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Jobs at Catholic Relief Services Kenya 2018

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Job Openings at Catholic Relief Services – 2 Positions

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners, people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

CRS has worked in Kenya since 1965. Over the years, CRS’ focus shifted from direct relief and food distributions to a comprehensive development program that works with partners and enhances local capacity. CRS Kenya programs now support children affected by HIV, and community-based efforts to increase household incomes, improve family health and sanitation, and enhance agriculture livelihoods.

1. Project Officer – Emergency

(Ref.2018/006)

Department: Programs

Band: 6

Reports To: Emergency Project Coordinator

Country/Location: Kenya/Mombasa

Position Type: Fixed Term (4 months)

Background:

Kenya Drought Emergency Response and Recovery project (KDRRP) aim is to support to provide relief to extremely vulnerable families struggling with severe drought in Kenya’s most affected populations in Arid and Semi-arid counties: Kwale, Kilifi, Turkana, Samburu and Isiolo. Interventions concentrate on Pastoral/agro-pastoral livelihoods, WASH and natural resources management. KDRRP is a one year project funded by CRS private funds, LDS Charities and Margaret Cargill Foundation. CRS is implementing the project through four local partners and with close collaboration with the relevant county government departments and National Drought Management Authority.

Job Summary:

As a member of the KDRRP project team, you will monitor and report on all project activities in support of Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work serving the poor and vulnerable. Specifically, you will coordinate and monitor all emergency project activities within your assigned county (ies) in Kenya and ensure use of technically appropriate implementation approaches and reporting, consistent with the donor and CRS requirements. Your thorough and service-oriented approach will ensure that the project consistently applies best practices and constantly works towards improving the impact of its benefits to those we serve.

Job Responsibilities:

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

Education and Experience

Personal Skills

Key Working Relationships:

Internal:

External:

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

 

2. Training and Capacity Development Coordinator

(Ref.2017/091)

Department: Programming (PQ)

Band: 8

Reports To: Project Manager/Associate Director of Community Services

Job Summary:

The HIV/AIDS Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) is a five-year USAID- funded project located in the Rift Valley led by FHI360. As a member of the HSDSA project team, you will monitor and report on all project activities in support of CRS’ work serving the poor and vulnerable. Your thorough and service-oriented approach will ensure that the project consistently applies best practices and constantly works towards improving the impact of its benefits to those we serve. Your main role will be to coordinate, organize and manage all aspects related to community HIV trainings as well as take lead in designing participatory training materials including curriculums and IEC materials based the needs which cuts across the different HIV/AIDS themes, leading the training needs assessments. Support NASCOP in developing HIV/AIDS training manuals strengthen community HIV/AIDS and health services which is tailored to address gaps in health providers’ knowledge and skills, LIPs staff and community in order to offer high quality HIV/AIDS services to the population in all the seven Counties. You will coordinate closely with other HSDSA Project Coordinators/technical team to assure consistent messaging, coordination, and implementation with key stakeholders

Job Responsibilities:

Education and Experience

Personal Skills

Required/Desired Foreign Language: Able to clearly communicate in written and spoken English

Travel Required: 60% to the field

Key Working Relationships:

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

How to apply

Written applications indicating the reference number of position applied for and CV including day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the below-mentioned by Close of Business Sunday, January 14, 2018.

Human Resources Manager

Catholic Relief Services – Kenya Program

E-mail : hr@ke.earo.crs.org

Note: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) does not charge any fees from applicants for any recruitment. Further, CRS has not retained any agent in connection with this recruitment

 

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