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DAILY POST: NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – World Vision



To provide an independent objective assurance and consulting
activity designed to add value and improve the organizations operations. This
will be done by using a systematic approach to evaluate and improve the
effectiveness of risk management, internal control and governance processes of
the Organization.
Must prove high standards of professional and social
ethics and will conduct regional engagements of varying size and complexity,
provide support for planning for the various phases of the field work, carry
out audit work as assigned by the Regional Senior Auditor or Regional Audit
Manager, provide a summary of audit findings, criteria, risks and
recommendations.
·        
Participate in the Annual Planning
process: contribute to the preparation of the annual audit plan as will be
directed by the Regional Audit Manager (RAM).
·        
Active engagement with senior
management staff within the NOs in order to gain a good understanding of their
business and ensure the efficient execution of assigned audits.
·        
Ensure the preparation of pre – audit
information and coordinate receipt of information from the auditees before the
fieldwork.
·        
Conduct detailed risk-based audit
work and document findings of all allocated assignments within prescribed Audit
Plan time lines.
·        
Provide role of Advisor to Senior
Leadership in absence of/ as may be delegated from time to time by RSIA or RAM.
·        
Review follow up evidence of
implementation of audit findings as per auditee audit implementation plan to
ensure audit matters arising are fully resolved.
Ensure WV GIA quality standards are
maintained, which includes but is not limited to
·        
Timely audit binder setup and
technical execution of audits (planning to completion) in Governance Risk &
Compliance (GRC) system.
·        
Develop and submit timely audit work
and draft findings to Regional Senior Internal Auditor (RSIA) for review.
·        
Ensure timely resolution of audit
review feedback from RSIA.
·        
Maintain Continuing Education (CPE)
by attending online courses or professional seminars and trainings. The
incumbent should maintain a minimum of 40 units per year.
·        
Provide regular capacity building to
Management Teams within NO Portfolios assigned, regarding RBIA and enterprise
risk management during field work, and at designated training forums planned by
Management.
·        
Support and implement the Global
Internal Audit (GIA) initiatives deemed to increase the internal audit team
effectiveness and efficiency.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
·        
Bachelor degree in Audit, Accounting,
Finance or related field.
·        
Professional audit certifications
(ACCA/CPA/CIA) finalized or in advanced stage of certification process.
·        
Must be able to effectively work with
new and changing situations including new regulations; where there may not
always be a readily apparent solution.
·        
Excellent presentation, analytical,
interpersonal, time management, research, and communications skills.
·        
Maintain a current knowledge base of
audit industry practices and to ensure best practices as always considered.
·        
Perform all assigned audit duties in
a manner that reflects the highest professional standards and complies with the
guidelines of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
·        
Considerable knowledge of the
Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of
Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
·        
Good analytical, interpersonal, time
management, research, and communications skills.
·        
Must have prior working experience in
audit (Public or private) of not less than three years in a recognized
organization, two of which should be at a senior supervisory level. Experience
in accredited audit firms and/or in a Non-Governmental organization will be an
added advantage.
·        
Proven experience in Risk Based
Auditing.
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Strong interpersonal skills,
including the ability to influence others and establish credibility with
business partners.
·        
Cross cultural and multi faith
experience.
·        
Exposure to various accounting
systems.
·        
University degree in Commerce,
Accounting/Business Management/Finance.
·        
Be a qualified CPA or ACCA with an
up-to-date membership status.
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CIA certification finalized or in
progress.
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Good command of the English Language,
written and communication skills in particular. Knowledge of French/Spanish
would be an added advantage.
·        
Strategic thinker with advanced
analytical and problem-solving skills.
·        
Strong project management skills.
·        
Computer skills (office application,
accounting systems is a plus).
·        
Working knowledge in Audit software
packages.
·        
Must be honest and hardworking, with
proven experience in dealing with management at a senior level and be
disciplined leader. Experience in a multicultural setting is highly desirable.
·        
Must be a committed Christian, able
to stand above denominational diversities.
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Attend and participate/ in devotions
and Chapel services.
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A working knowledge of WVI business
and systems, including computerized accounting systems such as Sun System.
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The position requires ability and
willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time.
This travel includes fragile context operational areas within the Region.
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This role involves working in a
virtual /geographically dispersed / multi-culturally team.
To coordinate and provide technical support to ADPs to
ensure the successful implementation of all Regional level WASH and
Construction interventions that directly contribute to the attainment of child
wellbeing outcomes in the two allocated regions. The incumbent will oversee
implementation of WASH & Construction projects, mobilize appropriate
resources, coordinate DM&E issues of WASH & Construction related
activities and undertake capacity building of WASH & Construction staff in
the two regions.
To successfully do so, the Regional WASH Officer must be
able to effectively communicate World Visions Christian ethos and demonstrate a
quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.
·        
Provide innovative and strategic
leadership, effective management and timely administrative support for all
regional related WASH and Construction interventions in the two regions;
·        
Ensure that business processes,
standards and guidelines related to WASH and Construction initiatives are in
place and effectively implemented and adhered to within the two Regions.
·        
Coordinate with the National WASH and
Construction coordinators to effectively support WASH and Construction projects
to carry out assessments, designs, measurements of construction and in
accordance with established standards, policies and procedures
·        
Coordinate with relevant line
ministries and other relevant departments in providing technical support and
assistance to all WASH and Construction projects
·        
Oversee Implementation of WASH and
Construction projects to ensure quality, effectiveness and timely
implementation towards realization of WVK Strategy for child wellbeing.
·        
Ensure that all WASH interventions
within the two regions meet or exceed planned outcomes and are implemented in
full compliance with WVK, GOK, WHO, SPHERE and other relevant partnership and
international standards and guidelines;
·        
Collaborate with the NO WASH to
provide ADPs with the appropriate technical orientation needed to achieve child
wellbeing outcomes;
Quality Assurance -Design Monitoring,
Evaluation 
and budget Utilization 30%
·        
Provide technical support during,
Assessment, Planning, Designing, baselines, monitoring, reporting and
evaluation
·        
Supports ADP staff to monitor timely
and appropriate utilization of budgeted resources for all WASH interventions in
the region
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Review WASH and construction reports
for the two regions
·        
Review all engineering surveys,
assessments, evaluations, studies, designs and terms of reference and bills of
quantities within the region
·        
Conduct regular field monitoring
visits
·        
Monitor budget utilization of all
WASH projects in the two region
·        
Provide documentation of WASH &
Construction best practices and approaches for donor engagement.
·        
Facilitate regional annual reflection
meeting with all sector specific staff from Programmes and Grant projects
Advocacy, Engagement with strategic
partners, Linkages and networks & partnership development 10%
·        
Support WASH Projects and promote
advocacy on issues through development of position papers and policy briefs for
Advocacy at the County Levels.
·        
Support WASH staffs at the regional
level to successfully engage with key internal and external stakeholders
·        
Support WASH Projects to ensure that
the key laws, polices, regulations and government service delivery standards in
the Health, Nutrition, WASH, Education, and all other Livelihoods and
Resilience sub-sectors are shared, interpreting and explained to communities
·        
Support in ensuring that specific
focus is given to sharing, interpreting and explaining to communities all the
Devolution related laws.
·        
Support the WASH Projects to build a
Strong evidence for advocacy.
Resources Acquisition 10%
·        
Support development of technically
sound funding proposals through provision of information & data and review
in collaboration with ADP Managers, other sector specialists.
·        
Facilitate proper understanding of
WASH policies, standards, business processes and procedures.
·        
Facilitate capacity building of staff
and communities in WASH programming and implementation of WASH and Construction
projects as well as promoting relevant advocacy on WASH issues
·        
Any other duties as assigned by
Supervisor or designee
The following may be acquired through a combination of
formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
·        
Must have a Bachelors degree in a
relevant field from a recognized University preferably Civil Engineering or
higher national Diploma in Civil/Water Engineering.
·        
Minimum 5 years experience for those
with BSc. And 10 years for those with Higher national Diploma with regards to
the designing, planning, implementation, supervising and reporting on
integrated development with bias in WASH and construction projects;
·        
Minimum least 2 years experience in
leadership position
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Must be results orientated leader who
can handle a heavy work load as well as manage and satisfy multiple and at
times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands and;
·        
Good public relations skills
·        
Must be a strong team player.
Other Competencies / Attributes
·        
Must be a committed Christian who is
able to stand above denominational and cultural diversity challenges;
·        
Must be able to provide spiritual
leadership within but not limited to chapel and daily devotions;
·        
Must have outstanding oral and
written communications and relationship skills and;
·        
Must be willing to perform other
duties as required
To implement and monitor health and nutrition emergency
response interventions in Mandera County through various approaches which
include Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition, Infant and Young Child
Nutrition and capacity building of health workers and community health
volunteers.
Programmatic and technical support
for nutrition projects 40%
·        
Ensure all affected children,
pregnant and lactating women are identified, admitted and discharged from
emergency nutrition programs as per national
·        
Integrated Management of Acute
Malnutrition(IMAM) guidelines and Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition
(IYCN) guidelines
·        
In liaison with Ministry of Health
organize and coordinate integrated outreaches in hard to reach areas to
increase access to nutrition services
·        
Work closely with community Health
volunteers to mobilize communities to participate in nutrition project
interventions
·        
Conduct training and sensitization of
health facility staff and Community Health Volunteers on IMAM, IYCF, ICCM and
micronutrients supplementation
·        
Support the Sub-County and county
nutrition officers) to make timely requests and quality reporting for nutrition
commodities to ensure there are no stocks out.
·        
In liaison with project accountant
ensure monthly tracking of project expenditure and manage work plans and
budgets
Quality assurance for programmatic
Designs, Assessments, Monitoring 
and Evaluation processes 20%
·        
Develop quality reports: weekly
situation reports , monthly reports and quarterly reports as per WV and/donor(s)
reporting guidelines
·        
In liaison with other project
partners and MoH develop monitoring plan ,analyze nutrition information from
health information system and other sources to understand trends for timely
decision making
·        
Document success stories, and best
practices to demonstrate the impact created by WVK from the project
implementation
Advocacy, Engagement, Networking
& Partnerships.15%
·        
Represent WVK in nutrition
stakeholder meetings county and/or sub-county levels.
·        
Engaging with MoH as Sub-County or
county level to influence resource allocation nutrition
Enhanced Empowerment & Capacity
building. 10%
·        
Ensure capacity Building of
government community and CBOs be able to effectively manage and sustain Health
and Nutrition interventions
·        
Identify potential areas for
fundraising and provide information to inform fund raising initiatives for
health and nutrition, education, gender, child protection and disability at all
levels
·        
Any other duties as assigned by
Supervisor or designee
·        
The following may be acquired through
a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job
training:
·        
Minimum of Bachelor degree in
Nutrition, Public Health, Nursing Sciences,
·        
Environmental health or their
equivalent related field.
·        
At least three years working
experience of which two should be in a maternal, newborn and child
health/nutrition interventions.
·        
Good understanding of Ministry of
health systems, Health and Nutrition programming models, standards and
guidelines , Ministries of Health structures at county and national levels
·        
Familiarity of national Health and
Nutrition policy and advocacy instruments and structures
·        
First-hand experience in health and
Nutrition programming including in complex emergencies
·        
Significant experience working with
an NGO environment, community and peoples groups, state institutions etc.
·        
MUST be registered with relevant
health associations such e.g. Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute.
Other Competencies / Attributes
·        
Effective in written and verbal
communication in English
·        
Experience in conducting health and
nutrition surveys using Lot Quality Assurance Survey (LQAS), Open Data Kit or
ENA-SMART methodologies is an added advantage.
·        
Demonstrated understanding and
experience of working with Ministries of Health, Ministry of
·        
Agriculture and other structures at
county and national levels and networking with other partners
To provide programmatic and technical management in
successful implementation of MNCP grant aimed at contributing to improved
children wellbeing outcomes within the project area.
To effectively communicate World Visions Christian ethos
and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to
others.
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Ensure project activities and
implemented as per project budget, scope and schedule
·        
In liaison with project accountant
initiate monthly review of project work plans and budgets to ensure project in
on track
·        
In liaison with project accountant
ensure project costs are charged and reported in time
·        
Ensure project implementation is
within 10% every month
·        
Lead the development of tools to
ensure project implementation is on track among them: Detailed Implementation
plan, and work plans
·        
Provide leadership to staff for
delivery of results
·        
Ensure quality, reporting and
documentation of the results
·        
Provide leadership on planning and
implementation of the nutrition grant project
·        
Ensure that nutrition interventions
are integrated with other projects in the programme
·        
Ensure effective integration of
gender, child protection, disability, Christian commitment and advocacy into
nutrition grant
Design Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation
25%
·        
Lead the development of the design
and ensure compliance to WVK, GoK and donor guidelines and standards
·        
Contextualize/adopt design guidelines
and utilize at the Project/ADP level
·        
Ensure timely mobilization and
effective communication with communities and stakeholders during baselines and
evaluations
·        
Ensure integration of sustainability
planning in the project design
·        
Ensure timely development and
submission of quality reports (weekly to biweekly sitreps, monthly management
reports, Semi-annual Annual in line with WV/donor reporting guidelines.
·        
Liaise with National Office Technical
Specialists for the technical aspects of the project design
·        
Ensure monthly monitoring of project
indicators and facilitate regular reflections on monitoring practice to make
improvements
·        
Ensure monthly updating of project
outputs in reporting systems: Horizon, community management of acute
malnutrition (CMAM) and Health Information System(DHIS)
·        
Contribute to evaluation planning,
support data collection, analysis and interpretation of nutrition data
·        
Facilitate dissemination and use
assessments and evaluations findings and lead the implementation of
recommendations
·        
Analyze and utilize nutrition data
from MOH Health Information and CMAM and
·        
Systems take appropriate programming
decisions
·        
Coordinate surveys and assessments
conducted within the project area
·        
In collaboration with project team
identify, document and disseminate promising practices on nutrition within the
grant
·        
Convene forums for sharing and
learning while involving project stakeholders.
·        
Support Ministry of Health monitoring
and evaluation systems
·        
Identification and sharing of
capacity building gaps among nutrition project staff and partners Lead the
capacity building initiatives for staff, communities and partners to enable
them effectively advocate for and implement project interventions.
·        
Ensure ongoing coaching and mentoring
of project staff and MoH staff to be able perform achieve results.
Engagement& networking 20%
·        
Represent WVK in nutrition
stakeholder meetings county and sub-county levels key among them county
·        
In liaison with county health team
lead the county nutrition technical forum and county multi-stakeholder forums
·        
Engaging with county executive,
county legislature, ministry of health as sub-county or county level to
influence resource allocation nutrition
·        
Map resource mobilization
opportunities at local level and develop concepts and proposals in
collaboration with regional and national office teams.
·        
Ensure close working collaboration
with key Government line ministries and other likeminded partners.
·        
Any other duties as assigned by
Supervisor or designee
The following may be acquired through a combination of
formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
·        
Bachelors degree in Nutrition or its
equivalent.
·        
Must be registered with the Kenya
Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute.
·        
A minimum of 4 years experience in
nutrition programming at community level, two of which must be in a supervisory
level.
·        
Good understanding of Ministry of
health systems, nutrition programming, standards and guidelines
·        
Experience working with Ministries of
Health structures at county and national levels and networking with other
partners
·        
Must have good oral and written
communications and relationship skills
·        
Ability to take initiatives, team
player who is able to work with minimum supervision
·        
Good computer skills in MS office
(Excel, word, PowerPoint), Skype, etc.
·        
Must be willing to perform other
duties as required
·        
Familiar with current nutrition
programming





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