2 Paid Intern Job Opportunities at Red Cross Society Kenya

Job Overview

Kenya Red Cross Society is a leading humanitarian organization sustainably promoting the well-being, health and resilience of communities in Kenya. The Society is seeking a qualified professional in the following position:

Position Title: Policy & Advocacy Paid Intern (2 positions)

Locations: Nairobi

Reporting To: Policy & Advocacy Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities

The Policy and Advocacy Intern will support in policy development, providing analysis and advice to ensure greater impact and influence.

The Policy and Advocacy Intern will undertake research, policy, and advocacy on areas which may include

  • Integrated Risk Management
  • Cash Transfer programming
  • Strengthening devolution

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Undertake research and analysis, reviewing alternatives in relation to policy deliverables, to contribute to the policy process and to inform decision making
  • Support the policy and advocacy department in the identification and prioritization of key issues in the humanitarian and policy strategies.
  • Support in the update of a humanitarian policy blog and other relevant communication channels that seek to contribute to the regional humanitarian policy issues and priorities.
  • Provide a range of project support services, including preparation of discussion papers, briefs and submissions, to contribute to the development and delivery of policy initiatives
  • Support the preparation and review policy advice to ensure alignment with policy directions
  • Undertake research and collate information for reporting, monitoring and evaluation purposes to contribute to the achievement of policy outcomes..
  • Assist in any other duties requested by relevant colleagues.

Person specification

  • Completed degree in Law
  • Available for a period of not less than 6 months
  • Knowledge of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

Skills and experience

  • Good written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of the development of public policy.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to establish cooperative working relationships in the course of performing assigned duties
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, analyse financial and operational data and information, think analytically and critically

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should apply strictly through https://www.redcross.or.ke/careers to reach us not later than 12th September 2022; Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job disclaimer and notification:

Kenya Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge / accept any amount or security deposit from job seekers during the selection process or while inviting candidates for an interview.

Kenya Red Cross Society is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

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