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Senior Learning and Development Assistant 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 Regional Delegation in Nairobi co-ordinates the institution’s humanitarian activities in Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti. 

It also runs regional specialist units that provide support and expertise to the ICRC’s delegations in East Africa, the Great Lakes region and the Horn of Africa.
 
The ICRC Regional Delegation in Nairobi is seeking for an experienced and highly motivated person to fill the resident position mentioned below to be based in Nairobi.
 
Senior Assistant Learning and Development (LND)
 
The Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensures a smooth functioning of all LnD Nairobi organized events and programs, and a seamless follow up of all LnD Nairobi related administrative and logistic questions;
  • Team Management: Is responsible for managing one secretary, including setting objectives, assessing performance, coaching and mentoring, supervising and delegating tasks;
  • Responsible for handling all back-office tasks related to the smooth running of all LnD Nairobi training activities, including liaison with ICRC representations throughout Africa and beyond;
  • Assists trainers with all issues related to the organization of courses and the venues;
  • Occasionally assists trainers in running training sessions abroad, according to need;
  • Contributes to the drafting process of the PfR;
  • Independently synthesizes and edits evaluation forms;
  • Submits a draft of the quarterly activity report to the head of unit.
The Requirements:
  • University degree or equivalent in administration of secretariat;
  • 4 Years work experience in a similar field;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, good command of written and spoken French would be of added value;
  • Good communication skills, including drafting of complex texts in English;
  • Confirmed planner and organizer;
  • Availability for regular travels in the region and beyond, including irregular working hours;
  • Ability to carry out complex activities in various field independently.
Interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to submit their applications either to:

The Head of Human Resources on the below mentioned address on or before 29th January 2016.

(Indicate the position title on the subject line).

Please include 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,
Nairobi Regional Delegation, Denis Pritt Road, 
P. O. Box 73226, Nairobi, 00200, 
Kenya

E-mail: nai_hrrec_services@icrc.org

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