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Communication Secretary 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 Somalia Delegation in Nairobi implements the institution’s humanitarian activities in Somalia.
Communication Secretary (Somali Speaking)
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.

  • 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.
Interested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit their application to the Head of Human Resource Department of Somalia Delegation on the below mentioned address/email address before 24th October 2014. 

International Committee of the Red Cross
Somalia Delegation
Denis Pritt Road
P.O. Box 73226, 00200
Nairobi- Kenya

E-mail address:

Please indicate the position title on the subject line of your application letter.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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