Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is recruiting for an upcoming USAID health service delivery program in South Sudan’s Central and Western Equatoria States. 

This program, an Associate Award under the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP), seeks to increase access to quality basic health services at both the facility and community levels. 

Maternal and child health, along with family planning, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and water & sanitation will be the technical foci of project interventions.
 
Available positions include:
 
Finance and Administration Manager
 
Finance and Administration Manager will provide leadership in overseeing the financial and contractual aspects of the project including accurate financial, contractual and administrative reporting to the management team and external agencies and to ensure compliance of USAID and Jhpiego rules and regulations.
 
Compliance Manager
 
Compliance Manager will provide a full range of compliance, financial and operational audits. S/he will assist in the development of a grant making strategy and the designation of subgrants to organizations providing services and support to the project, ensuring that the strategy is in compliance with USAID and Jhpiego rules and regulations.
 
Grants Officer
 
Grants Officer will contribute to timely and cost-effective program implementation, reporting of activity results and meeting of program deliverables. 

S/he will oversee the financial capacity building of all subgrantees and provide practical operational guidance to build the technical and management capacity of the local organizations, as well as their capacity to secure support.
 
Administrative Officer
 
Administrative Officer will provide support in the areas of vendor management, contracts, purchasing, office management, travel and document compilation, editing and proofreading for Jhpiego/South Sudan country
office.

For more information and to apply to this program scheduled to begin in August 2012, please visit: www.jobs-jhpiego.icims.com

South Sudanese applicants strongly encouraged to apply.
Financial Advisory
 
Business Support Services – Manager
 
Our Business Support practice is one of the prominent market players in East Africa providing integrated Business Support services to a focused portfolio of domestic and multi-national clients, private as well as government institutions. 

What a career with our Business Support team means for you, is outstanding experience gained through blending international best practice with in-depth knowledge and sensitivity to local market conditions.
 
The position will be based in our Nairobi office with occasional travel to the EA region.
 
Key responsibilities:
  • Manage the provision of Outsourcing Services for our clients by providing technical advice in relation to the services to be provided;
  • Develop, nurture and grow the existing client portfolio;
  • Establish new client relationships with the aim of growing our client portfolio;
  • Identify and follow up cross-selling opportunities and act as a link between the Firm and clients;
  • Keep abreast with technical developments in the profession and the country, in order to anticipate client needs and offer value added and practical business solutions;
  • Ensure that clients are kept satisfied by responding to their needs expeditiously and continually seeking feedback on how the Firm can improve its service offering;
  • Develop and oversee the systems that ensure that client companies comply with the International Financial Reporting Standards as well as the relevant and statutory requirements;
  • Train and develop the skills of the team in accordance with the Firm’s methodologies and ensure that their performance is professionally managed per the Firm’s guidelines;
  • Leverage knowledge and contribute to proper knowledge management within the department;
  • Conduct performance appraisals of all team members after the engagement in accordance with the Firm’s established performance standards;
  • Contribute to the preparation of the department’s budget; and
  • Carry out general office administration duties.
Qualifications:
 
As the ideal team player, you should posses the following attributes:
  • Bachelor of Accounting degree from a recognized institution;
  • Professional qualification in accounting;
  • Thorough knowledge of IFRS;
  • A minimum of six years’ experience within a professional service firm with specific experience in auditing and/or outsourcing of accounting services; and
  • A confident and result oriented individual with an ability to handle a client portfolio and meetings independently.
If you meet the above requirements, please visit our website and apply online: www.deloitte.com/ke (Careers > Experienced hires > Job Search > Kenya > Business Support Services - Manager )

To be considered, your application must be received by close of business on 20 July 2012.
Kenya Red Cross Society is one of the largest humanitarian organisations in Kenya. 

Its vision is to be the most effective, most trusted and self-sustaining humanitarian organisation in Kenya.
 
The Society is looking for qualified persons to fill the following positions:
 
Position Title: Public Relations & Communications Officer
 
Reporting to: Public Relations & Communications Manager
 
Job Location: Headquarters
 
Overall Purpose
 
Responsible to the Public Relations and Communications Manager for the effective design, development, implementation and evaluation of Public Relations & Communications strategies aimed at promoting and enhancing the Society’s image in order to create goodwill and build credibility. 

Other responsibilities include monitoring the implementation of humanitarian services to identify, capture and document, innovative approaches and best practices for purposes of dissemination and sharing experiences, to promote repeat applications or for scaling-up in different community settings.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan and develop information and publicity materials and implement activities designed to improve understanding and acceptance of the Society’s policies, objectives, strategies and humanitarian services.
  • Gather, edit and package communication materials and other publications including publicity materials, posters, fact-sheets, speeches, PowerPoint presentations, brochures, internet web pages and other publications for employees, communities, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Organise and implement press conferences, photo sessions and media events to promote issues of concern designed to improve the understanding and acceptance of the Society’s mandate, policies, objectives, strategies and services.
  • Coordinate public appearances, presentations, lectures, workshops, conferences, contests, exhibitions or special events for promoting community development awareness and enhancement of the image and reputation of KRCS.
  • Coordinate effective utilisation and maintenance of multi-media equipment, scripting and directing video production.
  • Support the effective implementation of the Society’s Public Relations and Communications Policy.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents and materials.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications, Journalism or equivalent qualifications plus membership to a professional Public Relations and Communication body.
  • Over five (5) years demonstrated experience in developing and implementing Corporate Communications programmes in line with strategic objectives.
  • Proven skills in Desktop Publishing with a bias in InDesign.
Position Title: Multi Media Assistant
 
Reporting to: Public Relations & Communications Manager
 
Job Location: Headquarters
 
Overall Purpose
 
Responsible to the PR/Communications Manager for effective planning, budgeting, implementing and evaluating effective multi-media productions (film, video and still photography) to support the Society’s Public Relations and Communications Strategy. 

Other responsibilities include the development of a well-stocked and continually updated Multi-Media resource centre and information services, development of an effective cataloguing, indexing and classification system aimed at supporting the execution of research and programme activities, as well as proper maintenance of Multi-Media resources.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Select, assemble, set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment for production.
  • Coordinate Multi-Media production with directors and senior members of camera crews to discuss assignments and determine filming sequences, camera movements, and picture composition.
  • Analyze work orders and specifications to determine locations of subject material, work procedures, sequences of operations, and machine setups.
  •  Plan and develop pre-production ideas into outlines, scripts, story boards, and graphics, using own ideas or specifications of assignments
  • Maintain quality control on all raw video source clips, audio clips, multimedia files, photos and art files.
  • Record and edit audio material such as movie soundtracks, using audio recording and editing equipment.
  • Review raw footage after each production for potential problems and revisions in order to produce rough and finished graphics and graphic designs.
  • Rough cut and assemble raw footage to conform to the script, storyboard and/or production specifications.
  • Maintain the overall operating condition of editing suite as well as computer equipment and software needed to run the equipment.
  • Troubleshoot hardware/software problems and perform minor repairs and routine maintenance of audio and video equipment to ensure proper working condition
  • Maintains multi-media resource centre and archives by acquiring, cataloguing, and maintain collections of multimedia material such as films, video- and audio-tapes, photographs, and software programmes.
  • Maintain inventories of multi-media equipment including audio and video tapes and related supplies.
  • Provide technical leadership in the area of multi-media productions.
  • Work closely with suppliers and other video and film production houses.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Diploma in Video and Film Production or equivalent qualifications, plus membership to professional Public Relations and communication bodies.
  • Over five (5) years demonstrated experience in producing and editing high quality Multi-Media productions, documentaries and media clips.
Key Competencies for both positions
  • Ability to compose and produce a variety of communications materials and website updates for release to media and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to use computer software packages and internet formatting languages.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with the media, Government officials, employees, donors, stakeholders and the general public
  • Working knowledge of mass media operation and its proper utilisation for dissemination of information.
  • Ability to communicate and make presentations to special interest groups, donors, development partners, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Operating knowledge of information and communication equipment such as all types of cameras, sound systems, multi-media projectors etc.
  • Ability to conduct media research and to provide practical training in communication strategies, methods and techniques to staff and other stakeholders.
  • Hands on skills in multi-media production equipment and its maintenance.
Applications must contain:
 
Letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certificates, address and contacts of two referees.
 
Application for Multi Media Assistant should contain a DVD on a production that the applicant has been involved in.
 
All applications should be sent to:
 
The Secretary General
Kenya Red Cross Society
P. O. Box 40712-00100
Nairobi
 
So as to reach him not later than Friday, 21st July 2012.

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