Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Benefits Project

Vacancy : Office Administrator
Vacancy: Field Officer
Position: Field Officer Deadline 
To Apply: May 18th 2012 
Start Date: June 2012 
Location: Bungoma, or Kakamega with flexibility to travel to other locations especially in Western Region 
Eligibility: Position open to all nationalities; Kenyan nationals strongly encouraged apply

IPA’s WASH Benefits Project is a five year study to evaluate the health benefits of sanitation, hygiene, household water treatment and nutrition, using a large-scale, randomized evaluation that is taking place in Western province. 

We are currently seeking Field Officers(FO)to focus on the different areas of WASH project activities including but not limited to: Collecting and organizing data , supporting the Intervention Assistant Program, a, intervention delivery ,and biological specimen collection .

The Field Officer will be based in the Western region, and will require travel in theregion. 

He/she will work closely fellow Field Officers and with WASH Benefits management team, including Project Coordinators (PCs), Project Associates (PAs), and Project Managers. 

The FO will spend approximately 90% of his/her time in the field and 10% of his/her time in the office. 

Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Prompt arrival to work
  • Completion of scheduled activities each day in a timely manner
  • Interact with community members with the highest level of integrity and understanding
  • On non-field days, conscientious performance of office work, for instance translations, peer training/learning
  • Assist in daily net book maintenance and storage
  • Maintaining high standard of professional integrity in all activities
  • Help in mentoring fellow staff and community members who are directly linked to an activity
  • Successfully complete all tasks assigned by the WASH Benefits management team
Specific, depending on specialization
  • Ensure data integrity is maintained at all times and minimize errors in data collection and transport
  • Survey and monitor communities’ water treatment, sanitation, hygiene and nutrition practices
  • Administer household questionnaires and collect anthropometric measures
  • Biomarker specimen collection, transportation and safe delivery to processing centers
  • Further development and training of Intervention Assistant messaging content and mentoring
  • Install, monitor and retrieve where necessary project items including data monitoring devices, hard wares and instructional materials

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Well organized, detail-oriented, able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision
  • Experience with position responsibilities listed above
  • Bachelors’ degree or college diploma/certificate
  • Computer literacy
  • Fluent in Luhya
To apply: 

Please send a cover letter and detailed CV, 3 references, daytime phone number(s), and email address. Your CV should include your scores or grades and other measures of academic achievement, and details about any relevant work experience.

Applications can be submitted to any of our branch offices, or by email to jobs-kenya@poverty-action.org ,or by post office using P.O Box 373, Busia area code 50400 Kenya. 

If you submit by email, please ensure that the subject line reads: “FIELD OFFICER.”REF NO: WB-2012-04-01. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by email for an interview. 

Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the Field Officer. 
  • The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. 
  • Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.
  •  Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment from an applicant. 
  • Applicants are encouraged to confirm the information listed above with IPA prior to releasing any extensive personal information to the organization. 
  • Please direct questions to jobs-kenya@poverty-action.org.

Sales Executive

Department   : Sales
Reporting To : Sales Manager

Role/Objective Summary

Responsible for the continuous attainment of the company’s revenue target as assigned through constantly identifying and securing new clients as well as maximizing sales from the current clients

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Achieve set sales target continuously
  • Research, Identify and secure new clients or marketing opportunities from the assigned region
  • Creating detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process that is largely dictated by the prospective customer
  • Maintain all clients through proactive communication with the client and ensuring that all queries, complains are promptly attended to
  • Acting as a contact between a company and its existing and potential customers
  • Making quotations to potential customers and ensuring Accounts are paid or settled on time and in full by the existing customers
  • Preparation of daily, weekly and monthly sales activities and or visits and presenting them to the project manager or Sales manager .
  • Give daily reports and weekly progress to the project manager and human resource manager
  • Analyzing the market environment i.e. analyzing other competitor’s prices, the amount of demand and supply in the market.
  • Giving feedback to the management and advising accordingly.
  • Any other duties assigned by the management.
  • A minimum of degree level in marketing field.
  • Over 3-5 years experience as sales person in motor vehicle industry is a requirement.
  • Proven truck record as sales executive.
  • Aged 28 years and above
  • Fluent in both English and Kiswahili.
  • Should have good knowledge of motor vehicle market in Kenya and its region.
Interested and qualified candidate can send their resume to    recruitment@workforceassociates.net

On or before 5th May 2012 only qualified candidates are advised to apply, on the subject line indicate Sales Executive.

Technical Director 

(To be based in Nairobi)-Salary 200-500K +Allowances

Our client, a fast growing outdoor media advertising company operating in over 15 countries in the world is looking to hire a Technical Director for their Nairobi office.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Core roles:
  • To act as a country director and report to the group Chairman in collaboration with other staff in Nairobi office.
  • Negotiating for business and prospecting for new business from key accounts while keeping a business relationship with current clients.
  • Utilize his/her technical skills in the implementation of the company projects.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned.
  • Civil and Structural Engineering graduate from a reputable university.
  • Over 10 years hands-on experience in the construction industry or has operated his/her own engineering (Civil/Construction) business start-up but not currently self employed.
  • Business minded person, street smart and an excellent business negotiator.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • An understanding of the Kenyan market dynamics and able to make strategic decisions
  • Of at least 40 years age.
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services
Nabui House, 3rd Floor, Behind Unga house, Westlands,

P.O. Box 10090- 00100, 


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