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Camp Planning Officer Job in Kakuma, Kenya


NCCK, an umbrella organisation for Protestant Churches and Christian Organisations registered in Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Rift Valley Province, Turkana County:

Camp Planning Officer

Reporting to the Camp Coordinator, this position will be responsible for coordinating activities of Camp layout to reflect residential areas, communal facilities, social amenities, road reserves, public utility land as well as streamline settlement in the Camp.

The incumbent will work in close collaboration with United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) to ensure that all stakeholders abide by the international standard operating procedures. This is a residential non accompanied posting.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Civil, Construction or Physical Planning & Development)
  • 3 years experience in managing development/relief programs
Other Competencies
  • Proficiency in use of modern physical planning equipment and soft ware
  • Previous experience in camp management and management of grants from UN agencies
  • Demonstrable organization and planning skills
  • Leadership and Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under adverse climatic conditions
  • Previous work experience with development or relief organizations in complex emergency situations, including refugee and internally displaced people.
  • General knowledge of construction, water/sanitation and shelter programs will be an added advantage
Qualified and interested candidates should download the NCCK Job Application Form from the NCCK website (www.ncck.org) , fill it out and send it via email to recruitment@ncck.org before 25th April 2012 at 4.00 p.m.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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