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Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO)

Consultancy - Strategic Plan Development
Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO) [] is a national non-governmental organization registered in 2003 in Kenya and headquartered in Kisumu, Kenya with regional offices in 6 counties. 

IRDO’s mission is to improve community health and development gains by promoting local research and implementing evidence-based public health and development programs that respect and leverage community resources.

Since inception, IRDO has won and implemented 16 programs and over 30 research grants focusing on Malaria, Tuberculosis and HIV prevention and treatment; 15 of which are ongoing (8 program and 7 research). 

The ongoing programs and studies are funded by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institutes of Health, USAID, and Global Fund [through Kenya Red Cross and Amref Health Africa].

IRDO has five departments namely: Research, Programs, Finance, Business Systems, and Resource Mobilization. 

IRDO closely collaborates with relevant institutions and like-minded partners including National and County governments through the Ministry of Health, local and international universities, among others.
IRDO’s current Strategic Plan (2013-2017) is coming to an end in 2017. 

IRDO therefore needs to develop a new 5-year Strategic Plan for the 2018 - 2022 period.
We are looking for an experienced and competent Consultant to work with IRDO’s Board of Governors, Management and Staff in the development of a new Strategic Plan to cover the period 2018-2022.

Scope of Work
The key tasks to be carried out by the Consultant include the following:
1.           Review the current Strategic Plan (2013—2017) and its implementation to date.
2.           Develop methodologies and instruments to guide the development process.
3.           Plan and facilitate workshops with the Board, Management and Staff
4.           Develop a SWOT analysis matrix
5.           Produce a final version of the Strategic Plan [after generating various versions] and supportive documents including Departmental Plans and a framework to monitor and evaluate the implementation of the Strategic Plan.
Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
1.           Detailed CV of the Consultant [the Consultant is expected to have at least 5 years professional experience in strategic planning and organizational management]
2.           A proposal in response to the TOR above highlighting methodology to the assignment including a Workplan indicting duration of each key task
3.           References from at least 3 different institutions where the Consultant has undertaken similar assignments.
4.           At least 3 different samples of previous assignments completed by the Consultant in the last 5 years.
5.           A budget to complete the assignment
Timeframe: The assignment will commence on 15 December 2017 and conclude by January 31 2018.

Job Vacancy: Human Resource Assistant

Reporting to: Human Resource Manager
Job Summary: Perform variety of human resource support duties.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
·                     Process, verify, and maintain documentation relating to personnel activities such as staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations, and classifications.
·                     Assists in informing new employees of human resource policies and programs as needed
·                     Oversees the human resource database. Ensures that system records are accurately recorded and cross—checked.
·                     Enters new hire information in the human resource system database.
·                     Tracks and resolves problems and checks system operations as scheduled.

·                     Ensures that human resource files and records are maintained in accordance with legal requirements and Company policies and procedures.
Minimum Qualifications:
·                     Diploma in Human Resources Management.
·                     At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position.
·                     Must be a registered member of a professional body.
·                     Must have sound knowledge of the new labour laws.
·                     Good communication and interpersonal skills, decision making skills and proficiency in computer application packages.

Job Vacancy: ICT Manager

Reporting to: Administrator
Job Summary: The holder of the position will be in charge of the ICT department in the organization. 

This involves drawing a strategy for the department, policies and procedures; assisting in the development and implementation of technical systems and equipment, managing MIS and data systems as well as supporting service delivery in other working locations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
·                     Develop and updating IT policies/procedures on security, configurations
·                     Configuration and troubleshooting of Windows Server Active Directory Domain Services, Network Infrastructure, VPN Connections and Antivirus Server installation, configuration
·                     Ensure preventive maintenance on various IT equipment and software
·                     Capture all user requests as they come in via phone or email on the incidents management system and ensuring users get updates on the status and progress of their requests
·                     Liaise with vendors to ensure that company equipment are serviced and maintained as per SLAs
·                     Supporting roll out of new applications and hardware as well as maintaining inventory of organization’s IT hardware and software both on- and off-site
·                     Email setup, installation, configuration, maintenance and monitoring
·                     Implementation, supervision and rollout of contractual tenders and preparation of SLAs.
Minimum Qualifications
·                     Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
·                     Masters in Computer Science I Information Systems or related discipline will be an advantage
·                     MCSE/MCITP and CCNA, CISSP, CISA certification would be an added advantage
·                     Knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2003, 2008R2/2012 server, Linux, VPN, FTP Server configuration, Virtualization (Hyper-V/VMware) is highly desirable.
·                     5 years experience in ICT management, support and application deployment
·                     Sound knowledge of website design and development, Android Technologies, Smart Phones, LAN/WAN and WIFI configurations with experience in Cisco routers, switches, internet firewalls and wireless technologies
·                     Excellent planning, organizing and interpersonal skills.
How to Apply

Interested candidates to submit applications, complete with current CV, copies of certificates and testimonials, names and telephone numbers of two professional referees, current and expected salary, to reach the undersigned not later than 14th December 2017.

The Human Resources Manager,
Impact Research and Development Organization,
P.O. Box 9171, Kisumu.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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