DFID Somalia Humanitarian Adviser Job in Kenya

Humanitarian Adviser job opportunity with DFID Somalia

Brief Description and need 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 300 staff from 14 UK government departments. 
DFID Somalia works closely with colleagues from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and other departments on both policy and management.

DFID is one of the largest donors to Somalia and given the increased attention and budget for health in Somalia one exciting vacancy has arisen.

The requirements

Based out of the Nairobi office (but with regular travel to Somalia), the Humanitarian Adviser (A2L/A2) 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:
  • Masters degree or equivalent level of academic and professional experience in a subject area clearly related to humanitarian work. (Substantial experience will be accepted in lieu of higher degrees)
  • Experience working in developing countries and/or in fragile and conflict affected environments
  • Excellent communicator, both written and oral
  • Experience of working with Donors, Government officials and civil society at a senior level
The appointment will be under local Terms and Conditions and is subject to security clearance.

Candidates who have previously applied for this post should not apply again.

The salary for this post will be KShs 394,240—609,073 per month before tax.

Candidates must have the right to live and work in Kenya and will be asked to provide written proof as part of the selection process.

You can access the detailed job profile on www.pwc.com/externaijobs as well as DFID application form.
If you believe you fit the required profile, please email us your completed application form and resume in confidence to ess.ke@ke.pwc.com by close of business Friday 02 November 2012, quoting “Humanitarian Adviser – Somalia (Ref. HR12-13/05)”.

Please note that failure to complete and submit DFID application form will result in the disqualification of your application.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. DFID is an Equal Opportunities employer.

In this document, “PwC” refers to PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited which is a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited, each member firm of which is a separate legal entity.

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