Job Opportunities

1.     Lecturer – EMT & Short Medical Courses


The position holder will contribute to the development and delivery of academic provision in in Paramedic Science/Emergency Medical Technician and related disciplines including associated academic operational responsibilities as required ensuring an excellent student experience. Further, He/she will support the development and implementation of the Institute strategic initiatives. He/she will participate in research, knowledge exchange and public engagement to enhance the reputation of the Institute.


  • To participate with other faculty in the development of teaching, learning and assessment strategies
  • To contribute to student support in administrative guidance and counselling roles
  • To represent both the paramedic course and the institute in student recruitment activities, including participation in marketing activities
  • To enhance the institute’s ability to engage with industrial and external partner contacts through effective networking to build relationships for future activities.
  • To pursue research activities which enhance the external revenue of the Institute and to deliver various forms of consultancy and other services as determined by the Strategic direction of the Institute
  • To maintain and develop areas of expertise (curriculum review and development) for the growth of the department and the institute
  • To undertake both general Health & Safety responsibilities in accordance with the Health & Safety Policy and in addition, to provide such supervision as is necessary to ensure the health and safety of the students
  • To lecture in all disciplines related to emergency services, pre and post hospital care, humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Management
  • To undertake other such responsibilities as may be required from time to time

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • A University Degree in Paramedicine, Nursing, Clinical Medicine, Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery
  • 3 years of professional teaching experience
  • AHA/BLS/ACLS/EMT/PHTLS trainer certification is an added advantage
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members;
  • Knowledge of Sphere standards and other training in humanitarian response preferred.

Key Competencies

  • Knowledge of Emergency Medical Services Instructor training
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven skills on proposal development
  • Extensive knowledge on Research and Development
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ethical and honest
  • Team Player
  • Proficient in Computer applications

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2.     WASH Officer – Infrastructure


The position holder will be an active member of the WASH unit under the department of disaster management. He/she will be responsible for effective design, development, implementation and evaluation of water, sanitation and irrigation infrastructure.


Project Design & Implementation

  • Consultatively identify suitable sites and technology for implementation of water and sanitation infrastructure
  • Develop a detailed project implementation plan, quarterly and annual forecasts and track their implementation
  • Ensure the WASH projects conform to sound relevant technical assessments such as hydrogeological, feasibility, EIA surveys before implementation
  • Prepare and submit procurement related documents in a timely manner
  • Prepare and share in a timely manner the weekly and monthly work plans
  • Ensure that the project activities are delivered in a timely manner
  • Regularly undertake field activities to assess progress and provide formal and informal feedback
  • Actively participate in the emergency response initiatives within the project area

Project Reporting & Evaluation

  • Compile and submit project reports including monthly, quarterly and annual reports;
  • Ensure timely monitoring of projects is conducted and the management are notified of any significant changes through regular communication;
  • Establish effective networks with stakeholders within the project area.

Quality Assurance

  • Ensure that appropriate monitoring and documentation tools are in place to gather the information needed in a timely fashion
  • Support the WASH manager-infrastructure to manage contractors, to review project progress and measurement of works
  • Support in undertaking project evaluations including mid-term and end of project evaluations in line with the organizational policy
  • Ensure that strategies and learning from the evaluation process is explicitly incorporated into future project proposals
  • Provide technical review of project proposals, designs, drawings and bill of quantities
  • Ensure that the consultants and contractors adhere to the contractual obligations and organizational policies
  • Ensure stakeholders are involved at all the project phases (identification, design, implementation, and monitoring)

Networking & Partnerships

  • Coordinate with the Region, Branches and other stakeholders to develop water and sanitation strategic plan and budget in line with KRCS strategic objectives and government’s policies and priorities
  • Ensure close coordination and sharing of information with relevant stakeholders such as government, NGO’s and local authorities, as appropriate and advised by the line manager
  • Participate in relevant events, forums and meetings as advised by line manager


  • Support the WASH manager infrastructure in developing proposals and concepts.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • At least BSc in Civil Engineering, Water Engineering, Water Resources Management, or related field;
  • Computer skills especially MS excel, AutoCAD;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • At least two years’ experience in project management, construction activities, WASH initiatives;
  • Excellent and persuasive oral and written communication skills, including report writing;
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members;
  • Knowledge of Sphere standards and other training in humanitarian response preferred.

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