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Daily Nation : January 31st 2014
48 | Jobs DAILY NATION Friday January 31, 2014 Various Positions – Kenya Based in Nairobi Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote cooperative approaches to security. We work with civil society, government and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others. Saferworld wishes to recruit the following positions for its Kenya Programme. Project Officer, Governance and Peacebuilding: Ref KPOG The post-holder will support the implementation of governance and peacebuilding activities within the Kenya Programme and will be expected to undertake consistent follow up with key partners ensuring timely reporting on project implementation by partners.The successful candidate will need to demonstrate substantial experience with governance and peacebuilding projects. Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer: Ref KMEO The post-holder will promote a participatory approach to M&E, which empowers our partners and beneficiaries and ensures our work is grounded in local context and priorities. At least 3 years of experience in the design/ development of MEL methods and approaches within the INGO/NGO or similar sectors will be required. Project Officer, Arms Control and Policing: Ref KPOA The post-holder will support the implementation of activities on arms control and policing within the Kenya Programme. The successful candidate must demonstrate substantial experience in arms control, community policing, and police reform processes in Kenya. Successful candidates for the above positions must be fluent in Kiswahili and English with good communication skills. For detailed job descriptions and more information about Saferworld please visit http://www.saferworld.org.uk/about/jobs To apply, please send full CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the selection criteria to firstname.lastname@example.org (Applications must bear respective job reference in subject heading) Deadline for applications: 7th February 2014. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Programme Grant Officer - 2 Positions- Based in Nairobi This is your opportunity to use your grants experience to help improve the lives and futures of some of the world’s most vulnerable children. The Programme Grant Officer will generate grant income for World Vision UK by working with a select group of National Offices in East Africa Region to engage DFID at a strategic level, to lead the proposal development process and to build their capacity to manage donor relations, acquire grants and implement successful grant-funded projects. SOME RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: • Coordinate with the Regional Office and other Support Offices on grants, including EU Support Offices for accessing EU funding • Support the Grants Team’s Compliance Unit by ensuring the successful implementation of WVUK-funded grant projects, including managing reporting and donor liaison, and using the support of WV’s Regional Grant Managers(East Africa, South Africa, Asia)as necessary • Proactively identify grant funding opportunities by developing a detailed knowledge of regional and country level donor environment and funding mechanisms. The Programme Grant Officer - Multilateral & Foundations will generate multilateral & foundation grant income for World Vision in East Africa by working with National Offices in EAR to engage multilateral donors i.e. (EU, Global Fund, UN agencies, World Bank, AFDB, etc..) & foundations at a strategic level, to influence donors strategy, lead the proposal development process and to build the capacity of National Offices to manage donor relations, acquire multilateral grants and implement successful multilateral grant-funded projects. SOME RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: • Develop a good understanding of multilateral donors’ strategy at regional and country level • Proactively identify multilateral grant funding opportunities by developing a detailed knowledge of regional and country level donor environment and funding mechanisms. • Provide on-site support through training and mentoring of National Office staff on developing and implementing successful donor relations and grants acquisition strategies. As a Christian organisation, we believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion. REQUIRED SKILLS INCLUDE: • Master’s degree or significant equivalent experience in a relevant discipline (International Development). • Minimum 5 years of experience working in grants, 3 of which must be in a position working closely with government multilateral on funding proposals to institutional donors. • Experience of government donor relations and knowledge of funding requirements • Excellent ability to work cross-organisationally with multiple stakeholders in realisation of shared goals. • Knowledge of and experience with government grant regulations and financial reporting requirements preferred. If you believe you have the skills and experience to fulfil this vital and challenging role that will enhance the lives of vulnerable children in the East Africa region, we’d love to hear from you. Find the full description and apply online by the closing date 21 Feb 2014. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.
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