Continental Outdoor Media is the biggest outdoor media company in sub-Saharan Africa

Minimum requirements
  • A university degree in Commerce, Communication or Business Management
  • At least 3 years Managerial experience
  • At least 3 years experience in running a branch
  • Previous experience in Africa would be advantageous
  • Preferably Ugandan citizen
  • Must be computer literate – MS Office
Key Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Assisting with the achievement of defined goals and targets with regards to general sales, client servicing, PR and marketing initiatives
  • Providing macro assistance to operations co-ordination and implementing initiatives that will enhance the business model
  • Co-ordination and effective implementation of development initiatives
  • Monitoring of capex expenditure
  • Branch reporting
  • Assistance with quarterly branch performance reviews and annual staffing reviews
  • Assistance with the annual budget planning process
  • Providing guidance to branch management with respect to staffing and general HR issues
  • Assisting with new project initiatives
  • Providing an effective communication and implementation conduit between departments and the branches with regards to improving overall communication and achievement of the best possible integration of all facets of the business
If you believe you meet the requirements please send your CV to recruitment@continentaloutdoor.com

Applications close 7 February 2011.

Please quote Ref. GMU002 in the subject line.

If you do not receive any feedback by 21 February 2011, please consider your application unsuccessful.

The appointment of candidates is at the sole discretion of the company.


HelpAge International is a global network of not-for-profit organisations with a vision of a world where older people fulfil their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives. With 80 affiliates and many partners across more than 40 countries the HelpAge International network brings together hundreds of organisations worldwide.

HelpAge International has a secretariat with offices in London and Brussels, regional centers in Africa, East Asia/Pacific, South Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central Asia and country offices.

Help Age International’s new 2015 strategy focuses on delivering five global actions aimed at bringing practice and policy changes through the provision of services and influencing work at all levels. In Africa, HelpAge International’s work is coordinated through the Africa Regional Development centre (ARDC) based in Nairobi.

The ARDC supports organizations of older people, engages in policy at local and national level, manages and supports programme implementation by affiliates and partners and coordinates the overall networking of organizations of older people.

Securing an income for older people through social protection mechanisms and in particular through social pensions is a strategic priority area for HelpAge. To achieve this objective, HelpAge seeks to recruit a Social Protection Manager who will lead the Social Protection team in advocacy, policy influencing, evidence gathering and impact assessment of social pensions and social protection in Africa.

The post holder will also take forward our engagement with civil society to promote social pension as a means of poverty alleviation through capacity building and provision of technical advice.
He/She will be experienced at engaging in and mobilising civil society groups to increase demand for social protection measures. Experience of working on social protection and civil society mobilisation is an essential attribute. Strong communication and team skills to work closely with HelpAge professionals in Africa and internationally is a must.

For more information, below please find a detailed job description for this role and the person specifications.

To apply for this position, please send an updated CV and covering letter by 16th February, 2011, explaining how you meet the criteria for the role to:

Human Resources Officer
HelpAge International
Africa Regional Development Centre,
P.O. Box 14888 – 00800
Westlands, Nairobi
Email: helpage@helpage.co.ke

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
HelpAge International is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Baseline Survey of Service Delivery Points in Five Urban Centres for the Kenya Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (Tupange) and the Measurement, Learning, and Evaluation (MLE) Project
Tupange is a 5-year program funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation with the aim of increasing and sustaining the use of family planning among the vulnerable urban populations in Kenya.

Tupange comprises Jhpiego as the Lead Implementing partner, with Johns Hopkins Centre for Communication Programs, Marie Stopes International, the National Coordinating Agency for Population and Development and Pharm Access Ltd in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and local city councils.

Technical oversight for the Baseline Survey will be provided by the MLE Project, represented in Kenya by the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), the lead partner being the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina (UNC-CPC), USA.
Tupange is being undertaken in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Machakos and Kakamega.

Key elements of the Initiative include
  1. integration of FP services with maternal and newborn health and HIV/AIDS services;
  2. improvement in the quality of FP services in strategic clinics;
  3. increased FP access through public-private partnerships;
  4. creation of sustained demand for FP services among the urban poor; and
  5. creation of a supportive policy environment for increasing funding and financial mechanisms for family planning services for the urban poor.
This RFA is seeking an implementation partner with a proven track record and experience in undertaking similar assignments to carry out the Tupange/MLE Baseline Service Delivery Provision (SDP) survey.

The SDP survey will cover registered public and private health care facilities and pharmacies which provide (or have the potential to provide) family planning services or method(s).
The study will consist of a facility audit, interviews with providers and exit interviews with women clients. The following sample sizes are anticipated: 390 health facility audits; 350 pharmacy audits; 1,560 provider interviews and 4,000 client exit interviews.
The implementing partner will play the primary role in the planning, execution and analysis of the SDP survey.

In particular, this RFA seeks an organization/ firm to perform the following tasks:
  • development of training materials;
  • translation, pilot testing, revision and printing of all materials and tools;
  • recruitment of fieldworkers and supervisors;
  • training of interviewers, data collection, entry and cleaning; and report-writing.
Data collection shall include:
  • sensitization and security;
  • facility audits in identified facilities and pharmacies, provider and client interviews at target facilities;
  • supervision and other data quality assurance procedures; and
  • field data editing.
Interested organizations / firms can receive a soft copy of the Technical Proposal for the baseline survey by requesting the same from Tupange@jhpiego.net between January 28th and 12 noon on 4th February 2011.

The deadline for submission of two hardcopies of the application is 12 noon on Friday, 18th February 2011. Any proposals received after 12 noon 18th February 2011 will be rejected.
Incomplete proposals will also be rejected.

The proposals should be sent by courier or hand delivered to the Reception Desk at the following address:
Jhpiego Kenya office
Tupange Baseline Survey Application
Peponi Plaza, Block E, Third Floor
Peponi Rd, Westlands
P.O. Box 66119-00800
Nairobi, Kenya


St. Martin CSA, a religious grassroots organization based in Nyahururu, builds capacities in the communities to empower them to respond to the needs of vulnerable people (street children, persons with disabilities, persons affected or infected with HIV/AIDS, survivors of violence and human rights violations) wishes to recruit:

Assistant Coordinators (Trainees)

Purpose:
The trainees will remain in the organization for one year during which they will gain practical insights on the different aspects of project management and community development in a very challenging work environment. Job coaching and various trainings will be given.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • A university degree relevant to social / community programmes.
  • Proven involvement in social and community affairs and,
  • Experience/knowledge on leadership and/or management will be an added advantage.
Personal attributes:
  • Committed and highly motivated to work in an organization that works for the marginalized.
  • High level of enthusiasm, team spirit, self-initiative, creativity and responsibility.
  • Readiness to live in street children rehabilitation centers, Home for HIV positive children or a Home for people with mental disabilities.
Upkeep allowance per month (all inclusive): Ksh.10,000/=

Applications (letter, full CV, recommendation letters, 3 referees - including 2 professionals & telephone contact) should be addressed to:
Human Resource Manager,
St. Martin CSA,
P.O. Box 2098, 20300
Nyahururu.

Closing date: 17th February 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted by 22nd February 2011.
The National Council of Churches of Kenya, an umbrella organisation for Protestant Churches and Christian Organisations registered in Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates, to fill the following position:

Regional Coordinator – Coast

Ref: RC-CS

Reporting to the Senior Programme Officer, Operations, this position is responsible for facilitating the planning and implementation of Council's work in the Region with particular emphasis on programme delivery, fundraising and financial accountability.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Humanities or Social Sciences
  • High computer Literacy
  • Demonstrable planning, monitoring and training capacities
  • 4 years experience in a similar position
Other Competences:
  • Demonstrable Christian maturity
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Skills in resource mobilization
  • Proven management capacities
  • Basic accounting and administration skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong public relations and communication skills
  • Working experience with churches and communities
  • Experience in interfaith relations
  • Demonstrable experience in conflict prevention and resolution
  • Driving license will be an added advantage
Qualified and interested candidates should download the NCCK http://www.ncck.org/images/ncckfiles/ncck%20job%20application%20form.doc fill it out and send it via email to recruitment@ncck.org before 4th February 2011.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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