Red Cross Kenya

3 job(s) at Red Cross Kenya

Red Cross Kenya Nairobi County, Kenya
Jan 03, 2018
Full time
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Medical Director, E-plus the Biomedical Engineering Technician will be responsible for Diagnostics, Inspecting, Repairing, Servicing and Testing of Medical Equipment. Duties and Responsibilities;- Scheduling planned preventive and maintenance programme (PPM)    Inspect, install, service and repair medical equipment Responding with minimum turnaround time for reported breakdowns and communicate efficiently to the user and department lead on the work progress Conducting new equipment user training Conducting equipment inventory Checking equipment warranty, calibration and maintenance service contracts Maintain physical infrastructure and facilities at safe and best useable state  Providing technical advice during acquisition of new equipment Carrying out equipment audit using the laid down standard operating procedures Tracking, receiving and returning or disposal of items and equipment under repair Sending weekly reports to the Medical Director Any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time Minimum Requirements; Qualifications Diploma / Higher Diploma in Medical Engineering Registered with AMEK (Association of Medical Engineers of Kenya) Experience A minimum of 3 years in medical and non-medical equipment maintenance Hands-on working experience
Red Cross Kenya Nairobi County, Kenya
Jan 03, 2018
Full time
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Managing Director, E-plus this role will be responsible for the management and coordination of the logistics and warehouse functions for KRCS and E-plus. Duties and Responsibilities;- Logistics & Warehouse Management: Oversee the overall logistics and warehousing function and provide leadership on optimization of in & out bound logistics, warehousing and product demand fulfilment Coordinate the issuing of materials, goods and supplies and maintain accurate stock records Participate in contract negotiations with suppliers and contractors and ensure that all contractual obligations are fulfilled and are cost-effective Coordinate risk assessment and ensure that the Society’s goods and assets are properly insured for damage and loss, lodge insurance claims and follow up compensation where necessary Ensure efficient stock management Fleet Management: Coordinate effective maintenance and repair of the Society’s fleet of motor vehicles and related machinery and ensure all documentation is up to date including insurance and inspection documents Review, verify and authorize motor-vehicle work tickets Develop, implement and evaluate strategic plan and budget for the acquisition, repair and maintenance of the Society’s fleet of motor-vehicles and related equipment Coordinate the implementation of a computerized transport fleet management information system Coordinate the investigation of motor-vehicle accidents, provide estimates for repair and maintenance costs and following up with garages and insurance companies People Management: Ensure performance evaluation for drivers and warehouse staff against defined targets and objectives Assess training needs as well as implement on-the-job training programmes and support the training and develop national staff and volunteers Minimum Requirements: Qualifications and Experience Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Operations, Business or any other related discipline Conversant with KRCS Logistical & Reporting Format 5 years professional experience in an operational capacity in a humanitarian aid organization, in field logistics, warehousing, transportation, customs clearance and procurement. Skills and Competence Resilient and able to work in a challenging environment in which flexibility and responsiveness is essential Able to lead and motivate staff teams through example, communication and a supportive approach Able to interact with senior managers and partners comfortably and effectively Ability to adapt positively to different social and cultural settings Significant experience in fleet management and knowledge of vehicle maintenance Inter-personal skills and ability to be a team-player Valid driving and clean license
Red Cross Kenya Nairobi County, Kenya
Jan 03, 2018
Full time
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Managing Director, E-plus the Public Relations & Communications Officer responsible for proper communications, positive media relations and promotion of good relations between the organization, key stakeholders and the public. Duties and Responsibilities;- Planning, organizing, and implementing overall communication and marketing strategies, as well as public information activities Planning and covering E-plus activities in electronic and print for dissemination to the mainstream media and the public Managing, planning, directing and implementing proactive communication programs to enhance the image of E-plus and its visibility both internally and externally Overseeing E-plus digital communication, including the content for the website, social media, and newsletters Conducting targeted campaigns and competitions, both offline and via online social media. Development of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) items such as brochures, fact sheets, booklets and magazine Coordinating the development of graphics as a way of telling E-plus stories through infographics and factographics Engage is photography and videography, capturing E-plus activities in a way that enhances its brand and visibility Create positive media relations with local, national and international media Monitor appearances of E-plus and its staff in the media, as well as participation in internal and external forums Dealing with enquiries from the public, the press, and line organizations and stakeholders. Organising visibility opportunities through press conferences, interviews, press releases, open days, exhibitions, tours and visits Providing clients with information about E-plus services, goods and promotional opportunities. Liaising with clients and management about budgets, timescales and objectives Drafting of speeches, talking notes, letters and communiques as and when required Documentation and sharing with various stakeholders lessons learnt through various processes of delivering our mission Capture and manage access to relevant data, stories and expertise required to advance Minimum Requirements Qualifications University Degree and Diploma in Mass Communication, PR, and /or Journalism from a government recognized institution 3 years’ experience in media relations, PR and communications or corporate affairs in a busy organization Skills and knowledge Communication skills (Oral and Written) Research skills Presentation skills Creativity Experience Public Relations and/or Journalism Marketing and events promotion Fundraising  Competencies Excellent interpersonal skills Good IT skills Initiative Ability to prioritise and plan effectively Awareness of different media agendas