About Media Edge Interactive Limited
As part of The Media Edge Group, Media Edge Interactive Limited is one of the emerging integrated marketing communication agencies poised for a period of exciting growth and development, with a clear vision and the will to deliver great brand communication to our growing clientele.
The opportunities ahead are truly exceptional, driven by innovative and creative initiatives aimed at exploiting the significant potential of a growing and changing communications marketplace in Kenya.

In order to help deliver the business’s strategic objectives, we seek to appoint highly talented Production Co-ordinator to join a dedicated team in order to ensure and enhance the delivery of clients’ strategic marketing and communication objectives.

Key responsibilities
  • Facilitate smooth TV and Radio productions
  • Co-ordinate the indicated crews and ensure efficient project management from concept to actualization and presentation to client
  • Ability to formulate creative concepts for TV advertisements and documentaries
  • Ability to produce documentaries, Infomercials and Corporate videos
  • Manage the production office according to the guidelines set out by the Production Manager and Head of Studio
  • Prepare and distribute shooting schedules, crew and cast lists, scripts and script revisions
  • Organize the use of courier and transport companies, co-ordinate the transport of film and tape to and from various venues.

Position requires
  • Degree in mass communication and broadcast media
  • At least 5 years experience in the production industry as a producer or production manager/coordinator
  • Experience in working in fast paced environment and able to travel in short notice

What you need to be;
  • Creative and have high level of insight into TV and Radio productions.
  • Passionate, flexible but firm, have self-drive, team player, tolerant, ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Highly levels of discipline and understanding into human behaviour and motivations.
  • Good communication skills both oral and written.
  • Flexible to travel in short notice, work long hours, and manage tight deadlines.

Are you the one?

Do you share our values, aspiration and are looking for an employer who is strongly committed to developing talent and rewarding achievement, do respond by sending your resume with cover letter and salary requirements to: hr@mediaedgegroup.com
Deadline: 18th Feb 2011

Shelter Afrique is a regional housing finance institution established by African Governments and the African Development Bank dedicated to investment in housing and urban development in African countries.

The current shareholding comprises 42 African countries, the African Development Bank and the African Re-Insurance Corporation.

The institution, with its headquarters in Nairobi, would like to fill the following vacancy in its Business Development & Operations Department.

Position Title: Director Business Development & Operations
Grade: D1
Reporting to: Managing Director
Overall Purpose

Responsible to the Managing Director for the overall management of the Department. Plans, organizes and oversees the implementation of the Departments work program which mainly includes Business Development, Project management, Customer Relations, Market Development and new products Development.

In addition assist in implementing the company’s strategies and oversee the systematic collection and analysis of country data as well as constant interaction with Government officials, contractors and consultants.

Prepare lending programs for each country and supervise implementation through identification, preparation, appraisal and supervision of projects and programs. Lead the business development activities of the company and monitor existing portfolio. Maintain relations with development partners operating in different countries

Core Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop strategies to identify prospective customers, partners, or collaborative companies/relationships that will drive revenue growth and market penetration.
  • Conduct opportunity assessment and related sessions to drive selection and prioritization of business and product development areas.
  • Lead the market and product opportunity analysis (sizing; competition, compliance to policy etc.)
  • Review investment proposals and appraisal reports
  • Manage early relationships/partnerships through contract negotiation at the stage of cooperation.
  • Work closely with key members of the Finance team and Executive Management team to determine the appropriate markets to focus on and then develop strategies for rapid market entry.
  • Prepare business development management reports according to reporting schedule
  • Lead in business development missions to assigned countries to promote and identify projects for possible financing; represent Company executives in meetings with financial institutions, chambers of commerce, government departments and private corporations.
  • Identify privatization opportunities and assess the need for technical assistance and advisory services.
  • Oversee initial project assessment.
  • Oversee the preparation of appraisal reports and investment proposals for consideration by Management.
Minimum Qualifications & Experience
  • MBA or other business advanced degree.
  • 10 years experience in investment analysis and decision making
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in providing leadership to a team of Investment & Portfolio managers
  • Experience in the Construction /Project finance industry
Key Skills & Competencies
  • A proven track record of driving company growth and market entry at senior levels.
  • Has demonstrated exceptional relationship building skills that have resulted into tangible results.
  • Experience in developing and managing strategic partnership.
  • Experience in market analysis and business modeling.
  • Demonstrated ability to think and act systematically
  • Strong organizational and multi- tasking skills.
  • Working in a multicultural background
  • Bilingual is an added advantage
Shelter-Afrique offers competitive salary and benefits package and a collegial working environment.

Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating their suitability against the listed qualifications/ competencies/skills and detailed curriculum vitae, as well as names and addresses of three referees to jobs@shelterafrique.org

Applicants should indicate the position applied for as the subject line of their email submissions. Deadline for submission of applications is 14th February 2011.

Only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

We invite you to learn more about Shelter-Afrique by accessing our web site: http://www.shelterafrique.org
AMREF is one of the partners of APHIAplus projects in Eastern & Central provinces and Rift Valley province.

APHIAplus, is a five-year project funded by USAID for comprehensive health service delivery to improve the health of Kenyans. It focuses on two result areas – service delivery and social determinants of health.

The position reports to the Chief of Party and is based in Nakuru.

Purpose of the Job

To provide managerial guidance and technical leadership in the implementation of the APHIAplus Rift Valley programme.

The areas of intervention for which the incumbent will be responsible comprise two programme areas namely the use of quality health services, products and information; social determinants of health addressed to improve the well being of targeted communities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide overall leadership and project management through co-ordination and supervision of the implementation of project activities
  • Plan, implement, monitor and evaluate project activities including writing technical reports for donors as well as for internal purposes
  • Manage project resources including staff, finances and assets
  • Provide technical expertise and support project in roll out of the community strategy, including strengthening the existing CHUs
  • Develop or adopt relevant materials and systems to support CHUs and WATSAN project design, implementation and management
  • Build capacity of CSOs, LIPs, and CHUs through the provision of Technical Assistance (TA) to CHWs, CHEWs, CHCs and other Level 1 Mechanism in technical areas
  • Expand access to education on safe water hygiene and sanitation by using the Personal Hygiene Education on sanitation (PHASE/PHAST) methodology
  • Identify areas for integration and linkages and enhances system and strategies in reaching pastoralists and nomadic communities by rolling out proven health strategies targeting these hard to reach populations.
  • Participate in operations research, documentation and dissemination of new lessons and experiences
  • Participate in the development of new concepts and proposals for fundraising.
Qualifications and Competencies

The ideal candidate should have a Masters Degree in Public Health or relevant Social Sciences discipline with over all five years hands-on experience in project management with an emphasis on community health and development, public health, development studies, nursing or any other closely relevant field.

Experience in HIV/AIDS related work especially in Community Strategy (KEPH), Health Promotion Education, WATSAN and organisational capacity building would be an advantage.

In addition the ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator, team player and visionary leadership.

If you would like to join this dynamic team and help bring better health for Africa, please send your detailed application letter and up-dated CV to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF in Kenya by email to recruitment@amref.org.

Please quote the position and reference number (KCO/HR-AP005/2011) in the subject matter. The closing date for submitting applications is February 15, 2011.

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

AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.


AMREF is one of the partners of APHIAplus projects in Eastern & Central provinces and Rift Valley province.

APHIAplus, is a five-year project funded by USAID for comprehensive health service delivery to improve the health of Kenyans.

It focuses on two result areas – service delivery and social determinants of health. The positions report to the Project Manager and are based Nyeri and Embu.

Purpose of the Job

To provide technical expertise and support project activities and implementation of the project strategy.

Key Responsibilities
  • Co-ordinate and participate in planning and implementation of project activities.
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluation of project activities
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports relating to the project
  • Design and undertake operations research, documentation and dissemination of new lessons and experiences
  • Provide technical support in development and writing of new concepts and proposals for fundraising
  • Participate in capacity building activities of the Local Implementing Partners (LIPs) and other community structures such as CHCs, CHEWs, CHEWs to enhance provision of quality services/support to the OVC
  • Team up with other APHIAplus implementing partners in zone 4 (Central and Eastern) in undertaking activities geared towards promoting food security, eradicating poverty, promoting rights of children, enhancing safe water, sanitation and hygiene practices
  • Organise and conduct field visits and meetings with relevant partners and stakeholders to strengthen networks and partnerships
  • Participate in the development of health promotion related BCC materials for OVC, water, sanitation and hygiene and other issues pertaining to health determinants
  • Control and account for the use of project resources and assets by stakeholders and communities
  • Manage project assets, work-plans and budgets including processing relevant financial transactions.
Qualifications and Competencies

The ideal candidates should have a first degree in Social Sciences, Public Health or its equivalent.

Professional training in control and management of HIV/AIDS and Training of Facilitators (TOF) will be an added advantage.

They should have at least three years hands on experience in health promotion field especially in HIV/AIDS program; should be well versed with the MOPHS community strategy, skilled in provision of OVC services and addressing food security, poverty alleviation, promoting child right issues.

They must be skilled in organising and conducting participatory learning approaches and conversant with health promoting school initiatives, community mobilisation and networking.

They should be team player and good communicator. Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS office.

If you would like to join this dynamic team and help bring better health for Africa, please send your detailed application letter and up-dated CV to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF in Kenya by email to recruitment@amref.org.

Please quote the position and reference number (KCO/HR-AP007/2011) in the subject matter.

The closing date for submitting applications is February 15, 2011.

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

AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.


Ref: CHR/11/02-03

AMREF is the largest indigenous health development nongovernmental organization based in Africa.

Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, AMREF aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health.

With headquarters in Kenya, AMREF has programmes in Ethiopia, Uganda, Somalia, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa. Employing over 800 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $70 million, AMREF is a knowledge resource for donors and partners.

For more information visit our website www.amref.org.

We are seeking a Donor Relationship Officer.

This is a key position reporting to the Head of Programme Management with a critical role in developing systems and capacity for comprehensive and timely reporting to donors, providing support to country offices donor reporting mechanisms, supporting programme and donor analysis and programme development.

Responsibilities
  • Spearheading the development of a corporate donor reporting and tracking system;
  • Develop guidelines for donor reporting;
  • Contribute to reporting to AMREF institutional donors;
  • Regularly monitoring and quality assurance of AMREF internal and external reports;
  • Contribute to training in donor reporting ;
  • Providing technical support to HQ and country offices programme teams;
  • Contribute to proposal development;
  • Contribute to analysis of programme and donor information on AMREF databases; and
  • Participate in project review meetings and donor representations.
Key qualifications and experience

The ideal candidate will have a degree in public health, social science, international development or related field with up-to-date understanding of bilateral and multilateral donor agencies and professional foundations grant making and grant management mechanisms.

S/he will have at least 3 years experience in programme management and reporting, working with international donors;. Excellent analytical and writing skills. Familiar with databases.

For a complete job description, please visit www.amref.org.

If you feel that you meet the above criteria, you are welcome to quote relevant reference number and send applications to; The Director of Human Resources, AMREF Headquarters by email to jobs@amref.org.

We encourage interested candidates to submit their applications by February 19th 2011.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.

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