Social Behavior Change Advisor-Kenya LWA

Social Behavior Change Advisor-Kenya LWA

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Project Overview:

The USAID/Kenya Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems project will focus on the development of the livestock market system within Northern Kenya by linking activities to increase production of livestock and build the capacity of the private sector along the livestock value chain.  By the end of this 5-year project, people, households, and communities in the counties of Garissa, Isiolo, Wajir, Marsabit, and Turkana will be more resilient in the face of complex risk and reoccurring drought. 

CNFA is looking for candidates with proven track records in East African development and the livestock sector, specifically with experience working in Kenya. 

CNFA is currently seeking applicants for a Social Behavior Change Advisor.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of social behavior change experience, including the use of mass media, interpersonal communication, advocacy, and community mobilization is required;
  • Experience designing, implementing, and adapting social behavior change platforms for rural communities is required;
  • Experience supporting staff members from diverse backgrounds adapt social behavior change techniques into their respective technical field is strongly preferred;
  • Experience in reporting to donors, success stories, and publications is strongly preferred;
  • 2+ years of experience working on donor-funded projects is preferred, USAID experience is strongly preferred;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills are required;
  • Familiarity with the Northern Kenyan Livestock Sector is preferred;
  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree is preferred;
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English and Kiswahili are required; knowledge of local languages is strongly preferred. 

Women and Kenyan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Finance and Operations Manager-Kenya LWA

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Project Overview:

The USAID/Kenya Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems project will focus on the development of the livestock market system within Northern Kenya by linking activities to increase production of livestock and build the capacity of the private sector along the livestock value chain.  By the end of this 5-year project, people, households, and communities in the counties of Garissa, Isiolo, Wajir, Marsabit, and Turkana will be more resilient in the face of complex risk and reoccurring drought. 

CNFA is looking for candidates with proven track records in East African development and the livestock sector, specifically with experience working in Kenya. 

CNFA is currently seeking applicants for a Finance and Operations Manager.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in the day-to-day management of financial and operations processes, including monitoring internal accounting, maintaining personnel records, monitoring and processing payments, and coordinating travel logistics is required;
  • 5+ years of experience working on donor-funded projects is required, USAID experience is strongly preferred;
  • 2+ years of experience in managing the personnel recruitment cycle, employee handbooks, personnel files, and strengthening moral of employees is required;
  • Familiarity with USAID operations rules and regulations is a plus;
  • Experience in the management of office inventories, including vehicle inventories and an assets log, is required;
  • Experience facilitating visa and other related paperwork requirements for long- and short-term staff is required;
  • Familiarity with the Northern Kenyan Livestock Sector is preferred;
  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree is preferred;
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English and Kiswahili are required; knowledge of local languages is strongly preferred. 

Women and Kenyan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation Officer-Kenya LWA

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Project Overview:

The USAID/Kenya Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems project will focus on the development of the livestock market system within Northern Kenya by linking activities to increase production of livestock and build the capacity of the private sector along the livestock value chain.  By the end of this 5-year project, people, households, and communities in the counties of Garissa, Isiolo, Wajir, Marsabit, and Turkana will be more resilient in the face of complex risk and reoccurring drought. 

CNFA is looking for candidates with proven track records in East African development and the livestock sector, specifically with experience working in Kenya. 

CNFA is currently seeking applicants for a Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation Officer.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in knowledge management and/or monitoring and evaluation for large donor-funded projects is required, USAID experience is highly preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and/or managing projects or activities with an incorporated CLA approach is required;
  • Demonstrated success in developing a culture of informed decision making and adaptive learning within an organization is required;
  • Experience leading staff and partners in the review of program results and subsequent adaptation of methodology to better align program efforts is required;
  • Experience in strengthening institutional management of information, including data management, workshops, surveys, and internal communications, is strongly preferred;
  • Experience working with County Governments in Northern Kenya is strongly preferred;
  • Familiarity with the Northern Kenyan Livestock Sector is preferred;
  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree is preferred;
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English and Kiswahili are required; knowledge of local languages is strongly preferred. 

Women and Kenyan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Livestock Market Systems Expert-Kenya LWA

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Project Overview:

The USAID/Kenya Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems project will focus on the development of the livestock market system within Northern Kenya by linking activities to increase production of livestock and build the capacity of the private sector along the livestock value chain.  By the end of this 5-year project, people, households, and communities in the counties of Garissa, Isiolo, Wajir, Marsabit, and Turkana will be more resilient in the face of complex risk and reoccurring drought. 

CNFA is looking for candidates with proven track records in East African development and the livestock sector, specifically with experience working in Kenya. 

CNFA is currently seeking applicants for a Livestock Market Systems Expert.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in designing, implementing, monitoring, and adapting livestock and other market systems projects in Northern Kenya is required;
  • Experience in developing county-level systems for improved market operation is required;
  • 2+ years of experience working on USAID-funded or other international donor-funded projects is strongly preferred;
  • Experience in the inclusion of youth and women into value chains is strongly preferred;
  • Experience with the East African livestock import/export market is strongly preferred;
  • Knowledge of Kenyan institutions involved in livestock and livestock investment is preferred;
  • Familiarity with livestock insurance mechanisms is preferred;
  • Familiarity with the Northern Kenyan Livestock Sector;
  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree is preferred;
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English and Kiswahili are required; knowledge of local languages is strongly preferred. 

Women and Kenyan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Livestock Policy Expert-Kenya LWA

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Project Overview:

The USAID/Kenya Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems project will focus on the development of the livestock market system within Northern Kenya by linking activities to increase production of livestock and build the capacity of the private sector along the livestock value chain.  By the end of this 5-year project, people, households, and communities in the counties of Garissa, Isiolo, Wajir, Marsabit, and Turkana will be more resilient in the face of complex risk and reoccurring drought. 

CNFA is looking for candidates with proven track records in East African development and the livestock sector, specifically with experience working in Kenya. 

CNFA is currently seeking applicants for a Livestock Policy Expert.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in the design, implementation, monitoring, and adaption of livestock policies, regulatory reforms, and/or frameworks in Northern Kenya;
  • Experience strengthening public-private sector relationships in the Kenyan livestock sector is required;
  • 2+ years of experience working on USAID-funded or other international donor-funded projects is strongly preferred;
  • Experience in the inclusion of youth and women into livestock value chains is strongly preferred;
  • Experience with the East African livestock import/export market is strongly preferred;
  • Prior experience working with or at Kenya’s public institutions is strongly preferred;
  • Knowledge of Kenyan institutions involved in livestock and livestock investment is preferred;
  • Familiarity with livestock insurance mechanisms is preferred;
  • Familiarity with the Northern Kenyan Livestock Sector;
  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree is preferred;
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English and Kiswahili are required; knowledge of local languages is strongly preferred. 

Women and Kenyan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Livestock Input Supply Expert-Kenya LWA

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Project Overview:

The USAID/Kenya Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems project will focus on the development of the livestock market system within Northern Kenya by linking activities to increase production of livestock and build the capacity of the private sector along the livestock value chain.  By the end of this 5-year project, people, households, and communities in the counties of Garissa, Isiolo, Wajir, Marsabit, and Turkana will be more resilient in the face of complex risk and reoccurring drought. 

CNFA is looking for candidates with proven track records in East African development and the livestock sector, specifically with experience working in Kenya. 

CNFA is currently seeking applicants for a Livestock Input Supply Expert.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in the Kenyan livestock industry, including cattle, sheep, goats, and camels is required;
  • Demonstrated success in strengthening livestock input supply chains, including support to producer organizations and veterinary service providers is required;
  • Experience developing commercial relationships among livestock input suppliers and livestock-related businesses is required;
  • Experience designing, implementing, monitoring, and adapting projects to improve herd management, livestock market infrastructure, quality standards, and veterinary service provision is strongly preferred;
  • 2+ years of experience working on USAID-funded projects is preferred;
  • Experience in the inclusion of women and youth in the livestock value chain is preferred;
  • Familiarity with the Northern Kenyan Livestock Sector is preferred;
  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree is preferred;
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English and Kiswahili are required; knowledge of local languages is strongly preferred. 

Women and Kenyan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Institutional Strengthening Expert-Kenya LWA

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Project Overview:

The USAID/Kenya Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems project will focus on the development of the livestock market system within Northern Kenya by linking activities to increase production of livestock and build the capacity of the private sector along the livestock value chain.  By the end of this 5-year project, people, households, and communities in the counties of Garissa, Isiolo, Wajir, Marsabit, and Turkana will be more resilient in the face of complex risk and reoccurring drought. 

CNFA is looking for candidates with proven track records in East African development and the livestock sector, specifically with experience working in Kenya. 

CNFA is currently seeking applicants for an Institutional Strengthening Expert.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in strengthening public and private institutions is required;
  • Experience facilitating coordination between multiple stakeholders, national and local governments, and the private sector is required;
  • Experience in the design and conduct of organizational capacity needs assessments is required;
  • Demonstrated success in the implementation, monitoring, and adaption of institutional strengthening plans, including training programs, tool development, and data management, with noted examples, is required;
  • Previous working experience with or at public organizations with existing contact is a plus;
  • Experience in event planning and logistics is strongly preferred;
  • Familiarity with the Northern Kenyan Livestock Sector is preferred;
  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree is preferred;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and a customer oriented approach are required;
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English and Kiswahili are required; knowledge of local languages is strongly preferred. 

Women and Kenyan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Access to Finance Expert-Kenya LWA

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Brief Project Overview:

The USAID/Kenya Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems project will focus on the development of the livestock market system within Northern Kenya by linking activities to increase production of livestock and build the capacity of the private sector along the livestock value chain.  By the end of this 5-year project, people, households, and communities in the counties of Garissa, Isiolo, Wajir, Marsabit, and Turkana will be more resilient in the face of complex risk and reoccurring drought. 

CNFA is looking for candidates with proven track records in East African development and the livestock sector, specifically with experience working in Kenya. 

CNFA is currently seeking applicants for an Access to Finance Expert.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience improving access to finance for communities with limited exposure and ability to use financial products, including advising businesses and community groups and collaborating with financial institutions is required;
  • Experience in the design, implementation, and adaptation of financial products and services for under-served communities and individuals is required;
  • Experience in private-sector finance, including financial institutions, microfinance, banks, and other financial service providers is strongly preferred;
  • 2+ years of experience working on donor-funded projects is required, USAID experience is strongly preferred;
  • Experience increasing access to finance for women and youth is strongly preferred;
  • Knowledge of the conditions that limit access to finance for pastoralists is preferred;
  • Familiarity with livestock insurance mechanisms is preferred;
  • Familiarity with the Northern Kenyan Livestock Sector is preferred;
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics or related field is required, Master’s degree is preferred;
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English and Kiswahili are required; knowledge of local languages is strongly preferred. 

Women and Kenyan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Senior Livestock Production Lead – Kenya LWA

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Brief Project Overview

The USAID/Kenya Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems project will focus on the development of the livestock market system within Northern Kenya by linking activities to increase production of livestock and build the capacity of the private sector along the livestock value chain.  By the end of this 5-year project, people, households, and communities in the counties of Garissa, Isiolo, Wajir, Marsabit, and Turkana will be more resilient in the face of complex risk and reoccurring drought. 

CNFA is looking for candidates with proven track records in East African development and the livestock sector, specifically with experience working in Kenya. 

CNFA is currently seeking applicants for a Livestock Productivity and Value Chain Advisor.

Women and Kenyan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

The Ideal Candidate’s Experience

  • 7+ years of experience in the East African livestock industry, including in livestock and other market systems development, is required, preferably in Northern Kenya;
  • Demonstrated success strengthening livestock sector value chains, including support to producer organizations, input and service providers, and ancillary value chain actors is required;
  • Experience designing and managing implementation of interventions that support improved herd management, livestock-related livelihood and small business development, rangeland rehabilitation, livestock market infrastructure, insurance, investment, processing, supply chain management, behavior change, quality standards, access to finance, and other related areas is strongly preferred;
  • 2+ years of experience working on USAID-funded projects is preferred;
  • Experience in the inclusion of youth and women into livestock value chains is strongly preferred;
  • Experience developing inclusive commercial relationships among livestock actors that facilitate the profitable participation of pastoralists and other vulnerable communities is preferred;
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree is strongly preferred;
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English and Kiswahili are required; knowledge of local languages is strongly preferred. 

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