East Africa Programme Support Officer
Based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Post status: National
Four Year Fixed-Term Contract
CAFOD works with partner organisations to combat poverty and injustice and to
build a strong and dynamic civil society.
We are looking for a highly motivated Programme Support Officer to work in
partnership with local organisations to bring about real change in the lives of
poor people and translate our plans for development and justice into reality.
Working as part of the East Africa team you will support CAFOD partners in the
implementation of the ACP-EU Energy Facility: Community Based Green Energy
Project (CB-GEP) in Kenya.
You will have experience of working in development, preferably in an INGO
context, knowledge of the country context, and ideally possess skills in
programme cycle management, procurement (logistics support), financial
management, energy technology, marketing, developing and appraising proposals,
and project narrative and financial reporting.
You will be fluent in Kiswahili as well as English with excellent spoken and
written communication and interpersonal skills, inter-cultural sensitivity and
confidence in dealing with a wide range of Church and NGO partners.
The post is based in Nairobi but will involve travel to the programme sites in
Isiolo, Kajiado and Kitui. The post will also involve working in collaboration
with a Private Sector Company in Kenya involved in Solar Technology.