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Project Officer Job in Kenya

Catholic Diocese of Lodwar is seeking to recruit the following position:-

Job Title:
 Project Officer

Project Title:
Turkana Trachoma Control Project
Location: Lodwar with travel throughout Turkana county
Reporting to: Programme Coordinator

Date of issue: 1st December, 2014
Deadline for Application: 15th December, 2014
Duration: 1 year contract renewable
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Mobilization of communities for uptake of project related services such as outreaches/eye camps;
  • Development of monthly work plans in consultation with Project Coordinator;
  • Facilitate timely implementation of project activities as per the approved work plans;
  • Facilitate training of community resource persons on project related health issues in areas of trachoma prevention and treatment;
  • In consultation with project coordinator, ensure prudent utilization and accountability of project funds;
  • Compile and share with the coordinator monthly and quarterly reports;
  • Facilitate project documentation and filling of all project related and documents;
  • Work with implementing partners to ensure data collection and maintance of records at project level;
  • Ensure proper utilization of project assets including vehicles, motorbikes in line with Diocese of Lodwar policies.
Qualifications, Competencies and Attributes
  • Have first degree in social sciences or a higher diploma development studies from a recognized institution. 
  • Have at least 3 years hands-on-experience in an NGO environment, good communication skills, fluent in English and Kiswahili. 
  • Person of high integrity who possesses good interpersonal, planning, and organisational, report writing, computer skills, and ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Experience in development professional with sound experience in implementation and management of community development projects.
If your training, experience and competence match the above qualifications, send your Cover letter, curriculum vitae and copies of your certificates, testimonials, name and contact of (3) referees and daytime telephone. 

Address the application to:

Human Resources Officer,
Diocese of Lodwar,
P.O. Box 101 (30500),

or email

To be received not later than 15th December, 2014

Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted

Diocese of Lodwar (DOL) has a Code of Conduct and a Child Protection Policy to ensure the maximum protection of Diocesan Staff and Children from abuse and exploitation. Any candidate offered a job with DOL will be expected to sign the Diocesan Child Protection policy and Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment and conduct themselves in accordance with the provision of these two documents.

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