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Thursday, April 28, 2011

E-Learning System Support Specialist - Maseno University in Maseno, Kenya

E-Learning System Support Specialist at Maseno University in Maseno, Kenya

Maseno University is a public University that is quickly developing into a hub of academic excellence in the Western Kenya region and beyond. It is situated twenty five kilometers from Kisumu City, along the Kisumu-Busia highway. Since its inception in the year 2001, the University has realized a significant expansion in academic programmes and physical facilities including acquisition of prime property in Kisumu City. In line with these developments the University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions:

E-LEARNING SYSTEMS SUPPORT SPECIALIST Grade 12 AC/ 21/3/11

The applicants should:
  • Be holders of at least a Bachelors degree in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Information Technology or other related qualification
  • Have demonstrable PHP programming experience, skills with MySQL and PHP to access databases, knowledge and experience in creating and modifying HTML pages, and writing and modifying Javascript
  • Have basic experience in managing Moodle (or other Learning Management System) as administrator, teacher or learner
  • Have at least five (5) years of relevant work experience implementing an eLearning solution in an institution of higher learning, tertiary institution or related corporate organization
  • Basic experience with LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) environment is desirable
The successful applicant shall be expected to:
  • Be responsible for maintaining the Moodle Learning Management System serving several users and support all on-site and off-site Moodle system users
  • Primarily modify the Moodle software system and interface it with other pre-existing Information systems
  • Carry out server maintenance, and should therefore have a good working knowledge of Linux
  • Be responsible for maintaining other PHP based web applications
  • Upload various online learning resources into the eLearning platform
  • Advise subject experts on the capabilities of the eLearning platform
The successful candidate shall be offered an attractive remuneration commensurate with his/her professional qualifications and experience.

Applications including testimonials, supported by detailed curriculum vitae of the applicant’s academic, professional qualifications, work experience and names of three referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence/qualifications should be sent to the following address so as to reach the undersigned by Friday, 12th , May, 2011.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Administration and Finance
Maseno University
Private Bag
MASENO-40105
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Moodle Server Assistant - Maseno University in Maseno, Kenya

Moodle Server Assistant at Maseno University in Maseno, Kenya

Maseno University is a public University that is quickly developing into a hub of academic excellence in the Western Kenya region and beyond. It is situated twenty five kilometers from Kisumu City, along the Kisumu-Busia highway. Since its inception in the year 2001, the University has realized a significant expansion in academic programmes and physical facilities including acquisition of prime property in Kisumu City. In line with these developments the University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions:

MOODLE SERVER ASSISTANT Grade 6/7/8 AC/23/3/11

The applicants should:
  • Be holders of at least a Diploma in Information Technology or related field
  • Have a good working knowledge of Learning Management Systems
  • Have basic skills and experience with Linux, MySQL and PHP
  • Have experience in administration and maintenance of Moodle or other LMS
The successful applicant shall be expected to:
  • Carry out Moodle server administration and maintenance
  • Maintain other PHP based web applications
  • Support user training activities
The successful candidate shall be offered an attractive remuneration commensurate with his/her professional qualifications and experience.

Applications including testimonials, supported by detailed curriculum vitae of the applicant’s academic, professional qualifications, work experience and names of three referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence/qualifications should be sent to the following address so as to reach the undersigned by Friday, 12th , May, 2011.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Administration and Finance
Maseno University
Private Bag
MASENO-40105
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Web Programmer - Maseno University in Maseno, Kenya

Web Programmer at Maseno University in Maseno, Kenya

Maseno University is a public University that is quickly developing into a hub of academic excellence in the Western Kenya region and beyond. It is situated twenty five kilometers from Kisumu City, along the Kisumu-Busia highway. Since its inception in the year 2001, the University has realized a significant expansion in academic programmes and physical facilities including acquisition of prime property in Kisumu City. In line with these developments the University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions:

WEB PROGRAMMER Grade 6/7/8 AC/ 24 / 3 / 11

The applicants should:
  • Be holders of at least a Diploma in Information Technology or related field
  • Have demonstrable experience in web programming
  • Have knowledge of HTML , Javascript and PHP
The successful applicant shall be expected to:
  • Enhance the interactivity of online learning resources
  • Carry out back-end development and support for web based resources
The successful candidate shall be offered an attractive remuneration commensurate with his/her professional qualifications and experience.

Applications including testimonials, supported by detailed curriculum vitae of the applicant’s academic, professional qualifications, work experience and names of three referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence/qualifications should be sent to the following address so as to reach the undersigned by Friday, 12th , May, 2011.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Administration and Finance
Maseno University
Private Bag
MASENO-40105
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Database Administrator & Programmer - Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya

Database Administrator & Programmer at Maseno University in Maseno, Kenya

Maseno University is a public University that is quickly developing into a hub of academic excellence in the Western Kenya region and beyond. It is situated twenty five kilometers from Kisumu City, along the Kisumu-Busia highway. Since its inception in the year 2001, the University has realized a significant expansion in academic programmes and physical facilities including acquisition of prime property in Kisumu City. In line with these developments the University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions:

DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR & PROGRAMMER Grade 11 AC/25/3/11

The applicants should:
  • Be holders of at least a Bachelors degree in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Information Technology or other related qualification
  • Have a strong understanding of database structures, principles and practices
  • Have a deep knowledge of programming to extend open source software
  • Have at least two (2) years experience with server-client computing and relational database environments or programming
The successful applicant shall be expected to:
  • Be responsible for database administration and security
  • Provide technical support for the database environment
  • Train and develop technical support and applications to ensure optimal use of the databases
The successful candidate shall be offered an attractive remuneration commensurate with his/her professional qualifications and experience.

Applications including testimonials, supported by detailed curriculum vitae of the applicant’s academic, professional qualifications, work experience and names of three referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence/qualifications should be sent to the following address so as to reach the undersigned by Friday, 12th , May, 2011.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Administration and Finance
Maseno University
Private Bag
MASENO-40105
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Graphics Designer - Maseno University in Maseno, Kenya

Graphics Designer at Maseno University in Maseno, Kenya

Maseno University is a public University that is quickly developing into a hub of academic excellence in the Western Kenya region and beyond. It is situated twenty five kilometers from Kisumu City, along the Kisumu-Busia highway. Since its inception in the year 2001, the University has realized a significant expansion in academic programmes and physical facilities including acquisition of prime property in Kisumu City. In line with these developments the University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions:

GRAPHICS DESIGNER Grade 6/7/8 AC/26/3/11

The applicants should:
  • Be holders of at least a Diploma in Information Technology or related field
  • Have the ability to use design software programmes
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of emerging technologies in graphics design software and their educational application
  • Have a good eye for detail to give a critical appraisal of posters, websites, and other online
  • material
The successful applicant shall be expected to:
  • Provide graphic design advise and support for online learning resources and other media
  • Be responsible for the interface design of Moodle and other web sites
The successful candidate shall be offered an attractive remuneration commensurate with his/her professional qualifications and experience.

Applications including testimonials, supported by detailed curriculum vitae of the applicant’s academic, professional qualifications, work experience and names of three referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence/qualifications should be sent to the following address so as to reach the undersigned by Friday, 12th , May, 2011.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Administration and Finance
Maseno University
Private Bag
MASENO-40105
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I.T. Technical Administrator, Kenya

I.T. Technical Administrator in Kenya

Job Duties
  • Assisting & working with business partners to support and maintain their databases and resolve user queries
  • Provide assistance and training to users on information systems as necessary including (but not limited to) end user support, electronic document management systems, proprietary database and workflow systems, any other information systems
  • Create instructions for new enhancements to be distributed to users and organize systems trainings (both local and remote) for internal and external users
  • Perform light administrative duties on web servers.
  • Monitor backup procedures and perform occasional recoveries to ensure backup integrity
IT Education level
  • Must have obtained a minimum C+ in KCS* Possess at least a diploma in IT or equivalent
  • Must be excellent in IT knowledge with minimum of 1 year experience in the IT field
Key competencies and attributes for this Job
  • Must have strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills with attention to details.
  • This position may require the selected candidate to work long hours
  • It is expected with limited supervision the candidate will be able to deliver each of the key objectives of the roles and responsibilities identified above.
  • Highly self motivated with superior organization and coordination skills and able to work under strict processes
  • Enthusiasm and drive to commit to and deliver quality service
  • Ability to take on responsibility
  • Enjoys resolving problems and user interaction
  • Desire to learn and improve skills and knowledge
Interested? Send Cover letter indicating expected remuneration & CV to recruit@lamrod.com by 04th May 2011.

ONLY SERIOUS CANDIDATES NEED APPLY.
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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Sales and Marketing Manager - Real Estate Company, Kenya (KSh 200k)

Sales and Marketing Manager at a Real Estate Company in Kenya (KSh 200k)

Gender: Preferably Female
Age: 30 - 45
Nationality: Kenyan / European
Education: University or higher
Experience: Sales, marketing, communications, PR
Experience duration: 10 years minimum relevant experience
International: International experience is a must have (living, working, studying)
Salary indication: Gross KShs 200,000 all inclusive.
Bonus: Up to 35% of gross.
Commencement: ASAP
Car: To be negotiated

Introduction

We are a real estate development company established in 2006. We develop up market residential real estate that is sold to high net worth individuals/investors from Kenyan/regional and European backgrounds (about fifty/fifty).

We are a small organization and the Sales Manager will report directly to the Directors.

Job description

The Sales and Marketing Manager (“SM”) will be responsible and accountable for generating leads and closing sales with home buyers.

The SM will be tasked with:
  • Generating leads by executing the marketing strategy e.g. organizing presence at general real estate events, advertising, website, organizing dedicated sales events etc.
  • Managing the communications and PR strategy for the company and its projects.
  • Managing the relationships with the real estate agents we works with.
  • Following up the leads generated and closing sales.
  • Managing a sales assistant that we will employ to lead the sales through their administrative and legal processes.
What we are looking for

The sales and Marketing manager we are looking for needs to:
  • have an entrepreneurial spirit;
  • be able to work independently, solve problems and get things done;
  • have experience in marketing/communications and PR;
  • have experience in following up leads and close sales;
  • not have a 9-5 mentality, be flexible;
  • want to grow with the business for the longer term;
  • be able to work in a small business environment and handle the responsibilities of the job.
Email: jedidah@vjhommessolutions.com
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Technical Sales - Renewable Energy Company, Kenya

Technical Sales at a Renewable Energy Company in Kenya

A renewable energy company in Nairobi is looking to recruit a technical sales person with experience in renewable energy and in particular solar energy and back up systems for a sales position in Nairobi.

Qualifications
  • Diploma in electrical (or other relevant qualification)
  • At least two years experience in technical sales
Attributes
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Should be a presentable person
  • Aggressive
Applications to be sent with cover letter, CV, certificates and three professional referees to: k.kiarie@genericenergyltd.co.ke by 30th April 2011
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Stores Assistant - AMREF, Kenya

Stores Assistant at AMREF in Kenya

Purpose of the job

To ensure efficiency in the AMREF stores in the receiving and issuance of goods and services.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist in receiving and issuing of goods and services from the stores.
  • Preparation and maintenance of stores records.
  • Supervision of warehouse attendants.
  • Assist in stocktaking and reconciliation.
  • Follow up and expedite orders from suppliers.
  • Ensure that warehouse security is adhered to.
  • Maintain health and safety in the stores
  • Ensure proper records management and preservation of stores records.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • The ideal candidate should have a Diploma in Supply Chain Management from Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS), Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport or Public Sector Materials Management Programme or its equivalent.
  • Should have two years of relevant work experience. Must be ICT proficient.
  • The candidate should have high level of honesty and integrity, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a team player.
This is a challenging opportunity for dedicated and highly motivated professionals.

If you would like to join this dynamic team and help bring better health for Africa, please quote the position and reference number (KCO/HR/015/2011) in the email subject matter, send your up-dated CV and an application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF in Kenya by email to recruitment@amref.org

The closing date for submitting applications is April 23, 2011. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.
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Human Resources Assistant - AMREF, Kenya

Human Resources Assistant at AMREF in Kenya

Purpose of the job

Provide support to all aspects of the human resources function by ensuring the availability of a competent and well-motivated staff throughout the Country Program in line with our policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist in the interpretation and implementation of AMREF HR policies and procedures.
  • Assist in manpower planning and staffing within the country program.
  • Co-ordinate staff induction, probation and annual performance management.
  • Support training and development activities including planning and delivering within the Country Program.
  • Provide support in the administration of staff provident fund.
  • Assist in administration of short term employment payroll and benefits.
  • Assist in ensuring AMREF’s compliance with all national legal and statutory requirements for the management of its HR resources.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • The ideal candidate should have a first degree and a diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • Minimum two years relevant work experience in human resources in a busy environment.
  • Working knowledge of HRMIS will be an added advantage.
  • Must have detailed understanding, knowledge and experience of HR functions and labour laws.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to maintain confidentiality, tact and discretion when dealing with people.
This is a challenging opportunity for dedicated and highly motivated professionals.

If you would like to join this dynamic team and help bring better health for Africa, please quote the position and reference number (KCO/HR/014/2011) in the email subject matter, send your up-dated CV and an application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF in Kenya by email to recruitment@amref.org

The closing date for submitting applications is April 23, 2011.

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.
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Personal Assistant to the Director - Action for Children, Thika, Kenya

Personal Assistant to the Director at Action for Children in Thika, Kenya

Action for Children in Conflict is looking for a Personal Assistant to the Director to assist the Director in key administrative tasks and communications in Thika Town.

What is Action for Children in Conflict?

Action for Children in Conflict is a small Non-Governmental Organisation working in Thika since 2004, running rehabilitative and preventative programmes to reduce the prevalence of street children in Thika.

Among other activities, AfCiC runs a free legal aid programme, an economic programme featuring skills training, business support and microfinance, and an education programme that features school dropout prevention, school feeding, holiday clubs, a prison programme and non-formal education for street children.

Primary Job Responsibilities
  • Manage the Director’s busy schedule; including organising meetings and appointments, helping the Director stay on task and on schedule
  • Serve as a communications link between the Director and other staff when Director is not available
  • Screening telephone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate;
  • Dealing with correspondence and writing letters, taking dictation and minutes
  • Producing documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations
  • Planning, organising and managing events
  • Creating & updating Director’s contact database regularly
  • Carrying out background research and presenting findings;
  • Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management, filing, etc.;
  • Commissioning work on the Director’s behalf where requested
  • Perform ad hoc administrative and personal tasks as needed
Skills/Qualifications/Attributes Required (Person Specification)

Essential
  • Graduate (2nd division degree or higher)
  • At least one year experience as a personal assistant, administrative assistant, or secretary
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent word processing and IT skills, including knowledge of a range of software packages
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability to juggle a range of different tasks and to work extra hours to meet deadlines
  • Flexible and cooperative with team colleagues
  • Competently manages conflicting priorities, works to deadlines and under a high level of pressure
  • Self motivated & extremely efficient, able to work at a fast pace
  • Maintains confidentiality and uses discretion at all times
  • Honesty and reliable
  • Proven respect for vulnerable children and their families, putting their interests first
  • Maintains discipline fairly and in keeping with Child Protection Policy
Desirable
  • Experience working with/ supporting international volunteers
  • Experience organising and hosting events
How can you apply?

Please submit your CV and a detailed covering letter (either in person or by post) explaining how you meet the Person Specification to the AfCiC Administrator (Nancy Wangui) at the AfCiC Main Office on 2nd Floor, Imara Plaza (next to Thika Farmer’s Hotel), Thika Town.

Please enclose contact details of two professional references (no relatives or personal friends).

Please note we are NOT accepting email applications.

Closing Date: Wednesday 20th April, 5pm

Contact Details

Post:
P.O Box 130, Thika

Physical Address:
2nd Floor, Imara Plaza, Thika Town

Telephone:
067 22604/ 0724 509138

Website: www.actionchildren.org
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Sales Assistant - Upmarket Shopping Mall in Kenya

Sales Assistant at an Upmarket Shopping Mall in Kenya

Life. Live it. Love it.

Fun, self-motivated, results driven sales-assistants needed!

A new Lifestyle, Dance and Activewear shop located at an upmarket shopping mall looking to recruit dynamic sales-assistant.

Retail sales experience preferred but not essential.

Knowledge of various dance and exercise, an active and friendly personality an added advantage!

Email your CV to anne-marie@vivo.co.ke

Project Manager - Youth Enterprises, Kenya

Project Manager at Youth Enterprises in Kenya

REPORTS TO: Program Manager – Entrepreneurship Development - TechnoServe Kenya
April 2011

GENERAL INFORMATION
TechnoServe, Inc. is an international non-profit economic development organization founded in 1968. Its mission is to help entrepreneurial men and women in poor rural areas of the developing world to build businesses that create income, opportunity and economic growth for their families, communities and countries.

I. Primary Purpose
The primary objectives of this project are to:
a) Increase economic prospects for youth through skills development and access to finance to create: economically viable microenterprises; self-reliant community level economic development projects, and; employment opportunities
b) Improve youth voice in local, regional, and national policy dialogue through enhanced advocacy capabilities and inter-ethnic dialogue
c) Expand youth access to essential services that are more youth-friendly
d) Establish new institutional arrangements that can leverage public and private resources through youth-managed organizations
e) Create a new approach to empower youth through youth-owned, youth-led and youth-managed actions.


II. Duties and Responsibilities
1) Project management
  • Work with identified Youth groups and other stakeholders in coordination with the lead project implementing partner
  • On behalf of TNS, lead coordination of project activities in Kenya with key partners
  • Produce financial and narrative reports for partners and donor, as required by the
  • contract and requested on an ad hoc basis, and for TechnoServe management
  • Report internally and externally on progress and status of project activities
  • Proactively identify successful strategies and tactics, or bottlenecks to effective
  • execution of the project objectives, and raise those to the larger project team
  • Ensure adherence to project budget
  • Oversee collection and reporting of data on impact, progress and outcome indicators
  • Develop annual project plans and project inputs into TechnoServe country plans
  • Collaborate closely with the lead project partner and the Entrepreneurship Program
  • Manager in the implementation of business activities, including timely execution of set goals and deliver on all targets
  • Develop and track project budget requirements; prepare monthly quarterly and annual
  • reports on prescribed projects and businesses.
  • In conjunction with the Entrepreneurship Program Manager, update the project
  • knowledge base for the industry, keep abreast with economic and business trends that
  • impact the specified business sector and the country’s economy as a whole;
2) Representation and Communication
  • Develop effective and strong working relationships with partners, identify areas of
  • collaboration, participate in project planning and make regular presentations to high-level audiences, business owners, donors and policy-makers
  • Provide technical direction to team members. Supplies needed information to team on
  • prospective and existing businesses and programs;
  • Communicate internally and externally with team members and clients respectively;
  • In consultation with the Entrepreneurship Program manager, liaise with government
  • agencies and consultants on issues that promote the project.
II. Requirements
  • An advanced Degree in Business, Commerce, Entrepreneurship or a related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in business development/management, business plan design/execution, program design/management
  • Expertise in working with the youth in various industries. In particular market development and business development services
  • Strong interpersonal/people management skills and excellent oral and written communication skills a must; strong passion for helping the needy.
  • Proven project and/or business unit management skills
  • Proven track record of developing complex client business plans
  • Ability to develop well written, cohesive reports that are responsive to the needs of partners, donors and regional management
  • Strong private sector experience and entrepreneurial skills;
  • Strong financial analysis and management skills
  • Willingness to travel domestically
  • Be in possession of a clean drivers license with over three years driving experience
  • Qualified candidates should submit their applications by email (letters and CV’s as one document- Not separate) addressed to the Country Director. Your application should include your current monthly/previous salary and benefits, your expected salary and three professional referees.
Kindly email your application to admin@technoserve.or.ke so as to reach us by
26th April 2011.

TechnoServe is an Equal Opportunity Employer

www.technoserve.or.ke
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Lecturer & Senior Lecturer - Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi

Lecturer & Senior Lecturer at Africa Nazarene University in Nairobi

Africa Nazarene University is a Chartered Christian University that integrates faith with learning to produce well rounded individuals who are able to meet challenges of their times. It is sponsored by the Church of Nazarene, an international Protestant denomination in the holiness tradition.

Applications are invited from qualified professionals to fill positions of Senior Lecturer and Lecturer in the following areas:-Bachelor of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Bachelor of Arts in Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies, Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Computer Science.

Senior Lecturer

Applicants must have completed a Ph.D degree or its equivalent in a teaching field. Have a minimum of three years teaching experience at lecturer level or demonstrate comparable professional experience. Demonstrate classroom skills as evidenced by student evaluations and peer reviews. Demonstrate the ability to be published in one’s field (minimum of 3 published articles in a refereed journal or a book in ones field). Present evidence of success in some major non-teaching responsibility at University or other reputable organizations and demonstrate ability to supervise postgraduate students.

Lecturer

Applicants must have completed a Ph.D degree or its equivalent with two years of University teaching or demonstrate comparable professional experience. Demonstrate classroom skills as evidenced by student evaluations and peer reviews. Published at least two articles in refereed journals. Present evidence of success in some major non-teaching responsibility at the University or other reputable organizations. Demonstrate ability to supervise postgraduate students.

Applications giving full details of age, marital status, education and professional qualifications, experience, current post, salary and other financial benefits, copies of certificates, curriculum vitae, transcripts, the names and addresses of three referees (one of whom should be present or previous employer), should be addressed to:

The Vice Chancellor
Africa Nazarene University
P.O. Box 53067 – 00200
Nairobi

Applications should reach the office not later than 15th April. 2011. Applications could also be dropped at our Ngong Road Campus Office at the Central Church of the Nazarene.

Note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Accountant - Kenya Episcopal Conference-Catholic Secretariat, Nairobi

Accountant at Kenya Episcopal Conference-Catholic Secretariat in Nairobi

Duties and Responsibilities
  • To plan, organize and implement accounting operations and objectives; coordinates and integrates all activities toward achievement of established goals and objectives
  • To ensure all functions and programs under charge are performed within established budgetary parameters, to include performing cost control activities, monitoring revenues and expenditures, and ensuring sound fiscal control;
  • To prepare fiscal documentation regarding accounting activities, e.g., weekly, monthly and annual reports
  • Maintain and reconcile balance sheet accounts for all funds
  • To plan, manage, coordinate, and implement the year end closing processes and procedures for the assigned accounting records; conducts year-end closing process; provides information to financial auditors; conducts standard internal audits of various accounting records;
  • To ensure adherence to generally accepted accounting standards and principles; ensures maintenance of proper audit trails and verification and reconciliation actions for all processed work
  • To evaluate receipts, expenditure forms, purchase orders, distributions, and disbursement orders for the purpose of ensuring compliance with policies
  • To perform verification and reconciliation tasks for invoices/ receipts/ balances according to department checks and balances procedures
  • Ensure proper set up and running of accounting systems
  • Compilation and combination of financial reports
  • Preparation of the audit file
  • Plans and directs the activities of accounts assistants engaged in the maintenance of a variety of accounting records and controls applicable to all financial transactions of the KEC-Catholic Secretariat.
Qualifications
  • Has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree Accounting option or its equivalent.
  • Has a minimum of CPA K professional qualification;
  • Excellent MS Excel and Ms Word
Performance Indicators
  • Extent of carrying out duties and responsibility in #4 above.
Personal Traits
  • Is a committed Catholic, with good recommendation from own Parish Priest
  • Is a person of attested integrity, with high degree of stewardship of resources
  • Is innovative and assertive
  • Is able to work under little supervision
  • Is able to serve people of all types of temperament.
Our recruitment procedures shall be followed.

Applications should be addressed to:

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


or hr@catholicchurch.or.ke
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To reach him on or before 28th April 2011

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Creative Financial Controller - Medium Sized Company Based, Langata

Creative Financial Controller at a Medium Sized Company Based in Langata, Kenya

Only applicants with CPA (K) and have minimum of 5 years experience managing medium sized business and have a good knowledge of taxation laws will be considered.

DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE ABOVE QUALIFICATIONS.

Applications: Please send up to date CV, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to:

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

Email: sue@summitrecruitment-kenya.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please indicate on email which position you are interested in.
DEADLINE 15th April 2011
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Institutional Pharmaceutical Manager - Pharmaceutical Company, Kenya

Institutional Pharmaceutical Manager at a Pharmaceutical Company in Kenya

We are looking for a candidate in reinforcing the pharmaceutical company’s existing institutional department with head to guide this department forward . A candidate that shows business to business acumen but must have ties to a experience within a medical / healthcare environment .

Our remuneration package depends entirely on the experience and would recommend headhunt .

Experience:
  • Three or more years of Institutional Pharmaceutical Sales Management experience is required along with a documented track record of success leading a team in the institutional setting.
  • Experience selling or managing a team selling Pharmaceuticals and Non Pharmaceutical products.
Summary
  • Candidate must have new product launch experience,
  • Strong relationships in given area, and account management skills.
  • Expertise in contracting, account management, selling into hospital, and leading a hospital sales team are all required.
  • This individual will lead institutions sales team towards top performance.
  • A documented track record of success is required for this position.
Skills/Qualifications:
  • Motivation for Sales
  • Meeting and Exceeding Sales Goals
  • Closing Skills
  • Territory Management
  • Negotiation
  • Self-Confidence
  • Product Knowledge
  • Presentation Skills
  • Client Relationships
  • Customer Service.
PLEASE APPLY STATING YOUR CURRENT SALARY

Applications: Please send up to date CV, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to:

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

Email: sue@summitrecruitment-kenya.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please indicate on email which position you are interested in.

DEADLINE: 25th April 2011
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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Capacity Building and Training Specialist - Abt Associates, Nairobi

Capacity Building and Training Specialist at Abt Associates in Nairobi

Abt Associates is an international consulting firm with a primary focus on health and economic development. Our international division is pursuing an upcoming health development project in Kenya, focused on the development of Health Management of Information Systems. We are seeking applicants for various positions requiring advanced degrees and extensive professional experience in public health, information systems, capacity building, and organizational development.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of capacity-building health information systems interventions.
  • Require past experience developing capacity-building plans, training of trainers, and training materials.
  • Relevant advance degree in subject area and a minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience required.
Please send all applications to KenyaJobs@abtassoc.com and rhonda_sinarine@abtassociates.com.

For more information please visit us at www.abtassociates.com
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Health Information Systems Specialist - Abt Associates, Nairobi

Health Information Systems Specialist at Abt Associates in Nairobi

Abt Associates is an international consulting firm with a primary focus on health and economic development. Our international division is pursuing an upcoming health development project in Kenya, focused on the development of Health Management of Information Systems. We are seeking applicants for various positions requiring advanced degrees and extensive professional experience in public health, information systems, capacity building, and organizational development.

Responsibilities:
  • Primarily responsible for defining health information systems needs and agree upon appropriate roles and responsibilities regarding the collection, analysis, and use of health information defining alternative health policies to reduce health care costs, to increase access, to enhance quality, and improve health care sustainability and equity.
  • Prior experience working in information systems policy design and program implementation.
  • Relevant advance degree in subject area and a minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience required.
Please send all applications to KenyaJobs@abtassoc.com and rhonda_sinarine@abtassociates.com.

For more information please visit us at www.abtassociates.com

Organizational Development and Change Management Specialist - Abt Associates, Nairobi

Organizational Development and Change Management Specialist at Abt Associates in Nairobi

Abt Associates is an international consulting firm with a primary focus on health and economic development. Our international division is pursuing an upcoming health development project in Kenya, focused on the development of Health Management of Information Systems. We are seeking applicants for various positions requiring advanced degrees and extensive professional experience in public health, information systems, capacity building, and organizational development.

Responsibilities:
  • Leads and provides oversight on project activities related to organizational development and change management.
  • Organizational development and implementing change management experience in health sector projects required.
  • Relevant advance degree in subject area and a minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience required.
Please send all applications to KenyaJobs@abtassoc.com and rhonda_sinarine@abtassociates.com.

For more information please visit us at www.abtassociates.com
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Health Management Information Systems Specialist - Abt Associates, Nairobi

Health Management Information Systems Specialist at Abt Associates in Nairobi

Abt Associates is an international consulting firm with a primary focus on health and economic development. Our international division is pursuing an upcoming health development project in Kenya, focused on the development of Health Management of Information Systems. We are seeking applicants for various positions requiring advanced degrees and extensive professional experience in public health, information systems, capacity building, and organizational development.

Responsibilities:
  • The position leads the HMIS team in providing technical assistance training and technology transfer to the Ministry of Health (MOH) at various levels, to enable them to work with, modify, and maintain health information management applications developed by the project.
  • Proven track record developing data systems for health management required.
  • Relevant advance degree in subject area and a minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience required.
Please send all applications to KenyaJobs@abtassoc.com and rhonda_sinarine@abtassociates.com.

For more information please visit us at www.abtassociates.com
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Data Quality Assurance Specialist - Abt Associates, Nairobi

Data Quality Assurance Specialist at Abt Associates in Nairobi

Abt Associates is an international consulting firm with a primary focus on health and economic development. Our international division is pursuing an upcoming health development project in Kenya, focused on the development of Health Management of Information Systems. We are seeking applicants for various positions requiring advanced degrees and extensive professional experience in public health, information systems, capacity building, and organizational development.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for developing the programmatic data related to all health sector program activities to be used by the Ministries of Health staff and other stakeholders to inform decision making to improve program design and performance.
  • Extensive experience in DQA design, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Relevant advance degree in subject area and a minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience required.
Please send all applications to KenyaJobs@abtassoc.com and rhonda_sinarine@abtassociates.com.

For more information please visit us at www.abtassociates.com
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Hotel Manager - Multimedia University Hotel & Conference Centre, Nairobi

Hotel Manager at Multimedia University Hotel & Conference Centre in Nairobi

The Multimedia University Hotel and Conference Centre Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Multimedia University College of Kenya, comprises 168 bed-capacity hotel, a 400 seat conference Centre and a club house with a bar, swimming pool, gymnasium and sauna. The Hotel & Conference Centre invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Hotel Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be in charge of the day-to-day management of the Hotel and Conference Centre, budgeting, financial management, planning, organizing and directing all hotel services. Applicants should posses a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university and should have at least eight year’s experience in the hospitality industry at a senior level and must have knowledge of hotel management software such as MACROS.


Method of Application
Applicants should forward their application letters to the address below on or before April 29th 2011. The applications should be accompanied by certified copies of certificates and CVs giving details of qualifications, experience, research, journal publications, and current remuneration.

Applicants should in addition, give names, current designations and addresses of three (3) referees. They must request their referees to forward their reports directly to the Principal through the address below.

The REFERENCE NUMBERS of posts applied for should be clearly quoted on the envelopes and in the applicant’s cover letters and referee letters.

ALL Applications and reference letters should be addressed to:

The Principal,
Multimedia University College of Kenya,
P. 0. Box 30305-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya

e-mail: principal@mmu.ac.ke
Website: http://www.mmu.ac.ke
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Procurement Officer - UMB PACT Program, Nairobi

Procurement Officer at UMB PACT Program in Nairobi

About the Organization
The University of Maryland, School of Medicine, and Institute for Human Virology (UMSOMIHV) in partnership with the University of Nairobi School of Medicine, Department of Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics (UoN) developed the Partnership for Advanced Care and Treatment (PACT) Project to implement a comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment program. The UMSOM-IHV operating as MGIC-Kenya would like to hire a competent procurement officer to bolster its procurement function.

Duties
The Procurement Officer will have the responsibility of:
  • Procuring goods and services, calculating costs of orders
  • Charging or forwarding invoices to appropriate accounts
  • Preparing purchase orders and sending copies to suppliers as well as departments that make requests,
  • Contacting suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries, contacting suppliers to resolve missed or late deliveries and shortages,
  • Tracking the status of requisitions, orders and contracts, and reviewing requisition orders to verify terminology, specifications and accuracy.
  • Reviewing and maintaining price lists
  • Reviewing reports and purchasing files
  • Approving bills for payment
  • Checking shipments upon arrival to make sure each order has been filled correctly and that the goods meet the specifications.
  • Locating suppliers, preparing invitation-of-bid forms, mailing forms to supplier firms
  • Monitoring the movement of in-house inventory.
  • Responding to supplier and customer inquiries about cancellations, orders status and any changes made to the order.
Skills
The Procurement Officer should be:
  • Skilled in the areas of time management, oral comprehension, reading comprehension, speaking, written comprehension, information ordering, active listening, critical thinking, deductive reasoning, communication, computers and mathematics.
  • Able to manage time effectively so that things get done, comprehend what people are saying to perform better on the job and be able to carry out an effective conversation orally, as well as communicate effectively in writing for the purpose of filling out forms or ordering supplies.
  • Able to think critically and reason deductively to solve problems.
  • Good on the computer skils, since using the computer will be a big part of the job.
  • Good in mathematics since the job requires extended use of numbers
  • Having administration and management skills is also essential is an advantage.
Knowledge:
The Procurement officer must have knowledge of:
  • Clerical tasks and processes,
  • Administrative procedures and systems,
  • How to carry out related tasks, such as word processing, designing forms, managing files and records, transcription and terminology.
  • Written and spoken English language
  • Business and management principles—like leadership techniques, resource allocation, strategic planning and coordination of people and resources.
Requirements:
The Procurement Officer must:
  • have a Bachelor’s degree
  • have CIPS diploma
  • have minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a reputable organization
  • be able to write business correspondence
  • be able to interact with others in a professional manner.
Applications letters accompanied by CVs should be emailed to hr@umsom-ihvkenya.org by close of business on 19th April 2011.

Only successful candidates who meet the above requirements will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to disqualification.

MGIC-Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Monday, April 11, 2011

Dairy Enterprise Development Expert - TechnoServe, Addis Ababa

Dairy Enterprise Development Expert at TechnoServe in Addis Ababa

Location:Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with frequent in-country travel
Start date:July 2011 (contingent upon securing new funding)
Duration:5 years

Background Information:
TechnoServe is an international business development organization whose mission is to help entrepreneurial men and women in poor areas of the developing world build businesses that create income, opportunity and economic growth.
Our approach is based on hiring high-performing people who share our vision of private sector solutions that create long-term transformation in people’s lives. We believe in hard work, creativity, and leveraging the dynamism of talented people. We are committed to innovation, learning, and results. Our global team is drawn from world-class industry and management consulting firms. We are work in nearly 30 countries in Africa,  Latin America and India.

The Livestock Growth Program (LGP) is a comprehensive, transformative, five-year program that aims to increase productivity & competitiveness of selected livestock value chains in Ethiopia to the benefit of  smallholders.The LGP focuses on three value chains: (1) dairy, (2) meat and (3) hides, skins & leather.

Role and responsibility:
The Dairy Enterprise Development Expert will be responsible for activities related to the creation and implementation of value chain development strategies. In this senior leadership role, he/she will work with project’s technical teams, various livestock related private sector actors and service providers and livestock related government technical officials.

While final technical areas and specific responsibilities will be defined upon securing of funding from USAID, following are the key expected areas of focus for this position:

Value chain strategy development
  • Develop clearly articulated and fact-based strategy for dairy, meat and hides, skins & leather value chain interventions in collaboration with other implementing partners, ensuring that strategy supports overall broader program objectives and goals for meat and animal, dairy and hides, skins and leather value chains
  • Lead rigorous and ongoing industry assessments to identify new industry and client opportunities, with a focus on end-market analyses
  • Maintain understanding of current global best practices related to market-drivenvalue chain development and the specified livestock value chains, ensure that these are shared with staff and partners and actively  incorporated into strategies and work streams
Value chain intervention planning
  • Break down strategies into well-defined work streams and ensure that the scope and projected impact of all work streams are correctly defined and understood
  • Ensure that all work streams have a detailed work plan which identifies, prioritizes and sequences the activities required for successful delivery
  • Ensure sufficient resources are mobilized
External representation
  • Develop and sustain trust-based relationships with key stakeholders, including other initiatives and interventions
  • Leverage knowledge of key stakeholders to secure buy-in to ideas and initiatives
  • Provide intellectual leadership in helping team members identify and develop business and industry-wide value chain improvement strategies
Requirements:

Education:
  • Masters degree in livestock, agriculture, agribusiness, agricultural economics, or related field is required.
Experience:
  • 10+ years of professional experience in livestock sector value chain development with a major emphasis on: value chain facilitation, agribusiness, marketing and financial services and private sector development;
  • 5+ years managing for-profit agribusiness or value chain related private sector institution.
  • Experience managing USAID-funded value chain initiatives an advantage
Specialized knowledge/skills:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated advanced ICT skills.
  • Established relationship with and/or substantive knowledge of international agribusiness firms.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Entrepreneurial and self motivated
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English, Amharic a plus, but not required
  • Experience with gender mainstreaming in livestock/agriculture projects is added advantage.
Women are encouraged to apply.
Fees and expenses: Negotiable.
Deadline for application: April 20th, 2011, However, applications will be considered as they are
received.

Qualified candidates should mail or email their CV/resume along with a cover letter to:

TechnoServe Inc.
P.O. Box 100598
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Email: madmin@tnsethiopia.org and hoh@tns.org
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Youth Alive Internships Kenya 2011

As part of its Undergraduate Internship Programme, Youth Alive! Kenya seeks to recruit a suitable young person to join our impressive team of professionals as an intern on a fixed term full-time engagement.

Are you young and young at heart, dynamic, open-minded and results-oriented? Are you real, smart-working and honest person seeking an opportunity to be creative and innovative?

Do you have a burning passion and disposition to serve and work with children, youth and their communities? Do you have strong interest in human rights, democracy and the rule of law? Are you free and physically present in Nairobi for at least three months between April and June 2011 Do you believe young people can change the world for the better? If so, then we are looking for you!

The UIP is a three-month internally-supported comprehensive competence-building programme under the Youth Alive! Kenya Leadership Development Programme. The programme targets students below 25 years of age within the public and private universities in Kenya and works to develop principle-centred leadership and managerial abilities among young people. It aims at providing hands-on experience in non-profit development work by the integration of theory and practice. Comprising structured learning and client-focused field work, the UIP works to expand technical and practical skills of the students to conceptualise, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate programmes across culture, gender and age. The UIP is implemented through a sensitive and participatory learning process with attention given to individual learning dynamics as well as team performance.

Working under the Democracy & Governance programme and reporting to the Programme Assistant Democracy & Governance, the position will entail providing direct assistance to the implementation of projects under the programme and supporting the expansion of programme strategy including the development of new activities under the programme.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist in the implementation of various activities under the democracy and governance programme Component as guided by the programme Associate.
  • Assist in the preparation of programme status reports required for budget review, programme analysis, reports, etc
  • Assist in co-ordinating and organising meetings, workshops and seminars and other activities related to programme implementation and assist in the preparation of presentations of such workshops and meetings
  • Assist in coordinating the activities of the youth development working groups under the democracy and governance programme component.
  • Any other duty called upon to serve from time to time.
Desired Skills & Qualifications
  • Must be between the ages of 20 and 25 years;
  • Must be an undergraduate student or a fresh graduate of social sciences preferably political science or public administration at an accredited and internationally recognised institution of higher learning in Kenya or resident in Kenya at the time of application.
  • Must be a fast learner with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills with fluency in English;
  • Must be a team player with the ability to work with others to achieve high goals in a fast paced and culturally diverse environment;
  • Must have a deep knowledge of the current governance issues in Kenya and in East Africa;
  • Must be a self-starter with ambition who can work independently and handle multiple priorities and deadlines;
  • Must be an outstanding role model for young people, of unquestionable integrity and high ethical standards.
  • Possession of a valid driving licence will be an added advantage
If you believe you merit our consideration, please email us your letter of application alongside detailed Curriculum Vitae with three referees, email and day-time telephone contacts to be received by the close of business on the Friday 15th April 2010 to hr@youthalivekenya.org. The email should have a subject line: Democracy & Governance Programme Internship

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us by the 20th April 2011, consider your application unsuccessful. The internship programme is a non-remunerative position; as such, the organisation will NOT provide a salary to the successful candidate for the services rendered but will avail equal opportunity for self advancement to the successful candidate as is to Youth Alive! Kenya staff.
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Manager – Contract Governance, Nairobi

Position Title: Manager – Contract Governance
Reports To: Vertical Head – Commercial Contract Governance – Strategic Partners
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

JOB PRPOSE
  • To handle the circulation of all contractual communication with OPCO’s relating to all strategic partners.
  • To be part of the team managing contractual adherence and milestones with Strategic Partners.
  • To co-ordinate the documentation control for all contractual reconciliations and requirements.
  • To ensure payment, as per the contractual requirements, for the related arrangements by ensuring compliance to Accounting / Tax / Delegation of Authority (‘DOA’) / Regulatory and Statutory notifications / norms.
  • To handle the inter-departmental communication for all recon / deliverables.
EXPECTED END RESULTS MAJOR ACTIVITIES
  • Ensuring smooth payments & timely resolution of reconciliation issues with Strategic Partners.
  • Periodic reconciliation with Partner SOA.
  • Co-ordination with OpCo’s / Partners for resolving reconciliation issues between vendors and Opcos.
  • Availability of timely information related to reconciliation & reporting for strategic Partners.
  • Regular follow up with OpCo’s for calling information as & when required.
  • Keeping data into specified formats and ensuring duly updated records are readily available.
  • Ensuring all contractual compliance as per the agreed timelines / responsibility matrix
  • To document the deviations and delays with regard to contractual deliverables.
  • Timely payment & smooth process flow of documents for payments to strategic Partners
  • To be closing the invoice register and other delivery related documents post closure of the monthly / quarterly reconciliations.
  • Communication with OPCO’s for documentation related to contractual reconciliations / fulfilment.
  • Ensure timely closure of the documentation flow required for recon.
  • Monitor and ensure documentation completion with Finance / Network.
Education, Skills & Knowledge:

The ideal candidate will:
  • Professional Degree in Finance / Operation/ Business Management.
  • Have 3-5 years post qualification experience
  • Have knowledge and understanding of basic contracting terms.
  • Have exposure in financial reconciliation
  • Have basic knowledge of current laws relating to commercial transactions in Kenya and sub-continent.
  • Have exposure to an ERP environment, Oracle, Ms Excel and Ms Access
  • Preferably have a background in telecom or service industry
Personal Characteristics and Behaviours
Ideal candidates should have:
  • Good inter personnel skills
  • Cross functional appreciation
  • Business and commercial acumen
  • Ability to align the systems to business needs

APPLICATION PROCESS
Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications on e-mail, together with the latest copy of CV, day time telephone number and details of their current remuneration to: recruit@idp-ea.com so as to be received on or before Wednesday 13th April 2011. Do not attach any scanned documents please.

To View this opportunity, please visit our website on http://www.idp-ea.com/featured-jobs/

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Senior Officer — New Business & New Business Officers - Standard Chartered, Kenya

 Senior Officer — New Business and New Business Officers at Standard Chartered in Kenya

Where exceptional performance is rewarded exceptionally well.

We set ourselves the highest standards in a competitive landscape and we expect our people to do the same. Energy and edge are critical. Show us you can shine in this environment and you will discover that Standard Chartered offers potential for bright minds with big ambitions.

At present, we are looking for qualified individuals to fill two important positions.

Senior Officer — New Business

You will be required to lead, coach and monitor New Business Officers to achieve branch sales targets by implementing sales strategies, setting targets, tracking performance and resolving customer complaints.

New Business Officers

You will identify and pursue sales opportunities, converting referrals into sales and implementing sales strategies to ensure targets are achieved.

Requirements:

For both positions, you should have thorough banking knowledge, excellent interpersonal and sales skills.

Minimum requirements include KSCE grades of C in both Mathematics and English, a university degree and sales experience preferably in banking (three years’ experience for Senior Officer and one year for Officers).

To explore either of these rewarding roles, apply online at www.standardchartered.com/careers by 22 April 2011.
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Estate Officer - Sports Stadia Management Board, Nairobi

Estate Officer (SCALE SB 6) at Sports Stadia Management Board in Nairobi

The Sport Stadia Management Board (SSMB) is seeking to recruit highly competent, proactive and self driven individuals to fill the above position in the organization:

Job Descriptions
The Officer will be responsible for ensuring that all Stadia properties are well managed and all revenue due are collected. The incumbent will also ensure that all legislation relating to the properties are enforced as required.

Job Specification
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
  • A Bachelors Degree in Land Economic or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Working experience of a minimum period of three 3 years in a reputable organization;
  • A post graduate qualification in relevant field will be desirable.
  • Administrative, leadership capability, good interpersonal relations and integrity; and
  • Computer knowledge
Remuneration for the position is:

Basic Salary – 43,883/= to 61,523/= pm
House allowance – 10,000/=pm
Commuter allowance – 5,000/=pm

To apply for these jobs please write to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Sports Stadia Management Board,
Private Bag,
Kasarani, Nairobi.
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Audit Assistant - Sports Stadia Management Board, Nairobi

Audit Assistant (SCALE SB 7) at Sports Stadia Management Board in Nairobi

The Sport Stadia Management Board (SSMB) is seeking to recruit highly competent, proactive and self driven individuals to fill the following positions in the organization:

Job Descriptions
An officer at this level will be responsible for auditing work of limited scope and complexity. Specifically, duties will entail undertaking specific audit assignments and preparing detailed audit observations and reports. The officer will also be required to carry out a review of accounting, financial and budgetary systems under close supervision of a senior auditor.

Job Specifications
For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • Served satisfactorily in Audit and, or relevant position in the public service for at least three (3) years;
  • A pass of Certified Public Accountants CPA II examination or its approved equivalent qualification.
OR
  • A Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business Finance or Commerce from a recognized institution or any other relevant equivalent qualification by virtue of which the holder is exempted from Part I of CPA examination.
Remuneration for the position is:

Basic Salary – 38,648/= to 54,438/= pm
House allowance – 5,000/=pm
Commuter allowance – 2,000/=pm

To apply for these jobs please write to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Sports Stadia Management Board,
Private Bag,
Kasarani, Nairobi.
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Accountant - Sports Stadia Management Board, Nairobi

Accountant (SCALE SB 7) at Sports Stadia Management Board in Nairobi

The Sport Stadia Management Board (SSMB) is seeking to recruit highly competent, proactive and self driven individuals to fill the following positions in the organization:

Job Descriptions
An accountant at this level will be responsible for performing a variety of accounting work under appropriate guidance of senior officers. Work will involve duties such as management accounting, preparation of budgets, financial analysis, verification of payment vouchers, and determination of aggregate expenditure and supervision of revenue collection process.

Job Specifications
Appointments to this grade will be made from officers who:

  • Served satisfactorily in Accounts and, or relevant position in the public service for at least three (3) years;
  • A pass of Certified Public Accountants CPA II examination or its approved equivalent qualification.
  • Computer literate
OR
  • Possess a Bachelor of Commerce degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Have passed CPA II or its recognized equivalent; and
  • Computer literate.

Remuneration for the position is:

Basic Salary – 38,648/= to 54,438/= pm
House allowance – 5,000/=pm
Commuter allowance – 2,000/=pm

To apply for these jobs please write to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Sports Stadia Management Board,
Private Bag,
Kasarani, Nairobi.
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Administrative Assistant (SCALE SB 8) - Sports Stadia Management Board, Nairobi

Administrative Assistant (SCALE SB 8) at Sports Stadia Management Board in Nairobi

The Sport Stadia Management Board (SSMB) is seeking to recruit highly competent, proactive and self driven individuals to fill the above position in the organization:

Job Description
An officer at this level may be deployed as the Transport Officer or Administration Officer. Specific duties at this level will entail: liaising with various departments for vehicle license, insurance, inspection, accident follow-up , re-allocation of vehicles, oversee the provision of office space, equipment, furniture, administration of clerical, support staff and telephone services staff; settling of bills and coordinating office maintenance and cleanliness.

Job Specifications
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
  • Served satisfactorily in the grade of Administration, Registry clerk ,Senior clerical staff or relevant position in the public service for at least three (3) year
  • Possess CPA/CPS1certificate or acceptable equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • computer Literate; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Remuneration for the position is:

Basic Salary – 32,368/= to 45,918/= pm
House allowance – 5,000/= pm
Commuter allowance – 2,000/=pm

To apply for these jobs please write to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Sports Stadia Management Board,
Private Bag,
Kasarani, Nairobi.
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Security Supervisor - Sports Stadia Management Board, Nairobi

Security Supervisor (SCALE SB 8) at Sports Stadia Management Board in Nairobi

The Sport Stadia Management Board (SSMB) is seeking to recruit highly competent, proactive and self driven individuals to fill the above position in the organization:

Job Description
The Security supervisor will be responsible to the Security officer. Specific responsibilities would include; Supervision of subordinate staff, staff deployment in charge of mobile response team in case of emergencies among others.

Job Specification
Appointment to this position will be made from officers who have:
  • Diploma in social sciences from recognized university.
  • Served in the position of Security assistant for at least three (3) years;
  • Consistently demonstrated outstanding administrative ability in carrying out Security duties
  • Ability to work with technical equipment, such as CCTV.
  • Computer literacy.
Remuneration for the position is:

Basic Salary – 32,368/= to 45,918/= pm
House allowance – 5,000/= pm
Commuter allowance – 2,000/=pm

To apply for these jobs please write to:


The Chief Executive Officer,
Sports Stadia Management Board,
Private Bag,
Kasarani, Nairobi.
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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Personal Assistant - Greif Kenya, Mombasa

Personal Assistant at Greif Kenya in Mombasa

Greif Kenya Limited, is a successful manufacturing company based in Mombasa with a presence in the East African region. They would like to tap the talent of a highly efficient Personal Assistant to provide administrative support for the Managing Director.

Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Providing high-level PA/secretarial support
  • Management of complex diary and travel arrangements both local and overseas
  • Management of the travel budget and related expenses
  • Providing professional reception and responding to general enquiries
  • Processing purchase orders on SYSPRO™ ERP
  • Scheduling and organising internal and external meetings and co-ordinating events
  • Maintaining an organised filing system in hard and soft copy
  • Managing office inventory
  • Preparing and distribution of reports and presentations
  • Assisting with HR administration processes
  • Managing petty cash
  • Arranging and setting up teleconferences
  • Mailbox management
  • Managing office equipment maintenance contracts
  • Attending to other administrative duties as assigned
The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of 4 to 5 years experience in a similar position with exposure to working with senior management up to board level and have excellent organizational and communication skills.

In addition, the candidate will have a diploma in secretarial studies (a relevant bachelors degree will be a plus) and be highly proficient in MS Office Suite™ and Lotus Notes™ with exposure to an accounting package or ERP system.

An attractive package commensurate with this position is on offer.

If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, application letter and testimonials to recruitment@tmskenya.com by 4 p.m. on 14/4/2011.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Tricepts Management Solutions
1st Floor North Wing,
Mombasa Trade Centre
Mombasa

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Chief Manager, HR & A - Kenya Meat Commission, Kenya

Chief Manager, Human Resource and Administration at the Kenya Meat Commission in Kenya

The Kenya Meat Commission, a state Corporation established by an Act of Parliament whose vision is to be the preferred world class meat and meat products processor seeks to recruit suitable persons for the following position(s):

Chief Manager, Human Resource and Administration
Ref HR&A 01/04/11


Reporting to the Managing Commissioner, key responsibilities for this position are:
  • Formulation and implementation of Human Resources Policies, strategies and evaluation of their effectiveness
  • Advise Managers and staff on areas of recruitment, transfers, pay, pension schemes, administering and processing of the payroll and Human Resources database
  • Advise on organizational and Human Resources planning issues and other matters, including staff career development , employee relations and disciplinary matters,
  • Ensure effective staff recruitment,
  • Provide advice on strategies regarding training and development
  • Develop and ensure implementation of reward systems, remuneration policies and strategies
  • Develop and ensure effectiveness of Performance Management Systems
  • Review organizational structures and analyze workload from time to time
  • Provide employees counseling services,
  • Represent the Commission in labor disputes,
  • Ensure implementation of HIV/AIDS programmes and Human Resource related programs
Qualifications, Skills and Competencies Requirements
  • Masters degree in Human Resource Management, Management Science, Human Resource Development, Business Management or any other relevant and related field
  • A degree from a recognized University in Human Resource Management
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience in a senior human resource management position
  • Administrative and managerial capability
  • Understanding of national goals, policies, standards and objectives
  • Attended a Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
  • Proficiency in computer applications
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed CV indicating work experience, current remuneration and employer, day time telephone contact, both office and mobile, name and address of three referees.

Reference number should clearly be indicated on the envelope.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Your applications should reach the undersigned not later than April 26, 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Managing Commissioner
Kenya Meat Commission
P.O. Box 2-00204
Athi River

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Engineers - Kenya Meat Commission, Kenya

Engineers at the Kenya Meat Commission in Kenya

The Kenya Meat Commission, a state Corporation established by an Act of Parliament whose vision is to be the preferred world class meat and meat products processor seeks to recruit suitable persons for the following position(s):

Engineers
2 Positions (Mechanical and Electrical)
Ref ENG 03/04/11


Reporting to the Chief Manager, Engineering the Mechanical/Electrical Engineer will:-
  • Prepare maintenance schedules and ensure implementation of the same
  • Prepare budgets and technical reports for engineering department
  • Oversee projects at the factory
  • Ensure prompt attendance to reported breakdowns
  • Identify and raise requisitions for spares
  • Monitor machines and equipments performance and advice on the same
  • Ensure statutory inspections are undertaken and that health and safety matters are adhered to
  • Liaise with utility companies on matters related to with water and power
Qualifications, Skills and Competencies Requirements
  • Posses a Bachelors degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum 4 Years experience in food manufacturing industry.
  • Prior experience and supervising a unit / doing similar work.
  • Well developed report writing skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills.Demonstrated supervisory skills.
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed CV indicating work experience, current remuneration and employer, day time telephone contact, both office and mobile, name and address of three referees.

Reference number should clearly be indicated on the envelope.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Your applications should reach the undersigned not later than April 26, 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Managing Commissioner
Kenya Meat Commission
P.O. Box 2-00204
Athi River

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Public Relations Officer - Kenya Meat Commission, Kenya

Public Relations Officer at the Kenya Meat Commission in Kenya

The Kenya Meat Commission, a state Corporation established by an Act of Parliament whose vision is to be the preferred world class meat and meat products processor seeks to recruit suitable persons for the following position(s):

Public Relations Officer
Ref PRO 02/04/11


Reporting to the Company Secretary, key responsibilities for this position are:
  • Organize and coordinate corporate events
  • Ensure flow of information to and from the public
  • Create awareness to the public through mass media on the Commission’s activities and programs
  • Draft and edit press releases and articles to high standards consistent with Commission’s guidelines
  • Represent KMC interests in external organizations.
  • Liaise with sales promotions staff in making appropriate demonstrations and displays
  • Production of Commission’s journals and press releases
  • Participate in organizational shows, exhibitions and fares
  • Organize visits to KMC by outside parties/ Stakeholders
  • Organize visits to outside organizations by KMC Board and Management
  • Provide support in developing and reviewing corporate affairs policies
  • Serve as company spokesperson on occasion
Qualifications, Skills and Competencies Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in mass communication, journalism or public relations (a Masters degree in the field will be an added advantage)
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of relevant Public Relations experience.
  • Demonstrated success in implementing media campaigns including social media
  • Demonstrated success in securing media coverage in a variety of outlets.
  • Demonstrated track record of developing successful working relationships with reporters
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed CV indicating work experience, current remuneration and employer, day time telephone contact, both office and mobile, name and address of three referees.

Reference number should clearly be indicated on the envelope.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Your applications should reach the undersigned not later than April 26, 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Managing Commissioner
Kenya Meat Commission
P.O. Box 2-00204
Athi River

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Officer, Legal Affairs - ERC, Kenya

Officer, Legal Affairs at the Energy Regulatory Commission in Kenya

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is a State Corporation established under the Energy Act 2006 that became operational on 7 July 2007.

The Commission is the sector regulatory agency responsible for economic and technical regulation of Electric Power, Renewable Energy and Downstream Petroleum sub-sectors. This includes tariff setting and review, licensing, enforcement, dispute settlement and approval of power purchase and network service contracts.

Officer, Legal Affairs

Reporting to the Commission Secretary, the position holder will be responsible for advising the Commission on legal matters; ensuring safe custody of legal records and carrying out research on legal matters related to the energy sector.

Key Responsibilities
  • Prepare contracts and leases as may be required;
  • Provide legal advice to internal users;
  • Draft and vet legal documents and prepare legal opinions on issues touching on ERC operations;
  • Review and advise on due diligence reports, consultancy reports and other reports from legal consultants;
  • Assist in preparing background papers, working documents and reports on local and international law;
  • Assist in the handling of disputes between parties under the Energy Act 2006;
  • Maintain an up to date record of gazetted matters which relate to the Commission.
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized university;
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Law;
  • Advocate of the High Court and must possess a current Practicing certificate;
  • Not less than three (3) years relevant working experience;
  • Understanding of the legal issues relating to the energy sector;
  • Good analytical and communication skills.
How to Apply

If you believe you are the right candidate and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts, to reach us not later than 27 April 2011 addressed to:

Executive Selection Services
Federation of Kenya Employers
Waajiri House, Argwings Kodhek Rd, Milimani
P.O Box 48311 – 00100
Nairobi, Kenya

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Technical Officer, Renewable Energy - ERC, Kenya

Technical Officer, Renewable Energy at the Energy Regulatory Commission in Kenya

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is a State Corporation established under the Energy Act 2006 that became operational on 7 July 2007.

The Commission is the sector regulatory agency responsible for economic and technical regulation of Electric Power, Renewable Energy and Downstream Petroleum sub-sectors. This includes tariff setting and review, licensing, enforcement, dispute settlement and approval of power purchase and network service contracts.

Technical Officer, Renewable Energy

Reporting to the Director, Renewable Energy, the position holder will assist in enforcing regulations and standards in the renewable energy sub sector.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist in formulation of regulations on renewable energy;
  • Assist in research on renewable energy resources, technology and its application in the sub sector;
  • Contribute to the development of renewable energy plans/strategies and research on renewable energy;
  • Process licence applications for energy auditors and monitor performance
  • Prepare timely and accurate reports.
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Physical Sciences from a recognized university;
  • Not less than three (3) years relevant experience;
  • Good understanding of the renewable energy sub sector;
  • Good analytical and report writing skills.
How to Apply

If you believe you are the right candidate and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts, to reach us not later than 27 April 2011 addressed to:

Executive Selection Services
Federation of Kenya Employers
Waajiri House, Argwings Kodhek Rd, Milimani
P.O Box 48311 – 00100
Nairobi, Kenya

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Assistant Manager, Licensing and Compliance - ERC, Kenya

Assistant Manager, Licensing and Compliance at the Energy Regulatory Commission in Kenya

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is a State Corporation established under the Energy Act 2006 that became operational on 7 July 2007.

The Commission is the sector regulatory agency responsible for economic and technical regulation of Electric Power, Renewable Energy and Downstream Petroleum sub-sectors. This includes tariff setting and review, licensing, enforcement, dispute settlement and approval of power purchase and network service contracts.

Assistant Manager, Licensing and Compliance

Reporting to the Director, Renewable Energy, the position holder will ensure licensing and compliance with set standards in the Renewable Energy sub sector country wide.

Key Responsibilities
  • Work with others to ensure that demand side management and Energy Efficiency are made an integral part of the RE sub-sector strategies;
  • Develop and review codes of practice, standards and other regulatory instruments for the RE sub-sector;
  • Assist in processing applications for licences for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency activities;
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory instruments and; environmental, health and safety requirements through routine inspections;
  • Contribute to the development of renewable energy plans/strategies and research work.
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or physical sciences;
  • Good knowledge of the renewable energy sub sector;
  • Sound analytical, communication and report writing skills; and
  • At least five (5) years relevant experience.
How to Apply

If you believe you are the right candidate and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts, to reach us not later than 27 April 2011 addressed to:

Executive Selection Services
Federation of Kenya Employers
Waajiri House, Argwings Kodhek Rd, Milimani
P.O Box 48311 – 00100
Nairobi, Kenya
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Chief Executive Officer - Maina and Mwangi Trust, Kenya

Chief Executive Officer at Maina and Mwangi Trust in Kenya

The Mama and Mwangi Trust (“theTrust”) is a charitable institution whose objects are aimed at the acquisition, preservation and sharing of the Agikuyu: heritage, culture, history, language, commerce, industry and wealth generation or creation; and socio-political, spiritual, ideological and philosophical heritage.

The Trust seeks to recruit a Chief Executive Officer to provide theTrust’s Board of Directors (the Board) with technical and strategic management support.

Key Responsibilities:
  • To support, coordinate and manage on a day to day basis the Board’s capacity and strategic efforts in actualizing the vision of the Founders of the Trust, and its objects.
  • To provide technical assistance to the Board in formulating, implementing, and reviewing the Trust’s strategic plan, and management policies, strategies and systems.
  • To provide technical assistance to the Board in formulating, implementing, and reviewing the Trust’s budget and financial management policies, strategies and systems, and in resource mobilization in support of the Trust’s objects and activities.
  • To assist the Board in recruiting and orienting, and provide strategic and effective leadership to the Trust’s Management Committee, which is mandated with the day-to-day management of the Trust, and any centres or institutions established in accordance with the Deed establishing the Trust.
  • To lead, mentor, develop and manage the persons to be recruited by the Management Committee to assist in the running of the Trust, and any centres or institutions established in accordance with the Deed establishing the Trust.
Qualifications and experiences:
  • A Masters degree or the equivalent in Anthropology or Business, Commerce and / or Administration or related field. A PhD degree qualification may be an added advantage.
  • Strong management and leadership skills with a high degree of accountability.
  • Demonstrate good working knowledge and experience in developing and implementing strategic plans, and management policies, strategies and systems.
  • Demonstrate broad knowledge of the UNESCO Convention for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage, and UNESCO’s historical and current efforts, activities and work in the protection of intangible cultural heritage, cultural diversity and human creativity.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and consultative skills, with the ability to interact with and Influence senior people in private and public sectors.
  • Highly analytic and strategic with the ability to appreciate the big picture and context, and effectively implement the same in practical terms.
  • Knowledge of or a demonstrable keen interest in acquiring, preserving and sharing knowledge of Agikuyu: traditions, culture, history, language, commerce, industry and wealth generation or creation; and socio-political, spiritual, ideological and philosophical heritage shall be an added advantage.
Personal attributes:
  • A highly self-driven, motivated and disciplined person preferably in the thirties, who has a desire to achieve set goals.
  • A person of integrity and good moral rectitude, strong character and responsible principled qualities.
  • Innovative, assertive and able to work with or under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure with persons of multi-racial backgrounds, and deliver quality results within strict timelines.
  • Well conversant with current ICT systems and processes.
Applicants must state their current remuneration, and state their expected compensation package, in the application. A competitive contract commensurate with the qualifications and experiences of the successful candidate will be offered.

Please send your application by e-mail to jobs@mainanamwangitrust.or.ke clearly marked “Chief Executive Officer” on the subject line, so as to reach the Trust on or before April 30,2011.

The application should attach your detailed CV and copies of your certificates and testimonials, indicating daytime telephone number, address and details of three (3) referees (a senior relative, a past or current professional colleague, and a contemporary).

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide original copies of their certificates and testimonials for verification.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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Accounts Clerk in Kenya

Accounts Clerk in Kenya

Reporting to the production manager, the accounts clerk will be responsible for receiving, storing and issuing all goods purchased by the company.

Minimum qualifications
  • Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • CPA Section 1
  • Good knowledge of accounting packages eg. Sage and Pastel will be an added advantage.
Personal Specifications
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong character.
  • A mature person and a team player
  • Good interpersonal skills
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject.

Please indicate current or last and desired salary.

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services
Suite 3, 13th Floor, Development house, Moi Avenue, Nairobi.
Via email to: jobs@staff-kenya.com
Website: www.staff-kenya.com

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