Head of Department, Catholic Justice and Peace Department at Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops

Application Ends: March 24, 2023
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Job Description


  • Oversee Program Management by leading on the design, strategy, program development and implementation in light of sound management practices and KCCB’s policies;
  • Partnership Development, Management, Growing and Maintenance;
  • Develop Monitoring and Evaluation framework and key performance indicators and ensure its implementation;
  • Mobilize Resources for the implementation of identified and approved programs;
  • Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate Department’s annual budgets and forecasting in furtherance of CJPD’s Projects implementation;
  • Execute People Management within Department ,KCCB- General Secretariat, Dioceses,Institutions and beyond;
  • Ensure continuous and timeliness communication within and without the Department; and
  • Any other responsibility as assigned by the National Executive Secretary for the Commission for Promoting of Integral Human Development and the General Secretary.


  • Master’s Degree in Political Science/Sociology/Project Management or equivalent;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences;
  • Ten years’ Minimum experience in Donor/Sponsor programs( both local and international) implementation in matters of Justice and Peace with at least five (5) years serving in Senior Management position;
  • Proposal writing and resource mobilization skills;
  • Leadership and Management courses;
  • Good Donor and Partner Relations

Soft skills:

  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent understanding of the Social Teaching and Values of the Catholic Church
  • Analytical and conceptual skills
  • Management and Administration skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Integrity with high degree of stewardship of resources
  • Ms Word, Ms Exel and Ms Power Point skills;
  • Ability to organize and manage Justice and Peace Stakeholders’ Focus Groups to meet identified immediate, mid and long term Objectives resulting to significant impact;
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision,fast paced environment and for long hours;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Embrace technology in the day to day operations;
  • Readiness to travel locally and sometimes internationally as duty call for;
  • Diploma in any Justice & Peace course will be an advantage

How to apply:

  • Applications for the position of Head of Department, Catholic Justice and Peace Department should be submitted through email address ; hodcjpd@catholicchurch.or.ke

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for the above mentioned position.

Candidates are expected to fill in the attached form and submit it together with their application letters, updated CVs and copies of Certificates by email as shown below:

ALL Applications should reach the Office of the General Secretary on or before 24th March 2023

Download and Fill the KCCB-Job Application Form

N/B: No hard copies will be accepted

Only short-listed candidates will be contactedSend your application to hodcjpd@catholicchurch.or.ke