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Recruiter: Action Against Hunger US Updated on: 2018-01-26 02:10:02
Contract Permanent
Location: Eastern Available: ASAP
Category: Non-Profit Organisations
Nutrition / Food Security
Monitoring and Evaluation
Health and Population
Public Sector



Direct line manager: Country Director

Line management of: Logistics Officer; Base Admin

Duty Station: Isiolo, Kenya

Contract Duration: 1 year renewable based on performance and funding.

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Job Specification

Founded in 1979, AAH International (Action Against Hunger) is an international humanitarian organization that delivers programs in over 40 countries. Recognized worldwide as a leader in the fight against hunger, our mission is to save lives through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition, especially during and after emergency situations and conflicts. From crisis to sustainability, AAH tackles the underlying causes of malnutrition and its effects. By integrating our programs with local and national systems, we further ensure that short-term interventions become long-term solutions. With Head Offices in France, the United Kingdom, Spain, the United States and Canada, our international network shares its combined resources, breadth of experience and technical expertise in pursuit of a world without hunger.

AAH has been present in Kenya since 2001. Currently the organization is implementing program activities in West Pokot, Isiolo,Bungoma, Busia, Trans Nzoia and  Kakamega.

The overall role of Head of Region includes developing a vision for the organization suited for the region; developing and maintaining a geographical expertise of the region including what are the priorities, capacities at region-level, opportunities, etc. ; maintaining constant and constructive engagement with local authorities and local actors; overseeing grant management at field level with particular focus on ensuring that the project is on-scope, on-time and on-budget; and ensuring that the program maintains the adequate level of overall coordination of all activities at field level, while ensuring that finance, logistic, HR and security are properly managed at base level.

Specific responsibilities:

More specifically, the following tasks shall be performed by the Head of Region:

1. On developing a vision for the region and developing a geographical expertise, the Head of Region’s responsibilities will be to:


2. On representation at region level, the Head of Region is responsible to:  


3. On grant management & compliance, the Head of Region is responsible for overseeing grant management and compliance at base level including:


4. On program implementation and coordination, while the Program managers report to the relevant Tech Coordinator, the Head of region role includes:


5. On finance management, the Head of region is responsible of managing finance at base level including:


6. On Logistics, the Head of Region is responsible for ensuring that logistics at base level is properly managed including:


7. On HR management, the Head of Region is responsible of ensuring HR compliancy at base level and generally managing HR including:  


8. On security management, the Head of Region is responsible for security management of the region including, in coordination with Log Coordinator and Head of mission:   

What AAH will offer:


Closing Date :  25th January 2018 by Close of Business 5pm. Applications sent after the closing date and time will not be considered.

Interested candidates should submit their applications through


Position opened to Kenyan Nationals only 

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