Project Associate Job in Kenya

Position: Project Associate – Legal


Location: Kakuma, Turkana West

Reports to: Program
Manager – Kakuma

Job Description

To provide legal advice and support to forced migrants and host
communities on economic inclusion as well as support the organization in
administrative legal matters in an effective and efficient manner.

Responsibilities

  • Document cases on economic
    inclusion of refugees and host community in Turkana West Sub county

  • Mobilize and identify
    individual and business groups while adopting a whole- of –society
    approach, to strengthen business registration and formation.

  • Engage existing community
    structures, to improve the legal and social environment for refugees and
    host community in the market place.

  • Attend to clients at the legal
    aid clinic on issues related to establishment and operation of businesses
    in Kenya.

  • Conduct and participate in
    community awareness activities on registration and regularization of
    businesses as per the projects requirement.

  • Prepare legal opinions and
    studies on legal issues related but not limited to the economic frameworks
    within Turkana County.

  • Prepare responses to enquiries
    on legal issues on laws relating to economic inclusion of refugees and the
    host communities to beneficiaries.

  • Support the identification of
    beneficiaries and develop a profile based on their business needs.

  • Support monitoring and
    reporting of results of economic inclusion of target beneficiaries.

  • Support in development of
    training materials on registration and regularization of businesses during
    project activities. Such other duties temporarily or on a continuing
    basis, as may reasonably be required, commensurate with your grade.

  • Coordinate and carry out
    program budgetary and administrative tasks.

  • Support the development of
    proposals for fundraising for program work.

  • Prepare monthly reports and
    donor related reports within schedule.

  • Update and manage the client
    databases.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Law or
    Bachelor of Arts in Business Management or related course

  • Two years’ experience working
    with an NGO/Humanitarian field in economic integration or refugees and the
    host community is an added advantage.

  • Knowledge of the Kenyan legal
    system relating to business and regional and international instruments on
    refugees and human rights.

How to apply

To submit your application, send a cover letter along with a
detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating expected salary, 3 professional referees
including your last supervisor and their email and telephone contacts, to be
received by 5.00pm, Moday 13th July 2020 to:

The Recruitment Committee

Subject Line:“Application for PA in Kakuma“

Email:
[email protected]

Only successful
candidates will be contacted.


Applications
will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


RCK
is an equal opportunity employer.
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