Cherwell Ltd is a Private Company that deals with Building Construction Project Management in Kenya.

position: Project Engineer

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Project Manager; The Project Engineer shall be required to;
  • Routine projects administration including tracking the progress of various projects, tasks, activities and ensuring timely action.
  • Prepare plans for the various project activities in consultation with the project stakeholders and organs.
  • Advise on project implementation and communicate any deviations from the plan, recommend corrective action and prepare any appropriate execution plans.
  • Ensure the evaluation of all issues that arise within the project component and recommend action to the Project Coordinator.
  • Identify and advise the Project Implementation Committees and Manager of any risks associated with the Work Package.
  • Prepare all project implementation committee meetings.
  • Record and distribute minutes for all project meetings.
  • Prepare project reports, budgets, monitoring, planning and control.
  • Conduct regular site inspections and attend site meetings.
  • Liaise with units and departments on operational issues of the project such as actionable items and approvals.
  • Administration of project budgets as advised by Project Coordinator.
  • Liaison with all parties involved in the project including Local and international manufacturers, consultants, subcontractors, suppliers, and other service providers.
  • Manage other junior Technical staff within the department.
  • Perform other assigned duties deemed necessary by Management.
Job Requirement:
  • Bachelor Degree in a Building Discipline.
  • At least 2years relevant experience.
  • Highly computer literate.
  • Report writing, communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills are essential.
  • A team player and one who can work with minimal supervision.
  • Registration with ERB or IEK will be added advantage.
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed CV indicating work experience, current remuneration and employer, daytime telephone contact – both office and mobile, names and addresses of three referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 7th February 2011.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Director
Cherwell Ltd
P. O. Box 38382 - 00623
Nairobi.

recruit2011@live.co.uk
Location: Kisumu, Kenya

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: 25,000 – 30,000 (based on experience)

The Company

We are a fast growing, high quality, professional audit & advisory firm, located in Kisumu, Kenya.

In line with our rapid expansion, we are looking for candidates who are committed and responsible to join us. We are meritocratic firm, committed to train our staff and encourage sharing of knowledge among Staff & Partners.

Job Description

The role reports to the Partners/Directors. The applicant should be ready to lead the IT department and all IT activities within the firm.

Responsibilities

  • To ensure maximum availability of computer systems throughout the Company
  • Responsible for the provision of IT infrastructure services including desktop applications Local and / or Wide area networks, IT security and telecommunications
  • Development and implementation of new systems
  • Working with senior management to propose, agree and deliver IT service to defined Service Level Agreements
  • Responsible for IT hardware, software and maintenance procurement
  • To develop and maintain a disaster recovery plan
  • To develop and control the IT security policy
  • To maintain and control staff timesheets
  • Provide regular written reports to the Partner/Director on all aspects of the IT Department
  • Perform a variety of technical tasks in the installation, diagnosis, repair and maintenance of computers, network job entry stations and related equipment within the computer network.
  • Install, operate and maintain network services, routers, concentrators, hubs, switches, modems and other network devices following technical plans.
  • Resolve network communications problems to ensure user’s access to networks
  • Resolve issues on software applications in place and assist in developing enhancements.
  • Install or repair computers with standardized applications and networking software, diagnosing and solving problems that develop in their operations.
  • Respond to user questions and explain the operation of network applications and equipment
  • Assist in the maintenance of standards and documentation.
  • Carry out quarterly maintenance on all PC’s.
  • Maintain accurate and current records on repair, installation and removal of equipment; provide appropriate logging and tracking of hardware malfunctions.
  • Recommend improvements to operating procedures; write and maintain procedure manuals.
Requirements
  • Minimum 2 years directly related experience
  • University degree in IT / Computer Science
  • Professional Certification and/or proven experience in networking installation, operations and trouble shooting
  • Experience with LINUX systems
  • Certification and/or proven experience in database management and administration
  • Experience in MySQL would be an added advantage
  • Experience in systems analysis and design for end users and implementation of complex information systems
  • Systems integration experience
  • Proven experience of managing an IT department
  • Experience in IT infrastructure planning and development
  • Strong team leading skills
  • Must have proficient knowledge in computer hardware and software systems and programs
  • Must have proficient knowledge in computer networks, network administration and network installation
  • Must have proficient knowledge in computer troubleshooting
  • Must have proficient knowledge in computer viruses and security
  • Must have proficient knowledge in e-mail and internet programs
How to apply

Send your application to: recruitksm@gmail.com

Your application should include a cover letter indicating your desire to work with us, a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of two professional referees.


International humanitarian organization Medecins Sans Frontieres-France/Doctors Without Borders is seeking for its Mathare programme:

Experienced Clinic Manager

The successful candidate will be responsible for the smooth functioning and organization of the Blue House, TB and MDR Clinics in Mathare/Eastleigh.

Requirements:
  • Masters Degree in Programme Management and/or Human Resource Management.
  • Must have a medical background (Doctor, Clinical Officer, Registered Nurse)
  • Must be registered with the appropriate medical board with a current practicing license.
  • A minimum of 15 years experience in your profession with at least 5 years experience in a senior management position in a health programme.
  • Excellent management skills including programme planning, development of programme objectives, monitoring and evaluation of health programmes
  • Excellent knowledge of HIV and TB programmes.
  • Highly developed analytical skills and able to use these skills to write accurate, concise reports.
  • Experience in maintaining cordial relations with external partners and referral organizations e.g. Government organs, hospitals etc
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise workloads.
  • Able to take initiative.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Experience with an international non governmental organisation is a bonus.
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Kiswahili.
  • Should hold the necessary statutory documents (NSSF, NHIF, PIN Number)
How to Apply:

Applicants should send a CV with a motivation letter, copy of ID card and a list of 3 professional references that may be contacted. Mention on the envelope: “Clinic Manager”.

Applications should be sent to:

MSF France
Attn: Finance and HR Coordinator
P.O. Box 39719,
00623 - Nairobi

Deadline for Applications: Friday 11th February 2011 (inclusive)

Only Short-listed candidates will be notified.

Please ensure reliable contact Information.

Candidates will be expected to bring the original certificates mentioned in the CV, including proof of registration.


CARE International in Kenya is looking for suitable individuals to fill various positions within its Refugee Assistance Programme (RAP) in Dadaab, North Eastern and Regional Resilience Enhancement Against Drought (RREAD) Project in Takaba, North Eastern.

1. Sports & Youth Development Officer – Dadaab
(Ref: SYDO/28/1/2011)

Reporting to the Gender and Community Development Coordinator, the Sports & Youth Development Officer will be responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring and documenting all Sports and Youth Development activities in the Dadaab refugee camps and the local area.

She/he will supervise Assistant Sports and Youth Development Officers in the program activities. The position holder will have a close working relationship with other project officers, managers and coordinators across all the RAP sectors.

2. Community Mobilization Officer – Dadaab
(Ref: CMO/28/1/2011)

Reporting to the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Coordinator, the Community Mobilization Officer will be responsible for capacity building and improvement of the WASH committees’ governance structures.

She/he will also work closely with other WASH sub units to carry out management and training needs assessment of the program.

3. Public Health Promotion Officer – Dadaab
(Ref: PHPO/28/1/2011)

Reporting to the WASH Coordinator, the Public Health Promotion Officer will be responsible for planning, implementing and supervising hygiene promotion activities in one of the Dadaab refugee camps.

She/he will lead the hygiene promotion staff in spearheading promotion of public health activities in the camp.

4. Assistant Sanitation Officer – Dadaab
(Ref: ASO/28/1/2011)

Reporting to the WASH Officer, the Assistant Sanitation Officer will be responsible for the planning and implementation of environmental sanitation promotion activities in one of the Dadaab refugee camps.

She/he will provide logistical support to WASH committees to mobilize community groups to carry out routine and scheduled solid waste management activities and lead the sanitation team in spearheading promotion of environmental sanitation activities in the camp.

5. Natural Resources Management Officer – Takaba
(Ref: NRMO 28/1/2011)

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Natural Resources Management Officer will be responsible for coordinating Natural Resources Management initiatives in partnership with the local community and other stakeholders so as to enhance drought preparedness, disaster risk reduction, improved resilience and livelihood opportunities.

Qualified candidates are invited to send their application letters, indicating reference numbers, together with a detailed C.V with three professional referees and daytime telephone contacts by 9th February, 2011 to The Human Resources & Development Manager, CARE International in Kenya.

Email: Vacancies@care.or.ke.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For further details on minimum requirements and full job descriptions, please visit our website: www.care.or.ke

CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Vacancy No. K08/1/11

Program description: This program is collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whose remit is to conduct research in malaria, HIV and other diseases.

To effectively carry out its mandate, the program has a vacancy in its BASE Communication Section. The position will report to the KEMRI/CDC Director

Position: Communications Officer II
MR 9

Location: Kisumu

Essential Requirements:
  • Must have a Bachelors degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or its equivalent
  • Three (3) years work experience as a communications officer.
  • Computer knowledge
Desirable Qualifications:
  • Experience working in an NGO
  • Photography and Videography training
  • Desktop publishing skills and computer packages.
Skills and Abilities:
  • Must have strong and proven writing, editing and desktop publishing skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, good public relations skills,
  • Highly motivated and self driven with good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili
  • Must be computer proficient
  • Must have the ability to multi-task, set priorities and demonstrate strong teamwork skills
  • Should be creative and posses good photography and videography skills
  • Must have the ability to prepare and manage project budgets
Job summary: The incumbent will be overseeing all internal and external communications in the organization and support all seven branches while ensuring that KEMRI/CDC maintains the highest organizational image.

Duties and responsibilities:

The incumbent will be overseeing the BASE Communication Section activities which include:
  • Provide communications support to all projects in KEMRI/CDC and advice projects on public awareness activities and mobilization
  • Developing a media strategy, drafting press releases, responding to media enquiries and building dialogue with journalists
  • Developing a communication strategy for the organization including the implementation of the crisis communication plan
  • Coordinating training for staff in participatory communications and proactive media interaction
  • Use of unique and new media to disseminate activities
  • Ensure that the organizational website is properly managed, including updating and ongoing monitoring
  • Work on the ongoing development and production of organization magazine (CDC in Kenya) as well as other internal and external organization communications materials, in consultation with other staff
  • To contribute to planning and execution of organization events
  • To undertake other duties as required commensurate with the level of this post
Terms of Employment:

Contract for 6 (1) year renewable as per KEMRI schemes of service. Probation period for the first 3 months. Salary negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.

Applications should include the following:
  • Letter of Application (Indicate vacancy number)
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
  • Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
  • Copies of Certificates
  • Day time contact telephone number
Note: Applications must include copies of certificates, Diplomas and Transcripts. Applications without this will be disregarded.

Due no later than 8th February 2011

To:

Human Resource Manager,
KEMRI/CDC Program,
P.O. Box 1578, Kisumu

OR E-mail to recruitment@ke.cdc.gov

Internal candidates interested in applying for this position are strongly advised to access an internal candidate application form available in the CDC Intranet; print and process it through the project Managers and attach it before forwarding application to HR.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

THE KEMRI/CDC program is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including, application, interview meeting and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such a request immediately to: 0701112145

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