Trócaire Horn & East Africa Regional Office (HEARO) seeks to fill the following 3 positions within in its Regional Programme.

Trócaire is an Irish Catholic development organization, which works in solidarity with local development actors in over 30 countries throughout the developing world.

1. Regional Humanitarian Co-ordinator

Based in Nairobi with regional travel, including to insecure environments, the successful candidate will manage Trócaire’s regional humanitarian portfolio, working closely with partners, providing technical leadership and support to programming and strengthening relationships with humanitarian networks and key stakeholders.

The successful candidates will have:
  • Master’s Degree in Development Studies or equivalent work experience, with a proven international track record of coordinating humanitarian programmes within an international context.
  • Knowledge of key issues and trends in development is essential, as is the ability to manage and build capacity of partner organizations. The candidate is expected to have experience in fundraising and the management of institutional donor contracts, as well as experience of managing a diverse team, and great team working skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are essential.
2. HIV Programme Officer

Based in Nairobi, with some travel to Uganda, Trócaire seeks an experienced and ambitious candidate to manage and further develop an existing programme.

The successful candidate to support and deliver national HIV policies, in line with Trócaire’s own strategic plan and HIV Policy.

The candidate will maintain good working relationships with programme partners and relevant stakeholders; support the development of a programme baseline and appropriate M&E and results frameworks; support capacity building, shared learning, good budget management and reporting to Trócaire and other donors.

The successful candidate will have graduate level education in development studies or relevant subject, or equivalent work experience as well as at least :
  • 3 years experience of managing programmes in the HIV & Aids sector.
  • Knowledge in project cycle management and experience in raising and managing institutional funding is essential.
  • The successful candidate would also need to be fluent in English and Kiswahili.
3. Regional Logistics Coordinator

Based in Nairobi with occasional regional travel (Mandera, Sudan, Ethiopia & Uganda), the successful candidate will manage all aspects of logistics in the region.

This will include: sourcing material/ supplies, procurement and delivery, fleet management, construction, repairs, rehabilitation, stock and supply chain management, and maintenance of logistics information systems.

S/he will manage logistics assistants and work closely with the Crisis Management Teams to ensure appropriate security procedures and systems are in place.

The successful candidate will have a mimimum of graduate diploma in the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies or equivalent, plus relevant basic degree. Excellent computer skills, experience in Microsoft Offices systems.

The candidate will have at least 3-5 years management experience of logistics, preferably humanitarian logistics, in conflict environments. Must have capacity to establish and manage good logistics systems and experience of major institutional donor regulations.

The candidate must demonstrate an ability to evaluate situations and challenges, and devise appropriate solutions and ensure teams deliver results.

Terms & Conditions: All contracts are for 1 year, with the possibility of renewal.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please submit a CV (max 3 pages) and covering letter to the

Regional HR Officer, Trócaire,
P.O. Box 66300, 00800,
Westland’s, Nairobi,

or email to: hr@trocaire.or.ke

by Friday 8th April 2011.

Please include contact number, present salary, and contact details for three referees (including current or most recent supervisor.

Trócaire is an equal opportunity employer

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Are you a talented and committed individual who would like to work as a Java Software Engineer for multi-national companies ¡n Europe, Canada and the US across the Internet from Kenya?

The requirements for this position are:
  • that you are a Kenyan Citizen;
  • you live in or can commute or relocate to Nairobi;
  • you have graduated (within the last one year) or about to graduate in an IT related degree (MUST) or have previous software experience; and finally,
  • you love computer programming!
If you would like to learn more please logon to www.jjpeople.com/jjrs here you can fill in an application and attach you CV.

JJPeopIe are an international software company with offices in London, Nairobi and Canada.

We will provide you with free training in J2EE Java related technologies and Agile Software techniques.

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Job Title: Supply Chain Manager

Company Profile

One of the largest manufacturers of high quality edible vegetable oils & fats, margarine, and laundry & toilet soaps in the East and Central African region.

Main Responsibilities
  • End responsible for planning, warehousing and transportation departments
  • Continuous improve warehouse activities to ensure the efficient and economical utilization of facilities for storing, distributing and delivering material inventories.
  • Optimize planning to improve the output of factories at the same or lower costs
  • Continuous improve transportation activities to ensure the efficient and economical utilization of facilities.
  • Seek for required information to develop effective planning for production planning, MRP and transportation.
  • Work closely with production, quality, sales & marketing, purchasing to improve the business process and make sure all concerned parties are well informed if any changes.
  • Monitor quality works via all direct reports. Provide constructive coaching and guiding. Lead by example.
  • Lead the S&OP process and define actions for structural improvement
  • Develop constructive KPIs for every job in SC that support company & department objectives and are motivated for the team.
  • Follow up suppliers performance in a joint responsibility with procurement
  • While direct reports positions are vacant, SC Manager also must perform subordinates’ tasks till the positions have been filled.
Knowledge and Experience Required
  • Master degree in supply chain or related field
  • At least 8 years of supply chain management, materials management, manufacturing or master planning-scheduling and/or combination of education and experience.
  • At least 5 years experience as a manager
  • Familiarity with ERP system such as SAP, QAD is preferred
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment, extremely self-motivated.
  • Can cope with stress
  • Advanced Transportation Management
  • Advanced Planning & materials management
  • Advanced Warehouse Management
To apply for this position send your CV to mycv@myjobseye.com quoting the position in the subject line.

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Job Title: Web Systems Administrator

Description

This professional will perform all aspects of web server support including installation and configuration, application installation, and assist with network connectivity troubleshooting, and record all contacts, troubleshooting steps, and resolutions into the IT Service Desk Management tool.

Essential functions for this position include:

Job Responsibilities:
  • Define standards for all web server builds and configurations in accordance with standards
  • Participate in defining security for all web environments
  • Interface with project managers and developers in the design and architecture of new web services
  • Manage change control in the web environment to insure maximum uptime for all client-facing systems
  • Test and deploy OS and application patches for web servers
  • Monitor all web environments for acceptable performance
  • Manage all new build deployments for the web environment
  • Maintain a test and staging environment for all web applications
  • Support the marketing team with external marketing site changes
  • Interface with third-party web services providers
  • Insure web infrastructure is backed up as necessary
  • Report to business regarding utilization and performance of web applications
  • Research, resolve, and respond to questions received via telephone calls, e-mail, walk-ups, and call-backs in a timely manner, in accordance with current procedures
  • Assist in person, or remotely, in the resolution of support issues to ensure timely impact on user satisfaction
  • Monitor client support performance and maintenance schedule
  • Provide support and assist in the management of company’s Information Technology (IT) asset management system
Required Skills:
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Linux
  • IIS (v6 and above)
  • Apache
  • TCP/IP
  • Citrix NetScaler Load Balancing preferred
Experience and Skills Required:
  • Relevant Degree/Diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years support experience within the following areas:
  1. Current Microsoft Windows OS
  2. Linux or Macintosh operating systems
  3. Current MS Office applications
  • Troubleshooting printer and related network hardware in a business environment
  • Experience with computer software imaging technology
  • Exhibit a consistent positive, professional attitude
  • Possess strong customer service skills to meet or exceed customer service requirements
  • Ability to function as a team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*ONLY successful candidates shall be contacted.

*ALL applicants to clearly state their salary expectations.

Qualified candidates should submit their applications by email (Cover letters and CV’s as one document- not separate attachment) addressed to the Operations Director.

Submit your application to careers@gbc.co.ke so as to reach us by 5th April 2011

GBC is an equal opportunity employer

www.gbc.co.ke

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A global company and a market leader in the beverage industry has a job opening in the sales and marketing division.

Channel Marketing Developer
Machakos Based

Job covering whole of Eastern.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Picture of success execution.
  • Experiential Marketing
  • Drive Integrated Commercial Planning process and ensure alignment between
  • Marketing & Sales;
  • Define Channel Portfolio Strategy;
  • Develop Channel Category Plan;
  • Identify shopper research requirements;
  • Manage aggregated activity planning;
  • Actively participate in Consensus Demand Planning process;
  • Formulate opportunities into strategies and build tactics for each defined strategy;
  • Actively work with functional experts to determine POP tactics;
  • Provide channel and shopper specific input into I & R process;
  • Support sales team by providing fact based selling stories and associated material;
  • Monitor and evaluate channel performance;
  • Develop trade terms and conditions structure;
  • Develop and communicate merchandising guidelines.
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies;
  • University Degree in a Marketing or Sales field from a recognized university;
  • Those with an alternative degree plus a marketing qualifications can apply.
  • 5-7 years commercial experience ideally including Marketing and Sales experience, preferably with an FMCG background;
  • Strong commercial understanding with good knowledge in channel and shopper management;
  • Excellent analytical & strategic thinking abilities;
  • Ability to articulate and convey concepts;
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills;
  • A proven team player with creative problem solving skills;
Salary between K'sh 150,000 to 200,000

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject.

Please indicate current or last and desired salary.

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services
Suite 3, 13th Floor, Development house,
Moi Avenue, Nairobi.

Via email to: jobs@staff-kenya.com
Website: www.staff-kenya.com

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