ICRC Networking Adviser Jobs in Kenya

ICRC Networking Adviser Jobs in Kenya


About the Job

  • The Networking Adviser supports and deputizes the Networking Coordinator in his/her specific area of expertise and maintains up-to-date mapping of key contacts and groups and adapted databases for information sharing and knowledge management.

  • This is a resident/National position based in Nairobi, Kenya with frequent travel to all field offices in Somalia.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carries out institutional analysis of the groups and issues linked to them in his/her area or expertise

  • Contributes to devising and implementing of a plan of action

  • Manages information through accurate reporting, database maintenance, exchanges between sub delegations and delegations and more generally, by rigorously documenting relevant developments in the context and workstreams he/she is associated with

  • Contributes to ICRC security by developing a network of trust at field officer level within ICRC sub delegations across the region

  • Helps organize internal seminars and international humanitarian law training sessions tailored for specific audiences

  • Monitors media run by all groups, analyses and shares ­­­information using the tools developed within the delegation and new tools s/he develops

  • Supports the crisis team and other departments with sensitive Somali language translations

  • Understands and supervises the Performance Management & Development (PMD) activities for employees under his/her supervision

  • Organizes regular meetings within the team to ensure optimal coordination of the work and proper flow of information

  • Coordinates and supports the employees under their supervision in their personal development by coaching and advising them on internal and external training and development possibilities

    Minimum qualifications and required competencies

  • University degree in Humanities

  • 5 years progressive working experience in a similar field of activity

  • Ability to network, represent
    the organization externally and dialogue with major stakeholders

  • Strong skills in analysing and sorting through data and political information

  • Successfully created a network of new contacts and partners at regional level, mapped the environment and identified new humanitarian issues

  • Strong and effective communication skills, with proven ability to negotiate and influence change, with cultural sensitivity

  • Good knowledge of the political, social, economic and cultural environment of the region

  • Knowledge of International Humanitarian Law /International Human Rights

  • Sound knowledge of Somalia culture & customs

  • High level of confidentiality

  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English and Somali (non-Somali-speaking persons need not apply)

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite

    How to apply

  • Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address

  • sokrecruitment@icrc.org. Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 10th September 2021. Clearly indicate Networking Adviser in the subject line of your email message.

  • Note That Only Emailed Applications Will Be Considered.

  • Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to *sokrecruitment@icrc.org.


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