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  • Posted: Aug 4, 2022
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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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    Research Assistant Casual Database (Samburu)

    The Opportunity

    Save the Children International Kenya, Samburu Programme has an exciting opportunity for you to be included in our Research Assistants Database. The Research Assistants will be engaged on need basis and work directly with the supervisor to collect data during different research and evaluation studies and any other data collection within SAmburu County, and at other times be called upon to support office clerical activities at the support department. Successful candidates will be retained in our rota database for a period of one-year renewable subject to performance.

    Currently the Samburu Field Office is implementing a USAID NAWIRI consortium style project. Save the Children is a member of this USAID Nawiri Mercy Corps-led consortium being implemented in Samburu and Turkana counties. USAID Nawiri is a 5 year U.S. Government (USAID and BHA) funded project designed to tackle persistent acute malnutrition rates in northern Kenya. The project is co-created, co-implemented, and co-measured to address problems and solve them at the county level.

    Key Areas of Accountability

    • Working with communities where the studies will be implemented to mobilize community members targeted during the interviews using appropriate channels.
    • Conducting on and off site qualitative and quantitative interviews (Focus Group Discussions, Key Informant Interviews, In-depth interviews and household assessments) using structured and semi-structured questionnaires.
    • Collating data from all the tools and working with supervisors to ensure high data quality and timeliness.
    • Responsible for validating and loading item data into the system, including but not limited to supplier catalogue items, maximising product data quality and integrity.
    • Working with MEAL team to troubleshoot data collection tools
    • Submitting of all data through the provided platforms, e.g. ODK/KoBo Collect and other survey forms as guided by the supervisor.
    • Submitting daily field reports on progress to the supervisor during catch up meetings.
    • Undertake Office clerical work and support different support department.
    • Submitting feedback collected during field work to Save the Children
    • Reporting any child protection/ safeguarding issue encountered during the assessment/study

    Qualification and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or related field such as public health, education, Social work, development studies, sociology, statistics, Information Technology or similar disciplines.
    • Strong research experience in both qualitative and quantitative research (focus group discussions, in-depth interviews and key informant interviews)
    • Experience using information communication technology (ICT) with reputable research organizations/INGOs will be an added advantage
    • Fluency in English and Kiswahili both written and oral.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal and report writing skills.
    • A demonstrable ability to manage a complex and varied workload; to work effectively under pressure; and to organise and prioritise work to ensure deadlines are met
    • Advanced MS Excel skills
    • Experience working with large data sets, ensuring quality, accuracy and relevance of data captured and processed
    • Computer literacy, particularly in Word, and PowerPoint
    • Knowledge and experience in health systems and community structures is preferable
    • Willingness to work in informal settlements will be an added advantage

    Closing: 17 August 2022

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    Consultancy - Guidance and Capacity Building


    Provide programmatic guidance and develop the capacities of Save the Children’s Global, Regional and Country Offices, as well as its partners, on “Linking Humanitarian CVA with Child Sensitive Social Protection”.

    The target audience for this work includes but is not limited to CVA and CSSP technical experts across humanitarian and development, as well as Collaborative Cash Delivery Network (CCD) members and local organizations who express interest in this initiative.

    Consultant’s Competencies

    • Demonstrable understanding of Humanitarian CVA and Social protection.
    • Demonstrable experience in designing, implementing and/or evaluating programmes linking Humanitarian CVA with Social Protection
    • At least 5 years of field experience managing and/or providing technical advisory in Humanitarian CVA and/or Social Protection (preferably in Fragile context and/or protracted crisis).
    • Demonstrable experience in collaborating with Regional and Country Offices and multiple stakeholders.
    • Previous experience in developing institutional guidance and/or toolkits
    • Previous experience in developing and conducting distance learning trainings
    • Fluency in English. Fluency in French, Spanish or Arabic is an asset

    Closing: 21 August 2022

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    GEHSP Deployment Manager (Maternity Cover)

    About the role

    We are currently looking for a Deployment Manager (maternity cover) to join our team. As a Deployment Manager, you will ensure the safe, rapid deployment of trained, pre-cleared humanitarian staff to all categories of humanitarian emergencies; and provide a quality and timely service to meet the surge capacity needs of response teams.

    You will bring to the role experience of managing a remote team, people-centred approach, and being a team player. Proficiency in at least one of the following languages in addition to English: French, Spanish, or Arabic, is an advantage. 

    About us 

    The Global Expertise and Humanitarian Surge Platform (GEHSP) is Save the Children's global humanitarian surge, technical expertise and new business development deployment management function, operating on behalf of both members and SCI. It is dedicated to identifying, developing and deploying skilled and experienced talent from across the movement to meet the needs of our domestic and international programmes and humanitarian responses. Our vision is to help to improve the quality, timeliness, and effectiveness of our humanitarian responses and programmes; directly contributing to Save the Children's capability to deliver the best outcomes for children and their families. 

    The GEHSP is responsible for:

    • Ensuring our humanitarian responses have access to suitably skilled and experienced staff they need to deliver a high quality and timely humanitarian response;
    • Managing the end to end deployment process for all surge deployments;
    • Identifying and developing future humanitarian surge staff to meet the needs of our responses;
    • Identifying new and innovative ways to meet the surge needs of our responses.

    Closing: 20 August 2022

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