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Project Officer Job in Kenya

Catholic Diocese of Nakuru 

Catholic Justice & Peace Commission
 

Vacancy Announcement
 

The Diocese wishes to recruit a highly motivated and competent individual to fill the following position.
 

Project Officer (Peace Building) 

Reporting to Executive Secretary – Catholic Justice & Peace Commission, the main purpose of this position is to support Catholic Diocese of Nakuru in the implementation of its Peace Programme.
 

The Peace Building Officer will do this by promoting unity and reconciliation among the different and diverse social groups for sustainable peace and development. 

Main Duties & Responsibilities
 
  • Is directly responsible for providing effective Diocesan level coordination of secretariat mediated programmes in areas of peace building and conflict resolution
  • Develops and coordinates effective implementation of peace promotional activities
  • Participates in the coordination of ongoing peace arrangements in conflict prone areas at Parish/grassroots level, for early warning and rapid response to violent conflicts
  • Participates in Peace Networks and collaborates with other Peace building organizations and Peace pressure groups
  • Develops work plans and monitoring tools for the programme in the designated area of operation
  • Participates in development of fundraising proposals and carries out resource mobilization for the activities in the service areas.
Qualifications and Experience 
  • Hold at least a Bachelors degree in Social Sciences, with additional training in Peace Building and Conflict Resolution.
  • Have 2 years relevant project management experience in areas of community development work
  • Have at least 1 year of field experience in conflict settings, with a demonstrated experience in peace building activities at the grassroots level.
  • Excellent facilitation and coordination skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, communication and report writing skills
  • Experience from interacting with NGO’s and government funding agencies would be an added advantage
  • Demonstrate an awareness of gender issues in relation to peace building work
  • Strong in beliefs and practices deep commitment to ideals and values of the Catholic Church
  • Computer literacy a must
  • Posses a clean and valid driving license
Interested candidates should submit their applications, enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic testimonials and names of three referees and day time telephone contacts to: 

Human Resource Director
 
Catholic Diocese of Nakuru
 
P.O. Box 938 – 20100
 
Nakuru
 

or E-mail us – cdnhr@yahoo.com
 

So as to be received by 7th September 2011
 

Kindly indicate Current & Expected consolidated salary in your application.
 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 

Catholic Diocese of Nakuru is an equal opportunity employer
 


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