• Job Opportunities at Save the Children International Kenya - 3 Positions

  • Posted on: 23 May, 2018 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

    We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

    We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

    Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

    Award Management Director (Maternity Cover)

     

    Job Details

    Role Purpose: The Award Management Director will provide the primary award management inputs for both development and humanitarian programmes, and on-going support to develop best practice award management procedures and processes. The role has three main aspects to it: lead the Country Office award management team; capacity building of staff in their award management professional development and contributing to the development and advancement of award management processes and systems

    Contract Duration: 7 months

    Location: Nairobi

    Qualifications and Experience

    Essential

    • Post graduate qualification in Finance management, Grants management or equivalent
    • At least 5 - 7 years' experience in a similar positions
    • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a demanding workload comprised of diverse and challenging tasks and responsibilities.
    • Proven track record of active contribution to a senior management team, and providing strategic support across multiple sectors and/or regions.
    • Extensive experience with NGOs with increasing responsibilities including a proven experience of establishing and running the award management function in the field.
    • Knowledge of the requirements of major institutional donors including budgeting, eligibility issues, compliance management, and reporting.
    • Experience of engaging with donors at country strategy levels.
    • Experience of and well developed skills in staff management and supervision.Proven strong coaching and capacity building skills.
    • Very strong capacity for attention to detail, problem solving, and analysis of trends.
    • Computer literate (i.e. WORD, advanced Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer, financial
    • systems).
    • Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people
    • Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
    • Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English, with experience in managing multicultural teams

    Desirable

    • Experience with Save the Children award management Policies, procedures and systems and Save the Children's award management system (AMS)
    • Understanding of how to produce financial reports from Save the Children's overseas accounting software(Agresso)
    • Experience of Project Management, M&E Management or Funding Coordination

    Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

    Disclaimer:

    Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

    IT Coordinator – (Kenyan Nationals Only)

     

    Role Purpose: The IT Coordinator is responsible for operations, management, and improvement of IT systems and equipment’s in Nairobi field offices. Works in close collaboration with Administration, Finance, Grants, Programme and project teams in the Field Offices to improve and innovate IT tools to support the staff in collaborates with IT Manager.

    Contract Duration: 12 months with possibility for extension

    Location: Nairobi with travel to Somalia/SL

    Qualifications and Experience

    Essential:

    • Degree in IT from a reputable institution with a minimum of 3 years in experience in troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems working in a similar role
    • Familiar with all the day-to-day aspects of managing the IT needs of an organisation, with specific areas of the role involving: familiarity with Windows and MS Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook), LAN/WAN infrastructures (routers, modems, switches, etc.); trouble shooting and administering a Microsoft Windows based network (LAN) and servers; good working knowledge of Windows server and domain system configuration, antivirus software for workstations and servers etc.
    • Good communication skills, ability to work with minimum supervision and willingness to work in a team environment.
    • Experience if office 365, SharePoint online and windows Azure
    • Fluency in written and spoken English
    • Previous experience in an INGO is an advantage but not a requirement
    • Ability and experience of training end users or staff
    • Commitment to Save the Children values.

    We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

    Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

    Female candidates are encouraged to apply

    Disclaimer:

    Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

    Regional CSOs and Youth Networks Scoping

     

    Job Description

    DANIDA LOT CIV

    CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - REGIONAL CSOs AND YOUTH NETWORKS SCOPING

    SAVE THE CHILDREN INTERNATIONAL

    REGIONAL AND MULTI-COUNTRY PROGRAMMING UNIT (RMCPU)

    East and Southern Africa

    INTRODUCTION

    In 2018, Save the Children International is embarking on a new programme supported by Save the Children Denmark. The DANIDA Civil Society LOT grant, is aimed at strengthening youth engagement with regional bodies and the empowerment of youth networks in the Horn of Africa (HoA).The programme is expected to contribute to ensuring that governments in the Horn of Africa create enabling conditions that make the region a better place for children and youth to learn, be protected from violence and engage in decisions that affect them and their region. Ultimately, the programme is expected to build children, youth and civil society organisation's capacity to influence policy processes and outcomes and position them as critical actors in making the HoA a better place for children and youth. The programme is expected to contribute to ensuring that governments in HoA (Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia/Somaliland, Kenya and South Sudan) create conditions that make the region a better place for children and youth to learn, be protected from violence, engage in decisions that affect them and their region, and thrive. Ultimately, the programme's impact will be the realization of the rights of children and youth (boys and girls) through strengthened state accountability and civil society organization at the regional level.

    CSO SCOPING AND MAPPING OBJECTIVE

    The objective of this scoping and mapping exercise is to identify regional CSOs and youth networks, that will partner with Save the Children International East and Southern Africa Regional Office (SCI-ESARO) and work closely with the African Union and IGAD. The partnership will be focused on CSO capacity strengthening for improved advocacy for children and youth rights. The programme will focus on providing relevant capacity and technical support for the CSOs and youth networks identified to become independent, sustainable and democratic advocates for youth rights in the Horn of Africa.

    SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

    Save the Children International, Regional and Multi-Country Programming Unit, is inviting youth organisations in the Horn of Africa region, with a regional focus on empowerment and youth participation to submit their Expression of Interest to partner with Save the Children International, on the above mentioned exciting programme. SCI seeks expression of interest from organisations who are able to implement programming activities within the Horn of Africa region to engage effectively with regional and sub-regional decision-making and accountability processes such as the AU and IGAD particularly in relation to topical youth human rights issues such as child marriage, protection of education from attacks and military use during armed conflicts, youth migration and youth civic empowerment.

    Kindly please submit the following documentation:

    • Letter of expression of interest
    • A proposal (Max. 5 pages)
    • Organisation profile (including the website and contact details of the secretariat)
    • Evidence of human rights / youth rights / children rights programming / advocacy / empowerment
    • Demonstrate gender mainstreaming / sensitivity in programming
    • Demonstrate regional focus
    • List of projects for the past three years, amount and the donors
    • Registration certificate
    • 2016/17 audited financial statements

    Please forward all expression of interest with the subject line "Regional CSO and Youth Network" by 30th May 2018 via the online portal.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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