Title: Surveyor

Department: Shelter Project - Daadab

About the Job:

Under guidance and supervision of the Shelter Project Manager, the Surveyor will help to set up, supervise and monitor progress and quality of assigned shelter project activities in line with GOAL goals and objectives and ensure compliance to GOAL procedures.

The Surveyor will take full responsibility of technical-related aspects of assigned activities in the Shelter Project in North Eastern.

Position holder will be based in Daadab and will work in close collaboration with the all GOAL project teams, and community groups to carry out technical and practical Refugee Camp related surveying activities.

He or she may also be required to contribute to development of GOAL project proposals and review GOAL project proposals documents.

Duties/Responsibilities

Project quality and management
·       Support the setup of the emergency shelter project.
·       Demarcation of boundaries of blocks, plots, roads, pathways using surveying and measurement applications such as high precision GPS, total stations, theodolites, levels, GIS, software etc.
·       Advising GOAL on surveying requirements in relation to the shelter project at the various field sites, by providing technical assistance to meet the required standards.
·       Ensuring that project deadlines and high quality standards are met.
·       Build the capacity of field staff involved in the shelter project through training, guidance and orientation.
·       Developing survey maps as may be required
·       Ensure that all survey and plotting plans are in line with UNHCR guidelines and sphere standards develop implementation plans and to ensure these plans and GOAL policies are used in the project implementation.
·       Ensure programme monitoring systems are adhered to, and timely preparation and submission of programme status reports as may be required by the Shelter Project Manager.
·       Work with relevant emergency project staff (GOAL and other Agency) to ensure systems are in place at field level that will ensure timely completion of surveying maintaining a buffer for the following activities of ground clearance and tent erection.
·       Support documentation and sharing lessons learned/best practices for emergency interventions.
Representation and coordination
·       Maintain effective working relationships with partners, local leaders and communities
·       Represent GOAL on all appropriate forums within the programme area, including all related stakeholders groups.
Reporting and Communication
·       To ensure that any required reporting is completed in a timely and accurate manner.
·       Ensure the Shelter Project Manager is fully apprised of all activities designated to his/her responsibility and any other difficulties that may arise, through regular briefings/meetings, both formal and informal.
·       Provide regular updates to government and NGOS coordination bodies as requested from time to time.
Competencies
·       Diploma in Land Survey/ Geodetics/ Geomatics Engineering or Civil Engineering with 5 years surveying experience.
·       Proved competency in using latest survey applications; high precision GPS, total stations, theodolites, levels, GIS, software, AutoCAD etc.
·       Familiarity with the aid system, and ability to understand donor and governmental requirements.
·       Proven ability to work creatively and independently.
·       Ability to work with culturally diverse groups of people.
·       Ability to travel and work in difficult conditions and under pressure.
·       Demonstrated analytical and conceptual skills.
·       Excellent spoken and written English, communication, inter personal and team building skills.
·       Registered with ISK.
To apply for the above position, please send your CV (maximum THREE pages—any more will be rejected) listing three reference including your last direct supervisor and salary expectation to

GOAL Kenya,
PO Box 66242-00800,
Nairobi,

or by email to keapplications@ke.goal.ie.

Please put the job title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.

The closing date for all applications is Wednesday 17th August 2011

Due to the urgency of the position; CVs will be shortlisted on ongoing basis.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and responded to after interviews.

No phone calls, please

GOAL is an equal opportunity employer, qualified male and female applicants are encouraged to apply.

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We are seeking experienced professionals in the following areas:

WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) Technicians, Officers and Promoters

Nutrition - Nutrition Coordinators and Managers

Monitoring & Evaluation - Monitoring & Evaluation Officers & Coordinators

Logistics - Emergency Logisticians & Coordinators

Child Protection – Child Protection Officers and coordinators

Best Interest determination – Officers and Coordinators

Please note:

All positions will be offered on contract basis depending on the length of the programme.

Relevant degree in the particular thematic area and development/humanitarian experience in the Field preferably in the North Eastern Province.

Qualified candidates who can take up the positions immediately are preferred.

Shortlisting will done as CVs are received.

We will offer competitive pay and benefits for the selected candidates that reflect our competitiveness in the job market.

Please send your CV and cover letter for consideration to: jobskenya@scuk.or.ke not later than 17th August, 2011. Quote the job title on the subject line.

“Candidates from North Eastern Province are strongly encouraged to apply”

Save the Children (UK) recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to equal employment opportunities and the protection of children from abuse.

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Counter Sales Executives (25 Vacancies)
A major mobile phones retailer with outlets in most of the major towns in Kenya, is looking for counter sales executives.

This is a full time position and we are looking for result oriented candidates who are willing to work for long hours including weekends and holidays.

The ideal candidates will be responsible for retail sales at the counter as well as;
·       Persuade customers to buy the company products by demonstrating their superiority and functionality
·       Ensuring attractive display of the products at the prominent place inside the shop
·       Communicating customer feedback to the management
·       Service follow-up of faulty products .This is done by being in constant touch with the customer and the service department of the company.
·       Applicants must have a pleasant personality, good presentation and communication skills.
Education Qualification:
·       This position is ideal for diploma/ certificate holders in Marketing or any business related course.
·       Candidates with KCSE qualifications and a commercially aware personality encouraged to apply.
·       Experience in sales and promotions will be an added advantage
·       Degree holders should not apply
If you have the skills and competences for this role, send your CV ONLY to
jobs@flexi-personnel.com by 16th August 2011.

Only serious candidates need apply

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We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the IT Business Services Department within the Technology / IT Division.

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Senior Customer Systems Analyst
Ref: IT_SCSA_AUGUST 2011

Reporting to Manager; Customer Systems, the holder of the position will provide leading expert solutions and technical guidance in administration, service provision, and availability of all Safaricom customer facing applications.

This position will involve liaising with other Information technology teams and vendors to offer quality IT services to the business.

Key Responsibilities

Technical Service Availability:
·       Define and monitor data and application availability for all customer systems and applications and reports.
·       Offer advanced administration of customer systems and applications.
·       Document and update processes and procedures in use for customer systems and applications;
Incidents and problem Resolution:
·       Provide expert management of IT application incidents, root cause analysis, management of problems and closure of recurring incidents;
Testing new systems functionality:
·       Create system requirements for support, and testing of new products and systems functionality.
·       Create high quality supportability requirement.
·       Test the achievement of supportability requirements on systems are delivered by vendors;
Research & development:
·       Participate in renowned research forums, and initiate ideas that improve system availability, and performance;
Minimum requirements:
·       University Degree in IT or Computer Science or related field; MSC/MBA will be an added advantage;
·       Microsoft certification: MCSD/MCDBA;
·       Advanced Unix/Linux certification;
·       Oracle Siebel Certification;
·       Tibco Certification;
·       Oracle certification in database administration or application development;
·       5 years experience in a networked , dynamic IT environment;
·       3 years Software development, Database administration, and or advanced Support Experience;
·       Unix scripting, PL-SQL and MSSQL skills;
·       Highly developed analytical thinking skills;
·       Ability to role–model and lead customers and fellow team members.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter.

Please indicate your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below.

The deadline for application is Monday the 15th August, 2011.

The Senior Manager; Talent Acquisition,
Safaricom Ltd
Nairobi
Via email : hr@safaricom.co.ke

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Responsibilities:

Planning, implementing and coordinating of Sales activities.

Coordinating with the sales team in organizing for exhibitions and road shows

Carry out the Public Relations functions in the company and plan for any company event

Management and oversee of the company’s website by making sure it is up-to-date.

Coordinating Business Development Researches that will involve:
·       specifying marketing segments
·       monitor competition activities
·       SWOT analysis
Manage customer relations, feedback and monitoring customer needs and habits.

Providing a superior level of customer relation and services; and ensuring compliance with Bank policies and procedures

works to expand the company's product reach and profit revenues

Exploit the Business opportunity that are presented to him and the organization

Should be able to lead changes which will ensure feature success.

Prepare a detailed business plan so you will not lose sight of your goals and objectives.

Attend workshops, trade shows, and seminars to keep up-to-date on changes in the industry.

Understand the skills and qualities you bring to the business.

Adopt a team approach; work with others in pursuing common goals.

Key Competencies
·       Excellent Communication skills both oral and written.
·       Excellent analytical and Presentation skills.
·       Considerable Experience in Sales Organized and strong Negotiator
·       Responsive to economic trends
Occupational Skills
·       Understanding new technologies and applying to marketing principles
·       Prefer knowledge in PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Freehand and Dreamweaver, Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat, QuarkXPress
·       Good negotiation Skills
Personality Traits
·       Initiative
·       Keen
·       Creative
·       Meet Deadlines
·       Innovative
Required Qualifications
·       Degree in Business or related fields
·       2-3 years in an Sales environment and PR
·       ‘O’ - levels
Remuneration and Benefits: KShs 100,000 and Outpatient cover

N.B we encourage Kenyans of Asian origin to apply for this position

To apply for this position send your CV to recruitment@careerdirections.co.ke or
cvs@careerdirections.co.ke

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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A reputable company dealing with office equipment and furniture is looking for a Sales and Marketing Manager

Job Objective:

Responsible for the development and performance of all sales activities in assigned market.

Staffs and directs a sales team and provides leadership towards the achievement of maximum profitability and growth in line with company vision and values.

Establishes plans and strategies to expand the customer base in the marketing area and contributes to the development of training and educational programs for clients and Account Executives.

Responsibilities:
·       Develops a business plan and sales strategy for the market that ensures attainment of company sales goals and profitability.
·       Responsible for the performance and development of the Account Executives.
·       Prepares action plans by individuals as well as by team for effective search of sales leads and prospects.
·       Initiates and coordinates development of action plans to penetrate new markets.
·       Assists in the development and implementation of marketing plans as needed.
·       Conducts oneonone review with all Account Executives to build more effective communications, to understand training and development needs, and to provide insight for the improvement of Account Executive’s sales and activity performance.
·       Provides timely feedback to senior management regarding performance.
·       Provides timely, accurate, competitive pricing on all completed prospect applications submitted for pricing and approval, while striving to maintain maximum profit margin.
·       Maintains accurate records of all pricings, sales, and activity reports submitted by Account Executives.
·       Assists Account Executives in preparation of proposals and presentations.
·       Controls expenses to meet budget guidelines.
·       Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensures that they are communicated and implemented within the team.
·       Recruits, tests, and hires Account Executives based on criteria agreed upon by senior management.
Relationships and Roles:
·       Internal / External Cooperation
·       Insures that all Account Executives meet or exceed all activity standards for prospecting calls, appointments, presentations, proposals and closes.
·       Delegates authority and responsibility with accountability and followup.
·       Sets examples for Account Executives in areas of personal character, commitment, organizational and selling skills, and work habits.
·       Conducts regular coaching and counseling with Account Executives to build motivation and selling skills.
·       Maintains contact with all clients in the market area to ensure high levels of client satisfaction.
·       Demonstrates ability to interact and cooperate with all company employees.
Job Specifications:
·       35 years of experience in sales management.
·       Experience in sales of furniture and office equipment.
·       Extensive experience in all aspects of Supplier Relationship Management.
·       Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements.
·       Proven leadership and ability to drive sales teams.
To apply for this position send your CV to recruitment@careerdirections.co.ke or
cvs@careerdirections.co.ke

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

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