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Job Description

Direct Action Relief, under the guidance and supervision of the Regional Coordinator, the job holder will be responsible for supporting implementation of Direct Action Relief-Kenya projects in the Uasin Gishu Regions in collaboration with partners and stakeholders in the region.

Specific Skills Needed

  • Ability to multi-task, work within given deadlines/schedules and attention to detail
  • Good analytical and organizational skills
  • Good knowledge of Direct Action Relief and the environment in which it operates.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English and Kiswahili fluently
  • Ability to productively interact with different stakeholders and citizens to advance Direct Action Relief work
  • Good analytical and project administration skills
  • Ability and experience to conceptualize, implement and evaluate governance and policy programmes
  • A good appreciation of advocacy and community engagement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, manage and promote Direct Action Relief programmes/projects in the Region
  • Develop and implement strategies for community mobilization and empowerment to enable community groups to promote transparent and accountable institutions locally and nationally
  • Ensure timely adherence to donor reporting requirements
  • Ensure timely submission of project reports, both narrative and financial for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Liaise with the Regional coordinator in defining institutional and programmatic priorities and objectives advised by the regional dynamics
  • Support effective implementation of the Direct Action Relief Strategic Plan by implementing plans for the region and reporting accordingly;
  • Develop strategies in liaison with the Resource Mobilization coordinating team, for sustainable funding for the regional office and the organization; •
  • Develop budgets, and monitor project expenditure for the regional office
  • Petty cash management for the Regional Office.

Educational Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the above disciplines will be an added advantage;
  • At least 2 years of demonstrated experience in implementing NGOs projects and working directly with communities and government officials at county level;
  • Computer literacy- Understanding of data entry, basic computer skills and knowledge of databases;
  • Experience and ability to conceptualize, implement and evaluate programmes
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