Tetra Tech is recruiting for the following positions on the USAID-financed East Africa Regional PREPARED Project, all of which will be based in Kisumu. 

To apply please submit current CV, Cover Letter, and at least three Letters of Reference (incomplete applications will not be considered).
 
 PREPARED is a five-year, multi-organization, comprehensive program aimed at mainstreaming integrated, multi-sectoral, evidencebased, climate-resilient development planning and program implementation into the EAC and its Partner States’ development agendas. 

The overall goal of PREPARED is to strengthen the resiliency and sustainability of East African economies, transboundary freshwater ecosystems, and communities, targeting three key development challenges that are likewise high priority areas. 

The first two are biodiversity conservation and sustainable access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). 

The third development challenge is climate change, which is not a sector in and of itself, but rather a set of environmental stressors that impact economic and social development and potentially exacerbate existing problems within the Biodiversity Conservation and WASH sectors.
 
Kisumu Operations Manager

1 Post

Operations Manager - Kisumu will have the primary responsibility to ensure the quality and timeliness of project administration and management in the PREPARED Kisumu Office. 

This will include, but will not be limited to: office administration and management, human resources management, financial management, safety. 

Minimum required experience:
  • 10 years of professional experience
  • Prior experience managing project or private sector offices/programs
  • Prior Human Resources Management (HRM) experience, including the recruitment, hiring, and supervision of staff.
  • Prior financial management experience, including experience with QuickBooks.
Wash Specialist

1 Post

The WASH Specialist will guide the WASH Task Force and forge diverse partnerships to strengthen inter-institutional coordination between PREPARED, LVWATSAN, local government units, and service providers for increased access to WASH services in the Lake Victoria Basin. 

Minimum required experience:
  • Minimum of 10 years or more work experience of practical experience in WASH. 
  • Previous experience working in East Africa strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in implementing programs aimed at increasing access to water and sanitation services, and/or small-scale waste water treatment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the latest developments in advancing best practices in sustainable and climate-ready water and sanitation services from source to tap.
  • A minimum of a Master‘s degree in a relevant discipline or a Bachelor‘s degree in a relevant field with an additional 7 years‘ experience to the required minimums above in areas such as Engineering, Environmental Science, Public Health, Urban and Regional Planning, Development Studies, and/or Natural Resource Management.
Institutional Specialist 

1 Post
 
The Institutional Specialist will: provide day-to-day institutional coordination support between the PREPARED program, the LVBC, National Focal Points in partner states, and other key institutional counterparts and stakeholders in the Lake Victoria Basin; support the Chief of Party, Biodiversity Conservation Technical Advisor, and WASH Technical Advisor in the formation and operation of an IWRM PMU and Biodiversity and WASH Task Forces through regular engagement and communication with key Basin-level stakeholders; and, identify, engage, and build relationships with the key stakeholders and programs in the Mara and Kagera sub-basins. serve in a coordination and facilitation role in Kisumu for the first two years of the program. 

Minimum required experience is as follows:
  • 15 years of professional experience, including experience interacting at high-levels with government.
  • Experience working with the EAC and the LVBC on transboundary programs.
  • Natural resources and/or water resources governance experience.
  • Demonstrated experience improving local government services.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with the private-sector.
Communications Specialist 

1 Post
 
The Communications Specialist will work to improve the development and diffusion of targeted information that supports evidence based decision making and increased awareness of climate change adaptation, biodiversity conservation, and WASH at all levels in the EAC, member states, etc. 

Minimum required experience is as follows:
  • 8 years of experience
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience developing print (hardcopy and electronic) communication messages.
  • Expertise in the development and implementation of stakeholder outreach programs.
  • Ability to draft and publish press releases, organize media events, and publicize project successes.
Interested and qualified candidates should email complete application (current CV, cover letter, and three (3) references) to the following Email address: applications4prepared@gmail.com Subject of the email should include “PREPARED” and the name of the position for which you are applying. 

The deadline for submission of applications: Friday February 22, 2013. 

Short-listed candidates may be contacted for an interview. 

Selected candidates will be hired as soon as they are available. 

Compensation will be commensurate with relevant experience.
 
Tetra Tech ARD is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations. 

We encourage applications from women and underrepresented groups. 

Tetra Tech ARD is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.





Tetra Tech is recruiting for the following positions on the USAID-financed East Africa Regional PREPARED Project, all of which will be based in Kisumu. 

To apply please submit current CV, Cover Letter, and at least three Letters of Reference (incomplete applications will not be considered).
 
 PREPARED is a five-year, multi-organization, comprehensive program aimed at mainstreaming integrated, multi-sectoral, evidencebased, climate-resilient development planning and program implementation into the EAC and its Partner States’ development agendas. 

The overall goal of PREPARED is to strengthen the resiliency and sustainability of East African economies, transboundary freshwater ecosystems, and communities, targeting three key development challenges that are likewise high priority areas. 

The first two are biodiversity conservation and sustainable access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). 

The third development challenge is climate change, which is not a sector in and of itself, but rather a set of environmental stressors that impact economic and social development and potentially exacerbate existing problems within the Biodiversity Conservation and WASH sectors.
 
Kisumu Operations Manager

1 Post

Operations Manager - Kisumu will have the primary responsibility to ensure the quality and timeliness of project administration and management in the PREPARED Kisumu Office. 

This will include, but will not be limited to: office administration and management, human resources management, financial management, safety. 

Minimum required experience:
  • 10 years of professional experience
  • Prior experience managing project or private sector offices/programs
  • Prior Human Resources Management (HRM) experience, including the recruitment, hiring, and supervision of staff.
  • Prior financial management experience, including experience with QuickBooks.
Wash Specialist

1 Post

The WASH Specialist will guide the WASH Task Force and forge diverse partnerships to strengthen inter-institutional coordination between PREPARED, LVWATSAN, local government units, and service providers for increased access to WASH services in the Lake Victoria Basin. 

Minimum required experience:
  • Minimum of 10 years or more work experience of practical experience in WASH. 
  • Previous experience working in East Africa strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in implementing programs aimed at increasing access to water and sanitation services, and/or small-scale waste water treatment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the latest developments in advancing best practices in sustainable and climate-ready water and sanitation services from source to tap.
  • A minimum of a Master‘s degree in a relevant discipline or a Bachelor‘s degree in a relevant field with an additional 7 years‘ experience to the required minimums above in areas such as Engineering, Environmental Science, Public Health, Urban and Regional Planning, Development Studies, and/or Natural Resource Management.
Institutional Specialist 

1 Post
 
The Institutional Specialist will: provide day-to-day institutional coordination support between the PREPARED program, the LVBC, National Focal Points in partner states, and other key institutional counterparts and stakeholders in the Lake Victoria Basin; support the Chief of Party, Biodiversity Conservation Technical Advisor, and WASH Technical Advisor in the formation and operation of an IWRM PMU and Biodiversity and WASH Task Forces through regular engagement and communication with key Basin-level stakeholders; and, identify, engage, and build relationships with the key stakeholders and programs in the Mara and Kagera sub-basins. serve in a coordination and facilitation role in Kisumu for the first two years of the program. 

Minimum required experience is as follows:
  • 15 years of professional experience, including experience interacting at high-levels with government.
  • Experience working with the EAC and the LVBC on transboundary programs.
  • Natural resources and/or water resources governance experience.
  • Demonstrated experience improving local government services.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with the private-sector.
Communications Specialist 

1 Post
 
The Communications Specialist will work to improve the development and diffusion of targeted information that supports evidence based decision making and increased awareness of climate change adaptation, biodiversity conservation, and WASH at all levels in the EAC, member states, etc. 

Minimum required experience is as follows:
  • 8 years of experience
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience developing print (hardcopy and electronic) communication messages.
  • Expertise in the development and implementation of stakeholder outreach programs.
  • Ability to draft and publish press releases, organize media events, and publicize project successes.
Interested and qualified candidates should email complete application (current CV, cover letter, and three (3) references) to the following Email address: applications4prepared@gmail.com Subject of the email should include “PREPARED” and the name of the position for which you are applying. 

The deadline for submission of applications: Friday February 22, 2013. 

Short-listed candidates may be contacted for an interview. 

Selected candidates will be hired as soon as they are available. 

Compensation will be commensurate with relevant experience.
 
Tetra Tech ARD is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations. 

We encourage applications from women and underrepresented groups. 

Tetra Tech ARD is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.





Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is the biggest Airport in East and Central Africa and is the focal point for major aviation activity in the region. 

It’s importance as an aviation centre makes it the pacesetter for other airports in the region. 

We are seeking to recruit an Architectural Draughtsman based at the Head Office to provide technical support to the Planning, Projects and Engineering Services Department by way of drafting, documentation and record keeping.
 
Main Responsibilities:
  • Provide support services to the Architectural and other Engineering sections by drafting working documents to ensure they are ready on time.
  • Interpret Architectural and Engineering sketches and produce presentation and working drawings to use in project planning and implementation.
  • Prepare draft bills of quantities and work estimates by collecting and compiling the relevant data to provide supporting documents.
  • Liaise with the Architect and other Engineers on site inspections, identification of performance gaps and recommendation of appropriate improvement measures
  • Maintain and retrieve Engineering documents for easy access and reference.
  • Assist various user departments on preparation and compilation of necessary drawings as and when required.
  • Ensure maintenance and improvement of the KAA QMS.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering / Architecture
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a busy architectural office, with a high level of detailing capabilities
  • Knowledge and application of architectural software (archicad); knowledge of Autocad will be an added advantage
Applications giving details of age, qualifications, experience, current emoluments and a daytime telephone contact should be addressed to:
 
The General Manager
Human Resources Development
Kenya Airports Authority
P. O. Box 19001, 00501
Nairobi
 
So as to reach him Not Later than 11th MARCH 2013
 
Envelope Should Be Marked “DR-GM-HRD-2013”



Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is the biggest Airport in East and Central Africa and is the focal point for major aviation activity in the region. 

It’s importance as an aviation centre makes it the pacesetter for other airports in the region. 

We are seeking to recruit an Architectural Draughtsman based at the Head Office to provide technical support to the Planning, Projects and Engineering Services Department by way of drafting, documentation and record keeping.
 
Main Responsibilities:
  • Provide support services to the Architectural and other Engineering sections by drafting working documents to ensure they are ready on time.
  • Interpret Architectural and Engineering sketches and produce presentation and working drawings to use in project planning and implementation.
  • Prepare draft bills of quantities and work estimates by collecting and compiling the relevant data to provide supporting documents.
  • Liaise with the Architect and other Engineers on site inspections, identification of performance gaps and recommendation of appropriate improvement measures
  • Maintain and retrieve Engineering documents for easy access and reference.
  • Assist various user departments on preparation and compilation of necessary drawings as and when required.
  • Ensure maintenance and improvement of the KAA QMS.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering / Architecture
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a busy architectural office, with a high level of detailing capabilities
  • Knowledge and application of architectural software (archicad); knowledge of Autocad will be an added advantage
Applications giving details of age, qualifications, experience, current emoluments and a daytime telephone contact should be addressed to:
 
The General Manager
Human Resources Development
Kenya Airports Authority
P. O. Box 19001, 00501
Nairobi
 
So as to reach him Not Later than 11th MARCH 2013
 
Envelope Should Be Marked “DR-GM-HRD-2013”



Hotpoint Appliances Limited is one of the leading suppliers of home electrical appliances manufactured by leading companies like LG, Ariston, WestPoint, Simfer, and Hotpoint among others. 

The following positions are based in Nairobi and open to qualified Kenyan citizens.

Solar Sales Engineer 

Ref: HR/016/2013 

Responsibilities:
  • Selling of solar products as well as supervise and commission sites/projects where applicable
  • Carry out site surveys and supervise sites where necessary
  • Monitor competitor prices and activities
  • Carry out market research and help develop new products
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with all stakeholders
Minimum Qualifications:
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • A Diploma in Sales and Marketing will be an added advantage
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar position or in an energy related field
  • Must be proficient in computer packages
Solar Projects Engineer 

Ref: HR/017/2013
 
Responsibilities:
  • Carry out site surveys and design based on site specifics
  • Attend site meetings
  • Carry out training of technicians and re-sellers
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports
  • Carry out market research and develop new products
  • Manage all breakdowns and follow up on repairs and service of equipments
  • Software configuration of the equipment once installed
  • Carry out regular site audits and ensure that all materials used are well utilised
  • Supervise installations and all works carried out by sub-contractors
Minimum Qualifications:
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Qualification and experience in AutoCAD
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar position or energy related
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite computer packages
Parts Supervisor 

Ref: HR/020/2013  

Responsibilities:
  • Oversee spare parts ordering, issuance, inventory, location transfers, and vendor management.
  • Manage a team of Parts Clerks
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Degree or diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management orrelated course
  • 5 years experience in a similar position.
LED Sales Engineer

Ref: HR/018/2013

Responsibilities:
  • Selling and marketing of LED lighting products as well as project execution and handover
  • Design drawings and supervise sites
  • Ensure business and network development
  • Key accounts and relationships management
  • Evaluating subcontractors
  • Train clients and colleagues on LED
  • Monitor competitor prices and activities
  • Organize exhibitions and shows for product visibility purposes
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with all stakeholders
Minimum Qualifications
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • A Diploma in Sales and Marketing will be an added advantage
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar position selling LED lighting
  • Must be proficient in computer packages like spreadsheets, data base and word processing, Microsoft office, email etc
Technical Engineer (Security Equipments) 

Ref: HR/019/2013
 
Responsibilities:
  • Carry out site surveys and design based on site specifics 
  • Attend site meetings
  • Supervise installations and all works carried out by subcontractors 
  • Training of Technicians and re-sellers
  • Carry out research and develop new products
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports
  • Manage all breakdowns and follow up on repairs and service of equipments
  • Software configuration of the equipments once installed
  • Carry out regular site audits and ensure all materials used are well utilised
  • Manage sub contractors
Minimum Qualifications:
  • A Degree or equivalent in a related Engineering field 
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar position
  • Must be proficient in computer packages like spreadsheets, database and word processing, Microsoft office, email etc.
Kindly forward your application letter and CV to careers@hotpoint.co.ke on or before 28th February 2013 quoting the job reference number. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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