A leading Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company would like to invite applications to fill the following posts:
1. Manager OTC Department

1 Post

Qualification & Experience
  • Degree in sales and marketing with strictly at least 5 years of working experience in FMCG industry
  • Age between 25-35 years old
  • Strictly a male applicant.
  • Excellent computer proficiency.
  • Flexibility to travel upcountry
2. Marketing Executive

1 Post

Qualifications & Experience
  • Degree in Business related field with a specialization in Marketing with a Diploma in Business Administration.
  • Good communication as well as customer related skills.
  • Strictly with at least 3 year experience
3. Sales Administrators

2 Posts

Age between 25 -35 years old.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Degree in Business Administration with strictly at least 2 years of working experience in an administrative position.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
4. Export Manager for Africa

1 Post

Must have excellent proficiency in computer applications.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Degree in pharm-tech/ Bsc. in science.
  • Possession of masters in the relevant yield will be an added advantage.
  • Strictly at least 7 years working experience in a pharmaceutical industry.
5. Export Administrator

1 Post
Flexibility to travel.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Business Administration
  • Strictly with at least 2 years working experience in the administrative post preferably in a pharmaceutical industry.
6. Team Leaders 
3 Posts 

Effective computer literacy.
Qualification and Experience
  • Degree in pharm-tech/ Bsc. in science.
  • Strictly 7-10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Must have worked in Nyanza, Western and Rift Valley provinces
  • Good leadership traits and skills.
Qualification and Experience
  • Degree holder in pharm-tech/ Bsc. in science with a minimum of 3-5 years working experience in the respective position.
  • Strictly MALE medical representative.
  • Must have worked within the 8 provinces in Kenya
  • Flexibility to relocate
7. Medical Representatives

27 Posts

Qualification and Experience
  • Degree holder in pharm-tech/ Bsc. in science.
  • Must have a minimum of 3-5 years working experience in the respective position.
  • Strictly MALE medical representative.
  • Must have worked within the 8 provinces in Kenya
  • Flexibility to relocate
N/B only serious candidates for the advertised posts should apply
Kindly send all your applications indicating the position applying for together with your C.V and all relevant testimonials plus 3 referees to consultants987@gmail.com.
Deadline for receiving the applications will be on: 3rd August 2012.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and an interview conducted.

Alliance Girls High School seeks to recruit competent persons for the following positions:
1. Cateress
Qualification and Experience
  • Must have a Diploma in Catering, Institutional Management and House Keeping from a renowned institution.
  • Must have a C plain and above in K.C.S.E.
  • Must have 3 years’ experience in an educational institution.
  • Must be 35 years of age and above.
  • Being computer literate would be an added advantage.
2. Carpenter / Artisan
Qualification and Experience
  • Must have a certificate in Carpentry and Joinery Work from a renowned institution.
  • Must have C- (Minus) ¡n K.C.S.E.
  • Must have three years’ experience.
  • Must be 35 years and above.
3. Secretary
Qualification and Experience
  • Must have a diploma in Secretarial Studies from a renowned institution.
  • Must have a C (plain) overall and a C+ (plus) and above in English and Kiswahili in KCSE.
  • Must have a 2 years experience in an educational institution.
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must be 30 years of age and above.
4. Farm Manager
Qualification and Experience
  • Must have a certificate in agricultural production (Livestock & crop) from a renowned institution,
  • Must have a C (plain) in KCSE.
  • Must have 3 years experience in Agricultural production.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must be 35 years of age and above.
5. House Keeper
Qualification and Experience
  • Must have a diploma in house keeping, catering and institutional management from a renowned institution.
  • Must have a C plain in KCSE
  • Must have 3 years experience in house keeping catering and institutional management in renowned institution preferably educational.
  • Must be 35years of age and above.
  • Being computer literate would be an added advantage.
Application along with copies of academic and professional certificates, an Up-to-date CV and contacts of three referees should reach the school on or before 10th August 2012. 

Letters should be addressed to:

The Chairperson,
Personnel Committee,
Alliance Girls High School,
P.O. Box 109 - 00902,

A well established company in East Africa is looking for a qualified person to fill the following positions:-
1. Production Manager
To run its new woven polypropylene plant located in Nakuru County.
The candidate should have at least a Diploma Certificate either in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering from a recognized technical institution and must have worked in a similar plant for at least 3 years’ in a similar position.
Prospective candidate should be 35-40 years old and should have experience to manage a work force of about 50 workers.
2. Procurement Officer
The candidate should be a holder of at least a Diploma in Supplies and Purchases from a recognized institution and should be between 30-35 years old.
Work experience in a similar department will be an added advantage.
Duty station shall be Nairobi.

Interested candidates for the above positions should send their applications electronically attaching their CV, certificates and testimonials to to reach the advertiser not later than 10th August 2012.

Export Processing Zones Authority is a State Corporation established through an Act of Parliament Cap 517 of Laws of Kenya. 

Its core mandate is to promote, facilitate and regulate investments in the export processing zones. As part of its strategy to improve services, the Authority seeks to recruit a Civil Engineer to join its professional staff. 

The main duties of the post will include managing maintenance works of a wide range of the Authority’s real estate, including industrial buildings, offices, roads and jetties, as well as initiating new construction projects. 

The position will also oversee a range of the Authority’s municipal services, including water, sewers and sewage treatment, and facilitating approval of building plans

Job Profile
  • Plan and provide overall supervision of maintenance of the corporation’s real estate.
  • Provide plans, layouts and designs for proposed maintenance works and for new projects.
  • Prepare project cost estimates for budgeting and building purposes.
  • Prepare works specifications bills of quantities for tendering and for work execution purposes.
  • Prepare Tender documentation and contract administration.
  • Post construction evaluation of works, commissioning and hand-over.
  • Management and maintenance municipal services, including water and sewerage services.
  • Liaison with the relevant local authorities and ministry responsible for land matters for approval of building plans, and other zone development proposals of the Authority.
  • Any other duties allocated to him /her from time to time.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized university or institution.
  • Must be a registered engineer with the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya.
  • Have broad based work experience of not less than five (5) years in civil; structural works and operations of water and sewer systems at a senior position.
  • Experience in developing bills of quantities, cost estimates and specifications.
  • Must be conversant with regulations and by-laws of the local authorities.
  • Have knowledge of tender and contract documentation and administration.
  • Have knowledge of relevant computer applications.
  • Be a focused and self driven individual with attention to detail, and capable of working with minimum supervision.
  • Entrepreneurial and business minded individual
  • A team player.
  • Possession of a masters degree in Engineering of an MBA will be an added advantage
If you believe you are the right candidate for the position and that you can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration level, e-mail and daytime telephone contacts quoting reference number EPZA/OPS/O1/07/09 to reach us on or before 14th August 2012. 

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.
Address your application to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Export Processing Zones Authority,
P.O. Box 50563-00200, 
Export Processing Zones Authority is an equal opportunity employer

Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service Kenya - Djibouti Programme is seeking to engage the services of a qualified French translator with a legal education background for the following position:

French Translator

The successful applicant will be required to translate an English document into French with regard to Djibouti labor laws.

Application and updated CV, with contacts of references - emails and phone numbers should be send by  close of business on Wed the 8th of August 2012 to the following email address: lwfdjibouti.ftranslator@gmail.com

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Position Announcement: Advocacy Program Officer

Family Care International (FCI)/Kenya is seeking to fill the position of Full time Advocacy Program Officer based in Nairobi, Kenya. FCI is an internationally recognized non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safer in the developing world. 

FCI advocates for sexual and reproductive health and rights; builds the capacity of local partners; and develops information and training materials.
Since 1995, FCI Kenya has been working to focus attention on maternal mortality, forge consensus around proven strategies, and accelerate action to address the causes of poor maternal health. 

FCI Kenya conducts advocacy to heighten awareness of and attention to key sexual and reproductive health issues and to promote the implementation of government policies; conducts qualitative and quantitative research on key maternal health issues; and provides capacity-building and training for medical and non-medical personnel on issues related to obstetric care, quality of care, institutional management, and youth-friendly service delivery.
Under the supervision of the FCI Kenya Country Director, the Advocacy Program Officer will work as part of a team with staff in Kenya and New York to advocate for increased political commitment for and financial investment in reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH). 

Specific duties of the position include:
  • Conducting interviews with key stakeholders for national mappings and landscape analyses related to women’s and children’s health issues, and drafting reports of findings
  • Presenting FCI Kenya’s experience, tools, and reports to external colleagues and partners, and representing FCI Kenya at selected meetings and workshops;
  • Participate in organization and facilitation of meetings and trainings with partner NGOs, government representatives, grassroots advocates, and community members to develop coordinated advocacy strategies and consensus messages;
  • Contributing to the preparation of advocacy and informational materials and tools on reproductive, maternal and newborn health and adolescent sexual and reproductive health;
  • Reviewing, editing, and contributing to the development of project documents, including training and other programmatic tools, as well as activity reports;
  • Providing support to other programmatic and fundraising activities of FCI Kenya and collaborating with New York-based colleagues in development of funding proposals and other project documents, as well as maintaining close working relationship with relevant governmental, non-governmental, and funding organizations;
  • Supervising interns’ contribution to the above activities, as requested;
  • Other duties as may be requested from time to time.
Qualifications and Core Requirements:
  • Advanced degree in public or community health, demography, sociology or relevant topic.
  • At least 3 to 5 years relevant work experience in sexual and reproductive health, in particular in reproductive/maternal/newborn health and/or adolescent sexual and reproductive health including the areas of project development, advocacy, fundraising and evaluation.
  • Experience in conducting advocacy, primarily in reproductive/maternal health targeting diverse audience and working with the Kenyan health sector.
  • Strong writing and editing skills, and strong interpersonal and professional communication skills (e.g., public presentations/speaking) in both English and Swahili.
  • Ability to work as a team player.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office computer packages.
  • Travel: 20%
  • Kenyan resident eligible to work in Kenya or Kenyan national
Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualification.
Apply To:
To apply please send CV, cover letter, salary history and professional references (referees) to:
E-mail: jobskenya@fcimail.org
For more information about FCI, please visit our website: www.familycareintl.org
Application deadline: August 15, 2012


Vacancy: Research Assistant

2 Positions

About our Organisation
CIMMYT is committed to improving livelihoods in developing countries. 

Through strong science and effective partnerships, we create, share, and use knowledge and agricultural technologies to increase food security, improve the productivity and profitability of farming systems, and sustain natural resources in developing countries.

CIMMYT is an international non-profit research and training center with direct links to about 100 developing countries through offices in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
We participate in an extensive global network of people and organizations who share similar development goals, including the public and private sector, non-governmental and civil society organizations, relief and health agencies, farmers, and the development assistance community.
The Positions
The positions will be based at CIMMYT Nairobi/Kiboko offices. 

The incumbents will work under the supervision of the respective Scientist / Maize Breeder, providing technical support to CIMMYT scientists by carrying out some or all of the following activities:
  • Assist the maize breeders in the planting and management of pollinations in maize breeding nurseries at various locations in Kenya
  • In liaison with the scientists supervise field breeding activities including seed preparation, planting, managing and harvesting of nurseries and trials
  • Assist in the designing, planting and managing maize breeding multi-environment trials in eastern, central and southern Africa.
  • Assist in planting and execution of managed drought stress maize trials in Kenya
  • Assist in planting and execution of artificially stem borer infested maize trials in Kenya
  • Assist in the management of seed and trial shipments to CIMMYT collaborators
  • Assist the scientists in supervising field technicians and skilled labour
  • Under the direction of the scientist manage seed storage including labelling and seed inventories
  • Carry out electronic data capture, data management and data analysis
  • Assist in drafting journal papers from CIMMYT research related work
  • Under the direction of the scientist coordinate CIMMYT project research activities at other locations in Kenya
  • As directed provide technical assistance to visiting scientists and students
  • A Master’s degree in Plant Breeding or Genetics
  • 2-3 years’ experience in the field of plant breeding or closely related field
  • Experience in use of SAS or GenStat statistical software for data analysis
  • Experience in the use of Field book software for data and pedigree management is a prerequisite.
  • Experience in working on maize and especially for stress tolerance including drought, soil fertility, insect pests, post-harvest pests and biosafety facilities will be an added advantage
  • Practical experience in working with field layout will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated good communication and organizational skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to effectively work with minimum supervision
  • Good interpersonal skills, strong team spirit, integrity, honesty and self-motivation
  • A valid Kenya driver’s license.
Terms of offer
The World Agroforestry Centre is an equal opportunity employer and offers a collegial and gender-sensitive working environment.

We believe that staff diversity promotes excellence and strongly encourage applications from qualified women. 

These positions are on local terms and will be for an initial period of three (3) years, renewable subject to six (6) months’ probation period, assessment of performance, continued relevance of the position and availability of resources.

How to apply
Applications for the position must include:
  • A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements and salary expectations
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • The names and addresses of three referees, including telephone, fax numbers and email addresses.
All correspondence should be addressed to the 

Human Resources Unit, 
World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), 
PO Box 30677, 
Nairobi, Kenya 

OR via email: icrafhru@cgiar.org and should indicate “Application for Research Assistant - CIMMYT” on their application letters and email submissions. 

Applications will be considered until 14 August 2012.

Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

We invite you to learn more about CIMMYT and ICRAF by accessing our web sites www.cimmyt.org and www.worldagroforestry.org

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