Islamic Relief Kenya NGO Jobs, Earn KSH 150,000

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Islamic Relief Worldwide is an international humanitarian organisation that provides development programs and humanitarian relief around the globe, regardless of race, political affiliation, gender or belief.

  1. Country Director Kenya

Our Kenya Office is currently recruiting for the position of Country Director to join and lead the Country Management Team in the International Programme Division.

The purpose of the job:

  • To represent Islamic Relief at all levels in-country
  • To strengthen IR’s relations with the wider humanitarian and development community to consolidate and develop the visibility and image of the organisation
  • To deliver effective programmes according to the Country Programme and Regional Strategies
  • To ensure maximum impact of the organisation’s work, facilitate professional communication systematically and cooperate between the different parts of the IR family.
  • To lead, manage and develop staff in order to ensure that the country office is capable of fully achieving its agreed targets.

The successful candidate must have or be:

  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, International Relations/ or other relevant disciplines.
  • Experience on working as a Country Director, or a senior management role with an International NGO in a complex emergency.
  • Experience and knowledge of current trends and future trends of the humanitarian and development sector, and in particular a thorough understanding of the Kenya context.
  • Proven experience of successful resource mobilisation including strategic engagement with institutional donors.
  • Proven experience and skills in project design including developing innovative ideas and multi-sectoral and complex emergencies
  • Ability to think strategically, innovate and achieve results
  • Excellent communication skills in English both in writing and orally with impact.
  • Able to deliver results within tight deadlines.
  • Substantial experience and knowledge of effective budgetary control and grant management.
  • An in-depth understanding of international development issue.
  1. Finance Manager Kenya

Our Kenya office is currently recruiting for the position of Finance Manager to join the Country Management Team.

Purpose of the job: is to manage the national finance function and effective control of all financial matters ensuring reporting and compliance with donors and Islamic Relief financial guidelines.

Finance Manager – Islamic Relief Worldwide

The successful candidate must have or be:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA/CCAB) or equivalent or partly qualified With substantial relevant experience in INGO, MBA will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, Dynamics AX an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present financial matters to non-financial managers.
  • Ability to manage and supervise finance and non-finance staff in multiple and remote locations.
  • Ability to think strategically.
  • Good computer literacy skills.
  • Ability to adapt to new situations and needs.
  • Ability to develop and build capacities of staff.
  • A team player

Islamic Relief promotes equality and meritocracy and seeks individuals who are sympathetic to the IR values of; Sincerity, Excellence, Compassion, Social Justice and Custodianship together with our policy standards on Anti-Bribery, Child Protection and Code of Conduct. If you would like to be a part of an organisation striving to make a difference in the world and are looking for a meaningful career, we will be glad to hear from you.

  1. Regional Human Resources Coordinator

Islamic Relief Worldwide is an independent humanitarian and development organization, serving humanity for over 35 years. With an active presence in over 40 countries, we strive to make the world a better and fairer place for those affected by poverty, conflicts or natural disasters.

Under the direct supervision of the Country Director HR Coordinator is expected to:

  • Strategically plan human resources in line with business strategy
  • Manage, track and maintain a proper filing system related to recruitment, contracts, of personnel including renewal of contracts and health benefits.
  • Coordinate, the attraction and retention of the right quality of employees required with the right skills and competencies in the organization
  • Advising and giving support to organizational management on all matters of human resource
  • · Implement and develop the HR National policies and procedures
  • · Administering employee health and welfare plans, including enrollments, changes, terminations & payment
  • · Acting as a liaison between employees and insurance providers
  • · Act as a focal point for all Staff grievances related to HR
  • · Conduct a job evaluation survey to identify the necessary staffing needs
  • · Coordinate all Recruitments for Kenya Program
  • · Manage all payroll Systems and Supervise payments of salaries to Staff
  • · Coordination of performance appraisals and establishing an annual training plan
  • · Draft job descriptions for all anticipated new positions and review current Job Description to make them in line with role requirements
  • · Coordinate and facilitate the induction of new staff.
  • · Conduct Salary survey as and when needed in consultation with Country Management Team.
  • · Coordinate all staff benefits payable and implement benefit Plans
  • · Ensure relevant policies are in place and staff are aware of those policies.
  • Take lead in recruitment process starting from designing Job to inductions. Consult the department heads for their recruitment needs and make a strategy to ensure the gaps are covered.
  • · Submit the monthly report on recruitment, turnover, attendance, leave, staff count and payroll, both quantitative and qualitative
  • · Submit biannual reports on performance appraisal
  • · Take a lead in facilitating, coordinating and organizing work visa, special passes and work permits for short, misterm or long term expatriate staff.
  • · Manage HRIS and JCAD for HR-related matters. Ensure all staff are recorded on HRIS and all formal and informal complaints are recorded in JCAD.
  • · Take a lead in ER related matters. Liaise with managers to ensure staff concerns, issues and grievances are managed and handled adequately and according to the IRW policies and procedures.
  • · Perform any other duties as assigned by the Line manager
  • · Ensure quality and economically sound recruitment.

Person Specification

  • A degree in Human Resources or related subjects.
  • Extensive experience in a busy human Resource Management environment in both emergency and development projects
  • · Experience of working with similar INGOs
  • · Certified with the Institute of Human Resource Management Kenya.
  • · Ability to work on own initiative as well as a part of a team.
  • · Proven analytical skills and ability to think strategically.
  • · Effective IT Skills (Word & Excel) and experience in HR-related software and systems.
  • · Reporting, planning and Coordination skills
  • · Communication, tact and negotiation skills.
  • · Problem-solving Skills.
  • · Effective conflict resolution skills.
  • · Flexible and patient.
  • · Sensitivity to cultural differences and the ability to work in a variety of cultural contexts.
  • · In agreement with aims, objectives of Islamic Relief worldwide
  • Willing to travel to field locations where conditions may be harsh.
  • Respect and adhere to values and code of conduct of Islamic Relief Worldwide
  • Understanding of CHS specifically HR-related standards.
  1. Human Resources Coordinator

Islamic Relief Worldwide is an independent humanitarian and development organization, serving humanity for over 35 years. With an active presence in over 40 countries, we strive to make the world a better and fairer place for those affected by poverty, conflicts or natural disasters.

Under the direct supervision of the Country Director HR Coordinator is expected to:

  • Strategically plan human resources in line with business strategy
  • Manage, track and maintain a proper filing system related to recruitment, contracts, of personnel including renewal of contracts and health benefits.
  • Coordinate, the attraction and retention of the right quality of employees required with the right skills and competencies in the organization
  • Advising and giving support to organizational management on all matters of human resource
  • · Implement and develop the HR National policies and procedures
  • · Administering employee health and welfare plans, including enrollments, changes, terminations & payment
  • · Acting as a liaison between employees and insurance providers
  • · Act as a focal point for all Staff grievances related to HR
  • · Conduct a job evaluation survey to identify the necessary staffing needs
  • · Coordinate all Recruitments for Kenya Program
  • · Manage all payroll Systems and Supervise payments of salaries to Staff
  • · Coordination of performance appraisals and establishing an annual training plan
  • · Draft job descriptions for all anticipated new positions and review current Job Description to make them in line with role requirements
  • · Coordinate and facilitate the induction of new staff.
  • · Conduct Salary survey as and when needed in consultation with Country Management Team.
  • · Coordinate all staff benefits payable and implement benefit Plans
  • · Ensure relevant policies are in place and staff are aware of those policies.
  • Take lead in recruitment process starting from designing Job to inductions. Consult the department heads for their recruitment needs and make a strategy to ensure the gaps are covered.
  • · Submit the monthly report on recruitment, turnover, attendance, leave, staff count and payroll, both quantitative and qualitative
  • · Submit biannual reports on performance appraisal
  • · Take a lead in facilitating, coordinating and organizing work visa, special passes and work permits for short, misterm or long term expatriate staff.
  • · Manage HRIS and JCAD for HR-related matters. Ensure all staff are recorded on HRIS and all formal and informal complaints are recorded in JCAD.
  • · Take a lead in ER related matters. Liaise with managers to ensure staff concerns, issues and grievances are managed and handled adequately and according to the IRW policies and procedures.
  • · Perform any other duties as assigned by the Line manager
  • · Ensure quality and economically sound recruitment.

Person Specification

  • A degree in Human Resources or related subjects.
  • Extensive experience in a busy human Resource Management environment in both emergency and development projects
  • · Experience of working with similar INGOs
  • · Certified with the Institute of Human Resource Management Kenya.
  • · Ability to work on own initiative as well as a part of a team.
  • · Proven analytical skills and ability to think strategically.
  • · Effective IT Skills (Word & Excel) and experience in HR-related software and systems.
  • · Reporting, planning and Coordination skills
  • · Communication, tact and negotiation skills.
  • · Problem-solving Skills.
  • · Effective conflict resolution skills.
  • · Flexible and patient.
  • · Sensitivity to cultural differences and the ability to work in a variety of cultural contexts.
  • · In agreement with aims, objectives of Islamic Relief worldwide
  • Willing to travel to field locations where conditions may be harsh.
  • Respect and adhere to values and code of conduct of Islamic Relief Worldwide
  • Understanding of CHS specifically HR-related standards.

How to Apply

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

Please send us your cover letter and detailed CV, including your qualifications, experience, names and addresses of three referees, a working e-mail address and daytime telephone contacts along with proof of registration with IHRM Kenya. The forwarding e-mail and cover letter must clearly indicate the position title on the subject line. Send your application to ([email protected]) by Sunday 16th February 2020. The applications are considered on rolling bases and the vacancy may close before the closing date.

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