NGO Jobs in Kenya – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) 2019
Career Kenya: NGO Jobs in Kenya – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) 2019
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.


We work in crises across more than 30
countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people
every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights.

NORCAP is a global provider of
expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian,
development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the
resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people
and communities

NRC also runs the Internal
Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and
advocating for people displaced within their own country.
The NRC East Africa & Yemen
mission is an expanding programme. NRC started its operations in Kenya in the
refugee camps in Dadaab in February 2007. NRC has WASH, Shelter, Education,
Food Security and Livelihood and Information Counselling and Legal Assistant
programmes implemented in the refugee camps in Dadaab and Kakuma.
All NRC employees are expected to
work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation,
inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs shall guide our
actions and relationships.
The ICT Assistant will provide
technical support in information technology to staff in Dadaab field offices,
manage and administer the entire NRC Dadaab information technology
infrastructure and asset Management.
The ICT Assistant reports to the Area
Manager.
ICT Assistant –
Dadaab, Kenya
Webcruiter ID: 4171129706
Duties and responsibilities
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Implement NRC’s ICT policies and
guidelines at office level
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Perform system and application
migration /upgrades
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Enroll and train users on Okta and
other NRC online resources
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Support NRC’s digital workplace tools
(workplace, kaya, skype for business, Kaizala)
·        
Support and train users on use office
365 and the filing tree
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Provide service desk support through
use of Freshservice ticketing system
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Schedule computer related services,
maintenance and license renewals
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Ensure installation and maintenance
of protection services (F-secure anti-virus)
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Plan network maintenance and audits
from time to time
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Liaise with ICT service providers in
particular schedule regular printer maintenance
·        
Attend and participate in interagency
ICT meetings and provide solutions to existing challenges
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Ensure network access availability
24/7 and right size of bandwidth is available for the staff in Dadaab
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Ensure data backup is done regularly
through use of OneDrive sync client
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Prepare and update a laptop/computer
replacement plans
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Preform and document routine computer
preventive maintenance for laptops and desktops
·        
Support e-learning activities in the
TVET centres
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Provide user support and trainings on
use of productivity applications (office suite and windows 10 professional)
·        
Manage Cisco Meraki network
appliances (firewall, switches and access points)
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Manage and update the Asset Register.
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Ensure all NRC Asset registered
according to NRC Asset SOP and donor regulations.
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Ensure NRC Asset are in good
conditions and monitor maintenance if required.
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Ensure proper handover by using
(Equipment Check in – Check out) form before assigning to the requester.
·        
Proper filling of Asset related
documents (Equipment check in –check out, Waybill, Donation certificate, Asset
transfer form, etc.)
·        
Conduct asset physical check
quarterly.
·        
Ensure NRC staff are aware of their
responsibility of NRC Asset under their custody.
·        
A minimum of a Diploma in Information
Technology or equivalent qualification in ICT
·        
CompTIA A, N and Cisco and Office 365
certifications will be desirable
·        
Minimum of three years of relevant
work experience in a humanitarian context
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Experience from working as an ICT
Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context
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Hands on using Microsoft, cisco
meraki, Lenovo, HP, UBiQUiTi, and other ICT industry brands
·        
Knowledge of long distance point to
multipoint transmissions in remote areas
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High level of competency in resolving
hardware, software and common network problems
·        
Previous experience from working in
complex and volatile contexts
·        
Documented results related to the
position’s responsibilities
·        
Fluency in English and Kiswahili
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Handling insecure environment
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Planning and delivering results
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Empowering and building trust
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Communicating with impact and respect
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Working with people
Commencement: As soon as possible
Duration of contract: One-year renewable, subject to funding
Salary/Benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
Application deadline: 01/01/2020
Safety & Security Coordinator (Kenyan Nationals Only)
Webcruiter ID: 4171236869
Location: Lavington,
Nairobi
The
Security Coordinator is responsible for assisting the line management of the
Kenya Country Programme in ensuring the safety and security of staff and
programme implementation.
Duties and responsibilities
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Support to ensure that NRC’s security
management systems are developed, strictly implemented, reviewed and updated.
·        
Conduct security assessments and
prepare risk and situational analyses as requested
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Provide or facilitate staff safety
and security training (including First Aid and Fire Safety).
·        
Support, training, and capacity
building of security staff in all offices.
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Prepare reports as required.
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Meet on a weekly basis with the
Country Director or designate to discuss and document security issues.
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Prepare analysis for the Country
Director as required.
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Support on post-incident analysis and
follow up recommendations.
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Be an active member of the Kenya
Country Management Group.
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Compile and submit the weekly
security report for the Kenya Country Programme.
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Assist in the development of the
Kenya Country Programme strategy and supporting documentation as required.
·        
Operational supervision of guards at
the Country and Regional Offices.
·        
Assist the Regional Security Advisor
for specific regional tasks as required, in consultation with the Country
Director.
·        
Minimum 3 years of experience working
as a senior security personnel in a humanitarian context
·        
Previous experience from working in
complex and volatile contexts
·        
Documented results related to the
position’s responsibilities
·        
Knowledge about own leadership
skills/profile
·        
Fluency in English, both written and
verbal
·        
Knowledge of the security environment
in Kenya and neighboring countries
·        
An understanding of the political
context in Kenya
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Fluent Kiswahili and other languages
in Kenya an advantage
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Handling insecure environments
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Initiating action and change
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Empowering and building trust
·        
Influencing
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Communicating with impact and respect
·        
Strategic thinking
Contract period is
for one year with possibility of extension.
Salary/benefits: According
to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct
and working hours for the NRC Office in Nairobi.
Application deadline: 01/01/2020

*Qualified
female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this position*

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