Project Lead Consultant

at International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted July 9, 2019
Category Science & Engineering
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day
Street Address Nairobi Branch



Sector: Health

Employment Category: Consultant

Employment Type: Part-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Kakuma, Kenya

Job Description

The Kakuma refugee camp is situated in Turkana County in north-western Kenya and hosts 150,263 refugees, mainly of South Sudanese (54.7%) and Somali (25.3%) descent, as well as thirteen other nationalities including Congolese, Ethiopian, Burundian, and Eritrean that account for 20% of the population.

The IRC implements integrated health services in the camp under the mandate of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) involving, clinical services, community health, nutrition, RH/HIV/AIDS and WPE programs (Women Protection and Empowerment).

Experience Requirements

IT as well as M&E with experience in humanitarian contexts to conduct support in designing.

Job Responsibilities

To assess the IT infrastructure, IT equipment’s and connectivity status of the Kakuma program including the clinics and confirm that it will efficiently support a cloud based EMR.
Create user flow diagram to map user journey and front-end experience for the EMR system.
Design the initial structure of the EMR system and its components with lo-fi design mockups.
Develop training materials and roll-out plan for end users
Come up with a change management approach for the end users of the system.The IRC will fully engaged the project lead consultant for a period of 6 months. He/She will the based at the Kakuma Refugee Camp
The IRC will facilitate transport of consultant to and from Kakuma field site
The IRC will cater for accommodation of the consultant while in Kakuma.
The consultant will pay for their meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during their stay as per the staff welfare guidelines.
The IRC will avail all relevant materials and resources to design, develop, pilot and roll out a functional EMR system in Kakuma field site
The IRC will support in the logistics at Kakuma field site including office space and movements at the camp.
Comprehensively learn and understand the ALL IRC health processes and workflows and ensure that these processes are documented and interpreted accurately to the software designe

Education Requirements

Develop and rollout a functional Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system at the general hospital and clinics in Kakuma field site.


The IRC is seeking the expertise of a project lead consultant with a background in Health,
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