CRS Head of Programming Jobs 2022 Kenya

CRS VacancyCRS Head of Programming Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the CRS is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Head of Programming position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with CRS.

CRS Head of Programming Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on March 31, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by April 11, 2022.

Organization Name Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted March 31, 2022
Closing Date April 11, 2022
Position Head of Programming
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

CRS Head of Programming Jobs 2022

The Catholic Relief Services (CRS) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: Master’s Degree.
  • Experience: Minimum 5 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: English.
  • Job: Program Management.
  • Organization: Catholic Relief Services.
  • Schedule: Regular.
  • Shift: Standard.
  • Day Job.
  • Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Master’s Degree in International Development, International Relations or relevant field.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant field-based program management, at least three years of middle/senior management experience.
  • Experience in the development of successful proposals, reports, strategic alliances, project design, project management, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience in partner capacity strengthening, staff development, training, and mentoring, as well as in team building and strategic planning initiatives. Experience working with Church partners a plus
  • Experience in community development, community mobilization, or similar grassroots, self-help initiatives.
  • Experience in project grants management, including project design, budget preparation, expenditure tracking, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, etc., preferably for projects funded by multiple public donors, including USAID.
  • Experience with successful business development activities capturing public and/or private donor funding.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent strategic, analytical, systems thinking, and problem-solving skills, with capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment and decisions.
  • Strong relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship.
  • Team leadership abilities
  • Presentation and facilitation skills
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions oriented and results-oriented
  • Demonstrated commitment to respect, equity, diversity and inclusion including gender equality.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent English writing skills.
  • Staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment.
  • Experience and abilities in capacity strengthening – developing curricula and facilitating trainings.
  • Experience using MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, and knowledge sharing networks.

Roles and Key Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Country Representative (CR) provide strategic direction for the design of the Kenya Program’s strategic frameworks and plans, including the development of resource mobilization strategies to optimize the impact of programming interventions in line with regional and agency strategic priorities.
  • Lead high-quality project design incorporating project management standards and MEAL methods, appropriate to scope, context and technical requirements of projects. Coordinate planning of activities across various projects from different sectors to ensure integration of program interventions and efficiency in implementation.
  • Effectively manage talent, promote staff development, and supervise staff. Build strong and effective teams. Manage team dynamics and staff well-being. Provide coaching, strategically tailor individual development plans, and complete performance assessment for direct reports. Developing staffing plans for projects and contribute to the recruitment process of senior project staff.
  • In collaboration with the CR and business development staff oversee the business development cycle to ensure effective positioning, quality proposal development, and effective leveraging.
  • Create and maintain proper conditions for learning. Establish a safe environment for sharing of ideas, solutions, and difficulties and the capacity to detect, analyze and respond quickly to deficiencies. Ensure high levels of accountability, learning and knowledge management overseeing implementation of the MEAL policy, as well as cross-sectoral, cross-department, and agency-wide learning.
  • Coordinate with CP operations leads to ensure strong management quality and program quality coordination including but not limited to appropriate project budgeting, human resource processes, staff safety and security, and efficient use and stewardship of organizational and program resources.
  • Oversee the identification, assessment and strengthening of appropriate partnerships and the appropriate application of partnership concepts, tools and approaches.
  • Ensure technical assistance and capacity strengthening for project teams and partners in project management standards and related MEAL, protection mainstreaming, gender, business development and operational activities. Identify training opportunities, develop training curriculum and deliver trainings.

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: April 11, 2022.
Employment Advertisement Download PDF
Official Notification Link