Redr UK- SSA Region- Regional Support Manager


RedR UK is an international humanitarian NGO which since 36 years supports aid organizations and other humanitarian actors across the world by developing skills and providing expertise.

Its main objectives are to improve humanitarian effectiveness in all stages of the disaster cycle by developing the capacity of organizations and their staff who are engaged in humanitarian action.

We are doing this by bringing together the expertise of humanitarian agencies, the private engineering sector, governments/authorities, professional institutions and academia to enhance knowledge and quality of response.

In 2011 RedR UK opened an office in Nairobi in response to both acute and prolonged humanitarian crises in the region and with the main objective to strengthen the capacities of national humanitarian staff and organizations. By now a pool of 40 regional humanitarian experts and trainers are providing humanitarian capacity-building and technical expertise in Somali, Kiswahili, French and English. In 2015 we delivered 54 courses across the region (Kenya, DRC, Somalia, South Sudan, Rwanda) and trained 929 humanitarian aid workers, 90% of whom were local staff.

To lead the expansion of its programs in the Sub Saharan Africa Region, RedR UK is looking for a regional support Manager.

The position holder reports technically and hierarchically to the Regional Business and Program Developer / Regional Team Leader in Nairobi and will be responsible for

  1. Regional Finance Management and Control
  2. Regional Administration
  3. Regional HR Management
  4. Regional Logistics

The position is based in Nairobi and might involve occasional travel in the region (South Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Great Lakes Region etc.). Initially a 6-months fixed term contract with a basic monthly salary of 196,000 KES will be signed.

The successful candidate will require a Chartered Public Accountant – level 6 certificate and preferably have additional experience in NGO administration and HR management.

If you are ready to take initiative, you are a good team worker and the quality of your work is important to you, please apply by sending your motivation letter, an up-dated cv with a minimum of 3 recent work-related reference contacts and the filled application form on or before the closing date 1st May, 2016 to [email protected]

Kindly find the detailed Job description and application form attached.

Job Description - Support Manager.docx (105.9 KB)

Application Form- Regional Support Manager.xlsx (10.9 KB)