Job Ref. MN 4878

A large Kenyan NGO with over 500 employees and an extensive national coverage, providing comprehensive rehabilitation services including medical, educational, social and livelihood programs to persons with disabilities seeks to engage a National Director.

The ideal candidate should have extensive experience in managing a diverse organization and have a passion to serve.

Job Profile
  • Lead and capacity build the management team of the Association to ensure that objectives are achieved and clients with disabilities receive quality services.
  • Identify, develop and direct the implementation of the organizations strategy, policies and activities in line with approved annual plans.
  • Monitor and evaluate the programs of the Association and ensure their compliance with national and international laws and treaties and standards.
  • Oversee the business aspects and fundraising activities in line with set targets.
  • Develop and sustain collaborative relationships with Government ministries, national and international development partners, the private sector and civil society.
  • As Secretary of the Board present financial and narrative reports and propose new strategies and programs to the Board.
Person Profile
  • Post Graduate Degree in Business Management or Economics.
  • At least 5 years experience in managing an NGO, Non profit making organization or private sector enterprise in a senior position.
  • Proven leadership, team building and communication skills.
  • Experience in donor proposal and report writing.
  • Ability to negotiate with government and development partners.
Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number.

Disclose your current and expected monthly salary.

Send your application by hand, courier, post or email so as to reach us by 8th June2011.

Mark Job Ref. No. on top left of the envelope.

Send to:

Executive Selections Division,
Manpower Service (K) Ltd,
3rd Floor, Landmark Plaza,
Directly Opposite Nairobi Hospital Entrance,
P.O. Box 50736-00200, Nairobi.

Email: recruit@manpowerkenya.com


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Community Health Financing Association for Eastern Africa (CHEFA-EA) is a legal non-profit making NGO, dedicated to promoting community health financing in Eastern Africa for the purpose of improving access to affordable and quality health care for all.

CHEFA-EA has vacancy in the following position:

Title: Regional Coordinator
Reports to: Executive Committee
Location: Arusha

Purpose of the Job:

Oversees the smooth running of the organization’s activities as well as marketing the organisation to the member networks, internal and international stakeholders.

Plans, coordinates and ensures implementation of the organisation’s strategic goals and objectives.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • The public relations officer and official representative of CHEFA-EA
  • Develop and maintains contact with a broad cross section of agencies and partners
  • Provides direction and leadership towards the achievement of the organisation’s mission, goals and objectives
  • Supervising and managing the management of the organization
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in social sciences
  • Masters degree in Public Health Financing or Social Sciences with specialisation in health care financing or health systems management is required
  • Project Planning and Management will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 – 7 years of professional experience in a similar position
  • Working experience in other development organisations active in this field (international or bilateral organization)
  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili.
Interested candidates must apply for the position on or before 1st June 2011.

Please send your cover letter, CV and copies of relevant documents addressed to:

The CHeFA – EA Board Chairperson
E-mail address: secretariat@chefa.or.ug

For more details log on to our website: www.chefa.or.ug

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Attractive salary and benefits package

CAFOD (Catholic Agency for Overseas Development) is one of the UK’s leading aid agencies working in over 40 countries around the world to improve the lives of the world’s poorest and most disadvantaged people.

The CAFOD Media and Public Relations team is looking for a proactive communicator with the skills to drive CAFOD’s media, advocacy and communications objectives in the region.

You will be passionate about global justice, advocacy and development issues, and the role media can play in helping achieve change and will have at least three years experience of communications or media work and excellent written and oral skills.

You will have experience of working with journalists, briefing and pitching stories to them and working with communities to enable them to tell their stories.

Strong photography and audio visual skills would be useful as well as a good understanding of how social media can be used effectively to promote CAFOD’s work and reach out to new audiences.

You will have an understanding of the role of the Catholic Church in development, advocacy and humanitarian work and the challenges it faces.

This position is only open to persons having the right to work in Kenya, e.g. East African nationals.

Only qualified candidates need apply.

For a full job description and to obtain an application pack, visit http://www.cafod.org.uk/about-us/jobs/international or contact applications@cafod.org.uk

The closing date is 5th June 2011.

CAFOD is an equal opportunities employer.

Recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to child protection

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The Assistance to Micro and Small Enterprises Programme [ASMEP] is a Republic of Kenya and European Union financed initiative anchored within the Ministry of Trade in support of the Micro and Small Enterprises [MSEs] in Kenya.

The programme has three components which it supports namely: - Institutional and Capacity Building of Business Membership Organizations (BMOs) and Micro finance Institutions (MFIs); Business Information Dissemination; and Business Development Services (BDS) targeted mainly at Horticulture and Fisheries Sectors.

ASMEP wishes to call for Proposals to support Women to convene and participate in business
opportunity enhancing Workshops/Conferences and recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant to support activities of the Programme Management Unit (PMU) and implementing partners of ASMEP components, namely; The Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

1. Call for Proposals: Women’s Conference/Workshop:

ASMEP is calling for proposals to support Kenyan women entrepreneurs participate in business opportunity enhancing Workshops/Conferences.

The type of Workshops/Conferences in which participation support is sought is flexible but MUST be characterized or demonstrate opportunities for improving Kenyan women entrepreneurs’ access to new markets and business development opportunities.

The Workshops/Conferences in which support is sought must be held or convened at the latest by February, 2012.

Selection Criteria:

1. Participation is open to all Kenyan women Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) registered organisations; preference will be given to Business Membership Organisations engaged in business related activities aimed at income generation and poverty alleviation;

2. The proposed Workshop/Conference should be one that empowers Women to enhance their capacity to do business, network with other entrepreneurs, find new market opportunities for domestic, regional and international exports;

3. In the case of an institution or organization organizing a Workshop/Conference where participants are drawn from a wide spectrum of Women MSE organizations. Incorporation of ASMEP in the selection of participants and key decisions about the Workshop/Conference is mandatory;

4. The support sought from ASMEP will be less than 50% of the total cost of the Workshop/Conference, hence, a minority cost, while the majority cost must come from elsewhere, sources of which must be detailed in the proposal;

5. Workshop/Conference support activities (eg. Hire of Venue, rental of equipments, stationery and printing for workshop/conference) are to be procured through a competitive process, and the support will be limited to a maximum of Kshs. 950,000.00. Support for local travel costs and per diems for participants will be catered for separately (at ASMEP applicable rates);

6. Funding will not be awarded to an organisation directly but to contracted Service Providers (i.e. there will be no Direct Grant to institutions or organizations); and

7. Proposal should be submitted in following format: - [1. Name of Organisation/BMO; 2. Legal(Registration)Status; Title of Workshop/Conference; Objective and Relevance of the Workshop/Conference; Location and Dates for the Workshop/ Conference; Number of Participants to be supported and the budget; Total budget; percentage of the total budget by
other financier(s), Requested ASMEP support (Less than 50%) including budget lines to be supported; Conclusion].

Proposals/concept notes should not exceed two A4 pages using Times New Roman font 12, to be submitted in sealed envelope marked “ASMEP Women’s Workshop/Conference Support” to the address below or be dropped at the Tender Box indicated below:

2. Monitoring and Reporting Consultant

Assistance to Micro and Small Enterprises Programme (ASMEP) is seeking to engage the services of a Monitoring and Reporting Consultant. The Consultant is expected to undertake Monitoring and Evaluation of activities being implemented under the programme, and drafting and compiling programme reports for the Assistance to Micro and Small Enterprises Programme (ASMEP).

ASMEP is funded by the European Union and implemented by the Ministry of Trade in partnership with the Micro-Enterprise Support Programme Trust (MESPT) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The consultant will report to the Programme Coordinator of the Assistance to Micro and Small Enterprises Programme (ASMEP). and will chiefly be responsible for ensuring quarterly integrated activity and financial reporting.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Undertake data collection, analysis and report generation (including in assisting responsible officials in meeting their reporting obligations),
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of ASMEP activities being implemented by the PMU, MESPT and UNDP;
  • Take primary responsibility for the drafting and timely submission of integrated reports to the development partner,
  • Assist in preparation, facilitation and convening of quarterly Programme Steering Committee (PSC) and monthly Technical Management Committee (TMC) meetings;
  • To draft the PSC and TMC minutes, and ensure commitments and decisions made, are monitored and reported on,
  • To operate, maintain and support programmes and projects in the implementation, collection, analysis and generation of results and reports;
  • Maintain and update the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system;
  • Participate in Supporting monitoring and tracking of resources towards outcomes;
  • Undertake sensitization of implementing partners on M&E activities, and liaise with the ASMEP external reviewers;
  • Provide support to other aspects of project management by liaising with other Stakeholders as may be required; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Programme Coordinator.
Qualifications for Monitoring and Reporting Consultant:
  • A university degree in a relevant social science discipline, higher degree preferable;
  • Three (3) years experience in undertaking Monitoring and Evaluation activities;
  • Experience in Reporting on Donor Funded projects/programmes;
  • Experience in Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation systems is a strong advantage;
  • Experience in Private Sector Development and working in Trade related sector,
  • Experience in undertaking Capacity Building in M&E;
  • Good technical skills in measurement, evaluation and data analysis;
  • Strong Oral, Reporting and Writing Skills; and
  • Computer literacy and English fluency are requirements.
Location and Duration:

The Monitoring and Reporting Consultant will be based at the Programme Management Unit (PMU), Telposta Towers, Ministry of Trade, Nairobi with occasional travel to other locations in Kenya.

Duration: The initial contract will be for 6 Months.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should submit their applications marked “MONITORING AND REPORTING CONSULTANT” (content: Letter, Resume (CV) and three (3) Contactable Referees)

All Proposals or Applications are to be submitted by COB 8th June, 2011 to:

The Programme Coordinator,
Assistance to Micro & Small Enterprises Programme (ASMEP),
P.O. Box 30430-00100,
Nairobi

“OR”

Drop in Tender Box
Telposta Towers, 17th Floor
Ministry of Trade,
Nairobi

Note:
  1. This is a consultancy contract; taxes and other statutory obligations are the responsibility of the Consultant;
  2. This is not a civil service appointment;
  3. Conversing or lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification; and
  4. Tax, VAT or other withholding taxes are not eligible expenditures and will be the sole responsibility of the selected consultant.
ASMEP reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal or application and is not bound to give any reasons thereof.

..........Facilitating Trade & Investment........

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Applications are invited from qualified and competent persons to fill the following vacancies which have been specifically approved by the Honourable Deputy Prime Minister and minister for Local Government for occupation within the County Council of Mbeere Establishment.

1. Audit Clerk 1
Salary Scale 13
1 Vacancy

For appointment to this post the candidate must posses the following minimum requirements:-
  • Has served satisfactorily in the Grade of Audit Clerk II for at least two (2) years and have passed KATCE
  • Has shown merit and ability in work performance and results or
  • Has passed at least C.P.A. 1.
2. Senior Sergeant
Salary Scale 13
1 Vacancy

For appointment to this post the candidate must posses the following minimum requirements:-
  • Must have served as Sergeant for a period of not less than one (1) year or Corporal for a period of not less than two (2) years.
  • Must produce the certificate of good conduct.
3. Artisan
Salary Scale 14
1 Vacancy

For the appointment to this post the candidate must possess the following minimum requirements:-
  • Has served satisfactorily as an Artisan II for at least two (2) years.
  • Have obtained the relevant Government trade test for Grade I in Masonry. or
  • Has passed Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized training institution.
4. Clerical Officer III
Salary Scale 15
4 Vacancies

For the appointment to the Post the candidate must possess the following minimum requirements:-
  • Has served satisfactorily in the grade of Clerical Officer IV for at least one year.
  • Has shown merit and ability in work performance and result. Or
  • Has passed at least K.C.S.E Mean Grade “C-” or its acceptable equivalent qualification.
5. Game Ranger
Salary Scale 16
2 Vacancies

For appointment to this post the candidate must possess the following minimum requirements:-
  • Has passed at least K.C.S.E mean Grade “D” or its acceptable equivalent qualification.
  • Those who posses at least a Certificate in Wildlife or Environment Management will have added advantage.
  • Must produce a certificate of good conduct.
6. Market Attendant I
Salary Scale 18
13 Vacancies

For appoint to this Post the candidate must posses the following minimum requirements:-
  • Has passed at least K.C.P.E Certificate or its approved equivalent qualification
  • Those who have passed and obtained at least K.C.S.E. Mean Grade ‘D-‘ will have added advantage.
7. Driver III
Salary Scale 18
2 Vacancies

For appointment to this Post the candidate must possess the following minimum requirements.
  • Be able to read and write in English/Kiswahili
  • Has a current driving licence free from current endorsement and has passed and obtained a driving licence of at least class B.C.E.
  • Has suitability Certificate from the Ministry of Roads.
  • Has a First Aid Certificate from St.John’s Ambulance or any other recognized institution.
  • Must be least 18 – 45 years of age.
  • Must produce a certificate of good conduct.
8. Askari I
Salary Scale 18
2 Vacancies

For appointment to this post the candidate must possess the following minimum requirements:
  • At least K.C.S.E. mean grade D+.
  • Must be least 18 – 45 years of age.
  • Meet the bodily fitness as applicable to the Kenya Police Force plus a Medical Fitness Certificate.
  • Must produce a certificate of good conduct.
Applications for these vacancies must be submitted to the County Council of Mbeere either by post duly addressed to;

The County Clerk,
County Council of Mbeere,
P.O. Box 202 – 60104,
Siakago.

Or delivered to the County Clerk’s Office situated at Siakago town, opposite the District Commissioner Mbeere North District’s offices, so as to reach the Council not later than 8th June, 2011 at Noon.

Ali Onamu Apidi
County Clerk.

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