Position: Medical Detailer 

3 Positions

Reporting To:
 Social Marketing Manager
 
Duty Station: Support Office, Nairobi with constant travel to the field.
 
Type of Contract: Fixed Term- 2 Years
 
Salary: 70,000 – 75,000 Gross Pay
 
General Purpose of the Role
 
Generally, medical detailers have their own regional area of responsibility and plan how and when to target health professionals. 
 
Key Responsibilities

  • Book appointments with doctors, pharmacists and hospital medical teams, which may include pre-arranged appointments.
  • Making presentations to doctors, practice staff and nurses in GP surgeries, hospital doctors and pharmacists in the retail sector. Presentations may take place in medical settings during the day or may be conducted in the evenings at a local hotel or conference venue.
  • Building and maintaining positive working relationships with medical staff and supporting administrative staff e.g. receptionists;
  • Keeping detailed records of all activities done through daily reports and updating of the central database for customers.
  • Reaching (and if possible exceeding) set sales targets;
  • Planning work schedules and weekly and monthly timetables. This involves discussing future targets with the area sales manager.
  • Keeping up with the latest clinical data supplied by the company and interpreting, presenting and discussing this data with health professionals during presentations;
  • Monitoring competitor activity and competitors' products and communicating the same to management.
  • Maintaining knowledge of new developments and  anticipating potential negative and positive impacts on the business and adapting strategy accordingly;
  • Developing strategies for increasing opportunities to meet and talk to contacts in the medical and healthcare sector;
  • Ensure that customer orders have been received and executed accordingly by the organization. In most cases you will be required to carry and deliver such goods to the client.
  • Be responsible for the collection of all payments for goods supplied in the territory and remitting the same to the organization as instructed by the manager.
  • Represent the organization to health care providers and other partners with a high level of integrity.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Qualifications in B.Sc/ B. Sc in Biomedical Sciences from a recognized institution.
  • Previous experience in pharmaceutical marketing is key (at least 2 years in pharmaceutical marketing).
  • Computer skills is essential (making presentations, sales analysis with excel e.t.c)
  • Must be ready to travel a lot (up to 80%).
  • Must have a valid driving license.
  • Good financial management skills
  • Always highly motivated and quite innovative.
Applications quoting the position title with detailed CVs with contact details of 3 referees (2 immediate former and current supervisors) should be submitted to:
 
People and Development Dept
pd@mariestopes.or.ke
Marie Stopes Kenya
 
On or before 9th September 2013
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Applications will be reviewed as they come.

NB: Please clearly indicate on the subject line as ‘Medical Detailer’

Marie Stopes Kenya is an equal opportunity Employer
Job Title: Corporate Sales and Promotion Coordinator 
 
Responsible To: Director Business Management
 
Workstation: Marie Stopes Kenya Support Office, Nairobi with Constant Travel to the Field.
 
Salary: KShs. 65,000 Gross Pay
 
Type of Contract: Short Term - 2nd September 2013 to 9th December 2013.
 
Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Director Business Management, the job holder will be responsible for strategic leadership and management of the organizations corporate clients while maintaining high level of customer satisfaction. 

The position will involve selling of health solutions that meets the need and expectations of our existing and potential corporate clients.

Key Responsibilities
  • To offer strategic leadership and direction of the organizations corporate clientele in line with the organizations overall strategic and business plan.
  • Develop a sound corporate clientele portfolio thereby increasing and diversifying corporate client and revenue base through formulation and marketing of appropriate health solutions to corporate institutions.
  • To proactively lead acquisition and development of long-term client relationships with MSK in order to achieve excellent customer service and customer loyalty.
  • To be the primary point of contact for all corporate clients and to build effective cross functional relationships within the organization in order to deliver effective services.
  • To ensure delivery of world class customer service to MSK corporate clients.
  • To ensure regular product innovation and delivery to the market in order to meet the customer needs on a timely basis.
  • Liaise with the Marketing Director/ Director Business management to plan, direct and coordinate the selling function to the corporate clients including and ensuring the necessary contracts, policies, procedures and management structures are in place. 
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in B.Sc/ B. Sc in Biomedical Sciences from a recognized institution
  • Professional qualification in marketing or equivalent qualification is a mandatory requirement. .
  • Membership of a relevant professional body.
  • Minimum of 3 year in Health Solutions marketing and selling.
  • Prior experience in working with corporate clients will be necessary.
  • A proven record of successfully managing and growing a portfolio of corporate clients in Health Sector.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills with ability to network and develop strong corporate client relationships.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills to manage strategy, change, diversity, productivity, championing customer focus and dealing with clients in a multi cultural environment.
  • Willingness to practice core values of Marie Stopes Kenya.
Applications quoting the position title with detailed CVs with contact details of 3 referees (2 immediate former and current supervisors) should be submitted to:
 
People and Development Dept
pd@mariestopes.or.ke
Marie Stopes Kenya
 
On or before 9th September 2013
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Due to the urgency of the position applications will be reviewed as they come.

NB: Please clearly indicate on the subject line as ‘CORPORATE SALES AND PROMOTION COORDINATOR’

Marie Stopes Kenya is an equal opportunity Employer
Job Title: Corporate Sales and Promotion Coordinator 
 
Responsible To: Director Business Management
 
Workstation: Marie Stopes Kenya Support Office, Nairobi with Constant Travel to the Field.
 
Salary: KShs. 65,000 Gross Pay
 
Type of Contract: Short Term - 2nd September 2013 to 9th December 2013.
 
Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Director Business Management, the job holder will be responsible for strategic leadership and management of the organizations corporate clients while maintaining high level of customer satisfaction. 

The position will involve selling of health solutions that meets the need and expectations of our existing and potential corporate clients.

Key Responsibilities
  • To offer strategic leadership and direction of the organizations corporate clientele in line with the organizations overall strategic and business plan.
  • Develop a sound corporate clientele portfolio thereby increasing and diversifying corporate client and revenue base through formulation and marketing of appropriate health solutions to corporate institutions.
  • To proactively lead acquisition and development of long-term client relationships with MSK in order to achieve excellent customer service and customer loyalty.
  • To be the primary point of contact for all corporate clients and to build effective cross functional relationships within the organization in order to deliver effective services.
  • To ensure delivery of world class customer service to MSK corporate clients.
  • To ensure regular product innovation and delivery to the market in order to meet the customer needs on a timely basis.
  • Liaise with the Marketing Director/ Director Business management to plan, direct and coordinate the selling function to the corporate clients including and ensuring the necessary contracts, policies, procedures and management structures are in place. 
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in B.Sc/ B. Sc in Biomedical Sciences from a recognized institution
  • Professional qualification in marketing or equivalent qualification is a mandatory requirement. .
  • Membership of a relevant professional body.
  • Minimum of 3 year in Health Solutions marketing and selling.
  • Prior experience in working with corporate clients will be necessary.
  • A proven record of successfully managing and growing a portfolio of corporate clients in Health Sector.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills with ability to network and develop strong corporate client relationships.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills to manage strategy, change, diversity, productivity, championing customer focus and dealing with clients in a multi cultural environment.
  • Willingness to practice core values of Marie Stopes Kenya.
Applications quoting the position title with detailed CVs with contact details of 3 referees (2 immediate former and current supervisors) should be submitted to:
 
People and Development Dept
pd@mariestopes.or.ke
Marie Stopes Kenya
 
On or before 9th September 2013
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Due to the urgency of the position applications will be reviewed as they come.

NB: Please clearly indicate on the subject line as ‘CORPORATE SALES AND PROMOTION COORDINATOR’

Marie Stopes Kenya is an equal opportunity Employer
Job Title: Corporate Sales and Promotion Coordinator 
 
Responsible To: Director Business Management
 
Workstation: Marie Stopes Kenya Support Office, Nairobi with Constant Travel to the Field.
 
Salary: KShs. 65,000 Gross Pay
 
Type of Contract: Short Term - 2nd September 2013 to 9th December 2013.
 
Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Director Business Management, the job holder will be responsible for strategic leadership and management of the organizations corporate clients while maintaining high level of customer satisfaction. 

The position will involve selling of health solutions that meets the need and expectations of our existing and potential corporate clients.

Key Responsibilities
  • To offer strategic leadership and direction of the organizations corporate clientele in line with the organizations overall strategic and business plan.
  • Develop a sound corporate clientele portfolio thereby increasing and diversifying corporate client and revenue base through formulation and marketing of appropriate health solutions to corporate institutions.
  • To proactively lead acquisition and development of long-term client relationships with MSK in order to achieve excellent customer service and customer loyalty.
  • To be the primary point of contact for all corporate clients and to build effective cross functional relationships within the organization in order to deliver effective services.
  • To ensure delivery of world class customer service to MSK corporate clients.
  • To ensure regular product innovation and delivery to the market in order to meet the customer needs on a timely basis.
  • Liaise with the Marketing Director/ Director Business management to plan, direct and coordinate the selling function to the corporate clients including and ensuring the necessary contracts, policies, procedures and management structures are in place. 
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in B.Sc/ B. Sc in Biomedical Sciences from a recognized institution
  • Professional qualification in marketing or equivalent qualification is a mandatory requirement. .
  • Membership of a relevant professional body.
  • Minimum of 3 year in Health Solutions marketing and selling.
  • Prior experience in working with corporate clients will be necessary.
  • A proven record of successfully managing and growing a portfolio of corporate clients in Health Sector.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills with ability to network and develop strong corporate client relationships.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills to manage strategy, change, diversity, productivity, championing customer focus and dealing with clients in a multi cultural environment.
  • Willingness to practice core values of Marie Stopes Kenya.
Applications quoting the position title with detailed CVs with contact details of 3 referees (2 immediate former and current supervisors) should be submitted to:
 
People and Development Dept
pd@mariestopes.or.ke
Marie Stopes Kenya
 
On or before 9th September 2013
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Due to the urgency of the position applications will be reviewed as they come.

NB: Please clearly indicate on the subject line as ‘CORPORATE SALES AND PROMOTION COORDINATOR’

Marie Stopes Kenya is an equal opportunity Employer
Administration Assistant / HR

Responsible for general office administration including:


Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management, filing and managing office communications.

Organizing and maintaining diaries and making appointments

Undertaking secretarial duties and back office operations.

Organizing meetings
Liaising with external parties, clients, suppliers and other staff

Arranging travel and accommodation for the staffs on official duties

Development of the Human Resource Department

Human Resource policy development and documentation

Development of an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance.

Create Job Descriptions

Employee safety, welfare, wellness and health

Performance management and improvement systems

Employment and compliance to regulatory concerns and reporting

Employee orientation, development, and training

Company employee communication

Compensation and benefits administration

Employee services, staffing logistics and staff record keeping

Support in conducting regular performance appraisals and exit interviews for all staff.

Manage the HR Department budget and ensure expenditures are within budget and in

Compliance with established financial standards

Marketing Executive
 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supporting the Managing Director and other colleagues.
  • Managing the production of marketing materials, including leaflets, posters and flyers - this can involve writing and proofreading copy and liaising with designers and printers;
  • Maintain and develop a computerized customer and prospect database.
  • Respond to and follow up sales enquiries by post, telephone, and personal visits.
  • Maintain and develop existing and new customers through planned individual account support, and liaison with internal order-processing staff.
  • Carry out market research, monitoring competitor activity and customer surveys.
  • Handling corporate trainings from sourcing of delegates, production of training materials and related logistics both for the delegates and for the trainers.
  • Sourcing of candidates for graduate training,
  • Liaising with the business innovations department (technical Committee) to develop new ideas for reaching end user markets as per the demands in the market.
  • Focusing on both business growth and client retention.
  • Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions as conferences, seminars, and exhibitions that relate to our area of expertise necessary to perform duties and aid business and organizational development.
  • Liaising and building relationships with a range of stakeholders, e.g. customers, suppliers and colleagues;
  • Contributing to and developing long-term marketing plans and strategies;
  • Assisting in the delivery of approved strategies;
  • Arranging for the effective distribution of marketing materials;
  • Carrying out market research and customer surveys to assess demand, brand positioning and awareness;
  • Initiating, Negotiating and close deals.
Software Engineer 

Job Purpose: Develops information systems by designing, developing, and installing software solutions.
 
Job Duties:
  • Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.
  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.
  • Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Obtains and licenses software by obtaining required information from vendors; recommending purchases; testing and approving products.
  • Updates job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.
  • Accomplishes engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Develops software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.
If you feel you qualify for any of the above positions, kindly send your cover letter and CV to recruitment@viscarcapacity.com before 28th of August, 2013. 

Kindly include the job post you are applying for in the title of your mail.

Administration Assistant / HR

Responsible for general office administration including:


Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management, filing and managing office communications.

Organizing and maintaining diaries and making appointments

Undertaking secretarial duties and back office operations.

Organizing meetings
Liaising with external parties, clients, suppliers and other staff

Arranging travel and accommodation for the staffs on official duties

Development of the Human Resource Department

Human Resource policy development and documentation

Development of an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance.

Create Job Descriptions

Employee safety, welfare, wellness and health

Performance management and improvement systems

Employment and compliance to regulatory concerns and reporting

Employee orientation, development, and training

Company employee communication

Compensation and benefits administration

Employee services, staffing logistics and staff record keeping

Support in conducting regular performance appraisals and exit interviews for all staff.

Manage the HR Department budget and ensure expenditures are within budget and in

Compliance with established financial standards

Marketing Executive
 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supporting the Managing Director and other colleagues.
  • Managing the production of marketing materials, including leaflets, posters and flyers - this can involve writing and proofreading copy and liaising with designers and printers;
  • Maintain and develop a computerized customer and prospect database.
  • Respond to and follow up sales enquiries by post, telephone, and personal visits.
  • Maintain and develop existing and new customers through planned individual account support, and liaison with internal order-processing staff.
  • Carry out market research, monitoring competitor activity and customer surveys.
  • Handling corporate trainings from sourcing of delegates, production of training materials and related logistics both for the delegates and for the trainers.
  • Sourcing of candidates for graduate training,
  • Liaising with the business innovations department (technical Committee) to develop new ideas for reaching end user markets as per the demands in the market.
  • Focusing on both business growth and client retention.
  • Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions as conferences, seminars, and exhibitions that relate to our area of expertise necessary to perform duties and aid business and organizational development.
  • Liaising and building relationships with a range of stakeholders, e.g. customers, suppliers and colleagues;
  • Contributing to and developing long-term marketing plans and strategies;
  • Assisting in the delivery of approved strategies;
  • Arranging for the effective distribution of marketing materials;
  • Carrying out market research and customer surveys to assess demand, brand positioning and awareness;
  • Initiating, Negotiating and close deals.
Software Engineer 

Job Purpose: Develops information systems by designing, developing, and installing software solutions.
 
Job Duties:
  • Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.
  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.
  • Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Obtains and licenses software by obtaining required information from vendors; recommending purchases; testing and approving products.
  • Updates job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.
  • Accomplishes engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Develops software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.
If you feel you qualify for any of the above positions, kindly send your cover letter and CV to recruitment@viscarcapacity.com before 28th of August, 2013. 

Kindly include the job post you are applying for in the title of your mail.

Are you an extrovert, have good corporate exposure on debt collection, a strong educational background in Bcom Finance, Business Administration or any related field of study? 

We have a job for you. Our client seeks to recruit a Debt Collection Supervisor

Starting salary KShs. 40,000 plus commission. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervise productivity and measure performance
  • Build and manage clients Relationships
  • Do clients Reports
Email your detailed CV to office@cloversmtc.com

Are you convincing, positive minded, aggressive and have good telephone etiquette? 

Then we have a job for you. 

Our client urgently seeks to recruit debt collectors, with previous experience. 

Starting salary is Kshs. 15,000.00 plus commission. 

Email your detailed CV to office@cloversmtc.com
Are you convincing, positive minded, aggressive and have good telephone etiquette? 

Then we have a job for you. 

Our client urgently seeks to recruit debt collectors, with previous experience. 

Starting salary is Kshs. 15,000.00 plus commission. 

Email your detailed CV to office@cloversmtc.com
The Danish Refugee Council has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa region since 1997. 

The DRC Kenya Program seeks to fill the following positions to be based in Dadaab Refugee Camp.

Human Resource & Admin Assistant 

Based in Dadaab Refugee Camp 

The focus of the role will be to provide support in the various human resource functions and office administration.
 
Key Responsibilities:

  • Focal point on issues related to HR in the Dadaab Field Office
  • Coordinate all recruitment at field level in liaison with relevant Sector Heads
  • Conduct staff induction for newly hired faculty and staff in the field office
  • Assist in developing, maintaining, archiving and auditing HR and administrative systems
  • Maintain the R&R schedule and leave tracking for field staff
  • Act as liaison between DRC and different service providers
  • Focal point for work related travel needs (flight/taxi/vehicle bookings, etc.)
Qualifications, Experience & Skills Required:
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or other discipline with a concentration in HR from a recognized institution with at least 1 year relevant experience in a HR department
  • Computer skills in Ms word, excel, Internet is paramount
  • Good organizational skills and record keeping (attention to detail is critical)
  • High level of confidentiality and discretion
  • Able to work in a multicultural environment and demonstrate respect for diversity
Protection Assistant - GBV Project 

Based in Dadaab Refugee Camp 

The focus of the role will be to provide support on the day-to-day management and coordination of GBV activities at camp level.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide individual and group counselling for GBV survivors
  • Support teams in designing appropriate GBV prevention and response programs, including approaches for implementation, program timelines, and required budgets
  • Collect, compile, and analyze GBV report data with an emphasis on identifying trends and patterns
  • Prepare monthly reports that capture relevant information on program progress and outcomes
  • Provide regular capacity development to GBV Community Workers
  • In liaison with the livelihood unit, initiate income generating activities that help alleviate suffering of GBV survivors
  • Attend to reported GBV cases and document referrals for follow-up
Qualifications, Experience & Skills Required:
  • Diploma in relevant field (Counseling/Psychology/Social Work) with at least 2-years’ experience working in protection, counseling, human rights, gender issues with refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and/or other vulnerable populations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of gender and protection issues and their relevance in humanitarian settings
  • Diplomacy and assertiveness; the ability to respectfully discuss sensitive issues with a wide range of actors, groups, and individuals
  • Sensitivity to and respect for a wide range of cultural beliefs
  • Experience and willingness to work in the field
  • Knowledge and understanding of Somali society/language and refugee issues is highly desired
Safe Haven Assistant Matron 

Based in Dadaab Refugee Camp
 
The incumbent will take responsibility for the management of the safe haven where survivors of Gender Based Violence (women and children) facing imminent protection risks are referred and accommodated.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide psychosocial support for the women and children
  • Ensure that the residents get access to shelter, food, medical care and education for the children
  • Ensure that the women are fully engaged in capacity building activities
  • Guide the peace building and conflict resolution with the safe haven residents
Qualifications, Experience & Skills Required:
  • Diploma in Social Sciences/Psychology/Counseling from a recognized institution with at least 1 year working experience in protection, counseling, human rights, gender issues with refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and/or other vulnerable populations in a safe haven/shelter
  • Demonstrate knowledge of gender and protection issues and their relevance in humanitarian settings
  • Diplomacy and assertiveness; the ability to respectfully discuss sensitive issues with a wide range of actors, groups, and individuals
  • Sensitivity to and respect for a range of cultural beliefs
  • Experience and willingness to work in the field
  • Knowledge and understanding of Somali society/language and refugee issues is highly desired
Please note that the above positions are on a 1-year contract with possibility of extension.

DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability committments. 

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 Humanitarian Accountability Partnership Standard in Accountability and Quality Management.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications which should include a 1-page cover letter clearly stating their motivation and qualifications and a CV not longer than 4 pages. 

Applications should include contact details of three professional referees. 

One referee must be the applicant’s most recent manager. 

Applications should be sent to: drcjobs@drckenya.org and have the subject heading of the position that is being applied for.

Deadline for receiving applications is 2nd September, 2013

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Danish Refugee Council has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa region since 1997. 

The DRC Kenya Program seeks to fill the following positions to be based in Dadaab Refugee Camp.

Human Resource & Admin Assistant 

Based in Dadaab Refugee Camp 

The focus of the role will be to provide support in the various human resource functions and office administration.
 
Key Responsibilities:

  • Focal point on issues related to HR in the Dadaab Field Office
  • Coordinate all recruitment at field level in liaison with relevant Sector Heads
  • Conduct staff induction for newly hired faculty and staff in the field office
  • Assist in developing, maintaining, archiving and auditing HR and administrative systems
  • Maintain the R&R schedule and leave tracking for field staff
  • Act as liaison between DRC and different service providers
  • Focal point for work related travel needs (flight/taxi/vehicle bookings, etc.)
Qualifications, Experience & Skills Required:
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or other discipline with a concentration in HR from a recognized institution with at least 1 year relevant experience in a HR department
  • Computer skills in Ms word, excel, Internet is paramount
  • Good organizational skills and record keeping (attention to detail is critical)
  • High level of confidentiality and discretion
  • Able to work in a multicultural environment and demonstrate respect for diversity
Protection Assistant - GBV Project 

Based in Dadaab Refugee Camp 

The focus of the role will be to provide support on the day-to-day management and coordination of GBV activities at camp level.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide individual and group counselling for GBV survivors
  • Support teams in designing appropriate GBV prevention and response programs, including approaches for implementation, program timelines, and required budgets
  • Collect, compile, and analyze GBV report data with an emphasis on identifying trends and patterns
  • Prepare monthly reports that capture relevant information on program progress and outcomes
  • Provide regular capacity development to GBV Community Workers
  • In liaison with the livelihood unit, initiate income generating activities that help alleviate suffering of GBV survivors
  • Attend to reported GBV cases and document referrals for follow-up
Qualifications, Experience & Skills Required:
  • Diploma in relevant field (Counseling/Psychology/Social Work) with at least 2-years’ experience working in protection, counseling, human rights, gender issues with refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and/or other vulnerable populations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of gender and protection issues and their relevance in humanitarian settings
  • Diplomacy and assertiveness; the ability to respectfully discuss sensitive issues with a wide range of actors, groups, and individuals
  • Sensitivity to and respect for a wide range of cultural beliefs
  • Experience and willingness to work in the field
  • Knowledge and understanding of Somali society/language and refugee issues is highly desired
Safe Haven Assistant Matron 

Based in Dadaab Refugee Camp
 
The incumbent will take responsibility for the management of the safe haven where survivors of Gender Based Violence (women and children) facing imminent protection risks are referred and accommodated.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide psychosocial support for the women and children
  • Ensure that the residents get access to shelter, food, medical care and education for the children
  • Ensure that the women are fully engaged in capacity building activities
  • Guide the peace building and conflict resolution with the safe haven residents
Qualifications, Experience & Skills Required:
  • Diploma in Social Sciences/Psychology/Counseling from a recognized institution with at least 1 year working experience in protection, counseling, human rights, gender issues with refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and/or other vulnerable populations in a safe haven/shelter
  • Demonstrate knowledge of gender and protection issues and their relevance in humanitarian settings
  • Diplomacy and assertiveness; the ability to respectfully discuss sensitive issues with a wide range of actors, groups, and individuals
  • Sensitivity to and respect for a range of cultural beliefs
  • Experience and willingness to work in the field
  • Knowledge and understanding of Somali society/language and refugee issues is highly desired
Please note that the above positions are on a 1-year contract with possibility of extension.

DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability committments. 

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 Humanitarian Accountability Partnership Standard in Accountability and Quality Management.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications which should include a 1-page cover letter clearly stating their motivation and qualifications and a CV not longer than 4 pages. 

Applications should include contact details of three professional referees. 

One referee must be the applicant’s most recent manager. 

Applications should be sent to: drcjobs@drckenya.org and have the subject heading of the position that is being applied for.

Deadline for receiving applications is 2nd September, 2013

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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