Project Officers at Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops

On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops – General  Secretariat
Introduction: The KCCB – General Secretariat is the National Administrative, facilitative and Coordinative arm through which the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops implements and co-ordinates various Pastoral programs at the National level and undertakes all those responsibilities which express the mission of the Catholic Church in Kenya. 
It is seeking an outstanding, dynamic and results oriented individuals to fill the following key positions:
 
  
Project OfficersCommission for Education and Religious Education – DREAMS 
Stationed in Bondo, Migori and Homa Bay Counties.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the DREAMS Initiative program activities targeting adolescent girls and boys, parents/caregivers and community members within the assigned Wards
  • Work closely with the Program Administrator and the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) team, train and conduct supportive supervision and spot checks while overseeing performance of a team comprising MLRC teachers, FMP facilitators, SASA Change Agents and Mentors
  • Provide overall oversight supervision of day to day program planning, budgeting, implementation and reporting achievements in consultation with the Program Manager, Technical Program Coordinator and aligned to the approved intervention targets
  • Develop and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with County relevant GOK Ministries, CSO’s and other relevant local stakeholders within the areas of operation.
  • Develop clear monthly work plans based on approved quarterly project work plans with clear objectives/deliverables based on targets
  • Support in training, coaching and coordinating regular review meetings with intervention specific facilitators, Change Agents and Mentors while tracking progress against annual targets, and addressing issues raised in the field.
  • Working with the Mentors and enumerators/community interviewers, support in the enrollment and screening of DREAMS girls; offer information, basic counselling and psychosocial  support to adolescents and their families and support linkage to bio-medical and economic services
  • Working closely with the M&E team, provide oversight in data quality audits, daily update of services and prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly Ward level reports based on intervention gap analysis
  • Coordinate Ward level activity-based weekly budgeting and forecasting; in collaboration with the Project Manager and Technical Coordinator, review all activity plans and collate all field based reports for timely submission
  • Participate in trainings, supervision visits, weekly and all project planning and review meetings while maintaining accurate reports  to inform next steps
  • Ensure compliance and adherence with the Catholic Social Teachings
Qualifications: A Diploma in Social work, Community Development or Counselling Psychology, a Degree in a relevant course from a reputable University will be an added advantage.

Experience:

  • At least two years of progressive experience working in a comprehensive HIV or GBV prevention interventions among adolescents and OVC programing.
  • Community-level HIV programming experience is a MUST.
Performance Indicators: Extent of carrying out duties and responsibility as outlined above.

Personal Traits: Must have a very clear knowledge of the Catholic Social Teachings.

How to Apply

Applications should be addressed to:-

General Secretary
Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops – Catholic Secretariat
P.O Box 13475-00800
Nairobi.

eMail: [email protected]

Applications must reach us on or before 26th August, 2017

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