Field Officer at Global Grant Foundation Kenya

On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Global Grant Foundation supports visionary leaders and organizations on the frontlines of social change worldwide.

We believe all people should have the opportunity to reach their full potential, contribute to society, and have voice in the decisions that affect them.


Project Summary:

The GGF funded Knowledge-based Integrated Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition (KISAN) Project aims to sustainably reduce poverty and hunger in Northern Kenya by achieving inclusive growth in the agriculture sector and increasing the income of farm families. GGF/Kenya will implement the project over a five-year period in Turkana, Marsabit,Wajir and mandera counties.

Responsibilities:

The Grants Field Officer will carry out the following responsibilities under the guidance of Business Contracts Director and Regional Grants Manager and work in close cooperation with the Grants Officer, Cluster Managers and field staffs in attaining the KISAN grants objectives:

  • Work with grants team and field staffs to identify grant opportunities¬†
  • Conduct orientations on KISAN grants program as required
  • Assist potential organizations in understanding and applying for KISAN grants program
  • Regularly monitor grants activity implementation and share status with the grants team
  • Support KISAN in the preparation of project reports and other materials related to grants, as required and under the guidance of his/her supervisor
  • Support other field level activities as required and requested by KISAN team. ¬†

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • University degree in Social Sciences or related field.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities, events, projects and accurately report on progress.
  • Experience working in community development preferred.
  • Ability to present, discuss and supervise compliance with grants monitoring protocols with team members of varying levels
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective project files for accountability and audit purposes

HOW TO APPLY

This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. If you would like to join this dynamic team and be part of building resilience and economic growth in Africa, please submit your application through our website on http://www.globalgrant.org/careers-1.html

Kindly include the following:-

  • An updated CV; and
  • An application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact information for three work-related referees.

Applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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