Reference Code: KE - 47279

Type of Position: Full-time

Job Description

Financial Advisory - Business Analyst - Corporate Finance

Deloitte East Africa provides seamless cross-border services to multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector, across 3 countries of the region: Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

Our Corporate Finance practice is one of the prominent market players in East Africa providing integrated corporate finance and transaction support advisory solutions to a focused portfolio of domestic and multi-national clients, private as well as government institutions. What a career with our Corporate Finance team means for you, is outstanding experience gained through blending international best practice with in-depth knowledge and sensitivity to local market conditions.

Leverage your talent by applying for this exciting opportunity, and learn how a position in the Kenyan market place can put a spin in your career. The position will be based in our Nairobi office with occasional travel to the EA region.

As a Business Analyst, you will be a valuable resource in Corporate Finance in Kenya, focusing on the following:
  • Ensuring availability of accurate and timely data on assigned tasks as required including using available knowledge sources optimally
  • Ensuring assigned work is completed within agreed time frames and carried out per approved methodologies and standards and within agreed budgets
  • Ensuring that all client working papers are filed as per approved guidelines and all client files are continually updated
  • Learning and applying Deloitte standards, procedures and methodologies on assignments
  • Keeping abreast with technical developments in the profession and country in order to anticipate client needs and offer value added and practical business solutions
As the ideal team player, you should posses the following attributes:
  • Bachelors' degree in a related field e.g. BCom, BBA,
  • Professional qualification e.g. CFA, ACCA will be an added advantage
  • One year relevant work experience
  • Masters' degree would be an added advantage
To the successful candidate, the Firm will offer a competitive and performance driven remuneration package, a highly energised team environment composed of individuals who are committed to working as one, producing results and enjoying it.

Closing date: 4 May 2011

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CARE International in Kenya is looking for suitable individuals to fill the following positions within its Groups Savings and Loan (GS&L) program to be based in Homabay, Bondo and Suba.

Project Officer - Financial Linkages
2 Positions
Ref: PO/4/2011

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Project Officer Financial Linkages will be responsible for carrying out linkage assessment, facilitate linkage of mature GS&L groups to the formal financial sector, monitor the linked groups and document their progress and development.

She/he will supervise field officers, community resource persons and will work closely with identified partner financial institutions.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan, lead, organize and evaluate the linkage of GS&L groups to the formal financial sector in accordance with CARE’s guidelines on financial linkages.
  • Provide technical supports to project field staff to enable them meet project goals, objectives and targets.
  • Support the Project Manager in developing capacities of project staff, community resource persons and any other identified stakeholders.
  • Monitor group’s self-management maturity and transition as guided by the group objectives and targets, and work closely with the community based trainers to ensure that bank linkage is piloted in the project sites.
Required Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce or a related financial discipline.
  • Over three years relevant work experience in providing financial services to community savings and loans groups
  • In depth understanding of community managed microfinance
  • Experience in banking for the informal community groups will be an added advantage
Field Officer
1 Position
Ref: FO/4/2011

Reporting to the Project Officer, the Filed Officer - Community Managed Micro Finance, will promote income generating activities to GS&L group members through business management and technical skills training using the SPM methodology, assist clients to create an entrepreneurial culture and strengthening the capacity of existing GS&L groups through re-training and bank linkages using the mobile network technology.

She/he shall closely monitor the quality of the GS&L groups for linkage and trainings offered by the CBTs and finally monitor the effectiveness and efficiency of the delivery channel.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conduct situational analysis in collaboration with existing GS&L groups to determine the training needs.
  • Ensure that the CBTs monitor the SPM trainings per requirements and provide Monthly/quarterly progress reports.
  • Undertake proper maintenance of the project assets and ensure proper use of other project resources assigned to him/her.
Required Qualifications and Experience
  • A Bachelors degree in Social sciences, preferably in entrepreneurship.
  • 3 years relevant hands on experience
  • Demonstrated capacity in implementing community based programs, management of Savings and Loan schemes and community mobilization.
  • A valid Motor Cycle license with two years riding experience.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills
Applications

Qualified candidates for the two positions are invited to send their application letters, indicating reference numbers on the subject field together with a detailed C.V with three professional referees and daytime telephone contacts by 5th May, 2011 to

The Human Resources & Development Manager,
CARE International in Kenya.
Email: Vacancies@care.or.ke.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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The Inter-Religious Council of Kenya, (IRCK) the national interfaith collaboration of all faith communities in Kenya, is in a three year partnership with UNICEF to carry out a project named ‘Faith for Life’ in which religious leaders are empowered to use their congregational and other platforms to communicate high impact interventions (HII) which are aimed at accelerating maternal, newborn and child development (MNCH) for adoption by their congregations.

The IRCK, is seeking for services of a consultant/conference coordinator and his/her assistant to organize an international conference on faith communities response to acceleration of maternal, newborn and child development.

The two positions require individuals who can meet the following requirements:

1. Project Coordinator – Faith For Life International Conference

Reporting to the Executive Director

Job Responsibilities

a) Conference planning, organization, management and reporting
  • Coordinate conference planning meetings. The consultant will provide strategic guidance on formation of steering, and technical sub-committees to plan for, as well as oversee the conference. It is expected that several meetings will be organized with clear outputs, and follow up actions, before, during and after the conference
  • Prepare conference program, technical abstracts and guide conference theme development, and final report
  • Coordinate/facilitate participation of conference delagates. This will entail communication to individuals, organisations, and countries to plan and support participation
  • Support conference advocacy and awareness creation. The consultant will be expected to develop a strategy for awareness creation on the conference, identification of the strategic communication channels and materials.
  • Develop appropriate conference budget, provide analysis on budget and guide on resource mobilization for the conference
  • Oversee the conference, and guide all the logistics and conference management
  • Prepare conference report with follow up action points
b) Strategic guidance in the implementation and M&E of Faith for Life (F4L) project
  • Support development of monitoring and evaluation strategy of the F4L initiative, to measure program delivery, effectiveness and efficiency
  • Any other technical support required on F4L.
Job Requirements
  • A minimum of Masters degree in communication, social sciences or equivalent
  • Over 5 years professional experience in general program/project management, and hands on experience in organising international/national conferences, including monitoring and evaluation
  • Familiarity with activities of religious organisations, as well as child survival, and development programs
  • Relevant consultancies in the past
  • Good writing, editing and communication skills with computer literacy and layout skills.
2. Project Assistant – Faith for Life International Conference

Reporting to the Project Coordinator

Job Responsibilities:

Provide support and assistance to the lead conference coordinator in the responsibilities mentioned above

Job Requirements
  • A minimum of bachelors degree in communication, social sciences or equivalent
  • Over 3 years professional experience in general program/project management, and hands on experience in organising international/national conferences,
  • Specific experience in project monitoring, evaluation, reporting and learning
  • Familiarity with activities of religious organisations, as well as child survival, and development programs
  • Good writing, editing and communication skills with computer literacy and layout skills.
This advertisement is open to all eligible Kenyans irrespective of gender. The positions are on a one year contract.

Please send a copy of your applications including CV by e-mail only latest by 29th April 2011 to the Executive Director, IRCK on the following address: jobs@interreligiouscouncil.or.ke copy to irckjobs@gmail.com

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RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice.

Our staff of more than 2,800 provides research and technical expertise to governments and businesses in more than 40 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory and chemistry services.

RTI International is currently seeking qualified candidates for the Technical Program Manager (TPM) position to be based at the Nairobi Regional office.

Overall Purpose:

In collaboration with each country Chief of Party (COP), and other relevant RTI staff, serves as a Technical Program Manager for IRS country programs.

This is essentially a coordinative and technical advisory position, with considerable responsibility for helping the COP ensure country program success. It requires close and continuous collaboration and communication with the COP to be effective.

Essential Duties:
  • Key deliverables on which the TPM works and has significant responsibility include: Annual work plans and associated budgets, End of Spray reports, Semi-Annual and Annual Reports.
  • The TPM works with COP on annual work plan development and ensures that proposed activities are in line with PMI MOP and MOH/NMCP agreements as well as RTI priorities
  • Based on country program input, plays a key role in ensuring the timely submission of satisfactory country semi-annual reports, and end of spray reports as required under the IRS contract
  • Works with M&E Manager and COP to design impact assessments, and qualitative/quantitative surveys (i.e., role of gender/superstition in the acceptance of IRS spraying of the household).
  • Monitors, and reports to RTI and USAID Washington on progress of each country program on a weekly basis, and keeps track of all actions required in the IRS countdown calendar.
  • In partnership with the COP, and based on inputs from the country, responds as needed to USAID Washington and mission requests for information
  • Assists PAS in budget development and identifies areas of concern. Assists PAS in monitoring budget consumption and making projections to ensure project is completed within budget
  • Work with RTI procurement officer and COP to ensure accurate and timely procurement of insecticide and other IRS commodities (country approvals are in place, on-time arrival and order is according to technical specs).
  • Assists COP as needed, to prepare scopes of work and budgets for consultants and subcontractors, based on country specifications, and provides follow up for their approval.
  • Provide short-term technical assistance to countries to assist COP in planning, implementation, M&E, and/or closing of spray operations as necessary.
  • Manage timely scheduling and execution of entomological activities and other subcontracts to ensure scopes of work are completed satisfactorily.
  • Advise the Project Director and Deputy of progress and challenges.
  • Available to fill in for COPs as directed on interim basis as needed
Minimum Required Education & Experience:
  • Masters degree in public health, biology, entomology, environmental sciences or related field plus 6 years of experience in international health.
  • Prior experience serving in a long-term resident position or in a project management role preferred. Experience in home office backstopping also considered.
  • Prior work experience in Africa is preferred.
  • Local Nationals or Residents with valid work permit preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in financial management, human resources, logistics /operations and other administrative tasks.
  • Demonstrated experience working on USAID-funded projects and in-depth knowledge of USAID rules and regulations is required.
  • Flexibility and ability to handle multiple tasks and work collaboratively with others.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability writing technical reports or proposals.
  • Ability to build positive relationships with all levels of internal and external clients/ stakeholders.
  • Foreign language fluency in French, Portuguese, or Kiswahili preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills in English.
  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Willingness to travel frequently, sometimes for extended periods.
How to Apply: Candidates who meet the above minimum requirements should submit application letter and detailed CV with contact information including telephone to jojuok@nb.rti.org on or before May 30th.

Due to the urgency of the recruitment, applications will be short-listed on a regular basis and we may offer the positions before the closing date.

RTI International would like to graciously thank all candidates for their interest.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA /M/F/D/V employer.
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Logistics Officer & Receptionist Jobs

The KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Office in Nairobi seeks suitable candidates to fill the following positions:

Logistics Officer

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Finance and Operations Manager, the person will be responsible for handling logistical processes of the KNCV office in Nairobi that relate to entire life cycle of goods and services, including acquisition, receiving, storage and distribution / delivery, internal allocation and final disposal; maintenance of equipments and transport management.

Specific duties
  • Coordinating procurement of goods and services as per laid down procedures
  • Receiving, storage and issue /disposal of items and commodities
  • Maintaining updated and adequate store records, including an inventory of non-expendable items and property
  • Documenting and maintaining records related to procurement processes
  • Ensuring safe custody of procurement related documents, including accountable documents such as LPOs
  • Establishing and maintaining an information system for purposes effective management of transport services
  • Managing relationships with suppliers
  • Ensuring transparency and accountability in all actions
  • Advising the finance and operations manager on all issues related to procurement and logistics
Knowledge, skills and experience requirements:
  • Basic University degree
  • Possess relevant professional certifications in purchasing and supplies, stores and logistics management (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) qualifications etc.). Knowledge of SAP (Systems, Applications and Products in data processing) Materials Management module will be an added advantage
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, for purposes of filling out forms, ordering supplies and participating and recording proceedings of procurement meetings; and other correspondences
  • At least 2 years work experience in a similar role in a reputable organization;
  • Ability to interact with others in a professional manner
  • Computer knowledge and skills: word processing, database management and spreadsheets packages
  • Good time management skills
  • High degree of integrity and honesty
  • Results driven and team player
Receptionist

Reporting to the Finance and Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

Duties and responsibilities
  • Receiving and handling guests visiting KNCV offices
  • Maintaining a customer-friendly reception area
  • Operating and maintaining telephone switchboard
  • Handling in-coming and out-going mails, messages and parcels
  • Handling and maintenance of front office equipments
  • Assisting finance and operations manager in making staff travel arrangements
  • Any other duty that may be allocated by the supervisor from time to time.
Minimum requirements
  • Diploma in Business Administration/Management, Secretarial studies or any related field from a recognized institution. Additional training in customer care will be an advantage
  • Demonstrates good understanding of front office management, and coordination of internal and external customers
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills and possess the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Must have clear speech and elocution and be able to create good rapport with guests and be extremely courteous and friendly at all times
  • Must be confident, eloquent and able to multi-task with good communication and public relations
  • Computer skills including the use of MS Office
  • One (1) year experience in a busy working environment
Interested applicants should send their CVs and application letter via email to: kncv-kenya@kncvtbc.nl on or before Thursday May 05, 2011

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