To ensure efficiency in the AMREF stores in the receiving and issuance of goods and services.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist in receiving and issuing of goods and services from the stores.
  • Preparation and maintenance of stores records.
  • Supervision of warehouse attendants.
  • Assist in stocktaking and reconciliation.
  • Follow up and expedite orders from suppliers.
  • Ensure that warehouse security is adhered to.
  • Maintain health and safety in the stores
  • Ensure proper records management and preservation of stores records.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • The ideal candidate should have a Diploma in Supply Chain Management from Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS), Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport or Public Sector Materials Management Programme or its equivalent.
  • Should have two years of relevant work experience. Must be ICT proficient.
  • The candidate should have high level of honesty and integrity, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a team player.
This is a challenging opportunity for dedicated and highly motivated professionals.

If you would like to join this dynamic team and help bring better health for Africa, please quote the position and reference number (KCO/HR/015/2011) in the email subject matter, send your up-dated CV and an application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF in Kenya by email to recruitment@amref.org

The closing date for submitting applications is April 23, 2011. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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

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Purpose of the job

Provide support to all aspects of the human resources function by ensuring the availability of a competent and well-motivated staff throughout the Country Program in line with our policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist in the interpretation and implementation of AMREF HR policies and procedures.
  • Assist in manpower planning and staffing within the country program.
  • Co-ordinate staff induction, probation and annual performance management.
  • Support training and development activities including planning and delivering within the Country Program.
  • Provide support in the administration of staff provident fund.
  • Assist in administration of short term employment payroll and benefits.
  • Assist in ensuring AMREF’s compliance with all national legal and statutory requirements for the management of its HR resources.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • The ideal candidate should have a first degree and a diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • Minimum two years relevant work experience in human resources in a busy environment.
  • Working knowledge of HRMIS will be an added advantage.
  • Must have detailed understanding, knowledge and experience of HR functions and labour laws.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to maintain confidentiality, tact and discretion when dealing with people.
This is a challenging opportunity for dedicated and highly motivated professionals.

If you would like to join this dynamic team and help bring better health for Africa, please quote the position and reference number (KCO/HR/014/2011) in the email subject matter, send your up-dated CV and an application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF in Kenya by email to recruitment@amref.org

The closing date for submitting applications is April 23, 2011.

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

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

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Action for Children in Conflict is looking for a Personal Assistant to the Director to assist the Director in key administrative tasks and communications in Thika Town.

What is Action for Children in Conflict?

Action for Children in Conflict is a small Non-Governmental Organisation working in Thika since 2004, running rehabilitative and preventative programmes to reduce the prevalence of street children in Thika.

Among other activities, AfCiC runs a free legal aid programme, an economic programme featuring skills training, business support and microfinance, and an education programme that features school dropout prevention, school feeding, holiday clubs, a prison programme and non-formal education for street children.

Primary Job Responsibilities
  • Manage the Director’s busy schedule; including organising meetings and appointments, helping the Director stay on task and on schedule
  • Serve as a communications link between the Director and other staff when Director is not available
  • Screening telephone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate;
  • Dealing with correspondence and writing letters, taking dictation and minutes
  • Producing documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations
  • Planning, organising and managing events
  • Creating & updating Director’s contact database regularly
  • Carrying out background research and presenting findings;
  • Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management, filing, etc.;
  • Commissioning work on the Director’s behalf where requested
  • Perform ad hoc administrative and personal tasks as needed
Skills/Qualifications/Attributes Required (Person Specification)

Essential
  • Graduate (2nd division degree or higher)
  • At least one year experience as a personal assistant, administrative assistant, or secretary
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent word processing and IT skills, including knowledge of a range of software packages
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability to juggle a range of different tasks and to work extra hours to meet deadlines
  • Flexible and cooperative with team colleagues
  • Competently manages conflicting priorities, works to deadlines and under a high level of pressure
  • Self motivated & extremely efficient, able to work at a fast pace
  • Maintains confidentiality and uses discretion at all times
  • Honesty and reliable
  • Proven respect for vulnerable children and their families, putting their interests first
  • Maintains discipline fairly and in keeping with Child Protection Policy
Desirable
  • Experience working with/ supporting international volunteers
  • Experience organising and hosting events
How can you apply?

Please submit your CV and a detailed covering letter (either in person or by post) explaining how you meet the Person Specification to the AfCiC Administrator (Nancy Wangui) at the AfCiC Main Office on 2nd Floor, Imara Plaza (next to Thika Farmer’s Hotel), Thika Town.

Please enclose contact details of two professional references (no relatives or personal friends).

Please note we are NOT accepting email applications.

Closing Date: Wednesday 20th April, 5pm
Contact Details

Post: P.O Box 130, Thika

Physical Address: 2nd Floor, Imara Plaza, Thika Town

Telephone: 067 22604/ 0724 509138

Website: www.actionchildren.org

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Action for Children in Conflict is looking for an Operations Manager to manage its legal assistance, economic empowerment, education empowerment, social work and counselling, and house management programmes in Thika Town.

What is Action for Children in Conflict?

Action for Children in Conflict is a small Non-Governmental Organisation working in Thika since 2004, running rehabilitative and preventative programmes to reduce the prevalence of street children in Thika.

Among other activities, AfCiC includes a free legal assistance and advocacy programme, an economic empowerment programme featuring skills training and microfinance, and an education empowerment programme that features school drop out prevention, school feeding, holiday clubs, and nonformal education for street children.

Primary Job Responsibilities
  • In consultation with the Director, managing, developing & expanding our programmes in Thika
  • Supervising, supporting and guiding 2 deputy operations managers & a staff/volunteer team of 20-25
  • Ensuring that all programmes are meeting their goals and providing effective services to their clients
  • Ensuring that the finances of all programmes are being properly managed and kept within budget
  • In consultation with the Director, securing training & development opportunities for staff/volunteers,
  • Acting as the primary information conduit between the programmes and the Director
  • Networking with community, non-governmental, business and government officials
  • Advocacy & Lobbying activities with and on behalf of our clients
  • Writing monthly and quarterly reports for the Director and donors
  • Ensuring effective monitoring & evaluation is conducted at regular intervals for all programmes
  • Writing funding proposals & engaging in fundraising initiatives, publicity & events to expand the programmes into new areas of activity to help acutely vulnerable children & their families
  • Providing input to the Director in formulating organisation’s policy, procedures and strategic direction
Skills/Qualifications/Attributes Required (Person Specification)
  • Qualifications in management/ human resources or other relevant field
  • 5 years practical management experience in a multi-cultural and multi-tribal environment, managing staff/volunteer teams of at least 5 or more, including international volunteers
  • 5 years experience in financial management (managing multiple budgets)
  • 3 years experience in fundraising activities/ events
  • 5 years experience working with street & other acutely vulnerable children & families
  • Creative, imaginative and innovative
  • Excellent communicator with children, parents, staff, colleagues, and the wider community
  • Flexible and cooperative with team colleagues
  • Competently manages conflicting priorities, works to deadlines and under a high level of pressure
  • Manages in a participative and facilitative style
  • Effectively promotes staff development and team working
  • Excellent written & spoken English
  • Good computer skills
  • Respect for vulnerable children and their families, putting their interests first
  • Maintains discipline fairly and in keeping with Child Protection Policy
How can you apply?

Please submit your CV and a detailed covering letter (either in person or by post) explaining how you meet the Person Specification to the AfCiC Administrator (Nancy Wangui) at the AfCiC Main Office on 2nd Floor, Imara Plaza (next to Thika Farmer’s Hotel), Thika Town.

Please enclose contact details of two professional references (no relatives or personal friends).

Please note we are NOT accepting email applications.

Closing Date: Wednesday 20th April, 5pm

Contact Details

Post: P.O Box 130, Thika

Physical Address: 2nd Floor, Imara Plaza, Thika Town

Telephone: 067 22604/ 0724 509138

Website: www.actionchildren.org

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