Program Assistant - School Feeding, Kajiado County Job Vacancy in Kenya

Program Assistant - School Feeding, Kajiado County

Grade: 2

Salary Scale: Kes 40,000 – Kes 71,000

Employment Type: Full time Contract

Job Location: Kajiado County

Reports to: Program Lead – School Feeding Program

Direct Reports: None

Contract Details: Fixed Term One (1) Year Contract, subject to availability of funds and performance

Job Summary

Supporting the overall implementation of the school feeding programme including field monitoring activities.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Programme Implementation

  • Participate in the design and review of the program implementation strategies to ensure that there is accountability and efficiency.
  • Support the process of selecting the school feeding beneficiaries.
  • Support the development and review of the relevant policies and procedures to guide the student’s sponsorship program.
  • Support in the organization of stakeholders’ meetings.
  • Collect and organize information related to the school feeding programme.

Reporting, Monitoring, and Evaluation

  • Participate in writing activity, incident, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to inform the progress of the implementation
  • Develop and maintain beneficiaries’ database and files.
  • Regularly check in with schools to ensure that implementation is on course.
  • Consistently provide updates on the available platforms concerning the implementation of the school feeding programme.

Stakeholder and community engagement

  • Support in the management and engagement of stakeholders at the government, school, and community levels.
  • Ensure all program participants are familiar with the school feeding programme program policies and procedures.
  • At any time, the policies and procedures undergo a significant change, ensure a meeting is held to discuss the changes with the program participants.
  • Work with and support the management to nurture strong relationships with schools, partners, relevant government offices, and donors as well as other key stakeholders.
  • Actively participate in various stakeholders’ related coordination meetings as required.

Accountability and code of conduct

  • Adhering to the organization’s code of conduct
  • Supporting and promoting the standards outlined in the code of conduct
  • Promote meaningful community engagement and consultations
  • Promote child safeguarding and child protection principles at all times

Job Specification:

Education, Qualifications & Experience Required

  • University Diploma or Degree in an appropriate field.
  • At least two years of experience in a related field with progressively responsible experience in similar roles.
  • Must possess a valid motorcycle riding license.
  • Must be willing and able to ride a motorcycle as a way of accessing project sites.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Kajiado County residents are encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer Clause:

This job description is not exhaustive and may be revised by the line manager from time to time.

Equal Opportunity

Light Up Hope’s is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion within the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Light Up Hope makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and the general needs of the organization at the time.

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Apply by 14th April 2023 by clicking HERE

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