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Cook

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Ensures ingredients and final products are fresh 
  • Oversees and participates in the preparation, cooking and serving of well-balanced main meals to shelter residents. 
  • Determines quantities to be cooked and size of portions to be served, considering the total population at the safe house 
  • Handles and stores ingredients and food 
  • Maintains safety and sanitation standards throughout all food preparation and storage areas 
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area, including handling utensils, equipment, and dishes 
  • Ensures that high standards of hygiene and health are maintained in the kitchen 
  • Checks quantity and quality of ingredients received and notifies Head Cook of any deficiencies 
  • Performs any other duties as may be required 

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: 

  • A certificate in hotel and catering management or food and beverage  
  • Must have a valid medical certificate  
  • Should have a minimum of 1 year of experience in the catering industry   
  • Ability to accurately read, measure, convert and follow recipes and assemble ingredients according to cooking standards and recipes. 
  • Fully conversant with various cooking methods like boiling, baking, roasting and steaming. 
  • Comprehensive understanding of food hygiene regulations including safe temperatures at which ingredients must be kept and to which food must be prepared to avoid foodborne illness 
  • Ability to work independently and as a contributing member of a team to ensure deadlines, goals and objectives are met. 
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of other people from different backgrounds such as the Safe House residents and other staff 
  • Calm demeanor to work in a high-stress, fast-paced environment 
  • Experience of high-volume catering in a busy workplace. 
  • Knowledge in basic computer skill is an added advantage   
  • Knowledge of Accountability to Affected Populations is an added advantage 
  • Knowledge of PSEA is an added advantage 

ASSISTANT RESETTLEMENT OFFICER , HIAS KENYA

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Conduct resettlement interviews, analyze claims, and apply applicable international law in accordance with HIAS Standards Operating Procedures.
  • Advise and represent clients in court for child custody matters.
  • Draft Resettlement Referral Forms and send to the Resettlement Coordinator for review.
  • Complete resettlement forms for submission to relevant Embassies.
  • Follow up on status of cases from submission to departure; ensure effective in-country communication on the status and follow-up on persons of concern being considered for resettlement; ensure that records on individual cases are kept up to date.
  • Keep the Resettlement Coordinator abreast of weekly resettlement activities during weekly departmental meetings and by-weekly case tracking.
  • Conduct individual counselling to clients on the HIAS internal resettlement process and HIAS anti-fraud policy.
  • Provide timely and accurate feedback and information to HIAS resettlement partners and stakeholders.
  • Provide technical and administrative support for resettlement-related training activities
  • Attend case counselling sessions for individual clients with the aim of providing clients with timely and accurate feedback on the status of their cases.
  • Maintain a database and an individual case management strategy for cases under resettlement consideration.
  • Update status of resettlement cases on the Case Management System
  • Maintain accurate resettlement statistics as well as up-to-date records on individual cases; assist in the preparation of reports.
  • Conduct follow up for cases referred to external referral partners and provide timely updates on the status of the follow ups.
  • Attend theme group meetings with various stakeholders and report back during weekly departmental meetings.
  • Assist in preparing a budget for resettlement activities as well as monitoring expenditures and accounting for the same
  • Facilitate and participate in trainings on resettlement and anti-fraud, including but not limited to preparing training materials and conducting research.
  • Assist in the development of IEC materials on anti-fraud and resettlement case processing; and,
  • Perform other duties as and when required.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • University Degree in Law.
  • Must be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ professional experience in working in refugee related context or in an NGO related context. Refugee Resettlement experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of international legal framework governing refugees, human rights/human rights law preferred,
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interviewing and counselling skills
  • Ability to interact with refugee populations, strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills
  • Strong computer skills, in particular Microsoft Office,
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in English and Swahili required.
  • Knowledge in Accountability to Affected Populations
  • Knowledge in PSEA

Assistant Economic Inclusion, HIAS Kenya

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides support and follow-up to targeted cases for the Graduation Model or the SESP program (GMA).
  • Register and update agreements, support plans, follow-up actions and graduation criteria for each case in the data system.
  • Update the physical file of each case in the GMA.
  • Make home visits to families who are in the targeting process.
  • Provide periodic follow-up (minimum twice a month) for 12 months, to each case targeted in the poverty alleviation programs
  • Process the application and delivery of monthly cash assistance for families registered within the GMA or the SESP program.
  • Make referrals and accompaniments to families within the poverty alleviation programs for accessing services.
  • Call and monitor financial management, nutrition and other training required by the poverty alleviation intervention.
  • Coordinate and refer cases to the different service areas according to care requirements (Livelihoods, Legal Guidance and Psychology)
  •  Coordinate activities of follow-up and accompaniment of cases with Community Volunteers.
  • Coordinate jointly with the various areas of HIAS, community actions that promote local integration in the different sectors.
  • Facilitate the processes of strengthening and accompaniment of the actions undertaken with social and institutional groups of the locality.
  • Strengthen the mapping of relevant neighborhood actors to later socialize it with the other areas of HIAS and local partners.
  • Make links with public or private institutions in sectors or districts that allow the refugee population free access to their services.
  • Participate in case evaluation committees and team meetings.
  • Prepares monthly reports.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • A degree in Entrepreneurship, Social Sciences or Community Development or any other relevant course
  • At least 1-2 years’ experience in implementation of entrepreneurship programs.
  • Experience working with youth targeted programs and human rights programs will be an added advantage
  • Experience in implementation of entrepreneurship programs
  • Knowledge of development issues, trends, challenges and opportunities and implications to community development
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build relationships with colleagues
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation and report writing
  • Negotiation, influencing and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to analyze information and evaluate options including planning skills
  • Proficient in computer skills and use of relevant software
  • Knowledge of Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP)
  • Knowledge of PSEA
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