Field Specialist Job in Kenya – NGO

Child Protection (National Position)

Closing
date: October 19, 2020

Under the responsibility of the Country Manager He /she contributes to the
implementation of the mandate and the 10-year strategy of Humanity &
Inclusion. He/she ensures optimal quality and impact of the project implemented
in the country, through a delegation system with appropriate control
mechanisms. He/she shares with the managers the responsibility of a sound
management and successful functioning of the organization, through paradigm
changes.

Responsibilities
:-

Expertise

  • Contributes
    to the country strategy in line with the global strategies

  • Ensures
    technical support to the project in line with the global technical
    frameworks and standards in the child protection sectorial scope

  • Provides
    adequate technical guidance and support to Project Managers when relevant
    (adapt standards to PM’s tools, contribute to proposal writing and
    reporting) in line with strategies, standards and mandatory transversal
    approaches

  • Ensures
    adequate support to multi-sector responses within projects, in collaboration
    with the other specialists

  • Ensures
    technical learning from projects

  • Ensures
    the control & monitoring of the technical quality and the relevance of
    HI’s activities in the country

  • Ensures
    compliance of the technical proposition with nexus stakes

  • Contributes
    to the development of research and innovation projects in the country when
    relevant, in his/her sectorial scop

Influence

  • Contribute
    to the local external prestige and influence of HI’s expertise in his
    sectorial scope

  • Represent
    the technical expertise of HI throughout the local relevant networks

Business
development

  • Ensure the
    development of major opportunities or new projects in the country under
    his/her sectorial scopE

  • Contributes
    to the design and writing of new projects in the country and when asked in
    other countries within the Geographic Division

  • Management and
    supervision of staff under his/her line management

  • Respect of HI
    identity, rules and policies

Professional
skills required:-

  • At least a
    University Degree in Social Sciences or management discipline or its
    equivalent

  • At least 5
    years of experience of working in a similar position

  • Knowledge
    of the disability sector is an added advantage

  • Sound
    working knowledge in both, child protection and inclusion of
    persons/children with disabilities

Technical
Competencies

  • International
    human rights frameworks

  • Frameworks
    and mechanisms of international development cooperation and humanitarian
    assistance

  • Strategies
    for fighting exclusion and discrimination

  • The
    technical issues concerning his/her service sector, and the stakeholders
    and professionals in his/her service sector

Know-How
(practices)

  • Producing
    written and oral institutional communication in English

  • Negotiating
    and managing problems and conflicts

  • Establishing
    clear frameworks, rules and limits

  • Adapting
    leadership to the group to lead it towards a shared objective;

  • Developing
    new resources or adapting existing

  • Using
    different pedagogical models

  • Some
    knowledge of training engineering

Interpersonal
skills (attitudes)

  • Audacious
    (shows initiative/entrepreneurial)

  • Good
    reaction capacity

  • Working as
    part of a team/network, cooperating

  • Respect
    for the opinion and enhancement of the skills of others with a view to
    shared action

  • Ability to
    give and receive constructive feedback

  • Empathy

  • Resilience
    to stress and uncertainty

How to
Apply

The basic salary range
for this position is from 
Kshs. 137,024 to Kshs 158,849 depending on the
candidates qualifications and experience.

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 current and/or past line managers and their
current official contacts) by email to :-
 jobs.kenya[email protected] The
email subject line should be marked: “Application for Field Specialist – Child
Protection – Nairobi Position”.

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.

HI staff must adhere to
the values and principles outlined the Code of Conduct. In accordance with
these values, HI operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from
Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-fraud, bribery, and
corruption.

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