HOT Operations Associate Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

HOT Operations Associate Jobs in Nairobi Kenya


About HOT

  • Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) is a US-based NGO and global community of thousands of volunteers working together to use maps and open data for humanitarian response and the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • As the world’s preeminent participatory mapping NGO, HOT has fostered a global mapping community composed of more 250,000 people with ground operations in eight countries.

  • When major disaster strikes anywhere in the world, HOT rallies this global network to create the maps and data that enable responders to reach those in need.

  • HOT works closely with humanitarian and development partners including the Red Cross, Médecins Sans Frontières, World Bank, and UN OCHA, among others.

  • HOT is excited to expand regional support in East Africa with the opening of our Hub in Nairobi, as part of the Audacious Project.

    About You

  • HOT is looking for someone passionate about, and experienced in, international development and humanitarian action.

  • You should be able to work within a fast-paced, international organization responding to urgent crises and persistent development issues.

  • You should be excited about working with an international team and ready to travel to work with different teams in the field.

  • You should be familiar with the operations and internal functions of international NGOs and knowledgeable about the sector.

  • You will work on a broad range of tasks and projects and have exposure to all aspects of the functioning of the organization and support the opening of our Hub office in Nairobi.

    Responsibilities

  • Lead logistical set-up for physical office space in Nairobi

  • Assist with regional recruitment by supporting the Senior Talent Manager and Global HR Associate in position advertising, scheduling and conducting interviews, and other support as needed

  • Support the onboarding processes for new hires, including training and documentation as well as managing adaptations of global HOT practices for regional context

  • Act as HR liaison between the East Africa Hub and HQ, working with the Hub Director to keep HQ informed of HR-related updates and needs

  • Lead asset management system for Hub, including
    entry, maintenance, audit and training of other staff

  • Support analysis and development of processes for Operations, and adaptation for Hub regional office

  • Lead new vendor identification, procurement and onboarding

  • Research and advising on new systems and processes for operations, HR and finance

  • Support gender, diversity & inclusivity initiatives

  • Train Hub/regional staff on new organizational processes and systems and manage adaptations for regional context

  • Support creation and dissemination of printed and promotional materials for regional Hub

  • Support new business development through proposals and other fundraising initiatives

  • Support planning and running of annual international HOT Summit & other events support as necessary

  • Support travel management & bookings for conferences, staff meetings, etc.

    Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s or greater degree in International Relations, International Development, Non-Profit Management, Social Sciences, or similar

  • Passionate about humanitarian action and international development

  • 1-3 years experience in non-profit, non-governmental organizations and international systems

  • Familiarity with GSuite

  • Quick learning and adoption of new systems, softwares and processes

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work

  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • A good sense of humour and willingness to learn

    Compensation & Benefits

  • HOT values salary transparency and equity. All HOT salaries globally are set according to a framework detailed on our website.

  • HOT offers a work-from-anywhere culture, flexible working arrangements, a variety of health care options, retirement savings plans, and 24 days of annual leave for all full-time employees, in addition to 12 paid holidays.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; HOT Operations Associate Jobs in Nairobi Kenya


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