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Project Manager (Health / for Somalia)


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The Finnish Red Cross (FRC) is part of the Red Cross Red Crescent (RCRC) Movement, the world’s largest humanitarian network with millions of volunteers and staff operating in over 190 countries. Our mission is to alleviate human suffering, protect life and health, and uphold human dignity especially during armed conflicts and other emergencies. To achieve this, we follow the seven humanitarian principles; Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary service, Unity and Universality.

FRC is seeking a Project Manager (Health) for Somalia. The position will be for two-years fixed-term and placed in Kenya. Starting date is negotiable, preferably during January 2023.


FRC seeks to support, along with other Movement partners, a transition of the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) Integrated Health Care Program (IHCP). IHCP with an increase focus on community health while ensuring SRCS is able to reach the most vulnerable within an already complex environment across the humanitarian development nexus. This transition must be undertaken carefully, with a view to ensuring continuity of care and preventing loss of life. The position will facilitate this transition and a strategy shaping and community health programme development of a package of community-based health approaches in SRCS.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Community Health Approach and Strategy Development
  • Communication and coordination
  • Expertise-building and -sharing
  • Project Management
  • Perform any other work-related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager

What we offer you:

You will be a part of the world's largest humanitarian organization and multicultural professional team, reaching the most vulnerable people in their local community. We offer you a chance to learn and grow as a professional with some of the best experts on the field.

We offer you a compensation package according to Finnish Red Cross terms of employment for international delegates. Compensation package includes salary based on your job description, accommodation, insurance package, travel and per diems.  You will benefit from a comprehensive training package and receive briefings and debriefings prior as well as during and after your mission. Medical check-ups and psychosocial support are included in your assignment.

More information

To read more about this interesting opportunity, kindly see the Job Description (draft) below.

Job description draft Somalia Project Manager - Health.pdf


For more information, please call FRC Regional Representative for East Africa, Maria Suoheimo tel. +254 110 50 88 19, on Wednesday 23rd November between 15:00 and 16:00 pm Nairobi time (UTC/GMT +3 hours).


To apply, kindly send your CV and a brief cover letter as soon as possible, but on Sunday 27th November at the latest to Mark your application “Project Manager (Health/for Somalia), Kenya, FRC, Your name”.

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