NGO Jobs in Nairobi – Kenya Red Cross 2020
Career Employment Kenya: NGO Jobs in Nairobi – Kenya Red Cross 2020
Job Description: Today Work Kenya


Switch TV, an engaging, positive and progressive national
general entertainment channel for young adults with the vision to expand
internationally is recruiting. The Vision of Switch TV is to be the most
influential platform for educating and empowering the youth to solve
humanitarian issues in Kenya, in Africa and the whole world. Established in
2017 we plan to operate a valuable portfolio of news, info and edutainment
networks, significant television production operations.

Switch TV is fully owned by the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS).

to:                TV
Production Business Executive
Location:               Nairobi
To determine, manage and coordinate the resources required
to produce commercial products that meet client expectations.
  • Creative
    conceptualization of commercial and other TX properties
  • Meeting
    clients and discussing creative concepts and ideas
  • Develop
    concepts and scripts
  • Effective
    planning and organization of production requirements
  • Order,
    reserve or rent equipment needed to complete a production
  • Create,
    evaluate and oversee the budget for each commercial production
  • Supervise
    packaging and directing of filming processes
  • Edit
    and package product creatively using audio and visual effects.
  • Understand
    client briefs and interpret them into creative TV concepts
  • Deliver
    all creative concepts on time as demanded
  • Deliver
    well selected target sentences/phrases  that make an exciting and
    catchy TV script
  • Timely
    delivery of client budgets/quotes, not more than 24 hours after brief is
  • Quality
    and audible TvCs
  • Daily
    logging of tasks done
  • University
    Degree or Diploma in TV production/Communication (media studies)
  • Creativity
    and originality
  • Observant
    and inquisitive approach to people and their environment
  • Availability
    to work odd hours and to meet tight deadlines.
  • Team
  • Timely
    and proper Communication
  • Flexibility
    to work demands
  • Proper
    planning and organisation
  • Quick
    decision making
  • Strong
    interpersonal skills
  TV Productions Business
to:                Head
of Production Technology
Location:               Nairobi
Promote and sell television production and technology products and
services offered by Switch Tv.
  • Study
    and understand all facets of the media products and services being offered
  • Approach
    potential clients through new leads, calls, existing relationships, promotional
    events, or other means
  • Deliver
    skilled sales pitches to potential clients in an effort to secure a sale.
  • Detail
    pricing philosophy and negotiate costs when necessary.
  • Track
    every job done through out the production process until delivery to ensure
    that it is completed accurately and on time
  • Work
    to maximise sales and meet quotas in the short and long term.
  • Maintain
    excellent relationships with all clients for present and future business.
  • Travel
    to see clients, attend trade shows, or participate in industry events or
  • Meet
    clients and discuss creative concepts and ideas
  • Attend
    weekly brainstorm sessions at Switch TV or any other venue, as will be
    agreed upon by Head of Production & Technology, to deliberate on
    prospective business and modalities of achieving the same.
  • Draw
    up and present well scripted pitches to clients
  • Come
    up with compelling pricing structure for products on offer
  • Provide
    weekly reports via email. Reports to be submitted every Friday which
    should include weekly meetings & sales projections.
  • University
    Degree or Diploma in TV production/Communication (media studies)
  • Creativity
    and originality
  • Observant
    and inquisitive approach to people and their environment
  • Availability
    to work odd hours and to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability
    to multi-task and process information efficiently
  • Strong
    interpersonal skills
  • Ability
    to communicate clearly and delegate projects
  • Ability
    to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure
Position Title: Senior Logistics and Security Officer – NorCross
Reporting to: Regional Finance Manager

The Senior Logistics and Security Officer for NorCross
Africa region will secure that Norwegian Red Cross regional office and country
teams in Africa are able to support and undertake necessary operational
logistics, procurement, supply chain and administration services. In addition,
the role will provide safety and security services and management for the
regional office.
  • Secures
    timely and quality logistics services and procurement process in support
    of Norwegian Red Cross humanitarian project deliveries and in accordance
    with professional standards
  • Coordinates
    the regional support and cooperation with IFRC and ICRC in the region and
    support Norwegian Red Cross logistics development programmes in the
  • Secures
    timely and quality security and safety assessment and overall security
    management for regional office in Kenya.
Procurement and Logistics
  • Coordinates
    logistics and procurement processes in the region in accordance
    with Norwegian Red Cross standard procurement practices.
  • Maintains
    an accurate and up-to-date supplier information database for regularly
    purchased items and keeps informed of local market conditions. Ensures,
    through regular market investigation, that all purchased goods meet
    International standards, are fit for their intended purpose and have,
    where required, appropriate inspection certificates.
  • Prepares
    request for payments ensuring the full supporting documents are in place
    and ensures that payment requests are signed in accordance with Norwegian
    Red Cross accountability matrix.
  • Acts as
    the m
    ain focal point for all fleet needs and
    activities in the region, including fleet maintenance and oversees the
    adherence to driving rules and regulations.
  • Responsible
    for Norwegian Red Cross prepositioned goods where such exist, and provides
    country offices and partners with warehouse training according to needs
  • Capacity
    builds all the Norwegian Red Cross staff on procurements process and
    ensure that all requested items are directed towards the procurement unit
    of Norwegian Red Cross only.
  • Support
    Cos and Host National Society programs within
    logistics matters as well as to monitor and assess the risk associated
    with logistics component of all Norwegian Red Cross supported programs
  • Act
    as IT focal point for NorCross Africa Office liaising with Oslo IT
    team and outsourced IT services for any IT matters.
Coordination and cooperation
  • Represents
    Norwegian Red Cross by participating in logistics meetings, supports and
    participates in trainings hosted by relevant partners Emergency response;
    Supports and deploys to Norwegian Red Cross supported emergency response
  • Perform
    duties and tasks not covered in this job description and provide support
    to colleagues when necessary and assigned by the line manager
Procurement and Logistics development
  • In
    close cooperation with Global Procurement Coordinator at HQ; follows up,
    executes and provides input to the procurement and logistics development
    programmes in the region
  • Develops
    and manages a comprehensive overview of Norwegian Red Cross RO offices
    assets and follow up to ensure assets management routines are implemented
    at CO level
Delegate logistics and on boarding
  • Coordinates
    delegate housing leasing process.
  • Coordinates
    visa processing/work permits for delegates.
Security Focal Point for RO
  • Manages
    and coordinates all security related tasks for the regional office in Kenya.
  • Provides
    security analysis and ensure gaps in security management are identified
    and addressed.
  • Provides
    security advice and support for staff traveling to countries where
    NorCross don’t have in country presence.
  • Coordinates
    and collaborates with other RCRC Movement partners on the security in the
  • Provides
    technical support on all policies, procedures, guidelines and planning for
    staff safety, operational security and program continuity for RO and
    supports NorCross COs in Africa on the same
  • Arranges
    airport movement at arrival or departure for all Norwegian Red Cross
    personnel and visitors and prepares a welcome pack for delegates including
    phones and sim cards, as required.
  • Gives
    security updates to all staff in the regional office or visitors in RO.
  • Coordinates
    with NorCross Regional Representative for Africa on the management of and
    security portfolio for RO and support to COs
  • Liaises
    with NorCross Security Coordinator in Oslo and with other RCRC Movement
    partner security focal points as necessary
  • Performs
    duties and tasks not covered in this job description and provide support
    to colleagues when necessary and assigned by the line manager
  • The
    Regional Logistics and Security Officer will liaise with suppliers and
    service providers to ensure timely and effective delivery of goods and
    services to Norwegian Red Cross supported activities in collaboration with
    the Procurement and logistics offers at the Host National Society.
  • The
    Office will be integrated in the team composed of Global Logistics
    Coordinators at the National Office, jointly establishing and overseeing
    Norwegian Red Cross Procurement Guidelines and ensuring fluent work
    relations across units and departments.
  • Liaises
    with suppliers, and international and governmental when appropriate.
    Together with the IFRC regional office or ICRC regional offices, seek
    consistent communication to ensure purposeful collaboration and risk
    management in the region.
  • Liaises
    with partners, national and international humanitarian organizations and
    government agencies for security updates.
  • University
    Degree in Procurement, Supply Chain, Logistics or similar related degree.
  • Professional
    qualifications in CIPS, KIPS or similar qualifications would be an added
  • Five
    years’ experience working in a similar role
  • Successful
    record of accomplishment of logistics operation management, in high-risk
    or humanitarian contexts.
  • Experience
    in logistics — including warehousing, transportation, customs clearance
    and procurement — for international humanitarian operations is an asset.
  • Demonstrably
    experience from overcoming customs/legal or other obstacles to carry
    through with tasks assigned
  • Experience
    in security management in humanitarian organizational contexts
  • Ability
    to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor work plans,
    and to present concise oral and written procurement reports, and other
    supporting documentation.
  • Abide
    by and work in accordance with the Red Cross and Red Crescent principles
  • Fluency
    in English a requirement. Work proficiency in a regional language an
  • Fluency
    in relevant IT tools, including with Microsoft Office
  • Ability
    to work towards achieving objectives and results, Influence and
  • Collaborates
    well with others and supports others in the pursuit of team goals.
  • Creates
    a stable and re-assuring work atmosphere and is firm and reliable
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications
should apply strictly through so
as to reach us not later than 14th February 2020;
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job disclaimer and notification: Kenya Red Cross Society is
an equal opportunity employer and does not charge / accept any amount or
security deposit from job seekers during the selection process or while
inviting candidates for an interview.