Deadline: 18 October 2019
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Assistant – Livelihoods & Food Security in Kakuma, Kenya. The duration of this post is 1 year.
NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Project Assistant will perform the following functions:
- Conduct project awareness among stakeholders at community level in Kalobeyei settlement Kakuma camps and surrounding communities.
- Conduct beneficiaries’ mobilisation and registration based on the targeting criteria for a particular activity or project.
- Monitor the freelancing workspaces on a daily basis in to ensure they are operating at optimum standard and capacity.
- Regularly monitor activities of other youth groups and SMEs and provide follow up support in relation to training, inputs and post-training/distribution monitoring.
- Support identified NRC partners and private sector actors engaged in the delivery of their activities.
- Contribute in preparation of training content and materials and in the delivery of such trainings.
- Carry out distribution of materials or cash grants to registered beneficiaries and complete distribution lists in accordance with NRC’s beneficiary distribution lists and cash-based intervention (CBI) standard operating procedures (SOP).
- Facilitate and gather information on market systems, market analysis and mapping in Turkana West.
- Facilitate and strengthen income generating activities (IGA) of target groups at Kalobeyei and Kakuma.
- Plan, coordinate and collaborate closely with Education and ICLA teams regarding the skills training, legal assistance and documentation support (or other support) required by LFS target groups.
- Collect data required for the projects’ output and outcome monitoring system. Write weekly/monthly progress reports.
Applicants must have:
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- Diploma or bachelor in business management or related subject.
- 1 year experience in working in livelihoods and food security field. Knowledge of the local context an asset.
- Knowledge of community mobilisation and effective information sharing methodologies.
- Knowledge of Juba Arabic, Somali, Kiswahili and other local languages would be an advantage.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
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