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Administrator (Flying) Job in Nairobi Kenya

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance.

It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.

The ICRC’s Somalia Delegation in Nairobi implements the institution’s humanitarian activities in Somalia.
Administrator (Flying) 

Based in Somalia
The ICRC Somalia Delegation in Nairobi is seeking for an experienced and highly motivated person to fill the above mentioned position.
This position is a full time position starting immediately.
Job Profile:
The “Flying” Administrator forms part of the Administration team working under the supervision of the Somalia Head of Administration.
The incumbent will be responsible to provide advice, as well as to support the Delegation’s strategies on diverse issues related to the implementation of Office and Residence Management in the domain of Administration and Finance in Somalia. 

These duties require an in-depth knowledge of Administration and Finance procedures as well guest hospitality.
  • Will be based in Somalia (mainly in Mogadishu) and work within the frame of the Administration department with regular support mission towards other offices in Somalia as well to the Delegation in Nairobi;
  • Giving support and working in close collaboration with the Regional Field Officer Coordinators based in the different regions of Somalia
  • Ensure that administrative files are executed in the respect of given procedures.
  • Organize and supervise the office and residence structures (Welcome service as well hospitality management of the guestrooms)
  • Supervise, coaches and evaluate staff working in the Administration department.
  • Follows up expenses related to administrative department, reporting
  • Contribute and proposes alternative solutions to improve existing structure (like cost efficiency, admin. Procedures).
  • Ensures the communication flow on Administration matters within the office
Minimum requirements:
  • University degree in Business Administration and other related fields.
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in a similar field
  • Excellent command of English and Somali languages
  • Team leadership skills
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Sense of organisation
  • Confirmed capacity to work independently
  • Good knowledge of the geographically assigned environment
  • Good computer skills
Other requirements:
  • Experience in humanitarian work.
  • Experience in Hotel Management an asset
  • Good interpersonal, reporting and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel in Somalia and to spend some periods in the field.
Interested persons (of Somali nationality or origin), with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application to the Head of Human Resources on the address below, before 28th February 2013. 

Please include: Copies of ID papers, detailed curriculum vitae, current and expected remuneration and contact details of three referees.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
International Committee of the Red Cross, Somalia Delegation, 
Denis Pritt Road, 
P.O.Box 73226, 
Nairobi, 00200, Kenya:


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