The Live with Hope Centre (LWHC) is a Community Based Organization (CBO) working in HIV/AIDS care, treatment, support and prevention in the Kericho County. 

We seek  to recruit a Program Development Coordinator

Key Responsibilities
  • To oversee all aspects of economic strengthening activities associated with Live with Hope Centre in line with agreed objectives and budgets.
  • To supervise all staff employed in its implementation.
  • To further develop and implement a strategic expansion of economic strengthening activities within Live with Hope Centre and the community in which it serves.
  • Prepare the departmental annual plans, budget and estimates
Qualifications and Experience
  • At least a Diploma in Business Administration/Management, Community Development or any other relevant discipline
  • CPA
  • Good communication, marketing, PR, and fundraising skills
  • Computer Literacy
  • At least 1 year of experience in a similar position
  • Possess good proposal,  report writing skills
Send your CV, two letters from referees stating why you would be suitable for the position, a copy of your academic certificates, testimonials and covering letter indicating why you are suitable for the position with your current or expected salary  

by post to P.O Box 2043 Kericho, 

or by hand to Live With Hope Centre, Motobo, Kericho 

by 5:00pm 28th November  2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Title: Office Manager and Bookkeeper
Salary: Competitive

Location: Kilimani, Nairobi
Job Information    

Schutter Energy is a rapidly growing renewable energy company in Nairobi providing biogas systems to small farmers in rural Kenya. 

Building on two years of market research and installation experience, we have developed a new business model and technology that will bring the many benefits of biogas energy to the masses in Kenya by eliminating the main hurdle to its adoption – the high upfront cost. 

Our new technology overcomes the biggest hurdle in biogas implementation, reducing the initial cost to consumers from KES 100,000 per unit (£770) by approximately 90%.  

In Kenya alone, there are two million farmers with at least one cow who are potential clients.  

We will pilot the new technology in the first half of 2013 and scale it from the second half of the year. 

On its way to this goal, Schutter Energy is looking for a motivated, proactive and energetic Office Manager to manage our head office, maintain our accounts and be our first contact with customers calling into the company. 

This is a rare opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing company developing and trialing a new technology and an innovative business model to bring energy to the millions at the base of the pyramid in Kenya
What would you do?
The role will include:

Manage the Schutter Energy head office, including
  • Answer customer/supplier phone calls
  • Send invoices and receipts
  • Dispatch field staff
  • Maintain office supplies
  • Address any issues with service suppliers
  • Maintain a clean and positive office environment
  • Pay utility bills, taxes, payroll, etc
Maintain Schutter Energy’s accounts, including:
  • Record revenues and costs in Quickbooks
  • Make and receiving M-Pesa and cash payments on Schutter Energy’s behalf
  • Maintain Schutter Energy’s petty cash
  • Produce regular financial reports
  • Maintain Schutter Energy’s sales inventory
  • Be the first point of contact for customers calling the office (in person and by telephone)
Who are we looking for?
The ideal candidate will:
Provide a warm reception for clients, whether by phone or in person
Be trustworthy
Have experience using Quickbooks to manage accounts
Be fluent in Swahili and English
Be eager and able to work independently
Have a working understanding of renewable energy
Have a desire to work in a small, entrepreneurial organization

How to apply

The Live with Hope Centre is looking to recruit a Community Vocational Training and Production Manager.  

The Live with Hope Centre is a Community Based Organization (CBO) working in HIV/AIDS care, treatment, support and prevention in the Kericho County area.

Key Responsibilities
  • To be responsible for the operational running and training of the tailoring/knitting training and production unit at Live with Hope Centre.
  • To be the academic and managerial head of the tailoring/knitting and production unit.
  • Formulate, implement and review policies, systems and procedures that deliver an efficient outcome.
  • Prepare lesson and other teaching materials for efficient and effective teaching.
  • Conduct research to update knowledge in the field of competence.
Qualifications and Experience
  • At least a diploma in technical education
  • An additional qualification in clothing technology
  • Good communication skills
  • At least 1 year of experience in a similar position
  • Possess good report writing skills
Send your CV, two letters from referees stating why you would be suitable for the position, a copy of your academic certificates, testimonials and covering letter indicating why you are suitable for the position with your current or expected salary 

by post to PO Box 2043 Kericho, 

or by hand to Live With Hope Centre, Motobo, Kericho 

by 5:00pm  28th November 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Support Activity Manager

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, humanitarian, non-governmental organisation providing assistance to people in need as a result of natural and man-made disasters, irrespective of race, religion, ideology or politics.

MSF Switzerland (MSF-CH) is currently seeking to employ a qualified candidate for the following position:

Support Activity Manager
Number of vacancies:
Location: Juba (with frequent travel to projects in the field)

Scope of responsibilities:

The Support Activity Manager supports the logistics coordinator in Juba and will be in charge of the logistics support activities of the entire mission, holding the following responsibilities:
  • Define and implement adequate means, resources and processes for the proper and safe management of energy, transportation (fleet management), biomedical equipment, cold chain, radio and telecom, and IT, and do the MSF standard reporting to the Logistics Coordinator on the development of the ongoing activities and proposing reorientation when needed.
  • Ensure installation and maintenance of functional office space(s) and accommodation facilities in an adequate working/living conditions as well as all the equipment required in coherence with MSF hygiene standard and security rules.
  • Ensure that the above medical structures and logistics premises (stocks, workshops, waste management area, etc) respond to MSF standards in terms of safety, patient flow and hygiene.
  • Ensure the above-mentioned premises are equipped with all the required logistics equipment (including BIOMEDICAL equipments) which is in good condition and properly and timely maintained.
  • Participate actively in the definition and update of annual logistics planning and budgets, defining logistic technical support strategy and advising the Logistics Coordinator in the transformation of the logistic support needs identified into objectives, priorities, and resources needed for adequate logistic support.
  • Monitor and administrate logistics support indicators (fundamentals), collecting logistic data and monthly reports and forwarding them to the Logistics Coordinator.
  • Plan and supervise, in close coordination with the HR department, the associated processes (recruitment, training, briefing/debriefing, performance evaluation, detection of potential, development and internal communication) of the logistics support staff in the mission in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required to implement all these related activities to the logistics staff under his/her direct responsibility.
  • Ensure technical reference for all logistic support issues in the mission and provides coaching to logistics staff.
Recruitment criteria:

Education: Technical degree/diploma or equivalent MSF experience (Deputy Logco, Field Logistician, Head of Logistic Activity)

Experience: At least two years of experience in a similar position

Languages: Arabic, English (fluent written and spoken)

Knowledge: Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, and Internet)

Personal qualities:  
Strong organisational and technical skills, flexibility and open-mindedness, ability to work with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural people, good communication skills including the ability to listen, and diplomacy.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application letter and a detailed CV by 7/12/2012 to:-

HR Team leader
MSF Switzerland – South Sudan Mission
P. O. BOX 25091-00603, NAIROBI

Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview.

in the Construction industry wishes to fill the following positions.

Site Manager
Job Ref. MN 5571

Reporting to the General Manager.

Job Profile

The incumbent is overall responsible for the planning and control of all matters relating to the operations of the site works.
  • Ability to prepare base of roads, street in accordance with laid down quality standards.
  • Good maintenance and housekeeping of vehicle and equipment.
  • Daily completion of trip reports, vehicle travel log.
  • Ordering of raw materials.
  • Ensuring that health, safety and environmental standards are maintained.
  • Conducting of routine site inspection.
  • Timely taking and balancing of month end inventories, ensuring the adherence to laid down deadlines.
Person Profile
  • Tertiary qualification in Construction / Civil Engineering.
  • Previous relevant experience / knowledge of bituminous products.
  • Road construction experience.
  • Previous experience in operational management in a related environment.
Slurry Seal Truck Operator
Job Ref. MN 5570

Reporting to the Site Manager.

Job Profile
  • Driving of vehicles on site in accordance with laid down quality standards, to obtain correct Slurry/Ralumac/Spray application rates.
  • Apply product at specified application rate.
  • Maintain constant vehicle speed to ensure correct application rate.
  • Good maintenance and housekeeping of vehicle and equipment.
  • Daily vehicle checks and services as per laid down standards.
  • Minor maintenance and repairs to vehicle and equipment e.g. weekly.
  • Take samples as requested and submit to laboratory for testing.
  • Loading and off-loading of vehicles in accordance with laid down standards.
  • Ensuring adherence to safety regulations and company policies.
  • Safe driving of vehicle roads, obeying all road and traffic regulations.
Person Profile
  • Metric or equivalent experience.
  • Previous experience in heavy duty long distance hauler driving.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Valid driving licence.
  • Must have a pleasant character and able to build relationships easily.
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number. You SHOULD disclose your current or past salary. 

Send your application by hand, courier, post or email so as to reach us by 28th November 2012. 

Send to: Executive Selection Division, Manpower Services (K) LId, 3rd Floor, Landmark Plaza, Directly Opposite Nairobi Hospital Entrance, P.O. Box 50736 - 00200, Nairobi. 

Email to

Human Resource Manager 

Medecins Sans Frontieres– Switzerland Nairobi

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need. 

At present, MSFCH operates in three programmes locations in Kenya, Somalia and Sudan.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya 
Start date: ASAP

Type of contract: 

Fix Term Contract for 12 months with possible extension based on performance.
The selected candidate will be reporting to the HR Coordinator. 

He/she will support an effective and progressive HR Management organisation in collaboration with the HR Coordinator. 

He/She will be responsible to promote qualitative aspects of HRM in collaboration with the HR Co.

Main Tasks (but not limited to):
  • Participate to the implementation of all MSFCH policies and develops management procedures and tools.
  • Ensure compliance with the relevant labor regulations
  • Ensures a qualitative HOMERE Management
  • Provides support to all department in the recruitment process, and ensures a qualitative recruitment process in collaboration with the HRco,
  • Supervision of HR staff in the capital (HR Ass, housekeepers) and support to the field HR Team,
  • Ensures and applies a qualitative appraisal, development planning process, training framework,
  • Ensures regular and qualitative HR reporting for coordination and projects.
  • Diploma in business and Administration, Human Resources Management, Law or similar education
  • Familiar with HRM policies and tools. Minimum 2 years as HR assistant/Officer or 6 months as HR Manager with MSF movement.
  • Knowledge and experience of Homere database, knowledge of Labour Law highly desirable.
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience with demonstrated skills in HRM with INGO
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Knowledge of Somali is an asset.
Personal qualities:
  • Mature, open-minded person, good organization, Negotiation, problem solving and communication skills.
  • Ability to listen, diplomatic, service and solution oriented.
  • Flexibility, ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment.
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter, copies of certificates/diplomas and Recommendations, mentioning on the envelope “Human Resource Manager” to:

The Human Resources Coordinator
MSF-Switzerland, Kenya Mission
P.O. Box 25091 – 00603, Lavington, Nairobi
Or by email to:

Deadline: Tuesday, 4th December, 2012, only short-listed candidate will be contacted. 

The selected candidate shall be ready to start ASAP.

Request for Proposal: Consultancy Services For Job Evaluation


The Nairobi Hospital a leading health care institution in the region wishes to conduct a comprehensive job evaluation in line with its commitment to continual improvement and best practice.

We therefore invite proposals from firms with a proven track record in carrying out effective job evaluation exercises.

I) Objectives:
  • Develop a framework that will determine the relative value of individual jobs through a fair and professional assessment process.
  • Assess existing job descriptions against actual roles carried out.
  • Review the classification of jobs including the grading and salary structures.
  • Develop a framework to support our expansion plan.
  • Provide a basis for external benchmarking within industry.
II) Deliverables:
  • As-is report and job evaluation methodology.
  • Detailed activity plan.
  • Effective training for the job evaluation committee.
  • Up to date job profiles for each job family.
  • An equitable and competitive grading and salary structure.
  • Comprehensive final report.
  • Other useful recommendations.
III) Submission of Proposal

Technical Proposal:

This should include the following details:-
  • Registered name and address.
  • Profile of firm.
  • Qualifications and experience (including specific experience in conducting job evaluation) of individual consultants of the firm.
  • Proposed methodology.
  • Proposed work plan.
  • List of organisations for which the firm has carried out job evaluation over the last 5 years including key contact details.
Copies of Documents to Be Attached
  • Certificate of Incorporation.
  • VAT certificate.
  • PIN certificate.
  • KRA Tax compliance certificate.
  •  Local government and legal operational licenses.
  • CVs of consultants who would be part of the job evaluation team.
Financial Proposal:

The financial proposal should be adequately detailed to enable evaluation.

The bid documents/enquiries should be addressed to:
Chief Executive Officer,
The Nairobi Hospital
P.O. Box 30026, 00100

Submissions in a sealed envelope clearly marked Request for Proposals: Consultancy Services for
Job Evaluation Ref: TNH/11/12/RFP/CS/JE should be deposited in the Tender Box at the entrance of the
Procurement & Stores Department no later than 12 noon on 4th December 2012 at 10 a.m. 

Bids will be opened at 12 noon in the Hospital’s Old Boardroom and bidders may be present at the opening.

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