A local FBO is seeking to recruit the following positions in the implementation and expansion of high quality HIV care, prevention and treatment activities in Faith based affiliated sites in Nyanza and the western Kenya region.

Project Director
Ref: FBO/ 01

Reports to: Country Managing Director

Location: Kisumu, Kenya

Minimum Professional requirements
  • Reports to Country Director
  • Medical Doctor with clinical experience in PMTCT, HIV/AIDS patients care and treatment to include pediatrics
  • MPH or Equivalent
  • Must be registered with the Kenya Medical and dentist practitioners board
  • Computer Literate Ms Office
  • 5 years plus experience in the HIV/Aids field
  • Willingness to travel 30% of the time.
  • Preferred age 35 years and above
Senior Finance Officer
Ref: FBO/02

Reports to: Finance Director

Location: Kisumu, Kenya

Minimum Professional requirements
  • Certified Public Accountant (part III) finalist.
  • A bachelors Degree in finance or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a finance officer.
  • Knowledge of donor practices and USG accounting for grants and/or cooperative agreements (USAID/CDC).
  • Computer Literate Ms Office
  • 10 years plus experience in a busy accounting office
  • Willingness to travel 30% of the time.
  • Preferred age 35 years and above
If you are interested in the positions and meet the criteria given above, please submit an application letter (Quoting the reference No. on the envelope) with detailed CV, copies of your degrees/diplomas/certificates, and recommendations with names and contacts of three referees to the address below to be received not later than 31st March 2011.

DN/A 907
P.O. Box 49010-00100
Nairobi

Applications can also be sent to localfbo@gmail.com

Applications received after the closing date shall not be accepted.
  
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Job Title: Program Officer - Food Aid

Country: Kenya

Location: Nairobi

Closing Date: March 18 2011

Purpose of the position:

To provide technical assistance to the Food aid unit on project design, funding assistance, implementation plans and strategy development, monitoring and evaluation for all food aid and emergency response/relief and disaster management projects in collaboration with other Humanitarian actors and World Vision Kenya (WVK) sector-specialists.

The holder should also develop and directly implement clear and tangible strategies for ensuring: effective stakeholder engagement at the national level, FPMG and Support office through the booking policy and to ensure well coordinated and target responsive resource acquisition efforts that focus on WVK’s Food Aid programmatic priorities and core competencies.

This will include effective donor/FPMG/SO correspondence, collaboration, fundraising and reporting that all seeks to realize the child well being outcomes.

Qualifications
  • The holder of this position must have a minimum of a degree in a relevant field from a recognized University.
  • They must have a minimum of 5 -7 years experience with regard to the designing, planning, implementation, supervising and reporting on integrated development, relief and/or advocacy projects;
  • They should have at least 3-5 years experience as a Programme Officer ;
  • The holder of this position must be a results orientated who can handle a heavy work load as well as manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands and;
  • He /she must also have ample experience in public relations, leadership, fund raising, results based management, donor requirements, staff capacity building, public speaking, strategic management, and be a strong team player.
Job Details

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How to Apply

All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees, should be sent to reach the undersigned not later than March 18, 2011.

Director
People and Culture
World Vision Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya
Email: recruit_kenya@wvi.org

Please indicate clearly on the subject line the position you are applying for.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Disclaimer: World Vision Kenya has not engaged any recruitment agencies in this recruitment process, neither are we charging any fees to potential employees for job opportunities.

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Programme Background:

A leading non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Kenya is seeking to recruit candidates to fill the post of Field Coordinator.

The NGO’s current activities in Kenya are in the sectors of Health/HIV and education in the following provinces: North Eastern, Rift Valley, Nairobi and Western Provinces.

Position: Field Coordinator (Refugee Camp)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overall leader and Manager of the project that includes Health/HIV and Primary education.
  • Preparing of assessment plans, proposals and budgets for existing and new projects in conjunction with the relevant team and Nairobi office, while ensuring operational, programmatic, administrative, financial and procurement systems/procedures are functional and effective.
Basic requirements
  • A degree in social or medical sciences with a Masters Degree preferable in public health and minimum 8 years’ experience in a senior project/programme management position in the context of emergency relief and development.
Interested candidates can submit their CV/Resume and cover letter including salary requirements to:

Human Resource Officer,
P. O. Box 67509, 00200,
Nairobi

by 14th March 2011 or email teneyeslimited@gmail.com

Full Job description may be viewed on the website; www.bentleysinter.com

Telephone: 020-2224319/2225841.
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Reports to: Country Program Coordinator (CPC)

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya (with frequent travel to the field)

Period of Contract: One year with possibility of extension

Purpose

The post holder will join a four-person team based in Nairobi, who together oversee the overall program in Kenya.

The prospective candidates must be of good character and have the integrity and willingness to work and produce results in a dynamic environment.

Specifically, the post holder must demonstrate experience and creative leadership in the development and implementation of climate adaptation, renewable energy and livelihoods initiatives in rural and/or pastoralist communities.

Background

NCA works for the attainment and full realization of peoples’ basic rights in various sectors through the development of sustainable initiatives and strengthening of local capacities.

NCA’s operational interventions in Kenya have greatly expanded and NCA is shifting its attention to consolidating these experiences and strengthening local capacities for sustainability.

The main NCA climate initiatives in Kenya are in Mandera, Embu, Yatta and Lamu.

Main Responsibilities of post holder
  • Provide support in development and implementation of partner/activity plans and budgets particularly related to silviculture, rain water harvesting, value addition, community mobilization/capacity building etc.
  • Support the development and implementation of a farmer out-growers and outreach scheme.
  • Manage the implementation of interventions at the various climate clusters and ensure liaison between the teams in the field locations and the Nairobi office.
  • Meet strict reporting requirements for each climate cluster and ensure that quality reports, consistent with the overall strategy of NCA, are prepared and submitted in good time.
  • Participate in Program planning and decision-making processes as may be required by the Country Program Coordinator.
  • Represent the Country Program Coordinator in meetings and other functions as may be required.
  • Initiate and coordinate plan for partner capacity development in the climate clusters.
  • Take a leading role in the development of Annual Operation Plans and in the formulation of management plans for each climate cluster.
  • Ensure that all projects are managed within the approved budget and according to NCA financial policy.
  • Monitor field security situation and keep the CPC updated on developments.
Job requirements

Education: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Environmental/Development studies or related fields.

Experience: At least 4 years in field operations and management positions within NGO working environment.

Skills:
  • Demonstrable skills in relevant thematic areas, writing, facilitation & training.
  • Proficiency in the use of word processing, spreadsheet and internet.
Language: Excellent written and spoken English.

Gender: NCA upholds the right of equal opportunity to all, and qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applicants who meet the requirements and qualifications outlined above should submit an application letter and attach copies of their CV and any other supporting documents to:

NCA Kenya Program,
P.O. Box 52802-00200,
Nairobi, Kenya

or send an e-mail to Vacancies.Ncakenya@nca.no by 15th March 2011.

Envelops must be clearly labeled “Application for Kenya Program Officer”.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

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Judicial Service Commission

Vacancy for the Office of Chief Justice and Deputy Chief Justice

The Judicial Service Commission of Kenya invites applications from qualified persons for the following positions in the Judiciary:

1. Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya
1 Post

Ref. V/No. 1/2011

Terms of Service: Constitutional Office

Period of Service: Maximum ten years subject to retirement age of seventy (70) years

Functions

The Chief Justice shall discharge the following functions:
  • Be the Head of the Judiciary.
  • Be the President of the Supreme Court.
  • Convene and Chair the Judicial Service Commission meetings.
  • Be the link between the Judiciary and other arms of Government.
  • Assign duties to the Deputy Chief Justice, the President of the Court of Appeal, the Principal Judge of the High Court and the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary.
  • Give an annual report to the Nation on the state of the Judiciary and the administration of Justice.
  • Exercise general direction and control over the Judiciary.
  • Chair the National Council on Administration of Justice.
  • Oversee the management and administration of the Judiciary Fund
  • Discharge any other functions as required of him or her by the Constitution and any other legislation.
Constitutional and Statutory Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to the position of Chief Justice, the Applicants must be ¡n possession of the following minimum qualifications:-

a) Hold a law degree from a recognised university or are an advocate of the High Court of Kenya or possess an equivalent qualification in a common-law jurisdiction.

b) Possess at least fifteen (15) years’ experience as a Superior Court Judge or a distinguished academic or a Judicial Officer or a Legal Practitioner in other relevant legal field, or

c) Hold the outlined qualifications in (a) and (b) above for a period amounting, in the aggregate, to fifteen ( 15) years. (Experience gained ¡n Kenya or in another Commonwealth Country with a common-law jurisdiction will be considered).

d) Have a high moral character, integrity and impartiality.

In addition to the above qualifications, the candidates must have demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, communication skills, fairness, good temperament, making good judgements in both legal and life experiences, and commitment to public and community service.

2. Deputy Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya
1 Post

Ref. V/No.2/2011

Terms of Service: Constitutional Office

Functions

The Deputy Chief Justice shall discharge the following functions:-
  • Deputise the Chief Justice.
  • Be the Vice President of the Supreme Court.
  • Be responsible to the Chief Justice in the exercise of the duties assigned to him or her.
  • Discharge any other functions as required of him or her by the Constitution and any other legislation.
Constitutional and Statutory Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to the position of Deputy Chief Justice, the applicants must be in possession of the following minimum qualifications:-

a) Hold a law degree from a recognised university or are an advocate of the High Court of Kenya or possess an equivalent qualification ¡n a common-law jurisdiction.

b) Possess at least fifteen (15) years’ experience as a Superior Court Judge or a distinguished academic or a Judicial Officer or a Legal Practitioner in other relevant legal field, or

c) Hold the outlined qualifications in (a) and (b) above for a period amounting, in the aggregate, to fifteen ( 15) years. (Experience gained ¡n Kenya or ¡n another Commonwealth Country with a common-law jurisdiction will be considered).

d) Have a high moral character, integrity and impartiality.

In addition to the above qualifications, the candidates must have demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, communication skills, fairness, good temperament, making good judgements ¡n both legal and life experiences, and commitment to public and community service.

The Chief Justice and the Deputy Chief Justice shall be appointed in accordance with the provisions of Article I 66 ( I ) (a) of the Constitution read with Section 24 (2) of the Sixth Schedule.

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by forwarding the following:

1) A letter of Application,

2) A detailed and updated curriculum vitae summarizing the applicant’s bio-data including; background information (such as community service, financial discipline, pro bono activity, involvement as a party in litigation and involvement in political activity including any financial contribution to any political party/parties and criminal record) legal education, legal practice / engagement for the last five (5) years, three (3) professional references and two (2) character references who can verify and comment on the applicant’s past and present employment,

3) Completed Application for Employment Forms in triplicate - JSC 2A (for public officers) or JSC 2 (for other applicants),

4) Five (5) samples of any writings by the applicant, including but not limited to Judgements, scholarly writings or any legal publications that the applicant has authored,

5) The applicant’s three recent coloured passport size photographs,

6) Declaration of income and liabilities as at the time of making the application, using the prescribed forms. For those who are in Government employment, attach copies of returns of declaration of income and liabilities and for those ¡n private practice attach income tax returns, for the last three (3) years,

7) Certified copies of testimonials and professional certificates and academic transcripts,

To:

The Secretary
Judicial Service Commission
P.O. Box 30041-00100, Nairobi,
E-Mail: rhc@judiciary.go.ke

so as to reach the Commission within a period of twenty one (21) days from the date of
this advertisement.

The JSC 2A and JSC 2 Forms and the Declaration of Income and Assets Forms are available free of charge at the Commission’s Secretary/Registrar’s Chambers Room No. 10 at the High Court Building, Nairobi during office hours.

The Forms can also be downloaded from the Judiciary’s Website www.judiciary.go.ke

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit, through fair and open competition, from the widest range of eligible candidates.

L.A. Achode
The Secretary
Judicial Service Commission


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