Employment Type: Full-Time
Fafi Integrated Development Association (FaIDA) is an NGO operating in Fafi District. FaIDA has received funding support from the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) under the Kenya Drought Recovery Program.
The project will support restoration of livestock assets and provide training to pastoralists in animal health, improved animal husbandry practices and marketing.
In order to implement the project successfully FaIDA seeks to fill the position to be based in Alinjugur.
Description: Reports To: Project Manager
Responsible for management of the livestock restoration and Community Resiliency Project in Fafi District;
Prepare monthly/Quarterly narrative and financial reports based on CRS guidelines
In collaboration with the Project Manager and M & E Officer, develop program monitoring systems that include participatory methods for gauging activity progress, effectiveness of interventions, achievement toward objectives, ability to measure stated indicators, program adherence to methodology, and financial expenditures;
Work closely with the community, DLPO, DWO AND DVO to identify the most vulnerable households to be targeted, using a transparent, criteria-based process
Participate in the Identification and training of Community Based Animal Health Workers on Livestock Emergency Guidelines
Participate in distribution of vouchers to beneficiaries before the livestock fairs
Work with relevant stakeholders in the preparation of the livestock fair
Mobilize traders, vendors and beneficiaries to effectively participate in the market fairs
Identity and participate in capacity strengthening for WUAs in the respective project areas
Requirements: Academic Qualifications:
University degree in a development related field;
At least 3 years of progressive professional experience in the livelihood sector at NGO level
Prior working experience and knowledge of the project area will be an added advantage
Excellent analytical skills.
Other Skills Required
Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting on programme financial performance;
Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility;
Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements;
Fluency in English required, Knowledge of the local language is desirable
Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Excel and Project Management software
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit a CV and one-page cover letter outlining their motivation and suitability for the above position by
The Finance and Administration Officer,
Fafi Integrated Development Association (FaIDA)
P. O. Box 1556 70100, Garissa.
Deadline: 18th June 2012