of the month.
    • Prepare management reports for decision making purposes
    • Ensure monthly accrual of completed activities
    • Support and participate in year- end processes

    Financial management and staff support:

    • Manage and address service providers queries with regards to payments
    • Process petty cash requests as needed
    • Analyze and submit exempted taxes (VAT) for refund based on KBD guidelines.
    • Build capacity of staff and service providers on payment system requirements and changes.
    • Prepare timely cash request for submission to the donor
    • Timely and accurate booking of received income

    Reconciliation of Balance Sheet Accounts:

    • Undertake reconciliation of receivable and payables accounts for the program
    • Constantly monitor balance sheet account balances
    • Follow up for timely accounting and facilitate booking of staff advances.
    • Match transaction amounts in the balance sheet accounts
    • Prepare monthly reconciliation statements for the balance sheet accounts

    Asset management and Administration:

    • Ensure Project assets are properly tagged and recorded in the asset register and in Sunsystem within the project.
    • Support the Project in asset acquisition, management and disposal as per donor requirement.
    • Liaise with the security department and the project driver to ensure the motor vehicle is used as per WVK policies.
    • Review motor vehicle summary reports from the project driver on a monthly basis to ascertain proper usage and efficiency.

    Asset management and Administration:

    • Identify risks associated with the role for inclusion in Riskconnect and advice on mitigation measures.
    • Support grant project audits according to the donor requirements.
    • Respond to queries on a timely and accurate manner.
    • Support timely implementation of findings and recommendations from audits and various accountability mechanisms
    • Ensure the grant operate within WV internal control systems to mitigate risks and ensure accountability.
    • Actively participating in project start up workshops to ensure financial aspects of project are fully understood.


    • Perform any other duties as requested by the supervisor

    Qualifications/Requirements for the role:

    • Minimum of a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting/ Finance, Economics or Business related field from a recognized university
    • Qualifications in CPA section 4/intermediate or equivalent
    • Minimum 4 years of relevant accounting experience
    • Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision
    • Experience in electronic payments and mobile money transactions
    • Advanced excel and analytical skills
    • Practical experience of using SUN system accounting Software is preferred
    • Advanced excel and analytical skills
    • Compatibility with WV's Mission, ethos, policies and core values.
    • A team player.

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