The Organization

Handicap International is an independent and impartial international Humanitarian organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster.

Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights.

Job Context

All camps exist since 1992, put in place to respond to the onset of the civil war in Somalia.

They are planned to host 80.000 persons and are by exceeding its capacities. Mid of July statistics of UNHCR cite the staggering number of 380.000 refugees. In the last 6 months, 80.000 new arrivals were received in the camps.

Only the last two months saw 60.000 persons arriving feeling the drought and civil war, settling where they would find a place to put up their make shift shelters.

The rehabilitation project in Dadaab aims to provide and secure tangible and measurable improvement of independency in activities of daily living and quality of life of refugees living with physical impairment or disability.

The Position

Rehabilitation Technicians (Dadaab Camps and outskirts)

Needed as soon as possible

Main Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the technical part of the individual assessment of the needs of beneficiaries in terms of physical rehabilitation and other rehabilitation services' needs , as well as on potential needs for Assistive Devices (mobility aids, specific items, etc…).
  • Elaborate and plan the appropriate response of Vulnerable Persons and Persons with vulnerabilities in terms of physical rehabilitation and other rehabilitation services...
  • Implement and follow the response given and its impact.
  • Support the teams for the activities they can implement related to rehabilitation and reinforce their capacities.
Profile:
  • University degree in Physical Therapy or equivalent from KMTC.
  • Planning skills.
  • Languages: English (good level) / Swahili / Somali would be an asset
Suitable candidates are advices to send there CV and application letter to hi_recruit_nairobi@yahoo.com by Close Of Business on the 21st October 2011.

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Kenya Commercial Bank, renowned for its diversity and growth in the Region is currently strengthening its support for group operations and business with the aim of maintaining Best Practice whilst also responding to the growing Business needs to support internal and external Customer Service delivery objectives and increase shareholder value.

To this end the following challenging positions have arisen and candidates with the requisite competencies and qualifications described below are hereby encouraged to apply.

Job: Head, Institutional Banking

Job Ref CORP 14/2011

The Position

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Banking, the Unit Head, Institutional Banking, will be responsible for leading relationship and support teams in driving profitability growth and building customer relationships that enhances service excellence and customer loyalty.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop market and monitor Corporate Banking liability and relationship of the portfolio with the aim of ensuring the Bank remains competitive and keeps track with the dynamic Corporate Banking environment.
  • Retain existing customer base and market for new business to grow portfolio
  • Develop, market and monitor Corporate Banking liabilities portfolio with the aim of ensuring the Bank remains competitive and keeps track with the dynamic Corporate Banking environment
  • Grow the Bank’s Market share through the delivery of innovative Corporate Banking products and services through the product/service matrix
  • Manage and develop the Human Resources compliment in the unit with the aim of achieving Divisional targets through a competent and highly motivated team
  • Build and maintain customer relationships in order to achieve excellent customer service and customer loyalty
  • Develop and roll out Institutional Banking propositions.
  • Develop marketing/business strategies to expand the customer portfolio
  • Cross sell bank products and diversify the revenue base to maximize financial returns.
  • Co-ordinate and work with the client delivery teams on various cross-sell initiatives that will result in increased customer usage of our existing products and services.
  • Manage the Unit into a highly motivated department through coaching, training and career management.
The Person
  • Will have a minimum first degree from a recognized University.
  • Possession of a post graduate degree or professional qualification in a related field will be an added advantage.
  • Have minimum 6 years’ experience in Relationship Management with at least 3 years in a senior management role
  • Have ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Have the ability to make prompt decisions and be independent in problem solving in assigned duties.
  • Possess Public Relationship skills in both formal and social gatherings and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with those interacted with in the course of carrying out duties.
  • Must possess sound knowledge of Bank products and problem solving techniques.
  • Possess excellent analytical skills, be open minded and have the ability to identify alternative solutions and business opportunities.
  • Possess the ability to work effectively under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Possess good financial analysis skills Possess effective leadership skills
  • Have passion and commitment to excellence.
The above position is a demanding role which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidate.

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to recruitment@kcb.co.ke.

To be considered your application must be received by 28th October 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Kenya Commercial Bank, renowned for its diversity and growth in the Region is currently strengthening its support for group operations and business with the aim of maintaining Best Practice whilst also responding to the growing Business needs to support internal and external Customer Service delivery objectives and increase shareholder value.

To this end the following challenging positions have arisen and candidates with the requisite competencies and qualifications described below are hereby encouraged to apply.

Job: Research Economist

Job Ref: SNB 02/2011

The Position

Reporting to Head of Research and Planning, the Research Economist will be responsible for tracking and providing Macro-economic information to the bank.

He/She will also be required to analyze and evaluate national and international economic and financial indicators and assess their impact on various markets, develop econometric models and financial asset classes.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Global & Regional Market Assessment/Intelligence to support informed decision making.
  • Manage a broad range of sources of current market information, including undertaking and managing periodic aspects of economic market investigations (sectoral, money markets, commodities, etc).
  • Tracking Macro-economic trends encompassing the real economy, inflation, monetary & banking trends, fiscal situations, external trade & balance of payments.
  • Tracking economic developments within the regional & emerging economies.
  • Forecasting critical macro variables GDP, GNP, Interest rates, inflation e.t.c.
  • Analyze and characterize future markets by assessing the current market size/growth, dynamics, key players, etc.
  • Identify investment opportunities by undertaking qualitative and quantitative assessments of financial markets, including time-to-market-acceptance.
  • Tracking regional / global regulation and legislation that impacts on the markets in which KCB invests.
  • Develop econometric models, evaluate asset classes in the financial sector both locally and internationally.
  • Regular clients and stakeholders interaction on macroeconomic trends in the region.
  • Authoring regular thematic research reports on economic developments in the region with actionable recommendations.
  • Making thematic presentations on macro-economic trends in relation to the banking industry and eliciting feedback on the same whilst instilling confidence in market research.
Qualifications & Experience
  • University Degree with any of the following fields as a major (Concentration) Economics and Statistics. A professional qualification in Finance/Accounting and /or research field will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in General Banking.
  • Understanding of the dynamics of financial markets.
  • Ability to manage change effectively.
  • Proven verbal and written communication as well as negotiation skills.
  • Computer literate - in particular competence in MS Office applications.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Leadership skills.
The above position is a demanding role which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidate.

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to recruitment@kcb.co.ke.

To be considered your application must be received by 21st October 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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