MHPSS Manager  Neeeded at HIAS

MHPSS Manager  Neeeded at HIAS,

MHPSS Manager  Neeeded at HIAS

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HIAS is the global Jewish nonprofit organization that protects refugees-including women and children, and ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities-whose lives are in danger for being who they are.

MHPSS Manager


  •  A Minimum of master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, Social Work or related field
  •  7 years working in a management position with at least 3 years in Project Management with a specific focus on MHPSS programming.
  •  Experience in community based MHPSS, GBV, Child Protection and related sectors program implementation approaches to refuges and host communities in a humanitarian context
  •  Demonstrated ability and experience to supervise and oversee technical work in MHPSS in a humanitarian setting. Preference for candidates who have previous experience with direct service provision to vulnerable refugee and migrant populations.

  •  Trained in counselling/clinical supervision and active registration with a professional association (Kenya Counselling and Psychological Association/Kenya Psychological Association/Kenya National Association of Social Workers)
  •  Demonstrated experience with operationalizing MHPSS Global standards and principles, including knowledge of international humanitarian standards for MHPSS programming.
  •  Strong training and capacity building experience, particularly using participatory techniques for training related to different components of MHPSS programming.
  •  Self-starter with an ability to work with minimal supervision, in a culturally diverse team
  •  Excellent Analytical, Communication and Report writing skills
  •  Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations with local staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders
  •  Ability to maintain one’s composure while under pressure
  •  Knowledge in Accountability to Affected Populations
  •  Knowledge in PSEA

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to HIAS on to apply