Sustainable Agriculture Community Development Programme (SACDEP – Kenya)

SACDEP – Kenya is a Development Organisation, working in 12 Counties. With its head office based in Thika town, the organization works in the area of Sustainable Agriculture in Coast, Eastern, Central and Rift Valley Provinces of Kenya.

Applications are invited to fill in the following positions.

Job Title 1: Training and Conference Centres Co-Ordinator

To oversee the overall operations of Two (2) Development Training and Conference Centres based near Thika Town.

  • Diploma/Bachelor’s in Hotel Management or other hospitality related field from a recognized institution.
  • 10 years experience in a hospitality oriented organization.
  • Strong leadership, personal organization and communication skills.
  • Ability to write reports on strict deadlines.
  • Ability to develop and implement new packages in the hospitality industry.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office Suite & Excel.
 Job Title 2: Water & Sanitation Field Co-Ordinator

To implement and develop a Water and Sanitation Programme.

  • Diploma /BSc in Water or Agriculture Engineering.
  • 7 years experience working in a community integrated water & sanitation programme.
  • Practical skills in designing and execution of community based/led Water and Sanitation projects. This includes but not limited to:
  1. Hydrological Surveys and Borehole Drilling.
  2. Water Pipeline designing.
  3. Water Pans, Dam design and Construction.
Job Title 3: Stores Manager

To set up a stores and issuing procedure involving procurement offices, storage and distribution to different locations in the field.

  • Diploma/Bachelors in Commerce/Business Management Procurement option.
  • Proven 10 years experience in receiving of goods, recording, storage and distribution.
  • Experience in stores records, reports and data management using relevant computer packages.
  • Knowledge in Financial Accounting and Auditing procedures.
  • Skills in personnel management.
Job Title 4: Agricultural Productivity Co-Ordinator

To co-ordinate, implement and develop an integrated programme in production enhancement through diverse Sustainable Agriculture approaches.

  • Diploma or BSc in; General Agriculture, Sustainable Agriculture, Horticulture or related disciplines.
  • 5 years experience working in agriculture training and extension programme for small holder farmers.
  • Thorough knowledge on Sustainable/organic Agriculture.
  • Knowledge in establishment of smallholder irrigation schemes.
  • Knowledge and experience in setting up farmers learning and information points.
Job Title 5: Agro-Marketing Co-Ordinator

To implement and develop further food processing, Value addition, cottage industries and marketing.

  • Diploma or BSC in agriculture marketing, Agri – business or Agricultural Economics.
  • Practical Skill in designing and execution of community based/led marketing programme.
  • 10 years experience working in small holder marketing programmes.
  • Proven skills in setting up agro-value addition programmes for small holder farmers.
  • Knowledge and experience in setting up cottage industries will be an added advantage.
Job Title 6: Driver/Mechanic

Be in charge of maintenance and repairs of the organization fleet of vehicles and co-odinating operation

  • Minimum O level Certificate.
  • Mechanical Training grade 1 or its equivalent
  • 10 years Motor Vehicle driving experience for classes A,B, C, E & F.
  • Ability to write reports in English.
  • Have a Certificate of Good Conduct from the Government.
  • Be 28 – 40 years with a valid driving license
Job Title 7: Security Officer


The person will maintain the organizational security system covering personnel, vehicles, centers, goods and services by patrolling the premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.

Professional qualifications
  • Academic Standards – O level.
  • Fluent in Written and spoken English & Kiswahili.
  • 10 years experience on security matters e.g Security firms, government or disciplined forces.
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Kenya Police.
  • Be 35 – 45 years of age
All Applications to bear current salary, Job title on the envelope and the Reference in the application.

Only Short listed candidates will be invited for interviews.

Hard copies of Applications, Detailed Curriculum Vitae & Testimonials
to be sent not later than 17th August, 2012
Executive Director – SACDEP – Kenya
P.O. Box 1134, Thika 01000, Thika.

If you do not hear from us by 31st August, 2012 please consider yourself unsuccessful.

LAP Trust
Career Opportunities
Looking for a Career where you can really make a difference?
Laptrust Administration Services Limited is a leading Pension Scheme Administrator offering Comprehensive Retirement Benefits and Administration Services in Eastern Africa. 

We are looking for talented, energetic, ambitious and self motivated individuals to fill the following positions:

Human Resources Officer

Ref: HR/HRO/01-08-2012
Reporting to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, the Human Resources Officer will be responsible for the effective coordination of human resource activities such as recruitment and selection, performance management, training and development.
Management Accountant
Ref: HR/MA/01-08-2012:

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Management Accountant will be responsible for providing the business with high quality performance analysis/reports, business key performance indicators and ensuring accurate costing of the Company's activities and projects with an overall aim of efficient and prudent management of financial resources.

Property Management Officer
Ref: HR/PMO/01-08-2012:

Reporting to the Property Manager, the Property Management Officer will be responsible for ensuring that the Company’s properties are professionally, profitably and efficiently managed while undertaking day to day supervision and monitoring of the outsourced services to property management firms and other property service providers.
Property Management Accountant
Ref: HR/PMA/01-08-2012

Reporting to the Investment Accounting Manager, the Property Management Accountant will be responsible for all property rent billing, bank and cash transactions including timely reconciliation of the accounts and tenants accounts for efficiency and accurate reporting.

Legal Officer

Ref: HR/LO/01-08-2012
Reporting to the Senior Legal Officer, the Legal Officer will be responsible for implementing an effective legal services function.
For more details please visit our website:
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their applications and CV with 3 professional referees so as to reach the Human Resources and Administration Manager on or before 17th August 2012 to the address below;
The Human Resources and Administration Manager,
Laptrust Administration Services Limited., 
6th Floor; Laptrust House,
Haile Selassie Avenue, Nairobi,
P.O. Box 28938 – 00200,
Tel: +254 (20) 2046901-5,
Laptrust Administration Services Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will offer a competitive package to the successful candidate. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Office of the Principal

Chuka university College, a Constituent University College of Egerton University, invites applications from qualified and experienced individuals with excellent credentials to fill the following positions

Nurse Lecturers 

Grade X11 (3 posts)
Ref: CUC/AD/1/2012

  • Must have masters degree from a recognized academic institution plus at least three (3) years of teaching experience in General Nursing, Midwifery or Community Health at University Level.
  • Must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from a recognized institution
  • Must be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Must have a valid practice License
Skills Lab Nurse 

Grade E/F (1 post)
Ref: CUC/AD/2/2012

  • Must have a bachelors degree in Nursing from a recognized institution
  • A diploma in Nursing with five years experience in clinical student s’ instruction
  • Registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Valid practice License
Senior Technologist  

Grade E/F (2 posts)
Ref: CUC/AD/3/2012

  • Must have a higher diploma or BSC. In Biochemistry or Microbiology from a recognized institution.
  • Must have 3 years experience at the level of a technologist 1.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Exemplary work performance
Mode of application

Applicants must submit ten (10) copies of applications giving details of age, educational, and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address and enclosing copies of certificates and testimonials and giving names and addresses of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and area of specialization accompanied with curriculum vitae and duly certified copies of certificates and testimonials. 

Applicants should request their referees to write directly to the undersigned. 

The name and reference number of the position for which application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope.

Applications and information from referees should reach the undersigned not later than 24th August, 2012

The principal
Chuka University College
P.O. Box 109-60400

We are a Multinational Company operating in the Agribusiness industry. 

We are looking for self-driven, confident individuals to fill the following vacant positions:

1. Regulatory Manager - Kenya 

1 Position

Role purpose
  • Obtain, extend and maintain the license to operate- (registrations) for the company in the Commercial Unit to specifications, on time and in line with the business strategy.
Job Profile & Accountabilities
  • Coordinate, plan & report on all regulatory activities including regulatory trials and product registration renewals in a timely manner. Align the plans with commercial plans and priorities while acting as advisor to the business on fit of new projects with regulatory requirements and trends.
  • Compile the necessary regulatory dossiers, information, data that meets PCPB, KEPHIS requirements to support product registrations, renewals and extension Manage and lead in product stewardship in both Crop Protection and Seeds and take ownership in providing current on time information to the team.
  • Ensure product write up (labels, pamphlets, postersetc.) meet Kenyan and company set standards.
  • Cultivate and maintain good relationships with local regulatory authorities, government agencies, local industry associations, and stakeholders for registration processes and legislations.
  • Develop and interact with an external network of key influencers to support the business Regulatory, certification and marketing bodies.
  • Proactively provide Stewardship and regulatory support in case of questions, problems and legislation issues (MRLs, GLOBAL GAP).
  • Ensure cross-functional cooperation within the Kenya business and regional teams, Link to European & Global Regulatory teams.
Critical Knowledge& Experience
  • Degree in Agriculture or relevant technical qualification.
  • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements and trends in Kenya.
  • Direct experience in regulatory affairs gained through 2 or more years will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated strengths in communication, self-organization and problem solving.
  • Developed negotiation/influencing skills across different cultures.
  • Good level of business understanding & competence including Commercial exposure.
  • Drive for results
Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities
  • Excellent team working, project management and interpersonal skills.
  • Works with minimal supervision; consults & updates superiors on key decisions and issues.
  • Attention to details and ability to complete and deliver tasks on time.
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking with planning and implementation ability.
2. Field Supervisor 

2 Positions
Role purpose
  • To define and lead the agreed company market offers and deliver according to business targets through the effective management and supervision offield teams, farmers and retailers with an aim to ensure effective ‘push-pull’ balance.
Job Profile & Accountabilities
  • Develop and implement agreed sales plans, targets and budgets in accordance with the country strategy and objectives.
  • Brand ambassador at the farm gate and ensure growers understanding are enhanced and work closely with technical and commercial teams to ensure appropriate customer touch and appropriate services are defined and delivered while achieving the desired positioning.
  • Keep abreast with market trends, pricing and competition activities, giving regular information as changes come.
  • Provide the grower with advice on the safe use & handling of pesticides, while providing accurate & appropriate recommendations in an ethical manner to farmers, to help them achieve best return on investment.
  • Manage and update of growers, influencers & channel information and regular provision to Marketing Services and regular feedback of sales strategy progress and adaptation to environment.
Critical Knowledge& Experience
  • Degree in Agriculture or in an agricultural related field with 3 years field experience will be an added advantage.
  • Sound technical knowledge in agronomy and seeds.
  • Good understanding of local agricultural practices and sales environment In-depth understanding of the vegetable seeds landscape in Kenya.
  • Exhibit a deep understanding of Small scale farmers and groups networking trends in Kenya.
Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities
  • Negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Effective writing, oral and presentation skills.
  • Team work, interpersonal skills, credibility and confidence in dealing with all levels of team members.
  • Reporting Skills: information and market intelligence and alignment to strategy
  • Strategic thinking and innovation.
  • Self-motivation (minimum supervision) and drive for results.
3. Field Promoters

6 Positions

Role purpose
  • To promote the company’s offer in specified key areas & locations within Kenya; carry out crop demonstrations and farmer trainings; and product promotional campaigns to optimise sales in the area.
Job Profile
  • Implement agreed demonstration / farmer training/promotion plans within specified timeframe.
  • Operate effectively with minimum supervision.
  • Provide accurate & appropriate recommendations in an ethical manner, in order that the growers achieve best return on investment.
  • Provide the grower & stockist with advice on the benefits, safe use & handling of company product offers
  • Ensure key information about growers, stockists is collected and provided.
  • Provide regular feedback on progress and success of demonstrations,trainings;propose any changes that suit the promotion environment at any one period.
  • Defend and promote the image of the company including representing the company in a professional and competent manner.
Critical Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • An agricultural related Degree/diploma/or agricultural based certificate accompanied with over 2 years hands on experience.
  • Must be a mobilizer with ability to organise and carry out demos.
  • Must be profficient in English & Kiswahili langauges.
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Good presentation skills for group sessions.
Applications, attaching CV’s,copies of certificates and testimonials to be forwarded not later than 17th August 2012 to:
The Advertiser
DNA Voucher No.1349
Nation Media Group
P.O.Box 49010-00100, 

Mount Kenya Academy Senior School is a not-for-profit day and boarding co-educational school which offers both the Kenyan National Curriculum and IGCSE. 

We invite applications from well-qualified applicants for the following positions:


The following subject combinations:

Kiswahili/C.R.E, Mathematics/ Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, English/Geography, English/ Literature, Biology/Physics

The candidates should have Bachelor of Education Degree or equivalent with a PGDE from a recognized University and must have at least 3 years of experience in teaching.

IGCSE Coordinator

He or she:
  • must possess a BED degree or equivalent with a PGDE
  • have 5 years or more teaching experience in an IGCSE School (KS3 and KS4)
  • have a good understanding of the British National Curriculum and the workings of the CIE body
  • experience as an Examination Officer will be an added advantage
Interested candidates should apply by e-mail together with a detailed C.V., a
telephone number and names of three referees by 10thAugust 2012.

The Principal
Mount Kenya Academy Senior School
P.O. Box 521-10100, Nyeri
Tel: 061-2030017, 2031142 / 0723 977666 / 0716 211388
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