Sunday, 15 October 2017

Data Analyst

PATH – HSDSA Project
Job Vacancy: Data Analyst

Tracking Code:
8463
 
Job Location: Kisumu, Kenya
 
Company Location: Kenya, Kisumu
 
Position Type: Full-Time / Regular

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. 

We accelerate innovation across five platforms - vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations - that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. 
By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. 
Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.



HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) Cluster 1 is a USAID funded project covering Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties. 
The purpose of this project is to provide key clinical support to the Government of Kenya national HIV response with the overall goal of increasing access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets.

PATH is seeking to recruit a Data Analyst who will support the HSDSA project. 
The role will 
  • oversee creation and implementation of project level data analysis plans including writing or editing SOPs and guidelines for data analysis and dissemination of results at process, output and outcome levels; 
  • ensure data quality using relevant tools and provide technical guidance at all levels including project, facility and community levels; 
  • lead data collection, entry and analysis of initiatives such as surveys, evaluations and other studies; 
  • actively participate in project data analytics and documentation activities; 
  • perform monthly and quarterly data analyses and develop data visualization dashboards; 
  • contribute to development of in-depth analysis of project data for publications, advocacy, proposal writing and presentation to various audiences as need arises; and
  • participate in data review meetings at various levels, including project level. 
The Data Analyst will be based in the Kisumu office.

Specific duties and responsibilities:

Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Support development and implementation of project M&E plans, ensuring that the data collection, collation and analysis are clearly spelt out and understood by all stakeholders.
  • Where not provided, assist with setting up realistic and scientifically informed targets.
  • Lead the data collection, entry and analysis of initiatives such as surveys, evaluations and other studies conducted by projects.
  • Ensure data quality using existing tools and provide technical guidance at all levels including project, facility and community.
Data systems and requirements:
  • Develop a Kenya Country Data Management System that draws selected data from project databases; complete with SOPs and guidelines; collate and merge data from different data sources.
  • Set up a repository of all data generated from projects in a format that is easily accessible.
  • In collaboration with M&E teams, support development of project specific data management systems.
  • Review current data processing procedures to identify areas for improvement.
  • Where necessary, audit data needs for different projects to come up with requirements per project area.
  • Provide TA to build the capacity of project staff in database design and data management system.
Data analysis, dissemination/use:
  • Work with project teams to create data analysis plans including writing or editing SOPs and guidelines for data analysis.
  • Actively participate in HSDSA project data analytics and documentation activities.
  • Perform monthly and quarterly data analyses and develop data visualization dashboards to enable teams and stakeholders to explore, understand and use project data.
  • Assist all relevant stakeholders to make use of data to aid informed decision-making by availing datasets and analyses.
  • Contribute to development of in-depth analysis of Kenya Country Program project data for publications, advocacy, proposal writing and presentation to various audiences as need arises.
  • Participate in data review meetings at various levels, including project level.
  • Provide TA to build the capacity of project staff in data analysis, interpretation, use, reporting, and dissemination.
Other:
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the performance leader.
Required Experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Bio-statistics, Social/Behavioral Sciences, Information Systems or other related field, Master’s degree in any related field is an added advantage. 5-8 years’ work experience with international development programs in HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health, Child Survival, Nutrition, and Family Planning.
  • Five (5) years or more experience in: Monitoring and Evaluation of Project / Program level activities, data management and analysis.
  • Proficiency in a range of qualitative and quantitative analytic methods.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation, research and data management of public health programs.
  • Demonstrated experience providing technical assistance on the use of data for planning and decision making.
  • Effective and efficient time management skills.
  • Excellent understanding of database design (Access, SQL)
  • Experience with data visualization software preferred (e.g. Tableau)
  • Advanced level experience with statistical software (e.g. SPSS, Stata, EpiInfo).
  • Experience with Qualitative Data Analysis software (e.g. NVIVO, Atlas.ti) desired.
  • Strong critical analysis skills and excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project, MS SharePoint, Access).
  • Experience with DHIS2, EMR, and the National HMIS system including knowledge of MOH data collection tools is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of and interpretation of key indicators in HIV/AIDS, reproduction health, family planning, child health and nutrition is essential.
Must have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply
CLICK HERE to apply online
Deadline: Thursday, October 19 2017 at 5:00 PM    

Data Manager

PATH – HSDSA Project
Job Vacancy: Data Manager

Tracking Code:
8461
 
Job Location: Kisumu, Kenya
 
Company Location: Kenya, Kisumu
 
Position Type: Full-Time / Regular

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. 

We accelerate innovation across five platforms - vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations - that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. 
By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. 
Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) Cluster 1 is a USAID funded project covering Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties. 
The purpose of this project is to provide key clinical support to the Government of Kenya national HIV response with the overall goal of increasing access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets.

PATH is seeking to recruit a Data Manager for HSDSA project who will provide leadership in routine data management operations including supporting timely data collection and entry, data quality at all data points, processing, cleaning, analysis and managing the project databases. 
Further, provide support to research data collection and analysis efforts by the project including special initiatives, outlined surveys, studies and evaluations. 
Participate in preparing for and playing a key role in monthly data review meetings; reporting in DATIM, writing donor reports and participating in dissemination forums. 
S/he will be based in the Kisumu office.
   
Specific duties and responsibilities:
  • Ensure timely data collection, entry, review and collation of project data – both from health facilities and the community.
  • Perform data cleaning and verify the authenticity and accuracy of the data before reporting to the donor.
  • Work closely with M&E and MIS teams to develop and/or review data management systems including data security, analysis plan, dissemination aids and templates.
  • Provide technical assistance to build the capacity of M&E staff in database design, development and implementation; data management, analysis, and reporting.
  • Develop and implement a mentorship program for health care workers and other data handlers on use of MOH and other reporting tools.
  • Under the guidance of technical team leads, conduct in-depth and robust data analysis and presentation using appropriate software including Tableau and SPSS.
  • Develop and implement a capacity building plan for project staff in data management including analysis, use and dissemination.
  • Contribute to development of in-depth analysis of HSDSA (Cluster 1) project data for publications, advocacy, proposal writing and presentation to various audiences as need arises.
  • Participate in project led special initiatives, surveys and studies and providing technical assistance in data management and report writing.
  • Assist in writing/editing guidelines/SOPs for data entry, management and analysis.
  • Provide technical guidance in strategies for improving the quality of data from health facilities and the community, and overall data dissemination and utilization at project level.
  • Participate in data review meetings at various levels, including project level.
  • In liaison with USG strategic information mechanisms, lead in project data analytics and visualization efforts to enhance data use at project and county and sub county levels.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the performance leader.
Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, information systems or related field, and minimum of 5 years relevant experience with international development programs in HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health, Child health, Nutrition and Family planning.Master's degree in  any related field will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of SPSS and EPI Info and/or other statistical analysis package (SAS, STATA, R).
  • Excellent understanding of database design and development, database programming (in Access, SQL).
  • Experience and skills in DHIS2 framework, EMR and National HMIS system, including knowledge of MOH data collection tools is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of data visualization and business information software such as Tableau and Power BI will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of and interpretation of key indicators in HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, family planning, maternal/child health and nutrition is essential.
  • Excellent data management and analysis skills.
  • Good writing and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work and deliver under intense pressure.
Must have legal authorization to work in Kenya.
PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
How to Apply
CLICK HERE to apply online
Deadline: Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 5.00 p.m

Health Informatics Officer

PATH - HSDSA Project
Health Informatics Officer

Tracking Code:
8462
 
Job Location: Kisumu, , Kenya
 
Company Location: Kenya, Kisumu
 
Position Type: Full-Time / Regular 
PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. 
 
We accelerate innovation across five platforms - vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations - that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity.
By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. 
Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) Cluster 1 is a USAID funded project covering Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties. 
The purpose of this project is to provide key clinical support to the Government of Kenya national HIV response with the overall goal of increasing access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets.

PATH is seeking to recruit a Health Informatics Officer to provide technical support and supervision to ensure EMR implementation at facility level is carried out to the fullest extent possible and to the highest possible degree of quality.  
In addition the successful candidate will 
  • provide technical support and expertise, coordination and supervision of all HIV services related software design and implementation and database administration and health informatics and information systems strengthening within the assigned project area in compliance with national and donor guidelines and policies; 
  • provide technical support and supervision in collaboration with MOH CHMT and SCHMT teams in the successful planning and implementation of HIV service delivery Health Informatics related activities at facility level, including facility work planning and target setting, support supervision, technical support and reporting. 
The Health Informatics Officer will be based in Kisumu.

Specific duties and responsibilities;   
  • Health Informatics and Information Systems strengthening including co-ordination and support for implementation MOH and HSDSA Health Information Systems strengthening mainly focusing on Electronic Medical Records (EMR) platforms at facility, sub-county and county levels.
  • Provide technical support for eHealth/mHealth Systems Support and administration including provide first level support , troubleshooting, system testing, applications’ rollout, user training and providing excellent post-rollout client support via phone, internet, or in-person.
  • Lead in training and capacity building on EMR and eHealth in compliance with national protocols and guidelines and provide continuous mentorship.
  • Ensure acceptable levels of data quality and integrity as per national protocols and guidelines.
  • Provide technical support for relevant software design and implementation for HIV Service Delivery Information Systems.
  • Provide technical support and coordination for Database Administration (DBMS).
  • Provide technical support for integration of the project’s technical approaches for the achievement of successful project health informatics implementation at facility level using evidence informed, innovative and best practices.
  • Provide technical support during weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual facility performance reviews using EMR and related health informatics platforms.
  • Provide technical support for Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions at facility level in collaboration with C (SC) HMT using EMR and related health informatics platforms.
  • Participate in site preparation for supportive supervision and SIMS assessments and ensure recommendations are implemented at facility level by project team in collaboration with C (SC) HMT.
  • Represent the project in health informatics technical forums at facility, sub-county and county level.
Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in health records and management sciences / statistics / information systems, IT, Informatics or other degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage, Health Informatics (or equivalent qualification) with an advanced diploma with a minimum of 5 years’ experience providing direct technical support in implementation of health informatics platforms with specific experience in HIV/TB projects,
  • Hands on experience in HIV service delivery health informatics implementation and technical coordination.
  • Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK EMR and health informatics systems. Research experience, proposal and abstract writing will be a distinctive advantage.
  • Professional presentation skills.
  • Excellent computer and IT skills.
  • Excellent facilitation, mentorship, team building and coordination skills.
  • Field oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming.
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, effective delegation, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results.
  • Ability to work in a complex project implementation environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
  • Ability to collaboratively forge partnerships with other USG implementing mechanisms that are supporting health informatics.
Must have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
How to Apply
CLICK HERE to apply online
Deadline: Thursday, October 19th 2017 at 5.00 p.m

Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

PATH - HSDSA Project
Job Vacancy: Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

Tracking Code:
8460
 
Job Location: Kisumu, Kenya
 
Company Location: Kenya, Kisumu
 
Position Type: Full-Time / Regular

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. 
 
We accelerate innovation across five platforms - vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations - that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. 
By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. 
Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) Cluster 1 is a USAID funded project covering Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties. 
The purpose of this project is to provide key clinical support to the Government of Kenya national HIV response with the overall goal of increasing access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the “90-90-90” targets.

PATH is seeking to recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor to provide technical leadership to the M&E team of the HSDSA project. 
S/he will support development, management and application of an AMELP (Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning plan) of the project, offer technical assistance and help build capacity of the project stakeholders on health management information systems.
In addition, s/he will participate in identification and measurement of appropriate project performance indicators. 
S/he will lead the M&E team and other project implementation teams to carry out routine project monitoring in a timely manner and ensure accurate data collection, analysis, reporting of project activities and outputs and use of data for decision-making. 
With input from the project team, s/he will identify and oversee design and implementation of special studies that inform project performance and management. 
S/he will ensure assessments carried out meet quality and technical standards and that findings are appropriately shared with respective stakeholders. 
The position is based in the Kisumu office and reports to the M&E Specialist.

Specific duties and responsibilities:
  • Mentorship and capacity building of the MOH staff and project M&E staff in to improve their skills in M&E and HMIS.
  • Coordinate the gap analysis, forecasting and distribution of CBHIS/HMIS reporting tools.
  • Coordinate the implementation of project Performance Management Plan (PMP) and ensure that all indicators are routinely updated.
  • Participate in the planning, development, maintenance and training of M&E team and sub grantees on the project databases (and Management Information Systems-CIMS, tableau etc).
  • Provide technical expertise in application of appropriate project evaluation methodology and design during implementation of studies and assessments, End-term review using cost-effective methods such as Lot Quality Assessment Sampling (LQAS).
  • Provide guidance and a mechanism to ensure quality assurance is maintained at all levels of programmatic work and particularly at results level by offering technical support during SIMS, DQA and Quality of Care Assessments.
  • Contribute to the development, review and tracking of the project’s performance indicators including training data.
  • Contribute to the development of protocols, instruments (e.g. questionnaires, checklists, discussion guides and interview forms) for data collection, storage and analysis as may be needed.
  • Ensure that project performance and accountability data is collected, analyzed and disseminated on a timely basis during quarterly, semi-annual and annual reporting of results.
  • Oversee special studies that inform project performance and management including documentation.
  • Participate in Project and County M&E Technical Working Group meetings.
  • Lead efforts aimed at improving data accuracy by revision of the HSDSA monthly data summary reporting formats i.e. IPT and all training datasets.
  • Coordinate continuous updating and review of the project M&E standard operating procedures.
  • Manage and coordinate quarterly, SAPR and APR reporting processes to USG through DATIM.
Required Experience
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Biostatistics, Information Systems Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Sciences. Master's degree in any related field will be an added advantage.
  • At least eight years’ work experience in Health and Management Information Systems (HMIS), monitoring and evaluation of public health programs.
  • Experience in the design, management, analysis and dissemination of a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research projects.
  • Experience working with a variety of information systems and data files.
  • Knowledge of and experience working successfully with large, international, multi-donor health grantees.
  • Familiar with GIS as a user interface and reporting format with analytical software.
  • Knowledge of PEPFAR/USAID reporting requirements preferred.
  • Knowledge of Tableau software is mandatory.
  • Ability to initiate, establish and maintain liaison activities with key multilateral and bilateral stakeholders including other USG mechanisms such as HIGDA, Tupime Kaunti and CMLAP II.
  • Excellent negotiation and leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, capable of directing and managing change, inspiring teamwork, and motivating staff and partners to achieve results.
  • Critical analysis and strong report writing skills required.
  • Skills in finer analysis, interpretation and management of complex data.
  • A good understanding of the workings of the national HMIS and CBHIS systems including the data collection and reporting tools.
  • A good understanding of PEPFAR Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting indicators and reporting system (DATIM).  
Must have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply
CLICK HERE to apply online
Deadline: Thursday, 19th October, 2017 at 5.00 p.m  

Floor Controller Supervisor

Sheer Logic Management Consultants is seeking to engage a dynamic individual for the Floor Controller Supervisor position for one of our clients

Job Purpose:
The role is responsible for the coordination of the workshop operations, and effectively guides and supervise workshop staff in order to ensure achievement of workshop targets.

Managerial Responsibilities
  • Supervise the workshop staff to minimize repeat jobs and ensure conformity to the standards in delivery of quality service;
  • Manage and allocate work shop sub-let jobs to ensure quality standards & timely completion of assignments;
  • Supervise effective utilization of technicians on the use of SST’s lifts and any other workshop equipment to enhance safety at the workplace.
Operational Responsibilities
  • Monitor the time spent by technicians on all repair jobs to ensure the preparation of timely and accurate reports on technician productivity, efficiency and labor utilization;
  • Make follow up on availability of spare parts or equipment for the technicians to ensure smooth work flow and few disruptions;
  • Conduct accident vehicle assessment to ensure accuracy in repair quotation;
  • Conduct quality checks before taking the job to the next stage as part of the company’s policy in delivering quality services to customers;
  • Address, resolve & follow-up on all customer complaints in the workshop area in a timely manner to enhance customer satisfaction and retention;
  • Assist in the sourcing of local suppliers for workshop consumables as well as in the determination of appropriate stock levels to ensure availability of optimum stock levels of quality materials;
  • Raise supplementary reports to assist identify challenges in the delivery of quality and timely services
Qualifications and Skills
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution.
  • 5 years' relevant working experience in a similar role from an organization of similar size in operations
Technical
  • Computer literacy
  • Product knowledge in motor industry
  • Technical skills
  • SAP- DBM knowledge.
  • Knowledge in Custom imports regulations.
Functional
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Project management
  • Analytical- highly analytical and ability to challenge status quo based on quantitative facts and impacts
Behavioral
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Negotiation & Conflict Management skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership and management-ability to lead teams, mentor and coach staff to goal definition and achievement
  • Performance Management and team building
  • Professionalism –maintains a professional approach based on ethics and values
  • Integrity and honesty and ethics- ensure ethical practices and integrity to ensure the company is not exposed to reputational risk
  • Building consensus and influencing-ability to influence various players across all departments
  • Customer orientation-is customer focused striking a solid balance between external and internal customer orientation
  • Resilience –is able to withstanding strategic and operational challenges and maintain momentum
  • Emotional Intelligence-manages emotions in a mature and composed manner as expected of a leader
How to apply

Applications quoting the position title with detailed CV, with contact details of 3 referees including their email addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other but not a relative) should be submitted to: sheerlogictalentsourcing4@gmail.com on or before 20th October, 2017.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

NB: Please clearly indicate in the subject line as “Floor Controller Supervisor”

Technical Assistant

 
Job Title: Technical Assistant
Department: Agronomy
 
Reports To: Area  Manager   
 
Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Area Manager the position will be responsible for ensuring availability of safe, high quality raw materials from company owned, leased or contracted farms / out growers in support of factory operations in order to ensure achievement of company business objectives. 
 
This includes assisting farm operations and the implementation of the seeding, planting, weeding, spraying and harvest plans for contracted farmers.

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
 
1. Implementing the Agronomy supplies plan and  recruitment of farmers
  • Lead in development of field extension/advisory services with special attention to increase in production
  • In liaison with the Area Manager extension of research and development and promoting best practice
  • Provide technical advice on design elements to strengthen
  • Ensure and maintain good relations between farmers and Vert.
  • Communication with farmers
  • Organize meetings with farmers
2. Monitoring , supporting and advising farmers
  • Identify the farmers training needs  
  • Organize, and conduct technical meetings and training activities  
  • Delivery of technical workshops, consultations, seminars and training sessions  for farmers
  • Support the strengthening relationship between Vert Limited and the farmers
  • Train the out growers on ICPM and other areas of the quality management system
  • Provide the Area Agronomist with weekly reports on production and other matters as outlined   in the QMS
  • Prepare beds, planting, watering, and harvesting, as well as amending the soil, weeding, thinning, and pest and disease prevention and control
3. Coordinating harvest and delivery of farm producer 
  • Provide up-to-date harvesting and crop management information; 
  • Facilitate communications between farmers and the factory  for efficient collaboration
  • Help farmers form their own organizations in order to achieve economies of scale
  • Ensure that Harvesting Projections are met through accurate projection of  planting   programs, and that any low or high projection based on the day to day running of the blocks under cultivation are communicated to the Area Manager on timely basis .
  • Monitor all harvestings ensuring that quantities are as projected with high degrees of confidence.
4. Reporting  and follow up
  • Compile Area profile –understanding of the conditions of the particular area as well as the dynamics of change (a description of the farming system, farm types and sizes, market outlets, input supply sources, agro-processors, service providers and successful farmers and rural entrepreneurs situated in the area).
  • Compile and analyze data on farm enterprise
  • Report on crop performance in liaison with other stakeholders subject to agreed deliverables   
  • Prepare  clear and concise projections and actual supplies reports
  • Provide  the Area Manager  with weekly reports on production and other matters as outlined in the QMS
Academic qualifications
  • Diploma or equivalent (minimum course duration of two years)
  • A drivers license is required
Experience required
  • Two (2) years working experience in  agricultural or horticultural production environment
Behavioural Competencies Level
  • Policy interpretation and implementation
  • Negotiation
  • High level verbal communication skills
  • Problem-solving ability Capacity to work independently within a team environment
  • Demonstrated networking skills
Functional Competencies
  • Strong report-writing skills
  • Experience liaising with growers or farmers
  • Knowledge of Safe and Effective Use of Pesticides.
  • Knowledge of Integrated Crop and Pest Management.
  • Knowledge of auditing practices and principles (Farm Assessments).
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations.
  • Knowledge and experience of related computer applications
How to Apply

Email your application to hr@vertltd.co.ke

Assistant Quality Controller

Our client, a motorcycle company in Kenya is looking for Assistant Quality Controller to be responsible for the motorcycle assembly line inspection.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Inspect all pre-assembled modules as per the quality gates.
  • Inspect main assembly process as per the quality gates.
  • Check and record all inline torque values as per the process.
  • Raise all inline incident reports.
  • Raise all inline Reworks form
  • Report day to day inline activities to the Senior Quality Controller.
  • Inspect incoming materials as per the Parts Quality Briefing.
  • Check all the incoming materials as per the Parts Catalogue.
  • Raise inbound reworks form.
  • Raise inbound incident report.
Required
  • Must have a Diploma in Mechanical / Automotive Engineering
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a motorcycle industry
  • Demonstrated knowledge of assembling and quality control
  • Computer literate
Salary: Ksh. 40,000 gross
 
Applications
 
Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send a detailed CV indicating current and expected salary to execsearch254@gmail.com
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
 
We do not charge any fees for receiving and reviewing applications or for interviews.
 
Deadline: 20th October 2017

Sales Representative

Our client, a motorcycle company in Kenya is looking for competitive and self-driven Sales Representative to be responsible for driving and achieving sales with key accounts in the assigned region as well as run region retail outlets.
 
Location: Nakuru
  • Run company owned retail outlets
  • Identify and approach potential customers
  • Support dealers in developing marketing strategies
  • Organize and manage demo units in the assigned region
  • Distribute and communicate the government contract to the government and county
  • Offices in the region
  • Organize tender applications from the region
  • Keep the retailer in close check to exercise the company conduct
  • Prepare weekly reports for the region
Required
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  • 2 years experience track record motorcycle sales
  • Must be familiar with Nakuru Region
  • Experience with retail organization
  • Maturity to lead independent entrepreneurs
  • Ability to build and maintain long term business relationships
  • Ability to use CRM as a tool for reporting
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Able or willing to ride and demonstrate a motorbike
Salary: Ksh. 40,000 gross + commissions
 
Applications
 
Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send a detailed CV indicating current and expected salary to execsearch254@gmail.com
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
 
We do not charge any fees for receiving and reviewing applications or for interviews.
 
Deadline: 20th October 2017

Administrative Assistant

RTI is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. 
Founded as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina in 1958, RTI offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services. It has a worldwide staff of more than 5,000 people.
 
RTI's International Education Division supports education development around the world by strengthening education policy, management and practice in order to achieve measurable improvement in teaching and learning. 
 
RTI anticipates staffing the following job position for TUSOME, a donor funded Project.

TUSOME Project is a national literacy intervention focused on curriculum support, teacher training and teaching material development to improve the quality of early grade instruction in formal and non-formal schools through a reading intervention.
 
Administrative Assistant (Kisumu)
The Administrative Assistant ensures that administrative systems in the Kisumu office are conducted according to all RTI policies, client regulations, standard operating procedures and good business practice. 
In addition, the person provides reception, secretarial, administrative, logistics support management and basic procurement support to the Kisumu-based staff. 
The person will facilitate effective communication between the Kisumu office and its key clients and partners.

Required qualifications and experience: A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience and a Bachelor’s Degree or a Higher Diploma in Administration or Secretarial studies. 
Additional preferred qualification: office management, business management or accounting; experience in logistics management, organizing workshops and training courses; preparing, monitoring budgets and petty cash management in an international organization; experience within the Not for Profit sector and familiarity with donor reporting requirements.
How to Apply

To apply, email your cover letter and CV to hrapplications@nb.rti.org by 24th October 2017.

Applicants must include POSITION and REGION in the subject line of the email. Please do not attach copies of certificates. 
We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 
Please note: RTI International does not use agents or require any form of payment in the recruitment process.

Logistics Manager

Our client, a well-established FMCG company are looking for a Logistics Manager to be responsible for Managing fleet and drivers to ensure efficiency in all logistical and mechanical processes.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Ensuring customers are satisfied through timely and safe delivery of goods and continuous communication / updates to clients.
  • Generation and preparation of daily and monthly reports on truck performance.
  • Managing and monitoring the performance of the fleet and the related staff.
  • Monitoring vehicle performance in regard to fuel consumption, speed, wear and tear.
  • Monitor staff performance, customer service and productivity levels ensuring liaison with Hr to cover the gaps i.e. through training etc
  • Ensures compliance with all safety, environmental, and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate with clients and schedule vehicles and drivers effectively.
  • Receive daily updates from drivers on status of delivery of consignment and inform clients about the tentative date and time of delivery of goods.
  • Responsible for dispatching, routing, and tracking of delivery vehicles ensuring the distribution costs is well maintained. Managing, monitoring and developing a team of drivers.
  • Making sure that all transport fleet vehicles are properly maintained and serviced to ensure trucks are able to maintain the right temperatures to maintain product integrity.
  • Identifying operational issues, potential problems and opportunities.
  • Resolving and managing queries and complaints timely and efficiently.
  • Being the first point of contact for all drivers.
  • Organizing vehicle inspections checks.
Required
  • Must be a degree holder.
  • A minimum of 3 years working Experience in FMCG industry.
  • Experience in logistics and distribution
Salary: Ksh. 100,000 gross
 
Applications
 
Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send a detailed CV indicating current and expected salary to execsearch254@gmail.com
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
 
We do not charge any fees for receiving and reviewing applications or for interviews.
 
Deadline: 20th October 2017

Sales Representative

Our client, a motorcycle company in Kenya is looking for competitive and self-driven Sales Representative to be responsible for driving and achieving sales with key accounts in the assigned region as well as run region retail outlets.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Generating sales of motorbikes in the assigned region
  • Support and encourage retailers in selling motorbikes
  • Run company owned retail outlets
  • Identify and approach potential customers
  • Support dealers in developing marketing strategies
  • Organize and manage demo units in the assigned region
  • Distribute and communicate the government contract to the government and county
  • Offices in the region
  • Organize tender applications from the region
  • Keep the retailer in close check to exercise the company conduct
  • Prepare weekly reports for the region
Required
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  • 2 years experience track record motorcycle sales
  • Must be familiar with Meru Region
  • Experience with retail organization
  • Maturity to lead independent entrepreneurs
  • Ability to build and maintain long term business relationships
  • Ability to use CRM as a tool for reporting
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Able or willing to ride and demonstrate a motorbike
Salary: Ksh. 40,000 gross + commissions
 
Applications
 
Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send a detailed CV indicating current and expected salary to execsearch254@gmail.com
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
 
We do not charge any fees for receiving and reviewing applications or for interviews.
 
Deadline: 20th October 2017

Administrative Assistant Position.

Our client a courier services provider is looking to fill an Administrative Assistant Position. 
Job Description

Administration
  • Custodian of office petty cash
  • Keeping the Office Clean and Organized
  • Receiving Calls and handling queries
  • Handling walk-in customers and closing walk in sales.
  • Handling all incoming mail (Physical mail and email)
  • Maintaining supplier and customer database in soft copy.
  • Monthly submission of Statutory Returns (NHIF, NSSF, PAYE)
  • Payroll Processing (preparation of payslips for employees)
  • Processing all supplier payments.
  • Preparing and processing all customer invoices and payments.
  • Following up on payments from customers.
  • Daily Sales reconciliation (office sales and riders). Preparation of daily sales report for the company
  • Co-ordinate with company riders for collections and deliveries.
  • Allocate and manage rider delivery schedule on a daily basis to ensure balance and efficiency of deliveries.
  • Performing any other duties that may be assigned.
Requirements
  • Minimum Education level: High school (Must have at least grade B in both English and Mathematics).
  • Must be mature (30 Years and Above)
  • One year working experience
  • Good IT Skills Ms Office suite (Word, Excel)
  • CPA I or II is an added advantage
  • Organized and responsible
  • Good multi-tasker with attention to detail
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Efficient and a quick learner
  • Well-presented and good Customer Service Skills
How to Apply

Send your application letter, and  CV to info@kentrain.co.ke by19th October 2017.

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer
 
Industry: Construction & Property Development
 
Salary: Competitive based on Experience
 
Our client is a leading Property Development company in Nairobi. 
They seek to hire a seasoned, efficient and results oriented Chief Operating Officer to oversee the company’s ongoing operations and ensure efficiency of the business.
 
 
He or she will also be responsible for providing the MD with effective operational support at the core of the business in project management, finance and business development to secure it’s functionality to drive sustainable growth.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Implement and lead a continuous quality improvement process throughout the service areas, focusing on systems/process improvement.
  • Responsible for all activities pertaining to  personnel, finance, and contracts as well as ensuring that the company’s projects run smoothly and are in compliance with all regulations
  • Partner with the MD to represent the company with external stakeholders including government, financiers, vendors and partners.
  • Prepare and submit an annual operational budget to the MD/Board for review and approval, manage effectively within this budget and report accurately on progress made and challenges encountered.
  • Ensure the continued financial viability of the organization’s projects through sound fiscal management.
  • Participate in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions/partnerships etc)
  • Provide efficient and effective operational leadership for the business
  • Provide vital input in the strategic framework of the business.
  • Spearhead all technical initiatives and strategies in support of the business revenue activities.
  • Responsible for driving the company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow and business goals and objectives.
  • Set aggressive and achievable operational and/or performance goals for each department which is tied to long-term company goals.
Desired Skills & Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management / Administration / Finance or related field of study.
  • 5 – 10 years senior-leadership experience supervising seasoned staff.
  • Wide experience in budgeting and fiscal management.
  • Must have a good understanding of the construction/property development industry.
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning, Finance and business development.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong relationship builder and communicator.
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities.
  • Analytical and decisive decision maker with the ability to prioritize and communicate to staff key objectives and tactics necessary to achieve organizational goals.
  • Wide experience in budgeting and fiscal management.
  • Demonstrates integrity, strives for excellence in her/his work.
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, flexible and innovative approach to operational management.
How to Apply
 
Please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Chief Operating Officer – Construction & Property Development) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 20th October 2017.
 
Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV
 
N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.
 
Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the short listing process.

Finance and Administration Manager

Action Africa Help International
 
Job Opening: Finance and Administration Manager, Djibouti
 
Department: Finance
 
Reports to: Country Programme Manager
 
Staff reporting to this post: Finance and Admin staff
 
Technical Dotted-Line link to Finance & Admin Director - HQ
 
Matrix manages: Field Finance and Admin staff
 
 
Liaises with: Project Managers
 
Duty Station: Djibouti, with travel to field project locations
 
Purpose of the role: Oversee the overall financial functions of the AAH-I - Djibouti and ensure all financial and admin processes are functioning effectively and efficiently. 
S/he will plan, execute and evaluate all activities of financial management of various projects’ financial and accounting processes and be responsible for creating, reviewing, updating and enforcing compliance of the projects’ financial/administrative policies and procedures.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  1. Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformity to reporting, cost control and procedural standards.
  2. Oversee all admin and procurement duties of the Country Programme, records of procurement and other expenditures and ensure accuracy of supporting documents.
  3. Support the development and analysis of budgets, prepare periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  4. Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts.
  5. Support the internal and external auditing processes with an aim to close identified gaps.
  6. Ensure that project finance policies and procedures are in harmony with the country financial and admin policies and procedures; and make sure they are understood by staff.
  7. Ensure effective, timely and accurate functioning and monitoring of the financial software system including maintaining the completeness and integrity of data within the system, compliance, generating necessary reports and authorising monthly data compilation in the system.
  8. Cash planning through preparation of weekly and monthly cash flow forecasts and generation of the cash flow statements as required.
  9. Undertake banking duties as needed and reconcile bank statements on a monthly basis.
  10. Ensure that donor and institutional accounting requirements are adhered to and financial reports are submitted on time.
  11. Prepare income and expenditure narrative and financial reports for the Country office
  12. Support the budget preparation and proposal writing efforts through provision of information and advice during the budget preparation and proposal writing processes.
  13. Collaborate with the Administration/Operations and Security to ensure that all AAH-I assets at the field base are recorded and properly maintained with adequate security.
  14. Development and monitoring of the field base recharge mechanisms and advise management on cost effective proposal reviews
  15. Ensure compliance with necessary legal and statutory financial reporting in country, recommending change to procedures where required.
  16. Lead on AAH-I Djibouti field base audits and follow up on recommendations. Ensure information is provided to the external and/or internal auditors as required during the audit process and follow up to close any identified audit gaps.
  17. Contribute to the design of and oversee the preparation of regular (weekly/monthly/quarterly) management reports to meet the needs of the country programme, and also meet the requirements for regular reporting set by the Donor, ensuring timeliness and accuracy.
  18. Oversee preparation and consolidation of donor financial reports
  19. Assess finance staff gaps within the team and advice the Country Program Manager.
  20. Maintain and update an inventory and ensure proper operation, maintenance and appropriate distribution of all project equipment.
  21. Oversee the usage and maintenance of all equipment including vehicles.
Expected Outcomes
  • Financial expenditure is in compliance with Donor contract requirements.
  • Complete and accurate PASTEL data and reports.
  • Cash flow forecasts, statements and bank reconciliations available on a monthly basis.
  • Local payroll is prepared and implemented by 20th of every month.
  • Assets are properly tagged, and an up to date asset register and inventory available at all times.
  • Audit recommendations are followed through to closure.
  • Timely planning of donor audits are done in less than 30 days after the end of the audit period.
  • Timely preparation and implementation of payments.
  • Accurate and up to date Finance files.
  • Staff imprests and advances are properly registered and recovered as per the Finance Manual.
  • Banking and bank reconciliations done on time
  • Carry out any other related responsibility assigned by the Country Programme Manager and support other activities as required by the AAH-I Djibouti programme management.
Professional qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance or Business Administration.
  • Master’s in Business Accounting, Commerce or Finance, will be an added advantage
  • Valid professional qualification from a certified institution.
  • Must be able to work competently in French and in English.
Minimum relevant experience required
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in similar position preferably in an INGO.
  • Experience managing/working in an administration and procurement function
  • Previous work experience in a field location for an INGO will be an added advantage.
Additional Skills & Competences
  • Knowledge and exposure to the social and cultural values of the region concerned.
  • Able to follow set procedures and instructions under limited supervision.
  • Ability to formulate recommendations to improve accounting systems.
  • Good team player and builder.
  • Good familiarity with Microsoft Office packages and PASTEL accounting software.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good analytical skills with good attention to detail
  • Excellent team-player, resilient and self-energizing for the field posting.
  • Commitment to and understanding of AAH-I’s vision, mission, and values.
Application Instructions
 
Interested candidates should email application letters and CVs (with 3 referees) addressed to recruitke@actionafricahelp.org to be received by 25th October, 2017. 
The email Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for. 
AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer. 
We thank candidates for their high interest in the opportunities we publish on our website. 
Due to the high number of applications we receive, we will only get back to shortlisted candidates.

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