Project Coordinator – Livestock Job Vacancy in Kenya

Samaritan's Purse 

Position Title: Project Coordinator – Livestock


Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ

Job Summary

To provide support in implementation of the Livestock Project - Adu. The coordinator will be responsible for running and supervising the livestock programs at all stages of the project cycle. The coordinator will be responsible for accomplishing the program objectives and outcomes within the contextual constraints and ensuring overall success of the program by making sure the Project Officers - Livestock complete the defined activities while adhering to internal standards and contractual obligations; and that the program is completed on time, within budget and with acceptable quality.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate & facilitate the selection of beneficiaries of the project jointly with the local government leaders based on the agreed targeting criteria;
  • Providing technical training and assistance to project staff and livestock beneficiaries;
  • Organize and oversee the selection of healthy animals for purchase and preparation for transportation to beneficiaries;
  • Organizing and monitoring beneficiaries to develop activities of project including supervision of livestock project infrastructure;
  • In collaboration with Field Logistician, organize for the procurement of veterinary drugs, vaccines and equipment for livestock project;
  • Preparation of timely reports of all field activities by summarizing livestock beneficiaries progress report from Field Project Officers;
  • Coordinate project activities as directed by Project Manager;
  • Provide link between stakeholders in the manner indicated by the organization;
  • Comply with all SP policies and relevant procedures;
  • Attend morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the Samaritan’s Purse ministry;
  • Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public;
  • Performing any other related duties as assigned and carrying out responsibilities with regards to Samaritan’s Purse mission statement.

Education / Experience Needed

  • Degree in Animal Health / Animal Science, Animal Production or related field;
  • Be a registered member of the Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB), Animal Production Society of Kenya (APSK) or any other relevant professional body for animal sciences;
  • Two years’ experience in working with Non-Governmental Organization targeting the rural poor;
  • Experience in development work and the use of participatory tools in community development;
  • Ability to communicate in English and Kiswahili;
  • Be of high integrity and faithful in all matters;
  • Ability to work under minimum or no supervision.

Skills Required

  • Proficient in computer skills;
  • Ability to ride a motor bike and have a valid driving licence;
  • Have effective communication, reporting and training skills;
  • Team player;
  • Hardworking and self-motivated;
  • Demonstration of strong Christian faith and conduct.

How to apply

Submission of Applications

Interested applicants should submit their C.V. and an application letter ONLY to to be received up until October 27th, 2023. Certificates and testimonials need not be attached.