Document Management & Filing Officer

Based in Nairobi

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its programme to Kenya in 2006 and to Ethiopia in 2011. 

Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced populations. 

NRC has mainly focused on Somalis who are displaced by the ongoing conflict and more recently by the drought and famine. 

The Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya with offices and operations in Somalia (Puntland, Somaliland and Mogadishu), Kenya (Dadaab and Molo) and Ethiopia (Addis Abeba and Dolo Ado).

What we are looking for:

Someone to improve the Document Management and Filing systems and routines and ensure that all relevant staff members are sufficiently trained and utilising the relevant Document Management and filing systems effectively. 

Besides working with the needs in the Horn of Africa Programme, support should be given to the NRC programmes in South-Sudan and DR Congo according to capacity and needs.

Safety & Security Manager

Based in Dadaab

What we are looking for:

The Safety & Security Manager is the principal security staff for Dadaab, whose role is to strategically and operationally mitigate risks to NRC staff, programs and assets. 

The SSM is responsible for provision of technical operational security and safety support to NRC Dadaab activities in addition to providing advisory and strategic analytical support to management and ensuring physical security at NRC Dadaab locations. 

The SSM will also coordinate the security focal points across the operational areas in Dadaab.

To apply:

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please visit our website on www.nrc.no for more information and how to apply. 

Only applications received online shall be considered.

The Norwegian Refugee Council is an equal opportunity employer, with no discrimination in terms of sex, age, religion, ethnic origin or political affiliation.


Parapet Cleaning Services is the leading professional cleaning and support solutions provider. 

We are seeking to recruit a focused, self-driven professional of high integrity. 

This is meant to build capacity in line with our growth strategy.
 
Head of Sales (1)

Position Summary

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented individual, with a proven track record in a senior sales role, to join our team as Head of Sales. 

The person will lead and manage the sales team, be responsible for achieving our ambitious growth plans, and engage with the Senior Management Team to develop and implement sales strategies that we achieve and exceed budgeted levels of sales growth in all service lines. 

This role is all about collaborating with various departments to develop propositions for our services, to inspire the Sales Team and lead the team of Sales professionals to sell our services to our target markets. We are looking for a dynamic person to fill this position.

Reporting

Reports to the Group Chief Executive Officer

Overall Objective

The overall objective of the position is to strategically spear head the sales growth and profitability of the company.

The main responsibilities include;
  • Implementation of Sales Strategy that addresses different geographical sales coverage
  • Devising our gotomarket plan for our services, driving and coordinating the pace of execution
  • Achieving target levels of new business through effective management of a team of sales professionals,
  • Engaging and proposing the development of new marketing propositions
  • To recruit, develop, manage and motivate a growing team of sales professionals, s, who will deliver high standards of sales services across all identified markets and service lines as well as account relationship
  • To regularly report achievements versus budget forecasts to the Senior Management Team and the Board.
  • To manage the Market Excellence/Intelligence process; gathering market and customer information and providing feedback on future trends, to support sales campaigns.
  • To work closely with the Operations & Customer service Teams to ensure successful smooth delivery of client services.
  • Ensure quality control of all sales output pertaining to customer acquisition and service delivery
  • Establish and monitor performance reporting systems
  • Manage and control the sales Budget.
Job Specification & Qualifications
  • Have a successful track record of delivering sales in line with budgets within a Senior Sales role
  • Sales track record is achieved within the services sector an added advantage
  • Have a handson management style and proven experience of managing and motivating a sales team.
  • Have an indepth understanding of sales systems to support successful sales delivery
  • Have excellent relationship account management skills
  • Ensures high levels of customer satisfaction and repeat business
  • Have strong organizational, time management, negotiation, communication skills
  • Have excellent leadership and computer skills
  • Have a minimum 5years of relevant experience
Education & professional requirements:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in marketing or Business Administration/ management from a recognized institution
  • Or a Bachelor’s degree in any field and a diploma in Sales and marketing from a recognized institution
Applications to the Head of HR through hr@parapetcleaning.com. To be received 31st October 2012. 

Candidates to include current pay package and expected pay package and the subject “ Head of Sales”

Affiliate Marketing Advertising media is leading online advertising company. 

Affiliate Marketing Advertising media is offering easy money earning system to users by sharing referral links to others through websites, blogs, social media, facebook, twitter, forum, PTC websites, advertising sites, chatrooms, email and other media.

Job Title-Referential Marketing

Employment Type-Full Time
Country- Kenya
Job Category-IT/Software Development
Min. Years of Experience-1 year
Language-English
Required IT Skills-MS Office (in general)
Minimum degree-Certificate
Salary Level-200£-1000£ Monthly
Closing date-December 31, 2013 - 11am

Kindly send resumes to internship_educ87@hotmail.com. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 




Background

OGRA Foundation is a tax-exempt Kenyan Non-governmental Organization founded in 2000 as a youth development group. 

In 2005 it was elevated to a full-fledged NGO to enable it expand its reach within Nyanza Province. 

Today it is one of Western Kenya’s leading Medical emergency and relief Organization active in 8 districts of the province, namely Kisumu, Nyando, Rachuonyo, Kuria, Rongo, Homa-bay, Gucha and Nyamira.

OGRA Foundation is currently looking for able interns to assist in their IT department:

IT Interns

Overall Job Function:
  • The IT Intern will assist in various IT tasks in the organization and in OGRA - supported projects
Key Responsibilities
  • Assist in Maintaining the IT infrastructure including networking & computer maintenance
  • Assisting in maintaining the EMR system at OGRA MC
  • Assist in updating the organization’s website and social media
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Diploma in IT or computer science
  2. Application Procedure
  3. Students should submit a covering letter and resume outlining their areas of interest, work experiences and accomplishments together with a statement of the experience they hope to gain from the placement, with details of the course requirements leading to the Internship/attachment as well as details of subjects already completed.
  4. Due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted and/or selected candidates will be contacted.
  5. Applications should include the following:
  • A recent detailed Curriculum Vitae;
  • An explanatory paper indicating the reason for requesting an internship and intended goals to be achieved if selected.
  • Evidence of adequate medical insurance coverage.
Applications from prospective interns may be forwarded by e-mail or normal mail directly, or through a sponsoring institution to: Human Resource Department, OGRA Foundation, P.O. Box 3050-40100 Kisumu, Kenya or e-mail address: info@ografoundation.org

OR they can also be hand delivered at OGRA Foundation offices, OGRA House, Milimani Estate, Behind Central Primary School

NB: No fee is required in order to secure internship or attachment.



Job Description

Title:  Country Director, Somaliland, Hargesa

Reports To:  Team Leader, Cluster 3 Africa

Organisational Context

We work in partnership with local NGOs and by supporting a number of other projects and policy influencing initiatives.  

The organization is among the leading NGOs promoting poverty focused strategies and programmes.

General Responsibilities

The person is expected to manage, lead and shape a vision for the organization in Somaliland, by aligning the two strategies, implement the aligned country strategy to provide quality program management, policy and advocacy work as well as lead on other organizational systems to drive the needed change agenda both at national and international levels relating to Somali.

This is expected to be done in line with the established policies, principles and operating practice of the organization federation, as well as good management practice and the political, social, cultural & economic environment.

Specific Responsibilities

Organisational and Corporate Development
  • Implement and further develop its vision, mission, philosophy and principles in line with agreed corporate strategies and organisational priorities.
  • Actively contribute to it’s development as an international and regional organisation.
  • Maintain regular communication with the Line manager and across other staff of the organization’s Federation as appropriate.
  • Provide inputs to corporate activities as and when required, including participation on task forces, training courses and conferences.
Programme Implementation
  • Lead and direct the work of the organization in accordance with sound management practice and it’s development policies and accountability systems.
  • Ensure it has a well balanced, well documented and cost effective programme.
  • Develop its capacity to document, disseminate and learn from development work and ensure all reporting is of the highest standard.
  • Manage and encourage co-operative relationships established with various specialist institutions and ensure that these joint initiatives conform to programme objectives.
  • Ensure all programme activities are sensitive to and responsive to changes in the political, social, and economic environments.
Financial Management & Control
  • Ensure that the control of expenditure and the disbursement of resources is in accordance with established procedures and maintain the financial and legal integrity of the organisation.
  • Provide progress and financial reports as required by the government and organization’s accountability procedures and as required by other organisations.
Human Resource Development & Management
  • Maintain effective and appropriate staff recruitment, induction, appraisal, remuneration and development practice at all levels to ensure the optimum utilisation and development of it's human resources.
  • Appoint, develop and manage senior management staff. Ensure a high calibre of staff is recruited while  promoting affirmative action within the organisation in favour of women.
  • Encourage a corporate perspective amongst staff and actively promote staff exchange, secondment and development schemes, where these contribute to the meeting of organization's programme objectives and priorities
Relationship with the Government of Somalia
  • Ensure that it operates within the terms and conditions of all legal agreements with the Government of Somalia.
  • Establish, develop and maintain excellent working relationships with the Government; in particular with relevant national, provincial and district level officials.
  • Provide support to all senior managers in their dealings with officials.
Local Fundraising & Liaison with Funders/Donors
  • Ensure a regular flow of information is available to the funding departments and to donors and official funders as required by the various funding mechanisms.
  • Establish and develop working relationships with key donors and actively develop local funding sources appropriate to the organization's resource needs.
Policy, Research & Advocacy Work
  • Encourage the development of appropriate research with a view to improving the quality of field work and influencing changes in policy to improve the quality of life for the poor.
  • Maintain sound relations with policy, research and advocacy specialists at regional and international levels.
Media Engagements
  • Develop and manage a sound relationship with all sections of the media and ensure that any published material accurately reflects the views of the organisation.
  • Establish an appropriate public image for the organization that is in keeping with it’s values and culture.
Emergency Preparedness

Develop and maintain appropriate contingency plans for all kinds of emergencies. Such plans to be presented for approval of the supervisor for inclusion in corporate emergency response mechanisms.

Other Requirements


Carry out other assignments as requested by the supervisor either in-country or other countries.

Internal Relationships: Line Manager, Other CDs, senior management team, & other relevant internal stakeholders.

External Relationships: Donors, government agencies, partners & other stakeholders

If interested kindly send your CV to recruitkenya@kimberly-ryan.net  with the job title as subject matter 


Job Description

Title: Country Director, DRC

Reports To: Team Leader, Cluster 3 Africa

Organisational Context

We work in partnership with local NGOs and by supporting a number of other projects and policy influencing initiatives.  

The company is among the leading NGOs promoting poverty focused strategies and programmes.

We are looking for a committed and inspirational Country Director to shape, lead and manage the vision of the Federation in DRC.

General Responsibilities

The person is expected to manage, lead and shape a vision for the organization’s DRC  by aligning the two strategies, implement the aligned country strategy to provide quality program management, policy and advocacy work as well as lead on other organizational systems to drive the needed change agenda both at national and international levels relating to DRC.

This is expected to be done in line with the established policies, principles and operating practice of the organization’s federation, as well as good management practice and the political, social, cultural & economic environment.

Specific Responsibilities

Organisational and Corporate Development
  • Implement and further develop organization's vision, mission, philosophy and principles in line with agreed corporate strategies and organisational priorities.
  • Actively contribute to organization’s development as an international and regional organisation.
  • Maintain regular communication with the Line manager and across other staff of the organization as appropriate.
  • Provide inputs to corporate activities as and when required, including participation on task forces, training courses and conferences.
Programme Implementation
  • Lead and direct the work of the organization in accordance with sound management practice and The organization’s development policies and accountability systems.
  • Ensure it has a well balanced, well documented and cost effective programme.
  • Develop its capacity to document, disseminate and learn from development work and ensure all reporting is of the highest standard.
  • Manage and encourage co-operative relationships established with various specialist institutions and ensure that these joint initiatives conform to programme objectives.
  • Ensure all programme activities are sensitive to and responsive to changes in the political, social, and economic environments.
Financial Management & Control
  • Ensure that the control of expenditure and the disbursement of resources is in accordance with established procedures and maintain the financial and legal integrity of the organisation.
  • Provide progress and financial reports as required by the government and organization’s accountability procedures and as required by other organisations.
Human Resource Development & Management
  • Maintain effective and appropriate staff recruitment, induction, appraisal, remuneration and development practice at all levels to ensure the optimum utilisation and development of its human resources.
  • Appoint, develop and manage senior management staff. Ensure a high calibre of staff is recruited while  promoting affirmative action within the organisation in favour of women.
  • Encourage a corporate perspective amongst staff and actively promote staff exchange, secondment and development schemes, where these contribute to the meeting of the organization’s programme  objectives and priorities.
Relationship with the Government of DRC
  • Ensure that it operates within the terms and conditions of all legal agreements with the      Government of DRC.
  • Establish, develop and maintain excellent working relationships with the Government; in particular with relevant national, provincial and district level officials.
  • Provide support to all senior managers in their dealings with officials.
Local Fundraising & Liaison with Funders/Donors
  • Ensure a regular flow of information is available to the funding departments and to donors and official funders as required by the various funding mechanisms.
  • Establish and develop working relationships with key donors and actively develop local funding sources appropriate to its resource needs.
Policy, Research & Advocacy Work
  • Encourage the development of appropriate research with a view to improving the quality of field work and influencing changes in policy to improve the quality of life for the poor.
  • Maintain sound relations with policy, research and advocacy specialists at regional and international levels.
Media Engagements
  • Develop and manage a sound relationship with all sections of the media and ensure that any published material accurately reflects the views of the organisation.
  • Establish an appropriate public image for the organization that is in keeping with its values and culture.
Emergency Preparedness

Develop and maintain appropriate contingency plans for all kinds of emergencies. Such plans to be presented for approval of the supervisor for inclusion in corporate emergency response mechanisms.

Other Requirements

Carry out other assignments as requested by the supervisor either in-country or other countries.

Internal Relationships: Line Manager, Other CDs, senior management team, & other relevant internal stakeholders.

External Relationships: Donors, government agencies, partners & other stakeholders.

Person Specification

Education

Qualifications    
Essential  
  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or arts/humanities
  • At least a Masters degree in a related field   
Desirable
  • Membership of relevant professional institution
Experience    
Essential 
  • At least 15 years minimum working experience in the social development field
  • About 10 years proven track record in leading and managing institutions and development programs as well as either being part of social movements or an active member of civil society
  • At least 5 years experience in a senior management position in the development sector particularly in designing, setting up and coordinating monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment systems and processes as well as pro-poor strategies
  • In-depth understanding of programming issues and policy work at state, national and international levels
  • Sound and up to date knowledge of development concepts, methodologies and techniques including demonstrated expertise in at least one specialist development field
  • Understanding of gender issues in development and demonstrable commitment to promoting gender equity within the organisation and in programme work    
Desirable
  • Proven initiative, flexibility and enthusiasm in managing complex activities in a changing environment.
Skill Abilities   
Essential  
  • Excellent management & leadership skills
  • Excellent skills in facilitation and capacity building for inter-linkages between staff, donors, partners & stakeholders
  • Excellent conceptual, analytical, documentation and presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including report writing
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Excellent financial management skills
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in English language and a familiarity with the particular country environment as it affects development strategies   
Desirable
  • Excellent skills in programme information management
  • Demonstrable versatility in use of IT (MS Word, Excel, Access, Power-point, e-mail, DTP packages)
Personal Qualities    
Essential  
  • Demonstrable commitment to supportive team working
  • Creative and takes initiative
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse coalition, alliances as well as independently
  • Multitasking with ability to handle heavy work load and various projects in a highly challenging environment
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times   
Desirable
  • Self motivated person able to work without supervision
  • Effectively promote the organization’s mission, values, and objectives
If interested ,kindly send CV to recruitkenya@kimberly-ryan.net ,with the job title as subject matter

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