Tearfund – Humanitarian Advisor (Cash and Contingency Planning)

Tearfund have recently scaled up our response to the Food Security crisis in East Africa (South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somaliland, Kenya) and this has created a new opportunity for an experienced humanitarian to join our team to support our response in the region and build on the effectiveness of Tearfund and partner staff in the areas of cash transfer programming (CTP) and contingency planning.

The successful applicant will take on responsibility to provide technical support in CTP, including working alongside partner organisations and Tearfund operational teams in needs assessments, strategic planning, the drafting of proposals, donor reporting, training, rolling out procedures and guidelines, and strengthening monitoring, evaluation and accountability. To be considered for the role, you will be able to demonstrate significant experience in CTP, preferably within the region or at least in a similar context.

In addition to this this role will support each country programme to develop their contingency planning, including training and close accompaniment, and to feed this planning into their own country strategies and the broader response strategy appropriately.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and interested individual who has good understanding of and experience in the Humanitarian sector, who can effectively influence and negotiate and who can work well in a diverse team.

The successful post holder will also contribute more broadly to provide strategic guidance to the organisation by building evidence, embedding learning, engaging in regional innovation in sectoral thinking and applying this to different contexts in the region. The role will facilitate good practice to ensure Tearfund’s work builds the resilience of the most marginalised and vulnerable in line with Tearfund’s own Quality Standards .

Applicants require strong English language skills (written and spoken).

All applicants must be committed to Tearfund’s Christian beliefs.

This is a fixed term position for 2 years.

Location: The position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya with significant travel within the East African region (South Sudan, Somaliland, Kenya and Ethiopia).  Applicants must be able to provide proof of the right to live and work in Kenya.

Salary: Tearfund offer a nationally market matched salary and benefits package at 3,174,744 KES per annum. There are no expatriate benefits offered with this position.

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