Duty Station: Laisamis, Marsabit

Direct Reports: None

Contract Details:

Six (6) Months Fixed Term Renewable Contract Subject to Availability of Funds and Performance
Monthly Salary Kes 32,698 per month
Medical Cover for the Principal
Life Assurance Cover
WIBA Plus/Personal Accident Cover
Job Summary:

To develop capacity of communities for empowerment, self-driven development and to influence decision making at the governance structure through citizen participation using Community Conversations (CCs) approach

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

The main responsibility is to support facilitation and coordination of community dialogues. Specific duties are to:
Support Community Facilitators (CFs) to mobilize communities through CCs and community organized groups
Facilitate community dialogues together with the CFs
Conduct trainings, skills reinforcements and technical mentorship to CFs
Provide technical leadership and mentorship to CFs in facilitation of productive dialogues
Support CCs and community organized groups to develop and implement community action plans
Work with CFs to support communities document action plans by sector
Together with the CFs follow up the implementation of community action plans
Support communities to develop, submit and follow up on petitions
Guide and support communities to file complaints and provide feedback to government and other stakeholders
Work with the Ward Administrators to facilitate communities to develop and submit village and Ward development plans in County planning and budget processes
Link communities to mapped stakeholders and work with the stakeholders to address community development issues
Support communities to organize stakeholders forums at the village and ward level
Conduct Community Conversations monitoring for quality assurance
Job Specification:

A diploma in community development, social sciences or any other relevant field
At least two (2) years’ experience in implementing community projects
Experience in community mobilization and engagement using participatory approaches in ASAL context
Experience in Community Conversations approach is an added advantage
Must be a resident in Illeret ward
Must have a valid motorbike riding license
Must have a working knowledge of Project Cycle Management
Strong written and oral communication and leadership skills
Be able to work independently and as well as in a team
Be willing to accept responsibility and to show good judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness
Fluency in English, Kiswahili and any of the local languages
Disclaimer Clause

This job description is not exhaustive and may be revised by the line manager from time to time.

Method of Application
Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a

CV and Cover Letter only to nairobi.hr@concern.net with the position as the subject of the email such as ‘Manager – Health and Nutrition Turkana’. The closing date for applications is Sunday, 16th December 2018.

Each application must include at least three referees who can validate technical expertise. Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.

Candidates who had previously applied need not re-apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.