CRS Social Mobilization / Communications Officer and Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Jobs in Kenya

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. 
CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality and works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs. 
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. 

We are seeking suitable persons to fill the following key positions. 
The successful candidates must have the appropriate technical competencies and willingness to travel to field locations.
1) Social Mobilization / Communications Officer (Ref.2014/04)
2) Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Ref.2014/05)
The two Regional Technical Officers will report directly to CORE Group Polio Project (CGPP) Head Quarters with necessary logistical support from a designated partner NGO in Nairobi, Kenya.
Purpose: To provide critical technical support to the ongoing regional polio outbreak. 
The Officers will contribute to regional planning, monitoring and evaluation, and the creation, adaptation, and dissemination of M&E and social mobilization materials for use by NGOs, PVOs, ministries of health, UN agencies, and others active in polio eradication in the region. 
The Officers will represent the CGPP at regional meetings, forums, and planning discussions giving voice to the NGO/PVO and community perspective

Desired Qualifications:
  • MPH or other health degree with a strong background in statistical measurement.
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in program evaluation, survey implementation, and monitoring.
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in international health program implementation and management with a focus on social mobilization and communications.
  • Experience and knowledge of the global polio eradication initiative.
  • Experience working in Africa.
  • Experience working with NGOs, UN agencies and government health officials.
  • Proficiency in regional languages would be an asset.
  • Strong writing and reporting skills in English.
  • Good stewardship of resources and ability to serve with integrity.
  • Ability to manage stress and complexity and cultivate constructive relationships.
Disclaimer Clause: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the positions. Details will be provided later.
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 Friday February 7, 2014.

Human Resources Manager
Catholic Relief Services – Kenya Program

Please indicate the Reference Number of the position you are applying for on the ‘email subject. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Note: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) does not charge any fees from applicants for any recruitments.

Further, CRS has not retained any agent in connection with this recruitment

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