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Project Assistant

Save the Children

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Job Description/Requirements

ADVERTISEMENT: PROJECT ASSISTANT

ROLE PURPOSE

To effectively implement the REAP project activities in Dadaab camps. He/she will ensure quality delivery of programmes and maintenance of high professional standards of all project implementation. The role holder is charged with maintaining accurate files for project records, beneficiary lists and ensuring timely submission of all project reports and transaction documents to relevant internal departments for processing.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

(this position is contingent upon donor funding)

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

Program Implementation

Planning and implementation of project activities- Planning for purchase requisition, beneficiary selection and record keeping. Support in the monitoring and identification of beneficiaries in the project implementation sites. Ensure that project activities are implemented in accordance with the approved work plans and with the involvement of partners and concerned stakeholders at all levels. Ensure project activities are implemented in the most efficient, effective and sustainable manner Ensure that the school-based teacher training program is implemented effectively. Assist the Project coordinator in the development and implementation of a modality of strengthening and improving management of schools committees and pupils through community mobilization and improvement of training materials and programs Ensure effective and efficient distribution of textbooks and other instructional materials to target schools  Conduct regular data collection using existing tools to track project performance on indicators and measure overall impact and for donor reporting purposes and make recommendations on the improvement of these tools. Ensure that good practices and lessons are documented and shared with the MEAL team and the education team for replication and wider dissemination.  Travel to all project sites to conduct regular monitoring of projects quality together with other project team members

Reporting, Monitoring & Evaluation

Ensure that field-based monitoring data and information is collated regularly and made available to Education Coordinator and the MEAL Team for reporting and monitoring purposes. In collaboration with the MEAL Team, focus on project data collection to generate practical information that can be used for ongoing program decision-making while also capturing results at the impact level. Assist the Education Coordinator in preparation of periodic progress reports in a timely manner for both internal and external use.

Program Support Operations

Coordinate with other departments to ensure operational systems are in place to support field activities including logistics (transport, warehousing, and asset management), procurement, security, and administration. Coordinate with other SCI programs/sectors to ensure integration and that the project runs smoothly and efficiently and draws from best experiences and lessons for improved programming

Contract Duration: months 

Number of Vacancies:

Work Location: Dadaab

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in education, Education in Emergencies, experience in either CP or Education.  Minimum of three () years’ work experience in education sector especially in refugee setting Knowledge of education in emergencies, education sector policy, child rights and protection issues Experiences of facilitating community-based training, capacity building school managements, and awareness campaigns. Understanding of refugee work, non-formal education and context experience including local language. Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities Positive attitude towards community work with emphasis on the ability to learn from communities and support participatory, innovative approaches to problem solving Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathise with all children and their carers Fluent in written and spoken English, Kiswahili; knowledge of the local language in the camps and host community will be an added advantage. Good report writing skills Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult working conditions Commitment to Save the Children’s Child Protection Policy.

THE ORGANIZATION

We employ approximately , people across the globe and work on the ground in over countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

 We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by :

No child dies from preventable causes before their th birthday  All children learn from a quality basic education and that, Violence against children is no longer tolerated

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best-qualified talent.

Female Candidates are encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: 

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process, nor request for medical examination or records and does not act through recruitment agents whatsoever.

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