World Vision Kenya – Community Mobilizer – THRIVE Project

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Key Responsibilities:

30% – Project planning and implementation

  • Coordinate effective and timely implementation of all interventions outlined under Local Value Chain development and any other related and cross cutting programme activities in the project.
  • Participate in the preparation of overall work plan and budget as well as develop activity plans and budgets for technical support of local value chain development interventions
  • Participate in developing different levels of progress report (weekly updates, situational reports, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports)
  • Supporting Project Quality Assurance (PQA) through organizing and supporting monitoring visits on L&R interventions.
  • Collaborate with relevant ministries and other relevant partners at the County and community levels to ensure integration and high level implementation the planned Local Value Chain activities
  • Work closely with relevant authorities to ensure all economic recovery and market systems interventions deployed in the communities are in alignment with L&R in emergency Standards
  • Work together with other staff/ to ensure that key trainings meets the standard required to facilitate, provide knowledge and reinforcement of desired L&R behaviour and practices.
  • Ensure that business processes, standards and guidelines related to Livelihood & resilience initiatives are effectively applied in project implementation.
  • Make technical input into the planning and design of project specific operational researches, including baseline and end line evaluation, post distribution monitoring related to L&R.
  • Conduct continuous activity and budget analysis to ensure adherence to the approved work, budget and procurement plans.

35% – Technical support

  • Work with communities and relevant stakeholders to identify key on-farm and off farm value chains to support
  • Support project market research on viable value chains
  • Ensure the target communities are mobilized and participate in the identified Local Value Chain Interventions
  • In consultation with other staff, government and partners sensitize and mobilize the communities to form Project Implementation units, producer groups
  • Support produce aggregation and marketing activities of the project
  • Work with Project Officer, local stakeholders and leaders to identify community champions/resource persons for LVCD, Empowered World View and Digitization of farmer records
  • In consultation with other staff develop capacity assessment tools for producer groups and develop a capacity development plan
  • Facilitate the capacity building of the partners and farmer groups on LVCD activities (Climate Smart Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, post-harvest management and value addition, transformational leadership)
  • Facilitate linkages of the savings groups to FAST product to enhance their performance
  • Ensure cross cutting themes are integrated into LVCD interventions
  • Provide technical support and timely feedback to the Project Manager on the LVCD interventions outlined in the THRIVE project.
  • Organize meetings with key local value chain actors and farmers to forge effective support of the LVCD interventions
  • Ensure adult and child safeguarding during the implementation of the planned interventions

20% – Quality assurance -Monitoring, Reporting, evaluation and Documentation

  • Ensure the community champions (LVCD, EWV and S4T) have necessary monitoring tools and are trained on the same
  • Develop project monitoring and reporting schedules in collaboration with the various stakeholders
  • Work with the community champions/facilitators to continuously train, monitor and mentor the performance of producer groups along identified value chains
  • Clean and Collate project performance data and ensure it is keyed into the relevant Monitoring Information System (MIS) on a monthly basis
  • Prepare weekly updates, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual progress reports
  • Documentation of key lessons learnt and successes stories from the target farmers
  • Continuously track progress of planned activities and outputs in the detailed implementation plan to ensure timely and quality implementation of plans
  • Support Monitoring and evaluation of THRIVE activities in coordination with M&E and relevant stakeholders.
  • Support farmer records digitization process and performance tracking in collaboration with community resource persons and relevant private actors
  • Together with farmers, partners, conduct regular reflection and learning events
  • Support the project data collection during baseline, end line, market assessments and post distribution assessments

10% – Strategic Engagement, Partnership and Networking

  • Represent World Vision in key L&R stakeholder forum/meetings and relevant networl‹s at the Ward, Sub-County and County levels.
  •  Facilitates linkages of the farmers groups to micro-finance institutions and skills development institutions
  • Strengthen partnerships with the county government and other partners for effective support and capacity development of the farmers for sustainability

5% – Others

  • Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor


  • The jobholder must have a minimum of a Diploma certificate in agriculture/Agricultural economics/ Developmental Studies or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with communities in either relief or development Livelihood and Resilience/Food security projects
  • Excellent English communication skills (both oral and written) with a good understanding the local dialect and context
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and Lotus Notes (or another main email system such as Microsoft Outlook)
  • A team player, capable of building the community capacity in economic recovery aspects
  • Ability to take initiative, a team leader able to work with minimum supervision
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and emotional maturity
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts
  • Understanding and demonstrated commitment to the importance of gender and other key issues in Economic empowerment
  • Able to ride a motorbike with a valid license





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