Poverty Eradication Network (PEN) is a Kenyan NGO with a mission to contribute towards eradication of poverty through building institutional capacity of civil society organizations.

PEN believes that strong Community Based Organisations (CBOs) and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are basic requirements for sustainable development with long term impact upon poverty in Kenya.

PEN operates by establishing partnership relationships with selected institutions and communities, with whom we conduct participatory assessments, produce an organizational development plan and undertake mutually agreed interventions; with the objective of assisting each institution to become more effective, efficient and sustainable.

PEN seeks to recruit a Programme Administration Officer as Below.

Job Title: Programme Administration Officer

Department: Finance and Administration

Reporting to: Finance and Administration Manager

Supervising: Administrative Assistant; Office Assistant; IT Assistant

Cooperating with: Programme and Project Managers, Partners and Clients

Job Purpose: To provide professional administration support to PEN Programmes, through the management of: Administration Staff Members; Procurement; Management Information Systems (MIS); Contracts; and Training Logistics; and to provide effective and efficient logistical support to the PEN Board of Directors.

Major Roles:

1. Establish and Manage the PEN Management Information System (MIS)
  • Files and archives; Programme databases: Lower Eastern Field Projects, CSO Networks Projects; Capacity Building and Management Services Projects; proposals; consultancy reports; programme reports; board reports; donor reports; evaluation reports; OD assessment reports; presentations; photos; training manuals; and others.
2. Manage PEN Procurement
  • Procure all office supplies and materials, following established policies and procedures
  • Maintain list of Suppliers
3. Contract Management
  • Establish and maintain a data base for all PEN consultancies; manage all client files: Contracts, Terms of Reference, Intervention plans and Reports; track and monitor implementation of all consultancies: mobilization, start-up, implementation and completion of all consultancies; Coordinate between lead consultant, PEN finance, and client as appropriate;
4. Logistical Support to Trainings, Workshops, Conferences and Special Events:
  • Venue identification, contract negotiation and coordination; Coordination with client re logistics; Preparation and Management of Participant List and Attendance Lists; Travel and logistical support to PEN training team; Printing, collation and distribution of training materials. (Coordinates with Lead Trainer and Finance)
  • Maintaining and monitoring the PEN Training Calendar
5. Administration
  • Support to Development and Implementation of the PEN Administration Manual
  • Support to PEN HR Management
  • Supervision of Administrative Assistant and Office Assistant and IT Officer
6. Logistical Support to the Board of Directors
  • Provide Administrative and Logistic Support to the Board and PEN Directors: Annual Calender of Events, Meeting Announcements with Agenda, Acquisition and Presentation of Board Papers, Minute taking, Document and monitor follow-up action list, Communication with Directors re. meeting attendance , travel arrangements and their issues not requiring ED attention.
Job Specification

The Candidate should be a professional administrator, upwardly mobile (i.e. willing to invest in advancing their career) with commitment to social development, effective and efficient management and a strong team player.

  • At least 3 years work experience in administration and office management, with an excellent reference.
  • Exposure to and genuine interest in civil society sector and poverty eradication
Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduate in Business Studies or Social Studies.
  • Computer literacy; especially office suite or similar
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili languages, with excellent writing skills
Personal Qualities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good planner and organizer with excellent attention to detail
  • Good management skills are essential
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Willing to learn and perform multi tasks
  • Empathy with poor, marginalized and vulnerable people
  • Ability to work in cross cultural environment
  • Excellent references
How to Apply

If you feel you posses the necessary qualifications and experience, please send your contact, resume and application letter detailing the attributes you bring to this position to the address below:

Recruitment Committee
Poverty Eradication Network (PEN)
AACC Compound
Waiyaki Way/Church Road, Westlands
P. O. Box 4932-00200

Or email your application to: info@penkenya.org

Closing Date: 30th September 2011

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We are a leading installer of Security technology Solutions in Kenya.

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, focused and results oriented Accountant to drive the Accounting function.

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the day to day operations of the Accounts department at Sharp Alarms
  • Preparation of all managerial reports
  • Issuing daily cash flow analysis and advising the Director on the same.
  • Posting of accounting data into the system & verification and maintenance of the same.
  • Preparation of final books of accounts and closing of the same after the external audit
  • Overseeing all company receivables i.e debt collection.
  • Verifying service quotations and approval of the same
  • Product/job costing and pricing
  • Payroll administration – preparing pay slips, employee advances and handling of payroll by-products supporting taxation and compliance issues, VAT computations
  • Reconciliation of cash and bank accounts.
  • Petty cash Management
  • Filing of all accounting records
  • Administrative role – co-ordination of the various departments of the company.
Person Specifications
  • CPA Part III
  • QuickBooks application Knowledge
  • Minimum 2 -3 years experience in similar field.
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work under pressure with minimum supervision
  • Analytical and keen to detail
All applicants should address their application & CV’s to the Director, Sharp Alarms Ltd

Please send all applications by 24th September 2011 to info@sharpalarmsltd.com

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Job Title: Customer Retention Executive

Job Location: Mombasa

About Us

One of the largest manufacturers of high quality edible vegetable oils & fats, margarine, and laundry & toilet soaps in the East and Central African region.

Main Responsibilities
  • Customer Order processing
  • Order dispatching
  • Payments preparation and allocation
  • Debt collection
  • Credit notes and Debit notes reconciliation.
  • Sales Administration process.
  • Key accounts management.
  • Maintaining good customer relations
Require Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in industrial and chemical engineering.
  • 4 years of experience in a manufacturing unit.
  • Experience in an FMCG environment.
  • Must have thorough Excel knowledge.
  • Exposure to a Multi cultural environment.
  • Accounting/Finance knowledge will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
To apply for this position send your CV to mycv@myjobseye.com quoting the position in the subject line.

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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1. Sales Executives

Bachelor’s degree

One or more years in sales.

Experience in stock market is an added advantage.

2. Marketers

Bachelor’s degree, one year experience in marketing

Experience in print media added advantage.

3. Journalist

Diploma mass communication experience in editorial, photography, printing, columns, features an added advantage.

For more info call 0720 686 428/070 408 843

E-mail: manfes86@gmail.com

Remuneration: negotiable

Location: Nairobi (later on flexible)

Limited chances available!

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