Area Coordinator NGO Job in Kenya
Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Kenyan nationals for the following position:
Location: Nairobi with frequent field travel
Duration: 1 year (with possible extension subject to availability of funds)
Job summary: The Area Coordinator is the focal person in coordinating and overseeing Concern’s operations in Marsabit County and the point of contact for the County Administration.
More specifically, the person is responsible for representing Concern in the County, coordination and networking, liaison with Nairobi, and systems management both within Concern and in building the system capacity of County Government and partner organisations.
Summary of Essential Qualifications:
- A post graduate degree in social/political science with a focus on public policy/administration or any other relevant field. Qualification in communications will be an added advantage.
- A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a senior management position with at least 2 years’ experience managing local governance programmes would be an added advantage. Experience with an international NGO with 2 years, in a hardship area.
- Demonstrated organisational skills
- Strong skills in networking and advocacy
- Excellent written and oral communication in English
A detailed ToR for this position may be obtained by sending an email to: [email protected]
Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should apply by sending a CV and a covering letter addressed to: – The Human Resource Manager, Concern Worldwide, P.O. Box 13850-00800, Nairobi, to the following email address: [email protected]
Each application should include three referees who can validate technical expertise. Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.
The closing date for applications is Friday, 12th October 2012.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
Those who had applied earlier need not re-apply.
Concern has a Code of Conduct and a Programme Participant Protection Policy to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from abuse and exploitation.
Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Programme Participant Protection Policy and the Concern Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment and conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions in these two documents.
Concern Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer
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