DFID Somalia Humanitarian Adviser and Health Adviser Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

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Brief Description of our client
The primary aim of the British Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) is reducing poverty and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.

DFID Somalia is part of the British Office for Somalia based in the British High Commission in Nairobi, which has 292 staff from 1.2 UK government departments. 
DFID Somalia works closely with colleagues from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and other departments on both policy and management.
The need
DFID is one of the largest donors to humanitarian agencies in Somalia and given the increased attention and budget for health in Somalia as well as the anticipation for the Somalia programme to double its’ spend by 2013/2014 following the Bilateral Aid Review, two exciting and challenging vacancies have arisen within Humanitarian and Health.

The requirements

Based out of the Nairobi office, the Humanitarian Adviser –  Somalia (Ref. HR12-13/05) and the Health Adviser – Somalia (Ref. HR 12-13/06) will be enthusiastic, self-starting, quick thinking and motivated as they will be called upon to oversee and manage a wide range of issues that arise within their section. 
They must also demonstrate evidence of the following:
  • Proven technical skills in area of expertise
  • Commitment to professional values and integrity
  • Excellent communicator, both written and oral
  • Knowledge of computers; good command of Microsoft Office tools
  • Somali language skills desirable (Health Adviser position only)
You can access the detailed job profiles on www.pwc.com/ke as well as the application package.

If you believe you fit the required profile, please email us your completed application in confidence to ess.ke@ke.pwc.com by close of business 25 July 2012, quoting Ref HR1 2-13/05 or Ref HR 12-13/06. 

Please ensure that your application contains all the information requested in the application package.
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. 
DFID is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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