i. Position Information
 
Notice No: IOMKE/VN/018/2014

Position title: National Migration Health Promotion Coordinator

Position grade:
 NOA/01
 
Duty station: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Duration of Contract: One year fixed-term, with possibility of extension

Seniority band: Band III
 
Job family: Core Migration
 
Organizational unit: Migration Health
 
Position rated: Yes
 
Subject to rotation: No

Reporting directly to: Regional Migration Health Promotion Coordinator for East and Horn of Africa
 
Overall supervision by: Regional Director
 

Managerial responsibility: No
 
Directly reporting staff: None
 
ii. Organizational Context and Scope
 
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is committed to ensuring orderly and humane governance of migration, promoting international cooperation on migration issues, and assisting in the search for practical solutions to migration issues.
 
IOM’s Partnership on Health and Migration in East and Southern Africa (PHAMESA II) is a Programme in IOM which covers select countries in the East and Southern Africa region. 

The four year Programme follows the successes of PHAMESA I (2010-2013), and Partnership on HIV and Migration in Southern Africa (PHAMSA I and II – 2003-2010).
 
The overall objective of PHAMESA II is to: Contribute to reduced health vulnerability of people
affected by the migration process in East and Southern Africa. 

This will be achieved through four interrelated outcomes thus: 

1. Improved health literacy among migrants and migration affected communities in identified spaces of vulnerability; 

2. Increased availability, accessibility and acceptability of services that improved health in identified spaces of vulnerability; 

3. Evidence based policy and/or legal instruments developed or amended at regional, national and subnational levels to realize migrants’ right to health; and

4. Improved sustainability of migration and health responses in the region.

iii. Core Functions/Responsibilities

 
Under the direct supervision of the Regional Migration Health Promotion Coordinator for East and Horn of Africa, the incumbent will be responsible for the coordination of the migration health promotion and assistance programme in Kenya.
 
The incumbent will in particular:
 
1. Implement and coordinate the health promotion and assistance programme activities, including the Partnership on Health and Mobility in East and Southern Africa II (PHAMESA II) programme, in Kenya;
 
2. Coordinate, the urban migrant health programme, including community-based activities in the Eastleigh Community Wellness Centre;
 
3. Support UNAIDS in planning the next UN Joint Programme of Support on HIV/AIDS;
 
4. Represent the organization at important national meetings;
 
5. Serve as a technical resource to government counterparts, ;
 
6. Provide on-going liaison and technical support to the Department of Health Promotion in establishing and maintaining the technical working group for migrant health and the steering committee;

7. Liaise with relevant UN and government counterparts at the national, county and sub-county levels, to move programme implementation forward;

8. Liaise with universities in Kenya in order to implement the memoranda of understanding on migration health, seek joint research opportunities, deliver lectures and seminars as well as facilitate hosting of internships within IOM;

9. Coordinate programme components, including technical cooperation project and activities, related to health assistance for crisis-affected populations;

10. Perform such other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.

iv. Required Competencies
 
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies:

Behavioural
 
a) takes responsibility and manages constructive criticism; 

b) works effectively with all clients and stakeholders; 

c) promotes continuous learning; communicates clearly; 

d) takes initiative and drives high levels of performance management; 

e) plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility; 

f) displays mastery of subject matter; 

g) contributes to a collegial team environment; 

h) creates a respectful office environment free of harassment and retaliation, and promotes the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA); 

i) incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation; 

j) displays awareness of relevant technological solutions; 

k) works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM. 

Technical
 
a) effectively applies knowledge of health issues in execution of responsibilities at appropriate level; 

b) maintain confidentiality and discretion in appropriate areas of work

Migration

a) effectively applies knowledge on migration issues within organizational context; 

b) correctly frames migration issues within their regional, global and political context maintain confidentiality and discretion in appropriate areas of work

v. Required Qualifications and Experience
 
a) Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine or Nursing from a recognized university; 

b) Registered with the relevant Professional Body (Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board or Nursing Council of Kenya); 

c) Additional educational qualification (Bachelor’s Degree) in Public Health an advantage;

d) Minimum of 2 years continuous professional working experience, preferably with experience in migration health, epidemiology and/or international public health; 

e) Health sector experience in Africa an advantage; 

f) Ability and willingness to work in hardship areas and difficult situations;

g) Teamwork orientated, capacity to work independently, knowledgeable about gender issues, personal commitment, efficient and flexible; 

h) Good interpersonal relationship and ability to work in a multicultural environment; 

i) Excellent writing, communication and negotiation skills; 

j) Excellent IT skills including standard Word processing, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet research and e-mail communication; 

k) Great familiarity with statistical packages such as SPSS/STATA.

vi. Required Languages
 
Required: Excellent command of written and spoken English and Kiswahili 

Advantageous: Working knowledge of other migrant languages (e.g. Arabic, French, Somali and Tigrinya) is an added advantage.
 
Mode of Application:
 
Submit cover letter and CV including daytime telephone and e-mail address to:- 

International Organization for Migration (IOM), 
Human Resources Department, 
P.O. Box 55040 – 00200,
Nairobi, Kenya 

or send via e-mail to hrnairobi@iom.int

Closing Date: 14th March 2014

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Develatech Internship Program
 
About the company: Develatech is an innovative cookstove design and manufacturing company with strong dedication to provide innovative cooking solutions to serve people in the bottom of pyramid in Kenya.
 
Develatech has re-written the rules of stove design with its new patented technology by introducing ‘Jiko Chap Chap’. 

Disregarding most conventional design concepts this unique model moves the fire further away from the pot and in doing so achieves a faster cooking, cleaner burning stove that is easier to use than conventional designs whilst providing the option of cooking 2 or 3 pots simultaneously from one fire source. 

It is a wood burning stove tailored to suit African styles of cooking, saving 60% wood and reducing harmful emissions by 87% (Nairobi University Sept. 2013). 

The result has been proven in real life situation by another study by Eco Frontier Kenya Ltd
with evidence of over 60% less fuel consumption than the baseline three stone stoves. 

The company was successfully selected as one of the most potential start-ups receiving a grant of USD22,000 from the Climate Innovation Center Kenya to help expand its business. 

So far, Develatech has about 100 clients enjoying the benefits of this unique product.
 
The founder of Develatech, Jonathan Baker has been designing and manufacturing cookstoves for
the last 5 years and is considered an expert in this field.
 
About the internship program
 
Develatech has a strong strategic plan in 2014 to develop its business into a next level, so the
company is looking for highly qualified candidates to play significant roles for its business
development program.

 The interns are required to commit working for minimum 3 months (fulltime)
or 6 months (part-time). 

This is an unpaid position but there will be chances for interns to
become official employees based on his/ her performance and the business demand.
 
Scope of work:
 
The intern will be assigned different works based on his/ her background and experience, including
but not limited to the following tasks:
  • Market research and database screening, updating and management
  • Marketing planning and implementation
  • External relationship building
  • Procurement and production planning support
  • Sales and deals closing
  • Administrative and operational tasks
Qualifications requirement:
  • Final year or fresh graduate students with degree in business, marketing, management or any other relevant programs
  • Excellent communication skill in English and Kiswahili
  • Entrepreneurial, self-motivated and a quick learner
  • Have good business sense and strong adaptability in a quick changing environment
  • Sales experience is an advantage but not required
Benefits:
  • Gain professional experiences in a dynamic environment of a highly potential enterprise with strong social and environmental impact
  • Valuable opportunities to get exposure to different business aspects of a manufacturing company, from product design, manufacturing, business planning, marketing and sales
  • Bonus mechanism is available for interns with good sales performance
  • Recommendation letter to be provided upon the end of the internship
Application (cover letter and CV) to be sent to jonathan@develatech.com with the email subject: Application for internship program. 

The position is selected on a rolling basis and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Job Advert: Internship Opportunities
 
CAP Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya (CAP YEI), is supported by MasterCard Foundation, was established to provide Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) for disadvantaged youth in the society with particular focus on women to get equitable, qualitative learning and access to promising labour market oriented opportunities, savings and credit that support their pathways to safe and positive futures. 

The key purpose of the organization is to assist 10,000 disadvantaged youth to make informed choices, develop labour-market oriented employability skills and access job placements, savings and enterprise development support. 

About the position

 

Internships are open to Diploma and Degree students who wish to acquire knowledge and experience of a real work environment to the mutual benefit of both the organization and the Intern. 

Interns will be fully involved in the work programme of the unit relevant to their studies under the supervision of a responsible staff member. 

Interns are expected to contribute their skills, knowledge and competencies while acquiring supplemental training in their areas of specialization but are not full-time employees. 

They are not substitutes for full-time staff. Internships are normally offered for a period of three months. An intern will be required to work for five (5) days per week. 

We are offering internship opportunities in the following fields;
  • Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Business Development
  • Life skills and counselling
Qualifications:
  • Applicants must, at a minimum, be enrolled in a recognized undergraduate programme.
  • Applicants should be well-organized, self-motivated and reliable.
  • Basic computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Office, Internet applications) are required.
  • Interns must be self-driven who can work with minimal Supervision
 Application Process: 
 
Applicants should send their applications via email directly to hrcapyei@gmail.com by 20th  March 2014
 
Applicants should submit an application letter explaining their interest in working with CAP YEI which must be pasted in the body of email. 
 
A CV detailing education, work experience and any other relevant technical skills should be attached. 
 
In addition, a supporting letter from the Applicant's institution will be required. 
 
Interns are required to select the field they are interested in and quote the name of the field you are applying for in both the subject of the email and the application letter. 
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.



Job Advert: Hospitality Facilitator

CAP Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya, is supported by MasterCard Foundation, was established to provide Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) for disadvantaged youth in the society with particular focus on women to get equitable, qualitative learning and access to promising labour market oriented opportunities, savings and credit that support their pathways to safe and positive futures. 

The key purpose of the organization is to assist 10,000 disadvantaged youth to make informed choices, develop labour-market oriented employability skills and access job placements, savings and enterprise development support. 

About the position: Successful candidate will be posted in one of our Centres as a Hospitality Facilitator.  The right candidate must be self-driven who can work with minimal Supervision. He/she will be tasked to train the youth on hospitality as well as getting placements and internships for them. 

Job Responsibilities

  • We are looking for people who have pride, passion and energy, but mostly love TEACHING.
  • Take responsibility for the quality of teaching delivered.
  • Guidance and skills development to ensure that standards are maintained and improved.
  • To act as a personal tutor to CAP students.
  • Developing, customizing and Delivering Hospitality curriculum.
  • Assist students get internships and placements.
  • Link the youth with potential employers.
  • Adequately equipping the students with both Hospitality skills.
  • Assist in the design and preparation of materials, resources and information to be used in respect of programmed delivery.
  • Carry out monitoring, guidance, support and mentoring of the learners and take action as required.
Requirements
  • At least One (1) year experience in the hospitality industry.
  • Must be mature and with the right attitude.
  • Must have relevant training in hospitality.
  • Must have Hospitality background (House Keeping, Front Office and F&B Service)
  • Must have passion working with young people.
  • Must have Degree/Diploma in Hotel/Hospitality Management.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle diverse tasks simultaneously using prioritization.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent Presentation skills.
  • Dynamism, creativity and flexibility.
  • Must have networking skills.
How to apply
 
To express interest in this opportunity, send your CV to recruitment.capyei@gmail.com by 25th March 2013. 

Cover letter should be pasted on the body of the email and not as an attachment.  

Applicants are required to quote their current and expected salary. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.



Job Advert: Entrepreneurship Facilitator
 
CAP Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya, is supported by MasterCard Foundation, was established to provide Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) for disadvantaged youth in the society with particular focus on women to get equitable, qualitative learning and access to promising labour market oriented opportunities, savings and credit that support their pathways to safe and positive futures. 
The key purpose of the organization is to assist 10,000 disadvantaged youth to make informed choices, develop labour-market oriented employability skills and access job placements, savings and enterprise development support. 

About the position: Successful candidate will be posted in one of the Centres as an Entrepreneurship facilitator. He/she must have basic ICT Skills. He/She must be self-driven and work with minimal Supervision. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • We are looking for people who have pride, passion and energy, but mostly love TEACHING.
  • Take responsibility for the quality of teaching delivered.
  • Assist young people to write business plans.
  • Developing, customizing and Delivering Entrepreneurship curriculum.
  • Assist students get internships and placements.
  • Link the youth with potential funders.
  • Adequately equipping the students with Entrepreneurial skills.
  • Carry out monitoring, guidance, support and mentoring of the learners and take action as required.
Requirements
  • Atleast One (1) year experience.
  • Must have Entrepreneurship background.
  • Must have ICT Skills.
  • Must be mature and with the right attitude.
  • Must have passion of working with young people.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle diverse tasks simultaneously using prioritization.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Dynamism, creativity and flexibility.
  • Networking skills a must.
  • Degree in related field.
How to apply 
 
To express interest in this opportunity, send your CV to recruitment.capyei@gmail.com by 16th March 2014.  Cover letter should be pasted on the body of the email and not as an attachment. 

Applicants are required to quote their current/Past salary and their expected salary. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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