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  • Posted: Oct 6, 2020
    Deadline: Oct 9, 2020
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  • Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality and works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs. CRS has been helping po...
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    Project Officer (Field Only)

    Job Summary:
    As a key member of the Mwendo Project Cluster team, the Project Officer – OVC Programming will monitor and report on all project activities related to OVC services delivery in line with CRS’ work serving the poor and vulnerable. The incumbent’s thorough and service-oriented approach will ensure that the project consistently applies best practices and constantly works towards improving the impact of its benefits to OVC and their households. S/he will coordinate closely with a pool of Mwendo Technical Team, Local implementing partner Staff, Care and Treatment Partners and relevant GOK departments to provide a holistic, integrated, and comprehensive OVC project implementation.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Serve as the project key partnership link between Mwendo, Local Implementing Partners (LIPs) and GOK
    • Support the coordination, implementation, and monitoring of all assigned project activities as outlined in the detailed implementation plan in line with CRS program quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and good practices.
    • Monitor and report any challenges and/or gaps identified to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules. Assist LIPs in their efforts to reflect on project experiences.
    • Support accountability through coordinating project evaluation activities and assisting LIPs in their efforts to collect and analyze project data per specified mechanisms and tools. Collaborate with LIPs to prepare reports per established reporting schedule.
    • Provide technical support and monitor capacity building and technical support activities to LIPs to ensure effective impact.
    • Complete project documentation for assigned activities. Assist with identifying information for case studies and reports on promising practices. Actively engage in dissemination and use of relevant knowledge in the field.
    • Represent CRS/Mwendo in meetings at county and cluster levels, working groups, and other events as requested, to support forging relations with relevant GOK departments, e.g Health, LIPs, other stakeholders, and the community.
    • Support implementation of child protection policy/child safeguarding policy ensuring that all project-affiliated persons in contact with OVC are trained on and conform to CRS’s Protection Policy and Code of Conduct, Keeping Children Safe standards, USAID child safeguarding and the Minimum Services Standards for Quality Improvement of OVC Programs.
    • Provide technical assistance and coordinate with DCS to identify their assets, strengths, and goals for in-service professional development and use this information to develop costed annual work plans that incorporate capacity building activities; and a sustainability plan for continuing DCS development after the project ends.
    • Provide capacity strengthening to LIP staff through trainings, workshops, facilitated group interactions, as well as accompaniment through regular communication, and site visits to support the successful implementation of HES project activities.
    • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of all assigned project activities per donor and CRS standards and established schedules.
    • Ensure community case workers (CCWs) (LIP staff and Volunteers) complete required case management forms and ensure case filing system is developed and maintained.
    • Support LIPs adopt project SOPs and Job Aids to ensure deliberate, comprehensive and high quality OVC programming
    • Ensure quality and minimum protection standards are implemented and respected in all ECD sites, ensuring that all who work with children have signed and understood the CRS Child Protection Policy
    • Promote engagement in positive parent/child relationships.
    • Support the maintenance of an effective and confidential case management system.
    • Strengthen and maintain networks with all partners including county government to ensure that OVC receive additional support through sharing information, collaboration and leveraging of opportunities that would enhance protection, health, legal, and psychosocial wellbeing of OVC
    • Support LIPs to implement in line with the project’s gender strategy

    Required/Desired Foreign Language

    • Able to clearly communicate in written and spoken English

    Travel Required

    • Up to 35% of travel time to Mwendo LIP project sites

    Personal Skills

    • Observation, active listening and analysis skills with ability to make sound judgment
    • Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with local partners and community members and inspire teamwork among diverse partners without direct supervisory responsibilities
    • Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities
    • Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented

    Key Working Relationships:
    Supervisory: None

    Internal: Project technical officers
    External: Representatives of the GOK, LIPs, other stakeholders, and the community

    Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Gender, International Development, Development Economics, Public Health, Psychosocial or a related field. Master ‘s degree will an added advantage
    • At least 2 years of work experience for master’s degree holders or 3 years of work experience for Bachelor’s degree holders in project support in the field of integrated OVC programming focusing on ECD, Education HIV/AIDS, gender, child protection and safeguarding and other health-related projects in Kenya.
    • Monitoring project spending, activities and reporting
    • In-depth understanding of donor expectations for program results, outcomes, impact, and reporting.
    • Experience in participatory action planning and engagement of stakeholders at various levels.
    • Experience monitoring projects and collecting relevant data preferred.
    • Excellent understating of GOK departments and their operations.
    • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

    Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)

    These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

    • Integrity
    • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
    • Builds Relationships
    • Develops Talent
    • Strategic Mindset
    • Accountability & Stewardship

    Application URL: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YmJnZW5lcmljLjA0Nzg5LjM4MzBAY2F0aG9saWNyZWxpZWYuYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t

    Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

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    Project Finance Officer

    Job Summary:

    • The Project Finance Officer will help coordinate and contribute to the implementation of the projects/grants policies and procedures in compliance with CRS’ established accounting standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), donors’ rules and regulations, and legal requirements to support high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable. S/he will efficiently perform accounting services through documenting the project/grant financial transactions by compiling, analyzing, and verifying account information, preparing account entries, and delivering financial reporting services throughout the project/grant life cycle.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Carry out partner assessments and monitoring as detailed in the SRFM policy for the assigned partners including preparation of assessment and monitoring reports highlighting capacity building needs or other areas that require management’s attention
    • Review and validate supporting documentation before processing of partner liquidations to ensure all required documents are accurate and complete and authorizations are in place.
    • Assess, evaluate and monitor subrecipient financial management processes in accordance with policy and strengthen capacity of partner in financial accounting and transactions.
    • Monitor disbursement/receipt schedules, alert relevant project/grant staff of due payments/liquidations, and maintain appropriate communication and follow-up to facilitate timeliness of financial resource management and compliance with set deadlines.
    • Prepare various periodic and ad hoc financial reports and perform variance analysis to assist project/grant staff with decision-making.
    • Provide information to project/grant staff, sub recipients, and partners on financial accounting policies and procedural compliance issues and deliver training and other capacity building activities.
    • Assist program staff in preparation and review of proposal budgets.
    • Prepare monthly reports and end month financial reports
    • Prepare and manage account receivables and payables for both staff and partners ensuring monthly statements are prepared and disseminated monthly.
    • Perform assigned treasury project/grant (cash payment/receipt, cash forecast, etc.) duties while observing segregation of duties

    Personal Skills

    • Excellent analytical skills with ability to detect and report inconsistencies.
    • Conscientious, accurate and thorough with great attention to detail.
    • Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics.
    • Proactive, resourceful, solutions oriented and results oriented.
    • Ability to work collaboratively.

    Travel Required: 40% travel to the field

    Key Working Relationships:

    • Supervisory: None
    • Internal: FM, DFMs, Finance staff, Project Managers and Officers
    • External: Partners, Partner finance staff, public donors & representatives

    Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

    Education and Experience

    • B.A. degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration with courses in accounting, or a qualification in accounting (CPA/ACCA or equivalent).
    • Minimum of three years work experience in a position with similar responsibilities, preferably with an international or local NGO, or a financial/banking institution.
    • Knowledge of the relevant public donor regulations preferred.
    • Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio), Web Conferencing Applications. Knowledge of Oracle ERP and Sun Systems Financial Accounting Package or similar financial reporting software preferred. The candidate will be required to work most of the time using Oracle ERP and be able to generate financial reports using the ERP.

    Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)

    These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

    • Integrity
    • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
    • Builds Relationships
    • Develops Talent
    • Strategic Mindset
    • Accountability & Stewardship

    Application URL: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YmJnZW5lcmljLjQ4OTM3LjM4MzBAY2F0aG9saWNyZWxpZWYuYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t

    Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

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