Heshima Kenya Career Opportunities

5. Heshima Kenya Social Worker Jobs

The Social Worker will carry out program activities within the Organizations programs. The Social Worker will be responsible for the management, planning and assessing participant’s cases. This position reports to the case management lead case worker

  • Responsible for the management, planning and assessing all the refugee cases and give recommendation for the appropriate assistance.
  • Support in the design and implementation of program activities.
  • To coordinate the daily and weekly activities and prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Conduct Best Interest Assessment and Best Interest
  • Determination interviews and prepare reports for all identified children.
  • Conduct home visits and referrals to check programs.
  • Identify and initiate alternative care arrangement for vulnerable children and children at risk.
  • Provide case management services to identified children and foster families.
  • Identify alternative care arrangement for identified children and children at risk.
  • Ensure that all protection issues are effectively handled; communicate relevant and urgent details to the Child Protection Officer and the Country Director.
  • Work closely and collaborate with relevant program staff on a weekly basis about specific cases, progress, and follow-up for referrals.
  • Maintain accurate and timely case records of activities and plans, Write detailed and highly accurate summaries and report.
  • Conduct outreach with the respective refugee communities regarding Heshima Kenya’s services, foster good relationships with communities with the goal of strengthening community referral structures, care and support services within the community.
  • Complete reports accurately and on time and submit to the Child Protection officer.
  • Assist in strengthening of Heshima Kenya’s referral network.
  • Perform other professional duties as assigned in the implementation of program activities.
  • Learn and understand thoroughly Heshima Kenya’s mission, vision, programs and goals.

  • Degree in Social Work, Community Development, International Relation or Humanitarian Affairs and /or Psychology.
  • 3-5 years of professional experience, preferably working with refugee populations and/or with refugee children.
  • 2-4 years working at the program management level, including leading or assisting with designing, implementing and managing projects.
  • Extensive experience in implementing culturally appropriate social work and mental health interventions for people who have suffered trauma and torture.
  • Must be a Kenyan citizen; preference to female candidates; knowledge of refugee language desirable (Somali, Amharic, or Oromo).
  • Must have a certificate of good conduct.
  • Skilled at carrying out program needs assessments and program development.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and reporting skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ready to work as a team.
  • Able to work independently and as a team.
  • Must be highly organized, creative, detail oriented and work effectively under pressure with competing priorities.
  • Excellent research, data-collection, organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Nairobi, especially refugee-based areas, clinics, primary schools and social service providers and knowledge of refugee communities.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and the internet.

    How to Apply:
    Qualified and serious applicants should send their application to the address below indicating the position applied in the email subject by close of business Tuesday 28th February 2017.

    It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format) with your contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, names and contacts of three referees.

    Heshima Kenya
    P.O Box 63192 – 00619
    Nairobi Kenya

    Email: hr2017ws@heshimakenya.org

    6. Heshima Kenya Marketing NGO Jobs in Kenya

    The Maisha Collective, an income generating initiative of our alternative education program, the Girls’ Empowerment Program; serves as an economic springboard by helping program graduates become skilled artisans who design, produce, and market a line of unique hand dyed scarves and other items.

    The Maisha Marketing and Production Senior Manager is responsible for the overall design, production, Sales and Marketing of Maisha products, supervision and coordination of Maisha Collective team, and entrepreneurial & life skills training for the participants.

    The Manger will be responsible delivery of the Maisha collective. The position holder will report directly to the Country Director.


    Marketing and Sales
  • Oversee Marketing and Sales of Maisha Collective Products;
  • Enforce production, marketing, and sales policies and procedures;
  • Achieve marketing and sales operational objectives by developing marketing and sales information and preparing and completing action plans;
  • Implement production and productivity plans;
  • Develop customer-service standards including setting customer order delivery deadlines, resolving problems, identifying market trends, and managing sales;
  • Meet marketing and sales financial objectives by forecasting the annual production requirements;
  • Establish pricing strategies; recommend selling prices; monitor costs, competition, supply, and demand;
  • Gather and analyze customer insight and maintain customer accounts;
  • Ensure all the revenue is collected in time.

    Design and production
  • Oversee production of the Maisha existing and new products;
  • Lead the production team in product and design development to meet demands and to create a competitive advantage in the global market;
  • Ensure quality products by developing consistent quality control measures;
  • Determine annual and gross-profit plans by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas for regions, projecting expected sales and production volume for existing and new products and markets;
  • Determine and analyze fashion trends and predict expected future results;
  • Adhere to ethical and fair trade production practices;
  • Take production-calculated risks based on data-driven analytics.

    Monitoring & Evaluation and inventory
  • Establish, maintain, and manage Maisha Collective Inventory Management System;
  • Establish a production evaluation system to minimize waste and optimize productivity;
  • Communicate job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions;
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports of Maisha Collective.

    Training and capacity building
  • Supervise, coordinate and lead the Maisha Collective team to set program strategic objectives and targets by training, coaching, mentoring, counseling, assigning, scheduling, and disciplining staff under her/his responsibility;
  • Mentor and coach Maisha collective team to ensure optimal productivity in the program
  • Provide guidance, motivate, coach and mentor Maisha Collective artisans to ensure their maximum productivity;
  • Nurture talents, knowledge and identify new skill sets required to enhance the capacity and skill development of Maisha Collective artisans.

    Job Qualifications
  • First degree or Higher Diploma in Fashion Design or Marketing with 3 years of strong experience in marketing and sales / retail
  • Staff management skills highly required
  • Skilled in inventory establishment, maintenance, and management
  • Good communication and customer relation skills
  • Skills in product sales promotions and marketing, pricing
  • Strong background and work experience in business management.
  • At least a Diploma in business administration or other business-related field.
  • Entrepreneurial skills and entrepreneurial mindset is a must.
  • Should have financial management skills in order to assist Heshima Kenya Finance department with financial management, planning, systems, and controls of Maisha Collective.
  • Minimum of 3 years working in fashion production, including leading or assisting with designing and implementing projects.
  • Proficient tailoring and tie & dye skills a must.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent reporting and organizational skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel; knowledge of design software and Photoshop a plus
  • Must have strong organizational and creative skills and is sensitive to the needs and potential of adolescent refugee girls.
  • Ability to meet short deadlines and flexible to extent working hours to meet customer orders
  • Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changing requirements and client needs.
  • Previous experience or knowledge of working with international clients and global market.

    How to Apply
    Qualified and serious applicants should send their application to the address below indicating the position applied in the email subject by close of business Friday 10th March 2017.

    It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format) with your contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, names and contacts of three referees.

    We do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. Heshima Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

    NB. All applications should only be send through the email.

    Heshima Kenya
    P.O Box 63192 – 00619
    Nairobi Kenya

    Email: hr2017maisha@heshimakenya.org

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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