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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.

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SAFETY AND SECURITY FOCAL PERSON REF: SC/22/03/2021

This position is based in Nairobi with travel to  CARE sub offices (Dadaab, Marsabit, Mandera, Garissa, Western)

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in 100 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis.  These solutions have a broad range, from disaster response to food and nutrition to education and work for women and girls to healthy mothers and children. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because when they have equal access to resources, they lift their families and communities out of poverty. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for 75 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us, and Fight with CARE.
CARE International in Kenya is seeking to recruit a Safety and Security Focal (CO-SSFP) for its CARE Kenya Country Office (CO) aimed at overseeing the Safety and Security (S&S) function while recruitment of a permanent staff is completed.

Job Summary

Based in Nairobi, Kenya with occasional travel to field offices, when required; the CO- SSFP will lead and oversee the S&S function for CARE Kenya and work at all levels of the CO to strengthen S&S management documentation, implementation, practice, and training, communication, and S&S culture.
The CO-SSFP will also be responsible for implementing activities associated with an organizational Transition and Integration Implementation Plan for CARE Kenya.
The incumbent will support the CO review of the S&S structure, supervise CO S&S staff, assist with the recruitment process and support the induction of the permanent S&S Manager once they are onboard.
The incumbent will report directly to the Country Director (CD) for daily operations with technical support from the Deputy Regional Security Manager (DRSM) East Central & Southern Africa (ECSA) and the Regional Security Manager (Horn of Africa). The position is a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) and Crisis and Incident Management Team (CIMT).

For the detailed job descriptions and how to apply, please visit our careers page at; www.care.or.ke

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To apply, please click on the link below:

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Deadline to receive all applications will be on or before 31st March, 2021 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.

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PROJECT MANAGER - REF: PM-15-03-2021

Location: Siaya (Fixed Term contract)

CARE International works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. We put women and girls in the center because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities.
CARE currently works in 100 countries, helping millions of the world’s poorest people find routes out of poverty.
CARE International in Kenya is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Project Manager. We need an innovative and far sighted leader with at least 5 years’ experience in Project management in the field of financial inclusion and financial graduation models, Livelihoods development, Value chain development, use of digital technologies in economic empowerment and trainings. The incumbent should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science or other relevant area, with at least 5 years work experience in value chain development and/or Livelihoods Programming. A Master’s Degree is an added advantage.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Program Director, the Project Manager will be responsible for strong project implementation for two projects: Strengthening Business Orientation of Smallholder Farmers (SBOSH) in Siaya, Kakamega, and Bungoma Counties and Beiersdorf’s - Promoting resilience and recovery from Covid 19 among women and girls in Kakamega and Bungoma. The aim of the SBOSH Project is to train 4,000 small holder famers on financial literacy training; train 6,000 sweet potatoes famers on Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs) to enable them start and run VSLAs; conduct Agri- preneurship training to 250 vine multipliers, 1375 sweet potatoes small holder famers and 125 managers in up and down stream enterprises along the Diary and Sweet potatoes value chain; and identify 200 commercial smallholders’ farmers for close mentorship and coaching in Agri- preneurship. Beiersdorf being a COVID 19 response project and building on the SBOSH project, aims to increase safety, knowledge, skills and practices to prevent and respond to Covid-19 and related vulnerabilities, to improve access to equitable and qualitative health services with a focus of vulnerable women and girls and finally enhance economic resilience of vulnerable groups against the social and economic impacts of COVID-19.
S/he will facilitate, coordinate and support Project staff, Community Based Trainers in building competence through training, coaching and demonstration where gaps are seen and as part of staff development. This role will be based in Siaya town with approximately
70% of time spent in field activities in the 3 Counties of project implementation: Bungoma, Kakamega and Siaya.

For the detailed job descriptions and how to apply, please visit our careers page at; www.care.or.ke

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To apply, please click on the link below:

https://smrtr.io/5bxcs

Deadline to receive all applications will be on or before 22nd March 2021, 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.

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POLICY AND ADVOCACY PROJECT MANAGER - REF: GCF-CSO PM/01/03/2021

Location: Nairobi

CARE International in Kenya seeks to hire a Policy and Advocacy project manager for its Global Climate Fund Project. We need an individual with a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline such as Climate Science, Community/rural development, Development studies, Agricultural or environmental science, or any related discipline with 7 years working experience including a minimum of three years working on local governance, capacity building and climate change with diverse teams. The incumbent should possess Strong practical experience in working with Local / County government and Civil society organizations, Practical experience in rural development, partnership development/ relationship building and networking .S/he should have Strong facilitation and communication skills and be able to demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity to gender and diversity. 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

The Policy and Advocacy Manager is primarily responsible for providing technical oversight on the growth and implementation of the GCF-CSO Readiness Project. He/she will take lead in the development of climate change adaptation, climate financing and mitigation; engaging in national, regional and global policy dialogues on climate change; this will include guidance on relevant guidelines and tools; and engaging national counterparts, development partners and other partners to support women and girls in Kenya in climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives. The Policy and Advocacy Manager will provide advice to help integrate climate change, disaster risk reduction and environment consideration across CARE Kenya programs. Responsible for overall project and budget management, and line management of key project staff.
The Policy and Advocacy Manager will sensitize and mobilize a diverse range of climate change actors - private sector, community-based organizations, research and academia bodies, and women and youth - to form coalitions that will facilitate climate change actions at the national level. Also, she/he will raise CARE Kenya’s profile on climate change with government bodies and relevant organizations utilizing their network of contacts to influence in the field and working closely with other team members and partners to feed into CAREs position on Climate Change issues, through CARE’s Climate Change and Resilience Platform (CCRP), nationally and globally.

For the detailed job descriptions and how to apply, please visit our careers page at; www.care.or.ke

Click here to see the Job Description

To apply, please click on the link below:

https://smrtr.io/55L5q

Deadline to receive all applications will be on or before 10th March 2021, 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.

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Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

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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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