The CRADLE Program Officers Jobs in Kenya (Research, Monitoring & Documentation and Child Rights & Awareness Program)

The CRADLE is a non-governmental, non-partisan and not-for-profit organization committed to the promotion, protection and enhancement of the rights of the child through legal aid; legislative and policy advocacy; awareness creation; and research, monitoring and documentation of the rights of the child.

The CRADLE is seeking for qualified and experienced personnel in following positions:
 
Program Officer: Research, Monitoring & Documentation (RMD)
 
Reporting to: Programme Manager, Policy Legislative and Advocacy (PLA) Program
 
Duties
  • Effective management of the Research Monitoring and Documentation Program and Projects therein
  • Effective, timely and efficient production of the organization’s publications.
  • Building the profile of the organization as a centre of excellence in information based on child rights and juvenile justice
  • Monitoring of expenditure to ensure appropriateness and obtain required documentation
  • Monitoring of case and media trends on daily basis
  • Monitor government obligations in its international duties
  • Building an electronic information network and hub on child rights
  • Networking with other agencies
Qualifications
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a degree from a recognized university with at least 3 years experience.
  • Must posses a current practicing certificate
  • Have a good understanding of child rights issues especially in Kenya.
  • Excellent IT user skills.
  • Good experience in Research and analytical skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent interopersonal, management and teamwork skills.
Program Officer: Child Rights and Awareness Program
 
Reporting to: Program Manager, Child Rights and Awareness Program
 
Duties
  • Manage and coordinate activities and projects under the Child Rights & Awareness Program.
  • Take lead in Implementation, Monitoring and evaluation of Child Rights & Awareness Program.
  • Take lead in training and capacity building of duty bearers, including but not limited to Government agencies and civil society organizations as well as the community leaders and children
  • Preparation of monthly monitoring toolkits, field reports and donor reports.
  • Networking with other agencies.
  • Contribute to the organization in terms of keeping abreast of developments of Child Rights international and nationally.
  • Take lead in advocacy especially community lead advocacy all through to National.
Qualifications
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, with a degree from a recognized university with at least 3 years experience or Social Science from a recognized university with a strong background of project management and training skills.
  • Must be well versed with child rights issues especially in Kenya.
  • Must be well versed with child protection issues both in Kenya and internationally
  • Must possess excellent training skills
  • Excellent advocacy skills both national and community based advocacy
  • Must be computer literate
  • String project management skills.
If you meet the above qualifications kindly submit your hard copy application by postal mail or hand delivery to the address below by the 15th August 2012 noting to include the names and addresses of at least two referees, copies of relevant certificates and telephone and email contacts.

Your application should be in The CRADLE job application format available on our website under the jobs section. 
For more details of the vacancies visit our website.
 
The Selection Panel,
The CRADLE-The Children Foundation,
Wood Avenue,
Opp. Wood Avenue Apts.
Box 10101-00100, Nairobi.
Website: www.thecradle.or.ke


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