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Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC) – Kenya

Turkana Project Manager


CRWRC is recruiting a Project Manager to effectively manage the grant and communication requirements of CRWRC’s Turkana project in Katilu, Southern Turkana. 

This position entails building Capacity and Strengthening Community Resilience. 

The position will manage a small team of colleagues as they carry out all of the project activities and ensure that all project goals and objectives are met within the time period of the project. 

The position will also ensure that the activities and human impact of the disaster response intervention are effectively communicated to CRWRC’s country staff, international disaster response staff, constituents and donors. 

The position will also proactively identify and seek out opportunities to link rehabilitation activities into long term development initiatives in the area, particularly ongoing CRWRC’s development work in South Turkana. 

This is a six month contract with the possibility of extension. 

For the full description of this position, please visit the following site

The successful Candidate will have:
  1. Minimum Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, public health or development studies or related degree or equivalent work experience;
  2. Minimum five years of progressively responsible work experience in Disaster Risk Reduction and community facilitation;
  3. Prior experience in managing field teams and developing capacity of staff through mentorship and participatory training methods;
  4. Prior experience working in pastoral areas, where there are fluid community and government dynamics and insecure environments
  5. Effective human relation skills - encourage collaborative teamwork, empower others, and build positive networks of support
  6. Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  7. Excellent organisation skills – demonstrate self starting, planning and implementation skills, as well as an ability and flexibility to successfully multitask and prioritize;
  8. Critical thinking skills – ability to analyse a situation to determine needs, brainstorm possibilities and/or create opportunities, problem solve and/or generate solutions, develop recommendations or make decisions.
  9. Disciplined, self-motivated work style; able to function competently and productively with little supervision
This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. 

If you would like to join this dynamic team and be part of building capacity and strengthening community resilience in Turkana, please submit your application to not later than 22nd November,2012. 

Each application should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager and should include the following:
  • An updated CV
  • An application letter which should include current remuneration and expected remuneration
  • At least contact information for three work-related referees.
NB: Applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Christian Reformed World Relief Committee is an equal opportunity employer

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