Job Vacancy: Programme Officer Energy
Based in Nairobi with Frequent Field Travel
Attractive Salary Offered
12 months contract Offered
CAFOD, one of the UK’s leading international aid agencies, is currently looking for Programme Officer Energy for East Africa. This post will be based in Nairobi, Kenya with significant travel within the region.
Working as part of the East Africa team you will take lead on day to day management of CAFOD supported partner research and advocacy work on sustainable energy in Kenya and Uganda.
We are looking for a highly motivated Programme Officer to support our sustainable energy access work in Kenya and Uganda.
Your role: You will be responsible for building effective working relationships with peers in the International Development Group (IDG) as well as with colleagues in Advocacy and Education Group (AEG) and Emergency Response Group (ERG).
You will manage and develop programmes in line with Regional strategy, manage effective relationships with partners and provide effective financial management and monitoring of programmes to ensure systems compliance.
Your profile: You should be fluent in English with excellent spoken and written communication and interpersonal skills, inter-cultural sensitivity and confidence in dealing with a wide range of NGO partners.
You should have an understanding of different advocacy tools and techniques, understanding of sustainable energy and climate change issues.
Experience in using programme cycle management, financial management and able to work with and develop partner capacities is essential.
Closing date is 1 November 2017.
CAFOD is an equal opportunities employer.
Recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to child protection.
CAFOD is the official development and relief agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales and part of the Caritas Internationalis Confederation