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Apply for latest Job at Islamic Relief Kenya – 5 Positions

Established in 1984 in the UK, Islamic Relief is an international NGO seeking to promote sustainable economic and social development by working with local communities through relief and development activities. We aim to help the needy regardless of race, religion or gender. Through working in chronic food deficit areas and in the most disadvantaged areas, IRK has ensured that its programmes target those who are most vulnerable in the most disadvantaged areas. These programmes include Health and nutrition, Water and Sanitation, livelihoods, Child-welfare and other special programmes (Qurbani and Ramadhan).

1. Finance Assistant

Reporting To: Finance Manager

Staff Reporting: None

Base Location: Moyale

DIVISION/PURPOSE:

International Programme Department is:

DEPARTMENT/PURPOSE:

Kenya program is:

To contribute to the poverty alleviation in Kenya and

To strengthen IR Kenya office through the provision of technical and managerial support.

JOB PURPOSE:

To assist in finance related tasks in line with agreed and accepted IR financial practices and procedures.

KEY OBJECTIVES:

To maintain the petty cash, prepare vouchers, record transactions and petty cash reconciliation, get approval and maintain filing.

KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Qualifications/Experience/Skills:

Personal requirements

2. Project Manager

Job Description

Reporting To: Livelihood Advisor (Administratively)

Regional DRR Manager (Technically)

Base Location: Project site (Field) 100% – Moyale Sub-County)

Based at the Moyale field office with frequent travel to the project sites in Dabel and other locations.

GENERAL

The Job holder will serve as the central point of contract for the SPARE-CS intervention, being the field manager and ensure that all components of the project is being implemented and delivered as per the plans. He/she is also central focal for all GIS related activities at SPARE-CS project. He/she will play leadership and development role for the project including engaging community members, donor’s government representatives, consultants and suppliers for the functions and delivery of the project.

Job Summary:

The GIS/Project Manager is responsible for the Moyale satellite office leadership including supervision, coaching, guiding, advising, training, and overseeing the work of lower level project team and other support staff.

Key Responsibilities:

The following duty statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non-essential or marginal duties that may be required. The duties or essential functions of this job may be modified at any time.

Qualifications/Experience/Skills:

Core competencies:

General Skill

3. Livestock Insurance Officer

Job Description

Reporting To: Project Manager

Base Location: Project site (Field) 100%- Marsabit County (Moyale Sub-County)

GENERAL

Sustainable Community empowerment is one of the thematic focus areas adopted by Islamic Relief Kenya in its Country strategy. The programme focuses on poor, vulnerable communities with the aim of economic strengthening to enable them generate food and income through diverse livelihood opportunities available in their communities. The programme includes a strong focus in building community resilience and disaster risk reduction to reduce the vulnerability of rural livelihoods to external shocks and the effects of climate change, as well as the strengthening of organization advocacy capacities to influence public rural development.

Job Summary:

This post requires someone with experience working in or with community based Disaster Risk reduction and resilience building interventions and the ability to implement livestock insurance among pastoralist communities affected by disasters. We are looking for someone who has insurance background, strong written communication skills and financial analysis expertise, with the ability to engage stakeholders in the implementation of the project and generate quality regular internal reports. The successful candidate will need to understand Islamic Relief’s values and commitment to poor communities’ economic empowerment. Lastly they will need to show strong self-awareness, inter-personal skills, and self-motivation, with the ability to deliver results and work well under pressure and to be flexible in demanding situations.

The Livestock Insurance Officer will be responsible for the day to day engagement with the project implementation stakeholders and communities in Dabel-Moyale to ensure project results are realized in an effective manner as per the project documents and donor guidelines and expectations.

Key Responsibilities:

Qualifications/Experience/Skills:

4. Procurement Assistant

Job Description

Reporting To: Support Services Manager

Base Location: Project site (Field) 100%- (Moyale Sub-County)

GENERAL

To manage the logistics unit and maintain effective logistics systems ensuring accuracy, accountability and narrative reporting in a manner that IR log Guidelines are complied with.

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Support services manager, the procurement assistant is responsible for payment of utilities, maintenance of vehicles, insurance for motor vehicle, asset register and submission of monthly reports in line with IRK’s policies & among others:

Qualifications/Experience/Skills:

Personal requirements

5. Resilience Assistant

Job Description

Reporting To: Livestock Insurance Officer

Base Location: Project site (Field) 100%- Marsabit County (Moyale Sub-County)

GENERAL

Sustainable Community empowerment is one of the thematic focus areas adopted by Islamic Relief Kenya in its Country strategy. The programme focuses on poor, vulnerable communities with the aim of economic strengthening to enable them to generate food and income through diverse livelihood opportunities available in their communities. The programme includes a strong focus in building community resilience and disaster risk reduction to reduce the vulnerability of rural livelihoods to external shocks and the effects of climate change, as well as the strengthening of organization advocacy capacities to influence public rural development.

This post requires someone with experience working in or with community-based resilience-building interventions and the ability to understand the constraints of early-stage sustainable livelihood models.

Job Summary:

We are looking for someone who has strong written communication skills and financial analysis expertise, with the ability to engage stakeholders in the implementation of the project and generate quality regular internal reports. The successful candidate will need to understand and take on Islamic Relief’s values and commitment to poor communities’ economic empowerment. Lastly they will need to show strong self-awareness, inter-personal skills, and self-motivation, with the ability to deliver results and work well under pressure and to be flexible in demanding situations. The Resilience Assistant will be responsible for the day to day engagement with the project implementation stakeholders and communities in Dabel-Moyale to ensure project results are realized in an effective manner as per the project documents and donor guidelines and expectations.

Key Responsibilities:

Qualifications/Experience/Skills:

Personal requirements

How to apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and detailed CV, including your qualifications and experience. Your application should also include names and addresses of three referees, a working e-mail address and daytime telephone contacts. The forwarding e-mail and cover letter must clearly indicate the position title on the subject line. Send your application to Hr.kenya@islamic-relief.or.ke by Monday 29th January 2018.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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