Programme Officers – Grants Monitoring

UNDP Kenya wishes to advertise two positions of Programme Officers – Grants Monitoring

Position Information

Post Title: Programme Officer – Grants Monitoring (2 positions)
Contract Type: Service Contract
Grade/Band: SB4
Direct Supervisor: Programme Manager (Amkeni Wakenya)
Duration: One year, renewable
Date of Issue: 11 September 2012
Closing Date: 17 September 2012


The establishment of the CSDG-Facility was the culmination of a number of processes within the democratic governance sector. 

It was also an acknowledgement of the crucial role that civil society is able to play in those processes. 

The Amkeni Wakenya Civil Society Democratic Governance Facility (“Amkeni Wakenya” or “The Facility”) is an initiative established by development partners including The Royal Netherlands Embassy, The Embassy of Sweden, the Embassy of Japan, The European Union, Royal Norwegian Embassy (Norway) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

The Facility was set up to provide co-ordinated and harmonized support to civil society organizations (CSOs) in the democratic governance sector in Kenya to participate more effectively in democratization processes in Kenya. 

The move to establish Amkeni Wakenya was a culmination of various efforts and discussions involving CSOs, the private sector, government departments and development partners over a span of years that aspired to strengthen civil society to be able to perform its roles of informing, educating and mobilising citizens to participate actively in reforms and checking government policies and practices more effectively and contribute to deepening democracy in Kenya.

To achieve the above objectives and strategic outcomes, Amkeni Wakenya utilizes three (3) programme delivery methodologies: Grant Making, Capacity Building, and Learning and Knowledge Management. 

Under Amkeni Wakenya’s Strategic Plan for 2011-2015, the facility focuses on four (4) strategic outcomes:

Job Profile

The full terms of reference for the position can be accessed on the UNDP Kenya e-Recruitment portal on the UNDP Kenya website -

Application Procedure

Interested and qualified persons can access and should apply on the UNDP Kenya e-Recruitment portal located on the UNDP Kenya website - - on or before 17 September 2012. Select “e-Recruitment Portal” under “Operations/Human Resources”. 

Applicants are required to fill and sign a Personal History Form (P11) Form and submit it together with their online application.

Applications received via other means or after the deadline will not be accepted. 

UNDP will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest.


UNDP, as a matter of practice, does not charge any application, processing or training fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions as to vacancy announcements you may have received, please send your enquiry to:

“UNDP is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns”.

AIC Kijabe Hospital is a church based hospital established in 1915.  

Having a bed capacity of 260 beds, we seek to provide excellent compassionate health care, education and spiritual ministry in the name of Jesus Christ summed up with the motto "Health Care to God’s glory!”

Located 65 km from Nairobi, we serve a varied range of clientele from all over Kenya and neighboring countries setting ourselves as a regional beacon of hope. 

As a service organization, we recognize that a team of people with great character, compassion and skills are Kijabe Hospital’s most valuable resource.

AIC Kijabe Hospital invites application from competent and qualified Christians for the following Jobs and Careers in Kenya.

Supply Chain Manager

The Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for developing and coordinating the preparation of strategic procurement plans and tender specifications for purchasing capital equipment, goods and services as provided in the annual budget.

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in business, commerce, economics or equivalent with additional professional qualifications in Purchasing and Supplies Management.

Internal Auditor

The Internal Auditor will be responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedure.

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in business, commerce, economics or equivalent with additional Professional qualifications in CPA (K), or equivalent.

Pediatric Ward Manager

The Manager will lead the Nursing Staff to achieve excellence in the four goals of Kijabe Hospital, Quality Patient care, Discipleship, Evangelism and Training to the Hospitals Vision and Mission.

Applicants must have a BScN with registration in good standing. 

Those with Pediatric experience will have an added advantage.

Estate Manager

The incumbent will be responsible for the hospital housing function encompassing monitoring income and expenditure, maintenance, allocation and constructions.

Applicants must have a Degree in Facility Management or Land Economics or related degree. Applicants must have business acumen and financial literacy.

Medical Officer

Applicants must have a Medical Degree of M.B.Ch.B. in good standing with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (MPDB).

Laboratory Positions  

Laboratory Technologists

Applicants must have the a Diploma in medical laboratory sciences from an accredited institution

Cytopathologist / Pathologist Assistant

Applicants must have an advanced training and certification in Histo-technology and/or a degree in medical laboratory sciences.

Radiographer Positions

Applicants must have a Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences from Kenya Medical Training College.

How to apply

To view detailed positions descriptions and to apply, please visit careers page or send your CV to

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Sales Representative

Location: Nairobi

Industry: Manufacturing
A multinational manufacturing firm in the packaging industry is seeking to recruit a Sales Representative. 

The successful candidate will be in charge of handling and growing the business towards achieving projected revenue generation targets.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Build and manage a sales force and distribution network capable of marketing and selling the company full product line in the market.
  • Grow product sales for the company and hit high volume targets
  • Engage a range of distribution partners, including multi-national corporations and regional distributors.
  • Assist in negotiating pricing, terms and conditions with distributors
  • Measure the sales progress against leading indicators
  • Forecast sales volumes, profit margins, and net profit and achieve clearly defined, mutually agreed upon revenue/gross profit targets
  • Deliver innovative business models, branding, and marketing approaches
  • Work closely with the company’s manufacturing and design teams to consistently improve their product line.
  • Generate sales leads and secure new business by maintaining relationships with existing and potential customers to capitalize on new business opportunities and achieve long-term ‘customer satisfaction’.
Qualification and Experience
  • At least a Diploma in Sales and Marketing or any other business related  field
  • Should have minimum of 3 to 5 years of field experience.
  • Candidates with previous technical sales experience will have an added advantage.
  • Possess selling experience from Packaging Industries, Industrial Equipments / consumables
  • Should be proactive, independent, aggressive and passionate about the client business
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Creative, professional, strong leadership and communication skills.
To apply, send your CV only with no other attachments to before Monday 17th Sep 2012. 

Clearly indicate the position applied for and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

Chief Executive Officer/Board Secretary (Re-Advertisement)

The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) is a state corporation whose mandate is to source funds and provide loans, scholarships and bursaries to Kenyans studying in recognized institutions of higher learning in the East African region.

The Board has a loan portfolio of more than KSh. 30 billion and this is expected to increase significantly in the next five years in line with the planned expansion of higher education in the country.

As part of its growth and transformation strategy, the Board seeks to recruit a visionary and energetic professional for the position of Chief Executive Officer/ Board Secretary and is, accordingly, inviting applications from qualified Kenyan citizens for this position.

Job Profile

Reporting to the Board, the CEO is expected to lead a team of professionals by:-
  • Providing an innovative and pragmatic leadership in the financing of a dynamic and fast growing higher education sector;
  • Developing strategies and partnerships that will promote and enhance the role of HELB in effective delivery of its statutory mandate;
  • Ensuring compliance with the constitutional and public financial management requirements through prudent management of all the resources of the Board;
  • Leading and motivating a talented team of a human capital operating under a performance-oriented culture.
Person Profile

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:-
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in senior positions with a bias towards financial management; candidates with experience in financing of education have a distinct advantage;
  • A solid educational attainment from a recognized university; candidates with a Master’s degree in Finance, Economics, Business studies or Education have an added advantage;
  • A deep understanding of how to mobilize funds and sustain a revolving fund scheme;
  • A proven track record in change management and institutional transformation;
  • An excellent understanding of the dynamics of the higher education subsector in Kenya and in the region;
  • An appropriate appreciation of Kenya’s public sector performance contracting processes;
  • Ability to interact effectively with senior government officers, heads of higher education institutions and the financial community.
It is expected that the applicant will have complied with Chapter 6 provisions of the Constitution.

The successful applicant will be appointed on a five (5) year contract and will be eligible for renewal once upon satisfactory performance. A competitive remuneration package will be offered.

Candidates must enclose a current CV giving details of day time contacts, names and contacts of three referees and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials so as to reach the Chairman of the Board at the addresses below not later than 15th September 2012

Higher Education Loans Board,
P.O. Box 69489-00400, NAIROBI.
Email address:
‘HELB is an equal opportunity employer’

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