County Coordinator

Vacancy: County Coordinator (3) Positions (Leave No Girl Behind, LNGB) Location: Marsabit, Garissa, Isiolo Counties, Kenya About us CMMB is a global non-governmental, humanitarian and development organization with a special focus on making healthcare available to all. The Leave No Girl Behind (LNGB) is a project under the Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) of the United Kingdom Department for International Development. This initiative aims to support the hardest to reach, highly marginalized out-of-school adolescent girls aged between 10 and 19 years in Isiolo, Marsabit and Garissa to gain basic literacy, numeracy and other relevant skills. CMMB will work with the Ministry of Education’s Council of Nomadic Education, County Education Boards and Gender Departments to help these girls achieve foundational-to-fluent literacy, numeracy and life skills thus improving their learning opportunities in order to realize their full potential and transform their future. The Position CMMB is recruiting for three County Coordinators to be based in Marsabit, Garissa and Isiolo counties for an anticipated award under the DfID-funded LNGB solicitation. These positions will report to the Project Manager (LNGB). As County Coordinator (LNGB), your primary function will be to ensure all planned activities in your county of assignment are carried out as scheduled with effective involvement of other county-level stakeholders such as government agencies, religious and local community leaders. You will ensure open communication between the project and its stakeholders to ensure buy-in and support for achieving the LNGB objectives. You will demonstrate CMMB and Caritas’ high ethical and programmatic standards in all you do. Duties & Responsibilities ▪ Oversee day-to-day LNGB project implementation in the county of assignment. ▪ Liaise with government officials and other leaders (inc. all faiths) within the county to ensure the project is understood, accepted and supported. ▪ Work closely with assigned representatives of pastoralist communities the project is focused on to ensure their full engagement. ▪ Guide local civil society actors to engage positively with local government to ensure workplans and budgets are developed in support of county development plans. ▪ Work closely with civil society groups who are active in the field of Gender-Based Violence and Girls’ Rights. Qualifications and Experience: ▪ Certificate/Diploma in development studies or related field. ▪ At least four years’ experience in rural development in pastoralist areas. ▪ Experience working with girls’ issues (either directly or supporting those who are). ▪ Proven skills in planning, implementing and reporting on field-level development projects. ▪ Demonstrated record that reflects high ethical standards and taking responsibility to deliver results. ▪ Demonstrated ability to build good relations with the full range of local stakeholders active at county level. ▪ Ability to communicate in the applicable local dialect for your county of assignment. Terms of offer We strive to live out our core values of collaboration, love, excellence and respect every day. We provide our employees with a competitive salary and a meaningful benefits package, with opportunities to learn and grow. We especially encourage all persons of diverse backgrounds to apply. How to apply Interested applicants should submit their application together with resume/CV to indicating position applied for on the subject line by 30th June 2017. Include telephone and email contacts of 3 references and your daytime telephone/cellphone contact. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. To learn more about us, visit our website at

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