Project Officer Job in Kenya - NGO

The Catholic Diocese of Nakuru – Justice and Peace Commission wishes to recruit a highly motivated and competent individual to fill the following position.

Project Officer (Peace Building) 

Main Duties & Responsibilities
  • Is directly responsible for providing effective Diocesan level coordination of secretariat mediated programmes in areas of peace building and conflict transformation.
  • Develops and coordinates effective implementation of peace promotional activities in liaison with.
  • Participates in the coordination of ongoing peace arrangements in conflict prone areas at Parish/grassroots level, for early warning and rapid response to violent conflicts.
  • Develops work plans and monitoring tools for the programme in the designated area of operation.
  • Participates in development of fundraising proposals and carries out resource mobilization for the activities in the service areas.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Hold at least a Bachelors degree in Social Sciences, with additional training in Peace Building and Conflict Resolution.
  • Have 2 years relevant project management experience in areas of community development work
  • Have at least 1 year of field experience in conflict settings, with a demonstrated experience in peace building activities at the grassroots level.
  • Excellent facilitation and coordination skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, communication, computer and report writing skills
  • Experience from interacting with NGO’s and government funding agencies would be an added advantage
  • Demonstrate an awareness of gender issues in relation to peace building work
  • Posses a clean and valid driving license
How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications, enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic testimonials and names of three referees and day time telephone contacts to:

Personnel Director
Catholic Diocese of Nakuru
P.O. Box 938 – 20100

or E-mail us –

So as to be received by 7th October 2016. 

MUST indicate Current & Expected consolidated salary in your application. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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