The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS. We are working in 15 countries around the world to provide HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for children, women, and families - with a mission to eliminate pediatric AIDS.
 
EGPAF in Kenya is currently looking to recruit for the following 3 positions for an anticipated CDC-funded project.
 
1. Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
 
The M&E Officer will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of a comprehensive, efficient and effective system of monitoring, evaluation and learning for a 5-year project.

To succeed in this role you require:
  • Familiarity with Ministry of Health and PEPFAR reporting systems.
  • Experience with HIV/AIDS data collection and analysis for prevention, care, and treatment programs.
  • Skills in conducting project evaluation, data quality assessments, and in organizational capacity development indicators and building capacity of local partners to utilize data for decision-making purposes to improve HIV programs are.
  • A minimum of a relevant Master’s degree and at least 5 years professional experience in the responsibilities listed above are required.
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through training and mentoring.
  • Familiarity with CDC preferred.
2. Capacity-Building Coordinator
 
The Capacity Building Coordinator will be responsible for leading implementation of activities designed to strengthen organizational capacity of the Government of Kenya’s Disciplined Services to manage and implement HIV prevention, care, and treatment services. 
S/he will lead organizational capacity assessments, participate in the design, implementation and monitoring of the transition and capacity building plans, and s/he will work directly with government entities and locally-based organizations to facilitate the transition processes of PEPFAR funding to local partners.

To succeed in this role you require:
  • 5 - 8 years of experience in successful capacity building (preferably of public institutions).
  • Minimum of a master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience with program coordination and programmatic communications.
  • Knowledge of Kenya Ministry of Health system.
  • Experience with PEPFAR funded HIV programs; preferable with CDC.
  • Fluency in English and excellent communications skills required.
  • Experience in participatory processes in capacity building.
  • Good facilitation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and representation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in development and refinement of assessment tools and training materials.
3. HIV Service Delivery Advisor
 
This position will be responsible for leading capacity building efforts of Kenya’s Disciplined Services to provide comprehensive, integrated quality HIV prevention care, treatment and support services including HIV testing and counselling, PMTCT, and TB/HIV services.

To succeed in this role you require:
  • A recognized degree in Medicine or Nursing.
  • A minimum of 5 years proven experience in the field of HIV/AIDS at senior management level; hands on clinical experience in HIV.
  • Demonstrated experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems;
  • experience with PEFPAR-funded projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, and inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results.
  • post graduate qualification in Medicine, Pediatrics, MPH or other related field and experience with CDC-funded projects is preferred.
If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application attaching current resume’ to: mthuku@pedaids.org
 
Closing date: 13th March 2013
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS. We are working in 15 countries around the world to provide HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for children, women, and families - with a mission to eliminate pediatric AIDS.
 
EGPAF in Kenya is currently looking to recruit for the following 3 positions for an anticipated CDC-funded project.
 
1. Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
 
The M&E Officer will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of a comprehensive, efficient and effective system of monitoring, evaluation and learning for a 5-year project.

To succeed in this role you require:
  • Familiarity with Ministry of Health and PEPFAR reporting systems.
  • Experience with HIV/AIDS data collection and analysis for prevention, care, and treatment programs.
  • Skills in conducting project evaluation, data quality assessments, and in organizational capacity development indicators and building capacity of local partners to utilize data for decision-making purposes to improve HIV programs are.
  • A minimum of a relevant Master’s degree and at least 5 years professional experience in the responsibilities listed above are required.
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through training and mentoring.
  • Familiarity with CDC preferred.
2. Capacity-Building Coordinator
 
The Capacity Building Coordinator will be responsible for leading implementation of activities designed to strengthen organizational capacity of the Government of Kenya’s Disciplined Services to manage and implement HIV prevention, care, and treatment services. 
S/he will lead organizational capacity assessments, participate in the design, implementation and monitoring of the transition and capacity building plans, and s/he will work directly with government entities and locally-based organizations to facilitate the transition processes of PEPFAR funding to local partners.

To succeed in this role you require:
  • 5 - 8 years of experience in successful capacity building (preferably of public institutions).
  • Minimum of a master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience with program coordination and programmatic communications.
  • Knowledge of Kenya Ministry of Health system.
  • Experience with PEPFAR funded HIV programs; preferable with CDC.
  • Fluency in English and excellent communications skills required.
  • Experience in participatory processes in capacity building.
  • Good facilitation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and representation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in development and refinement of assessment tools and training materials.
3. HIV Service Delivery Advisor
 
This position will be responsible for leading capacity building efforts of Kenya’s Disciplined Services to provide comprehensive, integrated quality HIV prevention care, treatment and support services including HIV testing and counselling, PMTCT, and TB/HIV services.

To succeed in this role you require:
  • A recognized degree in Medicine or Nursing.
  • A minimum of 5 years proven experience in the field of HIV/AIDS at senior management level; hands on clinical experience in HIV.
  • Demonstrated experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems;
  • experience with PEFPAR-funded projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and supervisory skills, capable of directing and managing change, and inspiring teamwork and motivating staff and partners to achieve results.
  • post graduate qualification in Medicine, Pediatrics, MPH or other related field and experience with CDC-funded projects is preferred.
If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application attaching current resume’ to: mthuku@pedaids.org
 
Closing date: 13th March 2013
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Head of Sales and Marketing
A leading 5 Star Hotel in Nairobi is looking for a dynamic and result oriented candidate to fill the above position. 
This position is ideal only for candidates who are ready to deliver results.

The candidate must have the following competencies:
  • A relevant degree from a recognized University.
  • A master’s degree will be an advantage
  • Relevant experience in the hospitality industry in a similar or senior management level for a minimum of 5 years is a must.
  • Proven successful track record within the hospitality industry is desirable.
  • Ability to lead a strong sales team to achieving its goals is very important.
If you feel you are the candidate we are looking for, and you are ready to take the challenge in exchange for a handsome package including many fringe benefits, then submit your written application attaching your updated CV by 14th March 2013 to:

Human Resources Manager,
P.O Box 35424 – 00200,
Nairobi

A well established & leading IT Distribution Company in Nairobi with operations throughout East, West, North and Southern Africa, is seeking to recruit an experienced and motivated individual to fill the following position:
 
Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator
 
Qualification and Experience
  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum three years experience in graphic design & collateral
  • Experience with web site design and updates
  • Experience quoting and managing print jobs, as well as working with printers
  • Good working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, Dreamweaver, Flash and experience with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at once and meet the tight deadlines
  • IT Distribution experience will be preferred
Other Skills and Attributes
  • Develop concepts for design and design all Center collateral materials, including direct mail, ads, postcards, newsletters, flyers, brochures, sales promotion, invitations, vouchers and coupons as needed
  • Manage Web site updates while maintaining look and feel
  • Coordinate e-Newsletter, including design and distribution
  • Meet all deadlines set by the under signed authority
  • Executing & managing a variety of marketing activities that involve mail, advertising campaigns, company and industry events, media advertisements, promotions, and other marketing plans.
  • Quarterly marketing claims, invoicing and claim submission
  • Working with Direct Advertisers and Advertising Agencies for executing quarterly marketing activities
To Apply
 
Interested candidate should forward their detailed Curriculum Vitae highlighting relevant experience and at least minimum of three design samples of produced work to IT.Distribution@ymail.com by 22nd March 2013.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

UHAI - the East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative is an indigenous activist fund which provides flexible, accessible resources to support civil society activism around issues of sexuality, health and human rights in the East African region (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi) with a specific focus on the rights of sexual and gender minorities. 
UHAI EASHRI aims to build a strong, diverse and organised movement for change through grant making, capacity support and convening.

UHAI EASHRI is looking for a dynamic, result-oriented individual to take up the position of Programme Assistant – Research and Learning.

Under the overall supervision of the Director of Programmes, the Programme Assistant – Research and Learning will assist in undertaking Research and Learning activities at UHAI EASHRI.

Responsibilities:
 
1. Convenings:
  • Assist to plan, develop, and organise different meetings and conferences.
2. Research and Documentation:
  • Assist to plan, develop and oversee the development of different research questions for publications.
  • Assist to oversee the development of UHAI’s publications. This will include writing, identifying writers for the different publications, overseeing the writers’ engagement with UHAI, determining quality of their work and copy editing the articles and books to meet UHAI’s standards.
3. Advocacy:
  • Assist to identify advocacy opportunities nationally, regionally and internationally for UHAI EASHRI.
  • Participate in identified advocacy activities.
4. Internal Learning:
  • Assist in continually creating sites of learning within UHAI EASHRI
  • Assist in deploying UHAI EASHRI’s monitoring and evaluation framework
5. Communication:
  • Manage UHAI EASHRI’s communication channels
  • Ensure there is timely, accurate and relevant information sent out through our communication channels
6. General Responsibilities:
  • Work with the team in development of proposals for fund raising.
  • Work with the team in donor reporting.
  • Representing UHAI in different fora.
  • Any other duties as shall be assigned.
Requirements:
  • Writing and copy-editing skills: Creative and expressive writing skills and keen copy-editing skills.
  • Communication skills: Well developed written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.
  • People Skills: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train staff.
  • Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to the principles of human rights and social justice.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of and commitment to human rights approaches to promoting sexual health and rights for sexual and gender minorities
  • Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, short deadlines and quick changing environments.
  • Work Style: Is well planned and organised and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills. Capacity to manage several tasks simultaneously, be flexible and be willing to assume a range of unanticipated assignments.
  • IT skills: Experience working on Open Office and experience working with research software.
  • Linguistic Skills: Should have excellent written and spoken English and French. Proficiency in Kiswahili will be an added advantage.
  • Education: A degree in communication, law, social sciences, or public policy is preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience in programme work such as programme reporting, donor reporting, and information management will be an added advantage.
Terms and Conditions
 
UHAI EASHRI will offer competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and ability.
 
UHAI EASHRI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on any basis including ethnicity, physical ability, age, gender identity and sexual orientation.
 
The position is open only to East African nationals and residents
 
To apply for the position, please submit the following documents:
 
1. A one page cover letter describing why you are interested in the position and why you are the ideal candidate for this position
 
2. Your CV
 
3. A writing sample of no more than 3000 words written by the applicant discussing issues related to sexuality, gender, rights and justice.
 
Send your application documents via email to vacancies@uhai-eashri.org with Programme Assistant – Research and Learning Application as the subject line. 
The application deadline is 27th March 2013. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

UNAITAS is seeking to recruit a responsible person to fill a vacant position in the Audit department;
 
Audit Assistants 
Ref: UNT/AA1/01/2013
 
Reporting to the Assistant Internal Auditor the job holder will do continuous appraisal of the organization’s operations against internal control systems, policies, procedures and manuals.

Main Duties & Responsibilities;
  • Carry out periodic audits so as to ensure operations are within the set policies and procedures.
  • Regularly check the actual operations so as to sustain reasonable and appropriate levels of compliance.
  • Responsible for maintenance of relevant and reliable records through formulation of a proper records management system to provide viable information, reference and ease of retrieval.
  •  Responsible for preparation, presentation and delivery of periodic reports at expected intervals for both information and decision making.
Academic Requirements;
  • A degree or equivalent in, Economics, Statistics, Actuarial sciences or Risk management
Other Requirements;
  • Minimum two years of work experience
  • High degree of integrity
  • Good analytical and judgment skills
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
Credit Risk Analyst & Administrator
Ref: UNT/CRA/02/2013
 
Objective
 
The objective is to entrench credit risk as an integral element of lending in Unaitas with a focus to ensuring a high quality loan portfolio and to ensure coordination of all credit issues across all branches in Unaitas.

Reporting Lines:  reporting to the Lending Coordinators
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and assist branches in all lending issues to continuously improve their efficiency and performance.
  • Ensure quality Credit appraisals in all committee levels and products of the Sacco
  • Ensure Compliance with the Credit Policy and Procedures of the Sacco
  • Monitor and Co-ordinate provisioning and risk recognition in Unaitas.
  • Monitor Branch lending and risk exposures and ensure they are within the Sacco’s expectations from time to time.
  • Co-ordinate enforcement of sanction conditions and risk mitigation strategies
  • Ensure that Credit services are standardized in all branches of Unaitas
  • Training staff on loan risk analysis
  • Ensure conformity to sanction conditions and follow ups of the same.
  • Assist in ensuring all committees adhere to Sacco Act & regulations on lending
Minimum Requirements
 
The successful applicants should be a Proactive and self-motivated possessing the following;
  • Degree in any business related field
  • Over 2 years working experience-in Credit Department of a financial institution
  • Have specific knowledge in Agri-business, Group or SME Lending
  • Thorough knowledge of Sacco Act & Regulations and best lending practices
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Analytical skills and ability to make decisions
  • A high degree of integrity and commitment
  • Computer literate.
  • Report writing skills
Interested candidates please Email application and updated CV to hr@unaitas.com by 22.03.2013 clearly quoting reference. 

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) is a not-for-profit Pan-African institution, dedicated for the last 20 years to enabling the advancement of economic policy research and training in Africa. 
In collaboration with World Food Programme (WFP), AERC runs a project on Purchase for Progress (P4P) to establish and manage a data analysis hub across 21 country offices.
This will package and disseminate lessons and best practices from WFP procurement of food from local and regional sources.

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
 
Reporting to the Project Manager, you will work closely with the Project Manager and relevant Regional Coordinators on all matters of data collection, analysis, reporting and quality assurance.
 
Specifically, you will:
  • Supervise cleaning and analysis of data by Hub analysts;
  • Ensure timely preparation, validation of country reports and review reports in consultation with the Managers;
  • Conduct periodic technical support visits to the pilot countries;
  • Coordinate activities of Regional Project Coordinators;
  • Coordinate with Information Technology (IT) specialist for the design of a web based data system that facilitates up-load, storage and down load of the data;
  • In consultation with the Project Manager, Data Analysts, and others as appropriate, identify key implementation issues for follow-up ;
  • Assist in preparation of reports for dissemination at country level;
  • Assist the Project Manager in preparing periodic progress reports.
The successful candidate must have the following at a minimum
  • Masters of Science degree in Agricultural and Applied Economics or related discipline;
  • Proficiency in SPSS/STATA;
  • Strong background in quantitative analysis;
  • 3 years’ experience in M&E, ideally covering food security and smallholder farmer issues;
  • Ability to frequently and in different styles translate and communicate research findings to programme managers, donors and other stakeholders;
  • Competency in French and Spanish languages is an added advantage.
If you believe you have the qualifications and experience to match this role, please submit your application via email with a detailed curriculum vitae, stating your current position, remuneration, email, telephone contacts, and names and addresses of three referees. 
To be considered your application must be received by 20th March 2013 addressed to:
 
The Manager, Human Resources and Administration
African Economic Research Consortium (AERC)
Email: recruitment@aercafrica.org
 
For more information on AERC, you can visit our website on www.aercafrica.org 

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) is a not-for-profit Pan-African institution, dedicated for the last 20 years to enabling the advancement of economic policy research and training in Africa. 
In collaboration with World Food Programme (WFP), AERC runs a project on Purchase for Progress (P4P) to establish and manage a data analysis hub across 21 country offices.
This will package and disseminate lessons and best practices from WFP procurement of food from local and regional sources.

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
 
Reporting to the Project Manager, you will work closely with the Project Manager and relevant Regional Coordinators on all matters of data collection, analysis, reporting and quality assurance.
 
Specifically, you will:
  • Supervise cleaning and analysis of data by Hub analysts;
  • Ensure timely preparation, validation of country reports and review reports in consultation with the Managers;
  • Conduct periodic technical support visits to the pilot countries;
  • Coordinate activities of Regional Project Coordinators;
  • Coordinate with Information Technology (IT) specialist for the design of a web based data system that facilitates up-load, storage and down load of the data;
  • In consultation with the Project Manager, Data Analysts, and others as appropriate, identify key implementation issues for follow-up ;
  • Assist in preparation of reports for dissemination at country level;
  • Assist the Project Manager in preparing periodic progress reports.
The successful candidate must have the following at a minimum
  • Masters of Science degree in Agricultural and Applied Economics or related discipline;
  • Proficiency in SPSS/STATA;
  • Strong background in quantitative analysis;
  • 3 years’ experience in M&E, ideally covering food security and smallholder farmer issues;
  • Ability to frequently and in different styles translate and communicate research findings to programme managers, donors and other stakeholders;
  • Competency in French and Spanish languages is an added advantage.
If you believe you have the qualifications and experience to match this role, please submit your application via email with a detailed curriculum vitae, stating your current position, remuneration, email, telephone contacts, and names and addresses of three referees. 
To be considered your application must be received by 20th March 2013 addressed to:
 
The Manager, Human Resources and Administration
African Economic Research Consortium (AERC)
Email: recruitment@aercafrica.org
 
For more information on AERC, you can visit our website on www.aercafrica.org 

UHAI - the East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative is an indigenous activist fund which provides flexible, accessible resources to support civil society activism around issues of sexuality, health and human rights in the East African region (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi) with a specific focus on the rights of sexual and gender minorities. 
UHAI EASHRI aims to build a strong, diverse and organised movement for change through grant making, capacity support and convening.

UHAI EASHRI is looking for a dynamic, result-oriented individual to take up the position of Programme Assistant – Research and Learning.

Under the overall supervision of the Director of Programmes, the Programme Assistant – Research and Learning will assist in undertaking Research and Learning activities at UHAI EASHRI.

Responsibilities:
 
1. Convenings:
  • Assist to plan, develop, and organise different meetings and conferences.
2. Research and Documentation:
  • Assist to plan, develop and oversee the development of different research questions for publications.
  • Assist to oversee the development of UHAI’s publications. This will include writing, identifying writers for the different publications, overseeing the writers’ engagement with UHAI, determining quality of their work and copy editing the articles and books to meet UHAI’s standards.
3. Advocacy:
  • Assist to identify advocacy opportunities nationally, regionally and internationally for UHAI EASHRI.
  • Participate in identified advocacy activities.
4. Internal Learning:
  • Assist in continually creating sites of learning within UHAI EASHRI
  • Assist in deploying UHAI EASHRI’s monitoring and evaluation framework
5. Communication:
  • Manage UHAI EASHRI’s communication channels
  • Ensure there is timely, accurate and relevant information sent out through our communication channels
6. General Responsibilities:
  • Work with the team in development of proposals for fund raising.
  • Work with the team in donor reporting.
  • Representing UHAI in different fora.
  • Any other duties as shall be assigned.
Requirements:
  • Writing and copy-editing skills: Creative and expressive writing skills and keen copy-editing skills.
  • Communication skills: Well developed written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.
  • People Skills: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train staff.
  • Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to the principles of human rights and social justice.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of and commitment to human rights approaches to promoting sexual health and rights for sexual and gender minorities
  • Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, short deadlines and quick changing environments.
  • Work Style: Is well planned and organised and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills. Capacity to manage several tasks simultaneously, be flexible and be willing to assume a range of unanticipated assignments.
  • IT skills: Experience working on Open Office and experience working with research software.
  • Linguistic Skills: Should have excellent written and spoken English and French. Proficiency in Kiswahili will be an added advantage.
  • Education: A degree in communication, law, social sciences, or public policy is preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience in programme work such as programme reporting, donor reporting, and information management will be an added advantage.
Terms and Conditions
 
UHAI EASHRI will offer competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and ability.
 
UHAI EASHRI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on any basis including ethnicity, physical ability, age, gender identity and sexual orientation.
 
The position is open only to East African nationals and residents
 
To apply for the position, please submit the following documents:
 
1. A one page cover letter describing why you are interested in the position and why you are the ideal candidate for this position
 
2. Your CV
 
3. A writing sample of no more than 3000 words written by the applicant discussing issues related to sexuality, gender, rights and justice.
 
Send your application documents via email to vacancies@uhai-eashri.org with Programme Assistant – Research and Learning Application as the subject line. 
The application deadline is 27th March 2013. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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