CARE International in Kenya is
looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Directorfor Refugee Operations in Dadaab (Ref: DROD 10/2011) within its Refugee Assistance Program
(RAP), Dadaab, North Eastern Kenya. This is a non- family duty station.
Based in Dadaab at CARE’s main office compound, the Director for Refugee
Operations in Dadaab (DROD) is the officer–in-charge of all operations
implemented in the Dadaab refugee complex and adjoining host community by CARE
International in Kenya.
The DROD is the CARE’s most senior management position in Dadaab, representing
CARE International in Kenya in the refugee complex on behalf of the Country
The DROD’s key function is to ensure quality humanitarian assistance is
provided to refugees/beneficiaries.
To support the sustainability of CARE International in Kenya’s refugee
operations, the DROD will lead strategic planning, manage relations with key
stakeholders and represent CARE with UN agencies, implementing partners, local
government, members of the host community and refugees.
He/She will provide leadership to teams of highly talented national staff of
over 250, as well as ‘refugee incentive workers
The DROD will be responsible for directing all programming and administration
of Dadaab refugee operations for CARE Kenya. The right candidate must be a
self-starter with strong skills in multidisciplinary programming.
With an annual operational budget of up to $10 million from 5 or more different
donors, the Director for Refugee Operations must be astute in financial
management and planning.
Qualified candidates are invited to send their application letters quoting
reference number on the subject field together with detailed C.V with three
professional referees and daytime telephone contacts by Friday 4th November,
The Human Resources & Development Manager,
CARE International in Kenya.
For further details on minimum requirements, please visit our website: www.care.or.ke.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Those that had applied earlier need not re-apply.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.