Supervisor: Training Program/Systems Managers/Asst Director - Community Health Systems and HRH Development

Supervisee: None

Background

The purpose of the Capacity Kenya Associate Award is to strengthen Human Resources for Health (HRH) systems of the public, faith-based and private health sectors to ensure improved delivery of primary health care (PHC) to improve health outcomes for the people of Kenya.

Primary Responsibilities

Under overall guidance of the Training Program/Systems Managers/Asst Director - Community Health Systems and HRH Development, the Program Assistant will offer both program and logistical support to ensure the smooth implementation of planned Project’s activities.

She will be expected to develop a comprehensive technical understanding of the work plans and budgets so as to be able to provide support in development and monitoring of related work plans and budgets.

She will keep proper physical and electronic documentation of Project’s proposals, work plans and budget, cost share reports including proceedings and minutes of meetings as may be required from time to time.

Essential Functions
  • Provides support in maintaining a reliable and accurate budget monitoring system to ensure specific budget is spent in line with approved activities and budget limits with no risk of budget overruns and under spending.
  • Alerts the relevant program point persons on any under/over spending on a monthly basis.
  • In consultations with the Program Logistics Assistant, takes lead in providing timely and accurate logistical support to activities in relation to:
  1. Organizing activities venues.
  2. Computing participants’ perdiem and other allowances.
  3. Organizing for materials and equipment required for each activities.
  4. Disbursing allowances to the participants.
  • Takes minutes and document all proceedings of project planning meetings and any other program-related meeting as requested from time to time.
  • In consultation with program teams, work closely with the M&E, Communications and Knowledge management unit to ensure production, printing and publication of necessary program documents and tools.
  • Liaises with the various partners and stakeholders to ensure that activities take place as planned.
  • Establishes and maintains an easily accessible and user friendly document retrieval system for the Project’s materials that includes but not limited to: PowerPoint slides, project documents, trip reports, consultants’ letters of appointments and evaluation forms, minutes of meetings, other training materials used by the various facilitators in activities.
  • Under guidance from the Training Program/Systems Managers/Asst Director - Community Health Systems and HRH Development and other program teams, provides support in compiling the required Project’s quarterly projections, cost share reports including obtaining the relevant supporting documents.
  • Establishes and maintains a database of the project participating sites and collaborating agencies including donors (records to be kept both in physical and electronic files)
  • Receives and reviews office correspondences and responds to enquiries as necessary.
  • Jointly with the Training Program/Systems Managers/Asst Director - Community Health Systems and HRH Development participates on own annual performance appraisal, identifies own learning needs and personal career growth.
  • Perform any other responsibilities delegated from time to time.
Education / Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences and relevant experience in similar assignments.
  • Strong office and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • Ability to work as an effective team member in a complex and fast paced environment.
  • Solid computer skills to include proficiency using e-mail, word-processing and spreadsheet applications, preferably Microsoft Office.
  • Strong verbal and written English language skills.
  • Good interpersonal and analytical skills
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements
  • Willingness and ability to work independently with all stakeholders.
  • Willingness to accept additional responsibilities.
  • Willingness to work overtime as required.
  • Willingness to travel throughout Kenya to work with partners and key stakeholders, and potentially internationally, as required.
If you feel that you meet the criteria, complete the online application form and email your CV to jobs@amref.org.

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

We encourage those interested to send their applications by Wednesday, 15 June 2011.

AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a nonsmoking environment policy.


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A leading player in the dairy sector wishes to fulfill its growth needs and invites applications from suitable persons to fill the following vacant positions.

Procurement Manager

Job Ref. MN 4892

To ensure correct supply chain management inclusive of movement and storage of raw materials, work in process inventory and finished products from point of origin to point of consumption and ensure compliance with the relevant procurement laws.

Job Profile
 
  • Develop and manage materials planning function for goods and materials needed.
  • Establish key performance metrics and benchmarks relating to supply chain planning and forecasting.
  • Monitor and produce reliable statistics and market analysis of price trends to improve the purchasing planning and budgeting process.
  • Advise accordingly in relation to procurement practice and the act among other duties.
  • Ensure the preparation of procurement plans and compliance with the PPOA is achieved.
Person Profile
  • Bachelors degree preferably in Social Sciences or its equivalent preferably with a bias in Supplies Management or Procurement.
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management from a recognized institution.
  • Must be well conversant with the Public Procurement and Disposal procedures in line with the Public Procurement Act, other local and international procurement procedures and regulations.
  • At least five years experience in a busy organization.
  • Age — above 35 years.
  • Member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management.
  • MBA is an added advantage.
Procurement Officer

Job Ref. MN 4893

Ensure that the Society procures the right quantity and quality of goods and services effectively and efficiently.

Job Profile
  • Sourcing and buying as per the company’s requirements while adhering to sound procurement and storage practices.
  • Maintenance of up to date database of suppliers.
  • Prepare procurement plans for the society and monitoring and providing control over procurement requests.
  • Ensure compliance with the PPOA rules and regulations among other duties.
Person Profile
  • Bachelors Degree in social sciences or its equivalent from a reputable institution.
  • Diploma in purchasing and supplies management from a recognized institution.
  • Must be conversant with computerized stock management systems.
  • Must be well conversant with the Public Procurement and Disposal procedures in line with the Public Procurement Act, other local and international procurement procedures and regulations.
  • Over 3 years working experience in a busy procurement office.
  • 30-35 years old.
  • Must be a member of KISM.
Send your application with a detailed CV with a daytime telephone contact.

Please also summarize yourself as follows:
  • Job Ref. No.
  • Your Name
  • Current/Past Salary: Year 2010 pm; Year 2011 pm
  • Year2o11 Benefits: If house, state market rent, if car state cc

Send your application by hand, courier, post or email so as to reach us by 12 Noon 17th June 2011.

Limit email to maximum 3 pages A4 size CV and no attachments.

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

Send to:

Executive Selection Division,
Manpower Services (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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We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Psychology to teach across the age range and lead this very successful department.

Peponi School prepares pupils for IGCSE and A’ Level Examinations.

Experience of teaching Psychology to A Level is essential.

Interested applicants are requested to email a letter of application, an updated C.V., along with the name and contact details of two referees before 17th June, 2011 to:

Email: applicants@peponischool.org

Interviews will be held mid July and only those who are short-listed will hear from us.
   
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 A leading FMCG company seeks to fill the following positions:

Sales Representatives

Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 Years experience in FMCG Sales.
  • University Graduate or Diploma Holder.
  • Willing to work anywhere in Kenya.
Drivers

Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 Years experience in Commercial Vehicles.
  • Certificate of Good Conduct.
Send Hand Written Application together with CV and Photograph to:

The HR Department,
P. O. Box 32117, 00600,
Nairobi, Kenya.

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