VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

PROJECT OFFICER – KENYA

Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe. Global Communities is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified, experienced, organized and highly motivated individual to fill the position of Project Officer for our Kenya office. Reporting to the Senior Technical Specialist, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting a new initiative in testing and implementing a cooperative curriculum. The Officer’s primary responsibility will be coordinating activities and facilitating meetings between three partner organizations, managing the development of necessary materials, and arranging meetings.

A detailed job description for this role can be accessed by clicking the link below:

 Interested and qualified candidates are required to send application letter and CV ONLY via kevacancies@globalcommunities.org with clear subject: PROJECT OFFICER not later than March 24, 2022.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Global Communities is an equal opportunity organization


FINANCE DIRECTOR – KENYA

Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.

Global Communities is seeking to recruit a Finance Director position for the Kenya Office. The director will be responsible for the primary oversight and leadership of all financial operations and financial reporting of Kenya programming. In particular, the Director has oversight of internal control systems and procedures, forecasting and realigning budgets, as well as comprehensive project budgets. The Director is responsible for training and mentoring staff on financial policies and procedures, Donor regulations, financial systems, and works closely with program staff and HQ staff to ensure compliance with all donor regulations and effective and proactive financial management.

For a detailed job description, please find the link below:

Interested and qualified candidates are required to send application letter and CV ONLY via kevacancies@globalcommunities.org with clear subject: FINANCE DIRECTOR on or before February 10, 2022.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Global Communities is an equal opportunity organization


NORTH HORR SUB COUNTY (MARSABIT COUNTY) AFRISCOUT FIELD AGENT/CONSULTANT

The North Horr Field Agent will be a part of a growing global team (US, Kenya Tanzania, Ethiopia) that is enhancing the way pastoralists make migration decisions by providing relevant digital information. Global Communities (GC) seeks to recruit an individual who is mission-driven, passionate and experienced in community engagement and mobilization, and is excited about the opportunity to work on a social enterprise project that could have huge impact for some of the most marginalized populations in Kenya and across the continent. The social enterprise will be focused promoting the AfriScout mobile app in North Horr. The successful candidate’s assignment will involve some aspects of sales, marketing, customer education and adoption, monitoring and evaluation, and quality assurance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Introduce the AfriScout mobile application to pastoral communities
  • Assist community members to successfully download and register for the app and purchase their subscriptions after their free trial period ends
  • Continuous follow-up with registered users
  • Demonstrate and encourage use of the app by posting and commenting on alerts
  • Review all alerts posted in assigned mapped area for accuracy, verify questionable alerts with customers, and share insights on alerts with AfriScout’s Head of Community Engagement.
  • Respond to customer queries in a timely manner and provide and troubleshooting support
  • Organize and participate in events to build community and boost awareness of AfriScout
  • Promote the new IBLT-AfriScout bundle and direct customers where they can buy
  • Liaise with AfriScout’s Head of Community Engagement to stay updated on product updates and special offers
  • Document customer experiences and share any issues with the AfriScout team

Required Qualification:
The applicant should be learned person (Form 4 certificate, diploma, or degree holder) who is conversant with pastoral communities in North Horr region, must live in North Horr, and be computer and smartphone savvy/literate. Fluency in English, Swahili, and Borana languages required.

Remuneration:
The consultant will receive travel facilitation of KES 15,000 and airtime worth KES 1,000 at the beginning of each month and a maximum end month payment of KES 17,500 payable proportionately to the work done against the set targets.

Mode of Application:

  • Cover/Application letter
  • Updated CV

ONLY to kevacancies@globalcommunities.org with clear subject: FIELD AGENT on or by February 7, 2022.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Those who have applied need not apply again.

Global Communities is an equal opportunity employer.