Centre for Domestic Training and Development – Shelter Program Officer (Nairobi).

Controlling costs, and in particular is responsible for ensuring costs of items; utilities and shelter maintenance are kept at the minimum, through involvement in the procurement process.

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Talia Agler Girls’ Shelter (TAGS) was established in January, 2012 by the Centre for Domestic Training and Development (CDTD) to Reach, Rescue, Rehabilitate and Reintegrate trafficked and abused girls. The purpose of TAGS is to complement a broader program of CDTD – Domestic Workers Transformation Program, which seeks to transform the lives of Domestic Workers in Kenya. Working through the 4R’s, TAGS engages with all partners intervening in girl child issues to identify and assist abused and trafficked girls aged 10-24 years drawn from Kenya and the neighboring countries. TAGS ensures that rescued girls’ access direct services appropriate for their recovery and social reintegration/family re-union where possible. TAGS has transformed the lives of more than 700 girls. We have an exciting position for a Shelter Program Officer. The incumbent will be reporting to the CDTD Director.
 
The position’s responsibilities are highlighted below.
  • Managing the shelter’s finances, operations and staff
  • Take a leading role in network and partnership building through cooperating with the existing and expected partners / stakeholders and running workshops as well as activities
  • Support engagement with partners collaborations and partnerships
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports
  • Support in fundraising and proposal development activities
  • Resource mobilization, liaisons and networking
  • Keeping track of budgets, cash forecasts, petty cash and other financial issues in consultation with the management
  • Controlling costs, and in particular is responsible for ensuring costs of items; utilities and shelter maintenance are kept at the minimum, through involvement in the procurement process.
  • Continuously review food preparation and storage systems to ensure better hygiene is maintained in order to ensure residents’ health is not jeopardized
  • Ensuring the inventory system is up-to-date and monitor the receipt, issue and recording of all food/non-food items
  • Supervising the log of all facilities and equipment maintenance work done on the property
  • Inspecting food storage, preparation and related areas to ensure these areas are maintained in proper sanitary conditions
  • Ensuring residents’ safety and security, proper maintenance of the shelter and the compound at all times
  • Ensuring that the security officers adhere to all standard operating procedures.
  • Promoting peaceful co-existence of residents and staff and ensuring all reported incidents are dealt with according to the official rules and regulations
  • Devising and implementing shift rotas for staff
  • Perform any other duties as may be required from time to time
Qualifications
  • Diploma or degree in social sciences, project management or related field
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in development sector
  • Excellent writing and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Experience in resource mobilization an added advantage
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of working with government departments and NGOs
  • Experience in operational planning and management
  • Computer literacy
HOW TO APPLY:
 
Please send your CV (not more than 3 pages) and application letter clearly indicating your previous experience relevant to the position to info@cdtd.org
 
 
 
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