• Job Openings at Lutheran World Federation - 3 Positions

  • Posted on: 30 November, 2017 Deadline: 3 December, 2017
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  • The Lutheran World Federation (LWF; German: Lutherischer Weltbund) is a global communion .The Department for World Service is the LWF's humanitarian arm. It has programmes in 32 countries. The LWF is a member of ACT Alliance.

    Procurement Assistant

     

    Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service Kenya/Djibouti Program is seeking to recruit Kenyan national for the above position, to be based in Dadaab Refugee Camp. The Procurement Assistant under the guidance and supervision of the Procurement Officer will provide administrative support in the management of a variety of processes/transactions in implementing procurement and contracting of commodities, materials, equipment and services for LWF Dadaab. He/She will be charged with responsibility of ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. He/she will use his/her own discretion to address unforeseen situations, seeking advice from and/or reporting to supervisor as applicable. The Procurement Assistant liaises with other departments in order to ensure best support in performing his/her work and promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach.

    Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:-

    Main Duties

    • Sourcing quotations from our pre- qualified suppliers and analyzing them.
    • Ensuring right descriptions of items and sample are provided where necessary
    • Processing documents for several signatures as required by the policy.
    • Providing Clerical services such as purchase orders writing and record keeping in both books and Computer.
    • Providing systematic and organized filling system for all reports
    • Preparation of payments on time such as forwarding all serviced invoices to Finance for payments
    • Making all follow ups with suppliers to supply goods within the time given.
    • Sending out tenders and preparation of selected tenders Contracts when necessary.
    • Ensuring the right goods are bought at the right quality and the right quantity.
    • Making follow ups to suppliers payments to ensure that they are paid on time and no delays in supplies
    • Notifying the program any changes in prices in the market in case it arises.
    • Making sure that any complaints launched by the suppliers are escalated to the management.
    • Notifying the suppliers any changes in the management operations on time.
    • Organizing of catering roasters in a systematic order to empower Host/Refugee vendors in Catering Services in case of any workshops done in the Camp/host locations.
    • Liars with Nairobi Procurement to ensure that all goods bought in Nairobi reach Dadaab on time when they are needed.
    • Labeling of both files and books according to procurement documents.
    • Preparation of weekly reports, monthly reports, annual reports and any other reports as required by the logistics Officer.
    • Organizing and prepare all training documents and prepare women for the training on time.
    • Issuing of all ready Contracts and PO, s to the contractors and suppliers.

    Relevant Experience:

    • Required education: Bachelor’s Degree or four (4) years of relevant paid experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • Diploma in procurement or Purchasing and supplies Management
    • Required relevant work experience: 3 years
    • Required skills: Procurement; Operative management; Reporting; Stock and inventory management; Logistics

    Personal Attributes:

    • High level of motivation, integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
    • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place
    • Excellent communication, time management, organization and presentation skills.
    • A good team player with high degree of initiative, flexibility and tolerance.

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    P1 Teacher

     

    Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service Kenya/Djibouti Program is seeking to recruit Kenyan nationals for the above position, to be based in Dadaab Refugee Camp (Ifo 1, Ifo 2 and Dagahaley). The Primary school teacher will be responsible for developing and fostering appropriate skills and social abilities to enable learners achieve optimum development according to age, ability and aptitude. He/she will work hand in hand with the Senior Education Officer, Education Officer and other Sectors to facilitate learning and improve proper curriculum implementation in schools.

    Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:-

    • Teaching of the primary school curriculum to improve quality education.
    • Establish and maintain up to date professional and administrative records.
    • Organizing the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment.
    • Planning, preparing and presenting lessons that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within their class.
    • Motivating pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation through provision of stimulating activities that will arouse their curiosity, interest and enhance their discovery and observation skills.
    • Provide feedback to parents on pupil’s progress during education forums and report forms
    • Taking part in school events and coordinating co-curriculum activities
    • Staying up to date with changes and developments in the curriculum structure
    • Working with the school management and other stakeholders to ensure meaningful participation of learners in all aspects of education
    • And any other duty assigned by the officer in charge

    Professional Qualification:

    • P1 Certificate from Kenya National Examination Council
    • Registered by Teachers Service Commission
    • Computer literate
    • Those with Diploma in early childhood education are encouraged to apply

    Relevant Experience:

    • At least 3 years of progressive experience as a primary school teacher. Experience gained within an international humanitarian NGO will be an added advantage.
    • Proficiency in Kiswahili; both written and spoken
    • Experience in inclusive education and safe learning environments initiatives
    • Experienced in using learner centered model of teaching

    Personal Attributes:

    • High level of motivation, integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
    • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place
    • Excellent communication, time management, organization and presentation skills.
    • A good team player with high degree of initiative, flexibility and toleranc

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    Education Quality Assurance and Standards Officer

     

    Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service Kenya/Djibouti Program is seeking to recruit Kenyan national for the above position, to be based in Dadaab Refugee Camp (Ifo 1, Ifo 2 and Dagahaley). The Education quality assurance and standards officer will be responsible for developing and fostering appropriate skills and social abilities to enable refugee learners achieve optimum development according to age, ability and aptitude. He/she will work hand in hand with the Education coordinator, Education Officers, other Education staff and other Sector staff to facilitate learning and improve proper curriculum implementation in schools.

    Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:-

    • He/she will be responsible for; Establishing, maintaining and improving standards in all primary schools
    • Provide services to enrich and support students’ learning.
    • Ensure Quality Assurance and Standards in assessment of all primary schools.
    • Supervision that includes all efforts to school officials and expected to provide leadership to the teachers and other educational staff, guide on instructional materials, methodologies and evaluation of instruction.
    • Ensure both supervisor and supervisee provide the learning centers with information, evaluation about schools, teachers, providing advice, assistance and feedback .
    • Co-ordinate, organize and implementation of co-curriculum activities at camp level, county level and at national levels.
    • Vetting of all teachers and other education staff to ensure they comply with national standards.
    • In Liaison with KNEC and other examination bodies ensure KCPE, ECDE and diploma teacher education examination teaching practice or conducted smoothly.
    • Be the custodian of policy formulation and implementation on matters related to Quality Assurance;
    • In liaison with the education coordinator work on the curriculum from design, development, implementation and evaluation in line with the national curriculum.
    • Monitor the performance of teachers and education officers.
    • To organize in-service training programs for serving teachers and education managers in collaboration with other agencies in the education sector.
    • Equitable distribution of teachers and organizing co-curricular activities in schools.
    • Talent identification and development in schools
    • Advising the education sector on all matters of Quality Assurance and Standards.

    Professional Qualification:

    • Bachelor in Education (B.ED), Development Studies or other related field from a recognized university with additional training in education management.
    • Strong analytical, administration and documentation skills in the management of educational projects or programs consisting of ECDE and primary education management and teacher training.
    • At least 3 year of experience in implementing education and disaster risk reduction.
    • Experience in teaching/training.
    • A very good understanding of Comprehensive School Safety or Disaster Management is desirable
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong reporting skills.
    • Ability to manage a complex and diverse workload and to work with tight deadlines.
    • Ability to contribute to a small, proactive team, motivating staff and working collaboratively with colleagues and providing support and advice as necessary
    • A full appreciation of the value of co-operation, both internationally and within a team environment.

    Relevant Experience:

    • Experience in proposal and report writing, and Proven M&E competencies with excellent computer skills.
    • Experience in Training of Trainers/Facilitators skills (TOT & TOF) is an advantage
    • At least 3 years of progressive experience in ECDE and primary education programs, and teacher training projects.
    • Experience in implementing education in emergency locations.
    • Experience gained within an international humanitarian NGO –preferably in Dadaab will be an added advantage
    • Written and verbal fluency in English.

    Personal Attributes:

    • High level of motivation, integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
    • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place
    • Excellent communication, time management, organization and presentation skills.
    • A good team player with high degree of initiative, flexibility and tolerance

    Method of Application

    Applications should reach the undersigned by close of business on 3rd December 2017 and must include full contact details of 3 referees.

    The Human Resource Manager, Lutheran World Federation Kenya-Djibouti,

    Email: lwf.nbi.kenya@gmail.com

    Kindly indicate the position you are applying for on the subject line.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Start date of the successful candidates January 2018

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