The National Cohesion and Integration Commission was established to facilitate and promote equality of opportunity, good relations, harmony and peaceful co-existence between persons of different ethnic and racial communities of Kenya and to advise the Government on all aspects thereof.

The Commission intends to recruit highly professional self driven individuals to fill the following Kenyan vacancies:

1.   Assistant Director Civic Education and Advocacy – NCIC 3

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • In charge of the department of Civic Education and Advocacy.
  • Preparation of work schedules, plans and budgets.
  • Developing and updating NCIC Civic Education and Advocacy material and disseminating the same to the public.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • Have served for a period of seven (7) years in a field relevant to Civic Education and Advocacy four (4) of which should have been at a senior supervisory level either in the Public Service, Private Sector, NGO or an International Organization or as an Assistant Lecturer.
  • Have a Masters Degree in Law, Education or any other relevant Social Science.
  • Have demonstrated professional competence in Civic Education and Advocacy or a related field.
2.   Assistant Director Reconciliation and Integration – NCIC 3

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop work plans and coordinate reconciliation and integration activities.
  • Responsible for peace-building, conflict management and inter community dialogue activities.
  • Spearhead the development of peace-building and conflict management advocacy materials in liaison with the Communications and Media Relations Office.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • Have served for at least seven (7) years in the field of Peace-building, community education or  advocacy three (3) of which should be at a senior supervisory level.
  • Have a Masters degree in Conflict Management or any other related field.
3.   Investigations Officer – NCIC 5

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Undertaking investigations into crimes related to the provisions of the NCI Act 2008.
  • Preparing reports of findings and making appropriate recommendations.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • Over six years investigative experience.
  • Have a Bachelors Degree in criminology, Law or IT.
  • Possess excellent report writing skills.
  • Good understanding of the Criminal Procedure Code, Penal Code and the NCI Act.
  • No pending cases in court or before any disciplinary committee in the Police Force or any other body.
Detailed job description and requirements for the positions are found on our website:  www.cohesion.or.ke

Applications attaching CVs, copies of certificates and testimonials should be forwarded not later than 17th August, 2012 to:

Commission Secretary / CEO
National Cohesion and Integration Commission
KMA Centre, 6th Floor
Mara Road, Upper Hill
P.O. Box 7055 - 00100
Nairobi

Retail Positions

InStore Africa Ltd. is looking to recruit for its operations in various retail outlets across the country.  

Those with retail experience and exposure are encouraged to apply for the below positions:

1. Shop Managers

2. Procurement Executives

3. Sales Executives

4. Merchandisers


Please send your CV to ir@zentus.co.ke

Position Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research (MER) Manager

Organization:
Adeso, www.adesoafrica.org

Reporting to: Program Director

Working with: Program team in Kenya and Somalia, Program Director, Program Quality Team in Nairobi

Duty station: Nairobi with frequent field visits throughout Kenya and Somalia

Duration: 3 years

Starting date: 1st October 2012

Organizational Context

Adeso, formerly known as Horn Relief, is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization. 

At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to create environments in which Africans can thrive. Our belief that economic, social and environmental security is the bedrock of a healthy community drives the nature and intent of our programming. 

We work to prevent and overcome situations that adversely affect community well-being by: reinvigorating the economy, developing skills for life and work, providing humanitarian aid, and influencing policy.
For the past 20 years we have strengthened rural livelihoods through environmental awareness, training, technology transfer and innovative humanitarian projects in pursuit of a peaceful, self-reliant, and greener future. Currently, Adeso has programs in Somalia, Kenya and South Sudan. 

Our current donor portfolio includes the European Commission, USAID, SIDA, CIDA, UNICEF, and the Government of Netherlands, among others.
Adeso is an exciting and dynamic organization experiencing managed rapid growth. It offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

Position Summary

Adeso is seeks to fill the following position for an anticipated UKAID (UKAID) funded project. The Girls' Education Challenge (GEC) will help up to a million of the world’s poorest girls to have an opportunity to improve their lives through education. 

The initiative calls on NGOs, charities and the private sector to find better ways of getting girls in school and ensuring they receive a quality of education to transform their future.
Position Purpose

As a member of GEC Senior Management Team, the Monitoring and Evaluation and Research Manager (MER) will be responsible for the project’s monitoring, research and evaluation function. 

The post holder will provide technical leadership and support to the development of comprehensive performance monitoring plans by GEC and its partners. 

These will in turn form the basis for data collection, ensuring data quality and integrity, analyzing indicator data, organizing monthly formative feedback sessions for project staff, and monitoring compliance with UKAID specified targets.
The MER Manager will be expected to provide appropriate support in all M&E and research related capacity-building activities for the GEC Program as well as developing and maintaining the project’s Management Information System (MIS). 

S/he will also take responsibility for collecting and compiling regular monthly and quarterly reports for review by the Chief of Party and for revisiting program indicators to ensure that they are suitable for project purposes.
Specific Roles and Responsibilities
  • Develop the project performance monitoring and evaluation plan and
  • Periodically refine performance indicators to ensure that objectives are practical, specific and cost-effective;
  • Lead the development and implementation of robust education research programs to inform evidence-based policy and practice;
  • Develop and manage the project’s Management Information System using computer programs (such as Microsoft Excel and research oriented programs such as EPI INFO/SPSS) to ensure efficient and effective collection, entry and analysis of quantitative and qualitative partner intervention data;
  • Advise the GEC senior management team and partners on implications of project decisions based on Monitoring, Research and Evaluation findings. This will include advising on all situations that have potential impact on the project’s ability to reach its performance targets;
  • Prepare the project for a mid-term and a final evaluation by liaising with all relevant stakeholders [including partners] to ensure that data is in order, that staff are aware of their obligations, and that the evaluators have appropriate access to information;
  • Facilitate learning-oriented analysis sessions of M&E data, analyze and disseminate complex information to a wide range of audiences including donors and the government; and
  • Regularly train GEC staff and partners on Monitoring, Research, Learning and Evaluation to ensure that project experiences and lessons are used to improve performance and to inform the design of new programs.
Skills and Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Education, Population Studies, Social Sciences, Social Research Methods [both quantitative and qualitative], Project Management, Anthropology, International Development, Statistics or other relevant degree;
  • Substantive experience with Information Technology-related training in research programs and establishment of data tracking systems;
  • Minimum 5 years hands-on experience in monitoring, research and evaluation in a busy working environment related to international development projects, preferably in the education sector;
  • Hands-on experience in the application of common statistical packages such as EPI INFO and SPSS;
  • Demonstrated competence in the design and implementation of research programs;
  • Knowledge of UKAID donor reporting requirements and monitoring systems highly desirable; and
  • Demonstrated ability to train, support and mentor staff and partners on M&E methodology; Excellent analytical and report writing skills.
Application Process
This is a challenging position for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. 

If you would like to join this dynamic team and help contribute to better resilience and economic growth for African communities, please submit your job application to jobs@adesoafrica.org.

Each application should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager and include the following:
  • An updated CV; and
  • A cover letter, which should include the full contact details of three professional references.
Applications not including all of the above will not be reviewed.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Adeso is an equal opportunity employer.

Closing date: 31 Aug 2012 

Position: Program Director


Organization: Adeso, www.adesoafrica.org


Reporting to: Regional Director

Working with: Program team in Kenya and Somalia, Country Directors, Program Quality Team in Nairobi


Duty station: Nairobi with frequent field visits throughout Kenya and Somalia


Duration: 3 years


Starting date: 1st October 2012


Organizational Context

Adeso, formerly known as Horn Relief, is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization. 

At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to create environments in which Africans can thrive. Our belief that economic, social and environmental security is the bedrock of a healthy community drives the nature and intent of our programming. 

We work to prevent and overcome situations that adversely affect community well-being by: reinvigorating the economy, developing skills for life and work, providing humanitarian aid, and influencing policy.
For the past 20 years we have strengthened rural livelihoods through environmental awareness, training, technology transfer and innovative humanitarian projects in pursuit of a peaceful, self-reliant, and greener future. Currently, Adeso has programs in Somalia, Kenya and South Sudan. 

Our current donor portfolio includes the European Commission, USAID, SIDA, CIDA, UNICEF, and the Government of Netherlands, among others.
Adeso is an exciting and dynamic organization experiencing managed rapid growth. It offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

Position Summary

Adeso is seeking to fill the following position for an anticipated UKAID (UKAID) funded project. 

The Girls' Education Challenge (GEC) will help up to a million of the world’s poorest girls to have an opportunity to improve their lives through education. 

The initiative calls on NGOs, charities and the private sector to find better ways of getting girls in school and ensuring they receive a quality of education to transform their future.


Position Purpose

The Program Director will be responsible for overall strategic leadership and oversight to the project. S/he will ensure timely and efficient delivery of project’s results. 

S/he will be responsible for coordinating partners, project planning and review, stakeholder engagement, financial and people management, and donor reporting.


Specific Roles and Responsibilities

General 
  • Provide overall strategic and programmatic leadership and oversight within the consortium of project partners; 
  • Facilitate the design and implementation of innovative and effective strategies for the development of education programs in North Eastern Kenya and Somalia; 
  • Responsible for the overall quality of program and plans developed by both the EMACK core team members and partners in North Eastern Province; and 
  • Responsible for overall GEC capacity-building efforts for local Education Officials in project areas.
Program Specific 
  • Support Education Specialists in the design of innovative education programs, linking this effort to GEC’s objective of scaling up and mainstreaming of successful features and approaches; 
  • Ensure that project activities are meeting client and stakeholder expectations and that project results are proactively disseminated; 
  • Provide oversight to all project operations and reporting, ensuring compliance with UKAID requirements and regulations; 
  • Work closely with the UKAID, Government of Kenya, and other critical counterparts, to ensure the project effectively complies with the UKAID and GOK objectives, rules and regulations; 
  • Ensure compliance with the policy and legislative requirements of UKAID as stipulated under the Agreement; 
  • Supervise and provide strategic and technical guidance to project technical staff in a range of Education interventions as outlined in the program document, ensure collaboration between the program’s technical staff and the various partner organizations; 
  • Collaborate with the program’s technical staff and the various partner organizations to bring ideas, findings, and lessons learned to project leadership and the donor agency; 
  • Responsible for timely preparation of annual work plans and reports to the donor; 
  • Supervise, mentor, manage and motivate staff for optimal performance of the project; 
  • Responsible for co-ordination and collaboration with partner and key stakeholders; and 
  • Document and disseminate project achievements and lessons on a timely basis. 
Finance and Administration 
  • Responsible for the development and accountability of the program budgets.
Skills and Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Education or related field. 
  • A Doctoral Degree is desirable; 
  • A team player with visionary leadership: 
  • Experience in Education development field in East Africa required; 
  • Sound knowledge of the dynamics of the Education system in North Eastern Kenya and Somalia; 
  • Exceptional managerial and operational experience, preferably in managing large complex activities involving coordination with multiple program partner institutions in developing countries/sub Saharan Africa; 
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience working with UKAID or other donor supported projects at a senior level; 
  • Experience in developing program work-plans, developing program budgets, managing program implementation, managing staff, and field and managing short-term technical assistance; and 
  • Excellent representational and communication skills, written and oral proficiency in English, and verbal communication skills in one or more local languages.
Application Process

This is a challenging position for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. If you would like to join this dynamic team and help contribute to better resilience and economic growth for African communities, please submit your job application to jobs@adesoafrica.org. 

Each application should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager and include the following: An updated CV; and A cover letter, which should include the full contact details of three professional references. 

Applications not including all of the above will not be reviewed. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

Adeso is an equal opportunity employer.

Closing date: 31 Aug 2012 

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