|Location:||Nairobi or Siaya, Kisumu, Laikipia, Wajir, Kenya|
|Salary:||KES 950,000 Gross per annum|
|Contract type:||Fixed Term|
|Full Time:||35 hours per week|
|Application Closing Date:||17 May 2019|
|Interview date:||To be confirmed|
|Start date:||As soon as possible|
VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.
Job Description: Project and M&E Assistant- Access to Quality Education and Transition for C&AWDs project (ERIKS)
Responsible to: Project Officer (ERIKS)
No. of direct reports: None
Location: Nairobi/one of the counties targeted by the project with 85% travel to the project site (Kisumu, Siaya, Laikipia and Wajir)
Job purpose: The purpose of this role is to work in close collaboration with county governments, Education Actors, schools, parents, communities and volunteers to deliver Access to Quality Education and Transition for C&AWDs Project objectives.
Working together: Adds value – Proactively enables and encourages team work in others.
Communicating & influencing: Adds value – Proactively builds relationships and generates effective discussion and mutual support for plans and ideas.
Managing knowledge: Aware- Keeps up to date with readily accessible knowledge relevant to own role.
Striving for excellence: Adds value – Sets and measures challenging objectives for self and others; gives evidence-based feedback that helps others to excel.
Managing resources: Adds value – Organises own and others’ work to meet objectives; clarifies accountability of roles; allocates budget wisely; seeks ways to generate and save money.
Managing people: Adds value – Builds an effective team with clear objectives; allocates work appropriately; deals with poor performance and recognises success.
Developing people: Adds value- Helps team members to create and implement clear development plans that meet their own- and VSO’s- short and long term needs.
Leading for the future: Aware – Is enthusiastic about VSO’s work, lives VSO’s values and is open to new ideas.
Thinking strategically: Aware – Understands the context of own role; considers impact of own work on that of others.
Delivering results: Adds value – Analyses objectives, considers options, plans and manages appropriately; holds self and team accountable for achieving goals.
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.Applicants must have the right to work in Kenya.