Available Job vacancies in Kenya.
Available Job vacancies in Kenya.

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Vacant posts

A). NATIONAL POST: Programme Assistant, M&E, Nairobi Kenya, G-5

Duty Station: Nairobi
Closing Date: Thursday August 29, 2019

Under the guidance of the Programme Specialists responsible for Gender Equality and Monitoring and Evaluation, the Programme Assistant ensures the effective operational, administrative and programmatic support in the Programme Unit of the Country Office particularly for the UNFPA/UNICEF Joint Programme on abandonment of FGM. S/he works closely with programme, finance and project staff.

The Programme Assistant works with and provides support to the members of the Programme Team in the planning, monitoring and evaluation of effective programmes consistent with the UNFPA Programme and Finance Policies and Procedures. The Programme Assistant will work in in close collaboration with the country office team as required to resolve complex planning, monitoring and evaluation issues and exchange of information with various units and Implementing Partners especially for the Joint Programme on abandonment of FGM.

The Programme Assistant will also assist in the overall planning, monitoring and evaluation of the 8th country programme of UNFPA support to the Government of Kenya, with a special focus to the planning, monitoring and evaluation of the UNFPA/UNICEF Joint Programme.

B). NATIONAL POST: Programme Assistant, ASRH, Nairobi Kenya, G-5

Closing date: 29 August 2019
Duty Station: Nairobi

The ASRH Programme Assistant post is located in one of the Country Offices (CO) and reports to the Adolescent/Youth Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH) & Youth Programme Specialist.

Job Purpose

Under the guidance of the ASRH& Youth Programme Specialist, the Programme Assistant ensures the effective administrative /clerical and logistical support in the Adolescent/Youth Reproductive Health (AYSRH) outcome area within the Programme unit of the Country Office. S/he works closely with programme, finance and project staff.

The Programme Assistant works with and provides support to programme staff in AYSRH outcome area in the development and implementation of effective programmes consistent with UNFPA rules and regulations. S/he contributes to research, financial management, and programme implementation including providing necessary operational, administrative and programmatic support. The Programme Assistant works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and projects’ staff in the Country Office, Regional Office and UNFPA as required for resolving complex finance-related issues and exchange of information.

C). NATIONAL POST: Programme Analyst, Gender, Nairobi Kenya, NO-B

Closing date: 29 August 2019
Duty Station: Nairobi

The Programme Analyst, Gender is located in UNFPA Kenya Country Office in Nairobi and reports directly to the GBV/Gender Advisor.

Job Purpose:

In line with UN/UNFPA policies and guidelines, the Gender Analyst substantively contributes to the effective management of UNFPA activities in the areas of gender and human rights. S/he analyses and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends and provides substantive inputs to programme formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and national development frameworks. The Programme Analyst guides and facilitates the delivery of UNFPA’s programmes by monitoring results achieved during implementation. S/he ensures and guides the appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary.

D). NATIONAL POST: GBV/Gender Specialist, Nairobi Kenya, NO-D

Closing date: 29 August 2019
Duty Station: Nairobi

The GBV/ Gender Adviser is located in Country Offices (CO). S/He will work under the overall supervision of the Representative and the direct supervision of the Deputy Representative.

Job Purpose:

The GBV/ Gender Adviser acts as a member of Specialized Advisory Group (SAG), taking leadership on the achievement of UNFPA’s “end GBV and all harmful practices, including child marriage” transformative result in Kenya. S/he acts as a GBV/ Gender Team Leader and leading CO’s “big thinking and focus” approach in GBV/ Gender thematic area and advising the innovative approaches on the integration of GBV/ Gender with other programme areas.

The primary roles of the GBV Team Leader are:

Undertaking policy advocacy on GBV, including harmful practices against women and girls;

Leading of Gender/ GBV prevention and response programme coordination & monitoring;

Acting as GBV coordinator in case of humanitarian crisis at the national level, including GBV IMS;

Evidence and knowledge management, innovations and capacity building;

Strengthening of CO’s strategic partnerships

Managing the Gender/GBV team

Responsibilities of the GBV/ Gender Adviser include: lead the implementation of the UNFPA Kenya Gender/ GBV prevention and response programme by undertaking leadership on programme coordination and monitoring, including GBV coordination during the crisis at the national level; to identify new and emerging needs and optimize GBV prevention and response by introducing innovations, quick wins and other approaches; to develop and maintain partnerships among other agencies, introducing new way of working for GBV prevention and response through development and humanitarian nexus.

E). NATIONAL POST: Prog. Specialist, ASRH/Youth, Nairobi Kenya, NO-C
Closing date: 29 August 2019

Duty Station: Nairobi

NATIONAL POST: Prog. Specialist, ASRH/Youth, Nairobi Kenya, NO-C
The ASRH& Youth Programme Specialist as a member of Programme Management Team (PMT), takes a leadership role in ASRH and Youth programme implementation. S/he strongly contributes to PMT’s “Drive well and accurate” approach in ASRH& Youth Programme and introduces innovative approaches on the integration of ASRH& Youth Programme with other programme areas.

The primary roles of the ASRH& Youth Programme Specialist are:

• Evidence and knowledge management and innovations;

• Strengthening of CO’s strategic partnerships

• Quality assurance of programme management and capacity development.

F). NATIONAL POST: Resource Mobilization/Partnership Specialist, Nairobi Kenya, NO-C
Closing date: 29 August 2019

Duty Station: Nairobi

The Partnership and Resource Mobilization Programme Specialist post is located in the Kenya Country Office (KCO) and reports to the Representative, who provides overall direction and guidance.

Job Purpose:

In line with the UN/UNFPA policies and guidelines, the Partnership and Resource Mobilization.

Programme Specialist performs various tasks and provides vital technical inputs to all activities pertaining to partnership and resource mobilization.

In collaboration with the Deputy Representative, the Partnership and Resource Mobilization Programme Specialist contributes to the implementation of the UNFPA 9th Kenya Country Programme, in the context of the ICPD Programme of Action and UNFPA Strategic Plan as well as national development processes, frameworks and UN reform by assisting the country office in mobilizing resources and strengthening the partnerships.

Key results expected of the Partnership and Resource Mobilization Programme Specialist include:

• Assistance in advocacy and positioning of ICPD in national policy dialogue; and

• Support to resource mobilization efforts by the country office;

The primary activities of the Partnership and Resource Mobilization Programme Specialist are:

Initiation and maintenance of Strategic Partnerships, Policy Advocacy Development and Implementation on ICPD
Resource Mobilization, including with new partners
Innovation
Knowledge Management.

G). NATIONAL POST: Programme Coordinator, RMNCAH, Nairobi Kenya, NO-B

Closing date: 29 August 2019
Duty Station: Nairobi

The Senior Programme Coordinator (RMNCAH) will provide technical leadership to the RMNCAH policy development at the national level and its implementation in the 6 Counties.

H). NATIONAL POST: Communications Specialist, Nairobi Kenya, NO-C

Closing date: 29 August 2019
Duty Station: Nairobi

The Communications Specialist facilitates the work of consultants, advisors and experts; and establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with counterparts in the media, government, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donor agencies, and civil society to address emerging issues. In developing, implementing and evaluating internal and external communication policies and processes, the Communications Specialist substantively contributes to the effective achievement of UNFPA activities in the area of sexual and reproductive health, youth, reducing gender-based violence and accelerating progress on the ICPD agenda and associated Sustainable Development Goals.

The Specialist develops and leads the implementation of communication tools and advocacy campaigns related to the above thematic areas. He/she also identifies, establishes and manages the network of internal & external partners and alliances to support the UNFPA country programme. S/he facilitates knowledge transfer, capacity development and implementation of resource mobilization practices, tools and related skills to support the fundraising efforts of the Country Office.

The Specialist participates in the UN communications working group and other related UN wide communications events and works with the international and national counterparts (both governmental and non-governmental), local media, UN Agencies, UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, and UN Interagency Communication Group to establish functional partnerships and enhance coordination mechanisms in communicating and advocating for the UNFPA mandate.

The Specialist supports the development of UNFPA´s next Country Programme in Kenya.

I). Job Title NATIONAL POST: Driver/Clerk, Nairobi Kenya, G-3

Closing date: 29 August 2019
Duty Station: Nairobi

The Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to the Representative and other high-ranking UN officials and visitors ensuring the highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, confidentiality, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. Upon request of the supervisor, s/he may also be required to drive the vehicle for transport of authorized personnel and delivery/collection of mail, documents and other items for the UNFPA office.

J). NATIONAL POST: Admin/Finance Associate, Nairobi Kenya, G-7

Closing date: 30 August 2019
Duty Station: Nairobi

The Finance Associate delivers quality financial services to internal and external clients mastering all relevant rules, guidelines, processes and procedures. S/he takes a client-oriented results-focused approach to interpreting the rules, procedures and guidelines, providing support and guidance to the CO and UNFPA-supported projects.

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