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Clinical Services Manager (Hagadera) and Clinical Officer (Kakuma) Jobs


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Kenya serves vulnerable populations in the Turkana and Garissa regions as well as in Eastleigh, Nairobi.

The IRC implements programs in the areas of comprehensive primary health care, nutrition, protection, peace building, water and sanitation and hygiene (WASH), HIV/AIDS prevention, response to gender based violence, disaster risk reduction (DRR), livelihoods and governance.

Applications are invited for the following positions:
1. Clinical Services Manager - Hagadera

The Clinical Services Manager will be working under the guidance and supervision of the Health Team Leader and will be directly responsible for the overall management of all the curative services offered in the Refugee Camps.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution or an equivalent with preferably Masters in Public Health
  • A mature person of high professional discipline and moral integrity, able to work under stress as the situation may dictate.
  • Must be registered with Kenya Medical and Dentist Board and allowed to practice in Kenya.
  • Three years experience in tropical medicine or public health in developing countries.
  • Training and at least three years experience in health program design and management.
  • Ability to work with displaced communities with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds..
  • Proficiency in computer especially in EXCEL and MS WORD is a MUST.
2. Clinical Officer - Kakuma

Working under the guidance and supervision of the Medical Officer In Charge of clinics, the clinical officer is directly responsible for the overall management of the clinic assigned

Required Qualifications:
  • Diploma in clinical medicine from KMTC or any other renowned institution.
  • Be registered and have a valid license from the Clinical Officers’ Council.
  • At least two years work experience in a busy hospital/clinic set up.
  • Experience working with a non-profit humanitarian organization.
  • Ready to work in difficult environmental conditions
  • Be a team player
  • Flexibility at work
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Knowledge of Turkana or Somali languages will be an added advantage.
Full Job descriptions can be downloaded at www.rescue.org/careers

To apply please go to http://www.rescue.org/careers and search for NAME OF THE POSITION. Please apply on or before 13th February 2012

IRC leading the way from harm to home

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Public Alert: Disclaimer

Misuse of our Name for Fraudulent Activities

The Management of International Rescue Committee (IRC) Kenya, wishes to inform the general public that it has come to our notice, that some unauthorized groups and organized individuals posing as our staff have been extorting money from the general public for their personal gains
promising to offer jobs within IRC.

The general public should please take note all vacant IRC jobs has are advertised either in the local print media or on our website www.rescue.org/careers. 

Interested candidates are NOT required to pay any recruitment/interview fee.

You are encouraged to report such individuals/groups to the nearest police station to investigate their conduct or to IRC at IRCKenya@rescue.org

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