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The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) is a national indigenous Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was started in 2006 and is registered in Kenya under the NGO Coordination Act. ICE vision is one of empowered communities living in healthy ecosystems. ICE mission is to promote harnessing of indigenous knowledge for environmental conservation and sustainable livelihoods of local communities. ICE is desirous to improve its cash management, fixed asset management, financial data entry and reporting for improved financial management resulting to increased effectiveness and efficiency in its financial operations. Therefore, ICE would like to procure SAGE 200 Evolution ERP. Click here for a more detailed terms of reference. Interested service providers should submit their technical and financial proposal by email to; procure@icekenya.org and CC martin@icekenya.org by 10th November, 2023 at 5.00pm. Only proposals submitted through the emails provided will be accepted.

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The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) is a national indigenous Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was started in 2006 and is registered in Kenya under the NGO Coordination Act. ICE vision ...

Part time - Consultancies, Tenders
Nairobi
Posted 9 months ago

The Institute for Culture & Ecology is sourcing for Medical Insurance cover quotations for year 2023/2024 from qualified medical insurance service providers.

Kindly send expression of interest to Institute for Culture and Ecology for more details. The expression of interest with profile of the company should be sent to procure@icekenya.org  and copied to martin@icekenya.org by 5.00pm Friday, 31st May 2023.

The Institute for Culture & Ecology is sourcing for Medical Insurance cover quotations for year 2023/2024 from qualified medical insurance service providers. Kindly send expression of interest to ...

Tenders
Nairobi
Posted 1 year ago

Institute for Culture and Ecology-ICE wishes to re-advertise the sale of motor vehicle Toyota RAV4 KCH 692U. See attached poster and photos for more details and viewing. Deadline for bidding is 27th October 2022. 

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Institute for Culture and Ecology-ICE wishes to re-advertise the sale of motor vehicle Toyota RAV4 KCH 692U. See attached poster and photos for more details and viewing. Deadline for bidding is 27th ...

Full time, Part time - Consultancies
Nairobi
Posted 1 year ago

Development of an interactive Map for Institute for Culture and Ecology’s Project Areas

  1. Background

Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) is a Kenyan non-governmental organization (NGO) that was established in 2006 under the NGO Coordination Act. ICE was established in response to a clear need in Kenya to promote culture\'s inherent and natural role in environmental and resource management. The organization works with communities to rediscover the significance of local knowledge and naturally endowed resources/potentials in improving livelihoods and conserving the environment leading to livelihood improvement for communities.

ICE mandate is to promote environmental conservation and natural resource management through buttressing traditional knowledge in community-based environmental and resource management initiatives and facilitating cultural-based learning that would lead to social and ecological wellbeing of the earth community.

ICE wishes to hire an external consultant to develop an interactive map that will capture project areas and initiatives the organisation is involved in. The map will be uploaded in the organization’s website hence should be compatible with a website built on WordPress Operating System.

2. Objective of the assignment

The purpose of this consultancy is to develop an interactive map of ICE project areas with the different initiatives undertaken, and provide training to technical staff so that they are able to update and maintain the maps on their own.

3. Expected Results and Deliverables

The consultant is expected to;

  • Submit a proposal including methodology, support strategy, work plan and budget to ICE.
  • Develop one interactive map that will be incorporated into ICE’s website.
  • Submit final maps (soft and hard copy) and present to ICE.
  • Undertake a training session for ICE’s technical staff on the whole process of interactive map maintenance and updates.

4. Qualifications

To qualify for this assignment, the consultant should possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in GIS and remote sensing
  • Good understanding and knowledgeable in QGIS or ArcGIS
  • Three years’ experience in collection, management, manipulation, analysis, modelling and dissemination of spatially referenced information and development of maps.
  • Demonstrate competence in map development
  • Highly effective team player.
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Attention to detail

5. Duration of the assignment and starting period

The consultant will be expected to undertake the task within three weeks from the day of signing the contract and remittance of the deposit by ICE. 

6. How to apply

Qualified and interested candidates should send their application and CV highlighting relevant experience and a technical proposal, including budget to procure@icekenya.org and cc. martin@icekenya.org and info@icekenya.org by 23rd October, 2022.

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Development of an interactive Map for Institute for Culture and Ecology’s Project Areas Background Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) is a Kenyan non-governmental organization (NGO) that was es...

Full time, Part time - Consultancies
Posted 1 year ago

Details: Terms of Reference

Deadline: 5th September 2022

BACKGROUND

The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) is a national indigenous Non-governmental Organization (NGO) that was started in 2006 and is registered in Kenya under the NGO Coordination Act. ICE was founded out of a visible need to promote the inherent and natural role of culture in environmental and resource management in Kenya. ICE vision is that of empowered communities harnessing indigenous knowledge for healthy people and ecosystems. Its mission is to promote indigenous knowledge for environmental conservation and to enhance the livelihoods of local communities.

ICE received funding to implement a project titled, “Enhancing climate change resilience of communities living adjacent to water catchments and sacred forest ecosystems in Eastern Kenya” which will be undertaken in Ntugi sacred hill (Tharaka Nithi County) and Upper and Lower Imenti forest (Meru County). The project aims at enhancing climate change resilience of communities adjacent to water catchments and sacred forest ecosystems for livelihood improvement and ecosystem vitality. This will be guided by three main objectives namely:

  1. To build the capacity of 600 community members living adjacent Ntugi Sacred Hill and Upper and Lower Imenti forest to adapt to changing climatic conditions by July 2025
  2. To restore ecological integrity of the three critical ecosystems (sacred ecosystems and water catchments) by July 2025
  3. To reduce human-elephant conflicts for enhanced biodiversity protection by July 2025

DESCRIPTION OF THE ASSIGNMENT

To provide an independent survey of the target community livelihood options; degradation level of target ecosystems; and biodiversity status in Imenti forest. The survey will also involve analyzing the proposed activities to determine their effectiveness against the set goal. This will help review and refocus the proposed activities in order to meet the goal of the project.

SCOPE OF WORK

In particular, the survey should consider the following:

  1. Community livelihood
  2. What are the main livelihood options for communities living adjacent to target ecosystems?
  3. What is their level of vulnerability to climate change?
  4. Significance of natural resources to communities
  5. Tree cover
  6. What is the hectarage of degraded area in Imenti forest?
  7. What is the hectarage of degraded area in Ntugi sacred hill?
  8. Biodiversity in Imenti forest Ecosystem
  9. What is the elephant population in the ecosystem?
  10. Which are the major elephant movement corridors within the ecosystem?
  11. What are the major elephant attractions within Imenti forest ecosystem?
  12. What are the major threats facing elephants in the ecosystem?
  13. Stakeholders
  14. Who are the key stakeholders in the target ecosystems?
  15. What are the roles of the different stakeholders in management and conservation of the target ecosystems?
  16. CFA
  17. Train Imenti Forest (MEFECAP) CFA on development of their constitution and by-laws which will be essential in governing and running the CFA activities.

METHODOLOGY

The consultant will: -

  • Review project proposal
  • Interview ICE project team

The consultant will display in the technical proposal how he/she will conduct the survey, data collection and present the findings. The consultant will also submit financial proposal alongside the expression of interest. Both the technical and financial proposals will be reviewed and approved by ICE Management before commencement of the work. The consultant will conduct the survey independent of the implementing organisation’s interference.

ASSIGNMENT DURATION

The consultancy should be completed in 9 working days as indicated below

Activity Number of days
A briefing meeting of consultant with ICE Management to discuss the technical and financial proposals, sign contract and collect project documents for review1
Consultant planning and preparation: Review project documents and develop data collection tools and share them with ICE for comments.1
Field work for survey and data collection3
Training of Meru Forest Environmental Conservation and Protection (MEFECAP) Association1
Developing and submission of the draft report to ICE2
Incorporating comments and submitting/presenting the final Project Report to ICE1
Total Days9

DOCUMENTS TO BE PROVIDED BY THE CONSULTANT

  • Project proposal and budget

DELIVERABLES

The following outputs are expected from the consultant:

  • Inception report of less than 5 pages, including expression of interest, technical and financial proposals
  • A draft report detailing the methodology, findings, and recommendations. This report will be shared with ICE for comments/input.
  • An electronic report, including all the raw data and photos taken in the field
  • 3 hard copies of the final report having incorporated inputs/comments made by ICE

REPORT CONTENT

  1. The report will include an executive summary that highlights key findings and the recommendations.
  2. The report will include current status of project beneficiaries and status of ecosystems before project interventions.

The report will be written in jargon-free accessible English and will not exceed 15 pages (including the summary and appendices). 

Proposed Report format:

  1. Executive summary
  2. Findings (including photos)
  3. Conclusions and recommendations on specific actions to move forward.
  4. Annexes

OBLIGATIONS OF ICE AS THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY

The contracting authority shall be obliged to;

  • Provide all project documents necessary for the review
  • Provide means of transport during the field visit
  • Provide accommodation and meals during the field visit
  • Pay the agreed charges - 50% at commencement and clear the remaining 50% balance after submission of final report

MEDICAL AND PERSONAL ACCIDENT COVER

The consultant is expected to have their own medical and personal accident covers since ICE is not under any obligation to provide these under this contract.

STATUTORY DEDUCTIONS

ICE will deduct withholding tax from consultancy fee paid in accordance with its statutory obligations as provided in the Kenyan law.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SUBMISSION OF BIDS

Consultants Profile, Qualifications, and skills

  • University degree in Natural Resource Management or other relevant disciplines such as, Forestry, Wildlife Management, Project Management, Community Development, Agribusiness, and Agricultural Economics
  • Should have at least 5 years of professional experience in relevant fields, with experience in conducting project baseline surveys, evaluation or related consultancies
  • Should demonstrate understanding of Participatory Forest Management Plans and its implementation.
  • Should demonstrate understanding of Community Forest Association (CFA) mandate and structure as per the Forest Act.
  • Should have experience on participatory consultation and facilitation approaches especially in engagement of CFAs through their various user groups.
  • Proficiency in English with excellent report writing and communication skills
  • Computer skills and proficiency in MS Office (MS Word and Excel)
  • Familiarity with relevant developments in the region and understanding of non-timber livelihoods
  • Some understanding of the local dialects spoken in Mount Kenya region will be an added advantage

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified and interested consultants are invited to submit their expression of interest to undertake the above defined work. A technical and financial proposal to undertake the consultancy should be attached and both the EoI and the proposals should be submitted electronically through procure@icekenya.org and cc. martin@icekenya.org not later than 5th September 2022 5pm. Please attach your CV and testimonials to your EoI.

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Details: Terms of Reference Deadline: 5th September 2022 BACKGROUND The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) is a national indigenous Non-governmental Organization (NGO) that was started in 2006 an...

Full time, Part time - Consultancies
Nairobi
Posted 2 years ago

Terms of Reference

Submission Deadline: 2nd September, 2022

Background

The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) is a Kenyan non-governmental organization (NGO) that was established in 2006 under the NGO Coordination Act. ICE was established in response to a clear need in Kenya to promote culture\'s inherent and natural role in environmental and resource management.

ICE works with communities to rediscover the significance of local knowledge and naturally endowed resources/potentials in improving livelihoods and conserving the environment. As a result, communities can take control of their own development and break free from the cycle of poverty. Nationally, regionally, and globally, ICE collaborates with like-minded organizations, institutions, and individuals.

About the assignment

The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) seeks to engage a web designer to re-design the organization’s website www.icekenya.org to a more navigable and modernized site. The new site is aimed at helping ICE to achieve the mandate of promoting environmental conservation and natural resource management; enhancement of indigenous knowledge in community-based environmental and resource management initiatives; and facilitating cultural-based learning leading to social and ecological wellbeing of biodiversity.

Goal of the assignment

To refurbish ICE website to a user-friendly site that will be instrumental for information and knowledge sharing. The website will be key to ICE’s mission, vision and objectives as outlined in the organization’s strategic plan 2022-2026.

Scope of the assignment

The vendor is expected to;

  • Dynamize ICE website and social media pages
  • Design website and social media banners
  • Link website to ICE social media pages
  • Upload new content
  • Upload photos and videos
  • Update plugins
  • Update Google Map
  • Increase the existing websites dynamism
  • Update SEO
  • Update website security
  • Align website fonts

Obligations of ICE as the contracting authority

The contracting authority shall be obliged to;

  • Provide all documents necessary for the review
  • Provide a website outline with menu labels and desired sub-menus
  • Provide Content including text, photos and videos
  • Pay the agreed charges - 30% at commencement and clear the remaining 70% balance after completion of assignment.
  • Deduct and submit withholding tax to KRA as required by the laws of Kenya

Obligations of the consultant

  • Develop a website with 10 main navigation bars and their sub-pages using WordPress Content Management System
  • Complete the assignment within a month after signing of contract
  • Maintain confidentiality in all his/her dealings with ICE
  • Return all the materials both hard and soft shared by ICE (in case any)
  • Submit a draft within 10 days for review
  • Train dedicated ICE staff on website management

NB:

  1. The vendor shall not sub-contract another party to undertake the assignment.

Qualifications 

Vendor’s Profile, Qualifications, and skills

To qualify for this assignment, the vendor should possess the following skills

  • Professional training in web design (Degree of diploma in web design)
  • Proficiency in English
  • Possess excellent editing skills for content and photos
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Creative and passionate about design
  • Have an eye for detail
  • Ability to build a website using WordPress Content Management System

How to apply

Qualified and interested vendors are invited to submit their expression of interest to undertake the above assignment by sending a quotation 2nd September, 2022 to procure@icekenya.org and cc. martin@icekenya.org and info@icekenya.org.

Please send your quotation together with an indication of your availability, detailed profile (CV) and portfolio showcasing similar assignments. Also provide in the technical proposal an interpretation of the Terms of Reference and work plan.

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Terms of Reference Submission Deadline: 2nd September, 2022 Background The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) is a Kenyan non-governmental organization (NGO) that was established in 2006 under th...

Vacant Position: Project Officer, Food Security and Livelihoods

Reporting to:                         Project Officer

Location:                               Garden Estate, off Thika Road, along Garden Estate Road, Kenya

Contract:                                1 year renewable (subject to satisfactory performance)

Application Deadline:           17th August, 2022

The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) is a national indigenous non-governmental organization (NGO) that was started in 2006 and is registered in Kenya under the NGO Coordination Act. ICE accompanies communities in rediscovering the value of local knowledge and local resources in livelihoods improvement and environmental conservation. ICE is seeking to recruit a highly competent individual to fill the position of Project Officer, Food Security and Livelihoods.

Purpose of Position:

To provide support in the implementation of the Food Sovereignty and Community Livelihoods programs being implemented among local communities by the Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE).

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Programme Officer, Food Sovereignty and Community Livelihoods, the holder of this position will be required to support in formulation, development and implementation of specific projects’ goals and objectives within the Food Sovereignty and Community Livelihoods Programme.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Spearhead the conceptualization, innovation, planning and management of Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) projects
  • Participate in conducting monitoring and evaluation of Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) projects
  • Prepare project documentation by ensuring consistency with goals, objectives and organizational strategic plan
  • Participate in developing annual work plans for the Food Sovereignty and Community Livelihoods projects in accordance with the strategic plan
  • Guide and supervise field contact persons (field-based project assistants), identify their training needs and address them through elaborate capacity building
  • Collect and summarize field assistants progress and monitoring reports
  • Provide information and support to the farmer groups to ensure implementation of activities in accordance with the project and organizational strategic objectives
  • Support collaboration and partnership with relevant government bodies/departments (at national and county levels) and partner with NGOs in activities related to Food Security and Livelihoods in the target areas 
  • Provide information needed for and participating in developing progress and annual reports
  • Participate in organization fundraising efforts through development of funding proposals  
  • Develop and implement a value-chain and marketing strategies for farmer groups produce for community sustainability
  • Support in documentation of case studies, success stories and media linkages
  • Support in ensuring gender mainstreaming during project implementation as well as identifying advocacy opportunities in the community

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Education and Extension, General Agriculture (Agronomy) or related fields such as Agroecology
  • Persons with training or experience in organic farming in addition to the degree in agriculture- related field will have added advantage
  • Minimum 2 years’ work experience in a related field. Those with practical experience in fundraising and/or managing donor-funded livelihoods projects are highly preferred
  • Good communication skills and facilitating or training skills.
  • Good knowledge and experience in working with computers particularly Microsoft office.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in diverse cultural contexts
  • Good organization and time management skills
  • High degree of innovativeness and creativity

Application

Persons (strictly) meeting above qualifications and requirements and are interested in the position are requested to submit their cover letter/application and CV through;

Email: procure@icekenya.org cc martin@icekenya.org

The application should reach ICE by 17th August 2022 by 5pm.

NB:

  • All gender is encouraged to apply and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing is prohibited and any culprit will be disqualified.
  • This is a re-advertisement hence no need for re-application for those who applied earlier.

Vacant Position: Project Officer, Food Security and Livelihoods Reporting to:                     &n...

Reporting to:            Programme Officer

Location:                  Garden Estate, off Thika Road, along Garden Estate Road, Kenya

Contract:                  1 year renewable (subject to satisfactory performance)

The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) is a national indigenous non-governmental organization (NGO) that was started in 2006 and is registered in Kenya under the NGO Coordination Act. ICE accompanies communities in rediscovering the value of local knowledge and local resources in livelihoods improvement and environmental conservation. ICE is seeking to recruit a highly competent individual to fill the position of Project Officer, Food Security and Livelihoods.

  1. Purpose of Position:

To provide support in the implementation of the Food Sovereignty and Community Livelihoods programs being implemented among local communities by the Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE).

  • Key Responsibilities
    Reporting to the Programme Officer, Food Sovereignty and Community Livelihoods, the holder of this position will be required to support in formulation, development  and implementation of specific projects’ goals and objectives within the Food Sovereignty and Community Livelihoods Programme.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Spearhead the conceptualization, innovation, planning and management of Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) projects
  • Participate in conducting monitoring and evaluation of Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) projects
  • Prepare project documentation by ensuring consistency with goals, objectives and organizational strategic plan
  • Participate in developing annual work plans for the Food Sovereignty and Community Livelihoods projects in accordance with the strategic plan
  • Guide and supervise field contact persons (field-based project assistants), identify their training needs and address them through elaborate  capacity building
  • Collect and summarize field assistants progress and monitoring reports
  • Provide information and support to the farmer groups to ensure implementation of activities in accordance with the project and organizational strategic objectives
  • Support collaboration and partnership with relevant government bodies/departments (at national and county levels) and partner with NGOs in activities related to Food Security and Livelihoods in the target areas 
  • Provide information needed for and participating in developing progress and annual reports
  • Participate in organization fundraising efforts through development of funding proposals  
  • Develop and implement a value-chain and marketing strategies for farmer groups produce for community sustainability
  • Support in documentation of case studies, success stories and media linkages
  • Support in ensuring gender mainstreaming during project implementation as well as identifying advocacy opportunities in the community
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Required:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Education and Extension, General Agriculture (Agronomy) or related fields such as Agroecology
    • Persons with training or experience in organic farming in addition to the degree in agriculture- related field will have added advantage
    • Minimum 2 years’ work experience in a related field. Those with practical experience in fundraising and/or managing donor-funded livelihoods projects are highly preferred
    • Good communication skills and facilitating or training skills.
    • Good knowledge and experience in working with computers particularly Microsoft office.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision
    • Ability to work in diverse cultural contexts
    • Good organization and time management skills
    • High degree of innovativeness and creativity
  • Application

Persons (strictly) meeting above qualifications and requirements and are interested in the position are requested to submit their cover letter/application and CV through;

Email: procure@icekenya.org

cc martin@icekenya.org

The application should reach ICE by 10th April 2022 by 5pm.

NB: All gender are encouraged to apply and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing is prohibited and any culprit will be disqualified

Reporting to:            Programme Officer Location:                  Garden Estate, off Thika Road, alo...

Part time - Consultancies
Kilifi
Posted 2 years ago

Application Deadline: 10th February, 2022

The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) seeks to recruit a consultant to undertake end-term evaluation of the Harnessing indigenous knowledge for rehabilitation of community forests and sacred natural sites in Kilifi County”.

ICE is a national indigenous Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was started in 2006 and is registered in Kenya under the NGO Coordination Act. ICE was founded out of a visible need to promote the inherent and natural role of culture in environmental and resource management in Kenya. ICE vision is that of empowered communities harnessing indigenous knowledge for healthy people and ecosystems. Its mission is to promote indigenous knowledge for environmental conservation and to enhance the livelihoods of local communities.

The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) in partnership with the UNDP GEF Small Grants Programme (UNDP GEF/ SGP) and in collaboration with other stakeholders in Kaya forests conservation along the Kenyan Coast implemented the project whose aim was strengthening conservation of these critical coastal ecosystems through harnessing indigenous knowledge for use in protection and rehabilitation of sacred Mijikenda (Kaya) forests and other community forests in Kilifi County. The target kaya forests were Kaya Jibana, Kaya Fungo and Kaya Rabai (kaya Mjimuphya).

For more information click here to download the Terms of Reference.

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Application Deadline: 10th February, 2022 The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) seeks to recruit a consultant to undertake end-term evaluation of the “Harnessing indigenous knowledge for rehab...

Part time - Consultancies
Meru, Tharaka Nithi, Muranga & Embu
Posted 2 years ago

Application Deadline: 10th February, 2022

The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) seeks to recruit a consultant to undertake end-term evaluation of the \"Promoting non-timber and ecological practices for food and income security\" project in Meru, Tharaka Nithi, Muranga and Embu Counties.

ICE is a national indigenous Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was started in 2006 and is registered in Kenya under the NGO Coordination Act. ICE was founded out of a visible need to promote the inherent and natural role of culture in environmental and resource management in Kenya. ICE vision is that of empowered communities harnessing indigenous knowledge for healthy people and ecosystems. Its mission is to promote indigenous knowledge for environmental conservation and to enhance the livelihoods of local communities.

ICE in partnership with Biovision Foundation has finalized a three-year project (2019-2021) in the four counties. The project aimed at promoting non-timber and ecological practices for food and income security by engaging farmers in promoting sustainable agricultural practices through multi-approach initiatives to build farmers’ resilience against the effects of climate change and enhance biodiversity conservation.

For more information click here to download the Terms of Reference.

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Job CategoryConsultancy service

Application Deadline: 10th February, 2022 The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) seeks to recruit a consultant to undertake end-term evaluation of the \”Promoting non-timber and ecological...

Reporting to:            Finance & Administration Officer

Location:                  Garden Estate, off Thika Road, along Garden Estate Road, Kenya

Contract:                  2 months renewable (subject to satisfactory performance)

Reporting to the Finance and Administration Officer the holder of this position will undertake the following responsibilities:

  1. General

Ensure tidiness and cleanliness in ICE office premises, assist in manning the reception, providing support in running errands and providing hospitality services to staff and official guests/ visitors.

  • Main Duties and responsibilities
  1. Assist the Finance office in running (or support in running) errands such as paying office bills (water, electricity and other bills).
  2. To assist in manning the reception, tracking visitors coming in and out of office, photocopying of documents and recording numbers of copies made.
  3. Holding petty cash and expending it as per the instructions of the Finance and Administration Office
  4. Keeping office premises clean and tidy.
  5. Preparing office meals and ensuring timely provision of refreshments to official meetings and guests.
  6. To execute any other duties assigned by the supervisor or the Director.

     C. Qualifications

        1. Certificate or diploma in Business Administration

        2. Certificate or diploma in Front Office operation/management

        3. Certificate or diploma in secretarial studies

Those with evidence of training in catering or hospitality will also be considered

Those with at least one year experience in the above areas will have added advantage.

Applicants who meet the above minimum requirements are invited to send application letter illustrating how they meet the above requirements plus a detailed curriculum vitae with names and full phone contacts of three (3) current referees and quote current and expected remuneration. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Applications should be addressed to;

The Director,

Institute for Culture & Ecology,

P.O Box 6270-01000, Thika, Kenya.

The application should be sent to procure@icekenya.org and cc. martin@icekenya.org by Friday, 30th October, 2021 at 5.00pm. Please do not fill the online application, only applications sent through the given emails will be accepted.

Reporting to:            Finance & Administration Officer Location:                  Garden Estate, ...

Terms of Reference

Translating from English to Kiswahili a report titled:  Indigenous futures thinking: Changing the narrative and re-building based on re-rooting

Introduction

The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) is a national Non-governmental Organization (NGO) that works towards conserving the environment and livelihoods improvement among local communities in Central, Eastern and Coastal regions in Kenya.

Task

ICE is looking for a consultant to translate a 54-page report from English to Kiswahili. Download the document here  

The Consultant will be expected to;

  1. Carefully go through the report to fully understand its content
  2. Develop a Kiswahili version of the report which largely communicates the content in a language understandable by an average Kiswahili speaker
  3. Share the draft Kiswahili version with ICE within 14 days from the time of signing the contract/agreement, for comments
  4. Incorporate comments from ICE, print one copy of the revised report and deliver both the hard and soft copies to ICE within the next seven days

Expression of interest

Those interested to carry out this task are requested to send their expression of interest which should include a description of similar work done in the past and brief summary of understanding of the report (technical) and charges (financial). These expressions should be addressed to;

The Director,

Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE)

P.O. Box 6270-01000 Thika

The expression of interest should be sent through the organizational email; procure@icekenya.org and cc martin@icekenya.org  and kamau@icekenya.org  to reach by 17th September 2021

Job Features

Job CategoryConsultancy service

Terms of Reference Translating from English to Kiswahili a report titled:  Indigenous futures thinking: Changing the narrative and re-building based on re-rooting Introduction The Institute for Cultu...

Reporting to:            Director

Location:                  Garden Estate, off Thika Road, along Garden Estate Road, Kenya

Contract:                  1 year renewable (subject to satisfactory performance)

The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) is a national indigenous non-governmental organization (NGO) that was started in 2006 and is registered in Kenya under the NGO Coordination Act. ICE accompanies communities in rediscovering the value of local knowledge and local resources in livelihoods improvement and environmental conservation. ICE is seeking to recruit a highly competent individual to fill the position of Advocacy, Gender and Communications Officer.

Job summary

The Advocacy and Communications will be responsible in developing, organizing and executing a wide range of activities to influence policy on natural resources, agriculture and community livelihoods and gender and increase the visibility of the organization, and its work within its project areas. The officer will also play an integral part in networking, and maintain strong organizational partnerships with different stakeholders and actors.

Job Responsibilities.

  • Develop advocacy/communication strategies and engagement plans in collaboration with the programme and project staff.
  • Organize advocacy engagement and communication activities, media outreach and training.
  • Support in development of content for annual newsletters, media, and other communication materials concerning ICE work.
  • Create and maintain strong organizational partnerships with farmer groups, CBOs, county and national government, donor agencies and other likeminded organizations to achieve the intended goals.
  • Ensuring that advocacy and communication activities are properly planned and implemented.
  • Identify key opportunities in the short and long-term to influence policy processes.
  • Support programme and project staff in capturing and documenting best practices and success stories.
  • To represent the organization at meetings relevant to ICE work.
  • Share the work of ICE with key constituents, funding partners, donor agencies, policy makers, network organizations and the media.
  • Participate in project report writing and proposal development.
  • Support in building collaboration with national, county government and civil society organizations and other relevant actors and stakeholders.
  • Ensure gender mainstreaming in all programs of the organization.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Director.

Qualifications

  • University degree in Agriculture, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Community Development  or a related degree from a reputable University.
  • Five years demonstrable experience in communications and advocacy, working with farmer groups, community based organization, county and national government, donor agencies, and other like minded organizations.
  • Experience in managing organization website, developing website content and managing social media accounts (twitter, Facebook, instagram, and Linkedin).
  • Strong knowledge of local policy and advocacy context.
  • Advanced working knowledge Ms Word, Ms Excel and Ms PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Agroecology in an asset.
  • Excellent written and oral skills in English and Kiswahili.

Applicants who meet the above minimum requirements are invited to send application letter illustrating how they meet the above requirements plus a detailed curriculum vitae with names and full phone contacts of three (3) current referees and quote current and expected remuneration. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Applications should be addressed to;

The Director,

Institute for Culture & Ecology,

P.O Box 6270-01000, Thika, Kenya.

The application should be sent to procure@icekenya.org and cc. martin@icekenya.org by Wednesday, 4th August, 2021 at 5.00pm. Please do not fill the online application, only applications sent through the given emails will be accepted.

Reporting to:            Director Location:                 ...

Full time
Nairobi
Posted 3 years ago

Reporting to:            Director

Location:                  Garden Estate, off Thika Road, along Garden Estate Road, Kenya

Contract:                  1 year renewable (subject to satisfactory performance)

The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) is a national indigenous non-governmental organization (NGO) that was started in 2006 and is registered in Kenya under the NGO Coordination Act. ICE accompanies communities in rediscovering the value of local knowledge and local resources in livelihoods improvement and environmental conservation. ICE is seeking to recruit a highly competent individual to fill the position of Monitoring & Evaluation Officer.

Job summary

The position holder will be responsible for taking a lead in monitoring and evaluation aspects of the organization projects, developing M&E tools, and ensuring their effective implementation in line with the organization’s thematic areas. The officer should have expertise in natural resource management, community livelihoods and development.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop standardized M&E tools and ensure their implementation in line with the project’s thematic areas.
  • Develop and review M&E work plan in line with the programme thematic areas and objectives.
  • Work with the programme and project officers to ensure that programme indicators are tracked through regular field visits.
  • Establish and maintain quality standards for data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Develop and manage a database system for monitoring and evaluation.
  • Responsible for the collection and analysis of different data in relation to the project activities.
  • Build the capacity of the programme and project staff to effectively implement the M&E tools and processes.
  • Ensure programme reviews and planning.
  • Support programme and project staff in capturing and documenting best practices and success stories.
  • Support in projects reporting and project proposal development.
  • Participate in networking forums for National and County governments and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Director.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Community Development, Post-graduate degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, or Project Management or related field from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Five years working experience in M&E related environmental context.
  • Advanced working knowledge Ms Word, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint and computer statistical packaged.
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and to write clearly and accurately.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to work autonomously, in teams and multidisciplinary.

Applicants who meet the above minimum requirements are invited to send application letter illustrating how they meet the above requirements plus a detailed curriculum vitae with names and full phone contacts of three (3) current referees and quote current and expected remuneration. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Applications should be addressed to;

The Director,

Institute for Culture & Ecology,

P.O Box 6270-01000, Thika, Kenya.

The application should be sent to procure@icekenya.org and cc. martin@icekenya.org by Wednesday, 4th August, 2021 at 5.00pm. Please do not fill the online application, only applications sent through the given emails will be accepted.

Reporting to:            Director Location:                 ...