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ICRC Safety Manager Job (Electricity)

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles. The ICRC’s Regional Delegation in Nairobi co-ordinates the institution’s humanitarian activities in Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti.


The Electric Energy Center of Expertise (EE CoE) envisions ensuring a safe standard of electrical installations in ICRC premises. The electricity safety manager will be responsible for all ICRC premises in their regional area of assignment and have safe, reliable, and efficient running electric power supply systems.


  • Plans and conducts assessments on electrical installations and preventive maintenance on electrical installations within ICRC premises;
  • Organizes interventions in electrical installations together with the maintenance team, or intervenes directly;
  • Supports other ICRC departments with electrical expertise;
  • Regular site visits to all ICRC premises in Kenya and other African/middle east countries for compliance checks and preventive maintenance;
  • Draws up technical documents (drawings, bills of quantities, contracts etc.) for electrical engineering projects using approved formats;
  • Monitors project implementation, supervises contractors and/or assigned human resources, prepares progress reports, provides technical expertise and coaching, reports accordingly;
  • At all stages, ensures compliance with project documents, ICRC standards, EE CoE technical framework and wiring regulations;
  • Anticipates in due time, plans and coordinates routine & ad-hoc interventions in accordance with EE CoE operation & maintenance guidelines;
  • Reports regularly to both Line and Functional Managers ensures regular coordination with other internal stakeholders;
  • Manages database with regards to assessment and site completion reports, preventive maintenance reports and inventory;
  • Ensures quality stock of electrical material for standard interventions is always available, coordinates stock content with EE CoE and line manager;
  • Conducts on-site training for maintenance technicians when required.


  • Minimum of Technical University Diploma or equivalent (in electrical engineering, related discipline) or equivalent professional experience;
  • Minimum 4–5 years professional experience (post-training) in electrical installation or related discipline;
  • Experience in managing technical support staff in an electrical work site;
  • Good knowledge of electrical installations in buildings, particularly protective measures;
  • Excellent skills in installing electrical systems in buildings, use of electrician tools, measuring instruments, electric power tools;
  • Good understanding of Electrical wiring regulations, regional code of practice and other related guidelines;
  • Capacity to read, understand and interpret electrical drawing and schematic diagrams;
  • Certificate of good conduct.


The interested candidates should fill up a form by clicking the link below on or before 28th January 2022 at 4:30 pm then submit their CV, motivation letter, including references details, supporting documents (Certificates, Diplomas, Degree etc), and current and expected remuneration to ICRC Nairobi Delegation, HR Department via the email address provided below:
– Application Link
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The reference Electricity Safety Manager must be stated in the application to be valid. If you do not fill out the required information as per the link provided or clearly state the position for which you are applying and attach the required certificates & other supporting documents, your application may not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applicants must have the permanent right to work in Kenya.

ICRC does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. All applications are free for all candidates and no one should require any payment or compensation during the recruitment process. May the candidate be asked for any fee, he/she must report to ICRC HR Department through the recruitment contact.

ICRC is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from qualified candidates regardless of disability, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

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