Catholic Relief Services Technical Advisor II Jobs in Kenya

Catholic Relief Services Technical Advisor II Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary:

You will provide technical advice, guidance, and support to a wide range of program design and implementation issues with a focus on larger projects in the area of Gender Equality and Social Inclusion in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program quality principles and standards, donor guidelines, and industry best practices to regional and Country Program (CP) teams to advance the delivery of high-quality, gender-responsive and transformative, inclusive programming to the poor and vulnerable.

Your technic al knowledge, advice and guidance will contribute to determining how effective, adaptive and innovative CRS' gender programming is across the globe.

Education and Experience

  • Master's Degree in Gender and Development or related field(s) including international development, development economics, sociology, etc.
  • Minimum of seven years relevant international working experience in an advisory or management role with progressive responsibilities, ideally with an international NGO, with minimum of three years working for programming interventions in gender equality, gender-based violence, female/girls empowerment or social inclusion.
  • Previous experience providing gender technical assistance and developing successful proposals for external donor funding, including technical writing, is required.
  • Experience in mentoring, coaching, facilitation and training applying adult learning principles and practices. Additional considerations for experience mentoring a remote team of experts/community of practice.
  • Experience with programmatic gender analyses, assessments and evaluation, including applying data collection tools and methodologies, with particular experience in qualitative data analysis, and data presentation.
  • Experience and skills in networking and relations with donors, peer organizations, and faith-based and civil society partners. Understanding of partnership principles.
  • Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks.
  • Demonstrated expertise with facilitation, capacity strengthening and partnership building through formal and informal training in gender equality and related subject matter (male engagement, women/girls economic empowerment and other gender transformative approaches across sectors.)
  • Demonstrated application
    of technical principles and concepts in gender integration. General knowledge of other related disciplines (specifically Protection Mainstreaming, Emergency response, Monitoring and Evaluation and Nutrition/WASH/Food Security and HIV/OVC programming) to ensure proper cross-sectoral/integrated approach.
  • Required/Desired Foreign Language: Required fluency in English and professional proficiency in French

    Travel Required: -50% travel

  • Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff):
  • These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
  • Integrity
  • Accountability and Stewardship
  • Build Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Continuous Improvement and Innovation
  • Strategic Mindset

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

  • CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitme nt to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Catholic Relief Services 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.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 26th May 2019
  • Application URL:
  • For more information and job application details, see; Catholic Relief Services Technical Advisor II Jobs in Kenya

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