Project Officer Livelihoods Programme Job at The Catholic Diocese of Nakuru – Sustainable Livelihoods & Disaster Risk Reduction Programme

The Catholic Diocese of Nakuru – Sustainable Livelihoods & Disaster Risk Reduction Programme wishes to recruit a highly motivated and competent individual to fill the following position.

Project Officer Livelihoods Programme

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Engage in continuous participatory needs assessment in the community & lead the development and implementation of an innovative Food Security and Livelihoods Programme, through community based systems, addressing the needs of the most vulnerable members of society.
  • Develop, implement, monitor, evaluate and report on sustainable livelihoods and emergency projects implemented in the community.
  • Develop all project implementation work plans and budgets within the framework of the agreed livelihoods and emergency response programme and strategy.
  • Strengthen Programme linkages and foster good working relations with civil society organizations, government agencies, private sector and community based organizations.
  • Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in development related fields; Agriculture, Community Development, Natural Resource Management, Water and Sanitation or closely related discipline.
  • Have at least two years practical experience managing agricultural/livelihoods /food security/WASH/humanitarian aid projects under complex operating environments in arid and semi-arid areas.
  • Demonstrated practical project management experience covering all aspects of the project cycle from needs assessment, design, log-frame development, reporting, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Have good interpersonal skills, communication, computer, analytical skills, and report writing skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to arid locations and live in basic conditions.
  • A valid driving license.
Interested candidates should submit their applications, enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic testimonials and names of three referees and day time telephone contacts to:

Personnel Director
Catholic Diocese of Nakuru
P.O. Box 938 – 20100

or E-mail us –

So as to be received by 7th October 2016. 

MUST indicate Current & Expected consolidated salary in your application. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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