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CAFOD Jobs in Nairobi Kenya (3 Positions)

Based in Nairobi, Kenya

Attractive salary and benefits package

CAFOD, one of the UK’s leading international aid agencies, works with partner organisations to combat poverty and injustice, build a strong and dynamic civil society, and to respond to humanitarian need. We are looking to fill these two positions in our Nairobi Office.

Humanitarian Programme Manager – East Africa

You will play a central role as part of the Humanitarian Department at a crucial moment, as we increase our response for the food crisis in East Africa.

Your main task will be to lead and manage our drought response programme in East Africa.

You will ensure the overall coordination and effective implementation of the proposed interventions undertaken by our local implementing partners in line with the principles, policies and accountability requirements of CAFOD.

You will have financial and team management responsibilities while representing CAFOD with local partners and stakeholders.

You should be able to manage complex multi-sector programmes in a challenging context and demonstrate significant knowledge in developing and monitoring programme frameworks at a strategic level.

Due to the nature of the role, we expect you to have an analytical approach, being able to diagnose problems with depth and insight while concurrently displaying sound judgement and decision making.

Programme Development & Fundraising Officer – East Africa

Working as part of the East Africa team you will support CAFOD programme staff and partners in developing high quality programmes and projects, ensuring CAFOD and its partners obtain significant institutional donor funding for its development and humanitarian work, and maintaining and strengthening our relationship with key donors.

You should have experience of developing successful funding applications for institutional donors as well as participatory project design with the use of analytical tools.

We also expect you to be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of developing and implementing monitoring systems to track the effectiveness of programmes and an ability to build cooperative, professional relationships with donors.

Both posts require fluency in Kiswahili as well as English with excellent spoken and written communication and interpersonal skills, inter-cultural sensitivity and confidence in dealing with a wide range of Church and NGO partners.

To learn more about these posts and to apply please visit

The closing date for applications is 13th January 2012.

Please note that both posts are only open to applicants with current right to work in Kenya.

CAFOD is an equal opportunities employer.

Recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to child protection.

CAFOD is the official development and relief agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales and part of the Caritas Internationalis Confederation.

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