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Projects Officer – Nairobi

The Projects Officer will serve as the Funds for Africa Regional Focal Point, reporting to the Emergency Response Section (ERS).
Responsibilities
Within delegated authority, the Projects Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
•Monitors, analyzes and reports on Operational activities, disaster relief/management or emergency situations for Funds for Africa
•Manages Funds for Africa Emergency Response related activities, including organizing and delivery of regional emergency response exercises and training events, oversees and supports the management of teams in the region.
•Partners with other humanitarian agencies to plan and evaluate humanitarian and emergency assistance programmes and help ensure that latest findings, lessons learned, policy guidelines, etc. are incorporated into these activities, including gender-related considerations.
•Assists in the production of appeals for international assistance; ensures the proper use and spending of donor contributions

Education
A university degree in political science, social science, international studies, public administration, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field is required.
A minimum of one year of progressively responsible experience in operations affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area, is required.
Humanitarian experience in the field (actual setting where a mission and/or project is being implemented) in emergency situations (complex emergency or natural disaster) is required.

Remuneration will be in line with the set procedures of the organizations which consider the experience and qualifications of the candidate (Between 2500-3500 USD). 
Applications: Interested applicants should send their application letter accompanied by resume with names and addresses of 3 professional referees (including telephone and e-mail) Applications are by e-mails only, sent to: recruitment@fundsforafrica.org. 26th July 2021
Please note: Only complete applications will be reviewed, and only candidates who have been selected for interview will be contacted. The position is open to African citizens who are legible to work in Kenya, young women & women living with disability are also encouraged to apply

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer – Nairobi

The M&E Officer will be responsible for designing and overseeing all monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities, including ensuring full compliance with donor requirements, lead the program team in defining outcome indicators, developing data collection tools and methodologies, and conduct program assessments and evaluation activities in Nairobi
The post holder will ensure the M&E component is well integrated at the program’s planning stages and regularly monitor project activities to ensure the desired impact.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Facilitate, design, and conduct data collection and monitoring exercises on a regular basis to support the monitoring, evaluation and reporting of Funds for Africa programs using primary or secondary data sources, including undertaking regular field visits.
Undertake and facilitate the implementation of the M&E plan, regularly revising and updating performance questions, indicators, methods, and formats.

Coordinate and ensure the quality of baseline, mid-term, and end-term surveys for all projects.
Develop data quality assurance processes to ensure validity, timeliness, proper analysis and reporting of all data collected through Funds for Africa toll-free line.
Develop and keep track of a Funds for Africa database to ensure proper documentation of the long-term results of Funds for Africa program interventions.
Ensure the programme’s planning tools, including work plans and log frames, are accurate during proposal development.
Promote a results-based approach to M&E, emphasizing results and impacts.
Lead, prepare and support the programme team in producing consolidated quarterly and annual progress reports in accordance with approved deadlines and reporting formats.
Monitor development and implementation of program activities included in the annual work plan, focusing on results, impacts, documenting success stories and lesson learning.
Conduct regular monitoring & evaluations of Funds for Africa implementing partners, including Community Based Organizations CBOs), paralegals and service providers’ performance and delivery.
Identify best practices and develop case studies to capture and promote qualitative results of Funds for Africa programs.
Ensure timely submission of quality internal and external narrative reports.
Identify problems with the M&E system and modify the system as necessary.
Ensure that staff are receiving adequate support to be able to implement their M&E functions.
Create a knowledge management strategy and framework.
Organize and provide refresher training in M&E for staff.
Any other duties assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Job Specification:

Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Information Sciences, Project Management, Research, Statistics or related disciplines.
Must have a minimum of one year of experience in a monitoring and evaluation role, preferably in the NGO sector.
Demonstrable experience using various quantitative methodologies for data analysis, including analyses using statistical tools such as Ms. Excel, Google Sheets, SPSS, or STAT.
Experience in conducting program evaluations, including designing data collection tools/instruments, data visualization and presentation, and successfully drafting M&E technical reports.
Proven experience in performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, and developing M&E and/performance monitoring plans.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Swahili.
Ability to frequently travel across the country for data collection and monitoring exercises.

How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send an application letter and detailed CV to
The Human Resource Director, Funds for Africa , E-mail: recruitment@fundsforafrica.org by 10th August 2021.
Only email applications will be considered, and only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Funds for Africa is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on any basis (age, gender, sex, race, ethnic origin, social origin, disability, religion, and marital status)

Field Officers (100 Positions) – Tanzania Mainland

Job brief
We are searching for applied Field Officers to evaluate our current programs to be conducted in ten regions (Dar es salaam, Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Dodoma, Mwanza, Mbeya, Iringa, Shinyanga, Morogoro and Kagera, using insights obtained to steer and supervise the deployment of new programs. The Field Officer will be required to construct evaluative frameworks, liaise with stakeholders on the ground, and then devise data-driven undertakings that fully align with our stated aims. You should engage in this iterative endeavor with precision to promote beneficence.

Responsibilities
Formulating evaluative resources to guide your fieldwork.
Inspecting delivery sites to ascertain the appropriateness of contemporary conditions.
Conferring with project beneficiaries and support staff to evaluate uptake, pitfalls, and areas necessitating expansion.
Collecting samples, where possible, for subsequent inspection.
Inputting data into suitable software and then arranging this to facilitate analysis.
Extracting and reporting on data-driven conclusions for each salient undertaking.
Updating your expertise by employing a proactive approach to learning.

Requirements

Diploma/Degree in any field from a recognized institution.
Demonstrable experience as a Field Officer.
Proficient in relevant data storage and analysis software.
Commendable program and capacity development abilities.
Strong verbal, written, and statistical skills.
Exceptional supervision and relationship-building abilities.

Applications will be accepted up to 30th August 2021. Interested applicants should submit: (a) a confidential cover letter;

(b) detailed CV with names and addresses of 3 referees.

All applications to be sent to hr@fundsforafrica.org

INCLUDING the region you want to work in the subject line (Mwanza, Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Dodoma, Shinyanga, Mbeya) e.g FIELD OFFICER – MWANZA.

Project Coordinator  (10 Positions) 


Job Brief
The position holder will work closely with diverse teams to formulate and implement specific activities in the annual work plan for the Network in accordance to Project contractual obligations and internal policies and procedures. The project will be conducted in 10 regions across Tanzania Mainland ( Dar es salaam, Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Dodoma, Mwanza, Mbeya, Iringa, Shinyanga, Morogoro and Kagera )

Job Description/Requirements
Main Duties:
Within delegated authority, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for the following duties:

Monitors, analyzes and reports on Operational activities, disaster relief/management or emergency situations for Funds for Africa .
Manages Funds for Africa Emergency Response related activities, including organizing and delivery of regional emergency response exercises and training events, oversees and supports the management of teams in the region.
Partners with other humanitarian agencies to plan and evaluate humanitarian and emergency assistance programmes and help ensure that latest findings, lessons learned, policy guidelines, etc. are incorporated into these activities, including gender-related considerations.
Assists in the production of appeals for international assistance; ensures the proper use and spending of donor contributions

 
Qualifications

A university degree in political science, social science, international studies, public administration, economics, engineering, earth sciences or any diploma/degree from any recognized institutions 
A minimum of one year of progressively responsible experience in operations affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area, is required.
Humanitarian experience in the field (actual setting where a mission and/or project is being implemented) in emergency situations (complex emergency or natural disaster) is required.

Remuneration will be in line with the set procedures of the organizations which consider the experience and qualifications of the candidate (USD 2500-3500) 

Applications: Interested applicants should send their application letter accompanied by resume with names and addresses of 3 professional referees (including telephone and e-mail) Applications are by e-mails only, sent to:  hr @fundsforafrica.org before 30th August 2021 

Please note: Only complete applications will be reviewed, and only candidates who have been selected for interview will be contacted. 

Monitoring & Evaluation Officers (10 Positions)


The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will be responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning framework of the Project. He/she will develop a systematic monitoring framework to improve the qualitative and quantitative evidence gathered by the Project. He/she will also provide technical assistance to the implementing agencies, particularly in relation to monitoring, reporting and governance issues.

Responsibilities
Within delegated authority, the M&E Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
Assist in the revision of the project log frame matrix, particularly in the areas of performance indicators and their measurement;
Assist in the development and/or finalization of the project Work Plan and keep it updated in accordance with project activities and timeframes as relevant.
Develop the overall framework, for project M&E, for example mid-term project review, impact assessment, final evaluation, develop project Performance Monitoring Plan with relevant data collection systems.
Review the quality of existing data in the project subject areas, the methods of collecting it, and the degree to which it will provide good baseline statistics for impact evaluation.
Develop baseline data for each project component and for all project indicators.
With collaborating partners, review their existing approaches and management information systems and agree on any required changes, support and resources.
Develop a plan for project-related capacity-building on M&E and for any computer-based support that may be required.
Organize and undertake training with collaborating partners on M&E as required.

Education
A university degree in political science, social science, international studies, public administration, economics, engineering, earth sciences or any diploma/degree from any recognized institutions 
A minimum of one year of progressively responsible experience in operations affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area, is required.
Humanitarian experience in the field (actual setting where a mission and/or project is being implemented) in emergency situations (complex emergency or natural disaster) is required.

Remuneration will be in line with the set procedures of the organizations which consider the experience and qualifications of the candidate (USD 2500-3500) 

Applications: Interested applicants should send their application letter accompanied by resume with names and addresses of 3 professional referees (including telephone and e-mail) Applications are by e-mails only, sent to:  hr @fundsforafrica.org before 30th August 2021 

Please note: Only complete applications will be reviewed, and only candidates who have been selected for interview will be contacted. 

Administrative Officers (10 Positions)

  ( Dar es salaam, Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Dodoma, Mwanza, Mbeya, Iringa, Shinyanga, Morogoro and Kagera )


Job brief
The Administrator will play a vital role in ensuring that the Director receives the support required to ensure efficient operations, in particular information regarding directorate operations, for instance the status of programme activities and budgetary spend.

Main Duties:


Manage the annual portfolio calendar
Offer planning support to the Portfolio Director and help to enhance efficiency and timeliness of Directorate activities.
Offer Support to the Sector Teams in respect to the planning of their work and data gathering
Analyze incoming and outgoing memoranda, submissions and reports and prepare and co-ordinate the preparation and submission of summary briefs and reports to the Director
Prepare agendas and make arrangements for committee, board and other meetings
Conduct research, compile data, and prepare papers for consideration and presentation by the Director.
Meet with individuals, special interest groups and others on behalf of the Director to discuss issues and assess and recommend various courses of action
Liaise with departmental and corporate officials and with other organizations and associations on behalf of the Director.

Academic Qualifications

A minimum of a degree in a relevant field such as business administration, development studies, Social Sciences, economics, education etc.

Diploma with At least 1 year experience of providing support to a busy NGO team of professional staff, where a considerable amount of analytical skills are called for.
Some understanding of and / or experience in budget management
Independent and able to work with minimal guidance and instruction.
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Good analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent Computer skills – Microsoft Office

Remuneration will be in line with the set procedures of the organizations which consider the experience and qualifications of the candidate (USD 2500-3500) 


Applications will be accepted up to 30th August 2021. Interested applicants should submit: (a) a confidential cover letter;

(b) detailed CV with names and addresses of 3 referees.

All applications to be sent to  hr @fundsforafrica.org

INCLUDING the region you want to work in the subject line (Mwanza, Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Dodoma, Shinyanga, Mbeya) e.g FIELD OFFICER – MWANZA.

Procurement Officers (7 Positions )

We are looking for an innovative procurement manager to lead our region procurement team. You will spearhead the purchasing process from selecting suppliers to ensuring stock optimization, as well as provide guidance on sourcing and procurement processes.
Our procurement manager will be a supply chain and logistics expert who will specialize in implementing cost-effective purchases of all goods and services, as required by the company. Ensuring quality control and adhering to the company’s policies and procedures on supply chain management will be some of your main priorities when carrying out this role.

Procurement Manager Responsibilities:
Developing procurement strategies that are inventive and cost-effective.
Sourcing and engaging reliable suppliers and vendors.
Negotiating with suppliers and vendors to secure advantageous terms.
Reviewing existing contracts with suppliers and vendors to ensure on-going feasibility.
Building and maintaining long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers.
Approving purchase orders and organizing and confirming delivery of goods and services.
Performing risk assessments on potential contracts and agreements.
Controlling the procurement budget and promoting a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.
Overseeing and managing the IT systems that track shipments, inventory, and the supply of goods.
Preparing procurement reports.

Procurement Manager Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics, or business administration.
Proven experience managing supply chain operations.
Experience using supply chain management software and tools, including Oracle, SAP Ariba, and/or Envision.
In-depth knowledge of preparing and reviewing contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access).
Management and leadership skills.
Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
Highly organized and detail-oriented.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Remuneration will be in line with the set procedures of the organizations which consider the experience and qualifications of the candidate (USD 2500-3500) 


Applications will be accepted up to 5th September 2021. Interested applicants should submit: (a) a confidential cover letter;

(b) detailed CV with names and addresses of 3 referees.

All applications to be sent to  fundsfor @fundsforafrica.org

Program managers – ExpandFP Project (2 Positions )

Job Description
Funds for Africa prides itself on delivering efficient, effective solutions across Africa . The key to our success is largely dependent on the stellar ability of our program management team. We’re currently searching for an experienced program manager to join our ranks and continue our tradition of success. The ideal candidate will have a sharp business mind and a proven ability to strategize and implement high-level program initiatives. As a natural born leader, you will have a strong talent for project coordination and delegation. Ultimately, you are motivated by the desire to optimize productivity and nurture program success from inception to completion.

Objectives of this Role
Strategize, implement, and maintain program initiatives that adhere to organizational objectives
Develop program assessment protocols for evaluation and improvement
Maintain organizational standards of satisfaction, quality, and performance
Oversee multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are reached
Manage budget and funding channels for maximum productivity  

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities
Work closely with project sponsor, cross-functional teams, and assigned project managers to plan and develop scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan, budget, and timing for new initiatives
Manage program and project teams for optimal return-on-investment, and coordinate and delegate cross-project initiatives
Identify key requirements needed from cross-functional teams and external vendors
Develop and manage budget for projects and be accountable for delivering against established business goals/objectives
Work with other program managers to identify risks and opportunities across multiple projects within the department
Analyze, evaluate, and overcome program risks, and produce program reports for management and stakeholders



Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in business administration , sociology , education or related field
1+ years in an advanced management role (preference given to those with program management experience)
Exceptional leadership, time management, facilitation, and organizational skills
Working knowledge of digital marketing
Outstanding working knowledge of change management principles and performance evaluation processes

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in business administration , sociology , education or related field
Previous stakeholder management skills
Strong working knowledge of Salesforce CRM software
Proposal writing experience  

Remuneration will be in line with the set procedures of the organizations which consider the experience and qualifications of the candidate (USD 2500-3500) 


Applications will be accepted up to 5th September 2021. Interested applicants should submit: (a) a confidential cover letter;

(b) detailed CV with names and addresses of 3 referees.

All applications to be sent to  fundsfor @fundsforafrica.org

Community Engagement Manager  – 10 Positions

We are searching for a Community Engagement Manager who is a leader in engagement to support Funds for Africa’s community goals. As the Community Engagement Manager you will be responsible for managing and implementing strategies that mobilize people to give, advocate and volunteer. The position holder will work closely with diverse teams to formulate and implement specific activities in the annual work plan for the Network in accordance to Project contractual obligations and internal policies and procedures. The project will be conducted in 10 regions across Tanzania Mainland ( Dar es salaam, Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Dodoma, Mwanza, Mbeya, Iringa, Shinyanga, Morogoro and Kagera )

Job Description
Manages strategies for engagement of people (both in and out of the workplace) in opportunities to support Funds for Africa’s community goals. Includes designing, implementing and evaluating innovative individual and corporate engagement services and experiences for year-round strategic engagement, including those related to affinity groups, ad hoc corporate engagement projects, and seasonal events and initiatives.

Designs and manages community engagement services, experiences and initiatives.
Raises financial and material resources and recruits/supports volunteers in implementing United Way engagement opportunities.
Helps position Funds for Africa’s Community Investment products among current workplace partner audiences as well as new audiences.
Manages implementation of episodic group volunteer experiences that support community goals and the goals of corporate partners. Includes oversight assigned elements of project management.
Manages elements of speaker/ambassador program.
Manages community engagement-related technology processes to support organizational customer relationship culture, including customer relationship management (CRM) and technology software related to developing and registering volunteers for projects. Includes sharing data to inform development of engagement strategies.

Qualifications
A Diploma/ Bachelor’s degree in sociology , business administration, education, community development or any related field, preferred
Ability to work a flexible schedule, to include evenings and weekends, in order to meet the needs of
community residents and be present at community functions
Excellent communication and organization skills
Knowledge of community development issues, and experience working in diverse communities including
multiple generations (seniors, youth, working adults), as well as across ethnic and racial communities
Strong command of MS Office tools including Power Point, Excel and Word
High energy, initiative, and creativity are desired


Remuneration will be in line with the set procedures of the organizations which consider the experience and qualifications of the candidate (USD 2500-3500) 


Applications will be accepted up to 6th September 2021. Interested applicants should submit: (a) a confidential cover letter;

(b) detailed CV with names and addresses of 3 referees.

All applications to be sent to  hr@fundsforafrica.org

Registered Nurses (4 Positions)

A Registered Nurse, or RN, is responsible for working with other Funds for Africa’s healthcare professionals to help the community in the program areas. Their duties include communicating with Doctors and other Registered Nurses about patient needs, administering IVs and medications to aid their patients’ health and using medical equipment to monitor patients’ vital signs.

Registered Nurse Job Responsibilities:
Restores and promotes patient’s health by completing the nursing process.
Collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members.
Provides physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families.
Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and their families.
Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and hospital or regulatory standards.
Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; medication administration and storage procedures; and controlled substance regulations.
Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and participating in professional societies.
Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information and participating in team problem-solving methods.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Registered Nurse Qualifications/Skills:
Clinical skills
Bedside manner
Infection control
Physiological knowledge
Administering medication
Medical teamwork
Multitasking, listening, and verbal communication
Health promotion and maintenance

Education /Qualifications
A Diploma/ Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
Ability to work a flexible schedule, to include evenings and weekends, in order to meet the needs of
community residents and be present at community functions
Excellent communication and organization skills

Remuneration will be in line with the set procedures of the organizations which consider the experience and qualifications of the candidate (USD 2500-3500) 


Applications will be accepted up to 6th September 2021. Interested applicants should submit: (a) a confidential cover letter;

(b) detailed CV with names and addresses of 3 referees.

All applications to be sent to  hr@fundsforafrica.org

Clinical Officers – 4 Positions

The position of Clinical Officer is a full time position working closely with the Program Team
to create and manage Funds for Africa ExpandFP programs. The Senior Clinical
Officer is expected to participate in the management of all aspects of our current program, with a
focus on ensuring clinical excellence and must be able to do so with enthusiastic commitment, and as
part of a dynamic team. The Clinical Officer reports to the Executive Director

Duties and Responsibilities
Work with Executive Director and Program Team to:
Develop curriculum and program materials as needed
Manage program activities
Support the organization’s strategic global health alliances and partnerships
Contribute to strategic visioning and implementation for sustainability and growth of programs and services
Engage in media outreach to tell Funds for Africa’s story in materials, video and other media
Support Funds for Africa’s communications and development staff in executing their responsibilities
Develop and execute an Annual Program Strategic Plan

Be responsible for the overall management of one or more of Funds for Africa’s field programs including:
Providing leadership and oversight to assigned programs
Supervising in-country staff and interns
Remaining current in all clinical matters relating to Funds for Africa’s mission and, adapt and apply new information as needed
Providing leadership and oversight in all aspects of training, including curriculum development, training execution and development of field-based trainers
Maintaining quality and security in all aspects of our program.
Assuring highest quality in volunteer recruitment and selection
Assisting with design and implementation of program monitoring and evaluation
strategies
With Program Team, developing and managing budget for all program expenses

Qualification and Experience
Holder of Diploma/Bachelor degree in Clinical Medicine from a recognized institution; and should have an experience of at least 1 years in the field of expertise.

Remuneration will be in line with the set procedures of the organizations which consider the experience and qualifications of the candidate (USD 2500-3500) 

Applications will be accepted up to 6th September 2021. Interested applicants should submit: (a) a confidential cover letter;

(b) detailed CV with names and addresses of 3 referees.

All applications to be sent to  hr@fundsforafrica.org