• Multiple Job Opportunities at SOS Children’s Villages

  • Posted on: 16 January, 2017 Deadline: 18 January, 2017
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  • SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an affiliate of SOS CV- International whose mission is tbuild families for children in need, help them shape their own futures and share in the development of their communities. In Kenya, the organisation runs five Children’s Villages in Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Meru and Kisumu. SOS Children’s Villages Kenya alsruns education and health institutions and works with local communities through Families Strengthening Programs.

    Village Director

     

    Key Duties for the Village Directors Job

    • Management of the SOS Village facility and assets therein.

    • Planning and budgeting for project activities.

    • Coordinating the administration and operations of the Village.

    • Fulfilling the role of the Father figure and role-model for the children.

    • Overseeing the educational and physical needs of the children.

    • Providing necessary support tthe children and staff team.

    Village Directors Job Qualifications

    • Degree in social science preferable. Post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage.

    • Should have a strong background in education, social work and child psychology.

    • Minimum five (5) years’ experience working with child focused organisation in management position.

    • Ability twork independently and as a member of the management team.

    • Demonstrated work experience in policy interpretation and implementation.

    • Proven interpersonal, leadership and effective representation skills.

    • A loving home for every child

    • A strong family person, married, and willing twork for long hours and live within the SOS Children’s village.

    • Mature person aged between 35 – 45 years.

    • Must have ncriminal record and a demonstrated love for children.

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    Clinical Officer

     

    Key Duties for the Clinical Officer Job

    • Ensures quality care and treatment services.

    • Ensures monitoring and evaluation of the program

    • Establish links and develop networks with NGOs, CBOs, donors GOK departments and community

    • Support the administrative function of the medical facility.

    Clinical Officer Job Qualifications

    • Diploma in Clinical Medicine
    • Registered practitioner.
    • At least two years’ experience in clinical work.
    • Highly organised, able twork independently, with minimal supervision.
    • Computer literate

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    Pharmaceutical Technologist

     

    Key Duties for the Pharmaceutical Technologist Job

    • Dispensing the correct medication the patients.

    • Stoke Management of drugs in the pharmacy.

    • Recording of all the payments made for pharmacy services.

    • Participates in quality control and assurance activities concerning the pharmacy

    • Responsible for proper and confidential reporting and storage of pharmacy data/ records.

    Pharmaceutical Technologist Job Qualifications

    • Diploma in Pharmacy

    • Must be registered with the Pharmacy & Poisons Board.

    • At least two years’ work experience in a Pharmacy.

    • Highly organised, able to work independently, with minimal supervision.

    •  Computer literate

    • Have a genuine liking for and interest in young people and demonstrated patience, tolerance and understanding.

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    Teacher

     

    Key Duties for the Teacher Job

    • Ensure the educational development of each child, paying individual attention to each child, monitoring his/her educational progress and taking appropriate corrective action as necessary.

    • Lead all activities within the assigned class and prepare lesson plans and outlines in accordance with the curriculum guidelines or requirements of the school or government.

    • Act as a participating member of SOS CV KE taking particular interest in SOS children, providing them with extra support and striving to understand their educational and emotional needs and difficulties.

    • Assist students through the multiple career options available and in making informed career paths and choices.

    • Participate in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities as designed in the school calendar

    Teacher Job Qualifications

    • Have a genuine liking for and interest in young people and demonstrated patience, tolerance and understanding.

    • Ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues, administrators, parents and the community at large

    • Significant knowledge of work and educational dynamics in the country.

    • Bachelor’s degree in Education- English & Literature.

    • Training in Guidance and counselling will be an added advantage.

    • The position holder must be computer literate.

    • Minimum of 3 Years teaching experience.

    • Must be registered by the TSC

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    Kindergarten Teacher

     

    Key Duties for the Kindergarten Teachers Job

    • Ensure the educational development of each child, paying individual attention to each child, monitoring his/her educational progress and taking appropriate corrective action as necessary.

    • Lead all activities within the assigned class, prepare lesson plans and outlines in accordance with the curriculum guidelines or requirements of the school or government.

    • Act as a participating member of SOS CV KE taking particular interest in SOS children, providing them with extra support and striving to understand their educational and emotional needs and difficulties.

    • Assist students through the multiple career options available and in making informed career paths and choices.

    • Participate in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities as designed in the school calendar

    Kindergarten Teachers Job Qualifications

    • Diploma in Early Childhood Education

    • Training in Guidance and counselling will be an added advantage. The position holder must be computer literate.

    • Must be registered by the TSC.

    • Must be registered by the TSC

    The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities among others:

    • Have a genuine liking for and interest in young people and demonstrated patience, tolerance and understanding.

    • Ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues, administrators, parents and the community at large

    • Possess report writing skills.

    • Significant knowledge of work and educational dynamics in the country

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    Community Development Worker

     

    Key Duties for the Community Development Worker Job

    • Facilitate the preparation of the family development plans.

    • Conduct individual & group assessments and selection of beneficiaries into the program.

    • Implementation of economic empowerment program activities.

    • Facilitate educational development of children in the target group.

    • Facilitate and ensure the effectiveness of all the Community Management Committee (CMC) support groups, Community Volunteers and Community Representatives.

    • Establish and sustain new and existing links and develop networks with NGOs, CBOs, donors, government of Kenya departments and the community.

    • Support co-workers of community-based partner organisations in their work with families.

    • Support monitoring & evaluation of the programme.

    Community Development Worker Job Qualifications

    • Diploma in Community Development, Social Work or Sociology

    • Certificate in counseling.

    • Must be computer literate.

    • At least 2 years’ experience in community development or social services.

    • A good understanding of issues facing orphans & vulnerable children.

    • In-depth knowledge of psychosocial issues in children and adolescence

    • Well developed communication and counseling skills

    • Good report writing skills

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    Assistant Accountant

     

    Responsibilities for the Assistant Accountant Job

    Responsible for banking

    • Daily bank book and statement reconciliations and report and correct anomalies promptly

    • A loving home for every child

    • Ensure all payments are appropriately approved and coded, have calculation strips, proper supporting documents, payment stamps, received in finance stamp and are charged correctly to the respective project number

    • Submit vouchers to the accountant for booking on set dates i.e vouchers submitted should agree with those listed in the e-cash and bank books

    • Ensure bank book and Navison balances are in agreement

    • Plan and request for funds for projects and the Office in good time

    • Maintain bank records

    Responsible for Cash

    • Management of office cashbox – payments are made without delay for approved and properly prepared vouchers

    • Daily reconciliation of physical and cash book balances according to the SOS CV KE cash management rules

    • Ensure no new advances to persons with outstanding advances

    • Assist in Project Accounting

    • Arrange and facilitate monthly payments – local and foreign currency related transactions

    Other duties/additional tasks

    • Deputize the other accountants

    • Follow up on accounts receivables and payables

    • Maintain the files for finance department confidentially

    • Raise extra ordinary issues with supervisor promptly

    • Assist in any other duties as may be requested by the Head of Team

    Assistant Accountant Job Qualifications

    • The ideal candidate should have a minimum KCSE or O-level.

    • Diploma in accounting from a reputable institution, at least CPA II or equivalent

    • Minimally 3 years of professional working experience in a similar position

    • Knowledge of SOS CV instruments and procedures will be an added advantage

    • Good interpersonal communication skills & working knowledge of IT technology (related software, phone, fax, e-mail, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)

    • Good command of English and Kiswahili

    • Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management

    Method of Application

    If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application(stating current & expected pay) and detailed CV(with details of at least 3 referees one of which must be immediate former employer) addressed to the National Director to reach us on or before 18th January 2017 by email to: recruitment@soskenya.org

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality

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