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Job Advertisement: Senior Accountant, Kenya/Somalia
VSF Germany seeks to recruit a well rounded, qualified and well experienced Senior Accountant to be part of the Kenya/Somalia Program. The initial contract will be for 12 months with possibility of extension dependent on performance and/or funding. This position is designed to have very regular field travels across the Kenya and Somalia and sometimes to very remote areas.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit an application letter and CV plus 3 names of referees (one of them being their immediate supervisor) with their full contacts to: https://forms.gle/xFBWyACo5KEMRGEc7. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 9th September 2022.
Job Advertisement: Project Officer – Field Veterinarian, Marsabit, Kenya
VSFG is seeking to recruit a qualified and well experienced Veterinarian to support the implementation of the project in the position of a Project Officer – Field Veterinarian. He/She will be based in North Horr, with frequent visits to other locations within the project areas, in Marsabit County. The incumbent will work in collaboration with other Field staff, consortium partner organizations & the Project Manager.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit an application letter and CV via https://forms.gle/hGpx7j6qe1w4DXaZ8. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Closing date for receiving applications is 9th September, 2022, on or before mid-night (East African time).
Job Advertisement: Finance Intern- Regional Office, Nairobi, Kenya
To provide support to the finance department through: Preparing payment vouchers and receipts. Review of accounting support documents to ascertain completeness, control accuracy of all computations and total compliance to set internal control systems of VSF G. Maintaining and updating catalogue for filled and archived accounting documents and information. Maintenance of simple imprest petty cashbook for the office among other assigned duties.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit an application letter and CV https://forms.gle/VMbBcUUcrThXH5ys6. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Closing date for receiving applications is 9th September,2022, on or before mid-night (East African time).
Training: Training Youth Groups on Hides & Skins Value Addition
To provide technical training to hides and skins common interest youth groups to improve the quality of hides and skins in order to in the short term improve livestock producer earnings, offer alternative livelihood source to the youth and in the long term support a competitive leather and leather products industry in the project locations.
Training: Training Youth Groups on Apiculture, Honey & Honey Value Addition
To provide technical training to bee-keeping common interest youth groups to adopt developed and tried technologies, innovations and management practices to address some of the challenges along the apiculture value chain and thereby increase honey production and consumption for improved nutrition and health, offer alternative livelihood source to the youth and in the long term support a competitive apiculture industry in the project locations.
Training: Training Youth Groups on Milk Value Addition
To provide technical training to milk value addition common interest youth groups to improve the utilization of locally produced milk through clean milk production and value addition in order to in the short term improve household earnings, offer alternative livelihood source to the youth and in the long term support a competitive milk industry in the project locations.
Training: Training Youth Groups on Poultry Production & Related Value Addition
To provide technical training to poultry common interest youth groups to improve the production and productivity of the indigenous chicken in order to in the short term improve household earnings, offer alternative livelihood source to the youth and in the long term support a competitive poultry products industry in the project locations.
Consultancy: End Term Evaluation Consultant
The purpose of the project End-term evaluation is to carry out an appraisal of the Project Impact, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Sustainability and progress towards meeting its overall objective.
Job Vacancy – Logistic/Procurement officer
The logistic/procurement officer will provide support to local procurements and ensure all procurements are done within organization’s and Donors guidelines/ procedures.
Job Vacancy – Filed Admin Officer
The Field admin officer will coordinate logistics for VSF Germany operations in South Omo, SNNPR, (meetings, trainings, workshop, field visits, bookings, arrange accommodation, etc)
Consultancy: Audit of the Rural Poor Stimulus Facility projects I and II (RPSF I and II)
Vètèrinaires Sans Frontiéres (VSF) Germany wishes to invite audit firms to submit proposals to provide project audit services for subject projects implemented in South Sudan for the period running from 15th March 2021 to 30th June 2022.
Requested services, will be the Audit of the project as per IFADs guidelines inserted below.
Job Vacancy – Project Officers
The purpose of Project Officers position is, to effectively implement USAID-BHA funded project entitled “Integrated Response to Complex Emergency (IRCE) in Afar, Somali, Borana (Oromia) and South Omo Zone of SNNPR” in Afar, South Omo (SNNPR) and Borana (Oromia). S/he ensures the proper implementation of IRCE project with specific role on livelihood activities in collaboration with other VSF Germany staffs. S/he is also responsible for assisting the project manager in project designing, planning, budget preparation, reporting and so on. Project officer position also ensures guide, technically support and led community mobilizers who are in charge of linking the project and beneficiary communities.
Job Vacancy – Project Accountants
The Project Accountant’s position is mainly responsible for checking and endorsing payments and receipts, preparation of vouchers for cash & cheque payments and receipts, preparation of journal vouchers, posting, summarizing all financial documents and follow up of settlement of advance payments.
Job Vacancy – Field Accounts Assistant
The field accounts assistant/Cashier is mainly responsible for handling petty cash, effect payments, compile all financial and procurement documents and follow up of settlement of advance payments.
Job Vacancy – WASH Officers
The purpose of WASH Officer position is to provide technical and professional support in the implementation WASH components of USAID-BHA funded Integrated Response to Complex Emergency (IRCE) in Afar, Somali, Borana (Oromia) and South Omo Zone of SNNPR” Project. S/he will provide technical support, supervision and guidance to WASH component of the project. S/he works closely and technically support Emergency committees, Project manager, development agents, Woreda water experts and Community mobilizers who will be involved in the implementation of the project.
Job Vacancy – Project Manager
Project manager will provide overall leadership and coordination for ensuring the implementation and accomplishment of USAID-BHA funded project entitled “Integrated Response to Complex Emergency (IRCE) in Afar, Somali, Borana (Oromia) and South Omo Zone of SNNPR” in line with VSF Germany vision, goals, program principles, standards, and approaches. In consultation with the line managers (Program coordinator, field coordinators and country program manager) and in collaboration with consortium member staffs s/he develops annual implementation plans and budget, allocates appropriate resources to accomplish the plan, and ensures that an appropriate monitoring system is in place to track progress.
To promote the highest level of staff performance project manager ensures technical backstopping; good working environment, coaching and counseling to the project staff. S/he establishes and maintains effective working relationships with key government partners, consortium member and NGOs working in the same geographic areas. The incumbent shall be based in Chifra (for Afar positon), Turmi (for South Omo SNNPR position) and Moyale (for Borana Oromia position) and leads the overall implementation of IRCE project of VSF Germany.
Job Vacancy – Program coordinator (Consortium coordinator)
The purpose and role of Program (consortium)Coordinator is to ensure effective management and coordination of USAID-BHA funded drought response program in four pastoral regions of Ethiopia (Afar, Somali, Oromia (Borana) and South Omo Zone of SNNPR). This entails supporting the field based staff and consortium member (VSF Suisse in Somali region) in the following significant roles; 1) Establish and lead project management structure both at country and field level in close collaboration with consortium partner. 2) Establish and facilitate coordination structure with stakeholders and partners in project implementation areas. 3) Support implementation of the project to achieve its objective and goal. 4) Promote documentation and learning; 5) Guide field staff on project data collection, monitoring and evaluation of all project progress, and; 6) ensure compliance with M&E standards for the project. He/She will closely work with other VSF G field team, partners, government and consortium member (VSF Suisse) on the quality of M&E system, work plan development and consolidation of lessons learnt.
Consultancy – Animal Health & Covid-19 assessment
Greater Upper Nile States
VSF Germany and its partners intend to assess the impact of animal health services, peace and nutrition and Covid-19 on local market and are seeking the services of qualified and experienced consultant.
Training Facilitator – LFEAS & CAHWs for South Sudan
The main objective of this assignment is to train livestock officers, livestock field extension agents (LFEAs) and community animal health workers (CAHWs) on disease diagnosis, treatment, improved ruminant husbandry, nutrition and extension service delivery in Kapoeta North, Budi, Akobo and Duk Counties, South Sudan.
The engagement shall be conducted for 15 days (weekends inclusive) for each of the locations of Kapoeta North, Budi, Akobo and Duk Counties, South Sudan thus cumulative 60 days.
Training Facilitator – Program Staff and Fisheries Agents for South Sudan
The main objective of this assignment is to train program staff and fisheries extension agents on improved fishing methods, post-harvest handling and processing in Akobo and Duk Counties, South Sudan. The trainer shall tailor-make the training for more practical skills development on primary fisheries extension activities guided by the program module, manual and any other relevant sources.
The engagement shall be conducted for 15 days (weekends inclusive) for each of the two locations of Akobo and Duk Counties, South Sudan thus cumulative 30 days for both.
Consultancy – Climate-Smart Livestock in South Sudan
The project seeks the expertise of a qualified Climate Smart Livestock Production Systems expert/firm. The expert with experience and/or knowledge of climate adaptation options in efficient natural resources management for both pastoral and agro-pastoral producers will guide the project team in championing interventions that will increase productivity and enhance climate change resilience. The expert will conduct a study of the project locations on the adaptive capacity of the pastoral and agro-pastoral producers in light of the evolving climate risks.
The consultancy shall be conducted for 30 days (weekends inclusive) and will take place in the P2R project areas of Budi, Kapoeta North, Akobo and Duk Counties. However, the consultant will also meet some of the key stakeholders of the action in Nairobi/Juba.
Consultancy – Conflict and Climatic Emergency Livestock Response Program in Greater Upper Nile states, South Sudan
VSF Germany and its partners intend to evaluate the performance of the Conflict and Climatic Livestock Emergency Response Program (CCLERP) and are seeking the services of qualified and experienced project evaluators.
Logistics Intern, Nairobi, Kenya
This exciting short-term role is for recent graduates who would like to start their career in the fields of humanitarian Logistics, supply chain and Assets/Facilities Management. The Position will join the Regional Logistics Function in supporting the delivery of programs in different locations and countries through efficient and argyle Logistics Management. The duration of the role is 6 months
One Health Specialist – One Health Research, Education and Outreach Centre for Africa (OHRECA) Program, Nairobi, Kenia
VSF Germany has in the last five years promoted One Health Approach in its programming through a strategy of integrated collaborative, multi-sectoral and multi-disciplinary One Health projects in the countries of operation through multi-stakeholder partnerships and engagements. The OHRECA project offers VSF Germany an opportunity to reinforce and further expand the scope of the organization’s work on zoonotic neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), antimicrobial resistance (AMR), emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) and food safety to a regional scale. It is against this background that VSF Germany seeks to recruit a qualified One Health Specialist to steer the implementation of the OHRECA project covering Kenya and Uganda and to support the realization of One Health Approach as a key thematic area of intervention in the organization.
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Nancy Chingi Bengat
Regional Head of Administration & HR