Catholic Diocese of Nakuru Job Vacancies in Kenya

The Diocese wishes to recruit highly motivated and competent individuals to fill the following positions;

1. Programme Coordinator – Agricultural And Rural Development Programme (ARDP)

ARDP is an inter-Diocesan Programme covering the larger districts of Nakuru, Baringo, Koibatek, Kericho, Buret and Bomet. The Programme’s aim is to enhance sustainable livelihoods of the resource poor communities through promoting sustainable agriculture and rural development in a participatory manner ‘People Led Process.’

Reporting to the Diocesan Planning & Development Coordinator, the person will provide leadership to the ARDP team and oversee implementation of the Programme activities in two Dioceses (Nakuru & Kericho).

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Carry out community needs assessment and facilitate prioritization of needs, project planning, proposal writing, project implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
  • Network with relevant government ministries, NGOs, project partners, other stakeholders and Diocesan Programmes; and mobilize resources locally and internationally to support Programme activities.
  • Supervise all Programme Staff and ensure highest standard of work ethics are upheld.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Masters of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics & Extension Services or any other related course with at least 2 years experience in relevant field OR
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics & Extension Services or any other related course with at least 5 years experience in relevant field
  • Must have knowledge and experience in Sustainable Agriculture, project fund-raising, implementation, community participatory approaches and monitoring and evaluation
  • Excellent supervisory, interpersonal, communication, report writing and computer skills with a good track record of the same; and a valid driving license.

2. Programme Coordinator – Integrated Programme for the Handicapped Children (The Small Homes Programme)

The Small Homes Programme was initiated in 1980 to provide care and support services to the disabled and needy children who are either neglected because of their disability or cannot access basic medical care or quality education.

Reporting to the Diocesan Planning & Development Coordinator, the person will provide leadership to the Small Homes Programme (SHP) and coordinate implementation of Programme activities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Carry out community needs assessment and facilitate prioritization of needs, project planning, proposal writing, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting
  • Network with relevant government ministries, NGOs, project partners and other stakeholders, including Diocesan Programmes; and mobilize resources locally and internationally to support Programme activities.
  • Provide Guidance and Counseling support to individual clients and support groups in the Programme.
  • Supervise Programme Social Workers and ensure highest standards of work ethics are upheld.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A degree in Social Sciences, Education (preferably in Special Education), Project Management or Administration from a recognized university. A Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • At least 2 years KISE Diploma training, experience in CBR, Assessment and Inclusive Education
  • Experience in project fund-raising, implementation, community participatory approaches, monitoring and evaluation
  • Excellent supervisory, interpersonal, communication, report writing and computer skills with a good track record of the same; and a valid driving license.
  • Experience in networking with NGOs, funding agencies and government ministries would be desirable

3. Deputy Principal– Mwangaza College

Mwangaza College – Bishop Ndingi Skills Training Centre, is a tertiary institution with seven fully fledged Departments. These are Accounts, Food & Beverage, Fashion & Design, Hair Design & Facial Beauty, Information Technology, Secretarial, and Tailoring. The courses offered are examinable both internally and externally.

Reporting to College Principal, the Deputy Principal will oversee all day to day academic functions of the College and preparation of teachers’ and students’ schedules.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Will be responsible for full interpretation and execution of all policies and regulations of the College
  • Make recommendation regarding study programmes, and oversee the academic performance of the students.
  • Assist in the recruitment and selection of staff members
  • Facilitate in generating the School Calendar

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and / or Education or any other related course
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Previous experience with at least 2 years in managing an Academic Institution
  • Excellent supervisory, interpersonal, communication, report writing and computer skills with a good track record of the same; and a valid driving license.

Interested candidates should submit their applications, enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic testimonials, names of three referees and day time telephone contacts to:

Human Resource Director
Catholic Diocese of Nakuru
P.O. Box 938 – 20100 Nakuru

or E-mail us – cdnhr@yahoo.com

So as to be received by 30th October 2010.

Kindly indicate Current & Expected consolidated salary in your application.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Catholic Diocese of Nakuru is an equal opportunity employer

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