World Vision Kenya is a leading Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Our programmes are spread across in most parts of Kenya.
We are seeking highly competent and outstanding individuals to fill the following positions for an OVC Grant based in Nairobi
1. Chief of Party (CoP)
Purpose of the position: Overall responsibility for the leadership and management of all grant activities, consortium members and staff.
The incumbent has principal responsibility for representation for the projects to USAID and local Government entities and provides strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.
Experience interacting with host country government agencies including local governments, development partners, and civil society organizations including community based organizations is essential.
The applicant must demonstrate strong experience in sub-grantee management, including building the capacity of local organizations and sub-grantees in U.S. government (USG) – supported grants. Coaching, advising, and enforcement are essential functions of this position.
As the focus of this project is Orphans and Vulnerable Children, the most competitive candidates will have experience in OVC programs.
2. Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP)
Purpose of the position: Overall responsibility of providing leadership in project implementation and directly assists the CoP.
The incumbent will be responsible for the management and overall project operations including grant implementation, financial accountability, staffing, planning and reporting as assigned by Chief of Party.
S/he should be familiar with the technical components of the project and ensure that grants operations and sub-grantee management activities are in full compliance with USAID regulations and aligned with national office operations.
3. Grant Finance Manager
Purpose of the position: Responsible for the financial management of the grant from start-up through close-out.
The incumbent will ensure proper financial management, accountability, planning, and reporting in alignment with the goals of the grant, World Vision financial procedures, USAID regulations, and the grant agreement.
The manager will provide detailed financial analysis, reporting system and process development, training and support.
The applicant must demonstrate strong experience in sub-grantee management, including building the capacity of local organizations and sub grantees in USAID grant compliance.
4. Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator
Purpose of the position: Overall responsibility for providing coordination and leadership for monitoring and evaluation of the grant, including both formative (pre-intervention) and summative research (post-intervention).
The M&E Manager must demonstrate strong experience in monitoring and evaluation of US Government grants and operate within World Vision organizational structure, principles and values.
For more information on the job and application procedure, please visit:
How to Apply
and submit your online application including a detailed CV with names of three referees.
Application deadline is June 15, 2016 at midnight.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted World Vision Kenya neither uses employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews, or medical checks.
World Vision is a child focused organization and upholds the rights and wellbeing of children.
Our recruitment and selection procedures include screening and background checking for child abuse related offenses. World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.