Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service Kenya Program is seeking to recruit Kenyan nationals for the following careers in Kenya:

1. Area Coordinator

The Area Coordinator (AC) will based in Dadaab and shall be responsible to and report directly to the Programs Coordinator in Nairobi for the carrying out of his/her duties.

This is a senior professional position, which requires effective diplomacy plus critical, analytical, facilitative and communication skills as well as representational and management skills.

Guided by the DWS Country Strategy, the AC’s functions and responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to, the following;

More specifically the duties and responsibilities shall include the following:
  • Responsible for management of all issues relating to the project cycle in accordance with the project agreements and Memorandums of Understanding (MOU), with related agencies and back donors.
  • To be responsible for the supervision and training of those staff responsible to him/her in the proper conduct of their duties.
  • Maintain close collaboration with partners, including UNHCR, Government of Kenya line Ministries, other agencies, and host and refugee community leaders at all times and phases of the project.
  • Ensure adherence to the existing policy documents (and manuals)
  • To ensure that project proposals, monitoring & evaluation activities, progress reports and other documentation relating to ‘project cycle’ matters are developed, finalized and submitted to the Program Coordinator within the relevant time frame.
  • Conduct regular field visits to ensure close supervision, monitoring and coordination of activities and update the Program Coordinator.
  • Ensuring that things get done and activities are implemented with quality and according to given deadlines
  • To participate in meetings and other official missions as a representative for the LWF Dadaab Projects.
  • To be a member of the Dadaab Project Management Team and the Joint Management Team that meets quarterly.
  • Any other duties as assigned by direct supervisor
Professional Qualifications
  • Relevant University degree
Relevant Experience and skills
  • Several years of experience at management level
Personal attributes
  • You must be a people-oriented person,
  • Well experienced in managing highly competent staff,
  • Able to build and maintain good working relationships with refugees, communities, partners, donors and other agencies is a key competence.
  • Strong manager who is also listening to and involving your staff..
  • Able to do many different things at the same time,
  • Personal integrity is very important.
  • Respect and appreciate working with people from different cultures, ethnic backgrounds, religions and nationalities.
2. Program Officer: LWF Humanitarian Emergency Team East & Central Africa

The LWF Humanitarian Emergency Team is based in Nairobi and responsible for implementation of the LWF emergency response strategy in Eastern and Central Africa.

The team will have core competences in regards to emergency response and scaling up of ongoing response, emergency preparedness, risk reduction and rapid assessment of emergencies. It is envisaged that more than 50% of the time will be spent outside Kenya.

The Programme Officer will, under the Team Leader, be responsible to plan, implement and scale up emergency response operations through various sectors including WASH, Shelter, Camp Management and Protection.

Liaise with partners, coordinate the LWF response with other actors and ensure that implementation is coordinated with the LWF country program in respective country (when applicable).

He/She is expected to play a leading role in the practical aspects of emergency response.

The Programme Officer shall have the capacity to assess/respond to emergencies in countries were the LWF already have a presence (scale up/start up under the oversight of the respective Country Representative), as well as capacity to assess/respond to emergencies in other countries in the region.

The incumbent will also be involved in training of staff on emergency preparedness and response, contingency planning and rapid assessments.

Professional Qualifications
  • A University degree in social science including disaster management/ international relations from a recognized university.
Relevant experience and competencies
  • 5 years of experience in I/NGO’s.
  • Experience in conducting needs assessments and setting up new programmes in emergency setting.
  • Knowledge of different sectors including WASH, Shelter, Camp Management and Protection.
  • Experience in training of staff.
  • Knowledge of DRR, HAP, Rights Based Approach and other humanitarian principles and approaches.
  • Proven, documented practical field experience from more than one country in East and Central Africa will be an important aspect.
  • All persons must be able to travel, frequently, with very short notice and be able and willing to stay out of the home base for several weeks or even months at a time.
LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applications and detailed CV must include email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be your supervisor in your current/former employment.

They should reach the undersigned by close of business on 2nd May, 2012:

C/o Office Administrator,
P.O. Box 40870, GPO-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya

or e-mail to: hrlwfkenya.acdadaab@gmail.com

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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CIC Insurance Group is the leading Co-operative Insurer in Africa and one of the top three insurance companies in the country.

Recently the group ventured into Asset Management; currently CIC has businesses operating all over Kenya with 19 branches.

In order to execute it’s ambitious growth and expansion strategy, CIC Asset Management Ltd wishes to recruit high caliber individuals to fill the following positions:

Financial Advisors

Vacancies in Kenya: 10 Positions

Ref No:
HRD- UTA-04/1/2012

Duties & Responsibilities
  • To sell Unit Trust Products
  • To create awareness and educate the public on Unit Trusts
  • Relationship management with current and potential investors
  • To collect and share market intelligence
  • To advice clients on financial matters
Skills & Knowledge
  • Self-driven personality and focus on individual and team success
  • Good communication and people skills
  • Work experience in the financial services sector
  • At least two years experience in selling financial services products: selling Unit Trust Investment will also be an added advantage;
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Mature, confident & articulate
  • Results oriented with ability to work under strict deadlines and meet sales targets
Academic
  • Bachelors’ degree in Marketing, Insurance, Economics or Finance
  • A Diploma in Cooperatives management will be an added advantage
How to Apply for the Above Kenyan Jobs
If you meet the above requirements and consider yourself up to the challenge, please email your application and a copy of your CV clearly indicating on the subject of your email the job Reference Number as HRD-UTA-04/1/2012-:

Mail to

The Group Human Resources Manager
CIC Insurance Group Ltd
P.O Box 59485 - 00200,
Nairobi

Email to: recruitment@cic.co.ke

Website: www.cic.co.ke

The application should reach CIC Insurance by close of business on 4th May, 2012.

Please note only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

If you do not hear from us by 15th June, 2012 consider yourself unsuccessful.

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Experienced Academic Writers Needed Immediately

We are rapidly growing BPO specializing on all aspects of research and writing.

We work on papers such as dissertations, thesis, term papers, proposals, policy papers, etc and, have been reputed amongst our clients to offer nothing but premium services with many of them providing a constant stream of work for us.

The Job:

We are expanding and seeking to immediately fill in positions for 5 associate writers. Most of the work will entail writing assignments related to business & research proposals, term papers, dissertations, thesis, assignments and article writing.

The position will require the writers to be based in our town offices.

If you have the proficiency to write in areas related to economics, accounting and finance, this will be an added advantage.

Note that all assignments are strictly customized to exceed customer expectations.

No freelancers for this job.

Canvassing as a writer is highly discouraged and the firm conducts a strict regiment of testing our writer’s acumen for the job.

Requirements:
  • Undergraduate in Business, Economics, Finance, Accounting and English. Other majors will also be considered.
  • Excellent writing proficiency. Your writing aptitude needs to be above average with no spelling mistakes, run-on sentences, etc.
  • Flair for research. You will carry out extensive academic and executive research on many diverse topics.
  • Ability to be proactive under minimal supervision.
  • Availability to work Saturdays.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • A clear understanding of plagiarism and how to avoid it.
  • Clear understanding and mastery of the different writing styles (APA, MLA, Chicago and Harvard) as well as their formatting and referencing.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Ability to follow instructions to the letter.
*** Only those with prior academic writing experience need apply ***

Our starting pay is at KES 200 per page for experienced writers

To be considered, please send a detailed resume and copies of ALL relevant certificates and testimonials to writermasters@gmail.com

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Telecommunications Chief Executive Officer

South Sudan


(Attractive salary plus free housing, air tickets, transportation and medical)

Job Ref. MN 5330

Our client ¡s a well established telecom infrastructure development company operating in Africa who wishes to recruit a CEO for its operations in South Sudan (based in Juba) to service the telecom sector.

Job Profile
  • Overall responsibility for the P&L and Balance Sheet;
  • Organize and run the operations to cover rollout and managed services of mobile telecom infrastructure.
  • Closely coordinate with government agencies such as regulatory bodies, tax authorities.
  • Coordinate with operators for rollout activities and supervise RF Mapping processes.
  • Develop and improve customer relationships.
  • Drive local sales effort of the company.
  • Develop strategies for pricing and trend development.
  • Study and analyze local market and various opportunities.
  • Manage all local staff, reporting into him / her directly.
  • Overlook all support functions: HR, Legal, Tax, Regulatory, Finance, IT, Procurement etc.
  • Various additional services as required from time to time by Company.
Person Profile
  • BSc in Engineering with business background.
  • Business acumen to drive sales and projects.
  • People management and motivation skills.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Experience in the telecoms sector is mandatory.
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number.

Please also summarize yourself as follows:
  • Job Ref No
  • Your Name
  • Current / Past Salary: Year 2011 pm, Year 2012 pm
  • Year 2012 Benefits: If house state market rent; if car state cc
Email your application and detailed CV before 4th May 2012 to: recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com

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