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  • Posted: Jul 9, 2021
    Deadline: Jul 23, 2021
  • Kenya Red Cross is one of the many International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement societies around the world. The Kenya organisation was established in 1965, The Kenya Red Cross supports and runs a number of projects whilst raising awareness to the Kenyan public about the current issues or problems which may affect them.
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    Lecturer - EMT & Short Medical Courses


    The position holder will contribute to the development and delivery of academic provision in in Paramedic Science/Emergency Medical Technician and related disciplines including associated academic operational responsibilities as required ensuring an excellent student experience. Further, He/she will support the development and implementation of the Institute strategic initiatives. He/she will participate in research, knowledge exchange and public engagement to enhance the reputation of the Institute.


    • To participate with other faculty in the development of teaching, learning and assessment strategies
    • To contribute to student support in administrative guidance and counselling roles
    • To represent both the paramedic course and the institute in student recruitment activities, including participation in marketing activities
    • To enhance the institute’s ability to engage with industrial and external partner contacts through effective networking to build relationships for future activities.
    • To pursue research activities which enhance the external revenue of the Institute and to deliver various forms of consultancy and other services as determined by the Strategic direction of the Institute
    • To maintain and develop areas of expertise (curriculum review and development) for the growth of the department and the institute
    • To undertake both general Health & Safety responsibilities in accordance with the Health & Safety Policy and in addition, to provide such supervision as is necessary to ensure the health and safety of the students
    • To lecture in all disciplines related to emergency services, pre and post hospital care, humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Management
    • To undertake other such responsibilities as may be required from time to time

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

    • A University Degree in Paramedicine, Nursing, Clinical Medicine, Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery
    • 3 years of professional teaching experience
    • AHA/BLS/ACLS/EMT/PHTLS trainer certification is an added advantage
    • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members;
    • Knowledge of Sphere standards and other training in humanitarian response preferred.

    Key Competencies

    • Knowledge of Emergency Medical Services Instructor training
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Proven skills on proposal development
    • Extensive knowledge on Research and Development
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Ethical and honest
    • Team Player
    • Proficient in Computer applications

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    WASH Officer - Infrastructure


    The position holder will be an active member of the WASH unit under the department of disaster management. He/she will be responsible for effective design, development, implementation and evaluation of water, sanitation and irrigation infrastructure.


    Project Design & Implementation

    • Consultatively identify suitable sites and technology for implementation of water and sanitation infrastructure
    • Develop a detailed project implementation plan, quarterly and annual forecasts and track their implementation
    • Ensure the WASH projects conform to sound relevant technical assessments such as hydrogeological, feasibility, EIA surveys before implementation
    • Prepare and submit procurement related documents in a timely manner
    • Prepare and share in a timely manner the weekly and monthly work plans
    • Ensure that the project activities are delivered in a timely manner
    • Regularly undertake field activities to assess progress and provide formal and informal feedback
    • Actively participate in the emergency response initiatives within the project area

    Project Reporting & Evaluation

    • Compile and submit project reports including monthly, quarterly and annual reports;
    • Ensure timely monitoring of projects is conducted and the management are notified of any significant changes through regular communication;
    • Establish effective networks with stakeholders within the project area.

    Quality Assurance

    • Ensure that appropriate monitoring and documentation tools are in place to gather the information needed in a timely fashion
    • Support the WASH manager-infrastructure to manage contractors, to review project progress and measurement of works
    • Support in undertaking project evaluations including mid-term and end of project evaluations in line with the organizational policy
    • Ensure that strategies and learning from the evaluation process is explicitly incorporated into future project proposals
    • Provide technical review of project proposals, designs, drawings and bill of quantities
    • Ensure that the consultants and contractors adhere to the contractual obligations and organizational policies
    • Ensure stakeholders are involved at all the project phases (identification, design, implementation, and monitoring)

    Networking & Partnerships

    • Coordinate with the Region, Branches and other stakeholders to develop water and sanitation strategic plan and budget in line with KRCS strategic objectives and government’s policies and priorities
    • Ensure close coordination and sharing of information with relevant stakeholders such as government, NGO’s and local authorities, as appropriate and advised by the line manager
    • Participate in relevant events, forums and meetings as advised by line manager


    • Support the WASH manager infrastructure in developing proposals and concepts.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

    • At least BSc in Civil Engineering, Water Engineering, Water Resources Management, or related field;
    • Computer skills especially MS excel, AutoCAD;
    • Excellent communication skills;
    • At least two years’ experience in project management, construction activities, WASH initiatives;
    • Excellent and persuasive oral and written communication skills, including report writing;
    • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members;
    • Knowledge of Sphere standards and other training in humanitarian response preferred.

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