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  • Posted on: 9 November, 2018 Deadline: 19 November, 2018
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    Windle International – Kenya (WIK), a member of Windle International, is a humanitarian education organization providing education to refugees and needy Kenyans. WIK was founded in 1977 with the belief that good education was essential if Africa was to meet the challenges it faced.

    We are working with communities in Dadaab, Fafi, Wajir South, Turkana West, Turkana North, Dadaab Refugee Camp and Kakuma Refugee Camp on education projects.

     

    Finance Officer (FO)

     

    Ref: 35/18

    Contract term: Full-time, 12 months contract with possibility of extension

    Windle International – Kenya wishes to recruit for the position of a Finance Officer.

    KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

    The Finance Officer (FO) is responsible for provision of the support services and the full spectrum of financial management and accounting. The FO will provide multi-faceted services on finance, administration, procurement, and logistics requirements.

    Some of the key responsibilities include;

    • Ensure financial systems and procedures are in place and followed in accordance with internal policies
    • Consolidation of accounts and preparation of quarterly financial reports.
    • Timely Update of financial records and general ledger,
    • Prepare payment vouchers and assist in preparation of financial reports.
    • Ensure clear internal audit trails, external audit support, be involved in budgeting, development of account systems and procedures,
    • Safe custody of all financial data and maintenance of fixed assets register.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • A Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Finance option) or Bachelor of Business Administration from a recognized university
    • A holder of CPA III (K) or ACCA final
    • Must be a member of a professional body (ICPAK/ACCA) and of good standing
    • Knowledge of QuickBooks is a must
    • 3 years financial/accounting experience
    • Advanced knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel software
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • High levels of Integrity, patience, cross cultural sensitivity and adaptability
    • Strong analytical skills with ability to set priorities, complete work with minimal supervision, and meet deadlines.

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    Monitoring Officer

     

    Location: Based in Nairobi with frequent travel to Kakuma and Dadaab

    Contract term: 7 Months contract with possibility for extension

    Ref: BPRM/38/18

    BACKGROUND

    • Increase access to extracurricular academic support programs for vulnerable refugee girls in upper primary, particularly girls with special needs and over-aged learners
    • Enhance ability of teachers to deliver high-quality education using gender-responsive pedagogy and inclusive teaching methods
    • Improve the accessibility of digital teaching and learning materials for secondary school students and teachers

    The project works in Kakuma and Dadaab Refugee Camps and the surrounding host communities

    KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

    The Monitoring and Evaluation officer shall be responsible for designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation activities of SHULE Project; supporting the project team in data management, compilation of qualitative and quantitative reports and monitoring project activities.

    In addition, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer shall:

    • Provide leadership support to project staff in all aspects of monitoring and evaluation for the SHULE project
    • Review the SHULE project work plan and monitoring tool and ensure proper tracking of agreed performance indicators, targets and timelines for effective project delivery
    • Assist in the development of data collection tools, ensuring the data is collected, organized and stored ready for internal and external consumption
    • Participate in BPRM organizational/joint monitoring missions at designated project sites and provide technical and contextual information for the purpose of verifying project performance.
    • Lead in the tracking academic progress and well-being of project beneficiaries for the purpose of reporting and taking appropriate remedial action where applicable.
    • Provide monthly and quarterly narrative project implementation reports that describe in detail activities and progress achieved against agreed output level indicators for the reporting period

    QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    The candidate should meet the following minimum requirements:

    • A university degree in Social Sciences, Development studies, Statistics, Economics or related field, such as operations research, quantitative analysis, etc.
    • 3 years proven experience with M&E methods and approaches, planning and implementation of M&E systems, information/data analysis and report writing
    • Thorough familiarity with principles and current approaches to M&E using both quantitative and qualitative methods;
    • Demonstrated M&E field experience: skilled in collecting, manipulating, synthesizing and analysing data
    • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports
    • Experience in humanitarian education contexts shall be an added advantage.
    • Basic knowledge of education issues in Africa, specifically the Great Lakes, East Africa and Horn of Africa South Sudan shall be an added advantage
    • Excellent data analysis and report writing skills
    • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet (preferably Microsoft Excel) and presentation software (Microsoft)
    • Excellent inter-personal, facilitation skills and communication skills

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    ICT Officers - 2 positions

     

    Location: One in Dadaab and One in Kakuma

    Contract term: 7 Months contract with possibility for extension

    Ref: BPRM/37/18

    BACKGROUND

    In order to achieve this objective, the project will:

    • Increase access to extracurricular academic support programs for vulnerable refugee girls in upper primary, particularly girls with special needs and over-aged learners
    • Enhance ability of teachers to deliver high-quality education using gender-responsive pedagogy and inclusive teaching methods
    • Improve the accessibility of digital teaching and learning materials for secondary school students and teachers

    The project works in Kakuma and Dadaab Refugee Camps and the surrounding host communities.

    KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

    The ICT Officer will be responsible for ongoing support on installation and maintenance of equipment for the project.

    S/He will be responsible for:

    • Overseeing the process of equipping the computer laboratories for successful delivery of online modules
    • Provision of relevant digitized curriculum content to targeted secondary schools in liaison with project staff
    • Ensuring timely procurement of required equipment to target schools and promotion of the adoption of ICT in curriculum implementation in schools.
    • Installing and maintaining hardware, software and networks necessary for successful implementation of the project
    • Ensuring networks are running efficiently and effectively
    • Managing computer resources by maintaining an up to date IT register
    • Providing administrative services and technical support for all networked workstations
    • Ensuring all users adhere to network security standards
    • Participating in engagements with partners on connectivity and online platform issues experienced by teachers and providing technical and contextual information for purposes of resolving any challenges experienced.

    QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • A BSc in Computer Science or equivalent
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience
    • Experience with LAN, WAN, VSAT technologies
    • Mastery of office software (MS Office, MS Excel and PowerPoint)
    • Well versed in operating IT equipment
    • Excellent planning, analytical, conceptual and organizational skills

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    Special Needs Education Teachers - 13 positions

     

    Location: Seven in Dadaab and Six in Kakuma

    Speciality:

    • Hearing Impairment (4 in Kakuma; 5 in Dadaab)
    • Visual Impairment (2 in Kakuma; 2 in Dadaab)

    Contract term: 7 Months contract with possibility for extension

    Ref: BPRM/36/18

    In order to achieve this objective, the project will:

    • Increase access to extracurricular academic support programs for vulnerable refugee girls in upper primary, particularly girls with special needs and over-aged learners
    • Enhance ability of teachers to deliver high-quality education using gender-responsive pedagogy and inclusive teaching methods
    • Improve the accessibility of digital teaching and learning materials for secondary school students and teachers

    The project works in Kakuma and Dadaab Refugee Camps and the surrounding host communities.

    QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Education, (Special Needs Education)
    • 3 years’ experience teaching students with disabilities in a Secondary School with proven performance and outstanding results.
    • Registered with the Teachers Service Commission
    • Mastery of office software (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point).
    • A strong passion and commitment to work with and for persons with disabilities.
    • Able and willing to live, work, travel in fast-paced and insecure environment adhering to strict security guidelines.
    • Flexible, with ability to handle multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines.
    • Strong planning, organization and problem solving skills with ability to work hands-on, independently, and within teams in a difficult work environment.
    • Strong communication (written & spoken) and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work with staff and students from diverse cultures

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    Psychosocial Counsellor - 2 positions

     

    Location: One in Dadaab and One in Kakuma

    Contract term: 7 Months contract with possibility for extension

    Ref: BPRM/35/18

    In order to achieve this objective, the project will:

    • Increase access to extracurricular academic support programs for vulnerable refugee girls in upper primary, particularly girls with special needs and over-aged learners
    • Enhance ability of teachers to deliver high-quality education using gender-responsive pedagogy and inclusive teaching methods
    • Improve the accessibility of digital teaching and learning materials for secondary school students and teachers

    The project works in Kakuma and Dadaab Refugee Camps and the surrounding host communities.

    KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

    The Psychosocial Counsellor will provide overall psycho-social support to the project beneficiaries.

    The key responsibilities include:

    • Training teachers, parents and staff to enhance their effectiveness in providing psycho-social support to the project beneficiaries
    • Facilitating the establishment of school counselling mechanisms
    • Providing comprehensive psychosocial counselling services to meet the needs of the project beneficiaries in target schools
    • Establishing networks with other state and non-state agencies within and without the area of operation for referral purposes to address complex counselling requirements of project beneficiaries

    QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • A Counselling degree from a recognized University
    • Valid membership with a Professional Counselling Association
    • At least 3 years’ experience in the field of Counselling and/or community based psychosocial programming
    • Demonstrated/proven experience in working with girls
    • Good report writing skills
    • Able and willing to live, work, travel in fast-paced and insecure environment adhering to strict security guidelines
    • Mastery of office software (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point)

    Method of Application

    If you wish to apply for this position, please send your résumé with a covering letter quoting reference number 35/18 to: applications@windle.org

    OR

    Human Resource Department,
    Windle International – Kenya,
    P O Box 40521-00100
    Nairobi

    on or before Monday 19th November 2018.

    All application documents MUST be submitted as one continuous document in either PDF or Ms. Word format and this document clearly bear the applicant’s names.

    WIK is an equal opportunity employer.

    We work in schools and are committed to safeguard children from abuse.

    Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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