CARE – Project Officer.

S/He will be responsible to ensure that all planned project activities are implemented as scheduled and also take charge of day to day management and coordination of all project activities in the County. The Project Officer will form the communication link between the Policy & Advocacy Manager, key partners/civil society organizations, relevant County Government departments and other collaborators to ensure the achievement of Climate Change Governance project objectives and milestones in the targeted County of implementation.

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PROJECT OFFICER –REF: PO/01/12/2019 ,
 
JOB SUMMARY
 
The holder of this project reports to the Advocacy & Policy Manager and will be based in Siaya, Trans- Nzoia or Migori Counties. S/He will be responsible to ensure that all planned project activities are implemented as scheduled and also take charge of day to day management and coordination of all project activities in the County. The Project Officer will form the communication link between the Policy & Advocacy Manager, key partners/civil society organizations, relevant County Government departments and other collaborators to ensure the achievement of Climate Change Governance project objectives and milestones in the targeted County of implementation.

Qualifications

Education & Experience required
  1. A minimum qualification of a university degree in a relevant discipline such as Climate Science, community/rural development, Development studies, agricultural or environmental science, or any related discipline
  2. At least 4 years of relevant working experience, including a minimum of two years working on local governance, capacity building and climate change with diverse teams.
  3. Strong practical experience in working with local government and civil society organizations
  4. Practical experience in rural development, partnership development/ relationship building and networking
  5. Strong facilitation and communication skills
  6. Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to gender and diversity
 
Skills and Competencies
  1. People Skills: Demonstrated ability to listen to and support other project staff and partners, and to work with communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  2. Communication Skills: Well developed written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders.
  3. Computer Skills: Basic computing skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Preferably skills related to virtual network communication using the Internet.
  4. Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to CARE’s core values and humanitarian principles.
 

Additional Information

The Deadline for submission of applications will be on or before: 13th December, 2019 at 3.00 PM EAT.
 
For the detailed job descriptions and how to apply, please visit our careers page at;www.care.or.ke.

The position is based in Siaya, Migori and Trans Nzoia Women are highly encouraged to apply.
 
CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
 

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