• Job Opportunities at Kenya Red Cross Society - 21 Positions

  • Posted on: 9 February, 2018 Deadline: 16 February, 2018
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  • Kenya Red Cross Society is one of the largest humanitarian organisations in Kenya. Its vision is to be the most effective, most trusted and self-sustaining humanitarian organization in Kenya, serving present and future generations.

    The National AIDS and STI Control Program, with support from the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, TB, and Malaria, seeks to strengthen quality and efficiency of care for Persons Living with HIV AIDS in Kenya.

    NASCOP aims to ensure that 90% of the population knows their HIV status, 90% of HIV+ on treatment, and 90% of those on treatment are virally suppressed.

    To do this, NASCOP is making strides towards improving the quality and efficiency of service delivery for HIV testing, treatment and patient retention by promoting differentiated care delivery tailored to patients’ needs.

    Using the Collaborative Quality Improvement approach, innovations developed from one facility will be shared with others seamlessly.

    Deputy National Quality of Care Coordinator

     

    In partnership with NASCOP, KRCS wishes to appoint a suitable, energetic, reliable and experienced individual to fill the position of Deputy National Quality of Care Coordinator on a full-time basis.

    The position is for an initial period of one (1) year but with a possibility for renewal.

    The duty station will be in Nairobi but with significant travel to counties outside of Nairobi.

    Reporting to: National Quality of Care Coordinator

    Overall Purpose: In close collaboration with the National Quality of Care Coordinator at NASCOP, the Deputy National Quality of Care Coordinator will support all activities related to the management of the Differentiated Care Quality and Efficiency Collaborative Improvement approach that will focus on improving the cost and outcomes of HIV testing, treatment and retention of PLHA on ART.

    Responsibilities

    • Work in close collaboration with the NASCOP Technical Advisors for adult and paediatric ART, PMTCT, HTS, MARPs, and others
    • Serve as Secretary of the Collaborative Improvement Steering Committee
    • Initiate and maintain quality improvement activities with county and sub-county management and supervisory bodies
    • Build Quality Improvement capacity of county and sub-county supervisors
    • Conduct supervisory visits to health facilities with county and sub-county supervisors
    • Provide assistance to the process of adaptation of national ART guideline within health facilities involved in the Collaborative Improvement activity
    • Plan and manage logistics and content of all Learning Sessions
    • Help to plan and manage all content for coaching of health facility staff during Action Periods (in between Learning Sessions)
    • Oversee timely and regular coaching visits to teams at all health facilities included in the Collaborative Improvement activity
    • Ensure timely documentation of all activities and progress of health facility teams at all Collaborative Improvement sites
    • Helps to manage data collection, monitoring, analysis and reporting for all Collaborative Quality Improvement sites
    • Facilitate the development of periodic team action plans at all Collaborative Quality Improvement sites
    • Collaborate, support, and communicate regularly and effectively with all relevant bodies and technical working groups within NASCOP and with all Oxford Epi/Kenya staff and consultants
    • In collaboration with the National Quality of Care Coordinator, produce monthly progress reports of activities to be shared with the Head of NASCOP;
    • Write and edit other necessary correspondences and documents/reports as needed
    • Work closely with relevant NASCOP bodies to ensure integration of the Collaborative Quality Improvement Approach at all levels of implementation (site, sub-county, county, national) and along the HIV cascade (testing, treatment, viral load suppression)
    • Foster and maintain relationships with local partners in HIV/AIDS Care and Support
    • Identify and develop local champions in quality improvement
    • Work closely with the National Quality of Care Coordinator at NASCOP to update quality improvement tools

    Qualifications

    • Medical Doctor or Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Education, Sociology, or other related field
    • Masters’ Degree in Public health, Social sciences, Education, Sociology or other related field will be an added advantage
    • Trained in clinical management of HIV/AIDS approaches

    Experience

    • 5 to 7 years’ work experience within the Kenyan healthcare delivery system, including management level experience in international projects
    • Sound understanding and recent experience in implementing modern quality improvement
    • Experience in the set up and use of electronic data collection and real time data management systems
    • Experience working in counties either as service provider or supervisor
    • Experience in process analysis, and in designing assessment tools

    Knowledge & Skills

    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with diverse teams and effectively communicate new, complex and/or sensitive topics
    • Advanced written communication: proposal development, report writing, report preparation
    • Experience with Microsoft Office products including Excel and the Internet
    • Fluent in English and Swahili

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    Studio Cameramen - 6 positions

     

    Job Ref: HR/CROSS/23/2018

    Cross TV, an engaging, positive and progressive national general entertainment channel for young adults with the vision to expand internationally is recruiting.

    The Vision of Cross 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.

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

    Cross TV is seeking for passionate and enthusiastic individuals to fill the following positions:

    Responsibilities

    • TV studio Camera operation in live production
    • Shooting high quality vision for studio news and magazine production
    • Supporting editorial staff and director and providing quick technical solutions

    Qualifications

    • O Levels academic qualification with 3 years extensive work experience on the job with specific focus in TV studio cameraman operation.

    Skills

    • Demonstrated Familiarity with studio camera and lens systems
    • Familiarity with TV news and magazine production technical requirements
    • Camera operator skills and experience
    • Camera setup and engineering skills
    • Studio lighting skills and experience
    • Thrive in a high-pressure environment, attentive to detail with the ability to multitask

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    Production Manager - 2 positions

     

    Job Ref: HR/CROSS/21/2018

    Cross TV, an engaging, positive and progressive national general entertainment channel for young adults with the vision to expand internationally is recruiting.

    The Vision of Cross 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.

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

    Cross TV is seeking for passionate and enthusiastic individuals to fill the following positions:

    Responsibilities

    • Production of live and prerecorded TV program.
    • Building, organizing and operating technology, staff scheduling and production.
    • Managing and outsourcing production contracts.
    • Managing celebrities and anchor contracts.
    • Daily coordination with Managing Editor
    • Controlling production budget targeted on savings.

    Qualifications

    • The ideal candidates must posses an O Levels academic qualification minimum with 5 years of TV news production experience in manager position.
    • A minimum of 3 years of TV technology experience, including working experience and operating a TV studio.

    Skills

    • Extensive familiarity with TV news and magazine production
    • Excellent Communication, Organisational, People and team Management Skills
    • Ability to manage varied and diverse individuals including Celebrities and Politicians
    • The ability to work flexible shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays as required

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    Programmes Acquisition Officer

     

    Job Ref: HR/CROSS/15/2018

    Cross TV, an engaging, positive and progressive national general entertainment channel for young adults with the vision to expand internationally is recruiting.

    The Vision of Cross 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.

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

    Cross TV is seeking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to fill the following position:

    Responsibilities

    Reporting to the Head of Content the Program Acquisition Officer will be responsible for the following:

    • Research local and international TV trends, formats, finished programs.
    • Identification of youth content for acquisition.
    • Maintaining strong relationship with the representatives of international format owners and film studios.
    • Communicating market trends and new content opportunities to internal and external partners.
    • Developing finished program and foreign acquisition strategy of the channel.
    • Participating in the development of long-term program planning, including program selection, planning, timing, seasoning.
    • Supporting the Head of Content in the selection of international formats (e.g. reality, game show, talent show, entertainment).
    • recommendations to the Head of Content regarding the acquisition of international finished programs (e.g. drama, comedy, scripted reality, lifestyle, factual entertainment).
    • Participating in all aspects of negotiation (financial analysis and forecasting, contract drafting, security requirements, amendments).

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate must possess a business degree with focus in Sales, Marketing, Commerce, Trade and a minimum of 5 years of TV programming and 3 years of TV content acquisition or TV content distribution experience.

    Skills:

    • Demonstrated passion for and understanding of television contents.
    • Core expertise in programming, acquisitions or distribution of finished films.
    • A good working knowledge of the worldwide TV industry, TV formats and the broader media industry.
    • Strong relationship with the world’s leading TV production companies and distributors.
    • Strong communication and negotiation skills.

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    Studio Technical Operators - 6 positions

     

    Job Ref: HR/CROSS/22/2018

    Cross TV, an engaging, positive and progressive national general entertainment channel for young adults with the vision to expand internationally is recruiting.

    The Vision of Cross 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.

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

    Cross TV is seeking for passionate and enthusiastic individuals to fill the following positions:

    Responsibilities

    • TV studio technology operation in areas
    • Video switcher operation, Camera engineering
    • Audio mixer, audio engineering, microphones, microports management
    • Playout server and Studio Rec/Play server operation
    • Studio graphics, virtual set operation
    • Provision of Support to editorial staff and director providing quick technical solutions

    The ideal candidates must posses: O Levels academic qualification with 3 years of extensive TV studio operation experience in video and audio technology.

    Skills

    • Demonstrate familiarity with video and audio system design concept and equipment
    • Demonstrate Familiarity with TV news and magazine production technical requirements
    • Be an equipment operator with relevant skills and experience
    • Have Equipment setup and engineering skills
    • Thrive in a high-pressure environment, attentive to detail with the ability to multi task.

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    Distribution and Media Sales Officer

     

    Job Ref: HR/CROSS/16/2018

    Cross TV, an engaging, positive and progressive national general entertainment channel for young adults with the vision to expand internationally is recruiting.

    The Vision of Cross 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.

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

    Cross TV is seeking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to fill the following position:

    Responsibilities:

    Reporting to the Head of Sales and Marketing, the Distribution & Media Sales Manager will be responsible for the following:

    • Negotiating and managing distribution agreements with all DTT, DTH and cable operators.
    • Developing alternative revenue streams in cooperation with the operators.
    • Building and managing the online sales portfolio of all digital platforms of the channel.
    • Generating and managing digital revenues.
    • Planning, booking and managing digital advertising campaigns and budgets.
    • Analyzing digital trends, consumption, campaign effectiveness.
    • Building and maintaining strong relationship with media agencies and advertisers.
    • brands of advertisers and offer integrated solutions, in cooperation with the ad sales manager of the channel.
    • Exploiting any alternative revenue streams (e.g. programmatic, licensing, merchandising etc.).
    • Involvement in the development of the digital ad industry.

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate must possess a business degree with focus in Sales, Marketing, Commerce or Trade and a Minimum 3 years’ experience of digital sales or online media buying experience.

    Skills:

    • Demonstrate the Understanding and passion for the digital world, including digital advertising and social media and be extensively tech savvy.
    • Ability to excel in a competitive environment and adaptability to a rapidly evolving media landscape.
    • Effective relationship building and client service skills.
    • Excellent analytical, written, oral, communication and presentation skills.
    • Self-starter, possess high energy, creative and analytical skills.
    • Good knowledge of the Kenyan media market, competition, current digital media consumption trends.

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    TV Hosts & Anchors - 4 positions

     

    Job Ref: HR/CROSS/14/2018

    Cross TV, an engaging, positive and progressive national general entertainment channel for young adults with the vision to expand internationally is recruiting.

    The Vision of Cross 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.

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

    Cross TV is seeking for passionate and enthusiastic individuals to fill the following positions:

    Responsibilities

    • Presenting news stories and TV News Broadcasts
    • Interviewing guests
    • Hosting talk shows, magazine shows or any entertainment shows

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate must have a diploma certificate in any field as a minimum, excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to be engaging to both audience and guests, and ability to ad lib without a script.

    Skills

    • Active Listener with the ability to understand the news stories, reporters out in the field and delivering content.
    • Work under deadline and on a flexible schedule, that will include evenings and/or weekends
    • Strong ability to improvise properly in a live on-camera setting
    • Must possess a strong understanding of daily newscast content
    • Ability to work well with production staff in a variety of situations
    • Anchor news at times determined by the station’s needs
    • Social Perceptiveness to anticipate your viewers’ reactions to stories.
    • Reading Comprehension

    Method of Application

    Applicants should submit the following:

    A one-page cover letter, explaining how your skills and experience apply to this role.

    A CV of no more than 3 pages, including the names of three professional references

    Please do not send copies of testimonials, certificates or any other back-up documentation.

    Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should send their applications clearly marked with the reference number to careers@redcross.or.ke addressed as below on or before 16th February 2018.

    The Secretary General

    Kenya Red Cross Society

    P.O. Box 40712-00100, Nairobi

    Note: applications which do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

    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.

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