Caritas Mararal Governance Project Officer Job in Kenya

Catholic Diocese of Maralal
Caritas Mararal

Position: Governance Project Officer

Reports to: Program Coordinator
Duty Station: Maralal and out stations.
Job Purpose: The position exists to support implementation of Climate Resilient Agriculture. 

The project aims to achieve improved food security for poor women, men and children from hazard-prone and/or marginalized rural communities in Samburu-Kenya, through an integrated approach. 

Roles and Responsibilities;
  • Work closely with the project coordinator/Head of Programmes and Caritas Director to manage and implement Climate Resilient Agriculture for Catholic Diocese of Maralal.  
  • Develop and manage relationships with key programme stakeholders at both operational and strategic level.
  • Implement governance and advocacy related activities.
  • Contribute to the implementation of project outcomes.
  • Oversee key programme accountabilities including: budget reviews, monitoring and reporting to project supporters in line with organizational values and working principles.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Qualification and Experience:
  • Degree in Social Science, Development Studies or a related field. A Diploma with 3 years’ is acceptable.
  • At least two years’ experience on community engagement projects/activities. Knowledge/experience in farmer field school approach is an added advantage
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively negotiate and partner with communities, government officials, donors, and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated understanding of local culture, administrative systems, and government organization.
  • Ability to Network with Local Partners and advocate for climate change adoption and agriculture issues in the county.
  • Good communication, Report writing and Proposal writing skills.
  • Strong MS Office skills, including Word and Excel.
How to Apply
If you believe you meet the above requirements and are interested in this position, please send your application together with a detailed curriculum vitae. Friday 29th July 2016 at 5pm. 
Address to 
Human Resources Officer, 
Catholic Diocese of Maralal,
P.O. Box 350 – 20600 
Or email to both addresses and
Clearly mention the position you are applying for in the subject line
Hand Deliveries to be dropped at the reception at Catholic Diocese of Maralal Secretariat offices. 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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