RLA County Support Officer – ACDI/VOCA – Samburu

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Project operations, communications, and logistics
Support PREG County Leads and PREG Learning in implementation of activities at the county level, including but not limited to administrative, coordination, and logistical support for workshops, meetings, webinars, capacity building initiatives, learning activities, and other events.
Support PREG 2.0 activities in collaboration with PREG Learning’s Communications team and the PREG County Teams that are focused on improving knowledge management and strategic communications, including information sharing, knowledge capture, and reporting on county activities, updates, successes, collaboration, and learning.
Work with PREG County Teams and PREG Learning and other RLA partners (e.g., National Drought Management Agency, local service providers / grants) to capture relevant information and updates on shocks and stresses in the counties that contribute to learning
and support evidence-based decision making at the county and national level.
Engage in regular travel between counties based on activity needs.
Monitoring and Reporting
Collaborate with PREG Learning and the PREG County Teams to support PREG 2.0 activities that strengthen M&E and data analytics, including data collection, monitoring activities of local organizations and institutions receiving RLA funding, and 3rd party monitoring for learning.
Support RLA Learning to monitor the implementation of USAID Workplan and RLA indicators through data collection forms. This includes identification of capacity building for local organizations, county offices and institutions to develop and maintain an excellent internal CLA system and evidence-based learning questions. These initiatives should inform evidence-based learning and all these entities to also apply other USAID CLA, including regular reflection and analysis of program monitoring data.
Support PREG Learning with systematizing feedback loop processes for PREG County activities, including pause and reflect sessions, after action reviews, strategic reviews, phone and online surveys, interviews, and other methods.

Collaboration and partnerships coordination
Engage with county PREG Partners, county government officials, local organizations and communities and provide support as needed.
Support PREG 2.0 activities in collaboration with PREG Learning and the PREG County Teams focused on strengthening learning and adaptive management of the partnership and local organizations and institutions.
Perform other work-related duties as assigned by PREG Learning.

Qualifications and Competencies
Bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent in development, research methods, economics, social sciences, project management or relevant field experience.
Minimum two years of experience in organizing meetings, supporting learning and adaptive management activities, and experience in emergency and development programming is preferred.
Knowledge of program resilience framework and approaches in the fragile context is an asset.
Good interpersonal and networking skills
Excellent report writing and strong computer skills especially with MS Word and Excel and other related packages.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
Ability to travel and work within the ASAL counties.
Previous work experience with PREG partners desired.

Method of Application
Please submit a resume to HRKenya@acdivoca.org no later than March 06, 2023.
In the subject line, please include the position title.
Applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalist will be contacted.
ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer.