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  • Job ID 16217
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Job Description

Roles and responsibilities:

Project planning and implementation in line with the workplan

  • Participate in annual and periodic project planning;
  • Prepare activity requests including Scopes of Work for specific activities;
  • Work directly with families, community structures, CCIs, SCIs and children to achieve project results;
  • Organize and deliver high quality trainings for different community cadres and stakeholders;
  • Support CCIs and SCIs to implement case management for reintegration and ensure case plan achievement and successful reintegration;
  • Conduct Family Risk Assessment of referred families, prepare reports and care plans for families found to be at risk of separation; and follow up on implementation of the care plans

Budgeting and budget management

  • Participate in annual and periodic project budgeting processes;
  • Allocate adequate financial resources to sub-county and community level activities;
  • Deploy the budget to project activities as per plan and document liquidations;
  • Monitor budget performance by tracking individual activity expenditure to ensure budget compliance;

Organization representation

  • Participate in meetings and trainings- both internal and with external partners as assigned by the supervisor;
  • Prepare and deliver presentations depicting CTWWC results to different stakeholders’ gatherings;

Maintaining partner relations

  • Organize and/or attend Sub-County and community stakeholder forums for the advancement of project goal and objectives;
  • Continuously build and maintain relevant and strategic partnerships and networks at Sub- county and community levels for project information sharing and cross learning;
  • Maintain day to day communication with Sub-county DCS officers regarding CTWWC implementation.

Monitoring, evaluation and reporting

  • Offer guidance and mentorship to the Project Officer in activity planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting;
  • Conduct field visits to monitor activities being implemented, and to engage beneficiaries and stakeholders for purposes of project planning and improvement;
  • Collect and respond to feedback from project beneficiaries;
  • Conduct monthly volunteer meetings to track implementation status, address challenges and receive or share feedback for overall project improvement;
  • Collect and report on relevant project output data for assessing progress towards project objectives;
  • Participate in periodic review meetings including monthly, quarterly and annual meetings for reflection and learning;
  • Prepare and submit progress reports as per reporting requirements and schedule;
  • Conduct project activity documentation including case studies, success stories and lessons learnt;
  • Participate in the development of project annual plans and activity schedules in line with approved templates and planning and implementation frameworks;

Any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Social Sciences or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in project implementation position in a relevant project targeting children and strengthening families and communities to care for children.
  • Experience working with vulnerable children and their families in Kisumu County.
  • Practical experience working in collaboration with the Department of Children Services, especially in the application of case management principles.
  • Good writing skills, including case studies.
  • Experience in activity budgeting and expenditure tracking.
  • Excellent community mobilization skills.

How To Apply
If you are a professional with a passion to make a difference in children and young people’s lives, send your application letter and resume to . Deadline for submitting applications is 21st October 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please indicate the position you are applying for as the subject of your email.

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