Role: Area Representative – Central South Somalia

Location : Nairobi based with extensive travel to the field

Salary: GBP 29,660 per annum

Contract: 12 months, Accompanied position

We are the world’s leading independent children’s charity; we aspire to achieve really dramatic change for children around the globe. We work with children in vulnerable situations. Promoting children’s rights and protecting them from harm is a priority in all our work. And this is why we need you.

Save the Children Somalia/Somaliland Programme has been working in Central & South Somalia, Puntland and Somaliland for over 40 years. Our focus of work includes improving access to healthcare, education and food provision to children and their families.

We are looking for a motivated team player to take up the position of Area Representative for Save the Children Central South Somalia. This position is responsible for the effective delivery and development of programmes in Central South Somalia.

As a member of the Senior Management Team you will actively participate in the strategic development of the Somalia programme as a whole.

Integral to this posting is the ability to work successfully with field teams to cultivate their capacity and motivation, thereby ensuring field based responsibility achieves its objectives successfully

As such, you’ll need a post graduate degree in the field of social sciences, substantial experience in development and management of programmes in conflict affected countries. Experience of Somalia and remote support desirable. We need a strategic thinker and natural communicator, able to creatively manage a highly motivated team to achieve their objectives successfully.

For additional information on the job description, working context, person’s specifications, please visit: www.somaliangoconsortium.org

Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face.

Applications should be forwarded to: vacancies@scsom.org

Application Closing Date: Tuesday 26th July 2011

Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer and highly encourages women to apply.

Save the Children is committed to supporting performance based career progression for female employees.

The following are additional benefits which would apply to successful female candidates:
·       Childcare support for children under 3 years
·       Maternity leave
·       Flexible working options
·       80% of tuition fees for children
Only short listed individuals will be notified.
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icipe—African Insect Science for Food and Health is an intergovernmental organisation funded by government aid agencies, UN organisations and private foundations to carry out research and training in environmentally sound and sustainable management of arthropods for improving health and agricultural productivity in the tropics.

icipe has approximately 350 staff to support its research and capacity building programmes located at various sites in Kenya and Ethiopia.

icipe wishes to urgently recruit suitable people to fill the positions of Research Assistant and Project Assistant to work in our Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services and Food Security in Eastern Africa (CHIESA) Project based at Duduville campus, Kasarani, Nairobi.

These are national (local) positions that offer two-year contracts that are renewable.

Competitive compensation packages will be offered to the right candidates. Based in Nairobi, Kenya the appointments will initially be for two years, renewable.

Requirements/Qualifications for the Research Assistant
·       Demonstrated skills in scientific work.
·       Proficiency in MS Office (or equivalent) software.
·       Knowledge and proficiency in writing scientific reports.
·       Be organised and possess the ability to multi-task.
·       Good interperpersonal and communication skills.
·       Ability to organise one’s work to respect deadlines.
·       Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
·       Ability to analyse scientific data.
·       Willing to travel between field research sites in Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia.
·       Minimum one years’ experience in agricultural, climate change or socio-economic research, including field experience.
·       Bachelor’s degree in agricultural or environmental science.
·       Assist the Project Coordinator in daily scientific matters.
·       Prepare and monitor data collection in the field research sites.
·       Develop and prepare technical project reports, work plans and articles.
·       Liaise with Project partners and stakeholders on scientific matters.
·       Establish and maintain records on the dissemination activities and publications by the Project partners and scientists.
·       Work as secretary in project meetings/workshops and seminars.
Requirements/Qualifications for the Project Assistant
·       Assist the Project Coordinator in daily administrative and financial matters.
·       Prepare and monitor requisitions for project coordination and management.
·       Develop and prepare proposals, project reports, workplans and budgets.
·       Liaise with project partners and stakeholders on all matters relating to project coordination and management.
·       Establish and maintain a good filing system and record keeping.
·       Maintain a calendar/diary for the Coordinator for scheduled meetings, seminars and business trips, and act as a representative in the absence of the Coordinator and provide information as appropriate.
·       Demonstrate skills in budget management.
·       Computer literacy with excellent working knowledge of MS-Word and spreadsheets, and familiarity of using the Internet.
·       Knowledge and proficiency in finance/accounting principles.
·       Be organised and possess the ability to multi-task.
·       Good interpersonal skills.
·       Ability to organise one’s work to respect deadlines.
·       Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
·       Demonstrated attention to detail.
·       Ability to analyse financial data.
·       Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration, economics or accounting.
·       Minimum one years’ experience in accounting, administration and financial reporting.
Applications will be accepted up to 6 August 2011.

Only applications of shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Please send an application including current salary details, and a detailed CV with names and addresses of 3 referees (with daytime telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and fax numbers) to:

icipehr@icipe.org

The Human Resources Department
icipe - African Insect Science for Food and Health
P.O. Box 30772-00100
Nairobi
Kenya

icipe is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Dynamic People Consulting is recruiting for an International Rose Farm located in Ruiru seeking to recruit a self-driven and self-motivated candidate to fill the position of HR Assistant.

The ideal candidate should posses the following qualifications and skills:
·       A University degree in Social Sciences or HRM
·       A Higher diploma in HR Management
·       Preferably female aged 28 to 35 years
·       Minimum 3 years experience working in a similar position
·       Excellent communication skills
·       Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, especially adept at setting priorities and mobilizing teams to achieve set goals
·       Excellent computer skills. MS Access will be an added advantage
·       Excellent knowledge of the New Labour Laws
·       Ability to work efficiently in a competitive and challenging environment and meet the set deadlines
If you possess the above requirements, send us your application letter and detailed CV attaching relevant certificates, state current and expected remuneration details and telephone contact.

Please apply in confidence to: recruitment@dpckenya.com by 28th of July 2011
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Upcoming medium sized FMCG is looking to hire a sales manager.

Roles and Responsibilities
·       Responsible for obtaining profitable results through the sales team by developing the team through motivation, counseling, skills development and product knowledge development.
·       Manage the sales administration function, operational performance reporting, streamlining processes and systems wherever possible, and advising senior management on maximizing business relationships and creating an environment where customer service can flourish.
·       Responsible for managing the sales team, developing a business plan covering sales, revenue, and expense controls, meeting agreed targets, and promoting the organization’s presence.
·       Assist in the development of the annual marketing plan, specifically advising on: realistic forecasts for each product and territory (based on historical data, market trends, competitive activity, promotional strategy and sales effort), realistic costs of operating the sales force; and sales promotion programmers plans.
·       Responsible for the planning, direction, organization and control of sales representatives to accomplish specific objectives.
·       Responsible for monitoring the performance of the sales team by establishing a system of reports and communications involving sales reports.
·       Plan and implement a specific appraisal system that describes the responsibilities and performance standards for each member of the sales team, set individual territory sales and commission targets and administer the commission plan.
·       Personally observe the performance of sales representatives in the field on a regular basis.
Job Specifications
·       A Minimum of a degree in a marketing degree or a related field
·       5-7 years of experience in sales management.
·       Experience with Fast Moving Consumer Goods.
·       Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements.
·       Willingness to travel and work in a team of professionals.
·       Proven leadership and ability to drive sales teams.
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@staff-kenya.com

Please indicate current or last salary.

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services
Suite 3, 13th Floor, Development house, Moi Avenue, Nairobi.
Via email to: jobs@staff-kenya.com

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database no for interviewing.
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Environmental Organization based in Nairobi and established to mobilize, manage and avail resources for environment management.

Our Client seeks suitable candidates to fill in the following positions.

Programs Coordinator

Job Ref: CHEA/ESD/022/1

This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for coordinating, monitoring and implementing the Organization’s programs and projects against set standards and targets.

The job focus is based on ensuring the use of appropriate project management tools to achieve desired results and impact in all programs and activities undertaken.

Minimum Qualifications
  • A Degree in Management/Planning, Business Administration, Economics or a related field;
  • Six (6) years experience, three (3) of which must be at a senior level in Strategic or Corporate Planning in a national or regional organization;
  • Experience in working with financial systems and in consolidation of reports, producing strategy or program plans, managing budgets and working within a results-based project framework;
  • Experience in managing performance improvement and change management programs across an organization.
Key Skills

The Applicant should have strong communication and problem solving skills, team building and leadership skills; be a strategic thinker; have strong planning and implementation skills; strong analytical ability; have a creative and open mind; timeliness and attention to detail; ability to analyze and synthesize bulky information.

Project Manager - Environment

Job Ref: CHEA/ESD/022/2

This position reports to the Director Environment and is responsible for planning, executing, and finalizing projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.

In addition, oversee quality control throughout the project life cycle, create, execute and revise project work plans as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements whilst effectively enforcing project standards.

Minimum Qualifications
  • A Degree in Environmental Sciences;
  • A Postgraduate qualification in Project Management;
  • Five (5) years relevant experience three (3) of which must be in Project Management;
  • Experience in developing donor funded projects and proposals
Key Skills

The Applicant should have demonstrated experience in use of project management software; strong analytical ability and problem solving capabilities as well as strong interpersonal skills.

Communications Manager

Job Ref: CHEA/ESD/022/3

This position reports to the Director, Communications, Awards and Advocacy and is responsible for designing and implementing communication and publicity initiatives directed at various internal and external stakeholder audiences in line with established policies and practices.

In addition he or she is responsible for documentation, preservation and dissemination of all data, information and material related to all activities of the Organization.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Masters Degree in Communications;
  • A professional qualification in PR, Corporate Communications or other related field
  • Five (5) years experience gained specializing in corporate communications.
  • Prior experience in organizing and executing of awards event will be an added advantage.
Key Skills

The Applicant should have strong communication, analytical and interpersonal skills; good Public Relations (PR); proficiency in Computer Applications; proficiency in video shooting and editing of the organizations functions, activities and others of relevance to the organization and publics; Ability to maintain professional integrity; ability to research and evaluate results of a Public Relations (PR) campaign/programme.

Projects Officer - Environment

Ref: CHEA/ESD/022/4

This position reports to the Project Manager — Environment and is responsible for research and developing in-depth knowledge of assigned program areas including current issues with a clear understanding of how they fit into the organizations interests.

In addition update and maintain resource files for assigned program areas, development of project proposals, as well as implementation of program activities.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Degree in Environmental Studies or related field;
  • Higher Diploma with 2 years experience or; Diploma with 3 years experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of project cycles gained at a practical level.
Key Skills

The Applicant should have proven ability to organize and conduct multi-stakeholder meetings, conduct needs analysis, experience in training; excellent presentation skills and report compilation skills; computer literacy in Microsoft Office; be a team player; have personal initiative and be a quick learner.

Terms of Offer

The successful candidates will be offered an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the seniority and responsibilities of the position.

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications, enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae indicating telephone contacts, mail address and names and contacts of three (3) referees, to:

Executive Selection Division
Crowe Horwath EA,
5th Floor, Geomaps Centre.
P.O. Box 74066 — 00200,
Nairobi.

Applications should be submitted in a clearly marked envelope quoting the job reference number and the position applied for so as to reach on or before 29th July 2011.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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The Nairobi Hospital is a leading health care institution in Eastern Africa.

As we prepare for the next phase of our expansion, excellent career opportunities for individuals who possess a superior blend of technical expertise, a passion for excellence and strong customer focus have opened up:

Internal Auditor

Ref: HRD/IA/07/11

Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager, the holder will perform audit duties with the aim of helping the Hospital accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to
evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, internal controls and governance processes.

Particular Responsibilities Include:
  • Preparing and implementing annual audit plans in liaison with the Internal Audit Manager.
  • Undertaking special audit investigations as may be required from time to time.
  • Preparing audit reports and following up on recommendations.
  • Testing and appraising for soundness and adequacy of accounting, financial and other operating controls.
  • Assisting the Audit Manager to review operations against business and strategic plans to determine consistency.
  • Assisting the Audit Manager monitor the implementation of the agreed audit recommendations and initiate remedial actions where needed.
  • Provide assurance on compliance with the Hospitals operating policies on an ongoing basis.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Business degree in Commerce majoring in Accounting, Economics or Business Management.
  • CPA (K) or ACCA.
  • Knowledge of IFRS and Auditing standards.
  • CISA certification will be an added advantage.
  • IT literate and proficient in accounting software applications.
  • Minimum 3 years of continuous audit experience.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Good communication and customer relations skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal relations.
  • High integrity.
  • Discrete.
Internal Audit Assistant

Ref: HRD/IAA/07/11

Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager, the holder will undertake auditing duties, in accordance with accepted Auditing Standards, Hospital policies, annual audit plan and standard audit programmes.

Particular Responsibilities Include:
  • Participating in planning the scope and methodology of audits.
  • Conducting routine audits as per the audit plan.
  • Determining the accuracy and reliability of accounting records by analyzing systems and internal controls.
  • Writing and providing audit reports.
  • Defending audit reports.
  • Carrying out spot checks and special assignments.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • CPA II or ACCA II.
  • Business degree in Commerce majoring in Accounting, Economics or Business Management will be an added advantage.
  • IT literate and proficient in accounting software applications.
  • 1 year progressive work experience in audit / accounting.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Good communication and customer relations skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal relations.
  • High integrity.
  • Discrete.
Hospital Engineer

Ref: HRD/HE/07/11

Reporting to the Operations Director, the successful candidate will provide leadership for the biomedical engineering and infrastructure management of the Hospital.

The position calls for an Engineer with a unique blend of technical and leadership skills and a service excellence orientation.

Particular Responsibilities Include:
  • Ensuring all maintenance, biomedical, mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering operations within the Hospital run at optimal level.
  • Developing and monitoring the annual maintenance budgets.
  • Developing and implementing planned preventative maintenance programmes.
  • Participating in re-call to work service and attending to emergency breakdowns.
  • Ensuring all plant and equipment are maintained in optimal working condition.
  • Supervising and implementing all construction related capital projects.
  • Liaising with all external construction contractors working in the Hospital.
  • Facilitating the purchase and stocking of appropriate spares/equipment.
  • Providing leadership in training and continuous professional development activities within the Department.
  • Ensuring that the Hospital’s engineering functions comply with medical, certification, legal and safety standards.
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
  • Degree in Mechanical, Civil or Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Registration with the Engineers Registration Board.
  • Six years progressive work experience in a busy service environment.
  • Demonstrable leadership skills.
  • Strong team player
  • Proven track record in project management.
  • Computer literate.
Human Resources Officer

Ref: HRD/HRO/07/11

Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resources Officer will participate actively in ensuring all strategic and operational aspects of the HR Cycle are implemented.

Particular Responsibilities Include:
  • Determining the Hospital’s long and short term human resource needs.
  • Managing the recruitment and selection process effectively.
  • Developing and implementing training and development programs.
  • Facilitating change management programs.
  • Fostering harmonious industrial relations.
  • Providing advisory services to line managers in handling of disciplinary issues and other employee relations matters
  • Participating in all other Human Resources functions.
  • Facilitating continual improvement of the Hospital’s HR practices
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Relevant Degree
  • Higher Diploma or Masters in Human Resources Management.
  • Computer Literate.
  • At least 3 years work experience in a busy Human Resources Department
  • Effective advisory skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
Physiotherapists

Ref: HRD/PHY/07/11

Reporting to the Chief Physiotherapist, the holder will organise, conduct and evaluate care plans for inpatient and outpatient referred for therapy.

Particular Responsibilities Include:
  • Coordinating and conducting in-depth evaluation and assessment of patients who have physical disabilities, disorders or injuries.
  • Identifying treatment goals, appropriate therapy techniques and equipment.
  • Carrying out rehabilitative programs.
  • Advising patients, ward staff and family members on treatment plans, techniques and exercises.
  • Conducting regular evaluation of patients to assess progress and response to therapy.
  • Developing treatment plans to be followed by patients after discharge.
  • Conducting educational sessions on physical therapy and rehabilitation management.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy.
  • Registered with the Kenya Society of Physiotherapists.
  • Valid practice licence.
  • One (1) year work experience.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Effective communication sills
Pharmacists

Ref: HRD/PHR/07/11

Reporting to the Chief Pharmacist, the successful candidates will assist in executing / implementing pharmacy operational procedures and providing efficient services at both in and out patient pharmacies.

Particular Responsibilities Include:
  • Checking prescriptions for accuracy and suitability to ensure safe, economical and rational use of drugs and pharmaceutical products.
  • Continuous clinical checks on all treatment sheets and prescriptions.
  • Participating in drug stock taking.
  • Preparation and labelling of extemporaneous preparations for both in/out patients.
  • Formulation and implementation of hospital policies on drug use and pharmacy standard operating procedures.
  • Participating in chemotherapy dispensing and reconstitution in accordance with the cytotoxic handling policy.
  • Providing accurate drug information to patients and other users.
  • Participating in continuous medical education lectures.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy.
  • Registration with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • Possession of valid annual practicing license.
  • 1 year progressive work experience.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application quoting the reference.

Include your current remuneration, testimonials and give full contact details of 3 referees to:

The Human Resources Manager
The Nairobi Hospital
P.O. Box 30026
Nairobi – 00100

or hrm@nbihosp.org

To be received not later than Wednesday, 27th July 2011.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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