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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Spur development of a strong innovation culture within the organization that is more human-centred.
Manage and support the implementation of the various projects under the innovation unit
Develop, manage and strengthen relationships with current and potential donors and partners
Support development and documentation of innovation use cases, proof of concept and business models
Track best practices and maintain a breadth of knowledge about current trends, emerging issues and opportunities in the innovation space that will improve service delivery
Support human- centred and co-design workshops at all levels to promote solution development
Coordinate and organize innovation-based events such as Hackathons, innovation challenges, trainings and other innovation related forums for interested individuals from different backgrounds, across the organization
Train and support staff, primary stakeholders, and implementing partners, as necessary, on innovation program design, concepts, skills and tools, including facilitation of trainings and workshops.
Any other duties as required within the level and authority of this position
Ability to coordinate and network with partners to build synergies that enhance sustainability
Have strong team working and relationship building skills
Ability to provide timely, well written and analytical reports as required.
Self-motivated and confident with a passion for humanitarian work and keen to learn as well as share knowledge
Creative, open-minded and compassionate person able to facilitate and guide discussions on humanitarian issues
Strong analytical thinker able to successfully navigate complex stakeholder processes and support project management.
Bachelor's Degree in Community Development, information-Technology
Three years of experience in working in innovation management. Experience in working in the humanitarian sector is an added advantage.
Excellent written, spoken and analytical skills in English
Proficient in using Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint