CAFOD Programme Officer Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya


Job Vacancy: Programme Officer

Based in Nairobi.

Fixed One Year Contract with possibility of extension.

Competitive salary and benefits offered

Open to those with right to work in Kenya and able to travel to Eritrea

Job Profile: CAFOD works with partner organisations to combat poverty and injustice and to build a strong and dynamic civil society. We are looking for a highly motivated Programme Officer to work in partnership with local organisations to bring about real change in the lives of poor people and translate our plans for development and justice into reality.

Your Role: You will support our programme staff and partners in developing and implementing high quality programmes and projects, ensuring that we and our partners obtain significant institutional donor funding for our development and humanitarian work, maintaining and strengthening our relationship with partners and key donors.

You will support programme development and implementation in line with CAFOD’s Eritrea strategy Paper ensuring compliance to donor requirements.

Your Profile: You will be fluent in English with excellent spoken and written communication and interpersonal skills, inter—cultural sensitivity and confidence in dealing with a wide range of NGO partners.

You should have experience of developing successful funding applications for institutional donors as well as participatory project design and management and the use of analytical tools as well project cycle management.

We also expect you to be able to demonstrate knowledge of developing and implementing monitoring systems to track the effectiveness of programmes and an ability to build cooperative, professional relationships with partenrs and donors.

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Closing Date: 22nd June 2018.

CAFOD is an equal opportunities employer.

Recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to child protection.

CAFOD is the official development and relief agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales and part of the Caritas Internationalis Confederation.

Community Development, NGO and UN
Updated: June 11, 2018 — 10:09 am