Finn Church Aid Project Officer Job

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Finn Church Aid (FCA) is Finland’s biggest development co-operation organization and the second biggest organization in Finland working in humanitarian aid.
Finn Church Aid is a member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and humanitarian aid organizations forming one of the world’s largest aid organizations.
FCA is implementing the Conflict Management component of the USAID funded Resilience and Economic Growth in Arid Lands – Improving Resilience (REGAL-IR) project.
FCA is looking for a Project Officer for Wajir County
Duties and responsibilities
• Contact person for the conflict management component of the REGAL –IR project in Wajir County
• Keeping regular contact and coordinating activities with county/national government, communities, local partners and other consortium members
• Organizing trainings
• Carry out trainings and facilitation responsibilities when needed
• Collecting information and writing monthly, quarterly, annually county-level reports on projects activities, ensuring timelines are respected
• Ensuring timely data collection and reporting in county level
• Keeping records of all financial transactions and reporting them to the FCA Nairobi office on monthly basis
Competence and Personal Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Conflict or peace building studies
• Field working experience; experience in USAID-funded projects an advantage
• Excellent networking and communication skills
• Fluent written and oral English and local languages skills are appreciated
• Proven team orientation skills and ability to work effectively in a team or alone environment.
• Having no affiliation to the conflict area in question that would result in a perception of bias by the communities. A non-partisan unbiased approach must be throughout the project.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit their application to [email protected] by October 30th, 2015.

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