NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – ILRI 2019
Career Employment Kenya: NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – ILRI 2019
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Field Coordinator



The International Livestock Research
Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit Field Coordinator – Turkana to Coordinate
field activities aimed at increasing pastoralist livestock productivity and
market linkages (through increased access to inputs and services as well as
uptake of productivity enhancing technologies), working closely with
development partners and the Turkana county government ministry/department.

ILRI works to improve food and
nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through
research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only
one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture
research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has
regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as
well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa. www.ilri.org

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Coordinate field activities aimed at
increasing pastoralist livestock productivity and market linkages (through
increased access to inputs and services as well as uptake of productivity
enhancing technologies), working closely with development partners and the
Turkana county government ministry/department.
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Establish and manage stakeholder
relationships that improve the ability of the team to achieve the agreed
outputs and outcomes.
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Ensure timely and appropriate
implementation of project activities.
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Support project monitoring
activities.
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Undertake preparation of regular
reports on project field activities
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Master’s degree in Veterinary,
Livestock Production, Animal Health, Development Studies, Project Management or
Rangeland Ecology/ Management with experience in implementing development
projects OR a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience
implementing development projects.
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Field experience in implementation of
livestock development projects in the Kenyan ASALs – especially in the area of
livestock husbandry, animal health, livestock production and
farmer/pastoralists’ market linkages.
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Demonstrated experience working in
collaborative development projects involving multiple partners and including
good understanding of both National and County Government programs and
processes under the State Department of Livestock.
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Demonstrated experience in
coordination of field activities and supervision of field staff.
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Proven experience in program
management and monitoring & evaluation.
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Good interpersonal, facilitation and
communication skills especially to diverse audience and targets.
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Ability to work in multi-cultural
environment and foster teamwork.
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Ability to work with limited
supervision and to take initiatives.
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At least five (5) years relevant work
experience
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Strong analysis skills (qualitative
and qualitative)
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Strong and evident report writing and
editing skills is a requirement for this position
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Previous experience and exposure to
USAID funded project requirements is an added advantage
These are Nationally Recruited Staff
(NRS) position; based at Turkana, Kenya and open to Kenyan nationals
only. The position is on Fixed Term contract upto a period ending on 31st
December 2020.
This position is job level
2D, ILRI offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes;
pension, medical and other insurances for ILRI’s Nationally Recruited Staff.
Applicants should send a cover letter
and CV expressing their interest in the position, what they can bring to the
job and the names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three
referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional
qualifications and work experience to the Director, People and Organizational
Development by clicking on the 
“Apply Now” tab. The
position title and reference number REF: AVCD/02/2019 should be
clearly marked on the subject line of the cover letter.

The International Livestock Research
Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Procurement Officer to support in
procurement of goods and services.
ILRI works to improve food and
nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through
research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only
one of 15 CGIAR research centers dedicated entirely to animal agriculture
research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has
regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as
well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa. www.ilri.org
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Proactively coordinate the tendering
process for both goods and services, ensuring that the process follows best
practice and ILRI’ tender policies.
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Support in the bid’s Evaluations/
analysis for all purchases(goods/services)
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Carry out price surveys and maintain
price list for routinely purchased items from preferred vendors and ensure
prices charged by the suppliers are the market prices.
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Ensure ILRI supply chain procedures
are adhered to while purchasing goods/ services required by ILRI.
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Coordinate the procurement of the overseas
purchased goods/services
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Ensuring all specifications in the
purchase requisitions are captured in the requests for quotations and
subsequently in the purchase order and that the delivered goods conform to the
requesters specifications.
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Work with the procurement committee
as per ILRI Supply Chain Policy to source for suppliers who are not in the
prequalification list.
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Coordinate with the Supply Chain
Manager on procurement planning and budgeting ensuring all the unit needs are
captured and taken care of
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Tracking in-coming shipments of
ordered goods, reviewing completeness and accuracy of shipping and confirming
timely arrival of the right quantity and quality of delivered consignments;
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Ensure the turnaround time for
purchase requisitions is as per the shared Supply Chain service charter and in
conformity with customer needs.
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Maintain up to date records for all
procured goods and services, including approved budgets and supporting
documentation: purchase requisitions, quotations, bid evaluations, purchase
orders, and related documents;
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Assist in communicating changes in
the supply chain policies to both Internal and external customers and
responding to audit queries on time.
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Liaise with the ILRI legal team to
ensure compliance with all applicable laws and policies in the preparation of
Service Contracts and Service Level Agreement (SLAs) and service contracts.
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Assist in the drafting framework
agreements and other related agreements for preferred suppliers.
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Participate in preparing
prequalification documents and appraising prequalified suppliers.
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Coordinate vendor performance
management review using the approved institutional tools and participate in
decision making based on the evaluation.
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Bachelors’ degree in Science or
Laboratory technology or Purchasing& Supply Chain Management plus a post
Graduate Diploma in Laboratory technology or any other relevant degree from a
recognized University or an equivalent qualification.
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Five years working experience in a
busy procurement environment and at least 2 years in a busy Biosciences
research program would be desirable.
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Professional qualifications in
Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, preferably from CIPS
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Computer proficiency (Email,
Internet, Word, Excel, Access or other data-base management, knowledge of
automated Supply Chain Software’s would be an added advantage.)
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Membership with recognized
professional bodies like CIPS and KISM
This is a Nationally Recruited Staff
(NRS) position based at ILRI.
It is open to Kenyan nationals only.
The position is on a 3-year contract, renewable subject to satisfactory
performance and availability of funding.
This position is job level
2D ILRI offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes;
pension, medical and other insurances for ILRI’s Nationally Recruited Staff.
Applicants should send a cover letter
and CV expressing their interest in the position, what they can bring to the
job and the names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees
who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and
work experience to the Director, People and Organizational Development by
clicking on the 
Apply Now
tab above before 22 April 2019. The position title and reference
number REF: PO/CS/4/2019 should be clearly
marked on the subject line of the cover letter.
ILRI does not charge a fee at any
stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing or
training). ILRI also does not concern itself with information on applicants’
bank accounts.

Qualified women applicants are
encouraged to apply

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