Project Driver

Job Title: Project driver

 

Reports to:                 Admin Assistant    

Position type:             Fixed Term    

Interacts with:            Staff, stakeholders and clients

Program title:            MWENDO project    

Work station:             Kisii County

Time allocation:         100% Driving & Admin logistics

 

Job Summary

Under the guidance and supervision of the Admin Assistant, the Project Driver will be responsible for providing secure and timely driving services to all project staff and support general administration and logistical work. The driver is expected to demonstrate high sense of responsibility, courtesy and ability to work with people of varied backgrounds.

 

 

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

 

  1. Provide driving services to all project staff and others involved with LISP project as instructed the Admin Assistant.
  2. Carry out all errands allocated to you by the admin assistant, this may include posting, collection and delivery of parcels.
  3. Check basic maintenance (oil, coolant, water, tyre pressure, battery water) regularly.
  4. Maintain vehicles clean at all times and in good condition.
  5. Observe and abide to traffic rules and regulation including maximum speed limit as prescribed by the traffic rules and regulations.
  6. Maintain a daily log of all trips, mileage and fuel consumption for monthly checking by the Admin Assistant.
  7. Complete information required for monthly vehicle reports to be submitted to the Admin Assistant.
  8. Ensure that all major incidents are reported to the Admin Assistant as soon as they occur.
  9. Ensure that vehicles are taken to the garage in good time when faults emerge.

 

Any other duties assigned by the Admin Assistant, or designate.

 

Requirements

 

  • A minimum of a secondary school certificate (‘O’ level).
  • Must hold a valid Kenyan driver’s license, Class-E and above.
  • Minimum four years’ experience as a driver with good driving record.
  • No accident conviction in the last three years – provide a certificate of good conduct.
  • Good knowledge of Kisii County and its environs.
  • Understanding of traffic laws and good knowledge about car mechanics.
  • Flexible to work long and irregular hours when duty calls.
  • Excellent driving skills, team work and good interpersonal skills.
  • Respectful of confidentiality.
  • Qualification in vehicle maintenance and repairs will be an added advantage.

please download and fill the application form on the link below:

Application Form April 2018

All the best!

Field Agent Supervisor

Job Title: Field Agent Supervisor

 

Reports to:                 HES Officer

Position type:             Fixed Term

Supervises:                 SILC Field Agents/Private Service Providers

Interacts with:            Staff, Stakeholders, Partners and Service providers.

Program title:            MWENDO project    

Work station:             Kisii

Time allocation:         100% Programming.

 

Job Summary

 

Reporting to the HES project Officer, the Field Agent supervisor is responsible for supervising field agents and ensuring the quality of the SILC groups they form and roll out of other economic Strengthening activities; ensuring the project meets its objectives and targets, Training and mentorship of Field Agent and certifying them as PSPs; overseeing their work as PSPs and organizing them into networks. He/she will support SILC Field Agents to conduct sensitization meetings on HES initiatives, develop individual work plans, monitors their execution and prepare monthly project performance reports.

 

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

 

Project Coordination and Supervision

  • Works with the Field Agents to develop responsive monthly workplans and ensures implementation of the plans and prudent utilization of resources.
  • Holds regular Field Agent meetings and community meetings to review progress, address emerging issues and plan for subsequent actions.
  • Coordinate all support supervision activities by Field Agents ensuring that SILC groups and beneficiaries are adequately provided with the support they need.
  • Continually communicates to the HES Officer on project progress, challenges and support required to deliver on the project objectives.
  • Ensures that all the activities being implemented are conducted within a process that enhances community ownership, participation and contribution for sustainability.

 

  • Takes lead in developing working relationships and linkages with Community leaders as well with other OVC actors to promote HES initiatives and market MWENDO project.

 

Service delivery to OVC and their caregivers

  • Work closely with the HES Officer, Project Coordinator, Case Management and System strengthening Project Officers to develop case plans and support implementation of HES interventions.
  • Supports project team members in implementation of key activities that includes: recruit Field Agents, Map and define agent operating areas, support agent certification, PSP launches and PSP network formation.

 

  • Train and mentor Field Agents to deliver services to OVC caregivers. These services shall include but not limited to trainings on SILC PSP model, CRS SMART skills modules, Financial literacy, marketing basics and 7 Steps of Marketing and value chains analysis and roll out MWENDO emergency Fund.

 

  • Works with the DCS and Private Sector Actors to advocate for linkage of caregivers to GOK cash transfers, in kind agricultural support and other subsidies.
  • Work with project team to link OVC not in school to CAP -YEI and other relevant empowerment programs

 

 

Coordination of Care to OVC

  • Works with the DCS and Private Sector Actors to advocate for linkage of caregivers to GOK cash transfers, in kind agricultural support and other support.
  • Works with GoK departments and county government departments to offer extension services to strengthen the capacity of producer groups and SILC farmer groups.

 

Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge management

  • Conducts structured support supervisions and spot checks to Field agents, SILC groups and other HES initiatives at the HH level to ensure quality service delivery to OVC and their caregivers.
  • Review data collection forms before entry to SILC MIS to ensure accuracy of data.
  • Participate in data review meetings together with the project team to ensure effective data entry, analysis, reporting and accountability for results.
  • Supports project team members to identify, document, and disseminate knowledge products to build on evidence based practices in Household Economic strengthening initiatives.
  • Responsible for timely monthly and quarterly reporting to the HES officer.

 

Required Qualifications and Experience

 

Academic Qualifications

  • Diploma in business administration, community development, agriculture or other related disciplines.

 

Knowledge

  • Previous experience working with decentralized, community-based projects
  • Previous experience with savings group programming is preferred
  • Excellent analytic and computer skills; skilled in MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Excellent report writing skills.

 

Skills and Abilities

  • Willingness to be based in the field and to travel long distances
  • Fluency in one or more languages of the operating area
  • Good community mobiliser and facilitator
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle – (Added advantage)
  • Valid motorcycle permit.

 

please download and fill the application form below:

Application Form April 2018

All the best!