ChildFund Field Officer – FFA Project Job opportunity 2013 in Lodwar Kenya

ChildFund International exists to help deprived, excluded and vulnerable children have the capacity to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change in their communities.
ChildFund promotes societies whose individuals and institutions participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of children.
ChildFund Kenya is recruiting for the following position:

Field Officer – FFA Project
Tracking Code: 302318-818
Job Description

  • Fluency in written and oral English, Kiswahili and Ngaturkana
  • Knowledgeable in community Community Based Targetting, Community based Resilience Analysis, Rain Water Harvesting Technologies, Participatory planning and learning techniques and Sphere Standards
  • Proficiency in use of relevant computer packages
  • Strong communication, report writing, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Willing and ability to work and live in rural set-ups with minimal supervision

Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Agriculture related training, social science/community development.

Required Experience: 3 years working experience in designing, implementing and monitoring  donor funded projects

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Mobilize communities and support in the identification of FFA projects, Generation of site specific proposals and in the implementation of FFA Projects through close supervision and monitoring.
  • Supervise community based Targeting, Identification, Registration and Distribution processes according to CBTD and FFA guidelines and Ensure a gender responsive distribution system where Women/Girls’ have direct access to their entitlements.
  • Ensure timely, efficient and accountable distribution of Food and Non- Food Items in various FFA Sites/Final Distribution Points
  • Provide feedback on work norm achievements and constraints encountered during FFA projects implementation and make recommendations and suggestions on a monthly basis.
  • Facilitate meetings with Relief and Asset Management Committees /Project Committee and Beneficiaries and keep records of such meetings.
  • Continuously update and maintain all Beneficiary Documents and Records in close collaboration with Relief and Asset Management Committees / Project Committees, Data Assistant and Logistician at the Sites and Cluster Offices.
  • Prepare and submit accurate and timely monthly, Quarterly and Annual monitoring report on FFA projects, Food and Non-Food Items distribution and collect relevant data at field level for onward discussion with the Project Officers to generate recommendations/ suggestions.
  • Train communities on use of appropriate rain water harvesting technologies for assets creation, Asset Ownership and Sustainability.
  • Resolve conflicts and disagreements as they arise during project implementation with the assistance of Relief and Asset Management Committees and local administrative structures..
  • Liaise with other implementing partners, government line ministries and community stakeholders in the implementation of the Food for Assets projects.
  • Promote voice of children and youth in implementation of the projects by upholding child protection policy.
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Job Location: Lodwar, North-Eastern (Kaskazini Mashariki), Kenya
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

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