Secours Islamique France Program Manager Career Recruitment in Nairobi Kenya Nov 2015

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Job vacancy: Program Manager – Employment Kenya 2015

Job Description: Work Kenya 

Job Title: Program Manager – Career Kenya
Job Location: Based initially in Nairobi, with travel throughout Kenya
Projects: As assigned by Field Coordinator or Head of Mission

Job Duration: 1 January 2016 – 31 December 2016

Job Context: Secours Islamique France (SIF) is an international non-governmental organization based in France.

SIF is non-religious, focusing on both humanitarian emergency and development activities that serve the poor and the vulnerable.

SIF has been operational in Kenya since 2012.

In Kenya, SIF’s strategy is to provide basic essential services to the refugees in the camps, including Dadaab and Kakuma, and to develop durable solutions for the urban poor, particularly in the areas of Education, FSL, Shelter, and WASH.

As such, the Kenya Mission is oriented towards protracted emergencies and alleviating urban poverty.Overview: The Program Manager is the most senior field program person representing SIF Kenya at its field locations throughout Kenya, and is responsible for supervision and management of all program staff and activities in the field in close collaboration with the Field Coordinator and Program Coordinator.

Specific Responsibilities: Program Manager Job Kenya

Under the supervision of the Field Coordinator and Head of Mission (HoM), the Program Manager is expected to deliver or do the following tasks, in addition to other duties as assigned …

Coordination with Field Coordinator and HoM

  • Under the direction of the Field Coordinator and HoM, liaise with UN agencies, government representatives, other NGOs, donors, and suppliers on behalf of SIF Kenya Mission.
  • Provide verbal and written details of meetings with the above stakeholders.
  • Provide regular and detailed updates on field activities.
Coordination with Regional Office (as directed by Field Coordinator and HoM)
  • Liaise with the Regional Administrator to ensure full compliance with all SIF and Kenya rules and regulations regarding human resources and finance.
  • Liaise with the Logistics Coordinator to ensure full compliance with all SIF and Kenya rules and regulations regarding procurement, other logistics tasks, and security.
  • Liaise with the Program Coordinator to ensure full compliance with all SIF and donor rules and regulations regarding projects.
  • Liaise with the M&E Coordinator to ensure full compliance with SIF and donor requirements for assessments, monitoring, and evaluation activities.
Supervision of Field Team: Program Manager Job Kenya
  • Manage the field program team, in coordinator with the Field Coordinator.
  • Support the field M&E team, in coordination with the M&E Coordinator.
Kenya Mission: Program Manager Job Kenya
  • Assist the Field Coordinator and HoM to fully implement activities in Kenya in 2016.
  • Assist the Field Coordinator and HoM to develop the Kenya Mission for 2016 onwards.
Qualifications:  Program Manager Job Kenya   
The Program Manager is expected to have the following qualifications and competencies …
  • Minimum of a university degree related to humanitarian aid work or emergency relief work.  A certificate related to finance or logistics would be a distinct advantage.
  • Minimum of 4 years of field-level experience and minimum of 1 year of program management experience in the NGO sector.  This experience must be in two or more of the following areas: (1) Education, (2) Food Security and Livelihoods, (3) Shelter/NFI, (4) WASH.
  • Prior experience in a developing country.  Prior experience in an emergency context or highly insecure environment is a distinct advantage.
Skills: Program Manager Job Kenya
The Program Manager is expected to have the following skill sets …
  • Good interpersonal skills in all media and modes of communication, including professional appearance, attitude, and behavior.
  • Good ability to read, write, speak in English at a professional level, with a good knowledge of industry-standard lexicons.
  • Prior experience designing or implementing needs assessments, baselines, monitoring missions, or end-of-project evaluations.  Preference will be given to experience related to protracted emergencies involving refugees and IDPs.
  • Good computer skills including MS Office suite.
Personal Attitude: Program Manager Job Kenya
The Program Manager must possess the following personal attitudes …
  • A cooperative nature, with focus on problem-solving through consultations and using facts and evidence-based information.
  • Honesty and personal integrity.
  • Motivated and takes initiative.
Other Requirements: Program Manager Job Kenya
  • The position requires physical movement.  Candidates must be able to walk for extensive periods in urban and rural terrain.
Submission Guidelines: Program Manager Job Kenya
Qualified candidates should submit only a signed motivation letter (max. 1 page) and a CV (max. 2 pages), containing the following information:
  • Personal contact information, related work experience (in chronological order and going back at most 5 years) with company contact information, at least 1 professional reference, and at least 1 personal reference.
  • Motivation letter and CV must be in one of the following formats:  PDF or MS Word.
  • Copy of Kenyan ID, JPG or PDF format only.  File size to not exceed 250 KB.
How to Apply: Program Manager Job Kenya
All the above documents should be sent to apply.sif@gmail.com by 17h00 (Kenya time) not later than 24 December 2015.

In the email heading, indicate “SIF Kenya – Program Manager – [your first and last name].”

NB: Applications that do not meet the above criteria and specifications will not be accepted.

SIF is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to appl







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