Job Vacancy No.: 2/2011

Functional Title: Programme Officer, Advocacy and Communications

Job Grade: NOA

Org. Unit: UNAIDS

Reporting to: Partnership Adviser

Date of Issue: September 16, 2011

Duty Station: UNAIDS Secretariat, Kenya Office, Nairobi

Functions / Key Results Expected

Under the direct supervision of the Partnerships Adviser, the incumbent will undertake the following tasks:
  • Communications and media relations;
  • Support processes to develop and strengthen national partnership fora;
  • Support UNAIDS country office planning and information management functions.
Detailed functions, key result areas and competences can be found on the UNDP Kenya web site www.ke.undp.org

Recruitment Qualifications

Education: University degree in Social Sciences, Communication, Public Health or related fields.

Experience:
  • A minimum of two to five years experience in HIV programming with an emphasis on networking, communications, public relations and community mobilization.
  • Sound knowledge and experience in communication and advocacy.
  • Proven ability to strategise, formulate, plan and execute ideas.
  • Ability to express/communicate ideas and concepts clearly and concisely in both written and oral form.
  • In-depth knowledge of media campaigns, public information management and communication skills.
  • Experience in building and managing partnership to achieve to common objectives.
Language Requirements: Excellent command of English and working knowledge of Kiswahili.

Interested persons are kindly requested to send applications, including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and updated P11 form (downloaded from www.ke.undp.org) to the address below.

Please quote vacancy number and position title on the envelope.

UNAIDS Kenya
Block M, Middle Level
P.O. Box 30218 – 00100
Nairobi – Kenya

Please note that:
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
  • UNAIDS is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns.
Applications from women are particularly encouraged.

Closing date for applications is 14th October 2011

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Job Vacancy No.: 1/2011

Functional Title: Senior Adviser, HIV Prevention

Job Grade: NOD

Org. Unit: UNAIDS

Reporting to: Deputy Director Coordination Support, National Aids Control Council

Date of Issue: September 16, 2011

Duty Station: National Aids Control Council

Functions / Key Results Expected

Reporting to the Deputy Director Coordination Support and working closely with the National STI and Control Programme, the Senior Adviser HIV Prevention, will provide high-level technical advice, leadership, resource mobilization, coordination and build effective and strategic partnerships to drive HIV prevention in Kenya, primarily through:
  • Senor level technical expertise and policy advice to national HIV prevention programmes;
  • Lead process and design means to coordinate and build national partners capacity in implementation of evidence informed, rights based and gender sensitive prevention agenda;
  • Provide leadership and technical support in processes that will result in effective and strategic partnerships to drive HIV prevention agenda.
Detailed functions, key result areas and competences can be found on the UNDP Kenya web site www.ke.undp.org

Recruitment Qualifications

Education: Advanced university degree in Public Health, Social Science, Medical or related
fields.

Experience:
  • At least 11 years experience in HIV programming with an emphasis on HIV prevention interventions.
  • High-level expertise in the HIV and Health sector with the ability to analyze, provide technical advice, transfer knowledge and provide leadership at a strategic level to inform HIV prevention programmes and policy direction of the Kenya Government, United Nations and other development partners.
  • Sound practical knowledge of methodologies used in policy analysis to inform policy change.
  • Demonstrated field experience in national planning and budgeting instruments and processes and leadership ability to develop new and apply new concepts, techniques and programs in the HIV response.
Language Requirements: Excellent command of English and working knowledge of Kiswahili.

Interested persons are kindly requested to send applications, including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and updated P11 form (downloaded from www.ke.undp.org) to the address below. Please quote vacancy number and position title on the envelope.

UNAIDS Kenya
Block M, Middle Level
P.O. Box 30218 – 00100
Nairobi – Kenya

Please note that:
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
  • UNAIDS is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns.
  • Applications from women are particularly encouraged.
Closing date for applications is 14th October 2011

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Post Title: Web Designer, UNFPA Somalia Web Site Development and Design

Type of Contract: SSA

Period: 2 months

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Date of Issue: 16 September 2011

Closing Date: 30 September 2011

The United Nations Population Fund is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity.

UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV/AIDS, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect.

Purpose of the post

The present Terms of Reference aims to provide a framework for development of the UNFPA Somalia Country Office official website.

The website is expected to adhere to UNFPA branding guidelines and design approaches employed in UNFPA global web site (www.unfpa.org).

It should be user-friendly, with smooth navigation and modern content management system, and serve as a working tool for UNFPA Somalia and an information resource for its partners and general public, about UNFPA in general and UNFPA Somalia in particular.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall guidance of the UNFPA Officer-In-Charge and direct supervision of the Communications Focal Point, the Consultant will:
  • Ensure that before the end of the consultancy UNFPA Somalia Country Office website is fully operational;
  • Ensure UNFPA Somalia staff is trained in management of the web site.
Job Qualifications and Experience
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in IT sector and/or web developing (experience with other international organizations is an asset);
  • Advanced knowledge of the modern web development technologies; HTML, ASP, PHP, SQL, JavaScript, knowledge of web design (knowledge of modern CMS platforms such as Jahia, Joomla, Drupal is an asset);
  • Proven experience in web development field, solid portfolio of accomplished web projects;
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English as well as fluency in Somali.
Desirable:
  • Familiarity with UN development programmes and working methods, and particularly with UNFPA policies and procedures;
Applications with a current CV and P11 (www.escwa.un.org/main/vacancies/P_11.doc) marked: – Web Designer ” should be forwarded to email address: recruit.unfpasom@unfpa.org

UNFPA will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest.

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University of Nairobi

Applications are invited for the following position:

Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering (CAE)

AC/9/406/11

R&T

1 Post

Applicants must be holders of Ph.D. degree in Engineering or it equivalent.

They must have a minimum of five years teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels three of which should be at lecturer level.

They should have a minimum of four (4) publications in refereed journals or two (2) publications and two (2) chapters in scholarly books since the last promotion.

They should have supervised at least three (3) masters' students to completion. They should show evidence of continuing research work.

They must be specialized in the following areas:- Environmental Engineering, Irrigation and Water Resources Engineering, Power and Machinery Engineering, Process and Food Engineering and Structures Engineering. They should be registered or registrable with the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya.

Successful candidate will be expected to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Note:

1. Applicants should forward ten (10) copies of their application letters accompanied by a similar number of certified copies of certificates and C.V.s giving details of their qualifications, experience, research activities and publications appear in.

2. Applications and related documents should be forwarded through the applicants' heads of departments and applicants should state their current designations and salaries and other benefits attached to those designations. They should quote post reference codes as shown for each posts in the advertisement.

Applications should be addressed as per the code below:-

R&T: The Deputy Registrar, (R&T), Box 30197-00100 Nairobi

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted closing date: September 23, 2011.

University of Nairobi is an equal opportunity employer
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