Mercy Corps Safeguarding and CARM Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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Mercy Corps Safeguarding and CARM Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

Mercy Corps Kenya looking for “Safeguarding and CARM Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before April 22, 2024.

Mercy Corps was formed in 1991 to address the long-term conservation of the mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) and its regional afromontane forest habitat in the Virunga Bwindi Landscape. Our aim has been to work together as a single gorilla conservation program in order to expand and consolidate the successes of the Mountain Gorilla Project and other initiatives at a regional level.

The Mercy Corps has published a job vacancy announcement on April 12, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Safeguarding and CARM Officer to be based in Maralal, Kenya.

Mercy Corps Job Vacancy 2024

Essential Responsibilities


  • Facilitate safeguarding training and capacity building sessions for program staff, partners, short-term workers, contractors, vendors, and consultants; in collaboration with the Mercy Corps Country PaQ Manager/ Country Safeguarding Focal point, Country CARM Officer, Safeguarding champions, and the Ethics Assurance Manager.
  • Facilitate and coordinate awareness and sensitization sessions for program participants and community members on Mercy Corps Safeguarding commitment in collaboration with safeguarding champions.
  • Support in conducting Safeguarding and CARM induction for newly recruited program staff, volunteers, local implementing partners organizations, stakeholders and partners including Safeguarding Champions and CARM focal points from the sub – field offices in collaboration with the PaQ Team.
  • support in the Country Focal Points in updating the County Programs Safeguarding risk analysis and mitigation plans in collaboration with the Mercy Corps Country PaQ Manager/Safeguarding Focal point, CARM Officer, Nawiri Gender, Youth and Social Dynamics Lead and Gender officers.
  • Provide technical support and oversight of Safeguarding Champions and CARM focal points in sub – field offices.
  • Work with the Country PaQ Manager/ Safeguarding Focal Point, Country CARM Officer and Communications Advisor to develop safeguarding / CARM IEC materials; including translation to local languages.
  • Ensure availability and dissemination of safeguarding / CARM IEC materials in all strategic implementation areas in collaboration with the Safeguarding Champions and CARM focal points.
  • Consolidate and report the program face to face feedback, including feedback logged in issue logs and in suggestion boxes and share it with the Country CARM Officer for log-in into the Country CARM Database.
  • Share monthly and bi-monthly safeguarding and CARM dashboard reports, learnings and discuss areas of adaptions the program teams and partners.

Position in Organization:

  • Safeguarding & CARM Officer (Maralal)
  • Job Category: Programming
  • Requisition Number: 5KEOF004508
  • Posted: April 9, 2024
  • Full-Time
  • Locations: Maralal, Kenya


  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, law, education, communications, gender, international development or relevant field.
  • At least five years of related work experience in safeguarding and/or child protection preferably with an international or local Non- Governmental Organization (NGO).
  • Proven interest and commitment to humanitarian and development principles and a demonstrable understanding of conflict contexts and remote work.
  • Knowledge in project management, monitoring and evaluation including experience with remote data collection, analysis, reporting and visualization concepts.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to engage with program participants, stakeholders, and colleagues at all levels.
  • Experience in working in multi-cultural and diverse environments with sensitivity to different cultures and customs.
  • Proven track record of implementing feedback and complaints mechanisms in complex programs and projects while ensuring confidentiality is maintained.
  • Excellent Computer skills: proficiency in MS Office package, some knowledge on data analysis and management would be an asset. Experience in creating and designing Power BI reports and dashboards.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to communicate complex and sensitive information as well as coordinate and facilitate training to a wide and diverse audience.
  • Experience in leading and managing teams.
  • Ability to conduct assessment, excellent documentation and report writing skills are required.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Kiswahili languages is required.
  • Experience working in the ASAL regions in an added advantage

How to Apply Mercy Corps Safeguarding and CARM Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: April 22, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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