NGO Jobs in Kenya - Handicap International

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Project Officer
Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, taking action and bearing witness in order to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.
The Position
Under the supervision of the Project Manager – Inclusive Education, the Project Officer is responsible for the implementation of the inclusive education Strategy which focuses on improving equity in learning and social outcomes for refugee children with (and without) disabilities through better access to and quality of early childhood development and primary inclusive education. S/he will be the overall in charge of enhancing capacity of the teachers at the model and the satellite schools and actors of education in Kakuma on Inclusive Education and will work closely with Education Assessment and Resource centre (EARC) during assessment and school placement of children with impairment. S/he will be responsible for the documentations, developing action plan and giving the reports from the inclusive education.

Roles

·         Conduct training and continous mentorship of teachers /classroom assistants in the model school and in the satellite schools on inclusive education.
·         Offer braille during learning at the 6 targeted schools.
·         Lead the schools to ensure the local exams are adequately adapted (braille copies,large fonts etc)
·         Encourage caregivers /family members and community to refer children with disabilities to the EARC.
·         Coordinate referrals where children with disabilities and their families are referred for EARC assessment.
·         Coordinate with Lutheran World Federation to develop a monthly EARC assessment plan.
·         Ensure conformity with Handicap International standards and good practices for technical quality and approaches
·         Refer to Project Manager for validation of approaches
·         Compile and analyze lessons learned during the project and contribute to the development of capitalization document related to rehabilitation services delivery.

Qualifications

·         At least a Bachelor Degree in Special Needs Education with a certificate in Braille.
·         Certificate in Inclusive Education will be an added advantage.
·         At least 4 years’ experience working as special need /inclusive education teacher.
·         Experience in working with EARC.
·         Skills in using the Child Functioning Module (CFM) of the Washington Group set of questions
·         TOT certificate will be an added advantage
·         Knowledge on CBR approach and CRPD
Professional skills:
·         Organizational skills
·         Team player
·         Working in semi autonomy
·         Communication and animation
·         Innovative and creative
·         Problem solving
·         Ability to adapt to challenging context
·         Activity planning
·         Networking skills
·         Mobilization skills
Behavioural competencies :
·         Organizational skills
·         Team player
·         Decision making
·         Communication
·         Multi tasking
·         Innovative
·         Problem Solving
·         Computer: Internet, Power Point, photo editing, word and excel
The email subject line should be marked: “Application for Inclusive Education Project Officer Position- KKM”.

Finance & Logistics Coordinator
Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, taking action and bearing witness in order to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.
The Finance & Logistics Coordinator’s mission is to ensure the programme’s financial and logistical management. Reporting to the Field Programme Director, he or she guarantees compliance with the country’s legal framework and head office rules, while ensuring that the specificities of the programme are taken into account.

Roles

·         Taking part in the drafting and implementation of the Country Programme Framework (financial, logistics, administrative aspects)
·         Analyse the outcomes of the previous period and define new directions in collaboration with the finance and logistics team
·         Propose a first level of analysis of strategic information, and formulate recommendations
·         Overseeing the programme’s financial resources
·         Structure the funding schedule in accordance with the organisation’s financial strategy
·         Oversee respect of head office and donor deadlines for financial reports
·         Ensure control of partners’ management
·         Overseeing the programme’s logistics management (general services, procurement,
·         equipment, vehicle fleet and stocks) in compliance with internal and donor procedures
·         Ensure the introduction of logistical procedures for general services, procurement, equipment, vehicle fleet and stocks, and
·         Carry out internal control of their implementation
·         Ensure the introduction and monitoring of rules and regulations concerning staff travel
·         Ensure controls are carried out on partners’ logistics processes
·         Guaranteeing compliance with the programme’s administrative and legal framework
·         Guarantee the correct archiving of the organisation’s documents i.e partnership contracts, donor files, MOUs, registration and all legal/official finance and logistics documents concerning HI in the programme.,
·         Ensure compliance with legal requirements (log, administrative, financial, etc.), calling on local expertise if required (lawyers, auditors etc.)
·         Ensure the programme’s equipment, vehicles and premises are correctly insured
·         Ensure the monitoring of partnership contracts and their compliance with internal rules and donor obligations
·         Managing the programme’s finance and logistics teams

Qualifications

·         At least a Bachelor degree in business management and administration/commerce/finance or economics,
·         CPA finalist
·         Minimum 3 years practical experience in an INGO environment
·         Rigour
·         Independence
·         Analytical skills
·         Attention to detail
·         Team player
·         Integrity
·         Ability to transfer knowledge
·         Willingness to travel
·         Confidential
 How to Apply
If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV(including 3 referees with their current professional contacts) by email to:- jobs.kenya@hi.org
Please do not send your academic and other testimonials they will be requested at a later stage.
Only short listed candidates with the above qualifications and skills will be contacted.
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