Impact Research and Development Organization is a registered Kenyan Non-Governmental Organization with a main office in Kisumu and regional offices in Bondo, Nyando, Rongo, Migori, Nyatike, Homa Bay, Suba and Pokot North. Offices in other parts of the country will open up from October 2012.

Its principal mandate is to design, implement and evaluate HIV/AIDS research and intervention programs that improve the health status of individuals and local communities.

We are looking for qualified and experienced personnel to fill in the following Kenyan Jobs positions

Project Coordinators

To oversee the implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention related activities within designated districts in Nyanza Province.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree in Social Sciences or related field. Masters degree in Public Health or Project Management an added advantage.
  • Good understanding of public health issues particularly HIV/AIDS.
  • 3 years’ experience coordinating large HIV/AIDS prevention programs especially among the in and out of school youth an added advantage.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proof of professional writing is required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages.
  • Qualified females are highly encouraged to apply.
Assistant Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Provide technical support in the planning, designing and implementation of a M&E system that will enable the
organization track accomplishment of activities and their impact on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics, or related fields is required.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Monitoring and Evaluation in a busy organization.
  • Good writing and analytical skills. Proof of writing is required.
  • Training in and experience with quantitative data analysis software specifically SPSS; Knowledge of Ms Access, SPSS, SAS, STATA or EPI INFO and qualitative data analysis software is a must.
  • Ability to multi-task and attention to details; and possess excellent communication skills.
  • Good understanding of public health issues particularly HIV/AIDS.
Clinical Officers

Provide Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) services, screen and treat STIs, provide care and treatment to HIV positive youth.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery.
  • Must have at least one year’s experience in a busy health facility.
  • Should have training and practical experience in Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision.
  • Knowledge on HIV/AIDS care and treatment is an added advantage.
  • Ability to diagnose and treat Sexually Transmitted Infections.
  • Must be pleasant, have good communication and leadership skills; and willing to work under pressure.
  • Pokot language speakers are highly encouraged to apply.
Nursing Officers

Assist in surgeries, screen and treat STIs, provide VCT/PITC, provide care and care to HIV positive youth.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Diploma in Nursing.
  • Must have at least one year’s experience in a busy health facility.
  • Should have training and practical experience in Male Circumcision.
  • Knowledge on HIV/AIDS care and treatment added advantage.
  • Ability to diagnose and treat Sexually Transmitted Infections.
  • Training and experience in VCT and PITC
  • Must be pleasant, have good communication skills and willing to work under pressure.
  • Pokot language speakers are highly encouraged to apply.
HTC/VMMC Counselors

Provide HIV Testing and Counseling, Provider-Initiated Testing and Counseling and Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision counseling services.

Minimum Requirements
  • Must have VCT training from NASCOP accredited institutions.
  • Must have PITC training from a recognized institution.
  • Must have training and practical experience on Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision.
  • Over 1 year’s experience in a similar position in a busy health set-up.
  • Pokot language speakers are highly encouraged to apply.
Field Coordinator (Injecting Drug Users)

Coordinate intervention activities specifically targeting Injecting

Drug Users (IDUs) in Nyanza Province.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree in Social Sciences or health related field.
  • Certificate training on Drugs and Substance Abuse from a recognized institution.
  • Must have 3 years’ experience in HIV prevention among Injecting Drug Users
  • Experience in addiction related (medical) care and IDU contact.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, proven supervisory skills,
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages, report writing and presentation skills.
Accountants

Manage funds for the program, prepare bank reconciliations.

Handle financial expenditure and report on the same, and prepare budgets etc.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree in Commerce - Accounting or Finance Option.
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in an NGO setting.
  • Good knowledge of Accounting software and Microsoft Office Packages.
  • Experience with preparing budgets for proposals is an added advantage.
ERP Administrator
  • Communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security; 
  • Configure, monitor, maintain and backup of the ERP system; 
  • Ensure maximum availability of systems; 
  • Prepare ad-hoc and repeat reports requested by users; 
  • Commission and install new applications and 
  • customize existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Technology or Computer Science
  • 3 years relevant experience in a highly active national or international NGO
  • Certified Oracle administrator or Microsoft Certified System Developer (MCSD) or
  • Microsoft ERP Administrator certification Microsoft Dynamics Certification
Submit applications, complete with CV, copies of certificates and testimonials, names and telephone numbers of two professional referees, current and expected salary, to reach the undersigned not later than 31st August, 2012.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The Human Resources Manager,
Impact Research and Development Organization,
P. O. Box 9171, Kisumu.
E-mail: careers@impact-rdo.org
SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an affiliate of SOS CV- International whose mission is to build families for
children in need, help them shape their own futures and share in the development of their communities. 

In Kenya, the organisation runs five Children’s Villages in Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Meru and Kisumu and an Emergency Relief Program in Marsabit. 

SOS Children’s Villages Kenya provides infrastructure in terms of education and health and families strengthening programs for families living in the local communities.

SOS CV KE seeks to recruit self-motivated, dynamic and results driven individuals in the following position:
 
Fund Development and Communication Manager
 
Main tasks for a person holding this position include but not limited to:
  • Develop, implement and evaluate the fundraising strategy
  • Coordinate the activities of fundraising.
  • Develop and implement a public relations and media strategy for SOS CV KE, ensuring that all our communication is consistent, based on the same global brand framework.
  • Coordinate the local child sponsorship programme and activities and ensure smooth correspondence to international sponsors.
  • Develop, approach and maintain appropriate relations with potential donor companies, firms, organisations, foundations, civil societies and the government for assistance, as well as media outlets and individuals in writing, sending proposals and funding applications as required ensuring adequate follow ups.
Job specifications
  • A degree in Social Sciences or communication, Master’s Degree shall be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years demonstrable experience in the conceptualisation, development and implementation of fundraising programmes;
  • Strong marketing and public relations experience;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical, fundraising and networking skills.
  • Computer literacy including working with all MS office applications is a must. Experience in design and desktop publishing is an added advantage.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
  • Smart negotiation skills with proven ability to develop and strengthen relationships with organisations and a wide range of individuals. Solid experience in establishment of high level contacts would be essential for this position.
National Family Strengthening Programme (FSP) Manager
 
The National FSP Manager main tasks include but not limited to;-
  • Overall coordination and management of the SOS Family Strengthening Programs in Kenya and assets therein.
  • Planning and budgeting for project activities.
  • Project proposal writing and sourcing of donor funding.
  • Coordinating and ensuring compliance with donors and line Ministry guidelines.
  • Coordinating the administration and operations of the FSP and related facilities.
  • Providing necessary support to the staff, the community representatives and donors.
Job specifications
  • A degree in Social Sciences. Master’s Degree shall be an added advantage.
  • Good communication, facilitation, proposal and report writing skills
  • Strong background in community mobilization
  • Over 8 years’ practical experience in management of programmes and preferably in the NGO sector
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
Program Officer – Advocacy
 
Main tasks for a person holding this position include but not limited to:
  • To design and deliver the organization’s core advocacy messages to Kenya’s decision and opinion makers
  • To monitor current debates in Kenya, United Nations and other international organizations forums on child rights and development, and identify opportunities to shape these policies
  • To develop and maintain a national legal and political analysis
  • To build and maintain contacts with relevant NGO networks working on child rights and protection to ensure the inclusion of the organization’s key messages into policy documents.
  • To build and maintain contacts with relevant media personnel and houses to increase the organizations profile in the media and draw attention to child rights violations, and practical proposals to address them
  • Develop, implement and evaluate different kinds of advocacy work
  • Regularly conduct internal and external analysis on the situation of children’s rights in the country
Job specifications
  • A degree in social sciences or equivalent
  • Five years’ experience in a social work/senior administrative position.
  • Excellent computer & communication skills
  • Experience in financial management, conducting baseline surveys, monitoring & evaluation will be an added advantage
  • Report & Proposal writing skills
  • Significant knowledge of how the civil society works in Kenya
  • A demonstrated understanding of the Child Rights issues in Kenya.
Administration Officer
 
The Administration officer’s main tasks include:
  • In charge providing administrative support to the all the facilities in the organization.
  • S/he exercises a high degree of discretion and initiative, while supporting the smooth running of the national office to maintain high a standard of communication within the office, and exceptional quality control of all office activities
  • Procurement and management of assets and materials.
  • Managing the SOS CV KE fleet of vehicles
Job specifications
 
The ideal candidate should have, as a minimum:
  • A degree in Business Administration or equivalent
  • Five years’ experience in an administrative position.
  • Excellent computer & communication skills
  • Experience in financial management
  • Excellent report writing skills
To apply for these positions, please submit your application letter enclosing a detailed current CV, current and expected remuneration package, copies of academic & professional certificates, telephone contacts and details of at least 3 referees by 28th August 2012, addressed to:
 
The National Director,
SOS Children’s Villages Kenya, 
P. O. Box 40653, 00100 GPO
Nairobi.
 
or info@soskenya.org
 
SOS CV KE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment?

The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “the Kingdom Bank” is the place for those looking to new horizons.

We are looking for dynamic, creative and self-oriented professionals to fill the position of:

ICT Officer – Internet Banking

The successful person will report to the Head Card Channels Support in the ICT Department.

Job Summary:

As an ICT Officer – Internet Banking, the role-holder will be responsible for supporting the Internet Banking System to ensure its availability at all times.

Main Duties:
  • Perform system upgrades and patches as required.
  • Handles users queries, resolve and advise
  • Participate in DR implementations and failovers.
  • Liaise with system vendors to resolves system issues
  • Ensure the system complies with international required standards
  • Maintain system security and control user access
  • Make system changes while following the Change Management Process
  • Document the systems configurations and changes
  • Perform testing of new release before deployment
  • Ensure backup is done on a daily basis
  • Respond to business request for system changes
  • Perform housekeeping exercise for the Internet banking System
Job specification:
The incumbent will be required to possess the following qualifications, attributes and skills:
  • Computer Science Degree or Equivalent
  • Worked in a busy computer operations environment for at least three years
  • Must have interacted with an Internet Banking system
  • Be willing to work at night, during week-ends and public holidays
  • Possess excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Have good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Display leadership skills
Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of certificates and indicating the current remuneration to the address shown below or send to  jobs@co-opbank.co.ke by 29th August 2012.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  

Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.
                                                                                                                                     
Please quote this reference on your application and on the envelope: ICT Officer – Internet Banking/08/2012

The Director
Human Resources Division
Co-operative Bank of Kenya Ltd.
P.O. Box 48231-00100
Nairobi

Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment? 

The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “the Kingdom Bank” is the place for those looking to new horizons.

We are looking for dynamic, creative and self oriented professionals to fill the position of:

Relationship Manager – Mortgage Support

The successful person will report to the Head – Mortgage Finance Department.

Job Summary:

As a Relationship Manager – Mortgage Support, the role-holder will be expected to facilitate growth in the mortgage portfolio by ensuring appraisal of all credit facilities for risk identification and management, administration of the Lending Policy and the production of management reports. 

He/She will also be tasked to achieve quality loan portfolio performance through transactional processing and monitoring. 

The role will also minimize risks to the Bank, ensuring that we maintain a ratio of non performing loans below 5%.

Main Duties:
  • Manage the credit appraisal process and participate in the approval within the delegated limits
  • Active participation in the improvement of the credit process and its effectiveness
  • Review and appraise credit applications to ensure compliance with policies and procedures
  • Provide support to the Business Development Team in development of risk related products
  • Ensure the preparation of loan approval documentation and management reports for decision making.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the Credit Team
  • Own the Mortgage Finance products and support the sales team towards meeting the set targets through accurate  robust processing of Mortgage Finance applications
  • Be responsible for maintaining Mortgage Finance Loan records for cases presented for approval
  • Adhere to Coop Bank service standards and deliver world-class customer service to internal and external customers
  • Analysis of the various applications and constituting the lending committee.
  • Follow up with the lawyers in term of registration and charging
  • Ensure the Mortgage Loan application process is adhered to and all the requisite documents are attached
  • Be aware of the Credit Policy and do a ‘diligence’ check, vet the applications and forward/submit only those that merit consideration
  • Ensuring all lending covenants are incorporated in the respective facility letters
  • Evaluating the quality of loans, assigning risk-ratings and ensuring compliance
Job specification:

The incumbent will be required to possess the following qualifications, attributes and skills:
  • Must have a university degree in a relevant field with CPA (K). AKIB/ACIB would be an added advantage
  • At least 6 years experience in general banking or in a financial institution;  4 of which are in a lending function
  • High data rationality, detail consciousness with high analytical and numerical skills
  • Ability to interpret financial and legal documents
  • Excellent Computer skills
  • A good knowledge of the Banking Act
  • A good knowledge of the mortgage market.
Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of certificates and indicating the current remuneration to the address shown below or send to jobs@co-opbank.co.ke by 29th August 2012.

We are an equal opportunity employer.   

Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.
                                                                                                                                      
Please quote this reference on your application and on the envelope: RM- Mortgage Support/08/2012

The Director
Human Resources Division
Co-operative Bank of Kenya Ltd.
P.O. Box 48231-00100
Nairobi

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