CAREERS

OPEN POSITIONS

FIELD OFFICER; WAJIR

CONTRACT: EIGHT MONTHS

BOMA is seeking to recruit a BOMA Field Officer based in Wajir to be an integral part of the implementation and management of project activities.

Reporting to: This position reports to the Graduation Advisor based in Wajir.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the Rural Entrepreneur Access Project (REAP), BOMA’s program that helps low-income women start businesses to uplift their living standards,
  • Provide mentoring to the agreed number of small businesses every year for a two-year cycle.
  • In a collaborative process with the community (Participatory Wealth Ranking) and BOMA Location Committees, target and identify eligible women for the program, based on BOMA’s criteria
  • Meet with established business groups, help them make decisions about their business and offer other guidance as needed,
  • Conduct business and savings trainings in the locations they represent.
  • Survey individuals and collect data on living standards, participation in savings groups, and other relevant information.
  • Represent BOMA at the Ward and Village level and report activities to the Graduation Advisor
  • Report on the businesses and savings groups’ performances to the Graduation Advisor
  • Provide accurate and comprehensive monthly reports to the Graduation Advisor based on BOMA’s monthly report template
  • Assess and strengthen the effectiveness of the BOMA Program and its implementation
  • Use Performance Insights, BOMA’s Technology Platform to Monitor and Improve Program results.
  • Adhere to weekly work schedule assigned by the Graduation Advisor
  • Perform a minimum of agreed visits per week to the business groups and savings groups for which you are responsible and upload all data collected on daily basis.

Requirements

  • At least a Degree in community development/social sciences or any other relevant field
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a similar position in Northern Kenya
  • Demonstrable ability to coordinate field activities
  • Proven competency/experience in data collection and basic analysis
  • Possession of self-drive; able to work with minimal supervision
  • Good report writing and computer skills
  • Fluent in the local dialects of the location

How to Apply:

Interested and suitable qualified candidates to submit their application, including Cover Letter, detailed CV, daytime telephone contact, and three professional referees to recruit@bomaproject.org  (do not include copies of certificates).

Give details of your current salary and the expectation in this position on the body of your Application Cover Letter.  The subject line of your application should be clearly marked Field Officer – Wajir

Applications must be received by Wednesday, 9th September 2020; late applications will not be considered.

BOMA is an equal opportunity employer

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

 

FIELD OFFICER: GARISSA

CONTRACT: EIGHT MONTHS

BOMA is seeking to recruit a BOMA Field Officer based in Garissa to be an integral part of the implementation and management of project activities.

Reporting to: This position reports to the Graduation Advisor based in Wajir.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the Rural Entrepreneur Access Project (REAP), BOMA’s program that helps low-income women start businesses to uplift their living standards,
  • Provide mentoring to the agreed number of small businesses every year for a two-year cycle.
  • In a collaborative process with the community (Participatory Wealth Ranking) and BOMA Location Committees, target and identify eligible women for the program, based on BOMA’s criteria
  • Meet with established business groups, help them make decisions about their business and offer other guidance as needed,
  • Conduct business and savings trainings in the locations they represent.
  • Survey individuals and collect data on living standards, participation in savings groups, and other relevant information.
  • Represent BOMA at the Ward and Village level and report activities to the Graduation Advisor
  • Report on the businesses and savings groups’ performances to the Graduation Advisor
  • Provide accurate and comprehensive monthly reports to the Graduation Advisor based on BOMA’s monthly report template
  • Assess and strengthen the effectiveness of the BOMA Program and its implementation
  • Use Performance Insights, BOMA’s Technology Platform to Monitor and Improve Program results.
  • Adhere to weekly work schedule assigned by the Graduation Advisor
  • Perform a minimum of agreed visits per week to the business groups and savings groups for which you are responsible and upload all data collected on daily basis.

Requirements

  • At least a Degree in community development/social sciences or any other relevant field
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a similar position in Northern Kenya
  • Demonstrable ability to coordinate field activities
  • Proven competency/experience in data collection and basic analysis
  • Possession of self-drive; able to work with minimal supervision
  • Good report writing and computer skills
  • Fluent in the local dialects of the location

How to Apply:

Interested and suitable qualified candidates to submit their application, including Cover Letter, detailed CV, daytime telephone contact, and three professional referees to recruit@bomaproject.org  (do not include copies of certificates)

Give details of your current salary and the expectation in this position on the body of your Application Cover Letter.  The subject line of your application should be clearly marked Field Officer – Garissa.

Applications must be received by Wednesday, 9th September 2020 late applications will not be considered.

BOMA is an equal opportunity employer

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.