Care International in Kenya

CARE is a leading aid and development organisation serving individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world, through strengthening capacity for self-help, providing economic opportunity, delivering relief in emergencies, influencing policy decisions at all levels and addressing discrimination in all its.

1.Director of Refugee Operations

Location: Dadaab
Duration: 1year

Summary of responsibilities

  • Monitoring and Evaluation, Finance, Human Resources, IT, Procurement, Mechanical Support Unit/Fleet, and Administration to ensure optimum support to projects within the policies of CARE and the laws of Kenya.
  • Provide oversight for the implementation of activities in WASH, Logistics, Food Aid and Non-Food Item distribution, gender and community development, and education.
  • In a complex and changing humanitarian context, provide leadership and vision in strategic planning within the framework of CARE Kenya’s strategy and in keeping with the strategic directions established by UNHCR.
  • Identify and secure adequate funding for ongoing and future program activities on a timely basis.
  • Represent CARE in various stakeholder forums.
  • Responsible for Safety and Security, as officer in charge of Dadaab operations, ensure that the Dadaab sub-office updates the security plan and follows security procedures.

    Required qualifications and experience

  • University Degree in development/relief related subject (Master’s degree will be an asset).
  • Minimum 5-7 years experience in a leadership role, working in emergency and humanitarian programs (preferably in refugee contexts) in developing countries, ideally within East Africa.
  • At least 3 years experience in management of multi-sectoral programs with a large and diverse donor portfolio (at least US$ 3 Million or above).

    2.Senior WASH Engineer

    Location: Dadaab.


  • Strategic Planning and Development
  • Programme Implementation
  • Budgeting, Proposals and Support
  • Management

    Experience : Senior Level

    3.Emergency Team Leader
    Location: Dadaab


  • Assessment, Program Design and Planning
  • Emergency Project Management and Implementation
  • General Management and Leadership
  • Human Resources
  • Public Relations/Media
  • Safety and Security
  • Program Support
  • Financial Management and Planning
  • Telecommunications

    Experience level:Senior Level

    For complete information and job applications, see: Care International

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