11 Sep 2018

Ongoing Recruitment at Christian Aid (September, 2018 Recommended Jobs)

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Christian Aid is a humanitarian and development non-governmental organisation that insists that the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We work globally for profound change tackling the root causes of poverty, empowering people to have a brighter future and creating enabling environments for communities to exercise their capacities. We strive to achieve equality, dignity and freedom for all, regardless of faith or nationality.

In Kenya, Christian Aid focuses on delivering interventions that shift power relations and dynamics in favour of poor and marginalised communities and groups as a means to ending poverty cycles. We work in ensuring access to essential services, promoting inclusive market systems and enhancing resilience to climate change.

Project Officer-Climate Change Governance – 2 positions

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Project Management

About the role

The Climate Change Governance Project Officer role is responsible for contributing to the development of Christian Aid policy, strategy, thought leadership and communication in the Climate Change.  The role entails delivering the following key results:

  • Effective project management in liaison with partners ensuring quality control, accountability and compliance within the framework of Christian Aid policies and procedures
  • Effective documentation of the project and successful representation of Christian Aid and the projects’ best interests to relevant stakeholders

About you

With line management from the Program Officer-Climate Change, you will model and promote in your role, the three key desired behaviours–self-leadership, teamwork and decisiveness. You are proactive and able to work under pressure with minimal supervision to deliver quality and excellence in related results outlined above. You will work with the wider team in a spirit of cooperation, recognising that change is brought about through partnership with others. You will be accountable for your actions, recommendations and decisions in the context of Christian Aid’s vision of ending poverty.  You will also demonstrate adaptive programming with ability to translate thinking and decisions into results in a timely manner

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Competency questions

As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

Build partnerships

Tell us about a time when you were proactive in taking on new and additional work to achieve a team or organisational goal

  • What was the situation? What was the new/additional work? What was your task? Why did you need to be pro-active? What did you do? Why? How? What was the outcome? What was the impact of what you did?

 Steward resources

Tell us about a time when you had to estimate the resources you needed to achieve your own work objectives and then delivered them in an efficient and cost effective way

  • What was the context? How had these circumstances arisen? What was your task or responsibility? What actions did you taking in first estimating what was needed and then delivering the work objectives? What was the outcome? Were you successful? If so, what was your evidence?

 Deliver results

Tell us about a time when you had to make recommendations or take decisions after analysing data, information and other evidence

  • What was the background? What recommendations or decisions did you have to take? What was your particular task or responsibility? What actions did you take? How did analyse the information and data? What was the outcome? Were you successful?

Project Officer – Case Management

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nakuru
  • Job Field Project Management

Job Description

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).

About the role

This role will be responsible for strengthening the case management systems of Local Implementing Partners (LIPs) and county governments based on case management standardized approaches and tools for identification, assessment, case plan development, service provision or referral, monitoring and case closure. S/he will support effective project planning and implementation including Case Management, Child Protection and System Strengthening to ensure smooth graduation and transition to resilience for OVC.

The role will provide technical assistance to LIPs to develop household case plans that focus on graduation and transition and to monitor their implementation as one way to track progress towards graduation. S/he will be responsible for providing technical guidance to strengthen referral networks amongst social service providers. The role will work closely with Project officer OVC, health service delivery, household economic strengthening and M&E to ensure that critical information collected within the case management process is used to inform CASE-OVC, LIPs and government’s advocacy and systems strengthening efforts

About you

The role works within the Regional Project role family and positioned in Kenya Country Programme Team, based in Nakuru. The role is key in leading and managing an advisory team in the region and a partner portfolio in the region ensuring quality and excellence in projects’ design and delivery. The role has the overall responsibility of project delivery and quality control, donor reporting and compliance, proposal development and convening regular programme review and reflection sessions and partners consortia. The role will require to travel to the field.

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency questions

As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

Build partnerships

Tell us about a time when you had to establish and maintain relationships with a wide range of contacts and networks based on mutual rapport and respect. What was the context? Why did you need to establish the new relationships and why was your attitude to this important? What was your task? What outcomes were being sought? What actions did you take? How did you take them?

Communicate effectively

Tell us about a time when you handled a difficult issue with someone else with openness, honesty and respect. What was the context? What did you have to do? What did you say and how? What was the result? If you were successful, how did you know?

Deliver results

Tell us about a time when you planned, prioritised and monitored your own work to meet the team’s objectives to the standards required. What was your context? What was your task/responsibility? How did you make your plan? What actions did you take? What was the impact of your actions? Were you successful? How did you know?

How to Apply

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