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    Regional Business Manager Job Vacancy: Kenya Commercial Bank
    Kenya Commercial Bank Ltd, renowned for its diversity and growth in the Region, is currently strengthening its support for group operations and shared services with the aim of maintaining Best Practice, whilst also responding to the growing Business needs to support internal and external Customer Service delivery objectives.

    To this end, the following challenging position has arisen and candidates with the requisite competencies and qualifications described below are hereby encouraged to apply.

    Regional Business Manager - Rift (Location Nakuru)

    The Position
    Reporting to the Divisional Director Retail Banking, the Regional Business Manager will be responsible for the overall leadership, management, growth and profitability of KCB business in the Region and the implementation of an efficient and effective operational Risk Management, Customer Service and Sales culture.

    Key Responsibilities
    Develop, grow and monitor Regional Retail's liability and asset portfolios with the ultimate aim of ensuring that the Region remains profitable and competitive
    Provide leading-edge response and solutions to the changes in both the internal and external environment
    Contribute to, and take a proactive role in, the strategic direction of Retail Regional business, including development of Regional strategic plans
    Overall management of the Regional branch network to ensure superior service offering to all customers, reduction of operating costs by ensuring efficient utilization of the Bank's resources and reduction of fraud and losses via implementation of first-class corporate governance through adherence to set policies and procedures
    Ensure constant delivery of high-quality services in the most timely and cost-efficient manner in order to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction
    Forecast, plan, implement and monitor all Regional sales, cost and expenditure activities within set budget and proactively and promptly devise remedial actions to minimize the variances between the budget and actual performance
    Organize and manage the available Regional human and physical resources
    Coach, mentor and develop a high-performing team. (Key ingredient being inculcation of a performance management framework)
    Co-ordinate all Regional activities and liaise with Retail Head Office and other divisions for all Regional requirements
    Motivate the team by allocating clear responsibilities and accountabilities
    The Person

    In order to be considered for the above position, all applicants should have:
    A university degree in a business-related field from a recognized institution. (An MBA or a diploma in banking (AKIB/ACIB) will be an added advantage)
    At least 8 years proven experience in Sales, Credit and Bank operations at a senior level and should be able to demonstrate strong leadership competencies
    Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish new client relationships and generate new business
    Excellent planning, organization, problem-solving and analytical skills
    Strong leadership skills
    The passion and commitment to deliver quality service
    The ability to work effectively under pressure and tight deadlines
    The ability to work well in a competitive and challenging environment
    The ability to relate technical skills to a sound business process
    Proficiency in MS Suites (Word Excel and PowerPoint)
    This is a demanding role in return for the effective fulfilment of which the Bank will provide an extremely competitive package for the right candidate.

    If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts, quoting the job title in the subject field to recruitment @ kcb.co.ke.

    To be considered, your application must be received by 29th November 2008.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    www.kcbbankgroup.com
    Human Resources Manager Job: Sovereign Group
    Reporting To: Managing Director

    Job Purpose
    To provide effective leadership in the management of the human resources function in one of the leading grower of rose flowers in Kenya.

    Key responsibilities;
    Develop, review and implement human resource policies, procedures and guidelines designed to achieve Group's strategy.
    Direct the Group's staff manpower planning and staffing levels by assessing the present and future needs of the Group
    Allocate human resources, ensuring j appropriate matches between personnel.
    Assess training needs and develop training and development programmes aimed at building staff capacity to achieve desired performance levels.
    Plan and conduct new staff recruitment, induction and retention programs.
    Develop and administer compensation, benefits and performance management systems aimed at increasing productivity in the Group.
    Advise managers on organizational policy matters like equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment and recommend changes.
    Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel -related data such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals, etc.
    Develop and manage staff welfare schemes such as medical, insurance etc
    Prepare and execute budgets for personnel operations.
    Study legislation, arbitration decisions and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends.
    Provides advisory services to the Boards of the Group on human resource management
    Review the policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure compliance with the labour laws and the FLO and MPPS audit standards
    Develop and manage staff grievance procedures.
    Ensure compliance with statutory safety, health and environmental standards in the work place
    Represent the company in major HR forums
    Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the management and the Board.
    Required knowledge
    Principles of personnel and human resources,
    Experience in strategically positioning HR function as a key driver of the Company's business.
    Customer and personnel service
    Labor Law and Government regulations
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    Human psychology
    Computer knowledge especially on HR systems
    Required skills
    Active listening
    Time management
    Social perceptiveness
    Management of personnel resources
    Negotiation
    Oral comprehension and expression
    Problem Sensitivity
    Deductive and inductive reasoning
    Academic qualifications
    Degree from a recognized university in Human Resources, Business or Economics.
    Higher Diploma in HR
    Masters in HR is an added advantage
    Experience in strategic management an added advantage
    Minimum 10 years experience in a busy organization 4 of which must have been at the senior management level.
    Letters of applications, C.Vs and testimonials should be sent by 22nd November, 2008 to:

    Sovereign Group,
    P.O. Box 4567500100,
    Nairobi.

    or Email: ceo @ sovereignkenya.com
    Emergency Education Specialist Job: United Nations Children's Fund, Somalia
    United Nations Children's Fund
    UNICEF Somalia Support Centre

    P.O. Box 44145 Nairobi, Kenya
    Tel: +254-2-623862, 623960, 521218
    Fax: +254-2-623965, 520640

    UNICEF SOMALIA VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
    REF: UNSOM/2008/112

    Title: Emergency Education Specialist
    Category and Grade Level: National Officer - NOC
    Type of Contract: Temporary Fixed Term - 1 Year
    Organization Unit: Education
    Duty Station: UNICEF Somalia Support Centre (USSC), Nairobi
    Date of Issue: 13 November 2008
    Closing date of Application: 27 November 2008

    Qualified Kenyan nationals are invited to apply for the position of Emergency Education Specialist based in USSC, Nairobi. The successful candidates will be offered a Temporary Fixed Term Appointment for 1 year. Further extensions will be based on organization needs, funding availability, and satisfactory performance.

    Purpose of the Post:
    Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Education and in collaboration with education cluster coordinator and other members of the education section in UNICEF Somalia Support Center (USSC), the purpose of this post is to provide technical assistance to the education section in the area of emergency preparedness and response (EPR) in education, including disaster risk reduction

    Major duties and responsibilities:
    Provide capacity development opportunities for partners in Somalia through identification of capacity gaps, development and provision of materials, tools and research documents; exchange of information/ experiences.
    Drafts programme budgets (emergency), ensuring accuracy and appropriateness of coding in accordance with different donations.
    Drafts donor, annual and other reports, as required by the Education Section.
    Assists zonal colleagues in rapid assessment of people in areas affected by conflict or natural disasters and the possible adverse effects/impacts on the educational status of children and youth and submit reports with recommendations for appropriate and timely intervention.
    Undertakes frequent field visits to UNICEF supported emergency education activities and local conditions.
    Prepares trip reports on key issues arising from the visits.
    Collects and assembles data and background information with regard to emergency education activities and provides updated information on project financial and administrative status for analysis and report purposes.
    Analyzes programme/project status and recommends appropriate adjustments.
    Prepares tables, graphs or other statistical data for technical review/monitoring purposes.
    Provides technical support to timely procurement of education supplies and kits, especially emergency-related supplies/materials. Also drafts supply and financial documentation. Collects and records information on supply/non-supply inventory, distribution and utilization.
    Provides technical support in developing joint programme with other sister UN agencies. Also integrate school feeding activities into the mainstream education activities.
    Provides technical support to partners and zonal colleagues on education quality improvements such as teacher training, capacity building for education authorities etc.
    Liaise with Protection, Health, WASH and Nutrition Clusters and establishes common strategies and areas of collaboration.
    Communicates with counterpart local authorities on project details. Recommends courses of action to the supervisor.
    Contributes to country office education programme development especially in south and central Somalia.
    Act as a focal point for SCZ to ensure timely preparation and approval of PCAs. This entails; Timely review of PCAs from the zonal education teams (especially in SCZ) and provide sound technical inputs and ensure timely approval; presents PCAs to CRC and follow up with zonal teams on comments from the CRC necessary for the approval of PCA; review of QZIPS and AWPs; regular field visit to support education teams in the field; support field teams in monitoring emergency-related education activities etc.
    Represent education section on education cluster and sector coordination meetings as required.
    Qualifications, experience and competencies:
    Advanced university degree in education, social sciences, development studies or, or other related field.
    Five years of progressively responsible experience in programme formulation, planning, management, and monitoring and evaluation, some of which should be in provision/restoration of quality basic education in emergency and/or early reconstruction settings.
    Fluency in English and basic knowledge on one of the other UN languages is desirable.
    Versatility, judgment, maturity, and the ability to work in a team. Ability to cope with stressful and difficult conditions, and political/cultural sensitivity.
    Current knowledge of development issues, strategies, as well as programming policies and procedures in international development cooperation, with focus on humanitarian response in education.
    Proven ability to conceptualize, innovate, plan and execute ideas, as well as to impart knowledge and teach skills.
    Leadership and organizational abilities.
    Good analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills.
    Computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications.
    Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organisation.
    Experience in working in Somalia is highly desirable.
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications with updated UN Personal History Form (P.11), updated CV, copies of academic certificates to one of the following addresses. UN staff are requested to provide last two Performance Evaluation Reports (PERs).

    Please quote the vacancy number and duty station in your application.

    Human Resources Specialist
    Vacancy Number 2008/112 UNICEF(USSC)
    P.O. Box44145-00100 Nairobi, Kenya
    Or email to: somaliahrvacancies @ unicef.org

    Please note that documents submitted along with your applications will not be returned.

    Ensure you send copies of your testimonials.

    Only short-listed applicants will be acknowledged

    QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

    UNICEF IS A NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT
    Construction Company Road Construction Project Jobs and Careers
    A leading construction company in Kenya has the following vacancies for its road construction project

    Earthwork Foreman: Five (5) to 10 years experience in earthworks in a road construction company

    Bituminous Work Foreman: Five (5) to 10 years experience in bituminous work in a road construction company

    Safety Officer: Two (2) to five (5) years experience in Health, Safety and Environment in a construction environment

    Quantity Surveyor: At least a Diploma in Civil Engineering and Five to 10 years experience in a construction company

    Site Administrator: B. Com or Higher Diploma in Business related field plus 5 to 10 years experience in a civil construction company

    Site Engineer: B. Sc (Civil Engineering) plus Two (2) to Five (5) years experience in a road construction company

    Those fulfilling these requirements should submit their applications together with a detailed CV and copies of relevant certificates by 21st November, 2008 to
    DN.A/040,
    P.O Box 49010-00100
    Nairobi
    Sports Stadia Management Board Jobs and Careers
    Sports Stadia Management Board is seeking talented, focused and dedicated professionals to take up the following positions:

    1. ASSITANT DIRECTOR PROPERTY SERVICES

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    Reporting to the Deputy Director Technical Services, the incumbent will be in charge of the Property services department and his/her duties and responsibilities shall entail:
    Formulation of policies regarding utilization of the Board's properties
    Coordinating the maintenance of all buildings i.e. mechanical and electrical
    Required Skills and Qualifications:
    Bachelors Degree in Land Economics or other degree from a recognized institution;
    A Post Graduate Qualification in Land Economics or any other relevant field from a recognized institution
    A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in valuation and estate management, facility and event management, buildings and assets maintenance, or property management in a reputable organization
    Computer Knowledge
    Have high integrity, motivated and team player with excellent interpersonal skills
    2. GRADUATE MANAGEMENT TRAINEES

    The trainees will join the Board's Graduate Management Trainee program which is an 18 months intensive training program. The successful candidates will proceed to join the management pool and will be ready to take up any managerial assignments. Your letter of application should showcase your leadership abilities by highlighting those occasions where you have been in a leadership position.

    Academic & Professional Qualifications
    Recent graduates with 2nd class honours degree from a recognized institution
    Have high integrity, team player with excellent interpersonal skills
    Commercially minded and with problem solving skills
    Self motivated, energetic and innovative
    Excellent Computer skills.
    3. EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

    Duties and Responsibilities: General secretarial and also administrative responsibilities.

    Academic Qualifications:
    Bachelor's degree in secretarial studies from a recognised institution
    At least 3 years experience (credible/relevant) Excellent computer skills
    Age 35 years and below
    If you meet the above qualifications, send your application, CV copies of certificates and testimonials to

    The CEO,
    Sports Stadia Management Board,
    P.O. Box Private Bag, Kasarani by Wednesday 28th November 2008.
    Associate Professor Pre-Clinical Studies Job: The Presbyterian University of East Africa
    THE PRESBYTERIAN UNIVERSITY OF EAST AFRICA
    Tel: 020-2019433/2341510-11,
    Fax: 020-2192892

    Applicants Are Invited For The Following Post: Associate Professor Pre-Clinical Studies

    Applicants must be holders of a Bachelors Degree in Medicine (MB.Ch.B or equivalent), Pharmacy, Anatomy, Biochemistry or Physiology and a Ph.D. degree in any academic discipline related to Pharmacy or Pre-Clinical Medicine.

    They must have;
    A minimum of ten (10) years teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate degree levels, three of which must be at Senior Lecturer level.
    Successfully supervised masters' and Ph.D. students in any of the above mentioned academic disciplines or other related health sciences areas.
    A minimum of five (5) publications in refereed journals in all, three of which should have been published since the last promotion.
    Contributed chapters in scholarly books or have published at least one scholarly book in which they are the main authors.
    Evidence of their active involvement in continuing research activities.
    The successfully candidate will be expected to develop and later teach medical/health related courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels.

    He or she should be able to supervise and guide students in research work in Pharmacy and/or Pre-Clinical Medical Sciences.

    The successful candidate must be a registered Pharmacist or Medical Doctor.

    The successful candidate will also be expected to demonstrate competence in developing and implementing modern undergraduate and postgraduate curricula in Pre-Clinical Medicine and/or Pharmacy and of being able to successfully plan and implement institutional development.

    Applicants should give names and addresses of three academic referees in the application letters. Closing date 21st November, 2008. The applications to be addressed to:

    The Registrar,
    The Presbyterian University of East Africa,
    P.O. Box 387-00902,
    Kikuyu, Nairobi
    Construction Company Jobs and Careers
    Are you a Visionary who would like to work for a Construction company that is a step ahead of the rest in its commitment to its Staff, to Integrity and to Excellence in it's service?

    The following Vacancies are available:

    Workshop Supervisor
    Min Dip in Mech Eng/bldng & const/civil eng. MUST have Min 3yrs xp in construction and in giving professional direction on fabrication and other workshop works related to Bldg & Constrn. MUST be comp literate.

    Purchasing Assistant
    Min Dip in Bldng & Const/Civil Eng/Purchasing. Experience in procurement of construction materials and the logistics required is a MUST. MUST be comp literate.

    Business Development Executive
    Dip/Deg in Sales&Mktg/P.R. xp in attracting & retaining corporate level clients, competitive bidding, tender preparations, with an obvious flair for marketing. MUST also be comp literate.

    Send your CV stating 3 referees and current & expected gross salary to:
    personnel.kenya @ gmail.com OR P.O. Box 78102-00507 Nrb, to
    The HR Manager. Deadline 15.12.08.
    JRS Group Jobs and Careers
    JRS Group Ltd is a well-established security company operating in we stern Kenya and Nairobi.

    ALARMS TECHNICIAN

    Key Tasks:-
    Installations of Manual & Automatic Alarm Systems & Access control equipment
    GSM compliant panels & installation of wireless systems.
    Installation & maintenance of CCTV systems
    Doing periodic testing and inspection of units
    Marketing & sales of new assignments of Alarm Systems
    Maintaining and servicing installed Alarm Systems.
    Ensure provision of highest level of customer service at all times
    Able to make quotations/ survey reports
    Taking inventory and accurate accounts on supplies and parts
    Should be ready to work in shifts and always on call 24hrs
    Key Qualifications and Skills: -
    Bachelors/Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering.
    2-3 years experience in installation of alarm systems.
    Should be able to work with minimum supervision.
    Knowledge of computer management and applications
    Self-driven individual with high level of initiative, and able to work for long hours.
    SALES EXECUTIVE

    Key Tasks: -
    Responsible for developing and implementing strategic marketing programs to achieve financial targets.
    Work extensively in the field and be able to bring in new clients
    Demonstrate excellent presentation skills and develop strong relationships with sales team by selling company services.
    Develop, plan, and implement short and long range goals
    Key Qualifications and Skills:
    Bachelors Degree/Diploma Business Management/ Marketing
    3-5 years experience preferably in a security company
    Should have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively both orally and in writing.
    Should be able to work with minimum supervision.
    Knowledge of computer management and applications.
    Self-driven individual with high level of initiative, and able to work for long hours.
    Candidates who meet the prescribed job requirements for this positions should forward their applications enclosing copies of:
    Academic professional certificates and testimonials,
    Detailed curriculum vitae including details of telephone contact, e-mail address, current position and remuneration,
    Names and contacts of three (3) referees.
    Applications Addressed to the
    Operations Director,
    P.O. Box 1789 Kisumu - 40100
    Tel: 0733715715/0724411511
    E-mail: info @ jrsgroup.biz.
    Education Program Manager, Sudan Job: Intermon Oxfam
    Intermon Oxfam believes in justice, solidarity and peace and we works to change the world. Based in Wau ( Sudan) and reporting to the country manager, we need to fill the vacancy of:

    EDUCATION PROGRAM MANAGER SUDAN
    Ref (77/08-09-DN)

    Profile required:
    University degree, in Education, Psychology or other related fields.
    Experience of working with a non governmental organization valuable.
    At least three years of relevant experience in the cooperation sector, two of which are in a managerial position.
    Specific experience in gender in education programs.
    Experience in educational management and/or teacher training will be an added advantage.
    Team working and multicultural team coordination experience.
    Working experience with local counterparts (CSOs, local NGOs, and others).
    Experience and knowledge of conducting needs assessments, projects design, and Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation.
    Knowledge of the reality of the region in general and Sudan in particular.
    Experience of working overseas, preferably in Africa.
    Communication and interpersonal relations skills.
    Results Orientation, Planning, management and organisation skills.
    Proficiency in English is a requirement. Sudanese Arabic and other languages of Sudan will be an advantage.
    Computer literate (Office, Internet, E-mail).
    Possess a valid international driving licence.
    Willingness to travel in an insecure areas.
    Highly motivated to contribute to fighting poverty.
    Interested candidates can send their CV to seleccionterreno @ intermonoxfam.org. indicating the reference "Ref 77/08-09-DN".

    The closing date for submitting applications is 30th November 2008.

    Additional information at Intermón Oxfam
    Farm Manager Job Opportunity
    Our client is a company engaged in farming tea, dairy, horticulture (both traditional and organic) and agro-forestry as well as food packaging. Organic farming and food packaging are specialized areas that demand the highest standards and must retain certification.

    The Farm Manager is a senior position which reports to the Board of Directors.

    Qualification and Competencies:
    A degree in business or farm management
    A minimum of 5 years in farm or senior management experience including production, people and financial management.
    Practical, highly organized, and conscientious
    Possess energy and drive required to manage a busy farm
    An innovative leader who will improve existing products, systems and methods and develop new business opportunities.
    If you meet the above criteria, send your CV (maximum three pages with no scanned attachments) to:

    recruit @ psychometricsafrica.com

    Closing Date: 23rd November, 2008.
    PricewaterhouseCoopers Jobs and Careers
    Be Distinctive
    Head & shoulders above the rest

    About Us
    We provide industry-focused advisory, tax and assurance services to public sector entities and private companies, building public trust and enhancing value for clients and their stakeholders. With more than 6,500 professional staff located in 29 countries, PricewaterhouseCoopers has the largest foot-print of all professional services firms on the African continent. Local ownership of all our Africa firms assures commitment to the development of our people and economy.

    We Are Expanding Our Business
    Our Performance Improvement team helps our clients work efficiently and effectively. We combine technical expertise with an unparalleled understanding of industry issues and the local business environment, to provide services that meet precisely our clients' requirements. Growth of our Performance Improvement advisory business has created demand for bright, highly motivated and hardworking professionals.

    PI/IAS 01: Internal Audit Services (IAS): Manager, Senior Consultant

    We are seeking qualified candidates conversant with risk management tools and methodologies and expertise in the specific areas of regulatory change and compliance, internal audit, systems assurance, business ethics and corporate governance. Also essential to the role is exposure to enterprise-wide risk, operational risk, technology risk, project risk amongst others.

    For the manager role, you must have at least 4-5 years' audit experience in an established consulting firm or large audit department. For the senior consultant role you must have at least 2-3 years audit experience

    An undergraduate degree supported by professional certifications such as CPA or ACCA and CIA. An MBA or CISA qualification will be an added advantage

    Experience covering internal audit outsourcing and advisory, strategic audit planning, risk management, developing audit charter and procedure manuals, accounting and financial management system reviews and business process and operations reviews

    PI/ITE 01: Information Technology Effectiveness: Manager

    We are looking for qualified professionals with a solid experience record in IT governance, development and implementation of information systems security, business continuity planning, ICT strategy development as well as implementation of enterprise resource planning systems.

    You will have at least 4-5 years' experience in providing advice to senior management on the effectiveness and efficiency of IT in complex business environments

    An undergraduate degree, preferably in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics, supported by recognized professional certifications and;

    Experience in the financial services, infrastructure (telecoms, energy/power, transport and/or water sectors) and/or consumer and industrial products and services sectors

    PI/P&C 01: People & Change: Manager, Consultant

    We are seeking qualified professionals with substantial experience in providing Human Capital solutions to the business or organizations. Exposure in strategic Human Capital management, talent management and succession management solutions as well as organization development (OD) is desirable.

    For the manager role, you will have at least 4-5 years experience in senior human resource management ideally with a blend of experience in a blue chip environment and consulting experience. For the consultant role, you will have at least 2-3 years' experience in human resource management

    An undergraduate degree with a relevant post graduate qualification

    Confident working with job evaluation, institutional development and capacity building, salary surveys, benchmarking, HR strategy and resourcing

    Demonstrated successful experience in business development

    Well developed facilitation and negotiation skills

    PI/PS 01: Procurement Specialists

    We are looking for qualified professionals with substantial experience of undertaking independent, procurement reviews and/or who have practical and demonstrable experience of working in a procurement environment.

    Experience of advising public sector organizations on how to strengthen procurement systems is preferred.

    You must have an undergraduate degree, the relevant qualification and certification in procurement or a related field

    Financial and accounting background is essential for these roles.

    For all positions, one must have at least an undergraduate degree in the relevant field and experience requirements for the role applied. A post-graduate degree is desirable for the manager roles.

    These are key roles that will offer the successful candidates a competitive remuneration package and excellent work challenges with good career growth prospects in a highly professional environment.

    To apply for any specific role please apply online at Welcome to Careers or send an email to recruitment.ke @ ke.pwc.com quoting the reference number and the position applied providing a CV detailing your qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, contact telephone numbers, email address and names of three referees.

    Closing date for all the positions: 8 December 2008
    Administrative Assistant Job Opportunity
    Greening the Tea Industry in East Africa Prelect (GTIEA)
    East Africa Tea Trade Association (EATTA)

    Administrative Assistant

    The GTIEA is a Global Environment Facility project jointly implemented by the United
    Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the African Development Bank (AfDB)
    and executed by EATTA which aims to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG)
    through increased investments in the development and installation of small hydropower
    facilities in the tea industry.

    Reporting directly to the Project Management Office (PMO) Director, the Administrative
    Assistant will be responsible for providing day-to-day administrative services required
    to maintain the smooth operation of the Project Management Office. This position is
    anticipated to be a full time responsibility (33 Months) over the remaining project
    period.

    The key responsibilities of the Administrative Assistant will include the following:
    Perform general administrative tasks
    Maintain a functional and efficient office environment
    Schedule, research and prepare background material and agendas for meetings and make other necessary arrangements including attendance and recording of minutes as required
    Coordinate assignment of projects and work activities as directed by the PMO Director and maintain an effective follow-up system to ensure deadlines are met
    Perform general HR support tasks
    Provide support in organizing workshops, study tours and other project related events.
    Must have at least 5 years of progressive working experience in general administrative and secretarial work in a busy organization.
    The Applicant should have a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences or business/Management - Oriented courses.
    A Diploma in Business Administration/Management is an added advantage.
    Expertise in administration of regional energy program /project is desirable,
    log on to Home — Greening The Tea Industry in East Africa home for more information.

    REMUNERATION
    A gross package of up to 800 US Dollars depending on the qualification and experience

    HOW TO APPLY
    Please send a cover letter with capability statement relevant to the position and curriculum vitae, your current salary and expected salary to reach the undersigned not later than 18th November, 2008.

    PMO Director, GTIEA Project -East African Tea Trade Association
    P.O. Box 85174 - 80100, Mombassa - Kenya.
    Email: gtiea @ africaonline.co.ke

    Website: Home — Greening The Tea Industry in East Africa home
    Oxfam Employment Opportunities
    After five years, Oxfam seeks to expand its capacity to hold global multi-lateral institutions and African States accountable to the claims of people living in poverty, suffering and injustice in the African countries we work in.

    The Pan Africa Programme is a continental public policy advocacy programme with staff in based Nairobi, Addis Ababaa and Dakar.

    Are you ready to act with poor people and their allies to make claims on the global and African policy processes?

    Are you committed to holding African States accountable to their own decisions within the African Union?

    We are looking for someone like you to fill three new national positions, namely
    Gender Justice and Governance Lead,
    Media and Communications Lead and
    Personal Assistant to the Office of the Pan Africa Director.
    Gender Justice & Governance Lead
    (Based in either Nairobi, Dakar or Pretoria)

    We are looking for someone to lead our work around enabling African civil society organisations to engage African Union policies and power relationships in the areas of governance, gender equality and women's rights.

    While a new position, this aspect of our work has had much impact on a range of pan African alliances and NGOs currently engaging the African Union. You will lead on this work within Oxfam GB, coordinate our relationships with key alliances and Oxfam International and be a spokesperson in line with agreed positions.

    In addition to a Masters degree, you will have over three years of demonstrated experience of public policy advocacy, as well as a proven record of advocacy and communication experience in Africa. Sound understanding of governance, gender equality and women's rights within Africa and the working of African non-governmental organisations and States are essential.

    Media & Communications Lead
    (Based in Nairobi, Kenya)

    We are looking for someone to work together with the Regional Media Officers in Pretoria, Nairobi and Dakar and elsewhere to lead on delivering Africa-wide media actions, support coordination with Oxfam International media staff working in and on Africa and build capacity for key staff and allies on Africa-wide issues.

    You will influence the outcomes of key African political opportunities (e.g. AU Summits) and international political events (e.g. G8) and develop Africa-wide digital media campaigns that will influence public awareness. You will also support the proposed Oxfam International Liaison Office on the AU in Addis Ababa.

    In addition to a Masters degree, you will have over three years of proven record of media, advocacy and communication experience in Africa. Excellent written and spoken English and proficient French is a requirement or in the latter, a clear willingness to learn.

    Personal Assistant to the Office of the Pan Africa Director
    (Based in Nairobi, Kenya)

    We are looking for someone to provide high-level support to the Pan Africa Director and undertake specific projects to ensure the effective operation of the Director's office and the Pan Africa Team, manage the flow of information between the Director, Pan Africa Team and the regional campaigns staff to ensure issues are responded to and/or delegated appropriately.

    You will represent the Director at meetings and events as necessary, both external and internal: and minute team meetings, write conference papers, notes and action points.

    You will have a first degree, at least 2 years experience providing support in a similar role or as a Programme Assistant. Proven excellent organisational skills, the ability to initiate, improve and maintain open administrative systems and deliver results in global and rapidly changing circumstances is prerequisite. Excellent written and spoken English and proficient French is a requirement,

    Can you inspire others for change?

    Are you committed to the values, aims and objectives of Oxfam?

    Submit your application letter and CV to:
    Regional Management Centre Human Resources Officer
    Oxfam GB,
    P.O. Box 40680 - 00100, Nairobi.

    Alternatively apply by email to hecajobs @oxfam.org.uk.

    The closing date for applications is the 25th of November 2008.

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    Oxfam works with others to overcome poverty and suffering

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    Helicopter Pilot Job Opportunity: Department of Police
    REPUBLIC OF KENYA
    PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF KENYA
    VACANT POSITION IN THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
    (DEPARTMENT OF POLICE)

    Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the position shown below.

    HELICOPTER PILOT - ONE (1) POST
    (LOCAL AGREEMENT TERMS)
    V/No. 330/2008

    Salary Scale: (PG 10) KSh.43,525 - KSh.61, 000p.m. plus other benefits

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
    Be a Kenyan Citizen;
    Have no criminal record;
    Have logged at least 5,000 flight hours;
    Have at least (20) twenty years Helicopter flying experience;
    Be a qualified helicopter instructor and safety officer;
    Have qualifications in jet engine mishap investigations;
    Be registered by the approved authority to undertake flying duties; and
    Have demonstrable integrity, a positive attitude and be resilient, committed, hardworking and diligent.
    NB:
    Candidates with previous command and leadership experience including holding of positions of
    responsibility in the Forces will have an added advantage.

    The successful candidate will undergo further police/professional training and orientation.

    Duties and responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities will entail:
    Undertaking command and leadership duties at the Police Airwing;
    Directing, guiding and planning of the operations including acquisition of Police Aircraft:
    Occasionally undertaking flying duties as per the regulations, relevant laws and procedures;
    Being responsible for the operations and safety of the aircraft and of all persons on board during flight;
    Ensuring compliance with the Civil Aviation regulations; and
    Any other duties as directed by the Commissioner of Police.
    Interested qualified persons are requested to make their applications online through the Commission's Website Public Service Commission of Kenya - Home. OR by completing application form PSC 2 (Revised 2007). These forms are available free of charge at the Public Service Commission of Kenya, Commission House, Harambee Avenue, Nairobi or in any Government office throughout the country. The forms may also be downloaded from the Commission's website.

    Completed application forms should be sent to:

    THE SECRETARY
    PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF KENYA
    P.O. BOX 30095 - 00100
    NAIROBI.

    So as to reach the Commission on or before, 20th November, 2008

    BERNADETTE M. NZIOKI, EBS
    SECRETARY
    PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF KENYA
    Samburu Teachers Sacco Jobs and Careers
    Applications are invited for the following vacant posts in a fast growing Teachers Co-operative Society.

    MANAGER

    Requirements
    Degree in Commerce(Banking & AccountingJ/Business Administration or Equivalent
    Holder of CPA11 and above or ACCA qualifications
    Diploma Co-operative Management an added advantage
    At least 5 years experience in Sacco or banking environment holding senior position.
    Computer literate especially in financial systems "Navision System" an added advantage.
    Above 28 years old
    ACCOUNTANT

    Requirements
    Holder CPA IV or ACCA level IV and above. An Accounting degree would be an added advantage
    KCSE mean grade C+ with at least C+ in mathematics
    Computer literate especially in financial systems "Navision System" an added advantage.
    At least 3 years experience in FOSA operations
    Above 25 years old
    ACCOUNT ASSISTANT

    Requirements
    Holder CPA II or ACCA Level II and above. An Accounting degree would be an added advantage
    KCSE mean grade C+ with at least C in mathematics
    Computer literate especially in financial systems "Navision System" an added advantage.
    At least 2 years experience in FOSA operations
    Send or fax own handwritten application : stating your salary expectation to reach ; us on or before 27th November 2008 ; Attach copies of academic certificates, testimonials, ID and CV with three referees to:

    The Chairman Samburu Teachers
    Sacco, P. 0. Box 84-20600 MARALAL
    Tel/Fax 065-62445
    Accountant Job Vacancy in a State Corporation
    A State Corporation seeks to fill the following Position:

    Job Title: Accountant

    OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY:
    The accountant will assist in ensuring adequate control and utilization of the Authority's funds and adherence to approved budgets

    KEY TASKS:
    Budget and Budgetary, Control, Monthly
    Management Report, Cash flow projections,
    Preparation of Financial Statements
    Management of Fixed Asset Register
    System Administration
    JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

    Educational Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/ Finance option)

    Professional Qualifications:
    CPA (K)
    Computer Literacy
    Over 3 years
    Sound experience in preparation and presentation of management reports,
    Ability to work under minimum supervision,
    Adherence to strict schedules.
    Knowledge of project management, government and donor operations.
    Interested candidates who meet the above requirements may forward their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae including daytime telephone contacts and current remuneration quoting the job reference number on the envelop to the address indicated not later than 28th November 2008.

    The Advertiser
    RO. Box 34585-00100
    Nairobi.
    Assistant Editor Job Vacancies: East African Educational Publishers (EAEP)
    East African Educational Publishers (EAEP) Ltd is a leading publishing firm in Africa that produces both educational and general works. EAEP wishes to recruit self-motivated, results-driven professionals to take up the following positions: Assistant Editor, Secondary Sciences and Mathematics; and Assistant Editor, Primary Humanities and Early Childhood Education.

    Key responsibilities
    Commissioning and working .with authors;
    Researching and analyzing market opportunities for publications;
    Carrying out both substantive and copy-editing.
    Qualifications and Competences
    A Bachelor's degree in Information Sciences or any other relevant area:
    Mastery of both spoken and written English and Kiswahili;
    Computer literacy;
    Demonstrable competence in editing copy;
    Focused, analytical and creative professionals who have an eye for detail.
    Please email your CV with a cover letter to eaep @ eastafricanpublishers.com by 26th November, 2008.

    For trade enquiries, contact our Kijabe Street Branch:
    Tel: +254 (020) 2250055/2222144/2250022
    Fax: +254 (020) 2228584/2228949
    Mobile: 0722 207 216/0734652 012

    For publishing enquiries, contact our Westlands Branch:
    Tel: +254 (020) 4444700,4445260/61
    Fax: +254 (020) 4448753
    Mobile: 0722 205 660/0733 677 716

    P.O. Box 45314-00100 Nairobi, Kenya,
    E-mail: info @ eastafricanpublishers.com

    www.eastafricanpublishers. com
    Kenya Forest Service (KFS) Jobs and Careers
    The Government of Kenya has embarked on major reforms in the forestry sector and as part of this reform a new Kenya Forest Service (KFS) was established to be the successor institution to the former Forest Department on 1st February 2007.

    The KFS will manage the nation's forest assets and provide high quality forestry-related products and services. In an effort to ensure that the KFS carries out its mission successfully, it is seeking to recruit qualified individuals in the positions listed below:

    Head of Forest Conservancy Area, Senior Assistant Director
    (Grade 4) -11 Positions

    Act as a General Manager of regional operations delivering efficient and effective implementation of forest management policies, plans, and programs within the Forest Conservancy Area. These positions will be based throughout Kenya in the 10 Forest Conservancy Areas and 1 position will be based at the headquarters to act as the Coordinator.

    The successful candidate will hold a Bachelors degree in Forestry from a recognized university. S/he will either have served at the level of Job Group M and above and will have occupied a senior management position in the provinces or headquarters within the former Forest Department; or, served for a minimum period of 5 years in a senior management position within a large public or private sector forestry, environmental or a relevant organization. A Masters degree in any relevant qualifications from a recognized university will be an added advantage.

    Head of Dryland Forestry, Senior Assistant Director
    (Grade 4) - 1 Position

    Act as a senior advisor at the headquarters delivering efficient and effective management, programming, operational support and monitoring of dryland forestry initiatives within KFS.

    The successful candidate will hold a Bachelors degree in Forestry from a recognized university. S/he will either have served at the level of Job Group M and above and will have occupied a senior management position in the provinces or headquarters within the former Forest Department; or, served for a minimum period of 5 years in a senior management position within a large public or private sector forestry, environmental or a relevant organization. A Masters degree in any relevant qualifications from a recognized university will be an added advantage.

    Head of Farm Forestry, Senior Assistant Director
    (Grade 4) - 1 Position

    Act as a senior advisor at the headquarters delivering efficient and effective management, programming, operational support and monitoring of farm forestry initiatives within KFS.

    The successful candidate will hold a Bachelors degree in Forestry from a recognized university. S/he will either have served at the level of Job Group M and above and will have occupied a senior management position in the provinces or headquarters within the former Forest Department; or, served for a minimum period of 5 years in a senior management position within a large public or private sector forestry, environmental or a relevant organization. A Masters degree in any relevant qualifications from a recognized university will be an added advantage.

    Head of Plantation Management, Senior Assistant Director
    (Grade 4) - 1 Position

    Act as a senior advisor at headquarters delivering efficient and effective management, programming, operational support and monitoring of plantation management initiatives within KFS.

    The successful candidate will hold a Bachelors degree in Forestry from a recognized university. S/he will either have served at the level of Job Group M and above and will have occupied a senior management position in the provinces or headquarters within the former Forest Department; or, served for a minimum period of 5 years in a senior management position within a large public or private sector forestry, environmental or a relevant organization. A Masters degree in any relevant qualifications from a recognized university will be an added advantage.

    Head of Watershed Management, Senior Assistant Director
    (Grade 4) - 1 Position

    Act as a senior advisor at the headquarters delivering efficient and effective management, programming, operational support and monitoring of watershed management initiatives within KFS.

    The successful candidate will hold a Bachelors degree in Hydrology or Water Resource Engineering or a related discipline from a recognized university. S/he will have served for a minimum period of 5 years in a senior management position within a large public or private sector forestry, water, environmental or a relevant organization. A Masters degree in any relevant qualifications from a recognized university will be an added advantage.

    Head of Biodiversity Conservation, Senior Assistant Director
    (Grade 4) -1 Position

    Act as a senior advisor at the headquarters delivering efficient and effective management, programming, operational support and monitoring of biodiversity conservation initiatives within KFS.

    The successful candidate will hold a Bachelors degree in Ecology, Environmental Science, Forestry or a related discipline from a recognized university. S/he will have served for a minimum period of 5 years in a senior management position within a large public or private sector forestry, environmental or a relevant organization. A Masters degree in any relevant qualifications from a recognized university will be an added advantage.

    Head of Planning and Monitoring, Senior Assistant Director
    (Grade 4) - 1 Position

    Act as a senior manager within the Corporate Services Division delivering efficient and effective coordination of corporate planning, monitoring and evaluation, and research and development initiatives within KFS.

    The successful candidate will hold a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Forestry, Planning or a related discipline from a recognized university. S/he will either have served at the level of Job Group M and above and will have occupied a senior management position in the provinces or headquarters within the former Forest Department; or, served for a minimum period of 5 years in a senior management position within a large public or private sector forestry, environmental or a relevant organization. A Masters degree in any relevant qualifications from a recognized university will be an advantage.

    Deputy Commandant, Senior Assistant Director
    (Grade 4) - 1 Position

    Act as principal assistant at the headquarters to the Commandant within the Enforcement and Compliance Division delivering efficient and effective management, programming, operational support and monitoring of law enforcement and compliance functions within KFS.

    The successful candidate will hold a Bachelors degree in Forestry, Public Administration, Security Management or a related discipline from a recognized university. S/he will either have served at the level of Job Group M and above and will have occupied a senior management position in the provinces or headquarters within the former Forest Department; or, served for not less than 15 years within a law enforcement organization. A Masters degree in any relevant qualifications from a recognized university will be an added advantage.

    Deputy Principal, Senior Assistant Director
    (Grade 4) - 1 Position

    Act as principal assistant to the Principal of the Kenya Forestry College delivering efficient operations and management of the academics within the College and provision of quality training services. The position is based at the Kenya Forestry College in Londiani.

    The successful candidate will hold a Bachelors degree in Forestry, Natural Resources or a related discipline from a recognized university.

    S/he will either have served at the level of Job Group M and above and will have occupied a senior management position in the college, provinces or headquarters within the former Forest Department; or, served for a minimum period of 5 years in a senior management position within a large public or private sector forestry, environmental or a relevant organization. A Masters degree in any relevant qualifications from a recognized university will be an added advantage. Administrative experience working in an educational institution will also be an advantage.

    Zonal Managers, Assistant Director
    (Grade 5) - 20 Positions

    Act as a general manager of area operations delivering efficient and effective implementation of forest management policies, plans, and programs in 20 Forest Zones. The positions will be based throughout the country.

    The successful candidate will hold a Bachelors degree in Forestry from a recognized university. S/he will either have served at the level of Job Group M and above and will have occupied a senior management position in the districts, provinces or headquarters within the former Forest Department; or, served for a minimum period of 5 years in a senior management position within a large public or private sector forestry, environmental or a relevant organization. A Masters degree in any relevant qualifications from a recognized university will be an advantage.

    If you have applied for any of the Senior Assistant Director (Grade 4) positions noted above and were unsuccessful, your applications will automatically be considered for the positions for Assistant Director (Zonal Managers).

    Chief Forest Economist, Assistant Director
    (Grade 5) - 1 Position

    Act as a senior advisor at headquarters delivering efficient and effective policy analysis and operational support on financial and economic issues related to forestry within KFS.

    The successful candidate will hold a Bachelors degree in Forestry or Economics from a recognized university. S/he will either have served at the level of Job Group M and above and will have occupied a senior management position in the districts, provinces or headquarters within the former Forest Department; or, served for a minimum period of 5 years in a senior management position within a large public or private sector forestry, environmental or a relevant organization. A Masters degree in any relevant qualifications from a recognized university will be an added advantage.

    Chief Administrative Officer
    (Grade 5) - 2 Positions

    Act as a senior administrator within the Administration Department delivering efficient and effective administration services such as asset management, registry services, records management, transport and office management. One position will be based at KFS headquarters and one position based at Kenya Forestry College in Londiani.

    The successful candidate will hold a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a related discipline from a recognized university. S/he will have a minimum of 5 years experience as a senior administrator within a large public or private sector organization. A Masters degree in any relevant qualifications from a recognized university will be an advantage.

    Assistant Commandant
    (Grade 5) - 6 Positions

    Act as a senior law enforcement officer within the Enforcement and Compliance Division based at the Forest Conservancy Area headquarters dealing with matters of inspection, investigation, prosecution and protection.

    The successful candidate will hold a Bachelors degree in Forestry, Public Administration, Security Management or a related discipline from a recognized university. S/he will either have served at the level of Job Group M and above and will have occupied a senior management position in the districts, provinces or headquarters within the former Forest Department; or served for not less than 15 years within a law enforcement organization. A Masters degree in any relevant qualifications from a recognized university will be an advantage.

    Clinical Officer II
    (Grade 9) - 1 Position

    Responsible for examining patients, diagnosing and treating their ailments and counseling students at the College health centre. The position is based at the Kenya Forestry College in Londiani.

    The successful candidate will hold a Kenya Certification of Secondary Education (KSCE C) and have completed at least 3 years of pre-service training at a Medical Training College or any other recognized institution and have been awarded a Diploma in Clinical Medicine or its equivalent.

    Accounts Assistants
    (Grade 10) - 35 Positions

    An entry level position for the Accounts cadre under the Finance Department compiling statistical records, processing account statistics and transactions, proper maintenance and safe keeping of invoices, receipts, etc. The positions will be based throughout the country. The successful candidate will hold a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE C plain) or KCE Div. II and CPA land two years of relevant experience. KATC finalists with 3 years experience will also be considered.

    If you believe you have the necessary qualifications and experience, please write to us in confidence by Thursday 4th December 2008. A typed application letter, CV, details of present position, current remuneration, availability, and the names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/educational certificates, contacts should be sent to the

    Head of Human Resources,
    Kenya Forest Service,
    P.O. Box 30513-00100,
    Nairobi

    or hand delivered to the Headquarters Office, Karura, Nairobi.

    Tel: 3754904/6;

    Fax: 3764249.

    Feel free to visit our website: Kenya Forest Service .

    Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
    Wilderness Lodges Job Vacancies
    Wilderness Lodges is a leading hotelier with three properties in the best locations afforded by Kenya's renowned game reserves, the Maasai Mara and Samburu, As part of our client's organizational change process, we are looking for four exceptional individuals for the following vacancies.

    FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGER (2 positions)
    Keekorok and Samburu Game Lodge

    Job Purpose
    To be overall responsibility for food production and food service processes, by managing and coordinating the operations in the kitchen, restaurant and bars to ensure high culinary, and ensure health and safety standards are maintained.

    Key Tasks
    Develop and implement Food & Beverage performance standards and standard operating procedures
    Develop and implement budgetary and cost control initiatives which will deliver an effective, quality driven and sustainable Food & Beverage operation
    Continually monitor and control the use of operating equipment
    Manage the Food & Beverage inventory and ensure adequate stock levels, and to minimise spoilages and breakages
    Assess staffing needs, manage employee performance, and recommend training and development needs in consultation with the Unit Manager, and in compliance with the Human Resource Policies and Procedures.
    Requirements
    Applicants must have a degree/diploma in hospitality management, or other relevant qualification and a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a management position. In addition, applicants should demonstrate effective leadership, strategic and financial planning, interpersonal and conflict management skills.

    ROOMS MANAGER
    (2 positions - Keekorok and Samburu Game Lodge)

    Job Purpose
    To be overall responsibility for managing and coordinating front office, housekeeping and laundry operations and ensure high customer service levels and strict adherence to standard operating procedures.

    Key Tasks
    Develop and implement performance standards in line with best practice and ensure compliance to such standards by the front office, housekeeping and laundry teams
    Prepare and manage departmental budgets; ensure adequate controls and cost saving initiatives are implemented
    Monitor and review daily departmental works, review monthly returns and ensure reports are submitted on time
    Assess staffing needs, manage employee performance, and recommend training and development needs in consultation with the Unit Manager, and in compliance with the Human Resource Policies and Procedures.
    Requirements
    Applicants must have a degree/diploma in front office management, or other relevant qualification and a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role. In addition, applicants should have excellent people management and organisation skills. Attention to detail, customer service and excellent interpersonal skills are essential.

    What does Wilderness Lodges offer to its employees?
    HR policies which promote fairness and equity in the workplace
    Competitive reward and benefit structure
    Training and development opportunities
    Career development opportunities due to the organisation's expansion plans
    Applications must include a detailed motivation letter, curriculum vitae highlighting relevant experience and contact details including an email address and daytime contact telephone number by end of business Friday 28th November 2008. The interview process will include psychometric assessments.

    MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS
    PO Box 641 6 -001 00 Nairobi
    Email: recruit @ adeptsystems.co.ke
    Website: Adept Systems > Home
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
    Program Manager Job Vacancy: International Medical Corps (IMC)
    International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in hard to reach areas.

    IMC currently implements projects in various districts in Kenya.

    IMC is seeking a candidate to fill the position of program manager for a program on Provision of Technical Assistance, Financial Support, and Capacity Building for HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment for kenya prisons services under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

    Program Manager (1 position)

    The program manager will be responsible for overall program management activities in coast province and will be based in Mombasa

    Duties Include:
    Development and strengthening of program systems to ensure provision of high quality and accessible HIV prevention, care and treatment services in assigned provinces as well as support expansion to neighboring provinces
    Coordinate implementation of programs activities including facility assessment and development, training, clinical care, mentoring, counseling and education, community follow-up, commodity management, and monitoring and evaluation;
    Capacity building staff of the Kenya prisons services personnel to plan, manage and evaluate program activities
    Developing and maintaining relations including representation with Kenya Prisons services, DMOH, PMO/PASCO and HIV/AIDS prevention and care partners in the target province;
    Clinical mentoring and training MOH staff in partnership with DHMTs and other partners;
    Provide guidance, mentorship and continuing medical education to the health service providers on HIV prevention, care and treatment.
    Ensure that the projects are implemented in line with the national polices and guidelines.
    Compile the required program reports and submit them to the national level.
    Advice the national level on gaps, opportunities and in service provision
    Qualifications;
    Diploma in clinical medicine preferably specialized in pediatrics.
    At least 4 years of prior experience working with MOH or health sector NGO in Kenya
    Training and experience in PMTCT and DTC/TB/HIV Palliative Care
    Proficient in computer skills
    Demonstrated high inter personal and leadership skills and a team player
    Qualified candidates should submit applications BY E-MAIL ONLY including C.V. and contact of two (2) referees not later than 21st November. 2008 to the HR Manager - nairobi @ imcafrica.org
    Service Station Dealers / Managers Jobs: National Oil Corporation of Kenya
    National Oil Corporation of Kenya is a fast growing and dynamic world class petroleum company serving energy needs for today and tomorrow. Following the steady and continuous growth experienced at the Corporation recently, we are looking for Talented, Energetic, Ambitious and Self Motivated individuals to fill the position of Service Station Dealers / Managers.

    Candidates must demonstrate a flair for business and commitment to operate the station successfully.

    Interested candidates should forward their applications together with the supporting documents to demonstrate their capacity to run and manage a service station professionally and profitably.

    Responsibilities
    Driving station sales through a well designed business plan and customer focus.
    Uphold world class retail standards through quality service delivery Stock management Station reporting
    Station accounting and reconciliation
    Requirements
    University degree in business discipline
    Ability to raise required guarantee to cover stocks in the station
    Credible references
    Full time engagement in the station.
    Duration of contract: 1 Year

    National Oil is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will offer a competitive package to the successful candidates. Applications should be addressed to the

    Human Resources Manager,
    P.O Box 58567-00200 City Square Nairobi

    or via email: ssm @ nockenya.co.ke . For email applications, please indicate the position title in the subject heading. So as to reach us by 28th November, 2008. Please include your daytime telephone number, names and contact addresses of 3 professional referees. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    Please refer to our website: www.nockenva.co.ke
    Tetrapak Jobs and Careers
    CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER
    This position will appeal to candidates who can maintain attention to detail in a pressurized working environment whilst maintaining consistency and courtesy. Someone who is flexible and can effectively negotiate solutions to sales and operational planning issues in a matrix organization aligned to account teams and specialist functions.

    Scope of the job
    The jobholder will be the central contact person between the customer and the factory in the Order Fulfillment Packaging Material (OFPM) process, thus is at the centre of decision- making in the supply chain process.

    Main Responsibilities
    Managing and coordinating Customer Service Representatives' (CSR's) work relating to routine order placement, sales forecasting, design process, deliveries and invoicing
    Development of customer contacts (both internal and external) and representing customer's interest Creating and maintaining of price and customer conditions
    Implementing Packing material (Packmat) and Additional material(Addmat) pricelist in the system Fulfilling e-pack order demands by following up with factories and, shipping of Packaging Material to customers.
    Managing entire packaging material supply needs for Key Account Customers Invoicing / crediting all packaging material and related sales
    Overseeing Customer Relationship Management for Key Account Customers (KAC) through effective communication
    Monthly Rolling Forecast (RFC) data collection, coordination and forwarding of data
    Providing insightful information to Sales, Marketing & Management teams for new and existing customers
    Managing the CSR expense budget Co-ordinating order and delivery planning
    Collecting data on stock position, consumption trends at the customers as a critical input to the monthly rolling forecasting process.
    Actively participating in Key Account Management teams as the OFPM representative Handling all packmat related claims
    Participating in World Class Manufacturing (WCM) activities and projects
    Fulfilling all reporting deadlines Drive and champion improvements across customer service processes
    Experience
    Minimum of 3 years experience in Customer service coordination or management
    Sound business knowledge.
    Understanding of Tetra Pak business systems and processes is an added advantage
    Qualification
    Degree in Sales & Marketing or any other business related degree
    Qualification in Customer Relations/Customer Management is an added advantage
    Computer Knowledge with practical use of MS Word, MS PowerPoint and Excel.
    Core Competencies, Skills & Abilities
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    Presentation and negotiation skills
    With business acumen and interpretation of customer needs and industry intelligence
    Self-starter
    Good sense of initiative and leadership
    Results-oriented & good team player
    ACCOUNTANT (6 MONTHS CONTRACT)

    This position is a short term non renewable contract for six months that will attract candidates who are available immediately. Someone who is upbeat to start on the job with minimum induction and enjoys working for a fast paced multinational organization.

    Job Summary
    To support the Tetra Pak Eastern Africa (TPEA) accounting and reporting process through timely and accurate data entry and implementation of internal controls and supporting the business through provision of pertinent information to other departments.

    Roles & Responsibilities
    Booking Local & Overseas Supplier Invoices (Includes Matching of Purchase orders / Delivery Request with-GRNs) Reconciling supplier ledger against statements
    Paying suppliers through drawing of cheques & bank transfers preparation and booking the same
    Raising manual customer receipts and ensuring cash / cheque's receipted are banked promptly Bank reconciliations & follow-up of outstanding items Booking Technical & Processing incoming invoices ( Overseas )
    Booking other Factory raw material Invoices
    Reconciliation and documentation of petty cash vouchers
    Posting staff loan scheme monthly installments recovered from bank accounts
    Updating NSSF company contribution per cost centre
    Preparing of allocated General Ledger Account schedules & following -up on any issues thereof Supporting the business through ;
    Checking , enforcing compliance to internal controls & clarifying any unclear procedures to staff
    Providing other departments with pertinent information they may require in the ordinary course of business
    Ensuring compliance with VAT & Withholding taxes regulations on local suppliers
    Supporting the book closing process by strictly observing all cutoffs to ensure reporting deadlines are met
    Experience
    Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar position
    Relevant experience in a busy commercial accounting environment
    Experience in the manufacturing field is preferred Qualification
    Bachelors Degree (Preferably B. Com Accounting /Finance option)
    At least CPA Part 11
    Core Competencies, Skills & Abilities
    Excellent communication
    Attention to detail & accountable
    Drive
    Good sense of initiative
    Results-oriented & good team player
    If you think you match the above requirements, please send us your application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, Citing your current remuneration package, to:

    The Human Resources & Communications Director
    Tetra Pak Limited
    P.O. Box 78340, 00507,
    NAIROBI

    or email address: recruit.ke @ tetrapak.com to reach us on or before 21st November 2008. Interviews to be held last week of November. Any incidence of canvassing will lead to a candidate's disqualification.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Tetra Pak is an Equal Opportunity Employer
    Finance Officer Job Vacancy
    We are a Christian International Non-Governmental Organization involved in activities that support children in developing countries who are marginalized because of poverty, discrimination, sickness, conflicts and disasters.

    Our activities are aimed at giving children a chance to rebuild their lives, be liberated from poverty and live a life in dignity.

    The African Regional Office based in Nairobi is looking for a qualified, experienced, competent and honest professional for the above position.

    The job profile summary is as below.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY

    To provide support on a day to day basis to the financial and accounting function of the organisation.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    Office budget cost centre analysis for management decisions
    Reporting, both functional and line reporting (Prepare periodical financial reports - monthly, quarterly, semi annually and annually)
    Management of payables
    Maintaining books of accounts
    Keeping fixed assets valuation and financial register
    Preparation of bank reconciliations for projects and general accounts
    Debtors and creditors reconciliation
    In charge of custody of operational transaction records
    Petty cash management
    Payroll management and staff compensation transactions execution
    Management of staff travel and other advances accounts
    Budget line/variance analysis for office and partners
    Execution of bank cheque and cash transactions
    Any other responsibility as assigned by supervisor and management
    KNOWLEGDE, SKILLS AND ATTITUDE
    Undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting option) or an equivalent Business Degree from a recognized University with an O'Level mean grade of at least B(Plain).
    An accounting professional qualification, especially CPA or ACCA qualification
    At least 3 years continuous relevant experience
    Computer skills in Microsoft office tools and accounting software
    Team player with unquestionable integrity, high initiative and capable of working under pressure
    Strong analytical skills
    Good interpersonal and communication skills
    Mature, self driven, fast learner and pro-active personality
    Previous work in a funding non-governmental organisation and knowledge of French will be added advantages.
    Ability to develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain positive attitude
    Strong management and multi-tasking competencies
    Strong Christian values
    If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria as described above, submit your applications by registered mail, courier service, e-mail (All soft copies should be in MS. Word or PDF) or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae names and addresses of three referees, and day time telephone contact to:

    P.O. BOX 54331 00200
    Nairobi

    or by email to: hr @ hacafrica.org by the 21st of November 2008.

    Kindly indicate your current and expected remuneration. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
    Head - Credit Risk Management Job: Commercial Bank of Africa
    Job Ref. M/N 3197
    Our client, Commercial Bank of Africa is the largest privately owned Kenyan bank, whose primary focus is Corporate and Institutional banking. The Bank's efforts and resources are channelled towards providing an efficient, personal and stress-free banking experience to Corporates, Foreign Missions, NGOs and the quality end of the Personal Banking market.

    As such, the Bank seeks to recruit a performance-oriented individual with strong risk and leadership skills to head the Credit Risk Management function.

    JOB PROFILE
    This is a senior management position reporting to the Executive Director - Business & Support. The successful candidate will be accountable for the fomulation and implementation of risk policies that ensure effective credit risk management within the bank. He / she will be required to provide effective leadership to a team of Credit Administration, Portfolio Management and Remedial Services Officers.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
    Ongoing review of the Bank's Credit Policy and establishment of required controls and disciplines that ensure compliance.
    Ongoing review of the credit portfolio to ensure its quality is in line with the bank's defined standards and credit policy.
    Implementation of effective credit risk appraisal tools and measurement processes.
    Focus on remedial actions for Non Performing Loans relationships.
    Team's competence development.
    PERSON PROFILE
    University degree in a business management related fieid preferably in Accounting, Finance or Management.
    At least 5 years working experience in a similar position with proven exposure to modern risk Management and portfolio management tools.
    Strong team and leadership skills.
    Relevant professional qualification in Banking and Business Management will be an added advantage
    To apply, send your application letter and CV through email, post or courier to the address provided below,

    JOB REF. NO.
    YOUR NAME
    CURRENT/PAST SALARY
    Year 2007 p.m
    Year 2008 p.m
    YEAR 2008 BENEFITS

    If house, state market rent, If car state cc.

    Your application should reach us by 24th November 2008.

    Executive Selections Division
    Manpower Services (K) Ltd
    3rd Floor, Landmark Plaza
    Directly Opp. Nairobi Hospital Entrance
    P.O. Box 50736-00200, Nairobi
    Bus route No. 46 from Kencom

    Email: recruit @ manpowerkenya.com
    Northern Water Services Board Job Vacancies
    Northern Water Services Board a state corporation in the Water Sector has received funding from European Development Fund of the European Communities for' Capacity- Building for Rural Water Services Providers in Northern Kenya' The Board intends to use part of the funds to engage personnel who will help in the implementations of the project. All positions are on renewable one year contract and will be based in Garissa.

    (1) PROJECT MANAGER
    The holder of the position will be reporting to the imperest administrator and will be responsible for the actual execution of the project and supervision of a team of staff.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities
    The purpose of this position is to assist the imperest administrator in the overall day to day running of the EU Capacity Building forWSPs Programme.

    The specific duties and responsibilities of this position will include:
    Directing, co-coordinating, controlling and managing the programme's operations
    Overseeing the planning, implementation and monitoring of the programme activities
    Carrying out effective consultation with all key stakeholders at all stages of implementation of the programme.
    Developing the programme's strategies, policies and plans to facilitate achievement of overall objective and specific objectives of the programme.
    other related duties allocated by the Imprest Administrator.
    Job Requirements include;
    Bachelors Degree in Civil or Water Engineering , Post Graduate Diploma in Community Development or Non-profit organization
    Management with good community organizational skills and 5 years of similar work experience.
    Ability to communicate in local language added advantage

    (2) ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

    The main duties and responsibilities for the position include but not limited to:
    Performing general office tasks of office administration, accounting and executive assistance as required.
    Coordinate affairs of the personnel engaged by the project.
    Handling the accounting components of the project and other office duties as assigned from time to time by the Imperest Administrator.

    Job Requirements include
    Graduate B.Arts (Administration) Diploma Human Resource or business administration;
    Accounting background CPAII level an advantage with 5 years experience

    (3) CLERK STOREMAN

    The main Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to;

    Management of the stores, assets records and management, assisting in procurements, providing required clerical assistance and any other duties as assigned from time to time.

    Job requirements include:
    Diploma in supplies management 5 years similar experience in a busy organization.
    Computer knowledge is highly desirable.
    (4) OFFICE MANAGER

    The main duties and responsibilities include;
    Attending to visitors, making appointments, dealing with inquiries, Handling mail and writing routine correspondence on own initiative, answering and making telephone calls receiving taking charge of documents and files and ability to multi task and perform various duties as required

    The Job requirements;
    Diploma in management. Secretarial studies, proficiency in basic computer packages with 5 years experience in busy office setting ; Local languages added advantage.

    (5) DRIVER

    The main duties and responsibilities include;
    The driving function basically involves driving duties, routine checks and maintenance of the vehicles; maintenance of work tickets; carrying out first aid; detecting and reporting any malfunctioning of the vehicles systems; security of the vehicle on and off the road; safety of passengers and/or goods; carrying authorised passengers and/or goods; cleanliness and overall vehicle maintenance and management. In addition, you will assist in carrying out miscellaneous office duties when not driving as assigned from time to time.

    The Job requirements;
    Clean driving license, willing to travel extensively in remote and difficult terrain, Certificate of good conduct from the police and first aid certificate. He/She must be ready to multi task and perform other duties as and when required and proof of 5 years driving experience. Knowledge in basic motor vehicle mechanics an added advantage.

    Interested and qualified candidates to address their applications enclosing detailed CV clearly marking on the envelop the positions they are applying for by 15th December 2008. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    All applications should be addressed to :
    Chief Executive Officer,
    Northern Water Services Board,
    P.o Box 495-70100
    Programme Support Officer, Administration and Logistics Job Vacancy
    Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world's poorest countries.

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following position:

    1. PROGRAMME SUPPORT OFFICER, ADMINISTRATION AND LOGISTICS

    The position holder will be based in Kisumu.

    2. JOB SUMMARY
    Responsible to the Area Coordinator the officer will develop Programme Support Systems and good office management that support effective implementation of the Nyanza Regional programmes including, the Rural Education Programme, the Nutrition Programme and the Emergency Recovery Programme, while paying attention to routine administrative issues.

    Main Duties & Responsibilities:

    Administrative and Logistical Support to Nyanza Programme:

    Undertake smooth office management by providing support for day to day office running, transport coordination, procurement and store keeping.
    Provide support to programmes by organizing workshops, providing administrative support to field staff, monitoring, correspondence to partners and producing reports and minutes.
    Maintaining a flow of information by recording and maintaining filing systems, reports, IT and photo documentation for the office.
    Ensure that Concern Logistics and procurement systems are adhered to.
    Support Concern partners to improve their administration and logistics management systems
    Essential Requirements:
    Diploma in Logistics, Office Administration or related discipline, Excellent organisational and communication skills, Strong computer skills, Commitment to working in a multicultural and gender sensitive environment, Radio operation skills and driving licence is an advantage. He/ she should have at least 2 years experience in a similar position, with an INGO, with a strong background in logistics.

    Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should apply by sending a CV including telephone contact and a covering letter (preferably by email) to: - Nairobi.hr @ concern.net

    The Human Resource Manager
    Concern Worldwide
    P.O. Box 13850-00800 Nairobi.

    The closing date for applications is 24th November 2008.

    Only short-listed applicants will contacted
    Renewable Energy Assistants Job: Ministry of Energy
    MINISTRY OF ENERGY
    VACANCIES

    RENEWABLE ENERGY ASSISTANTS (BIOMAS/ENGINEERING)
    JOB GROUP 'H' 10 POSTS VACANCY NO.V/No.7/2008

    TERMS OF SERVICE: PERMANENT AND PENSIONABLE

    SALARY SCALE: KSH.16, 692 x 835-17,527 x 876 - 18,403 x 920 -19,323 x 966 -20,289p.m.

    (a) Duties and Responsibilities
    This will be the entry and training grade for the Renewable Energy Assistant cadre. An officer at this level will work under the supervision and guidance of an experienced officer. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: participation in collecting and collating of data on renewable energy technologies, setting up demonstrations for training purposes, and extension and promotion activities.

    (b) Requirements for Appointment
    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines; Forestry, Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, Electrical/ Chemical/ Mechanical/Energy Engineering or its equivalent qualification from a recognised institution.
    Applicants, who should be below the age of forty five (45), are required to address their handwritten applications attaching copies of their National ID Card and their certificates and testimonials to:-

    Permanent Secretary
    Ministry of Energy
    P.O. Box30582-00100
    NAIROBI

    So as to reach him on or before 5th December 2008.
    Nutrition Systems Specialist Job Vacancy: United Nation's Children Fund (UNICEF)
    UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF)
    KENYA COUNTY OFFICE

    Nutrition Systems Specialist - NOC (Fixed Term Appointment)

    Date of Issue: 14 November 2008
    Closing Date: 27 November 2008

    Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates who are Kenyan Nationals to fill the above position on a Fixed Term Appointment in Nutrition Section of UNICEF Kenya Country Office. This post is of limited duration "One Year" only, any extension beyond the year is subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance.

    Purpose of Post: Under the guidance of the Chief, Nutrition, the incumbent is responsible for the development, planning, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of specific Nutrition components of the Child Survival and Development Programme, particularly those related to supporting the development of sustainable systems to accelerate cover and reduce disparities in access to key nutrition interventions,. The incumbent of the post will be an active member of inter- ' sectoral teams and interagency coordination and will play a key role in supporting capacity of partners to improve nutrition in Kenya.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities:
    Contributes towards situation analysis by compiling data, analyzing and evaluating information.
    Designs, prepares, implements, monitors and evaluates assigned programmes related to essential nutrition services. Contributes to the development and/or introduction of new approaches, methods and practices in programme management and evaluation.
    Identifies training needs and objectives for the purpose of capacity building, programme sustainability, as well as promotion and advocacy. Assists government authorities in planning and organizing training programmes.
    Participates in inter-sectoral collaboration with other programme colleagues.
    Assists in development of an appropriate communication strategy to support and/or advocate for programme development.
    Undertakes field visits to monitor programmes and conducts periodic programme reviews with government counterparts and other partners.
    Coordinates with the Operations/Supply staff on supply and non-supply assistance activities. Certifies disbursements of funds, monitors and submits financial status reports to supervisor as required.
    Prepares programme/project status reports required for management, Board, donors, budget review, programme analysis, annual reports, etc.
    Required Qualifications: Advanced University degree in Nutrition, Public Health or related technical field.

    Competencies: Desirable areas of technical expertise include one or more of the following: Infant and Young Child Feeding, Micronutrient Deficiency Control, Management of malnutrition, nutrition information systems, budgeting within Government systems, SWAPs. Proven technical writing and computer skills.

    Experience: Ten years of professional work experience at national level in the development, implementation, management and evaluation of field programmes, with special emphasis on public nutrition or health.

    Language(s): Fluency in English and another UN language is desirable.

    Note: Interested and suitable candidates should ensure that their applications along with their curricula vitae. Internal candidates should also enclose copies of their last two Performance Evaluation Reports.

    Apply to:
    The Human Resources Officer
    UNICEF Kenya Country Office
    P.O. Box 44145, Nairobi or kenyahrvacancies @ unicef.org

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted Please indicate "KCO/NUT./2008-29 on the envelope.

    QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY UNICEF IS A SMOKE-FREE ENVIRONMENT
    Health And Nutrition Officer, HIV/AIDS Officer Job: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
    THE UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF) INVITES APPLICATIONS FROM SUDANESE NATIONALS FOR THE POSITION OF HEALTH AND NUTRITION OFFICER, (NO-B), WAU. (FIXED TERM)

    If you are a Sudanese National who is passionate and a committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

    Purpose of the Post
    Under the overall guidance of the Chief of Field Office, Wau and direct supervision of the Health and Nutrition Specialist, Wau, contribute to project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Health and Nutrition activities, data analysis and progress reporting.

    Major responsibilities:
    Lead the Health and Nutrition team in the zone, and in liaison with government, UN and NGO partners plan and respond to all health and nutrition emergencies in the states covered by the Field Office, Wau.
    Documentation/reports of all UNICEF supported Health and Nutrition programme in the zone.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience Required
    University degree in Social Sciences, or related technical field.
    Two years of progressively responsible professional work experience in programme design, administration, monitoring and evaluation in related field.
    Fluency in English and another UN language as required.
    Knowledge of the local language of the duty station is an asset.
    Other Skills and Attributes
    Communication, analytical and training skills.
    Good knowledge of computer management and applications.
    ability to work in an international and multicultural environment.
    Remuneration: An attractive package will be applicable at the UN salary scale.

    INVITES APPLICATIONS FROM SUDANESE NATIONALS FOR THE POSITION OF HIV/AIDS OFFICER, (NO-B), MALAKAL. (FIXED TERM)

    If you are a Sudanese National who is passionate and a committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

    Purpose of the Post

    Under the supervision of the Chief of Field Office, Malakal and Technical guidance from the HIV/AIDS Manager, Juba, the incumbent:

    (a) Work closely on coordination and programme implementation with partners, NGOs, local authorities, community groups in UNICEF area of operation.

    (b) Contribute to project design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and data analysis of projects in target area(s).

    (c) Provide regular reports on project progress, activities, and data collected from implementing partners.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience Required
    University degree, preferably advanced university degree or equivalent background, in Public Health,
    Communication, Education, Sociology, Psychology and Community Development, or other relevant discipline(s).
    Minimum two years of progressively responsible professional work experience at national and international level in programme design, implementation, administration, monitoring and evaluation preferably in HIV/AIDS, community development or related field.
    Field work experience in Public Health, HIV/AIDS, Health Education, Education, Youth/Adolescence or Communication is desirable.
    Fluency in English and another UN language as required.
    Knowledge of the local language of the duty station is an asset.
    Other Skills and Attributes
    Ability to work independently with little supervision.
    Analytical and conceptual ability.
    Communication skills.
    Planning and monitoring skills.
    Ability to organize work and projects.
    Ability to work with counterparts, community and NGO partners at community level.
    Computer skills, including internet navigation, and various office applications.
    Commitment to continuous learning for professional development.
    Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.
    Ability to facilitate and organize training workshops.
    Initiative, passion and commitment to UNICEF's mission and professional values.
    Remuneration: An attractive package will be applicable at the UN salary scale.

    Submission of Applications:
    Applications from qualified Sudanese nationals, accompanied by updated CV in English and a completed United Nations Personal History Form, (which can be downloaded from our website at UNICEF - About UNICEF: Employment - Careers at UNICEF should be sent to the address below by on or before Wednesday, 26 November 2008. UN/UNICEF staff members are requested to enclose their 2 most recent Performance Evaluation Reports with their applications.

    Send application to:

    Human Resources Officer
    UNICEF Southern Sudan Office, Juba
    OR PREFERABLY: Email: jubavacancies @ unicef.org

    Vacancy # UNICEF 2008/11 /02 - HIV/AIDS Officer. NO-B, Malakal, UNICEF, Southern Sudan, Juba

    Vacancy # UNICEF 2008/11 /Ol - Health and Nutrition Officer, NO-B, Wau, UNICEF, Southern Sudan, Juba

    UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Female's candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Acknowledgment will be sent to short-listed candidates only.
    UNICEF is a smoke-free environment.
    Corporate Relations/Fund Raising Officer Job: United Nations Children's Fund
    unicef
    UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF)
    KENYA COUNTRY OFFICE
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    CORPORATE RELATIONS/FUND RAISING OFFICER, NAIROBI - NO - A
    (FIXED TERM APPOINTMENT)

    Date of Issue: 14 November, 2008
    Closing Date: 27 November, 2008

    Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates who are Kenyan Nationals to fill the above post on a Fixed Term Appointment in Communications Partnerships and Participation Section of UNICEF Kenya Country Office.

    Purpose of Post:
    Under the general guidance of the Fund Raising Specialist NOC, assists in developing and maintaining relations with key corporates.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. FUND RAISING CAMPAIGNS: Contributes to the design and implementation of fund raising campaigns including the annual flagship fund raising event, Child Alive!, utilizing multi-media platforms (SMS radio, TV) and linked fund raising through supermarkets, credit card donations, among others to meet set annual targets. Responsible for maintaining good relations with all campaign partners including faith based organizations, negotiating deals with media and corporate partners to maximize returns for children

    2. PROPOSALS: Working with UNICEF programme teams, drafts tailored funding proposals for the corporate sector. Presents proposals and negotiates appropriate terms and conditions for corporate contributions to UNICEF programmes, to meet set annual targets. Provides regular written progress updates on corporate contributions.

    3. SUPERVISING PRODUCT SALES: Supervises the Corporate Relations UNV to ensure the efficient organization of product sales including product selection, delivery, revenue collection and stock-taking. Ensures accurate records are maintained and timely reporting on product sales as well as private sector fund raising.

    4. MEDIA PROMOTION: Working with corporate donors and the Advocacy team, develops and helps to implement media strategy giving visibility to corporate contributors to UNICEF including the fund raising pages on the UNICEF Kenya web site.

    5. MONITORING AND REPORTING: Ensures database on CSR contributions for children is maintained and regularly updated and supervises timely preparation and submission of internal revenue reports.

    6. PARTNERSHIP STRATEGY: Contributes to the overall development of the corporate partnerships and fund raising strategy of UNICEF Kenya and to documentation of lessons learned to share with other country offices.

    Qualifications: At least 3 years experience in public relations and communications, preferably in the private sector. Proven ability to lead innovative communication/public relations campaigns; Proven skills in negotiation. Strong writing and presentation skills. Degree in Communications, Public Relations. Other degrees may be considered if combined with the relevant communications and public relations experience.

    Qualified candidates are invited to submit a CV and letter of application outlining key qualities and experience relevant to this position. Internal candidates should enclose copies of their last two PERs.

    Applications should be submitted to kenyahrvacancies @ unicef.org by Thursday 27 November 2008

    Apply to:

    The Human Resources Officer
    UNICEF Kenya Country Office
    P.O. Box 44145, Nairobi or kenyahrvacancies @ unicef.org

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted Please indicate Reference No. "KCO/CPP/2008/27" on email and on the Envelope

    QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

    UNICEF IS A SMOKE-FREE ENVIRONMENT
    Logistics Officer Job Vacancy: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
    The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is an international humanitarian agency that provides assistance to refugees and displaced populations around the world. The IRC Kenya Program is looking for a suitable candidate for the following position to be based in Kakuma Refugee Camp.

    Logistics Officer

    Job Summary
    The Logistics Officer will oversee all logistics activities in Kakuma field office with support to IRC offices in Lodwar.

    Key Responsibilities
    Responsible, in conjunction with the Operations Manager & the Logistics Coordinator for planning, organizing and developing the long term strategy and approach of IRC Logistics in Kakuma field office.
    Ensure there is an adequate and neatly organized filling system for waybills, inventory records and other logistical records.
    Ensure that procurements are done in accordance with IRC Policies and procedures, ensuring that the purchases of goods are appropriate in terms of quality and fair market price
    Ensure that up to date files for price guide / catalogues / products technical information to be used by the office for Budgetary and ordering purposes are maintained
    Ensure that updating stock records is done on a daily basis both on the prolongs and stock cards
    Strictly monitor fuel utilization and vehicles efficiencies.
    Directly Supervise the Transport, Warehouse, Procurement and maintenance staff in Kakuma
    Requirements:
    Bachelor degree in logistics or Business management or relevant field
    Ability to work under pressure to pursue multiple tasks simultaneously to successful conclusions.
    Ability to Manage, lead, motivates and develop staff.
    Good computer skills (Word, Excel);
    At least three year's experience working as a logistician with large international development organization.
    Experience in maintaining vehicles and communications (Codan HF, VHP) is an advantage.
    Applications must include a cover letter and CV with names and current contact of three professional referees. This should be submitted to the undersigned not later than November 21 2008.

    Human Resource Manager
    International Rescue Committee
    P.O. Box 62727 - 00200
    NAIROBI

    Email: hr @ kenya.theirc.org
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    Systems Administrator Job Vacancy: Symphony
    We are looking for a self-disciplined, dependable and results-driven individual with a strong hands-on approach to work. The person must be conscious of attention to detail, be meticulous, and have a critical questioning mind. The person will be required to help the ICT Manager maintain the company's servers and network as well as diagnose and rectify problems experienced by the users.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Be a graduate in IT
    Be certified in Windows 2003 Server Environment.
    Be certified in Cisco Network Administration.
    Be knowledgeable in Firewalls and Security concepts in Linux or Cisco.
    Be knowledgeable both in hardware and software. Have at least 2 years of relevant working experience.
    Knowledge of Lotus Domino, Linux and PABX administration will be advantageous.
    Your application, preferably by email clearly stating "Application for Systems Administrator position", your CV (not more than 2 pages), a description of not more than 300 words describing in detail why you are the right person for the job, and references,"should reach the Director, Human Resources by 24th November 2008.

    The Director, Human Resources,
    Symphony Place, Off Waiyaki Way, Westlands,
    P.O. Box 14201-00800, Nairobi
    Tel: 4455000/0725 867519

    Email: HRD @ symphony.co.ke

    Applicants should contact the HR Dept, on 26th November to find out if they have been short-listed.
    Database/IT Officer Job Vacancy: CHF International
    CHF International has an immediate opening for:

    DATABASE/IT OFFICER

    Primary responsibilities
    Maintenance of CHF program database, collating data from partner organizations and updating the database as required; Monitor project milestones;
    Provide support on Information Technology and communication activities;
    Oversee the maintenance and improvement of CHF Kenya website;
    Participate in staff cross-training activities aimed- at building the capacity of CHF Kenya staff and partners in all areas of program design, implementation, and monitoring activities;
    Qualifications
    Minimum B.Sc. degree in information technology, computer science, communications or related field;
    Community development and capacity building experience in both rural and urban areas preferred;
    3 years working experience with databases especially Access and MySQL/ Java. However experience with any SQL server (e.g. MSSQL, Oracle) and any object-oriented programming language (C++, PHP)
    2 years working experience with email, internet/ web and intranet
    Certificate in either Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) or Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) wiil be an added advantage;
    Advanced working knowledge of MS Office suit including Word, Outlook, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint computer programs.
    Advanced working knowledge of Web/ internet, email and intranet design
    Working Conditions
    This is a 4-month intensive but rewarding assignment that requires an individual of exceptional abilities.

    Application
    Please submit CV plus application letter to vacancies @ chfkenya.org or by post to PO Box 1661-00606 Sarit Centre, Nairobi, Your application letter should specify how you meet the qualification criteria spelt out above, Closing date is 19th November, 2008.
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    Sales Director Job Vacancy
    Choice International Forwarding Co., Ltd., founded in 1997, provides integrated supply-chain services, ranging from customs clearance, freight services, courier services, to material sourcing for clients.
    Choice company has a branch in Kenya and seeks to employ a sales director to work for the Kenyan branch.
    Key Responsibilities
    Responsible for regional sales planning.
    Responsible for regional human resource management.
    Responsible for office expense management.
    The Person

    With at least eight years experience on medicine sales management.

    Salary: USD 2000/month + phone and transportation allowance USD500/month.
    The sales Director can get bonus every year.
    To apply email your CV to secretary@purplepeace.com.cn
    Daystar University Jobs and Careers
    University Chaplain
    Must hold a Masters degree from a recognized theological institution along with other relevant pastoral training and computer literate.
    Must be legally married, above 40 years with at least five years experience as an ordained minister.
    Have served as a chaplain in a University or in a student related ministry for a period of no less than five years.
    Be a good communicator, counselor and be willing to work beyond normal working hours including Saturdays and Sundays.
    Be able to generate relevant ministry/chaplaincy programs in the context of a fast moving modern environment
    Must exemplify good managerial/leadership skills with ability to handle challenging spiritual/social situations.
    Duties and Responsibilities
    Expected to give general oversight of the University's Spiritual life and manage the leadership of the chaplaincy office and coordination of student's spiritual activities in all the Campuses of the University
    Be able to carry out the Preaching, teaching responsibilities and officiate any relevant ordinances in the University Chapels and other related University functions
    Develop and plan relevant programs for the enhancement of the spiritual growth of all members of the University such as small groups, outreach missions, discipleship, Sunday services etc.
    Provide spiritual counseling and guidance to all members of the University as may be necessary.
    Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Vice Chancellor.
    Senior lecturer in Electronic Engineering

    Daystar University is seeking to fill a position as Senior Lecturer in Electronic or Electrical Engineering.

    The applicant must:
    Be a committed Christian with a strong desire to serve Jesus Christ through his or her teaching, hold a PhD in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or have a MSc in Electrical or Electronic Engineering with five years teaching experience in an institution of higher education,
    Be a registered engineer with the Engineering Registration Board of Kenya.
    Daystar University plans to launch a new B. Sc. program in Electronic Engineering. The successful applicant will have responsibility of
    overseeing the detailed development of this program;
    establishing the budget for the startup;
    overseeing the procurement of the relevant equipment and software;
    establish the laboratories; and
    identify part time lecturers to teach in the program.
    Senior Lecturer in Nursing

    Daystar University is seeking to fill a position as Senior Lecturer in Nursing.

    The applicant must:
    Be a committed Christian with a strong desire to serve Jesus Christ through his or her teaching, hold a PhD in Nursing or have a MSc in Nursing with five years teaching experience in an institution of higher education,
    Be a registered nurse with practical nursing experience.
    Daystar University plans to launch a new B. Sc. program in Nursing. The successful applicant will have responsibility of overseeing the detailed development of the program. This will include
    interfacing with hospitals to set detailed plans for practical training;
    developing detailed schedules for classroom and clinical experience;
    establishing the required clinical areas on campus;
    overseeing the procurement of laboratory equipment and training materials;
    identifying lecturers to teach in the program.
    Those interested in these challenging and rewarding position should submit their applications, testimonials and detailed CV with names and contacts of 3 referees to:

    Vice-Chancellor,
    Daystar University,
    P. O. Box 44400-00700 NAIROBI
    on or before 28th November 2008.
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    Deputy HIV/AIDS Unit Manager Job Vacancy: Catholic Relief Services
    Catholic Relief Services Kenya Program wishes to recruit for the following position for its ongoing and potential projects in Kenya.

    Position: Deputy HIV/AIDS Unit Manager- (Ref No. 2008/51)
    Location: Nairobi with frequent travel to the field

    Purpose: Reporting to the HIV/AIDS Unit Manager, Deputy HIV/AIDS Unit Manager will be responsible for providing management, supervisory and technical support to the growing HIV/AIDS projects within CRS Kenya.

    The job entails technical backstopping, project administration, partners' capacity building and coordination of various Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and Home and Community Based Care (HCBC) at CRS and partner levels. S/he will endeavor to ensure that OVC/HCBC projects are implemented within CRS strategy, in accordance with donor and host government standard and consistent with strategies in the projects designs. Based in Nairobi, the incumbent will dedicate significant amount of time at project sites to support implementations.

    In particular, the Deputy Unit Manager will manage OVC PEPFAR and The Child Behind (TCB) projects.

    S/he will be a key member of HIV/AIDS Unit team responsible for developing viable and effective interventions in HIV/AIDS prevention, mitigation, treatment and care that addresses sustainability issues. S/he is expected to work closely with other CRS programming units to ensure a holistic and integrated approach to, OVC/HCBC programming.

    Other key functions include representing CRS in various forums and forging relations with Catholic networks to foster stronger leadership in the health sector. Maintain and initiate collaborative/linkage activities with in-country partners, including Ministry of Home Affair's Children's Department, MOH and other National organizations as appropriate.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    The incumbent will support and advise in ensuring that the implementation of OVC/HCBC programs are in accordance with program plans, reflects CRS philosophies and guidelines, conform to other national and international standards.
    Work closely with other team members and M&E unit, s/he should develop tools and mechanisms to monitor and evaluate the progress of the set objectives and intermediate results.
    Conduct monthly site supervisory visits;
    provide management and administrative support to improve operational aspects of OVC/HCBC activities.
    Conduct performance evaluation, identify performance gaps and recommend suitable remedies for improvement.
    Monitor budget expenditure and provide direction on the same
    Take lead in identifying partner capacity gaps and strengthen capacities to improve on implementation
    Effectively and efficiently manage project grants in accordance with CRS and donor guidelines
    Participate in developing new projects in line with identified needs
    Specific Qualifications and Skills:
    A Masters Degree in social sciences or public health
    Additional training on OVC/HCBC, counseling, project management, monitoring and evaluation
    Solid knowledge on national policies and guidelines on OVC/HCBC
    Have solid working knowledge (practical skills) in OVC/HCBC Programming.
    5 years experience managing large USG funded OVC/HCBC programs.
    Familiarity with implementation of US Government-funded projects.
    3 years experience of project implementation through partnership
    Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through formal and informal training.
    Demonstrated ability to work in a team and mentor those reporting to him/her.
    Grant Monitoring/management
    Excellent written, oral communication and computer skills (Microsoft Office Programs).
    Written applications indicating the reference number of position, CV including day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the below-mentioned by November 21st 2008:

    Human Resources Specialist
    Catholic Relief Services - Kenya Program
    P.O. Box 49675, GPO 00100 Nairobi
    E-mail: hr @ ke.earo.crs.org
    Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted
    Kenya Fluorspar Company Career Opportunities
    KENYA FLUORSPAR COMPANY LTD
    KIMWARER, KERIO VALLEY
    P O PRIVATE BAG, ELDORET
    Tel: +254 (0) 53 22461
    Fax: +254 (0) 53 22414
    E-mail: jaykav @ kenyafluorspar.co.ke

    Interested persons with the following qualifications are invited to apply for the following positions:

    1) POSITION OF PROCUREMENT OFFICER

    Qualifications:-
    Diploma/Degree level of education - Preferably B.A, B/Corn, BBA, BSC (Eng).
    A professional qualification in purchasing. (Certificate or Diploma in Purchasing).
    At least 5 years experience in a similar position.
    Must have worked in a technical environment.
    Must be a computer literate.
    2) SCHOOL HEAD MASTER

    Qualifications:-
    P1 certificate and above
    At least 5 years experience as a Head Master in a reputable primary school.
    Excellent track record in general school administration.
    Self motivated individual

    3) A GEOLOGIST

    Qualification:-
    Must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree (in Geology).
    Must have done both Geo technical and core logging.
    Must have experience on Exploration Geology.
    Must be knowledgeable in Mine planning.
    Age -25 to 40 years with an excellent track record and able to work with minimum supervision.
    Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in a mining undertaking.
    Computer literacy is a requirement.
    THE MANAGING DIRECTOR
    KENYA FLUORSPAR COMPANY
    P.O PRIVATE BAG, ELDORET
    Applications for the above positions must reach the undersigned on or before 20th November 2008.
    Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) Career Opportunities
    The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) is a statutory body of the Government of Kenya, established by an act of Parliament in 1974, Cap 496 of the Laws of Kenya, The Standards Act.

    The mandate of KEBS is to promote standardization in commerce and industry, provide testing and calibration facilities, control the use of standardization marks, undertake educational work in standardization, assist in the Implementation and practical application of standards and maintain and disseminate International System (SI) units of measurement.

    KEBS wishes to recruit dynamic and result oriented individuals for the following positions:

    1. Principal Internal Auditor (Systems)

    Reporting to: CHIEF MANAGER, INTERNAL AUDIT

    Job Role: Pre -auditing compliance to internal systems controls and security as defined and set out in user manuals and procedures to ensure integrity of data.

    Key Responsibilities:
    Carrying out spontaneous checks of the operating software to check on the security of connectivity.
    Verifying and checking conformance to user procedures and regulations at regular intervals
    Auditing the payroll input system to confirm integrity of data and security of source information.
    Checking the functionality of the security custodial systems of all security information holders in terms of passwords and related items.
    Determining and recommending remedial actions where lapses or inadequacy in security of data and information is detected.
    Auditing the payroll - Advances, mandatory contributions, charges in the year to ensure authority of the transactions.
    Verifying and confirming proper user of IT systems in all the Departments
    Testing and confirming the validity of all back up centers.
    JOB SPECIFICATION:

    Minimum academic qualification:
    Bachelor of Commerce or its equivalent
    Professional qualification:
    CPA(k)
    Must be a trained Systems Auditor
    Knowledge of computer development and application at high level
    Relevant work experience: 6 Years

    Competencies: Integrity, Leadership skills, Communication skills, Assertiveness, Analytical

    2 PRINCIPAL RESEARCH OFFICER

    Reporting to: CHIEF MANAGER, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

    Job Role: To assist the research team in preparing, processing and analyzing data for scientific consumption.

    Key Responsibilities:
    Assisting Research scientists in collection and collation of data.
    Using the acceptable research analysis tools, analyze and arrange data logically for conclusion
    Prepare and disseminate reports and technical Publications as directed by the Chief research scientist
    Prepare materials for writing research protocols
    Provide research administrative support to the department
    Assist in the implementation of the research projects
    Custodian of research equipments and tools
    Review of all scientific papers incoming to the organization
    JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

    Minimum academic qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science or its equivalent Masters degree an added advantage

    Professional qualification:
    Postgraduate qualification in research analysis with specialization in
    SPSS or its equivalent
    Relevant work experience: 4 years experience

    Competencies: Leadership skills, Analytical skills, Integrity, interpersonal skills

    3. INSURANCE OFFICER

    Reporting to: COMPANY SECRETARY

    Job Role:
    Ensuring that the Organizations Assets are adequately insured to her business interest.

    Key Responsibilities:
    Carrying out risk analysis of the insurable aspects of the business and advising Management accordingly.
    Ensuring that the Organization is adequately insured to reduce on the risks
    Maintaining an updated register of all policies and their performance due date
    Ensuring that the Organization keeps abreast with the legal, regulatory and financial developments in the insurance industry
    Promote cost effective insurance cover
    Ensure that all Machinery, plant and equipments internationally procured and on transit are covered adequately
    Ensure that all insurance claims are paid to the Company on time
    Liaise with insurance service providers to develop products that mitigate insurance costs
    JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

    Minimum academic qualifications:
    Bachelor of Commerce (Insurance option) or its equivalent from recognized university

    Professional qualification: Postgraduate certificate in Insurance an added advantage

    Relevant work experience: 3 years experience

    Competencies: Leadership skills, Analytical skills, Integrity, interpersonal skills

    4. HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER

    Reporting to: ASSISTANT MANAGER, HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

    Job Role: Updating, maintaining and custody of computerized Human Resource Records to facilitate effective decision making

    Key Responsibilities:
    Maintaining records and information related to staff.
    Managing the HRIS
    Producing HR action reports and effecting salary changes.
    Ensuring staff related records for management decision making are compiled.
    JOB SPECIFICATIONS

    Minimum academic qualification: Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences

    Professional qualification:
    Post graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or equivalent
    Excellent working knowledge of HRIS
    Relevant work experience: 3 years

    Competencies: Integrity, Excellent computer skills, Team player, Result oriented, high administrative and planning skills

    5. METROLOGY OFFICER (MEDICAL PYSICIST)

    Reporting to: MANAGER, ELECTRICAL METROLOGY

    Job Role: Implementing policies and strategies aimed at providing national traceability of measurements in Time and Frequency measurements to the International System of Units (SI) in line with the corporate vision and mission.

    Key responsibilities:
    Managing the technical and day to day operations of the laboratory.
    Maintaining custody of the National Measurement Standards.
    Maintaining the traceability of the National Measurement Standards to the International System of Units (SI).
    Preparing, implementing, controlling and reviewing laboratory budgets.
    Providing calibration services in respective fields.
    Implementing and maintaining laboratory quality management system (QMS).
    Developing new techniques of measurement, improving on the current ones and promoting their use.
    Achieving and maintaining accreditation status of the laboratory.
    Achieving and maintaining international recognition of the national measurement standards, and the Calibration and Measurement Capabilities (CMCs) of the laboratory.
    Calibrating industrial/ research equipments.
    Developing and implementing safety procedures in the laboratory.
    JOB SPECIFICATIONS

    Minimum academic qualifications:
    Bsc. (Physics), Bsc. (Engineering), Bsc Technology or its equivalent from a recognized University.

    Professional qualifications:
    Specialized training in the relevant field of measurement
    Training on the ISO/IEC 17025 standard
    Competencies: Analytical skills, Proactive, Integrity, Assertive, Computer literacy

    Applications which include Curriculum vitae, a completed Personal Details Form and copies of relevant certificates should be submitted to:

    The Managing Director
    Kenya Bureau of Standards
    P O Box 54974 00200
    NAIROBI

    NOTE: The Personal Details Form to be down loaded from the KEBS website: KEBS: Welcome.

    Applications must be received by 27th November 2008.

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
    Intermediate Technology Development Group Career Opportunities
    Intermediate Technology Development Group Ltd (also known as "Practical Action") is an international development agency working with poor communities to help them choose and use technology to improve their lives today and in generations to come.

    We are seeking to recruit results oriented, proactive team players to fill the following two positions to be based in Lodwar, Turkana District.

    1. PROJECT OFFICER - COMMUNITY MOBILISER (WATER PROJECT)

    The successful candidate will take lead in designing and implementing strategies that stimufate, encourage and facilitate community participation in activities aimed at mitigating the impacts of drought-related water stress in Turkana (our project area).

    Key Responsibilities
    Carry out community mobilisation and awareness raising campaigns during project implementation
    Actively participate in the identification of local community needs, formulation of solutions
    Build partner capacity to play various roles in project implementation
    Take part in training project beneficiaries (especially WUAs) with a view to ensuring long term sustainability of project interventions
    Develop and implement proactive and participatory responses to drought challenges
    Create sustainable strategic linkages aimed at enabling the local communities to mobilise local resources and also access further funding for sustainable mitigation efforts
    Document lessons learned in each project for information sharing
    Participate in monitoring and evaluation of project activities
    Prepare project reports as and when required
    Qualifications and skills
    Preferably a first degree in water-related discipline, natural resources management, social sciences or related field (or diploma and adequate compensating experience)
    At least three years working experience in community development and/or mobilization preferably with an international NGO
    Excellent communication and engagement skills (both verbal and written)
    Ability to work independently and meet set deadlines
    2. PROJECT OFFICER - ANIMAL HEALTH EXTENSION

    The successful candidate will take lead in implementing strategies aimed at mitigating the impacts of climatic shocks in livestock based livelihoods in Turkana District.

    Key Responsibilities
    Stakeholder consultation and planning / collection of baseline information
    Resource use mapping and conflict mitigation
    Community drought preparedness planning
    Development and delivery of training on rangeland classification and early warning systems
    Selection and training of Community Animal Health Workers (CAHWs) and related systems
    Working with others to build the capacity of community peace committees
    Contribute to the development and dissemination of best practice guidelines
    Contribute to the development of interactive learning tools on rangeland management for school children
    Carry out community mobilisation and awareness raising campaigns during project implementation
    Actively participate in the identification of local community needs and formulation of solutions
    Create sustainable strategic linkages aimed at enabling the local communities to mobilise local resources and also access further funding for sustainable mitigation efforts
    Document lessons learned in each project for information sharing
    Participate in monitoring and evaluation of project activities
    Prepare project reports as and when required
    Qualifications and skills
    Minimum first degree in Veterinary Sciences or related field (or diploma and adequate compensating experience)
    At least three years working experience in community development and/or mobilization preferably with an international NGO
    Excellent communication and engagement skills (both verbal and written)
    Ability to work independently and meet set deadlines
    Knowledge of local language essential
    Great interpersonal skills
    Strong initiative and strategic thinking
    Excellent knowledge of conflict dynamics within the cluster with regard to the exploitation of natural resources
    Good knowledge of community-based delivery of livestock health services mandatory
    Applications together with a CV and names of three referees should be submitted to Practical Action by email on: recruitment @ practicalaction.or.ke. to be received no later than 20th November 2008.

    Applicants from Turkana District are encouraged to hand-deliver their applications to our Lodwar Office (and send copies of the same via email as indicated above).

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    Qualified residents of Turkana District are particularly encouraged to apply

    NB: Interviews will be held at the Lodwar Office of Practical Action on 24th November 2008
    Marketing Consultant Job Vacancy
    Athletics Kenya, an Association responsible for the Management of athletics in Kenya are looking for a Marketing Consultant to Market Athletics as a Brand and identify sponsors to the many activities that the Association promotes throughout the year.

    The Organization or individual required must posses the following:
    Must be versed with sports marketing.
    Qualified in the field of Marketing generally
    Must have a proven record of assignments already undertaken successfully.
    Those applying must quote the commission payable on the sponsorship obtained,

    Apply to:

    The Chairman Athletics Kenya,
    P.O Box 46722 -00100 G.P.O
    NAIROBI

    To reach us by 20th November
    Vacant Positions in the Town Council of Matuu
    Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the positions shown below.
    Interested applicants should POST copies of their applications, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, up-to-date curriculum vitae and ID card to the TOWN CLERK to reach on or before 20th November, 2008.

    1. INTERNAL AUDITOR III (AD. NO.1)

    Salary scale 10 K£; 11,340 x £321 -16,665 P.A
    Terms of service permanent and pensionable

    Main Duty
    Responsible for the internal management control system in the council.

    Responsibilities
    Prepare audit reports and report to the Audit Committee
    Ensuring effective applications of accounting policies
    Carry out investigations as may be assigned by the Audit Committee
    Developing, implementing and evaluating internal control frame work for preventing and detecting irregularities
    Monitor and review the councils Audit policies and procedures
    Verifying accounting transactions to ensure the presence of adequate internal controls together with risk assessments on individual audits.
    Review and make recommendations for improvements
    Qualifications

    For appointment to this grade candidates must be in possession of-
    CPA part II or equivalent professional qualification
    At least 2 years experience in the auditing field
    High level of integrity and trust worthiness
    Competent
    Good communication and report writing skills
    Must be computer literate
    Age - Not less than 26 years
    2. COMPUTER PROGRAMMER II (AD NO. 2)

    Salary scale 10 K£ 11,340 x £321 -16,665 P.A
    Terms of service permanent and pensionable

    Main duty
    Responsible for the management of computer data systems in the council

    Responsibilities
    Maintaining the existing computer networks
    Designing and maintaining database systems
    Developing application systems for the council
    trouble shooting hardware and software systems
    Preparing regular systems performance reports for management
    Co-ordinating regular website updates and maintenance
    Managing user needs including conducting user training
    Ensure security of the systems
    Qualification

    For appointment to this grade candidates must be in possession of-

    Diploma in computer studies, information technology with 2 years experience or at least 5 years experience in managing computer systems
    Age not less than 26 years.
    E.M.K KITUKU Town Clerk
    Members Club Job Positions
    A medium sized Members Club wants to fill the following positions

    1. Club Accountant
    Reporting to the club Secretary

    Minimum requirements
    Minimum KCSE with CPA II
    Management skills with at least 5 years experience in the hospitality industry
    Duties will include assisting the Club Secretary with day to day running of the club and maintaining accurate and up to date books of accounts.
    Must be honest, trustworthy, team player and able to work with least supervision.
    2. Head Cook

    Reporting to the food and beverage manager

    Minimum Requirements
    Minimum KCSE with relevant training as a cook from a recognized college.
    At least five (5) years relevant experience and ability to supervise brigade of over 10 people
    Should have knowledge of developing menus, write and cost A-la carte Menus and ability to institute effective food control measures.
    Should be honest, trustworthy, team player with leadership skills.
    Application with detailed CV, working history and names of three referees should be sent to:

    Labour Liaison Manager
    P.O Box 2118-10100
    Nyeri

    So as to reach him on or before 25th November 2008
    FMCG Company Job Vacancies
    A company dealing with FMCG wishes to recruit staff in the following departments.
    1. Front office
    2. Sales
    3. Accounts
    4. Secretarial
    To reach the addressee on or before 20th November 2008.
    P.O. Box 23014- 00100
    Nairobi, Kenya Or Email: wtsnjobs @ gmail.com
    ICT Job Vacancies in Kenya
    Printing Manager: 2-3 yrs experience as supervisor
    Head of IT Sales: Technical graduate; 2-3 yrs experience
    Sales Trainees: Fresh B.Ed, graduates with no experience (Business Studies preferred)
    Send CV only to:

    jobs @ HumanBrainForSale.com Before 5pm on 16th Nov 2008
    Marketer Job Position
    Experienced Marketer needed for computer sales, Maintenance & repair firm Sarun communication Solutions must be self-driven & result oriented.

    Send C.V to
    sarun @ nbnet.co.ke Tel. 311172/2252417
    Pastry/Bakery Maker Job
    A fast food restaurant urgently requires to fill the above position. The ideal candidate should be:
    Aged 25-35yrs
    Diploma in Pastry/Bakery
    At least 3 years experience
    Interested candidates should submit their applications attaching their CVs and testimonials on or before 24th November, 2007 to:

    The Advertiser Private Bag,
    Naivasha
    CAD Experts Jobs
    CAD Experts with experience in Digitization, particularly of Engineering drawings are urgently required.

    Qualified individual(s) is/are asked to apply through:-

    E-mail: eoworldkenya @ yahoo.com

    Contract starts immediately after the interview.
     
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    Beach Hotel in Mombasa’s North Coast Jobs
    Wilomo International Ltd
    When you Need to Recruit SMART People!

    At Wilomo International we engage students to participate in our capacity building programs, nurture them and also identify and develop SMART PEOPLE for the job market. The focus is on helping organizations HAND-PICK top performing youthful graduates to work for them.

    To qualify to be listed in our databank, the candidates must demonstrate ambition, determination to become the best, money-motivation and entrepreneurial flair. We then match only the best opportunities with the best people

    Graduate Recruitment Division
    At WIL recognize that recruiting fresh talent is a laborious, cumbersome and expensive exercise for most SMEs. Many firms do not have the time and manpower to handle such exercises exhaustively. At WIL Recruitment & Selection, we provide the missing link between employing organizations and prospective employees.

    Current Positions we are recruiting for:
    A leading beach hotel in Mombasa’s North coast is currently recruiting for the following vacant management positions:

    Purchasing Manager – one position
    Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences or Procurement related field from a recognised University. Or Higher Diploma in Supplies Management or equivalent from a recognised institution.
    Computer proficient
    Excellent Negotiation Skills
    Unquestionable honesty, integrity and ethics.
    Assertive and procedure compliant
    Good hands on experience with Micros-Fidelio Materials Control System.
    5 year and above experience
    30 years to 38 years of age.
    A good team leader able to provide leadership to other team members
    Competitive remuneration (those currently earning less than Ksh.65, 000/= need not apply)
    Asst. F&B Manager – 2 positions
    Minimum Diploma in Hotel Management from a recognised Institution.
    Person of Unquestionable honesty, integrity and ethics.
    At least 5 years experience as an Asst. OR F&B Manager.
    30 years and above of age
    Computer proficient
    Experience on Micros- Fidelio Materials control system added advantage.
    Good Leadership skills
    Good communication skills
    Skills and knowledge on HACCAP (Hazard analysis Critical Control Points) procedures.
    Able to train his/her team and identify training needs in the department
    Able to Implement developed quality standard and advice on their effectiveness.
    Good interpersonal skills.
    Competitive remuneration ( those currently earning less than Ksh.65,000/= need not apply)
    Sales Executives – 4 positions
    Recognised degree and /or professional qualifications in marketing and sales management from a recognised institution.
    A good understanding and knowledge of the travel industry trends and developments.
    Ability to work and achieve desired results with minimum supervision.
    Proven track record of performance.
    A good team player.
    Persons of unquestionable honesty, integrity and ethics.
    Good communicator and articulate.
    Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships both internal and external.
    Able to prioritise and problem solve.
    Should be customer focused.
    30- 38 years of age.
    Competitive remuneration ( those currently earning less than Ksh.40,000/= need not apply)
    How to Apply:
    If you feel that you have the skills and qualifications please send your CV with a one page summary on how your qualifications match the positions that you are applying for, current and expected salary, as well as the name and full contact details of three referees addressed in confidence to:

    Wilomo International Ltd
    Graduate Recruitment & Selection
    P.O. Box 27751 – 00100
    NAIROBI

    or email to recruitment @ wilomointernational.co.ke to reach not later than Friday, November 28, 2008

    NB:
    Only applications meeting the minimum requirements will be acknowledged. Those who do not receive communication by December 5, 2008 should consider themselves unsuccessful.
    Senior Fraud Analyst - Commercial Fraud Career Opportunity: Safaricom Limited
    We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within the Risk & Strategy Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

    SENIOR FRAUD ANALYST - COMMERCIAL FRAUD
    REF:RS-SFAC-NOV08

    Reporting to the Fraud Manager the Senior Fraud Analyst – Commercial fraud will provide support to the fraud team in the prevention, detection and management of commercial fraud within the organization.

    Key Responsibilities
    Proactively identify and report on all areas within the organization that are susceptible to fraud;
    Carry out annual fraud risk assessments;
    Carry out fraud risk analysis on all the key processes within the organization;
    Carry out fraud investigations of all non- technical fraud;
    Follow up of review recommendations to ensure corrective action is implemented
    Put in place effective methodology for fraud management activities;
    Training and creating awareness within the organization on fraud matters.
    Minimum Requirements
    University Degree in Finance / Business / Commerce / Law from a recognized university;
    Qualified CPA (K) or equivalent;
    5 years of experience in fraud investigations and forensic work;
    Strong background in either auditing or accounting field;
    Good working knowledge of MS Office Applications:
    Excellent communication, analytical and report writing skills
    Attention to detail and results oriented individual
    Must have the ability to work within strict deadlines with limited supervision
    If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualifications and experience, please send your resume and application letter indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and Ref No to the address below by 27th November 2008.

    The Resourcing Manager
    Safaricom Limited
    Nairobi.

    Via email:
    hr @ safaricom.co.ke
    DALC Education Career Opportunities
    DALC Education, Cambridge and Oxford Association of Management campuses in East and Central Africa, is seeking qualified professionals with at least three years experience in relevant fields:

    NAIROBI
    Centre Manager with a master’s degree in strategic management or Human resources management
    Lecturer- Msc computing
    Overall Librarian - Msc information system
    Teachers: Both ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level. Bachelors of education (All Subjects)
    KISUMU
    Centre Manager with a master’s degree in strategic management or Human resources management
    Customer Service with a bachelor’s degree
    Lectures: MBA FINANCE
    Lectures: MBA PROJECT MANAGEMENT.

    MOMBASA
    Centre Manager with a master’s degree in strategic management or Human resources management
    Customer Service with a bachelor’s degree
    NAKURU
    Centre Manager with a master’s degree in strategic management or Human resources management (Preferably a lady)
    Lectures: MBA FINANCE
    Lectures: MBA STRATEGIC/PROJECT MANAGEMENT
    The applications should be done online through .: Dalc Africa :. | A Certificate is just Paper... Its Content is the Value! by 28th November 2008.

    Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply especially for the post of center manager & Customer service.
    Kenya
    EMBU FARMERS SACCO SOCIETY LTD
    P.O. BOX 400-60100,
    TEL: 068-30414; 30586
    EMBU

    Request For Proposal (RFP): Provision And Implementation Of A Sacco Management Information System

    Embu Farmers Sacco Society Ltd invites sealed proposals from eligible companies for the provision and implementation of a Sacco Management Information System (Software)

    Interested eligible companies may obtain further information and the RFP document from Embu Farmers Sacco Head office – Emco Building 3rd Floor or through email:
    embufarmers @ emco.co.ke

    Duly completed RFP document in plain sealed envelope with “Request for Proposal - Sacco MIS” clearly indicated on the envelope should be addressed to:-

    The General Manager,
    Embu Farmers Sacco Society Ltd,
    Emco Building-3rd Floor,
    P.O. Box 400-60100,
    EMBU

    So as to be received on or before 01st December 2008 at 11:00 am. Late proposals shall be rejected.

    The Sacco reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal without giving reasons thereof and does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any proposal.

    Canvassing for the Request For Proposal by the company or by proxy shall lead to automatic disqualification of their proposal.
    Unitus Employment Opportunities
    Unitus is an international nonprofit organization that works to reduce global poverty by increasing access to life-changing microfinance services. We partner with young, high-potential microfinance institutions (MFls), helping them build capacity, attract capital, and achieve exponential growth.

    Through this leveraged approach, Unitus seeks to empower millions of the world's working poor while transforming the financial systems that will facilitate this.

    Our portfolio reaches more than 6 million families through 23 partners in Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Mexico, the Philippines and Kenya. Our goal is to reach more than 15 million of the world's working poor by 2010.

    Unitus is already working with two institutions in East Africa and is currently expanding its operations in the region. Our focus will be accelerating the growth of early stage microfinance providers through training, consulting, and capital.

    To kick off operations, we are looking for professional individual who will be based in Nairobi to fill the following positions.

    DIRECTOR, EAST AFRICA
    Reporting to the Vice President at the Head Office in Seattle USA, the Director will lead a small team based in Nairobi. You will be expected to lead strategy development and execution in East Africa, provide advisory services to MFIs at a strategic level, oversee training and guide the selection of partners. You will be the face of Unitus in the East Africa region and thus represent the organization to multiple stakeholders in the region.

    REQUIREMENTS;
    You will be a self-driven, independent, entrepreneurial, strategic thinker with a passion for developing the micro-finance sector that is evidenced by your accomplishments. You will also be a proven leader with strong communication, presentation and influencing skills and the ability to develop and maintain mutual relationships at various levels i.e. from development partners, government departments and micro-finance institutions at varying growth stages.

    In addition, we will be looking for:
    High level experience in the private sector as an entrepreneur, operator, or investor with good exposure in the East Africa region
    Sound understanding of economic development issues; expertise in microfinance will be a definite advantage
    Experience of selecting and managing multiple partners which includes advising senior executives on key business challenges
    Proven leadership and people management skills in a multi-cultural environment
    10+ years working experience and ideally a post-graduate degree
    Ability to travel up to 30% of the time.
    MANAGER, EAST AFRICA

    The Manager, East Africa reports to the Director and will be responsible for the design, implementation and management of the Growth Centre, an exciting learning program designed to accelerate the growth of micro-finance providers through workshops, networking, and mentoring. You will also manage relationships with the MFIs and provide advisory services to them.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    You will be a creative and strategic thinker who is entrepreneurial and has experience of working independently. You will also have solid project and relationship management experience with exposure to the East Africa region. Experience in the microfinance sector or economic development is preferred.

    Other requirements include:
    A minimum of a Bachelor's degree and 5 years working experience; MBA or similar degree preferred
    Demonstrated project management skills, gained in the commercial or non-profit sector
    Strong relationship management skills, demonstrated through a track record of managing cross-geographical and cross-cultural relationships
    Ability to work cross-functionally at all levels of the organization and to manage multiple stakeholders and projects simultaneously
    Strong presentation skills, including delivering presentations to diverse audiences Q Ability to travel up to 30% of time
    Your application should clearly demonstrate how your experience matches our
    requirements. It should include an up-to-date CV, the names and addresses of three referees, current and expected remuneration package, a daytime contact telephone number and a valid email address.

    Closing date:5th December 2008

    Adept Systems
    MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS
    P 0 Box 6416, Nairobi GPO, 00100
    e-mail: recruit @ adeptsystems.co.ke
    website: www.adeptsys.biz

    Unitus is an equal opportunity employer Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
    Transmara District Hospital Career Opportunites
    TRANSMARA DISTRICT HOSPITAL
    (pepfar project)
    P.O Box 98 kilgoris.
    VACANCIES

    Transmara district hospital is seeking personal to field the following positions:

    PTC COUNSELOR
    Basic nursing training/diploma in reg.Com.Nursing
    Training in dtc
    Tb management
    Under 35 years
    PHARM TECH
    Diploma in pharmacy from a recognized institution
    Registered with the pharmacy and poisons board
    At least 1 year post-internship experience
    Knowledge of basic computer skills added advantage
    SOCIAL WORK
    Diploma in community development/social work
    1 Year experience in related field
    Chaplaincy is an added advantage
    Under 35years
    NURSE
    Diploma in registered nursing
    Registered with the nursing council
    At least 1 year experience in nursing care
    Training in tb/hiv management is an added advantage
    Under 35years.
    The applications should reach the institution by 20/12/2008 You may also send your resume via e-mail to (medsuptransmara @ yahoo.Com or kakuip2002 @ gmail.Com)
    Administrative Assistant Career Opportunity
    The regional office of an international HIV/AIDS research organization is looking for an experienced professional to fill the position of ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT.

    Responsibilities:
    Work with the Finance & Administration Manager to provide administrative and logistical support for regional office, including:
    Coordinating travel and accommodation for staff;
    Organizing meetings and workshops, including travel and accommodation for participants;
    Assist with basic financial procedures, including data entry;
    Assist with procurement and asset management;
    Qualifications:
    Qualifications in full Secretarial course; Bachelors Degree preferred.
    Good working knowledge of computers, including Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Excel.
    Superior organizational skills.
    Experience with travel coordination and meeting organization.
    Written and spoken fluency in English and Kiswahili.
    Salary: Commensurate with experience

    DN.A/ 049
    P.O. Box 49010.GPO
    00100, Nairobi
    So as to be received no later than 5th December 2008 only short listed candidates will be contacted.
    WEAEP Kenya Career Opportunities
    WEAEP Kenya is a local Non Governmental Organization in Western Kenya working with children and women. WEAEP seeks to fill in the following vacant position.

    1. Programme Support and Fundraiser: Ref (WK/PSF/002/08)

    He/She will be responsible for project coordination, development of fundraising sources and strategy.

    The job specifications are:
    A degree in development studies; A postgraduate degree will be an added advantage; excellent written skills with the ability to produce concise and creative bids; strong experience in project design, monitoring and evaluation; understanding of child rights, advocacy and child cantered development programming; and at least three years experience in NGO fundraising. Request application form to apply

    2. Programme Facilitator and Trainer: Ref: (WK/PF/003/08)

    He / she will be responsible for planning and implementation project training and child centered development programmes.

    The job specifications are:
    A degree or equivalent and understanding of child rights, advocacy and child cantered development programming; good administration and report writing skills; experience of working at least two year for child rights protection or any familiar fields; experience in the development and implementation of training programmes; well developed interpersonal and communication skills; and a self starter, able to work with minimum direct supervision. To apply, request for application form.

    3. Care Assistant: Ref :( WK/ CA/004/08)

    Certificate in Social Work, Diploma will be an added advantage; at least 2 years experience working with street children or children's rights organizations; good verbal and written communication skills; experience in community development;. To apply send a covering letter, CV, academic certificates and three referees

    4. Vocational Training Teacher/Skills Development Assistant; Ref: (WK/ VTT/005/08)

    O' level Education; Trade test 2, Trade test one will be an added advantage in mechanics or carpentry; over three years experience in motor mechanic/carpentry teaching. To apply send a covering letter, CV, copies of academic certificates and three referees.

    5. Area Community Mobilisers/Area Facilitator - Mumias and Sangalo. Ref: (WK/ACM/006/08)

    At least a Diploma in Social Work from a recognised institution; over 4 years working experience with grassroots organizations; fluent in the local language Luhya.

    Women are highly encouraged to apply.

    To apply send a covering letter, CV, copies of academic certificates and three referees.
    To request for application forms email weaechild @ yahoo.co.uk or telephone 0202037082/ 0714867030 other applications should be send to weaeprecruit @ yahoo.co.uk or by post to WEAEP Kenya Box 1970-50100 Kakamega Kenya by 3rd December, 2008.

    Quote the job reference number on your application.

    The posts will be funded by the Big Lottery Fund
    School Principal Career Opportunity
    About Us
    We are one of the leading secondary school institutions in Kenya, situate in Nairobi and offering learning services from Form One to Form Four according to the secondary education curriculum approved by the Ministry of Education although being private. We aim at achieving academic excellence (demonstrated by our performance in the previous years) and developing / mentoring students to become best leaders in our society.

    The position
    The School Principal reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for all matters concerning daily running of the school and welfare of its students and the teachers. He / She will also serve as the educational leader responsible for managing the policies, regulations and procedures to ensure that the institution meets the approved curricula and mission of the school.
    In order to achieve academic excellence, the principal must work collaboratively to direct and nurture all members of the school staff hired by the Board of Directors and communicate effectively with parents.

    Key Responsibilities
    Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students and staff for academic performance and responsibility for behavior.
    Provide leading edge response and solutions to challenges that face the institution.
    Propose to the Board and implement approved policies and procedures aimed at achieving established goals.
    Supervise, support, evaluate and inspire the Teachers and students alike.
    Prepare and manage annual school budgets.
    Keep abreast of current developments in education sector Take care of safety and welfare of students.
    Maintain a working partnership with parents, Teachers and the community.
    Play an active role in conjunction with the Board in the public relations of the school.
    Successful candidate will posses:
    Bachelor of Education from a recognized University Masters degree, preferably in Business or Education Diploma in counseling is an added advantage
    Knowledge and experience of National Curriculum
    Experience in school based strategic planning
    Proven track record of high standards of performance
    Minimum of 12 years teaching experience, at least 5 of those as a Deputy principal or Principal in a competitive school.
    Good interpersonal skills
    Candidates must have the ability to:
    Communicate effectively with all members of the school community
    Lead and motivate teachers and students
    Be methodical and organized
    Be a team player
    Be open and positive
    Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
    Use MS suites (word, excel and power point)
    The role is highly demanding and in return the institution will provide a competitive package for the right candidate. If you believe that your abilities and experience match those listed above, please send your letter of application, detailed CV and testimonials to reach us by December 01, 2008. Indicate your day telephone number to:

    hr @ sovereignkenya.com
    PO. Box 45675-00100
    NAIROBI, KENYA
    Our clients are looking for individuals who are aggressive, results oriented and with a positive attitude to fill the following positions:

    1) Group HR Manager
    Job Code - PR/AK/GHR

    To thrive in this role you will be required to administer, direct and develop the groups human resources functions including workers' compensation, labor contract administration, recruiting and selecting, employee benefits, promotions, equal opportunity initiatives, develop and manage employment programs, salary compensation, job evaluations,
    benefits and education and training programs. Human Resource Managers focus on people and their needs.

    A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, human resource management, business administration or a closely related field.

    Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in human resources management with three (3) years of department level supervision/management of human resources.

    2) Project Manager
    Job Code - PR/HA/PM

    The Project Manager will plan, direct and oversee the operational activities. To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential function and also perform other tasks satisfactorily. This professional must have a thorough knowledge of all processes in the construction field; focus on short and long term goals in order to increase profits. They will also direct all companies' policies and implement realistic and competitive objectives. They will be responsible for monitoring costs and expenditures throughout projects and must be highly trained and possess a technical education with a construction background.

    Bachelor's degree- Construction or Engineering (Mechanical preferred)
    Six years experience in construction oversight, or equivalent, is required.
    Experience in managing small to medium construction projects, including supervising and directing subcontractors is plus.

    3) Head of PR Division
    Job Code - PR/SB/HOPRD

    The Head of Division will provide leadership to position the division at the forefront of the industry; develop a strategic plan to advance the division's mission and objectives and to promote revenue, profitability and growth as an organization. He/she will oversee Division operations to insure efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources. He/she will position the Division for the mid-term objective of winning substantial retained Corporate PR business from listed Companies in the region; and achieving sufficient critical mass to float this division as a separate company.

    A combination of the completion of a Masters Degree in Business Administration, Communications and/or Marketing and between three and five years experience in a leadership role.

    Ten (10) plus years PR Agency experience, or Corporate Communications and/or Marketing experience in listed companies.

    Evidence , of active membership of relevant professional bodies

    4) Group Marketing Manager
    Job Code - PR/AK/GMM

    The Group Marketing Manager will oversee all marketing, advertising and promotional activities the individual will also be responsible for defining, developing and evolving the core product business through well planned, implemented and executed marketing disciplines and strategies. This includes involvement in setting strategic direction for the business, meeting revenue & profitability targets, building a high performance marketing team and working internationally to integrate marketing strategies with Country Sales.

    The role will also be responsible for investigating new market/product opportunities. Five (5) years experience working within a marketing department, two (2) years as a Marketing Manager

    5) Group Brand Manager
    Job Code - PR/AK/BM

    This candidate will oversee advertising and promotion development while managing media budgets to ensure fiscal responsibility. The Brand Marketing Manager will conduct consumer research in support of new product development, advertising development, and business plans as needed.

    Strong Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing Option) A proven track record in leading and driving desired results in a similar role with a 'Hands on' attitude with an ability to acclimate and contribute into a startup environment

    6) Group Customer Relationship Manager
    Job Code - PR/AK/CRM

    The role requires ongoing development of client relationships through regular contact and escalation resolution as well as a high degree of professionalism, leadership, and strong management and communication skills.

    The Candidate will bring together the following facets of interaction in a strategic move towards Retention, Development and Growth of the Existing Client Base in order to become Key Influencer's in the Market

    An undergraduate degree in Business Administration or any related field with three (3) years demonstrated experience in a leadership position in an information based CRM environment
    Strong customer service management experience with a solid business acumen

    7) Client Relationship Executives
    Job Code - PR/AK/CRE

    This role broadly comprises of three aspects: strategizing, communication, and coordination. You will be working to handle all these three aspects and well as identify, innovate and create new opportunities for growth based on client's interaction and manage continuous communication with clients and meet timely delivery schedules
    A Diploma in Sales and Marketing
    Strong client, quality, detail, and results orientation
    Excellent communication skills
    Must be highly organized and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    Must be able to listen, understand, and build strong relationships which foster customer satisfaction
    8) Sales Executives
    Job Code - PR/AK/SE

    Must have a proven track record with ability to sell to the end user and have the ability to identify and close new business within enterprise accounts. You will be proficient both over the phone and face to face and be comfortable with closing big deals. This is a job for someone who wants to take responsibility for their brand.

    A Bachelor's Degree. A Diploma in Sales and Marketing would be an added advantage, and three (3) to five (5) years of sales or marketing experience.

    Knowledge of advertising and sales promotion techniques with a strong ability to persuade and influence others, work on own initiative, develop and deliver presentations and must have excellent sales and negotiation skills and strong communication skills

    9) Telemarketers
    Job Code - PR/AK/TL

    We are looking for individuals who are aggressive, result oriented and with a positive attitude is able to provide cross selling leads to the sales team.

    Minimum diploma in any discipline with experience with Microsoft Office applications

    Previous sales and or sales administration experience; at least 1 yr in telemarketing advantageous

    Excellent communication skills and proactive, excellent organizational skills and able to work under pressure, a team player though able to work independently as require

    10) Network Engineer
    Job Code - PR/AK/NE

    The individual will be required to performs a wide range of highly technical duties associated with the Local Area Network and Wide Area Network environments and related services. This includes, but is not limited to, implementing, maintaining and supporting the network for 7/24 availability, network security, network operating systems, and various computing services such as email, enterprise network management, enterprise backup, remote access and distributed applications environments.

    A graduate in network, computer, or software related field with 3 or more Year of Work Related Experience.

    Designing, Installing, Maintaining, Supporting and Troubleshooting of (server/client) computer networks (LAN/WAN) hardware, software and network applications.

    Knowledge about: Routers, Hubs, Switches, Repeaters, Firewalls, VPN, etc.

    Good Understanding of Networking Technologies and Terminologies (TCP/IP, QOS, NAT, VPN, Firewalls, etc.).

    11) Network Operations Administrator
    Job Code - PR/AK/NOA

    This IT professional will be responsible for the day to day operations of the network infrastructure of the organization.

    Depending on the organization, this network infrastructure will consist of such elements as individual desktop PCs, specially designed thin clients or workstations, file servers, mail servers, application servers, backup servers and more.

    Bachelor's degree in computer related field, or equivalent experience with about five (5) years or more of network administrator experience.

    Good Understanding of Networking Technologies and Terminologies (TCP/IP, QOS, NAT, VPN, Firewalls, etc.).

    All applications should be received on or before the 30th of November 2008. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis.

    Please apply attaching your current resume. Kindly quote the job code in the subject line of your application. Please email them to the following email address recruit @ personnelresource.com
    Payroll Coordinator Career Opportunity: Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi
    The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, a premier teaching and tertiary care referral hospital, invites applications from appropriately qualified individuals for the following position:

    Payroll Coordinator

    Reporting to the Consultant, Finance or his designate, the incumbent is responsible for managing all the activities of the payroll section for the various entities of the Aga Khan University in Kenya as well as review and assist in the operations in Uganda and Tanzania. He/she will also oversee the successful and timely implementation of the PeopleSoft Payroll module. The ideal candidate must be a Certified Public Accountant or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience. He/she will be a person of high integrity and recognize the need to maintain complete confidentiality..

    Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to, the Manager, Recruitment, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. P. O. Box 30270-00100, NAIROBI. Or by email to hr.recruitment @ aku.edu so as to reach not later than 5th December, 2008. Applications by email are preferred. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. For further details, please visit Aga Khan University
    Farmchem SeedLinks Career Opportunities
    About Us

    Farmchem, a leading agricultural inputs importer/supplier with branches in Nairobi and Eldoret, focusing on market expansion and new opportunities in our dynamic Agricultural environment is seeking dynamic, experienced people, to join us and hereby invite applications for the following positions.

    1. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER - Nairobi

    The Role
    Reporting to the Managing Director, the ideal candidate will provide effective leadership in management of HR, including perfecting talent and succession management strategies and organizational development solutions.

    The Person
    You will be an innovative, proactive and dynamic individual who is outgoing and passionate about working with and for people. You must also have a proven track record in HR management.

    Requisite Qualifications/Experience
    You will have 5 years HR experience with a team of 100 individuals, with highly developed IT, organizational, communication and negotiation skills. A graduate with relevant post graduate qualification. Ability to operate in a fluid environment, gain buy-in, build capacity, benchmark and gain momentum.

    2. HORTICULTURAL COORDINATOR - Nyeri

    The Role
    Develops and implements the operational / tactical marketing plans for designated crop(s) under the leadership of the Country Manager and in close collaboration with the area sales teams including presenting performance data to export companies, organizing all sales & agronomy service activity within territory

    The Person
    You will be innovative, strategically minded individual with a passion for performance, team player and achievement in a competitive environment.

    Requisite Qualifications/Experience
    5 year agricultural based marketing experience is desirable, especially building and maintaining strong customer relationships within the export horticulture industry, supporting crop marketing processes (4P) against competitor and market information dynamics. An agricultural graduate with relevant post graduate qualification (Marketing, BASIS, FACT) with a valid clean driving license.
    Ability to support the sales force by visiting trials consistently, providing technical knowledge and information, product positioning and analyzing market trends. Act and be seen as a resident expert in the field as it relates to products in the field and tactical marketing support.
    Must have excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
    3. WAREHOUSE SUPERVISOR - Nairobi

    The Role
    Reporting to the Operations Manager, the ideal candidate will oversee safe receipt, storage, retrieval and timely dispatch of goods whilst ensuring workplace health and safety requirements are met and take responsibility for the security of the building and stock.

    The Person
    You will be a dynamic, analytical self-driven individual with the ability to work under pressure. You must also have a proven track record in Warehouse management. A passion for performance and achievement in a competitive environment is key.

    Requisite Qualifications/Experience
    You will have 3 years relevant experience in a chemicals/plastics environment with strong pick/pack and fulfilment background, providing the key interface between sales and manufacturing functions with control over inventory, transport and dispatch.
    A graduate with supply chain/logistics post graduate qualification.
    Ability to evaluate and utilize best practice, act as a catalyst for new ideas to enhance performance whilst being a passionate, committed team leader who has proven ability to train and develop talent within the operation.

    4. DISTRIBUTION MANAGER - 2 posts (Eldoret, Kisumu)

    The Role
    Reporting to the Country Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for developing customer relationships, pro-actively promoting products and classify/accredit dealers whilst expanding the local distribution network

    The Person
    You will be a hardworking, strategically minded individual with a passion for performance, team player and achievement in a competitive environment. You must also possess a proven track record in Sales and Distribution.

    Requisite Qualifications/Experience
    You will have 3 years selling experience, farm inputs an advantage, and managed an assigned territory for at least 2 years.
    A graduate with post graduate marketing qualification, and a clean driving license.
    Customer-focused, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, knowledgeable on merchandising, self motivated, innovative, confident team player with a persuasive manner.
    5. AGRONOMIST - 5 posts (Kiambu, Embu, Kisii, Kakamega, Siaya)

    The Role
    Reporting to the Sales Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for developing customer relationships, pro-actively demonstrating products, planning, scheduling, coordinating farmer visits/trainings whilst updating all data & market feedback in a timely and cost effective manner

    The Person
    You will be a hardworking, self-driven individual with a passion for performance, team play and achievement in a competitive environment. You must also possess a proven track record in Crop protection and Agronomy.

    Requisite Qualifications/Experience
    S/he will have 3 years in busy sales environment, providing extension service to small to medium scale farmers, working with groups, with proven results. A certificate/diploma holder. BScAgriculture/Horticulture an advantage, and a dean riding license. Hands on crop production experience, local knowledge of target market and of leading a vibrant promotion team, an added advantage.

    6. TECHNICAL INTERNS (Office & Field) - 35 posts

    Applications are invited from college graduates who have completed their undergraduate, diploma or certificate courses in Agriculture, Horticulture or Seed Technology (30 posts), Analytical Chemistry (1 post), Marketing or Graphic Design (3 posts), Logistics/Business Management (1 post) for internships commencing January 2009.

    The Person
    You will be a hardworking, self-driven individual with a passion for performance, team play and achievement in a competitive environment.

    Requisite Qualifications/Experience
    A certificate/diploma holder, graduate in Agriculture, Horticulture, Seed Technology, Analytical Chemistry, Marketing / graphic design or Logistics / Business Management
    Interested candidates should submit applications together with detailed CV, 3 reference letters, academic transcripts and a personal statement detailing your interest in agriculture and Farmchem.

    If you meet the above criteria and interested in joining us for this challenging opportunity forward your application explaining why you are best suited, your detailed CV and relevant documents to jobs @ farmchemafrica.com or by post to the Managing Director, not later than December 5 2008.

    Farmchem is an equal opportunity employer. Only short listed candidates will be contacted
    Farmchem SeedLinks Limited,
    P.O Box 18407 - 00500 Nairobi Kenya
    Welcome to Farmchem
    Communication Production Officer Career Opportunity
    International Committee of the Red Cross
    Denis Pritt Road
    P.O. Box 73226, Nairobi
    00200 - Kenya
    E-mail address - hr.nai @ icrc.org

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance.

    ICRC's Regional Delegation in Nairobi co-ordinates the institution's humanitarian activities in Kenya. Tanzania and Djibouti. It also runs Regional Specialist Unrts that provide expertise to ICRC delegations in East Africa, the Great Lakes region and the Horn of Africa. Among these specialists' services, is the Regional Production Office, which supports ICRC delegations in the production of Communication material.

    The ICRC in Nairobi is seeking an experienced and highly motivated person to fill the above-mentioned position. The duties will require an in-depth knowledge of the communication production industry (printing, design, and audio visual) and the ability to coordinate complex projects.

    THE RESPONSIBLITIES;
    Assist in the production of communication material such as calendars, promotional materials, exhibits, radio spots, leaflets, templates etc. Handle specific projects in an independent manner;
    Provide professional and technical support to the Head of Production office including creative ideas on design & contents;
    Provide input regarding adaptation of Headquarter (Switzerland) and Regional (Nairobi) produced products to local audiences;
    Request quotes, negotiate prices, control and process LPO's, ROs and invoices, monitor compliance of suppliers with deadlines and quality requirements;
    Contribute to optimise the distribution and promotion of ICRC communication products to internal and external audiences;
    Collect and analyse data on delegations' needs and target audiences preferences, for instance, through surveys and focus groups;
    Undertake any other duties consistent with the overall responsibility for the post.
    THE REQUIREMENTS;
    University degree in Communications or any other related field;
    A minimum of three years of relevant experience in the Communication Production Industry;
    Good technical knowledge of production processes (print and audio visual);
    Excellent communication and proofreading skills;
    Good organizational, analytical and problem solving skills;
    Computer skills - Good knowledge of design programmes (Adobe, suite, etc) and excellent knowledge of MS Office and e-mail;
    Fluent in English and Swahili and a good knowledge of French.
    PERSONAL PROFILE
    Self motivated, innovative and creative;
    Able to work independently and in a team;
    Flexibility and willingness to travel;
    Able to work under pressure;
    Experience in the Humanitarian sector is an added advantage.
    Interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application to the Head of Human Resources on the above address on or before 5 December, 2008. Please include detailed curriculum vitae. current and expected remuneration and contact details of three referees.

    Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
    Security Officers Career Opportunities: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
    International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
    Denis Pritt Road
    P.O. Box 73226, Nairobi
    00200 - Kenya
    E-mail address - hr.nai @ icrc.org

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.

    The ICRC's Regional Delegation in Nairobi co-ordinates the institution's humanitarian activities in Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti. It also runs regional specialist units that provide support and expertise to the ICRC's delegations in East Africa, the Great Lakes region and the Horn of Africa.

    Security Officers

    The Regional Delegation in Nairobi is seeking for two experienced and highly motivated persons to fill the above positions.

    THE RESPONSIBILITIES
    Reporting to the Head of Security, the tasks and responsibilities include:
    Ensure the security of the ICRC property, assets and staff;
    Supervise the deployment of private security guards;
    Undertakes general administrative duties within the unit as delegated;
    Attend to traffic accident involving ICRC vehicles and follow up with relevant authorities.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    Academic - O-level;
    3 years experience in a similar position, preferably with NGO's or 5 years in the Armed Forces (Captain), Police ( Inspector rank);
    Computer literacy (Word, Excel, etc);
    Valid Driving License, (driving experience for over two years).
    THE PROFILE
    Good communication skills;
    Able to work independently and in a team; High level of integrity;
    Flexibility and willingness to work irregular schedules.
    Interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application to the Head of Human Resources on the above address, before 5 December, 2008. Please include detailed curriculum vitae, current and expected remuneration and contact details of three referees.

    Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
    Faulu, a dynamic Christian organization within the Finance Sector has been and continues to experience tremendous business growth. As a result, some exciting and challenging positions have become available.

    We are seeking high caliber professionals to fill the following positions;

    1. HEAD OF FINANCE

    Reporting to the General Manager, Finance and Administration, the Head of finance will offer support and leadership in Business growth and management decision making process by providing timely and accurate information

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Responsible for business accounting, procedures, systems, documents and reports by ensuring robust control systems and procedures are in place
    Participate in development of the overall organization's budget in line with business objectives and monitoring of its performance
    Ensure effective financial management, timely reporting, cash flow management and Preparation of periodic and annual accounts and reports
    Accurate reconciliation of the Company's books
    To liaise with external auditors, tax consultants and regulatory authorities
    Ensure prudent procedures and management for procurement are in place and are adhered to
    Manage the Company's portfolio of collective investments
    Leadership in the department and staff for sustained motivation and productivity
    QUALIFICATIONS
    Bachelors degree in accounting or Finance or equivalent degree from a recognized institution, Masters will be a definite advantage
    CPA(K)
    Proficiency in computer applications
    Demonstrated leadership abilities, high degree of integrity, attentive to detail and analytical
    Preferable at least 5 years experience in senior management position in medium to large organization
    2. HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT- CONSUMER BUSINESS

    Reporting to the General Manager, Business Development, the Head of Business Development- Consumer Business will be responsible for growth of the Liability and Asset books of the Consumer Business Unit.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Management of the unit's operations to optimize acquisition of new customers and achievement of sales and business targets.
    Maintaining a portfolio of quality and competitive products and services to meet the needs of target markets
    Establishing effective business management systems and procedures for optimal resource utilization
    Effective customer management to achieve high customer retention, customer satisfaction and products usage
    Quality leadership to achieve and sustain optimal staff motivation, commitment and participation in achievement of set objectives
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    University degree in Business or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. Masters degree will be a definite advantage
    At least 8 years working experience, 6 of which must be in establishment and management of retail banking solutions, with a proven track record
    Proven leadership abilities
    Confident, with a high degree of integrity
    3. OPERATIONS MANAGER

    Reporting to the General Manager, Banking Operations & ICT, the Operations Manager will provide leadership in operations by overseeing the setting up of functional banking branches, delivery channels and back office operations centers while ensuring that the systems and procedures comply to internal policy and CBK regulations

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Responsible for the implementation of Banking Operations manual and compliance to CBK
    Active participation in the implementation and subsequent management of the core banking system for efficiency in service delivery
    Activation and management of alternative delivery channels
    Management of customer accounts while ensuring customer delight
    Offer leadership in department and staff management for motivation
    Staff training with regard to KYC and AML
    Effective administration in all the branches and operations centers
    Proper Banking cash management
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Degree in Business such as B. Com or equivalent degree from a recognized institution Masters and accounts qualification would be desirable
    AKIB or Diploma in Banking and computer proficiency
    Demonstrated leadership abilities, people management skills, high degree of integrity and attentive to detail At least 7 years experience in Banking operations
    4. SENIOR HR PARTNER - PERFORMANCE AND REWARD

    Reporting to the head of HR, the Senior HR Partner - performance and reward will be responsible for steering Organizational performance, career paths and development of innovative reward structures that are in line with the HR best practice

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Participate in the recruitment and induction process for inculcation of a performance culture Development, dissemination and implementation of career paths
    Preparation of a performance matrix and recommend the necessary actions and initiatives
    Actively participate in the preparation of the department's annual business plans
    Ensure that every employee has an annual performance plan
    Facilitate the performance reviews and ensure on time feed back within the Company
    Implementing the performance management and continuous review of reward policies within the organization aimed at remaining proactive and relevant to changing times
    Offering HR expert support to the department and the organization in other HR functionalities
    QUALIFICATIONS
    University degree in Human Resources or in social science and Humanities Plus Higher Diploma in HRM
    A Masters degree will be an added advantage
    An all rounded HR expert with at least 5 years experience 3 of which must be at a supervisory level in a large dynamic organization
    Excellent inter personal skills, high degree of confidentiality and integrity
    Knowledge and experience in implementation and management of a Balanced score card will be a definite advantage
    If you meet the above criteria and have passion to serve in a Christian environment, please send your application letter, a detailed CV and testimonials including 3 referees, daytime telephone contact to:

    Head of HR
    Faulu Kenya Limited
    P.O Box 60240 - 00200
    Nairobi

    So as to reach on or before 3rt December 2008, please indicate the job position on the envelope. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    A leading manufacturer of corrugated Cartons in Nairobi with a ultra-modern state of the art manufacturing facilities, wishes to recruit a dynamic, competent and experienced candidates in the following positions:

    1. Shift Manager

    Education and Professional qualifications required:
    The candidate should be a Bachelor of science graduate in mechanical/ electrical engineering OR
    Holder of (HND) a higher National Diploma in mechanical/electrical engineering.
    Must have a minimum of five (5) years continuous working experience in the corrugated industry of which three (3) years should be in a similar position.
    A suitable candidate should be a team player and in possession of leadership and management skills training.
    Those with knowledge of TCY conversion machines shall have an added advantage.
    2. Corrugator Manager

    Education and Professional qualifications required:
    The candidate should be a Bachelor of science graduate in mechanical/ electrical engineering OR
    Holder of (HND) a higher National Diploma in mechanical/electrical engineering.
    Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience in a similar position with at least five (5) years experience working in the corrugated industry.
    A desired candidate should be a team player and in possession of a management and supervisory skills training. Those with knowledge of TCY Corrugator machine shall have an added advantage.
    3. Shift Supervisor

    Education and Professional qualifications required:
    A Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C
    Higher or ordinary diploma in mechanical/electrical engineering or printing technology from a reputable learning institution.
    Must have a minimum of Two (2) years experience in a similar position with at least Two (2) years experience in production and One (1) on the job training in a corrugated industry.
    A desired candidate should be a team player and in possession of a management and supervisory skills training.
    For interested candidates applications should be forwarded to the address below and be received by 2nd December, 2008. NOTE. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
    Send your applications to:
    DN/A 055
    P.O Box 49010-00100 GPO, NAIROBI
    Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company Limited, a water and sewerage service provider, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions:

    1. PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER AND - JOB GRADE 7

    Reporting to the Commercial & Finance Manager, this challenging position requires the candidates to perform the following functions:
    Develop human resources policies and procedures on staff recruitment, benefits and compensation
    Analyse training needs in conjunction with the departmental heads and develop robust training programs
    Co-ordinate the implementation of performance management program
    Plan and conduct programs for staff joining the organization, staff movements and leavers
    Design and conduct employee surveys
    Ensure the maintenance of up-to-date human resources records and statistics
    Preparation of staff contracts in liaison with the Commercial & Finance Manager
    Assist in coordinating trainings and workshops
    Receive, review accuracy and completeness while updating and maintaining HR data.
    The suitable candidate should have the following;
    Bachelors degree in social sciences or related discipline
    Post graduate qualification in Human Resource Management
    Minimum of 5 years work experience in a related field

    2. WATER TREATMENT DISTRIBUTION AND MANAGER - JOB GRADE 7

    Reporting to the Head of Technical Services (Technical Manager) You will be responsible for among other things;
    Overall supervision of water treatment works and distribution staff
    Develop and implement plans and programs for efficient operation and maintenance of water treatment works and distribution facilities.
    Implement plans and programs to improve the efficiency of water treatment and distribution network.
    Design and carry out costing of construction of water pipeline as required by consumers.
    Recommend regulation for the connections and of new systems components in areas where is inadequate.
    Undertake overall maintenance and improvement of treatment works and distribution network components including replacement/ installation of water mains where needed.
    Participate in planning process of new water distribution system and treatment works component.
    Maintain a smooth and efficient operations and minor maintenance of all water pumping plants and reservoirs
    Monitor and coordinate the development and implementation of measures aimed at reducing the volume of unaccounted for water.
    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

    You will be required:-
    Be a holder of a good first degree in Civil & structural Engineering or Water Engineering from a reputable University.
    You will have at least five years' engineering experience in operations and maintenance of water utilities.
    You will be self-driven and motivated with ability to meet deadlines
    You must be people oriented and have demonstrated leadership qualities.
    You must have experience in leak detection and control of non-revenue water
    Excellent in communication and Computer literate with knowledge of AutoCAD, ArchiCAD.
    3. SEWERAGE MANAGER - JOB GRADE 7

    Reporting to the Head of Technical services (Technical Manager) You will be responsible for among other things;
    Overall supervision of Sewerage staff
    Develop plans and programs for effective operation and maintenance of the sewerage system including extensions of trunk sewers and service connections.
    Direct and coordinate operation and maintenance of sewer mains, sewage pumping stations and treatment plants in the system.
    Undertake investigation of existing systems and inspection of industrial pre-treatment plants and new systems, installation and repair of trunk sewers and service connections.
    Recommend regulations for connection of new systems in areas where is inadequate.
    Monitor and co-ordinate septic tanks/pit latrines dislodging services for non sewered areas.
    Oversee the implementation of a continuous and systematic preventive maintenance of the sewer network and Sewage treatment
    Design and carry out costing of sewer construction as required by customers
    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

    You will be required:-
    Be a holder of a good first degree in Water Engineering or wastewater engineering from a recognized University.
    You must have at least five years engineering experience in operations and maintenance of Sewerage facilities including sewer network, treatment plants
    You must have experience in preventive maintenance using present day technologies
    You must be a people oriented and have demonstrated leadership qualities
    You must be excellent in Communication and Computer literate with knowledge of Auto CAD, ArchiCAD

    4. REVENUE ACCOUNTANT - JOB GRADE 6

    The specific duties and responsibilities will be:
    Plan for Revenue/debt collection
    Monitor daily activities in revenue collection
    Plan for follow up/visits to large customers
    Monitor payment proposals agreed upon by customers
    Identify delinquent debtors
    Prepare action plan to ensure our revenue and debt collection targets are kept in focus
    Implement, monitor action plan and ensure it is on course
    Coordinate/manage task forces set up to deal with specific revenue/ debt collection cases
    Any other activity to enhance revenue and debt collection of the Company.
    Qualifications and Experience
    At least CPA III or its equivalent
    At least 3 years relevant experience
    Bachelors Degree in Commerce or Business Administration
    Knowledge of Accounting packages and Spreadsheets
    5. PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT - JOB GRADE 5

    The Procurement Assistant will report to the Procurement Manager and his duties and responsibilities shall be;
    Compile requests for materials
    Prepare purchase orders
    Keep track of purchases and supplies and handle inquiries about orders
    Perform a variety of tasks related to the ordering of goods and supplies for an organization
    Make sure that what was purchased arrives on schedule and meets the purchaser's specifications
    Determine the causes of any delays
    If the supplier has questions answer them and resolved any problems
    When the shipment arrives, procurement clerks reconciles the purchase order with making sure that they match; notify the vendors when invoices are not received; and verify that the bills concur with purchase orders.
    Prepare quotations according to specifications.
    Sourcing of new suppliers, involvement in RFQ, evaluation and recommendation of suppliers across the region
    Maintain and communicate updated information on suppliers, spending and savings according to pre-determined and agreed standards with counterparts.
    Keeping abreast of trends and demands for packaging and also constantly seeking opportunities to add value, improving work flow and cost savings.
    Minimum Qualification
    A Diploma in procurement and supplies
    Registered with institute of purchasing and supplies
    Minimum 3 years working experience in the relevant field
    Knowledge of Accounting packages
    6. ASSISTANT INTERNAL AUDITOR

    The Assistant Internal Auditor will report to the Internal Auditor His duties and responsibilities shall be;
    To follow all internal audit plans and timetables
    To undertake internal control measures that will prevent non conformance
    To ensure timely completion of all regular internal audit checks and inspections to required standards.
    To ensure that audit reports and recommendations are discussed with the Internal Auditor
    To review the reliability, compliances and integrity of the financial, operations and information systems
    To assist in preparation of the section budget
    To make monthly reports to the Internal Auditor
    Undertaking such other relevant duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time
    To portray a positive corporate image of the Company
    Assist in analyzing risks to the organization
    QUALIFICATIONS
    Bachelor of Commerce
    At least CPA II
    3 years relevant experience
    Knowledge of Accounting packages and Spreadsheets
    SALARY SCALES

    JOB GRADE 7 - Ksh. 41,160 x 680 - 41,842 x 1,500 - 47,842 x 1998 - 53,836 x 2,060 - 62,076 per month

    JOB GRADE 6 - Ksh. 28,014 x 708 - 30,836 x 798 - 34,128 x 893 - 36,713 per month

    JOB GRADE 5 - Ksh. 22,680 x640 - 25,890x708 - 30,138 x798x 33,330 per month

    All Grades are on permanent and pensionable terms

    Your application should include a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, at least two contactable referees and daytime telephone contact and be addressed, so as to reach on or before 11th December, 2008 to:

    Managing Director
    Eldoret Water & Sanitation Company Limited
    P.O Box 8418-30100
    ELDORET
    Role:
    The Operation Secretary based in Nairobi wilt be working closely with ECHO'S Sector Support Team of international technical experts to ensure the quality of European Commission's development policies by:
    Providing secretarial support to the international technical staff (i.e. write correspondence in English and French languages, phone calls, arrange appointments, compiling background material, photocopies, filing, etc.).
    Maintaining planning & movement record - who's where and when for the international technical staff.
    Receiving and dispatching communication by e-mail, fax, post dnd telephone.
    Required qualifications:
    Minimum Advanced level in Secretarial Studies
    Minimum 4 years working experience in administration or secretarial position.
    Working experience with International Organisation, NGO or Embassy is highly desirable
    Excellent proficiency in English
    Good knowledge of French as a working language will be an advantage
    Good knowledge in office IT applications.
    Required Skills:
    Accuracy, dynamics, high sense of initiative and organisation, strong motivation, friendly and team worker, willing to accommodate different tasks in a flexible way, good communication skills reporting capacities and ability to meet deadlines.

    Please apply in writing with CV, references (and copies of recommendations), a recent photograph and daytime telephone contact to:

    The Regional Administrative Coordinator,
    European Commission Humanitarian Aid Department (ECHO),
    P.O. Box 49991- 00100, Nairobi

    at the latest by noon 28th November 2008 in a sealed envelope indicating the post on the envelope. Candidates who have not been contacted by 15th December 2008 should consider that they have not been short listed.
     
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