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CARE International in Kenya is looking for a well-organized and highly motivated individual who is result-oriented to fill the position(s) mentioned below.


CHIEF OF PARTY - REF: COP/04/08/2020

Location: Nairobi

CARE International in Kenya is seeking to recruit a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated DFID-funded project "Kenya Elections Support Programme (KESP)" supporting election institutions in the lead up to the 2022 general elections in Kenya. The programme will support:

  • Meaningful electoral reforms early in the electoral cycle and effective coordination between the Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Judiciary, Office of the Registrar of Political Parties (ORPP) and Parliament;
  • Kenyan institutions to improve on standards achieved in the 2017 election, and incorporate lessons learned for more effective planning, management, strategic communication and stakeholder engagement to build public trust;
  • An enabling environment that leads to more women, youth and persons with disabilities (PWDs) turning out to vote and elected to representative posts; and,
  • Strengthened domestic election observation and monitoring.

Job Summary

The Chief of Party (COP) will be primarily responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction for the implementation of the programme, managing non-partisan relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including the IEBC, ORPP, judiciary, Parliament, political parties, electoral support providers and the international community. The Chief of Party (COP) serves as the primary coordinator for the programme and will be responsible for representing the programme in different fora, raising visibility and facilitating communication and networks with relevant stakeholders in Kenya. She/he will ensure consistent performance and adherence to donor regulations, ensuring synergies and an integrated vision among different stakeholders.

The Chief of Party (COP) will work closely with Deputy Chief of Party, who will have responsibility for day-to-day operational issues (programme plans, resourcing, forecasting, reporting, risk management etc.),including ensuring timely execution of project activities within the allocated budget, and strategic development and implementation of the programme. This position is contingent on award decision from the donor.

For the detailed job descriptions and how to apply, please visit our careers page at;

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Deadline to receive all applications will be on or before 17th August, 2020 at 5.00pm EAT.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------GENDER OFFICER - REF: GO/08/07/2020


Location: Nairobi

CARE International in Kenya seeks to hire a Gender Officer for its Women’s Voice and Leadership Project. We need an individual with 5 years’ experience in a Coordinating Capacity in gender equality outcome with a track record of demonstrating commitment to gender equality, women’s empowerment, results delivery and program quality in development programs in the following areas: gender equality, women’s rights, organizational strengthening, or feminist movement building. S/he should have In-depth understanding of underlying causes of poverty, vulnerability and gender inequality in Kenya with good knowledge of the political, economic, social and technological environment as well as have Knowledge and understanding of the Kenya’s women’s Rights movement. If you have these qualities, then you are the one we are looking for. Please apply for this exciting opportunity in one of the world’s most respected INGOs

Job Summary

Reporting to the Program Manager (WVL), The Gender Officer will ensure the WVL program achieves the Gender Equality outcome results and is of high quality, mainstreams feminist approaches by documenting and utilizing learning and knowledge from within and outside of CARE Kenya to develop/design and improve programs to achieve high impact. S/he will provide Coordination, Technical support and guidance on gender transformative and feminist approaches to gender equality results and ensure initiatives are informed by gender analysis, gender strategy and informed by desired gender equality result changes that seek to empower and increase voices of women’s rights organizations and their constituents. The Incumbent will work with the WVL Team in the fulfillment of the gender equality results, ensuring that the intervention methodology for the project is feminist, responds to the goals and objectives of the project’s gender strategy and aligns with the Feminist International Assistance policy and CARE’S Gender Equality policy.
S/He will also work with the WVL Project MEAL Coordinator to ensure efficient monitoring of Gender outcomes/ gender data collection during ongoing monitoring and timely evaluations and is expected to work in collaborative partnership with women’s rights organizations to develop and strengthen their desired Gender Equality results outputs, outcomes and contributions to impact, ensuring transformative processes and data for key performance indicators is collected, verified and reported on timely - but also holistically for all gender related and integrated initiatives under the WVL project.
S/he will build the capacity of ultimate WROs recipients in Gender Equality results based reporting and feminist delivery principles and processes, and will ensure that all principal partner WROs projects / initiatives have structures and processes / systems to deliver on, monitor adherence to CARE’s programming principles and abide by agreed CARE standards and donor guidelines on Gender Equality Outcomes delivery

For the detailed job descriptions and how to apply, please visit our careers page at;

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To apply, please click on the link below:

Deadline: 22nd July, 2020 at 5.00pm EAT

CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


 CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Qualified Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

CARE has a commitment to gender, equity and diversity in our workplace and operations. CARE respects and values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, sexuality, ethnicity, age, disability, religion or politics. This is reflected in our recruitment decisions which are made entirely through a transparent, merit-based selection process. All CARE staffs are required to comply with the Code of Conduct, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) and Child Protection (CP) policies. CARE is committed to protecting the rights of the communities whom we serve, and therefore reserves the right to conduct background checks and other screening procedures to ensure a safe, dignified work environment.


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