The African Media Initiative (AMI) seeks to strengthen the media sector, from an owner and operator perspective, so that it can play its full role in promoting social development, economic growth and in empowering citizens to hold governments and other institutions to account.

AMI is incorporated in the Republic of Kenya as a non-profit, nongovernmental organization and enjoys the benefits of a Host Country Agreement with the Government.

To strengthen its institutional building, AMI is looking to employ a Director of Communication & Knowledge management. The incumbent will report to the CEO.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for the overall coordination of AMI’s content production destined to improve the knowledge and capacity of its members; organize and implement AMI’s corporate communication towards its members, supporters, stakeholders and other civil society and government entities.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:
  • Identify and provide relevant content to help improve media owners’ knowledge
  • Conduct AMI and AMLF press relations
  • Lead AMI, AMLF and associated project websites content management and act as liaison with websites contractor
  • Prepare AMI materials and publications and ensure efficient distribution
  • Coordinate AMLF and other events planning including C level seminars and media owners’ voice leverage
  • Participate actively in coordinating the process of defining the Leadership & Guiding Principles Code
Qualifications:

The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of 10 years experience in a similar position in Africa working with media owners and operators from around the continent.

The incumbent must have a strong Knowledge and experience in media development on the continent and a clear understanding of the challenges facing the industry.

He/she must demonstrate a solid track record in delivering pilot projects in view to scale them. French language is a requirement.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit electronic applications, consisting of a letter of interest (two pages or fewer) and complete curriculum vitae, in either Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF Format, to the following AMI email address by close of business on 15th June 2011: jobs@africanmediainitiative.org

Please include “AMI Director of Communications & Knowledge Management Search” in the subject line.

The successful candidate is expected to take up the position as soon as possible. She/he will be based in Kenya where AMI is headquartered.

The salary package will be negotiated based on experience and current salary level.

www.africanmediainitiative.org

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The African Media Initiative (AMI) seeks to strengthen the media sector, from an owner and operator perspective, so that it can play its full role in promoting social development, economic growth and in empowering citizens to hold governments and other institutions to account.

AMI is incorporated in the Republic of Kenya as a non-profit, nongovernmental organization and enjoys the benefits of a Host Country Agreement with the Government.

To implement its ambitious programme of activities, AMI is looking to employ a Director of Strategy & Programmes. The incumbent will report to the CEO.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for the overall coordination of the implementation of AMI’s programmes.

The incumbent will work closely with the CEO and consultants to make sure that programme activities are deployed on time and on budget making sure that the core strategy of improving the media landscape to empower people remains at the center of AMI.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:
  • Maintain the Overall Strategic Focus and Performance of AMI
  • Programme development, management and delivery including strategy and establishing advisory panels and experts
  • Define criteria for implementing partners selection
  • Lead preparatory work on Improving Finance priority area
  • Deputise for the CEO
  • Select Resource and Partnership Mobilisation
  • Oversight of program fellows and consultants
Qualifications: The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of 10 years experience in programme management in Africa, preferably in the media development sector.

The incumbent must have strong analytical abilities, excellent knowledge and experience of the African media industry as well as a good understanding of private sector development. He/she must demonstrate an ability to achieve under challenging circumstances including but not limited to hostile audiences.

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit electronic applications, consisting of a letter of interest (two pages or fewer) and complete curriculum vitae, in either Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF Format, to the following AMI email address by close of business on 15th June 2011: jobs@africanmediainitiative.org

Please include “AMI Director of Strategy & Programmes Search” in the subject line.

The successful candidate is expected to take up the position as soon as possible. She/he will be based in Kenya where AMI is headquartered.

The salary package will be negotiated based on experience and current salary level.

www.africanmediainitiative.org

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The African Media Initiative (AMI) seeks to strengthen the media sector, from an owner and operator perspective, so that it can play its full role in promoting social development, economic growth and in empowering citizens to hold governments and other institutions to account.

AMI is incorporated in the Republic of Kenya as a non-profit, nongovernmental organization and enjoys the benefits of a Host Country Agreement with the Government.

To strengthen its institutional building, AMI is looking to employ a Finance & Administrative Director. The incumbent will report to the CEO.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for management and oversight of all financial processes and procedures.

These include budgeting coordination and budget monitoring, financial procedures and internal controls, accounts payable and purchasing integration, payroll systems, cash flow management, computerized accounting systems and procedures, audits, and leadership management activities.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:
  • Act as the main point of contact to external advisors ie accountants, auditors bank, provide all required information.
  • Manage regular and rolling budget and forecasting process
  • Draft statutory accounts preparation.
  • Prompt preparation of monthly management accounts.
  • Provide financial management for all aspects of the organizations projects ensuring compliance with regulations and procedures
  • Supervise finance team to track expenditures, ensure timely, quality, and accurate financial reports and practices.
  • Provide financial control, prepare and analyze budgets, prepare financial reports, and make recommendations on budget expenditures
  • Maintain updated information regarding donor reporting requirements and financial restrictions.
  • Manage the cash flow to ensure timely transfers of funds
  • Mentor and build the capacity of local finance and administrative staff, identifie training needs and organize appropriate training
  • Set up and ensure compliance with standard operating procedures in the areas of finance, accounting, human resources and operations
  • Maintain fiduciary responsibility for all funds advanced for the purpose of the project.
  • Review all financial reports and expense documentation and upon approval state that said reports and documentation are in compliance
  • Supervise administration team to ensure efficient operations, logistics, communications and systems
  • Ensure that all HR policies are aligned to AMI policy and are adhered to
  • Responsible for setting up and maintaining the organizations IT services.
  • Undertake other duties consistent with the general scope of work as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer
Qualifications:

The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of 8 years experience in a similar position in Africa working with a diverse group of funders.

Knowledge and experience in media development as well as comfort working with individuals from different cultural backgrounds are important advantages.

Excellent Excel modelling skills will be a must.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit electronic applications, consisting of a letter of interest (two pages or fewer) and complete curriculum vitae, in either Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF Format, to the following AMI email address by close of business on 15 June 2011: jobs@africanmediainitiative.org

Please include “AMI Director of Finance & Administration Search” in the subject line.

The successful candidate is expected to take up the position as soon as possible. She/he will be based in Kenya where AMI is headquartered.

The salary package will be negotiated based on experience and current salary level. www.africanmediainitiative.org

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Job: To accelerate the institutionalization of fully functional and compliant operating systems for mothers2mothers Kenya.

The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya and reports to the Country Representative, working closely with the Accounts and Administration Manager, the program team, and key staff at m2m HQ. The position is fixed-term for 3 months.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Regional offices:
  • Facilitate the start-up of m2m’s regional office in Kisumu
  • Facilitate the start-up of m2m’s regional operation in Nairobi/Central
  • Review and improve the operating systems of m2m’s regional office in Mombasa
Finance:
  • Support the finalization and implementation of m2m Kenya’s finance policies
Administration:
  • Support the administrative close-out of USG-funded project activities
  • Map organizational administrative activities and develop an operating structure for administrative support with defined roles & responsibilities
IT:
  • Follow-up with m2m head office to resolve all priority IT needs (e.g. email server, scanning functionality, etc.)
HR:
  • Review m2m Kenya’s current contract templates and HR policies in accordance with Kenya labour law
  • Draft additional contract templates and HR policies as needed
  • Review existing HR filing system and revise to ensure full legal and donor compliance
Governance:
  • Review m2m’s current governance structure in Kenya and make recommendations for improvement
  • Support the implementation of improvement measures where appropriate
Procurement/Logistics:
  • Identify preferred suppliers in all of m2m’s operating regions
Compliance:
  • Review existing branding/marking plan(s) and facilitate full compliance
  • Support other systems improvements in the above areas as needs are identified
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree in finance, business administration or related fields; MBA a distinct advantage
  • Significant experience in organizational systems set-up and management, including a cross-section of finance, administration, HR, legal, governance, logistics, donor compliance and/or IT
  • Experience conducting organizational assessments of operating systems, generating action plans, and managing the implementation of system improvements to completion
Competencies Required:
  • Strong assessment skills, able to gather information from diverse sources and synthesize into a consolidated format
  • Planning and problem-solving skills, able to convert assessment findings into detailed, actionable solutions
  • Project management skills, able to actively manage implementation of a detailed project plan
  • In-depth understanding of USG rules and regulations, Kenya labour and tax laws/customs, and generally accepted accounting principles
  • Ability to work independently and seek guidance and consultation at key project phases
  • Organization, research and time-management skills
  • Dynamism, creativity and flexibility
  • Fluency in English required; fluency in Swahili an advantage
  • High level of computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Enthusiasm to work on behalf of m2m’s mother and infant clients
To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae to the Human Resources Department, mothers2mothers via email to kmmprecruitment@m2m.org by 8 June 2011.

mothers2mothers follows a careful review process for all applications. We are unable to respond personally to each application.

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Should you not receive a response to your application by 30 June 2011, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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Ref No: JRS Mental Health

Job Title: Program Coordinator Mental Health

Location: Kakuma, Kenya

Closing Date: June 10th 2011

Incorporation date: July 15th 2011

Position open to
  • Kenyan nationals
  • Candidates available for 2-year commitment
  • This is unaccompanied post with regular Rest and Recuperation leaves every 10 weeks.
Organizational Context:

Jesuit Refugee Service is an international humanitarian organization, with a mission to accompany, serve and defend the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people.

JRS has a priority to work wherever the needs of displaced people are urgent and unattended by others, and offers a human service to refugees and the communities through a wide range of rehabilitation and relief activities most of which centre around formal and informal education needs.

Description

The mental health department’s aims at improving the psychosocial well-being of intellectually and developmentally challenged persons and their families through increasing insight, creating awareness and improving effectiveness of the care givers by providing psychosocial services, special needs education, rehabilitation and habilitation, services, trainings and outreach programs.

Key Responsibilities
  • Under the supervision of the Project Director, takes responsibility for the overall leadership, administration and management of the day-care centres.
  • Is actively involved in the planning, monitoring, implementation, evaluation, proposal and report writing for the JRS Kakuma project.
  • Is actively involved in people management of the day-care program staff and inspire and encourage them to work with and maintain the JRS mission and vision. Areas of staff involvement include; recruitment, supervision, reviewing job descriptions and contracts, prepare work plans, leave controls, discipline and performance appraisals.
  • Keeps abreast of all financial aspects of the program, ensuring accuracy, transparency and accountability.
  • Ensures adequate, ongoing support and rehabilitation of the mentally challenged in the camp through day-care and community care.
  • Carries out regular assessments of the day care clients and advises on the care needed for each client.
  • Carries out training and in-service training for the day-care support staff, parents, community leaders and client’s carers.
  • In collaboration with the other agencies, works towards the integration of clients into mainstream primary, secondary or vocational schools in the camp or into the work place.
  • Works closely with families by designing and overseeing the implementation of capacity building programs that will help them easily integrated the challenged person or child.
  • Offers support to the project in the other areas, as needed depending qualification and gifts
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors required in Special Education with a major or minor in community rehabilitation or related field
  • 2 years of professional experience in the field of special education, working with persons living with learning and developmental challenges
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to working with marginalized communities.
  • Experience in managing people/team
  • Experience in program management
  • Ability to work sensitively with refugee population of different ethnic background
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and oral)
  • Flexibility, resilience to stress and ability to adapt to working in remote area with adverse climatic and environmental conditions
How to apply:

Please send your Cover Letter and CV that should include contacts for three referees to kenya.applications@jrs.net

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Ref: HRD – RM/17/05/2011

HNWI* Relationship Manager

HNWI – High Net Worth Individual

The HNWI Relation Manager will report to the HNWI Banking Centre Manager and will be responsible for:-
  • Identifying eligible HNWI customers through MIS and interactions with Branch Managers and other Relationship Managers, on an ongoing basis.
  • Conducting sustained communication with all eligible HNWI customers to initiate them into using the HNWI products and services.
  • Selling the Bank’s specialized HNWI Banking products to all eligible customers with a view to deepen relationships and increase per customer revenue.
  • Increasing the number of HNWI banking customers through an acquisition strategy of new customers and upgrading existing customers who have the potential to grow .
  • Organizing recognition events, seminars etc for HNWI customers
Qualifications and Experience:

The candidate must have;
  • A degree from a recognized university
  • At least 4 years line experience in banking relationship management/customer service of high networth individuals.
  • Knowledge of private individual off-shore and investment products
  • Knowledge of banking operations
Personal skills/attributes

This opportunity requires an individual who has:-
  • Good coordination, marketing & communication skills
  • Attention to details; is good at time management, able to work under pressure, independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Worked in a HNWI Banking set-up of a Bank in Marketing or Relationship Management position and/or worked in an investment bank/advisory firm specializing in marketing off-shore products and investment products to HNWIs.
If you believe you meet the above requirements, send your application together with a comprehensive curriculum indicating your qualifications, present position, contact and names of three referees.

Your application should reach the below address on or before 10th June, 2011.

Please quote reference number followed by the position applied for in the application

The Group Manager, Human Resources
I&M Bank Limited
I & M Tower, Kenyatta Avenue
P.O Box 30238 – 00100, Nairobi

Or email: recruit@imbank.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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Ref: HRD – CS/17/05/2011
HNWI* Customer Services Officer

HNWI – High Net Worth Individual

The HNWI Relation Manager will report to the HNWI Banking Centre Manager and will be responsible for:-
  • Identifying eligible HNWI customers through MIS and interactions with Branch Managers and other Relationship Managers, on an ongoing basis.
  • Conducting sustained communication with all eligible HNWI customers to initiate them into using the HNWI products and services.
  • Selling the Bank’s specialized HNWI Banking products to all eligible customers with a view to deepen relationships and increase per customer revenue.
  • Increasing the number of HNWI banking customers through an acquisition strategy of new customers and upgrading existing customers who have the potential to grow .
  • Organizing recognition events, seminars etc for HNWI customers
Qualifications and Experience:

The candidate must have;
  • A degree from a recognized university
  • At least 4 years line experience in banking relationship management/customer service of high networth individuals.
  • Knowledge of private individual off-shore and investment products
  • Knowledge of banking operations
Personal skills/attributes

This opportunity requires an individual who has:-
  • Good coordination, marketing & communication skills
  • Attention to details; is good at time management, able to work under pressure, independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Worked in a HNWI Banking set-up of a Bank in Marketing or Relationship Management position and/or worked in an investment bank/advisory firm specializing in marketing off-shore products and investment products to HNWIs.
If you believe you meet the above requirements, send your application together with a comprehensive curriculum indicating your qualifications, present position, contact and names of three referees.

Your application should reach the below address on or before 10th June, 2011.

Please quote reference number followed by the position applied for in the application

The Group Manager, Human Resources
I&M Bank Limited
I & M Tower, Kenyatta Avenue
P.O Box 30238 – 00100, Nairobi

Or email: recruit@imbank.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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Ref: HRO/20/05/2011

The Human Resources Officer will report to Head of Recruitment and Resourcing and will be responsible for:
  • Assisting in the recruitment and placement of staff
  • Maintaining and continuously updating the recruitment data base.
  • Assisting in the management of various HR initiatives.
  • Requisition and issuing of staff ID cards/Access cards.
  • Attend to HR administration related matters.
  • Assisting in managing the performance appraisal process.
  • Conducting HR Surveys, which will include compiling, analyzing feedback and preparation action plans.
  • Assisting in conducting Benchmarking exercise with peer banks and preparation of appropriate reports.
  • Assisting in managing the exit process.
  • Track the Trainee Officer’s in the Bank and handle their deployment.
  • Implementing the approved rotational programme
Qualifications and Experience:

The candidate must:
  • Graduate from a recognized university. Possession of a Higher National Diploma in Human Resources will be preferred.
  • At least a minimum of 3 years practical experience in HR in a dynamic environment.
  • Computer literacy.
Personal Skills/Attributes

This opportunity requires an individual who:-
  • Has excellent analytical and report writing skills.
  • Has attention to detail, is good at time management, able to work under pressure, independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Possesses good inter-personal skills
  • Has excellent communication skills in English (both written and spoken).
  • Is willing to travel on assignments.
If you believe you meet the above requirements ,send your application together with a comprehensive curriculum indicating your qualifications, present position, contact and names of three referees.

Your application should reach the below address on or before 10th June, 2011.

Please quote reference number followed by the position applied for in the application

The Group Manager, Human Resources
I&M Bank Limited
I & M Tower, Kenyatta Avenue
P.O Box 30238 – 00100, Nairobi

Or email: recruit@imbank.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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Ref: HRO/20/05/2011

The Human Resources Officer will report to Head of Recruitment and Resourcing and will be responsible for:
  • Assisting in the recruitment and placement of staff
  • Maintaining and continuously updating the recruitment data base.
  • Assisting in the management of various HR initiatives.
  • Requisition and issuing of staff ID cards/Access cards.
  • Attend to HR administration related matters.
  • Assisting in managing the performance appraisal process.
  • Conducting HR Surveys, which will include compiling, analyzing feedback and preparation action plans.
  • Assisting in conducting Benchmarking exercise with peer banks and preparation of appropriate reports.
  • Assisting in managing the exit process.
  • Track the Trainee Officer’s in the Bank and handle their deployment.
  • Implementing the approved rotational programme
Qualifications and Experience:

The candidate must:
  • Graduate from a recognized university. Possession of a Higher National Diploma in Human Resources will be preferred.
  • At least a minimum of 3 years practical experience in HR in a dynamic environment.
  • Computer literacy.
Personal Skills/Attributes

This opportunity requires an individual who:-
  • Has excellent analytical and report writing skills.
  • Has attention to detail, is good at time management, able to work under pressure, independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Possesses good inter-personal skills
  • Has excellent communication skills in English (both written and spoken).
  • Is willing to travel on assignments.
If you believe you meet the above requirements ,send your application together with a comprehensive curriculum indicating your qualifications, present position, contact and names of three referees.

Your application should reach the below address on or before 10th June, 2011.

Please quote reference number followed by the position applied for in the application

The Group Manager, Human Resources
I&M Bank Limited
I & M Tower, Kenyatta Avenue
P.O Box 30238 – 00100, Nairobi

Or email: recruit@imbank.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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