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Openings at Concern Worldwide


Openings at Concern Worldwide,

We are an international humanitarian organisation dedicated to tackling poverty and suffering in the world’s poorest countries. Concern Worldwide began working in Kenya in May 2002 with the development of an urban programme in Nairobi. Our work expanded into a multi-sectoral programme focusing on urban and rural livelihoods, primary education, HIV

Officer, Education

Job Summary:

The Officer, Education will be responsible for the implementation of education programme activities in Marsabit County in close collaboration and support from the County Programme Manager, Marsabit and the Field Operations Coordinator. S/he will in collaboration and partnership with the County and National level ministry of education offices in Marsabit, undertake roll out of education sector activities, regular reporting and quality control; and additionally work closely with the Field Operations Coordinator to undertake fundraising efforts for the education programme.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Programme management

  • Work closely with the County Programme Manager to develop the Marsabit Education sector Costed Work Plans and implementation plans
  • Take lead in the implementation of education sector activities in Marsabit County in line with the approved costed work plan and implementation plans
  • Represent Concern in the education sector forums in Marsabit County and where necessary at national level forums
  • Work closely with the education sector stakeholders in Marsabit County including but not limited to the department of education at County and Sub County levels, school heads and boards of management, communities within the target schools and other partners undertaking education programmes in Marsabit

Monitoring, learning and evaluation

  • With support from the County Programme Manager, develop an education sector monitoring plan for Marsabit County and oversee its implementation
  • Spend at least 60% of time visiting project sites with field visit reports prepared at the end of every monitoring trip.
  • Participation in relevant monthly and quarterly review meetings.


  • Adhere to and promote the standards outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct and associated policies to their team, beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment
  • Participating and contributing towards Concern’s emergency response, as and when necessary
  • Take all possible measures to meet Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS)
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Line Manager

Person Specification:

Minimum Education, Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Education.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience implementing education program with a focus on improving literacy and numeracy skills as well as supporting girl’s education and STEM in schools.
  • Experience in Child Protection programming for most vulnerable children
  • Working knowledge in alternative education pathways e.g. catch up and TVET
  • Experience in application of Child to Child approach in Life Skills development
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams
  • Proficient in the use of computer and applications
  • Fluency in spoken and written language in English and Swahili

Preference will be given to candidates who have:

  • Good understanding of cross cutting issues such as gender, HIV and AIDS, DRR, etc.
  • High integrity and demonstrated ability to follow standards and policies
  • Ability to work in a systematic and organized manner
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Energy to work long hours and be out in the field all day
  • Analytical Skills – critical thinking & Data analysis.
  • In-depth understanding of procedures with strong technical knowledge.
  • Be willing to accept responsibility and to show good judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness

Consultancy For Endline Evaluation of the Drought Emergency Response for Food and Nutrition Security (DERF) project in Marsabit, Turkana and Samburu

Key Tasks of the Evaluation:

For the objectives of the consultancy to be achieved, as a minimum, the following key tasks are to be performed by the consultant:

  • Undertake desk review of the relevant project documents including the Project Proposal, Project detailed Implementation Plans, Project Reports and any other relevant documents and should take into consideration USAID/BHA evaluation guidelines and standards.
  • Develop an inception report detailing the process and methodologies to be employed to achieve the objective of this consultancy as stated above. It should include the detailed data collection and sampling design, analysis and output framework and timetable. Present for review and further inputs before proceeding with the development of data collection instruments.
  • Design, develop, critique and refine data collection tools including translation to the local languages, where appropriate.
  • Prepare training materials in consultation with the team, and conduct the survey training to enumerators and supervisors covering all details in the survey tools.
  • Conduct a comprehensive field based project evaluation [using both quantitative and qualitative data collection methods] and collect data, based on the criteria and objectives of the evaluation. The field visits and evaluations will run concurrently in the three target counties.
  • Carry out data analysis of the quantitative and qualitative data, and write up the final assessment report.
  • Present the draft report to the team for review before producing a second draft.
  • Submit an end of project evaluation report

Outputs and Deliverables

  • An inception report detailing how the evaluation criteria questions, the evaluation methodology, work plan/schedule, budget and draft data collection tools.
  • Validation Workshop of evaluation findings with Concern Worldwide and ACTED after generating the draft evaluation report.
  • The evaluator shall share a short presentation of outcome findings, insights into contribution pathways and feasible recommendations with the Program team at least 3 working days before the validation workshop.
  • Final Evaluation report of no more than 20 pages (excluding executive summary, references & annexes) covering all the evaluation objectives.
  • Most Significant Change Stories: At minimum of 3 – one-page Most Significant Change stories must be part of the annexes.
  • Other documents/materials such as raw data files, quantitative data files, transcripts of FGDs, photographs taken, outcomes matrix, at least one change story per ward.


  • Concern will pay the consultant a competitive professional fee for an estimated period of thirty-three working (33) days excluding data collection and field logistical costs. This duration is inclusive of the time required for all work including document review, field visits, debriefing, and final submission of the evaluation report.NB: – The payment is subject to withholding tax and other requirements under the Laws of Kenya or applicable tax obligations as per the Consultant researcher’s country of residence.

Working conditions

  • The Senior Manager, MEAL and Manager, Survey and surveillance in collaboration with the Coordinator, Livelihoods will manage this end line evaluation consultancy. The consultant will also work closely with the Manager Livelihoods, Senior Manager, Health, Nutrition, and County Program Managers in the project counties. The consultant will also liaise with implementing partners SAPCONE and PACIDA. In addition, the consultant will work closely with Departments for Environment, Water and Natural Resources, Department for Agriculture Fisheries and Livestock Development and Department of Health of Marsabit, Turkana and Samburu Counties. The MEAL team will provide full support and coordinate the data collection and stakeholder engagement in collaboration with field staff.


The consultant(s) applying for the end term evaluation must meet the following minimum qualification criteria:

  • Minimum experience of 5 years conducting evaluations along USAID/BHA OECD-DAC evaluation criteria, ideally leading an evaluation team and experience of designing evaluation methodology / tools, data analysis.
  • At least 5 years’ experience using Value-for-Money tools and methodologies.
  • At least 5 years’ experience of working in development contexts in Arid and Semi-Arid (ASAL) areas in Kenya.
  • In-depth knowledge and at least 5 years’ experience of using quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • Individuals or firms with a background and at least 5 years’ experience in research methods, Food and Nutrition Security, Livelihoods/ social work or development studies.

Required documentation with your proposal:

  • Company / Consultant profile
  • Certificate of Incorporation (firms) or National ID card (individual)
  • Valid Tax Compliance Certificate
  • PIN Certificate
  • Company / Consultant’s Profile
  • CVs of key staff
  • Certificate/reference information of previous undertakings of similar contracts with
  • NGOs/UN agencies
  • Safeguarding Policy, Code of Conduct etc. or what are the necessary provisions have you put in place to keep everyone safe in the course of your engagement
  • Attach copy of Certificate of Good Conduct or proof that you have applied for the same
  • A detailed work plan with milestones
  • Confirm the gender ratio for the team that you will be engaging in this exercise
  • Technical proposal
  • Financial proposal
  • Evidence of previous related works in Marsabit, Turkana & Samburu Counties (e.g. Technical design reports)
  • Work plan (Gantt chart) showing specific milestone

Method of Application

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