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Field Facilitator (Busia County)

SustaiNet Group

This is a Full-time position in Kenya posted 06/12/2017.

We are looking to recruit a Field Facilitator who will work directly under the under the guidance and direct supervision of the Project Coordinator.

He / She will be responsible for field support to SustaiNet supported community projects and to work alongside community leaders to set-up, implement, monitor and close projects in Busia County.

Specific tasks will include;


  • Oversee spring well project activities in Busia region and any other relevant project that will have been acquired in the course of this contract duration within the same region.
  • Recruitment of community groups and individual beneficiaries participating in the project activities using the approved eligibility criteria and maintaining a proper database of the same.
  • Directly implement all the proposed inclusive value chains through recruitment of clients, monitoring of progress and uptake and ensuring progressive reporting to the supervisor.
  • Identification of potential spring wells for construction in consultation with the county director of water
  • Mobilization of target communities, establishment of water user groups and strengthen of governance structures
  • Coordination and supervision of the spring well construction
  • Training of the target community on WASH in close collaboration with the county WASH coordinator
  • Training of the spring well committees on maintenance and catchment conservation
  • Formation of community management groups and facilitating training of such groups in group management, financial literacy, Business entrepreneurship and good agricultural practices including post-harvest handling and distribution of inputs and any other resources as may be determined by the immediate supervisor.
  • Development and maintenance of beneficiaries’ database using the approved project template
  • Carrying out needs assessment of a community before the initiation of a project
  • Preparing and submitting to the supervisor all the defined monthly technical reports, BTOR’s capturing main achievements, lessons learnt, challenges and recommendations within the framework of every work plan.
  • Strengthening of project portfolio through collaboration with stakeholders in the respective projects by organizing of such meetings or direct involvement with other stakeholders or representing the Programme Coordinator where necessary in strategic county meetings.
  • Undertake proper maintenance and use of assigned project assets and resources.

Knowledge, Skills and abilities

  • Diploma in Social sciences, development studies and Agriculture
  • A degree in social sciences, development studies or agriculture would be an added advantage
  • Experience in community development, training on WASH
  • The incumbent must have strong communication abilities, networking and training skills are essential.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili, both written and spoken.
  • Preferably a resident of Busia or someone willing to relocate to Busia

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Degree in Business Administration
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience with an NGO or Donor funded programmes
  • The incumbent must have strong communication and analytical abilities
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English.


Interested persons should forward their Application Letter with Curriculum Vitae, Educational Certificates and transcripts on or before 10th December 2017. Indicate current and expected salary.

Applicants should indicate “Application – Project Admin & Finance Manager” on their application letters and email submissions.

If you have not heard from us by 20th December 2017 consider your application having not been successful.

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