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					OLD MUTUAL KENYA
FINANCIAL ADVISER
We are looking to recruit financial adviser for our Thika Branch.
The Ideal Candidate must meet the following minimum requirements
Must be a Kenyan citizen
Must be 25years and above
Must have KSCE C plain
Should have a diploma in any field but one with a diploma in sales and
marketing will be an added advantage
Should be residing within Thika, Kasarani, Githurai, Ruiru, Kiambu and
Makuyu and their environs
Interested Candidates should send their CV to:
ann.kariuki@oldmutualkenya.com
OR
Call 0724577936
OR
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Hand deliver it to our Thika Branch
At TWIN OAK PLAZA above GATHIMAINI PHARMACY 1st Floor
LEADING GENERAL INSURER
We are a leading general insurer in Kenya that provides a world class high
performing environment, allowing people to excel and reach their potential.
The qualified and motivated professionals to fill the following positions will be based
in Thika, Nakuru and Mombasa.
NURSE (3 POSITIONS) (28 October 2011)
Purpose
The Nurse will assist the doctor in analysis of medical claims arising from road traffic
accidents and will play a key role in the provision of a second medical opinion on
the nature of injuries sustained.
Key Responsibilities
Research and report writing pertaining to the confirmation of diagnosis made
and treatments administered with claims and reporting on the same.
Analysis, Interpretation and verification of medical records pertaining to
accident claims.
Responsible for highlighting misdiagnosis and/ or irregular medical records.
Preparation of medical reports and statistics.
Understanding of medical health facility procedures and medical records.
Qualifications and Competencies
Bachelors Degree in nursing desirable though not a must
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KRCHN registered with the Nursing council of Kenya and posses a valid
license.
Working experience in the insurance industry is an added advantage.
Possess strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
High moral and ethical standards with independence of mind and ability to
defend his/her position on significant issues.
How to Apply
Interested candidates who can demonstrate the ability to perform at these levels
should submit their applications by close of business Friday 28, October 2011
enclosing a detailed CV including present position, current remuneration and
contact details of three referees to:
Human Resources Manager
Email: insure.hr@gmail.com
INNOVATIONS FOR POVERTY ACTION
BOOK KEEPER (4 November 2011)
DEADLINE TO APPLY: 4th November 2011
START DATE: 1st January 2012
LOCATION: BUSIA with possibility of relocating to Kakamega/ Bungoma
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Innovations for Poverty Action is a nonprofit Organization in Kenya that innovates
and evaluates approaches to solving development problems, and disseminates
information about what works and what does not to policy makers, practitioners,
social entrepreneurs and donors around the world.
The Job
We are looking for a Book Keeper to fill a position that has arisen in our – Busia
Office.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Key responsibilities include:
Keep records of all financial transactions within the organization in an orderly
manner.
Create and follow a filing system that is simple and easy to retrieve files.
Post details of the daily transactions to the existing accounting software in this
case Quick Books.
Prepare check request forms in readiness for payments as soon as the
invoices are received from suppliers and also make cash payments as per the
financial policy of IPAK.
Arrange and prepare weekly wage payments.
Prepare & compute withholding taxes and other statutory deductions in
accordance to the Law.
From time to time prepare periodical financial reports as requested by the
head office.
The Candidate Profile:
At least CPA Part I or its equivalent.
Excellent command of accounting principles.
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Process thinker with excellent analytical skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
Well-developed skills in MS-Excel, MS-Word required, accounting package
will be an added advantage
Ability to work under pressure and under minimum supervision
Ability to meet strict deadlines
Confidential and self disciplined
To apply:
Please send a cover letter and detailed CV, 3 references, daytime phone number(s),
and email address. Your CV should include your scores or grades and other
measures of academic achievement, and details about any relevant work
experience.
Applications can be submitted to any of our branch offices, or by email to jobskenya@
poverty-action.org, or by post office using P.O Box 373, Busia area code
50400 Kenya.
If you submit by email, please ensure that the subject line reads: “BOOK
KEEPER.”REF NO: FK-BK-2011-10-02
DISCLAIMER:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the
work being performed by the Book keeper. The statements are not intended to be
an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Management
reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational
needs as necessary. Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment
from an applicant. Applicants are encouraged to confirm the information listed
above with IPA prior to releasing any extensive personal information to the
organization. Please direct questions to jobs-kenya@poverty-action.org.
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OFFICE ADMINISTATOR (4 November 2011)
DEADLINE TO APPLY: 4th November 2011
START DATE: 1st January 2012
LOCATION: Kakamega /Bungoma with a possibility of relocating to other IPAK
branch offices
Innovations for Poverty Action is a nonprofit Organization in Kenya that innovates
and evaluates approaches to solving development problems, and disseminates
information about what works and what does not to policy makers, practitioners,
social entrepreneurs and donors around the world.
The Job
The office administrator will serve as a key member of the IPA-K management and
will be responsible for functions associated with general office management,
bookkeeping,
procurement, logistics and human resources assistance. We are looking for
an Office Administrator to fill a position that has arisen in our Kakamega / Bungoma
office.
TASKS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Key Responsibilities:
General office tasks including supervisory role and ensuring the proper
functioning of the office.
Assisting the procurement officers and the project leaders in the procurement
processes including sourcing for quotations, purchasing of the office supplies
and verifying the delivery of goods.
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Receive vehicle requests from project leaders and liaise with the logistics
officer to ensure that vehicles are assigned to projects as required.
Receive projects requests and disburse cash to project leaders as may be
required from time to time in liaison with the accounts office.
Keep records of all the projects returns, invoices, and receipts and send them
to the main office’s accounts department.
Keep records of new project hires and send the information to the Human
resources officer as may be required from time to time.
Make travel arrangements for the projects staff in liaison with the operations
manager as may be called upon.
Other functions as may be specified in the JD
QUALIFICATIONS:
Required
College degree/ diploma in Business administration or any related social
sciences
At least two years working experience in a national or international NGO in an
administrative capacity
Accounting certificate with knowledge in QuickBooks is strongly preferred.
General Skills required:
Excellent writing and communications skills.
Ability to work independently, make decisions without close supervision; self
motivated person.
Organized, accurate, efficient and capable of handling detailed work
assignments
Demonstrate ability in Microsoft office computer packages.
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To apply:
Please send a cover letter and detailed CV, 3 references, daytime phone number(s),
and email address. Your CV should include your scores or grades and other
measures of academic achievement, and details about any relevant work
experience.
Applications can be submitted to any of our branch offices, or by email to jobskenya@
poverty-action.org, or by post office using P.O Box 373, Busia area code
50400 Kenya. If you submit by email, please ensure that the subject line reads:
“OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR” REF NO: FK-OA-2011-10-01
DISCLAIMER:
The above stat cerements are intended to describe the general nature and level of
the work being performed by the Office Administrator. The statements are not
intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities.
Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet
organizational needs as necessary. Please note that IPA will never request any
form of payment from an applicant. Applicants are encouraged to confirm the
information listed above with IPA prior to releasing any extensive personal
information to the organization. Please direct questions to jobs-kenya@povertyaction.
org.
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER (31 October 2011)
DEADLINE TO APPLY: 31st October
START DATE: 1st December 2011
LOCATION: UKUNDA- COASTAL REGION
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Innovations for Poverty Action is a nonprofit Organization in Kenya that innovates
and evaluates approaches to solving development problems, and disseminates
information about what works and what does not, to policy makers, practitioners,
social entrepreneurs and donors around the world. The HALI (health and literacy
intervention) is an interdisciplinary study between several institutions in Kenya, the
US and UK including the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University and the
College of Charleston. It is a large randomized cluster trial concerned with
assessing the most effective way of improving educational outcomes among Kenyan
primary school children. In 2012 we will add a new component to this work - the
buddy reading project. This involves an older child conducting reading activities
with a group of younger children. The project aims to evaluate how successful this
approach is in improving reading achievement among participants.
The Job
We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to fill a position that has arisen in our
Ukunda Office.
Description of work:
The Senior project manager will work closely with academic researchers and field
staff to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to: overall project
management, budget management, logistics planning, providing regular feedback
to team members and design mechanisms’ of improving work environment,
organize data collection activities and ensure that the field team produces high
quality data and that the surveys are store safely. The anticipated manager should
exhibit high standards of professionalism, have ability to train new hires and
maintain good relations with the government officials, schools and parents. This
position entails 50% Field work and 50% office work.
THE CANDIDATE PROFILE:
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Required
Bachelors or Master’s degree in Education or other social sciences
Excellent management and organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Well organized, detail-oriented, able to prioritize, and manage multiple tasks
simultaneously with minimal supervision
Demonstrate integrity consistent with the position’s significant financial and
programmatic responsibilities
Advanced user of Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word, Power Point), and the
internet
Experience with position responsibilities listed above
To apply:
Please send a cover letter and detailed CV, 3 references, daytime phone number(s),
and email address. Your CV should include your scores or grades and other
measures of academic achievement, and details about any relevant work
experience.
Applications can be submitted to any of our branch offices, or by email to jobskenya@
poverty-action.org, or by post office using P.O Box 373, Busia area code
50400 Kenya. If you submit by email, please ensure that the subject line reads:
“SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER.”REF NO: BR-2011-10-01
DISCLAIMER:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the
work being performed by the Senior Project Manager. The statements are not
intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities.
Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet
organizational needs as necessary. Please note that IPA will never request any
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form of payment from an applicant. Applicants are encouraged to confirm the
information listed above with IPA prior to releasing any extensive personal
information to the organization. Please direct questions to jobs-kenya@povertyaction.
org.
TARAGOON DAIRIES COMPANY LIMITED
COOLING PLANT MANAGER (28 October 2011)
Taragoon Dairies Company Ltd is newly established farmer owned dairy company
with over 2,000 shareholders located in Bayete shopping centre, and covering two
divisions in Eldoret East and Wareng Districts. The company has constructed a
chilling plant - Near Burnt Forest as part of a diary business hub its plans to
establish. The chilling plant, approximately 35 Km from Eldoret on the busy Eldoret
– Nairobi highway, has been operational since October 2010.
As part of its growth plan, the company seeks to recruit a Cooling Plant Manager to
manage its milk chilling plant and subsequent businesses.
Reporting to Board of Directors, the CP manager will be in charge of all cooling plant
operations and will be an advisor to the Board. S/he will supervise the performance
of all staff members, develop work plans and oversee their implementation, be
accountable for procurement decisions, mobilize milk from the villages, coordinate
extension provision, manage CP accounts and manage supplier relations.
The manager will be expected to steer growth, drive efficiency and ensure
profitability of the cooling plant.
The right candidate should possess;
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University degree in any business related degree or a diploma in Cooperative
Management. Those candidates with
accounting/finance/marketing, agricultural economics, food and dairy
technology qualifications will have an added advantage.
2 years experience in managing cooling plants or management experience in
a related field.
Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and accounting skills
Drive, commitment and other entrepreneurial skills
If you feel you meet the above criteria, please send your application and CV to reach
the undersigned not later than 28th October 2011. Quote the job title on the
envelope.
The Chairman Board of Directors
TARAGOON DAIRIES COMPANY LTD
P.O. Box 9319- 30100
ELDORET, KENYA
Email: taragoonvacancies@yahoo.com
ELECTRONICS COMPANY
Our Client, an Electronics Company with offices in Nairobi and regional presence is
seeking to recruit staff to enhance its operations in 11 African countries under its
jurisdiction. The suitable candidates must have energy and commitment to develop
and grow in a dynamic organization;
Along with passionate and dedicated colleagues
In an innovative environment where creativity is rewarded
Ability to increase satisfaction and loyalty across customers
And characterized by excellent technology and design
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RECEPTIONIST/ CASHIER (1 November 2011)
Ref: HR/DSC01/10/11
Job Profile
Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that each
customer receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, which
includes greeting and acknowledging every customer, maintaining outstanding
standards, solid product knowledge and all other aspects of customer service.
Duties and Responsibilities
Maintaining awareness of all promotions and advertisements
Communicating customer requests to management.
Developing and maintaining accurate filing system
Monitoring the use of office supplies and equipment
Coordinating repair and maintenance of office equipment
Providing administrative support including contact to suppliers, customers
and giving detailed information
Issuing receipts, refunds, credits, and change due to customers
Maintaining clean and orderly checkout areas.
Receiving customer merchandise returns and exchanges.
Receiving and computing total payments during a time period, and
reconciling with total sales.
Compiling and maintaining non-monetary reports and records.
Keeping periodic balance sheets of amounts and numbers of transactions.
Skills and Specifications
Willing to learn and work in a fast paced environment
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Detail oriented and have excellent organizational and communications skills
Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
Must take responsibility for own actions, prioritizes and plans work activities
Education and Qualifications
Degree/ Diploma from a recognized University
CPA qualification
Previous Two (2) years experience in a busy service center will be an added
advantage
Remuneration:
Attractive package will be offered to successful applicant commensurate with their
demonstrated skills and abilities.
Interested individuals should forward their application with three references
indicating their experience and suitability to: recruitandsearch@gmail.com quoting:
Job reference, current and expected remuneration
On, or before 1st November 2011
Short listing will be done on a continuous basis and only successful candidates will
be invited for an interview.
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE (1 November 2011)
Ref: HR/DSC02/10//11
Job Profile
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Reporting to the Service Planning Manager, you will be required to work in our
dynamic Customer Information Center making or receiving calls on behalf of the
organization. Ideally, you should be ambitious and challenge driven, self-motivated
and used to working to targets. As a CSR, you will answer phones to respond to
service requests, general customer inquiries, and customer complaints. You will
project a professional company image through every interaction with our customers.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Managing and resolving a variety of customer queries and complaints.
Capturing and recording customer requests and information.
Meeting and adhering to performance standards
Answer inbound customers calls.
Make outbound cold calls.
Acting as the customers’ advocate in meeting the needs.
Excellent knowledge of products range
Any other duties as assigned
Skills and Specifications
Customer Oriented with a passion for customers and for delivery of quality
customer care
Excellent interpersonal skills and knowledge and skill in telephone etiquette
and call handling
Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with both customers and
colleagues
Good written and verbal communication skills
Computer literate with good organization abilities
A typing speed of a minimum of 40 words per minute
Willing to learn and work in a fast paced environment.
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Qualifications:
Post High School Diploma
University Degree will be an added advantage
Experience in the customer services industry
Remuneration:
Attractive package will be offered to successful applicant commensurate with their
demonstrated skills and abilities.
Interested individuals should forward their application with three references
indicating their experience and suitability to: recruitandsearch@gmail.com quoting:
Job reference, current and expected remuneration
On, or before 1st November 2011
Short listing will be done on a continuous basis and only successful candidates will
be invited for an interview.
AIR CONDITIONING TECHNICIAN (1 November 2011)
Ref: HR/DSC03/10//11
Job Profile
Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that AE
products are repaired on time and assist in the forecasting parts.
Duties and Responsibilities
Troubleshooting effectively and repairing customer’s products.
Servicing customer’s products both Carry-in and In-home
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Checking and verifying warranty status of products brought to Service
Centre.
Assisting Parts Department in forecasting
Checking on products any quality related issues.
Installation of the line products at Customers homes and guiding customers on
operation of line products.
Reporting to Service Centre Manager on day-to-day assignments allocated.
Perform his/her duties effectively within the shortest time possible.
Should be ready to perform any other duties allocated related to Service
Centre daily activities.
Skills and Competencies:
Excellent competency in oral and written communication, especially in
customer support product training program delivery
Ability to read and interpret customer support documents, product warranty
documents, media materials and contracts or related product documents.
Ability to work under time constraints and deadlines in challenging settings;
Demonstrated ability to identify, approach, and coordinate with stakeholders
of diverse background and levels of expertise
Ability to work independently and in a team environment, with flexibility in
order to achieve both personal and team goals and complete assignments
within established timeframe
Ability to handle multiple priorities and manage a variety of resources
according to a detailed plan
Ability to travel up to 75% primarily throughout Kenya AND internationally
Experience and education:
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Bachelor degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Higher National
Diploma or Diploma in related field from an accredited University or
Colleges.
Hands-on experience of HVAC and AC servicing and Repair.
Minimum Three years technical product support and experience in a busy
HVAC and AC Service Centre.
Working knowledge of product trouble-shooting, customer contact and
relationship building.
Must be a computer literate
Must be ready to travel on short notice
Possession of Driving License will be an added advantage.
Remuneration:
Attractive package will be offered to successful applicant commensurate with their
demonstrated skills and abilities.
Interested individuals should forward their application with three references
indicating their experience and suitability to: recruitandsearch@gmail.com quoting:
Job reference, current and expected remuneration
On, or before 1st November 2011
Short listing will be done on a continuous basis and only successful candidates will
be invited for an interview.
HOME APPLIANCES TECHNICIAN (1 November 2011)
Ref: HR/DCS/04/10/11
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Job Profile
Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will be responsible for troubleshooting
effectively and repairing HA products on time.
Duties and Responsibilities
Servicing customer’s products both carry-in and In-home
Performing his/her duties both in the Service centre premises or Customers
home.
Checking and verifying warranty status of products brought to Service
Centre.
Helping parts department in forecasting parts for ordering purposes.
Checking on products any quality related issues
Installation of the line products at Customers homes and guiding customers on
operation of line products.
Reporting to Service Centre Manager on days to day’s assignments allocated.
Perform his/her duties effectively within the shortest time possible.
Should be ready to perform any other duties allocated related to Service
Centre daily activities.
Skills and Competencies:
Excellent competency in both oral and written communication especially in
customer support product training program delivery
Ability to read and interpret customer support documents, product warranty
documents, media materials and contracts or related product documents.
Ability to work under time constraints and deadlines in challenging settings;
Demonstrated ability to identify, approach, and coordinate with stakeholders
of diverse background and levels of expertise
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Ability to work independently and in a team environment, with flexibility in
order to achieve both personal and team goals and complete assignments
within established timeframes
Ability to handle multiple priorities and manage a variety of resources
according to a detailed plan
Ability to travel up to 75% primarily throughout Kenya AND internationally
Experience and education:
Bachelor degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Higher National
Diploma or Diploma in related field from an accredited University or Colleges
Hands-on experience repair of Refrigerators, Microwave Ovens, Washing
Machines, Dishwashers,
Minimum Three (3) years technical product support and experience HA
product line in a busy Consumer Electronics Service Centre.
Working knowledge of product trouble-shooting, customer contact and
relationship building.
Must be a computer literate.
Must be ready to travel on short notice
Possession of Driving License will be an added advantage.
Remuneration:
Attractive package will be offered to successful applicant commensurate with their
demonstrated skills and abilities.
Interested individuals should forward their application with three references
indicating their experience and suitability to: recruitandsearch@gmail.com quoting:
Job reference, current and expected remuneration
On, or before 1st November 2011
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Short listing will be done on a continuous basis and only successful candidates will
be invited for an interview.
HOME ENTERTAINMENT TECHNICIAN (1 November 2011)
Ref: HR/DCS/05/10/11
Job Profile
Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will be responsible for repairing of
Household Home Entertainment Appliances such as, CRT TVs, PDPs, LCDs, HIFIs,
Home Theaters, DVDs, and Radios.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensuring Service centers keep the recommended quantity of spare parts.
Supporting Authorized Service centers in Trouble shooting and solve pending
issues.
Reporting to your line manager on Daily, weekly and monthly the status of
repair and service of HE
Ensuring requests for service and other customer enquiries are urgently
addressed and solved.
Reporting on quality issues and complaints from customers.
Supporting colleagues within the global Service team.
Ensuring HE Service is running smoothly as per organizational Policy and
standards.
Skills and Competencies:
Excellent oral and written communication especially in customer support
product training program delivery
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Ability to read and interpret customer support documents, product warranty
documents, media materials and contracts or related product documents.
Ability to work under time constraints and deadlines in challenging settings;
Ability to work in multicultural, multiethnic environments
Demonstrated ability to identify, approach, and coordinate with stakeholders
of diverse background and levels of expertise
Ability to work independently and in a team environment, with flexibility in
order to achieve both personal and team goals and complete assignments
within established time frames
Ability to prioritize and manage a variety of resources according to a detailed
plan
Ability to travel up to 75% primarily throughout Kenya; some international
travel may be and abilities.
Experience and education:
Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering, Higher National Diploma or
Diploma in related field from accredited University or Colleges
Hands-on experience in servicing and Repair of HE products HT, Hi-fi, TV
(LCD/LED/PDP/CRT) and DVDs
Minimum Three (3) years Technical product support and experience in a busy
HE Service Centre.
Working knowledge of product trouble-shooting, customer contact and
relationship building.
Must be computer literate.
Must be ready to travel widely
Holder of Valid Driver’s License and added advantage
Remuneration:
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Attractive package will be offered to successful applicant commensurate with their
demonstrated skills and abilities.
Interested individuals should forward their application with three references
indicating their experience and suitability to: recruitandsearch@gmail.com quoting:
Job reference, current and expected remuneration
On, or before 1st November 2011
Short listing will be done on a continuous basis and only successful candidates will
be invited for an interview.
MC SVC TECHNICIAN (1 November 2011)
Ref: HR/DCS/06/10/11
Job Profile
Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will be responsible for repairing
organizational Mobile and MC Products both Software and Hardware and
participating in all Free Service Campaign for MC Countrywide.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Other duties and responsibilities include:
Ensure Service centers keep the recommended quantity of spare parts.
Supporting Authorized Service centers in Trouble shooting and solve pending
issues.
Reporting Daily, weekly and monthly the status of repair and service of MC.
Ensure requests for service and other customer enquiries are urgently
addressed and solved.
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Reporting on quality issues and complaints from customers.
Supporting colleagues within the global Service team.
Ensure MC Service is running smoothly as per organizational Policy and
standards.
Skills and Competencies:
Excellent oral and written communication especially in customer support
product training program delivery
Ability to read and interpret customer support documents, product warranty
documents, media materials and contracts or related product documents.
Ability to work under time constraints and deadlines in challenging settings;
Ability to work in multicultural, multiethnic environments
Demonstrated ability to identify, approach, and coordinate with stakeholders
of diverse background and levels of expertise
Ability to work independently and in a team environment, with flexibility in
order to achieve both personal and team goals and complete assignments
within established time frames
Ability to prioritize and manage a variety of resources according to a detailed
plan
Ability to travel up to 75% primarily throughout Kenya; some international
travel may be and abilities.
Experience and education:
Degree or Diploma in Telecommunication, Electrical Engineering or
Computer Science.
Strong ability in analysis, problem solving and repair of Mobile Phones and
Laptops.
Knowledge of GSM-UMTS/CDMA Networks.
Knowledge of Mobile applications and infrastructure.
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Familiarity with mobile phone products / platform and Flash Tools is a plus.
Previous experience in repair and Service of mobile phones.
Technology skills geared around mobile handsets, Laptops and Notebooks.
Competent level of presentation, communication and planning skills.
Computer literate with good organization abilities.
Remuneration:
Attractive package will be offered to successful applicant commensurate with their
demonstrated skills and abilities.
Interested individuals should forward their application with three references
indicating their experience and suitability to: recruitandsearch@gmail.com quoting:
Job reference, current and expected remuneration
On, or before 1st November 2011
Short listing will be done on a continuous basis and only successful candidates will
be invited for an interview.
PARTS ORDER CLERK (1 November 2011)
Ref: HR/DCS/07/10/11
Job Profile
Reporting to the Service Manager, this position is of a high level of responsibility
and expertise where the incumbent must be able to multitask in order to ensure the
smooth functioning of all business activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
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Interacting with customers, understanding their requirements and providing
them with the necessary product.
Ensuring the proper billing and procurement of payment for the product.
Attending telephonic enquires and giving necessary details to customers and
taking orders.
Giving customers all details regarding the available products.
Ensuring the proper storage and inventory of all parts.
Keeping a record of the entire inventory and reporting any loss of damages to
the concerned authority.
Ensuring the proper replenishment of stock and inventory.
Assisting in filling purchase orders and other related documentations.
Preparing reports such as inventory balances, price lists and shortages
Verifying invoices with bids and purchases orders and approval for payments
Skills and Specifications
Excellent written as well as verbal communication.
Good interpersonal skills for interacting and attending to customer needs.
Ability to work in a team and coordinating work functions with other
departments.
Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet targets.
Education and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree diploma in retailing, merchandise management, stock
taking or any other related field of study
2 -3 years experience as a stock clerk preferably in electronic industry.
Remuneration:
Attractive package will be offered to successful applicant commensurate with their
demonstrated skills and abilities.
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Interested individuals should forward their application with three references
indicating their experience and suitability to: recruitandsearch@gmail.com quoting:
Job reference, current and expected remuneration
On, or before 1st November 2011
Short listing will be done on a continuous basis and only successful candidates will
be invited for an interview.
WAREHOUSE CLERK (1 November 2011)
Ref: HR/DCS/08/10/11
Job Profile
Reporting to the Service Manager, you will be required to ensure there is sufficient
stocks and material in the warehouse at all times and prepare accurate records for
inventory purposes.
Duties and Responsibilities
Recording and maintaining inventory of all goods and materials in the
warehouse.
Carrying out all tasks as assigned by the warehouse manager.
Keeping records of all documentation relating to the dispatch and receipt of
goods.
Filling material requisitions and order forms.
Recording damage, loss, or surplus of goods and materials stored in the
warehouse and reporting the same to the supervising authorities.
Preparing of inventory balances, price lists, and other related documents.
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Skills and Specifications
Excellent analytical and mathematical skills.
Detail oriented and have excellent organizational and communications skills.
Ability to efficiently and effectively manage time and carry out orders.
Capable of coordinating with other departments of the organization.
Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
Takes responsibility for own actions, prioritizes and plans work activities
Supports organization's goals, values, and policies
Able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events
Education and Qualifications
Ideal candidate must possess 1+years of records management and supply
inventory experience.
Experience in Electronics field will be an added advantage.
Degree, Diploma or certification in, bookkeeping, inventory management, or
any other related field from a certified college.
Remuneration:
Attractive package will be offered to successful applicant commensurate with their
demonstrated skills and abilities.
Interested individuals should forward their application with three references
indicating their experience and suitability to: recruitandsearch@gmail.com quoting:
Job reference, current and expected remuneration
On, or before 1st November 2011
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Short listing will be done on a continuous basis and only successful candidates will
be invited for an interview.
PARTS WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE (1 November 2011)
Ref: HR/DCS/09/10/11
Job Profile
Reporting to the Service Manager, you would handle goods and products that come
through a warehouse or stockroom ensuring that there is proper documentation for
their movement.
Duties and Responsibilities
Picking and packing orders
Checking for damaged or missing items
Storing goods in line with instructions
Moving stock around by hand, using lifting gear or a forklift truck
Maintaining high levels of health and safety standards
Achieving the targets and job standards set out by Team Leaders/Supervisors
Loading goods for dispatch
Accurate stock-keeping
Keeping paperwork up to date
Cleaning work areas
Skills and Qualifications
Total commitment customer satisfaction (internally and externally)
Good standard of numeracy and attention to detail
Ability to follow instructions; work under pressure and to deadlines
Ability to work quickly and efficiently
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Ability to complete paperwork and count stock items
Ability to work well as an individual as well as part of a team
Basic computer skills
An understanding of health and safety regulations
Honesty and reliability
Willingness to work flexibly
Education and Qualifications
O level certificate. College diploma operations will is an added advantage
Drivers license/Forklift license is desirable
2 -3 years experience as a warehouse operative in busy warehouse.
Remuneration:
Attractive package will be offered to successful applicant commensurate with their
demonstrated skills and abilities.
Interested individuals should forward their application with three references
indicating their experience and suitability to: recruitandsearch@gmail.com quoting:
Job reference, current and expected remuneration
On, or before 1st November 2011
Short listing will be done on a continuous basis and only successful candidates will
be invited for an interview.
WARRANTY CLAIM CONTROLLER OFFICER (1 November 2011)
Ref: HR/DCS/10/10/11
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Job Profile
Reporting to the Service Planning Manager, you will be responsible for overall
coordination and administration of warranty program, preparation or review all
warranty specifications for new products and gathering, compiling, and organizing
all support data and technical information required to properly substantiate, submit,
and recover warranty claims.
Duties and Responsibilities
Working with Service Engineers to develop methods for gathering acceptable
computerized or manual data.
Ensuring failed parts are returned with proper information to the warranty
parts holding area for disposition.
Verifying all new products information is entered into computer system for
warranty tracking. Works with managers, engineers, quality control
inspectors & SVC Trainers to gather information and perform failure analyses
of components and material.
In conjunction with Service Department managers, develop new contract
specifications for proper warranty coverage.
Coordinating and administering warranty programs as defined by the service
contracts. Determines warrantable repair work and files warranty claims
recover costs expended.
Serving as Project Manager of special projects, as assigned by the Manager of
Technical Services.
Developing a filing system to ensure that complete and accurate data on
warranty is available.
Working closely with the Manager of Technical Services and the Quality
Control Inspectors to track all in-home warranty claims and repairs.
Maintaining proper records (manual or computerized) that comply with
factory and parts suppliers' warranty requirements.
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Reviewing maintenance records, inventory issues, and warranty records, of
products under warranty to detect failure trends, establish shipment defects
and take appropriate actions to correct the problems.
Scheduling and conducting regular meetings between Department Service
managers and Service Engineers to discuss warranty programs, equipment
failures, claims processing, and warranty recovery.
Overseeing warranty return parts and associated shipping documentation.
Coordinating, monitoring, and documenting all warranty repairs performed
by Service agents.
Participating and assisting Quality Control Inspectors with inspections of all
warranty related problems with parts, components and products under
warranty.
Communicating regularly with department personnel on warranty issues by
sending in-warranty information updates and going to divisions to discuss
warranty problems.
Establishing and providing routine status reports on all products under
warranty. Provide quarterly-end summary reports on warranty claims and
processes.
Providing training on warranty systems and their importance.
Working closely with SVC Trainers to ensure the correct repair procedures
are taught in the technical training sessions in order to comply with the
warranty requirements of the factory.
Analyzing and interpreting Maximus reports and data to determine cost
effectiveness of maintenance practices and takes corrective action as
required.
Skills and Specifications
Knowledge of technical and mechanical engineering concepts.
Knowledge of warranty programs.
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Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple projects
simultaneously.
Demonstrated initiative and persistence in examining existing processes and
procedures in order to make/solicit suggestions for improvements.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with all
levels of personnel.
Ability to manage time/workload, setting priorities and using good followthrough.
Ability to research and analyze wide range of warranty issues paying close
attention to detail.
Ability to delegate effectively.
Qualifications:
Degree or Diploma of Science in Mechanical, Telecommunication, Electrical
Engineering or Computer Science or a related field of study.
PC proficiency in a Windows based OS, Internet and email use.
Remuneration:
Attractive package will be offered to successful applicant commensurate with their
demonstrated skills and abilities.
Interested individuals should forward their application with three references
indicating their experience and suitability to: recruitandsearch@gmail.com quoting:
Job reference, current and expected remuneration
On, or before 1st November 2011
Short listing will be done on a continuous basis and only successful candidates will
be invited for an interview.
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DMS PICKUP DRIVER (1 November 2011)
Ref: HR/DCS/11/10/11
Job Profile
Reporting to the Technical Manager you will be required to provide safe, secure,
timely, and reliable transportation as assigned whilst maintaining the vehicle up to
organizational standards through performance of regular checks as well as
complying with the driving rules and regulations and observing Kenyan traffic laws.
Duties and Responsibilities
To provide safe, secure, timely, and reliable transportation as assigned.
To maintain the vehicle up to organizational standards through performance
of regular checks.
To comply with the company driving rules and regulations as well and Kenyan
traffic laws.
Specific Duties:
To carry out assigned duties as requested in a safe, courteous, and lawabiding
manner
Assist passengers with loading/unloading of goods into/out of vehicles
Observe Company vehicle policies and procedures at all times, including the
updating of log books, wearing of seatbelts, and keeping parked vehicles
secure
Clean and inspect the vehicles daily and promptly report any maintenance or
mechanical issues to the administration
Perform basic maintenance on vehicles when required and as appropriate
Verify mechanical soundness, safety, and presence of proper equipment
Confirm road conditions and security at the start of every journey into the
field
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In case of accident, immediately report to logistics by filling out an incident
report form
Additional Requirements:
Must posse a valid Kenyan Driving License
Must demonstrate ability vehicles safely in city and field conditions
Must be patient and hard working
Must be respectful of staff and beneficiaries
At least 3-5 years experience as a driver with reputable organization
Mechanical experience preferred
Knowledge of VHF/UHF radio communication equipment
Knowledge of English, and Kiswahili required
Remuneration:
Attractive package will be offered to successful applicant commensurate with their
demonstrated skills and abilities.
Interested individuals should forward their application with three references
indicating their experience and suitability to: recruitandsearch@gmail.com quoting:
Job reference, current and expected remuneration
On, or before 1st November 2011
Short listing will be done on a continuous basis and only successful candidates will
be invited for an interview.
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ACTED
ACTED is a non-governmental organization whose vocation is to support vulnerable
population world wide and to accompany them in building a better future. ACTED
was created in 1993, is governed by the French law and has its head quarters in
Paris, France.
ACTED Kenya/Somalia is looking for an experienced self driven and a self oriented
professional to fill the following posts:
APPRAISAL, MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER (NAIROBI) (28
October 2011)
This position will report directly to the Appraisal, Monitoring & Evaluation Unit
(AMEU) Manager of Kenya/Somalia. The position is based in Nairobi and requires
frequent travel to ACTED project sites in Northern Kenya.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
Collaborate with Field Coordination and Programme Development
Departments to design logical frameworks and indicator collection plans;
Assist in the design of appraisal, monitoring and evaluation methodologies and
tools;
Provide supervision and direction to the AME Unit in his/her area of
responsibility, including training the team on tools and data collection
techniques;
Plan and conduct field-level data collection, at different stages of the project to
support project cycle management; and
Support the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, as well as writing and
compiling reports.
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Requested Profile
University degree or Masters in Sociology, Development Studies or a related
field;
Flexibility and willingness to travel extensively in all ACTED areas of
intervention and to spend long periods in the field;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; must be able to
communicate effectively in English language;
At least 3 years of work experience in a similar field; former experience with
humanitarian organizations is an asset;
Previous experience with community development, economic/agricultural
development, and/or Participatory Rural Appraisal methodology is an asset;
Knowledge of and experience in field-based data collection methods; and
Design, Monitoring and Evaluation experience in humanitarian/development
settings.
All interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to
submit their application accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, three referees
and contacts should be addressed to nairobi.jobs@acted.org and received on or
before 5.00PM on 28TH October 2011.
Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
DATA MANAGEMENT OFFICER (NAIROBI) (28 October 2011)
This position will report directly to the Appraisal Monitoring and Evaluation Unit
(AMEU) Manager of Kenya/Somalia and work in close collaboration with field-based
AMEU teams and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Manager.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
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Create strategic and operational data management and data analysis systems
to enable effective monitoring and evaluation;
In collaboration with GIS Unit, design, centralize/compile and update GIS and
general datasets;
Monitor and verify accuracy of field-collected data;
Identify gaps in data collection and ensure that AMEU staff are aware of the
need for improvement;
Train AMEU officers and program staff on management of data and
interpretation of results and findings;
Analyse quantitative data and provide reports to the AMEU Manager ; and
Work closely with the GIS Manager and GIS Officer to ensure an accurate and
dynamic link between the GIS Unit and ACTED databases.
Required Profile
A diploma or university degree in information management, computer
science or engineering, information technology or equivalent with an
analytical background;
Excellent IT knowledge;
Ability to create and manage data effectively;
At least 2 years experience in a similar field using MS Excel, Access and other
data management tools;
Familiarity with MS Office tools to prepare analytical charts, draft reports,
publications and presentations;
Familiarity with GIS is an asset; and
Experience with server administration is an asset.
All interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to
submit their application accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, three referees
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and contacts should be addressed to nairobi.jobs@acted.org and received on or
before 5.00PM on 28TH October 2011.
Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
GIS OFFICER (NAIROBI) (28 October 2011)
This position will report directly to the Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
Manager of Kenya/Somalia and work in close collaboration with the Appraisal
Monitoring and Evaluation Unit (AMEU).
Key Responsibilities and Duties
Identify map information needs and GIS data sources;
Conceptualize and prepare maps and other cartographic products; ensure
that the products meet the requirements of concerned ACTED department;
Work closely with the Data Management Officer to ensure an accurate and
dynamic linkage between GIS Unit and ACTED databases;
Conceptualize methodologies for collecting GPS and other GIS-related data
according to need; maintain extremely high level of organization and
documentation of all methodologies used;
Train relevant ACTED and partner staff on usage of maps, GPS and geo-data
collection techniques;
Monitor and verify accuracy of field-collected data;
Aid in data collection, entry, and analysis as needed, ;
Prepare metadata for all spatial information;
Manage spatial datasets, and verify and update collected data; Maintain the
strictest confidentiality of sensitive data; ensure protocols for usage and
licensing of procured GIS datasets are carefully followed;
Co-develop GIS components in proposals and supervise implementation in
approved projects; and
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Represent ACTED in GIS-related coordination meetings, and collaborate with
implementing partners on GIS-related issues.
Required Profile
A university degree in GIS, geography, computer science or engineering,
information science or equivalent;
At least 3 years experience in a similar field;
Flexibility and adaptability are essential, as well as the ability to plan, take
initiative and organize work independently;
Good command of ArcGIS software, Microsoft Word, Excel, Word and Access;
familiarity with other GIS and data management software is an asset;
Proactive and self-motivated attitude towards gaining a working
understanding of ACTED programs; understanding the nature of work carried
out is necessary for ensuring the relevance and usability of the maps
produced;
Willingness to learn and capacity to innovate; the GIS Analyst must be
inventive and eager to improve his/her own skills, and be capable to adapt,
shape and develop tools best suited for ACTED’s activities;
Ability to travel to the field for data collection, data verification and training of
field staff;
Accuracy and attention to detail; strong organizational skills.
All interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to
submit their application accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, three referees
and contacts should be addressed to nairobi.jobs@acted.org and received on or
before 5.00PM on 28TH October 2011.
Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES – SWITZERLAND
MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing
emergency medical aid to populations in need.
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER – KENYA MISSION (26 October 2011)
Location: Coordination Office, Nairobi
Start date: Mid-November, 2011
Length of contract: 1 Year (renewable)
Main Tasks:
To support an effective and progressive HR Management organization in
collaboration with the HR & Administration Coordinator. The HR Manager is
responsible for the operational side of the HRM framework and provides support to
the coordination team preparing and delivering reports with recommendations for
change.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Ensuring compliance with MSF’s HR policies and procedures and conducting
information sessions on HR policies and procedures with international and
national staff
Keeping the Kenyan Internal Staff Regulations (ISRs) up to date in line with
national employment legislation
Supervising registration of employees to social security, tax office and other
related payments
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Supervising preparation and payment of salaries at the end of each month
Promoting a quality recruitment process in collaboration with the HR
Coordinator
Ensuring all staff have an appropriate contract and personal files are kept upto-
date at all times
Analyzing changes to cost of living and proposing adjustments to the HR
Coordinator
Identifying training providers, evaluating quality of courses (local health
structures, international organizations, other NGOs) and proposing training
activities
Supervising all movements of personnel from/to mission/project/home and
all related formalities (briefing, visa, accommodation facilities for
international staff, maintenance and related services
Producing certificates and other HR documents when needed
Requirements:
Degree in Business Administration or Higher Diploma in Human Resources
Management
At least 2 years’ relevant experience working for an International NGO or
similar organization
Mature, open-minded person with good organization, negotiation, problem
solving skills
Fluent in English, good communication skills, negotiating and organizational
skills.
Humanitarian spirit, flexible and able to work in a demanding and challenging
work environment, able to work to strict deadlines and under pressure.
Motivated with a demonstrated ability to adapt to new working methods.
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Send your CV, motivation letter, copies of relevant documents, mentioning on the
envelope “HR Manager” to:
Head of Mission
MSF-Switzerland, Kenya Mission,
P.O. Box 25091 – 00603,
Lavington, Nairobi
Deadline: 26th October, 2011.
Only short-listed candidate will be contacted.
HOSPITAL DIRECTOR (31 October 2011)
Location: Dagahaley, Dadaab Refugee Camp
Start date: as soon as possible
Length of contract: Open
Main Tasks:
Ensure the quality of medical activities in the hospital.
Responsible for the coordination of medical activities in the hospital.
Function responsibilities:
Ensure the quality of medical activities in the health structure more
specifically regarding validation and implementation of medical and
therapeutic protocols, procedures and standards. Evaluate the different
services.
Elaborate the medical project of the hospital for the year: policy formulation
and planning, organization of services and implementation, evaluation and
evolution:
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Participate in the development of the plan of action
Provide technical support for medical doctors of the hospital.
Ensure that the referrals from health posts to hospital, Garsissa and Nairobi
are organized.
Participate in research projects regarding medical activities.
Be aware of the scope of activities that each function is supposed to be
responsible for within the hospital
Oversee general management of staff related to hospital activities and more
specifically work in close collaboration with team supervisors.
Plan the medical human resources needs and supervise the recruitment
process
Establish the needs for training propose and implement training schedule for
the medical staff.
Requirements:
Degree in Medicine from a recognized Institution and must be registered with
relevant body
At least 2 years experience in a management position
Minimum 1 year experience as a medical doctor in-charge of a hospital ward
Fluent in English, good communication skills, negotiating and organizational
skills.
Humanitarian spirit, flexible and able to work in a demanding and challenging
work environment, able to work to strict deadlines and under pressure.
Motivated with a demonstrated ability to adapt to new working methods.
Ability to live and work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment.
Send your CV, motivation letter, copies of relevant documents, mentioning on the
envelope “Hospital Director” to:
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The Medical Coordinator,
MSF-Switzerland, Kenya Mission,
P.O. Box 25091 – 00603,
Lavington, Nairobi
Deadline: 31st October, 2011.
Only short-listed candidate will be contacted
REPUTABLE COMPANY
We are a reputable company representing leading multinationals and distributing
world-class brands.
We are looking for dynamic people for the following positions to further enhance
our sales and marketing operations.
SALES REPRESENTATIVES (30 October 2011)
Educational Requirement
A degree in Commerce, Economics or Business Administration or a Diploma
from a reputable institution in the same disciplines
Must be an experienced driver with a valid and clean driving licence.
Interested applicants should submit a handwritten application to the following
address, with:
Detailed Curriculum Vitae with e-mail address and daytime telephone contact.
Copies of relevant certificates/ testimonials
A recent passport size photograph
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Names and address including telephone contacts of 3 referees
DN.A/1128
P.O. Box 49010-00100,
Nairobi
Closing date for applications: 30th October 2011
Any application not responded to by 10th November 2011 should be treated as
unsuccessful.
MARKETING REPRESENTATIVES (30 October 2011)
The following are requisite for the application:
A degree in Commerce, Economics or Business Administration or a Diploma
in the same disciplines.
At least 1 years experience in a marketing position in the service/hospitality
industry or FMCG organization.
Interested applicants should submit a handwritten application to the following
address, with:
Detailed Curriculum Vitae with e-mail address and daytime telephone contact.
Copies of relevant certificates/ testimonials
A recent passport size photograph
Names and address including telephone contacts of 3 referees
DN.A/1128
P.O. Box 49010-00100,
Nairobi
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Closing date for applications: 30th October 2011
Any application not responded to by 10th November 2011 should be treated as
unsuccessful.
SALES TEAM LEADERS (30 October 2011)
A degree in Commerce, Economics or Business Administration
At least 3 years practical field selling experience and some experience in the
supervision of sales staff
Knowledge of the country and the customers in the FMCG business
In addition to the above Educational requirements, the following are also requisite
for the application:
Age 23-35 years.
Efficient and effective communication skills.
Previous practical selling or marketing experience, while being an added
advantage will not be the basis for precluding potential candidates, except for
the Team Leader positions.
Valid and clean driving licence with at least 1 year of continuous driving.
Interested applicants should submit a handwritten application to the following
address, with:
Detailed Curriculum Vitae with e-mail address and daytime telephone contact.
Copies of relevant certificates/ testimonials
A recent passport size photograph
Names and address including telephone contacts of 3 referees
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DN.A/1128
P.O. Box 49010-00100,
Nairobi
Closing date for applications: 30th October 2011
Any application not responded to by 10th November 2011 should be treated as
unsuccessful.
BLUE CHIP COMPANY
We are a blue chip company. a leader in the ICT sector.
Due to expansion and growth, the following positions have arisen in our
organization:
CALL CENTRE - CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES (28 October 2011)
This position requires someone with telesales and call centre experience, a self
starter, a team player and passion for customer service.
Experience at technology oriented service firms; Mobile telephony, BPO call
centres, will be an added advantage. The applicants must have excellent oral and
written communication skills. A Business Diploma is a pre-requisite.
The position entails
Providing customers with product and service information
Answering phone calls and responding to customer requests and orders
Completing customer call logs and related reports
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Identifying, research, and resolving customer issues using the computer
systems & present reports
Ability to work in any of the operations sections; including call centre,
reception, front counter/cashier hall, client liaison and enable desk will be an
added advantage
Applicants should submit their CVs to the following email address:
mcarecruitment@gmail.com
Closing date: 28th October 2011
BOARD OF REGISTRATION OF ARCHITECTS AND QUANTITY SURVEYORS
The Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS) is looking
for qualified and competent individuals to fill the following two positions:
ACCOUNTANT (31 October 2011)
Reporting to the Registrar, the incumbent will be expected to maintain accounting
records to sufficient standards to meet requirements of the Board and the auditors.
Interested candidate should be holder of a minimum degree in Commerce or
Business Management and CPA (K). They should be proficient in computerized
accounting packages especially Sage, QuickBooks, Spreadsheets.
The successful applicant will be required to work with minimum supervision and at
times late as situations demand. They will be engaged on a renewable 3 years
contract subject to satisfactory performance.
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Interested persons should submit their applications with detailed CV, expected
salary, contact details and names of three (3) Referees and their contacts to the
undersigned not later than 31st October 2011.
The Registrar
Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors
P.O. Box 40866 – 00100
Nairobi
SECRETARY (31 October 20110
Reporting to the Registrar, the incumbent will be expected to perform general office
tasks, drafting correspondences, filling and retrieval of documents, ensuring
security of office documents, taking minutes and typing them, organizing meetings,
scheduling appointments, booking travel and accommodation, front office duties
and any other as assigned by the Registrar.
Interested candidates should be holders of minimum KCSE grade C or its equivalent
and holder of Kenya National Examinations Council Certificate or Higher National
Diploma in secretarial studies and Proficiency in Computer applications. A degree
in Secretarial Studies will be an added advantage.
The successful applicant will be required to work with minimum supervision and at
times late as situations demand. They will be engaged on a renewable 3 years
contract subject to satisfactory performance.
Interested persons should submit their applications with detailed CV, expected
salary, contact details and names of three (3) Referees and their contacts to the
undersigned not later than 31st October 2011.
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The Registrar
Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors
P.O. Box 40866 – 00100
Nairobi
REPUBLIC OF KENYA
JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION
The Constitution of Kenya focuses on values of integrity, efficiency and effectiveness
in work performance, citizen-centered and results-focused service delivery.
In fulfillment of its constitutional mandate as provided under article 159 and
responding to the high public expectations and demands for improved
performance, the Judiciary has developed an Integrated Comprehensive and
Institutional Transformation Framework.
This Framework will enable the Judiciary to adopt a holistic approach that is built on
sector-wide collaboration, strategic and technical partnerships and benchmarked on
emerging national, regional and global smart practice.
To provide a resource framework the Judiciary with the Judicial Service Commission
(JSC) providing overall policy direction and oversight, has established the following
implementation arrangements; The Leadership Committee chaired by the Chief
Justice, the Transformation Steering Committee chaired by the Deputy Chief Justice
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and a Technical Secretariat comprising Internal and External Team of Experts led by
the Chief Registrar.
To enhance its capacity to implement this Integrated Comprehensive Strategic
Framework, the Judiciary wishes to expand its technical human resource capacity by
filling the following vacant positions.
RESIDENT MAGISTRATE (3 November 2011)
160 Posts
Ref: V/No. 14/2011
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Station: Various
Requirements for Appointment:
For appointment to the position of Resident Magistrate, an applicant must be in
possession of the following minimum qualifications:-
A Law Degree from any recognized university;
A Diploma from the Kenya School of Law or an exemption by the Council of
Legal Education;
Admission to the Roll of Advocates;
Proficiency in computer applications;
Must not have any pending complaints with the Advocates Complaints
Commission, the Disciplinary Committee or adverse report from previous
employer;
Serving in private practice or other employment with three years (3)
experience post admission and a current practicing certificate and
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Must posses the qualifications set out in Chapter Six of the Constitution of
Kenya
Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidates will be posted to any court station in the country:-
Specific duties will include:-
Presiding over Resident Magistrate's Court in any part of Kenya with
jurisdiction as stipulated in various statutes;
Performing Deputy Registrars duties as stipulated in various statues;
Overseeing the operations of the court(s) and management of staff under
his/her charge; and
Carrying out a wide range of administrative functions for those heading
stations,
Carry out any other such duties as may be assigned by the JSC
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by filling
in the online Application for Employment forms JSC 2A (for public officers) or JSC 2
(for other applicants) available on the judiciary website www.judiciary.go.ke/jobs
So as to reach the Commission by 3rd November 2011
Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects
candidates on merit, through fair and open competition, from the widest range of
eligible candidates.
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Secretary,
Judicial Service Commission
LEGAL RESEARCHERS (3 November 2011)
To the Chief Justice (1 post)
To the Deputy Chief Justice (1 post)
To the Supreme Court Judge (5 posts)
To the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary (2 posts)
To Court of Appeal Judge (30 posts)
To High Court Judge (80 posts)
Ref: V/No. 15/2011
Terms of Service: 3 Year Contract
Station: Various
Requirements for Appointment:
For appointment to the position of Clerk to the above mentioned offices, an applicant
must be in possession of the following minimum qualifications:-
A Law Degree from any recognized university;
A Diploma from the Kenya School of Law or an exemption by the Council of
Legal Education;
Admission to the Roll of Advocates;
Proficiency in computer applications;
Must not have any pending complaints with the Advocates Complaints
Commission, the Disciplinary Committee or adverse report from previous
employer;
Those in private practice must be in possession of a current practicing
certificate
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2 years experience in Legal Research
Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidates will perform the following function:-
Specific duties will include:-
Research on precedent setting authorities within varied jurisdictions both
within and outside of the commonwealth;
Drafting well research legal brief on variety of legal issues touching on
different branches of law;
Writing analytical summaries of written argument or evidence and assessing
the argument in light of academic legal literature and case law;
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by filling
in the online Application for Employment forms JSC 2A (for public officers) or JSC 2
(for other applicants) available on the judiciary website www.judiciary.go.ke/jobs
So as to reach the Commission by 3rd November 2011
Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects
candidates on merit, through fair and open competition, from the widest range of
eligible candidates.
Secretary,
Judicial Service Commission
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WOMEN’S INSTITUTE FOR SECONDARY EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
THE SCHOOL
The Women’s Institute for Secondary Education and Research (WISER) founded and
registered in 2007 as an independent Kenyan not-for profit NGO, has established a
private girls’ secondary boarding school and community centre in Muhuru Bay,
Kenya. This school serves the community with a holistic approach towards
improving educational, economic, and health outcomes for girls.
THE STUDENT BODY
In addition to the 60 female Forms I & 2 students accepted into the WISER School for
its two years of operation, 30 girls will be added in Form I as each class advances.
Students, recruited from the 14 primary schools in Muhuru Bay, are on full
scholarship supported by WISER partners.
THE CURRICULUM
The WISER curriculum follows the Kenyan educational standards, by offering 12 core
subjects during the first year. French is taught as a foreign language in addition to
Kiswahili and English.
OPEN POSITIONS
WISER is hiring teachers for the following subjects:
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MATHEMATICS/ CHEMISTRY (31 October 2011)
ENGLISH/ LITERATURE (31 October 2011)
BIOLOGY/ AGRICULTURE (31 October 2011)
KISWAHILI/ ENGLISH (31 October 2011)
The position will entail serving as one of the teachers at WISER. Each teacher will be
responsible for leading a combination of subjects listed above and co-curricular
activities that are rigorous and student-centered. WISER teachers will be provided
on-campus housing to foster a WISER community of learners, committed to
empowering girls and generating the next generation of young women leaders in
Kenya.
TEACHER PROFILE
Bachelor Degree in Education or related field.
At least 2 years of previous experience in the field of education.
Demonstrated measurable academic impact in previous teaching position
with competitive KCSE results.
Added advantage includes knowledge in computers.
Please send your cover letter, copies of your key academic certificates and a
detailed CV with a daytime telephone number addressed to the School Principal via
email to dorcas@wisergirls.org and CC to susgotiego@yahoo.com by October 31st
2011:
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Also, please summarize yourself as follows in your cover letter: FULL NAME
CURRENT/PAST SALARY YEAR 2011 BENEFITS SUBJECTS TAUGHT
UNITED STATES EMBASSY – CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL
PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST
REF: VA-02-12
Recruiter: U.S. Embassy
Updated on: 2011-10-17 10:57:53
AA/EE: Not Applicable
Contract: Permanent
Location: Nairobi
Available: Immediately
Category: Medical / Healthcare
Offer: FSN-10 or FP-5
Introduction
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Nairobi) has a position
opening for Public Affairs Specialist.
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Qualifications Required:
NOTE:
All must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and
comprehensive information supporting each item.
Masters Degree in Public Health or Mass Communication is required
A minimum of 3 years progressive experience with a focus in Health
Communication is required.
Level IV (fluent) English is required
Must have knowledge and skills to analyze public reaction to CDC-Kenya
programs and policies
JOB SPECIFICATION
Basic Function
The incumbent undertakes development of complete communication plans that
promotes information sharing for CDC- Kenya and provision to Program officials of
advisory, planning, and technical services in designing approaches, resolving
public affairs problems in various program areas under the ambit of CDC- Kenya.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages strategic communication functions for CDC- Kenya with responsibility for
planning, developing, and communicating CDC- Kenya’s programs, policies and
activities (50%)
Develops and transmits informational materials to a variety of governmental
and non-governmental audiences to enhance the understanding of CDCKenya
programs;
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Analyzes and evaluates program needs to advise the Director and Deputy
Director of the information that should be made available to the public or
approaches to take to attain CDC- Kenya goals;
Works closely with key leaders within CDC-Kenya and other partners in
development of communication materials;
Leads the development of material for the CDC-Kenya website;
Provides consultation to various parts of CDC-Kenya in developing direction
in public affairs activities to support the total management effort;
Uses a variety of methods and techniques in achieving communication goals
such as news releases, radio and television scripts, social media outlets,
feature articles, personal appearances, new conferences, exhibits, brochures,
pamphlets, etc.
Prepare briefing materials for visiting delegations.
Plans, designs and executes comprehensive, public information campaigns to convey
information concerning the CDC- Kenya’s programs to publics served or affected by
such programs. (25%)
Evaluates information problems encountered in communicating the CDCKenya’s
programs. Advises on and recommends specific information activities
designed to meet these problems. Analyzes information needs in terms of the
public needs to be met and provides advice on program information
problems to program staff;
Develops plans for campaigns to disseminate information about CDC- Kenya’s
programs. Organizes campaigns to bring about timely and coordinated use of
all facilities and skills available in the organization, within the agency, and
with cooperating Kenya Government and other US agencies;
Develops basic campaign materials including fact sheets, news releases,
feature articles for magazines and trade papers, radio and television scripts,
social media and other materials;
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Establishes and maintains relationships with other communication officials in the US
government, NGO, and other representatives of the news media in order to coordinate
CDC-Kenya communication goals. (25%)
Develop and maintain contact with the US Embassy Public Affairs Office, other
agency communication officers at post, and NGO and multi-lateral
communication officers in order to coordinate and plan communication
campaigns around health.
Work closely with Government of Kenya communication officials to jointly
plan activities
Performs other duties as assigned that are related to this position
To apply, please copy the link below as your web address:
http://americanembassy.myjobsinkenya.com/index.php?s=advert_view&g=100003
&x=1697242&i=6&pop=1
UNITED STATES EMBASSY – OPEN SOURCE CENTER
FIELD OPEN SOURCE OFFICER
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REF: VA-00-12
Recruiter: U.S. Embassy
Updated on: 2011-10-17 14:47:34
AA/EE: Not Applicable
Contract: Temporary
Location: Nairobi Available: Immediately
Category: Media
Offer: LHS-7
INTRODUCTION
Open Source Center – an office of the US Embassy Nairobi – is looking to hire one
full-time East African Open Source Officer knowledgeable in East African media and
issues to provide collection and analytical support to US regional Embassy and
military partners.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS REQUIRED
Qualifications
Level 4 English is required.
A University degree in area studies, media studies, or another applicable field
such as journalism, political science, economics, or history.
Knowledge of and interest in current affairs and traditional and social media
throughout East Africa. Extensive understanding of media environments and
their role and influence in the political environment.
Fluency is any of the following languages: Kiswahili, Somali, Arabic and
ability to translate languages into fluent English. Fluent spoken and written
English-language skills are required.
Demonstrated analytical writing ability.
Proven research and data assessment skills.
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Ability to work successfully as part of a team and in a virtual team
environment.
Ability and willingness to perform a wide variety of tasks, change focus
quickly, and adapt work habits/schedule to meet mission requirements.
Ability and willingness to continually update and acquire new knowledge and
skills
JOB SPECIFICATION
Basic Function of Position
At the developmental level, the incumbent will manage open source collection to
ensure US Government requirements are met and take action to enhance open
source collection on clearly defined topics of interest. The incumbent will exploit
emerging tools and methodologies to prepare informational and analytic products
addressing the impact of media on worldviews in support of diplomacy, analysis,
and operations. The incumbent will work as part of the OSC virtual international
team that includes independent contractors and US staff. The incumbent will
coordinate with other staff members to establish collection and reporting priorities
and develop/sustain relationships with partners and customers. The position
includes administrative duties, such as preparing contracts and monitoring payment
rates.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
40% Evaluates open source and media environments and information requirements
to determine the relative value of various open media information sources. Identifies
the potential policy impact of open source material as well as trends and
relationships evidenced in the media. Assesses print, broadcast, Internet, and gray
literature sources and evaluates objective features of sources on coverage. Collects
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and monitors open source information relevant to specified coverage area and
anticipates collection gaps and recommends and effects coverage changes.
30% Creates informational and analytic products that incorporate multimedia
elements and when appropriate social media sources.
20% Develops relationships and sustains networks with international colleagues and
customers to enhance information gathering and analytic capability.
5% Serves as operations focal point and coordinates execution of ad hoc taskings
and forwards guidance and requirements to colleagues and independent
contractors. Keeps managers and colleagues informed of major developments and
proposes appropriate action.
5% Administrative duties such as preparing, monitoring, and evaluating the work of
contractors, providing operational guidance and feedback to independent
contractors
To apply, please copy the link below as your web address:
http://americanembassy.myjobsinkenya.com/index.php?s=advert_view&g=100003
&x=1697242&i=7&pop=1
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE ON DRUGS AND CRIME
PROJECT ASSISTANTS (2) (4 November 2011)
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UNODC Kenya would like to recruit a Two Project Assistants on a service contract
(SB3).
One of the strategic intervention areas of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
(UNODC) in Eastern Africa is to contribute to the building of sustainable structures to
strengthen justice and the rule of law for all citizens in the region. As part of this
commitment, in 2009, UNODC launched a joint programme with the European
Commission to support the prosecution of piracy suspects. The programme
enhances criminal justice capacity among Somalia’s neighbours to ensure that
piracy trials and detentions are fair, humane and efficient and take place within a
sound rule-of-law framework. The Programme employs experts in the full range of
criminal justice disciplines who have developed further specialist expertise in the
interaction between domestic criminal justice organizations and the international
aspects of piracy cases. UNODC would like to recruit two Project Assistants to assist
in the project.
Qualifications
Completion of Secondary School Education with specialized certification in
accounting, finance, administration or related filed. A University Degree at
(bachelor’s level) in Business or Public Administration or related field would
be an asset.
Experience
At least 3 years of relevant experience in administration, finance or
programme support services at the national or international level.
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS
Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database
packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.
Language Requirements
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Fluency in English and Swahili is a requirement.
Application Procedure
Interested and qualified persons should apply on the UNDP Kenya e-Recruitment
portal located at http: //www.ke.undp.org on or before 4 November 2011. Click on
“e-Recruitment Portal” under “Human Resources” and submit your application
online. Applications received via other means will not be accepted.
Additional considerations
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
Acknowledgements will be sent only to applicants who strictly meet the
requirements of the post.
UNDP as a matter of practice does not charge any application, processing or
training fee at any stage of the recruitment. If you have any questions as to
vacancy announcements you have received please refer to the UNDP website.
“UNDP is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in
its staffing patterns”.
PROJECT ASSISTANT (4 November 2011)
The UNODC Regional Office for Eastern Africa would like to recruit a Project
Assistant on a Service Contract (SB2).
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is committed to achieving
health, security and justice for all by tackling threats from illicit drugs, organized
crime, corruption and terrorism worldwide.
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UNODC provides legal and technical assistance in a variety of challenging areas,
such as preventing and countering corruption, trafficking in drugs, persons, and
firearms, money laundering and terrorist financing, among others.
UNODC also works to prevent and treat drug dependence and HIV and AIDS.
The UNODC Regional Office for Eastern Africa (ROEA) covers thirteen countries:
Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius,
Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda.
The Project Assistant will support the Team working under Sub-Programme III:
Improving health and human development of the Regional Programme, “Promoting
the Rule of Law and Human Security in Eastern Africa.”
Qualifications
Diploma in Secretarial Studies, Administration, or similar Educational
background.
Experience
At least 2 years experience in general office support or a related area.
Language Requirements
Fluency in English and Swahili is a requirement.
Application Procedure
Interested and qualified persons should apply on the UNDP Kenya e-Recruitment
portal located at http://www.ke.undp.org on or before 4 November 2011.
Click on “e-Recruitment Portal” under “Human Resources” and submit your
application online.
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Applications received via other means will not be accepted.
Additional considerations
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
Acknowledgements will be sent only to applicants who strictly meet the
requirements of the post.
UNDP as a matter of practice does not charge any application, processing or
training fee at any stage of the recruitment. If you have any questions as to
vacancy announcements you have received please refer to the UNDP website.
CADBURY KENYA & EAST AFRICA
Cadbury Kenya & East Africa (CKL) is establishing the Nairobi Plant as a Centre of
Excellence for manufacture of dry powders. This includes Cadbury Drinking
Chocolate and Cadbury Cocoa.
Aligned to this strategic journey we are seeking to fill some roles based at our
Nairobi Factory.
We are offering exciting career opportunities for someone with sound judgement,
drive and a passion for winning.
If you are interested in joining us, apply for these positions.
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QEHS SUPERVISOR & MICROBIOLOGY (27 October 2011)
1 Position
Reporting to: QEHS Manager
Job Purpose
This position will monitor, control and maintain EHS and food microbiological quality
activities as per the set standards and procedures to ensure consistent product
quality and safety; employees, contractors, visitors health and safety; and to protect
and conserve the environment.
Key Accountabilities
Ensure raw material, work in progress, environment and finished goods
undergo microbiological analysis as per the Cadbury Kenya & East Africa Ltd
requirements
Prepare and maintain daily microbiological records for analysis to identify
potential or current problematic areas
Liaise with external laboratories for sampling and analyses of specified
samples
Assist in the implementation of quality assurance and laboratory programs
Assist in reviewing, implementation and maintaining of QEHS policies,
procedures and guidelines
Collect and collate Environment Health and Safety (EHS) data for internal and
global reporting as well as maintaining contacts with partners in health and
safety, including government and coordinating both internal and external EHS
Communications
Assist in providing advice on EHS to line departments and promote EHS plans
and supervise, monitor, evaluate and report performance against the plans
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Assist in preparing of EHS training plan, and in coordination with the Human
Resource Partner provide relevant training to staff and maintaining auditing
expertise and ensure execution of the annual EHS audit programs
Person Specification
Bachelors Science degree preferably in Food Science and Technology or
equivalent from a recognized institution
Postgraduate diploma in Occupational Health & Safety and or Environment
Management
A minimum of three years experience with a reputable manufacturing
environment
Thorough knowledge on environment, occupational health and safety
regulations
Working knowledge of the following Integrated Management Systems QMS
ISO 9001:2000, EMS ISO 14001:2004, FSMS ISO 22000: 2005 and OHSAS ISO
18001:2009Good knowledge of statistics, report writing, and an eye for
accuracy
Good communication and interpersonal skills
How to apply
Applicants should submit their CV’s to the Human Resources Advisor by the 27th
October 2011.
Please note that only applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be
afforded an interview.
Cadbury Kenya is an equal opportunity employer
Cadbury Kenya Ltd
Ol Kalou Road, Industrial Area
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P.O. Box 45466 -00100
Nairobi, Kenya
www.cadbury.com
EHS & MICROBIOLOGIST ASSISTANT (27 October 2011)
1 Position
Reporting to: QEHS Supervisor
Job Purpose
This position is responsible for monitoring, controlling & maintaining the QEHS
activities in the site as per the set standards to ensure conformity to defined
specifications
Key Accountabilities
To inspect and do random sampling of raw materials, semi-processed and
finished products as scheduled for physical, microbiological & chemical
analyses to verify that they meet the set specifications.
To carry out daily water testing and treatment to ensure water quality is
maintained.
To provide the required laboratory services to production to ensure semiprocessed
products and finished products meet the defined specifications.
To receive and inspect the market returns (customer complaints) from the
market for investigations and replacements/compensation.
To carry out daily HACCP audits to verify that safe and wholesome products
are made.
Assisting in pest control activities as scheduled to prevent insects, birds and
rodents infestation.
Preparation of weekly tasting sessions.
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Carry out first aid duties in the laboratory
Collection and preparation of laboratory non-hazardous records.
Carry out QEHS inspections in the laboratory.
Person Specification
Minimum diploma in Food Science or equivalent
Minimum 3 years experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
Knowledge on environment, occupational health and safety regulations
Good knowledge of statistics, report writing, and an eye for accuracy
How to apply
Applicants should submit their CV’s to the Human Resources Advisor by the 27th
October 2011.
Please note that only applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be
afforded an interview.
Cadbury Kenya is an equal opportunity employer
Cadbury Kenya Ltd
Ol Kalou Road, Industrial Area
P.O. Box 45466 -00100
Nairobi, Kenya
www.cadbury.com
TECHNICAL OPERATOR (27 October 2011)
5 Positions
Reporting to: Production Shift Leader
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Job Purpose
The job holder shall be responsible for overseeing and operating the powder
milling/mixing, Jar line or Sachet line process areas to achieve the set targets of
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Global Efficiency (GE), and Quality,
Environment, Health and Safety (QEHS) standards, within the established
procedures.
Key Accountabilities
Ensure proper care and maintenance of machines through execution of daily
operations and maintenance as per specified procedures on startups for the
powder milling/mixing system, Jar line or Sachet line process areas
Monitor the operating parameters of the process for continuity and efficiency
of operations to realize the set production output targets of required quality
standards. Oversee and perform product quality checks in process area
[Quality at source]
Oversee and comply to GMP standards through correct use of product change
over procedures, sanitation of lines and equipment and maintenance SOPs
Oversee and adhere to HACCP and participate in HACCP reviews
Oversee and conform to quality procedures and SOPs Execute the process
area production plan. Control process waste in process area and carry out
daily stocks reconciliation and maintain accurate records
Ensure efficient operation of equipment in process area Perform process area
walk-abouts to identify problems & opportunities for improvement including
system changes
Actively participate in control of resource utilization and identify cost savings
and plant improvement opportunities and initiatives
Manage correct use of PPE and safety devices
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Adhere to all legislation and QEHS, policies, procedures requirements and
regulations
Apply and adhere to all safety acts, policies, procedures, SOPs and
agreements. Be responsible for safety of machines/equipment, self and others
Adhere to all environmental legislation, policies, standards, procedures and
agreements
Participate in formulation and achievement of Plant Vision, Production plans
and Manufacturing KPIs
Dismantle and assemble machines during shutdown under the direction of the
Maintenance Controller. Any other duties assigned from time to time by the
Production Shift Leader
Person Specification
In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that the ideal candidate will have:
Minimum higher diploma in Plant operation or equivalent
Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role preferably in a manufacturing
environment
Technical knowledge and Expertise: Computer literate, First Aid, Analytical,
Communication, Fork lift driving, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Confident, innovative and proactive and have willingness and ability to work
with minimal supervision
Energetic, enthusiastic and ability to multi-skill
Strong Team Player with high levels of accountability, responsibility, honesty
and Integrity
Proficiency in Ms Office Packages
How to apply
Applicants should submit their CV’s to the Human Resources Advisor by the 27th
October 2011.
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Please note that only applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be
afforded an interview.
Cadbury Kenya is an equal opportunity employer
Cadbury Kenya Ltd
Ol Kalou Road, Industrial Area
P.O. Box 45466 -00100
Nairobi, Kenya
www.cadbury.com
KENYA SCHOOL OF LAW
The Kenya School of Law is a Postgraduate Training Institution run under the
auspices of the Council of Legal Education Act, Cap. 16A of the Laws of Kenya.
The core mandate of the Council of Legal Education is inter alia to train for legal
professional development and in particular to train lawyers for entry into the legal
profession as Advocates of the High Court of Kenya.
For over 40 years the School has discharged this mandate under the leadership of
the office of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Justice National Cohesion and
Constitutional Affairs.
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From 2006, however, the School became a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency
(SAGA) with an expanded mandate and reviewed terms of service for its staff.
The core functions of School as currently constituted includes provision of the
following services;-
Advocates Training and Paralegal Studies;
Continuing Professional Development, Projects and Legal Research
Accreditation and Compliance
In order to effectively meet these expanded functions the School wishes to recruit
full time high calibre personnel who will join the existing strong team of staff to help
it realize its vision of being the preferred centre of excellence in legal education and
training in the Eastern Africa region and beyond.
We are looking for independent, strategic actors who are in good health, are ICT
literate, customer oriented, and can lead change. Specifically we seek to recruit:-
PERFORMANCE CONTRACTING AND ISO STANDARDS COORDINATOR (7
November 2011)
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR4/11
KSL 7
1 Position
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Assistant Director Finance & Administration, the incumbent will
coordinate and report on the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Systems processes and
Performance Contracting functions of the School.
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Person Specification
The successful candidate will:
Hold a Bachelor of Commerce, Economics or Social Science degree or
equivalent;
Have a minimum of 3 years work experience in a busy organization;
Possess some knowledge of ISO International Standards and Performance
Contracting will be a definite advantage.
Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful
candidates.
All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address,
day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum
vitae and copies of relevant certificates.
Send your application to:-
The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
Kenya School of Law,
P. O. Box 30369-00100,
Nairobi.
So as to reach him not later than 7th November 2011
Applicants can also email PDF copies of application letters, certificates, and detailed
CVs to lawschool@ksl.ac.ke indicating positions and reference numbers as the
subject of the email.
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Please note that due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be
possible to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
CLE / KSL is an equal opportunity employer and people with disabilities are
particularly encouraged to apply.
SUPPORT STAFF (7 November 2011)
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR4/11
KSL 10
2 Positions
Overall purpose of the job
To ensure a clean and organized School environment
Person Specification
The successful candidate will:
Possess a valid certificate of medical fitness;
Possess a valid Certificate of Good Conduct;
Relevant working experience will be an added advantage.
For candidates applying for the above positions they must have the following
generic competencies;
Excellent Information Communication Technology skills;
Excellent communication skills with the ability to prepare concise written
reports;
Good customer care and public relations skills;
Ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines;
Ability to work under minimum supervision;
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Ability to work in a team.
Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful
candidates.
All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address,
day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum
vitae and copies of relevant certificates.
Send your application to:-
The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
Kenya School of Law,
P. O. Box 30369-00100,
Nairobi.
So as to reach him not later than 7th November 2011
Applicants can also email PDF copies of application letters, certificates, and detailed
CVs to lawschool@ksl.ac.ke indicating positions and reference numbers as the
subject of the email.
Please note that due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be
possible to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
CLE / KSL is an equal opportunity employer and people with disabilities are
particularly encouraged to apply.
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CLIMATECARE
CARBON PROJECT DEVELOPER (5 November 2011)
ClimateCare is one of the oldest and most respected organizations in the carbon
market with offices in Oxford, UK and Nairobi.
ClimateCare seeks to recruit a Carbon Project Developer to work in the fast growing
Carbon, Climate and Development Finance space.
The position is based in Nairobi office and the person will report to the Technical
Director.
Key Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be required to apply technical skills in developing a
wide variety of project types for the CDM and Voluntary carbon markets through:
Identification of project opportunities and liaison with partners
Developing PDDs for emission reduction projects
Developing expertise in distributed projects to change markets in cooking &
clean water
Working with partners to design and implement monitoring systems for
carbon projects
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Taking responsibility for the commercial relationships
Keeping colleagues up to date with relevant changes in guidance from the
standards bodies.
Professional Qualifications & Requirements
The candidate should have a technical qualification or a Masters level Degree
in an associated field, having worked in the carbon market for at least three
years.
Knowledge and in depth understanding of the relevant processes of the CDM,
Voluntary carbon market and the applicable standards.
An understanding of and comfort with the common forms of ERPAs and DOE
contracts
Highly numerate (and a proficient user of Microsoft Excel) with good writing
skills (able to express ideas, both technical and non-technical, in written
form).
Ability and readiness to travel within Africa as necessary
Ability to consider the interaction of NAMAs, development finance and
traditional climate finance in the post-Kyoto regulatory environment will be an
added advantage.
Application
Please send an email to joash.obare@climatecare.org to request the full
specification and details of the application process.
Closing Date 5th November 2011
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LUTHERAN WORLD FEDERATION
Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service Kenya-Djibouti
Programme is seeking to recruit a Kenyan national for the following positions, to be
based in Ali Sabieh Refugee camp, Djibouti.
CHILD PROTECTION OFFICER (1) (26 October 2011)
The incumbent will report directly to the Project Coordinator, while working closely
on a daily basis in collaboration with other sectors of LWF.
Duties and Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Be the team leader in the design and implementation holistic child rights
project in Ali Addeh & Hol Hol refugee camps.
Act as the focal person in child protection and development for LWF/DWS
Djibouti, UNHCR and other agencies operating in the camp.
Ensure that Unaccompanied and Separated children arriving in the camps are
identified upon arrival in school, their social history documented, foster
families are identified and the children are successfully fostered.
Ensure that weekly situation reports, monthly, quarterly, mid year and annual
reports that reflect the impact of child development project and meet donor
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requirements and standards are written and submitted to the Project
Coordinator within the specified time frame.
Write concept papers, feature stories and document child rights project
milestones in Ali Addeh & Hol Hol refugee camps Camp.
Compile weekly situation reports (SITREPS) to be shared in the end of
business week Child rights meetings
In collaboration with other agencies facilitate tracing and reunification of
unaccompanied and separated children with their relatives.
Write proposals based on the needs of children in Ali Addeh & Hol Hol
Camps.
Carryout other duties as may be assigned by the Project Coordinator or
his/her designate.
Person Specifications/Qualifications:
University Degree in Social Sciences
Professional experience and training in the areas of Child Protection
Fluency in English required & Proficiency in computer preferably MS-Office.
High degree of flexibility and tolerance, Strong interpersonal and
communication skills.
Working knowledge of French or Somali will be an added advantage
“LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or
religious affiliation. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian
agencies.
Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to
the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.”
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Application and updated CV with contact emails and phone numbers of 3
professional referees, one of whom is your current or immediate former employer
by close of business on 26th October 2011 to;
The Human Resources Officer,
Lutheran World Federation Kenya-Djibouti,
P.O Box 40870 – 00100, Nairobi
Or email: hr@lwfkenya.org
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
QUALITY ASSURANCE & STANDARDS OFFICER (1) (26 October 2011)
The incumbent will report directly to the Project Coordinator or his/her designate,
while working closely on a daily basis in collaboration with the Education Officer,
Child Protection Officer & other sectors of LWF.
Duties & Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Set short and medium term Quality Education program plans and budgets.
Overall in charge of quality curriculum Implementation and development of
teaching and learning materials.
Spearhead the harmonization of the educational curriculum for the refugee
education in Djibouti
Organize subject based in-service courses to address short comings related
to curriculum delivery and assessment.
Regularly monitor the learners school attendance, retention and academic
performance
Identifying teacher training needs and making proper managements for inservice
training of teachers.
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Monitor school level curriculum delivery to determine existing discrepancies
and areas that need improvement
Participate in all educational and other activities including midterm reviews
organized by the LWF and other IPs.
Qualifications / Person specifications:
A degree in Education, social science or an equivalent qualification with a
bias towards statistics.
Knowledge of SPSS, EPI Info, STATA and SAS computer software
Professional training in Quality educational assurance & Standards Facilitators
skills (TOT & TOF) an added advantage.
At least 2 years experience in education programme development and
development research.
Have thorough understanding of education programmatic related issues,
knowledge of French or Somali an advantage
Ability to tolerate cultural, education and religious diversity in the work place.
“LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or
religious affiliation. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian
agencies.
Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to
the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.”
Application and updated CV with contact emails and phone numbers of 3
professional referees, one of whom is your current or immediate former employer
by close of business on 26th October 2011 to;
The Human Resources Officer,
Lutheran World Federation Kenya-Djibouti,
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P.O Box 40870 – 00100, Nairobi
Or email: hr@lwfkenya.org
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
APDK COAST BRANCH
APDK Coast branch (NGO) immediately requires:
DESIGN COORDINATOR
Bombolulu workshops & Cultural Centre
A mature, enterprising, imaginative and dynamic personality, preferably a degree
or diploma graduate in design with a flair for crafts especially jewellery.
Possessing excellent interpersonal communication skills, computer literate, with
capability to co ordinate a team of designers in four busy workshops. A self
motivating individual conscientious about strict customer deadlines and able to work
without supervision. Three years experience in similar position. A negotiated salary,
housing, transport and medical benefits will be offered.
For the above position, persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
Applications to be received within 10 days from 19th October 2011
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Apply to:
The Executive Officer,
APDK Coast Branch,
P.O. Box 83988, 80100, Mombasa.
INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS
PROGRAM COORDINATOR (31 October 2011)
International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization
dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and
relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is
a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization.
Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related
activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide.
By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to
people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency
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situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems
and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Program Coordinator is responsible for the overall implementation of
International Medical Corps programs in Dadaab Refugee Complex, Kenya.
The Program Coordinator works closely with the Kenya Country Director and
Finance/Admin Director, as well as the Dadaab based Emergency Medical
Coordinator, to ensure the cost- effective, timely and results-based management and
implementation of Dadaab programs.
International Medical Corps is in charge of running a field hospital as well as 4
health posts and therapeutic and supplementary nutrition programs at Kambioos
Refugee Camp.
The Program Coordinator may be responsible for any other tasks outside his/her
normal area of responsibility as assigned by line management.
Under the supervision of the Kenya Country Director, the Program Coordinator will
be responsible for:
Program Implementation
Implement and design detailed work plans to track progress on program
indicators
Ensure M&E systems are in place
Ensure donor contract requirements/compliance
Work with HR department to ensure program is fully staffed for quality
implementation
Ensure successful and quality project implementation
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Appraise and review narrative reports to be submitted to donors as required
Manage a large staff in a difficult working environment
Program Coordination
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with donor agencies,
UNHCR, local agencies and INGOs
Represent International Medical Corps at coordination meetings with
government agencies, UNHCR, and other INGOs
Ensure lessons learning processes (project related, International Medical
Corps relations, and operational systems)
Security Management
Ensure staff strictly adheres to the Dadaab Standard Operation Procedures
(SOP)
Adjust the SOP as needed with the support of the roving Security Manager
Ensure staff safety and security with National Security Manager
Enforce all movement is done in armed escorts and preferably in convoy’s
with other agencies
Strengthening of International Medical Corps’ overall mission and strategy in
Dadaab
Participate in working groups, seminars, meetings, as relevant
Support the Country Director in developing the Emergency LRSPs and AOPs
(program strategy, organizational strategy)
Coordinate with other departments within International Medical Corps
(Communications, Finance, HR, Admin, Security) concerning the Dadaab
portfolio
Ensure information flow within the International Medical Corps system and
participate in internal meetings and working groups
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Program Development
Identify projects, program ideas, and concepts (via data gathering,
assessments, coordination)
Design and develop project proposals in liaison with the HTU and Kenya
technical staff to ensure adequate funding for International Medical Corps’
role as health and nutrition partner at Kambioos camp
Identify potential donors for project funding
Qualifications and Skills
Masters Degree in Public Health related field or adequate experience
Over three years of professional experience in complex emergency contexts
Experience in project management
Previous working experience in a UNHCR coordinated environment
Good understanding of financial management, strategic planning, and project
cycle management
Understanding and ability to work in unstable and multi-cultural environment
(cultural sensitivity)
Full computer literacy and adequate administrative skills
Fluency in written and spoken English (Somali and Swahili a plus)
Experience working in remote and insecure environments (security
management a plus)
Qualified candidates should submit applications BY-EMAIL ONLY including C.V. and
contact details of 3 referees not later than COB Monday, 31 October 2011 to the HR
Manager – KenyaJobs@InternationalMedicalCorps.org
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INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) is an independent, non-profit applied policy
research organization with a focus on human security in Africa.
Its mission is to conceptualize, inform and enhance the security debate on the
continent.
The ISS has offices in Addis Ababa, Cape Town, Nairobi, Dakar and Pretoria (Head
Office).
HUMAN RESOURCES PRACTITIONER
ISS Nairobi
The Human Resources Practitioner will be required to render a professional
generalist HR service in the ISS office and its programmes to ensure adherence to all
organizational policies and procedures.
Duties Include: Facilitation of recruitment and selection processes, training and
development of staff, monthly reporting on Training issues, employee relations, HR
administration including management of leave, relocation of staff according to policy
and procedures, continuous monitoring of the application of HR policies, guidelines
and procedures.
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Requirements
Bachelors Degree or Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management or
equivalent
Minimum of three years experience as an HR generalist.
Proven knowledge of all relevant labor legislation in Kenya.
Ability to develop and interpret policies relating to Human resources
VIP Payroll knowledge and experience essential
Performance Management
General Administration
Proficiency in written and verbal communication at all levels
Excellent interpersonal skills
Salary:
Salary commensurate with ISS internal salary structure
Assumption of Duties: The position is available immediately at the ISS Nairobi Office
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Apply with a detailed CV including three contactable referees to Mr. Isaac Sihadi at
Pretoriajobs@issafrica.org
KOIYAKI GUIDING SCHOOL
SAFARI GUIDE (FRENCH) TEACHER (4 November 2011)
Koiyaki Guiding School, a community based learning Institution situated in Narok
County and running a one year safari field guides’ course is seeking for a person to
teach French language in-line with KNEC syllabus.
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The person / applicant should also have the following qualifications
Background in Tourism, Wildlife and Environmental management from a
recognized Institution with a minimum academic qualification of an advanced
Diploma
Tourism related field
Proven teaching record from a recognized Institution
Good teaching skills
Computer skills
Ready to work in a remote field environment
At least 3 years’ working experience in a tourism related field
Note: Knowledge in computer software repairs an added advantage
Send CV to:
Administrator,
Koiyaki Guiding School,
P.O Box 984, Narok-20500
Or E-mail: koiyaki@iwayafrica.com
On or before 4th November 2011
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FHI 360
ASSOCIATE TECHNICAL OFFICER - CLINICAL MENTOR
Reports To: Associate Director, Clinical Services
Job Summary:
This position will provide leadership for country based mentorship teams to who will
provide support to DHMT and facility based health care providers on various
program supported clinical interventions in 11 counties in the Rift Valley Province.
These clinical area include ART including pediatric, PMTCT, RH/FP, MCH, HTC and
to the possible lab support.
Key Responsibilities:
Support CC/ART patients by offering clinical services; clinically stage the
patients using the WHO classification and recommend relevant investigations
for patients to prepare them for ART treatment initiation for 60% of the time.
Recommend relevant treatment and care for patients with opportunistic
infections and recommend initiation of ART treatment in accordance with the
NASCOP recommended guidelines.
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Offer mentorship to service providers in Comprehensive care centers
attending to HIV infected adults and children.
Liaise with other project staff members in result areas concerned with
prevention and mitigation of those affected and infected by HIV.
Coordinate and provide needed programmatic support to ensure the health
facilities with high patient and workloads and poor performing sites in terms
of initiating patients on treatment are mentored and the necessary skills and
confidence is transferred to the clinicians.
Ensure and assist in referrals both within the facility and outside of the facility
for appropriate HIV/AIDS services.
Ensure quality of care is attained for patients seeking the services.
Minimum Requirements:
Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized institution and registered with the
Clinical Officers' Council. 3-5 years experience working in a health facility offering
HIV Comprehensive care and treatment. Trained in HIV management, care and
treatment. Additional training in both pediatric and adult rational ART use is an
added advantage. Demonstrable knowledge of HIV knowledge and the various
interventions being offered to prevent and control the morbidity and mortality
arising from the infection will be an added advantage
To apply, please copy the link below as your web address:
http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FHI&cws=1&rid=2207
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GENERAL ELECTRIC
COUNTRY STATUTORY LEADER
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Job Number: 1450199
Business: GE Corporate
Business Segment: Corporate Finance & Operating Components
About Us: GE is a diversified technology; media and financial services company
dedicated to creating products that make life better. From aircraft engines and
power generation to financial services, medical imaging, television programming
and plastics, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs more than
300,000 people worldwide.
Posted Position Title: Country Statutory Leader - Kenya CoE
Career Level: Experienced
Function: Finance
Function Segment: Controllership
Location: Kenya
City: Nairobi
Postal Code: 00100
Relocation Assistance: No
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Role Summary/Purpose:
As a Senior Stat & Tax Accountant you will work directly with the regional MEA
implementation team to prepare and file the Statutory F/S and CIT return with the
local authorities under the supervision of the GBS Center leader and Corporate
Taxes leader following the rigorous project planning metrics with a high standard in
controllership and compliance. Your scope will cover all countries under the Kenya
Centre of Excellence (CoE)
Essential Responsibilities
Perform G2S and S2T reconciliation for all business management entities
under the local GEII and GEIOC branch in STIR with the supervision of the
GBS Center leader, MEA Stat leader and MEA Tax controller.
Provide supplementary information and perform main controllership checks
thru the schedules identified in STIR
Attend operational pulsing calls and summarize key achievement, next steps
to the team
Report out the G2S and S2T findings to the GBS Stat Controllership Process
Manager, Business Tax Controllers and Business Controllers
Compile, review and validate the Baseline pack (BLP) elements (documents
provided by different businesses operating under the branch to support the
Stat F/S/Tax filing under local jurisdiction) and escalate and open query in the
GRT (Global Repository Tool) if documents are not compliant with the local
regulation or supporting documents missing for local Stat/tax filing, audits
performed by external auditors (Big 4) and for local tax audits performed by
the local authorities
Prepare the Stat F/S by management entity and perform consolidation
(including intrabranch eliminations)
Support the financial audits and coordinate efforts with the businesses
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Serve as the focal point for managing review by Corporate Taxes leader
and/or external Tax SME for all CIT and VAT returns prior to filing
File the Statutory F/S (as required) and CIT (as required) return and complete
the financial audit accurately and on time
Obtain filing extension from the local authorities if applicable
Support the SOX audit on the Stat and Tax project - testing key controls and
remediation of deficiencies found
Active player with the post-filing activities
Perform DTL & DTA account reconciliations
Reconcile actual tax liability vs tax accrual positions - Calculate and settle the
FAS109 reserve for all management entities under the branch and
communicate the financial impact to the businesses
Oversight of the local VAT filing process of the branch including:
o reviewing the Prep work undertaken by local GBS accountants (for GBS
and DR4 activity),
o managing (if not performing) the consolidation of streams (non-VRT),
o application of high-level control checks (non-VRT and VRT),
o filing of external return, updating eCompliance and uploading external
return to GRT; and
o management of both internal and external settlement processes
Performing annual reconciliations of VAT to Stat sales by management entity
and at a consolidated level
Ensuring VAT issues are reported into the issue/escalation tracker and
followed through to resolution, engaging Corp/GBS VAT teams as
appropriate
Ownership of e-Compliance VAT obligations for the branch and responsibility
for ensuring eCompliance is accurate and up-to-date
Focal point for GBS/Corp teams in ensuring "VAT Landscape" is maintained
up-to-date (e.g. audit activity is reported, surveys are completed, etc)
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Close co-operation with Corp VAT and Business teams to ensure the new tools
such as VRT, VAT Workflow are rolled-out to the local branch and used to the
agreed standard for periodic VAT and associated filings
Qualifications/Requirements:
College degree business, finance or accounting
4+ years of experience with Stat to GAAP, Statutory/Tax filings, analyzing data
preferably at Big4 or at companies using long term contracts
Strong knowledge of US GAAP and local GAAP
Ability to identify areas which are subject to G2S differences and apply them
on a US GAAP Trial Balance and documents supporting the preparation of the
Statutory Trial Balance under the local jurisdiction
Comprehensive understanding on the local requirements about
documentation (filing ready/audit ready)
Strong interpersonal and communication skills - report out the key
achievements, challenges and next steps on a weekly basis to the GBS/TAX
and Biz regional leadership team
Self starter with a commitment to meet deadlines - strong engagement to
perform activities identified in the project plan and lead to completion on time
and meet the Key Milestone deadlines of the project
Learn quickly the internal business processes and apply the Stat/Tax
knowledge during the preparation of the Stat F/S and CIT return
Strong attention to details, experience with data analytics
Identify risk areas which can impact the timely and accurate completion of the
key milestones and use the appropriate communication channels provided by
the project framework to escalate issues
Escalate issues on a timely manner using the Stat and Tax Compliance tracker
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Work closely with the GBS center leader and with the MEA Stat/Tax project
implementation team (mainly with MEA Stat Project Controller, MEA Tax
Controller)
Strong PC skills, experience with ERP and reporting systems
Fluent English - oral and written
Desired Characteristics
Service excellence and strong customer focus
Ability to priorities multi-task workload and meet tight deadlines
High energy, self-starter, independent worker with a proven track record in
driving change
Team player / team builder
Detail orientated
Global mindset and global career interest
Job Segments:
Accounting, Aviation, Business Manager, Corporate Finance, Creative, ERP, Finance,
Management, Technology, TV
To apply, please copy the link below as your web address:
http://jobs.gecareers.com/job/Nairobi-Country-Statutory-Leader-Kenya-CoEJob/
1494522/
SYSTEMS LEADER
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Job Number: 1453123
Business: GE Corporate
Business Segment: Corporate Finance & Operating Components
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About Us: Global Business Solutions is a fast-growing professional services
organization providing Centers of Excellence for Statutory, VAT and Tax Reporting
and Payroll and Small Business Services to GE businesses throughout the globe
including Europe, Middle East and Africa
GBS-MEA is focused in providing a customer driven compliance platform that
enables GE businesses to operate in Emerging Countries of MEA (~34 countries)
with minimal local presence by providing Finance, Administration and HR services
driving operational excellence, controllership and compliance of the highest level at
competitive rates.
GBS MEA recently, embarked on standardization and Regionalization of Finance
Applications platform. Focus for ’08 is primarily on Africa Regionalization
Posted Position Title: Systems Leader - SSA
Career Level: Experienced
Function: Finance
Function Segment: Controllership
Location: Kenya
City: Nairobi
Postal Code: 00100
Relocation Assistance: No
Essential Responsibilities
GBS seeks a candidate for the role of SSA Systems Leader with responsibilities
including, but not limited to the following:
Support/co-ordinate closing activities from a systems’ perspective
Liaise with centers and controllers to resolve any issue linked to systems /
interfaces
Assist in systems global initiative roll out (biller, CCL etc)
Be the interface between end users and Navision support team/HQ team
Provide /co-ordinate systems training (Navision/CCL/Oracle)
Lead/co-ordinate new Navision and Systems implementation
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Analyze users requirements; write up the business requirements documents
and functional specifications for IT specific development (Oracle and
Navision)
Lead User testing including the test plans, test scripts
Manage scope, project activities, identify and prioritize issues and
challenges, and manage communication to functional and IT stakeholders and
successfully implement all facets of projects
Qualifications/Requirements:
Strong Finance Domain, CA/ICWA, 3-6 yeas in financial and reporting
systems, analysis and support including proven experience in successful
implementation of ERP technology.
Demonstrated ability to lead & motivate project teams to achieve business
goals.
Relish and stimulate change - a demonstrated change agent with the ability to
influence at all levels of the organization
Ability to influence without authority and work collaboratively in a team.
Excellent communications skills including the ability to effectively interact
with all levels of management.
Relationship Building & Networking Skills with internal organization and
customers.
Due to geographical spread of the organization, up to 30-40% travel may be
required.
Desired Characteristics
Knowledge on Finance & Controllership processes.
Project Management with IT involvement
Certified Black/Green Belt
FMP/IMLP Graduate
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Oracle Financials or Navision
Job Segments:
Corporate Finance, Database, ERP, Finance, Oracle, Payroll, Project Manager,
Systems Analyst, Technology
To apply, please copy the link below as your web address:
http://jobs.gecareers.com/job/Nairobi-Systems-Leader-SSA-Job/1497912/
INTERNATIONAL PLANNED PARENTHOOD FEDERATION
TECHNICAL OFFICER (MEDICAL ABORTION & FOCUSED REGIONAL
SUPPORT) (4 November 2011)
Division/Department: Programmes
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Rank/Grade:
Salary:
Please send completed applications or contact us at this address:
hroffice@ippfaro.org
Closing date for applications: 04/11/2011
Fixed Term: 1st January to 31st December 2012
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), Africa Regional Office is
looking to fill the position of Technical Officer. The International Planned Parenthood
Federation (IPPF) is the world’s largest non-governmental organization working in
the field of sexual and reproductive health information and services. It has six
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Regional Offices, (Western Hemisphere based New York, East and South East Asia
and Oceania Region in Malaysia, Arab World Region in Tunis, South Asia Region in
India, European Network in Brussels and the Africa Regional Office in Nairobi,
Kenya). The international secretariat is in London, UK.
This is a national position based in Nairobi, Kenya, with a fixed one year contract.
The position together with a team of other Advisors will develop and implement a
strategy to increase medical abortion across the network of Member Associations.
Specifically the position is to promote the African Region’s core values of sexual and
reproductive rights by supporting Member Associations (MAs) in the area of
medical abortion, including training materials and information on drug registration
and brand availability. The person will also document best practices in abortion
service delivery and advocacy.
Applicants need to be self starters, and have the ability to work with a team of
advisers working on the five thematic areas of IPPF (HIV/AIDS, Safe Abortion, Access
to SRHR services, Adolescents and Advocacy).
The postholder will need to have advanced technical knowledge/ understanding of
abortion – related issues as well as sound programme development and
management skills, must be an excellent communicator, planner and also able to
form good, trusting relationships with the IPPF Member Associations.
The post will require significant travel, up to 30%, and salary is competitive
commensurate with experience and qualifications + benefits.
Please send your CV, including Referees and cover letter indicating your education,
experience, skills and why you think you are the best candidate for the position to:
hroffice@ippfaro.org closing date: 4th November 2011
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Education & Qualifications
Describe the likely educational/training background of the job holder.
Post graduate degree in a social science related subject or equivalent standard of
education.
Proven Ability
Describe the minimum level of professional experience required to do the
job.
2-3 years experience working on abortion-related issues - ideally gained in a
developing country setting. Includes application in comprehensive
programme management
Experience in training and giving oral presentations
Skills
Detail the skills needed to do the job, including languages.
Excellent verbal communication skills to give presentations and conduct
trainings.
Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to influence and persuade others.
Excellent understanding of the associated technical issues related to abortion,
particularly medical abortion.
Excellent written communication skills required to write a variety of
documents.
Good programme management skills.
Ability to consolidate information from a variety of sources and translate the
information into easily understood messages.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team (both internally and
externally).
Good organizational and time management skills to meet tight deadlines.
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Fluent in English and French
Excellent Information Technology skills.
For more job description, please copy the link below as your web address:
http://www.ippfar.org/NR/rdonlyres/44A75AA3-4B6A-44B1-8B30-
2E71FC3068A2/5758/TechnicalOfficerJD.pdf
The IPPF application form is available in large print, audio and Braille formats for
jobs based at the Central Office. We hope to have those formats available for jobs
based in other offices soon.
IPPF is an equal opportunities employer.
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledge
PATHFINDER INTERNATIONAL
Pathfinder International is an international non-profit organization that is dedicated
to supporting high-quality comprehensive reproductive health services in Kenya.
We are currently recruiting for the following positions to join our team in APHIAPlus
Nairobi coast project.
LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST (2) (31 October 2011)
Location: Nairobi and Mombasa
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The Laboratory Technologist will support MOH laboratory staff in the province to
develop and implement strategies for establishing and implementing internal and
external quality assurance standards and operating procedures.
This will include reagents/lab commodities management, specimen management,
documentation, management of laboratory accidents, inventory, equipment, reagent
and training needs, monitoring and evaluation of laboratory and point-of-care
diagnostic services and systems.
She/he will work closely with the APHIAPlus Nairobi/Coast Service delivery team
with the aim of supporting and improving quality of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, MNCH
and malaria health services.
Job Requirements
Higher diploma in laboratory technology or its equivalent
Be registered with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians’ and
Technologists’ Board (KMLTTB)
Possess at least 3 years experience in a practical setting specifically in the
diagnosis and treatment monitoring of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and
treatment, TB/HIV, TB DOTS, and malaria in Kenya.
Familiarity with and experience in implementing local and national laboratory
quality assurance systems; laboratory capacity building, monitoring and
supervision.
Ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with colleagues and
partners.
Candidates should also clearly indicate the location they are applying for and
include daytime telephone contacts to kenyajobs@pathfinder.org.
Closing date for applications is 31st October 2011.
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Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Candidates who meet the above qualifications and are available to start immediately
are encouraged to apply.
Pathfinder International is an equal opportunity employer
ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT (4 November 2011)
Location: Mombasa
The Accounts Assistant position will report to the Accountant and work closely with
program staff to facilitate payments. The role will manage all M-pesa payments to
relevant parties and staff. S/he will also be expected to undertake timely filing of Mpesa
payment vouchers and receive/bank organizational funds.
Job Requirements
Minimum professional accounting qualification of CPA II or ACCA level II.
Three years experience in a similar position preferably in an INGO.
Excellent computer skills particularly with advanced hands on experience on
different types of spread sheets and various automated accounting systems.
Highly organized and able to work independently and as part of a team.
Candidates should also clearly indicate the location they are applying for and
include daytime telephone contacts to kenyajobs@pathfinder.org.
Closing date for applications is 31st October 2011.
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Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Candidates who meet the above qualifications and are available to start immediately
are encouraged to apply.
Pathfinder International is an equal opportunity employer
ADMIN/ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT (4 November 2011)
Location: Malindi and Lamu
The Admin/Accounts Assistant will be responsible for all general administrative
issues including basic financial transactions relating to the satellite office.
S/he will be responsible for preparing monthly field activity budgets and payments;
maintaining the field office cash book and cash reimbursement requests and
inventory management for the field office.
The incumbent will also be in charge of sub-office administration; coordinate
training preparation, staff travel and other administrative responsibilities.
Job Requirements:
Minimum basic accounting including a minimum level professional
accounting qualification such as CPA II or ACCA level II.
Three years experience in a similar position in a large and busy international
NGO.
Previous work experience in an administrative role is highly desirable
Excellent computer skills, particularly with spreadsheets and automated
accounting systems.
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Ability to work independently; with people from diverse cultures and
communicate effectively.
Candidates who meet the above requirements should send their CV and
cover letter detailing current and expected salary.
Candidates should also clearly indicate the location they are applying for and
include daytime telephone contacts to kenyajobs@pathfinder.org.
Closing date for applications is 31st October 2011.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Candidates who meet the above qualifications and are available to start immediately
are encouraged to apply.
Pathfinder International is an equal opportunity employer
WORLD AGROFORESTRY CENTRE
GRAPHIC DESIGNER (31 October 2011)
The World Agroforestry Centre is an independent research institution which
generates science - based knowledge about the complex role trees play in
agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods.
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As part of the Centre’s work to bring tree-based solutions to bear on poverty and
environmental problems, researchers – working in close collaboration with partners
– are developing new technologies, tools and policy recommendations for increased
food security and ecosystem health.
The Centre’s headquarters are located in Nairobi, Kenya, and research is conducted
in 23 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. We are supported by the
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and receive
funding from over 50 different donors.
To learn more about our organization, please visit our website:
www.worldagroforestry.org
Duties and responsibilities
Provide leadership in all aspects of the design of Centre products and
implementation of the corporate image.
Ensure the consistent and high-quality design and production of websites,
books, newsletters, posters, brochures, exhibits, CDs, presentation packs,
flyers, publicity material and other materials.
Supervise the design and production of all Centre products, in collaboration
with the internal editorial team and external service providers to combine
cutting-edge design with accurate and timely production.
Working with communications staff and project officers, transform complex
information into attractive and appropriate visuals and clear messages.
Prepare electronic files for direct printing by printshops (appropriate
electronic formats of design work, images, fonts, pantones, etc) using industry
standard software and practices, follow products through all phases of print or
production, ensuring print and colour quality and the accuracy of proofs.
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Supervise external and internal printing and production processes to obtain
the highest possible standards.
Maintain an electronic database of all publications, both print and online files.
Advise Centre staff on matters pertaining to design, illustration, colour
schemes and artwork on a wide variety of materials, and the appropriate
medium for the information product.
Provide support to the web team by designing web graphics and animations
as well helping to improve the appeal of Centre websites.
Work with various teams to conceptualize, develop and set up exhibitions and
displays.
Requirements
Degree in graphic design or related field
Expert knowledge of the Macintosh environment, as well as Indesign,
Photoshop and other graphics programmes
Minimum of 3 years experience in a supervisory design position in a
commercial or scientific enterprise
Excellent creative design, artistic and photographic skills
Kenyan citizen
Terms of offer
The World Agroforestry Centre is an equal opportunity employer and offers a
collegial and gender-sensitive working environment. We believe that staff diversity
promotes excellence and strongly encourage applications from qualified women.
This position will be stationed in Nairobi, Kenya.
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The appointment will be for an initial period of three (3) years, renewable subject to
six (6) months probation period, assessment of performance, continued relevance of
the position and availability of resources.
How to apply
Applications for the position must include:
A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed
requirements and salary expectations
A detailed curriculum vitae
The names and addresses of three referees, including telephone, fax numbers and
email addresses.
All correspondence should be addressed to the
Human Resources Unit,
World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF),
PO Box 30677, 00100
Nairobi, Kenya
OR via email: icrafhru@cgiar.org and should indicate “Application for a Graphics
Designer” on their application letters and email submissions.
Applications will be considered until 31 October 2011 or until a suitable candidate is
identified and selected.
Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be
contacted.
BLUE CHIP COMPANY
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We are a blue chip company. a leader in the ICT sector.
Due to expansion and growth, the following positions have arisen in our
organization:
CALL CENTRE - CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES (28 October 2011)
This position requires someone with telesales and call centre experience, a self
starter, a team player and passion for customer service.
Experience at technology oriented service firms; Mobile telephony, BPO call
centres, will be an added advantage. The applicants must have excellent oral and
written communication skills. A Business Diploma is a pre-requisite.
The position entails
Providing customers with product and service information
Answering phone calls and responding to customer requests and orders
Completing customer call logs and related reports
Identifying, research, and resolving customer issues using the computer
systems & present reports
Ability to work in any of the operations sections; including call centre,
reception, front counter/cashier hall, client liaison and enable desk will be an
added advantage
Applicants should submit their CVs to the following email address:
mcarecruitment@gmail.com
Closing date: 28th October 2011
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FSD KENYA
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (14 November 2011)
The opportunity
FSD Kenya undertakes a considerable amount of research to support the
development of more inclusive financial markets in Kenya.
The results have contributed to shaping Government policy, the strategy and
operations of financial service providers and improving the design and impact of our
own projects.
We are looking for a researcher to assist in developing our impact research.
Based full time in Nairobi, Kenya, and reporting to FSD’s Senior Research Specialist,
the position will involve managing a range of research activities from quantitative
surveys though to in-depth qualitative research; supporting the wider FSD team and
our partners on research issues; and linking to the wider research community.
The contract will be for an initial period of one year.
Who we need
We’re looking for someone with a strong and relevant research background
motivated to apply these skills to solving practical development problems and
making a difference.
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You will need to be both a ‘thinker’ and a ‘doer’.
You will have:
A relevant academic qualification (minimum Masters degree or equivalent);
Demonstrated ability to conduct relevant empirical research;
Experience using a range of qualitative and quantitative research methods;
Evidence of a strong interest and commitment to international development;
and,
Excellent spoken and written English.
Mandatory for your application, you are encouraged to download and read
through the ToRs from our website’s Opportunities page.
Interested?
If you think you could be the right person for this role then send a covering letter
and CV by e-mail to Lydiah Kioko (Lydiah@fsdkenya.org).
Please put “Research Associate IA” in the subject line.
Short listed candidates will be contacted to set up an interview.
Applications must be received not later than Monday 14th November 2011.
FSD Kenya operates as an independent Trust registered in Kenya under the
supervision of professional trustees, with policy guidance from its programme
investment committee.
Finance is provided by a number of leading development agencies including the
UK’S Department for International Development (DFID), the World Bank, the
Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), Agence Française de
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Développement (AFD) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation together with the
Government of Kenya.
Further information can be obtained at our website: www.fsdkenya.org
RESEARCH MANAGER (14 November 2011)
The opportunity
Strengthening finance for agriculture is a priority for Kenya.
USAID’s Financial Inclusion for Rural Microenterprises (FIRM) programme and FSD
Kenya have been working in partnership with leading financial institutions to
develop new financial products based on detailed research and analysis of value
chains.
Based on this success we have jointly establishing a Value Chain Finance Centre to
help drive the development of agricultural finance ¡n the Kenyan financial services
market.
We need an exceptional professional to join this exciting initiative as a Research
Manager.
The Research Manager will be ¡n charge of the Centre’s research programme,
responsible for generating and disseminating high quality research on selected
value chains in Kenya to underpin the development of appropriate and sustainable
finance.
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At the core of this research will be detailed quantitative measurement of the
economics of the value chain, establishing volumes, prices and margins along key
elements of the chain.
This data will provide the basis for identifying opportunities for viable new financial
products.
Who we need
We need an experienced researcher with a passion for applying research to solve
real world problems.
At a minimum you will have:
Masters qualification in a relevant quantitative field (finance, economics,
business or related).
Knowledge of the financial services sector.
Track record in research management, including the ability to run large,
complex teams of researchers and oversee quality assurance.
Demonstrated strong quantitative research and financial analysis skills.
Demonstrated ability to communicate well in written and oral form in English.
Interested?
If you think you could be the right person for this role then send a covering letter
and CV by email to Lydiah Kioko (Lydiah@fsdkenya.org).
Please put “Research Manager” in the subject line.
Short listed candidates will be contacted to set up an interview.
Applications must be received not later than Monday 14th November 2011.
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FSD Kenya operates as an independent Trust registered in Kenya under the
supervision of professional trustees, with policy guidance from its programme
investment committee.
Finance ¡s provided by a number of leading development agencies including the
UK’S Department for International Development (DFID), the World Bank, the
Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), Agence Française de
Développement (AFD) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation together with the
Government of Kenya.
Further information can be obtained at our website: www.fsdkenya.org
CARE INTERNATIONAL KENYA
FIELD OFFICER - WATER SANITATION AND HYGIENE (28 October 2011)
(Ref: FO - WSH/10/2011)
Based in Moyale & Marsabit
2 Positions
Reporting to the Project Manager - Drought Response, the Field Officer shall provide
oversight to the WASH Emergency Drought Response Program and Cash for Work
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(CFW) activities in empowering the pastoral and agro - pastoral communities in the
Mandera west, Wajir North, Wajir West, Moyale, Sololo and Marsabit central
districts. The position will also ensure that poor rural communities in arid and semiarid
zones have access to water and are using appropriate hygiene and sanitation
practices to reduce their vulnerability to water related shocks. She/he will supervise
implementation of activities to completion while adhering to the highest standard of
emergency accountability according to Humanitarian Accountability Partnership
(HAP) and Humanitarian Accountability Framework (HAF).
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
At least basic diploma or National Higher Diploma (HND) in areas of community
development, public health, social work and community development
Experience:
At least 3 years experience in community development activities, experience in
pastoral communities. Those ones with experience in programs that included water
and sanitations, CFW and Cash grants are most preferred.
Competencies:
Has the ability to work with diversified category of people/ cross- sector and
crossfunctional
teams and areas. Fast learner of new tasks and skills, Excellent
communication, report writing and interpersonal skills with high integrity, Team
player and reliable, Good analytical and problem solving skills, Results oriented
with ability to work well under pressure with minimum supervision while
undertaking multiple tasks, Dedicated to maintaining high quality standards,
Industrious with innovative and creative skills. Have Experience /knowledge of
working with pastoralists in Northern Kenya and understands the local language.
Motivated and good planning skills
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For a more detailed job description, please copy the link below as your web
address:
http://www.care.or.ke/himages/Field%20Officer-%20Wash%20-%20Moyale.pdf
If you feel you are the right candidate for the advertised position, kindly send your
application indicating the reference number and title of the position applied for
along with an up-to-date CV with telephone contacts of three professional referees
to: The Human Resources & Development Manager, CARE International In Kenya,
Email: Vacancies@care.or.ke so as to be received not later than 28th October, 2011.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing
will lead to automatic disqualification.
CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment
process. (Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees)
FIELD OFFICER - LIVESTOCK (ANIMAL HEALTH) (28 October 2011)
Ref: FO-AH/10/2011
Based in Moyale
Reporting to the Project officer - Veterinary Services, the incumbent shall provide
oversight to the Emergency Drought Response Program's livestock health activities
in Northern Kenya and ensure that poor rural communities in arid and semi-arid
zones have access to improved animal health related activities through logistical
support to District Veterinary Office.
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QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
At least certificate in animal health from recognized institution
Experience:
At least one (1) year experience of working with NGO in livestock health related
activities among pastoral communities in Northern Kenya. Experience in
implementing emergency animal health will be added advantage.
Competencies:
Has the ability to work with diversified category of people/ cross- sector and
crossfunctional
teams and areas. Fast learner of new tasks and skills, Excellent
communication, report writing and interpersonal skills with high integrity, Team
player and reliable, Good analytical and problem solving skills, Results oriented
with ability to work well under pressure with minimum supervision while
undertaking multiple tasks, Dedicated to maintaining high quality standards,
Industrious with innovative and creative skills. Have Experience /knowledge of
working with pastoralists in Northern Kenya and understands the local language.
Motivated and good planning skills
For a more detailed job description, please copy the link below as your web
address:
http://www.care.or.ke/himages/Field%20officer%20-
%20Livestock%20JD%20Final.pdf
Applications
If you feel you are the right candidate for the advertised position, kindly send your
application indicating the reference number and title of the position applied for
along with an up-to-date CV with telephone contacts of three professional referees
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to: The Human Resources & Development Manager, CARE International In Kenya,
Email: Vacancies@ddb.care.or.ke so as to be received not later than 28th October,
2011. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing
will lead to automatic disqualification.
CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment
process. (Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees)
FIELD OFFICER - (LIVELIHOOD) (28 November 2011)
Ref: FO-L/10/2011
Based in Takaba
Reporting to the Project Engineer, the incumbent shall provide oversight to the
Emergency Drought Response Programs in Northern Kenya. She/he will ensure
implementation of Cash For Work activities in the rehabilitation of water
infrastructures in empowering the pastoral and agro - pastoral communities in the
Mandera west, Wajir North and Wajir West. The position will ensure that poor rural
communities in arid and semi-arid zones have access to water and are using
appropriate hygiene and sanitation practices to reduce their vulnerability to water
related shocks.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
At least a Diploma in Social science, Community development, Project planning and
management or other relevant field
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Experience:
At least 3 years experience in community development activities, experience in
pastoral communities. Those ones with experience in programs that included water
and sanitations, CFW and Cash grants are most preferred.
Competencies:
Excellent knowledge of community mobilization and facilitation skills.
Good Interpersonal Skills and must be a team player
Good communication skills (both oral and written) with proven excellent
report writing ability
Good Computer Knowledge and Skills
Must be able to meet dead lines
For a more detailed job description, please copy the link below as your web
address:
http://www.care.or.ke/himages/JD-emegerncy%20Livelihood%20%20officer-
%20Moyale.pdf
Applications
If you feel you are the right candidate for the advertised position, kindly send your
application indicating the reference number and title of the position applied for
along with an up-to-date CV with telephone contacts of three professional referees
to: The Human Resources & Development Manager, CARE International In Kenya,
Email: Vacancies@care.or.ke so as to be received not later than 28th October, 2011.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing
will lead to automatic disqualification.
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CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment
process. (Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees)
ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT (28 October 2011)
Ref: AA/10/2011
Based in Moyale
Reporting to the Finance Coordinator, the Accounts Assistant will be responsible for
paying out project and travel advances to staff, reviewing and reconciling advance
sub ledger accounts and receive all cash and cheque payments as well as making
cash payments other than petty cash.
For a more detailed job description, please copy the link below as your web
address:
http://www.care.or.ke/himages/Accounts%20assistant-%20Moyale%20-JD.pdf
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
At least O level
Experience:
1 year in similar position.
Certificate:
CPA Part 1 or diploma in business administration
Competencies:
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Sufficient computer skills to perform assigned tasks
Applications
If you feel you are the right candidate for the advertised position, kindly send your
application indicating the reference number and title of the position applied for
along with an up-to-date CV with telephone contacts of three professional referees
to: The Human Resources & Development Manager, CARE International In Kenya,
Email: Vacancies@care.or.ke so as to be received not later than 28th October, 2011.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing
will lead to automatic disqualification.
CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment
process. (Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees)
UNOPS
UNOPS helps its partners in the United Nations system meet the world’s needs for
building peace, recovering from disaster, and creating sustainable development.
UNOPS is known for its ability to implement complex projects in all types of
environments around the globe. In an effort to promote organizational excellence,
UNOPS seeks highly qualified individuals for the following position:
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DRIVER (TWO POSITIONS) (30 October 2011)
Vacancy Code: UNOPS/2011/AFO/KEOC/PRJ/033
Post Level: Local ICA 1 (Individual Contractor Agreement)
Project Title: Addressing Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Use of
Resources in
Rural Areas of Kenya Through the Eco-village Model
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya (with extensive field visits)
Duration: 2 months
Closing Date: 30th October 2011
Background
The Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources in partnership with UNOPS
Kenya office has designed a project aimed at climate change adaptation and
sustainable use of natural resources in rural areas of Kenya through the eco-village
model. Climate change is one the greatest challenges facing the world today and
Kenya is already experiencing the impact of climate change as witnessed in the
constant drought occurrences as well as floods, crop failure and environmental
degradation through deforestation among others. The project will mitigate climate
change associated risks to food security and livelihoods in 50 vulnerable
communities established as a network of eco-villages. Given the scope of the
project, implementation will be performed in three successive phases:
feasibility and preparatory assessment phase
a pilot phase on 5 selected villages
a roll out phase to the 50 foreseen ecovillages.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Support Services/Operations
Manager, the driver will provide reliable and safe driving services for the transport
of authorized personnel. The Driver must have a high sense of responsibility,
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courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural
backgrounds.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provides reliable and secure driving services by driving vehicles safely for
the transport of authorized personnel in rural and urban locations including
challenging and remote environments.
Ensures proper usage of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily
vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance
plans and reports.
Ensures the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle by checking oil,
water, battery, brakes, tries, etc.; performing minor repairs and arranging for
major repairs; and ensuring that the vehicle is kept clean.
Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle
insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and map of the city/country, first aid
kit, and necessary spare parts.
Ensures that immediate steps as required by rules and regulations are taken
in case of involvement in an accident.
Competency
Provision of reliable and secure driving.
Proper use of vehicle including 4X4
Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
Availability of documents/ supplies
Immediate action in case of accident
Required Selection Criteria
UNOPS Core Values/Competencies
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Integrity
Professionalism
Respect for Diversity
Creativity and innovation
Commitment to continuous Learning
Organizing and quality
Results orientation
Communications skills
Teamwork skills
Functional Competencies
Knowledge Management and Learning
Shares knowledge and experience
Provides helpful feedback and advice to others in the office
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor
vehicle repair
Good knowledge of the area and the current condition of roads and highways,
security and safety awareness; ability to apply good judgment in the context
of assignments given.
High sense of responsibility; operate in compliance with road and safety
regulations and rules.
Excellent knowledge of protocol
Excellent knowledge of security issues
Self-Management
Ability to adhere to work assignments and meet designated deadlines.
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Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive
attitude
Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of views
Academic Qualifications/Experience/Language
Completion of secondary school or equivalent; drivers training with a valid
driver’s license.
A minimum of 2 years’ work experience as a driver including extensive
experience driving in remote rural locations; safe driving record.
Must have a clean driving license class BCE
Experience in driving 4×4 vehicles (preferably land cruiser)
Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle
repairs.
Fluency in written and oral English and Swahili are required for this position
Any secure/off-road driving training courses are an added advantage.
To apply, please copy the link below as your web address:
http://www.unops.org/_layouts/scripts/GetVAFile.aspx?id=6306
INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR AIDS CARE AND TREATMENT PROGRAMS
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SENIOR MONITORING AND EVALUATION ADVISOR – KENYA (20 November
2011)
Closing date: 20 Nov 2011
Under the supervision of the Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Research, the
Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor provides technical support in the planning
and implementation of monitoring and evaluation (ME) activities within the ICAP HIV
prevention, care and treatment program in Eastern, Central and Nyanza Province.
MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES
Provide technical assistance and support to ICAP-supported (GoK) facilities
and districts, including review of performance and quality of service delivery,
assessment of M&E strategies, implementation and evaluation of patient
tracking systems, data management, data quality assurance, data
summarization and analysis.
Serve as a resource to Kenyan government partners (State, Federal
governments and Federal Ministry of Health), Columbia University, CDC and
USAID in the evaluation of ongoing HIV/AIDS programs.
Coordinate training and mentorship of ICAP M&E officers.
Oversee data management for donor reporting including the coordination of
data analysis and presentation.
Contribute to the review and revision of policies and procedures that enhance
ICAP-Kenya program evaluation.
Contribute to implementation science and research studies.
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION
Advanced degree (Master’s degree minimum) in Epidemiology, Biostatistics
or Public Health; Doctoral degree or equivalent in medicine preferred.
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EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Kenyan national with minimum 5 years of experience in Monitoring and
Evaluation Systems within HIV programs
Demonstrated experience supervising and monitoring staff
Demonstrated strong data management and data analysis skills
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
Travel throughout Kenya; some trips require overnight stay.
HOW TO APPLY
All applications including a current CV (attachments bearing both your names and
the job title), telephone number and references should be sent to ICAP-Kenya’s HR
and Administration Manager at icap.vacancies@gmail.com. Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
STANDARD CHARTERED BANK
RELATIONSHIP MANAGER - MEDIUM ENTERPRISES
Job ID: 306994
Job Function: Consumer Banking
Location: Kenya - SCB
Full/ Part Time: Full -Time
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Regular/Temporary: Permanent
Job Description
The role holder is required to market and manage ME customer relationships
through a pro-active and consultative approach and detailed understanding of
existing customers ’business (es) to enhance profit and;
Acquire profitable new customers for the ME Banking business through the
creation, development and maintenance of high quality advisory
relationships, that includes effective consultative selling and creative
structuring of financial solutions (within segmentation boundaries).
Key Roles & Responsibilities
Work directly with customers to deepen and secure new business
relationships through the analyses of needs and provision of products and
services.
Tailor products creatively to meet individual customer needs.
Analyze and review quality of potential and existing business to ensure
maximum profitability.
Manage credit quality standards through effective risk management
according to the Departmental Operating Instructions (DOI) and other SCB
policies.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all actual and attempted customer
interactions.
Conduct customer meetings that have defined call objectives, desired
outcomes and a well – constructed plan.
Work in close partnership with Business Analysts and Credit Managers to
ensure credit applications for new and existing facilities are correctly
prepared in accordance with DOI.
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After consideration of individual case merits, recommend credits for approval
by relevant authorities.
Provide feedback to senior management, marketing and product
management on customer’s needs and the efficiency of marketing strategies
and tactics.
Qualifications & Skills
Graduate in Commerce, Economics, or equivalent.
Knowledge in all major areas of Banking will be an added advantage
(especially in Credit, Corporate, Operations, Treasury, Security
documentation, etc.)
Good Negotiation skills
Good knowledge and understanding of group processes to enable speedy
resolution of service issues
Good team player
Strong selling, interpersonal and networking skills
Effective communication and presentation skills
Credit Skills Assessment qualified
Diversity & Inclusion
Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work
environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the
broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and
competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture each employee can develop
a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximize their personal potential.
To apply, please copy the link below as your web address:
https://cgportal.global.standardchartered.com/psc/hrms/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS
_HRS.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL
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RELATIONSHIP MANAGER-PRIORITY BANKING
Job ID: 306993
Job Function: Consumer Banking
Location: Kenya - SCB
Full/ Part Time: Full -Time
Regular/Temporary: Permanent
Job Description
The Relationship Manager is primarily responsible for servicing and managing
customer relationships under the Priority Banking program by engaging them,
uncovering their needs and providing them with the appropriate products, services
and solutions from the entire range of the Consumer Banking suite.
The Relationship Manager is responsible to drive profitable revenue and volume
growth from their portfolio with a focus on new acquisition, deepening of existing
customer relationships and cross sell thereby improving market and customer share
of wallet with the Bank.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
Relationship management
Manage and anticipate client requirements with a focus towards managing the
existing base as well as increase cross product holding per client.
Build, understand and sustain relationships with the client’s circle of influence
(e.g. a parent, mentor, advisor or other family member)
Consistent and frequent communication with client providing complete,
concise portfolio valuations and guidance
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Serve as a problem-solver for the client, helping them identify investment
criteria, recognize and handle concerns that arise as consultation moves
closer to decision.
Provide ongoing portfolio supervision, with a continuous focus towards
helping the client adapt to changes in personal circumstances and the
financial environment.
Retain existing high value clients by growth of wallet with the bank through
relationship management activities.
Resolve client queries without further escalation
Effectively convert service recovery to sales opportunities and sustained
client loyalty.
Customer / Business acquisition
Drive portfolio growth through existing to bank (ETB) and increased product
per customer (PPC) ratio.
Based on client profile, map client potential and work towards up streaming to
Private Banking segment.
Drive portfolio growth through acquisition of New to Bank (NTB) segment
qualifying customer relationships.
Customer Needs Analysis & Consultation
Offer a consistent yet differentiated customer experience by offering holistic
needs analysis and consultation to key clients in portfolio management taking
ownership of all categories of customer service matters.
Gather competitive intelligence to determine what competitors are offering
clients, product positioning and service offerings
Continuously track market trends and ensure up to date knowledge of market
offerings to be able to provide advice on potential financial planning solutions
based on client needs.
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Carry out suitability assessment of clients
Identify & partner with product specialists to provide expert advice across a
wide range of financial matters such as retirement planning, estate planning,
asset allocation, forex rates etc.
Risk management & control
Ensure meeting clients requirements while ensuring compliance with all
regulations and controls as set by the Bank and external regulatory authorities
by all staff.
Read, understand and comply with all provisions of the Group Code of
Conduct.
Sound knowledge of all aspects of general banking, retail operations and
credit operations / deposit and lending products / inspection and audit
requirements, as applicable.
Awareness of all the policies and procedures issued in relation to money
laundering prevention.
Ensure CDD compliance for all new to bank and existing customers.
Ensure zero operational loss and effective complaint management.
Effective reject management.
Report any suspicious transaction immediately to the supervising officer of
Fraud Control
Ensure strict compliance and responsible for achieving and maintaining
satisfactory audit rating
Qualifications & Skills
3 – 5 years experience in relevant relationship management experience or
related relevant experience
Candidate is expected to possess extensive customer contacts that qualifies
for the Priority Banking Segment
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Certified Financial Planner (CFP) would be useful
Superior knowledge of investment products and financial markets
Possess diverse investment and market views to offer a concise and
consolidated view of events so as to give the appropriate recommendation
and guidance to clients
Make effective business decisions independently, based on sound financial
and business principles.
Competent in collaborating with product specialists to recommend product
suite offerings for clients.
Effective understanding of client requirements and manage it without
escalation.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to deal with people
of all levels
A team player with good initiatives & assertiveness
A self motivator who is keen on upgrading & improving personal knowledge
& skills to meet evolving job requirements
Diversity & Inclusion
Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work
environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the
broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and
competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can
develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximize their personal
potential.
To apply, please copy the link below as your web address:
https://cgportal.global.standardchartered.com/psc/hrms/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS
_HRS.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL
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PROGRAMMER/ ANALYST
Job ID: 306992
Job Function: Finance
Location: Kenya - SCB
Full/ Part Time: Full -Time
Regular/Temporary:
Job Description
Design, develop and re -write existing Business Intelligence software for the Bank
with liaison with the business owners.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
Design & Develop software for the bank with liaison with the business owners.
Code or write the new programs with proper commenting procedure.
Re-write existing applications to new requirements.
Do other programming associated jobs as deemed appropriate by
management.
Be the key person in report automation in the unit.
Qualifications & Skills
Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Computer Science or Information
Technology. Your programming experience must cover exhaustive skills in
systems development with a commercial (rather than academic) bias.
A solid grounding in all the development areas of at least one programming
language which has lead to tangible results.
Extensive and proven relational database experience using but not limited to
SQL Server as the database engine is compulsory.
Minimum of 3 years of intensive and demonstrated programming as a
software developer on a windows platform.
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Experience in web technologies or banking software development preferably
gained in a busy software development house or in a bank will be an added
advantage.
Demonstrate a thorough understanding of any CASE tool (Computer-Aided
Software Engineering), it’s core functionality and indicate where your
developments are currently in use.
Must code passionately, have coding as a hobby and be self teaching, love
learning and with a “smell” of other technologies.
Can think logically and pay close attention to detail, full of patience,
persistence, and have the ability to perform complex and analytical work ,
especially under pressure.
Diversity & Inclusion
Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work
environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the
broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and
competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can
develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximize their personal
potential.
To apply, please copy the link below as your web address:
https://cgportal.global.standardchartered.com/psc/hrms/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS
_HRS.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL
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MOI UNIVERSITY
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts.
Two (2) copies of applications should be submitted in writing together with an
updated curriculum vitae giving details of applicant’s age, marital status, academic
and professional qualifications, working experience, present post and salary,
telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees plus copies of certificates
and testimonials. The reference number of the position applied for should be clearly
indicated.
Applications are to be addressed to:-
Chief Academic Officer
Moi University
P.O. Box 3900
Eldoret
So as to reach him not later than 28th October, 2011. Applicants are advised to
contact their referees and request them to send their letters of reference to the
above address. The referees should write and send their recommendations under
sealed envelope within three weeks from the date of this advertisement. For those
already in employment, applications should be channelled through their Heads of
Departments.
N/B: ‘’Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted’’.
‘’Any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification’’
‘’Moi University is an equal opportunity employer
SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY
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Areas/fields of specialization: Taxonomy, Ecology, Physiology, Phycology,
Mycology, Genetics and Microbiology.
Professor Scale 15(Xv) (1 Position) – MU/AC/10/5 /2011
Associate Professor Scale 14 (Xiv) (1 Position) – MU/AC/10/6 /2011
Senior Lecturer Scale 13(Xiii) (1 Position) – MU/AC/10 /7/2011
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
Areas/fields of specialization: Analytical, Inorganic, Organic and Physical.
Professor Scale 15(Xv) (1 Position) – MU/AC/10 /8/2011
Associate Professor Scale 14 (Xiv) (1 Position) – MU/AC/10/9 /2011
Senior Lecturer Scale 13(Xiii) (1 Position) – MU/AC/ 10/10/2011
Lecturer Scale 12(Xii) (2 Positions) – MU/AC/ 10/11/2011
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
Areas/fields of specialization: Pure and Applied Mathematics.
Professor Scale 15(Xv) (1 Position) – MU/AC/ 10/12/2011
Associate Professor Scale 14 (Xiv) (1 Position) – MU/AC/ 10/13/2011
Senior Lecturer Scale 13(Xiii) (1 Position) – MU/AC/ 10/14/2011
Lecturer Scale 12(Xii) (1 Position) – MU/AC/ 10/15/2011
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
Areas/fields of specialization: Statistics, Biostatistics, Applied Statistics, Actuarial
Science, Computer Science, Database Management, Security Systems, Artificial
Intelligence.
Professor Scale 15(Xv) (1 Position) – MU/AC/ 10/16/2011
Associate Professor Scale 14 (Xiv) (1 Position) – MU/AC/ 10/17/2011
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Senior Lecturer Scale 13(Xiii) (1 Position) – MU/AC/ 10/18/2011
Lecturer Scale 12(Xii) (3 Positions) – MU/AC/ 10/19/2011
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
Areas/fields of specialization: Theoretical
Professor Scale 15(Xv) (1 Position) – MU/AC/ 10/20/2011
Associate Professor Scale 14 (Xiv) (1 Position) – MU/AC/ 10/21/2011
Senior Lecturer Scale 13(Xiii) (1 Position) – MU/AC/ 10/22/2011
Lecturer Scale 12(Xii) (2 Positions) – MU/AC/ 10/23/2011
DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY
Areas of Specialization: Entomology, Ecology. Parasitology, Physiology
Professor Scale 15(Xv) (1 Position) – MU/AC/ 10/24/2011
Associate Professor Scale 14 (Xiv) (1 Position) – MU/AC/ 10/25/2011
Senior Lecturer Scale 13(Xiii) (1 Position) – MU/AC/ 10/26/2011
Lecturer Scale 12(Xii) (1 Position) – MU/AC/ 10/27/2011
LECTURER (28 October 2011)
Should have a D.Phil degree from Moi University or its equivalent from a
recognized academic institution, in any of the areas/fields of specialization
indicated in the above named departments.
OR
Must have a Masters degree in addition to a first degree from a recognized
academic institution plus at least 2 years of teaching experience at University
level after obtaining a masters degree and at least two publications in
refereed journal(s).
Those with a Masters degree should register for a D.Phil degree.
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Should be recognized or registered by a relevant professional board.
SENIOR LECTURER (28 October 2011)
Should have a D.Phil degree or its academic equivalent, in any of the
areas/fields of specialization indicated in the above named departments.
Must have at least 4 years of teaching or research experience at University
level since becoming Lecturer.
Must have a minimum of 4 publications in refereed journals since appointment
as a Lecturer.
OR
Must have a Masters degree plus 5 years of University teaching experience
after becoming a Lecturer and 5 Publications since becoming Lecturer.
Should normally have supervised post- graduate degree candidates.
Should have attended and contributed at learned conferences, seminars or
workshops.
Should show evidence of membership of professional societies.
Should show evidence of continued research and evaluated effective
teaching.
Should show evidence of contribution to University life through active
participation in departmental matters, student’s academic advising, School
and University meetings committee membership and others.
Should be recognized and registered or registerable by relevant professional
board.
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (28 October 2011)
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Must have a D.Phil degree or its academic equivalent, in any of the
areas/fields of specialization indicated in the above named departments.
Normally must have at least 4 years of teaching and research since becoming
Senior Lecturer or 8 years of teaching experience at University.
Must have at least 4 articles in refereed journals since appointment as Senior
Lecturer.
Should have normally supervised postgraduate degree candidates.
Should have attended and contributed at learned conferences, seminars or
workshops.
Should show evidence of membership of professional societies.
Should show evidence of continued research and effective teaching.
Should be recognized and registered by relevant professional boards
Should show evidence of contribution to University life as well as national and
international life.
PROFESSOR (28 October 2011)
Must have a D.Phil. degree or its academic equivalent, in any of the
areas/fields of specialization indicated in the above named departments.
Normally must have at least 4 years of teaching and research since being
appointed Associate Professor OR at least 10 years experience in teaching or
research in the University and research institution since being appointed
Lecturer provided he/she is already an Associate Professor.
Must have at least 5 articles in refereed journals since appointment as
Associate Professor
Should have supervised postgraduate degree candidates.
Should have attended and contributed at learned conferences, seminars or
workshops.
Should show evidence of membership of professional societies.
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Should show evidence of continued research and effective teaching.
Must be recognized and registered or registerable by relevant professional
boards
Should show evidence of contribution to University life as well as national and
international life.
Should show evidence of academic leadership in his/her area of
specialization.
NB: Candidates from civil service or private sector with required number of
refereed publications and a relevant experience could be considered for the
position of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer as appropriate.
Lecturer Scale 12 (xii) - Min of Ksh.65, 192/= p.m. - Max of Kshs., 92, 954/=p.m.
Senior Lecturer Scale 13 (xiii) - Min of Ksh.73,680/= p.m. - Max of Kshs.,
105,766/=p.m.
Associate Professor Scale 14(xiv) - Min of Ksh.96,157 /= p.m. - Max of Kshs.,
135,262/=p.m.
Professor Scale 15 (xv) - Min of Ksh.113,140 /= p.m. - Max of Kshs., 165,600/=p.m.
KENYA MARITIME AUTHORITY
Kenya Maritime Authority wishes to invite qualified applicants to fill the following
position:
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PROCUREMENT OFFICER (8 November 2011)
KMAG 4
1 Post
Job Description
Duties and responsibilities at this level will involve:
Establishing and updating Authority’s procurement policies and procedures;
Ensuring competitive bidding procedures and that administration of contracts
and negotiations are efficiently performed;
Training user departments on procurement procedures;
Preparing and maintaining all procurement records;
Ensuring efficiency in inventory management;
Being the secretary to the tender committee;
Monitoring contract management by user departments to ensure
implementation of contracts as per the terms and conditions of contract;
Preparing a consolidated annual procurement plans as per the Act and
Regulations; and
Ensuring adherence to the Public Procurement & Disposal Act 2005 and the
Procurement Regulations, 2006.
Academic & Professional Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
Be a holder of Bachelor’s degree in any business field
Have relevant professional qualification – i.e. Graduate diploma in Purchasing
and Supplies from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies.
Be a member of a professional body (KISM or CIPS)
ICT related qualifications with bias on spread sheet.
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Experience
5 years experience with at least 2 years at middle management level
Skills
Excellent planning and organization skills
High ethical standards and integrity
Team player and strong leadership
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Applicants who meet the specified requirements should send their application
letters with their detailed CV’s, copies of academic and professional certificates and
other testimonials together with day-time telephone contact, names and contact of
three referees to:
The Director General,
Kenya Maritime Authority,
P.O. Box 95076 – 80104
Mombasa.
Or drop the application at Kenya Maritime Authority, White House, 2nd Floor, Moi
Avenue, near MSC Plaza, Mombasa.
So as to reach not later than Tuesday 8th November, 2011
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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UNITED STATES EMBASSY – CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL
PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALIST (HIV PREVENTION)
REF: VA-104 -11
Recruiter: U.S. Embassy
Updated on: 2011-10-17 09:55:11
AA/EE: Not Applicable
Contract: Permanent
Location: Nairobi
Available: Immediate
Category: Medical / Healthcare
Offer: FSN 11
INTRODUCTION
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Kisumu has an opening for
the position of Public Health Specialist (HIV Prevention). Experience in Public Health
mandatory.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
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Qualifications Required:
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with
specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
Medical qualification (MBchB or equivalent) and Master in Public Health is
required.
Minimum 5 years of work experience in HIV/AIDS related implementation of
public health programs is required.
Level IV (fluent) English ability is required. Level IV (fluent) Kiswahili also
required.
Must have medical and good HIV/AIDS knowledge.
Must have excellent management, supervision and communication skills.
Must have ability to collaborate with counterparts including other CDC
sections, USG agencies, GoK, NGSs, CBOs and other partner supported
projects.
Must have computer skills in word processing and spreadsheets computer
programs and excellent in report Writing skills.
To apply, please copy the link below as your web address:
http://americanembassy.myjobsinkenya.com/index.php?s=advert_view&g=100003
&x=1697242&i=4&pop=1
GOVERNMENT SECURITY AGENCY
Our client, a Government Security Agency, seeks to recruit top and middle level
management staff to fill various vacant positions in the agency.
Applications are invited from qualified Kenyan professionals of high integrity, are
self-driven and committed to delivering results.
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The applicants must have good communication skills, proficiency in computer
application packages, high conceptual skill, as well as decision making and
managerial skills.
The candidates must be team players who respect diversity, maintain confidentiality
and willing to work for long hours. The Agency offers competitive packages to the
successful candidates.
DEPUTY DIRECTOR (OPERATIONS) (4 November 2011)
WPA - 2
Ref. 02/2011
Deputy Director will be reporting to the Director Witness Protection Agency.
Responsibilities include implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a resultsbased
Witness Protection Programme; managing the Witness Protection Agency
protective equipment and operations; ensuring safety and security of all protected
witnesses; developing and implementing standard operating procedures on witness
protection which include but not limited to threat risk assessment; and providing
specific training to all Witness Protection officers.
Qualification and Experience
For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
A master’s degree in criminology, military science or intelligence service or
equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
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Seven (7) years’ working experience, three (3) of which MUST have been in a
senior management level in police, military, intelligence or international
security organizations.
Knowledge on criminal justice, covert operations or experience in
international security environment will be an added advantage.
A valid driving license.
Candidates who meet the stipulated qualifications should submit hand written
application attaching their Curriculum Vitae containing e-mail address, daytime
telephone contact and addresses of three Referees, copies of their educational and
professional qualifications and Testimonials, National Identity Card and certificate of
Good Conduct to:
The Recruitment Consultant,
Kicher & Associates,
P.O. Box 61379- 00200
Nairobi
Quoting the Job title and Reference number on both the letter and envelope, so as to
be received on or before 4th November, 2011
DEPUTY DIRECTOR (CORPORATE) (4 November 2011)
WPA - 2
Ref. 03/2011
Deputy Director Corporate will report to the Director Witness Protection Agency.
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Will be responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating all issues concerning
finances, human resource and all other administrative support services
Specifically the officer will be required to facilitate the preparation and
implementation of the Agency’s annual work plans and budgetary requirements as
per the strategic plan; coordinate, monitor and evaluate agency programmes; set up
effective accounting system and procedures; manage and monitor the Agency
expenditure including the Agency payroll, staff establishment among other
administrative and human resource issues.
Qualification and Experience
For appointment to this position an applicant must have:
A masters degree in a relevant field such as business/public administration,
financial management or human resource management or its equivalent
qualifications from a recognized institution.
Seven (7) years working experience, three (3) of which MUST have been at a
senior management level in human resource, finance or administrative
services.
Demonstrated merit and ability in administrative/ managerial and leadership
competences as reflected by work performance.
Have a valid driving license.
Candidates who meet the stipulated qualifications should submit hand written
application attaching their Curriculum Vitae containing e-mail address, daytime
telephone contact and addresses of three Referees, copies of their educational and
professional qualifications and Testimonials, National Identity Card and certificate of
Good Conduct to:
The Recruitment Consultant,
Kicher & Associates,
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P.O. Box 61379- 00200
Nairobi
Quoting the Job title and Reference number on both the letter and envelope, so as to
be received on or before 4th November, 2011
CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER (4 November 2011)
WPA - 3
Ref. 04/2011
The Chief Legal Officer will report to the Director.
The officer will be in charge of the Legal department/ issues.
Duties and responsibilities will include:
overall management of legal issues;
advice to the Agency on witness protection and other legal issues;
oversight of advocacy and sensitization trainings;
acceleration and optimization of legal proceedings in order to minimize the
time between the offence and the testimony, thus minimizing the time in which
the witness is exposed to danger.
drafting Memoranda of Understanding in terms of section 7, 8 and 9 of the
Witness Protection Act, CAP 79;
making applications to High Court under section 14 of Witness Protection;
making applications under section 16 of The Witness protection Act for
Protection Orders / Special Measures;
managing the Victims’ Compensation Fund as established under section 31 of
the Act.
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Liaise with stakeholders’ prosecutors to consider the options available to
provide protection to a witness who is fearful of giving evidence;
advising the stakeholders on matters relating to Witness Protection;
setting criteria for assessing the threats;
promoting international cooperation along with other Government offices;
coordinating the efforts for everyday life of the witness (education, health,
welfare and employment) in order to reach the maximum independence and
functionality possible for the witness;
initiating required legislation amendments for the promotion of the Agency’s
activities;
performing any other duties required by the Agency.
Qualification and Experience
For appointment to this grade, an applicant must:
Have a masters degree in law (LLM) from a recognized university
Be an advocate of High Court of Kenya
Have served in the grade of Deputy Chief Legal Officer in the Public Service
or in a comparable and relevant position in the private sector for a minimum
period of three (3) years.
Have attended and successfully completed strategic leadership development
course lasting not less than six(6) weeks
Knowledge in covert operations or intelligence security will be an added
advantage.
Have shown merit and ability in work performance
Candidates who meet the stipulated qualifications should submit hand written
application attaching their Curriculum Vitae containing e-mail address, daytime
telephone contact and addresses of three Referees, copies of their educational and
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professional qualifications and Testimonials, National Identity Card and certificate of
Good Conduct to:
The Recruitment Consultant,
Kicher & Associates,
P.O. Box 61379- 00200
Nairobi
Quoting the Job title and Reference number on both the letter and envelope, so as to
be received on or before 4th November, 2011
FINANCE MANAGER (4 November 2011)
WPA – 3
Ref. 05 /2011
The Finance Manager will be reporting to the Deputy Director Corporate, will head
the Finance/Accounts department.
Will be responsible for prudent financial management by implementing financial
policies, system controls and procedures so as to ensure timely service delivery and
value for money
The specific roles and responsibilities will include:
developing and implementing financial policies, plans, procedures, and
internal controls.
Advising the Director on matters relating to public finance;
Coordinating overall resource allocation in the Agency;
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Assisting the agency departments in costing the programs, and contributing
to the budget process;
Communicating approved annual estimates to various departments and
ensure that there is timely adjustments of work plan commensurate with the
resources voted in the budget.
Initial preparation to all budgetary matters including all issues raised by
budgetary committees;
Preparing quarterly expenditure forecast as a basis for discussions with
treasury for release of funds;
initiating proposals and seeking funds for additional expenditures and
reallocating of voted funds during the year, monitoring expenditure on
projects and program implementation on a periodic basis and ensuring that
timely corrective measures are taken, coordinating the design and financial
aspects for all donors and agreements with donor agencies.
Qualification and Experience
For appointment to this grade, an Applicant must:-
Have a masters degree in Business Administration (MBA), Economics,
Finance, Commerce or in a related discipline from a recognized university.
Have served in the grade of Principal Finance officer /Principal Budget Officer
in the Public Service or its equivalent in the private sector for at least three (3)
years;
Have at least six (6) years experience as a Finance Officer, three (3) of which
should be at a senior level,
Have attended and successfully completed a strategic leadership course
lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution
Be proficient in Computer Accounting Packages
Have shown merit and ability in related work performance
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Candidates who meet the stipulated qualifications should submit hand written
application attaching their Curriculum Vitae containing e-mail address, daytime
telephone contact and addresses of three Referees, copies of their educational and
professional qualifications and Testimonials, National Identity Card and certificate of
Good Conduct to:
The Recruitment Consultant,
Kicher & Associates,
P.O. Box 61379- 00200
Nairobi
Quoting the Job title and Reference number on both the letter and envelope, so as to
be received on or before 4th November, 2011
INTERNAL AUDIT MANAGER (4 November 2011)
WPA - 3
Ref. 06/2011
The Internal Audit Manager will be reporting to the Advisory Board and will have a
dotted line reporting to the Director.
The specific duties include verifying periodic financial returns; ensuring that
Agency’s’ assets are properly maintained; preparation of audit plans, programs,
budget, work schedule and ensuring adherence to them.
Collecting audit evidence on major issues, preparing reports and making a follow
up on action taken. Reviewing budgetary control systems; Supervising internal Audit
staff, identifying staff training needs, organizing for their training and evaluating
impact on training; and maintaining high audit standards.
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Qualification and Experience
For appointment to this grade, an Applicant must:-
Have a bachelors and a masters degree in Business Administration -
Accounting or Finance Option from a recognized University
Be a Certified Public Accountant (K) or Association of Chartered Certified
Accountants (ACCA) and be registered with the Institute of Certified Public
Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
Have at least Six (6) years experience in Internal Audit or External Audit,
three (3) of which should be at a senior level,
Have attended and successfully completed a strategic leadership course
lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution
Have demonstrated a wide administrative capabilities and high degree of
competence managing the Audit function at a high level including ability to
Develop and implement strategic corporate and operational audit plans.
Be proficient in Computer Accounting Packages
Candidates who meet the stipulated qualifications should submit hand written
application attaching their Curriculum Vitae containing e-mail address, daytime
telephone contact and addresses of three Referees, copies of their educational and
professional qualifications and Testimonials, National Identity Card and certificate of
Good Conduct to:
The Recruitment Consultant,
Kicher & Associates,
P.O. Box 61379- 00200
Nairobi
Quoting the Job title and Reference number on both the letter and envelope, so as to
be received on or before 4th November, 2011
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CHIEF WITNESS PROTECTION OFFICER (4 November 2011)
WPA - 3
Ref. 07/2011
The Chief Witness Protection Officer will be reporting to the Deputy Director
(Operation). Duties at this level include management of the covert and other
protection related operations aimed at securing the safety of witnesses and related
persons nationally.
In addition, the officer will be responsible for:
coordination of risk and threat assessment programmes;
gathering and dissemination of intelligence information;
coordinating operational procedures and training programmes;
special operations and investigation;
organizing the procurement, distribution, training and usage fire-arms and
ammunitions;
reintegration and removal process of witnesses admitted to the witness
protection programme;
managing offices, buildings, safe houses, used by the Agency;
dissemination of information and intelligence gathering;
ensure effective coordination with law enforcement agencies and intelligence
services;
coordinating the development and implementation of standard operating
procedures for the Agency; and coordinating training programs;
reviewing confidential documents and material for the purpose of expunging
protected information, security of protected witnesses and classifying
documents;
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supervise the conducting of special operations and investigations;
supervise the management of protective equipment and issuance of fire-arms
and ammunition as provided by law.
In addition the officer will be required to coordinate the resettlement of
foreign and local witnesses and related persons in liaison with other
Agencies; ensure adequate security is provided to witness during court
appearance.
Qualification and Experience
For appointment to this grade an Applicant must have:
A masters degree in law, criminology, public administration or their
equivalent qualifications from a recognized university.
Must have served in the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police or
equivalent position in intelligence / security Forces
Knowledge and experience in investigation of crimes, protective security and
covert operations
Knowledge of the Criminal Justice system functions and services.
Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
A valid driving license.
Candidates who meet the stipulated qualifications should submit hand written
application attaching their Curriculum Vitae containing e-mail address, daytime
telephone contact and addresses of three Referees, copies of their educational and
professional qualifications and Testimonials, National Identity Card and certificate of
Good Conduct to:
The Recruitment Consultant,
Kicher & Associates,
P.O. Box 61379- 00200
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Nairobi
Quoting the Job title and Reference number on both the letter and envelope, so as to
be received on or before 4th November, 2011
DEPUTY CHIEF WITNESS PROTECTION OFFICER (4 November 2011)
WPA – 4
Ref. 08/2011
Deputy Chief Witness Protection Officer will be reporting to the Chief Witness
Protection Officer.
Duties at this level will include:
management of the covert operations aimed at securing the safety of
witnesses and related persons in the region;
involvement in all risk and threat assessments in accordance with the relevant
Act and Regulations;
gathering and dissemination of intelligence information;
developing and monitoring operational procedures;
training and induction programmes; carrying out investigation and remedial
processes;
managing the distribution, training and usage of all fire-arms and
ammunitions.
In addition, the officer will be involved in establishing the Witness Protection
Program and related services as specified by sections 3 and 4 of the Act;
implementing protective measures for protection of witnesses and related
persons;
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management of the admission, reintegration, removal and resettlement
process of witnesses in liaison with other Agencies;
use of force or covert intervention in securing and protecting witnesses or
related persons under direct attack or threat;
attending to sick witnesses by ensuring that they are attended by a medical
practitioner;
ensure that the psycho social needs of the witness or other related person or
staff members serving under his control are attended to by the witness
protection support officer; ensure that the all processes used by the Unit
under his/her control conduct its affairs in accordance to the prescribed
policies and processes;
responsible for the management of the armory and issue of firearm and
ammunition as provided by law; and administration of leasing of houses
Qualification and Experience
For appointment to this position an applicant must have:
A bachelor’s degree in law, criminology, business/public administration or
their equivalent qualification from a recognized university.
Must have served in the rank of Superintendent of Police or equivalent
position in Intelligence/ Security forces
Basic Knowledge of police, military or intelligence services. Specialized
training in these areas is an added advantage.
Knowledge of the Criminal Justice system, functions and services,
Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
A valid driving license.
Experience in covert or protective operations and investigation of crimes will
be an added advantage.
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Candidates who meet the stipulated qualifications should submit hand written
application attaching their Curriculum Vitae containing e-mail address, daytime
telephone contact and addresses of three Referees, copies of their educational and
professional qualifications and Testimonials, National Identity Card and certificate of
Good Conduct to:
The Recruitment Consultant,
Kicher & Associates,
P.O. Box 61379- 00200
Nairobi
Quoting the Job title and Reference number on both the letter and envelope, so as to
be received on or before 4th November, 2011
SENIOR WITNESS PROTECTION OFFICER (4 November 2011)
WPA 5
Ref. 09/2011
Senior Witness Protection Officer will be reporting to the Deputy Chief Witness
Protection Officer.
Duties will include delivery of witness protection service to protected persons;
ensuring safety of protected witnesses and related persons in accordance with the
relevant Act and Regulations; involvement in the risk and threat assessments;
gathering and dissemination of intelligence information; ensuring that the basic
needs of witnesses and related persons are attended to in time; managing and
handling of witnesses and related persons in a humane and dignified manner.
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Qualification and Experience
For appointment to this grade an Applicant must have:
Have a degree in law, criminology, business/ public administration from a
recognized university.
Must have served in the rank of Chief Inspector of Police or equivalent
position in Intelligence/ Security Forces.
Knowledge of the criminal justice system, functions and services.
Experience in covert or protective operations and investigation of crimes will
be an added Advantage.
Shown merit and ability in work performance and results.
Must have a valid driving license.
Candidates who meet the stipulated qualifications should submit hand written
application attaching their Curriculum Vitae containing e-mail address, daytime
telephone contact and addresses of three Referees, copies of their educational and
professional qualifications and Testimonials, National Identity Card and certificate of
Good Conduct to:
The Recruitment Consultant,
Kicher & Associates,
P.O. Box 61379- 00200
Nairobi
Quoting the Job title and Reference number on both the letter and envelope, so as to
be received on or before 4th November, 2011
WITNESS PROTECTION OFFICER 1 (4 November 2011)
WPA – 6
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Ref. 10/2011
Witness Protection Officer I will be reporting to the Witness Protection Officer Senior
Protection Officer Work at this level will include:
management of the covert and other protection related operations as
provided for in the Witness Protection Act and Regulations;
responsible for the day to day management of Witness Protection Operations;
responsible for intake, management, re-integration and removal process of
witnesses admitted to the Witness Protection Program;
conduct threat and risk assessment with regard to new application and
protected people on the Program;
responsible for information and intelligence gathering, collation and
dissemination;
ensure provision of continued evaluation of processes and conduct technical
training for all Witness Protection Staff;
managing a secure filing system for all classified materials and conduct
special operations as assigned.
Qualification and Experience
For appointment to this grade an applicant must have:
A bachelor’s degree in law, business/ public administration or its equivalent
qualification from a recognized university.
Basic training in police, military or intelligence service
Served in the rank of the Inspector of Police or equivalent in the military,
intelligence or other security service
A valid driving license and must be aged 28 years and above
Knowledge of criminal justice will an added advantage
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Candidates who meet the stipulated qualifications should submit hand written
application attaching their Curriculum Vitae containing e-mail address, daytime
telephone contact and addresses of three Referees, copies of their educational and
professional qualifications and Testimonials, National Identity Card and certificate of
Good Conduct to:
The Recruitment Consultant,
Kicher & Associates,
P.O. Box 61379- 00200
Nairobi
Quoting the Job title and Reference number on both the letter and envelope, so as to
be received on or before 4th November, 2011
CADBURY KENYA & EAST AFRICA
Cadbury Kenya & East Africa (CKL) is establishing the Nairobi Plant as a Centre of
Excellence for manufacture of dry powders. This includes Cadbury Drinking
Chocolate and Cadbury Cocoa.
Aligned to this strategic journey we are seeking to fill some roles based at our
Nairobi Factory.
We are offering exciting career opportunities for someone with sound judgement,
drive and a passion for winning.
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If you are interested in joining us, apply for these positions.
MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN (27 October 2011)
1 Position
Reporting to: Maintenance Controller
Job Purpose
The job holder shall be responsible for expeditiously carrying out breakdown
repairs and planned preventive maintenance of the plant to achieve the set targets of
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Global Efficiency (GE), and Quality,
Environment, Health and Safety (QEHS) standards, within he established
procedures.
Key Accountabilities
Inspect and attend to breakdowns on all machinery, equipment, plant,
company utility services and buildings required for production purposes
Installation, fabrication, repairs and monitoring the manufacturing facility and
carrying out general repairs in factory and office facilities
Inspection of machines for internal faults & over-hauling for maintenance
Operating and monitoring the Pneumatic System, Fire Alarm and Extinguisher
system, Air Conditioning Systems, Effluent Treatment Plant, Electric Fence,
Refrigeration Systems and Power Generators
Support the maintenance, cleaning and operation of Air conditioning and
ventilation systems, Refrigeration Systems, Pneumatic Systems, Fire Alarm
and Fire Extinguisher systems, Effluent Treatment Plant, Electric Fence and
Power Generators
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Training machine operators on newly commissioned machinery and assisting
in setting machines as per product specifications
Recording, Analysis and control of utilities usage and maintenance in the Plant
on a daily basis
Maintain accurate records of all maintenance works executed
Carrying out RCM II analysis and prepare reports Undertaking QEHS
inspections, submitting the report to the Maintenance Controller plus taking
corrective action to the non-conformances
Apply safety Acts, Policies, Procedures, SOPs and agreements including
safety of machines / equipment, self and personnel in the factory
Adhere to environmental act, legislation, policies, standards and agreements
at all times
Participate in achieving Engineering KPIs Monitor the performance of plant
machinery and equipment and make recommendations to the Maintenance
Controller for improvement including identifying spare parts required.
Actively participate in control of resource utilization and identify cost savings
and plant improvement opportunities and initiatives
Perform process area walk-abouts to identify problems & opportunities for
improvement including system changes
Any other duties assigned from time to time by the Maintenance Controller
Person Specification
In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that the ideal candidate will have:
Minimum higher diploma in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role preferably in a manufacturing
environment
Technical knowledge and Expertise: Analytical and Logical thinking, problem
solving and troubleshooting skills
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Confident, innovative and proactive and have willingness and ability to work
with minimal supervision
Energetic, enthusiastic and ability to multi-skill
Strong Team Player with high levels of accountability, responsibility, honesty
and Integrity.
Proficiency in Ms Office Packages and AutoCAD an added advantage
How to apply
Applicants should submit their CV’s to the Human Resources Advisor by the 27th
October 2011.
Please note that only applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be
afforded an interview.
Cadbury Kenya is an equal opportunity employer
Cadbury Kenya Ltd
Ol Kalou Road, Industrial Area
P.O. Box 45466 -00100
Nairobi, Kenya
www.cadbury.com
ELECTRICAL TECHNICIANS (27 October 2011)
2 Positions
Reporting to: Maintenance Controller
Job Purpose
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The job holder shall be responsible for expeditiously providing machine and
process specialized skill and knowledge to electrical, instrumentation and control
functions to optimise and support the operations, breakdown repair, planned
preventive maintenance and problem solving activities of the plant to achieve the set
targets of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Global Efficiency (GE), and
Quality, Environment, Health and Safety (QEHS) standards, within the established
procedures.
Key Accountabilities
Inspect electrical, instrumentation and control functions of equipment
Carry out overhauls on electrical plant, machinery and equipment as part of
preventive maintenance
Attend to Electrical and Electronic breakdowns on all machinery, equipment,
plant, company utility services and buildings required for production
purposes
Support the maintenance, cleaning and operation of Air conditioning and
ventilation systems, Refrigeration Systems, Pneumatic Systems, Fire Alarm
and Fire Extinguisher systems, Effluent Treatment Plant, Electric Fence and
Power Generators
Training machine operators on newly commissioned machinery and assisting
in setting machines as per product specifications
Recording, Analysis and control of utilities usage and maintenance in the Plant
on a daily basis
Maintain accurate records of all maintenance works executed
Carrying out RCM II analysis and prepare reports
Undertaking QEHS inspections, submitting the report to the Maintenance
Controller plus taking corrective action to the non-conformances
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Apply safety Acts, Policies, Procedures, SOPs and agreements including
safety of machines / equipment, self and personnel in the factory Adhere to
environmental act, legislation, policies, standards and agreements at all times
Participate in achieving Engineering KPIs Monitor the performance of plant
machinery and equipment and make recommendations to the Maintenance
Controller for improvement including identifying spare parts required.
Actively participate in control of resource utilization and identify cost savings
and plant improvement opportunities and initiatives
Perform process area walk-abouts to identify problems & opportunities for
improvement including system changes
Any other duties assigned from time to time by the Maintenance Controller
Person Specification
In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that the ideal candidate will have:
Minimum higher diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or
equivalent
Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role preferably in a manufacturing
environment
Technical knowledge and Expertise: Analytical and Logical thinking, problem
solving and troubleshooting skills
Be confident, innovative and proactive and have willingness and ability to
work with minimal supervision and for long hours – including Sat. and Sun.
Energetic, enthusiastic and ability to multiskill
Strong Team Player with high levels of accountability, responsibility, honesty
and Integrity.
Proficiency in Ms Office Packages and AutoCAD an advantage
How to apply
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Applicants should submit their CV’s to the Human Resources Advisor by the 27th
October 2011.
Please note that only applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be
afforded an interview.
Cadbury Kenya is an equal opportunity employer
Cadbury Kenya Ltd
Ol Kalou Road, Industrial Area
P.O. Box 45466 -00100
Nairobi, Kenya
www.cadbury.com
PLANT MECHANIC (27 October 2011)
1 Position
Reporting to: Maintenance Controller
Job Purpose
The job holder shall be responsible for expeditiously carrying out breakdown
repairs and maintenance of the plant and vehicles to achieve the set targets of
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Global Efficiency (GE), and Quality,
Environment, Health and Safety (QEHS) standards, within the established
procedures.
Key Accountabilities
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Inspect and attend to breakdowns on all machinery, vehicles, equipment,
plant, company utility services and buildings required for production
purposes
Installation, fabrication, repairs and monitoring the manufacturing facility and
carrying out general repairs in factory and office facilities
Inspection of machines and vehicles for internal faults & over-hauling.
Undertake emergency recovery services in case of plant and vehicle
breakdowns.
Carry out mechanical welding, fabrication and general plumbing works.
Ensures compliance to the traffic regulation and driving code
Carry our minor repairs on motor vehicles and liaise with engineering stores
supervisor for major repairs.
Assists in carrying out purchases and other drop offs
Support the maintenance, cleaning and operation of Air conditioning and
ventilation systems, Refrigeration Systems, Pneumatic Systems, Fire Alarm
and Fire Extinguisher systems, Effluent Treatment Plant, Electric Fence and
Power Generators
Training machine operators on newly commissioned machinery and plant and
assisting in setting machines as per product specifications
Recording, analysis and control of utilities usage and maintenance in the Plant
on a daily basis
Maintain accurate records of all maintenance works executed
Carrying out RCM II analysis and prepare reports Undertaking QEHS
inspections, submitting the report to the Maintenance Controller plus taking
corrective action to the non-conformances
Apply safety Acts, Policies, Procedures, SOPs and agreements including
safety of machines / equipment, self and personnel in the factory
Adhere to environmental act, legislation, policies, standards and agreements
at all times
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Participate in achieving Engineering KPIs
Monitor the performance of plant machinery and equipment and make
recommendations to the Maintenance Controller for improvement including
identifying spare parts required.
Actively participate in control of resource utilization and identify cost savings
and plant improvement opportunities and initiatives
Perform process area walk-abouts to identify problems & opportunities for
improvement including system changes
Any other duties assigned from time to time by the Maintenance Controller
Person Specification
In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that the ideal candidate will have:
Minimum higher diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option) or
equivalent
Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role preferably in a manufacturing
environment
Technical knowledge and Expertise: Analytical and Logical thinking, problem
solving and troubleshooting skills
Confident, innovative and proactive and have willingness and ability to work
with minimal supervision
Energetic, enthusiastic and ability to multi-skill Strong Team Player with high
levels of accountability, responsibility, honesty and Integrity.
Proficiency in Ms Office Packages and AutoCAD an advantage.
How to apply
Applicants should submit their CV’s to the Human Resources Advisor by the 27th
October 2011.
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Please note that only applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be
afforded an interview.
Cadbury Kenya is an equal opportunity employer
Cadbury Kenya Ltd
Ol Kalou Road, Industrial Area
P.O. Box 45466 -00100
Nairobi, Kenya
www.cadbury.com
WORLD VISION SOMALIA
World vision Somalia an international Christian Relief and Development
organization, working to promote the well being of all people – especially children,
wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self driven and results
oriented candidates to fill the following vacancy in the organization.
PROGRAM OFFICER FOR HEALTH / NUTRITION (28 October 2011)
Position is within Program Development Unit and works closely with Technical
Advisor Health & Nutrition for fund raising, program development, monitoring, and
evaluation.
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Major Responsibilities
Participate in project design, monitoring, evaluation and reporting
Support staff and community capacity building, and Community Based
Organizations working with World Vision Somalia
Develop strategic partnerships with donors, governments and Support Offices
for marketing and fundraising to support Health and Nutrition programming
Support Technical Advisor Health & Nutrition in providing technical
backstopping to Health and Nutrition program
Provide Staff Care and Spiritual Leadership
Qualifications
A degree in Development Studies, Community Development, Social Sciences
or any relevant sector of specialization. Post graduate qualification preferred
At least 5 years experience in Community based programming and
management in an NGO set up
Knowledge of humanitarian industry including sphere standards, NGO code
of conduct and humanitarian charter
In depth knowledge of project design, proposal writing and WV LEAP tools
Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc
Ability to work with different partners, local authorities, local organizations
and NGOs, to develop and maintain positive relationships
Strong management and communication skills
Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical
stamina
Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Vision Statement
A Christian who upholds World Vision Christian ethos
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their detailed CV together with
names and address of three referees, to the address below.
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All applications must be received by 28th October 2011.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
People and Culture Manager,
World Vision Somalia
P.O Box 56527-00200
Nairobi -Kenya
E-mail: recruitsomo@wvi.org
SAVE THE CHILDREN
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent child rights organization.
We’re outraged that millions of children are still denied proper healthcare, food,
education and protection and we’re determined to change this.
FOOD SECURITY & LIVELIHOODS ADVISOR (2 November 2011)
1 position based in Nairobi with field travel.
One year contract with possibility of extension if additional funding is secured
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You will be responsible for ensuring all food security and livelihoods programming
is of excellent technical quality;
Fundraising through attracting significant donor funding; contributes significantly to
national/global learning, advocacy and programme development.
The post holder is expected to provide technical advice and support to project staff
to ensure programming objectives are successfully achieved.
For this role, you’ll need to have 5 years of operational & strategic experience in
food security and livelihood programming, alongside a post graduate qualification
in Agriculture, Natural Resources Management, Agricultural Economics or in any
other related subject.
Your knowledge of food security and livelihoods in both development and
emergency contexts, and exceptional ability to influence in an advisory capacity will
ensure good quality implementation for beneficiaries and donors, organizational
learning and contribution to broader policy analysis.
All listed roles will require the ability to travel at short notice, occasionally to remote
and insecure locations. The ability to speak Swahili, Somali or Arabic is preferred
but not essential, as is experience working within Horn of Africa.
If you meet the above requirements, please send your detailed CV together with a
cover letter and current contacts of three referees including immediate supervisor
addressed to:
Head of Human Resources,
Save the Children UK, Kenya Programme
Email: jobskenya@scuk.or.ke
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not later than 2nd November 2011.
Quote the job title on the subject line.
“Candidates from North Eastern Province are strongly encouraged to apply”
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Save the Children (UK) recruitment and selection procedures reflect our
commitment to equal employment opportunities and the protection of children from
abuse.
EDUCATION ADVISOR (2 November 2011)
1 position in Nairobi with field travel
1 position in Dadaab
One year contract with possibility of extension if additional funding is secured
You will be required to expand Save the Children UK’s portfolio of education
programming and ensure all education programming is of excellent technical
quality;
Fundraising through attracting significant donor funding; ensures that all education
programs contribute significantly to Save the Children’s strategic objectives,
national/global learning, advocacy and programme development.
The post holder is expected to provide technical advice and support to project staff
to ensure programming objectives are successfully achieved.
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For this role, you’ll need to have 5 years of operational & strategic experience in
education programming, alongside a post graduate qualification in Education or in
any other related subject.
Your understanding and knowledge of the education sector within the Kenya
context, particularly alternative, informal and nomadic education issues in both
development and emergency contexts, and exceptional ability to influence in an
advisory capacity will ensure good quality implementation for beneficiaries and
donors, organizational learning and contribution to broader policy analysis.
All listed roles will require the ability to travel at short notice, occasionally to remote
and insecure locations. The ability to speak Swahili, Somali or Arabic is preferred
but not essential, as is experience working within Horn of Africa.
If you meet the above requirements, please send your detailed CV together with a
cover letter and current contacts of three referees including immediate supervisor
addressed to:
Head of Human Resources,
Save the Children UK, Kenya Programme
Email: jobskenya@scuk.or.ke
not later than 2nd November 2011.
Quote the job title on the subject line.
“Candidates from North Eastern Province are strongly encouraged to apply”
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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Save the Children (UK) recruitment and selection procedures reflect our
commitment to equal employment opportunities and the protection of children from
abuse.
KENYA SCHOOL OF LAW
The Kenya School of Law is a Postgraduate Training Institution run under the
auspices of the Council of Legal Education Act, Cap. 16A of the Laws of Kenya.
The core mandate of the Council of Legal Education is inter alia to train for legal
professional development and in particular to train lawyers for entry into the legal
profession as Advocates of the High Court of Kenya.
For over 40 years the School has discharged this mandate under the leadership of
the office of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Justice National Cohesion and
Constitutional Affairs.
From 2006, however, the School became a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency
(SAGA) with an expanded mandate and reviewed terms of service for its staff.
The core functions of School as currently constituted includes provision of the
following services;-
Advocates Training and Paralegal Studies;
Continuing Professional Development, Projects and Legal Research
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Accreditation and Compliance
In order to effectively meet these expanded functions the School wishes to recruit
full time high calibre personnel who will join the existing strong team of staff to help
it realize its vision of being the preferred centre of excellence in legal education and
training in the Eastern Africa region and beyond.
We are looking for independent, strategic actors who are in good health, are ICT
literate, customer oriented, and can lead change. Specifically we seek to recruit:-
SENIOR LECTURER (CPD P &R) (7 November 2011)
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR05/10
KSL 5
1 Position
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Continuing Professional Development, Projects
and Research, (CPD P & R), the incumbent will teach short training courses and carry
out research.
The incumbent will also assist in the planning and coordination of specific
programmes or projects within the sub-directorate.
Person Specification
The successful candidate will:
Possess a LLM degree or equivalent from a recognized university;
Have served for a minimum of years 5 of which 3 should as an academic in a
legal training institution or as a consultant.
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Qualifications / experience in consultancy / project work will be an added
advantage;
Have the ability to coordinate and conduct short-term legal training
programmes;
Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful
candidates.
All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address,
day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum
vitae and copies of relevant certificates.
Send your application to:-
The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
Kenya School of Law,
P. O. Box 30369-00100,
Nairobi.
So as to reach him not later than 7th November 2011
Applicants can also email PDF copies of application letters, certificates, and detailed
CVs to lawschool@ksl.ac.ke indicating positions and reference numbers as the
subject of the email.
Please note that due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be
possible to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
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CLE / KSL is an equal opportunity employer and people with disabilities are
particularly encouraged to apply.
SENIOR LECTURER (ATP & PS) (7 November 2011)
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR06/10
KSL 5
2 Positions
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Advocates’ Training Programme and Paralegal
Studies, (ATP & PS), the incumbent will provide teaching, research, and assist in
planning and coordination of academic programmes in the School.
Person Specification
The successful candidate will:
Possess a LLM degree or equivalent from a recognized university;
Have served for a minimum of 5 years, 3 of which should be in an academic
institution in a teaching capacity.
Have the ability to conduct legal training at a practical level;
Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful
candidates.
All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address,
day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum
vitae and copies of relevant certificates.
Send your application to:-
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The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
Kenya School of Law,
P. O. Box 30369-00100,
Nairobi.
So as to reach him not later than 7th November 2011
Applicants can also email PDF copies of application letters, certificates, and detailed
CVs to lawschool@ksl.ac.ke indicating positions and reference numbers as the
subject of the email.
Please note that due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be
possible to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
CLE / KSL is an equal opportunity employer and people with disabilities are
particularly encouraged to apply.
SENIOR QUALITY ASSURANCE OFFICER (7 November 2011)
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR1/11
KSL 5
1 Position
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Quality Assurance, Compliance and
Accreditation, the incumbent will be responsible for developing, directing and
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coordinating a comprehensive quality assurance and quality control policy focused
on legal education and training in the Country.
Person Specification
The successful candidate will:
Possess a Master’s degree in Curriculum Development, Education Planning or
Management from a recognized university;
Have served for a minimum of 5 years, 3 of which should be as a quality
assurance officer or related position;
Have demonstrated ability to perform standard quality assurance / control
evaluation procedures, data evaluation and concise report writing skills;
Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful
candidates.
All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address,
day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum
vitae and copies of relevant certificates.
Send your application to:-
The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
Kenya School of Law,
P. O. Box 30369-00100,
Nairobi.
So as to reach him not later than 7th November 2011
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Applicants can also email PDF copies of application letters, certificates, and detailed
CVs to lawschool@ksl.ac.ke indicating positions and reference numbers as the
subject of the email.
Please note that due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be
possible to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
CLE / KSL is an equal opportunity employer and people with disabilities are
particularly encouraged to apply.
COMPLIANCE OFFICER (7 November 2011)
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR2/11
KSL 6
1 Position
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Quality Assurance, Compliance and
Accreditation, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that regulations, rules,
policies and laws are adhered to.
Person Specification
The successful candidate will:
Possess an LLB degree or equivalent from a recognized university. A post
graduate degree and additional academic qualifications in public relations
will be an added advantage;
Have served for a minimum of 5 years in legal practice or related position;
Have demonstrated strategy to enforce rules and regulations;
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Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful
candidates.
All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address,
day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum
vitae and copies of relevant certificates.
Send your application to:-
The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
Kenya School of Law,
P. O. Box 30369-00100,
Nairobi.
So as to reach him not later than 7th November 2011
Applicants can also email PDF copies of application letters, certificates, and detailed
CVs to lawschool@ksl.ac.ke indicating positions and reference numbers as the
subject of the email.
Please note that due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be
possible to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
CLE / KSL is an equal opportunity employer and people with disabilities are
particularly encouraged to apply.
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LECTURER (CPD P &R) (7 November 2011)
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR05/10
KSL 6
2 Positions
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Continuing Professional Development, Projects
and Research, (CPD P & R), the incumbent will teach short training courses and carry
out research.
The incumbent will also assist in the planning and coordination of specific
programmes or projects within the sub-directorate.
Person Specification
The successful candidate will:
Possess a LLB degree or equivalent from a recognized university;
Have served for a minimum of years 5 as an academic in a legal training
institution or as a consultant.
Have the ability to coordinate and conduct short-term legal training
programmes;
Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful
candidates.
All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address,
day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum
vitae and copies of relevant certificates.
Send your application to:-
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The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
Kenya School of Law,
P. O. Box 30369-00100,
Nairobi.
So as to reach him not later than 7th November 2011
Applicants can also email PDF copies of application letters, certificates, and detailed
CVs to lawschool@ksl.ac.ke indicating positions and reference numbers as the
subject of the email.
Please note that due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be
possible to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
CLE / KSL is an equal opportunity employer and people with disabilities are
particularly encouraged to apply.
ACCOUNTANT (7 November 2011)
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR3/11
KSL 6
1 Position
Overall purpose of the Job
Reporting to the Finance Manager the incumbent will be responsible for effective
credit control and debt management.
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Person Specification
The successful candidate will:
Hold a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option) degree or equivalent.
Possession of CPA (K), or equivalent will be a definite advantage;
Have a minimum of 5 years work experience in a busy accounting
environment preferably in credit management
Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful
candidates.
All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address,
day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum
vitae and copies of relevant certificates.
Send your application to:-
The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
Kenya School of Law,
P. O. Box 30369-00100,
Nairobi.
So as to reach him not later than 7th November 2011
Applicants can also email PDF copies of application letters, certificates, and detailed
CVs to lawschool@ksl.ac.ke indicating positions and reference numbers as the
subject of the email.
Please note that due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be
possible to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
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CLE / KSL is an equal opportunity employer and people with disabilities are
particularly encouraged to apply.
ADJUNCT STAFF POSITIONS IN THE ADVOCATES TRAINING PROGRAMME
(7 November 2011)
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Advocates’ Training Programme and Paralegal
Studies,(ATP & PS), the adjunct staff will provide training services
Person Specification
The successful candidates should:
Possess an LLB or equivalent from a recognized university;
Have served for a minimum of five years as an academic in a legal training or
educational institution or as a practicing advocate;
Have the ability to conduct legal training at a practical level;
Possess excellent communication skills with the ability to prepare and present
concise oral and written reports;
Have excellent planning and organizational skills;
Have good Information Communication Technology skills;
Have good customer care and public relations skills;
Possess good interpersonal relations skills and be a team player;
Have the ability to work under minimal supervision.
Areas of Specification
The required expertise is in the following course offerings:
Civil litigation
Criminal litigation
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Probate and administration
Legal writing and drafting
Trial advocacy
Professional ethics
Legal practice management
Conveyance
Commercial transactions
All applications should include the course area of interest
Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful
candidates.
All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address,
day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum
vitae and copies of relevant certificates.
Send your application to:-
The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
Kenya School of Law,
P. O. Box 30369-00100,
Nairobi.
So as to reach him not later than 7th November 2011
Applicants can also email PDF copies of application letters, certificates, and detailed
CVs to lawschool@ksl.ac.ke indicating positions and reference numbers as the
subject of the email.
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Please note that due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be
possible to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
CLE / KSL is an equal opportunity employer and people with disabilities are
particularly encouraged to apply.
KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is a State Corporation whose responsibility is to
manage and conserve wildlife in Kenya.
The Service seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced individuals to fill
the following positions at its Headquarters and the Airwing.
DEPUTY DIRECTOR STRATEGY & CHANGE (1 November 2011)
JG “2”
One (1) Post
Reporting to the Director, the position will drive the business transformation and
new product / business across all consumer channels.
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It provides intelligence, insight and perspectives on changing landscapes of
conservation.
It monitors the activities and the strategic intent of key players and influencers in the
arena of conservation & presentation and identifying appropriate response for our
strategic focus.
The position will also provide strategic framework, planning processes and
intelligence to underpin the formulation of the strategic direction for the Service.
Duties and Responsibilities
Design both short and long term strategic development plans by identifying
benchmark goals for the organization and a clear mechanism for achievement
of those goals
Provide the expertise and objectivity to analyze and evaluate business
development opportunities
Maintain effective corporate intelligence.
Leads the Marketing and development team.
Leads the Corporate Communication team.
Manage the Business strategy and planning processes.
Job Requirements
MBA degree with a bias in Strategic Management and Organizational
Development from a recognized institution.
Possesses a thorough understanding of brands management, market,
business and culture.
Experience in formulating and driving long term strategic plans, strategies
and roadmaps.
Demonstrated ability to react quickly, asses and implement solutions.
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At least five (5) years experience in Management position.
Possession of valid certificate of Good Conduct obtained from the CID
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications
enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, copy of ID card,
detailed CV indicating work experience, current remuneration and employer,
daytime telephone contact – both office and mobile, names, addresses and email of
three referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 1st November, 2011.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Director
Kenya Wildlife Service
P. O. Box 40241 - 00100
Nairobi.
HEAD OF ADMINISTRATION (1 November 2011)
JG “3a”
One (1) Post
Reporting to the Deputy Director Finance and Administration, the overall
responsibility for the successful candidate will be to ensure provision of effective
and efficient administrative services.
Duties and Responsibilities
Formulating and reviewing policies related to administration functions.
Ensuring insurance policies and related services are acquired.
Ensuring offices, office equipment/furniture and supplies are provided.
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Ensuring grounds are maintained and utilities provided.
Coordinating and liaising with service providers in relation to outsourced
services
Developing and implementing disposal plan for obsolete, unusable stores &
equipment and recommending appropriate disposal procedures on
disposable assets to the Board of Survey.
Ensuring stores and supplies manuals for all KWS Divisions, Sections and
Stations are prepared and supplied.
Ensuring work plans, budgets and AIE controls are prepared
Ensuring timely maintenance of Institutional buildings; residential and nonresidential.
Job Requirements
MBA degree with a bias in Administration or equivalent
Diploma in Business Administration
Communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills are
essential.
At least five (5) years experience in Management position.
Possession of valid certificate of Good Conduct obtained from the CID
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications
enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, copy of ID card,
detailed CV indicating work experience, current remuneration and employer,
daytime telephone contact – both office and mobile, names, addresses and email of
three referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 1st November, 2011.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Director
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Kenya Wildlife Service
P. O. Box 40241 - 00100
Nairobi.
HELICOPTER PILOT (1 November 2011)
JG “5”
One (1) Post
Reporting to the Chief Pilot the overall responsibility for the successful candidate
will be to undertake aerial surveillance for effective provision of wildlife
management services.
Duties and Responsibilities
Flying KWS helicopters.
Participating in security operations.
Participating in aerial wildlife management activities –darting of animals &
census.
Training other pilots
Any other duty assigned by the chief pilot.
Job Requirements
Must be a Kenyan citizen.
Must be in possession of Commercial Helicopter Flying License (CPL) or
above.
Minimum 1000 hours Gas Turbine helicopters.
Minimum of 100 hours in Bell helicopters.
Must be ready to cope with off base field operations.
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Must be in possession of minimum academic qualification of KCSE –C+ or “O”
level KCE – Div. II.
Must be ready to undertake a mandatory paramilitary conversion course if not
an ex-uniformed officer.
Additional advantages if;
o Rated in both 206 and 407 models
o Training in Air Operations safety
o Basic degree will be an added advantage
Possession of valid certificate of Good Conduct obtained from the CID
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications
enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, copy of ID card,
detailed CV indicating work experience, current remuneration and employer,
daytime telephone contact – both office and mobile, names, addresses and email of
three referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 1st November, 2011.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Director
Kenya Wildlife Service
P. O. Box 40241 - 00100
Nairobi.
APDK COAST BRANCH
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APDK Coast branch (NGO) immediately requires:
MARKETING MANAGER (28 October 2011)
Bombolulu Workshops & Cultural Centre
Man or woman of mature age preferably a graduate in marketing or related field.
Outgoing personality with demonstrated ability and zeal to represent corporate
image to variety of customers both corporate, institutional, and individuals
To grow and sustain corporate market-share, Effective team coordination, follow up
new prospects and regular reporting of market status to management. Familiarity in
tourism industry will be added advantage.
Ability to develop E –marketing preferred. Overall experience five years and
above. Negotiated salary/commission, housing and transport benefits will be
offered.
For the above position, persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
Applications to be received within 10 days from 19th October 2011
Apply to:
The Executive Officer,
APDK Coast Branch,
P.O. Box 83988, 80100, Mombasa.
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SOS CHILDREN’S VILLAGES KENYA
VILLAGE DIRECTOR (2 November 2011)
SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an affiliate of SOS - International whose mission is
to build families for children in need, help them shape their own futures and share in
the development of their communities.
In Kenya, the organization runs five Children’s villages in Nairobi, Mombasa,
Eldoret, Meru and Kisumu. SOS Children’s Villages Kenya provides infrastructure in
terms of education and health and families strengthening programs for families
living in the local communities.
We seek to recruit a Village Director to run SOS Children’s Villages Nairobi. S/he
should be able to lead the facility independently according to SOS Children’s
Villages standards on child care and good management.
Key responsibilities:
Management of the SOS Children’s Village facility and assets therein
Planning and budgeting for project activities
Coordinating the administration and operations of the Village and related
facilities
Fulfilling the role of the father figure and role-model for the children
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Overseeing the educational and physical needs of the children
Providing necessary support to the children and team of staff.
Personal Profile
Degree in social science, post graduate qualifications will be an added
advantage.
6 – 8 years experience working with child focused organisation in a senior
management position
Ability to work independently and as a member of the senior management
team
Demonstrated work experience in policy interpretation and implementation
Proven interpersonal, leadership and effective representation skills
A strong family person, willingness work for long hours and live within an SOS
Children’s village
Mature person aged between 40 – 45 years
Must have a clean criminal record and a demonstrated love for children
The position offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package. Appropriate
training and support will be provided.
If you possess the above qualifications, please send your application letter together
with a detailed CV, copies of academic & professional certificates, telephone
contacts and details of at least 3 referees by 2nd November 2011 to:-
The National Director
SOS Children’s Villages Kenya
P.O Box 40653 - 00100, GPO
Nairobi
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Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an equal opportunity employer
OXFAM
EMERGENCY FOOD SECURITY AND LIVELIHOODS COORDINATOR,
SOMALIA (3 November 2011)
Base: Nairobi with frequent travel to Somalia/Somaliland
Contract Type: Fixed Term (1 year)
Level: C1
SALARY RANGE: Kshs. 272,382 – 381,335 per month gross
Background
Oxfam GB has been assisting the population of Somalia since the 1960s with
interventions focusing mainly on livelihood and public health sectors, including
water and sanitation interventions. Activities have encompassed both development
and emergency projects. The southern Somalia response began in 2005- 2006 with
the delivery of a humanitarian programme integrating water, sanitation, public
health promotion, food security and livelihoods interventions in Lower Shabelle,
Benadir/Mogadishu, Lower Juba, Middle Juba and Gedo regions. Since July 2011,
Oxfam GB scaled up its activities including cash relief assistance to more than
198,000 people.
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The role
The EFSL Coordinator will ensure quality and impact of EFSL work in Somalia and
ensure effective programme design and delivery through assessments, proposal
developments, facilitation of technical support and capacity building to
implementing partners, provision of sound country and regional analysis,
supporting inter-cluster linkages particularly to public health as well as policy
influence. The person will also work closely with Oxfam Novib staff involved in EFS &
VL to facilitate good relations and effective programming under OI umbrella as well
as liaise with the MEAL coordinator and Policy and Advocacy Advisor by providing
information and messaging on food security and livelihoods issues.
What we’re looking for
To be successful in this role you will have a university degree (in Rural
Development, Livelihoods, Agriculture, Nutrition etc). You will bring to this role at
least 5 years technical & practical implementing experience in delivering quality
Emergency and longer-term Food Security and Livelihoods programmes in Horn
and East Africa, including extensive work with pastoral populations, strong cash &
market support experience, working with/through partners and cash remittance
companies, ability to conduct quality risk and conflict analysis and integrate it into
programme monitoring and strategy. Excellent communication, facilitation and
representation skills as well as computer literacy and fluency in English language
are essential. Ability to travel to fields and embed within local communities in South-
Central Somalia and Somaliland is a requirement.
If you believe you fit the job and person profiles please send your application to
somalijobs@oxfam.org.uk or apply online at www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs using REF
The closing date for applications is 03rd November, 2011.
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AFRICAN POPULATION AND HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER
COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER (2 November 2011)
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international
nonprofit,
non-governmental organization that carries out policy relevant research on
population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa.
The Center seeks to recruit a Communications Manager.
Duties
Oversee and manage all APHRC’s Corporate Communication functions
Lead the development, production and circulation of institutional publications
Manage the production and circulation of Working Papers and Research
Reports including ensuring editorial quality control
Plan and implement communication activities at international, regional and
national levels
Work with, and through, national, regional and international networks to
promote the utilization of research evidence in policy formulation and action
Facilitate the dissemination of APHRC’s work through media networks and
associations
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Identify and lead the implementation of activities that promote awareness of
APHRC’s work among various publics
Provide advice on website content and design
Identify and make available e-resources relevant to APHRC’s research work
Identify and pursue fundraising opportunities for Communication activities
and participate in development of proposals
Supervise Communication Assistants and Officers
Skills and Qualifications
MA or MSc in mass communications, information sciences (publishing major),
and related fields
At least five years hands-on experience in undertaking similar work,
preferably at an international or research organization
Excellent writing skills and ability to translate complex scientific facts into
simple messages for general audiences.
Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office products and Desk-Top
Publishing software
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply enclosing a detailed CV, quoting
current and expected salary and providing contact details of three referees to the
address below by November 2, 2011.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please indicate the position you are applying for on the envelope or on the subject
line for those applying by email (jobs@aphrc.org).
The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center
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P.O. Box 10787-00100 GPO, Nairobi
www.aphrc.org
SEVENSEAS TECHNOLOGIES
We are a leading provider of integrated business and technology solutions across
Africa, in the Financial, Telecom, Real Estate, Service Industries and Government.
We work in partnership with global technology industry leaders and collaborative
synergies with domain & technology centric eco-system partners. We deliver
business value to customers through a combination of process excellence, quality
frameworks and service delivery innovation.
Due to our rapid expansion, we are seeking results oriented, highly motivated and
enthusiastic individuals to fill the following vacant positions;
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (28 October 2011)
Location: Headquarters
Job Code: SST/KE/BDM/2011
# of openings: 1
Reporting to the Sales Director, the incumbents will develop business objectives and
determine the sales operational vision in line with our strategy.
Key responsibilities
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Implement sales strategies, objectives, targets and plans;
Secure borderless cooperation regarding customer relations, solutions,
products and services;
Prepare, review and present proposals for customer contracts;
Ensure appropriate net margins through cost management, customer projects
and support contracts;
Locate or propose potential business deals by contacting potential partners;
discovering and exploring opportunities;
Screen potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, deal
requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options and resolving
internal priorities;
Develop negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration of new
venture with company strategies and operations; examining risks and
potentials; estimating partners' needs and goals;
Close new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and
negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business
operations;
Protect SST’s value by keeping information confidential; and
Enhance SST’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and
different requests and exploring opportunities to add value.
Skills & Competencies
A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, IT, Marketing, Sales or related field;
A Master’s degree will be an added advantage;
Extensive experience in an IT sales role ;
At least 8 (eight) years experience, with 3 (three) at a senior management
position in a relevant field.
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For the above position, you require to have proven experience at liaising,
negotiating, influencing, presenting and working with key external stakeholders.
You shall possess, strategic planning, and budgeting skills with excellent verbal and
written communication. You must demonstrate ability to work in a highly driven
environment, be results oriented and an innovative thinker. If you believe you are
the right candidate for the position and can clearly demonstrate ability to meet the
above criteria, submit your application with a detailed CV, quoting the reference to
talent@sevenseastech.com on or before 28th October 2011
DIVISIONAL MANAGER-INFRASTRUCTURE (31 October 2011)
Location: Headquarters
Job Code: SST/KE/DMI/2011
# of openings: 1
Key Responsibilities
Review project requests and proposals and assign projects to engineering
staff;
Prepare and update project procedures including description of the project
administration process and contract documentation guidelines;
Provide technical oversight and coordinate project implementation work
while monitoring progress against project schedules;
Review project reports, assist in resolution of field problems and authorize
change orders and resolutions;
Coordinate with Project Management Office to ensure project plans and
relevant documentation is completed;
Serve as the liaison person with the Solution Development Team in project
implementation;
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Prepare the annual budget request for the Division including; staffing and
equipment supply estimates; and
Manager divisional teams.
Requirements/ Qualifications
A Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering ,Business
Information Technology or related field;
Vendor Certifications in Cisco Networking/Security/Voice, Juniper
Networking, CheckPoint, Structured Cabling, and other relevant networking
/security/voice certifications.
Minimum of 5 years experience in a technical Telecommunications/
Engineering/ IT management position
Project Management experience and certification will be an added
advantage.
For this position, you require strong planning and organization skills with excellent
verbal and written communication. You must also demonstrate the ability to work in
a highly driven environment, be a strong leader who is results oriented and an
innovative and strategic thinker. You should be a team player with proven
dedication and commitment, persistent in approach and with a driving force.
If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position and can clearly
demonstrate your ability to meet the above criteria, submit your application with a
detailed CV, quoting the reference number to www.sevenseastech.com/careers or
send it to talent@sevenseastech.com on or before 31st October 2011.
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IBM
TERRITORY SALES REPRESENTATIVE IBM KENYA
Job ID: S_D-0441871
Job type: Full-time Regular
Work country: Kenya
Posted: 19-Oct-2011
Work city: Nairobi
Job area: IT & Telecommunications (non consulting)
Travel: 75% travel annually
Job category: Sales
Business unit: GblStrat&SlsTrn
Job role: Client Representative
Job role skillset: General
Commissionable/Sales-Incentive jobs only: Yes
Job description
Develops new approaches to establish and maintain an effective relationship with
clients by contacting senior management.
Leverages all Direct Marketing and Business Partner resources that results in
revenue growth and customer satisfaction and is held accountable for the results.
Identifies and executes solutions for complex problems associated with the territory
sales function.
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Relationship capabilities
Sales roles in SMB or IGS or in a brand
Client Relationship role in a section
Assignment to BP organization
Relationship responsibility in one or more industries or SMB or IBM.com
Midmarket environment
Sales role in SMB or IBM.com
Sales role in PSG
Line of Business Expertise
Engagement experience in IGS
LOB experience from one or more industries in the sector or SMB
Consultative Selling/Deal Making using Value-Pricing
Consulting role in BIS brand sales specialist role
Business Acumen
Engagement Sales role in IGS
Sales Specialist in IGS
Sales role in IGF
Staff jobs, Sales Operations, or BP Operations
Channel Management expertise
BP Operations
BP or ISV assignment
Marketing role in Channel Management discipline
IBM brand offerings expertise
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Brand Sales Specialist role in SW or HW organizations
Team Leadership & Collaboration
Management of relatively complex territory
Sales role in IBM.com
Other sales position in SMB
This information is for guidance and management planning purposes only."
Required
High School Diploma/GED
At least 3 years experience in Client partnering
At least 3 years experience in Collaborative Influence
At least 3 years experience in Embracing Challenge
English: Fluent
Preferred
Bachelor's Degree
At least 5 years experience in Client partnering
At least 5 years experience in Collaborative Influence
At least 5 years experience in Embracing Challenge
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal
opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or
expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran
status.
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To apply, please copy the link below as your web address:
https://jobs3.netmedia1.com/cp/job_summary.jsp?job_id=S_D-0441871
PATHFINDER INTERNATIONAL
Pathfinder International is an international non-profit organization that is dedicated
to supporting high-quality comprehensive reproductive health services in Kenya.
We are currently recruiting for the following positions to join our team in APHIAPlus
Nairobi coast project.
GRANTS ACCOUNTANT (31 October 2011)
Nairobi
Reporting to the Grants Manager the incumbent will be responsible for sub-grant
financial administration and compliance as well as programmatic guidance and
support.
The position will monitor financial and programmatic aspects of the sub-grant during
the sub-award period and closing of the sub-award.
S/he will be responsible for development of procedural documents and processes
and ensure that pre-award risk assessments are carried out on each grantee and that
decisions are incorporated into grant awards
Job Requirements
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Minimum professional accounting qualification of CPA III or its equivalent
At least 5 years work experience managing financial administration of major
donor grants and contracts, and sub-award management in a non-profit
environment
Strong understanding of USG funding requirements.
Highly proficient in MS Office, spreadsheets and database skills
Working knowledge of regulations applicable to grants management and
administration
Good analytical skills to successfully perform financial reviews and other
quantitative analysis
Candidates should also clearly indicate the location they are applying for and
include daytime telephone contacts to kenyajobs@pathfinder.org.
Closing date for applications is 31st October 2011.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Candidates who meet the above qualifications and are available to start immediately
are encouraged to apply.
Pathfinder International is an equal opportunity employer
GRANTS OFFICER (2) (31 October 2011)
Location: Nairobi and Mombasa
The Grants Officer will work closely with the Grants Manager to identify and assess
potential partners to work with the project.
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This will include reviewing of new sub-grant proposals, processing of sub-grant
agreements and subsequent modifications while ensuring they comply with
organization and donor regulations.
S/he will facilitate participatory proposal development with LIPS and coordinate
their capacity building on narrative and financial proposal development.
Job Requirements
A degree in social sciences preferably in Economics and/or Sociology
At least 5 years work experience managing of major donor grants and
contracts, and sub-award management in a nonprofit environment
Experience in proposal writing, review and budgeting
Able to demonstrate past experience working with partners in grant
management.
Strong understanding of USG funding requirements.
Highly proficient in MS Office, spreadsheets and database skills
Working knowledge of regulations applicable to grants management and
administration
Good analytical skills to successfully perform narrative analysis of grantee
proposals
Candidates should also clearly indicate the location they are applying for and
include daytime telephone contacts to kenyajobs@pathfinder.org.
Closing date for applications is 31st October 2011.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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Candidates who meet the above qualifications and are available to start immediately
are encouraged to apply.
Pathfinder International is an equal opportunity employer
RENOVATIONS COORDINATOR (4 November 2011)
Mombasa
The Renovations Coordinator shall oversee renovation works in Coast Province.
S/he shall carry out all technical work towards upgrade and improvement of
infrastructure within the Health sector.
The role will work in close collaboration with MoPHS, MoMS, MoPW, Constituency
Development Fund, Hospital Boards, Health Centre and Dispensary committees,
organizations in partnership with Pathfinder and any other stakeholders who may be
identified from time to time.
Job Requirements
A Degree in an Engineering field, or a Higher National Diploma in Building &
Construction.
Five years relevant work experience (in Government or Consultancy in the
construction industry) for a degree holder and 8 years in the case of diploma
qualification
Demonstrated knowledge in different aspects and fields of engineering;
construction; proposal drafts presentation and production of final computer
generated technical drawings.
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Conversant with construction tender documents generation and
requirements.
Be able to work under demanding deadlines and with minimum supervision
and willing to travel within Coast
Candidates should also clearly indicate the location they are applying for and
include daytime telephone contacts to kenyajobs@pathfinder.org.
Closing date for applications is 31st October 2011.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Candidates who meet the above qualifications and are available to start immediately
are encouraged to apply.
Pathfinder International is an equal opportunity employer
BLUE CHIP COMPANY
We are a blue chip company. a leader in the ICT sector.
Due to expansion and growth, the following positions have arisen in our
organization:
OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR (28 October 2011)
Service delivery requirements include:
Effective management of the call centre and reception area
Efficient management of all activities in a very busy banking hall
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Resolution of customer queries
Improvement and enforcement of processes and procedures
Staff coaching
Monitoring overall QA results to identify trends, training and process
improvement opportunities
On-going training and development of staff and on-going liaison with other
departments and group companies for effective service delivery
This position requires a self-starter who possesses a desire to make things
happen and about 5 years of working experience in some supervisory level
Experience in technology oriented service _rms, mobile telephony, BPO call
centres etc will be an added advantage
The applicant must have excellent oral and written communication skills,
excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to motivate to produce results
A University business degree is a pre-requisite
Applicants should submit their CVs to the following email address:
mcarecruitment@gmail.com
Closing date: 28th October 2011
AFRICAN GUARANTEE FUND
Help improve African SMEs
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The African Guarantee Fund (“AGF”), a Pan African non-banking financial institution,
was established in 2010 by the African Development Bank, the Danish Government
(DANIDA) and the Spanish Government (AECID). Its main objective is to contribute
to economic development and poverty reduction in Africa; through improved access
to finance and long-term credit for Small and Medium – sized Enterprises (“SMEs”).
AGF targets financial institutions that wish to increase their lending to SMEs with a
mix of guarantee products. AGF also provides support for capacity development of
partner lending institutions to improve their SME lending capacity as well as
business development providers to help SMEs improve their business management
skills and bankability. AGF will manage the guarantee facility and operate according
to market principles.
Currently headquartered in Mauritius and operating out of Nairobi, its Kenyan
branch, AGF has ambitious expansion plans to cover all Africa over the next 5 years.
In order to succeed, AGF requires a highly skilled and motivated talent base. It is in
this regard that AGF is now seeking to recruit a Capacity Development Coordinator
and an Accountant. These are new positions and the incumbents will be expected to
work very closely with other staff for the overall benefit of the institution.
ACCOUNTANT (ESS 461) (4 November 2011)
Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer (“CFO”), the Accountant will be responsible
for preparing reliable and timely periodic financial reports, compiling budgets and
advising on the financial performance of AGF. The job holder will also be expected
to participate in the formulation, implementation and enforcement of accounting and
internal control systems. This is a key role within the Finance Department and the
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position holder is expected to focus on providing a high level of financial and
accounting support across AGF as well as achieving positive outcomes.
The job holder will be responsible for:
Assisting in managing cash resources in order to maximize returns on
investments;
Ensuring production of timely, accurate reliable financial reports as and when
required;
Providing timely management information for decision making;
Compiling the annual budget and participating in the strategic planning
process;
Handling payroll management and payments;.
Maintaining proper accounting records;
Handling all tax matters in relation to compliance and non statutory
requirements;
Coordinating procurement of goods and services;
Coordinating external and internal audits and replying to audit queries
arising; and
Assisting the CFO in coordinating AGF fundraising efforts.
We are looking for a results oriented, analytical and highly motivated individual who
holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option) degree and is a Certified Public
Accountant (CPA (K) or ACCA; with a minimum of 6 years’ Accounting/Finance
experience preferably in the financial services sector.
The ideal candidate must demonstrate strong grounding in IT with good knowledge
of accounting systems as well as good team leadership and excellent communication
and interpersonal skills.
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If you believe you fit the required profiles, please send your applications in
confidence to ess.ke@ke.pwc.com by close of business Friday 4 November 2011,
quoting reference number ESS 460 and ESS 461. Please provide your curriculum
vitae containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current
and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/academic certificates.
Include day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses
of three references.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
AGA KHAN EDUCATION SERVICE, KENYA
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER (4 November 2011)
Develop HR strategies which are aligned to the overall corporate strategies and
implement programmes and policies which support these strategies as well as
provide leadership across the full range of HR activities.
Requirements:
B.A. in HRM or Social Sciences with at least 5 years experience in senior HR
Management role
Interested applicants should submit their CV by Friday 4th November 2011 to:
Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya
P.O. Box 41440-00100,
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Nairobi, Kenya,
Limuru Road, Parklands
Tel: 3747457/3748013/4/9;
Mobile: +254 734 647 457
Email: conbi@akesk.org
WELL ESTABLISHED SAVINGS AND CREDIT CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY
GENERAL MANAGER (4 November 2011)
A well established Savings and Credit Co-operative Society located in Nairobi with
membership spread across the country wishes to fill the position of a General
Manager.
The role holder will be in charge of the overall leadership of the Sacco with the
following key responsibilities;
Aggressively drive the Sacco’s growth and profitability targets through crossselling
of the Sacco’s products, professional relationship management
practices and providing sound leadership & mentorship to the Sacco staff.
Identification of emerging members’ needs to aid innovative product
development and service delivery.
To ensure that timely, accurate and reliable financial reports are produced for
use by the Management Committee.
To cultivate and drive a customer service culture within the Sacco.
To organize & attend Management Committee meetings and the Annual
Delegates meetings and ensure implementation of all decisions made thereof.
Implement the strategic plan as guided by the Management committee.
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To ensure effective communication channels between the Management
Committee, staff and the members.
To ensure prudent management of liquidity, credit, operational and
reputational risks.
Ensure compliance to all statutory requirements and regulations as well as
internal procedures.
The applicant must:
Be a holder of a business related degree from a recognized university. Any
qualifications in Co-operatives management will be an added advantage.
Be a CPA (K) or its equivalent.
Have at least 5 years experience in a similar position in a Sacco.
Be a person of high integrity with superb interpersonal, communication &
presentation skills.
Be proficient in Ms Office Suite. A working experience with Navision system
will be an added advantage.
Be a proven team player who is results oriented and proactive
Be well versed with the developments in the co-operatives sector.
If you meet these qualifications please submit your application letter quoting your
current and expected salary, CV and copies of testimonials to:
DNA No. 1130
P.O. Box 49010 - 00100,
Nairobi
Your application should reach the above address by 4th November, 2011
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UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME
FINANCE ASSISTANT, G5
Department/ Office: UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME
Duty Station: NAIROBI
Posting Period: 19 October 2011-18 November 2011
Job Opening number: 11-FIN-UN ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME-21079-R-NAIROBI
Org. Setting and Reporting
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the United Nations systems
designated entity for addressing environmental issues at the global and regional
level. Its mandate is to coordinate the development of environmental policy
consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging
issues to the attention of governments and the international community for action.
The overall objective of the UNEP's Division of Technology, Industry and Economics
(DTIE) is to encourage decision makers in government, local authorities and
industry to develop and adopt policies, strategies and practices and technologies
that promote sustainable patterns of consumption and production, make efficient use
of natural resources, ensure safe management of chemicals and contribute to
making trade and environment policies mutually supportive. It promotes the
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development, use and transfer of policies, technologies, economic instruments,
managerial practices and other tools that assist in environmentally sound decision
making and the building of corresponding activities. Under the direct supervision of
Fund Management Officer (FMO) in UNEP/DGEF, the incumbent will carry out the
following duties:
Responsibilities
Project Design and Development: Checks figures in Project Identification Form
submission; verifies documents for overall accuracy, consistency and uniformity in
the presentation; verifies references to reports and documents; Assists in preparing
budgets; Sets up Third Party details for executing agency in Integrated Management
Information System. Project Implementation: Tracks circulation of new projects
internalizations and revisions; Prepares funding documents for budget allotments;
Reviews expenditure reports from executing agencies; Prepares pre-encumbrances
and obligations in IMIS. Processes cash advances, UNDP authorizations and
suballotments
to Executing Agencies; Initiates processing of cash advances and
expenditures through UNON applications portal and follows up with UNON for
remittances of funds and liquidation of expenditure Miscellaneous Obligation
Documents; Notifies payees of status of payments and investigate complaints of
nonreceipt;
Assists with the monitoring of expenditures; Analyses variances between
approved budgets, expenditures and prepares adjustments; Assists in the
preparation of annual projects revisions and supporting schedules; Coordinates with
finance and substantive/technical staff during preparation of revision; Creates
Special Service Agreements, Travel Requests and Travel Advances in IMIS, for
internally executed projects; Assists in the reconciliation of project accounts against
independent audit certificates; Assists in the follow-up on outstanding financial and
technical reports. Project Evaluation and Closure: Updates project database with
relevant project information on revision/closure of project; Files and Archives
documentation; Assists in the provision of financial information required in Project
Implementation Review; Mid-term review/evaluation and Terminal Evaluation;
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Assists in preparation of project completion, closing revision and supporting
schedules; Assists in the processing of disposal of non-expendable equipment;
Prepares request for refund; Tracks receipt of expected income and ensure credit is
posted correctly. General: Provides general administrative support to staff; Tracks
and follow-up on administrative processes; Maintains and keep up-to-date project
files; Archives documentation; Keeps log of archived files and tracks of archived
information; Drafts/prepares routine correspondence on financial and budget
matters; Perform any other duties assigned.
Competencies
Professionalism
Is committed to quality performance, demonstrates use of initiative and ability to
interpret and apply rules. Researches, selects, organizes and summarizes
information required for the directorate. Manages processes, Is conscientious and
efficient in meeting commitments; Shows pride in work and achievements; observe
deadlines and achieve results; shows persistence and motivation when faced with
difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
Communication:
Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets
messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and
exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailor language, tone, style and
format to match audience; demonstrate openness in sharing information and
keeping people informed.
Teamwork:
Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input
by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; willing to learn from others;
places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with
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final group decision even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position;
shares credit for team accomplishments and accept joint responsibility for team
shortcomings.
Planning and Organizing
Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority
activities and assignment; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate
amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allow for
contingencies when planning; use time efficiently.
Education
Completion of secondary school is required. Supplementary training in accounting,
finance or related field is required.
Work Experience
A minimum of five years of responsible work experience in accounting, finance or
related area is required. Experience with increasing responsibility in fund
management issue is desirable. Experience working with the UN is an advantage.
Languages
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For
the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Working
knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another UN language is desirable.
Assessment Method
Evaluation of qualified candidates for this position may include a substantive
assessment which may be followed by a competency-based interview.
Special Notice
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Appointment against this post is on a local basis. External candidates will be
considered only when no suitable internal candidate from the duty station is
identified. The candidate is responsible for any travel expenses incurred to take-up
the appointment. Staff members are subject to the authority of and assignment by the
SG. All staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in
accordance with established rules and procedures.
United Nations Considerations
The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to
participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and
subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). The United
Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE
RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING,
OR
TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH
INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
To apply, please copy the link below as your web address:
https://inspira.un.org/psc/UNCAREERS/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/UN_CUSTOMIZATION
S.UN_JOB_DETAIL.GBL?Page=UN_JOB_DETAIL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=21079&
STANDARD CHARTERED BANK
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TB SERVICE MANAGER
Job ID: 306551
Job Function: Wholesale Banking
Location: Kenya - SCB
Full/ Part Time: Full -Time
Regular/Temporary:
Job Description
To establish, develop and maintain a portfolio of Investors and Intermediaries
Corporate Banking services in order to generate revenue for the Bank. This would
entail the management of client relationships with responsibility and accountability
Relationships and operational risk of the portfolio.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
Pro-actively establishes, develops and maintains a portfolio of corporate
clients within Investors and Intermediaries target market (clients segment),
ensuring that new relationships or ongoing requirements of existing clients
generate maximum revenue within acceptable risk profile.
Cross - selling of bank’s products through joint calling with product partners
and accountable for pricing decisions of bank’s products offered to clients,
within internally approved matrices.
Ensures that all related administrative functions, most importantly file
maintenance, regular reviews, call reports and periodic appraisals (QPR’s)
are performed in a timely manner.
Guides, counsels, and advises Assistant Service Managers in their support
duties
Provides management information to the Head of Investors and Intermediaries
on a regular, as and-when- required basis, on matters relating to their own
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portfolio ’s status of accounts, excesses, irregular securities , defaulting
accounts , and exceptions
Ensure all fees are collected within one month of the date of the invoices.
Qualifications & Skills
Business or accounting related degree.
Minimum 5 years experience in a corporate banking environment of which
minimum 2 years should be of managing corporate client relationships.
Sound understanding of WB products, trade finance, personal banking and
international banking products.
Strong marketing skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial
information.
A good understanding of the general, economic, political and business
environment of the region.
Strong awareness of in -house network systems and good PC skills.
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and negotiation skills.
Diversity & Inclusion
Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work
environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the
broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and
competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can
develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximize their personal
potential.
To apply, please copy the link below as your web address:
https://cgportal.global.standardchartered.com/psc/hrms/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS
_HRS.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL
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CHINA OVERSEAS ENGINEERING GROUP COMPANY LIMITED
QUANTITY SURVEYOR (30 October 2011)
China Overseas Engineering Group Co, Ltd. which has operations all over the world
is looking for Quantity Surveyor (QS) to be based in Kenya at the east and central
Africa headquarters in Nairobi.
Requirement
Holder of Bachelors Degree in Building Economics
Must be registered and a member of A.A.K.
Have minimum experience for 10 years as QS in Building and Civil works
Have been a Project Manager or involved in big projects in East and Central
Africa region
Must be familiar with SMM and CESMM
Computer literacy in MS Office, Internet, AUTOCAD and any other structural
analysis software
Should be of high integrity, professional responsibility
Above 30 years of age
Be in fluent in written and spoken English.
Construction claim experience is preferred.
Kindly send CV and application letter to covecjobke@gmail.com
Deadline for submission 30th October 2011
GOVERNMENT SECURITY AGENCY
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Our client, a Government Security Agency, seeks to recruit top and middle level
management staff to fill various vacant positions in the agency.
Applications are invited from qualified Kenyan professionals of high integrity, are
self-driven and committed to delivering results.
The applicants must have good communication skills, proficiency in computer
application packages, high conceptual skill, as well as decision making and
managerial skills.
The candidates must be team players who respect diversity, maintain confidentiality
and willing to work for long hours. The Agency offers competitive packages to the
successful candidates.
DIRECTOR WITNESS PROTECTION AGENCY (4 November 2011)
WPA - 1
Ref. 01/2011
The Director Witness Protection Agency who will be on five year contract, which
may be renewed for one more term, will be responsible for the day to day
operations and administrative functions of the Agency.
The key responsibilities will be to:
provide leadership in various key functions so as to meet operational and
strategic objectives of the Agency;
facilitate strategic planning process of the Agency;
champion culture of team work, integrity, transparency, and professionalism
so as to align the Agency staff to the vision, mission and values of the Agency;
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ensure recruitment of qualified technical and professional staff;
implement Witness Protection Act and Regulations;
oversee the development and implementation of policies and programs;
ensure security, confidentiality and adopt best international security
practices;
formulate policies on information security measures and classify information
generated by the Agency and ensure implementation thereof;
take responsibility for career development of staff at all levels;
ensure provision of administrative and technical assistance to witnesses or
related persons who are at risk on account of giving testimony at all stages;
manage and control expenditure of Agency funds.
Qualification and Experience
For appointment to this grade an applicant MUST:
A masters degree in law, criminology, or equivalent qualification from a
recognized institution.
Have ten (10) years’ experience in public/private law practice, or be a
lecturer or researcher in law
Have five (5) years’ experience in administration
Be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
Candidates who meet the stipulated qualifications should submit hand written
application attaching their Curriculum Vitae containing e-mail address, daytime
telephone contact and addresses of three Referees, copies of their educational and
professional qualifications and Testimonials, National Identity Card and certificate of
Good Conduct to:
The Recruitment Consultant,
Kicher & Associates,
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P.O. Box 61379- 00200
Nairobi
Quoting the Job title and Reference number on both the letter and envelope, so as to
be received on or before 4th November, 2011
K-REP DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR (4 November 2011)
K-Rep Development Agency is a microfinance institution involved in the
development and testing of new financial products and services for low-income
people.
The Deputy Managing Director is a key member of the senior management team
responsible for providing program and administrative management and for
ensuring that field operations are conducted effectively and efficiently in support of
KDA’s projects.
Based in Nairobi, the position works with the entire KDA team and reports to the
Managing Director to ensure performance standards are met.
Responsibilities
Program Management and Staff Supervision
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Provide strategic vision, guidance and leadership on matters relating to
KDA’s programming, strategy, management, governance, and budget
Supervise and provide substantive guidance, feedback and support to
designated project staff in refining the overall strategic direction of KDA’s
focus area, in establishing project priorities, and in designing and carrying
out projects
Put into place a process to oversee the preparation of the annual strategies of
projects and budget plans with the Managing Director, project staff and board
Develop and apply learning, monitoring and evaluation criteria to better
measure the effectiveness and outcomes of KDA’s projects
As required, represent the Managing Director at meetings
Develop and coordinate special projects as requested by the Managing
Director
Office Management and Administration
Oversee the daily operations of the organization, supervise staff, and stand in
for the Managing Director as needed
Oversee planning for and preparation of KDA’s board meetings
Develop and oversee mechanisms for regular staff communication, including
regular meetings/calls between relevant colleagues as well as the board.
Put into place oversight mechanisms to ensure compliance with internal
policy and legal requirements
Serve as the primary contact for financial oversight throughout the year
Qualifications
Advance degree and at least ten years work experience
Substantive knowledge of the Kenyan Microfinance industry
Five years experience as a manager with an understanding of the principles
and practices involved in the effective management of a complex Institution.
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Must enjoy management.
Extraordinary initiative, creativity and capacity to think strategically
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a diverse array of people
Team spirit and respectful working and decision-making style
Ability to manage several simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment
Strong organizational skills and close attention to detail
Integrity, diplomatic manner and professional discretion essential
Willingness to travel as needed
Compensation:
Competitive salary, with good benefits package
Qualified Candidates should apply in both hard and soft copy, enclosing their CV
and copies of certificates and other relevant documents, to reach the address below
on or before 4th November, 2011
The Chairperson,
K-Rep Development Agency,
P.O Box 10528, Nairobi
Email: kda@k-rep.co.ke
KENYA SCHOOL OF LAW
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The Kenya School of Law is a Postgraduate Training Institution run under the
auspices of the Council of Legal Education Act, Cap. 16A of the Laws of Kenya.
The core mandate of the Council of Legal Education is inter alia to train for legal
professional development and in particular to train lawyers for entry into the legal
profession as Advocates of the High Court of Kenya.
For over 40 years the School has discharged this mandate under the leadership of
the office of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Justice National Cohesion and
Constitutional Affairs.
From 2006, however, the School became a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency
(SAGA) with an expanded mandate and reviewed terms of service for its staff.
The core functions of School as currently constituted includes provision of the
following services;-
Advocates Training and Paralegal Studies;
Continuing Professional Development, Projects and Legal Research
Accreditation and Compliance
In order to effectively meet these expanded functions the School wishes to recruit
full time high calibre personnel who will join the existing strong team of staff to help
it realize its vision of being the preferred centre of excellence in legal education and
training in the Eastern Africa region and beyond.
We are looking for independent, strategic actors who are in good health, are ICT
literate, customer oriented, and can lead change. Specifically we seek to recruit:-
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PRINCIPAL LECTURER (CPD P &R) (7 November 2011)
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR03/10
KSL 4
4 Positions
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Continuing Professional Development, Projects
and Research, (CPD P & R), the incumbent will assist in identification, planning and
coordination of specific training programmes, projects or research.
Person Specification
The successful candidate will:
Possess a LLM degree or equivalent from a recognized university;
Have served for a minimum of 10 years, 5 of which should be in an academic
institution in a teaching capacity. Experience in consultancy or project work
will be an added advantage;
Have the ability to coordinate and conduct short-term legal training
programmes;
Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful
candidates.
All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address,
day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum
vitae and copies of relevant certificates.
Send your application to:-
The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
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Kenya School of Law,
P. O. Box 30369-00100,
Nairobi.
So as to reach him not later than 7th November 2011
Applicants can also email PDF copies of application letters, certificates, and detailed
CVs to lawschool@ksl.ac.ke indicating positions and reference numbers as the
subject of the email.
Please note that due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be
possible to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
CLE / KSL is an equal opportunity employer and people with disabilities are
particularly encouraged to apply.
APDK COAST BRANCH
APDK Coast branch (NGO) immediately requires:
PROJECT MANAGER (28 October 2011)
APDK Likoni Quality Furniture Workshop
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Man or Woman of mature age preferably an honors graduate in marketing, business
or related field with outgoing personality and flair in dealing convincingly with high
class customers; Demonstrated administrative skills and leadership ability to lead a
dedicated team of Managers and workers in meeting highly demanding customer
requirements.
Experience in manufacture of fast moving goods coupled with knowledge of high
class furniture is preferred. Overall experience ten years and above. Negotiated
salary, housing and medical benefits will be offered.
For the above position, persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
Applications to be received within 10 days from 19th October 2011
Apply to:
The Executive Officer,
APDK Coast Branch,
P.O. Box 83988, 80100, Mombasa.
LAKE VICTORIA SOUTH WATER SERVICES BOARD
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CHIEF MANAGER FINANCE (14 November 2011)
Lake Victoria South Water Services Board was established on 12th March 2004 vide
gazette notice No.1714 under the Water Act 2002 as a State Corporation.
It is responsible for the provision of efficient and economical Water and Sanitation
Services in its area of jurisdiction.
The Board wishes to recruit a self driven, result oriented, highly motivated and
qualified person on a three (3) years performance based renewable contract to fill
the above vacant post.
Required skills and Qualifications
For appointment to this position the successful candidate must:-
Have a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option) from a recognized
University and CPA (K).
Masters Degree in Business Administration, Finance from a reputable
university is an added advantage.
Have at least 10 years experience in finance management in a busy
organization.
Must be a member of ICPAK and be proficient with computerized accounting
systems.
Have effectively coordinated internal and external audits.
Have a good experience in preparation of final accounts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and
perform the following duties:-
Formulation and implementation of sound financial policies, procedures,
strategies and systems.
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Manage financial resources effectively and efficiently through the
development of activity based budgets and implementation of strict
budgetary control measures.
Analyzing the Board’s financial reports and advising Management on
appropriate performance improvement strategies.
Manage daily financial transactions and ensures that they are carried out in
accordance with acceptable accounting standards.
Work with different departments in the Board in evaluating the budget and
ensuring that budgetary provisions are adhered to.
Managing all the Board’s internal and external financial reporting, budgeting
and forecasting requirements.
Overseeing the production of timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and
annual financial management accounts and other reports.
Overseeing procurement activities and ensuring procurement procedures
and regulations are adhered to.
Interested candidates who meet the requirements for the position are invited to
apply attaching their detailed CV, copies of academic/professional certificates and
testimonials stating their current position, remuneration and telephone contact to;
The Chief Executive Officer,
Lake Victoria South Water Services Board
P. O. Box 3325, Kisumu
So as to be received on or before 14th November 2011
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RIFT VALLEY RAILWAYS
CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER (4 November 2011)
Our client, Rift Valley Railways (RVR) is a private company, which provides both rail
and marine services on Lake Victoria in the transportation of imports and exports
cargo.
The company seeks to recruit a Chief Human Resource Officer.
Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer and indirectly to the Board of
Directors, you will oversee the Human Resources function for Rift Valley Railways,
Kenya and Uganda offices.
The main purpose of the job will be development and implementation of HR strategy
that is focused on assisting the business to meet its corporate objectives.
You will also be expected to:
Develop and implement the Human Resources strategy that is aligned to the
corporate strategy;
Develop and implement manpower planning, recruitment and selection
policies procedures that position RVR as a preferred employer and support
the attraction and retention high caliber staff;
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Put in place an optimal remuneration strategy, ensuring that RVR’s
remuneration policies and standards and competitive and in line with market
standards.
Provide leadership and guidance to the performance and talent management
process, by ensuring the application of best practice standards in respect to
performance management, skills development and succession planning,
across the region;
Manage the staff training and development function including the execution of
the training needs assessment process, the development of appropriate
training interventions, career development plans, etc.
Cultivate sound Employee Relations by undertaking all necessary
consultations and negotiations with employee representatives and ensuring
effective communication of company policies;
Provide sound advice to Senior Managers on HR policies and procedures,
ensuring the optimization of employee engagement and productivity and
compliance with legal requirements of the respective countries;
Develop and oversee the implementation of a Human Resources Information
System (HRTS) to guide resource planning, management and ensure
regulatory compliance;
Lead the preparation of the HR budget and ensure optimum utilization of
resources.
Requirements
Degree in Business Studies, Human Resources Management or Social
Sciences; a Masters degree in Business Administration or Human Resources
Management will be an advantage;
Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management;
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Minimum of 10 years experience relevant and highly progressive Human
Resources experience, with minimum 5 years experience in Senior
Management;
Broad understanding of the Transport Industry will be an advantage;
Sound knowledge of each of the Strategic Human Resources functional areas;
Proven Strategic Business Partner — expertise in strategic planning and
execution and ability to apply a total company perspective in the design of
Human Resources programs and systems;
Proven management skills including planning, supervision, mentoring and
coaching;
Superior communication skills.
Your application should demonstrate how your experience matches our
requirements.
It should include an up-to-date CV, the names and addresses of three referees,
current remuneration package, valid email address and daytime contact telephone
number.
Closing date: 4th November 2011
Only short listed candidates will be contacted
Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P.O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100
Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke
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MT. KENYA EAST PILOT PROJECT FOR NATURAL RESOURCES
MANAGEMENT
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (CDO) (4 November 2011)
The Government of Kenya has received financial assistance from the International
Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) towards financing the Mt. Kenya East Pilot
Project for Natural Resources Management.
The Project covers 5 Districts namely: Embu, Mbeere, Meru Central, Meru South and
Tharaka (2004). The Project duration is 2004-2012.
The Project Management Unit (PMU) is based in Embu.
Ministry of Water and Irrigation
Mt. Kenya East Pilot Project For Natural Resources Management (MKEPP)
P.O. Box 996 - 60100 Embu, Tel: 068-31376, Fax: 068-31357,
E-mail: pmu@mkepp.or.ke
The Project wishes to recruit a suitably qualified person who must be a Kenyan
Citizen to fill the above mentioned post at the PMU for a duration of one year.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
The officer will be reporting to the Project Manager.
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He/she will perform the following duties and responsibilities:-
Identifying Capacity Building needs for the district staff and the community
group leaders (Focal Development Area Committees (FDACs), Project
Management Committees (PMCs), etc) for sustainability of the project
activities.
Develop Terms of Reference for Component Activities’ evaluation and Project
Impact assessment, development of credible criteria for awards of technical
service provision.
Liaising with members of the District Implementation Agencies, Divisional and
Locational Staff and communities in the Focal Development Areas (FDAs) to
ensure their understanding of the intensified community mobilization
approach.
Coordinating group trainings in management and organization together with
the District Gender , children and Social Development Officers of respective
Districts
Assisting the District teams to monitor and evaluate the results of the Mt.
Kenya East Pilot Project interventions in the communities of the FDAs.
Assisting the District Gender, Children and Social Development teams in the
development of computerized data bank on group’s activities.
Working with the Gender, Children and Social Development intermediaries to
ensure that all messages relating to project activities are gender sensitive
while ensuring gender mainstreaming in project activities.
Promote equal participation of women and youth in the management system
of participating groups and organizations.
Promote women groups activities especially developing IGAs of interest to
women and the youth, and the formation of support group for vulnerable
households.
Minimum Qualifications and Requirements
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A first degree in either Sociology, Public Administration or Social Work from a
recognized University; A Masters Degree or Diploma or Certificate in Project
Planning and Management will be an added advantage;
Experience in Community Development work of more than 10 years, three of
which must be at Senior Management;
Experience in participatory methodologies such as Participatory Rural
Appraisal, Participatory Planning and Participatory Learning and Action
among others;
Field experience in Project Planning, Implementation and Management;
Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of Public Projects and Programmes;
Computer literacy (Microsoft Word; Excel, PowerPoint and Access);
Strong leadership and communication skills;
Experience in implementation of GoK and donor funded Projects;
Report Writing skills
Able to communicate in Kiswahili and English;
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should send their
application letter together with a detailed CV, copies of certificates and testimonials
to:
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Water and Irrigation (Maji House)
P. O. Box 49720-00100
Nairobi
Attn. Head of Human Resources Department, Room No. 145
So as to be received on or before 4th November 2011
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
AFRICAN GUARANTEE FUND
The African Guarantee Fund (“AGF”), a Pan African non-banking financial institution,
was established in 2010 by the African Development Bank, the Danish Government
(DANIDA) and the Spanish Government (AECID). Its main objective is to contribute
to economic development and poverty reduction in Africa; through improved access
to finance and long-term credit for Small and Medium – sized Enterprises (“SMEs”).
AGF targets financial institutions that wish to increase their lending to SMEs with a
mix of guarantee products. AGF also provides support for capacity development of
partner lending institutions to improve their SME lending capacity as well as
business development providers to help SMEs improve their business management
skills and bankability. AGF will manage the guarantee facility and operate according
to market principles.
Currently headquartered in Mauritius and operating out of Nairobi, its Kenyan
branch, AGF has ambitious expansion plans to cover all Africa over the next 5 years.
In order to succeed, AGF requires a highly skilled and motivated talent base. It is in
this regard that AGF is now seeking to recruit a Capacity Development Coordinator
and an Accountant. These are new positions and the incumbents will be expected to
work very closely with other staff for the overall benefit of the institution.
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CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR (ESS460) (4 November 2011)
Reporting to the CEO, the Capacity Development Coordinator who will be based in
Nairobi with frequent travel in Africa; will be expected to manage the AGF capacity
development facility and provide support to partner lending institutions and
business development support providers.
The job holder will be responsible for:
Proactively developing and implementing 5 year capacity development
strategies, approach papers and operational policies;
Coordinating external relations and support the CEO in negotiating support
for the AGF Capacity Development facility;
Preparing and implementing annual capacity development budgets and work
plans;
Managing the capacity development sub facility for partner lending
institutions and business development support providers;
Organizing capacity development needs assessments of the identified
business development support providers;
Identifying and managing the procurement and contracting of qualified
providers of capacity development to business development support
providers;
Actively contributing to building relationships between partner lending
institutions and business development support providers and promoting
effective tripartite relationships between partner lending institutions and
business development support providers and SMEs; and
Reporting on progress and results as part of the AGF reporting schedule.
We are looking for a candidate who holds a Masters degree in finance, business
administration or a related field; with at least 10 years’ managerial and leadership
experience; preferably gained in a financial institution.
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The candidate should also demonstrate strong knowledge of strategies, approaches
and tools in capacity development as well as a good understanding of financial
institutions’ approaches to SME lending, risk mitigation strategies, loan appraisal
criteria, etc; coupled with a good knowledge and understanding of the SME context
in Africa. Evidence of ability to work in a professionally and culturally diverse
setting is a must. The candidate must also possess excellent project management
and consulting skills, experience in contract management and monitoring as well as
excellent IT skills. Fluency in English and a sound working knowledge of French is a
must. The ideal candidate will be a self driven individual with a passion and flair for
helping SME’s succeed.
If you believe you fit the required profiles, please send your applications in
confidence to ess.ke@ke.pwc.com by close of business Friday 4 November 2011,
quoting reference number ESS 460 and ESS 461. Please provide your curriculum
vitae containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current
and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/academic certificates.
Include day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses
of three references.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
PROJECTS MANAGER (4 November 2011)
We are a construction company offering services in Building & Civil Works, Real
Estate and Water & Sewerage Projects with operations in Kenya, South Sudan and
looking to grow into Rwanda.
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We are looking to recruit a highly qualified and motivated individual, to fill the
position of Projects Manager.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the incumbent will head the technical /
projects department and will be responsible for the overall planning, execution and
monitoring of all projects so as to ensure that all project timelines, budgets and
profitability projections, have been met to the highest possible quality standards
within the project specifications.
S/he will also be in charge of all the construction related resources and the relevant
staff.
Desired Qualifications, Experience & Skills
BSc Civil Engineering and a Diploma in project/construction management
from recognized institutions
A Master’s degree is an added advantage
A post graduate qualification in Project Management is mandatory.
More than 12 years postgraduate experience majorly in building projects, 8
years should be in a senior supervisory or management position.
Proficiency in MS Office and MS Projects
Registration with ERB and membership with IEK shall be added advantage
Must have hands-on experience in BOQ preparation and tendering
procedures
Must be above the age of 35 years
Must have strong and proven project management skills
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure
environment
Capacity to motivate, lead and boost morale of the teams.
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The candidate must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Effective time management and logical decision-making ability.
Willingness to travel extensively across the construction sites.
Sound management skills
Works well under pressure and thrives in challenges
If your experience and competencies match the above specifications please send
your cover letter and detailed CV, indicating the names of three professional
referees and stating your current and expected remuneration to
projects.recruit@gmail.com to reach us not later than 4th November 2011.
An attractive package will be offered dependent on skills, experience and
qualifications.
BRITISH COUNCIL
The British Council is UK’s leading international organization for educational
opportunities and cultural relations, seeks to recruit a mature, experienced, self
driven, dynamic and result oriented individual able to grow the portfolio business in
the education sector, managing multiple relationships with external and internal
stakeholders.
EDUCATION ADVISER - SSA (SUB-SAHARA AFRICA) (4 November 2011)
The individual, who must be able to work with a high level of autonomy, drawing on
previous practice and policies to solve current operational and technical problems,
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will work closely with the Business Director and other Portfolio Managers to ensure
successful delivery of ambitious business targets, network extensively with relevant
sector, industry and client stakeholders.
Key areas of responsibility for the position are:-
Managing and developing the Education Portfolio - Ensure the growth of
education business portfolio in the SSA region by designing, monitoring and
evaluating new and existing programs.
Leadership of Education Portfolio - To provide sector leadership and direction
and ensure continuous portfolio learning and improvement is achieved.
Strategy Development and Delivery - Working with the team to identify, agree
and address strategic priorities and challenges for the business, leading
initiatives in the area of education.
Continuous Professional Development - Drive continuous learning and
professional development in all areas of sector-based portfolio management
in SSA, sharing best practice and learning across the wider organization.
Professional Networking & Stakeholder Management - Develop diverse
professional networks which support development of industry best practice
and develop new approaches and partnerships.
Leadership - Experience of designing and leading client facing services as
well as ability to manage performance effectively across multicultural teams.
Business Management and Development - Managing relationships with
customers, clients and stakeholders and ensure effective planning and
management of the varied components of the role.
Financial Planning - Collaborate with other teams and departments to
contribute towards achievement of organizational objectives.
The ideal candidate will possess post graduate qualifications and have an extensive
knowledge of the education sector in SSA, evidence of having a network of contacts
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within the education constituency and a credible track record of working, in both a
senior and consultancy basis, on education sector projects and programmes.
He/she will also be a person of high integrity who possesses good interpersonal,
planning, organizational and team building skills.
Applicants who meet the essential requirements of the post should send detailed
CV, cover letter, names of three referees and their email/telephone contacts to
info@oresrecruitment.com by November 4th, 2011.
We will respond to those candidates who are short-listed for interview.
AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY
EXECUTIVE OFFICER (4 November 2011)
The Aga Khan University (AKU) is committed to international standards of excellence
in education, research and service.
The University strives for quality, access, impact and relevance in all its programmes
and selects its faculty, staff and students on the basis of merit, irrespective of gender,
race, religion or domicile.
AKU is currently planning a major expansion of its existing work in East Africa, in
medicine, nursing and teacher education.
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Planning is also underway for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in East Africa (AKU –
FAS, EA) which aims to be an innovative, responsive, accessible and world-class
institution, partnering with major international academic institutions.
AKU – FAS, EA is seeking to recruit an appropriately qualified individual as
Executive Officer.
Reporting to the Head of Academic Planning, AKU-FAS, EA, s/he will be responsible
for the day to day implementation of both the strategic and annual goals and
objectives of the planning team.
S/he will be expected to provide leadership in the implementation of the Institution’s
philosophy, mission and overall strategy.
Candidate Profile:
The candidate must be able to grasp the practical implications of visions, ideas and
community aspirations with an ability to balance the need for continual innovation
and the rigours of planning and institution building.
S/he should demonstrate a grasp of complex, rapidly-expanding institutions and
multi-faceted relationships.
Requirements:
Candidate should hold a Masters Degree (Ph.D. is desirable) with a proven record of
professional integrity, vision-driven leadership, development, motivation of
personnel and networking with multiplicity of diverse stakeholders.
The ideal candidate should be a seasoned management professional with at least 10
years experience, 5 of which must be at senior management positions.
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To Apply:
Applications including curriculum vitae, and copies of academic and professional
certificates and addresses (postal and email) of three referees should be sent to, the
Director, Human Resources,
P.O. Box 30270 - 00100,
Fax: (+254 20) 374 7004, Nairobi, Kenya
or via e-mail: fas.recruitment@aku.edu so as to reach not later than 4th November,
2011.
For more detailed information on this position, please visit: www.aku.edu

				
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