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Clinical Officer Anesthetist
Job purpose/Objective
The Clinical Officer Anaesthetist is overall responsible for providing anaesthetic management to all patients undergoing surgical procedures, both emergency and elective, at the IRC Kakuma Program Hospital.

Responsibilities

·         Formulate department objectives with the help of medical officer in charge of hospital.
·         Ensure use of standard operating procedures, protocols and guidelines in management of patients is followed
·         Responsible for giving anaesthesia to all emergency and elective cases conducted in theatre, both minor and major surgeries
·         Conduct peri-operative (pre and post) review of all patients within 24 hours
·         Supervise theatre staffs and ensure smooth running of theatre activities and procedures in addition to allocating the support staffs duties
·         Assist in management of very sick patients in the ward when called upon e.g. patients who need urgent resuscitation and intubation
·         Be part of the emergency trauma team and called upon in case of an accident with mass causalities
·         Attend and participate in the daily morning hospital hand over meetings
·         Participate in weekly continuous medical education (CME) at the hospital
·         Conduct on-job training of staff through both practical and theory sessions
·         Do theatre coverage and on-call, ensuring 24 hour coverage
·         Properly cover nights and weekends, arrange a rotation schedule with fellow clinical officer anaesthetist
·         Perform routine clinical work as required by your supervisor
·         Participate in camp health surveys/campaigns/surgical camps as required
·         Keep complete and accurate inventory of medicines and supplies located at the theatre and monitor and supervise their usage
·         Ensure all medication equipment , supplies required for anaesthesia are ordered in good time
·         Ensure the anaesthetic machine and operating table are well maintained and report any fault, need for repair or maintenance in good time
·         Provide health talks to patients/clients on day to day basis
·         Reporting and Coordination
·         Ensure proper documentation of all anaesthetic procedures, and condition of the patient including vital signs and medication given
·         Submit weekly theatre reports to the HIS officer
·         Compile and submit monthly theatre reports to the MO in charge of hospital on a timely basis
·         Other Special Duties other than provision of Anaesthesia
·         Attend to minor Surgical cases and procedures referred to theatre not attended to by the MO (Esophageal foreign body removal, Ear and nose foreign body removal, Circumcisions, Ganglions and Lipomas excisions)
·         Ensure quality anaesthetic management for all patients undergoing surgical interventions
·         Ensure that universal precautions and infection prevention guidelines are adhered to

Qualifications

·         Registered Anaesthetist with a Higher National Diploma(HND) in Anaesthesia and Surgery from KMTC or recognized Medical training institution
·         Registered with the Anesthetists Council of Kenya
·         At least 2 years experience as an Anesthetist in a busy hospital setup
·         Good clinical and anaesthetic skills
·         Proven leadership, communication, interpersonal, decision making skills
·         Good team player
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills (English and Swahili)
·         Computer literacy in the use of MS Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is required
·         Ability to work and deliver results with minimum supervision
·         Demonstrated ability to work as a team player
·         Experience of working in hardship area is an added advantage
·         Cultural sensitivity
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
Field Manager

Responsibilities

·         Provides assistance to the Program Managers in Lodwar and the Senior Management Team based in Nairobi as required or as requested.The Program Managers report functionally to their respectiveTechnical Coordinators and administratively to the Field Manager.
·         Provide support and leadership in grant management, budget monitoring, new program development, monitoring and evaluation including strategic planning. More specifically;
·         Ensure quality and timely implementation of grants by staff with specific focus to the program support sections of each respective grant;
·         Support field teams in the Review of Monthly Budget vs. Actual reports with program staff, make recommendations on the basis of these and ensure that appropriate action is taken in a timely fashion.
·         Identify new program possibilities in collaboration with field- and Nairobi-based program staff, specifically the Deputy Director Programs and the Technical Coordinators;
·         Based on identified needs, make recommendations to Nairobi for development of new…?
·         Ensure appropriate M&E activities are carried out regularly by program staff in all sectors (data collection & analysis, monitoring of project progress against established work plans, monitoring of established indicators and utilization of results to inform program (re-)design);
·         Support the integration of program activities to create coherent, quality and complimentary programming; Specific focus to ensure strong integration of program support functions with direct program related activities.
·         Ensures policies and procedures are in compliance with applicable IRC, funding source and government policies, procedures and requirements.
·         Promptly informsthe Deputy Director of Operations (DDO) on any areas of concern or potential or suspected violations.
·         Field Manager effectively communicates all relevant compliance issues during program design / development and Grant Opening & Closing Meetings, or as encountered.
·         With support from the Security Manager, monitor the security situation and development in IRC operational areaswith implications for staff safety and for program implementation;
·         Maintain Health and Safety standards by carrying out regular inspection of the office updating warning notices and up-dating first aid kits with the support of the Security Manager.
·         Directly manages, supervises and mentors the Finance and Supply Chain staff of the Lodwar Programme.
·         Ensure that all performance evaluations for all staff are conducted on time, and review all evaluations to ensure quality and consistency;
·         Support in identifying training needs for Lodwar Programme staff and make appropriate recommendations to the DDP, DDO and the CD;
·         Ensure that administrative matters of the field office are carried out in accordance with IRC HR and administration policies;
·         Ensure that all IRC staff at the Field level comply with the IRC Code of Conduct/IRC WAY and other relevant policies pertaining to staff conduct.
·         In collaboration with NBI HQ, oversee the carrying out of supply chain operations by Lodwar SC staff, including procurement (both local and through Nairobi HQ Office), stock management, asset management, vehicle operations, equipment maintenance and repair (including communications and computer equipment);
·         Coordinates all transport and travel arrangements for the Lodwar Programme in collaboration with NBI HQ Supply Chain team.
·         Ensure compliance with IRC and donor Supply Chain policies at all times.
·         Support and ensure accurate staff movement planning at all times.
·         Oversee the financial management of field office operations by the Lodwar Programme staff, including cash management, issuing and tracking advances, ensuring complete and correct use of all finance forms; timely notice to Nairobi of cash transfer/petty cash needs;
·         Ensure compliance with IRC and donor finance policies at all times;
·         Represent IRC in external engagements with GoK, UN-Agencies, IRC Partners, other NGOs and key stakeholders;
·         Coordinate IRC program activities with relevant officials and other humanitarian agencies;
·         Assist in the preparation of regular reports to keep partners and stakeholders informed of IRC’s activities;
·         Performs other administrative or office duties or projects as required or as assigned.

Qualifications

·         Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or related field of study.
·         5 years experience in administration and management
·         Excellent organizational and analytical skills;
·         Ability to write narrative and analytical spread sheet reports
·         Proven computer literacy in MS-Word, MS-Excel MS-Access or related programs required
·         Ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate and perform multiple tasks simultaneously
·         Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
·         Spoken and written fluency in English and Kiswahili desired
·         Willingness to put in extra hours in emergencies
·         Willingness to travel to the field
·         Systems oriented individual
·         Good team player.
How to Apply
Apply here 
Apply on or before 11th September, 2017

Grants Internship

Description
The Grants Intern will be working under the direct supervision of the Grants and Fundraising Coordinator and Grants Manager, largely supporting the Grants Manager and Senior
Grants and Partnership officer.
She/He will be responsible for contributing to a large variety of Grants Unit activities listed in detail below.
The job requires extreme adaptability to different personality types, professional organization and initiative in independent problem solving.
The Somalia Country Office has designed the intern position to allow for increasing responsibility as the internship progresses.

Responsibilities:

·         Track and manage hard donor deadlines regularly and maintain communications with donors
·         Work with sector coordinators to receive progress updates on individual grants and projects
·         Review and edit monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on projects
·         Organize and maintain information on grants, sectors, programs, and individual projects
·         Keep documents up-to-date on country office portfolio, ending and beginning grants, etc
·         Familiarize oneself with the varying sub-grant partnerships across IRC Somalia programs and monitor the relationship for the duration of the grant, relaying issues to relevant staff when necessary
·         Work with Senior Grants & Partnership officer to liaise with sub-grant partner on sub-agreement issues for the duration of the sub-grant; i.e. financial reporting, funds disbursement, technical reporting, amendments to the sub-grant budget, and any issues with the partnership; support grant manager on such
·         Focus on capacity-building of partner and keep regular communication with the partner
·         Support grant manager in Grant Opening, Closing, and Check-in meetings, bringing together all relevant staff, sometimes at Nairobi and field-levels, to go over financial, procurement, and reporting needs
·         Track budget vs. actual spending of grants monthly (country portfolio of around $9mil); coordinate with staff at field and Nairobi-level to resolve budgetary issues
·         Support in meetings as necessary to ensure necessary spending and adherence to donor agreement
·         Create other communications pieces as necessary as time allows; press releases or media advisories for events in the field, news articles on changes in programs or context (when newsworthy), or key programmatic achievements

Qualifications

·         University Degree underway or recently completed in Project Management, Accounting, International Development, Non-profit Management, or other relevant fields
·         Strong written and spoken professional English required
·         Work experience in any field, full-time work experience in a professional office environment preferred
·         Proficiency in EXCEL is a major advantage
·         Writing, editing, and proofreading experience highly desired
·         Willingness to work independently and in group settings
·         Strong interest in the INGO or the humanitarian field and/or Somalia
·         IRC leading the way from harm to home.
How to Apply
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, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact Talent Acquisitions at IRC.Recruitment@rescue.org. As required by law, the IRC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with a known disability.
Emergency Preparedness Specialist
The VPRU Emergency Preparedness Specialist oversees a three-year strategic project focused on strengthening the capacity of local organizations and networks to lead response to gender-based violence (GBV) in emergencies. This includes responsibility for technical resources developed through the project, capacity strengthening carried out in the field and remotely, and network-building for partners engaged in project outcomes. In this capacity the VPRU Emergency Preparedness Specialist travels to East Africa and other to-be-determined regions to support civil society networks.
The VPRU Emergency Preparedness Specialist is a member of VPRU and reports to the VPRU Deputy Director for Emergencies.

Responsibilities:

·         Supporting local GBV expertise and emergency response to GBV
·         Organize and lead GBV Emergency Preparedness and Response Training of Trainers (ToT) for NGO network staff and member organizations;
·         Oversee the further evolution of the IRC’s GBV Emergency Preparedness and Response training package to include materials covering inclusivity and diversity, ensuring that
·         training participants are equipped to design and lead programming for women and girls of different age groups and abilities, ethnic or religious backgrounds, sexual orientations, etc.;
·         Using new materials on inclusivity and diversity, as well as IRC materials on context-responsive approaches to GBV programming in emergencies (e.g., mobile service provision, urban approaches, etc.), organize and carry out deep dive workshops for NGO Network staff and members;
·         Establish strong eye-to-eye collaboration with NGO Networks and support their work cascade the trainings and deep dives out to network member organizations operating in refugee recipient locations and conducting programming for women and girls, and/or providing GBV prevention and response services;
·         Ensure the monitoring, documentation and dissemination of learning on supporting local GBV expertise and emergency response to GBV.
·         Accountability to women and girls in humanitarian response
·         Ensure – through program design and practice, team capacity and behavior – that the people the IRC serves drive our action, are part of the design and implementation of programs, and that their access to services and programs is meaningful and safe;
·         Support the IRC’s Women at Work in Emergencies Network, in close collaboration with the Emergency Unit and the Gender Equality Unit.
·         VPRU emergency preparedness and response priorities
·         Work with VPRU in the development of emergency preparedness and response strategies and tools;
·         Communicate new approaches and best practices in the localization of emergency response work.
·         Compliance and grant management
·         Ensure compliance with IRC policy and procedures throughout the program team and activities;
·         Prepare high quality and timely donor and management reports on grants and sector activities;
·         Contribute to the development of VPRU proposals and budgets for international donors, and work in close collaboration with IRC grants and finance staff to finalize proposals and respond to any requests for additional information

Qualifications

·         University degree and technical accreditation or equivalent
·         At least 3-6 years of experience developing and managing GBV programming in humanitarian contexts
·         Demonstrated ability to work effectively with agencies, local governments and community leaders and develop multi-stakeholder support for humanitarian priorities and advocacy initiatives
·         Demonstrated ability to identify creative and appropriate solutions for the populations affected by crisis, considering factors including the context and an individual client’s developmental stage, gender and status
·         Experience managing large, complex donor funded programs and grants, including staff management, budget oversight, monitoring and evaluation systems, and technical input to proposal-budget development and donor reports
·         Experience working directly or in partnership with other VPRU technical fields – Child Protection and Protection/Rule of Law – is not required but is an advantage
·         The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.
·         In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
How to Apply
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, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact Talent Acquisitions at IRC.Recruitment@rescue.org. As required by law, the IRC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with a known disability.

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