Location: Kenya, Homa Bay
Through the guidance of the STA-DREAMS and STA-OVC, develop
and implement HES and ES strategies to contribute to the DREAMS and OVC
objectives and outcomes.
Mainstream gender equity and QA/QI principles within HES and
ES interventions in consultation with the Gender and QA/QI Technical
Lead the processes of conducting, updating, and disseminating
the project’s Local Market Analysis/Assessment, and ensure continued
adherence to the same in implementing the elements of economic
Design and lead initiatives to leverage government economic
support opportunities including skills development (vocational training
and subsequent business start-ups), internships, and employment.
Lead Evidence-based Economic strengthening service delivery,
budget management, monitoring, and reporting activities throughout
relevant project cycles – project design, start-up, implementation, and
close-out – in line with PATH program quality principles and standards,
donor requirements, and good practices to ensure quality, timeliness, and
efficiency of all deliverables.
Ensure project team and partner staff use the appropriate
Economic strengthening systems and tools.
Ensure integrated implementation of HES interventions in case
management to maximize impact for beneficiary households.
Lead the project’s public and private partnerships
initiatives for resource leveraging and synergy, and provide periodic
quantification of the PPP contributions to the project’s cost share.
Manage talent and supervise the ES team both at project and
LIP levels to ensure optimal use of their expertise to support project
outcomes through performance coaching, mentorship, and accompaniment.
Lead the development, dissemination, and implementation of
Economic strengthening strategies, approaches, guidance, standard
operating procedures, tools, and various job aids to facilitate and
strengthen referral networks amongst social service providers.
Provide technical assistance, guidance, and capacity
strengthening for USAID Nuru Ya Mtoto project staff and LIPs on Economic
Champion learning with project staff and partner teams.
Analyze and evaluate project performance data following MEAL
policy. Proactively identify issues and concerns and use
participatory processes to overcome implementation obstacles.
Coordinate and monitor financial and material resources
relevant to achieving the assigned project outcome. Through planning and
oversight ensure efficient use of project resources.
Assist with the preparation of trends analysis reports and
disseminate results. Review project documentation to ensure the project
file is complete with all required documentation and is filed per agency
and donor requirements.
Maintain relationships and represent PATH with DCS, peer
organizations, research, and other institutions, participate in relevant
forums and knowledge networks to collect and share promising practices in
case management systems and referral networks, promote PATH’s work, and
contribute to the PATH learning agenda.
Education and Experience
A master’s degree in a relevant field with a minimum of 4
years of work experience in advisory with at least 3 years in an advisory
role in Economic strengthening about OVC and DREAMS, ideally with an
international NGO, or
A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a minimum of 7
years experience with at least 3 years in an advisory role in Economic
strengthening about OVC programming and DREAMS, ideally with an
Prior experience using community-led saving group MIS.
Experience working with small-scale farmers, value chain
development, enterprise development, agribusiness, and financial-based
institutions with a focus on vulnerable populations.
Experience working with the private and public sector.
Demonstrated ability to develop user-friendly guidance,
tools, and standard operating procedures for use at health facilities,
CSO/CBO, and community levels.
Relevant grant management experience, especially for USG or
other public donors, is a plus.
Experience working with stakeholders at various levels
including but not limited to State and government actors, LIPs, civil
society, healthcare providers, and social service providers.
Experience analyzing data and contributing to evaluation
Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel,
Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
with the ability to make sound judgments.
Strong communication, and relationship management skills and
the ability to work effectively with local stakeholders. Representation
Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching
Proactive, results-oriented, and
Good technical writing skills in English
How To Apply