VSF Belgium is a recognized developmental International NGO founded in 1995 working with disadvantaged communities to increase their standards of living, improve food security and livelihood sustainability through improved animal health and animal production.

In East Africa, our programmes focus on community based animal health services, capacity building of local institutions and governments, conflict mitigation and sustainable natural resource management.

Position Title: Driver

Duty Station:
Garissa, Kenya

Duration:
9 months ( renewable)

Deadline for Application:
28th February 2011

Availability:
Immediately

Role:

The Driver will provide general driving duties, servicing of vehicles and motorbikes, assist in performing basic repairs and to provide logistical support to VSF Belgium Projects in Garissa.

He/she reports directly to the Field Officer – Garissa office.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide safe driving services.
  • Perform basic repairs and maintenance on vehicles and motor bikes,, repairs and regular servicing as required following the procedures set up to undertake this activity.
  • Regularly inspect project vehicles and motor bikes and ensure that they are in sound mechanical condition and advice the project manager on major repairs when required.
  • Ensuring all project vehicles are kept clean and free from abuse/misuse at all times.
  • Keep vehicle log-books up to date, travel only on authorized trips, account and truck mileage returns.
  • Confirm vehicle repairs and invoices done outside the project office (e.g. at gazetted garages).
  • Responsible for vehicle fueling and monitoring the use of vehicle fuel, oils and lubricants.
  • Prepare vehicle status and fuel consumption reports on weekly/monthly basis and submit to the immediate supervisor.
  • Provide logistical support to both programme and support teams.
  • Carry out any such activity/tasks as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Minimum Requirements:
  • At least Ordinary (O) level Certificate of Education or its equivalent.
  • Clean Kenyan driving license.
  • Must be a holder of certificate of good conduct.
Knowledge and Experience:
  • At least five (5) years driving experience of a 4WD vehicle; out of which 2-years should be with an NGO/GoK.
  • At least two (2) years field work experience in Garissa and other Northern Eastern Districts, ASAL regions of Kenya.
  • Training and experience in basic vehicle maintenance.
  • Good knowledge in use of Radio Call (HF & VHF)
  • Basic knowledge in logistics in order to give optimal logistical support to the team.
Skills:
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic Computer skills (especially Microsoft applications) will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to deal with conflict and crises.
Attitudes:
  • Team player.
  • Flexible and attentive to detail.
  • High level of integrity, honesty, commitment and hard working.
  • Ability to drive long distances and under difficult conditions.
  • Identify him/herself with the mission, vision and values of VSF-Belgium.
  • Display of respect and intercultural sensitivity when dealing with project beneficiaries and partners.
  • Willingness to work in remote/conflict affected areas.
Desirable Requirements:
  • Good command of English language (both written & spoken).
  • Extensive knowledge of the communities’ cultures and livelihoods.
  • Knowledge of the local languages and culture is an advantage.
Please send your application letter, CV and list of 3 references (one must be your current employer) by e-mail (reference “Driver Garissa”) on or before 28th February 2011 to recruitment@vsfb.or.ke

This vacancy is open to Kenyan male and female candidates.

Applications from qualified women candidates are encouraged.

Internal candidates will be given preference.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information: www.vsf-belgium.org


VSF-Belgium is a recognized developmental International NGO founded in 1995 working with disadvantaged communities to increase their standards of living, improve food security and livelihood sustainability through improved animal health and animal production.

In East Africa, our programmes focus on community based animal health services, capacity building of local institutions and governments, conflict mitigation and sustainable natural resource management.

Position Title: Administrative Assistant

Duty Station:
Garissa, Kenya

Duration:
9 months ( renewable)

Deadline for Application:
28th February 2011

Availability:
Immediately

Role:

The Administrative Assistant will provide general management support to VSF Belgium Garissa team for effective and efficient functioning of the office. The Administrative Assistant will be an interface between VSF-Belgium and its clients and partners.

He/she reports directly to the Project Accountant

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Administration
  • Participate in the induction process and prepare orientation materials for new staff
  • Management of personnel files and leave schedule control.
  • Office Housekeeping, repairs and maintenance of the office.
  • Process, review of incoming/outgoing correspondence and maintaining a follow up system
  • Typing reports and taking minutes
  • Ordering, monitoring and maintaining stationery and office supplies.
  • Follow up and ensure office utility bills (e.g. Telephone, electricity, security etc) are paid on time
  • Liaising with the Assistant Project Manager on project plans and passing all necessary information to the Assistant Project Manager and to the public as may be required.
  • Facilitate arrangements for meetings, conferences, trainings etc
  • Managing office equipment i.e. Fax, Photocopy machine, PABX, Scanner etc
  • Operating the switchboard and managing the reception
  • Drafting office correspondences
  • Store keeping and assets registration.
Financial
  • Prepare payment booking forms
  • To ensure that VSF – Belgium reports are electronically filed and backup stored in secure place.
  • Management of petty cash using the VSF-B cash management provided procedures
  • Supporting in basic bank transactions and reconciliation
  • Preparation of booking forms for casuals workers, supplies etc.
  • Any other duties requested by the supervisor
Essential or Minimum Requirements
  • Diploma in Business Administration or relevant administration qualification.
Knowledge and experience
  • Experience in front office management
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a busy administration office
  • Any knowledge of accounting systems or packages
  • Working experience with an NGO or private sector will be an added advantage
Skills
  • Competent in use of Microsoft applications especially Excel and Word
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good writing skills
  • Accuracy
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadline
  • Ability to work independently.
Attitudes
  • Team Player
  • Flexibility
  • Proactive and takes initiative
  • Respect when dealing with others
  • Presentable, outgoing with a pleasant character
  • Identify him/herself with the mission, vision and values of VSF-Belgium
  • Display of intercultural sensitivity.
Please send your application letter, CV and list of 3 references (one must be your current employer) by e-mail (reference “Admin. Assistant Garissa”) on or before 28th February 2011 to recruitment@vsfb.or.ke

This vacancy is open to Kenyan male and female candidates.

Applications from qualified women candidates are encouraged.

Internal candidates will be given preference.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information: www.vsf-belgium.org

We are searching for a sales representative to work on commission.

We are an IT firm dealing with IT support and web design and hosting.

Roles:

The sales representative is to be the contact person with clients.
  • bring in business for the company.
  • keep proper records of clients and documentations involved.
Qualifications;
  • Diploma or degree with 1-3 years experience.
Email: teddy@smartlinktechnologies.com


A leading Content Production Company is seeking qualified writers who will work from home.

Assignments will be sent via email and completed work will be expected to be submitted within 24 hours; unless stated otherwise. Writers are required to be online (chat/skype) for a few hours during working hours for easy communication.

Qualifications:
  • Must have excellent Grammar and English writing skills.
  • Must have a personal computer and internet connection.
  • Able to work with little or no supervision.
  • Must have a serene home office environment to work from (No disruptions).
  • Must be in a position to start working immediately.
  • Experience in academic reports, papers, thesis, coursework and dissertations will be an added advantage.
Requirements
  • Excellent English grammar writing skills
  • Self motivated well disciplined and can work on a team based work.
  • Deadline and target oriented individuals
  • Able to work under minimal or no supervision
  • MUST be computer and Internet literate
  • GOOD research and analysis skills
  • MUST be punctual and ready to work on full time basis
Salary will be Negotiable (10-30k/month based on the workload that one can handle)

Stay-at-home moms and high school leavers are encouraged to apply.

All QUALIFIED applicants to send their CVs/Resumes to outsourceguru@ymail.com

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