Project Officer (Climate Change) Career Opportunity in Kenya

Position Title: Project Officer – Climate Change

International Aid Services (IAS) Kenya is a Non - Governmental Organization registered under the NGO Coordination Board in Kenya.

IAS K seeks to empower communities through the promotion of access to education, sustainable livelihood, environmental stewardship and human rights”.

IAS K is recruiting a Project Officer - Climate Change who will be based in Tharaka Nithi County.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the implementation of the Climate change and adaptation project in Tharaka Nithi County.

  • Leading the implementation of Climate Change adaptation Project.
  • Training farmers as well as Community members on Climate Change, Climate resilient agriculture and early warning systems.
  • Strengthening key institutions involved in catchment management and multi-stakeholder approach in solving water-related challenges in different catchment areas.
  • Building Water Resilient Communities and improving community knowledge in application of IWRM strategies,
  • Training communities on appropriate conservation agriculture technologies
  • Organizing linkage meetings between the community, the Kenya meteorological department and the ministry of agriculture to undertake climate smart agriculture and use of indigenous knowledge and sharing of the developed advisories
  • Training farmers on smart agricultural practices including crisis transformation for Climate-Related Preparedness in the event of natural disasters due to climate change and weather unpredictability.
  • Training the target groups on financial literacy and review VSLA record keeping from time to time
  • Participating in the development of concept notes, project proposals and submission to potential donors.
  • Preparing and submitting quality, accurate ,complete weekly, monthly biannual and annual reports
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by management.


  • Bachelors in Agricultural Sciences/Agronomy/Horticulture/Agricultural Economics, Food Security, Natural Resource management Social Sciences or related field from a recognized University.
  • Minimum three years proven experience in working/programming in either relief or development and preferably in an NGO.
  • Proven knowledge of the Kenyan climate, food security, water and/or renewable energy sectors, including climate, biodiversity and gender mainstreaming
  • Proven knowledge of working in or on programmes pertaining the ASAL areas of Kenya.
  • Demonstrated experience with the implementation of donor funded projects;
  • Knowledge of devolved governance structures and systems;
  • Good understanding of gender mainstreaming in Climate Change and livelihoods projects
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS office suites.
  • Valid Kenyan Motorcycle riding license.

Method of Application

Interested applicants should submit a Cover Letter and CV before 20th May 2023 to: quoting “Project Officer - Climate Change” on the email subject line.

International Aid Services(IAS) Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and tolerate discrimination against protected characteristics (Gender, age, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion disability, pregnancy, mental or HIV status, nationality, political or any other opinion.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.