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Education Cluster Mobilizers- Urban Education Programme

Concern Worldwide

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Vacancy Description

Job Title: Education Cluster Mobilizers- Urban Education Programme

Job Location: Starehe and Kamukunji,Kibra and Langata ,Nairobi

Reports to: Officer Education – Nairobi

Liaises with:

Concern implements integrated programmes and the Cluster Mobiliser will liaise with the following jobs and roles.

  • Externally the Cluster Mobiliser will liaise with Teacher Coach – Girls Education Challenge Transition – Wasichana Wetu Wafaulu Project in Nairobi
  • Internally the Cluster Mobilisers will liaise with – Community Empowerment, Livelihoods and Health & Nutrition

Contract Details: Fixed Term One (1) Year Renewable Contract Subject to Availability of Funds and Performance

Job Summary:

The Education Cluster Mobilisers-Urban Education Programme is responsible for timely and quality implementation of approved Costed Workplan at Cluster Level, key clients being schools, households, community groups and community structures e.g. Nyumba Kumi.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Planning and Implementation

  • Participate in monthly projects planning meetings
  • Prepare a Dated Cluster Detailed Implementation Plan
  • Identification of resources required for project activities at the cluster level.
  • Identify venues for project activities
  • Mobilize participants for activities at the cluster level
  • Facilitates meetings and trainings at the cluster level

Distribution of project inputs

  • Participate in setting up beneficiary selection committee and selection of beneficiary process.
  • Undertake verification of beneficiaries to ensure that those selected are the most deserving.
  • Participate in distribution programme goods

Monitoring

  • Keep an up to date data base of beneficiaries
  • Establish beneficiary vulnerability using beneficiary tracking tools
  • Quality assurance of project activities using approved tools at cluster level
  • Conduct weekly support visits to households, schools and community groups or structures e.g. Nyumba Kumi

Reporting

  • Submit a weekly Cluster updates on project implementation and context
  • Review and submit training reports by training facilitators.
  • Collect and review CHV, Child-to-Child Club and community reports.
  • Write change stories.

Coordination with government and other stakeholders

  • As Programme Focal Person, participate in Stakeholder’s Forum
  • Mobilize stakeholders to support project implementation.
  • Represent Concern in ad hoc committees and facilitate sessions during meetings

Financial management

  • Certifying officers to confirm that the documents submitted are correct.

Government liaison

  • Attends local government meetings.
  • Program Contact person to all partners at cluster level.

Responding to Emergencies:

  • Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern’s Emergency response as and when necessary.
  • Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies.

Concern Code of Conduct and Associated Policies

  • To adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in Concern’s Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies
  • To support and promote the standards outlined in the Concern’s Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies to schools, communities, partner organizations and beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment.
  • To contribute to the establishment of preventive measures to reduce the potential for exploitation and abuse in Concern programme

Accountability

In line with Concern’s commitments under the Core Humanitarian Standard

(CHS):

  • actively promote meaningful community participation and consultation at all stages of the project cycle (planning, implementation, M&E);
  • work with relevant colleagues to ensure that the Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) is functional and accessible, that feedback and complaints are welcomed and addressed;
  • work with relevant colleagues to ensure that information about CRM, safeguarding and expected staff behaviour is disseminated among programme participants and communities.

Job Specification:

  • Degree or diploma in Basic Education, strong in English or Kiswahili or Sciences or Mathematics
  • Working knowledge of literacy and numeracy programs
  • Conversant with Community Conversation technique
  • Working knowledge in Child Protection and Child to Child technique in Lifeskills development
  • Good understanding of cross cutting issues e.g. gender, HIV and AIDS, DRR etc.
  • Ability to work effectively in teams.
  • Proficient in the use of computer applications
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
  • Willingness and able to work in Nairobi’s informal settlements

Concern has an organizational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organization, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organization to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment.By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies. Additionally, Concern is committed to the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults and children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work or volunteer with vulnerable adults and children are recruited by us for such roles. Subsequently, working or volunteering with Concern is subject to a range of vetting checks, including criminal background checking.

Concern’ is the trading name of ‘Concern Worldwide’, a company limited by guarantee, registered number 39647; registered charity number CHY 5745, registered in Ireland, registered address is 52-55 Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2, Ireland. Follow Concern online: www.concern.net

How to apply:

Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a detailed CV with three referees and Cover Letter Only with the subject of the email as ‘ Education Cluster Mobilizers -Nairobi ’ on or before Friday 24th September, 2021.Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

CONCERN WORLDWIDE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT CHARGE FOR RECRUITMENT





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