Massive Recruitment by a NGO in Kenya – IRDO

Vacancies: Locum VMMC Service Providers
Impact  Research  and  Development  Organization (IRDO is  a  registered Kenyan  NGO  with  a  main  office  in  Kisumu  and  regional  offices  in  ten  counties.  

IRDO’s principal  mandate is to  design, implement and  evaluate HIV/AIDS research and intervention programs  that  improve  the  health  status  of  individuals  and  local  communities.  

We  are looking for  qualified and  experienced  personnel to  fill  in the  following positions within our VMMC Program, during the April 2016 Mini-RRI, in 10 counties of Kenya. 

Duty Locations
County and Sub-counties
  • Kisumu - Kisumu East, Kisumu Central, Seme, Kisumu West, Nyando
  • Siaya - Rarieda, Bondo
  • Migori - Nyatike, Rongo, Awendo, Uriri
  • Homabay - Homabay Town, Rangwe, Ndhiwa
  • Busia - Samia, Bunyala, Butula, Teso North, Teso South
  • West Pokot - Pokot North, Pokot West
  • Turkana - T. Central, Loima, T. East
Duration of engagement: March 28th 2016 to April 30th 2016 (25 days)

Reports to: Sub-county MC-Incharge / Field Coordinator

VMMC Surgeons and Assistant Surgeons
Job  Summary: Provide  Voluntary  Medical  Male  Circumcision  (VMMC)  services,  screen  and treat Sexually Transited Infections, in the targeted sub-counties.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery / Nursing.
  • Registered with relevant professional body and has a valid practicing license
  • Must have at least one year’s experience in a busy health facility.
  • Should  have  training  and  practical  experience  in  Voluntary  Medical  Male Circumcision.
  • Knowledge on HIV/AIDS care and treatment is an added advantage.
  • Ability to diagnose and treat Sexually Transmitted Infections.
  • Must  be  pleasant,  have  good  communication  and  leadership  skills;  and  willing  to work under pressure.
HTS / VMMC Counselors
Job Summary: Provide VMMC counseling, consenting and HTS
Minimum Requirements:
  • Certificate in HIV Counseling and testing from a recognized institution.
  • Trained on HTC new algorithm
  • Should have training and practical experience in VMMC counseling
  • Must  be  pleasant,  have  good  communication  skills  and  willing  to  work  under pressure.
Infection Prevention Officers
Job  Summary: Sterilize  surgical  instruments  for  Voluntary  Medical  Male  Circumcision  and clean the office
Minimum Requirements:
  • Form IV Certificate
  • Should have training and practical experience in infection prevention and control
  • Must  be  pleasant,  have  good  communication  skills  and  willing  to  work  under pressure.

Human Resource Assistant

Job  summary: Provide  technical  support  in  the  planning,  design  and  implementation  of  an  M&E system  that  will  enable  the  organization  track  accomplishment  of  activities  and  their  impact  on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment.
Reporting to: Human Resource Manager
Job Summary: Perform variety of human resource support duties.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Process, verify,  and  maintain documentation  relating to  personnel activities  such as  staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations, and classifications.
  • Assists in informing new employees of human resource policies and programs as needed
  • Oversees the human resource database. Ensures that system records are accurately recorded and cross-checked.
  • Enters new hire information in the human resource syst em database.
  • Tracks and resolves problems and checks system operations as scheduled.
  • Ensures  that  human  resource  files  and  records  are  maintained  in  accordance  with  legal requirements and Company policies and procedures.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Must be a registered member of a professional body.
  • Must have sound knowledge of the new labour laws.
  • Good  communication  and  interpersonal  skills,  decision  making  skills  and  proficiency  in computer application packages.
ICT Assistant
Job Summary: Reports to ICT Officer. Support the ICT Officer in a range of activities; assist in the development  and  implementation  of  technical  systems  and  equipment,  manage  MIS  and  data systems as well as support service delivery in other working locations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Install,  configure  and  troubleshooting  IT  equipment  –  Servers,  PCs,  Laptops,  routers, switches, Smart phones, Tablets, Projectors, digital cameras.
  • Perform  preventive  maintenance  on  various  IT  equipment  and  software  –  Laptops,  PCs, Servers, APs, Printers,
  • Capture  all  user requests  as  they come  in  via  phone or email on the  incidents management system and ensuring users get updates on the status and progress of their requests
  • Liaise  with  vendors  to  ensure  that  company  equipment  are  serviced  and  maintained  as  per SLAs, and annual schedules
  • Supporting  roll  out  of  new  applications  and  hardware  as  well  as  maintaining  inventory  of organization’s IT ha rdware and software
  • Develop and updating IT policies/procedures on security, configurations, tests, patches, etc.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Diploma in ICT or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • A+, N+, MCSE or CCNA certification would be an added advantage
  • Two (2) years IT experience
  • Knowledge  of  website  design  and  development,  Android  Technologies,  Smart  Phones, LAN/WAN  and  WIFI  configurations  with  experience  in  Cisco  routers,  switches,  internet firewalls and wireless technologies
  • Planning  and  organizing  skills,  analytical,  writing,  oral  communication  and  excellent interpersonal skills.

Position: Outreach Worker
Job Summary: To coordinate and mobilize Key Populations  activities at  the Wellness Centre and Hotspots through the peer led education model and during community outreaches /targeted forums.
Reports to: The Wellness Centre Coordinator
Location: Based in  Kisii Central Sub-county, with frequent field visits  to outreach sites and hotspots within the county.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Develop, update and oversee the implementation of Peer Educators Work Plans/Action Plans.
  • Ensure that program activities including community outreaches, peer review meetings, one on one sessions and trainings are carried out according to the Global Fund/Kenya Red Cross guidelines and with due diligence and targets met.
  • Ensure  that  correct  information  is  relayed  to  beneficiaries,  SCHMTs  and  other  stakeholders  in  a timely manner.
  • Prepare  and  submit  progress  reports  at  required  intervals;  and  represent  IRDO  at  relevant meetings.
  • Regularly report to the Wellness Centre Coordinator as and when required.
Minimum Qualifications and Competencies:
  • Should have a Diploma in Social Work, community development or related field.
  • Must  have  at  least  2  years  experience  coordinating  Key  Population  intervention  programs, preferably  in  a  similar  project/related  project;  must  have  experience  with  Peer  Educators supervision.  
  • Knowledge  and experience  of implementing Peer led sessions  with  Key  population  is added advantage
  • Must be honest; and well organized.
Other  competencies:
  • Ability  to  multi-task;  good  writing  and  presentation  skills; 
  • communication skills  and  teamwork;  
  • able  to  travel  long  distances;  
  • can work  long  hours,  including  weekends  and public holidays when necessary (and at night during moonlight outreaches.); 
  • proficient in Microsoft Office packages; experience with stakeholder management.
Submit  applications,  complete  with  CV,  copies  of  certificates  and  testimonials,  names  and  telephone numbers  of  three  professional  referees,  current  and  expected  salary,  to  reach  the undersigned  not  later than 18th March 2016.

Females are highly encouraged to apply.

The Human Resources Manager
Impact Research and Development Organization
P. O. Box 9171 – 40141. Kisumu.