Shield Business School is an institution of Higher Learning opening its doors in Isiolo Town. 

The College commencing its operation in October 2012 looks forward to offering quality courses tailor-made to meet the needs of the modern day market. 

Shields Business School gives an all rounded education with its unique mode of teaching and well qualified and experienced staffs. The School’s Motto is ‘’Education that meets your needs’’.

Vacant Positions:

Shield Business School is looking for candidates with relevant qualifications to fill the following vacant positions:
  • Lecturers (3 Positions) for ATC Courses
  • Lecturer/Teacher (1 position for Computer studies)
Subjects taught: ATC 1 and ATC 11 Subjects and Computer Studies (packages)

Educational and relevant Qualifications:
  • CPA (K) Qualifications or Masters in a relevant course
  • Over one  year relevant teaching experience in a reputable college in Kenya
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the learners and ensure that lessons objectives are achieved
  • High moral and social integrity.
  • Must be passionate about teaching and ready to work in a rural set up.
  • Be aged between 24-30 years.
Applications including a cover letter showing the subjects to teach, Curriculum Vitae containing the contact names and addresses of three referees and academic certificates should be sent by email to:

shieldbusinessschool@gmail.com

The Deadline for applications will be on 30th August 2012.Only Successful applicants will be contacted.

Shield Business School is an equal opportunity employer.

Career Counselor

IAT is seeking to recruit a CAREER COUNSELOR who will be stationed at our IAT Yaya Centre Branch.

Get connected to an Exciting career.

We are looking for a mature, honest, reliable and responsible individual who is very customer centered, is able to effectively sell our courses to prospective students, and possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 

The successful individual should be able to keep clean student records, should be self-motivated, time conscious, and meticulous about his/her work, must be a team player and able to work without close supervision. 

The person should be able to participate in outdoor marketing activities to generate inquiries.

The suitable candidate should:

Be a graduate, preferably in Business Administration with a strong inclination towards sales Be computer literate (preferably completed ICDL) Have at least 1-year experience in an aggressive sales environment. Be able to demonstrate ability to meet set targets Have strong analytical and problem solving skills
 
If you strongly believe that you are competent to do the above job, deliver or e-mail your curriculum vitae with copies of your certificates and your covering letter clearly stating “Application for Career Counselor Position” to reach The HR Department not later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday 10th August 2012.
Address applications to: 

HR Director
IAT,
P.O. Box 14201, 00800,
Nairobi, Kenya
Email: HRD@symphony.co.ke
Phone 4455000/ 0716 793 954

Applicants must contact the HR Dept. on Monday, 13th August, 2012 to know if they have been short-listed.

Rivercross Tracking Limited wishes to advertise for the following position in the company.

Job Title: Corporate Sales Executive

Reporting To: Business Development Manager

Skills:
  • Excellent written/oral communication
  • Strong customer relationship management skills/focus.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communications skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict management.
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills.
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience.
  • Excellent PC hardware/software skills including all of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Persuasive in sales closing ability
  • Self-starter requiring little supervision
Qualifications:
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in sales preferably in the GPS/AVL industry
  • Experience in vehicle tracking and fleet management is highly desired
  • Bachelor’s Degree desirable.
  • Strong direct sales and relationship management experience.
  • Proven and consistent sales success
  • Proven strategic thinking
  • Excellent PC hardware/software skills including all of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Kindly send your application together with your CV and all relevant testimonials plus 3 referees quoting the position in the subject line, to sales@rivercrosstech.com by 8th August 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

Receptionist

We are looking for a good looking, well groomed receptionist.

Requirements
  • MUST have proven experience in a similar position.
  • MUST have excellent spoken and written English
  • MUST have strong computer skills
Education, Experience & Training:
  • MUST have Business related degree.
  • MUST have strong knowledge of pastel and sage
  • 3 & above years of proven experience in a similar position.
Basic Salary: Ksh35- 40, 000
Deadline: - 9th AUGUST 2012

Please send an up to date CV, a passport photo and a full photo, stating position you are interested in, current salary, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to; hannah@summitrecruitment-kenya.com
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.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job.

Position                       : Office Assistant/Cleaner
Department                : HR and Administration
Supervised by                 : HR Manager/ Operations Manager

Role Objectives/Summary

Helps maintain a clean and hygienic office environment. Provide administrative and clerical support to others in the office.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Cleaning of office rooms, shelves desks, chairs, windows and office equipment.
  • Ensure cleanliness and hygiene in restrooms and the parking lot.
  • Clean walls, windows and corridors.
  • Empty wastebaskets and recyclables to the disposal area
  • Monitor hazards in the establishment such as those related to fire and electricity.
  • Inform the management for the need of extensive repairs and other major renovations in the work area or office.
  • Pick up and carry messages, documents, packages, and other items between offices or departments within an establishment and to other business concerns.
  • Serve visitors tea / coffee / water and ensure utensils are washed
  • Any other duties assigned by management
Salary: 10k

To apply for this position send your CV to 
recruitment@workforceassociates.net or recruit.workforceassociates@gmail.com on or before 10th  August 2012.

Indicate office assistant/ cleaner   on subject.

Special Vacancy Notice Open to Internal and External Candidates

SVN Number: IOMSO/052/012

Position title: COS Assistant I – Procurement

Classification: G5/1 (IOM Salary Scale for GS staff)
Unit: Resource Management

Duty Station: Somalia Coordination Office, in Nairobi, Kenya.
Type of appointment: 6 months Special Short Term Contract with possibility of extension

Overall Functions:

Under the overall supervision of the Resource Management Officer of Somalia Coordination Office in Nairobi and the direct supervision of the National Logistics Procurement Officer of Somalia Coordination Office in Nairobi, the incumbent will provide procurement assistance including but not limited to appealing of prices of goods and materials, preparing Purchase Orders, receiving and checking of goods as well as preparing payment requests, reporting and encoding. In particular he/she will:-
  1. Receive all procurement and supply requisitions from offices in Mogadishu, Puntland and Somaliland, project managers in Somalia Coordination Office in Nairobi and make sure all are endorsed prior to procuring using the IOM authorization matrix as applicable for the mission.
  2. Process purchase requisitions (PR), requests for quote (RFQ) with vendor/s, prepare bid analysis summaries (BAS) followed by final preparation of purchase order (PO) through PRISM system using Material Management (MM) module. Make sure POs are delivered to suppliers and vendors and their signatures obtained.
  3. Ensure all purchases are performed according to IOM procurement rules and implement appropriate mechanisms to avoid fraud and ensure transparency to complement the IOM rules and regulations on procurement.
  4. Make sure assets (IOM and beneficiary) are created in PRISM through MM prior to procurement and acquired and transferred, deactivated once project are completed.
  5. Implement procedures to manage and safeguard all IOM assets in Somalia offices and Coordination Office in Kenya and make sure assets are updated in the PRISM MM module regularly.
  6. Advice project managers and supervisors on offers collected and best goods/services to be procured.
  7. Follow-up with suppliers and ensure timely delivery of requested supplies and materials and keep the concerned project staff informed on the status of the delivery.
  8. Coordinate with the receiving unit on Goods/Services to be received and obtain the satisfactory delivery notes and invoices from the receiving unit.
  9. Conduct first review of vendor invoices to ensure compliance with order and goods received and prepare Payment Requests and ensure timely payment to suppliers/service providers once goods delivered and services received.
  10. Maintain efficient filing system for all documents, reports and procurement records, tenders, bids, etc. and make sure it updated regularly.
  11. Ensure timely submission of all financial documents to the finance department by the stipulated date.
  12. Perform any other duties as may be required from time to time.
Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing and Supplies, Logistics or Business Administration.
  2. At least 5 years of professional work experience in Procurement and Logistics, preferably in a non-government organization or UN agencies.
  3. Thorough understanding of IOM Procurement and Logistics policies, rules and regulations.
  4. Experience on VAT exemptions procedures and Knowledge on Government requirements on duty exemptions.
  5. Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  6. Desirable IOM Competencies: A) Behavioral - Accountability, Client Orientation, Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity and Initiative, Leadership and Negotiation, Performance Management, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Teamwork, Technological Awareness. B) Technical - Delivers on set objectives in hardship situations, effectively coordinates actions with other implementing partners, works effectively with local authorities, stakeholders, beneficiaries, and the broader community to advance country office or regional objectives. (Based on IOM Competency Matrix)
  7. Demonstrated ability to maintain integrity in performing responsibilities assigned.
  8. Ability to pay close attention to details, take initiative and work with minimal supervision
  9. Knowledge in using office equipment and excellent knowledge in Microsoft Windows. Prior experience in usage of SAP an added advantage.
  10. Excellent command in written and spoken English and Kiswahili. Knowledge of Somali is an added advantage
Method of Application

Interested candidates should submit CV and a cover letter indicating the
Vacancy Notice Number, with three professional references and contacts (email or telephone) to the:
 
International Organization for Migration (IOM),
Human Resources Department,
Gitanga Groove, off Gitanga Road
P.O. Box 1810 - 00606
Nairobi

Or send by email to: hrsomalia@iom.int
Closing date: August 15, 2012.
Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Distribution Manager (Gross Salary- 50k-80K)

  We are a media and marketing organization focusing on the youth. 

Amongst its key products being  a teen publication which is a  Kenya’s leading teen publication and has been in print for the last 11 years is looking to grow its magazine sales consistently and  would like to get a distribution manager with experience and expertise to expand its Distribution department.

Key roles and responsibilities

To supervise magazine distribution from the depot/printer/airport to all retail & school outlets, and co-ordinate with all 3rd parties recruited to ensure magazine is delivered to the Point-of-Sale on time, i.e.

 Retail Outlets: Supermarkets, bookstores, convenient stores, cyber cafes, etc.,

Schools: School kiosks, school libraries, school journalism clubs, etc.

To supervise magazine collection (when required) from all the Point-Of-Sale outlets, including schools, supermarkets, bookstores, and  to ensure that all returns collected after the monthly sales cycle.

Check availability, sales of magazine at the retail outlets/school kiosks
  1. Retail Outlets: Compile a comprehensive list of retail outlets. In this list, have the names of all the key retail outlet managers, who you can contact to get information on magazine availability and sales. Ensure that you contact ALL retail outlet managers at least once a month. Additionally, ensure that you visit at least 5 retail outlets daily to check availability status of the magazine.
  2. Schools: Compile a comprehensive list of school outlets with the contacts of;
  • Kiosk Owners
  • School Principals/Head teachers
  • Club Patron (Teachers)
From this contact list, you will be required to check the status of magazine availability, sales or any issues related to magazine sales in the schools by either visiting or calling ALL school outlets at least once a month. Additionally, you will be expected to visit at least 5 school outlets daily to check availability status of the magazine.

Ensure that magazines are properly displayed at the various retail outlets during the in-store visits as clearly defined in the ‘Sales Supervision’ role above

To Supervise the Circulation of the Magazine on daily basis by either contacting and/or visiting all outlets where the magazine is available to the reader.

Develop strategies to ensure growth of circulation and subscription database
  • Retail Outlet Growth: Co-ordinate with retail outlet distributors e.g. to ensure optimum sales at retail outlets and ensure the laid out monthly, quarterly and annual targets are met
  • School Outlet Growth: To co-ordinate with school outlets distributors, kiosk owners, school heads, etc.to ensure optimum sales in schools and ensure laid out monthly, quarterly and annual targets are met
Prepare weekly reports and present findings and concerns to Senior Management. The weekly reports will highlight, amongst other key issues;
  • Magazine Distribution from depot to retail outlets/schools
  • Magazine Availability reports for both retail outlets and schools
Growth strategies updates and reports

Every quarter, come up with creative ideas on how the magazine can be marketed/sold at all retail outlets. 

The ideas should be in a report format and must include, amongst other details; description of ideas, implementation timetable, implementation outlets, projected sales numbers, etc.

Liaise and manage all retail outlets, schools & vendors to make sure they are adequately handled

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience,  please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title Circulation/ Distribution Manager ( Gross Salary; 50k-80k) on the email subject to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke.

Please indicate current or last salary.

N.B. We do not charge any fee for interviews and neither for having your CV in our database

Territory/Route Sales Executives

Two Posts (Nairobi & North Rift Region).

Salary: 20-30K plus attractive commissions.

Our client is a leading FMCG brand. We hereby invite applications from suitably qualified, dynamic, experienced and results driven candidates with proven track record to fill the position of Route Sales Executives.

Purpose of the Job: Build business by identifying and selling products and maintaining good relationships with existing, new and prospective customers.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Servicing existing routes/accounts, obtaining orders and establishing new accounts in the specified territory by planning and organizing daily work schedules and route plans.
  • Ensure that the products gain the visibility and that distribution is well managed.
  • Submit orders daily and ensure proper reconciliations of accounts are done.
  • Keep Management informed by submitting activity and results reports, on daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules etc.
  • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions, preparing reports and making recommendations to management.
  • Grow new areas.
  • Debt control and collection.
  • Supporting Marketing and promotion activities by the management to assist push sales.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • A diploma in Sales and Marketing.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience selling FMCG and achieving targets
  • Ability to prioritize assigned work.
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience,  please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke.

Please indicate current or last salary.

N.B. We do not charge any fee for interviews and neither for having your CV in our database

We are located in Nairobi is a fast growing middle level architectural firm offering integrated professional services in the Building and Construction Industry. 

They wish to recruit the following:

Registered Architect:

Registered by BORAQS with 3 year’s post registration experience.

Assistant Architect:

Bachelor of Architecture from a recognized university. Those with no experience desired as training will be offered.

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience,  please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke.

Please indicate current or last salary.

N.B. We do not charge any fee for interviews and neither for having your CV in our database


Tradestar Kenya Limited is fast growing outsourcing organization situated in Thika town.  We are looking for exercised persons to fill in the following positions on a full time basis. 

Job Title        : Programmer
Location        : Thika
No of Positions    : 2

Education and experience:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Computer Science
  • At lease 5 years professional experience with PHP/Javascript/MySQL
  • Good knowledge and experience with HTML/CSS
  • Experience with DHTMLX/Paradox/C++ is an added advantage
Job Title        : Office Assistant
Location        : Thika
No of Positions    : 1

Education and experience:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Bachelor of Commerce - Finance Option
  • Accounting background
  • Must have a keen eye for detail
  • Very good computer skills is a must
Other Requirements
  • Written reporting skills
  • Very fluent in English
  • Can work to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and results driven
  • Distance of travel from home to office in Thika must be less than 45min
Salary: Based on qualifications and skills

If you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience, expected salary and your area of residence to info@tsk.co.ke.  P O Box 1251, 01000, Thika. Tel: 067-20147.

Send your CV with file name as your official names e.g. cv_ann_wanjiku

Only successful candidates will be contacted.


Adviser, Advocacy and Communications – Somalia / Somaliland
 
Based in Nairobi with frequent trips to Somalia/land

Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote co-operative approaches to security. 

We work with governments, international organisations and civil society to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development and through supporting the actions of others.
 
We are seeking an Advocacy and Communications Adviser with experience of working on advocacy and/or communications with governments or NGOs.   
 
The primary purpose of this role is to support Saferworld’s Somalia/land programme by developing evidence-based advocacy and communications strategies and materials and to support Saferworld partners, particularly three Somali non-state actor platforms in this regard, 
 
The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in a relevant subject or equivalent experience. 

S/he will have excellent writing skills and a proven track record of influencing donors and other international actors.  

The post-holder will have experience of working in complex and politically sensitive contexts and the ability to work in a non-partisan manner.   

The salary range for this post is KS 3,547,800 – 4,506,388 gross per annum.  For job description please visit http://www.saferworld.org.uk/about/jobs.  

To apply please send full CV and covering letter to Marie Aziz at recruitment@saferworld.org.uk (using Ref CAA in subject heading)

Deadline for applications: 16 August 2012

Background:
 
VSF Germany is an international Non Governmental Organization, providing humanitarian aid and development assistance to pastoralists and vulnerable communities in areas where livestock is of importance. 

In the region, VSF Germany implements activities in Sudan, south Sudan, Kenya, Somalia & Ethiopia.
 
With support in animal health, agriculture, marketing, food safety but also with developing the capacity of communities and governmental institutions or initiating peace and conflict resolution we work towards food security and strengthened livelihoods of pastoralist communities.
 
VSF Germany seeks to recruit a qualified and well experienced Field Logistics Coordinator to support the logistics & procurement functions of our emergency & humanitarian projects in North Horr – Marsabit, Northern Kenya. 

This position is Field based.
 
Key responsibilities:
 
I. Leadership and operations
  • Provide leadership and management to a team of drivers in North Horr and Illeret
  • Provide support to programme coordinator and project managers
  • Supervise, manage, and monitor all logistics operations ensuring timely and cost efficient delivery of all ordered goods in all the project field locations.
II. Planning
 
Work together with Project coordinator on the following:-
  • Projection of weekly movements
  • Forecast for fuel
  • Forecast for service parts and parts
III. Procurement & Inventory
  • Coordination of procurement with Programme Coordinator/Project managers and RON Logistics
  • Ensuring submission of approved Internal Order Requests (IORs)
  • Coordinate purchase of items from approved vendors in Marsabit/procurements on the ground
  • Preparation of LPOs for ground purchases and having them approved
  • Prepare a monthly return on procurements done
IV. Fleet Management
  • Supervise and monitor vehicle usage and movement.
  • Ensure that vehicles are maintained and serviced regularly; spot check vehicle record book.
  • Coordinate repairs of defective vehicles/generators
  • Ensure vehicle logs are kept for each vehicle, properly endorsed with required details and approved by PM/PO.
  • Analyze fuel consumption and vehicle maintenance costs
  • Ensure proper documentation on vehicle maintenance; repairs and services.
  • Compile a monthly return on fuel consumed, mileage covered and repairs per vehicle
  • Take disciplinary action against errant drivers
  • Ensure all vehicles have all the required kits( first aid box, safe life, tools)
V. Transport/Cargo Movement
  • Coordinate with Regional Office Nairobi and project locations the movement of project inputs
  • Ensure waybills and packing lists are prepared/signed, scanned and emailed to those concerned
  • Coordinate flight booking of cargo with Regional Office logistics and project location
  • Coordinate booking of returns of passengers
  • Coordinate getting of quotes for hire of vehicles locally for local use/transportation
VI. Security Awareness & Management
  • Remain the focal point for field security coordination
  • Collect and Update Regional Officer Nairobi and Project staff on security situation
  • Ensure thurayas, radios etc are working.
  • Ensure maintenance and servicing of the security communication equipments
VII. Stock Management
  • Ensure stock cards are maintained in the two locations
  • Ensure stock cards are updated with details of stock movement
  • Manage stocks using internal system
  • Manage reorder system for items frequently used e.g. fuel, stationaries, service parts, tyres, vehicle parts
  • Keep copies of beneficiary lists
  • Updating RON on stock movement on monthly basis
VIII. Asset List
  • Ensure preparation of asset list and prudent management of assets
  • Updating details of assets i.e. new, transfered, sent for repairs, obsolete etc
  • Ensure preparation of incident reports for stolen/damaged items
  • Prepare hand over certificates for items handed over
  • Tagging of assets, coordinate repairs
IX. Staff Movement
  • Prepare a projection of weekly movement
  • Update regional office on the movement
  • Coordinate approval of travel approval forms and submit same to regional office
  • Coordinate dropping and picking of staff to/from Marsabit
  • Coordinate flight bookings with regional office and project staff
Qualifications, Experience, Attributes & Skills required
  • Degree in business administration/economics/logistics
  • Post graduate diploma in logistics/procurement/supplychain
  • 3 years experience within an international NGO, fluent in English
  • Experience in international emergency context shall be an added advantage
  • Work experience EC, ECHO, & OFDA funded projects.
  • Experience of remote management contexts is an advantage
  • Experience in team management in highly security complex environments
  • Good multi-tasking skills with ability to work
  • Ability to manage heavy workloads, to delegate tasks/responsibilities and to constantly reassess priorities.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural team and environment
Interested and qualified candidates should submit an application letter and CV stating their current gross and expected salary to: VSF Germany, using the postal address above or via email address (admin_hr@vsfg.org). 

Include contacts of 3 referees with one being your current or immediate Line Manager. 

Please indicate on the subject the Job Title. 

Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. 

Closing date for receiving applications is 10th August 2012, on or before 5.00pm

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