Monday, 31 October 2011

U C MAS Kenya - Teachers / Marketing Jobs in Kenya

We are representing a Global Organization call U C MAS - Universal Concept Mental Arithmetic System. Its a Whole Brain Development Program For age group 5 to 13 years.

This program is running in more than 50 countries through out the globe including US, Uk, Canada, India, Malaysia, China, Dubai, Sudan, Nigeria, Ghana etc.

Now we are going to launch this program in Kenya in the month of November, and to reach maximum no. of students we require Marketing People as well technical staff to train them.

Company Name: U C MAS Kenya Ltd

Job Title: Teachers / Marketing People

Job Family: Education

Location: Nairobi, Kenya


U C MAS Kenya ltd is offering opportunity to experienced & professional teachers / marketing people.

Attractive package offered.

Please send your resume on below e-mail addresses:,

National Sales Manager - Agro Based FMCG Company

Dynamic People Consulting is recruiting for a National Sales Manager for one of its clients in the Agro based FMCG industry.

The National Sales Manager will report directly to the Commercial Director.

The purpose of this job is to formulate and implement functional policies and strategies to achieve agreed sales and profitability targets.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
  • A Business related degree or a degree.
  • Possession of an MBA an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years experience at senior management level in an Agro based FMCG environment
  • People management, communication and presentation skills
  • Computer literacy
Key Result Areas
  • Formulate and implement sales strategies for assigned product(s)/area to achieve agreed sales and profitability targets.
  • Set and ensure achievement of agreed sales targets for respective areas and sales channels.
  • Formulate departmental budget and ensure that expenditure is maintained within approved budget.
  • Train and develop an appropriate sales force and structure that maximises effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Develop and fine-tune distribution channels and systems to optimise product availability and maximize sales.
  • Ensure superior customer service with particular emphasis on business partners.
  • Gather market information and conduct effective competition analysis and advise on new product introductions.
  • Ensure formulation and implementation of an effective discount structure and that customers are within the agreed trading terms.
  • Adopt and implement new management models like Kaizen to achieve the desired goals.
  • Timely presentation of all required reports and documents.
If you meet the requirements, please send your CV and indicate your current and expected remuneration to

Project Officer - Economic Empowerment

Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world.

Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ.

Job Title: Project Officer - Economic Empowerment

Reports To: Child Reintegration Program Manager

Duty Station: Nairobi

Duration of Contract: January 2012-June 2013

Samaritan’s Purse Kenya is looking for a qualified individual to work as the Project Officer in the Child Reintegration Program based in Nairobi, Kenya.

The Project Officer will give oversight to the Economic Empowerment program component with an aim of improving the livelihoods of the parents/ caregivers from households of children to be reintegrated back into their families and communities.

The Project Officer will collaborate with Charitable Children Institutions in partnership with SP Kenya and beneficiaries to successfully implement the project.

The Project Officer holds responsibility to effectively manage resources and project implementation to achieve the expected outcomes and deliverables.

A crucial aspect is provision of technical assistance to the Charitable Children Institutions project staff and project beneficiaries to enhance livelihoods of families of reintegrated children and creating linkages with other resources in the respective regions of the project beneficiaries.

The key components of this project include entrepreneurial skills development, development of market linkages and microfinance services leading to income generation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Under the direct supervision of the Child Reintegration Program Manager, the incumbent will provide technical support, coordination and monitoring of project activities including but not limited to livelihoods with a special emphasis on technically supervising implementation of projects activities and carrying capacity building activities for staff of partner organizations and project beneficiaries.

Specific Job Responsibilities
  • Ensure the successful implementation of the Economic Empowerment Project activities and interventions aimed at improving livelihoods of the parents/caregivers of reintegrated children;
  • To coordinate and lead in the implementation of the Economic Empowerment program component of the Child Reintegration Program;
  • To provide technical support to staff of partner organizations to ensure quality and timely implementation of all program activities;
  • In liaison with the Program Manager identify capacity gaps and opportunities to strengthen the economic empowerment component of the program;
  • Preparation of timely weekly, monthly, quarterly and end of year reports for the program;
  • Develop work plans and other documents that will result to enhanced strategy in the framework of the program;
  • Facilitate the development and preparation of training materials on entrepreneurship as appropriate (hand outs, exercises, presentations etc) and update existing material in line with new recommendations and guidelines and facilitate trainings for project beneficiaries on entrepreneurship;
  • Monitoring closely project execution and providing feedback to the program team on the status of the economic empowerment component of the Reintegration program and advising them on action to be taken with regard to project extensions, gaps, budget re-allocations and any other action;
  • Undertake frequent field monitoring/project visits to ensure implementation procedures adhere to SP-Kenya guidelines and policies and to improve human and institutional capacity of the CCIs homes;
  • Identify and enhance networking and collaboration in the relevant project(s) area with other relevant agencies;
  • Represent SP-Kenya at Economic Empowerment and Child Care forums and other stakeholders/partners meetings as required;
  • Gather lessons learnt from meetings, project visits and discussions with caregivers and CCI staff and ensure there dissemination at the networking group as well as at other national forums;
  • Manage the dissemination and use of Sustainable Livelihoods reference materials and documentation for continued learning and appreciation;
  • Work in collaboration with the CCI Centre Managers to ensure effective implementation of project activities and follow up of project beneficiaries;
  • Conduct routine field visits to CCIs and business visits for project beneficiaries to offer technical assistance to support implementation and monitor achievement of project outcomes;
  • Provide administrative and logistical support in the implementation of the Child Reintegration project activities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required.
  • Bachelors degree from a recognized institution in a relevant social sciences discipline which include social work, sociology, community development and related development studies.
  • At least 5 years work experience implementing economic development projects, 3 of which are in a field management capacity
  • Excellent proven project management skills
  • Deep knowledge of rural/urban economic development issues in Kenya, particularly gender equity and the impact of poverty on families
  • Sound understanding of Alternative Care of children, child protection issues and child rights based programming
  • Sound knowledge and experience in mobilizing and building capacity of partners and or the local church
  • Proficiency in computer skills required.
  • Must have driving experience and a clean driving license.
  • A strong Christian
Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • Manages through influence; deploys strong persuasive skills and motivates sustained partner enthusiasm to maintain collaboration towards common project goals while identifying with the mission of Samaritan’s Purse.
  • Self-starter; takes ownership of deliverables and drives project results while building strong collaboration with and regularly seeking input from partners and other project staff.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills with proven ability to work independently and achieve expected results.
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills, excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Proven experience in training using participatory adult learning methodologies.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment and with partners at all levels.
  • Ability to cultivate constructive relationships.
  • A professional with high integrity and good stewardship of resources.
  • Excellent spoken and written English and Swahili.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs and use of Internet.
Interested applicants who fully meet the above requirements may send their C.V only and application letter to

Application deadline: Wednesday, 15th November, 2011.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted

Construction Clerk of Works

Job Title: Construction Clerk of Works

Department: Sudan Projects - Church Reconstruction

Minimum contract commitment: One year (renewable)

Reports to: Operations Manager CRP

Status: 2 Positions available


The Construction Clerk of Works (CoW) responsibility is to give oversight and direction to the construction crews on each building site. This person is ultimately responsible for ensuring that the building plans are implemented both effectively and efficiently.

The CoW is responsible for quality control, implementation of appropriate construction standards and practices, managing the construction staff of construction crews operating in different field sites, maintaining on-site inventory and financial control, ensuring necessary equipment is maintained, developing relationships with the local church communities, assisting in logistics to sites.

  • Oversee and direct multiple construction sites and staff in multiple regions
  • Keep construction crews on scheduled timetable
  • Travel extensively and lodge at the camp sites when necessary
  • Implement appropriate building standards and practices
  • Assure quality and control for design and construction, meaning it’s necessary to be on site daily or at least for critical stages such as foundation, column preparation, ring beams and trusses
  • Communicate to the Construction Manager any problems concerning quality and control
  • Consult with Chief Engineer when necessary
  • Train crews in construction practices
  • Maintain inventory records of equipment used on sites
  • Assistance with material forecasting
  • Pay contractors when necessary and account for finances
  • Ensure mobilized sites have correct quantity and quality of materials before building crew arrives
  • Act as a logistical means between bases and building sites
  • Assess and evaluate problematic structures
  • Ensure safety on construction sites
  • Develop relationships with church leaders and community
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned
Required Skills:
  • A strong commitment to Christ
  • Possess a National Diploma in Building Construction or Civil Engineering
  • Have strong leadership skills
  • Must have practical on site experience (2 years minimum)
  • Have inventory and bookkeeping experience
  • Be flexible and adaptable according to the needs of the project
  • Be culturally sensitive and aware of differences
  • Respect church leaders from all denominations
  • Communicate clearly to others
  • Must know and have experience of how to drive a truck in all road conditions
  • Be able to lift at about 50kgs and know how to load a truck safely
Preferred skills: 
  • International experience
  • Able to speak Arabic
  • Love for evangelism
  • Know how to ride a motorcycle
If you are interested in this position please send only your C.V and an application letter with the position title indicated on the subject line to

Application deadline: 11th November 2011

Only short listed applicants will be contacted

Finance Manager - Women for Women International - Jobs in Rumbek, South Sudan and Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Women for Women International is a non governmental organization (NGO) based in Washington DC with country offices in eight countries around the world.

Our mission is to provide women victims of war and other conflicts with tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty into stability and self sufficiency, thus promoting a viable civil society.

Women for Women International seeks to fill two vacancies for Finance Manager in our country offices in South Sudan (to be based in Rumbek) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (to be based in Bukavu).

The Finance Manager position is a member of the country office Senior Management Team and reports directly to the Country Director. Candidates must be citizens of South Sudan and DRC, respectively, or third country nationals with valid work permit.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure that country office budget analysis and forecasts are carried out in a timely fashion and that all documents are accurately maintained for audit and office purposes.
  • Prepare daily transactions and monthly financial reports in the required WfWI format and submit by required due dates.
  • Assist Country Director and SMT with budget preparation; produce timely and accurate Budget vs. Actual analysis reports, including explanations for large variances; make recommendations to the Country Director for budget trade-offs & revisions.
  • Manage cash flow, including timely fund requests to HQ, and country office bank accounts, including monthly reconciliation.
  • Provide Senior Management Team with timely and accurate Budget vs. Actual analysis reports, including explanations for large variances.
  • Ensure that Annual Audit is carried out in a timely manner as required by the organization.
  • Ensure strict compliance with internal control procedures and donors regulations.
  • Ensure the monthly payroll allocation entries are properly calculated, coded, and entered appropriately into accounting system.
  • Performances manage direct reports in line with Women for Women International’s performance management framework.
  • Oversee the Logistics Unit and ensure the effective management of all country office Procurement, Transport, Asset & Stores Management, Communications, IT and Security.
  • Work closely with the HR & Admin Officer to ensure that Country Office payroll is done in compliance with national tax and labor regulations.
  • Participate in policy-setting discussions with the Senior Management Team and HQ and communicate policies to local staff.
  • Participate in strategy development and annual operational planning of the country office.
  • Supervise direct reports in line with WfWI performance management framework.
Skills and Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree or other Post-graduate qualification in finance, accounting or business management; CPA, ACCA or equivalent designation is preferred.
  • At least seven (7) years work experience in Finance position with full accounting and budgeting responsibilities preferably within the INGO environment, including at least three (3) years in a management role.
  • Excellent computer skills including spreadsheet, database, word processing, presentation, and email; familiarity with Quick Books Pro accounting software is desirable.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • High level of fluency in written and spoken English required; French and/or Kiswahili also required for DRC.
  • Must be citizen of South Sudan or DRC, respectively, or third country national with valid work permit.
Application Instructions: All interested candidates must submit: updated CV, cover letter and 3 professional references before or by November 15th, 2011.

Application should be sent to either: (for South Sudan) or (for DRC).

Please designate the position applied for on the subject line.

Due to urgency of the recruitments, applications will be short-listed on a regular basis and we may offer the positions before the closing date.

Only short listed applicants will be invited to interview. No telephone inquiries please

Senior Commercial Manager

Our client an IT Company is seeking to recruit a highly motivated individual for the position of Senior Commercial Manager who will be responsible for marketing digital product and solutions, pricing, revenue enhancements, and revenue assurance.

The position reports to the CEO but will, occasionally, functionally report to the other Directors on a project by project basis.

This role will be responsible for product line contribution; increasing the profitability of existing products, new products or content and business development.

It may also involve working with the telecommunication networks to improve product support and therefore revenue volumes.

The Senior Commercial Manager is a critical position that will provide operational support to the CEO in strategic areas of the Business.

He / She will, therefore, likely possess a unique blend of commercial and technical knowledge; have a big picture vision and the drive to make that vision a reality.

He must enjoy spending time in the market-place to understand market demands and find innovative contents for the broader market.

A competitive market based salary will be negotiated.

Duties and Responsibilities 

He / She will manage the commercialization and go to market sales strategy of all company’s products and services.

Key responsibilities will include: 
  • Managing digital content offering based on target subscriber base and marketing targeted offering to new and existing customers on all GSM platforms and GSM phones.
  • Gathering market insights on most popular content types by subscriber profiles (age and LSM).
  • Creating cost-effective media (digital and social network sites, radio, TV and print) adverts and managing corresponding budget for optimal ROI.
  • Analyzing revenue and traffic trends by product and tweaking offerings for better yields vis-a- vis spends.
  • Understand the subscriber consumption patterns, the products uptake and product cycles in order to sustain longer product uptakes for subscription services.
  • Provide input and approving web pages design, including graphics, animation functionality, page infrastructure and application.
  • Brokering and maintaining content partnering agreements, negotiating, and reviewing these agreements..(licensing should be a technical function)
  • Managing the content aggregation process and budget for each short code or keyword of corresponding product content.
  • Management of Pay Per Click (PPC) campaigns to achieve optimum ROI for individual active search terms for each of the major search engines
  • Input and approving web pages design, including graphics, animation functionality, page infrastructure and application.
Skills /Attributes Required 

Qualifying candidate is likely to have an undergraduate level in commerce (marketing or business administration degree) or Engineering and a solid experience in the telecommunication and mobile-phone contents and products marketing and selling.

He or she will be comfortable in the e-commerce generally but specifically have:
  • Past experience with web technologies including social sites and mobile telephony and media marketing especially digital media and monitoring.
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written), and ability to analyze data and extract insights.
  • Ability to commercialize an idea from concept to revenue generation.
  • Highly developed operational and execution ability (Action oriented)
  • Experience of running and evaluating online marketing campaigns, which will include the management of Pay Per Click (PPC) campaigns.
  • Minimum undergraduate level in marketing or business administration.
  • Should be in possession of a valid driving license.
Interested candidates should send their updated CV to on or before 15th November, 2011.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

KK Security Navision Specialist / Developer - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

KK Security wishes to recruit a Navision (NAV) Specialist / Developer to be based at their Dar es salaam office.

Primary function:- Oversee the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics Navision system in Dar es salaam, in liaison with the Head office in Nairobi.

  • A BSc degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or any other relevant filed, from a recognized university
  • Communication skills using speech and writing
  • Ability to systematically troubleshoot complex problems
  • At least 2 years experience in Navision implementation and user support
  • Mature and realistic approach towards job related assignments
  • Certified Navision qualifications will be an added advantage

Sunday, 30 October 2011

Programmer / Analyst - Standard Chartered Bank

Job Title: Programmer / Analyst

Job ID: 306992

Job Function: Finance

Location: Kenya - SCB

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

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.
  • 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 maximise their personal potential.

How to Apply

For more information on the following vacancies, please log onto our website;

World Bank Senior Finance Officer / Team Leader - Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Senior Finance Officer / Team Leader

Job Family: Financial Sector

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Appointment: Local Hire

Job Posted: 28-Oct-2011

Closing Date: 20-Nov-2011

Language Requirements: English [Essential]; French [Desired]; Portuguese [Desired]

Background / General description

The World Bank’s Controller’s Vice Presidency (CTR) is responsible for all aspects of the financial reporting and internal control framework for the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the International Development Association (IDA) and the extensive Trust Fund/Partnership portfolio of these two entities.

The Controller’s Vice Presidency is also responsible for expressing Finance’s viewpoint on controls over Bank operations particularly those which validate the appropriateness of loan disbursements.

Organizationally, CTR comprises the 

(1) Financial Instruments Accounting and Valuation,

(2) Loans, and

(3) Client Services Departments, as well as the Financial Analysis and Reporting, Accounting Policy, Knowledge Dissemination, and Operational Risks and Controls units.

These teams collectively include approximately 400 staff; of which 150 are located in Washington with the remaining 250 located in regional offices the largest being in Chennai, India.

The Loan Department (CTRLD) is the focal point within the Bank for exercising fiduciary controls over its lending operations, including responsibility for ensuring that loan funds are used for their intended purposes.

In this regard it collaborates actively and maintains close working relationships with Regional Management, Financial Management (FM) and Procurement (PR) Networks, Legal Department (LEG), Treasury Department (TRE), Concessional Finance and Global Partnerships (CFP), Department of Institutional Integrity (INT) and the Internal Auditing Department (IAD) in discharging this responsibility.

The Loan Department also coordinates closely with Operational Policy and Country Services (OPCS) on professional excellence on the part of all financial professionals employed by the institution, and supports building the capacity of Bank borrowers to enable them to introduce and maintain sound accounting and financial management systems and procedures relating to public funds.

CTRLD has approximately 120 staff, with about one third currently based in Washington, DC and the others located in six main regional centers around the world (Brasilia, Beijing, Zagreb, Chennai, Manila, and Johannesburg).

The Loan Department (CTRLD), which is currently being realigned so as to be more client focused, is primarily responsible for the formulation and administration of the Bank's financial policies and procedures relating to disbursement of funds from IBRD loans, IDA credits, the Project Preparation Facility (PPF), Institutional Development Fund (IDF) Grants, Recipient-Executed Trust Funds and other financial products of the Bank.

As part of this realignment, CTRLD is opening a Regional Center in Nairobi, Kenya. The Nairobi Regional Center will follow the staffing model of others teams –with a solid team of finance assistants, analysts, and a Team Leader who are currently being recruited.

The Team Leader (TL) is responsible for the day-to-day efficient and effective provision of disbursement services within the Nairobi Regional Center.

In fulfilling this role, the Team Lead will provide technical leadership in terms of ensuring that all the current disbursement functions carried out by the Nairobi Regional Center are carried out according to established policies and procedures.

S/he will supervise all regional center staff, and ensure that their work is carried out in compliance with CTRLD policies and procedures.

S/he will report to the Division Manager and will work closely to facilitate the efficient administration and disbursement management of the country portfolios handled by the Regional Center.

The Team Leader will also work closely with Finance Officers in Washington DC to ensure seamless collaboration as projects advance from the preparation stage to negotiations/Board approval and implementation.

The Team Leader upholds CTRLD service standards for quality and responsiveness, appropriately balancing its fiduciary and client service roles. The Team Leader will contribute to departmental and institutional initiatives.

Note: If the selected candidate is a current Bank Group staff member with a Regular or Open-Ended appointment, s/he will retain his/her Regular or Open-Ended appointment. All others will be offered a 3 year renewable term appointment.

Duties and Accountabilities

Staff Supervision and management of day-to-day business: 
  • Develop and implement regional center's strategy for cost effective and efficient operations, according to department's direction;
  • Lead and manage the day-to-day business processes of the Regional Center, including, inter alia, records management, transaction processing and portfolio administration workflows, in accordance with CTRLD policies, procedures, quality and efficiency performance standards established for the unit;
  • Establish individual work assignments and workload allocations for staff working at the Regional Center in consultation with the Division Manager;
  • In consultation with the Division Manager, support the staff recruitment process and seek to create a professional environment that promotes team work and collaboration. Mentor staff and ensure that they have the skills and capacity to deliver the work program. In delivering on these responsibilities, the Team Leader will work closely with the Human Resources and CTRLD Division Managers;
  • Manage staff performance and provide performance and developmental feedback;
  • Promote the smooth operation of CTRLD’s global team through the maintenance of appropriate business continuity arrangements.
Technical Leadership:
  • Provide technical support to regional center staff, in close consultation with assigned Finance Officers on technical inquiries;
  • Escalate issues to the CTRLD leadership team as necessary for a timely resolution;
  • Promote staff use of sound professional judgment in the performance of their duties;
  • Contribute to established risk management, control and performance measurement activities, and ensure timely follow-up on identified action items;
  • Promote and improve efficiency and effectiveness of core business processes, and smooth introduction of business process changes;
  • Share unit's knowledge and keep other Regional Center Team Leads and Washington based Finance Officers informed of best practices and complex case resolution.
Portfolio Management: 
  • Play a key role in ensuring the quality of portfolio management through implementation of standard procedures and monitoring.
Client Support/ Capacity Building:
  • Act as CTRLD representative to regional center's clients;
  • Provide training and other client support services as required, including participation in missions;
  • Build internal awareness and greater understanding of disbursement management processes and procedures and the role of CTRLD
  • Respond to ad hoc requests from clients regarding disbursement management operations.
Selection Criteria
  • Minimum Education: Masters degree (Postgraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or Business) and/or bachelor's degree with professional certification (CPA, ACCA, CFA or equivalent) and a minimum of 10 years of direct relevant experience in leading teams, portfolio management, project implementation, and/or contract management.
  • Proven track record of leading and managing diverse teams, including virtual teams
  • Knowledge of internal controls and procedures
  • Knowledge of the World Bank operational policies, including understanding of Bank policies and practices related to disbursement and contract management, would be an advantage.
  • Good understanding of information systems and the application of new technology.
  • Ability to exercise sound professional judgment within the framework of CTRLD policies and procedures, taking into account project considerations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, in English including in situations requiring diplomacy and negotiation with Borrower representatives. Language skills in French and Portuguese will be a plus.
  • Demonstrated capacity to function as a team member of a multi-disciplinary team, to search for common ground and, where appropriate, to recommend decisive action.
  • Demonstrated track record of following up on action items and achieving results and acknowledging the contributions of others.
  • Experience working in multi-cultural environments and ability to build effective working relations with clients, development partners and Bank staff at all levels.
  • Ability to deal with rapidly shifting priorities, work demands and manage complex projects and multiple tasks against ambiguous deadlines.
  • Understanding of cross-cutting issues (e.g. procurement, project management, governance, public sector management) at project/sector/country level within the Africa context
  • Commitment to continued professional education and willingness to learn new skills.
  • Willingness to seek help from and offer help to others, and to deliver CTRLD’s work program within its service standards.
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop the capabilities of junior staff.
  • Willingness to travel on short-term assignments.
The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

Click here to apply online

Saturday, 29 October 2011

Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA) - Executive Director

Applications are invited from qualified citizens of East Africa for the following position in the East African Community Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA).

Eligible applicants for this position are from Uganda, Kenya, Burundi and Rwanda only.

Executive Director

Ref: CAS/HR/2011/001

Grade: D1

Reports to: Board of CASSOA

Main purpose of the Job: To manage and coordinate the development of the civil aviation safety and security infrastructure in the East African Community.

Duties and Responsibilities

As the chief executive officer of the Agency, the Executive Director shall be responsible for the overall management and administration of the Agency. Detailed job specification is available at the website provided below.

Qualification and Experience:
  • A Masters degree in a relevant field of aviation and or management with at least 10 years hands on experience in aviation related activities at a managerial level
  • Should have demonstrable knowledge of the aviation industry and competency in management and institution building
  • Proven track record in working in a similar field
  • Must be computer literate
  • Should be fluent in English language, French and Kiswahili will be an added advantage
Skills and Competences
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills
  • Ability to work as a team leader and to motivate others
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deliver on the set guidelines
Age: Not more than 55 years by 1st June 2012

Interested candidates are advised to read the detailed job description of this position on or

Terms and Conditions of Service:

This is an established position within the CASSOA organization structure which has a non renewable tenable contract term of five (5) years. 

The Executive Director will be appointed by the East African Community Council of Ministers upon recommendation by the CASSOA Board of Directors.

Salary and Fringe Benefits: The established position offers a competitive salary and attractive fringe benefits including house allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme and insurance cover.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their applications to be received not later than November 18, 2011 quoting the reference number of the position applied for by registered mail, courier, email (all soft copies should be in MS Word or Acrobat) and dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and day time telephone/cell phone numbers to:

The Executive Director,
Plot 41/43 Circular Road,
P.O Box 873,
Entebbe, Uganda


Please do not send multiple applications!

577 Posts - Senior Support Staff, Housekeeper / Cateress, Clerical Officers, Security Wardens, Drivers and Artisans - Office of the Vice President and Ministry of Home Affairs

Republic of Kenya

Office of the Vice President and Ministry of Home Affairs


Applicants are invited from suitably qualified Kenyans for the following vacancies:

1. Senior Support Staff III

Job Group ‘D”,

Eighty Three (83) Posts

Advert No. OVP/MOHA 3/2011

Salary Scale: KShs. 8,819x 438 – 9,257 x464 - 9,721 p.m.

Terms of Service: Temporary

A. Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade a candidate must be in possession of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade ‘D’ plain or Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) Division IV.

B. Duties and Responsibilities

Successful candidates will be deployed in any of the station within the Ministry and assignments will include:- Carrying out cleaning and messengerial duties as instructed.

2. Housekeeper / Cateress III

Job Group ‘H”, Seven

7 Posts

Advert No. OVP/MOHA 4/2011

Salary Scale: KShs.16, 692 X 835 - 17,527 X 876 - 18,403 X 920 - 19,323 X 966 - 20,289 P.M.

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

A. Requirements for Appointment

For the appointment to the grade of Housekeeper/Cateress III, a candidate must;
  • Be in possession of at least the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C plain or Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) Division III with grade C- in English, Mathematics, Biology and either Science or Physical Science; and
  • Have successfully completed a two year pre-service training at the Kenya Polytechnic or any recognized institution and have been awarded a Diploma in Institutional Management.
B. Duties and Responsibilities

Work at this level involves management of catering services in a medium size catering /housekeeping facility or institution by ensuring efficient and proper organization and management of catering services, laundry management, maintenance of furniture and linen,
control of stock and inventory and overall supervision of catering and housekeeping services in the Kitchens/dining halls and the hostel(s) respectively.

3. Clerical Officer II

Job Group ‘F”

Four Twenty Eight (428)

Advert No. OVP/MOHA 5/2011

Salary Scale: Kshs. 10,717 X 537 - 11,254 X 563 - 11,817 X 599- 12,416 P.M.

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

A. Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must be in possession of:
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (minus) or its approved equivalent; and
  • Proficiency in computer applications will be an added advantage.
B. Duties and Responsibilities

Work at this level will be carried out under close supervision and guidance of a more senior officer and will be subject to regular checks and verification. Officers at this level will be deployed
in the HRM Unit, General Registry, Supplies, Accounts office or General office services.

Specific duties will include compiling statistical records; sorting, filing and dispatching letters; maintaining an efficient filing system; processing appointments, promotions; discipline, transfers and other related duties in Human Resource Management; computation of financial or statistical records based on routine or special sources of information; preparing payment vouchers; compiling data and drafting simple letters.

4. Security Wardens II

Job Group ‘E”

Twenty Four (24) Posts

Advert No. OVP/MOHA 6/2011

Salary Scale: Kshs. 9,721 X 486- 10,207 X 510 -10,717 X 537- 11,254 P.M.

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

A. Requirements for Appointment
  • For appointment to this grade, candidate must be in possession of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+.
  • Be less than 36 years of age; and
  • Be physically and mentally fit.
  • Be in possession of a valid certificate of good conduct from the Kenya Police.
B. Duties and Responsibilities

Before deployment, direct entrants will undergo three (3) months initial training as Security Warden II and on successful completion of their training, duties and responsibilities will involve patrol and/or guard of access points; detention of unauthorized persons and vehicle from entering premises and/or protected areas; and also be able to control crowds and collect information and report on matters of security interest.

5. Driver III

Job Group ‘D”

Thirty One (31) Posts

Advert No. OVP/MOHA 7/2011

Salary Scale: Kshs. 8,819X 438 – 9,257 X464 - 9,721 P.M.

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

A. Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D plain or Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) Division IV.
  • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle(s) an officer is required to drive;
  • Attended a First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution;
  • Passed Suitability Test for Driver Grade III;
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to pass a practical test for drivers conducted by the Chief Mechanical Engineer, Ministry of Public Works.
  • Be in possession of a valid certificate of good conduct from the Kenya Police.
B. Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will involve driving a motor vehicle as authorized; carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tyre pressure, etc; detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems; maintenance of work tickets for vehicles assigned; ensuring security and safety for the vehicle on and off the road; safety of the passengers and/or goods therein; and maintain cleanliness of the vehicle.

6. Artisan II

Job Group ‘F”

Four (4) Posts

Advert No. OVP/MOHA 8/2011

Salary Scale: Kshs.10,717 X 537 –11,254 X 563- 11,817 X 599 - 12,416 P.M.

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

A. Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • Served as an Artisan in the specific area of specialization (Carpentry, Masonry, Tailoring and Painting) for at least three (3) years.
  • Trade Test certificate II and
  • Proof of experience.
A. Duties and Responsibilities

Work at this level will involve deployment in areas of specialization relating to Carpentry, Masonry, Painting and Tailoring.

Interested applicants for the above posts are requested to complete two (2) copies of PSC 2 (Revised 2007) form and send it directly to this office enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, testimonials, detailed current curriculum vitae indicating working experience, identity card, both official telephone and mobile numbers, e-mail and postal addresses to the address shown below.

Completed application forms should be addressed and sent to:-

The Permanent Secretary,
Office of the Vice President and Ministry of Home Affairs,
Jogoo House ‘A’,
P. O. Box 30478,

So as to reach the Ministry on or before 17th November, 2011.

Please Note:
  • PSC 2 forms are obtained (Free of Charge) from any Government office and may also be down loaded from the Public Service Commission (K)
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
  • Hand delivered applications should be submitted at the Ministry Headquarters, Jogoo House ‘A’, 3rd Floor, Room 344.
Ludeki Chweya, PhD, CBS
Permanent Secretary

IT Administrator Job in Kenya


1. Extensive database experience across at least 3 different database platforms (Oracle, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL are preferred) The experience should include but is not limited to database Administration and maintenance.

2. Adequate Network experience: Installing, Administration and Maintenance. LAN, WAN, VPN, Firewall administration.

3. Any experience in Software Development would be an asset but not crucial: Web, Standalone, Client/Server Architecture This experience has to be recent no more than 3 years since the candidate developed any software

4. Demonstrate an understanding of the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle)

5. An eye for detail, a willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done. Documentation of Process and Procedures is a must.
  • Constant review of the same processes and procedures is also a must to keep systems up to date and running.
  • Good Communication skills, both written and oral.
  • The ability to work as an individual as well as part of a team.
  • The willingness to share knowledge with others.
  • The ability to perform under pressure and still produce quality work
Drop CVs at I&M Building,
Kenyatta Avenue
14th Floor.

Deadline Tuesday 1st November, 2011 6pm

Savannah Cement (EPZ) Finance Manager, Internal Audit Manager, Commercial Manager, Technical Manager, SHE Manager, HR Manager, PA and Engineers Jobs in Kenya

Our client, Savannah Cement (EPZ) Ltd, is in the final phase of completing a new state of the art, green field cement factory specializing in the manufacturing and distribution of high quality cement and cement products at Athi River.

This is an opportunity for highly motivated professionals, seeking a thrilling and fulfilling experience and desirous to leave a mark in the industry to join the key front line staff of the company as hereunder:

Finance Manager

Job Ref. MN 5112

Job Profile
  • To manage financial projections controls and produce timely monthly and other necessary P & L reports.
  • To provide strategic financial plans taking into account the commercial sales, cost of production and all operations and harmonize such projections.
  • To manage and safeguard all company assets.
Person Profile
  • University graduate with full CPA (K) or ACCA. An MBA will be a definite advantage.
  • Minimum 10 years post CPA qualification experience with at least 5 years experience in a senior position in a manufacturing environment.
  • Fully computer literate with ERP experience.
  • Globally alert to currency fluctuations and other implications on the bottom line.
Internal Audit Manager

Job Ref. MN5113

Job Profile
  • To map all risks and exposures and draw up mitigation strategies.
  • To conduct regular and adhoc audit checks.
  • To educate all staff on audit requirements.
Person Profile
  • University graduate with full CPA (K) or ACCA qualifications backed by at least 6 years audit experience in professional audit firms and companies.
  • Fully computer literate with additional computerized audit knowledge and ERP experience
Commercial Manager

Job Ref. MN5114

Job Profile
  • To establish cement distributors countrywide.
  • To identify key commercial stakeholders in the construction industry i.e. contractors, real estate developers and allied sectors.
  • To build, motivate and lead a high performance sales force.
  • To formulate market penetration, growth and enhanced market share strategies.
Person Profile
  • University graduate preferably in marketing.
  • A minimum of 10 years sales and marketing experience with at least 5 years in supervisory and managerial positions in reputable companies.
  • At least 5 years experience in building sectors, sales and distribution management such as suppliers of steel, paints, cement, direct user's and stake holders in the building sector.
  • Fully computer literate.
Technical Manager

Job Ref. MN 5115

Job Profile
  • To spearhead cement production at optimal production levels and costs.
  • To ensure availability of mechanical production capacity through preventive and regular maintenance.
  • To train and motivate a high performance production team.
  • To liaise with the commercial department and schedule production capacity and shifts to meet market needs.
Person Profile
  • University graduate in BSc Mechanical / Electrical or Bachelor of Technology or related degree.
  • Minimum 10 years in a manufacturing environment preferably in cement production.
  • Fully computer literate.
Safety, Health and Environment Manager

Job Ref. MN5116

Job Profile
  • To ensure compliance with NEMA's guidelines.
  • To formulate and disseminate safety and health regulations across the factory operations, offices and compounds.
Person Profile
  • University graduate in biological or health sciences.
  • A minimum of 10 years experience on safety, health and environmental management.
  • Relevant professional certification on safety, health and environment would be an advantage.
  • Fully computer literate.
Human Resources Manager

Job Ref. MN5117

Job Profile
  • To recruit and retain high calibre staff.
  • To establish staff motivation strategies including training, remuneration and good industrial relations.
Person Profile
  • University graduate. An MBA will be an advantage.
  • Diploma or Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • Experience in CBA negotiations.
  • Fully computer literate.
PA to the Chairman

Job Ref. MN5118

A graduate lady with at least 5 years as PA to CEOs or Chairman of local or international companies.

BSC Mechanical Engineer

Job Ref. MN5119
  • Should have at least 5 years maintenance and manufacturing experience including shift supervision.
BSC Electrical Engineer

Job Ref. MN5120
  • Should have at least 5 years maintenance and manufacturing experience including shift supervision.
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number.

Please also summarize yourself as follows:-
  • Job Ref. No.
  • Your Name
  • Current/Past Salary: Year 2010 P.M, Year 2011 P.M
  • Year 2011 Benefits: If House, State Market Rent, If Car State Cc.
Send your application by hand, courier, post or email so as to reach us by 7th November 2011.

Mark Job Ref. No. on the envelope and application letter.

Send to:

Executive Selection Division,
Manpower Services (K) Ltd,
3rd Floor, Landmark Plaza,
Directly Opposite Nairobi Hospital Entrance,
P.O. Box 50736 - 00200,




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