Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Sales Person Job Vacancy

Are you a Kenyan experienced and aggressive sales person
Do you have over three years experience in selling food ingredients? 
Have you been working in the flavors industry? 
Do you own a car? 
Then you are the one we are looking for! 
Send your application and CV, quoting your expected salary to jobs@outrivalhr.com by 6th March 2013. 
Please quote “SALES PERSON APPLICATION” on the email subject

Butali Sugar Mills Human Resource Manager Job in Kenya

Butali Sugar Mills seeks to recruit highly motivated, innovative and result oriented candidate who will make a contribution to the transformation process.
 
Applications are invited from qualified applicants to fill the Human Resource Manager position.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinating and controlling of the functions and operations in the human resource unit
  • Ensuring adherence to human resource policies rules regulations, standards and procedures governing terms and conditions of service
  • Advising on administration of the career progression guidelines and progressions.
  • Planning, coordinating and directing of Human Resources services in such areas as a recruitment and promotion, compliment control, placement/deployment, staff development, employee relations, remuneration and staff welfare.
Requirements for appointment
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Human resource Management/Personnel Management/ Business Administration/ Industrial Relations
  • 5-7 years of progressively more responsible positions in human resources, preferably in an organization with large workforce.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of confidentiality and unusual common sense.
  • Demonstrated ability to increase productivity and continuously improve methods, approaches, and departmental contribution while being cost sensitive.
  • Expert in employment law and employee relations and communication
  • Strong leadership and management skills
Interested and suitable candidates should forward their applications enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed CV indicating work experience and day time telephone contact to reach the undersigned not later than 15th March, 2013.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
All applications should be addressed to:
 
The Administrative Director
Butali Sugar Mills Limited
P.O. Box 1400-50205, 
Webuye
 
E-mail to: info@butalisugar.co.ke

Kolping Organization of Kenya Executive Director Job Vacancy

Kolping Organization of Kenya is non-profit making Catholic lay association working for the intergral development of its members drawn from the Catholic church and for the benefit of the community through spiritual nourishment and guidance, training and economic development. 
It is seeking an outstanding, dynamic and results oriented individual to fill the following key position.

Executive Director
 
Purpose of the Post

To The position exists to manage and oversee Kolping Kenya Programmes and property. 
It will provide strategic programme management and development for kolping to  enhance their effectiveness
 
Reporting Line

Reporting to the Board of Directors while working closely with Kolping  International

Duties
  • Cost-effective running and management of Kolping Kenya
  • Formulate strategies and developmental plans for the welfare of the organization.
  • Coordinate with the board of directors for the development and implementation of such programs.
  • Lead the entire organization focusing  on all the core functions of the organization.
  • Ensure that the developmental programs are designed in a way to meet the organizational goals and objectives.
  • Responsible for  the overall management of  human resources ,  and operations
  • Work on the management succession planning of the organization, to make sure that a capable management is in place to handle all the work efficiently.
  • Maintain various official as well as higher management and confidential documents, and produce them when necessary to the board of directors.
  • Be in control of everything in the organization, from assets, budget, planning, profit/loss, finance, training, technological advancements, etc.
  • He will be required to chair all the top-level meetings, and report to the chairman of the board of directors.
  • Possess excellent leadership qualities and set a good example to the staff of the whole organization.
Qualifications
  • MBA in Management, Business Administration  or related field .
  • Legal Knowledge will be an added advantage
  • At least four years’ experience in  a busy organization
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate and interact at all levels of the organization.
  • Proven problem solver with the ability to work in a diverse team environment.
  • Flexible, professional with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities with changing priorities.
  • Excellent MS Excel and MS Word skills
Performance Indicators
  • Extent of carrying out duties and responsibility in #3 above.
Personal Traits
  • Must have a very clear idea of the Catholic Social Teachings
  • Is a committed Catholic, with good recommendation from own ordinary/ bishop in the diocese
  • Shows, in both belief and practice, deep commitment to the ideals and values of the Church
  • Is a person of integrity, with high degree of stewardship of resources
  • Is innovative and assertive
  • Is able to work in a team and able to serve people of all types of temperament
  • Treats all confidential information and documents with utmost sense of responsibility
Applications should be addressed to:-
 
Secretary General
Kenya Episcopal Conference-Catholic Secretariat
Email: hr@catholicchurch.or.ke

Applications must reach us on or 25/03/2013

Child Welfare Society of Kenya Social Workers Jobs in Taita Taveta, Tana River and Wajir

Child Welfare Society of Kenya
 
Applications are invited for Social Workers from the following counties: Taita Taveta, Tana River and Wajir
 
Minimum qualifications
 
Degree / Diploma in Social work from a recognized institution.
 
Those interested in working in the above mentioned areas are preferred
 
Preferably aged 30 years and above
 
Interested applicants please write or email to:

Email: careers@childwelfaremail.co.ke 
or P.O. Box No. 43982, 00100, Nairobi 
to reach us not later than 13th March, 2013.
 
Please quote the county you are applying for.

Child Welfare Society of Kenya Foster Parents Jobs

Child Welfare Society of Kenya
 
Recruitment of Foster Parents
 
Applications are invited from interested persons living across all the 47 counties in Kenya.
 
Qualifications:
 
Should be between 25 and 65 years old. 
They should be willing to live and raise a child/ren who is not biological/related to them in their own  home (foster parents home) and be prepared to provide parental care and protection to the children. 
Both Married couples /unmarried are encouraged to apply.
 
Interested applicants can call 0206003301/6003391/0726298921 
or email fosterparents@childwelfaremail.co.ke 
or send to P.O. Box No .43982, 00100, Nairobi

ACC Natural Resource Management (NRM) Specialist Job in Nairobi Kenya

African Conservation Centre (ACC) is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to the development of African Conservation excellence. 
ACC’s primary aim is to bring together people and skills needed to build East Africa’s capacity to conserve wildlife through programmes that conserve ecosystems and maintain continuous and open landscapes as well as improve income and livelihoods of local communities through sustainable utilisation of wildlife and natural resources. 
ACC works in pastoral areas in Kenyan rangelands and seeks to establish strong community based institution structures across the East African countries to address common salient conservation and livelihood challenges through a three-tier approach which integrates knowledge, environment and livelihood.
 
We seek to recruit a dynamic and innovative professional to fill the following position:

 Natural Resource Management (NRM) Specialist
The Position:
 
This is a management position based in Nairobi and reporting to the Executive Director. 
You will have overall responsibility to lead the planning and development of ACC’s natural resource projects under its Integrated Watershed Management Programme and evaluate the social, economic and environmental impact to local communities in the conservation sector.

Key Responsibilities
The NRM Specialist will:
  • Serve as the lead technical advisor on issues relating to natural resource management primarily focusing on integrated watershed management along the Ewaso Ngiro South basin
  • Develop NRM strategies to ensure efficient use of and access to water and other natural resources for improvement of local livelihoods and provide a cost effective framework for monitoring and strategies for securing the ecological services provided by the natural resource base
  • Develop and enhance capacity of local communities to sustainably use and manage natural resources
  • Work closely with partners to conduct economic valuations of key resources and apply results to improved NRM strategies
  • Identify and develop opportunities for economic benefits derived from NRM and biodiversity conservation efforts
  • Ensure Community based Climate change adaptation considerations are incorporated across program activities
  • Advise on and implement effective, appropriate methodologies and frameworks for strengthening ACC’s accountability; monitor programme effectiveness and review impact of projects and partnerships to ensure improvement and learning.
Qualifications and Competencies:
 
We seek candidates who are passionate, have at least 5 years’ progressive experience in the field of natural resource management with a strong emphasis in research, economic evaluation and natural resource planning.
 
Education:
  • A Masters degree in the field of Environmental/Natural Resource Management or Biodiversity Conservation.
Experience:
 
The candidate should have a strong research background with solid experience in community development and participatory natural resource management in dry land areas, and in integrated watershed management issues and climate change adaptation strategies; sound understanding of the sustainable livelihoods framework and ecosystem services with demonstrated strong skills in project design, economic assessment of programs; ability to analyze environmental issues and design sustainable interventions; resource mobilization; programme monitoring and social impact assessment.
 
The successful candidate will have a ‘can-do’ approach to deliver on plans. 
In addition, you will have strong communication skills, be a team player, a person of high integrity with good interpersonal and conceptual skills working with cross-functional teams in development areas and with partners.
 
We offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package.
The successful candidate will enjoy joining an experienced and dynamic team working alongside community partners in a unique field and organizational space.

To Apply:
 
If you possess the necessary qualifications and experience, send your application indicating current salary, a detailed CV, names of three referees and a daytime telephone contact, by Wednesday 6th March 2013 to:
 
African Conservation Centre (ACC)
P.O. Box 15289-00509, Nairobi.
 
Email: hr@acc.or.ke quoting Reference: TRE/ACC/NRMS/13
 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
 
African Conservation Centre is an equal opportunities employer.
 
Full job advert available at www.conservationafrica.org

KESREF Personal Secretary Job in Kisumu Kenya

The Kenya Sugar Research Foundation (KESREF) is a State Corporation in the Ministry of Agriculture, with its headquarters at Kibos near Kisumu. 
KESREF is mandated to develop and disseminate appropriate technologies for enhanced productivity, value addition and competitiveness of the Kenyan sugar sub-sector. 
KESREF wishes to recruit a qualified and experienced individual to the following vacant position:
 
Personal Secretary II 
Grade RF 7 
1 Post
Ref: PS/REC/01/13
 
Salary Scale RF 7: Kshs 38240x870-40850x935-44590x1010-48630 p.m.
 
A Personal Secretary will be expected to handle greater responsibilities with least supervision. 
The successful candidate may be deployed in any of KESREF centers and may be required to work for more than one officer.
 
Duties and responsibilities:
 
Record dictation in shorthand and transcribe it in typewritten form; process data; manage e-office; ensure security of office records, documents and equipment; operate office equipment; manage office protocol; manage office petty cash; handle telephone calls and appointments; and undertake any other secretarial duties that may be assigned.

Level of Education and Experience:
 
i. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, mean grade C- (minus) with at least C (plain) in English Language or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
 
ii. The following qualifications from the Kenya National Examinations Council:- Typewriting III (50 w.p.m.)/ Computerized Document Processing III; Shorthand II (80 w.p.m.);Business English II/Communications I; Office Practice II; Secretarial Duties II; Commerce II; Office Management III / Office Administration and Management III;

or

Diploma in Secretarial Studies from the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution; and

iii. Certificate in Computer Applications (Windows, Ms-Word, Ms-Excel, Ms-Access and Internet) from a recognized Institution.
 
Other Competencies
  • Honesty, confidentiality and integrity
  • Demonstrated high level of maturity and good leadership skills.
  • A team player with good communication and interpersonal skills, high sense of maturity.
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines
Interested candidates for the above position who meet the requirements may send their applications with the reference number clearly stated on the envelop and letter of application with copies of relevant certificates/ testimonials and detailed curriculum vitae containing current as well as expected remuneration, names and addresses of three referees and day time telephone contact to:
 
The Director
Kenya Sugar Research Foundation
P. O. Box 44-40100 
Kisumu
 
E-mail: director@kesref.org
 
So as to reach him not later than 4.00 pm on 15th March,2013
 
KESREF is an equal opportunity employer. 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Lake Victoria North Water Services Board Chief Manager Human Capital and Administration Job Re-Advertisement

Lake Victoria North Water Services Board was established in 2004 vide gazette notice No. 1714 under the water act 2002 as state corporation.
The mandate of the Board to ensure efficient and economical provision of water and sewerage services within its area of jurisdiction.
 
The Board recently launched a 5 year strategic plan and in line with the new organization structure. 
It wishes to recruit self driven, result oriented, highly motivated and qualified person to fill the following vacant positions.
 
Chief Manager Human Capital and Administration 
(Re-Advertised)
 
Duties and responsibilities
 
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Coordinating and influence the development of a performance culture through effective implementation of an integrated performance management.
  • Development, implementation and regular review of human resource plans .procedures and systems to guide Human Resource and Administration faction s and policies.
  • Interpretation and provision of guidance on Human Resource policies and procedure.
  • Develop, coordinate and administer training and development plans.
  • Management of recruitment processes, employee benefits, welfare and labor relations.
  • Coordinate of inter-departmental performance to ensure efficient performance of the board and improvement in productivity.
  • Ensure provision of efficient administration services to all functions of the board which include transport, security and provision of office services including oversight and supervision o HR management to WSPs.
Required skills and qualifications
 
For appointment to this, successful candidate MUST.
  • Have a degree in social sciences, Business administration or an equivalent degree from a recognized university.
  • Have post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • Have at least 10 years experience in human resource administration management in a busy organization, 5 of which must have been in a senior management position.
  • Be a registered member of the institute of Human Resource management.
  • Be a team player, a person of high integrity and have experience using HRMIS systems.
  • Have sound knowledge of corporate governance and strong leadership and managerial skills.
  • Masters Degree in Human Resource will be an added advantage.
Interested and qualified candidates who meet the requirements for the above position are invited to apply attaching their detailed CVs, copies of academic/professional certificates and testimonials stating their current position, remuneration and daytime telephone contact, name of three referees, indicating the post applied for in the application letter and on the envelope to
 
The Chief Executive Officer,
Lake Victoria North Water Services Board,
P.O Box 673, Kakamega
 
Through post office ,courier services or via email (ceo@lvnwsb.go.ke or info@lvnwsb.go.ke) or drop the application at the office of the chief executive officer, Lake Victoria North Water Services Board so as to reach not later than 18th March 2013.
Those who had earlier applied need not to apply.

Lutheran World Federation Procurement Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service Kenya Program is seeking to recruit a Kenyan national for the following position, to be based in Nairobi Office.
 
Procurement Officer
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To receive Demand Forms, record, and together with the logistics officer, aggressively seek best prices for items requested by getting quotations from different vendors, taking into consideration quality of goods.
  • To generate Purchase Orders (POs) based on the above considerations, and issue them to the vendor after they have been properly approved as per the Procurement Procedures.
  • To carry out Market survey of commonly use supplies and prequalification of eligible suppliers.
  • To maintain a filing system for all procurement documents.
  • Processing of invoices, getting them authorised and taking them to finance for payment. This will also involve maintaining an invoice register.
  • To ensure prompt delivery of project goods to the project sites by arranging for either air or road transport.
  • Process all V.A.T exemptions and forward to finance department in a timely manner.
  • Together with the Logistics Officer, update and circulate the tracking report on a weekly basis.
  • Together with the storekeeper, maintain an up to date asset register for all assets in the expatriates’ houses/LWF office.
  • Ensure that all LWF/DWS assets are coded/tagged appropriately.
  • To assume such other responsibilities as may be assigned to him/her by the LWF/DWS Logistics Officer
Qualifications
  • Graduate Diploma in purchasing and supplies management
  • Previous NGO experience with at least 3 years working experience in procurement and logistics in a busy set up
  • Proficiency in computer applications more specifically Microsoft Office.
  • CIPS is essential
  • Must be a member of KISM or CIPS
Personal Attributes:
  • High level of motivation, integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place;
  • Ability to work for long hours with minimal supervision.
  • Good team player with excellent interpersonal communication skill.
Applications and detailed CV must include email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be your supervisor in your current/former employment. 
They should reach the undersigned by close of business on 6th March, 2013:
 
HR Officer/Administrator
P.O Box 40870-00100, GPO, 
Nairobi
 
Or e-mail to: lwfnbiprocurement@gmail.com
 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
 
For more details, visit: www.lwf-kenya.org

CARE Somalia Head of Human Resources Job in Nairobi Kenya

CARE Somalia is an International NGO working in Somalia. 
CARE and its partners work with vulnerable communities to address the underlying causes of poverty and promote peace and development, through its strategic goal to reduce poverty by empowering women, enhancing access to resources and services, and improving governance. 
CARE Somalia program is seeking applications from qualified candidates for the position of Head of Human Resources based in Nairobi with some travel to Somalia.
 
Job Summary
 
The role will lead the overall HR function for CARE Somalia, developing HR Services from an operational and strategic perspective.
 
The incumbent will co-ordinate HR operations in Somalia and Nairobi, ensuring that the HR function is aligned to CARE Somalia business aims, and delivers sound and cost effective people management practices through continuous improvement and prioritization.

Key Areas of Accountability
 
Strategy delivery:  
  • Be the lead in Conceptualizing, designing and implementing the people strategy to meet the Country Office programmatic needs. 
  • Support staff and line managers with change management while facilitating necessary employee support programmes as well as legal considerations; 
  • Develop the HR Budget and monitor spending to ensure budget compliance.

HR Management: 
  • Provide advisory support to line managers on all HR aspects as required and develop best practices in HRmanagement,
  • providing direction in the annual HR planning process and prioritize activities for the HR department including staffing and organization, reward management, staff contracting, and exit processes.
Staff Development: 
  • Support the implementation of robust performance management in the programme to achieve programmequality. 
  • Supervise the implementation of staff development and orientation processes and ensure talent development and management is instituted. 
HR policies, procedures and reporting: 
  • Update and formulate human resource management policies for CARE Somalia and ensure standardized HR processes are implemented across CARE Somalia offices and assist in the development of localized procedures as required.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • A degree in Human Resources Management/ organizational Behavior or equivalent or a Post Graduate qualification in Human Resource Management.
  • Over 6 years’ demonstrable experience as a hands-on HR generalist with a proven track record of leading HR at a strategic and operational level; Experience of leading and delivering results in key HR processes;
  • A high level of analytical and interpretative problem solving and demonstrable capacity to lead and facilitate change;
  • Strong people management skills and customer focus with proven ability to build and sustain effective relationships across the organization;
  • Ability to communicate effectively at different levels and across cultures;
  • Computer skills – Ms Office, etc
Competencies: Commitment, Excellence, Diversity and Respect, Integrity and Accountability.
 
Email your application to recruit@som.care.org by March 12th 2013, quoting the job title and reference number SOM/EX/128. 
All applications should be accompanied by a CV with daytime telephone contacts and contact details for three referees.
 
CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer, promoting gender, equity and diversity, therefore women are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

NDI Somalia Policy Experts / Consultants Jobs in Kenya

NDI Somalia 
Policy Experts / Consultants

Summary For Position:
 
Somali Federal Government’s recent political progress provides a great opportunity to support the reestablishment of functional, democratic government institutions, specifically the federal parliament and the
executive. 
NDI has been supporting Somali institutions during the transitional period and is poised to continue supporting the development of functional democratic frameworks through support to the executive and legislative branches in Somalia. 
With funding support from the UK Department for International Development (DFID), NDI is seeking technical policy experts to provide strategic guidance to key government officials and support policy formation in key ministries.
 
TOR:
  • The Policy Expert will be posted within designated offices of the Somali Federal Government and will be responsible for leading activities in his or her programmatic area contributing to the policy development and strategic direction of the designated office within the Somali Federal Government in Mogadishu, Somalia. 
  • Drawing on own expertise, provide sound guidance and advice on policy formulation process;
  • Analyze public issues and policies at the ministerial level and offer solutions to ensure that they are coordinated with government enunciated policies.
  • S/he will help designated government institutions define, and as necessary strengthen their understanding of the function of ministries and will provide structured support to Somali’s federal executive offices and ministries on issues related to strengthening designated government units, supporting processes for policy design and development, and creating and implementing systems that will improve intra-agency policy consultation and coordination. 
  • Facilitate the creation and implementation of strategic planning sessions with designated political staff in the main government offices and ministerial departments to improve intraagency policy consultation and coordination;
  • Make recommendations based on the analysis of the policies examined, on more effective ways of increasing the impact of the expert function;
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in public administration, public policy, law, political science or related field;,
  • Master’s degree preferred; Proven senior level managerial, strategic, and organizational development experience; 
  • Expertise in strategic program management, especially with regard to NDI’s goals; 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively present information in a clear and persuasive manner and English;
  • Proficiency in Somali language preferred;
  • Ability to travel to and work in challenging contexts.
  • As a consultant of NDI will be required to adhere to the mandates of NDI as well as the Somali Government policy, legal framework and public administration processes with special regard to those elements that could enhance development of Somali Federal Government institutions.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions 
Please submit your application online at kssadmin@ndi.org, not later than March 7, 2013.
 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted to go through a two stage interview process.

Mathira Water and Sanitation Company Internal Auditor Job in Karatina Kenya

Mathira Water and Sanitation Company (MAWASCO) is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified Kenyan to fill the vacant Post of Internal Auditor. 
MAWASCO is a Water Service Provider contracted by Tana Water Services Board to provide water and sanitation services under its licence in Mathira East and Mathira West Districts under the Water Act 2002. 
To strengthen our team of staff and leadership, we urgently invite applications from highly competent, proactive and self driven individual to fill the following position within the company.

Internal Auditor
 
Reporting functionally to the Board Audit Committee and administratively to the Managing Director, the Internal Auditor will be responsible for assisting management and the Board in the effective discharge of their responsibilities by furnishing them with reports containing analyses, recommendations, counsel and information concerning the activities/operations reviewed including risk management systems and governance.

Key Duties
  • Designing, reviewing, and developing audit techniques and procedures for assessing comprehensive financial and systems audit reporting
  • Review and appraise the soundness and efficiency of all systems of controls including financial, operational and internal control systems and procedures.
  • Prepare the annual audit programme and ensure that it is effectively carried out.
  • Analyse outcomes of audit activities, provide timely reports and follow through to ensure that recommendations are considered and implemented in a timely manner.
  • Ensure coordination of external audits with regulators and external auditors
  • Carry out special audits and investigations as may be required from time to time and submit report of findings to the Board.
Qualifications
  • B Com(Accounting/Finance) with CPA (II) or CPA (K) / ACCA
  • Professional membership / qualification in auditing will be an added advantage
  • Five (5) years relevant working experience in a similar position
  • Must have high level of integrity, confidentiality, excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Excellent analytical and computer skills
Interested candidates should forward their applications with updated C.Vs. and copies of education and professional qualifications, indicating day time telephone contacts and three professional referees, and expected salary.
Applications should reach the undersigned not later than 13th March 2013.
 
The Managing Director
Mathira Water and Sanitation Company Ltd
P O Box 1981 - 10101
Karatina

CARE Girls’ Education Monitoring and Knowledge (M&K) Manager Job in Hargeisa, Somaliland

CARE is seeking an experienced Girls’ Education Monitoring and Knowledge (M&K) Manager to provide dedicated technical support to the DFID-funded project ‘Kobcinta Waxbarashada Gabdhaha’ or Somali Girls Education Promotion Programme (SOMGEP) under CARE Somalia’s Rural Vulnerable Women Program.
The project aims at facilitating social change amongst rural communities in order to encourage girls’ enrollment and retention in education, working closely with communities, religious leaders, community education committees and civil society.
 
The post will be located in Hargeisa, Somaliland and report to the Girls Education Initiative Manager.
 
Responsibilities
  • Project Data Management and Verification
  • Project Evaluation and Accountability
  • Knowledge Products
Requirements:
  • Degree in education, evaluation, measurement, statistics or related field
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in monitoring and evaluating primary and secondary education programs in unstable contexts
  • Extensive experience with multiple types of evaluations – impact evaluations, process evaluations, formative evaluations etc.
  • Demonstrated experience of providing technical capacity building support to senior peers
  • Willingness and experience to work independently in politically unstable security situations in security sensitive areas
  • The use of statistical Analysis Applications and Toolpaks (e.g. SPSS, STATA, Minitab, STATISTICA, SAS, R, MS Excel, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal English
  • Technical report writing
  • Demonstrable experience of using IT and training colleagues in Education Management Information Systems (EMIS)
  • Strong analytical and planning skills
  • Training/facilitation skills
For more information or to apply for this position please go to
https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=1895

CURE International Financial Controller Job in Kabul, Afghanistan

CURE International is seeking a Financial Controller for its hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting, oversight of cash flow management, payroll oversight, and the maintaining and improving of all internal financial controls.
 
Qualifications:
 
i. Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting or finance;
 
ii. Certified Public Accountant in Kenya; minimum of five years’ experience preferably in a healthcare setting. Prior supervisory and management background is required.
 
iii. Excellent communications and public relations skills; demonstrated ability to cope and manage change and a sincere commitment to the mission of CURE International.
 
CURE International offers a competitive benefit package that includes excellent healthcare insurance, a retirement plan, time away from work, and an outstanding group of committed and professional coworkers.
 
If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit your application online at www.cure.org/jobs on or no later than 8th March 2013

Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi Capex Purchases & Contract Services Manager, Clinical Pharmacist and Senior House Officer Jobs in Kenya

The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, (AKUH,N) a premier tertiary teaching hospital, is fast growing with a network of over 30 multi-site medical centers in East Africa and a state-of-the-art Heart and Cancer Centre in Nairobi.
 
Manager, Capex Purchases & Contract Services
 
The incumbent will be responsible for preparing, the financial, placement, leasing and life cycle costing analysis for capital equipment and negotiating and procuring of the same; ensuring best terms are availed in terms of price, warranty, service, and payment terms amongst other key items. 
S/he would also lead the negotiation and processes for contracted services ensuring best service and maintenance contracts are in place for the Institution.
 
Applicants must have a degree in Business administration, Procurement, and supply chain management, or related field.
S/he should have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a similar position with working knowledge of purchasing hospital equipment (Medical and non-medical), as well as preparing service and maintenance contracts.

Clinical Pharmacist
 
The incumbent will provide quality and efficient specialized pharmaceutical services to improve drug usage and therapeutic outcome including, but not limited to, advising physicians on issues concerning drug therapy that meets or exceeds the expectation of the patient and their relatives. 
S/he will provide effective pharmaceutical services to meet customer needs.
 
Applicant must have a Post Graduate Diploma or Masters in Clinical Pharmacy and Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy, with a minimum of 3 years working experience in an hospital pharmacy environment. 
S/he must be registered with Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya and have a valid Practicing License from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya.
 
Senior House Officer
 
The incumbent will be responsible for the effective management and care of patients. 
S/he will also be expected to work with a team of medical staff to ensure optimal delivery of quality patient care. 
The area of specialization is Accident & Emergency.
 
Applicants should possess a Bachelors of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB) or equivalent 
S/he must have completed internship and should be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists Board. Preference will be given to candidates with ACLS, ATLS or PALS/EPLS training.

Applicants for all the above positions should be computer literate with excellent communication and customer service skills.
 
Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, email address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to,
the Manager, Recruitment, 
Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi.
P. O. Box 30270-00100, Nairobi 
or by email to hr.recruitment@aku.edu 
so as to reach not later than 13th March 2013.
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Lake Victoria North Water Services Board Technical Services Manager Job in Kenya

Lake Victoria North Water Services Board was established under the Water Act 2002, as part of the reforms in the water sector. 
The Board is responsible for the efficient and economical provision of water and sewerage services within its area of jurisdiction as authorized by the License.
 
The Board seeks to recruit experienced and dynamic professional to fill the following position in one of its Water Service Provider, Kakamega-Busia Water Supply.
 
Technical Services Manager
Ref: LVNWSB/P10/2013
 
Reporting to the Managing Director, the position is responsible for the following:
  • Directing, coordinating and managing the company’s operations and maintenance of infrastructure to ensure that water and sewerage services are provided at the required standards.
  • Developing a customer focus to the provision of services by forming and maintaining good working relations with customers.
  • Managing all major and minor construction works, either by using external consultants or in-house resources.
  • Ensuring proper management of the company’s assets such as plant and machinery through effective maintenance and repairs so as to maximize the return on investment.
  • Developing departmental strategies, policies and plans to facilitate achievement of overall company’s objectives.
Requirements for the position:
  • Have a University Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized institution with a minimum of 5 years experience in similar environment, three of which should be at senior management.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and hands on experience in managing consultants and contractors.
  • Must be computer literate and is familiar with standard computer applications.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Registration with ERB will be an added advantage.
If you meet the requirements, please send your application attaching a detailed CV, copies of academic & professional certificates and testimonials, stating your current position, remuneration and telephone contact, names and contacts of three referees so as to reach the undersigned on or before 18th March, 2013.
 
The Chief Executive officer
Lake Victoria North Water Services Board
P.O. Box 673-50100
Kakamega
 
Canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification.
 
LVNWSB is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender and culture. 
Women and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.
 
Only short listed candidates shall be contacted.

Save the Children Regional Communications, Media and Advocacy Manager Job Vacancy

Save the Children East Africa Regional Office (EARO) is looking to recruit a Regional Communications, Media and Advocacy Manager
 
Role Purpose:
 
As a key member of the East Africa Regional team, you will take responsibility for developing and leading advocacy, communication and media strategies for the region.
 
Key Areas of Accountability:
  • Strategy Development and Implementation
  • Communications and Media
  • Advocacy
  • Capacity Building
Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree is desirable in communications, international relations, development, political science, law or relevant field.
  • Bachelor’s degree is essential.
Experience and Skills
  • Experience managing a communications and media team, including: oversight of strategic development; development of quality written, photographic and video material; quality editing skills for internal and external audiences; strong understanding of marketing and branding and its role in communications; ability to maximise media opportunities and respond effectively to media inquiries
  • Proven track record of advocacy work, including development of advocacy strategies, influencing policy with government and civil society, and a strong understanding of the African Union and affiliated bodies, the United Nations and multi-lateral systems
  • Experience working to build capacity in communications, media and advocacy sectors; demonstrated ability to deliver workshops, provide coaching and mentoring, and support the professional development of others
  • Experience working in both humanitarian and development contexts, including some of Save the Children’s priority areas - children in humanitarian settings, child protection, child rights, education, health and nutrition, food security and livelihoods
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, to analyse complex information and offer creative, practical and effective solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, and an ability to distil large amounts of information to a variety of audiences
  • A proven ability to build networks with diverse partners in pursuit of common goals
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills, including an ability to deal with people at all levels with credibility, tact, and diplomacy
  • An ability to work flexibly in a team, and to adjust work plan and priorities rapidly in response to external opportunities
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in a diverse, international environment, including experience of working in developing countries
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Fluency in English is essential; French desirable
  • A commitment to the Save the Children Values
Applicants with either strong communications/media skills or strong advocacy skills are also encouraged to apply.
 
Please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter to EA.recruitment@savethechildren.org
 
Application closes 10th March 2013 at 5:00pm.
 
We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. 
All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Protection Policy and organizational Code of Conduct.

Sportsview Hotel Kasarani Maintenance Officer Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Maintenance Officer

Sportsview Hotel Kasarani is a three star Hotel located in Nairobi. We wish to recruit highly competent, proactive and self-driven person to fill the Maintenance Officer position in our Hotel. 
The incumbent will carry out preventive maintenance and fault diagnosis on machinery and equipment so as to minimize breakdown and maintenance costs and improve efficiency.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Planning, maintaining, overhauling and repairing machines and equipment in a timely and effective way in order to keep interruptions to a minimum.
  • Requisitioning of spare parts and materials as needed.
  • Identifying unserviceable equipment and inform management for action.
  • Maintaining and updating maintenance records of all equipment and machines.
  • Inspecting buildings and facilities for needed services and repairs.
  • Ability to interpret technical information.
  • Practical and good with their hands.
  • Ensure that all breakdowns are promptly attended to.
  • Installation of new electrical components.
  • Undertake preventive maintenance and repair activities of the Hotel.
Required skills and qualifications:
  • Diploma in mechanical, electrical engineering or electrical maintenance.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience in the hospitality industry
  • Skilled in various areas of maintenance.
  • Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Have high level of flexibility to work whenever called upon.
  • Have high level of personal organizational and capable of prioritizing their work as well as being attentive to detail.
  • Service oriented and highly motivated team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills.
To apply, send your Application Letter and CV only together with your current and expected salary to hr@sportsviewhotel.com before 6th March, 2013.

Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) Operations Analyst Job in Nairobi Kenya

The World Bank and Water and Sanitation Program
Operations Analyst
 
(2 Year Local Term Appointment)
 
The Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) seeks to locally recruit a professional as an Operations Analyst to be based in Nairobi, Kenya. This is a local two (2) year Term Appointment (subject to renewal depending on funding, performance and business need). 
WSP is a multi-donor partnership administered by the World Bank to support poor people in obtaining affordable, safe, and sustainable access to water and sanitation services.
 
WSP operates in Africa, East Asia, Latin America, and South Asia. 
The Water and Sanitation Program in Africa (WSP-AF) regional office is based in Nairobi.
 
In Kenya, WSP is supporting the Ministry of Water and Irrigation and the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation in strengthening the enabling environment for sanitation and hygiene at national and local levels.
 
This includes supporting the development of strategies in consultation with government partners that strengthen the supply side for sanitation products and services. 
This is done by analyzing bottle necks in the supply chain and identifying market interventions and solutions whilst at the same time creating household demand for improved sanitation and the upgrading of basic latrines to improved latrines by supporting the Domestic Private Sector. 
At a regional level, WSP is providing technical support to selected countries which are working on scaling up rural sanitation. 
The engagement here is to again support governments strengthen the enabling environment for sanitation and hygiene at national and local level, create demand for improved sanitation and develop an improved supply of products and services to meet that demand.
 
WSP seeks an Operations Analyst to form part of the Kenya and Regional team in implementing this
sanitation and hygiene work program. 
The Operations Analyst will participate in planning and research for:
  • strengthening of the enabling environment; 
  • demand and supply sides for sanitation products and services; 
  • inputs for evidence based decision making; 
  • data collection and reporting on project implementation in selected countries; 
  • work with local governments and other partners on supply side issues; and 
  • contribute to knowledge products based on the implementation of the work program.
Selection Criteria:
  • A Master’s degree in a field relevant to WSP such as, social science, institutional development, economics, finance, engineering or other relevant discipline; 
  • At least two years of relevant developing country work experience in the water and sanitation sector specifically focused on sanitation or hygiene; 
  • Experience in working with government officials in sector ministries; 
  • Ability to speak French.
For the FULL job description and selection criteria for this vacancy, qualified candidates are requested to visit and submit an electronic application at the World Bank careers website: www.worldbank.org/careers.
 
Once on the site, Click on > Current Job Openings > Job Number>130534. 
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. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
Closing date is March 14, 2013.

Manufacturing Company Information Security Manager Job in Kenya

Attractive Vacancies in a Leading Manufacturing Company

Our client, a leading manufacturing company wishes to fill the following position:

Information Security Manager
 
Job Ref. MN 5680
 
Reporting to the Head of Information & Communication Technology, the Information Security Manager will be responsible for overall management of information security services within the policies in the Company and ensure that the possible risks are mitigated accordingly.

Job Profile
  • Information security risk analysis and management
  • Perform security tests
  • Manage internal audits on information security processes, controls and system
  • Provide guidance and consultation on projects for IT Security related risks and issues
  • Educate and train employees about their information security responsibilities in line with the Company’s policy on information security
  • Designing information security controls and developing security plans
  • Monitoring and managing all information security breaches and handling security incidents, taking remedial action to prevent recurrence wherever possible.
  • Review of operating and information systems.
  • Development of/involvement in independent review of technology related procedures, product programs to ensure that the appropriate infrastructure is incorporated into the different business initiatives and the company’s technology policies are respected.
  • Review of all relevant system logs to identify and address activity that is not consistent with set out Information Security guidelines and standards.
  • Carry out Information Security reviews along the various phases of a project’s lifecycle as detailed in the Company’s Project Management framework.
  • Manage the implementation of Information Security into the day-to-day operations and culture of the Business.
  • Provide interpretation of the Information Security policies to the Business.
  • Lead businesses in development of action plans as a result of gap assessment findings, and/or ethical hacking results.
  • Keep abreast of application, product and system development within the business and appraise the effect and appropriateness of planned changes to the existing control framework.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor’s degree in ICT or closely related discipline.
  • Should be a certified CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CISSP or equivalent certification.
  • 4 years’ work experience, 2 of which should be technical experience in big institution dealing with development and implementation of ICT security policy.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems.
  • Knowledge of Unix, Linux , Windows, Oracle and Microsoft SQL Platforms.
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory policies and their interpretation and applicability.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong oral and written communications abilities.
  • Presentation skills.
How to apply
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number and also supply names, telephone number and email address of three referees. 
Please also summarize yourself as follows:
  • Job Ref No
  • Your Name
  • Current/Past Salary: Year 2011 pm; Year 2012 pm
  • Year 2012 Benefits: If house state market rent, if car state cc
Send your application by hand, courier or post so as to reach us by 4pm 7th March 2013. 
Send to:  
Executive Selection Division, 
Manpower Services (K) Ltd,
Email: recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com

Manufacturing Company Network & Infrastructure Manager Job in Kenya

Attractive Vacancies in a Leading Manufacturing Company

Our client, a leading manufacturing company wishes to fill the following position:
Manager - Network & Infrastructure 
Job Ref. MN 5681
 
Reporting to the Head of Information & Communication Technology, the Network & Infrastructure Manager will be responsible for providing strategic leadership in the
design, development and maintenance of information and communication systems so as to meet the business objectives.

Job Profile
  • Carry out strategic planning for Networks Infrastructure and services.
  • Establish network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, and latency; plan and execute the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; define network policies and procedures; establish connections and firewalls.
  • Maintain network performance by undertaking network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendors.
  • Secure the network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintain documentation.
  • Provide technical guidance in procurement of necessary hardware, software, services and facilities.
  • Develop, implement and enforce Networks Infrastructure and services policies, standards and quality assurance.
  • Monitor and evaluate Networks Infrastructure and services, related projects and personnel in the Networks section.
  • Meet financial requirements by submitting information for IT infrastructure budgets and monitoring ICT infrastructure expenses.
  • Tag and track all lOT assets, their locations and owners and administer the Asset Management Database and the Asset Inventory.
  • Undertake IT asset disposal in line with policies and Perform periodic asset recovery and audits
  • Ensure the company has a compressive IT disaster recovery plan
  • Manage the introduction of hardware and software changes into the operating environment, guiding activities in both production and test environments.
  • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job role.
Person Profile
  • BSc in Computer Science or BSc in Information Technology or an equivalent.
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), MCSE, MCIT.
  • CISA/CISM qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • At least four (4) years working experience in a busy
  • ICT environment two (2) of which as a Systems Administrator o r Network Administrator.
  • Wide experience on deployment of routers, switches, vlans, firewalls is essential.
  • Working knowledge with windows and Linux operating systems and Servers are essential.
  • Network design, implementation and performance tuning.
  • Negotiation of hardware/software service and technical support contracts with vendors.
  • Management of multiple projects, activities and tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong oral and written communications abilities
  • Supervising, coaching, and mentoring ability.
How to apply
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number and also supply names, telephone number and email address of three referees. 
Please also summarize yourself as follows:
  • Job Ref No
  • Your Name
  • Current/Past Salary: Year 2011 pm; Year 2012 pm
  • Year 2012 Benefits: If house state market rent, if car state cc
Send your application by hand, courier or post so as to reach us by 4pm 7th March 2013. 
Send to:  
Executive Selection Division, 
Manpower Services (K) Ltd,
Email: recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com

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