|Job Title:||Project Officer-Emergency, Agriculture & Livelihoods|
|Employer:||Catholic Relief Services|
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners, people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
CRS has worked in Kenya since 1965. Over the years, CRS’ focus shifted from direct relief and food distributions to a comprehensive development program that works with partners and enhances local capacity. CRS Kenya programs now support children affected by HIV, and community-based efforts to increase household incomes, improve family health and sanitation, and enhance agriculture livelihoods.
CRS’ Drought Emergency programming in Kenya will be providing support to emergency affected populations in Arid and Semi-arid lands with resources from CRS private funds. Interventions will concentrate on Emergency livestock and WASH programming, natural resources management and agricultural livelihoods.
The Emergency Officer will coordinate and monitor all emergency project activities including emergency livestock interventions (emergency livestock feeds and veterinary services), seed aid & input fairs and WASH activities in Isiolo, Samburu, Kilifi and Kwale counties of Kenya. The Emergency project officer will build the capacity of partner staff to implement emergency drought response programs, and will keep abreast of important approaches in emergency programming and training to ensure the use of technically appropriate implementation approaches and reporting, consistent with donor requirements.
Representation, Coordination, and Communication
PROGRAM MANAGER COMPETENCIES
AGENCY-WIDE COMPETENCIES (for all CRS Staff)
These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.
Disclaimer Clause: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
Equal Opportunity Language: EOE/M/F/D/V
How to apply:
Written applications indicating the reference number of position applied for and CV including day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the below-mentioned by Close of Business Wednesday, May 31, 2017.
Human Resources Manager
Catholic Relief Services – Kenya Program
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) does not charge any fees from applicants for any recruitment. Further, CRS has not retained any agent in connection with this recruitment
CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation