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NGO Jobs in Nairobi Kenya – ICRC

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.

Communication Secretary

 
The Profile: ICRC is looking for young and energetic individuals who have good organisational, interpersonal and communication skills. 

The successful candidate should have a sense of analysis and initiative, the ability to work independently and in a team. 

The above position demands flexibility and the ability to work under pressure.

Responsibilities:
·                     Assists the Coordinator in running the office;
·                     Performs general secretarial duties independently;
·                     Provides services to staff and departments independently;
·                     Files and archives, drafts and types routine correspondence;
·                     Ensures efficient information flow within the department;
·                     Applies and follows standard administrative procedures independently;
·                     Contributes to the reports and analyses on the services;
·                     Has contact with various interlocutors;
·                     Prepares accounting and logistical documents independently.
Minimum Requirements:
·                     Diploma in office management;
·                     Good command of Somali and English, written and spoken;
·                     Basic computer skills and good knowledge of Word and Excel;
·                     2-4 years professional experience in same or similar field of activity;
·                     Basic leadership and management skills;
·                     Good interpersonal and communication skills;
·                     Flexible, motivated self-starter personality, sense of responsibility and organization, ability to travel in all parts of the country.
Other Requirements:
·                     Experience in humanitarian work;
·                     Knowledge about management of a Library.

Communication Online Editor / Production Officer

The Profile:
 ICRC is looking for young and energetic individuals who have good organisational, interpersonal and communication skills. 

The successful candidate should have a sense of analysis and initiative, the ability to work independently and in a team. 

The above position demands flexibility and the ability to work under pressure.

Responsibilities:
 
The Online Editor works under the supervision of the Communication Coordinator (based in Nairobi). 

He/She is in charge of posting on the blog, Somalia Face Book page or/and ICRC country web page of the stories, video, audio and pictures identified by the delegation, communication team and communication coordinator and in coordinating the timely submission of content from either internal or external contributors.
 
The Online Editor is responsible to ensure that content uploaded is correctly edited. 

He/She has the expertise to work with “WordPress” as the content management system (CMS) for the ICRC Somali blog or other online pages.

In addition the person will conduct quality follow-up of all print items for the Somalia delegation by the ICRC Nairobi Production Unit.
 
He/She executes administrative and office work related to the project
 
Minimum Requirements:
·                     University degree (communication, arts, journalism, Marketing);
·                     2 years’ work experience in a similar field of activity;
·                     Knowledge in CMS and skills in using “WordPress” and Drupal is an asset;
·                     Basic knowledge in print production;
·                     Excellent knowledge of Website platform management and online communication;
·                     Knowledge of basic design/layout principles, including branding;
·                     Excellent knowledge pre-press production workflow and technology;
·                     Fluent in written and spoken English and Somali;
·                     Excellent communication and presentation skills;
·                     Excellent analytical and writing skills;
·                     Good knowledge of the political, social and cultural assigned environment;
·                     Ability to travel and work in Somalia;
·                     Very good computer literacy;
Other Requirements:
·                     Experience in humanitarian work;
·                     Flexibility and willingness to be based in various regions and travel inside Somalia, and ability to work in hardship areas;
·                     Maturity in dealing with sensitive matters in a highly confidential manner.

Communication Assistant
 
The Profile: ICRC is looking for young and energetic individuals who have good organisational, interpersonal and communication skills. 

The successful candidate should have a sense of analysis and initiative, the ability to work independently and in a team. 

The above position demands flexibility and the ability to work under pressure.

Responsibilities:
·                     As a core member of the Communication Department, the primary role of this post is to ensure the production of high-volume, high-quality communication products for the Delegation;
·                     Contributes proactively to the definition of the ICRC’s communication strategy and tools;
·                     Consolidates a network of contacts with media representatives;
·                     Monitors relevant media outlets and participates in the analysis of the overall humanitarian situation in Somalia;
·                     Accordingly, contributes to the elaboration and implementation of communication strategies and plans of action;
·                     Contributes to the Planning for Results (PfR) yearly exercise;
·                     Contributes to the implementation of operational communication in Somalia;
·                     Works closely with the Communication online/print editor;
·                     Prepares written reporting on the activities independently, elaborates the weekly operational report (WOR) and various ICRC reports;
·                     Contributes to the development and production of dissemination tools;
·                     Executes administrative and office work related to the project.
Minimum Requirements:
·                     University degree (communication, arts, journalism, Marketing);
·                     3 years’ work experience in a similar field of activity;
·                     Staff management skills;
·                     Excellent knowledge pre-press production workflow and technology;
·                     Fluent in written and spoken English and Somali;
·                     Excellent communication and presentation skills;
·                     Excellent analytical and writing skills;
·                     Good knowledge of the political, social and cultural assigned environment;
·                     Ability to travel and work in Somalia;
·                     Very good computer literacy.
Other Requirements:
·                     Experience in humanitarian work;
·                     Flexibility and willingness to be based in various regions and travel inside Somalia, and ability to work in hardship areas;
·                     Maturity in dealing with sensitive matters in a highly confidential manner.
Interested persons (with good command of Somali and English), with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application to the Head of Human Resources on the below address, before 23rd August 2014. 

(Indicate the position title on the subject line).

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



eMail: nai_hr@icrc.org

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