The LVBC Secretariat hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidate who must be a national of Republics of Burundi and Uganda for the following vacant post:

Deputy Executive Secretary 
(Finance and Administration)
(REF: LVBC/HR/2012/03)

and 

Deputy Executive Secretary 
(Projects and Programmes)
(REF: LVBC/HR/2012/04)

Contract Term: 3 Years renewable once

Main Purpose of the Job (DES-FAD)

The position of Deputy Executive Secretary (Finance and Administration) in the Lake Victoria Basin Commission Secretariat is an Executive one with EAC salary grade P5. The main purpose of this job is to monitor and supervise finance and administration of the Commission.

Main Purpose of the Job (DES-PP)

The position of Deputy Executive Secretary (Projects and Programmes) in the Lake Victoria Basin Commission Secretariat is an Executive one with EAC salary grade P5. The main purpose of this job is to coordinate projects and programmes to ensure effective and efficient implementation to enhance the development of the Lake Victoria Basin as an Economic Growth Zone for the Community.

How to apply

Potential applicants from Republic of Burundi and Republic of Uganda are invited to visit the EAC website:

www.eac.int or LVBC website www.lvbcom.org for details of the positions. Candidates may send their applications on the address below:

This advertisement replaces the one that appeared in the East African News Paper, Newvision and Le Renouveau on 26th March 2012 and LVBC/EAC websites on 22nd March 2012. 

Candidates who had applied need to re-apply.

The Executive Secretary,
Lake Victoria Basin Commission Secretariat,
P. O. Box 1510-40100
Kisumu, Kenya.
Tel +254 57 202 6344
Fax +254 27 202 6324

Email: recruitment@lvbcsec.org

To be received not later than 15th June 2012.

Executive Assistant

Search closes: May 20, 2012

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to jobs@osiea.org

We are looking for an energetic, intelligent and diplomatic professional to provide support to the executive director and the deputy director.

The position liaises with all staff, requiring professional discretion and a solution-oriented approach at all times.

The Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa works to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. 

OSIEA initiatives advance justice, free speech, public health, and independent media in the region.

Responsibilities

Administrative
  • Provide logistic support including schedule meetings, file documents, answer email, take phone inquiries, schedule travel arrangements; take minutes for meetings; draft correspondence; organize conference calls, process monthly credit card reconciliations, expense reports and reimbursement requests; handle external communication; track office budgets and assist in the compliance of all procedures and policies
Programmatic
  • Provide key support in the review and finalization of grants, including reviewing proposals, preparing dockets, monitoring grantee activity; ensuring adequate reporting by grantees and responding to unsolicited funding requests
  • Help organize and implement the annual OSIEA calendar schedule, work plans and budget forms. Assist in the organizing of the agenda and logistics for four annual staff retreats
Board Liaison
  • Serve as staff liaison to the OSIEA Regional Board ensuring that all queries and requests are dealt with promptly. Support the board recruitment and orientation process and board learning/development
  • Organize board book, agenda and logistics for three board meetings annually; take minutes at board meetings and follow up.
  • Organize and maintain all board documents and the electronic files as well as the board intranet page
Qualifications
  • At least five years of relevant experience with the ability to work in a complex institution
  • Minimum first degree in relevant field
  • Excellent knowledge of computer programs including outlook, excel and power point
  • Extraordinary initiative, creativity and capacity to think strategically
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a diverse array of people
  • Ability to manage conflict constructively
  • Team spirit and respectful working and decision-making style
  • Ability to manage several simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and close attention to detail
  • Integrity, diplomatic manner and professional discretion essential
  • Frequent travel required
For more information: www.soros.org/initiatives/osiea

Compensation: Competitive salary, with good benefits package

At OSIEA, all staff are expected to work at integrating the organizational values into the performance of their duties and tasks on a daily basis and by participating in in-house working groups designed to uphold the values and foster healthy inter-office communication. 

For more information: www.soros.org

Chief Executive Officer

Ref: HRM/CEO/02/12

The Sports Stadia Management Board is a parastatal whose mandate is to manage and maintain sports facilities, market the facilities for maximum utilization and generate revenue.

The Board is seeking to recruit a highly competent, proactive and self driven employee to fill the position of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the organization:

Job Description

The Chief Executive Officer will be responsible to the Board for the day to day management and administration of the Board. 

The duties of the CEO will be as stipulated below;
  • To be the Secretary to the Board;
  • Developing and recommending to the Board the long term strategy, business plans, and annual operating budgets and establishing proper internal monitoring and control systems and procedures;
  • Coordinating and preparing business related proposals, reports and other submissions for consideration by the Board;
  • Administration of all the resources and activities of the Board;
  • Formulating, implementing and monitoring Board development policy, legislation and regulations;
  • Facilitate compliance with internal and external regulatory agencies on guidelines for sports facilities, and marketing of sports facilities;
  • Ensuring continuous improvements in the quality and value of sports facilities provided by the Board;
  • Ensuring continuous achievement of the Board’s financial and operating goals objectives;
  • Acting as the principal spokesperson of the Board;
  • Development, implementation and monitoring of Board’s annual performance contract.
Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have: -
  • A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Engineering, Commerce, Law, Economics, Business Administration or Sports related degree from a recognized university;
  • A Masters Degree in a related discipline from a recognized university. In addition a higher degree would be an added advantage;
  • Relevant work experience of ten (10) years in Management, five (5) of which must be at a senior managerial level in a reputable organization and has demonstrated a high degree of professional competence;
  • Demonstrated administrative capability required for formulation of policies, good interpersonal relations, high leadership qualities and integrity.
Interested and eligible candidates should send their application together with their detailed CV giving details of current and expected remunerations and copies of academic and professional certificates to the address given below so as to reach us by 25th May, 2012.

The SSMB is an equal opportunity employer, with no discrimination in terms of sex, religion, ethnicity or political affiliation.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

DN.A/1284
P.O. Box 49010 - 00100
GPO Nairobi

One of the leading business houses [the Group], involved in manufacturing of various products as well as services provision is desirous of recruiting a mature result oriented, team player, versatile, ambitious and frugal hardcore professionals for the position of Business Development Manager and Printing Supervisors and Graphic Designers. 

The desired candidates should possess the following attributes:
 
Position: Business Development Manager (1)
 
Report to: General Manager/Board
 
Location: Head Office, Kampala
 
Purpose of the position: To backstop the Group in the area of capturing new business opportunities covering present Group activities and any new emerging opportunities as may be guided by the Group Board.
 
Major Responsibilities
  • To develop and implement a comprehensive Strategy for Business Development for all Group business activities in line with line Business Heads with the approval of Group Board.
  • Follow-up on all Business Development missions/activities developed and advised by the Board from concept development/approval to full implementation
  • Coordinate all necessary approval processes/procedures incidental and or related to realising optimal performance of present and future Group business.
  • Supervise and manage any and all line subordinate staff
  • Maintain a smooth communication flow of information in and outside the Group through verbal communication, periodical narrative report writing, presentations development and updates related to the function as may be required from time to time.
Knowledge, skills and other requirements
  • Must possess a University degree in any Business Administration related discipline.
  • Must have good knowledge in computer applications like MS Office.
  • Must have at least 5 years demonstrated hands on business development experience in a busy private sector entity.
  • Must be aged at least 28 years.
  • Ugandan nationals preferred. 
Position: Printing Supervisor (5)
 
Report to: Production Manager
 
Location: Njeru Township, near Jinja, Buikwe District.
 
Purpose of the position: To provide printing supervisory role to Production process and maintain optimal productivity in line with the Production guidelines issued from time to time.
 
Major Responsibilities
  • To develop and implement Production Plans in line with the guidance availed by the Production Manager.
  • Maintain a quality control, house- keeping and preventive maintenance alert system in line with Group Production guidelines
  • Avail training and mentorship support services to subordinate and joining staff from hiring stage through to final settlement into the Group by such Staff
  • Carry out any other delegated duties as may be prescribed by the Production Manager.
Knowledge, skills and other requirements:
  • Must possess at least a Diploma in Printing Technology/Production Engineering from a recognised institution.
  • Must have at least 2-3 years printing experience in a busy paper printing operation.
  • Should have demonstrated people management skills
  • Must be utmost 35 years of age.
Position: Graphic Designer (2)
 
Report to: General Manager
 
Location: Njeru Township, near Jinja, Buikwe District.
 
Purpose of the position: To develop designs, artworks and related services in consultation with the Sales and Marketing Team.
 
Major Responsibilities
  • To feed into both production and sales by supporting creation of designs and artworks necessary for both activities.
  • To develop art and design concepts in line with the brand coverage of the Group with the view to containing competition against the Group brands.
  • Carryout any other delegated duties as may be prescribed by the General Manager.
Knowledge, skills and other requirements:
  • Must possess at least a Diploma in Industrial Fine Art
  • Must have at least 5 years working experience as a Graphic Designer in a busy printing organization
  • Should be conversant with computer based graphic designing meant for industrial scale production.
  • Must be utmost 30 years of age.
 How to apply:
 
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications together with an updated CV and copies to: africarecruitments@gmail.com
 
Deadline for receiving the applications is: One week from date of the advert.

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