The European Union’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Department (ECHO) seeks to recruit a Programme Assistant (PA) – WASH to join its Regional Office in Nairobi.
The European Commission’s Directorate General for Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (DG—ECHO), is the European Commission Department responsible for financing humanitarian assistance. ECHO finances a range of partners, which include NGOs, UN agencies and the Red Cross Movement, to provide assistance to people affected by both natural and manmade disaster.
1. Duties & Responsibilities
The Programme Assistant (PA) – WASH will be based in Nairobi and will support ECHO’s Thematic Expert in charge of WASH in the region by undertaking the following tasks:
The PA will be covering Central, Eastern and Southern Africa countries where humanitarian crises are on—going or likely to occur. Frequent travel at short notice will be required. Based on evolving needs, the geographical coverage may change, and, if needed, the PA shall make him/herself available to cover countries outside the region.
2. Required Qualifications
3. Required Skills
Applications which do not meet minimum requirements will be automatically rejected.
This is a local posting for nationals open to other residents of Kenya with a valid working permit.
The contract is initially for one year with the possibility of renewal subject to a 6 months’ probationary period.
As an indication the monthly basic salary ranges from KES 300,000 to a maximum of 500,000 (subject to local tax law)
Application plus detailed CV of the interested candidate should be sent in the European CV Format only (Download via https://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/kenya/8097/european-union-cv_en)
to Echo-Administration.Nairobi@echofield.eu (Subject clearly marked: REF: PA-WASH”) latest by 5:00pm, 17th August 2018.
Candidates who have not been contacted by 30 September2018 should consider that they have not been selected.
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.
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