Driver III Job Group ‘D’

(Ministry Of Industrialization)
Advert. No. MOI/DRIVER/1/2012

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacancy.

Driver III, Job Group ‘D’ Three (3) Posts

Salary Scale: Kshs.10,380 x 480 - 10,860 x 510 - 11,370 p.m.

Terms of Service:- Permanent and Pensionable

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade D plain or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • A valid driving license free from any current endorsements(s) for the class(es) of vehicle(s) the officer is required to drive;
  • Attended a First Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or its equivalent from a recognized Institution;
  • Passed Suitability Test for Driver Grade III;
  • Passed practical test for drivers conducted by this Ministry;
  • A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police; and
  • At least two (2) years driving experience
Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry grade into the driver’s cadre. 
Duties and responsibilities at this level will involve 
  • driving a motor vehicle as authorized; 
  • carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tyre pressure, etc.; 
  • detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems;
    maintenance of work tickets for vehicles assigned; ensuring; 
  • ensuring security and safety for the vehicle on and off the road; 
  • safety of the passengers and/or goods therein; 
  • and maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.
Interested and Suitably qualified individuals should forward their duly completed application forms for employment, PSC2 (Revised 2007), enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates to:-

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Industrialization
Telposta Towers, 22nd floor
P O Box 30418- 00100
Nairobi

On or before 14th November 2012

ITEC Teams Ltd, is seeking qualified instructors in the following areas for a short term contract with attractive package to deliver training to senior Network admins and engineers:

1. CISCO Wide-Area Application Service (CWAAS) – 5 days

2. Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager Part 1 – (CIPT1 8) - 5 days

3. Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager part 2 – (CIPT2 8) – 5 days

4. Deploying Cisco ASA Firewall Solutions v2.0 – (Cisco Firewall) – 5 days

5. Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and switches - Cisco Secure – 5 days

6. Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services (IUWMS) – 5 days

7. Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Network (IUWVN) – 5 days

The instructor:
  • Must be qualified and hold vendor certification in one or more specified areas above, if you hold more that one qualifications u will stand a good chance.
  • Must have delivered at least 8 classes to organizations/ delegates – (provide name, contact person, physical location, email, phone number)
  • Holds a minimum of Bachelors Degree in IT, Computer Science or ISE
  • Available for interviews immediately and ready to begin the contract from end of November, 2012 – April 2013
  • At least 3 years experience training in the above areas, and is able to provide us with a comprehensive profile, which must include; Organizations to which u have delivered training, Locations, Contact persons(email and telephone numbers)
  • Very organized, fluent in English, and willing to travel.
  • Very good practicals/ hands-on command-
Applications:

Send your detailed profile, copies of Certificates to training@itecteams.net  by 26th October 2012. 

Content Writers

About us

My Expert Desk Services is the leading business process outsourcing firm in Kenya with the head office in Kisumu. 

We are outsourcing information technology, accounting and internet marketing services. 

We serve clients from USA, Canada, Australia, UK, Kenya and places.

Nature of Job

We are looking for someone who can take words and generate ORIGINAL articles from those words. You must be willing to research for information and write unique content. 

We will be giving titles or keywords to write, keyword density required number of words per post/article and how soon you should submit the job then you develop contents or articles.

Remuneration

We are looking for someone who can offer quality work and pay is negotiable. 

We need someone who can write a minimum of 8-10 Articles daily. 

Qualification
  • Post-secondary education training is desired
  • Proficiency both written and verbal in English language
Preferences

Those located in Kisumu or willing to relocate to Kisumu
Male candidates are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Send your CV and application letter to jobs@myexpertdesk.com  or
info@myexpertdesk.com not later than 27th October 2012.


ICT Support Services Manager

Organizational Context

Adeso, formerly known as Horn Relief, is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization. 

At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to create environments in which Africans can thrive. 

Our belief that economic, social and environmental security is the bedrock of a healthy community drives the nature and intent of our programming. 

We work to prevent and overcome situations that adversely affect community well-being by: reinvigorating the economy, developing skills for life and work, providing humanitarian aid, and influencing policy.

For the past 20 years we have strengthened rural livelihoods through environmental awareness, training, technology transfer and innovative humanitarian projects in pursuit of a peaceful, self-reliant, and greener future. 

Currently, Adeso has programs in Somalia, Kenya and South Sudan. Our current donor portfolio includes the European Commission, USAID, SIDA, CIDA, UNICEF, and the Government of Netherlands, among others.

Adeso is an exciting and dynamic organization experiencing managed rapid growth. It offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

Position Summary

Adeso is seeking a qualified and committed individual to join the team as an ICT Support Services Manager for all operations in Kenya. Based in Nairobi, with travel to other field offices, the ICT Support Services Manager will be a full-time member of the Adeso team. 

The ICT Support Services Manager is expected to maintain an efficient and high-performance working environment, enabling employees to enjoy all the benefits that today’s Information and Communication Technology can bring to a dynamic and culturally diverse organization such as Adeso.

Position Purpose 

This position is responsible for managing all existing ICT Resources and providing technology support and training. 

Primary purposes include ensuring the efficient performance of the ICT Support Services Team, maintaining optimal operational conditions of all existing ICT Infrastructure, Information Management Systems and Communication Systems and also ensuring the provision of adequate technical support and training for existing systems, and new systems, as required. 

This position will also support the ICT Development Manager with the implementation of agreed new systems; and will be responsible after an agreed point for their subsequent maintenance.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities

In adherence to Adeso Policies, Donor Regulations and local law regulations, also in coordination with the ICT Development Manager and Operations Director, perform these specific roles and responsibilities:

ICT Support Services Team Management
  • Provide recommendations and manage adequate staffing of the ICT Support Services Team.
  • Manage efficient performance of the ICT Department staff through implementation of the Performance Monitoring Framework, including regular setting of the work objectives, performance reviews and appraisals.
  • Lead, motivate and develop the capability of the ICT Support Services Team to achieve and potentially exceed the agreed work objectives.
  • Manage delegation of duties and responsibilities of the ICT Support Services Team.
  • Prepare and update a work-plan for the delivery and ongoing development of the Adeso’s ICT function.
  • Manage day to day activities of the ICT Support Services Team, including planning, scheduling, allocation, and progress monitoring of daily activities, aimed towards achieving their work objectives.
  • Manage ICT Support Services Team administrative tasks, such as staff attendance, timesheets, leave/travel planning and authorizations.
  • Provide recommendations and manage training and other competence development initiatives for the ICT Support Services Team.
  • Provide recommendations and manage corrective measures and disciplinary actions for the ICT Support Services Team. 
ICT Support Services Operations 

1. Develop and manage implementation of the ICT operational procedures, guidelines, induction and training materials related to the ICT Support Services function. 

2. Maintain optimal working condition of all the hardware, software and communication systems (the ICT Infrastructure) currently on line, and those implemented in the future, including: 
  • Power supply and uninterrupted power supply (UPS) systems, Local Area Network, Servers hardware and software, Workstations hardware and software, Printers / Scanners / Copiers, Internet connectivity equipment, Communication equipment and any software required for the utilization and sharing of this equipment. 
  • Special Software Systems such as: Files backup software, including server and workstations files backup, archiving, recovery and off-site files backup, system recovery tools for servers and workstations. E-mail systems, Web applications Internet/ Intranet systems, On-line (cloud) collaboration tools and applications, Business Applications and other Management Information Systems with associated Database systems, other software systems for special purposes. 
  • Tools, cleaning equipment and other ICT related accessories (i.e. external disks, flash disks, digital cameras, GPS devices, etc). 
3. Manage and ensure efficient operation of the ICT Help-Desk function, including receiving, assessment, prioritization, scheduling of support requests, actual work on resolving problems, obtaining external (2nd level) support, progress updates, escalation, documentation, archiving and maintenance of the Knowledge Base. Provide analysis and trending information for senior management on how systems are functioning and the response of the ICT department to issues.

Manage and ensure efficient operation of the ICT Administration functions, including the management of various user accounts and security groups’ permissions and access rights, ICT Assets Management, Perpetual Billing and Replenishment of ICT related consumables, shared Contacts and Calendar management.

Manage and ensure efficient ICT related capacity development of Adeso staff, through providing technical support, guidance and trainings related to subjects such as the basic ICT competence/skills, advanced office proficiency tools use, special software and information management systems use, ICT Policies, operational procedures and guidelines on proper use of the ICT resources. Also perform ICT Induction for new Adeso staff. Where required, and in conjunction with the ICT Development Manager, provide training and support the facilitation of workshops for systems in development.

Provide support to the Logistics function in ICT related procurement tasks, such as: 
  • Provide recommendations on hardware and software specifications 
  • Identify and assess capacity/quality of local suppliers and service providers 
  • Obtain quotations related to local ICT Infrastructure procurement 
  • Follow-up with local suppliers/service providers on delivery of purchased ICT goods/services
Any other relevant duty in accordance with the Adeso Policies, delegated by the ICT Development Manager, in conjunction with the Operations Director, as may be required.

Skills and Qualifications
  • Advanced University degree in an ICT related discipline. 
  • Minimum 7 years relevant (ICT related) working experience, minimum 5 years in a managerial position. 
  • Excellent inter-personal and general communication skills. 
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision in a multi-cultural environment. 
  • Fluent spoken and written English and Kiswahili. 
Any of these or equivalent professional certificates would be considered an advantage:
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Professional (CCNP)
  • Cyberoam Certified Network & Security Professional (CCNSP) or Expert (CCNSE)
  • CompTIA A+, Network+, Server+, Security+, CTP+, CTT+
How to apply:

This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. 

If you would like to join this dynamic team and be part of building resilience and economic growth in Africa, please submit your application to jobs@adesoafrica.org, quoting the position in the email subject matter, by 31st October 2012. 

Each application should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager and include the following:
  • An updated CV; and
  • An application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact information for three work-related referees.
Applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Adeso is an equal opportunity employer

Quality Assurance Officer

Our client urgently needs to fill the above vacancy.

Position Brief

The successful candidate will assure consistent quality of production by developing and enforcing good manufacturing practice (GAMP) systems; validate processes; provide documentation; and manage staff. 

She will be responsible for developing, revising and implementing quality standards and policies within the organization. 

She will maintain high levels of customer satisfaction and consistently meet the required international or business standards as it is her responsibility. 

She will implement systems that facilitate productivity, improve processes and should guarantee efficacy.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:-
  • Determine and negotiate in-house quality procedures, standards and/or specifications.
  • Assess customer requirements and ensuring that these are met.
  • Help set customer service standards.
  • Investigate and set standards for quality/health and safety.
  • Ensure that manufacturing processes comply with standards at both national and international level.
  • Work with operating staff to establish procedures, standards, systems and procedures.
  • Write management/technical reports and customers' charters.
  • Determine training needs.
  • Act as a catalyst for change and improvement in performance/quality.
  • Direct objectives to maximize profitability.
  • Record, analyze and distribute statistical information.
  • Monitor daily performance.
  • Provide feedback on quality problems to the production team and find a solution to improve quality level.
  • Ensure the effective and efficient operation of team to provide quality improvement leadership.
  • Attend all required trainings as assigned.
  • Participate in forecasting and forward planning activities.
  • Execute and implement quality activities in compliance with company goal.
  • Inform the internal and external quality problems to the inspection line and improve the inspection process.
  • Notify line problems to the Quality Control staff and improve the quality level.
  • Ensure team members to comply with policies and procedures.
  • Drive continuous improvement activities (Process, Facilities, Man, and Materials).
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with Team Members and management.
Requirements:
  • Should posses a degree in Bsc Analytical Chemistry/Bio Chemistry/ Industrial  Chemistry or Food Science.
  • Should have 1-2 years work experience in the food safety and/or quality in the food/manufacturing industry.
  • She should be aged between 26 years and above.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to multi-task with multiple priorities and time frames.
  • Capacity to give a fast determination with any decision making situation.
  • Analytic problem solving and effective decision-making.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong verbal and written skills.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills. 
Administrative Assistant

Our client is looking for a tenacious lady to give support to the Sales & Admin department.

The Administrative Assistant(s) is/are responsible for providing administrative
services in order to ensure effective and efficient operations.

The Administrative Assistant(s) will report to the Sales & Administrative Manager.

Job Description
  • Oversee and ensure that all those reporting to her attend to their duties  effectively and efficiently.
  • Assist in various administrative duties assigned to her.
  • Effectively promote a positive image of the company.
  • Oversee and coordinate the administrative operations of the organization.
  • File blue copies of customer's delivery notes and updating of files.
  • Preparation of proforma invoices, raisinfg of LPOs and following up with suppliers on orders.
  • Physical stock taking of above at the end of each month and updating the stocks book.
  • Assists with the completion of necessary sales reports as requested.
  • Compile sales/stocks information for the Managing Director as requested.
  • Receiving and responding to correspondences in regards to orders and queries.
  • Preparation of export documents.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
 Specifications
  • The ideal candidate must have a Bsc Commerce or Business Administration from a recognized higher learning institution.
  • K.C.S.E Mean Grade B+ and above and B in English
  • Experience in Administration with at least two years.
  • Skills in I.T is a requirement.
  • The incumbent must have proficient knowledge of office administration and the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy.
  • They must be mature, result oriented,keen to details be ready to commit themselves fully to the duties assigned.
  • Should possess excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Aged between 25 and above.
If you meet the above minimum requirements, kindly send your cv to; (in the cv, include your current and expected salary)

Frank Management Consult Limited,
Nyaku House,1st Floor
Hurlingham
Emails: frankmconsult@yahoo.com/  jobsfmc@yahoo.com









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 Southern Sudan, Northern Sudan, Kenya, Somalia, and 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.
 
We seek to recruit a qualified and well experienced Wash Technician to support the implementation of RAPID II Project in Marsabit, Northern Kenya, with frequent visits to other locations within the project area. This position is field based. 

The incumbent will work in collaboration with the Project Manager, Community Stakeholders & Partner organizations.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical support and supervision including concept formulation, technical design and monitoring & evaluation of WASH projects.
  • Under the leadership of the WASH Manager, provide technical guidance to VSF-Germany technical staff and partners on WASH interventions as well as assist staff working under him/her in creating linkages and enhancing synergies with other VSF-Germany programs.
  • Conduct needs assessments, technical feasibility studies, prepare detailed engineering designs, BOQs, and assess & identify areas of expansion.
  • Together with other project staff conduct/facilitate trainings in hygiene promotion, community reflection meetings and stakeholders meetings.
  • Organize and conduct WASH trainings and capacity building of staff under him/her and community members.
  • Assist in establishing effective monitoring, information and reporting systems and development of communication materials and strategies.
  • Develop proposals, work plans, budgets and compile program reports and represent VSF-Germany at various WASH forums.
Qualifications, Experience, Attributes & Skills required
  • Holder of BSc Civil Engineering/Water and Environmental Engineering/Public Health or equivalent from a reputable institution.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years working experience and practical knowledge in design of community based WASH programs in an NGO setting.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with pastoral communities.
  • Excellent computer skills with hands on planning and designing software.
  • Excellent managerial and report writing skills.
  • Knowledge of Donor Funds Management and Reporting.
  • Working knowledge of ECHO rules & regulations shall be an advantage.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit an application letter and CV plus names of 3 professional referees to postal address or via email address given above. 

Please indicate clearly on the subject line the position you are applying for. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

Closing date for receiving applications is 28th October, 2012 on or before 1700hrs. 

Applications will be processed on a continuous basis.

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