DCA is working with international and national partners in Kenya to assist the poorest of the poor with a focus on humanitarian assistance, protection, resilience building & working for peace and conflict mitigation. In our humanitarian work, we focus on refugees/host community assistance that includes disaster risk reduction and self-protection mechanisms. In Kenya, the operational area is Turkana County with a focus on the refugees and the Turkana host community where interventions are within a frame work of enhancing self-reliance and resilience building. DCA development and humanitarian projects are part of a long term program, where gender/rights based approach and youth empowerment are cross cutting priorities and community managed/based/driven activities and capacity building of partners and LGAs are some of the key components.
DanChurchAid (DCA) Kenya Office is seeking to recruit an experienced and energetic Kenyan national for following positions:
The PO is to serve for a period of one year (renewable) starting as soon as possible. The position is mainly field based (Turkana County – Kakuma) with occasional consultations meetings in the DCA Nairobi Office. The PO will report to the DCA Head of Program – Kenya with the DCA Country Director having the overall responsibility.
The main responsibilities of the PO are:
The PO has a technical backstopping responsibility over the DCA partners implementing youth development , livelihoods and resilience building project/s in Turkana County. The PO will works close consultation the DCA HoP – Kenya. The DCA PO is also expected to have a proactive accompanying role with DCA partners that enable a sector integrated approach in relief, rehabilitation and development as well as facilitate institutionalized communication between stakeholders and promote a rights based approach in all DCA programming.
Interested and qualified? Go to DanChurchAid (DCA) career website on www.danchurchaid.org to apply