• Broadband Communication Networks Limited is a telecommunication solution provider whose main activity is to provide telecommunication network solutions for mobile network operators, fixed network operators
    and large business customers in Africa.

    To meet our current business goals and objectives, we wish to recruit the following winning team members. 

    Telecom / Electrical Technicians
    A dynamic, energetic and result oriented Telecom / Electrical Technician who will be responsible for maintenance and support of Base Transceiver Stations (BTS), generators, air conditioners, controls and other electrical equipment in mobile sites. 

    The Telecom / Electrical Technician will be reporting to the Field Operations Manager. 

    The right candidate for this job should at minimum have at least a Diploma in  Telecom/Electrical/Electronic Engineering with at least 2 years’ experience, have good inter personal skills, a team player and should be able to work with minimum supervision. 

    Should have sound knowledge in maintenance of power / telecom infrastructure, be result oriented, must have proven experience from a reputable organization. 

    Being of Kenyan Somali origin, willing to work in North Eastern, having registered with Engineering Board and knowledge of mobile network design & implementation will be an added advantage.
    A dynamic, energetic and result oriented Driver who will provide support to maintenance technicians in support of Base Transceiver Stations (BTS). 

    The Driver will be reporting to the Logistics Manager. 

    The right candidate for this job should at minimum have at least a Secondary Education certificate and BCE driving license with minimum 5 years experience. 

    Ex disciplined forces applicants of Kenyan Somali origin willing to work in North Eastern will have an added advantage
    Apply in confidence including your CV and Testimonials by email info@broadcom.co.ke to 

    The HR, 
    Broadband Communication Networks Limited, 
    P.O Box 10840-00400 
    The application should reach the organization by 6th November 2012.

  • You are a Kenyan self-starter engineer with 3-7 years work experience.
  • You have experience designing and installing large off-grid power systems (including solar energy and diesel generators). 
  • You have strong electrical engineering knowledge and an ability to manage clients. You have some sales background and are able to write reports and prepare quotes. 
  • You have a good network of electrician contacts that you trust to carry out off-grid electrical work. 
  • You want to help an innovative young company grow to become the region’s solar leader.
Background and Experience
  • Electrical / Mechanical engineering graduate from a reputable university with all necessary certifications;
  • Work experience in systems design and installation(diesel generator and solar experience preferred)
  • Experience managing teams and leading audit processes and system design projects
Compensation and Terms
  • The Project Engineer role is full-time and open-ended, following a six month probation period. Compensation is very competitive and includes a performance-based bonus along with a base salary and benefits.
  • Strong performance will be rewarded in rapid promotion and increased responsibility.
Application Process
Submit a CV and cover letter to:
DN/A 1397
P. O Box 49010, 00100

Interviews will be conducted in November with an expected start date no later than January 2013.

A new media training and production company based in Nairobi but with pan-African ambitions, and run on strict ethical and professional principles, has 3 job openings.

Digital Media Producer & Researcher

  • Manage websites and social media platforms; 
  • update and upload content; 
  • prepare presentations; 
  • research, gather, record and process material; 
  • write stories; 
  • moderate Online discussions; 
  • produce and edit audio-visual content; 
  • manage field reporters and their content.
  • Web savvy; 
  • good editorial judgment; 
  • excellent writing skills; 
  • creative flair; 
  • works fast under pressure and with minimal supervision; 
  • attention to detail; 
  • editing skills; 
  • reads widely and has good knowledge of African current affairs. 
  • IT skills and journalism background important but not mandatory. 
  • Fluent written and spoken Kiswahili, French or Arabic will be an added advantage.
Office Administrator

  • Manage office budget, resources, supplies and equipment; 
  • manage conference/training facilities, bookings and the MD’s diary; 
  • run errands; 
  • update and maintain company website including social media; 
  • take dictation, type reports; 
  • prepare presentations; 
  • host and manage trainees’ and visitors’ travel logistics; 
  • market the company and its business.
  • Pleasant, enthusiastic, energetic; 
  • works efficiently under pressure and with minimal supervision; 
  • analytical skills and attention to detail; 
  • strong planning and organisation skills; 
  • has basic accounting, marketing and PR skills; 
  • knowledge of African current affairs. 
  • Fluent written and spoken Kiswahili and French will be an added advantage.
Radio/TV Presenter & Researcher

  • Research, gather, record and process material for radio, TV and Online; 
  • Present radio/TV/Online shows; 
  • reporting, interview and scripting assignments.
  • Strong presentation skills; 
  • sound editorial judgment; 
  • excellent writing, research and reporting skills; 
  • good broadcast voice; 
  • has screen presence; 
  • reads widely and has good knowledge of African current affairs; 
  • creative flair; 
  • energetic and works well under pressure; 
  • Fluent written and spoken Kiswahili and French will be an added advantage. Previous experience is not essential. 
We are an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.


If you are interested in any of the above positions, please send a one-page letter with the job title in the heading, demonstrating how you meet the requirements plus an updated CV and passport photo to:

DN/A 1398
P.O Box 49010,00100
Deadline for applications is 14th November 2012

HIV Prevention Project Technical Team Lead

General Description of role: Reporting to the Country Director this position is responsible for technical leadership and oversight of HWWK’s CDC funded HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs in Nairobi and Rift Valley. 

S/he will also work closely with other senior staff of HWWK and partner organizations to develop and manage the overall technical strategy of the programs. 

Additionally, the Technical Team Lead will provide essential support to the program managers and M&E Technical Team Lead in managing and supervising the program implementation activities of project staff and project partners and will play a key role in managing technical, administrative and financial inputs to achieve the project objectives.

Key areas of Responsibility:
  • Play a leading role in supervising the planning and implementation of HWWK CDC funded HIV Programs, ensuring that all activities are properly and timely performed and that outputs are accomplished and delivered according to agreed work plans.
  • Oversee the implementation of services and activities in the target communities in the two regions of Nairobi and Rift Valley, and coordinate with other program partners and stakeholders.
  • Provide technical oversight for all work and activities necessary to achieve the project planned objectives, outputs and deliverables.
  • Participate in the monitoring and evaluation of project activities, interventions and impact.
  • Provide technical supervision and assign technical responsibilities as needed for the project staff and project partners including the community.
  • Identify development opportunities and provide strategic directions for programs.
  • Organize and lead related strategic program and project planning and development
  • Assist in the identification and dissemination of best practices and technical strategies and approaches
  • Provide technical input during the development of the program work plans, long term strategies and reporting, and assist in documenting all project activities, tasks, achievements and success stories.
  • Keep the Country Director and other senior HWWK staff informed of success, challenges and lessons learned in implementing programs in areas of technical expertise.
The minimum required academic and professional skills for the jobholder to perform successfully in this position include:
  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university (preferably in clinical or related field with a preference given to a medical doctor). Master’s Degree in Public Health or other International Health related field preferred.
  • At least three (3) years of experience designing, implementing and managing HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs including the design, administration, management and implementation of international health programs in developing countries, including supervision, monitoring and evaluation. The ideal candidate will have experience working with key populations at risk.
  • Proven leadership, management, interpersonal, and decision making skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English and Swahili)
  • Proven experience in writing of abstracts, proposals and reports.
  • Experience in working with GoK and Bi-lateral or multi-lateral donors.
  • Computer literacy in the use of MS Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, with practical experience in the use of electronic communications including email, internet, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player in a multi-disciplinary team setting
In addition to the above position, vacancies also exist for a Communications Officer and M&E Officer
For more details on the above positions, visit www.hopewwkenya.org

Send your CV and cover letter with two (2) year salary history, and three (3) professional referees to hr@hopewwkenya.org.

The closing date for all applications is Friday 9th November 2012.

State name of position on subject line. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Issued: 22nd October, 2012

Finance Manager

Overview of Position

Kimetrica was founded in 2006 as a group of companies, based in the Kenya and the US (see www.kimetrica.com), with new offices now being established in other countries. 

The primary clients are the US Government and World Bank. We provide software, research, advisory and training services. 

The company needs to be fully compliant with both US and Kenya tax and accounting laws. 

We handle projects in multiple currencies and of varying degrees of complexity and have recently adopted full project-based accounting and this will be consolidated in 2013.

Kimetrica is seeking a highly motivated and analytical Finance Manager who will report to the Commercial Director and to the Kimetrica Group Board. 

The manager will start on or around 3rd December 2012 and will be responsible for the overall financial management of Kimetrica Group.

Key Tasks

1. Ensure that Kimetrica accounts are up-to-date and accurate:
  • Ensure account consolidation in PROCAS or similar
  • Supervise and review the preparation and update of company and project accounts
  • Prepare and submit annual accounts for audit
2. Oversee and enhance accounts payable and accounts receivable processes focusing on accurate, and timely payments:
  • Review all client contracts
  • Review all sub-contracts and major supplier contracts
  • Oversee payroll and payment of consultants
  • Oversee expense claims and travel processes
  • Oversee payments to suppliers
  • Verify fund availability for project and corporate purchases
  • Oversee invoicing and billing processes
  • Analyze costs and identify savings
3. Ensure full tax compliance in all jurisdictions:
  • Oversee and verify accurate and timely tax returns
  • Set up and monitor systems for regular contributions
  • Advise accountants on tax compliance
4. Oversee banking and fund transfer processes:
  • Manage relations with banks and ensure optimal banking services
  • Negotiate short term loans and credit lines
  • Manage bank signatories and agents
  • Oversee bank reconciliation processes
5. Introduce and oversee financial controls for all staff:
  • Ensure financial and accounting guidelines are accurate and up-to-date
  • Ensure that all employees fully understand financial procedures
  • Review bills and invoices for accuracy and contract compliance
  • Ensure compliance with DCAA and other financial regulations
6. Introduce enhanced budgeting and fund commitment practices:
  • Ensure that overhead, fringe and other key financial parameters are calculated in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Support and oversee the annual budgeting exercise
  • Support project managers to develop project budgets
  • Develop cost and budget models for the core business processes
  • Introduce fund reservation and commitment practices for all procurement and HR transactions
  • Ensure that fund commitments are reflected in expenditure forecasts and cash flow
7. Ensure timely, accurate and appropriate reporting to the Directors and Board:
  • Develop improved financial reporting tools
  • Maintain and update rolling monthly, quarterly and annual financial forecasts (profit, cash flow)
  • Prepare and present financial reports to the Board
  • Ensure quick and accurate responses to data requests from the Directors
8. Advise on the Directors of Kimetrica on all areas of financial management including but not limited to:
  • Financing and cash management strategies
  • Strategies for managing exchange rate risk
  • Options for pension and other fund investments
  • Conduct cost-benefit analysis of investment options
  • Appropriate tools and software for accounting and financial management
  • Asset valuation and protection including insurance
9. Manage the internal and external audit processes:
  • Ensure that annual audits are conducted for each company and that records are submitted in a timely and accurate way
  • Support external and client audit processes
  • Maintain an up-to-date record of audit recommendations and ensure follow up
  • Design and manage internal audits
10. Advise and contribute to costing and cost-benefit studies for Kimetrica clients
11. Manage Kimetrica’s finance team:
  • Develop and implement the annual strategic plan for the Finance Team
  • Ensure Kimetrica has a strong, skilled and motivated Finance Team
  • Line manage Finance Team members
  • Implement performance appraisal for Finance Team members
  • Mentor and coach Finance Team members to ensure that they are fully cognizant of the relevant Kimetrica, client and government accounting, tax, procurement and other laws and regulations
Required Qualifications
  • CPA, CMA, ACCA or equivalent accounting qualification
  • MBA or good university degree in finance or related field
  • A minimum of five years work experience managing accounting or financial personnel
  • Detailed practical knowledge of accounting and financial management laws and practices
  • Strong analytical skills
  • High levels of integrity
  • Excellent computer skills including QuickBooks and Excel
  • Excellent English language communications skills
Desirable Qualifications
  • Experience with US Government contracting and US accounting practices
  • Experience with PROCAS
  • Understanding of non-profit accounting and financial management
  • Knowledge of web-sales and merchandising an advantage
Terms and Conditions
  • Probationary period of 2 months
  • Competitive salary based on market rates, earning history, qualifications and experience
  • Full reimbursement of travel and other expenses
  • Option to work from home part of the week
  • Infrequent travel within region and possibly to US
To Apply

Send an email to jobs@kimetrica.com with this information:
- An email covering letter including:
  • Header: Application for position of Finance Manager
  • An explanation of how you are suited for the position
  • A breakdown of your annual take home wage specifying the currency for your most recent 2 assignments
  • The names and email contacts of three recent employers who can provide a reference
- A recent CV as an attachment
- DO NOT attach proof of qualifications
Submit by 10 AM GMT Friday 9th November.

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