International Aid Services (IAS) School Feeding Project Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya

International Aid Services (IAS) Kenya

Job Opening: Project Officer – School Feeding

International Aid Services (IAS) Kenya is a Non – Governmental Organization registered under the NGO Coordination Board in Kenya. IAS K seeks to empower communities through the promotion of access to education, sustainable livelihood, environmental stewardship and human rights”.

IAS K is recruiting a Project Officer- School Feeding who will be based in Tharaka Nithi County.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The principal function of this position is to coordinate the implementation and reporting of School Feeding Project.
  • Coordinating plans for the implementation of the project activities in all target school communities.
  • Developing activities monthly work plan
  • Facilitating the delivery of school feeding programme supplies and equipment to schools in a timely manner.
  • Identifying and addressing with school feeding emerging issues and reporting the same to line manager for redress
  • Participating in research aimed at assessing the impact of the school feeding programme.
  • Planning and coordinating the transition to Home-Grown School Feeding (HGSF) including leading capacity assessment, schools capacity strengthening and technical assistance roadmap and supporting budgetary planning process, and supporting the set-up of coordination mechanism with relevant stakeholders
  • Participating in the development of concept notes, project proposals and submission to potential donors.
  • Conduct monitoring and supervision visits to the schools to ascertain program quality and compliance with set standards.
  • Preparing and submitting quality, accurate ,complete weekly, monthly biannual and annual reports
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications, Knowledge and skills

  • Bachelor in Food Security, Public Health/Nutrition, Agriculture, Social sciences or its equivalent
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible professional experience in international humanitarian or development work or other related fields, including at least two years of direct experience managing a school feeding program
  • Good operational, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor own work plan and those under supervision;
  • Good understanding of project lifecycle, humanitarian principles and tools, programs and transfer modalities;
  • Good understanding of school feeding program principles and practices
  • Ability to explain projects to field counterparts and to communicate with Government and partners clearly and effectively;
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS office suites
  • Valid Kenyan Motorcycle riding license

Method of Application

Interested applicants should submit a Cover Letter and CV before 05th March 2023 to: Quoting “Project Officer- School Feeding” on the email subject line.

International Aid Services (IAS) Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and tolerate discrimination against protected characteristics (Gender, age, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion disability, pregnancy, mental or HIV status, nationality, political or any other opinion.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.