Inoorero University wishes to recruit mature, committed and self driven individual for the following position:

Web Master

Overall Purpose of the position

The position is responsible for design, implementation and maintenance of the university’s website and integration of other web services in line with strategic objectives.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Co-ordinate the inputting of regular content from a range of sources in liaison with corporate affairs within the approved procedures.
  • Ensure appropriate design and update of the website as per the university requirement
  • Ensure day-to-day maintenance of the university’s website
  • Work with the computing staff in implementing web systems and designs
  • Provide service across the university to ensure that the website accurately reflects and supports the activities of the external and internal University community
  • Oversee development, enhancement and implementation of internet technology
  • Manage quality and content of university intranet
  • Ensure correspondence generated by the web site are received and forwarded for action
  • Ensure an interactive and updated website
  • Assist with other general communications-related tasks as required, such as picture management, story management
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Technical Skills/Competencies:
  • Unix/Linux Server Administration
  • Web development and design
  • Web server administration
  • Content management systems
  • Knowledge of any web-development/programming IDE
  • Knowledge of version control systems
  • Proactive, vibrant and responsible
  • Good problem solving and facilitation skills
  • Good administrative and coordination skills
Educational Qualifications
  • A Bachelors degree in computer science/Information Technology
Working Experience
  • At least five (5) years experience in Website design and development
Professional certification in systems development will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

You may apply by emailing your application letter and CV, including current and expected remuneration to recruitment@iu.ac.ke by 16 March 2012.

Please note that no paper applications will be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

IU is an equal opportunity employer.

Position: Factory Planning & Logistics

Reporting to:
Factory Manager

Company Profile: 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 Purpose of Job

Ensures availability and optimum utilization of raw and packaging material and labor as resources to make sure products are available without disruption

Key Responsibilities will be to;
  • Creates feasible production and filling plans for shop floor taking into account strategic stock policies and critical resource availability
  • Participates in supplier auditing schemes
  • Responsible for implementation of audit findings in his areas of responsibility
  • Manages the correct functioning of the warehouse, including personnel safety, availability of safe working equipment and training of staff
  • Ensures the monitoring of environmental and hygienic conditions in the warehouse
  • Ensures the monitoring of key warehouse performance parameters by means of statistical process control in order to drive structured root cause analysis
  • Ensures the timely communication of deviations of raw and packaging materials and timely user decision of all material
  • Carries out staff appraisals reward/ disciplinary systems
  • Evaluates departmental human resource needs, training and development, job optimization and succession planning
  • Controls slow moving, obsolete and redundant stock
  • Lead daily and weekly operational with all planning and manufacturing partners
The ideal candidate should possess the following minimum skills and competencies;
  • University Degree or equivalent (preferred Supply Planning)
  • Minimum 2 Years production and supply planning in a busy environment
To apply for this position send your CV to mycv@myjobseye.com quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location.

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Save the Children Kenya, Care International in Kenya, Islamic Relief and FH Kenya have on going programmes in Northern Kenya that seek to meet immediate needs and build the capacity of households and communities in Arid and Semi Arid Lands (ASALS) to withstand future shocks.

The areas of operation include: Marsabit, Moyale, Wajir and Mandera and the project’s thematic areas are: Food Security, WASH and Health.

Following the 2010-2011 protracted drought that affected pastoralists in Northern Kenya, these four organizations with funding from DFID agreed to form a Consortium under Improving Resilience and Reducing Dependence Project (IRRD), led by Save the Children Kenya Programme.

The goal of the programme is to save lives, alleviate suffering and maintain dignity amongst drought affected communities in Northern Kenya, which will directly contribute to stabilizing food security and protecting the livelihoods drought affected households in Northern Kenya.

Its main purpose is to meet the immediate needs of young children and their families while protecting livelihoods and restoring community resilience. The project started on August 01, 2011 and closes March 31, 2012.

About the Consultancy assignment:

The evaluation is required to examine the extent to which the project satisfactorily achieved its three outputs in terms of effectiveness, efficiency, impact, coordination as well as sustainability.
Critical Issues to consider include; Relevance and Appropriateness, Timeliness, Efficiency (Value for Money), Effectiveness/performance, Impact and Sustainability.

The consultant shall report directly to IRRD DFID Consortium Manager and evaluation methodology requires each Prospective consultant to submit a detailed methodology based on their interpretation of the evaluation objectives.

The consultancy shall be completed within a period of 30 days and as part of Evaluation Process, the Consultant will prepare and submit the proposed evaluation methodology based on his/her interpretation of the evaluation objectives, Evaluation Workplan, Field Visits schedule, findings, a draft and then final evaluation report.

Consultant Specifications/ required competencies:
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Expert with at least 10 years experience in evaluating humanitarian programmes in developing countries;
  • Extensive knowledge of Core Humanitarian Sectors- Food Security, WASH and Health;
  • Fluent in English and one or more of the following languages Kiswahili and/or Somali;
  • Fully acquainted with project lifecycle management;
  • Experienced in the pastoral areas of Kenya;
  • Willing to work in Mandera, Wajir, Marsabit and Moyale
Application process:

For a full TOR request and to send your detailed CV together and current contacts of three referees including immediate clients in similar work please write to:

Human Resources Director,
Save the Children, Kenya Programme
email: jobskenya@scuk.or.ke not later than 13th March 2012.

Quote the Consultancy title on the subject line.

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

Only short listed consultants will be contacted.

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

Business Development Manager

1 Position

Professional Services Industry (Law Firm) based in Nairobi is looking for a Business Development Manager who will be responsible for all marketing, business development, public relations and sales functions for the Firm.

He/ She will report to the Managing Partner.

Specific Duties And Responsibilities:
  • Develop, implement and monitor new business strategies and goals for the Firm.
  • Develop and implement brand building strategies for the Firm.
  • Responsible for re-branding of the Firm and building and maintaining the Firm’s reputation.
  • Responsible for e- marketing the Firm through the Firm’s website, journals, professional magazines in accordance to the laws regulating the profession.
  • Enhance organizational effectiveness through setting up appropriate marketing strategies.
  • Responsible for achieving sales targets by developing and implementing sales strategies for the Firm.
  • Responsible for submission of tender documents and participating in the tendering process for the Firm.
  • Responsible for seeking and acquiring new business for the Firm.
  • Responsible for networking with clients both individual clients and corporate clients.
  • Build and manage relationships with the public including clients, public media, partners, interested parties and professional bodies among others.
  • Manage all communications of the Firm to the public with the aim of building and maintaining the Firm’s reputation.
  • Increase revenue base for the Firm.
  • Monitor and evaluate sales performance for the Firm.
“Finding Innovative Business Solutions through People” is our purpose.

Required Qualifications:
  • Degree in Sales and marketing from a recognised university
  • 7 years experience in sales and marketing, 2 years in management position.
  • Should have exceeded sales target regularly
  • Should be highly motivated, results driven and a good team player.
  • Needs to understand business strategy and sales operations and be able to contribute to the management team.
Candidates in the service industry are encouraged to apply

How to apply:

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package with Head of Business Development as the subject to info@dorbe-leit.co.ke before close of business 13th March 2012.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Job Profile
Title: Logistics Assistant
Place: Nairobi

People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply

Job Context

The Organization

Handicap International is an independent and impartial international Humanitarian organisation 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

Handicap International is present in Dadaab refugee camps since 2007 through its development department. In response to the recent and massive influx of refugees, Handicap International’s Emergency Response Department has launched in August 2011 a holistic approach called Disability and Vulnerability Focal Point (DVFP) to respond to the needs of the most vulnerable newly arrived refugees.

The strategy of these DVFPs is to identify most vulnerable persons and enhance their access to essential basic and specific services through different mechanisms as well as through direct services’ provision.

Handicap International is also currently launching a new activity to respond to the needs of people suffering from ARI (Acute Respiratory Infections) especially amongst malnourished children.

After a period of suspension of most of our activities due to the degradation of the security context, we are now resuming our emergency activities with new modalities.

Global Objective Of The Position

Based in Nairobi, you will locally assure the purchase of material in accordance with all HI purchase procedures. As an assistant support logistician, you will organize, centralize and file all the procurements files and ensure an efficient following of the items till the delivery. You will also support the Nairobi logistician in his entire routines job, including the Nairobi base management.

Responsibilities

1. Purchasing follow-up
  • With the support of Capital Logistician, process requests received from the program through quotation requests, supplier identification and purchasing in respect to Handicap international procurement procedures
  • Ensure adequate information is available from the program and relayed accordingly to suppliers for the purposes of quoting and supply
  • Participate in negotiation process for best value of money in consideration to acceptable price, Quality, delivery periods and payment terms
  • Ensure that all the purchase requests are duly validated before final purchase process
  • Follow-up with suppliers on deliveries in line with the delay period required
2. Stock control and movement
  • Ensure goods delivered conforms to the defined quality and quantities through physical inspection on reception for all material purchased in Nairobi
  • Keeps an updated inventory of the material purchased and awaiting transport request from the Program at Nairobi level
  • Under the supervision of the capital logistician, plan and organise transportation of material upon request by the program team
  • Assists the Capital Logistician to identify suitable and the best transport service providers
  • Ensure goods are well packed for transportation with acceptable weight limits and labelling
  • Ensure all transport documents ( Packing lists, waybill, customs documents) are well prepared
  • Supervising the loading whenever goods are despatched
3. Administrative compliance of purchases files
  • Ensure the adequate filling of purchases files in sequence and due validations by signature including dates on all documents.
  • Maintain well organized records of the orders according to the HI purchase procedures.
  • Ensure that suppliers are paid on time and copies of payment kept on file
4. Reporting
  • Submit to the Capital logistician the Purchase Service request (PSR) follow-up on weekly basis
  • Submit to the capital logistician movement follow-up on daily update
  • Follow the equipment list and lending process.
5. Other duties
  • To perform any other duty as may be delegated through the Capital Logistician or Logistics Coordinator
Hierarchical Relationships

Line manager: Capital Logistician
Line manager+1: Logistics coordinator

Functional Relationships
  • Admin department
  • Logistic team in Dadaab
Required Profile

Education
  • Logistic diploma
Languages
  • English and Swahili
  • Somali is a plus
Experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in supply chain management or logistics
Skills
  • Good practice of excel and word
Personal qualities
  • High attention to details
  • Thorough
  • Conscientious
  • Reliable
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to work under short deadlines / high pressure
  • Adaptable and flexible
If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV indicating your salary history and 3 referees with their current contacts by email to :- hr-nairobi@handicap-international-ken.org .

The email subject line should be marked: “Application for position of Logistics Assistant”

Only short listed candidates with the above qualifications and skills will be contacted.

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