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Project Officers (Community Empowerment) Jobs in Marsabit Kenya

Concern Worldwide is an Irish - based non - governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Kenyan Nationals for the following position:

Position: Project Officer - Community Empowerment 

(2 Vacancies)
Location: Marsabit
Contract: 3 years
Job Summary:
Concern Kenya has adopted the socially transformative Community Conversations (CC) approach that involves facilitating communities to analyze complex socio-cultural issues associated with community development. 

The incumbent will develop the technical capacity of Concern, Partner LNGO and Government staff in CCs including development, review and updating of CCs training manual and guidelines, quality assurance and direct monitoring of CCs in Concern’s programmes.
Person Specification
  • Bachelor’s degree in community development, social sciences or any other relevant field or
  • Diploma in community development, social sciences or any other relevant field and at least three years’ experience in implementing community projects
  • Minimum two years’ experience in applying participatory approach to development, experience in Community Conversations is an added advantage
  • Must be a Trainer of Trainer in participatory and adult learning techniques
  • Must have a working knowledge of Project Cycle Management
  • Good computing and report writing skills
  • Strong leadership, communication and management skills
  • Able to demonstrate good judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness
  • Be able to work independently, as well as in a team
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English and Kiswahili
A detailed job description for this position may be obtained by sending an email to the following address:
Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should apply by sending a CV and a covering letter addressed to: -

The Human Resource Manager, 
Concern Worldwide, 
P.O. Box 13850-00800, 

to the following email address:
The closing date for application is Monday, 17th December, 2012. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Each application should include three referees who can validate technical expertise. 

Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.
Concern has a Code of Conduct and a Programme Participant Protection Policy to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from abuse and exploitation.

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