Kenya Red Cross Society Job Vacancy Application Details

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The Kenya Red Cross Society recruitment is opened for the below positions available. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline as published on Kenyapen.com.

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Kenya Red Cross is one of the many International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement societies around the world. The Kenya organisation was established in 1965, The Kenya Red Cross supports and runs a number of projects whilst raising awareness to the Kenyan public about the current issues or problems which may affect them

1. Country Programme Officer – Norwegian Red Cross

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Project Management 

Overall Purpose

The purpose of the Country Offices (CO) is to ensure implementation of Norwegian Red Cross International Strategy at country level through programme support to the National Society partner, as articulated and established in the approved Country Framework. This means that the CO is responsible for ensuring results-based project management, risk management, and operational in-country Movement coordination. Furthermore, the CO is responsible for ensuring project implementation in support to NS partners, in line with established project agreements and project plans. The CO ensures sound technical quality of all country projects, in line with established technical standards and best practices. The CO ensures that Norwegian Red Cross programme support is based on regularly updated humanitarian needs analysis in line with established practices. The CO represents Norwegian Red Cross in-country with regards to external partnerships and relationships. The CO is responsible for in-country security management.

Duties and Responsibilities

Strategic

  • Promote that Norwegian Red Cross programme cooperation with the Host National Society project teams is consistent and efficient.
  • Support HNS sound technical planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting in line with established project agreements and project plans.

Operational

  • Contributes to adequate needs assessment to inform design of relevant projects
  • Ensures the logical project structure of effects and results according to existing guidelines and linkages between the Host National Societies and Norwegian Red Cross results frameworks.
  • Contributes to the development of SMART indicators that are supported by clear and concise indicator guidelines that operationalizes the indicators and explains the data sources, collection methods, frequency of monitoring and audience.
  • Function as the focal person at the Norwegian Red Cross CO for the HNS project(s) implementation staff on issues related to the daily running of the project(s) which is/are included in the Norwegian Red Cross supported programmes
  • Provides support to the Country Programme Manager for the development of quality project packages to be submitted for internal approval before project start up
  • Supports the design and implementation of baseline surveys
  • Supports the Country Programme Manager in situ monitoring of progress and discusses adjustments to improve results and achieve objectives.
  • Quality assures overall data and quarterly reports provided by HNS
  • Supports the organization of end-line studies to quantitative measures changes in values of chosen variables.
  • Facilitates mid-term and final evaluation the design and implementation of relevant end line exercises to measure programme success
  • Reports to the Country Programme Manager issues related to project implementation and options to improve project objectives.
  • Provides input to quarterly reports, yearly reports and indicator tracking table.
  • Perform duties and tasks not covered in this job description and provide support to colleagues when necessary and assigned by the line manager.

Collaboration

  • Consistently provide support to the project teams of the Host National Society and ensure that Norwegian Red Cross rules and guidelines are anchored among Host National Society personnel.
  • Engage with the Results Management Officer at Regional Office and the Country Programme Manager to ensure consistent accountability towards Norwegian Red Cross rules and regulations, guidelines and deadlines.

MissionSpecific

  • The project officer is responsible for providing continuous support to the HNS projects in planning, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on the NorCross supported projects.

Minimum Qualifications

  • University Degree in Health e.g. nursing, medicine with further studies in public health and/or community health an advantage
  • Certificate/Diploma/Degree in Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

Desired Competencies

  • Track record of managing humanitarian teams in complex humanitarian setting
  • Proven ability to implement programmes in challenging contexts.
  • Proven ability to plan, implement, monitor, evaluate and report on programmes related to technical area of health/ WASH
  • Excellent drafting skills. Successful donor applications and reporting on humanitarian projects with measurable results.
  • Fluency in English in required. Working proficiency of regional languages is an asset
  • Ability to work towards achieving objectives and results.
  • Ability to convince and gain acceptance
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to be solution oriented

2. Project Nurse

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 3 years
  • Location Eldoret
  • Job Field Medical / Healthcare 

Overall Purpose

The role will be responsible for providing technical leadership and Quality Improvement to the Global Fund(GF) supported Sub-Recipients (SRs) for provision of biomedical, behavioural and structural interventions to Key Populations as per the national guidelines. The holder will be responsible for providing operational support and capacity development to all Key Population (KP) service delivery personnel within the Global Fund Programme Regions. The holder will coordinate the Key Populations stakeholder partnership within the Program operation area.

Duties and Responsibilities

Strategy:

  • Strengthen capacity for the sub recipients through technical assistance and mentoring on key population HIV programming, quality reporting and quality assurance for effective service provision.
  •  Provide support supervision for effective provision of a wide range of comprehensive HIV services to beneficiaries including family planning services, STI screening and treatment, ART, TB screening and treatment, cervical cancer screening, risk assessment and risk reduction counselling and GBV clinical care to KP programme beneficiaries
  • Provide technical guidance in Key population programming to enrich the KRCS-GF HIV program and document successes/lessons learnt/challenges for decision making.

Project Management:

  • Coordinate and supervise the implementation of the 90,90,90 cascade of HIV prevention through up-scaled HTS coverage, improved linkage and ART retention strategies and proper documentation of the end results
  • Support the sub-recipients in maintenance of adequate stocks of drugs and medical commodities as well as safe custody of the drugs and equipment in the DIC by liaising with relevant authorities including NASCOP, MOH and county health departments.
  • Provide technical support on Key population program initiatives in the region including monitoring data quality, tracking the progress of activities, proper data collection, data verification and audits and storage; and ensure timely feedback.

Leadership and overall management of the Department

  • Provide leadership in ensuring programme quality and alignment to national guidelines and strategies in key population programming.
  • Foster relevant networks and strategic collaborations with other implementing partners, line ministries (E.g. MoH), stakeholders like NACC, NASCOP, NACADA, county government, opinion leaders, TWG, Heads of institutions among others.

DESIRED COMPETENCIES:

Technical:

  • Registered Nurse/ midwife from a recognized nursing training institution and possession of a registration certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Possession of valid practicing license from the Nursing council of Kenya
  • Trained HTC counsellor by NASCOP or other institution recognized in HTC training and registered with NASCOP as HTC counsellor.

Generic:

  • Multi-tasking / Planning and Organizing – Ability to coordinate key population sub-recipients with different HIV prevention intervention
  • Inspiring Trust – Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.
  • Monitoring Information.  Establishing and using ongoing procedures to collect and review information necessary to manage projects or ongoing activities.
  • Putting beneficiary /stakeholders first – listens to and understands the needs of beneficiary /stakeholder. Makes sure the sub recipient focus on delivering beneficiary /stakeholder needs.
  • Delivering results – Sets clear and challenging goals, puts in the extra effort. Monitors and changes plans to achieve end goal.
  • Managing a changing environment – Puts forward new ideas and solutions o challenging situations. Analyses information accurately. Removes barriers to change. Encourages the team to change things for the better.
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of data into different formats (e.g., short summaries, presentations)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing from a recognized nursing training institution and possession of a registration certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • At least three years’ experience working in a busy Key population and/or HIV and AIDS comprehensive Care Centre (CCC) setting

3. Tracing Assistant

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification Diploma
  • Experience 2 years
  • Location Turkana
  • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit 

Overall Purpose

Responsible to the Tracing Officer for implementing an effective system for restoring family links after the separation of families as a result of conflict, war and natural disasters so as to alleviate anxiety and worry on account of displacement and disappearance of people. Specific responsibilities include exchange of Red Cross Messages, broadcasting names of missing persons, facilitating the acquisition of certificates, training and building the capacity of staff and volunteers as well as maintaining an updated database of missing persons.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the exchange of Red Cross Messages (RCM) to restore family links and maintain the link.
  • Coordinate the broadcast of names of missing people on public media such as the BBC in the case of Somali community.
  • Coordinate the transmission of birth certificates, personal identifications and educational documents for refugees living in camps and who require these documents from their home country.
  • Maintain and update database system for facilitating the tracing and restoration of family ties caused by displacement or disappearance of persons resulting from conflict situations or disasters.
  • Implement training and capacity building programmes aimed at equipping and strengthening staff, volunteers and communities with capacity to conduct tracing of missing persons
  • Participate in lobby and advocacy programmes that facilitate the restoration of family links after disasters, conflicts or war.
  • Represent the Society at meetings, conferences and workshops and other forums to promote the activities of KRCS and articulate issues related to humanitarian relief.
  • Prepare periodic progress reports and annual reports in relation to tracing activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Relevant Diploma in Community Development or equivalent qualifications
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in planning, implementing and evaluating effective tracing programmes.

Desired Competencies

  • Knowledge of humanitarian relief issues, trends and goals at national, regional and international levels aimed at preventing and alleviating human suffering
  • Strong communication and presentation skills in both English and Kiswahili, including ability to develop reports and prepare relevant publications
  • Ability to participate in accountability and performance management systems,
  • Ability to maintain high standards of personal integrity; establishing productive relationships; treating individuals with fairness and respect
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, data-base, email and utilization of the internet

4. Trainer – EMT, Paramedics and OHS Programmes

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit 

Overall Purpose

The Trainer is responsible for contributing to the organization through management and facilitation of the EMT/Paramedic/OHS programmes. The trainer is in charge of the management of the programmes assigned.  He/she is the link to all relevant registration bodies and the institution. He/she is responsible for design and constant review of the curricula.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads the department in coordinating the development and enhancement of course curricula and initiatives for the improvement of delivery
  • Oversees the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date faculty and student records
  • Leads other faculty in Research and innovation of the programmes
  • Manages the annual programme calendar – Timetabling
  • Design and delivery of the course curricula – Review of teaching materials and presentations
  • Marketing and recruitment of students to the programme for revenue generation
  • Link between the student body and the Training Institute
  • Facilitation of EMT/Paramedic/OHS courses and other related programmes
  • Design and development of new programmes for growth of the department
  • Examination setting, moderation, marking and certification
  • Training Equipment Management
  • Course Evaluation and reporting

Minimum Qualifications

  • A University Degree / Diploma/certification in Paramedic/EMS/Disaster Management or related social sciences
  • Certification in OHS programmes & relevant medical courses
  • 3 years of professional teaching experience
  • Experience in Fire Drills and Evacuation is an added advantage

Desired Competencies

  • Excellent facilitation and lesson planning skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven skills in curriculum development
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ethical and honest
  • Team Player
  • Proficient in Computer applications

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