IRC Humanitarian Access Advisor Jobs in Kenya

IRC Humanitarian Access Advisor Jobs in Kenya

  • Humanitarian crises are becoming longer and more complex, stretching humanitarian actors’ abilities to provide assistance and protection. In collaboration with Stichting Vluchteling Netherlands Refugee Foundation, the IRC has established Project Frontline to provide operational assistance and strengthen learning on humanitarian access.

  • Within the Humanitarian Action section of the Emergencies and Humanitarian Action Unit, the project team provides hands-on strategy, planning and technical support to country programs, emergency teams and other partners and ensures the collection, development and dissemination of knowledge and learning more broadly.

  • This role will partner with teams and colleagues to develop and deliver strategies to reach people in need, deploying regularly, and with a particular focus on crises in West Africa.

    Major Responsibilities:

    • Facilitate and support the analysis, development and delivery of strategies and plans to advance humanitarian access in close collaboration with Project Frontline partners and colleagues

    • Advise and support access partners on key subject areas such as humanitarian principles, humanitarian negotiation, humanitarian-military relations and engagement with armed groups

    • Support capacity development through training and/or coaching for key colleagues

    • Develop partnerships and networks to support humanitarian access goals

    • Support the development and uptake of global guidance and tools for humanitarian access

    • Share learning with colleagues and partners, and contribute to a community of practice and culture of learning and reflection

    • Maintain currency with methods, approaches and professional developments in humanitarian access
    and related topics


    Work Experience:

    • Significant experience leading or supporting humanitarian programs in complex crises

    • Experience in strategy development, planning, project management, operations and/or external relations

    Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

    • Knowledge of legal and normative frameworks for humanitarian action

    • Advanced proficiency in applying humanitarian principles in practice

    • Strategy, analysis, planning, project management and operational skills

    • Proficiency in humanitarian negotiation, humanitarian-military relations and/or engagement with armed groups

    • Proficiency in delivering training and coaching support to individuals, teams and/or partners

    • Excellent communication, diplomatic and interpersonal skills

    • Ability to summarize sophisticated topics and information clearly and succinctly

    Language Skills

  • Proficiency in French required bilingual French/English preferred.

    Working Environment

  • Up to 60% international travel may be required, including extended field missions. Dakar is a remote/self-supporting work environment.

  • Candidates must have or be able to obtain the right to work in Dakar

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; IRC Humanitarian Access Advisor Jobs in Kenya

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