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NGO Jobs in Kenya - FIDA

FIDA Kenya seeks to recruit a suitable candidate for the following positions:
 
1. Human Resources & Administration Officer - Nairobi
 
Duties:-
  • Manage recruitment process and employee orientation
  • Management and updating of personnel files
  • Conduct interviews and share feedback with Senior Management
  • Provide Human resource advice to team leaders and management & formulate and implement human resources policies and procedures
  • Manage the staff medical scheme and other relevant insurances.
  • Ensures work place safety; clean and conducive working environment for all Staff, clients and visitors
  • Oversees the regular servicing, repairs and proper usage of office equipment by users
  • Oversees day to day administration processes for effective support to operations and service delivery.
  • Provide logistical support in planning of the Results Based Management, Mid & End Year Review meetings
  • Manage procurement process of the organization.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource; or Business Administration major in Human Resources
  • Member of accredited HR professional body
  • 5 years’ relevant experience in Human Resource Management.
  • Experience in NGO sector is an added advantage.
2. Senior Legal Counsel (to be based in the Kisumu Office serving Western regions and parts of Rift Valley)
 
Duties:-
  • Oversee the implementation of all the Access to Justice Programmes (Legal Representation, Pro bono Lawyers Scheme, Mediation, Counseling, Self- Representation, Strategic Interest Litigation and Informal Justice Systems) within the region.
  • Approve draft pleadings and prepare pleadings and court documents on behalf of clients
  • Represent clients in courts within the region
  • Conduct research and prepare pleadings in Strategic Impact Litigation cases
  • Liaison with other NGOs, Government departments and relevant bodies in gender related issues at regional, continental and international levels
  • Make interventions and petitions on behalf of the public in gender related issues including press briefings
  • Oversee the implementation of Women & Governance programmes that are linked the Secretariat and those at the regional level
  • Monitor and evaluate regional programmes and activities (prepare and oversee the preparation of team’s work plans, result based management reports, monthly team reports and donor reports)
Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
 
The ideal candidate should at least posses the following qualifications and attributes:-
  • An Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Minimum of 5 years post admission to the bar with a minimum of 2 years at supervisory level
  • Knowledge of program planning, designing, monitoring & evaluation and financial management skills
  • Experience in NGO sector is an added advantage
3. Client Services Officer / Counsellor - Mombasa
 
Duties:-
  • Screening of new clients, recording clients details in client forms and ensuring safe keeping of the details
  • Providing information on FIDA Kenya services offered to the visiting public.
  • Maintaining client’s database and reviewing on regular basis feedback from clients.
  • Organizing mediation sessions
  • Developing and continually reviewing guidelines for counseling services in conjunction with the Counseling Supervisor.
  • Providing group, couple counseling and individual therapy.
  • Facilitating debriefing sessions for Access to Justice Team- Mombasa Office.
Qualifications
  • Degree in Counselling Psychology
  • 3 years experience in Counseling
  • Training in Mediation/Reconciliation skills
  • Experience in NGO sector is an added advantage.
Interested candidates who fully meet the above criteria should send their Letter of Motivation, updated Curriculum Vitae including 3 references one of whom must be a previous supervisor, indicate expected salary and the daytime contact. 

The application should be addressed to the undersigned clearly indicating the position applied for to be received on/or before 19th February 2016 at 5,00pm

ONLY email applications will be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

FIDA Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

The Executive Director
FIDA Kenya
Amboseli Road, off Gitanga Road, Lavington.
P.O. Box 46324-00100,
Nairobi

Email: recruitment@fidakenya.org

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