NGO Jobs in Kenya – Self Help Africa 2019
Job Employment Kenya: NGO Jobs in Kenya – Self Help Africa 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Self Help Africa Is an international
NGO dedicated to the vision of an economically thriving and resilient rural
Africa.



We have 50 years of experience
working with smallholder farmers, farmer associations, cooperatives and
agribusinesses across Africa to help farmers grow and sell more food, improve
diets, diversify incomes and make their livelihoods more sustainable and
resilient to external shocks.
SHA has been working In Kenya since
2005 implementing rural development, sustainable food and livelihood security
programs.

Self Help Africa Kenya seeks to
recruit a suitable candidate to fill the position of:

Job Title: Office
Assistant
Department: Finance & Administration
Reports to: Administration & Logistics Officer
Benefits: 21 days annual leave, Medical Insurance, 25% leave
allowance and 10% Employer pension contribution
Annual Gross salary: Ksh. 480,000
Expected Travel: Minimum travel will be required
Job Purpose: The job holder will be responsible and accountable for managing
all administrative and finance related activities of the Kisumu office.
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Organize for meetings in the office
and those at conference facilities
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Take minutes in working group
meetings
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Ensure the security of the office by
being in charge of opening and closing of the office
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Sourcing of quotations for Hotels,
office items and other work related issues, as may be directed from time to
time
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Ensure that service rendered as
appropriate and report on their status
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Ensure that the office cleaning is
done appropriately and on time
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Ensure that the Monday staff
refreshments are made available
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Ensure that staff airtime is
distributed on time to the respective staff
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Maintain the office petty cash and
account to Head office when it is utilised
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Manage the use of office stationery
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Maintain the records of all office
assets and inventory/supplies, and ensure that they are adequately secured and
allocated as directed by the Office Manager.
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Conduct a quarterly physical fixed
assets verification on all assets held in the Kisumu office and prepare a
report that should be submitted to the Office Manager
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Assist the finance team with partner
financial monitoring, when called upon to do so
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Ensure that the payments to the
various service providers are done on time; such as Internet, Utilities,
Security, Newspapers, Rentokil and Rent
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In liaison with the Administration
& Logistics Officer, coordinate logistics for staff visiting the project(s)
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Ensure secure and appropriate parking
is secured for office vehicles
Any other duties as periodically
assigned by the line manager.
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HR & Admin Manager
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Project Accountant(s) and Finance
Officer
·        
Head of Finance and Administration
·        
Programme Staff
·        
Partner organisations
Qualifications and Experience:
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Certificate or Diploma in Business
Administration or its equivalent from a recognized institution
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Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and
Outlook,
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1 year proven experience in office
management with an INGO
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Basic knowledge of financial
processes / bookkeeping an added advantage
Self Help Africa is committed to
equal employment opportunities
This Job Description only serves as a
guide for the position and SHA reserves the right to make necessary changes.
Job Title: Humanitarian Manager
Department: Programmes
Department
Location: Dublin
or Nairobi or London
Contract Type: Three-year
fixed term
Salary: Commensurate
with experience
Reports to: Programmes
Director
Job Purpose: Grow
the humanitarian function in what has been a development focused organisation.
Increase SHA’s profile as a humanitarian actor, grow humanitarian funding and
support the country offices to develop humanitarian expertise.
The
Humanitarian Manager is responsible for all aspects of Self Help Africa’s
humanitarian work.
These
responsibilities include:
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Developing and implementing a
three-year humanitarian plan

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Generating humanitarian income
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Mapping of humanitarian space and
identifying potential partners for collaboration
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Assess capacity gaps in humanitarian
response at head office and county office (CO) level and working to develop
skills in relevant areas such as cash programming, the development of refugee
livelihoods, etc.
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Working with the Compliance and
Finance Manager to ensure the appropriate policies and procedures, including to
safeguarding, are in place, complied with and regularly reviewed against best
practice
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Working with SHA’s technical team of
advisors in agriculture, nutrition, gender and inclusion, M&E and
enterprise to develop appropriate programme methodologies for humanitarian
contexts
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Advising SHA’s Management Team (MT)
on trends, pending crises, humanitarian standards, and sectoral
coherence/opportunities with SHA’s current work
Finance:
supporting finance in programming and annual budget process
Security:
advising the MT and country on security and ensuring that humanitarian and
other related staff are adequately trained on security
Risk:
supporting the MT and COs on managing risks associated with humanitarian work,
updating the Humanitarian Risk Register and integrating it into SHA’s Risk
Register
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Networking with humanitarian donors
particularly Irish Aid, as well as key INGOs, etc.
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Represent SHA in the Irish Emergency
Alliance (IEA) and in Dóchas Humanitarian Working Group
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Taking the lead in the organisation
for emergency response
Ensuring
prompt responses to chronic or sudden onset humanitarian emergencies
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Developing processes and procedures
for emergency response Overseeing prompt responses to chronic or sudden onset
humanitarian emergencies in country programmes
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Supporting needs assessments and
response planning
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Building SHA’s capacity to implement
crisis response with partners
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Ensuring emergency response planning
and implementation is in line with SHA’s standards, including donor compliance
and accountability to beneficiaries, donors and other stakeholders
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Ensuring that SHA meets with global
standards such as Sphere
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Developing as necessary SHA’s own
humanitarian standards
Training,
development & capacity building
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Providing technical guidance on
humanitarian programme approaches, undertaking as required research and
development of internal policy and guidelines
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Set up internal Humanitarian Working
Group to discuss new developments, share best practice, etc.
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Build capacity and train staff to
enable first phase response
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Internal – MT, Programmes team,
technical team, country programmes
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External – donors, humanitarian networks,
partner INGOs
Qualifications,Knowledge and Experience:
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Five year’s overseas experience in
implementing humanitarian programmes, with at least three years of senior
management experience
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Notable experience of deployment in
response to rapid and slow onset emergencies, including in a programme lead
role
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Experience supporting strategic
programme development including successful proposal development for
humanitarian donors
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Experience in developing security
protocols and in contingency planning
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Strong evidence of good interpersonal
and communication skills
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Budgetary and financial management
skills
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Highly flexible and organised, able
to manage multiple, simultaneous demands and willing to take on new tasks on an
ad hoc basis
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Ability to work both on own
initiative and as part of a team in a high-pressure environment while adhering
to deadlines
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Strong theoretical understanding of
the localisation agenda and experience of engaging and working with local
partners, ideally including the development of partnership strategies for
emergency response
·        
Experience of engaging with cluster
coordination systems and key international humanitarian networks
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Experience working with stakeholder
feedback and complaints and response mechanisms
Written
and spoken French would be an advantage
Please
submit a completed Application Form,
C.V and Cover Letter outlining your suitability for the role to
recruitment@selfhelpafrica.org by 5pm (IST) on Monday 13 May 2019.
Make
it clear which position you are applying for by writing the position in the
subject line of your e-mail [+ Your name]”. Please note incomplete applications
will not be considered for shortlisting.
All
candidates offered a job with Self Help Africa will be expected to sign Self
Help Africa’s Safeguarding Policies and Code of Conduct as an appendix to their
contract of employment and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the
provisions of these documents. Specific roles may require Police/DBS/Garda
vetting.

Self
Help Africa is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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