Kenya: OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 08 Mar 2018

Médecins Sans Frontières Spain – OCBA (Operational Centre Barcelona-Athens) is looking for a

OPERATIONS ASSISTANT (TEMPORARY)
FOR THE NAIROBI BRANCH OFFICE

GENERAL CONTEXT

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international independent medical-humanitarian organization that offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination and irrespective of race, religion, or political affiliation.

The MSF movement is built around five operational directorates supported by 24 sec-tions and offices worldwide. MSF OCBA is one of those directorates. Its operations are implemented by field teams and the mission coordination teams; together with the organizational units based in Barcelona, Athens, Buenos Aires, Nairobi and decentral-ised in Dakar and Amman. The field operations are guided and supported by 5 Opera-tional Cells, the Emergency Unit and other departments supporting operations.

ABOUT THE POSITION

The main objective of the position is to carry out the administrative support tasks at the office reception, and specific requests from the Director of Branch office as well as the Operations Department based in Nairobi (Cell 5 and other units/department).
This position aims at supporting and channelling internal requests at office level (front office administration, organising meetings, internal communication) as well as outside requests (visitors, Barcelona HQ, etc.), carrying out administrative activities so as to ensure that information at the Nairobi Branch Office (NBO) is properly implemented and managed according to existing procedures.
The Operations Assistant is hierarchically accountable to the Office and HR Coordi-nator.
The position is a temporary gap fill for a definite period, and the position holder will focus on critical/key areas of the job based on priority.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

1) Reception / Customer care

  • Manage assistance to external and internal visitors to the NBO.
  • Responsible for telephone care through the switchboard
  • Manage mail and other incoming documents and email: reception, distribution and sending.
  • Provide general information about MSF to people requesting it.
  • Manage local, national and international courier services: preparation, sending, follow-up and allocation.
  • Where necessary/needed, organize car movements for NBO staff and for visi-tors and staff in transit.
  • Coordinate the movements of the Driver and assist to update the movement sheet in the absence of the driver.

2) Support to the Branch office and Operations Department in Nairobi

  • Sets/implements the office/reception procedures to guarantee the smooth run-ning of the office (car/taxi movements, booking of meetings rooms and others, etc.)
  • Manage general emails, communications and external relations.
  • Provide administrative support to Cell members and other Branch office posi-tions on all front office operations.
  • Manage the activity calendar for the Branch office and synchronize/link with Barcelona, including the weekly Friday meeting agenda’s (special presenta-tions and visitors).
  • Guarantee the correct implementation of procedures for the smooth running of the office, interacting with all its members, with the Barcelona HQ depart-ments, with the East African Association (EAA), other missions for OCBA and MSF sections present in Kenya.
  • Organize meetings, tele and video conferences, drafting and dissemination of minutes and drafts.
  • Channel translations of documents produced by the Branch office and translate short texts if needed.
  • Request and distribute institutional materials and stationery.
  • Support internal logistics at the Branch office (order of office supplies, store, reservation of rooms, caterings, handouts for meetings, etc.).
  • Prepare briefing schedules for new staff in liaison with the Administration/HR Assistant and travel officer.

3) Specific support to the Nairobi Branch office Operations (Direc-tor/Operations)

  • Manage all administrative and logistics tasks for internal and external meetings where feasible (external meetings that require minimal/no presence out of work station).
  • Support in the NBO planning, activities and other Key events through facilita-tion for organization of meetings (internal/external), taking of minutes where possible and making necessary practical arrangements with vendors/service providers.
  • Carry out research, gather information and prepare presentations and other documents as/when requested.
  • Maintain an active database/contact list and make proactive follow up of ex-ternal meetings and contacts established by various staff during networking events.
  • Assist to organize and manage the logistical arrangements (move-ments/materials/contact list…) and schedule/appointments of the Director, Nai-robi Branch office (DNBO) and Heads of units (Operations) as/when required.
  • Take/compile minutes for specific meetings for the Director/Operations as/when required.

4) Internal communications

  • Responsible for internal communication acting as the reference person at the NBO for the intranet / OLE and for all internal communications.
  • With support from the Communications and IT department/team, design and feed the internal communications channels at the NBO (internal bulletin, no-tice board, OLE, etc.)
  • Brief newly recruited staff and visitors, including management of their logistical needs.
  • Promote and support the correct utilization of OLE.
  • Promote and support the correct use of the documentation center and relevant shared folders.
  • Promote and support the development of internal events fostering internal in-formation cohesion and socialization, include team events.
  • Responsible for organization and correct conduct of staff meetings, both at the NBO and with Barcelona HQ.
  • Update the Barcelona office (OPS – Admin), and HR Assistant in NBO on movements of staff from the Cell/Operations on regular basis (leave, contract start/end…).

5) Others

  • Manage the office stationary store and make requests/orders for new materials on regular basis.
  • Receive invoices/bills for utilities and running costs (phone, security, mainte-nance…), and prepare payment requests for office bills and ensure staffs are informed where personal reimbursements are due.
  • Facilitate payments to suppliers/vendors and assist the Finance in follow up for VAT refunds where required.
  • Manage the visits calendar at the GH in close coordination with the HR/Admin assistant and liaise with the GH Housekeeper and ensure the logis-tics of the visits.
  • Prepare the overview of guest house visitors report to Finance for re-invoicing on quarterly basis.
  • Ensures the first aid kit is in place and updated (in collaboration with the Med-ical advisor/assistant).
  • Support with Medical Evacuations for staff coming in for treatment (refer to the Medevac guideline/policy).
  • Back-up for other back office staff where feasible.

Education and Experience

  • Post-Secondary education and HR/Administrative qualifications (minimum Diploma) or/and related studies .
  • At least 2 years' experience in a similar job, preferable in the non-profit making sector.
  • Fluent English. Knowledge of Swahili, French and/or Spanish is an asset.
  • IT working knowledge (Microsoft Office) and web/internet navigation skills.
  • Previous experience with MSF or other humanitarian NGOs is considered a plus.

Other

  • Highly motivated and interested in the humanitarian sector.
  • Flexibility
  • Articulate

Competencies

  • Commitment to MSF principles
  • Cross-cultural awareness
  • Behavioural flexibility
  • Analytical thinking
  • Results and quality orientation
  • Service orientation
  • Planning and organising
  • Initiative and innovation
  • Teamwork and cooperation

Conditions:
• Monthly Gross Salary of KES (Kenya Shillings) 146,307 and secondary bene-fits according to the OCBA Nairobi policy
• Fixed term contract of at least 5 months, based in Nairobi
• Expected start date: Mid-March 2018

How to apply:

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae and cover motivation letter as a single file by 8th March 2018, under the reference ‘Operations Assistant’ to MSFE-RRHH-NBO@barcelona.msf.org

Please note that MSF will only contact short-listed candidates.

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Country: Kenya
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·

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· Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent in relevant area;

· Five (5) years post-qualification experience;

· Excellent writing and presentation skills; and

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How to Apply

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Organization: Concern Worldwide
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 11 Mar 2018

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Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager – Education

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Direct Reports: Senior Officer – Education (Nairobi and Marsabit)

Liaises with:

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· Develop and monitor implementation of technical guidelines for programme interventions e.g. pedagogy, child to child clubs, mentorship etc.

· Develop tools and build capacity of staff to conduct reviews, provide feedback and implement improvement plans.

· Enforce programme compliance with MOE, TSC and donor policies.

· Review quality of quarterly and annual plans and reports including case studies

· Provide technical advice to MOE quality assurance units.

· Conduct external reviews in Concern supported schools to determine quality and standards of teaching, learning and leadership.

· Networking with international Quality Assurance forums and participating in relevant national conferences/workshops/meetings.

Responding to Emergencies:

· Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern’s Emergency response as and when necessary.

· Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies.

Programme Participant Protection Policy

· To adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct.

Job Specification:

Essential

· A Bachelor’s Degree in Education

· At least five (5) years’ experience in implementing Primary Education projects with at least two (2) years’ experience in literacy and numeracy interventions and at least one (1) experience in protection of vulnerable children

· Knowledge of international humanitarian systems, institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices.

· Strong monitoring and evaluation, data analysis and reporting skills.

· Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams.

· Proficient in the use of computer applications

· Fluent in both spoken and written English and Kiswahili.

Preferred

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Follow Concern online: www.concern.net

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Organization: ACTED
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 06 Mar 2018

Department: Appraisal Monitoring & Evaluation Unit (AMEU)

Position: Accountability Intern

Direct Hierarchy: Accountability Officer

Contract duration: 3 Months with possibility of extension

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Starting Date: March 2018

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Requirements

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Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 09 Mar 2018

BACKGROUND
The Regional Durable Solutions Secretariat (ReDSS) is a coalition of 12 NGOs working in the search of durable solutions in East Africa. ReDSS Secretariat is hosted by DRC and based in Nairobi with a country unit for Somalia and about to start a country unit in Ethiopia. ReDSS is a coordination and information hub that focuses on research and knowledge management, program support, capacity development, learning, and policy influencing. ReDSS Steering committee is composed of DRC, IRC and NRC For more information http://www.regionaldss.org/ The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an independent, non-profit organization (NGO), founded on the basis of humanitarian principles, and human rights based approach, to secure the protection of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), and to promoting long term solutions to the problems of forced displacement. Danish Demining Group (DDG) is a specialized unit within DRC which implements mine action and armed violence reduction (AVR) programmes in fragile states throughout the developing world. The East Africa and Yemen region consists of programmes in seven countries including Somalia, Kenya, Yemen, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Uganda and Tanzania.

OVERALL PURPOSE
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KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Support organization of ReDSS trainings in Somalia and the region
-Support the organizations of learning events in Nairobi and in the region
-Support the development of ReDSS publications and communication materials
-Support the organization of ReDSS Solutions Analysis development processes
-Support the organization of ReDSS quarterly and annual meetings
-Update ReDSS internal and external mailing lists and database
-Support the coordination of research initiatives in line with ReDSS operational research priorities
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ABOUT YOU
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Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
Collaborating: You are a strong networker and enjoy working with many different types of stakeholders, you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
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Communicating: You write and speak effectively and honestly and display political and cultural sensitivity, including ability to adapt well to local cultures
Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values

Education:
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Experience and technical competencies:
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in supporting the organization of events, meetings and workshops
• Experience in financial management

Required skills
• Strong administrative and human resource skills with proven experience in providing support to programmes or secretariats
• Strong demonstrable experience in admin roles and budget monitoring of projects within an NGO (local or international)
• Excellent inter-personal facilitation and communication skills to build trusted relationships with a wide array of humanitarian and development partners, donors, Government agencies, etc
• Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organization
• Strong IT command, close familiarity with the maintenance and management of template-style websites and experience of applying ICT (information communications technology) to knowledge management
• Flexibility, proactive engagement, ability to work under pressure and to demonstrate high tolerance for change, complexity and unpredictability

Languages:
• Fluent in spoken and written English

GENERAL
Commitments:
DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html). All DRC staff must be committed to the Red Cross Code of Conduct, as well as the Core Humanitarian Standards.

CONDITIONS
Availability: 16th April 2018
Duty station: Nairobi with frequent travel in the region
Reporting to: ReDSS Coordinator
Contract: 12 months renewable contract dependent on both funding and performance. This is a national position, for qualified National staff the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for National staff.

How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit online an updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post. We only accept applications sent via our online-application on www.drc.dk under Vacancies. Please forward the application no later than 09th March 2018.

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Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 09 Mar 2018

BACKGROUND
The Regional Durable Solutions Secretariat (ReDSS) is a coalition of 12 NGOs working in the search of durable solutions in East Africa. ReDSS Secretariat is hosted by DRC and based in Nairobi with a country unit for Somalia and about to start a country unit in Ethiopia. ReDSS is a coordination and information hub that focuses on research and knowledge management, program support, capacity development, learning, and policy influencing. ReDSS Steering committee is composed of DRC, IRC and NRC For more information http://www.regionaldss.org/ The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an independent, non-profit organization (NGO), founded on the basis of humanitarian principles, and human rights based approach, to secure the protection of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), and to promoting long term solutions to the problems of forced displacement. Danish Demining Group (DDG) is a specialized unit within DRC which implements mine action and armed violence reduction (AVR) programmes in fragile states throughout the developing world. The East Africa and Yemen region consists of programmes in seven countries including Somalia, Kenya, Yemen, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Uganda and Tanzania.

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KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Program support : provide high quality support on program development and design, solutions outcomes monitoring and learning
• Provide strategic and programing support to ReDSS members and partners in developing and using solutions programmatic tools to ensure high quality solutions programing for displacement affected communities in Horn and East Africa
• Support ReDSS Somalia partner’s use of the solutions programmatic tools developed and online dashboard
• Lead and facilitate processes to inform real time learning and support iterative decision making in solutions programming
• Facilitate cross countries program learning based on ReDSS learning strategy principles (collaborative, adaptive, iterative and locally-led)
• Lead discussion to define and agree on criteria to identify and document lessons learnt (develop and define purpose (programme impact and learning impact) and process for capturing lessons learnt, best practices and failing forward )
• Support members to invest in community engagement processes and 2 ways communication to improve our collective accountability
• Support partners to put in place longitudinal system to capture and monitor impacts and intentions of displaced people over time
• Initiate and support cross learning between members and partners and between regions within Somalia
• Bring government, humanitarian and development actors together to discuss collective outcomes and invest in joint programing and learning
• Convene ReDSS internal and external partners on a regular basis to discuss solutions programing and use findings and evidence from Solution analyses and research to inform better programing

Grants management
• Develop and maintain overview of all grants, donor requirements, rules and regulations, and internal and external deadlines, including filing of grant documents (including through the grants database – forthcoming)
• Coordinate the development of donor applications and reports, as well as ensuring donor compliance and quality control
• Contribute to the development and revision of funding proposals, budgets and donor reports
• Prepare reports for donors, partners, and government on program progress, ensuring all reporting requirements of donors are delivered on time and in a quality manner.
• Ensure that grant coordination systems and processes are successfully implemented across the life of the grant. Ensure that key controls are in place to support effective management of the funding portfolio and compliance with the donor requirements
• Work with ReDSS Somalia managers and members to draft concepts and proposal

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Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
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Education:
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Experience and technical competencies:
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Required skills

• Strong programme and grant management and budgeting skills with proven experience in managing durable solutions or resilience programmes
• Strong analytical and writing skills with proven experience in producing high quality programs and lessons learnt tools with ability to present complex information in a simple and accessible manner
• Excellent coordination, inter-personal facilitation and communication skills to build trusted relationships with a wide array of humanitarian and development partners, donors, Government agencies, etc
• Good IT command, close familiarity with the maintenance and management of template-style websites and experience of applying ICT (information communications technology) to knowledge management
• Flexibility, proactive engagement, ability to work under pressure and to demonstrate high tolerance for change, complexity and unpredictability

Languages:
• Fluent in spoken and written English
• Fluency in spoken and written Somali

GENERAL
Commitments:
DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html). All DRC staff must be committed to the Red Cross Code of Conduct, as well as the Core Humanitarian Standards.

CONDITIONS

Availability: 16th April 2018
Duty station: Nairobi with frequent travel to Somalia
Reporting: ReDSS Somalia Durable Solutions Manager
Contract: 12 months renewable contract dependent on both funding and performance. This is a national position, for qualified National staff the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for National staff.

How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit online an updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post. We only accept applications sent via our online-application on www.drc.dk under Vacancies. Please forward the application no later than 09th March 2018.

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Kenya: ReDSS Regional Deputy coordinator

Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 09 Mar 2018

BACKGROUND
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OVERALL PURPOSE
The ReDSS Regional Deputy coordinator will be responsible for supporting ReDSS members and partners in the region on solutions programing, knowledge management, capacity development and learning. The deputy coordinator will be acting coordinator when required and will represent ReDSS members in relevant fora and coordination mechanisms

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Program support : provide high quality support on program development and design, solutions outcomes monitoring and learning
• Provide strategic and programing support to ReDSS members and partners in developing and using solutions programmatic tools to ensure high quality solutions programing for displacement affected communities in Horn and East Africa
• Support the use of ReDSS solutions programmatic tools and online dashboard
Lead and facilitate processes to inform real time learning and support iterative decision making in solutions programming
• Facilitate cross countries program learning based on ReDSS learning strategy principles (collaborative, adaptive, iterative and locally-led)
• Support members to invest in community engagement processes and 2 ways communication to improve community ownership and our collective accountability
• Support partners to put in place longitudinal system to capture and monitor impacts and intentions of displaced people over time
• Initiate and support cross countries/ regional learning between members and partners
• Bring governments, humanitarian and development actors together to discuss collective outcomes and invest in joint programing and learning
• Convene ReDSS internal and external partners on a regular basis to discuss solutions programing and use findings and evidence from Solution analyses and research to inform better programing

Knowledge management and capacity development
• Lead and coordinate knowledge sharing activities between countries and actors at national and regional level encompassing both real time learning and longer term lessons learnt processes
• Facilitate workshops to promote cross-learning and carry out dissemination of ReDSS learning tools as appropriate
• Integrate a flexible, collaborative and iterative learning approach into ReDSS activities
• Lead the development of high quality case studies on lessons learnt from measurement of impact, sectorial/thematic issues and analysis of actions based on ReDSS learning framework, including learning from failure
• Support ReDSS training roll out
• Lead and coordinate Solutions analysis in different countries in the region (secondary collection of durable solutions data, analyses of humanitarian/development strategies, policies and legislation etc.) and the production and dissemination of quality reports.
• Lead dissemination and uptake of solutions analysis to support better durable solutions programming and policies in the region
• Support the coordination and management of research initiatives in line with ReDSS operational research priorities

Representation and ReDSS deputy role
• Represent ReDSS with a diverse range of governments, humanitarian and development actors, UN agencies, private sector and academia
• Represent ReDSS in high level meetings and forum at regional and global level
• Acting ReDSS Coordinator when required

Management
• Ensure strong leadership and clear communication of vision, strategies, procedures and guidelines and that ReDSS strategy is delivered with high quality
• Ensure ongoing management and support to facilitate compliance, adequate procedures and processes, timely and quality implementation and appropriate budget management and cost efficiency
• Coordinate the development of donor applications and reports, as well as ensuring donor compliance and quality controls
• Ensures the development and implementation of an effective MEAL system that measures the relevance, use and impact of ReDSS work
• Ensure internal information sharing and coordination among ReDSS members
• Line management responsibility: performance management and staff development of staff under his/ her supervision and ), including oversight of recruitment processes alongside ReDSS Coordinator

ABOUT YOU
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate each of DRC’ five core competencies:
Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
Collaborating: You are a strong networker and enjoy working with many different types of stakeholders, you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while balancing the role of advisor and leadership
Communicating: You write and speak effectively and honestly and display political and cultural sensitivity, including ability to adapt well to local cultures
Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values

Education:
• Advanced University degree in social studies, political science, program management, international relations, international development or relevant field

Experience and technical competencies:
• Minimum 8 years of experience in similar positions involving programme planning, monitoring and complex grants management with a consortium of partners • Strong knowledge of the socio-economic and political dynamics of East and Horn of Africa region; more specifically on displacement, with a demonstrated ability to manage politically sensitive contexts
• Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment and establish effective working relationships, both within and outside the organization

Required skills

• Strong analytical and writing skills with proven experience in producing high quality programs and lessons learnt tools with ability to present complex information in a simple and accessible manner
• Strong programme and grant management skills
• Solid experience in capacity development of a wide range of actors including adult learning, mentoring and coaching, training of trainers and impact monitoring of capacity development activities
• Strong experience in translating evidence and research into programming guidance
• Proven experience and strong interest in supporting community engagement and accountability processes
• Excellent coordination, inter-personal facilitation and communication skills to build trusted relationships with a wide array of humanitarian and development partners, donors, Government agencies, etc
• Good IT command, close familiarity with the maintenance and management of template-style websites and experience of applying ICT (information communications technology) to knowledge management
• Flexibility, proactive engagement, ability to work under pressure and to demonstrate high tolerance for change, complexity and unpredicta

Languages:
• Fluent in spoken and written English

GENERAL

Commitments:
DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html). All DRC staff must be committed to the Red Cross Code of Conduct, as well as the Core Humanitarian Standards.

CONDITIONS

Availability: 16th April 2018
Duty station: Nairobi with frequent travel in the region
Reporting to: ReDSS Coordinator
Direct reports: 3 staff
Contract: 12 months renewable contract dependent on both funding and performance. This is a national position, for qualified National staff the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for National staff.

How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit online an updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post. We only accept applications sent via our online-application on www.drc.dk under Vacancies. Please forward the application no later than 09th March 2018.

Danish Refugee Council does not charge any kind of fee at any stage of the recruitment process nor does it use recruitment agents.

Kenya: Emergency Preparedness Specialist

Organization: International Rescue Committee
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 20 Mar 2018

Requisition ID: req1126

Job Title: Emergency Preparedness Specialist

Sector: Emergency Response

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Kenya-Nairobi

Job Description BACKGROUND/IRC SUMMARY: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The IRC is one of the first humanitarian organisations to bring together specific disciplines involved in violence prevention and response (VPR) in conflict affected settings to ensure collaborative and still specialized support to survivors and those at risk of violence. Over the past 20 years, the IRC has pioneered and implemented programs that prevent and respond to violence against women and children, as well as other vulnerable groups in refugee settings and in other conflict-affected contexts, making the IRC a global leader in this field. The IRC presently implements programming in partnership with local communities to meet the safety, health and psychosocial needs of women, children and others experiencing violence, exploitation and abuse in contexts of conflict and displacement. The IRC manages VPR programmes in 26 countries across Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Haiti, with funding from governments, the UN, foundations, and private donors. Since 2010, the IRC has been building its work with local partners to advance emergency preparedness and emergency response capacity in the field, specific to the response to gender-based violence (GBV).

The VPRU Emergency Preparedness Specialist supports an initiative that brings together women's rights organizations, activists, academics, community-based organisations, non-governmental organisations, and regional civil society networks to ensure women and girls are protected from GBV in emergencies. This will be achieved through:

1 Strengthening the technical and operational capacity of women's rights organizations and networks to prepare and respond to GBV in emergencies. 2 Supporting women's rights organizations and network to actively contribute and influence global humanitarian policies, strategies and funding decisions. 3 Promoting good practices, learning and information sharing among GBV preparedness and response actors and networks.

In this role, the VPRU Emergency Preparedness Specialist coordinates with and ensures that the priorities of local and regional partners drive the initiative's work, while also overseeing development of technical resources and the organization of field-based and remote capacity strengthening. The VPRU Emergency Preparedness Specialist will travel to East Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia to support the initiative and local organizations that are part of GBV response and prevention in crises.

The VPRU Emergency Preparedness Specialist is a member of VPRU and reports to the VPRU Deputy Director for Emergencies.

Major Responsibilities: Supporting local GBV expertise and emergency response to GBV

  • Organize and lead GBV Emergency Preparedness and Response Training of Trainers (ToT) for NGO network staff and member organizations;
  • Oversee the further evolution of the IRC's GBV Emergency Preparedness and Response training package to include materials covering inclusivity and diversity, ensuring that training participants are equipped to design and lead programming for women and girls of different age groups and abilities, ethnic or religious backgrounds, sexual orientations, etc.;
  • Using new materials on inclusivity and diversity, as well as IRC materials on context-responsive approaches to GBV programming in emergencies (e.g., mobile service provision, urban approaches, etc.), organize and carry out deep dive workshops for NGO Network staff and members;
  • Support and reinforce strong eye-to-eye collaboration with NGO Networks and support their work cascade the trainings and deep dives out to network member organizations operating in refugee recipient locations and conducting programming for women and girls, and/or providing GBV prevention and response services;
  • Ensure the monitoring, documentation and dissemination of learning on supporting local GBV expertise and emergency response to GBV.

Accountability to women and girls in humanitarian response

  • Ensure – through program design and practice, team capacity and behavior – that the people the IRC serves drive our action, are part of the design and implementation of programs, and that their access to services and programs is meaningful and safe;
  • Support the IRC's Women at Work in Emergencies Network, in close collaboration with the Emergency Unit and the Gender Equality Unit.

VPRU emergency preparedness and response priorities

  • Work with VPRU in the development of emergency preparedness and response strategies and tools;
  • Communicate new approaches and best practices in the localization of emergency response work.

Compliance and grant management

  • Ensure compliance with IRC policy and procedures throughout the program team and activities;
  • Prepare high quality and timely donor and management reports on grants and sector activities;
  • Contribute to the development of VPRU proposals and budgets for international donors, and work in close collaboration with IRC grants and finance staff to finalize proposals and respond to any requests for additional information.

Key Working Relationships: Position reports to: VPRU Deputy Director for Emergencies Position directly supervises: N/A Indirect reporting: N/A Other Internal and/or external contacts: Internal: Regular relationships with VPRU country support TAs; VPRU Ops team; the Emergency Unit Deputy Director for Emergency Preparedness, and his team; and Regional and Country teams, as relevant; and the Gender Equality Unit. External: Relationships with local and regional civil society networks, including three NGO Networks: GBV Prevention Network, the Strategic Initiative for the Horn of Africa (SIHA), and Protection in Practice, which will collectively represent over 580 organizations and individuals from across the Horn, East and Southern Africa, the Middle East and East and South Asia.

Job Requirements:

  • University degree and technical accreditation or equivalent
  • At least 3-4 years of experience developing and managing GBV programming in humanitarian contexts
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with agencies, local governments and community leaders and develop multi-stakeholder support for humanitarian priorities and advocacy initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to identify creative and appropriate solutions for the populations affected by crisis, considering factors including the context and an individual client's developmental stage, gender and status
  • Experience managing large, complex donor funded programs and grants, including staff management, budget oversight, monitoring and evaluation systems, and technical input to proposal-budget development and donor reports
  • Experience working directly or in partnership with other VPRU technical fields – Child Protection and Protection/Rule of Law – is not required but is an advantage

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

IRC et les employés de IRC doivent adhérer aux valeurs et principes contenus dans le IRC WAY (normes de conduite professionnelle). Ce sont l'Intégrité, le Service, et la Responsabilité. En conformité avec ces valeurs, IRC opère et fait respecter les politiques sur la protection des bénéficiaires contre l'exploitation et les abus, la protection de l'enfant, le harcèlement sur les lieux de travail, l'intégrité financière, et les représailles.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=a2F0cmluYS5taWxsZXIuNzEyNzAuMzgzMEBpcmNjZC5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

Kenya: ADMINISTRATIION MANAGER

Organization: Heshima Kenya
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 16 Mar 2018

Job Title: ADMINISTRATIION MANAGER

Reports to : THE COUNTRY DIRECTOR

Terms :TWO- year renewable contract

Position Overview:

The Administration manager will be responsible for supporting Heshima Kenya operations by ensuring effective information flow and that resources are employed efficiently throughout the organization business. The Manager will oversee all supply chain operations in support of the programs. S/he will be responsible for supply chain operations including; inventory management, materials transport, fleet management, procurement planning and purchasing, asset management and security. The incumbent will manage store supplies, repairs and maintenance of premises, equipment, vehicles; oversee management of mails, courier services, travels and, archives of the organization, and access to premises, employee equipment and resources needed as well as ensuring the premises is properly maintained. S/he will be responsible of overseeing management of the front desk creating an engaging office environment and positive interactions with all the staff, HK POCs and visitors. The incumbent will work hand in hand with the procurement committee in management of the procurement processes within the confines of Heshima Kenya procurement policy and procedures. S/he will be responsible for Procurement Officer and Administration Officer. The incumbent will report direct to the Country Director and is a member of Heshima Kenya Core Senior Management Team.

DUTIES

Leadership

· To lead, manage, coach and motivate the team under his/her supervision ensuring they have clear objectives, targets, and receive meaningful feedback on their performance

· Conduct bi-annual and annual performance appraisals for his/her direct reports and support the direct reports in under taking the same for staff under their supervision

· Providing general supervision and coordination of procurement and administration teams under his/her responsibility providing clear vision for the function and the organization in general

· Develop organizational procurement strategy and draw clear objectives and outputs to deliver the same

Procurement Management

· Provide technical support to the procurement committee and procurement coordinator in identification of suppliers, comparing prices, specifications, and terms of payments as well as management of delivery timelines to ensure programs are well serviced.

· S/he will be responsible for drafting service contracts for approval by the Country Director

· Support the Procurement Officer in responding to internal and supplier inquiries, reviewing requisition orders to verify accuracy and specifications.

· Oversee preparations and maintenance and review purchasing records, produce management reports, track the status of requisitions, contracts and orders, monitor contractor performance, monitor in-house inventory transfer for project consumption and review, and recommend bills for payment, .

· To provide leadership and strategic role to the team under him/her ensuring the effective delivery of supplies to Heshima Kenya program activities, creating strong synergy between the procurement and administration function with other functions

· To train and build capacities of procurement committee on their roles.

· Develop a data base of pre-qualified suppliers for key provisions and services consumed by the Heshima Kenya, Kenya Operation.

· Oversee management of all procurement records for the organization, including purchase orders, contracts for services and goods, and travel. Mainly, manage the whole procurement process that will entail:

  • Working with program managers and heads of the other functions to identify needs, plans and priorities

  • Working closely with the procurement committee to determine the best procurement approaches including contracting

  • Providing technical support in drafting scopes of work/specification

  • Working with heads of the other functions to ensure goods and services are provided in accordance with the terms of the contract

  • Monitoring payment processes to ensure no delays in payment of completed contracts and or orders

  • Managing procurement close-out processes

· Oversee the preparation, analysis, negotiation, and review of contracts related to purchasing materials, supplies, products, or services.

· Ensure bi-weekly and quarterly procurement trackers are produced accurately and registration of potential suppliers and present to Procurement Committee for qualification using credible and professional criteria of pre-qualification such as technical capacity, reputation, delivery terms, perceived competence, and quality of services/goods.

· Establish procurement control mechanism that addresses concerns programs teams and maintains paper trail.

· Oversee review purchase requests, quotations, bid analyses, purchase orders and other included documentation for thoroughness of work in line with Heshima Kenya procedures and guidelines before submission to the procurement committee

· Develop plans for the effective organization and temporary storage of project materials and general inventories at various programs.

· Support and ensure Procurement Staff follow cost-effective prioritization and monitoring of daily progression of all requested goods and services including updating procurement tracking sheet on a daily basis.

· Put in place mechanisms for Market analysis and continuous surveys on monthly or quarterly basis to identify new vendors and current costs.

· Ensure maintenance of accurate records for all stored materials, and the safe, secure and orderly upkeep of Heshima Kenya stores.

· Oversee development of comprehensive price lists following categories of commodities available in the market for guidance in BIDs analysis and awards.

· Work with the staff, particularly budget holders and finance team, to ensure timely payments to vendors.

· Ensure and maintain proper filing systems for all completed procurement.

· Optimize the material and supplier portfolio – that is what materials should be bought in bulk and consumed as needed from inventory by programs, and which materials are best to acquire as needed

· Plan, budget, manage and be accountable for the procurement performance of his/her functions, and for achieving agreed-upon results.

Administration Duties

· Oversee overall responsibility for Heshima Kenya Office Management by taking charge of the day-to-day operations

· Discharge his/her duties with an aim to deliver exceptional office management by overseeing the reception work involving the receipt and direction of office guests, allocation of office space to all staff, phones, work stations, smooth internet among others.

· Oversee management of the front desk creating an engaging office environment and positive interactions with all the staff, HK POCs and visitors

· Oversee management of flow of visitors to all ensure Kenya premises ensuring issuance of visitors badges and adequate security checks

· Ensure the effective and efficient use of all Heshima Kenya resources in order to keep costs low and ensure safety in the workplace

· Develop fleet management plan/schedules to ensure staff field travels are well serviced

· Oversee vehicles and other motorized equipment are serviced on time and at the most reasonable costs

· Oversee maintenance of cooks duty rooster to ensure all participants at all levels are served their meals on time and respecting special diet programs for those with such needs

· Ensures meeting rooms / areas are ready for meetings at all times.

· Create and maintain effective internal controls for equipment inventory and management.

· Monitoring of various activities and contracts –service or maintenance

· Provide reports to management on regular basis on the activities managed and cost cutting initiatives.

· Monitor, supervise and ensure safety measures are incorporated into all Heshima Kenya premises/offices

· Co-ordination and management of all administrative issues like hygiene, compound cleanness, supply of office utilities and stationeries

· Develop and maintain up-to-date, effective security measures to protect the Heshima Kenya properties and staff

· Ensure all rents and utility bills are paid promptly

· Oversee all maintenance activities and maintain a regular schedule of maintenance for the Heshima Kenya Assets

· Work hand in hand with the Director of Financial Operations to ensure all staff and organization assets and tools are covered adequately and timely and the respective premiums paid promptly.

· Ensure adequate records of fleet management/movement, and put in place policies/structures to guard against abuse

· Deliver all admin services in the most efficient manner to facilitate the functions of all programs and the support departments

· Management of fuel consumption (generator /office cars / contracts

DESIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

· Hold Higher Diploma / Degree in Business / Administration

· In-depth knowledge of sourcing and procurement principles and best practices, but doesn’t have to come from within the procurement ranks

· Experience working in the logistics or procurement arena, preferably in and/or development programs/projects in NGO sector

· At least 3 years’ working experience in administration with proven knowledge on procurement procedures and processes

· Team player at senior management levels to collaborate with other heads of functions for effective and efficient delivery of HK services and programs to her Persons of Concern

· Strong leadership and people management skills

· Experience in managing contracts with various vendors

· Excellent computer skills

· Excellent grasp of NGO/Donor policies and procedures relevant to admin and procurement.

· Result oriented and keen on detail

· Be able to understand internal and external statutory laws that affect procurement, admin & logistics

· Solid operational management and general business skills and savvy

· Excellent communication skills with great strength in listening to allows the Administration Manager to get the voice of the internal and external customers

· Familiarity with relevant legislative and regulatory requirements, as well as understanding of standard contractual terms and conditions to mitigate legal risk

· Strategic mindset and problem-solving skills

How to apply:

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Your application should be send to the address below indicating the position applied in the email subject by close of business Friday 16th March 2018. It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format) with your contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, names and contacts of three referees, one of which should be your current supervisor.

Please note that Heshima Kenya does not charge any fees for receiving or processing job applications. Heshima Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

NB. All applications should only be send through the email.

Heshima Kenya

P.O Box 63192 – 00619 Nairobi Kenya

Email: hr2016@heshimakenya.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya: Regional WASH Advisor

Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 06 Mar 2018

YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE TO ENDING WORLD HUNGER BY . . .

delivering the global technical strategy and informing the development and implementation of WASH interventions and initiatives in East Africa.

KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE:

  • Oversee technical program quality in WASH interventions in selected countries.
  • Inform global learning, capitalization and uptake of Action Against Hunger USA WASH programming and experiences.
  • Offer technical support in WASH through identification, selection and orientation of technical field staff.
  • Represents Action Against Hunger-USA in WASH sector external coordination, representation and communication at regional level.

DOES THIS DESCRIPTION FIT YOU

You’re an experienced humanitarian professional

  • You have a Bachelor degree (Master’s Degree or higher preferred) in Water, Sanitation, Hygiene or a related field.
  • You have a minimum of 4 years’ previous work in WASH programs with an international humanitarian organization, including at least 2 years of assignments in 2 countries besides the country of origin.
  • You possess strong organizational skills and are able to pay attention to writing and reviewing detailed proposals and reports, as well as preparing and editing technical guidelines and training materials.
  • You have experience working in humanitarian contexts, emergency and post-crisis, and familiarity with all steps of the Project Cycle Management.
  • You have excellent knowledge of technical fields related to WASH.
  • You have genuine interest in and commitment to the humanitarian principles of Action Against Hunger.

You are very efficient leading processes

  • You are highly organized & pay attention to small details.
  • You are passionate about finding creative solutions & innovative approaches to long-standing & critical problems.
  • You are excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload, diverse tasks and responsibilities, and also work calmly under pressure.
  • You are self disciplined and can work autonomously making decisions with minimal guidance.
  • You have experience working with diverse international teams and ability to communicate well in English, both written and verbal.

How to apply:

Click on the link herein below to apply for the position. Be sure to fill in the Education history and Experience fields provided in the form. Applications submitted without this information will be automatically disqualified. https://action-against-hunger.workable.com/jobs/668380