Catholic Relief Services Senior Project Officer- County Systems Strengthening Lead Jobs in Kenya

Catholic Relief Services Senior Project Officer- County Systems Strengthening Lead Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

Vacancy title:
Senior Project Officer- County Systems Strengthening Lead

Type: Full Time , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Administrative & Office

Jobs at:

Catholic Relief Services

Deadline of this Job:
14th November 2019

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary

Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Details:

Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality.

CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding. Grade: 8 .

Job Responsibilities:

  • Organize and lead the implementation of all assigned project activities as outlined in the detailed implementation plan in line with CRS program quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and good practices.
  • Support DCS to identify their assets, strengths, and goals for in-service professional development and use this information to develop costed annual work plans that incorporate capacity building activities; and a sustainability plan for continuing DCS development after the project ends.
  • Ensure learning properly accompanies project activities throughout the project cycle. Support accountability through coordinating project evaluation activities and guiding partners in their efforts to reflect on project experiences. Analyze implementation challenges and report any inconsistencies and/or gaps to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules.
  • Coordinate and oversee working relationships with all local project stakeholders and serve as the liaison between them and the project team and DCS to mobilize local actors and promote project activities and impact.
  • Supervise and perform ad-hoc inspections of various processes and resources at project sites to ensure timely project activities implementation and adherence to established process standards and procedures. Ensure proper tracking of resource use for project activities through periodic budget reviews and follow-up with and assistance to implementing partner.

    Job Skills:

  • Analysis and problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment
  • Good relationship
    management skills and the ability to work closely with local partners
  • Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented
  • Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities

    Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Public Policy, Public Administration, Social Work or related field. Advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in preferably in organizational/institutional development and provision of technical assistance to government entities at the county level and/or international non-governmental organizations or civil society (including faith-based) organizations preferably related to the HIV and/or OVC response.
  • Excellent project management skills including the demonstrated ability to conduct assessments, analysis, monitoring, and reporting as well as the ability to develop practical solutions within set deadlines.
  • Experience working with international donor agencies, particularly USAID
  • Experience engaging with and writing for a range of audiences, including governments and policy makers, multilateral agencies, and the public (national and international)
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)..

    Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

    Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

    Job application procedure

    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 Wednesday November 14, 2019.

    Human Resources Manager
    Catholic Relief Services
    Kenya/Somalia Program
    E-mail: Crskenya-hr@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
    CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation

    CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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