Republic of Kenya

Office of the President

Ministry of State for Defence

Advertisement for Recruitment of Servicemen / Women and Constabularies into the Defence Forces

The KDF Recruiting Teams consisting of the Kenya Army, Kenya Air Force, Kenya Navy and the Defence Forces Constabulary will be visiting the centres indicated below to recruit Servicemen/women and Defence Forces Constabularies on dates indicated.

2. All potential candidates reporting to the recruitment centres should come from the divisions of the respective counties. The recruitment exercise will be absolutely FREE.
3. Corruption. Bribery and other acts of corruption are against the law. All persons presenting themselves for recruitment purposes at any centre with fake/falsified calling letters, identity cards, academic certificates etc. or caught engaging in any corrupt activity shall be arrested and prosecuted.If you accept to be conned, you will lose your money and go to jail; it happened to many during the last recruitment. Do not waste your money and risk imprisonment; NO ONE can influence the recruitment process.

4. Potential candidates must bring with them current original national identity cards and academic certificates / testimonials, ID photocopies / scanned ones and police abstracts will not be accepted.
5. Requirements
A. Conditions for Recruits

(1) Must be Kenyan citizens and should not have dual citizenship.
(2) Age: Between 18 and 26 years old.

(3) Education: A minimum of mean grade D (Plain) in KCSE.

(4) Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.

(5) Have no criminal record.

(6) Potential candidates must turn up in appropriate running gear.

(7) Those with Technical and Non-technical Trades are encouraged to present themselves for recruitment.

B. Conditions for Defence Forces Constabularies

(1) Must be Kenyan citizens and should not have dual citizenship.

(2) Age: Below 52years old.

(3) Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.

(4) Have no criminal record.

(5) Be ex-Defence Forces Servicemen/Women (Kenya Army, Kenya Air Force or Kenya Navy).

(6) Possess a Discharge Certificate of minimum “Very Good” in conduct.

(7) Must have served at least a 3 or 9 years’ colour service.

6. Itinerary and Recruitment Centres

Monday 30/07/2012

Chaka, Nyahururu, Runyenjes, Sigor, Kobujoi, Baragoi, Londiani, Murkhan, Kisumu, Budalangi, Sigor, Msambweni, Lamu, Minijila, Limuru, Taveta

Tuesday 31/07/2012

Mweiga, Rumuruti, Embu, Bomet, Nandi Hills, Wamba, Kipkelion, Kilgoris, Otonglo, Funyula, Kabichbich, Kwale, Kizingitini, Masalani, Lari, Wundanyi

Wednesday 01/08/2012

Nyeri, Nanyuki, Manyatta, Ololulunga, Kapsabet, Kericho, Kegonga, Holo, Butula, Kapenguria, Kinango, Garissa, Bura, Kikuyu, Mwatate

Thursday 02/08/2012

Wamagana, Mukogodo, Siakago, Narok, Maraba, Maralal, Sosiot, Kehancha, Bondo, Nambale, Alale, Dongo Kundu, Bura, Hola, Githunguri, Voi

Friday 03/08/2012

Othaya, Sirima, Kiritiri, Ngong, Kabiyet, Litein, Migori, Madiany, Mumias, Maili Saba, Balambala, Garbatulla, Kiambu, Kibwezi

Monday 06/08/2012

Karatina, Timau, Tseikuru, Isinya, Outspan, Ndaragwa, Mogogosiek, Gingo, Siaya, Matungu, Kitale, Marafa, Dadaab, Merti, Gatundu, Makindu

Tuesday 07/08/2012

Kaiyaba, Isiolo, Kyuso, Kajiado, Ol-Joro-Orok, Sotik, Macalder, Yala, Busia, Endebess, Malindi, Wajir, Modogashe, Kamwangi, Kathonzweni

Wednesday 08/08/2012

Mukurwe-ini, Maua, Katse, Mashuru, Tot, Ol Kalou, Ekerenyo, Uriri, Ukwala, Amagoro, Kapsokwony, Ganze, Griftu, Bute, Ruiru, Wote

Thursday 09/08/2012

Kianyaga, Meru, Mwingi, Kapsowar, Kipipiri, Nyamira, Awendo, Ugunja, Amukura, Cheptais, Kilifi, Habaswein, Leheley, Gatuanyaga, Matiliku

Friday 10/08/2012

Kerugoya, Nkubu, Migwani, Loitoktok, Iten, Engineer, Manga, Ndhiwa, Butere, Bumula, Lumakanda, Rabai, Tarbaj, Eldas, Thika, Nunguni

Monday 13/08/2012
Baricho, Muriri, Mathuki, Athi River, Chepkorio, Mirangini, Nyansiongo, Rongo, Khwisero, Bungoma, Likuyani, Kisauni, EL-Wak, Banisa, Gatanga, Malili

Ministry of Medical Services and Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation

The office of the Provincial Director of Medical Services and Provincial Director of Public Health and Sanitation in collaboration with Family Aids Care and Treatment Program, for the purpose of supporting and strengthening HIV/AIDS services in Nyanza province, is seeking to employ motivated and pro-active individuals to fill the following vacancy in the MOH / FACES Program.
Position: Data Clerks (2) 

Vacancy No: MOH/FACES-01-12
Location: Nyatike District (2)
Key Requirements:
  • Must have a mean grade of at least D plus and above in KCSE.
  • Must have at least a certificate in computer studies/ information technology.
  • Must have one year experience in data entry, those with experience in OpenMRS system will have added advantage.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills, very flexible and a team player.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carry out the data entry in the Open MRS system within the facility.
  • Must be able to meet the daily set data entry target for the site.
  • Must be able to maintain confidence of the patients’ information within the facility.
  • Will be reporting to the Assistant Data Manager for the District on work related matters.
  • Work closely with the DHRIO, facility in charges and other MOH staff to ensure for provision of quality HIV services and increasing MOH ownership and capacity.
Applications should include the following:
  • A cover letter and current CV with names and telephone contacts of at least 2 referees.
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates.
  • Your e-mail address and telephone contacts.
All the applications should be delivered or posted so as to reach the following address by 25th July 2012.
The Provincial Director of Medical Services / Provincial Director of Public Health and Sanitation,
P.O Box 721-40100,
Nyanza Province.
Note: Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Dynamic Nonprofit Seeks Receptionist

Position Offered: Receptionist
– Part time (30 hours per week); 9:30- 4:00pm
Position Available: Immediately

Summary of Organization
Jahwar Amber Fellowship Fund (JAF) seeks to make religious freedom a social norm. Too often, consciousness is seen as a barrier of division. JAF believes pluralism can be a bridge of cooperation, strengthening our civil society and promoting the common good. 

Just as civil rights leaders and environmentalists built transformative movements in the 20th century, JAF believes that Unitarian Universalist leaders will build the movement for pluralist cooperation in the 21st century.

Since 2009, JAF has worked in Africa and with over 20 college and university campuses, training hundreds in the principles of secular leadership, and reaching millions through the media. 

We have worked with partners including the Secular Students Alliance, IHEU, Skepchics, the White House, Center for Inquiry and the Office of Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan.

Summary of Program

To support the ambitious programmatic objectives of the organization’s strategic plan, JAF’s Programs Department strives to build and maintain best-in-class systems and controls that allow the organization to operate as efficiently and effectively as possible. 

The Programs Team manages five “mission support” functions: Strategic Planning, Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, and Administration.

  • Support the Programs Department and the organization’s administrative needs; JAF is seeking a Receptionist that will be in charge of overseeing and maintaining JAF’s Administrative function as well as portions of the Human Resources and Financial functions. These responsibilities include but will not be limited to:
  • Act as the initial contact of callers and visitors to JAF’s offices. Greet visitors by personifying JAF’s energetic, friendly-spirited brand image.
  • Answer and route all external communications including phones, mail, packages and information-request emails.
  • Maintain the organization and cleanliness of JAF’s office environment by ordering office & cleaning supplies and liaising with the building’s janitorial staff. Keep supplies for the kitchen, office and cleaning at optimal levels.
  • Support JAF’s Accounting Manager with the organization’s financial systems including bill payment, income received log, and collection of credit card purchases.
  • Support JAF’s HR manager in HR systems including maintaining the organization of JAF’s personnel files, interfacing with benefits providers and maintaining paid time off records.
  • Book domestic and international travel for JAF Vice Presidents.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Supervision: Reports to the Director of Programs
  • Strong commitment to JAF’s mission (making pluralist cooperation a social norm)
  • Competence in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Strong sense of personal and professional integrity
  • A focus and mentality of proactive customer service
  • Previous administrative experience preferred
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Prompt and orderly organization skills
  • Excellence in writing and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and balance multiple projects concurrently
  • Capable working in both team and individual settings
  • Collaborative and flexible in problem-solving
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
The Receptionist position hourly wage is $12 - $15 per hour commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is offered at 30 hours per week.

How to Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to /  /

Deadline: August 05, 2012

Research  Position Vacancy

Ujamaa - Africa, is a Kenyan NGO that promotes economic empowerment, personal security and health for vulnerable women and girls.

We are currently involved in a groundbreaking research program which has thus far demonstrated a dramatic decrease in the prevalence of rape in the 5 urban slum areas, where Ujamaa teaches a proprietary personal security program in schools,CBOs, FBOs and in other forums.

We are looking for a researcher who must have creative analytical thinking, strong presentation skills with the ability to turn complex data/concepts into clear insights.

The incumbent must also have strong personal attributes.

Specific tasks
  • Manage all aspects of complex research projects, including negotiating project objectives and direction with other managers. 
  • Create comprehensive project plans to ensure projects are  completed successfully.
  • Prepare periodic presentations for management regarding research project status and recommendations.
  • Strategic planning of research schedules.
  • Perform periodic evaluations to allow the director to determine effectiveness of our programs and make suggestions when applicable.
  • Ensure that the questionnaire scripts are well mastered by the facilitators, to maintain all ethics of research.
  • Ensure that data collected is entered into Ujamaa’s (Information System) database
  • Participate in knowledge impact assessments and reporting.
  • Supervise & assist  field agents in any tasks that have set deadlines.
  • Identify challenges and build capacity of community units and staff on facilitation, data collection, mobilization skills among other identified needs.
  • Work with various research databases and Ujamaa Softwares,to input data from other departments.
  • Coordinate testing, installation and compile modification reports for all departments in Ujamaa.
  • Document best practices and submit work for publication in partnership with reputable Kenyan and American Universities (Current Academic Partners include USIU, University of Nairobi, UCLA)   
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Degree in any Research related field.With at least 2 years experience
  • Understanding of qualitative, quantitative and participatory Research, Monitoring and evaluation methodologies and principles
  • Knowledge of field research trial set-up.
  • Computer skills in MS Office applications and SPSS sofware, coupled with the ability to work with customized Ujamaa Softwares.
If you meet the above criteria, email your resumes to:

Include your current remuneration package on the cover letter.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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