Catholic Relief Services (CRS) carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners, people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
CRS has worked in Kenya since 1965. Over the years, CRS’ focus shifted from direct relief and food distributions to a comprehensive development program that works with partners and enhances local capacity. CRS Kenya programs now support children affected by HIV, and community-based efforts to increase household incomes, improve family health and sanitation, and enhance agriculture livelihoods.
Reports To: Senior Driver/Fleet Coordinator
Poistions: Kisumu (Ref.2019/035), Kilifi (Ref.2019/036), Mombasa (Ref:2019/37, Nairobi (Ref.2019/038) Taita Taveta, (Ref.2019/39)
Country/Location: Kenya/Kisumu (1) Kilifi (3) Mombasa (1), Nairobi (3), Taita Taveta (1)
Length of Contract: Two years
CRS, with partners Lumos and Maestral International, will work closely with Department of Children Services (DCS) and other care reform actors to implement programming and interventions to support care reform in Kenya. Kenya has been selected as one of three countries, together with the Republic of Moldova and Guatemala, to implement the initial phase of Changing the Way We Care (CTWWC) initiative. CTWWC is an initiative that aims to leverage existing strengths and efforts of key stakeholders as well as address identified gaps to move Kenya away from reliance on residential care facilities and towards stronger family-based care.
You will safely operate vehicles, observing the Kenyan Highway Code and organization’s policies on driving at all times, to help ensure operational effectiveness in support of high-quality programming. You will ensure the safety and security of all passengers, pedestrians, other drivers and the vehicles in town and on field missions. Your consistent and high-quality service will contribute to the proper stewardship of resources.
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.
Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:
Education and Experience
Required/Desired Foreign Language
Good oral and written communication skills in English
Must be able to travel outside of permanent location up to 90% of time
Key Working Relationships:
Internal: Project Assistant, Relevant Managers
External: Partner staff, visitors
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
Written applications indicating the reference number of position applied for and CV including day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the below-mentioned by Close of Business Friday, July 25, 2019.
Human Resources Manager
Catholic Relief Services – Kenya/Somalia Program
Note: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) does not charge any fees from applicants for any recruitment. Further, CRS has not retained any agent in connection with this recruitment
CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation