Position: National Wash Alliance Coordinator

Reference Number: KWA/HR/001/2011

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date: July 20, 2011

The Kenya WASH Alliance (KWA) is forum set up by NGOs dealing with Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) issues for purposes of collaboration, sharing of experiences and advocacy.

KWA in partnership with the Dutch WASH Alliance (DWA) are initiating a five year WASH Programme in Kajiado County. This programme is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Services (MFS) under its MFS 11 Programme of the Netherlands Government.

The objective of the programme is to reduce poverty through improved environmental health and economic conditions by empowering people, and creating an enabling environment aiming at achieving increased sustainable access to and use of safe water and sanitation services and improved hygiene practices for the local community particularly women and marginalised groups.

For effective coordination of activities, the KWA will establish a WASH Secretariat. The secretariat will be governed by a National Steering Committee comprising of six implementing partners.

KWA is looking for a well organised, highly motivated and results oriented individual to join the WASH teams and coordinate the delivery of programme objectives, in the position of Alliance Coordinator. The position reports to the National Steering Committee and is based in Nairobi.

Purpose of the Job

Liaison with other WASH actors to coordinate actions, share experiences and develop joint coherent approaches for sustainable WASH programming in Kenya.

Key Responsibilities
·       Plan, implement and monitor MFS II funded Kenya WASH Alliance joint Project activities
·       Lead the participatory development of joint project strategies and detailed designs of project activities
·       Lead in the development and monitoring of work plans and budgets for joint activities
·       Overall management of the Secretariat, promote and strengthen partnership in line with partnership agreements of the Kenya WASH Alliance
·       Lead in the production of donor reports and ensure compliance with donor requirements
·       Support monitoring and evaluation of the project, in line with the Kenya WASH Alliance framework
·       Oversee implementation of joint project activities conducted by the partners in Kajiado County
·       Manage recruitment, selection and contracts with external consultants for implementation of joint activities
·       Effective management of financial, logistical and administrative needs of the Secretariat
·       Support the development of joint WASH Alliance proposals for fundraising.
Qualifications & Competencies
·       The ideal candidate should have a Masters Degree in Public Health, Sanitary Engineering or relevant Social Science discipline with at least five years programming work experience on social components of WASH service delivery at senior level.
·       Experience in alliance building and networking; in-country knowledge and network within the WASH sector and stakeholders from public, private and civil society;
·       strong and proven track record in programme development and implementation, including budget and contract management of donor funded projects;
·       good people management, supervisory and mentoring skills;
·       must have excellent oral and written skills.
This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional.

If you would like to join this team, send your CV and 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

Please quote the position and reference number (KWA/HR/001/2011) in the email subject matter.

Deadline for submission is July 20, 2011.

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted
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Position: Administrative Assistant (Four Positions)

Reference Number: KCO/HR/025/2011

Location: Nairobi and Kisumu, Kenya

Closing Date: July 15, 2011

AMREF in Kenya is looking for individuals, who are well organised, highly motivated and results oriented to join a dynamic team and help bring better health for Africa.

Purpose
·       To provide office and project support by ensuring effective co-ordination, planning and monitoring of office administration, logistics, reporting and communication.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
·       Administrative support and information flow: In charge of receiving and dispatching correspondence (including letters, faxes, email, and telephone calls)
·       Communications and correspondence support: Receives and reviews correspondence, provides the relevant case history, prepares routine responses
·       Planning: Co-ordinates the project’s calendar of events with the relevant offices both internal and external. This includes annual planning, ad hoc planning of activities and project work-plan
·       Organising: Manages the execution of events including meetings, workshops and other work-related gatherings
·       Reporting: In charge of processing and distribution of a variety of reports including minutes of various meetings, project monthly, quarterly and annual reports
·       Information Management: Develop and maintain relevant databases and filing systems for optimal management of information and contacts
·       Responsible and custodian of all project assets, maintains an updated inventory at all times.
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
·       The ideal candidate should have a Diploma in Business Management or its equivalent; a first degree would be desirable.
·       Minimum of three (3) years work experience in busy environment; experience in the NGO health sector would be an added advantage; must be ICT proficient.
·       In addition, the candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and ability to prioritise duties and work under minimal supervision.
These are challenging opportunities 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/025/2011) in the email subject matter, send your CV and 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 July 15, 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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Government of Kenya

Consultancy Announcement

For Individual Consultants / Contractors (IC) (Not Firms)

Consultancy Services for the Preparation of Voluntary Agreement for Energy Efficient Display Refrigerators and Air Conditioners

Duty Station: Project Management Unit, Teleposta Towers, Nairobi

Duration: 15 working days over 3 months

Background

The Standards and Labeling Programme is a 5 year initiative designed to remove barriers to market transformation of energy efficient products and services in Kenya with replication effect to 4 other East African Community (EAC) countries of Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.

The goal of the Programme is to reduce energy (electricity) related CO2 emissions in Kenya and the EAC Countries by improving the energy efficiency of selected appliances and equipment in Residential, Commercial and Industrial Sectors.

This will be achieved by market transformation towards high-energy efficient appliances through the introduction of Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) and Energy Efficiency Labels

The main objective of the project is to remove the barriers to rapid and widespread uptake of energy efficient motors in the industrial sector; refrigerators in the residential; display refrigerators in the commercial sector; air-conditioners in the commercial and residential sectors; and lighting in the three sectors.

Objective of the Assignment

The objective of this assignment is to develop Voluntary Agreements between user and Government Agency for efficient commercial display refrigerators and hotel air conditioners.

Deliverables

The main output of this consultancy assignment will be a detailed scheme document for consultation.

The draft report will be reviewed by the PMU who will provide comments and recommendations to the consultant. Thereafter, the consultant will submit the final report taking into consideration the recommendations from the PMU and Project Technical Teams.

Degree of Expertise and Qualifications

The selected Consultant for this assignment shall be required to possess the following expertise:
·       Expertise and /or professional experience in Commercial Law and or Engineering.
·       Good knowledge and Professional experience in the Commercial Sector
·       Knowledge of the local energy sector
·       Fluency in spoken and written English
·       Excellent facilitation and good interpersonal skills;
·       Advanced computer literacy to include professional/technical presentations;
·       Proven experience working with the related stakeholders;
·       Demonstrable excellent knowledge and expertise and experience in institutional assessments,
All applications should be submitted to consultants.ken@undp.org on or before close of business 18 July 2011

The full Terms of Reference (TOR) and application requirements can be accessed by visiting the UNDP website: www.ke.undp.org/index.php/procurements
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Consultancy Announcement

Consultancy Services for Development of an Elaborate Plan for Introduction of
Harmonized Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling System in the EAC Region

Duty Station: Project Management Unit, Teleposta Towers, Nairobi

Background

The Standards and Labeling Programme is a 5 year initiative designed to remove barriers to market transformation of energy efficient products and services in Kenya with replication effect to 4 other East African Community (EAC) countries of Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.

The goal of the Programme is to reduce energy (electricity) related CO2 emissions in Kenya and the EAC Countries by improving the energy efficiency of selected appliances and equipment in Residential, Commercial and Industrial Sectors.

This will be achieved by market transformation towards high-energy efficient appliances through the introduction of Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) and Energy Efficiency Labels

The main objective of the project is to remove the barriers to rapid and widespread uptake of energy efficient motors in the industrial sector; refrigerators in the residential; display refrigerators in the commercial sector; air-conditioners in the commercial and residential
sectors; and lighting in the three sectors.

Objectives of the Assignment

The objective of this assignment is to develop a plan for implementation of harmonized standards and labeling program in the EAC.

The consultant will prepare a programme to replicate activities in other EAC countries and advise the optimal use of available resources. The Consultant will propose on the establishment of Energy Standards And Labels Network in EAC

Duration

30 working days over 4 months (4 Country Missions, 2-3 working days in Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda)

Degree of Expertise and Qualifications

The selected Consultant for this assignment shall be required to possess the following expertise:
·       Master of Science in the relevant field
·       Expertise and /or professional experience in Energy Efficiency field, Economics and or Policy analysis.
·       Good knowledge and Professional experience in the Industrial equipment
·       Experience in development of Energy Efficiency Standards and Label Classification.
·       Knowledge of the energy sector and particularly Energy (Electricity) Efficiency and conservation in industry Association between
International and Kenyan based consultant(s) is encouraged

Interested and Qualified consultants should submit their application which should include the following;
1.   CVs and P11 form (must and can be obtained from the UNDP Website)
2.   Proposal for implementation of the include detailed methodology assignment
All applications should be submitted to consultants.ken@undp.org on or before close of business 18 July 2011.

The full Terms of Reference (TOR) and requirements can be viewed by visiting the UNDP website: www.ke.undp.org/index.php/procurements
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Consultancy Announcement

(For Individual Consultants)

Consultancy Services for the Training Needs Assessment for S&L Stakeholders

Duration: 30 work days spread over a period of 3 months

Background

The Standards and Labeling Programme is a 5 year initiative designed to remove barriers to market transformation of energy efficient products and services in Kenya with replication effect to 4 other East African Community (EAC) countries of Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.

The goal of the Programme is to reduce energy (electricity) related CO2 emissions in Kenya and the EAC Countries by improving the energy efficiency of selected appliances and equipment in Residential, Commercial and Industrial Sectors.

This will be achieved by market transformation towards high-energy efficient appliances through the introduction of Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) and Energy Efficiency Labels

The main objective of the project is to remove the barriers to rapid and widespread uptake of energy efficient motors in the industrial sector; refrigerators in the residential; display refrigerators in the commercial sector; air-conditioners in the commercial and residential sectors; and lighting in the three sectors.

Objective of the Assignment

The objective of this assignment is to assess the Training Needs for key stakeholder organizations involved in the implementation of the S &L Programme’s verification and enforcement system.

Scope of Services
1.   Prepare a detailed work plan for the activities within the assignment showing the timelines to achieve the set objectives
2.   A report of specific capacity building needs for S & L implementation at the professional level, recommendation of training area priorities, and a plan for implementing the training for KRA (Customs), KEBS, ACA and NEMA.
Degree of Expertise and Qualifications

The selected Consultant (s) for this assignment shall possess an advanced university degree in Human Resource, Economics, Corporate Communication, Public Relations, Social Sciences or any relevant field. In addition, the consultant shall possess the following skills and competencies:
·       Broad understanding of Import Regulations, Trade Policies, Pre-Shipment Regulations issues in the context of the energy sector;
·       Sound and up-to-date appreciation and understanding of outlined Energy Standards and Labels theme areas for the training;
·       Demonstrable, excellent data collection, analysis and report writing skills
·       Fluency in spoken and written English
·       Excellent facilitation and good interpersonal skills;
·       Advanced computer literacy to include professional/technical presentations;
·       Proven experience working with the related stakeholders;
·       Demonstrable excellent knowledge and expertise and experience in institutional assessments,
All applications should be submitted to consultants.ken@undp.org on or before close of business 18 July 2011 The full Terms of Reference (TOR) and application requirements can be accessed by visiting the UNDP website: www.ke.undp.org/index.php/procurements
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Consultancy Announcement

For Individual Consultants / Contractors (IC)

Consultancy Services for the Preparation of Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling System

Duty Station: Project Management Unit, Teleposta Towers, Nairobi

Duration: 40 working days over 4 months (1 Country Mission- 5 days in Kenya)

Background

The Standards and Labeling Programme is a 5 year initiative designed to remove barriers to market transformation of energy efficient products and services in Kenya with replication effect to 4 other East African Community (EAC) countries of Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.

The goal of the Programme is to reduce energy (electricity) related CO2 emissions in Kenya and the EAC Countries by improving the energy efficiency of selected appliances and equipment in Residential, Commercial and Industrial Sectors.

This will be achieved by market transformation towards high-energy efficient appliances through the introduction of Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) and Energy Efficiency Labels

The main objective of the project is to remove the barriers to rapid and widespread uptake of energy efficient motors in the industrial sector; refrigerators in the residential; display refrigerators in the commercial sector; air-conditioners in the commercial and residential sectors; and lighting in the three sectors.

Objectives of the Assignment

The objective of this assignment is to make an inventory and carry out a desk review of the most appropriate international appliance energy performance test procedures, Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) and Energy Label schemes for adoption in Kenya.

This will be applicable for all the five products under consideration in this programme. The Consultant will then make recommendations on the appropriate test procedures, MEPS and Energy Efficiency labels to be adopted in Kenya for the five products. This will address Outcome 1 highlighted in the previous section.

Deliverables

The main output of this consultancy assignment will be a detailed scheme document for consultation.

This document would cover the requirements spelt out under paragraphs 2-11(see detailed TOR in the UNDP Kenya website) including the system proposed for energy efficiency and product labeling of the selected appliances by incorporating the testing standards, testing methodologies, grading criteria and application procedures.

The report will also cover the regulations, including standards and labeling format for enforcing the energy efficiency labeling of appliances in Kenya.

Degree of Expertise and Qualifications

The selected Consultant for this assignment shall be required to possess the following expertise:
·       Bachelor of Science in relevant field with extensive experience
·       Expertise and /or professional experience in Energy Efficiency field.
·       Good knowledge and Professional experience in the Industrial equipment
·       Experience in development of Energy Efficiency Standards and Label Classification.
·       Knowledge of the energy sector and particularly Energy (Electricity) Efficiency and conservation in industry
·       Association between International and Kenyan based consultant(s) is encouraged
All applications should be submitted to consultants.ken@undp.org on or before close of business 18 July 2011.

The full Terms of Reference (TOR) and requirements can be viewed by visiting the UNDP website: www.ke.undp.org/index.php/procurements
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Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment?

The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “the Kingdom Bank” is the place for those looking to new horizons.

We are looking for dynamic, creative and self oriented professionals to fill the position of:

Account Relationship Manager

The successful person will be reporting to the Head - Corporate Banking & Trade Finance and will be based in Mombasa

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Head, Corporate Banking & Trade Finance, the role holder will maintain & market for new corporate clients & manage his corporate portfolio to ensure that the Bank maximises it returns from the relationship and that the client remains completely satisfied.

Main Duties:
·       In liaison with the Head, CBTF, identify potential corporate clients.
·       Analyse the targeted corporate client’s possible needs.
·       In liaison with the Head CBTF& other ARMs, prepare a visit itinerary for the existing portfolio.
·       Visit and assess possible needs for the client or cross selling opportunities.
·       Prepare & circulate a call report for the client .i.e. post visit analysis of the client
·       Respond as appropriate to the actionable points based on the analysis of the client’s needs.
·       Obtain all the necessary documents for a thorough analysis of a facility request as per the bank’s Lending manual & credit policy.
·       Present the completed loan application to the Credit Committee and obtain its’ approval/decline.
·       Ensure that the perfection of securities has been done correctly, the correct amounts have been charged, where necessary, the property has been insured against all perils for the full amount and the Bank’s interest in noted in the insurance documents.
·       Authorise the disbursement of funds.
·       Confirm with the respective branch that security documents for each facility are received and safely kept.
·       Promptly advice the Remedial Credit Unit clients that require their attention before the position gets from bad to worse.
Job specification:

The incumbent will be required to possess the following qualifications, attributes and skills:
·       A degree in a business related field i.e Bachelor of Commerce or Business Administration or Economics or Banking/Finance.
·       AKIB or ACIB
·       Previous experience in a successful bank or lending Unit within the bank with at least 5 years experience in Lending & Relationship Management
Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of certificates and indicating the current remuneration to the address shown below by 15th July 2011.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Please quote this reference on your application and on the envelope: ARM/3/HRD/2011

The Director
Human Resources Division
The Co-operative Bank of Kenya Limited
P.O. Box 48231 - 00100
Nairobi
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Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment?

The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “the Kingdom Bank” is the place for those looking to new horizons.

We are looking for dynamic, creative and self-oriented professionals to fill the position of:

Business Development Manager - Shares Registry

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Head, Shares Registry, the role holder will co-ordinate marketing activities to expand the customer base and delivery of efficient registrar services to clients as well as undertaking initiatives to add value to the existing clientele.

Main duties
·       Marketing and preparation of marketing proposals, cross selling/promoting the bank’s services and making presentations to prospective clients for new and existing business mandates which include Shares Registration, Bond and Cheque Writing Services.
·       Relationship management for new and existing clients, preparation of fee structures/quotations as well as Collection of fees from clients.
·       Product development, new job ideas, implementation and training on products and services to other departments of the bank.
·       For unquoted companies and societies - OTC transactions co-ordination and according advise where necessary
·       Co-ordination of corporate actions and activities with the Shares Operations Team - AGMs attendance, dividends, bonus and ensuring that all compliance issues are adhered to.
·       Clear understanding of and implementation of the departments tactical plans in line with the bank’s overall strategic plans
·       Oversee preparation, issuance and execution of service agreements.
·       Preparation of Budgets and Income and Expenditure Accounts.
Job Specification/Experience

The incumbents will be required to possess the following attributes/skills:-
·       A graduate in a business related discipline.
·       CPS (K) qualification and Membership of ICPSK.
·       At least 3-5 years experience in a related field
·       Good communication skills - Selling, marketing and presentation skills
·       Accounting and analytical skills
·       Ability to work with minimal supervision and observe tight deadlines
·       Ability to delight customers
·       Strong - personal skills and ability to relate well with both internal and external customers
·       Ability to create strong networks with market players
·       A good Knowledge and understanding of Banking and Financial products/ services particularly stock market operations, investment stocks, shares registration procedures, NSE regulations and compliance requirements
·       Computer knowledge - MS-Word, PowerPoint and Excel, a must.
Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of certificates and indicating the current remuneration to the address shown below by 15th July 2011.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Please quote this reference on your application and on the envelope: BDM/3/HRD/2011.

The Director
Human Resources Division
The Co-operative Bank of Kenya Limited
P.O. Box 48231 - 00100
Nairobi.
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