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CARE International in Kenya Job Vacancies

CARE International in Kenya (CIK) is looking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

Grant Officer
Ref: GO- 8/2010 (Based in Garissa)

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Grant Officer will be responsible for overseeing the sub-grants to groups engaged in alternative and complementary livelihoods in the project area, co-ordinating the financial aspects of the groups supported under ARC project, ensuring transparent systems in targeting and determining specific needs of these groups and designing support activities and procedures.

He/she will be required to closely monitor the groups to make quality impacts and will work closely with other ARC project team members including Business Development Officer, Livestock Production Officer and Monitoring & Evaluation Officer.

Field Officer - Group Savings and Loans (Economic Empowerment)
Ref: FO-8/2010
(Based in Takaba)

Reporting to Project Officer, the Field Officer will be responsible for facilitating community mobilization including sensitizing and organizing activity planning and implementation, monitoring and evaluation at community level to enhance resilience to Drought and to strengthen their economic capacity to cater for their needs and the vulnerability in times of drought.

The incumbent will work with identified women groups, pastoral production groups, livestock product preservation groups in implementation of group savings and loans and Business Development Skills (BDS) development.

He/she will also work with the project team in identifying areas requiring strengthening among the selected partner Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and subsequently develop a capacity building strategy and assist its implementation to address the identified areas.

In liaison with co- field officers, he will be expected to ensure quality and holistic implementation of all programme activities and in the identification and establishment of any relevant partnerships for synergistic engagements with stakeholder to enhance desired outcomes.

Project Officer Livestock
Ref: POL- 8/2010
(Based in Takaba)

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Project Officer Livestock will be responsible for improving livelihoods of the community to enhance drought preparedness and planning by use of livestock and livestock products for the RREAD project including working with community groups to develop business skills and promote alternative livelihoods.

Tractor Driver
Ref: TD-8/2010
(Based in Dadaab)

Reporting to the Sanitation Officer at the camp level, the incumbent will be responsible for transporting garbage which is stored in skips, from the collection points in the camp to the land fill where the skips will be emptied.

He will be required to supervise a team of loaders and solid waste workers.

If you feel that you are the right candidate for these positions, please send your application letter quoting the reference number on the subject field together with an updated CV, complete with email & telephone contacts of three professional referees, current and expected salary to:

The Human Resources & Development Manager,
CARE International in Kenya.
by 21st October, 2010.

For further details on minimum requirements, please visit our website

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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