Thursday, 4 October 2012

FaIDA Project Assistant Job in Garissa Kenya

Fafi Integrated Development Association (FaIDA) is a Non-governmental organization that has been operating in Fafi district since 2009. 
The organization has been working with established women and Youth groups in Jarajilla division in carrying out an environmental restoration project.

FaIDA is currently implementing a livelihood intervention project in Fafi district in partnership with the international rescue committee. 
FaIDA intends to recruit a qualified candidate for the position of a livelihoods Officer for a period of four (4) months with a possibility of extension depending on the availability of funds and performance.

Job title: Project Assistant

Reporting to:
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Duty Station: Garissa

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Identification and assessment of sites for Deworming of livestock
  • Mobilization of the community on Deworming of livestock
  • Will be in charge of utilization of veterinary drugs to be used for deworming campaigns
  • Assist the M&E Officer in identification of sites for the construction of Veterinary stores.
  • Weekly and monthly reporting of project progress to the M$E Officer.
  • Identification of women groups for training on entrepreneurship skills.
  • Assist the M & E Officer in organizing trainings for women groups.
  • Identification of community veterinary stores management groups
  • Any other duty assigned by the supervisor or his/her designate
Academic / professional qualifications:
  • Higher diploma in Agriculture or Agricultural Extension. A degree in a similar field will be an added advantage.
  • At least 2 years of progressive hands-on experience in the livelihood/veterinary services
  • Prior working experience and knowledge of the project area will be an added advantage.
Other skills required
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting on programme financial performance
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility
  • Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements
  • Fluency in English is a requirement
  • Knowledge of the local language is desirable
  • Ability to operate Microsoft word, excel and project management software
How to apply

Interested applicants should submit a CV and one-page cover letter outlining their motivation and suitability for the above position by Email to recruitment@faidakenya.org on or before 8th October 2012. 
Applications will be reviewed as they come in. 
Only online applications will be accepted

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