KSA (Kenya Scouts Association) is an educational movement for young people that is a voluntary, non-political and open to all. 

KSA is a registered member of the World Organization of the Scouts Movement (WOSM).

Our mission is to contribute to the education of young people through a value system based on the Scout Law and Promise, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in the society. KSA seeks talent to fill the following position

National Executive Commissioner / CEO

Reporting to the Chief Commissioner, and working in close consultation with the Management Committee, the post holder serves as the principal liaison between the secretariat and the volunteers. 

In line with the KSA constitution, the candidate will be expected to perform the following duties,
  • Manage and direct the affairs of the KSA secretariat in its role of coordinating Scouting at the national level.
  • Team leader for the KSA secretariat
  • Oversee the day to day operations of the KSA
  • Lead the secretariat in the implementation of the KSA strategic plan
  • Ensure that the organization is consistently and positively presented to relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensure the financial well being of the organization and adherence to statutory obligations
  • Collect and collate reports as prepared by various committees for presentation to the Management Committee, National Executive Committee and the Governing Council.
Essential Skills, Knowledge, Competencies and Experience
  • A relevant university degree or equivalent
  • At least five years of proven managerial ability at senior level in a reputable organization with adequate exposure in corporate governance, strategic planning, financial management, coaching, administration, negotiation and marketing.
  • Experience in creating and managing sustainable models for non governmental, non profit and/or voluntary organizations.
  • Experience in project proposal writing , organizing national and international events and handling large donor funded projects is essential.
  • Must be conversant with diplomatic protocol and etiquette in international relations are essential.
  • Should have the ability and competence to deal with a complex organization and governance structure made up of professionals and a large volunteer structure, at the largest youth movement in the country
  • International working exposure will be an added advantage
  • He or she should be well versed with the principles & fundamentals of Scouting
  • Should have excellent interpersonal, listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be a team player
  • Should have the ability to work under pressure and meet set deadlines
  • Must be over 30 years of age at the date of application
  • Must be of impeccable integrity and must respect the values and tenets of Scouting

The Accountant will report to the National Executive Commissioner and the National Treasurer. 

The overall responsibility of the candidate will be to maintain financial and accounting services for KSA. 

To ensure that internal and external financial and accounting requirements are met in accordance with KSA’s and partners’ procedures and standards.

Key Responsibilities
  • Implement policies and procedures as outlined in KSA’S Financial, Procurement, Personnel and Administration manuals.
  • Assist in preparation of annual budget.
  • Develop and maintain systems of internal control.
  • Manage the maintenance of accounting systems, data and the presentation of financial data for both internal managerial purpose and external reporting requirements.
  • Manage the Association ERP System in liaison with line staff
  • Manage monthly reconciliation of all bank accounts and general ledger balance sheet items to the trial balance.
  • Supervise and Coordinate the work of departmental staff
  • Ensure timely processing of monthly payroll.
  • Prepare and make timely submission of statutory and non- statutory payments such as Income taxes, NSSF, NHIF and pensions.
  • Ensure that related records are maintained.
  • Manage the Association’s Revenue Centers and Funded Projects
  • Prepare monthly reports on accounts receivables and assist in timely collection of any outstandings.
  • Ensure that systems are in place so that information regarding administrative issues such as contracts and agreements are readily available to management.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the management.
Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
  • Should have a professional qualification on accounting - at least CPA II or its equivalent. Knowledge of business and management would be an added advantage.
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to build personal relationships with staff, partners and leaders at all levels.
  • Should have strong public relations, communication, negotiation, administration, computer and IT skills.
  • At least five years in a similar position preferably in a Non Profit Making Environment.
Resource Mobilisation & Partnership Executive

Reporting to the National Executive Commissioner, the post holder will be the liaison for the Resource mobilization and partnerships committee.

Key Responsibilities
  • Liaise with other executives to identify partnership opportunities aligned to the KSA strategic plan
  • Maintain relationships with development partners
  • Identify new partnership opportunities in line with the mission and vision of the organization
  • Project proposal writing and project management
Job Requirements
  • University degree or its equivalent in project management or a related field
  • Ability to coordinate projects
  • Ability to develop and write project proposals.
  • Ability to network and source for partners
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar position
  • Good understanding of Scouting.
How to apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications, indicating their expected remuneration, latest CV, day time telephone number, copies of relevant credentials and details of three referees.

All applications to be sent via email to recruitment@kenyascouts.org

So as to be received by the undersigned on or before 29th December, 2012

The Chair, Management Committee
Kenya Scouts Association, Nairobi
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Kenya Scouts Association is an equal opportunities employer

The Nation Media Group ¡s a leading independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media. 

It attracts and serves unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced and self-motivated individual to the position of:

Commercial Manager - NTV

REF: HR-CM-i 1-2012

Reporting to the Managing Director - TV and supervising the Agency, Direct and Special Accounts Business Managers, the position will entail optimizing NTV profitability by achieving NTV commercial revenue objectives. 

We invite applications from qualified professionals with proven track records ¡n a complex and highly competitive multi-media commercial environment, preferably in a broadcast setting.

Overall responsibility will be to formulate and coordinate advertising plans and implement them to ensure achievement of the revenue objectives for the Group, by providing broadcasting advertising solutions to our NTV customers.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the following key result areas:
  • Plan and coordinate advertising sales strategies for NTV, while keeping in mind the brand profiles and products, to meet the Group’s business objectives;
  • Grow revenue market shares across the sectors for the brand and product;
  • Negotiate annual advertising contracts with representatives of major advertising clients and companies;
  • Build relationships and facilitate client engagements;
  • Identify manpower requirements and liaise with HR for recruitment;
  • Manage performance of team members;
  • Develop innovative ideas for existing and new products in close liaison with MD -TV and team members;
  • Assist the Business Managers and Business Executives in resolving clients issues/corn plaints;
  • Develop and orient the team to ensure understanding of brands, products & properties;
  • Ensure talent management and reviews;
  • Determine the contribution of each Business Manager, plan for the delivery of agreed targets and closely monitor performance by holding regular meetings with the team to review and plan performance and to provide guidance;
  • Provide regular reports as required by senior management on sales performance, market intelligence and trends;
  • Review debt status of the client’s accounts to determine credit worthiness and to recommend way forward;
  • Evaluate NMG’s products performance against competition through research data, with a view to increasing market shares.
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • Graduate in a business related degree. An MBA will be an added advantage;
  • Expert knowledge with over 5 years, experience in a commercial environment, sales & marketing preferably ¡n a broadcast setting;
  • Strong customer service orientation and interpersonal skills;
  • Proven record in managing profit targets in a commercially-oriented environment and experience in leading change management initiatives;
  • Understanding of the dynamics and complexity of broadcasting media and advertising competitiveness;
  • Demonstrable ability to grow a profitable business with drive and commercial acumen in an organization embracing change; and
  • Leadership, strategy, analytical and commercial skills.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria may email their applications and detailed CVs online to: http://careers.nationmedia.com before 13th December, 2012.

Note: We shall only contact shortlisted applicants.

CAP Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya, is supported by MasterCard Foundation, was established to provide Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) for disadvantaged youth in the society with particular focus on women to get equitable, qualitative learning and access to promising labour market oriented opportunities, savings and credit that support their pathways to safe and positive futures. 

The key purpose of the organization is to assist 10,000 disadvantaged youth to make informed choices, develop labour-market oriented employability skills and access job placements, savings and enterprise development support. 

About the position 

The incumbent will be posted in one of the CAP Centers currently operational as a Hospitality Trainer

The right candidate must be self-driven and must work with minimal Supervision. 

Job Responsibilities
  • Developing, customizing and Delivering Hospitality curriculum
  • Mentoring, supporting and assisting youths make informed decisions. 
  • Assist students get internships and placements.
  • Educate the community about the program. 
  • Equip the students with life skills. 
  • Link the youth with potential employers
  • Preparing the youth to join industry. 
  • Excellent Presentation skills. 
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills. 
  • Networking skills a must. 
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written. 
  • One (1) year working experience as a trainer 
  • Aged 27- 33 years. 
  • Must be mature and with the right attitude. 
  • Must have passion of working with young people. 
  • Past experience working with NGO will be an added advantage. 
  • Demonstrated Experience in transferring Hospitality knowledge. 
  • Degree in Hospitality/Hotel Management from a recognized institution.
To express interest in this opportunity, send your CV to hrcapyei@gmail.com by 12th December 2012.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

SasaHivi Media Ltd Jobs and Career Opportunities

Our Company

SasaHivi Media Ltd ('Sasa Hivi' means in Kiswahili 'right now') was founded in 2003 in Nairobi, Kenya by a group of long time experienced Multimedia, PR and IT professionals. 

So, as SasaHivi Media Ltd as a company is relatively young, the experience brought together in it, is very sophisticated. 

SasaHivi Media Ltd is all about bringing the best of Technology (Media and Internet) together with the best of Culture (Design, Content creation and Publishing).

Our Products

As SasaHivi Media Ltd has been steadily growing since its existence, so has also the range of products we offer.

We have 3 integrated departments: Technology, Media and Publishing.

The Technology Department deals with Web hosting, Domain names, E-mail Services, SMS Services and Consultancy in Internet related issues, it also serves technical services to the 'Media' Department.

The Media Department deals with Content creation, as well in Still Media: Graphic Design, Photography and Printing - Streaming Media: Video, Audio and Interactive Media: Web sites, Online Applications, Software development, DVD-Roms and CD-Roms. The Media Department further develops Public Relations, Advertisements, Content Branding and does Consultancy for the same.

The Publishing Department is responsible for the production and publishing of SasaHivi Media's own projects and publishes projects in collaboration with other institutions and companies.

Our Experience

As we serve as well the East-African as the Global market, our experience has global reach has as well. Equally, our local East-African expertise can help any Multinational Company or Organization interested in a regional presence to come to effective solutions accustomed to East-Africa.

Available position:

Marketing / Sales Executive

Primary responsibilities
  • Dealing with the marketing requirements of SasaHivi Media Ltd and it's clients
  • Contributing to and developing marketing plans and strategies to meet organizational objectives.
  • Implementing the company's marketing plan and executing the delivery of approved strategies.
  • Evaluating customer research, market conditions, competitor data and marketing campaigns.
  • Managing correspondence with media and advertising outlets.
  • Writing and distributing press releases.
  • Managing the production of marketing materials, involving writing and proofreading copy and liaising with designers and printers.
  • Arranging for the effective distribution of marketing materials.
  • Generating of regular marketing and sales reports to the management.
  • Selling the services and products of SasaHivi Media Ltd.
  • Education and degree(s) in disciplines related to the primary responsibilities.
  • Experience of working in the field of marketing streaming and interactive media.
  • Creativity in developing workable solutions.
  • Ability to express in good spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
  • Attention to detail, customer-service orientation and creativity in problem-solving.
  • Ability to work in a team and to communicate in a clear way.
  • Ability to meet sales targets.
If you feel you are the right person for this job please e-mail us your CV & work references to: jobs@sasahivi.com.

Closing date: 16th December 2012

Position: Management Accountant

Company profile: Our Client   is the world's leading Multinational Company dealing in the manufacturing of consumer based products

Department     : Finance & Control
Reports to    : Country Controller
Direct reports    : Closing and reporting responsible

Purpose of the position
To render disciplined dynamic planning key to decision making and reactivity to market forces.

Main Responsibilities

Management Responsibilities
1.    Dynamic Forecasts
  • Disciplined alignment and adherence to the Monthly Business Planning.
  • Best Practices as per the Business Planning Cycle.
2.    Values, Nestle Leadership Principles
  • Demonstrate and promote the company’s values and integrate them within the team/area’s     way of working.
Functional Responsibilities
1.    Dynamic  Forecasts (DF)
  • Preparation of the Proposed and Dynamic Forecast (DF) Scenarios (Financial Simulations).
  • Ensure accurate DF’s and provide proper analysis.
2.    Selling Price Calculations
  • Preparation f initial SPC based on agreed yearly target on a timely basis
  • Periodic review of initial SPC based on local rising costs, inflation, exchange fluctuations and government regulation.
  • Ensure proper Signing-Off of SPC.
  • Enter new SPC in the systems.
3.    Management Accounts Preparations and analysis.
  • Preparation of Management Accounts for the management.
  • PACT Reporting in Magnitude.
Required qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance related field
  • CPA (K)
  • Minimum of 2yrs related experience
  • Computer Skills (Advanced Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
How to Apply

To apply for this position send your CV to mycv@myjobseye.com  quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location. 

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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