Monday, 25 June 2012

Tdh Livelihood officer Job in Kenya

Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an international NGO focussed on Child Rights. 
To support the development of its Child Protection programme in Garissa County, Tdh is encouraging applications from Kenyan nationals for the role of:

Livelihood officer

Reporting to: Child Protection Project Manager
Duty station: Dadaab, Garissa County
Contract duration: 7 months (with 3-month probation period)

Main responsibilities:
  • To be responsible, under the supervision of the Child Protection Project Manager, for all aspects of the implementation of Income Generating Activities to support vulnerable families, targeted by Tdh Child Protection project in Dadaab refugee complex.
  • To conduct a Market survey and elaborate a suitable IGA strategy approach for refugee households, including capacity building of the households.
  • To support Tdh Social workers in the follow-up of the beneficiaries to strengthen their socio-economic conditions.
  • To develop collaboration with the local authorities such as the District Children Officer, other partners and services in identify the most relevant IGA opportunities and mitigate risks of community and cultural resistances.
  • To contribute to the capacity building of one local partner.
  • Minimum diploma-level education in related field (economic and community development)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in projects aiming to strengthen livelihoods of vulnerable communities (preferably a refugee context).
  • Project reporting and evaluation experience.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Ability to communicate in Somali is an asset.
Application modalities:

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a covering letter, CV, references, and copies of academic and professional certificates. 
Applications should be addressed to the Child Protection Program Manager and submitted to:

Terre des hommes, P.O Box 13668 - 00800 Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
Tdh Office in Garissa

They can also be emailed to

Closing date for these positions is 8th July 2012.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a written test and interview.

Tdh’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protect children’s rights, which includes the prevention of all forms of child abuse.

Tdh is an equal opportunity employer. 
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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