Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Junior Geologist - Mineral Exploration, Nyanza Province

The employer is a junior exploration company belonging to an international mining group focused on Africa.

The job is a field based position reporting to the Consultant / Technical Manager or his delegate and backed by the Administrative Manager.

Salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

Work beginning planned for early 2012.

Duties may include any of the following:
  • Geological mapping, geochemical surveys, ground geophysics
  • Drilling programs supervision (auger, RAB, RC and DD)
  • Data collection, interpretation, presentation and reporting
  • Management of field crews and labourers
Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in geology
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office, GIS software an advantage)
  • Drawing ability an advantage (sketch maps, cross sections, etc.)
  • Fit, healthy and willing to work for long periods in the field
  • Kenyan citizen, preferably speaking Dholuo
  • Honest, reliable, punctual with a good work ethic
If you are interested and qualify for the position please send an introductory letter and a resume to the Consultant and the Administrative Manager via email addresses david.knopf@bluewin.ch and waitherero@gmail.com respectively

Bible Society of Kenya - Program Officer – HIV/AIDS

The Bible Society of Kenya is a non-sectarian, non-denominational organization that serves all Christian Churches, Christian Church Organizations and Christian individuals by providing them with the Word of God.

Our mandate is to share the Good News of Jesus Christ by Translating, Producing, Distributing and encouraging the use of Holy Scriptures.

To effectively serve our mandate and to ensure the consistent delivery of quality programs, we are looking for a mature, dynamic and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Program Officer – HIV/AIDS.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
  • Develop and schedule HIV/AIDS program work plan in accordance with specifications and funding limitations.
  • Prepare or assist in preparation of proposal for funding and/or funding continuation from outside sponsors in liaison with the Bible Advocacy and Scripture Use and Resource Mobilization Managers.
  • Prepare periodic reports, financial statements and records on HIV/AIDS activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies.
  • Develop and facilitate workshops, meetings or conferences; coordinates logistics, scheduling and participant communications.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of HIV/AIDS program areas, including current issues and key resource people and organizations, and a clear understanding of how they fit into the Society’s interests.
  • Develop proposals in HIV/AIDS program area and formulate recommendations for funding.
  • Conduct site visits to donors and potential donors.
  • Initially screens proposals (first readings), applying a breadth of knowledge on a wide range of subjects and a clear understanding of the Society’s interests.
  • Establish and meet specific work-related goals as outlined in quarterly work plans and gauge in quarterly and annual statistics.
  • Represent the Society professionally by responding to inquiries and attending meetings and conferences.
  • Carry out baseline & impact survey/research on HIV/AIDS.
Qualifications & Experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in social sciences or related field.
  • At least 3 years experience designing, implementing and managing HIV/AIDS prevention and care in a faith based programme
  • Experience in organizing workshops
  • A valid driving licence.
  • Committed Christian in good standing with their Church
Key Skills & Competencies
  • Proficiency in computer applications and financial and statistical packages.
  • Excellent research, reporting and organization skills.
  • Ability to network, build and maintain strong relationships
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills, innovation, initiative and creativity
  • Public Speaking and Training Skills
  • Project writing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
If your background, experience, competence match the qualifications, please send your application and a detailed C.V and include your current remuneration, testimonials and give full contact details of 3 referees including day time telephone number to:

Human Resource Manager
Bible Society of Kenya
P.O. Box 72983 00200
Nairobi, Kenya

or Email: hr@biblesociety-kenya.org

Website: www.biblesociety-kenya.org

To be received not later than 14th December 2011.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

The Kenya Episcopal Conference- Catholic Secretariat - Program Manager (Tuberculosis) Job Vacancy

The Kenya Episcopal Conference- Catholic Secretariat announces the vacant post of Program Manager (Tuberculosis)

The Kenya Episcopal Conference has recently been awarded a grant by AMREF for implementation of Tuberculosis activities under the Global Fund Round 9.

These activities will work towards achieving the following National Objectives for a period of two years in 74 Districts in Kenya:-

National Objective 2: Reduce Tuberculosis diagnostic delays in special and vulnerable populations by the end of the project period

National Objective 5: Community systems strengthening to ensure communities play a pivotal role in Tuberculosis control interventions by end of the project period.

National Objective 6: Provide coordination and management support for effective project implementation

The KEC advertises for the position of Program Manager (Tuberculosis) to provide technical leadership in achieving KEC program objectives.

The program administration is based in Nairobi with frequent travel to all parts of the country.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop the overall programme work plan, work procedures and strategies for implementing the programme activities
  • Develop and manage programme planning, monitoring and evaluation to enhance organizational development and project cycle management
  • Represent Kenya Episcopal Conference in Tuberculosis Programme meetings with Division of Leprosy, Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (DLTD) and other stakeholders
  • Ensure that project activities comply with national guidelines and policies
  • Participate in support supervision activities
  • Maintain open lines of communication with Provincial and District DLTD Coordinators
Professional qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, Nursing or Clinical Medicine Diploma
  • Masters in Public Health or a related field an added advantage
  • 3 years experience in Program Management preferably with Global Fund funded programs
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Personal Attributes
  • A committed Catholic with a recommendation from a Parish Priest
  • A person of Integrity, self driven, innovative, resilient, results and detail oriented.
  • A team player and leader with excellent analytical, Monitoring and Evaluation, conceptual, problem solving and report writing skills.
  • Good interpersonal, presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Willingness to travel, often to remote areas in harsh conditions
Refer to www.catholicchurch.or.ke jobs and careers for a detailed job description.

Send your detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating daytime telephone numbers, address and the names of three referees to the address below not later than 7th December, 2011.

Secretary General
Kenya Episcopal Conference-Catholic Secretariat
P.O Box 13475-00800,
Nairobi.

or Email: hr@catholicchurch.or.ke

Our recruitment procedures shall be followed.

Only short listed Candidates will be contacted

Self Help Africa - Finance Officer

Self Help Africa is an International NGO supporting rural development projects in nine African countries in order to reduce poverty among rural communities through local demand-driven initiatives in agriculture.

Our goal is to support smallholder farmers to improve their livelihoods in a viable and sustainable manner.

We work with rural communities to bring sustainable solutions to the causes of hunger and poverty; enables local people to tackle challenges in ways which are practical, cost effective, and sustainable.

Self Help Africa seeks to recruit suitable candidate to fill the position of:

Finance Officer

Reporting to the Head of Finance and Administration, the Finance Officer will be directly responsible for timely and accurate monitoring, recording and reporting of all financial transactions.

Accountabilities and Responsibilities
  • Monitoring, recording and reporting all financial transactions in field projects and support offices
  • Guided by the Head of Finance, ensure compliance to Government of Kenya, SHA and donor financial policies and procedures.
  • Participate in the preparation and revision of annual budgets
  • Assist project teams and partners in preparation and monitoring of project budgets
  • Prepare budget comparison to expenditure and report on variances
  • Prepare monthly bank and ledger reconciliations
  • Prepare project cash-flow forecast
  • Management of petty cash
  • Preparation of monthly payroll and timely remitting of all statutory deductions to the respective authorities
  • Maintaining an efficient and transparent filling system
  • Assisting with procurement to ensure conformity to government of Kenya, SHA and donor requirements
  • Maintaining and updating the fixed assets register and inventory management
Pre-requisites:
  • A bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Business Administration (Accounting/Finance option)
  • Fully qualified accountant – CPA or ACCA
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in accounting and finance preferably in the NGO sector
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and hands on experience of using computerized financial accounting systems
  • Proficiency in IT applications such as word, excel, power point and internet
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and communication skills
  • Dynamic, hardworking, result oriented and able to work with minimum supervision
  • A strong commitment to the aims, objectives and values of SHA programme in Kenya
  • High level of integrity and high standards of personal conduct
Self help Africa is committed to equal employment opportunities and diversity

How to apply

The Job Description with Person Specification and the Application Form can be downloaded at: www.selfhelpafrica.com (Go to Rest of the World, then About us Column and click on the Recruitment section)

Please send a covering letter and completed application form by E-mail only to pauline.mungo@selfhelpafrica.org

(Do not send certificates and testimonials at this stage)

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: Thursday 8th December, 2011

Solidarity Centre - Program Coordinator - Nairobi, Kenya

The American Center for International Labor Solidarity (Solidarity Center), an International NGO focused on labor and worker rights issues, is seeking candidates for a Program Coordinator.

The Program Coordinator works under the direct supervision of the Country Program Director (CPD).

The Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the development, writing and implementation of all Solidarity Center programming within East Africa.

S/he must be thoroughly conversant with all aspects of program activities and current events relevant to the on-going political, economic and social developments in the region.

The program Coordinator will be based in Nairobi but must be able to travel frequently within Kenya and East Africa.

Basic Qualifications: The Program Coordinator must have a bachelor’s degree in political science, international relations, labor relations, or related fields and/or at least five (5) years equivalent work experience.

Candidates should have a good understanding of the main trade union issues in East Africa Region. Previous experience with an international NGO or trade union is strongly desired.

S/he must have strong project management and leadership skills and be capable of managing multiple assignments simultaneously.

Excellent communication and writing skills in English and verbal skills in Kiswahili are required. Fluency in French and/or Arabic is highly desirable.

Computer literacy for word processing and simple Excel spreadsheets is a must.

Proven ability to work well within a team as well as independently is also important.

Specific Duties:
  • Build strong relationships with the trade union partners in the region.
  • Write, develop and conduct training on worker and union-focused issues.
  • Assist in or lead the implementation and facilitation of training programs.
  • Provide advice and guidance to the CPD for the development and implementation of the programs.
  • Produce well-written program reports and evaluations.
  • Conduct research and data collection.
  • Assist in the budget preparation for training activities, managing of project expenditures, financial reporting and budget tracking.
  • Coordinate with headquarters office in Washington and other field offices within Africa as needed.
  • Must have the experience and presence necessary to represent accurately and effectively the policies and programs of the organization in public fora and in private meetings with national and international, public and private donors and partner organizations.
To apply, please send a cover letter, detailed CV, three references and a writing sample of professional work (not to exceed 5 pages) from previous employment on or before December 12, 2011 to:

Solidarity Center
P.O. Box 42316
00100-Nairobi
E-mail: acils@acils.or.ke

Managing Director - Tanzania

Are you results driven?

Do you have what it takes to drive company growth initiatives?

Are you ready for a regional Challenge?

Our client, a leading Miller of high-end products in Tanzania is searching for a Managing Director with hands on experience in production management, business development and people management.

The successful candidate will be responsible for Plant Operations from production planning and plant optimization, procurement, marketing, logistics to managing staff in a strong union environment.

She/he will develop & implement medium – term growth strategies and operating systems and processes for sustained performance and ensure that the company delivers the expected annual turnover and production targets.

Key Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • Degree in Engineering, Business or Food technology/science;
  • Masters Degree in Business Administration will be an added advantage;
  • 7 years of experience in Milling industry at senior management level
  • Strong financial management with business acumen.
  • Excellent strategic thinking, managerial and decision making skills
  • Good negotiation and analytical skills,
  • Demonstrated administrative, communication and people management skills,
  • Proven investment management ability.
  • Intercultural competence & result oriented with a clear determination to succeed.
How to Apply

If you believe you are the right candidate, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current and expected remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts, to reach us not later than December 14, 2011 and addressed to: recruit@maxworthassociates.com

Kitengela International School - Teachers, Nurse / Matron and Drivers Jobs in Kenya

We wish to recruit dynamic and result oriented professionals to fill the following positions

Head Teacher KISC School - Msa Road Campus {Great wall Estate} and Head Teacher Shalom Girls High School

Minimum requirements: B. Ed., 3 yrs work experience as a head teacher or 5 yrs as a senior teacher in a leading High. For the Primary School-Candidates with Dip. Or P1 with 5 yrs experience as senior teachers may also apply. Age 30 – 45. Knowledge of the British National Curriculum is an added advantage

Teachers – Kindergarten to Std 6 - Mombasa Road and Main School

Minimum requirements: P1 certificate, 3 yrs work experience in similar position.

Kindergarten teachers must have a diploma in ECDE/KHA

School Nurse / Matron

Minimum requirements:Must be KRN/KRCHN, Age 30 – 45, 3 yrs experience in the
same position. The successful candidate should be an all round mature lady, able to live
within the school compound.

Drivers

Minimum requirements: O-level education, Driving license class ABCE, PSV, Certificate of good conduct, 3 yrs experience preferably in an educational institution.

Shalom Girls High School - Teachers

Minimum requirements:, B Ed . Form 1 – 4 with the following subject combinations
Geography/Maths, Biology/Chemistry/Agriculture, English/ Literature, Kiswahili/History/
CRE, Physics/Maths,

Admissions are going on in all schools:

Pre school-std 6 and Form 1- 3.

Applications with detailed CV including three (3) referees, copies of certificates and testimonials should be addressed to:

The Manager,
Kitengela International School,
P.O Box 473-00204, Athi River

OR email to kiscshalomschsprincipal@gmail.com

To reach us not later than 10th December 2011

Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu - Resident Paediatrician and Resident Surgeon

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya which is an agency of The Aga Khan Development Network.

The Hospital forms part of a network of health facilities in East Africa which include clinics, general hospitals and the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi.

It provides medical care to the population of western Kenya region and works with leading clinicians in the country in the management of complex and specialist cases.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has achieved acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2008 accreditation and is moving towards higher standards of quality and clinical excellence.

The hospital is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions

Resident Paediatrician

Overall Responsibilities

To provide quality Paediatrics services to both outpatients and inpatients.

He/She will be expected to be an active member of the health care team in the hospital and contribute to the continuing professional development programs of the hospital.

Requirements
  • M. Med in Paediatrics from the University of Nairobi or equivalent recognized institution.
  • Must be registered/licensed by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • Knowledge of PALS and experience/ interest in Neonatology will be an added advantage.
  • Recently qualified Paediatricians may apply
Resident Surgeon

Overall Responsibilities

To provide quality surgical services to hospital clients; participate actively in quality improvement activities including continuing medical education. Be available to be consulted and supervise junior medical staff.

Requirements
  • Basic qualification in medicine.
  • M. Med or equivalent in General Surgery.
  • At least two years post qualification experience.
  • Experience and certification in Endoscopic Surgery would be an advantage.
  • Must be registered/licensed by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • Good PR and communication skills are essential.
Applications and detailed curriculum vitae should be addressed to:

Chief Operating Officer
The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
P.O. Box 530-40100 Kisumu
E-mail: ksm.recruitment@akhskenya.org

Applications to be received by: 10th December, 2011

Seb Estates - Administrative Secretary cum Public Relations Officer Job in Kenya

Seb Estates Ltd is a Registered Real Estate Management Organization with responsibity of comprehensive property management on some of the largest Estates in Nairobi, housing various professionals and senior members of society.

Our mission is to ensure convenient, secure, clean and decent estate environment that benefits such residents while ensuring a proper capital yield and return on the investment through fluent administration of leases or occupation contracts.

We are looking for talented and qualified Lady who will contribute effectively to this mission.

Duties and responsibilities

The Administrative Secretary Cum Public Relations Officer will
  • ensure diligent, fluent and objective communication with our past, present and future customers,
  • Establish a customer service quality control policy and feedback mechanism for the organization,
  • Articulate the mission and objectives of the organization to our customers,
  • Support the various departments in listening to the customer and ensure customer feedback and satisfaction and
  • Support in office organization, documentation and front office customer service.
Requirements-

The ideal candidate for this designation shall be a Lady aged between 25yrs and 32 years with at least 2 years working experience, a Degree or higher diploma from recognized institution in Marketing or Public relations, Possess creative problem solving, strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, be able to work under pressure and meet specific deadlines, be able to relate with all levels of customers and clients and have good communication skills fluent in English and Kiswahili.

Salary: Negotiable

Applications with detailed C.V may be hand-delivered to our office, canvassing will lead to disqualification; those who may not have been contacted by 7th December 2011 may consider their application unsuccessful.

Seb Estates Ltd
Anniversary Towers 14th Floor
Email: info@sebestates.com
Website: www.sebestates.com

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) - Senior Logistics Assistant

Vacancy Announcement No: ODN/007/2011

VA issued: 30 November 2011

Closing date: 13 December 2011

Post Title: Senior Logistics Assistant

Grade: Service Contract SC 7 (G7 equivalent)

Duty Station: Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa, based in Nairobi

Salary: As per UN Salary Scale

This vacancy announcement is open to both male and female candidates.

Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is looking for a suitably qualified candidate to fill the post of Senior Logistics Assistant in support of the Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa, based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Chief Logistics Officer, the Senior Logistics Assistant will be responsible for the following duties: (These duties are generic and thus are not all-inclusive nor are all duties carried out by all Senior Logistics Assistants)
  • Assist the Regional Logistics Officer on providing oversight on all operational transport matters arising in the region and assist in the implementation of corporate standards, with special emphasis on quality control, i.e. loss prevention and cost control;
  • Assist in the training of staff, particularly ensuring that support staff are adequately trained, cross trained and identify any additional training needs to achieve high working standards;
  • Follow up on projections of needs and call forward requirements. Liaise closely with Resource & Pipeline Focal points on food movements;
  • Collect regional and statistical information related to needs in various locations;
  • Assist CO with reporting on contracting as required by CCTI;
  • Maintain cost data on various means of transport in the Region;
  • Assist CO in Bureau with commodity accounting and reporting on food and non-food items and ensure that internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained;
  • Assist in contingency planning and logistics preparedness reviews;
  • Supervise other general service staff as required;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Results Expected: Well managed and supervised support staff in a country office; timely administrative support in general & specialized areas.

Critical Success Factors:
  • Sound judgment;
  • ability to extract, interpret, analyze and format data and to resolve operational problems.
  • Ability to work with minimum of supervision; to supervise and train support staff; and to work effectively with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to work with accuracy under time constraints and pressure;
  • to deal patiently and tactfully with staff members and others and to have a high sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment.
  • Good administrative and supervisory skills;
  • ability to plan and organize work and to
  • train and motivate support and administrative staff in a country office.
Education: Diploma in Business Administration/Management, Engineering, computer science, Transport, or related field, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses in a field related to WFP logistics/transport activities.

Experience: At least six years of practical commercial/professional experience in one or more of the transportation and ancillary sectors: port operations, shipping, clearing and forwarding, air operations, large scale road/rail transport and distribution management. At least one year at G6
level or equivalent.

Knowledge: Experience utilizing computers, including word processing, spreadsheet and other software packages. Knowledge of WFP administrative regulations and rules, and WFP policies and procedures in the area of work.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Kiswahili.

Desirable skills: Working knowledge (level C) of two of the UN official languages; training and/or experience using MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and other WFP software.

Closing Date: 13 December 2011.

Applications must be received by the deadline and only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.

Interested individuals meeting the above qualifications are requested to submit their applications by e-mail, together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of education certificates, names and telephone numbers or email addresses of three work referees. Please send your application to: wfp.odnhr@wfp.org

Please quote the Vacancy Announcement No. and the title of the position in the subject line.

Candidates should also complete and submit a Personal History form (P.11) available on the following link - www.unon.org/docs/P11.doc

Please Note: WFP does not charge fees from applicants at any stage in the recruitment process

Auto Assured - Sales Executive

Sales Executive

RE: AASE/11

Qualifications and Skills
  • A Degree or Diploma holder in Sales and Marketing or any other related field.
  • Certification of Proficiency in Insurance will be an added advantage.
  • Enthusiastic can-do attitude, highly self motivated, result oriented, detail oriented and a well developed sense of drive.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a sales record (3+ years) at a high level of achievement.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain client relationships.
  • Well developed interpersonal skills and professional demeanor.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.
Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Present and sell company products to current and potential customers.
  • Prepare action plans and schedules to identify and contact specific targets with a bias to Corporates.
  • Prepare status reports including activity, closing, follow-ups and adherence to goals.
  • Carry out market research and communicate any developments to appropriate company staff.
  • Build and maintain a strong profitable customer base.
  • Develop a Sales and Marketing Plan and Budget.
All Candidates Must Be/Have
  • Leadership and Problem Solving skills.
  • Basic Office Organisational skills (Report, Letter and Minutes Writing)
  • Neat and Presentable.
  • Team players and fast learners.
  • Punctual, Disciplined and Honest.
  • Ability to work long hours.
  • Ability and willingness to work in any part of the country.
  • Ambitious.
Remuneration

Auto Assured Ltd will offer a competitive compensation plan including a basic salary, commissions and a comprehensive medical cover.

Please hand deliver or email your CV and cover letter to

Email: jobs@autoassured.com

YouthSave Project Manager Job Opportunity in Kenya - Save the Children Canada

YouthSave is a multi-year project to develop and test the development and commercial impacts of youth savings accounts in 4 countries.

YouthSave also includes a significant research component, which will focus on monitoring uptake and usage of accounts.

Primary Purpose

The Youth Save Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring high-quality execution of YouthSave project activities in-country.

The Project Manager’s main responsibilities will be:
  • organizing the program of technical assistance and project cost-sharing support to the local YouthSave partner financial institution;
  • developing a work plan and managing the in-country project steering committee ; designing and implementing complementary programming to promote financial capability;
  • monitoring local project implementation for potential risks to youth clients; and
  • managing external relations and results dissemination efforts in-country.
Duties and Responsibilities

Technical Responsibilities
  • Organize the program of technical assistance and project support to partner FIs,
  • Design and implement complementary programming to promote financial capability,
  • monitor project implementation for risks to youth clients
Relationship and project management
  • Coordinate and maintain strong working relationships between, local partner FIs and research partners;
  • project management and administration;
  • reporting and external relations; including dissemination efforts in-country
Background and Experience
  • Excellent project management skills entailing at least 7 years implementing projects 3 at field management capacity
  • Experience leading collaborative processes with diverse participants,
  • Deep knowledge of youth development and protection issues in local country context
  • Ideal candidates will have experience with undertaking research, microfinance; and working in, consulting to, or building partnerships with private-sector enterprises
  • Masters degree in relevant field preferred; else Bachelors plus equivalent work experience
  • Comfort interfacing with diverse stakeholders including high-level policy makers, professionals from various fields, and project beneficiaries/clients
  • Public speaking /representation abilities and knowledge of youth friendly approaches
Interested candidates meeting specified qualifications should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three referees and day time telephone contact to:

kfo@sc-canada.or.ke

or Box 27679-00506, Nyayo Stadium, Nairobi

no later than 7th December, 2011

NGO Safety Program, Nairobi Office - Senior Administrative & Financial Officer

The NGO Safety Program, Nairobi Office, is recruiting for the following position:

Senior Administrative & Financial Officer

Commencement: Immediate

Duty station: Nairobi, Kenya with travel to Somalia (non-family duty station)

Contract: 1 Year renewable, subject to funding

Purpose of the position:

The Senior Administrative and Financial Officer is responsible for providing overall leadership and direction for the financial, human resource, logistics, IT, procurement and administrative functions of NSP and the NGO Consortium, a sister organization which shares the same office.

He / She is also responsible of the compliance of all NSP systems to DRC procedures.

Qualification:
  • At least a Bachelor in Finances, Business administration or other relevant sector. Master is preferred and will be considered a strong advantage.
Experience:
  • At least 2 year of specific experience as a Senior Finance / Administrative officer with managerial responsibilities.
  • Experience in such a position within an INGO will be a strong advantage.
  • At least 5 years of general experience as a Finance / Administrative officer with increasing responsibilities
  • Demonstrated experience of complex budget management and multi-donor grants and funding
  • Demonstrated experience of Human Resources management
  • Demonstrated experience in building budgets for new project proposal, as well as preparation of Donors’ financial reports.
Application procedure

For more information on this position, application procedure and detailed job description please refer to our website: www.somaliangoconsortium.org

Senior Administration and Finance Officer - NSP

Applications should be sent no later than 17th December 2011

Only short-listed applicants will be notified

Beacon of Hope Finance Manager, Sales Officer and Cateress / Housekeeper

Beacon of Hope (BOH) is a faith based Non Governmental Organization that brings hope to women who are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS from poor communities by empowering and equipping them to meet their spiritual, social, physical, emotional, economic and family needs in a sustainable way.

We are seeking to recruit exceptional professionals who are mature Christians; supportive of the calling and vision of BOH, highly motivated to fill the positions below.

1. Finance Manager

The position aims at ensuring a strategic and supportive role to organization projects and programs, strategic planning, funding and, develop financial policies and development.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Business -Finance or a business related field, CPA (K), with at least 3 years experience in PEPFAR [USAID] funded projects at a senior level.

2. Sales Development and Marketing Officer

The position aims at translating our social enterprise initiatives into actionable economic empowerment outcomes, overseeing all Sales and marketing needs of the organization.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Business/Marketing or a related field with at least 3 years experience in sales and marketing, good communication, analytical and presentation skills.

3. Cateress /Housekeeper

The position will provide excellent Catering and Housekeeping services for the organization, managing kitchen staff as well as oversee the preparation of all meals in the organization.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of Diploma in food beverage production and institutional management or its equivalent, certificate of good health, 3 years prior experience as cateress / housekeeper or a comparable and relevant position.

Interested candidates should apply stating their overall suitability for the position together with a detailed CV that clearly addresses the ability to perform the key responsibilities, references and salary history to;

Executive Director,
Beacon of Hope,
P. O. Box 4326 – 00200, Nairobi

before13th December 2011.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

NRHS - Head of Clinical Services Job (Re-Advertisement)

The Nyanza Reproductive Health Society (NRHS) is a non-profit organization with its headquarters in Kisumu dedicated to improving reproductive health of men and women.

NRHS has several projects researching on HIV prevention; it runs support groups for PLWHA and MARPS, and is working with the Ministry of Health to scale up male circumcision for HIV prevention in various parts of Nairobi, Nyanza, Western and Rift Valley Provinces.

NRHS seeks highly qualified candidates for the position of Clinical Manager for the NRHS Male Circumcision Project.

The position-holder will be reporting to the Project Director and based at the NRHS Headquarters in Kisumu, Kenya, with frequent trips to the field.

He/she will provide technical leadership and guidance on VMMC programming for the Male Circumcision Project.

The clinical manager will work closely with other project technical officers and counterparts from the Ministry of Health and other VMMC implementing partners.

He/she will identify, develop and disseminate the latest clinical guidelines and standards, and will conduct regular technical training and updates on VMMC for NRHS staff, partners and country counterparts as required

Responsibilities:

Coordination
  • The position holder will be the line manager of all NRHS district coordinators, social mobilization/communication manager, and M&E manager.
  • In consultation with the project director, the clinical manager will be responsible for the approval of work plans and budgets from these districts and departments.
  • He/she will ensure that the overall quality of services offered in the organization will be of the highest standard possible.
  • With the project director, the clinical manager will represent NRHS in the National and Provincial Male Circumcision Taskforce.
Technical Support
  • The clinical manager will be the technical lead for the NRHS QA/QI activities.
  • The clinical manager will provide leadership in developing and reviewing protocols addressing various aspects of VMMC service delivery.
  • He/she will be a resource for technical clinical assistance to MC Service providers throughout the Province and country..
  • Work closely with the WHO, National and Provincial MC Taskforces, and the District MC Steering Committees to train and set-up MC QA/QI programmes in NRHS supported districts.
  • Working closely with the Human Resource office, ensure that relevant staffs meet the necessary annual license renewal/registration requirements as set-out by various professional boards.
  • Provide medical consultation on various cases as referred by the NRHS VMMC teams
Trainings
  • Guide the development of NRHS MC training programmes and supervise their implementation..
  • Work closely with the National MC Service delivery sub-committee to continually improve the MC training curriculum
  • Coordinate internal staff trainings to address existing and emerging needs including but not limited to basic life support skills, advanced cardiac life support skills and PITC skills
Desired Experience, Skills and Training:
  • A MBChB degree
  • At least five years experience managing health-related projects in a similar capacity.
  • Familiarity with the Kenyan health system and governmental structures
  • Excellent computer skills, report writing and budgeting experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and good interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate staff
Applications should include:
  • A cover letter detailing current work, prior experience and qualifications in the areas described above, telephone and e-mail contact
  • A current CV
The CV and application letter MUST be saved as one MS Word document with the applicant’s official names.

Applications that will breach this requirement shall be discarded.

Applicants in response to the previous advert are not required to re apply.

Apply via email to humanresources@unimkenya.org with the job title ‘HEAD OF CLINICAL SERVICES’ on the subject line so as to reach on or before 14th December 2011

Gamewatchers Safaris - Head of Finance and Procurement Manager

Gamewatchers Safaris is a leading Kenyan safari company and has been operating for over 20 years providing personalised safari arrangements to the leading wildlife areas in East Africa.

Gamewatchers also owns and runs the award winning Porini Safari Camps situated within private wildlife conservancies in the Amboseli, Laikipia and Mara eco-systems.

The company seeks to recruit qualified candidates for the following senior positions:

Head of Finance

The Head of Finance will be primarily responsible for:
  • Managing all the financial accounting systems within the company including financial accounting, management accounting, forecasting, budgeting, payroll and financial control systems including control of cash and assets.
  • Ensuring the production of accurate monthly management accounts, P&L, balance sheet.
  • Managing and maintaining fixed asset and depreciation records.
  • Producing rolling cash flow forecasts, monitoring cash position daily and ensuring creditors’ terms are met.
  • Undertaking such other financial analysis and reporting as requested by the Directors.
  • Preparing annual budgets and forecasts aligned to strategic plans and in accordance with guidelines provided by the Directors.
  • Auditing and overseeing all tax and regulatory/compliance issues.
  • Directing the activities and monitoring the performance of staff within the Accounts Department.
  • Monitoring the financial performance and controls within all other departments of the company including the camps.
The successful candidate should have the following qualifications and competencies
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably B.Com, Finance, or Business Administration
  • Professional Accountancy qualification- CPA(K) or equivalent
  • ICT skills especially in accounting packages, Word and Excel – Knowledge of Tour plan and Pastel is a bonus.
  • Minimum eight (8) years of post qualification experience.
  • Sound understanding of professional standards, Proactive and of High integrity.
  • Strong analytical skills, excellent attention to detail, accuracy and good judgment.
Procurement Manager

The Procurement Manager will be responsible for:
  • Developing and implementing a Procurement policy and planning for procurement for the entire Group.
  • Managing purchasing information systems and services including supervising purchasing staff, suppliers, service level agreements, maintaining records of goods ordered, received and supplied to the camps.
  • Preparing and processing requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment. Maintaining well-organised stores on the premises.
  • The incumbent will be expected to effectively and proactively liaise with other departments as necessary to forecast, plan to meet, and to supply as per demand in the relevant quality all supplies required by the Organization.
The successful candidate should have the following qualifications and competencies:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Procurement, Supplies management, Logistics or Business Administration
  • Professional qualification- Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) or equivalent.
  • Excellent Communication and Negotiation Skills
  • Sound Technical Knowledge of procurement, warehousing, distribution preferably gained in a hotel / tourism industry set up.
  • Minimum five (5) years of post qualification experience
  • ICT skills – knowledge of Pastel is a bonus
  • Proactive and of High integrity.
Qualified candidates may email CVs (in MS word format) with details of qualifications, experience, present position, expected salary, telephone number, e-mail address and names and addresses of three (3) referees to:

Human Resources - Gamewatchers Safaris
E-Mail: hr@gamewatchers.co.ke
Or post – P.O Box 388-00621 Nairobi

Closing Date for submission of CVs: 9th December 2011

NB: Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Secretary, Laboratory Technologist and Sales Assistant

An upcoming bioscience company has the following vacancies

1. Secretary / Administrator with strong secretarial and administrative training and experience.

2. Laboratory Technologist with diploma in laboratory science, food science or other relevant.

3 Sales and Marketing Assistant with diploma and experience in bioscience products and services.

Applicants to send copies of C.V., testimonials and a handwritten application letter stating age, current and expected salary to kazi.kwawote@gmail.com and jennifercheruto@yahoo.com by 11th, December, 2011

Project Manager Job Vacancy - Nairobi, Kenya

A rapidly expanding Micro-Finance Institution within Nairobi’s Eastland’s area is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the following position:

Project Manager

Overall Purpose

The project Manager will report to the Board of Directors and will provide leadership, strategic directions, and be responsible for resource mobilization, effective coordination, management and execution of all the programs designed to transform our SME clients.

Core Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Provide technical, managerial and administrative support to the credit officers and other staff in the organization.
  2. Implement a strategic plan recently developed.
  3. Liaison with other financial partners and potential funders for current and future business
  4. Prepare regular credit management reports in consultation with Accounts department
  5. Maintain an overall healthy loan portfolio
Competencies
  • 5 years continuous experience at a managerial position
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business related field
  • Higher diploma in Credit management
  • Result oriented with demonstrated ability to manage a team and work independently
  • Proven ability in savings and credit management, community mobilization and FOSA
  • Willingness to undertake field visits
  • Be computer literate in SACCO/MFI accounting software
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An accounting qualification CPA/ACCA final will be an added advantage
  • Be above 35 years of age
If you meet the above requirements send your application, copies of all relevant certificates, a recent passport size photo, details of current and expected remuneration, names and contacts of 3 referees including the previous employer and day time telephone number /email address to the address below.

All applications must be submitted by latest

The Advertiser,
DN.A/1181,
P.O Box 49010, GPO,
Nairobi.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification

Production Shift Leaders and Technical Machine Operators - Athi River, Kenya

A leading manufacturer of quality fortified blended cereals and legumes located in Athi River require the following;

Production Shift Leaders

Summary

To supervise production human resource, machinery and material so that production targets are achieved at set quality standards, time and specifications.

Requirements;
  • Higher Diploma in Engineering
  • Minimum 3-5 years manufacturing experience in food & beverage sector, with at least minimum 3 years as a supervisor.
  • Knowledge of production or manufacturing processes, procedures and Machinery will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of ISO, OSHA and ERP a must.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Result oriented and a Good Team Leader.
Technical Machine Operators

Summary

Ensure effective and efficient operation and maintenance of machines to meet production targets on set quality and safety standards.

Requirements;
  • Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 2-3 years working Experience.
  • Knowledge of production or manufacturing processes, GMP, OSHA and ISO a must.
  • Must be computer literate
  • Work under minimum supervision.
  • Result oriented and a Good Team Leader.
Interested candidates who meet above criteria may send their applications enclosing a comprehensive C.V, copies of educational & professional qualifications and testimonials on or before 9th December 2011 to:-

Email: vacancies@nutro.co.ke

Dofran Trade Labels - Marketing Executive

Dofran Trade Labels Ltd is a printing company based in Nairobi and deals with the manufacture of self adhesive labels.

In our policy of continuous supply of self adhesive labels in the country and its environs, we hereby seek the services of a Sales and Marketing Executive to be based in Nairobi.

Main responsibilities as a Marketing Executive will include:
  • Developing and implementing the company’s new client accounts and marketing strategy.
  • Sourcing and maintaining clients’ accounts.
  • Sending daily reports to the Sales & Marketing manager.
  • Develop Creative Concepts for Branding & Advertising.
  • Developing a fully integrated Marketing plan.
Key Skills & Personality Traits

Requirements for this Marketing Executive position include:
  • Marketing diploma or degree from a reputable college or university.
  • Sales & Marketing Experience in self adhesive labels in the printing industry will be an added advantage.
  • Creative and innovative.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills, with the ability to express a message clearly and persuasively.
  • Excellent communication and team working skills.
  • Good all-round marketing experience
  • Must have business acumen.
Interested persons are invited to apply via Email or post, demonstrating how their skills and experience match with our requirements, send an updated CV with contact email and telephone number to;

Dofran Trade Labels Ltd.
P.O. Box 18870 – 00500
Nairobi

Email: dofrantradelabels@gmail.com

Closing date 10th December, 2011

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Marketing & Agency Manager, Property Officer and Clerk of Works Jobs in Kenya

Roack Consult Limited (RCL) is a busy real estate consultancy firm specializing in real estate investment advisory, estate agency and marketing, valuation, project management and development.

RCL is currently undertaking medium sized residential developments for sale within Nairobi and its environs, Thika, Kisumu and Mombasa and offering property management services to Grade A properties/estates.

RCL is looking for highly motivated and result oriented candidates to fill the following vacancies:

Marketing & Agency Manager

This is a senior management position and the holder will be responsible for the following duties:

a. Formulating a broad-based marketing and business development plan for the firm and project specific marketing plans and executing the same;

b. Generating new assignments/businesses/instructions for the firm;

c. Overseeing conveyancing process (sale/letting) of the various projects;

d. Heading a busy department of the firm;

This position requires a degree graduate in marketing/sales or a post-graduate qualification in marketing from a reputable university and at least four years experience with a busy real estate sales and agency environment or related products.

The candidate will have to exhibit good leadership and managerial skills.

Property Officer

This position is for a person to undertake hands-on and day-to-day management of ultra modern Grade A office/commercial and residential properties.

The holder of the position will be the interface between the tenants, the landlord and all other stakeholders.

The positions require candidates with the following qualifications:

a. A degree in real estate/property management, economics, accounting or business management;

b. Good communication and interpersonal skills;

c. At least 2 years working experience;

Construction Site Supervisor/Clerk of Works

The position will be responsible for the day to day supervision of construction works, adherence to quality and timelines and will act as the site sales representative.

Minimum qualification is a diploma in construction management/building technology or equivalent and 2 years experience in site supervision.

Interested candidates should send their applications attaching their CVs via email to hr@roackconsult.com or via Post Office Box 21800 – 00400 Nairobi so as to reach us not later than 5pm on 9th December 2011.

Roack Consult Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and appointment is on the basis of merit

Sales and Marketing Export Manager - Nairobi, Kenya (KShs 150,000 + Commissions p.m.)

FMCG company on Mombasa Road are urgently seeking a Sales and Marketing Export Manager.

Requirements

Must have 5 years experience in the following;
  • Export market, identifying new market, survey prospecting
  • Experience of budgeting
  • Experience of marketing, P.O.S, Promotions, Merchandising and product display.
  • Management of a sales team
A sales, marketing or brand management background and working knowledgably in imports and export trade.
  • Must have a degree in preferably Sales, Exports or Marketing
  • Must have at least 5years in FMCG environment
Salary is 150,000/- plus commission and other benefits.

Deadline: 14th of December 2011

Applications:

Please send an up to date CV, stating position you are interested in,current salary, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to:

sue@summitrecruitment-kenya.com

Summit recruitment & Training,
Rhino House, Karen Road, Karen

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

Only applicants who are successful will be contacted.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job

Fafi Integrated Development Association (FaIDA) - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Project Officer

Job Title: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Project Officer

1 Position Based in Dadaab

Contract Duration: 3 months with possibility of extension based on availability of funds

Closing date: 03 December 2011

Starting date: Immediately

Fafi Integrated Development Association (FaIDA) is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) operating in Fafi District.

FaIDA seeks to address the causes and consequences of human suffering and poverty amongst some of the most vulnerable communities in Fafi District and the region at large through participatory relief and development invention in partnership with Governmental and Non-Governmental Organisation.

FaIDA, with financial support from Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is implementing a three months emergency WASH project in Kambii Oos refugee camp to address the sanitation and hygiene challenges in the camp.

FaIDA is recruiting a qualified Kenyan citizen for the position of Project Officer (WASH) to be based in Kambii Oos on a three (3) months contract with a possibility of extension depending on the availability of funds. The successful candidate should be willing to relocate to Dadaab and report to work immediately.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Project Coordinator, the position holder will be responsible for the implementation of the WASH activities in Kambi Oos refugee camp as well as capacity building of WASH Committee and incentive workers.

The WASH Officer will work closely with Camp WASH Committees to implement sanitation and hygiene promotion activities.

The Project Officer will assess and report on WASH situation in Kambi Oos and identify options for repair or provision of necessary WASH infrastructure; provide planning and technical support for training of WASH committees and incentive workers for hygiene promotion; Organize waste collection and disposal; link WASH activities and interventions and support planning and monitoring of Rapid Hygiene Promotion campaigns among other duties.

Person specification:

BSc degree in Public Health, Environmental Science, Environmental Planning and Management; at least three (3) years working in community based WASH program; practical knowledge in design of community WASH systems; good assessment, analytical and writing skills; experience in training using participatory methodologies; good computer skills and hands on experience.

All interested applicants should send their application attaching their CV and a letter of motivation to:

Finance and Administration Officer,
Fafi Integrated Development Association (FaIDA)
P.O. Box 284, Garissa

Email: info@faidakenya.org and copy to caleb.ouma@faidakenya.org

NB: Only email application will be accepted and only shortlisted candidate will be contacted directly

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