Project Assistant- Animal Heath, West Pokot At Acted

Project Assistant- Animal Heath, West Pokot At Acted
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Project Assistant- Animal Heath, West Pokot At Acted

Details of the offer

Department:Project Implementation Unit
Direct hierarchy: Senior Project Officer
Contract duration: Fixed term
Starting date:August, 2020
ACTED is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, experienced and committed team player to fill the position of aProject Assistantin West Pokot County, Kenya.
Main objective:The Project Assistant-Animal health is the focal point for all implementation activities to be conducted in West Pokot. Under the guidance of the Senior Project Officer, you will be responsible for coordinating with management, partners and other stakeholders to ensure that the project is fully implemented in accordance with the proposal, ACTED rules and regulations, and donor requirements.
Responsibilities:
Project Implementation:

Conduct Communitymobilization and liaise with communities’ and beneficiariesfor better project impact.
With support of the Senior Project Officer, ensure that animal health project activities are implemented on time and within budget.
Assist with continuous monitoring of the humanitarian situation in the project implementation areas so as to inform contextual analysis in terms of trends, emerging opportunities and appropriate response.
Carry out beneficiary identification and selection as may be needed.
Assist with weekly and monthly planning & reporting ensuring proper documentation of all program activities.
Oversee daily implementations of field activities as per the Project Work Plan
Organize and conduct targeted beneficiary trainings, workshops and forums as needed/requested**
Represent ACTED in relevant stakeholders meeting and forums as may be required from time to time.**
Assist the Senior Project Officer in engaging stake holders as relates to ensuring synergy and collaboration in project implementation.**
Participate in periodic monitoring and evaluation of project activities.**
Develop reports for all activities undertaken**
Work closely with county government.
Support all logistics, compliance, tasks assigned.

Beneficiary Engagement and Accountability
Ensure project teams adhere to ACTED’s Code of Conduct and treat all beneficiaries with respect and without any distinction or discrimination based on nationality, race, ethnicity, tribe, gender, religious beliefs, political opinion or disability;
Oversee the appropriate, achievable and acceptable selection of project beneficiaries;
Develop a communication strategy with communities ensuring there is smooth flow of factual, objective and actionable information between ACTED and all project stakeholders;
Ensure project stakeholders are empowered to participate throughout the project cycle;
Ensure thatACTED’s Complaints and Response Mechanismis communicated to target communities as well as properly implemented throughout the project in close coordination with the monitoring team

Management:
Supervise the work of enumerators and other casual.

Reporting:
Assist with weekly and monthly reporting to the Senior Project Officer.
Keep the Senior Project Officer regularly updated on all issues related to the project activities.

Qualifications/Skills Required
Relevant university degree (Master or Post graduate), in Veterinary medicine, Livestock, Animal Health, other relevant field.
Minimum of 2-5 years of professional relevant experience.
Experience in implementing and managing multidisciplinary approaches in project implementation especially in Northern Kenya.
Strong program design and management skill and experience.
Experience in dry lands technologies.
Working experience in financial management of donor projects.
Communication Skills: Excellent writing and verbal skills in English.
Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to manage a large workload and multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines


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