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International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title: IT Assistant
 
Sector: Information Technology

Location: Kenya

Employee Type: Regular 

Employee Category: Full Time 


Background: The Information Technology department supports the organization’s work by providing reliable and scalable application development and infrastructure for the IRC’s offices in the US and around the world, including many technologically challenging locations.

Job Purpose / Objective: The IT Assistant will be primarily responsible with providing support for our internal users on the use of their desktops and laptops.

Through our ticketing system and the telephone they will provide users with solutions to questions and issues with their computer hardware and software.

Key Responsibilities:
·                     Level I Help Desk Support – Including but not limited to password resets, account creations, account terminations, desktop and laptop builds and printer support
·                     Level II Help Desk Support – Including but not limited to anti-virus assistance, Windows XP support, Microsoft Office 2007 support, Active Directory Maintenance, Microsoft Exchange/Email support, general laptop, desktop and printer repair, and light network troubleshooting
·                     Enterprise Ticket Management – Work inside our enterprise ticketing system, Service-Now, to provide timely and transparent customer support of all requests
·                     Vendor Management – Work directly with IT vendors to obtain support, repair and warranty information
·                     Hardware Inventory – This position will work our Global Supply Chain department in imaging, distributing and tracking all hardware; also tracking and installing all purchased software
·                     Preventative Maintenance – Technician will also be responsible for checking on critical systems to ensure there are no interruptions in business continuity and take part in the monthly maintenance “blackout windows”
·                     Various Projects – Position will need to assist on various IT projects as needed
Required Qualifications:
·                     College degree or equivalent certification
·                     Proficient in Microsoft family of products (Windows, Office and Server)
Required Experience & Competencies:
·                     2 years of experience in help desk / desktop support position
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.

International allowances are not available for this position. 

Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online 

Job Title: Nutrition Nurse - Hagadera
 
Sector: Health 

Location: Kenya 

Employee Type: Regular 

Employee Category: Full Time 

Job Purpose / Objective: To implement and monitor the nutrition project interventions aimed at contributing to improved children wellbeing outcomes within the operation area.

Key Responsibilities:

Programming
·                     Ensure quality and timely identification and treatment of medical complications associated with malnutrition in SC/OTP/SFP in liaison with the clinical services program.
·                     Give and advise on the drug regimen for children in the SC, OTP and SFP programs.
·  Supervise and coordinate the strict patient management of children in the Outpatient therapeutic feeding and supplementary feeding programs.
·  Participate in daily ward rounds in the SC ward with the medical team.
·  Train the nutrition team in case detection and home-based care.
·  Mentor the nutrition assistant staff to manage patients with acute malnutrition as per protocol.
·  Train and mentor IRC staff and other key stakeholders in GMP, IYCF, MNDC, IMAM; especially the OTP and SC staff.
·  Ensure the establishment of nutrition monitoring activities and train health staff in case detection and referral system.
·  Participate in the conduction of studies and surveys.
·  Participate in the delivery of trainings for health staff and in capacity building.
·  Improvement of the MIYCN program in the camp.
·  Ensure timely reporting in accordance with set deadlines.
·  Improve the provision of quality nutrition counseling in the hospital SC and Comprehensive care Clinic (CCC) and other entry points in the health programme in liaison with relevant IRC sectors.
·  Plan and Conduct continuous monitoring of the OTP and SC patient management through quality of care (QoC) assessments.
·  Participate in program strategic planning and roll-out of new program areas in liaison with key stakeholders and cooperating partners.
·  Adhere and uphold IRC code of conduct at respective work area.
Supervision and leadership
·                     Directly supervise nutrition assistants in OTP/SFP programs.
·                     Supervise and work in strict collaboration with the nutrition team in the screening activities of severely malnourished children.
·                     Identify training gaps for the incentive staff and beneficiaries within nutrition program and communicate the same to the program manager.
Networking and coordination
·                     Ensure proper communication, coordination and harmonization of tools with the different stakeholders involved in food/nutrition activities.
·                     Develop and coordinate the adherence and reporting of nutrition education sessions as per developed annual plan.
·                     In collaboration with the Nutrition Manager and the logistics officer follow-up food provision.
·                     Create appropriate linkages and referral for nutrition activities.
·                     Work closely with other health programs in spirit of integration for maximum output.
·                     Attend all program implementation meetings.
Required Qualifications:
·                     Diploma in nursing.
·                     Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya
·                     Must possess at least three (3) years experience in implementing nutrition related activities in a busy community set up.
·                     S/He must possess ability to analyze and interpret both quantitative and qualitative programmed data.
·                     Must possess excellent planning and organizational skills.
·                     Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
·                     Must have cognate skills in computer appreciation.
·                     MUST possess a high level of integrity and with good interpersonal skills
·                     Ready to work in difficult environmental conditions.
Required Experience:
·                     Qualification in nursing as KRCHN
·                     Addition nutrition training in CMAM/IMAM and MIYCN is an added advantage.
·                     Strong communication skills, oral, written and presentation.
·                     Previous experience in Arid and Semi Arid Lands of Kenya
·                     Previous experience working in insecure contexts
·                     Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations.
·                     Strong background in humanitarian projects.
·                     Demonstrate proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, E- mail, out look
·                     Should be a team player and culturally sensitive.
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.

International allowances are not available for this position.

Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.

How to Apply 

CLICK HERE to apply online

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.
  

Disclaimer: Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes. In the event that you receive any request  for payment of any sort, please get in touch with us on Tel: +(254-020) 2727730, Email: IRCKenya@rescue.org or report to the nearest police.

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