Program Officer Marsabit County - National Position
Art der TÃ¤tigkeit
Nationale Stelle Kontinent
Malteser International (MI) is the international humanitarian relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta. For over 60 years we provide relief and recovery for people during and following conflicts and disasters around the world. Christian values and humanitarian principles form the foundations of our work. In over 30 countries in Africa, the Americas,Â Asiaand the Middle East, we support people in needÂ â regardless of their religion, origin or political convictions.
In Kenya, Malteser has been present since 2001 with focus on health, WASH, Food Security and livelihood programs in Nairobi, Marsabit and Turkana Counties. With funding from the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ-PT) and Germany Federation Foreign office (GFFO), MIis implementing developmental and emergency response programmes in Marsabit county with its local partner PACIDA and the relevant county departments/sectors.
Malteser International is looking for a motivated and experienced Program Officer to support its work in Marsabit county.
As a Program Officer, you will be part of a dedicated team in developing and implementing strategic interventions that promote sustainable livelihoods, economic recovery, and resilience for affected populations, in line with MI's country development plan. This will also entail collaboration with the county governmentâs officers and other non-state actors implementing programs in the counties of implementation especially in the sectors of WASH, One Health, FNSL and Health.
Your responsibilities:Plan and coordinate the successful and timely implementation of the project activities in the county Coordinate Malteser International activities with core partners and other stakeholders in collaboration with relevant Government offices, and represent the MI projects at local authorities and partners at county level Inform the country office about the latest developments and activities in the emergency/development field in the county Monitor and evaluate regular project progress based on goals, objectives, and results with attention to core and wider stakeholders and process management and together with MI local partners organize and monitor regular project development including field site visits to ensure continued progress Prepare comprehensive monthly and quarterly reports of all activities carried out as per the assigned projects and submit to the country office Participate and play an active role in coordination meetings, workshops, and stakeholder meetings especially in the MI core sectors of One Health, WASH, Health FNSL and DRR Contribute to the development of local strategies/action plans and ensure linkage to the Malteser country development plan
Your profile:Graduate degree in Public Health/Water and Sanitation/Environmental health and at least five years hands-on project experience in public health, community health advocacy, management, forecast based action plans, and coordination of stakeholders and teams Experience in M&E comprehensive data collection, management, compilation, and analysis Demonstrate collaborative approach including working with government officials, non-Governmental organization within the county of operation and community stakeholders Possesses initiative and can work with minimum supervision Good interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team and support others in their work Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Internet etc Familiarity with the context and dynamics of implementing cross border projects including understanding of the socioeconomic and political factors influencing livelihood opportunities
What we offer:Start Date: As soon as possible Duty Station: Marsabit County Duration of contract: 1 year renewable Salary according to qualification and experience, medical insurance package will be provided
Working for Malteser International
MalteserÂ isÂ anÂ equalopportunityemployerÂ andÂ welcomesapplicationsfromÂ allÂ people,Â regardless ofgender,Â confessionororigin.
Malteser International is committed to safeguarding people within our programmes from exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment and has specific policies on this commitment (including a Code of Conduct) which outlines the expected behaviour and the responsibility of all staff, consultants and other organisational representatives. Malteser International conducts reference and background checks for all staff (including criminal records check for specific roles). Any candidate offered a job with Malteser International will be expected to sign MIâs Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents.
Whether you work as a specialist on overseas service or in one of our regional offices - we offer you a challenging working environment in an experienced international team. More than 1,000 national and international staff are currently deployed in various crisis and disaster areas around the world as well as in our regional offices in Cologne and New York City.
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