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Christian Aid Project Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Project Officer-Filling the Gaps Project
Two Years Fixed Term Contract
Based: Nairobi, Kenya
Salary: Christian Aid pay scale
Closing Date:October 8, 2010
With 148 partners working on HIV in 40 countries, with are brilliantly placed to tackle the broad ranging health, social and economic impact of this complex epidemic. We are a vibrant team, carrying out highly innovative work on HIV and health.
For you that means the chance to build on your existing knowledge of HIV, Malaria and other poverty related health issues, and really get to grips with the issues.
About the Role
You will be responsible for the provision of effective technical capacity, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) support to Christian Aid’s HIV Filling the Gaps program in Kenya, as well as supporting various programme strengthening processes.
You will provide support to six implementing organizations working on this program to deliver programme outcomes, and facilitate grant management and compliance.
You will provide technical assistance in Monitoring and Evaluation and maintain the project Management and Information Systems especially those related to evaluation systems and processes, including data capture and quality.

You will provide capacity building and mentoring support, directly engage in processes to strengthen the capacity of the partners to effectively execute programmatic interventions.
You will ensure the Filling the Gaps program is well integrated with Malaria and other health challenges including Maternal Child Health, Family Planning and Reproductive Health, and other poverty related diseases.
About You
You will have knowledge of evidenced-based HIV, malaria and other poverty related health programmes-knowledge that you will use to improve our programming.
You will have substantive experience working on back donor funded programs and significant experience in HIV and health programming. Degree in development studies, social work, or another relevant field.
You will have substantial hands-on experience working on HIV and Health programmes/ projects, particularly in M&E and capacity building roles and ability to effectively support budget development and management processes and ensure compliance.
To be able to execute this role effectively you will have a degree in public health, development studies, social work, or another relevant field.
About Christian Aid
More than half the world lives in poverty. We aim to put a stop to that. So we campaign against the structures and rules that keep people poor. And we work with local organizations to give people strength to find their own solutions to the problems they face, irrespective of their religion. If you are as determined as we are to end poverty and injustice across the world, work with us to make change happen.
About the Rewards
We value the input of everyone who works for us. That’s why you can expect a wide range of rewards that helps you enjoy a good work/life balance.
To apply for this position you need to access the full advertisement on Christian Aid website on www.christianaid.org.ukand follow the links to download the international application form and role profile. Please email your completed application forms to: nairobi@christian-aid.org; (quoting the reference number)
You will require current and valid permission to work in Kenya.
Please note CVs will not be accepted.
Job reference: EA/037/JG
Closing Date for applications: Friday 8 October 2010
Interview date: 18 or 19 October in Nairobi
Christian Aid values diversity and aspires 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.

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