Babs Security Services Ltd

Regional / County Operations Manager

Our Organisation is seeking for an Operations Manager to manage Nairobi Region in line with Company regulations, ensuring full representation in Administration, Discipline and Control of  personnel, and assets in the assigned area. 

To be an Authoritative representative of in all areas, taking charge of both Internal and External matters, which are likely to affect the position of the Company. 

A person who can work for long hours and at odd times without supervision.

Job Requirements:
  • A person of integrity who can be trusted with the heavy responsibility of running the region's operations. 
  • The person must have Basic knowledge of requirements of a Security Firm, be able to conduct general drills,undertake training in commercial industry and command the guards in the area of operation. 
  • The person must be mature, physically fit, able to communicate via radio or telephone or in writing, smart in appearance and cheerful in outlook
Requirements :
  • Diploma in  Business Administration / Marketing
  • Vast experience in security services operations.
  • Customer facing and allied to a strong organizational and strong operational discipline with responsibility for driving and developing the business to new markets.
  • Computer  Literate with a valid Driving Licence
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Capable of working effectively and productively with team members.
  • Ability to maintain strong ethical and professional values
  • Results driven with a clear determination to success
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number
Email to:  to be received on or before  14th July 2012

Civil/Structural Engineer

Are you a Fresh Graduate in civil/structural engineer seeking a new challenge with a reputable firm ,for a period of 2 years as project coordinator on behalf of the developer. 

We welcome expressions of interest from exceptional engineers to work on a large site in Mombasa Nyali area (near Nakumatt Nyali)

Ideally you will have demonstrated project experience in building/earth works. You will need to have working knowledge in using AutoCAD . The successful applicant will have:
  • a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering.
  • at least 1-2 years relevant experience
  • age below 25 years.
  • self motivation
  • a high level of verbal and written communication skills
  • a focus on time.
  • solid communication and computer skills
  • outstanding people management and project execution capability.
  • Ready to work for long hours on site.
Suitable for young graduates as this will grant  them good exposure.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Apply on or before 22nd  July.

Apply through the email address -  (

We are medium based growing company in the IT industry. 

Currently we have vacancies in the position below:

Position  - Bus attendant

Salary - 10,000/=

Working hours  -  Part time ( Morning or Evening ad assigned by supervisor)

Key attributes
  • Must be a Certificate holder in any customer care related field from a recognized institution
  • Must have basic computer skills and understands how to use internet.
  • Fluent in Both English and Swahili
  • Good customer care and communication skills
  • Friendly with outstanding people skills
  • Body size 10 - 12
  • Height  5.0 - 5.6
  • Available to work during holidays and even the weekends ( on Shifts).
Interested candidates that meet the above to send Applications, CV, recent photo and scanned certificates if any to .

The CV must have at least three referees with day telephone contacts. The applications to reach us latest 6th July 2012 10am.

Job Title:    1.    Corporate Executive Administrative Secretary

Reporting To:     Group Manager
Applications Accepted By: 12 July 2012
E-mail: Addressed to:
Job Description

Administrator Officer Duties
  • Prepare presentations for executive-level and customer meetings, draft responses to various correspondence, process expense reports as well as maintain confidential records and reports
  • Processes mail, highlights action and attach relevant information or files for review if appropriate
  • Enter and manipulate data on database, spreadsheet, or file management programs
  • Communicate sensitive information to external sources and senior management staff
  • Assist with travel arrangements and accommodation for department staff and incoming visitors
  • Draft and type non-routine memos, letters, documents and various reports
  • Assists office staff in maintaining files and databases
  • Manages staff schedules
  • Devising and maintaining office systems
  • using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, etc., to produce correspondence and documents and maintain presentations, records, spreadsheets and databases;
  • devising and maintaining office systems;
  • using content management systems to maintain and update websites and internal databases;
  • attending meetings, taking minutes and keeping notes;
  • invoicing;
  • managing and maintaining budgets;
  • liaising with staff in other departments and with external contacts;
  • ordering and maintaining stationery and equipment supplies;
  • sorting and distributing incoming post and organizing and sending outgoing post
  • organizing and storing paperwork, documents and computer-based information;
  • Photocopying and printing various documents, sometimes on behalf of other colleagues.
Other duties may include:
  • recruiting, training and supervising junior staff and delegating work as required;
  • manipulating complex statistical data;
  • Arranging both in-house and external events.
Skills/ Qualifications:
  • 3-4 years work experience in administrative position in a multi-national company
  • Previous experience handling multiple administrative roles and reporting to multiple directors.
  • 35 years of age and above
  • BA Degree in administration
  • Secretarial Course
  • Proficient with computers and comfortable with using office equipment like fax machines, copiers, scanners and multi-line phone systems.
  • possess excellent organizational skills
  • Good communication skills are a must.
Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations to  before end of day 12 July 2012. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Sales Executives with;

Experience; 2 - 3 years in FMCG field/ Good knowledge on wines & Spirits would be advantage.

Send CV to

Tailors/Fashion Designers

Company based in Mombasa requires Tailors/Fashion Designers.

Candidate MUST be able to make
  • African attire
  • Suits (both for men and women)
  • Casual wear
  • Bridal gowns and wedding wear
  • Diploma or Certificate in tailoring/fashion design.
  • 3 years in tailoring
Salary: Ksh.15000-25000 /based on piecework
Deadline: 10th  July 2012


Please send an up to date CV, stating your current salary, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to: 

Summit Recruitment & Training, Rhino House, Karen Road, Karen. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

Area Manager

Focuses on the area of emergency response and disease control and is committed to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), with a presence in Africa, UAE and the US.  

The Area Manager for Food Security is responsible for growing the business of the Food Security Unit in assigned West African Franco Phone speaking countries. 

The position reports directly to the Regional Director, Food Security.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Implement  the organisations’ Food Security strategy
  • Meet the budgeted revenue/targets and business plan for the entire Food Security portfolio; develop and implement initiatives to achieve revenue targets in the assigned area
  • Create and maintain strong relationships with new and existing stakeholders as well as maintaining their database
  • Provide training and continuous support to stakeholders
  • Generate new business, identify and develop new accounts, development and expansion of long-term customer relationships
  • Prepare objective driven travel plans, execute and report with detailed analysis of travel visits with a proposed way forward
  • Monitor and analyse market trends
  • Prepare monthly reports on the performance of distributors against set targets
  • Responsible for receiving requests, issuing quotes, securing order, coordinate final delivery and secure timely payment
  • A University Degree in Sciences, Agricultural Science / Economics or related and a Masters in Business Administration
  • Sales experience of 5-10 years   in FMCG and / or Agricultural Sector
  • Fluency in spoken and written French
  • Able to travel 120 – 150 days per annum
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills, and ability to generate innovative solutions
  • Ability to build relationships and networks; work through and with others.
  • Possess good communication and negotiation skills at senior organisation levels or government
  • Good organisation skills and ability to interpret data from various resource methodologies.
  • Candidate should have demonstrated results, self-motivation and drive in previous roles
  • Ability to interact cross-culturally and thrive in multi-cultural environment
  • Should demonstrate ability to set priorities and follow-through on commitments
  • Should be able to cultivate an ‘everything-is-possible’ attitude, breaking habits and challenging assumptions
  • Able to work with precision and commitment to data driven quality output

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application letters, latest CV, daytime telephone numbers and current remuneration to so as to be received on or before July 11, 2012. 

Please do not attach scanned documents.  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

IT Manager 

Industry:    Information Technology/Nonprofit/
Function:    Management
Employer:    One Acre Fund
Job Location:    Western Kenya
Commitment:    Long Term Career Position

Organization Description

One Acre Fund is an agricultural NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. 

One Acre invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. We provide farmers with a "market bundle" that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access. 

Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure more than 100% average gain in farm income per acre.  

We are growing quickly. In five years, we have grown to serve 75,000 farm families with more than 500 full-time field staff.

Job Description

One Acre Fund is a rapidly growing organization; increasing the number of sublocations and districts we work in each year.  

We are seeking individuals to manage the various complex IT functions of the organization – from setting up and maintaining networks, internet connections for multiple offices, database maintenance etc.

Primary Duties of IT Manager
  • Maintaining all Company Critical Hardware– Servers, Routers, Switches, Access points, PCs, UPS, Printers, Projectors, cameras, and ensuring that IT equipment have service packs installed.
  • Installing and Configuring New IT Equipment – Servers, PCs, Laptops, Phones, Internet modems, Netbooks, Projectors etc
  • Training Staff on IT Applications and Processes - Coordinating with head of departments on identifying training needs and training users on a one to one or on a group basis on usage of various IT systems or applications
  • Select Database Upgrades
  • Preventative Maintenance - Carrying out preventive maintenance on various IT equipment and software
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Network Clients
  • IT Support - Capturing all user requests as they come in via phone or email on the incidents management system and ensuring users get updates on the status and progress of their requests.  Escalating IT calls (Tickets) to administrators and vendors as necessary
  • IT Procurement - Liaising with vendors to ensure that company equipment are serviced and maintained as per SLAs and annual schedules.
  • IT Policy Design - Designing and updating IT policies/procedures on security, configurations, tests, patches, etc.
  • Management – This role has the potential to manage 1-2 additional IT staff as experience and department growth necessitates.
  • Miscellaneous - Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Career Growth and Development: One Acre Fund invests in developing its staff.  We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through weekly mentorship and through regular performance reviews.

We are seeking exceptional professionals with minimum of two years of work experience in a technical IT support role.  

We are looking for extraordinary candidates that are proactive, organized and committed. Please only apply if you fit these criteria:
  • Diploma Information Technology or related
  • Two years experience in Technical IT Support
  • Minimum of two years managerial experience
  • Holders with IT Certifications are encouraged to apply
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Able to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Clear communicator
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Ability to quickly learn new IT systems and databases
  • Experience in training staff on IT systems and processes
Timeline: Resumes should be submitted by July 16th 2012

Compensation: Starting salary range of 18,000/- to 20,000/- with Performance Based Incentives

Benefits: NSSF and NHIF, airtime and small transportation allowances

Career development: Twice annual career reviews and constant feedback. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.

One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer. 

To Apply

Email cover letter and resume to (Subject line: IT Manager + the place you heard of the position) 

Event/VIP Reservation Officers

Can you secure a breakfast date with leading CEOs in three minutes over telephone?

The NCBDA Executive Breakfast & Enterprise Security Risk VIP event ( to be held on the 25th July 2012 at Laico Regency organized by NCBDA (Nairobi Central Business District) and Beryll Foundation is urgently looking for Three (3) aggressive and smart Events/VIP Reservation Officers to commence work on the 12th July at NCBDA Offices Nairobi.

  • Call and reserve with over 300 CEOs and Executives
  • Explain event objectives and benefits on phone.
  • Sell exhibition stands available at the event to security technology suppliers
  • Telemarketing/telesales
  • Telephone etiquette
  • Experience in call center added advantage
  • Good customer care
  • Fluent English
  • Can- do attitude
Email your ONE PAGE application letter expressing your interest; explain your experience, cell phone number to . NOTE NO CVs will be accepted. 

Application Closing date 7th July 2012. Attractive package will be offered to successful officers.

Position TitleProcurement Coordinator
Reports To:    Group Finance  Director
Direct Reports:  One

Job Purpose    

Responsible for the procurement of materials and services through the development and implementation of strategies and management of supplier relationship.

Working relationships:     

  • HODs
  • Staff
  • Contractors   
Key Responsibilities 
  1. Develop and implement procurement policies and strategies.
  2. Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability.
  3. Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  4. Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, materials and services.
  5. Prepare bid awards requiring board approval.
  6. In liaison with user departments ensure preparation of purchase requisitions and purchase orders
  7. Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.
  8. Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
  9. Arrange for disposal of surplus materials.
  10. Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales.
  11. Control purchasing department budgets.   
Key Skills
  • networking
  • communication
  • planning
  • problem solving
  • Analytical
  • Presentation
  • Negotiations
  • 5 years in procurement
Extent of Authority: Selection of suppliers

Personal Attributes
  • Team leader / player
  • Integrity
  • Assertive
  • Attention to detail
  • Self driven
  • Customer Orientation
  • Bachelors degree
  • Professional courses in  procurement.
Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations to  before end of day 12 July 2012. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Vacancy Announcement
Program Officer – WU Research – Eldoret
Program / Department Summary:
Mercy Corps is implementing the Rift Valley Local Empowerment for Peace (LEAP) program and is expanding the program to have a youth financial education research program funded by Western Union. 

This program is implemented in Uasin Gishu, Nandi, Elgeyo Marakwet, Kericho and Molo/Nakuru counties of Rift Valley Province.  

The primary objective of LEAP is to strengthen the ability of local actors to address root causes of post-election violence and to promote peace and reconciliation at the community level while that of financial literacy program is to assess the effect of financial education on income, saving and spending patterns of youth self help groups and its members that benefited from LEAP Cash for Work (C4W) and income generating activities (IGAs) grants. 

Mercy Corps is also implementing another USAID youth led and youth managed program called Yes Youth Can, covering six regions in Kenya; Western, Nyanza, Rift Valley, Central, Nairobi and Coast. 

The program aims at empowering Kenyan youth (18-35yrs) to be agents of positive change alongside strengthening their social and economic opportunities.

General Position Summary:
The Program Officer, WU Research will be based in Eldoret with frequent travel to Kericho, Nakuru, Molo, Nandi, Keiyo, Uasin Gishu and surrounding areas. 

This position will ensure efficient and effective implementation of financial literacy training sessions to selected youth groups as well as monitoring of control groups. 

The position will also assist with building a reliable database from data collected through questionnaires and financial diaries. 

With the help of the Manager WU Research Program, a workable plan will be developed to collect field data, carry out data cleaning, aggregation, analysis and report writing (internal and external). 

Similarly, this position will be required to collect and compile information about the program and successes for dissemination to program beneficiaries, stakeholders, the government, CSOs and donors as per the instructions of the country Director. 
Essential Job Functions
  • Carry out assessments of youth and youth groups’ economic situations before and after financial literacy trainings within the affected communities and make recommendations for actions that are consistent with program objectives.
  • Train program TOTs and local partners on financial literacy, logical framework, data management, data analysis and results-oriented programming, basic surveying and sampling techniques, monitoring and evaluation methods and principles and report writing techniques and requirements for Mercy Corps and Western Union.
  • Implement and improve existing monitoring and assessment tools for the involved youth groups to ensure the appropriateness of the program and to gauge its impact, including a system of recording and presenting relevant data.
  • Together with the M&E Specialist and WU research Manager assess, and conduct final survey/assessment to measure the financial education outcomes
  • Provide reporting including contributions to regular conflicts reports, as well as more general situation reports.
  • Prepare other documentation and write success stories for internal Mercy Corps use and external requirements as may be required.
  • Travel to the field to monitor and evaluate project sites, work with beneficiary groups, and organize and conduct assessments as necessary.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Other duties as assigned
Supervisory Roles: Intern

Reports Directly To: M&E Specialist and Manager WU Research Program

Works Directly With:
Program Coordinators, Program Officers, logistics, finance and procurement
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Agricultural economics, Research methods, Statistical computing or related social research field.
  • 2 – 3 years experience or more in youth empowerment or research programs
  • Experience should include conducting assessments and survey/research designs, program design, selecting indicators, implementing monitoring plans, data collection, data analysis, reporting and documentation of success stories.
  • At least one year experience in rural enterprise development targeting the youth
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and basic statistics is required; demonstrated skill in statistical analysis, SPSS, MS Access and other databases formats strongly desired.
  • Experience with randomized control trials (RCTs) methodology an added advantage.
  • Strong English writing skills required
  • Work experience in post-conflict zone
  • Ability to work effectively as part of team in a cross-cultural and politically sensitive setting.
Success Factors 
  • Must demonstrate interest in quantitative and qualitative research data handling
  • Strong inter-personal, cultural and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and team-building techniques
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of cultural and social environment in the Rift Valley
  • Willingness and ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Ability to work as part of a team and coordinate with other project personnel
  • Strong computer and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail with strong analytical skills 
  • Willing to work under pressure
  • Proactive, creative, problem-solver
Interested candidates who meet the above required qualifications and experience Should submit on or before 8th July,2012 a cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing three professional references (including a recent supervisor) to
Applicants must clearly indicate on the email subject; “Application for the position of “Program Officer – WU Research”.   

Applications without this subject heading will be disqualified. 

Please do not attach any certificates.
(ONLY Qualified short-listed candidates will be contacted)

Expression of Interest for External Audit

Homa Hills Community Development Organization ( A National NGO) operating with other Partners to undertake Community Programmes ( within Rachuonyo North, Rachuonyo South and neighboring districts) on economic Empowerment/Micro-Finance, Livelihood Improvement, Health, Advocacy on Women and children’s rights, Education amongst others wishes to engage the services of  Reputable Audit Firms for the organization starting with 2012 Financial Year.

Interested firms are requested to respond to this advert by forwarding:
  1. Letter of expression of interest
  2. Firm’s Profile
To reach the undersigned not later than July 20th, 2012 via addresses below.


P.O. Box 760, 40300, Homa Bay.

Or Dropped at the Homa Hills Community Development Offices in Kendu Bay or the main office

For more information about us visit our website

Finance Manager Vacancy in Fast Moving Consumer Durables Company

A fast growing medium-sized company in the consumer durables space is looking for a Finance Manager. The company is in its second full year of operation and will attain a turnover of close to KSh. 100 million in 2012.

Specific responsibilities will include:-
  • leading in preparation of the company’s business plans and annual budgets
  • preparation of management accounts and financial reports
  • management of the company’s treasury and tax matters
  • preparation of financial models for proposed projects
  • ensuring existence of and adherence to strong internal control systems
  • set up and run a financial structure and processes for ensuring timely access to appropriate and up to date financial information and best practice by all managers
  • preparation of statutory accounts and liaison with statutory auditors
  • developing and leading a strong team of professional staff in the finance department
The ideal candidate will:
  • Be a degree holder in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Management or Economics, from a recognised University. (a post graduate qualification, e.g. MBA, will be an added advantage)
  • Be a registered member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) of at least five years standing
  • Have at least seven years’ experience in a busy commercial environment, of which at least three will be at senior management level with overall responsibility for the finance function in a medium to large organisation
  • Have excellent organisational, interpersonal and analytic skills with an ability to communicate effectively at all levels and a high degree of integrity
  • Be a team player
  • Interested persons need to send their application letters and CVs with 3 referees to on or before 20th July 2012. Please note that this is a temporary email address and may be deactivated thereafter. 
Candidates MUST indicate their current monthly salary and benefits on the application letter.

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