Job Advert: Project Officer – OVC
About us: Christian Aid is a humanitarian and development organisation that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life with dignity, free from poverty.
Comprehensive Assistance, Support and Empowerment of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (CASE – OVC) project is a USAID-funded $38.8 million 5-year award to a consortium led by Christian Aid.
The project aims to improve the welfare and protection of 170,000 children affected by HIV/AIDS in 18 target counties in Central, Eastern and Part of Rift Valley leading to resilient and thriving orphans and vulnerable children (OVC).
We are inviting applications for the position of Project Officer for the CASE-OVC Project
The Project Officer – OVC will be responsible for:
- supporting effective CASE-OVC project planning and implementation in Turkana County. Managing internal and external relationships with LIPs, County level G0K departments / ministries and stakeholders
- spearheading OVC Case Management, Child Protection, Household Economic Strengthening and System Strengthening in line with the CASE-OVC approaches in Turkana county
- representing Christian Aid and the project externally with partners, other NGOs, donors and other agencies within the county and participating in Turkana County relevant multi stakeholder and coordination fora
- ensuring compliance to donor regulations and Christian Aid policies and procedures
With line management of Nakuru Regional Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting effective project planning and implementation including timely reporting for the CASE-OVC project in Turkana County and ensuring LIP effectively deliver expected results.
You should be proactive and able to work with minimal supervision, deliver quality and excellence in your role’s expectations.
The Project Officer – OVC role profile details the specific duties and responsibilities for this role’s desired requirements and is available at: https://jobs.christianaid.org.uk.
Express your interest to this post by applying through Christian Aid’s online recruitment system by 5pm on 13th April 2018.