Country Representative (Kenya)powrót

Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) is currently looking for a Country Representative to ensure strategic activities and oversee the implementation of humanitarian and development aid programs by identifying sources of financing, conducting PR activities and improving the quality standards of ongoing projects and aid activities. 

General information: 
Organization: Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH), Warsaw-based international non-governmental organization with a representation office in Kenya
Position: Country Representative 
Location: Nairobi, Kenia 
Type of employment: Full time, employment contract 
Starting date: ASAP

We strongly encourage qualified candidates to apply as soon as it is possible as the applications will be reviewed on rolling basis. 

Job responsibilities:

  • development of Country Office management and development strategy in accordance with PAH global strategy
  • identification of priorities, donors and supervision over adjusting objectives accordingly taking into consideration PAH global strategy
  • representing PAH, establishing cooperation with donors, local authorities and partners
  • optimalisation of operational and program processes in terms of costs, quality and time
  • development and implementation of standard procedures
  • monitoring the situation of Country Office in terms of political, economic, military and security
  • identification of available sources of financing and supervision over adjusting the objectives of the Country Office to them considering PAH global strategy
  • building and supporting regional cooperation with South Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia

The successful candidate will be selected based on the qualification requirements described below: 

  • Master’s Degree in International Development, Humanitarian Assistance, Management or any other related field required 
  • at least 3 years of experience in INGO management/coordination (including security management in complex security situations, human resource management) 
  • proven experience in Project Cycle Management and strong project management skills 
  • solid experience in representing the organization in front of local authorities as well as international donor agencies 
  • previous extensive experience in staff management in the cross-cultural environment 
  • previous experience in the region or conflict/ post-conflict setting highly desirable 
  • high resilience to stress, ability to work effectively under pressure in a hardship duty station 
  • ability to perform and oversee multiple tasks concurrently 
  • excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills 
  • strong planning and organizational skills 
  • strong sense of personal and professional integrity 
  • driving license 
  • languages: Full proficiency (C1) in spoken and written English required 
  • proficiency in MS Office package 

What PAH offers: 

  • work experience with professional and flexible international NGO, which is one of the largest NGOs in the Central-Eastern Europe 
  • work in a dynamic and motivated team 
  • medical insurance 

For expatriate Staff, PAH offers the following additional benefits: 

  • free accommodation 
  • flights home covered at the beginning and at the end of the deployments 
  • annual leave of 26 working days and 5 additional days of free leave 
  • medical insurance (including Emergency Evacuation) 
  • Psychological Support Package 

How to apply:

Please fill in the online application form and submit your resume and cover letter in English no later than  October 10th, 2023. 

Due to the urgency to fill the post, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. PAH reserves the right to close the job opening before the deadline. 

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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