8-4-4 Secondary School Scholarships 2013
 
Premier Academy Charitable Trust is awarding Four Scholarships to deserving Kenyans to pursue Secondary School education under the 8-4-4 system in any Registered Secondary School in Kenya.
 
Criteria for Qualification:
 
To qualify, the applicant must:
  1. Be a Kenya citizen
  2. Have passed the KCPE examinations of November 2012 with a score of 400 and above
  3. Have secured admission to a Registered Secondary School in Kenya following the 8-4-4 curriculum
  4. Provide references of good conduct from both the school and an external source such as the local Councillor / Church / Area Chief
  5. Be unable to meet the expenses, proof of which will be required
Value of Scholarship:
 
The Scholarship will cover the total fees and other mandatory expenses as laid down by the school offering admission, on an annual basis for the full duration of the course, subject to conditional academic progress of the recipient at the discretion of the Trust.
 
Application Procedure:
 
Eligible candidates must submit a handwritten application together with:
  1. a certified copy of their KCPE result
  2. a letter of recommendation from the Head Teacher of their Primary School
  3. a letter of Admission from a Registered Secondary School
  4. a contact Telephone Number, preferably Mobile number
The above should be received on or before , Friday,1st March 2013 by:
 
The Admissions Office, Premier Academy
P.O. Box 39513, 00623 
Nairobi
 
Tel: (020) 2339521/2
 
Mobile: 0722-205855/0733-618909
 
Applicants who do not hear from the Trust by Friday,15th March 2013 may deem their application unsuccessful.
 
Any applications received after the stipulated dates will not be considered.



Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) is a dynamic not for profit National Non-Governmental Organization with strong grassroots networks. 

The Organization provides leadership and plays a pioneering role in offering sustainable, innovative and comprehensive services in response to health and socio-economic needs of all Kenyans. 

FHOK is committed to providing quality services and championing sexual and reproductive health (SRHR) other rights and the empowerment of Kenya’s young people to exercise and enjoy these rights. 

Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) in partnership with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is seeking qualified persons to fill the following positions based in Malindi:

Project Coordinator

Ref: PC/2013
 
Reporting to the Project Manager (HQ) the role holder will be part of a dynamic senior team working on cutting edge initiatives in family planning, sexual and reproductive health. 

Key responsibilities include: planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating performance of the project, representing FHOK in the County and working closely with the key stakeholders within the area of operation to raise FHOK profile. 

The minimum requirements are: a Diploma in clinical medicine and surgery or its equivalent, three years experience in clinical service & proven experience in project implementation and networking, experience in community development & excellent communication skills.

Project Nurse 

Ref: PN/2013

2 Positions
 
The role holder reports to the Project Coordinator and will be part of a dynamic team responsible for management of clinical ASRH services in the clinic and other community based service delivery points within the area of operation. 

The minimum requirements are an “O” Level Division II certificate or its equivalent & a Diploma in Registered Community Health Nurse, three years’ experience in FP & HIV/AIDS counseling, STI treatment & SRHR service provision & facilitation skills
 
Project Accountant

Ref: PC/2013
 
Reporting to the Project Coordinator the role holder is responsible for ensuring that, all clinic visitors are properly guided & all clinic funds, commodities and client records are properly maintained. 

The minimum requirements are ‘O’ Level Division II certificate or its equivalent, CPA II & three years of relevant experience

VCT Counselor

Ref: VCT/2013
 
Reporting to the Project Coordinator, the post holder will be responsible for the provision of VCT services. 

The minimum requirements are: “O” Level certificate or its equivalent, relevant training in counseling and VCT services & excellent communication skills.
 
Project Driver

Ref: PD/2013
 
The post holder will be responsible for supporting the FHOK programme by driving staff, volunteers and official visitors, including transporting commodities and equipment. 

She/he must have an “O” Level certificate or its equivalent, a valid driving license & a certificate of Good Conduct.
 
Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) is seeking qualified persons to fill the following positions based in Mombasa:
 
Clinical Officer 

Ref: PN/2013

1 Position

Mombasa
 
The role holder reports to the Centre Manager and will be part of a dynamic team responsible for management of clinical ASRH services in the clinic and other community based service delivery points within the area of operation. 

The minimum requirements are “O” Level Division II certificate or its equivalent & a Diploma in Clinical Medicine, three years’ experience in FP & HIV/ AIDS counseling, STI treatment & SRHR service provision &facilitation skills
 
Please visit our website www.fhok.org for detailed job descriptions of these positions.

The closing date for receiving all applications is 22nd February, 2013

We regret only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.
 
FHOK is an equal opportunity employer and women are especially encouraged to apply
 
Applications along with detailed CVs to be submitted to:
 
Executive Director,
Family Health Options Kenya,
P. O. Box 30581-00100.
Nairobi.


The National Council for Population and Development is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency. 

The Council seeks to fill the following vacant positions:

Advert No.001/2013

Director, Technical Services 

Grade NCPD 2
 
Reporting to the Director General
 
Duties and responsibilities
  • providing strategic leadership on all matters pertaining to technical issues on population in the Council;
  • overseeing development and implementation of the Council’s population research programme including projects proposals formulation and appraisal, research papers, programme data analysis and impact assessment;
  • developing/updating national population policy and preparing policy briefs;
  • supervising formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of national and county level strategies and plans for the national population policy;
  • coordinating ongoing national and county level population programme activities including those undertaken by various stakeholders;
  • developing annual and quarterly work plans, performance contracts and reports;
  • coordinating international and regional population related initiatives, developing action plans and reporting progress; and,
  • undertaking advocacy for support of population programmes and ensuring that the public is well informed on population and development through electronic and print media, barazas and other public fora;
Qualifications and Experience
 
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • served in the grade of Deputy Director, Technical Services or in a comparable position in the public or private sector for a minimum period of four (4) years;
  • a Masters degree in Population Studies, Demography or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • attended a Strategic Leadership and Development course or equivalent programme lasting not less than six(6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • demonstrated outstanding capability in development and implementation of population policies and programmes; and,
  • shown merit and professional competency as reflected in work performance and results
Advert No.002/2013

Director, Corporate Services 

Grade NCPD 2
 
Reporting to the Director General
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • providing strategic leadership on all matters pertaining to financial management in the council;
  • overseeing formulation and interpretation of financial policies, strategies and programmes;
  • coordinating resource allocations in line with the council’s policies;
  • prioritization of projects and activities for the purpose of financial management and reporting;
  • overseeing of commitment of council’s resources and expenditure trends;
  • offering resource based planning and performance measurements;
  • overseeing human resource management, administrative and procurement matters;
  • initiating and implementing maintenance of corporate image and appropriate customer care strategies; and,
  • coordination of gender issues and integrity assurance.
Qualifications and Experience:-
 
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • four(4) years experience in the position of Deputy Director, Finance or Deputy Director, Human Resource Management and Administration or in a comparable position in a reputable organization;
  • Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Human Resource Management or Public Administration from a recognized university;
  • attended a Strategic Leadership and Development course or equivalent programmes lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; and,
  • shown merit and professional competency as reflected in work performance and results.
Advert No.003/2013

Assistant Director of Population 

Grade NCPD 4
 
Reports to Deputy Director, Technical Services and will be deployed to the Council Headquarters in any of the three main technical divisions.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • undertaking research on population issues and development of research papers;
  • carrying out analysis of research documents prepared by stakeholders;
  • implementation and updating of National Population Policy;
  • development of policy briefs;
  • coordination of population programmes /projects undertaken by various stakeholders and monitoring and evaluating ongoing projects /programmes;
  • collecting ,receiving and analyzing programme data and assessing their impact on population issues;
  • formulating and appraising project proposals;
  • developing annual and quarterly work plans, performance contracts and reports;
  • coordinating international and regional programmes and developing plans of action;
  • ensuring that the public is well informed on key policy issues on population through publications, barazas, newsletters, mass media, electronic media, shows, exhibitions, conferences etc; and,
  • carrying out advocacy for support on population programmes.
Qualifications and Experience
 
For appointment to this grade, one must have:-
  • served in the grade of Senior Population Programme Officer or in a comparable position in a reputable organization for at least four (4) years;
  • a Masters Degree in any of the following:- Economics, Population studies, Demography or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
  • attended a senior management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
  • computer application skills;
  • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance andresults.
Advert No.004/2013

Senior Population Programme Officer

Grade NCPD 5
 
The officer will be deployed to a County Population Office and report to Assistant Director of Population, Programmes Coordination and M&E Division.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • responsible for collecting, receiving and analyzing programme data and assessing its impact on population issues;
  • formulating and appraising project proposals;
  • developing annual and quarterly work plans;
  • assisting in coordinating population programmes;
  • developing plans of action;
  • assist in dissemination of information to the public through publications, barazas, newsletters, mass media, shows, exhibitions, conferences etc; and,
  • participate in carrying out population advocacy activities.
Qualifications and Experience
 
must have at least four(4) years experience in the grade of Population Programme Officer or equivalent position in the Public Service or in a reputable organization;
 
must have a Bachelors degree majoring in either Population Studies or Demography or its equivalent qualification from a recognized university:
 
or
 
a Bachelors degree in any the following Social Science disciplines: Statistics, Economics, Sociology or any other relevant qualification from a recognized university with a postgraduate qualification in either Demography or Population Studies;
  • a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: - Population Studies or Demography, Economics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized university;
  • should have computer application skill; and,
  • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Advert No.005/2013

Internal Auditor
 
Grade NCPD 6
 
Reports to the Chief Internal Auditor.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • assisting in undertaking specific audit assignments and preparing detailed audit observations and reports;
  • assisting in carrying out institutional risk evaluation, and efficiency audit;
  • assisting in conducting financial and systems audit;
  • assisting in ensuring compliance with tax regulations and other statutory requirements; and,
  • assisting in developing and updating of internal audit manual.
Qualifications and Experience
  • four (4) years relevant experience in the Public Service or ina reputable organization.
  • must have a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting/Finance option)or its equivalent qualification from a recognized university/institution and passed CPA II. A three parts of Certified Internal Auditor Exams will be an added advantage; and,
  • must have computer application skills.
Advert No.006/2013

Driver II 

Grade NCPD 9
 
Reporting to Administrative Assistant in charge of logistics
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • driving and keeping assigned vehicle clean;
  • detecting and reporting faults;
  • carrying out minor repairs, including oiling and greasing;
  • maintenance of a work ticket for vehicles assigned to him/her; and,
  • ensuring safety of the vehicle, goods and passengers on and off the road.
Qualifications and Experience
 
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+ or its equivalent qualifications;
  • clean driving license free from any endorsement;
  • adequate knowledge of the highway code;
  • at least four (4) years driving experience;
  • a PSV certificate;
  • occupational Test Grade III for drivers; and,
  • a certificate of good conduct
Terms of Employment
 
The successful candidates for the post in Advertisement Nos. 001/2013 and 002/2013 will be appointed on a three (3) year contract term while those in Advertisement Nos. 003/2013 to 006/2013 will be appointed on permanent and pensionable terms.
 
Method of Application
 
Applicants who meet the above qualifications should send their applications including copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials, a copy of identity card, detailed CV indicating work experience, three (3) names of references and daytime telephone numbers to:
 
The Director General
National Council for Population and Development
P. O. Box 48994-00100
Nairobi
 
so as to reach the Council on or before 8th March, 2013.
 
The advert number should be indicated on the envelope and the application letter.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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