The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Somalia is an International Non-Governmental Organization registered in Kenya and operating in Somalia. 

ADRA’s mission is to change one life at a time through enhancing development in individuals and communities. 

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Food Security and Resilience Expert

The applicant will initially be engaged on a 5 months’ consultancy basis and based on good performance, the person could be engaged as an ADRA staff to coordinate the sector.
 
Responsibilities
  • Develop the agriculture, food security and resilience strategies and policies for the sector
  • Develop sector goals and objectives in line with agency’s goal and mission as well as in conformity with UN and Somalia food security cluster strategies, goals and objectives
  • In conformity with ADRA Somalia program approach, develop integrated sector proposals that attract funding from various donors
  • Attend regularly Somalia food security cluster meetings both at the Nairobi and field levels, share with other actors in the sector. Incorporate lessons learned and good practices in ADRA programs
  • Implement and manage ADRA’s food security and resilience programs funded by various donors in Somalia. Program implementation will include supervising project staff, monitoring and reporting program activities both to ADRA and donors.
  • Carry out baseline surveys, assessments and obtain information and data required to develop sector strategies and plans
Qualifications / Experience
  • Post graduate degree in food security, agriculture, international development, or related field
  • At least five years of related work experience in the field of relief/development with exposure in programming, planning in food security & livelihood oriented programs.
  • Ability to be organized, rigorous and able to deal with stress.
  • Capacity to conceptualize and implement small scale micro-enterprise schemes in the rural areas of Somalia.
  • Demonstrate ability to manage complex situations with minimum external support and with minimum resources.
  • Project management experience in Somalia (or Horn of Africa) will be an added advantage.
  • Communication skills (diplomacy) especially with local authorities.
If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application including your CV/resumé via e-mail not later than 22nd February 2013 to hr@adrasom.org.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



Vacancies

News Reporters
 
News Anchor / hosts
 
Video Editors
 
Technical Director
 
Camera persons
 
Assignment Editors
 
Internship Opportunities
 
Accountants

Requirements
 
Undergraduate degree / Diploma in media or any other relevant educational background vis-a-vis positions applied for.
 
Adequate experience for the respective positions applied for.
 
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
 
High sense of initiative
 
Ability to work extra hard and deliver results
 
If you meet the above requirements please do send your detailed Curriculum Vitae and Photo, Show reel or online link to:

job@ebruafrica.tv | info@ebruafrica.tv |
 
Or call our offices on +254 (710) 733 024-5-6
 
Interview invitations will be conducted after selection.
 
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

iWayAfrica is a leading Corporate Data Communications Solutions provider in Kenya and across the Continent. We are at the forefront of the industry and are seeking to partner with interested entities in the ICT solutions provision.

We are looking for business oriented dealers, in the Coastal, Rift Valley, Western and Mt. Kenya regions to drive sales of our solutions in the respective regions.

iWayAfrica offers dynamic opportunities in which you can build your existing portfolio whilst also responding to the growing Business Communication needs.

We hereby invite interested entities (business or individuals) with the requisite competencies and qualifications described below to apply:
 
1. Structured networking solutions
 
2. Sale and maintenance of computer accessories
 
3. Fiber and Wimax installations
 
4. Microwave and Satellite installations
 
If you run a dynamic business with the right framework, and you would like to partner with a world-class organization, please send your application to the address below, clearly indicating your competencies and experience.

The deadline for applications is Monday the 18th February 2013.

The Dealer Manager
iWayAfrica Kenya Ltd
P.O. Box 63017 – 00200
Nairobi
 
Via E-mail to: dealers-ke@iwayafrica.net
 


Programme Operations Manager – Kenya Country Office
 
Team / Programme: Programme Operations    

Location: Nairobi
 
Grade:  TBC    
 
Child Safeguarding: Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

Role Purpose: Programme Operations Manager ensures the effective management of logistics, awards management, operational reporting and partnerships for the Kenya Country Programme.
 
Scope of Role:
 
Reports to: Director Programme Operations

Dimensions: Save the Children has been operational in Kenya since 1984, providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, health, HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH. 

Save the Children has an operational presence in Dadaab Refugee Camp, Eldoret, Habaswein, Mandera, Meru and Wajir. Currently, we have a staff complement of approximately 270 staff and a confirmed budget of approximately US$15 million this year.

Staff directly reporting to this post: Logistics Manager, Partner Capacity Building Coordinator, Reporting Coordinator, Awards Coordinator.  

Key Areas of Accountability:

Logistics, Inventory and Procurement
  • Ensure that the CO logistics capacity and systems meet the SCI MOS and are able to satisfy the programming requirements
  • Manage the CO Logistics department ensuring that all CO logistics activities (fleet, assets, transport, supply chain, base setup etc) are coordinated
  • Manage all vehicles ensuring maintenance and insurance
  • Ensure goods and services procured are cost effective and of standard quality
  • Ensure procurement processes are effectively implemented
  • Work closely with the procurement team in negotiating the best deals with suppliers
  • Ensure proper record keeping, maintenance and control of inventory
  • Ensure proper documentation and recording of fixed assets of the organisation
  • Manage the fixed assets
Awards Management
  • Ensure that the management of grants and awards for programme operations is in accordance with SC policies and guidelines
  • Develop analysis of budget vs actual expenditures on a monthly basis for monthly remote and actual review meetings with the budget holders/Area Programme Managers so that remedial actions are developed and implemented as required
  • Ensure that budget holders understand and implement compliance requirements from the donor, Save the Children and/or the Government of Kenya
Partnerships and Capacity Building
  • In collaboration with other staff, develop standardised approaches and best practices in selecting local partners
  • Develop and lead the implementation of a partnership strategy with Standard Operating Procedures and Minimum Operating Standards
  • Lead agency-wide capacity strengthening strategies including the assessment and improvement of SC and partners and through linkages with the relevant technical advisors
  • In collaboration with the Civil Society/Partnership and CRG Advisor, coordinate agency-wide learning processes in partnership and capacity building
Reporting:
  • Ensure the timely provision of quality reports to donors after final review by the Director of Programme Operations
  • Support the development of a reporting timeline tracker that has reminders incorporated to programme and technical staff and with clear guidelines on roles and responsibilities in preparation of reports
  • Maintain details of reporting formats and other requirements for all donors and SC members
  • Develop internal reporting formats for monthly/quarterly SC reports by Area Programme Managers 
Staff Safety and Security
  • Work with the Director of Safety and Security to ensure that the staff and assets of Save the Children Kenya are safe and secure
  • Ensure that all safety and security minimum operating standards are being met at sub-office level
  • Coordinate preparation and implementation of staff security guidelines and support sub-offices in carrying out periodic security assessment and reports
Staff Management, Mentorship, and Development
  • Assist in the management of the performance of all staff in the Program Operations work area through:
  • Effective use of the Performance Management System including the establishment of clear, measureable objectives, ongoing feedback, periodic reviews and fair and unbiased evaluations;
  • Coaching, mentoring and other developmental opportunities;
  • Recognition and rewards for outstanding performance;
  • Documentation of performance that is less than satisfactory, with appropriate performance improvements/workplans
Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)
 
Accountability:
  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
Ambition:
  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically
Collaboration:
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
Creativity:
  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks
Integrity:
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
Qualifications and Experience
  • Recommended a minimum of 7 years of management experience in an NGO or similar environment, including significant field operations experience running both emergency and development programs
  • Masters  degree  in  development  or  other  social  sciences (desired) 
  • Substantial experience in logistics, including procurement, supply chain, fleet management & inventory
  • Substantial experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and securing and managing grants from major institutional donors
  • Experience of working with local, international and government partners
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Similar skills in Kiswahili and other local languages an advantage
  • Willingness to travel to Save the Children’s field offices and operational areas on a regular basis
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams in the event of major emergencies
  • Commitment  to  and  understanding  of  Save  the  Children’s  aims,  values  and principles  including rights-based approaches
How to apply

The application period is now open and will close on Friday 15th February, 2013 at 4.30 p.m.

To apply for a position, please send a short cover letter and CV to Kenya.jobapplications@savethechildren.org  indicating the position applied for in the subject line.

Graduate Writers Needed
 
Eazywriters is an organization geared towards empowering the youths, by providing them with opportunities that will bring them closer to achieving their longtime developmental goals.
 
At the moment, we are searching for University graduates who possess a minimum of a Second Upper and exceptional academic writing skills, to work as academic writers. 

Candidates with academic writing experience and qualifications related to the following disciplines will be given preference: Mathematics, Human anatomy, Biology, Nursing, Economics and Statistics, Finance and Accounting, International Finance, Health sciences and medicine, Education, Nursing and  I.T. 

We will also consider those that have additional skills using SPSS, Eviews, Mathlab, Microsoft publisher, MS project, Photoshop, Excel, Autocad and 3DCAD.

Generally, the successful candidate should:
  • Be able to produce plagiarism free work.
  • Possess a strong command of the English language.
  • Produce written work that is devoid of grammatical and puntuational errors.
  • Strictly adhere to deadlines.
  • Conversant with popular writing formats such as APA, MLA, Chicago and Havard.
  • Have an academic writing experience.
We will pay you every 2 weeks and at the rate of Shs 250 per page through Mpesa.
 
If interested, please send your CV, 2 written samples and Certificates to eazywriters@yahoo.com.
 
Eazywriters is an equal opportunity employer, and previously unsuccessful applicants are encouraged to re-apply, so long as they can confidently prove that they can meet the job requirements.

Resolution Health East Africa Limited is a leading Medical Insurance Provider. 

With over 65,000 members in our fold, we have learned to adapt in this constantly changing society, and develop products that are effective and relevant to our members. 

Resolution Health has over 500 medical service providers all across East Africa, a strong network of hospitals, clinics and doctors.

Card Processing Agent
 
Reporting to the Underwriting Manager through the Underwriting Supervisor the Card Processing Agent role is to print, sort and dispatch printed cards to various internal parties.
 
Key Outputs
  • Receiving and record scanned and batched membership application forms and allocations for card processing.
  • Run the card printing report from crystal.
  • Carry out actual card printing as per the day’s card print list report in a timely fashion.
  • Sorting depending on client and cover type and dispatch of printed cards to the various internal parties for onward delivery to clients.
  • Receive and respond to internal and external queries and requests related to card processing and production. Supervise card processing assistants.
  • Keep records of card orders and usage as well as printer materials orders and deliveries.
  • Ensure that the card printer and related hardware is cleaned, in good condition and serviced accordingly.
  • Design templates for membership cards for new products and plans as well as print staff ID cards.
Qualifications / Experience / Personal Attributes:  
  • A diploma in a business field. 
  • Qualification in Graphics Design is an added advantage. 
  • Working Knowledge of MS Office a must. 
  • Excellent planning and organization skills, attention to detail and analytical skills. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • A team player with the ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision. 
  • Experience in the insurance field is an added advantage.
If you believe you are a team player and would be a valuable resource to this ever growing brand, kindly email your detailed CV stating your day time telephone contacts not later than Wednesday 13th February 2013 to hr@resolution.co.ke
 
This position is only open to staff at Resolution Health.
 
Kindly ensure you quote the position on your email.

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