A growing Tours and Travel company is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of a Tours and Travel attache (Based on performance can be taken as a full time employee) to serve as customer care whose main job will be to handle customers, market and coordinate tours and safaris, organize safari transport and logistics, liaise with supplying agencies, negotiate and liaise with hotels and assist in general management of the office.

Educational Requirements
·       Have relevant academic qualifications, preferably including a Diploma in Tours and travel .
·       Posses good commercial and presentation skills.
·       Have excellent internet and marketing skills.
·       Posses knowledge in air travel and ticketing including hands on experience with GDS systems(Galileo or Amadeus) and IATA compliance
·       Be able to work with minimal supervision.
Additional Requirements

Applications should include copies of certificates and detailed CV with at least three referees, addressed to mideva2@yahoo.com on or before 4th August 2011
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We are a company offering specialised software to help businesses run better.

We urgently require a proven sales person with experience in selling computer software.

This is a job with the potential to make a lot of money on top of your basic wage.

The candidate must have:
·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills
·       2 years minimum experience in sales
·       Ability to present highly complex technical and business concepts to all levels of an organization.
·       Outgoing personality and possess great interest in meeting people
·       Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-energy, demanding and team-oriented environment.
·       Diploma/ Degree in Sales and marketing or IT related course
As a company we shall require you to:
·       Be in the market generating and closing leads while preparing weekly reports on accomplishments.
·       Develop and build a client base utilizing proven sales techniques e.g. prospecting, cold calling, lead generation and deal closure.
·       Scope the opportunities and develop appropriate solutions for the clients in conjunction with the technical team
·       Prepare proposals for the solutions agreed with the customers promptly.
·       Arrange demo’s and proof of concepts for target customers on new technologies
·       Do weekly sales reports and maintain an active sales funnel all the time.
·       Work with other team members to deliver high value solutions on time
·       Participate proactively in company sales and marketing meetings
·       Gather market intelligence to optimize sales prospects.
·       Own and meet the assigned revenue target
The jobholder may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

Salary will be basic plus commission, allowances will also be given.

Kindly please send CV’s and cover letters to careers@itwentyseven.com
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Africa Nazarene University is a Chartered Christian University that integrates faith with learning to produce well rounded individuals who are able to meet challenges of their times.

It is sponsored by the Church of Nazarene, an international Protestant denomination grounded in the Wesleyan holiness tradition.

Applications are invited for the following positions:

Mass Communication Department

i) Senior Lecturer

Applicants must be holders of a PhD degree in the relevant field from a recognized university.

In addition the applicant must:
·       Have at least Six (6) years of University teaching, three (3) of which as a full–time Lecturer after PhD degree qualification.
·       Show evidence of continuing research including having published at least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed Lecturer.
·       Show evidence of attendance and contribution at learned Conferences, Seminars or Workshops.
·       Show evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching.
·       Evidence of success in some major non-teaching responsibility at the University or other reputable organizations.
ii) Lecturer

Applicants must be holders of a PhD degree in the relevant area from a recognized university

Or

Must have a master’s degree and registered for PhD degree from a recognized academic institution plus at least three (3) years of teaching experience at university level after obtaining a masters degree and at least two (2) publications in referred journal(s).

Business administration Department

i) Associate Professor
·       Applicants must be PhD degree holders in the relevant area having at least eight (8) years of University teaching, and have served a minimum of three years at the senior lecturer level or demonstrate comparable professional experience.
·       Have five (5) publications in refereed journals or a book since becoming senior lecturer.
·       Demonstrate classroom skills as evidenced by student evaluations and peer reviews.
·       Present evidence of success in some major non-teaching responsibility at University or other reputable organizations.
·       Have supervised postgraduate students.
ii) Senior Lecturer

Applicants must be holders of PhD Degree in the relevant area from a recognized university.

In addition the applicant must:
·       Have at least six (6) years of university teaching experience, three (3) of which he has worked as a full-time Lecturer.
·       Have successfully supervised at least three (3) Master students since being appointed as a Lecturer.
·       Show evidence of continuing research including having published at least four (4) articles in refereed Journals since being appointed as a Lecturer.
·       Show evidence of attendance and contribution at learned Conferences, Seminars or Workshops.
·       Show evidence of active participation in Departmental activities and good quality teaching.
Dean of students Office

i) Senior Assistant Dean of Students
·       Applicants must have Masters degree in counseling Psychology/Guidance and Counseling, Education Psychology or related field
·       At least 6 years administrative experience in students’ welfare matters in a University as an assistant Dean of Students.
·       A deep, genuine interest in the work of students welfare
·       Mature with proven ability to effectively interact with students and other members of the University community
Key Competencies:
·       Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·       Strong leadership and team work abilities
·       Ability to pro-actively respond to Students’ needs
·       Strong analytical skills
·       Integrity, commitment to service and respect for diversity
Duties and responsibilities:

Reporting to the Dean of Students, the successful candidate will perform the following duties:
·       Coordinate all matters that affect student hostels, health, sports and student welfare including guidance, counseling and academic matters.
·       Advising the ANU Student Council on matters concerning its functions.
·       Handling student disciplinary cases.
·       Co-coordinating all students’ publications and communication.
Library Department

i) Senior Librarian

Applicants should have a PhD with at least three years experience at Librarian Level or Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from a recognized University with least five years experience at Librarian Level in a large Academic Library.

Knowledge of IT as Applied to Library Information Science and teaching Information Literacy Skills will be an added advantage. Applicants should show evidence of Leadership as well as Research and Publication.

ii) Librarian

Applicants should have a PhD. or Masters Degree in Library and Information Science and two years experience at the Level of Assistant Librarian in a large and well Computerized Academic Library and ability to teach Information Literacy Skills.

Evidence of Research and Publication and Professional involvement will be added advantage.

Public Relations and Communications Officer

Qualifications and Experience:
·       Masters degree in Communications, Public Relations, Media Studies or Journalism.
·       3 years experience as a Public Relations and Communications Officer in an institution of higher learning.
Key Competences:
·       IT Savvy with a strong understanding of graphic design, social media, and web management.
·       Working knowledge of mass and new media operations and its proper utilization for dissemination of information.
·       Proven excellent editorial and writing skills.
·       Strong planning, organizational skills and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
·       Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communications skills.
·       Excellent presentation skills and having an outgoing personality.
·       Ability to work with minimum supervision, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and set priorities.
·       Working experience with a PR/Advertising Agency will be an added advantage.
Main duties and responsibilities:
·       Ensure proper management of all ANU events.
·       Increase awareness of ANU Brand among the public.
·       Develop the University’s external and internal communications strategies that positions ANU as the University of Choice in the region and beyond.
·       Coordinate external and internal communication activities, the content of the website, intranet and other internal needs as required.
·       Manage university social sites to ensure they are fully updated with upcoming and ongoing events.
·       Keep the university fraternity updated with interdepartmental news, innovations and developments.
·       Coordinate and maintain excellent relations with the University’s active media network whilst developing new relations.
·       Oversee production of news and feature stories, publicity materials, press releases, photographs, videos, and other strategic and targeted communications as required.
·       Develop and maintain in-house editorial standards and ensure the quality of written information in terms of content and format.
·       Supervise the development and distribution of promotional communications materials for all University events.
·       Manage and coordinate all advertising activities of the University.
·       Plan, organize and direct Public Relations activities and events that enhance ANU relationship with various target audience and enhance positive publicity.
·       Cultivate a customer-oriented culture amongst ANU staff by devising and implementing various awareness creation and capacity building approaches in liaison with the relevant departments.
·       Lead the University’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by developing appropriate strategy.
·       To prepare the University calendar of events, internal directory and its distribution.
·       To handle matters concerning the official University guests in liaison with concerned departments.
·       Assist in developing/drafting the Vice Chancellor’s speeches.
·       Perform any other tasks as assigned by the Vice-Chancellor.
Applicants should give full details of education and professional qualifications, experience, current post, salary and other financial benefits, copies of certificates, curriculum vitae, transcripts, the names and addresses of three referees (one of whom should be present or previous employer), should be addressed to:-

The Vice Chancellor
Africa Nazarene University
P.O. Box 53067 – 00200
Nairobi

Applications should reach the office not later than Friday, 12th August, 2011.

Applications could also be dropped at our Town Campus located at the Stanbank Building, Moi Avenue.

Note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is UN’s global development organization. UNDP has a normative global mission as a pro-poor development agency to promote human rights, gender and the Millennium Development Goals.

UNDP Kenya Country Office invites applications from suitably qualified Kenyan citizens for the position of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

Type of Contract: Service Contract, SB5

Recruitment type: National Project Professional

Location/Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Duration of Assignment: 12 months with a possibility of extension

Starting Date: 1 October 2011

Direct Supervisor: Director, Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate

Background

Kenya has been operationalising a National Integrated Monitoring and Evaluation System (NIMES) since 2003. The NIMES has been undergoing development and is still at its formative stages to date.

The system was established to track progress in implementation of policies, programmes/ projects and the quality of public services delivered by the Government of Kenya.

The Ministry of State for Planning, National Development, and Vision 2030 through its Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate (MED) is mandated to coordinate implementation of all M & E activities in the country.

The NIMES has continued to report on progress in implementation of the Kenya Vision 2030 which is being implemented through a series of 5 year Medium Term Plans starting with the first one for 2008– 2012.

As such, MED continues to track implementation of the Vision Documents through NIMES.

MED is expected to:
·       Provide leadership in implementation/ operationalisation of NIMES
·       Institutionalize M&E in government at all levels.
·       Integrate private sector and civil society in the M & E reporting process.
·       Develop a standardized M&E framework/system/ tools.
·       Undertake M&E needs assessment and capacity building.
·       Spearhead and coordinate the annual reviews of the first MTP of Vision 2030.
·       Prepare Quarterly and Annual M&E reports.
·       Coordinate a national research agenda, policy analysis and dissemination of research results to for informing and facilitating evidence based decision making
·       Facilitate policy impact evaluations/ surveys.
·       Be a national depository for M&E information, and as such create an electronic/ computerised M & E information system
·       Create and implement project M & E standards
In order to effectively carry out these tasks, the MED requires sufficient capacities in terms of Human Resources, among others. The MED has insufficient capacity and needs to be supported to effectively operationalise NIMES.

UNDP has committed itself to engage technical assistance for the MED – in form of an M & E Officer

Specific tasks
·       Development of M & E tools for MED
·       Sensitization and training of government officers on M & E
·       Preparation of M & E reports including the Annual Progress Report, Public Expenditure Review, Project Analytic Report
·       Participate in preparing Annual Work plans for MED (ie consolidated and for the various Technical M & E areas of focus)
·       Preparations of popular versions of the APR and other M & E reports
·       Assist in designing user friendly templates to be used by the Officers in tracking government’s achievement in implementation of policies, programmes and projects
·       Assist in drafting and reviews of major Monitoring and Evaluation reports/ documents
·       Assist the Directorate in developing and dissemination of various policy and programme documents.
·       In consultation with the Director, Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate the Officer be able to prepare for consultative meetings with media houses on proper reporting on the country’s economic development
·       Perform any other duties as may be asked by the Director MED, the Economic Planning Secretary and the Permanent Secretary
Objectives and Targets

In order for the government to be effective in operationalisation/ implementation of the NIMES, there is need for technical support mainly to meet the following objectives:
·       Participate and support development of the Directorates Annual Workplan and budgets
·       Assist in designing the format of physical progress reports against the Annual Work plan for use by the directorate and its stakeholders in reporting
·       Ensure timely production of M & E reports such as the Annual Progress Report, Public Expenditure Review (PER), and Projects Analytic M & E Reports
·       To develop M & E tools for use in strengthening the capacities for M & E
·       To identify and track M & E indicators for the Medium Term Plan of Kenya Vision 2030 and other development blue prints
·       To develop skills and competencies for M & E among officers operationalising NIMES
·       Develop a tracking mechanism for NIMES at all levels
·       Develop a mechanism for dissemination of key M & E findings
Application Procedure

The full terms of reference detailing the scope of work, required academic qualifications and years of relevant work experience can be accessed on The UNDP Kenya website.

Interested and qualified persons should apply on the UNDP Kenya e-Recruitment portal located on the UNDP Kenya website - http://www.ke.undp.org on or before 12 August 2011.

Select “e-Recruitment Portal” under “Operations/Human Resources”.

Applications received via other means will not be accepted.

Additional considerations
1.   Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
2.   Acknowledgements will be sent only to applicants who strictly meet the requirements of the post.
3.   UNDP is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns.
UNDP, as a matter of practice, does not charge any application, processing or training fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

If you have any questions as to vacancy announcements you may have received, please refer to this website.
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