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Latest Openings at Food for the Hungry (FH Kenya)

Latest Openings at Food for the Hungry (FH Kenya)

Latest Openings at Food for the Hungry (FH Kenya)

Latest Openings at Food for the Hungry (FH Kenya)

Food for the Hungry is an international relief and development organization that answers God’s call to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the poor in more than 26 countries. Founded in 1971 by Dr. Larry Ward, Food for the Hungry exists to help individuals reach their God-given potential. In developing countries on nearly every continent,

Communication Coordinator

Job Summary

The communications Coordinator will be responsible for the successful design and implementation of FH Kenya Marketing & Communications Strategy. Serve as a technical back up for the field office program team in the areas of branding, visibility, public relations, internal communication, media engagement, events management and so on.

Principal Responsibilities

Key Result #1 – Marketing and Visibility

  1. Responsible for design and implementation of the country Communication Strategy Framework in line with each program interventions across the country office close support from with the GSC and FH Kenya Leadership team.
  2. Under the guidance of the Country Director, assist program team in preparation of communication and visibility reports
  3. Closely work with each program team on preparing and execution of marketing and visibility budgets.
  4. Ensure that FH and each donor’s rules and regulations on branding and marking are strictly adhered to and advise on areas of improvement.
  5. Actively engage with the program team in the production of audio-visual materials that can be used for the purposes of Marketing FH Kenya interventions.

Key Result #2 – Public Relations

  1. Regularly updates FH Kenya website and social media pages to ensure that they are up to date and provide critical updates of the operations of the organization.
  2. Regularly follow up on trending issues on social and mainstream media and update the MARCOM Manager for further review and actions.

Key Result #3 – Digital Asset Creation and Management

  1. Take part in preparation of program/project success stories, pictures, and videos of activities in coordination with the relevant programs team.
  2. In consultation with relevant program teams, train the field staff on preparations of reports, success stories and other Audio-visual materials.
  3. Ensure the quality, consistency, timeliness, and professionalism of all communications materials across the organization.
  4. Spearhead internal and external communication efforts

Key Result #4 – Representation

  1. In collaboration with relevant program team, take part in organization of public events; conferences, project launching workshops, etc
  2. Serve as the Kenya focal point for communications matters and this includes close collaboration with the GSC communications unit and affiliates

Job Level Specifications

  • Full agreement with FH’s Christian foundation and beliefs as expressed in The Heartbeat: our Values, Vision, and Purpose.
  • Demonstrated computer operating skills, including proficiency in Google platforms, Microsoft Office products, and virtual technologies such as Skype and/or Zoom.
  • Proven experience in developing or contributing to accountability frameworks, SOPs for feedback mechanisms/ systems;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate clearly and effectively at all levels, taking into account cultural and language challenges. Tact and diplomacy are essential;
  • Superior writing skills in English and Kiswahili, including report-writing and professional, personable communications to community members
  • Proven graphic design skills and brand management experience.
  • Either a good photographer/videographer
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of time per year in the field.


  • At least 5 years of related work experience, preferably with an international Non- Governmental Organization (NGO);


  • Master’s Degree in Communication, Journalism, International Relations or related fields. or other relevant fields.

Distinguishing Competencies

  • Demonstrates ability to communicate orally with accuracy and professionalism.
  • Demonstrated experience in public relations, communication or using basic advocacy tools.
  • Demonstrated Experience in implementing communication strategies.
  • Knowledge about core humanitarian standards
  • Computer friendly (Word, excel, power point, outlook etc)
  • Demonstrated experience in use of audiovisual tools for marketing purposes.


  • Proficiency in both spoken and written English; ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations.

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Human Resources and Admin Officer

Job Summary

To provide HR and Administrative s support to the field locations of FH Kenya in the execution of HR policies, programs, and Admin related activities. To supervise the execution of Admin and human resource services including the administration of HR practices. The position supervises between 1-3 staff.

Principal responsibilities

Key Result #1 – Supervision of execution of HR policies, procedures and programs

  1. Supervise a team of Administration staff, allocate tasks, monitor quality and progress of activities, provide coaching and feedback to team members, including regular performance reviews.
  2. Advise field management regarding the execution of HR policies and the interpretation of rules, staffing and related personnel problems.
  3. Assist the HRM in training of staff on safeguarding matters, compliance and reporting,
  4. Responsible for the monitoring and tracking of staff trainings to include FH Foundations Trainings for new staff as well as refresher trainings for ongoing staff.
  5. Check expenditures with admin budgets and approves expenditures independently with a maximum of Kshs. 50,000.00 at a time.

Key result #2 – Managing the recruitment and onboarding process

Coordinate – in liaison with the HR team – the recruitment process from A to Z, from formulating job advertisements to arranging interviews.

  1. Coordinate in recruitment of staff, ensuring vacancies are advertised appropriately with clearly stated Job Description
  2. Confirm and affirm that due process has been followed in every Employee Resourcing process.
  3. Ensure that advertised vacancies have been longlisted/ shortlisted and the list forwarded to the HR& Admin Manager.
  4. Ascertain accuracy and completeness of the staff information and records: National ID/ Passport, Advert, Job description, Recruitment sheets, CV’s etc
  5. Support the staff onboarding process
  6. Prepare contracts and all other statutory documents for newly hired staff, temporary staff and volunteers.

Key Result #3– Handling administrative activities/HR records

  1. Assist in overseeing general administrative duties e.g office cleanliness, office purchases etc.
  2. Manage archiving of HR records of all separating staff and maintain a register for the same by facilitating effective staff clearance, documentation and release from the organization.
  3. Responsible for the E-Filing of HR documents to include and not limited to staff files, recruitment documents, etc.
  4. Maintaining staff leave schedules for all field offices and submitting the same to the HRM monthly.
  5. Responsible for compiling the leave reports including maternity, sickness, annual and paternity as well as educate staff on the various leaves provided in the HR Policy Handbook Manual

Key result # 4– Executing reception and administrative duties

  1. Establish and run the Marsabit central front office, ensure visitors are well received and directed to the appropriate persons, answer telephone calls, route calls and take messages.
  2. In liaison with the Logistics Officer, ensure timely payment of bills of all leased property, utilities, telephones, courier services taxis etc.
  3. Coordinate requisition and oversee maintenance of adequate supply of all stationery and other office items.
  4. Establish and maintain area program offices asset register and monitor servicing of office machines, then report to the supervisor if servicing or repair is required.
  5. Ensure that office and office equipment are clean, and that staff are provided with refreshments
  6. Provide administrative support to other area programs in Marsabit/Isiolo as needed

Job Level Specifications

  • Vibrant personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship
  • Excellent communications skills – both oral and written
  • Highly motivated, self starter able to work on own initiative in difficult conditions.
  • Ability to write well organized reports and other official correspondences.
  • Ability to train others
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Proficiency in computer skills is a must \Proficiency in spoken and written English and Kiswahili.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in Human Resource Management or a related field
  • A higher diploma in Human Resource Management/Admin and at least four years of working experience in HR/Admin within an NGO.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications (clearly indicating their current or expected salary), updated CV with three referees, day telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager Email address: hr-fhkenya@fh.org – latest by 15th May, 2023.

NB: While we value every person applying for this job, please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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