Homa Hills Community Development Organization is a medium-sized national NGO located in North Rachuonyo district. Its major partners include CRS Kenya, USAID Aphia Plus and MONSANTO research organizations.

HHCDO stives to empower communities living in Karachuonyo in terms of their civic responsibilities, economic independence, food security, environmental conservation, public health and HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support for a just and equitable society.
 
Its overriding role is to build community capacity to facilitate sustainable development to support vulnerable groups.

The organization is also restructuring and repositioning the Enterprise Division for productivity and growth to take advantage of increasing local demand and improving infrastructure in the region.

We seek to fill the following vacancy and invite qualified, dedicated and self-motivated applicants.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

HHCDO is seeking a qualified personality for this apical position to successfully lead the teams implementing the various projects within the Organization.

The position shall have the following KEY responsibilities
  • Head the management team and be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Organization and Secretary to the Board of Directors.
  • In consultation with the Chairman, represent and act on behalf of the Organization.
  • Initiate and Manage entrepreneurial activities; develop the farm and other enterprise lines with profit making and community service as the hallmark of enterprise development.
  • In consultation with the Chairman, carry out all the correspondences and publicity on behalf of the Organization.
  • Ensure adherence to the Organization Systems and procedures
  • Keep full and up to date records of Organizations affairs
  • Arrange for the meetings of Organization in liaison with the Board Chairman.
Minimum Qualification
  • Minimum University Graduate in Management, Business Administration or Social Sciences.
  • An Advanced University Degree in Management, Business Administration or Social Sciences (Master’s Degree or equivalent) will be an added advantage.
Experience:
  • Minimum of Three (3) years in the area of Management/Administration in NGO set up
  • Working skills in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc).
Skills and Competencies for all the Positions:
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Management of Quality Control Process
  • Proposal writing skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to bring sound decisions
  • Good planning, prioritizing and organizational skills
  • Good networking and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure
  • Excellent communication and reporting Skills
Applications (stating current and expected salary) for the above vacancy should be addressed to the undersigned so as to reach him by close of business Friday, February 8th 2013

All applications should be in the form of a single attachment containing both the cover letter, and CV Only (in MS Word or PDF format)

Homa Hills strives to provide the space and encourages all staff to be innovative and think beyond their Job Descriptions to create opportunities for themselves and the organization

The Chairman BoD
Homa Hills Community Development Organization
P.O. Box 3802-40100
Kisumu.
 
E-mail: hhcdo.chairman@homahills.or.ke

Homa Hills Community Development Organization is a medium-sized national NGO located in North Rachuonyo district. Its major partners include CRS Kenya, USAID Aphia Plus and MONSANTO research organizations.

HHCDO stives to empower communities living in Karachuonyo in terms of their civic responsibilities, economic independence, food security, environmental conservation, public health and HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support for a just and equitable society.
 
Its overriding role is to build community capacity to facilitate sustainable development to support vulnerable groups.

The organization is also restructuring and repositioning the Enterprise Division for productivity and growth to take advantage of increasing local demand and improving infrastructure in the region.

We seek to fill the following vacancies and invite qualified, dedicated and self-motivated applicants.

Procurement Officer

HHCDO is seeking for an experienced procurement officer with a good sound knowledge in procurement / logistics related skills like market surveys, procurement of supplies/works and services, team support, dispatching/receiving of the items with an ability to manage multitasks and independently manage procurement systems and databases.

The position shall have the following KEY responsibilities
  • Implement and maintain HHCDO standard practices and procurement procedures.
  • In charge of the procurement activities of the Organization
  • Apply HHCDO Procurement Policy
  • To ensure that all purchased goods are of Organization’s standard and fit for the purpose.
  • Establish and maintain a good professional working relationship with suppliers/Service Providers.
  • Identify and maintain an accurate and up-to-date supplier information database for regularly purchased items, and keep informed of local market conditions.
  • Ensure all documents are authorized as per Documents and Authorization sheet requirements and procedures followed
The desired Candidate should be a Kenyan Citizen and possess the following minimum qualification.

Minimum Qualification

Minimum of a Diploma in procurement/supply-chain-management/Logistics or equivalent.

Experience:
  • Minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible procurement related administrative experience.
  • Working skills in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc).
Desirable
  • Experience with an NGO is an advantage
  • Experience in procurement of medical supplies and construction materials is an advantage
Internal Auditor

The desired Candidate should be a Kenyan Citizen with at least 25 years of age and possess the following minimum qualification.
 
A B.Com (Accounts)/BBA (Finance) from a recognized University with at least one (1) year experience in busy Auditing Environment.
 
or
 
A CPA Finalist with at least two (2) years experience in a busy Auditing environment.
 
or
 
4) A CPA Part Two (2) holder with at least three (3) years experience in a busy Auditing environment.
 
The position shall have the following KEY responsibilities
  • Ensure continuous implementation of the organizations’ policy documents/Finance, Human Resource and Procurement.
  • Enforcement of the Internal Control Systems(ICS)
  • Validate payment documents to ensure they meet the organizations’ and Donor requirements
  • Review Financial Reports before such reports are consumed by Management, Board and Donors.
  • Conduct field Audits for Community Programmes
  • Undertake Risk Assessment on planned programmes and advice the Board and Management on ways of managing such identified risks.
  • In collaboration with Head Finance, assist in the yearly preparation of the organization for the External Audits.
Skills and Competencies for all the Positions:
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to bring sound decisions
  • Good networking and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure
  • Excellent communication and reporting Skills
Applications (stating current and expected salary) for the above vacancy should be addressed to the undersigned so as to reach him by close of business Friday, February 8th 2013

All applications should be in the form of a single attachment containing both the cover letter, and CV Only (in MS Word or PDF format)

Homa Hills strives to provide the space and encourages all staff to be innovative and think beyond their Job Descriptions to create opportunities for themselves and the organization

The Chief Executive Officer
Homa Hills Community Development Organization
P.O. Box 760-40300,
Homa Bay.
 
E-mail: hhcdo.jobs@homahills.or.ke

Job Title: GIS / Google Map API Developer (Intern)

Description

We are an international training and consultancy organization offering technical training and education services designed for individuals, and organizations working in the agriculture, climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food and nutrition; health; humanitarian relief; logistics and telecommunication; recovery and reconstruction; safety and security; water sanitation and hygiene sectors .

Knowledge and skills required
  • Knowledge of GIS, GPS
  • Knowledge in using GPS receivers (Garmin, Juno, Trimble)
  • Proven experience in use of Google maps
  • Proven experience in developing applications using Google Map JavaScript API
  • Experience/knowledge in working with JavaScript, ArcGIS Online, Python, JSON
  • Understanding of Web technologies
  • Experience working with common Internet technologies (e.g. CSS & HTML)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain
  • technical issues to a non-technical audience
  • Self-starter: take initiative, drive consensus
  • Strong ambition to adapt and learn new development technologies
If you meet the above criteria, please send your application and a detailed CV before 8th February, 2013.

Contacts
P.O Box 104289 – 00101, 
Nairobi
 
Email: jobs@indepthresearch.org

The senior audit assistants will be responsible to conduct audits assigned independently.

The candidate should have minimum CPA II with minimum 2 years working experience.
 
If successful, you will be expected to have the drive and determination to take on challenging roles and have a vision for maintaining high standards of quality and growth.

Send in your applications and CV stating your expected salary to auditwor@gmail.com by 31st January 2013.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

We are an article writing company based in Nairobi Kenya known as Everest Writers. 

Due to the rising  number of applications we receive from many applicants across the country, we would like to dedicate some of our account to other people who are willing and able to run freelancing and earn a living from it as well as employing other jobless graduates from all over the country.

We therefore have 15 accounts which we are selling at an affordable and friendly prices.
 
For more details and price send us an email of interest to be considered.
 
Its urgent, hurry for this golden opportunity to become your own boss.

Email us at; bonianze@gmail.com.

Human Resources Representative - International Development
Land O’Lakes, Inc. is a farmer-owned food and agricultural cooperative with annual sales of approximately $12 billion. 

Land O’Lakes is a leading marketer of a full line of dairy-based consumer, food service and food ingredient products across the United States; and provides farmers and ranchers with an extensive line of agricultural supplies (feed, seed, and crop protection products) and services.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Corporate Business Unit: Corporate encompasses the core operational support for all Land O’Lakes businesses.

 It includes Business Development Services, Corporate Market Strategy and Communications, Finance, Law, Human Resources, Information Technology and Public Affairs.

Position Purpose: This position is located in Nairobi and provides human resources generalist support for the Land O'Lakes International Development organization. 

Provides HR business partner support to IDD, including support and coaching to internal customers (i.e. employee relations, performance coaching, HR technology, policies and guidelines), implement talent initiatives, provide organization change support, deliver training on HR related topics (formal and informal settings), assist with special projects as needed. 

The incumbent is well-versed in U.S. government funding program employment regulations and compliance and applies that knowledge to IDD employment contracts, policies and compensation programs. 

This position provides HR support to IDD staff outside the United States, including Expat, HCN and TCN employees. 

Based in Nairobi, Kenya, or Washington, DC, with relocation to Kenya in 1-2 years.

Required (Basic) Experience & Education:
  • BS/BA in Human Resources Management with a minimum of 5 years H.R. Generalist experience, including international HR experience
  • Prior experience with US government rules & regulations
  • Prior HR experience in the NGO sector in a developing country context
  • Demonstrated experience coaching managers and navigating employee relations situations
  • Demonstrated ability to work with business leaders to achieve business results; excellent business acumen.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing organization change
  • Must have strong collaboration, facilitation, and leadership skills as well as demonstrated ability to exercise judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with all levels of employees.
  • Must have solid communication skills (written, verbal), be an active listener, customer-focused, and demonstrate unquestionable ethics and values.
  • Must be able to research information and analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions, present facts and ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, make recommendations effectively, and execute plans of action.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills with an emphasis on attention to detail and accurate record keeping.
  • Must be proficient in MS office suite and experienced with HRMS systems and able to adapt to / learn various technology systems.
Required Competencies & Other Skills:
  • HR Professional Knowledge & Skills
  • Results oriented
  • Process Improvement & Technology
  • Managing Conflict
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Communication - especially Written
Preferred Experience & Education:
  • MAIR or MBA in HR
  • GPHR certification
  • Language skills, such as French or African languages
Percentage of Travel: 40%

Land O'Lakes, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement savings account, tuition reimbursement, PTO, paid holidays, and employee development opportunities. 

Land O’Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. 

Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Apply online at: http://bit.ly/13XFwdc

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