Job Title: Cyber Café Attendant

Location: Nairobi CBD

Category: IT

Job Description:
  • Provide excellent Customer Care
  • Manage Internet browsing and computer usage
  • Scanning, Typing and Printing of documents
  • Keeping daily records
  • Maintain Cleanliness and orderliness of the cyber
Requirements:
  • Minimum College Diploma
  • Good knowledge of computer i.e. internet usage, basic networking, software installation
  • Should be available to start immediately
Send a cover letter mentioning your salary expectations and a detailed C.V. to: ritz.cybercafe@gmail.com

Please note that only shortlisted applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

Grants Officer 
 
I Choose Life – Africa (ICL) is one of the leading Non-Governmental Organizations that has contributed greatly to HIV prevention efforts among the youth in Kenya today. 

The organization has programs in over 100 institutions (University, tertiary institutions and high schools) across Kenya and reaches over 1 million youth annually with behavior change communication messages.

Job Summary:
 
ICL is in the process of recruiting a Grants Officer who will be reporting to the Finance manager to be based in Nairobi.  

The incumbent will be  responsible for ensuring seamless operations in support of ICL and its partner CSOs in achieving rigorous financial and grants reporting and management systems. 

The Grants Officer will also work closely relationship with Heads of Departments, and project Managers on budgetary and donor compliance requirements with regards to financial and grants related activities.

Key Responsibilities shall include;
  • Provide oversight and coordination of ICL’s grant portfolio
  • Facilitate development and review of Grant Strategies-in line with ICL’s Strategic plan
  • Support to management in strategic analysis for funding opportunities
  • Organize and facilitate periodical grants review meetings i.e. Monthly, Quarterly, Semi-Annual, Annually etc
  • Monitor ICL’s commitments and facilitate compliance of programs with donors requirements 
  • Lead on Quality Grants proposal development coordination
  • Manage, provide support to and build capacity of the grants unit staff and/or programme Team
  • Build grant management capacity of field staff with training in compliance, report writing, proposal development and other topics relevant to donor compliance
  • Review Grant agreements and provide recommendations and concerns to the Senior Management Team
  • Maintain Master files on Grant and Monitor paperwork connected with grant-funded programs/projects
  • Be involved in budget forecasting, preparation, and tracking to ensure that budgets are adhered to
  • Carry out grant closures in accordance with laid down procedures and regulations
Academic Qualifications:-
  • Bachelors degree in Finance/Accounting or other business related degree with over 3 years’ experience
  • Be a qualified Accountant with CPA (K)  or ACCA  Professional qualification
Knowledge, Skills & Personal Attributes
  • Knowledge of major donor regulations, procedures and requirements with demonstrated ability to exercise basic financial oversight of grant
  • Proven ability to facilitate the development of winning proposals to public and private sector donors;
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and budgeting
  • Excellent computer skills and competency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to determine priorities and meet competing deadlines;
  • Detail-oriented with good multi-tasking abilities and communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English skills with proven ability in report writing and presentation
  • Able to work well both within a team and independently, in a challenging and fast-moving multicultural environment
Salary  KES 80,000

Application and contact details:

If you meet the requirements for this position, please send your CV and cover letter quoting your current and expected salary to hr@ichooselife.or.ke to reach us on or before 14th January, 2013.

The subject line of your application should be ‘Grants Officer’ only. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. I Choose Life Africa is an equal opportunity employer.

Sales Executive

Job Purpose

 
Consolidate and develops long-term commercial with the Company Clients portfolio which is within his/her zone.
 
Know the company contents, understand the Clients needs and respond efficiently to their needs
 
Ensure sales of the company programs and work towards increasing the sales figures

Ensures the regular update an good tenure of the Clients Database

Responsibilities and Duties
  • The Sales Exec submits a weekly and quarterly report with recommendations to the General Manager. The report will be focused on the sales actions reports and the market trends. The Quarterly report will focus on the strategies and planning for future buying trends.
  • The Sales Exec needs to have a thorough knowledge of the Company product, available promotional tools available from the Marketing Department and which he/she presents to the Clients. The Sales Executive needs to match the company products with the Client needs.
  • The Sales Executive needs to at all times develop and maintain good commercial relationship with the existing Clients and always seek to market new buyers.
  • The Sales Executive will help the Client in the selection of programs
  • The Sales Executive undertakes sales negotiation terms and closes the sale. Prices are defined based on the sales History.
  • The Sales Executive validates the contracts with the Sales Administrator (Rights details) and by the General Manager for the Sales Conditions.
  • The Sales Executive transfer the contract to the Sales Administrator for processing and ensures that the all processes are properly followed until delivery of program to the Clients (Invoicing & delivery)
  • The Sales Executive needs to follow up with the Client to assess their satisfaction on the acquired programs and restart the sales cycle.
The successful candidate is required to have over 3 years hands on Sales experience

Should have a degree in Business Management or Marketing

Must be computer salary

Interested candidates should forward their CV’s to recruitment@alentaris.com not later than 18th January 2013

Airways Travel Institute is a well established mid-level college based in Mombasa town-center established in 2006. 

We offer a variety of courses in certificate, diploma and advanced diploma level. 

Ranging from catering and hospitality, Tourism, clearing and forwarding, Information technology and business.

We are looking for tutors/lecturers to teach in these departments.

Email: airtravinstitute@gmail.com

We run an expansive farm in Taita Taveta is seeking to employ a Security Manager

Please note that the incumbent would be based in Taita.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage all aspects of physical and personnel security for company facilities and staff
  • Investigate, follow-up and resolve security issues/cases affecting company mobile and immobile assets e.g. facilities, staff, documents etc.
  • Formulate and continuously review policies, processes and procedures pertaining to Physical and Personnel Security
  • Develop budgets and forecasts for all physical and personnel security related services
  • Prevention, detection and investigation of all reported fraud cases
  • Directly  manage security personnel
  • Undertake Security Surveys
  • Occasionally assisting in vetting all staff to confirm compliance with all security measures.
  • Ensure that all alarms are answered and disturbances are investigated
  • Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.
  • Frequent Risk assessment
  • Assign responsibilities and map out regions to guards. Will be in charge of close to 50 guards.
  • Assist company staff, through liaison with law enforcement agencies, on resolution of matters that require such intervention.
  • Undertake any other assignments allocated from time to time.
Minimum Requirements
  • Degree/Diploma in Security Management/Administration, Criminology or any technical/business discipline
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the Military or Police with adequate exposure in command appointments preferably not below the rank of “Inspector of Police or Captain in the Armed Forces, or equivalent
  • Must have been discharged honourably.
  • Applicants should have experience in incident reporting, investigation and follow up skills as well as skills in first aid and occupational safety/disaster management procedures.
  • At least 1 years’ experience in Corporate Security Management in a large corporate firm
  • Good knowledge of Kenyan Laws and Government Regulations pertaining to law enforcement.
  • They must possess current certificate of good conduct and driving license.
  • Excellent in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent communication, analytical and report writing skills
  • Attention to details and result oriented
  • Must have the ability to work within strict deadlines under minimum supervision
Salary & Benefits:      50,000 - 75,000(Negotiable)

Housing will be provided in Taita Taveta

Deadline: 15th January 2013

Applications:

Interested and qualified applicants should send their CV’s stating their current and expected salary, Attached copy of Certificate of good conduct to recruit@idp-ea.com

Horizon Contact Centers is a fully on demand International Contact Center and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Company. 

Horizon has a world-class facility within Nairobi, Kenya fully enabled to service the global market by deploying the best of breed technology to run its operations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We are looking to fill the following position;

Position: Senior Application and Database Developer and Administrator

(a) KPIs will be formulated and measure against the following:
  • Ensure effective implementation of all departmental processes, policies and procedures.
  • Efficient and effective automate at reasonable cost, ALL back office processes that have an impact on the most important unit of the organization, the production floor, to deliver real time operational stats to empower operations to make real time decisions.
  • Efficient and effective automate all back office operations to ensure that all employees’ activities and task on any systems contribute to achieving their objectives.
  • Provide metrics to show cost / revenue impact of workflow processes on Horizon’s bottom line.
  • Work with Call Center Service Managers to ensure production workflows meet and exceed our client’s expectation and grow existing business from the client with the ultimate aim of establishing strategic alliance with the client.
  • Ensure successful change management in the automation of the enterprises departmental business processes.
  • Ability to lead effectively to ensure target objective are met for all projects.
  • Ability to implement in timely manner all projects, which will include managing and mitigating risks.
(b) Knowledge, skills and experience
  • 6 + years professional experience in a corporate enterprise setting with the following
  • 6 + years in a Senior Technical Position Application/Database Developer with Experience C++, PHP, ASP, MySQL, LAMP, Linux, MS SQL, Oracle, and other object oriented;
  • 6 + years experience in Technical Scoping and Specification, Accountability for the technical aspects of the implementation of project plans including technical design documents and diagrams;
  • 6 + years experience of database design, management and development working with designers and developers.
  • Bachelors degree and four years of related database administration experience and 6 plus years of related database support experience;
  • Have in-depth knowledge of the software development life cycle, project management to met deadline and people management to ensure all projects are delivered in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Experience in CMM level 5 programming and project management environment is a big advantage.
If you believe this is an exciting and challenging opportunity for you; then please go to www.horizoncontactcenters.com for more details and to apply.

An attractive remuneration is offered for the above position. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Closing date is Friday 08th February 2013.

The Nation Media Group is the largest 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. 

Below are the current vacancies:

Procurement Officer
 
Job Ref:
HR-PO-O1-2013
 
We are seeking to recruit a qualified and experienced Procurement Officer who will add value to the operations of the Group through the Procurement Department. 

Reporting to the Procurement Manager and working closely with other executives within the organization, the key result areas for this position will include:
 
Responsibilities and duties:
  • Effective sourcing of goods and services, both locally and internationally, as per laid down procedures for company use and eventually selling/disposing to customers;
  • Managing supplier / customers relations;
  • Monitoring market trends;
  • Ensuring timely supply of quality goods and services;
  • Inventory Management.
Knowledge, skills and experience requirements:
  • Basic University degree;
  • A Graduate Diploma in CIPS or other relevant professional certifications;
  • At least 3 years work experience ¡n a similar role in a reputable organization;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills;
  • High degree of integrity and honesty;
  • Ability and readiness to work long hours;
  • Result driven and a team player;
  • Knowledge of SAP Materials Management module will be an added advantage.
Graphic Designer - Production Department
 
Job Ref: HR-GDP-01-2013
 
We are seeking to recruit a creative, self-driven, results oriented individual to join the Production department and contribute to the delivery of imaging and design requirements in accordance with our quality standards.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Processing and analysis of pictures to ensure quality specifications adherence;
  • Calibration of monitors, scanners and processors for quality image output;
  • Liaison with stakeholders on materials and problem solving for non-conforming materials;
  • Advising internal and external clients on image and color specifications to facilitate compliance with quality standards;
  • Analyzing and advising contract work clients on newspaper input and out-put standards of production;
  • Generating graphics and layouts for both advertising & editorial;
  • Advising clients on pre-press layouts and specifications;
  • Enforcing use of ISO standards and quality practices.
Skills & Experience:
  • BA degree in Design or related field.
  • At least 2 years working experience.
  • Knowledge and use of Photoshop, In-Design & Adobe Illustrator.
  • Keen, sensitive eye for graphic design standards and application.
  • Expertise in defining issues that could relate to final quality of printed product.
  • Must be creative, have strong design and communication skills.
  • Must be able to maintain productivity, quality and accuracy in a fast-paced design environment.
  • Knowledge of latest pre-press printing processes, including digital imaging and its uses / limitations.
  • Knowledge in the implementation of ICC Profiles in printing shall be an added advantage.
Graphic Designer - Editorial Design Department
 
Job Ref: HR-GDE-01-2013
 
We are seeking to recruit a creative, proactive, detail-oriented individual to join the Editorial Design department as a Graphic Designer. 

The ideal candidate will present a portfolio that illustrates ability to create informative, attractive and easily navigated designs and graphics for both news and features.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Using content to create compelling graphic presentations;
  • Creating conceptual cover illustrations as well as inside page layouts;
  • Developing alternative story forms (charts, galleries, tables, timelines, infographics, process charts, etc.) as appropriate;
  • Selecting and cropping photos for maximum impact;
  • Coordinating and planning together with reporters, editors and design team colleagues;
  • Handling a large workload and meeting its deadlines.
Skills & Experience:
  • BA degree in Design or related field.
  • At least 2 years working experience with publication design.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and use of Photoshop, In-Design & Adobe Illustrator.
  • Creativity with a passion for storytelling.
  • Ability to interpret data visually and accurately
  • Positive attitude, team spirit and flexibility.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to maintain productivity, quality and accuracy in a fast-paced environment. 
If you meet the above criteria, apply online at http://careers.nationmedia.com on or before 28th January, 2013.
 
Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

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