2 Project Officers Jobs in Kenya - Emergency and Humanitarian

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2 Project Officers Jobs in Kenya - Emergency and Humanitarian

Project Officer - Emergency and Humanitarian

About the role

This role is responsible for developing and implementing emergency preparedness and response plans, and for the overall coordination, planning, provision of technical direction and oversight to local partners implementing humanitarian interventions in Christian Aid.

The role is expected to contribute to the development of Christian Aid policy, strategy, thought leadership and communication in Humanitarian Emergency Response and ensure the implementation of rapid, effective and principled response to emergencies in line with the Christian Aid strategy. To support in disaster preparedness and early warning and support capacity building of partners and communities towards strengthening Humanitarian response.

Key outcomes


  • Ensuring through efficient planning and project & budget management that projects are delivered on time, within budget and deliver high quality outputs and impact.
  • Compliance with financial policies and procedures including budget-variance analysis, reporting requirements and contribution made to other team members in the development and implementation of partner capacity building and training.
  • Ensuring through efficient planning and project & budget management that projects are delivered on time, within budget and deliver high quality outputs and impact.
  • Compliance with financial policies and procedures including budget-variance analysis, reporting requirements and contribution made to other team members in the development and implementation of partner capacity building and training.
  • Thought leadership through operational research, evidence-based communication products, conferences, thematic meeting attendance, presentations at thematic conferences, and side events at development conferences among others.
  • Efficient partner sub granting based on robust project designs, planning and evaluation procedures using Christian Aid’s systems.
  • Compliance with Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding policies
  • Strong in proposal writing, networking, and flexible working.
  • Decisions on programme work in the country informed by Christian Aid’s strategic focus areas.
  • Strong linkages between partner work and advocacy, communications, and fundraising roles within the UK. This role will include fund raising.
  • Modelling key behaviours of self-leadership, teamwork, integrity, and decisiveness in realizing the Christian Aid Kenya business model and strategy

About you

Candidates should have Undergraduate qualification in the Social Science or equivalent from a recognized university. Specialized qualification in emergency and/or development work is highly preferred. They are expected to have at least three years of humanitarian response experience with an international organization and possess excellent knowledge of humanitarian issues, policies, principles and standards, major global actors, and humanitarian coordination mechanisms.

The role also requires fluency in English knowledge and proven experience of Project Cycle Management and monitoring, evaluation and learning methodologies.

How to Apply

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Closing date:
14 December 2022

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