Liaison Officer at Terre des hommes Foundation

Category
Non Profit
Location
Garissa (North Eastern), Kenya
Hours per week
As Needed: < 10
Gender
Indiferente
Candidate
_Liaison Officer at Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) in Garissa County – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an international NGO focussed on Child Rights. To support the development of its programmes in Nairobi and Garissa County, Tdh is encouraging applications from Kenyan nationals for the role of Liaison Officer based in Garissa County. *LIAISON OFFICER* * Reporting to: Field Coordinator * Duty station: Garissa County (with travels to Dadaab and northern Lagdera district) * Contract duration: Asap – 6 month duration - renewable *Main task and responsibilities:* * Establish an appropriate and efficient working network with all relevant authorities at district and community levels (civil, religious, and all other services) to facilitate Tdh activities implementation, acceptance, and ownership from the community in Garissa County. * Participate and support the Field Coordinator and the rest of the field team in the review of the strategy for Tdh in Kenya. * Adhere to and contribute towards promoting Terre des hommes’ Charter, Code of Conduct and Operating Principles. * Support the Field Coordinator promoting Terre des hommes Child Protection Policy with local authorities, administration, communities and partners. * Collaborate with the Field Coordinator and Project Managers providing a neutral, objective and external evaluation on programme impact, acceptance and ownership by the supported community and make recommendations for future programme directions. * Act as the local Tdh focal point for communication with local authorities and community representatives and committees. * On a monthly basis, support the Field Coordinator in providing a regular social and economic analysis of the North Eastern Province and Tdh intervention areas within the monthly sitrep. *Requirements:* * Minimum diploma-level education in community and development, program management and/or social development. * Experience in working with similar organization, previous experience of two years or more * Experience and knowledge of North Eastern Province social and security context, community organization and dynamics * Good communication and negotiation skills * Demonstrate ability to use Microsoft office (word, excel, power point) * Fluency in English, Kisomali and Kiswahili. * Previous working experience in North eastern Kenya or in a tense area * Ability to work independently and under pressure * Honesty and integrity *Application modalities:* Qualified and interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV (with at least three referees) indicating the vacancy announcement reference to the email address: kenya@tdh.ch under the title: RE: Tdh liaison officer recruitment Closing date for this positions is on or before 8th October 2012, 5.00 PM Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Tdh’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protect children’s rights, which includes the prevention of all forms of child abuse. Tdh is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Description
_Liaison Officer at Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) in Garissa County – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an international NGO focussed on Child Rights. To support the development of its programmes in Nairobi and Garissa County, Tdh is encouraging applications from Kenyan nationals for the role of Liaison Officer based in Garissa County. *LIAISON OFFICER* * Reporting to: Field Coordinator * Duty station: Garissa County (with travels to Dadaab and northern Lagdera district) * Contract duration: Asap – 6 month duration - renewable *Main task and responsibilities:* * Establish an appropriate and efficient working network with all relevant authorities at district and community levels (civil, religious, and all other services) to facilitate Tdh activities implementation, acceptance, and ownership from the community in Garissa County. * Participate and support the Field Coordinator and the rest of the field team in the review of the strategy for Tdh in Kenya. * Adhere to and
contribute towards promoting Terre des hommes’ Charter, Code of Conduct and Operating Principles. * Support the Field Coordinator promoting Terre des hommes Child Protection Policy with local authorities, administration, communities and partners. * Collaborate with the Field Coordinator and Project Managers providing a neutral, objective and external evaluation on programme impact, acceptance and ownership by the supported community and make recommendations for future programme directions. * Act as the local Tdh focal point for communication with local authorities and community representatives and committees. * On a monthly basis, support the Field Coordinator in providing a regular social and economic analysis of the North Eastern Province and Tdh intervention areas within the monthly sitrep. *Requirements:* * Minimum diploma-level education in community and development, program management and/or social development. * Experience in working with similar organization, previous experience of two years or more * Experience and knowledge of North Eastern Province social and security context, community organization and dynamics * Good communication and negotiation skills * Demonstrate ability to use Microsoft office (word, excel, power point) * Fluency in English, Kisomali and Kiswahili. * Previous working experience in North eastern Kenya or in a tense area * Ability to work independently and under pressure * Honesty and integrity *Application modalities:* Qualified and interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV (with at least three referees) indicating the vacancy announcement reference to the email address: kenya@tdh.ch under the title: RE: Tdh liaison officer recruitment Closing date for this positions is on or before 8th October 2012, 5.00 PM Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Tdh’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protect children’s rights, which includes the prevention of all forms of child abuse. Tdh is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Contact
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Start date
As soon as possible
Contact
Hidden Email
Country
Kenya
City
Garissa (North Eastern)
Candidate
_Liaison Officer at Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) in Garissa County – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an international NGO focussed on Child Rights. To support the development of its programmes in Nairobi and Garissa County, Tdh is encouraging applications from Kenyan nationals for the role of Liaison Officer based in Garissa County. *LIAISON OFFICER* * Reporting to: Field Coordinator * Duty station: Garissa County (with travels to Dadaab and northern Lagdera district) * Contract duration: Asap – 6 month duration - renewable *Main task and responsibilities:* * Establish an appropriate and efficient working network with all relevant authorities at district and community levels (civil, religious, and all other services) to facilitate Tdh activities implementation, acceptance, and ownership from the community in Garissa County. * Participate and support the Field Coordinator and the rest of the field team in the review of the strategy for Tdh in Kenya. * Adhere to and contribute towards promoting Terre des hommes’ Charter, Code of Conduct and Operating Principles. * Support the Field Coordinator promoting Terre des hommes Child Protection Policy with local authorities, administration, communities and partners. * Collaborate with the Field Coordinator and Project Managers providing a neutral, objective and external evaluation on programme impact, acceptance and ownership by the supported community and make recommendations for future programme directions. * Act as the local Tdh focal point for communication with local authorities and community representatives and committees. * On a monthly basis, support the Field Coordinator in providing a regular social and economic analysis of the North Eastern Province and Tdh intervention areas within the monthly sitrep. *Requirements:* * Minimum diploma-level education in community and development, program management and/or social development. * Experience in working with similar organization, previous experience of two years or more * Experience and knowledge of North Eastern Province social and security context, community organization and dynamics * Good communication and negotiation skills * Demonstrate ability to use Microsoft office (word, excel, power point) * Fluency in English, Kisomali and Kiswahili. * Previous working experience in North eastern Kenya or in a tense area * Ability to work independently and under pressure * Honesty and integrity *Application modalities:* Qualified and interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV (with at least three referees) indicating the vacancy announcement reference to the email address: kenya@tdh.ch under the title: RE: Tdh liaison officer recruitment Closing date for this positions is on or before 8th October 2012, 5.00 PM Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Tdh’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protect children’s rights, which includes the prevention of all forms of child abuse. Tdh is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Company
Terre des hommes Foundation

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