CAP Youth Empowerment Institute a registered non – government Organization is looking for the following trainers’ positions for its youth training programs for various positions across Kenya.
 

ICT , Retail, Automobil, Hospitalit, Metal Fabricating, Wielding, Floriculture (Flower Farming), Food Processing, Electrical, Electronics and Carpentry

All the above positions require diploma / graduation with 2 to 3 yrs of working experience in the Industry. 

 

Excellent Verbal and Written communication skills are must. 

 

Networking skills are compulsory.
 

CAP Youth Empowerment Institute is also looking for

1. Documentation Specialist
 

2. Management Information System Developer.
 

3. Curriculum Specialists

All the above positions require diploma / graduation with 2 to 3 yrs of working experience in the Industry. 

 

Excellent Verbal and Written communication skills are must. 

 

Networking skills are compulsory.  

 

Please apply with in a week online hrcapyei@gmail.com

Africa Policy Capacity Coordinator


WWF is one of the world’s largest conservation organizations working together with its partners to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. 

 

WWF does this by conserving the world’s biological diversity, ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.


The Africa Policy Capacity Coordinator contributes to the implementation of the Africa Policy and Partnership Strategy. 

 

More specifically she/he is the central focal point in the team, responsible for developing and implementing a programme aiming at providing coaching and training for staff of Offices in Africa, as well as WWF’s partners. 

 

This programme will build policy and advocacy capacity for effective advocacy work and engagement with development organisations and policy institutions and platforms.


The candidate should possess an advanced degree or equivalent work experience in development studies, international relations, economics, social sciences, or management fields; experience working with large-scale conservation programmes, development aid policy and/or financing. 

 

They should have experience in developing and using training and educational materials and experience working on policy and advocacy issues. 

 

The candidate should possess good relationship management and diplomatic skills.


The position will report to the Africa Policy and External Relations Director and the position will be based in Nairobi with travel within the Africa Region.


We encourage all suitable candidates to apply via email through a cover letter and CV with Communications officer application on the subject line to: Human Resources Generalist, WWF ESARPO, Hresource@wwfesarpo.org not later than 28th October 2012. 

 

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


WWF is an equal opportunity Employer

Resource Mobilization Officer


Background


The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) is a not-for-profit organization designed to facilitate and promote access and delivery of appropriate proprietary agricultural technologies for use by resource-poor smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

 

Based in Nairobi, but working across the continent, AATF fosters its mission through public/private partnerships to reach its target farmers. 

 

The Foundation is a one-stop-shop that provides expertise and know-how that facilitates the identification, access, development, delivery and utilization of proprietary agricultural technologies.

AATF has launched a special resource mobilization campaign, Africa Thriving: Practical Solutions for Farmers, to accelerate and expand its current projects, ensuring they successfully reach smallholder farmers and their families as well as establish several new projects. 

 

With an initial target of $10 million, the campaign has a total goal of $85 million over five years. Government, foundation, corporate and, where appropriate, individual investment is being targeted.

To meet these objectives, AATF is seeking a Resource Mobilization Officer

Under the responsibility of the Executive Director the Resource Mobilization Officer's  key responsibilities will include developing and implementing prospective donor strategies, implementing and supporting the campaign strategy and key resource mobilization activities and will be guided by the following Terms of Reference:

  • Assist the Executive Director in mobilizing resources from bilateral and multilateral donors, philanthropic foundations, and other sources
  • Assist establishing resource mobilization targets; projecting financing gaps for AATF and its projects
  • Deliver agreed upon annual fundraising and activity targets
  • Build and advance relationships with portfolio of current and prospective donors
  • Play integral role supporting overall resource mobilization activities
  • Create briefing memos and donor presentations for senior leadership in preparation for donor meetings
  • Develop outstanding written materials as well as draft correspondence (outreach letters, follow up notes, etc) for senior leadership and volunteers. AATF has developed substantive campaign cases and promotional materials that the consultant can use and improve
  • Assist in streamlining the preparation of concept notes and proposals for donor funding across all AATF project portfolio
  • Track all contacts with AATF’s current and prospective donors through a ‘moves management’ system
  • Coordinate regular small events to cultivate prospective donors, handling all logistics and tasks associated with the event as necessary
  • Conduct prospect research and identification
  • Support donor stewardship activities, such as writing a campaign update and ‘good news’ report on stories from the field every other month
  • Assist in scheduling and coordination of meetings
  • Undertake worldwide travel across Africa as well as North America and Europe is required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Applicants to this position must have a Master’s degree in finance, agricultural economics, financial economics, financial management, law, economics, business administration, international relations, marketing/communications and or grant writing. 
  • They should also have at least 5 years resource mobilization experience including working in resource mobilization for UN agencies, private foundations or NGOs, or donor-aid programs. 
  • Experience working in Africa and/or in agriculture and rural development is desirable. 
  • The ideal candidate should have excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills with the ability to work both with autonomy and with a team in diverse cultural contexts. 
  • S/he should have outstanding written and oral communication skills in English, with knowledge of French as an added advantage.

This is a professional National Recruited Staff (NRS) position based in Nairobi and is on a 2-year renewable contract subject to individual performance and availability of funds. 

 

Salary and benefits will be in line with those provided within AATF’s NRS scheme. 

 

AATF has attractive compensation package compared to the best employers in Nairobi.

If this interests you, and you believe you meet the relevant criteria for these roles, please submit your application with a motivation letter and detailed CV, stating your current function, your verifiable achievements in mobilizing resources, the list of reputable organizations/companies you have mobilized resources for, your e-mail and telephone contacts by email before 26 October 2012. 

 

Applications can be sent to aatf-hr@aatf-africa.org.

Supply Chain Manager 

 

(Nairobi Based)


World Vision International – Somalia Program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and result oriented individual to fill the above mentioned position.
 

The Supply Chain Manager will efficiently and effectively manage the Supply Chain/procurement functions in the organization, establish systems and procedures that enhance quality and timely procurement of goods and services and enforce compliance to policies to achieve organizational desired goals of ministry quality.


Major Responsibilities

  • Lead, design strategies, plan activities, organize implementations, monitor progresses, review and evaluate the whole functions of the Supply Chain department based on the divisional/National level strategies and policies.
  • Participate and co-ordinate staff movements and security arrangements for staff traveling in and out of Somalia through consultation with field Security Officer and Charter Flight providers. This includes Emergency evacuation period by participating to weekly office security briefings.
  • Develop or introduce already developed procedures and systems which enhance accountability of all Divisions in resource utilization;
  • Lead and manage the Supply Chain department in accomplishing objectives of the department and Division as a whole.
  • Design programs that provide and build Capacity of Staff within the department in the way they handle procurement processes.
  • Ensure procurement and relevant policies and procedures are adhered to in the supply chain processes.
  • Provide technical support in the budget process of the organization and specifically at proposal development in the areas of materials planning.
  • Planning and Coordinating departmental meetings to review status of tasks and updating management on the progress of the departments functions
  • Ensure purchases are timely processed and sectors are regularly updated on the status of their requisitions and movement of goods
  • Monitor contract documents for all vendors and ensure that negotiations about orders or contracts are properly conducted where applicable
  • Liaise with Finance department and ensure invoice payments are done in a reasonable time with all necessary supporting documents attached and approved
  • Represent the organization in dealing with all suppliers and foster and preserve an image of integrity and courtesy so that mutual respect and confidence is established between the organization and its service providers
  • Maintain Networking with other agencies engaged in similar activities
  • Being Secretary to Tender Committee, provide policy and technical advice on supply chain processes.
  • Regularly review existing Supply chain operating procedures and manuals to update as necessary to cater for program’s growth, technological and operational changes
  • Overseeing the export of goods to the field locations and ensure waybills that accompany the goods are actually signed at the point of receipt and returned to Logistics Office
  • Notify relevant Sub recipients immediately goods are sent to the field offices and update both Nairobi and Somalia Field Offices (Sub Recipients) of the movement of the supplies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Purchasing & Supply or Social Sciences together with Professional/Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management CIPS.
  • Five year’s work experience leading a procurement and Logistics team in a demanding work environment, preferably with an INGO.
  • Sound public negotiation skills along with business acumen essential, coupled with attention to details, maturity in decision making and time management skills.
  • A Proactive person with initiative and drive, honest with high level of integrity, team player with good planning skills.
  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work with different partners, local authorities, local organizations and NGOs, to develop and maintain positive relationships.
  • Computer Literate in MS Office.
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their detailed CV’s together with names and addresses of three referees to the address below. 

 

All applications should be received by October 21, 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


People and Culture Director
World Vision International – Somalia Program
P.O. Box 56527 – 00200
Nairobi, Kenya
Email: recruitsomo@wvi.org

PMNH+ Project Director

Reports To: Program Director (HQ Technical Backstop)
Direct Reports:  OR Manager, Clinical Mentors, Community Coordinators, ME Officer and Project Assistant

Based In: Chebiemit, North Rift Valley, Kenya
Classification: Full Time Employee
 
Organizational Overview:


HealthRight International is a global health and human rights organization working to build lasting access to health for excluded communities.  

 

Since its founding in 1990 by the late Dr. Jonathan Mann, HealthRight has worked in over 30 countries with current projects in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the United States.   

 

HealthRight works closely with communities and establishes local partnerships to deliver health services, while providing training and equipment to improve systems and enable our partners to deliver services on their own.  

 

Our goal is to build lasting access to health, helping to realize the right to health for excluded communities.   

Outline of Role:

The PMNH+ Project Director will oversee the establishment, implementation, management and evaluation of the project based in Marakwet Kenya.   

 

The four-year project seeks to improve maternal and neonatal health outcomes in Marakwet County by creating a comprehensive continuum of services from households to hospitals, through the establishment of 8 model facilities and 20 new teams of community health workers.  

 

PMNH+ will generate evidence of the effectiveness of task shifting a package of MNC services to community health workers at the facility and community levels in improving MNH outcomes.

This position reports directly to the HealthRight Africa Program Director in New York and will be based in Chebiemit, Marakwet.

Responsibilities and Duties

Representation:

  • Work closely with the DCH and the DRH for the approval of the Operations Research and serve as primary liaison to the MOH to communicate project progress and results at the national and provincial levels.
  • Attend national, provincial, and district level MOH annual planning meetings, as needed, to advance all HealthRight project priorities.
  • Represent HealthRight to the USAID Kenya Mission, national-level working groups, HENNET, and national level MOMS and MOPHS
  • Work closely with District Health Management Teams to develop agreements and work plans and foster collaboration for the project.
  • Maintain positive, effective working relationships with project partners, including local CBOs and FBOs, MOH and DHMTs as well as other implementing agencies in the County and Province.
  • Present the PMNH+ project at national, regional and global conferences, as needed.
  • Identify and cultivate national-level donors, in collaboration with the Program Director.

 Project Management:

  • Plan, implement, and monitor project activities to fulfil all grant objectives, providing technical leadership and support to project staff.
  • Work with the OR Manager and the Principal Investigators in the design, implementation and dissemination of the operations research in both districts at the community and facility levels.
  • Work with the PIs and the HQ-Based Program Director to receive approval and involvement of the provincial and national level MOH in the operations research.
  • Work with other HealthRight Kenya Project Directors to integrate activities at all levels with other HealthRight projects.
  • Oversee gathering of all evaluation data, working closely with the OR Manager, HQ-based Program Director, outside evaluators and consultants, and M&E Officer, through tools such as KPC surveys, Health Facility Assessments and use of checklists and/or structured interview tools.
  • With support from HQ-based Program Director and in cooperation with M&E Officer, develop the project’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tools as necessary for routine monitoring of project progress and donor and HQ reporting.
  • Work with HQ-based Program Director to develop and revise the project strategies as needed based on best practices, context, effectiveness and sustainability of impact.
  • Identify project challenges or weaknesses and work with staff and HQ to troubleshoot solutions in a system of continuous monitoring and quality improvement.
  • Ensure that the project adheres to all MOPHS and MOMS protocols at the health facility and district levels, in collaboration with the District Health Management Teams.
  • Perform regular monitoring visits to project sites to ensure quality of services and progress of project objectives.
  • Develop quarterly project work plans that are detailed, accurate and complete and submit to HQ.
  • Provide MNC technical updates or other capacity building opportunities to staff, as needed.

 Operations Support:

  • Recruit and supervise seven project staff offering regular feedback on performance, performing annual performance reviews, and updating staff contracts, as required.
  • Maintain compliance with all USAID and HealthRight finance, logistics, procurement, and personnel policies.
  • Provide careful financial oversight for the project by monitoring spending, reviewing expense reports, and drafting monthly funds requests.
  • Assist with recruitment for HealthRight operations or other project staff as a member of the support team.
  • Ensure the appropriate and effective use of project resources including vehicles, computers, phones and consumables to decrease loss and waste.
  • Serve as signatory for HealthRight in Kenya for financial and administrative purposes.

 Reporting:

  • Submit monthly project narratives and data reports to HQ.
  • Assist with donor and HealthRight board reports as needed.
  • Communicate frequently and effectively with the Program Director about project implementation successes and challenges.
  • Share project progress, including data, with local, Provincial and national partners regularly.

Any other duties as assigned.

Required Experience:

  • MD, Masters of Nursing with Midwifery or related field
  • MPH strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working with an international NGO implementing maternal and child health programs in Kenya.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience managing MCH programs
  • Prior experience leading community research

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated creativity and flexibility in problem-solving
  • Proven expertise in leading and conducting clinical or non-clinical trainings
  • Proven leadership and team building skills
  • Ability to live and work in Chebiemit, Kenya
  • Excellent English writing skills required
  • Proficiency in Word, Access and related MS Office applications

Note: 

 

The above listed duties constitute an outline of the core tasks and responsibilities associated with this position.  

 

These may be adjusted, modified, expanded or otherwise revised at any time as deemed necessary by the organization.  

 

The employee may also receive a document stating program priorities and expected achievements for specific projects during the initial six months of employment and thereafter.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs, cover letter and salary history on or before October, 19th 2012 to humanresources@HealthRight.org clearly indicating the position for which you are applying.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Recruitment Executive

The company:

 

Career Directions (CDL) Ltd is a proactive Human Resources Management consultancy firm, providing a complete range of solutions.


CDL Human resource consultancy’s mission is to provide you with an unrivalled quality of personnel to increase the effectiveness of your operation. 

 

We provide you with the region’s best fit in education, knowledge, skills, and experience to suit your organizations needs.
 

The job:

  • 'Cold calling' companies to generate new business,
  • Getting vacancy details from employers,
  • Interviewing and testing job seekers,
  • Matching candidates to jobs to build a pool of potential applicants
  • Screening and shortlisting candidates for employers to interview
  • Headhunting
  • Finding candidates for executive and specialist positions.
  • Building relationships with employers and job seekers,
  • Meeting targets for vacancies filled and people placed,
  • Keeping records and negotiating fees.

The person:

  • 4 years experience in a similar capacity/ field.
  • Minimum of a relevant university bachelor’s degree.
  • Excellent communication and 'people' skills
  • Good sales and negotiation skills
  • A confident and positive attitude
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet targets
  • A professional manner
  • Good organisational and administrative skills
  • The ability to work well in a team

Interested parties should send in their cvs to hr@careerdirections.co.ke with the subject “CDL recruitment executive” by 12th October 2012.

Recruitment Executive

The company:

 

Career Directions (CDL) Ltd is a proactive Human Resources Management consultancy firm, providing a complete range of solutions.


CDL Human resource consultancy’s mission is to provide you with an unrivalled quality of personnel to increase the effectiveness of your operation. 

 

We provide you with the region’s best fit in education, knowledge, skills, and experience to suit your organizations needs.
 

The job:

  • 'Cold calling' companies to generate new business,
  • Getting vacancy details from employers,
  • Interviewing and testing job seekers,
  • Matching candidates to jobs to build a pool of potential applicants
  • Screening and shortlisting candidates for employers to interview
  • Headhunting
  • Finding candidates for executive and specialist positions.
  • Building relationships with employers and job seekers,
  • Meeting targets for vacancies filled and people placed,
  • Keeping records and negotiating fees.

The person:

  • 4 years experience in a similar capacity/ field.
  • Minimum of a relevant university bachelor’s degree.
  • Excellent communication and 'people' skills
  • Good sales and negotiation skills
  • A confident and positive attitude
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet targets
  • A professional manner
  • Good organisational and administrative skills
  • The ability to work well in a team

Interested parties should send in their cvs to hr@careerdirections.co.ke with the subject “CDL recruitment executive” by 12th October 2012.

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