St. John’s Community Centre (SJCC) is implementing a 3 year Preventive health education Project which seeks to realize sustainable healthy outcomes for young people in school and from the Informal settlements of Nairobi County. 
The Centre seeks to recruit a qualified and experienced M & E Officer.

Key Responsibilities
 
Establishment and management of Monitoring and Evaluation Systems and activities; report preparation and presentation; management of the Program database; Capacity building of fellow staff and target beneficiaries on M&E requirements and Supervision of data entry staff.

Minimum Requirements
  • A first degree in social sciences, public health, statistics or other related disciplines from a recognised university.
  • Comprehensive training in project M & E and gender
  • 2 years relevant working experience in Monitoring and Evaluation in a USAID funded project, preferably in an integrated HIV prevention program.
  • Demonstrated skills in M&E systems development
  • Experience in conducting M&E trainings.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, including advanced skills in at least two of the following programs: SPSS, Excel, Epi Info, Stata, SQL and Ms Access.
  • Good judgment in problem solving.
  • Field experience in data collection, analysis & quality assurance.
  • Good understanding of public health issues particularly HIV/AIDS, Drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Interested candidates must submit their applications, complete with a CV, copies of certificates, names and telephone numbers of three professional referees, reliable telephone number, through hand delivery to the centre or Post office mail addressed to:
 
The Chairman
Human Resource Committee,
P.O. Box 16254-00610 
Nairobi, Kenya
 
Applications to be received not later than 29th March 2013.
 
Only short listed persons will be contacted.

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. 
Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology–creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. 
FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. 
We seek qualified candidates for the following position based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Associate Director, Technical – Laboratory Strengthening
 
Location: FHI 360 Kenya Country Office
 
Requisition ID: FHI360-ADTLS-061
 
Job Summary:
 
The Associate Director, Technical is primarily responsible for providing technical assistance, laboratory strengthening and quality assurance/quality control materials and programs to support laboratory activities. 
The Associate Director, Technical will also be responsible for providing training on laboratory quality, conduct laboratory assessments and audits.
This position will work closely with the Project Director, and other members of the Project Team.

Essential Job Functions: Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for managing the laboratory activities under the supervision of the Project Director.
  • Leads the development of technical assistance, laboratory strengthening and quality assurance/quality control of the activities in related countries.
  • Responsible for the planning, conducting, and reporting of assessments, audits, and accreditation-ready inspections of laboratory activities in related countries.
  • In close collaboration with laboratory management lead the follow-up of needed corrective and preventive actions following audits.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing continuous improvement initiatives upon request to build laboratory capacity and quality with reference to accepted standards and requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance to laboratory activities as part of overall capacity building and continuous improvement schemes.
  • Assist with the preparation and delivery of laboratory trainings and training-related services.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:
  • BS/BA with 9-11 years relevant experience including 3-5 years of supervisory experience; MS/MA in public health or related field with 7-9 years relevant experience that includes 3-5 years of supervisory with overseas field experience or PhD/MD strongly preferred in biological or laboratory sciences within a clinical or diagnostic discipline or specialty.
  • 8+ years in a senior laboratory management position required as well as experience in laboratory quality assurance, quality control or technical assistance, and international development programs. 
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills including experience in training and mentoring staff and others.
  • Ability to travel within country or region and internationally if needed.
FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer. 
Interested candidates are encouraged to register online through FHI 360’s Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careercenter where a detailed Job description will be availed. 
Alternatively you can apply via email to: Kenya-HR@fhi360.org 
Please specify source in your application and quote the Requisition ID provided on the subject line while sending your application, CV/resume including salary requirements, to be received not later than March 29, 2013. 
Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted. 
Offers are contingent upon receipt of award and funder key personnel approval.

Gender Research Assistant - CIMMYT
 
The Organization
 
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT® is a not-for-profit research and training organization with partners in over 100 countries, and through offices in Africa, Asia and Latin America. 
Through strong science and effective partnerships, we create, share, and use knowledge and agricultural technologies to increase food security, improve the productivity and profitability of farming systems, and sustain natural resources in developing countries. 
We participate in an extensive global network of people and organizations who share similar research and development goals, including the public and private sector, nongovernmental and civil society organizations, farmers, and the development assistance community.
 
The Position
 
The incumbent will work under the supervision of Project Leader in the Socio-economics Programme (SEP), and provide scientific research and project support to the Programme Director and scientists in implementing various socio-economics and policy research projects.

Key Responsibilities
 
Research
  • Conduct literature reviews and assist in preparing gender strategy documents, research and survey reports and policy briefs to strengthen research and publication efforts.
  • Assist in survey and qualitative data collection, entry, management, and analysis.
Networking and Capacity Building
  • Establish and maintain contacts with collaborating organizations and individuals.
  • Develop training materials and provide training for collaborators.
Administration
  • Assist in organizing project and stakeholder meetings.
  • Assist in developing workplans and budgets for subcontractors and collaborators.
  • Assist in proposal writing.
  • Any other duties and miscellaneous tasks as required and as assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
  • Masters degree in either Gender Studies, Rural Sociology, Development Studies, Social Anthropology, Agricultural Economics or Economics, or related field from a recognized university.
  • Good understanding of gender issues in agriculture as well as relevant methods, frameworks and tools.
  • Strong qualitative research skills and familiarity with qualitative data analysis using ATLAS.ti.
  • Practical experience in field surveys and analysis of farm household data using STATA, SPSS or any other standard econometric software package.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work efficiently and independently.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skills, integrity, honesty and self-motivation.
  • Ability to travel within Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Valid Kenyan driver’s license.
Terms of offer
 
The World Agroforestry Centre is an equal opportunity employer and offers a collegial and gender-sensitive working environment. 
We believe that staff diversity promotes excellence and strongly encourage applications from qualified women. 
This position is on local terms and will be for an initial period of three (3) years, renewable subject to six (6) months’ probation period, assessment of performance, continued relevance of the position and availability of resources. 
The position will be based in CIMMYT office in Nairobi.

How to apply
 
Applications for the position must include:
  • A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements and salary expectation.
  • A detailed curriculum vitae.
  • The names and addresses of three referees, including telephone, fax numbers and email addresses.
  • A copy of driving licence.
All correspondence should be addressed to the Human Resources Unit, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) via email: icrafhru@cgiar.org and should indicate “Application for Gender Research Assistant - CIMMYT” on their application letters and email submissions.
 
Applications will be considered until 29th March, 2013. 
Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.
 
We invite you to learn more about CIMMYT and World Agroforestry Centre by accessing our web sites www.cimmyt.org and www.worldagroforestry.org

We are one of the largest providers of transport solutions in the East African Region and a franchise holder of the best known motor vehicle brands. 
We seek to recruit well qualified and experienced professionals to fill the following position in our organization;
Branch Manager
 
Based in one of our Branches, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the overall performance and management of the Branch with key focus on ensuring that it contributes to the overall profitability of the Group. 
This entails providing vehicle sales, parts and service to the customers by delivering superior and timely customers service.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinate the operations of all Departments in the Branch to ensure efficiency.
  • Ensure that the Branch meets its budgeted targets and yields profitability for the Group.
  • Be the principal marketing officer of the Branch and to ensure that the Branch achieves its set targets at all times.
  • Increase market share for the Company’s motor franchises in the region.
  • Formulate, recommend and implement strategies to enhance the Branch performance.
  • Liaise with the principle customers to identify suitable products for the markets and recommend the same to management.
  • Assess the market and competitive position of company franchises and advice management appropriately.
  • Effectively and efficiently manage the Branch resources.
  • Handle all public relations issues pertaining to the Branch
  • Train, develop, appraise and motivate staff to achieve high performance.
  • Conduct market awareness exercises, promotions and displays for the Company’s products..
  • Produce monthly branch performance reports.
  • Prepare branch annual budgets.
  • Ensures security of Branch premises and stock.
  • Grow business at the Branch and region.
Qualifications
  • University degree preferably Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing.
  • Diploma in Sales & Marketing
  • Management & Leadership Training
  • Computer Literate
Experience
  • A minimum of 7 years relevant experience in the Motor related industry.
  • The ideal candidate must have demonstrable flair for people management, vehicle sales and business.
  • Applicant with NO Motor Vehicle Industry Experience will not be considered.
Attractive packages will be negotiated with the selected candidates
 
Closing date for receipt of applications: 5th April, 2013
 
Applicants should send their applications to:
 
DNA1470,
P.O Box 49010, 00100
GPO, Nairobi

The National Democratic Institute’s (NDI) Somalia program is seeking a Legal Advisor to be a seconded consultant to the Office of the Speaker of the National Federal Parliament of Somalia, the House of the People (HoP). 
The Legal Advisor will provide technical assistance and advice to the Speaker and Members of Parliament (MPs) on both the parliament’s internal practices and on the substance of legislation before the HoP. 
This is a six-month assignment based in Mogadishu.
 
TOR:
  • Respond to requests from the Speaker to review and provide advice regarding legislation, rules, and, regulations introduced/and or issued by the executive branch of government Serve as a liaison for the Speaker with the executive branch on technical aspects of legislation before the HoP.
  • Advise the Speaker and the House Affairs Committee regarding laws passed by the HoP to ensure they are consistent with the Provisional Constitution as well as international treaties and conventions to which the government of Somalia is a signatory.
  • Advise the Speaker and the House Affairs Committee regarding that the HoP is acting in compliance with the Provisional Constitution and its internal Rules of Procedure and provide advice on the use of the HoP’s Rules of Procedure.
  • At the request of the Speaker, liaise with representatives of the Federal Member States of Somalia, civil society representatives, representatives from international organizations, and other interested parties on the technical aspects of legislation being or to be considered by the HoP.
  • Assist parliamentary committees and other MPs in drafting legislation or scrutiny of draft laws and formulation of amendments and track issues that arise during the course of the assignment that may require legislative action.
  • Write memorandums, briefing documents, and reports related to the above duties and responsibilities and provide briefings to the Speaker and other parliamentary members.
  • Assist NDI team in tracking the progress of the HoP towards benchmarks for democratic legislatures and submission of weekly report on the work done to NDI.
Qualifications:
  • Law degree; in addition, Master in Law (LL.M.) in comparative law or constitutional law preferred. 
  • Minimum ten (10) years of relevant work experience with legislative bodies as an employee or consultant. 
  • Experience with drafting and reviewing legislation related to constitutional implementation. 
  • Experience with constitutional design issues including issues related to federalism. 
  • Experience in post-conflict settings highly preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
  • Fluency in English required, fluency in Somali strongly preferred.
Kindly submit your application online to kssadmin@ndi.org no later than Tuesday, March 19 2013.
The position is to be filled immediately. 
No phone calls please.

BBC Media Action uses media and communications to reduce poverty and promote human rights in developing countries. 
To achieve this, BBC Media Action partners with civil society, local media and governments to:
  • Produce creative programmes in multi-media formats which inform and engage audiences around key development and humanitarian issues.
  • Strengthen the media sector through building professional capacity and infrastructure.
We seek experienced professionals to fill the roles of:
 
Programme Researcher
 
S/he will provide high level and verifiable information on panellists, themes, and issues on localities to support a high quality weekly radio and TV production and output to the internet. 
S/he will be responsible for fact checking, writing briefs for presenters and contributing to the creative scope of the production. 
The post holder will identify appropriate data, contributors, locations or archive material, collate and assess information from various sources, and ensure that legal, compliance and copyright requirements are met.
 
Candidates will have a university degree in journalism or substantial journalism experience in TV and radio or print; advanced research and analytical skills; and must demonstrate current knowledge of the relevant legislation, regulations, and associated procedures and how to comply with regulatory requirements as they relate to the Kenyan broadcast environment.

Web Editor
 
S/he will manage web and social media platforms, create and publish programme related content in various formats to these channels, and produce rich multimedia content for digital publication (working closely with the radio and TV production teams). 
The Web Editor will also be responsible for monitoring editorial content and providing analysis of user statistics.
 
Candidates will have a university degree in journalism or online communications, substantial editorial experience in online media and journalism, a strong knowledge of current and developing platforms, technologies and communication tools and excellent IT and web publishing skills and experience with digital content management and production software.
 
Closing date for applications is Thursday, 28th March 2013
 
Candidates must be Kenyan citizens. Candidates who meet the specifications should submit a covering letter and CV in one document to infokenya@bbcmediaaction.org with the job title clearly stated in the subject line.
 
Please note that applications which do not include both the covering letter and CV in one document will not be considered.
 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Medical Director
 
The Mater Hospital, a leading Health Care Provider, with a mission to deliver timely and compassionate care through a skilled and dedicated workforce is seeking to fill the above position.
 
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidates’ overall objective is to oversee the provision of quality and timely clinical care at the hospital and all multi-site clinics inline with the Mission, Vision and Ethos of the Sisters of Mercy.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversee day to day operations including supervision of unit heads at A&E, ICU, Obs/Gynae. and Paramedic Departments.
  • Liaise with Consultant Doctors through Divisional Heads and the Medical Advisory Committee to ensure care in the hospital is quality, effective, efficient, safe and equitable.
  • Continuously audit clinical protocols, diagnostic processes and procedures to ensure provision of quality care and work ethics.
  • Propose improvement and expansion strategies of facilities and services to meet the diverse and changing needs in health care.
  • Ensure interface between medical and support services are managed optimally.
Qualifications, Skills and competencies:
  • Masters degree in Medicine or MBChB.
  • Postgraduate studies in Health Management or Business Management is desirable.
  • 5 years experience in a senior management position in a busy hospital or healthcare related institution.
  • Outstanding leadership and inter-personal skills.
  • Good administrative and organisational skills.
  • Committed, goal oriented and ability to make critical and ethical decisions.
If you are interested in this position, please send your application together with a detailed CV and testimonials giving contact details of your referees to reach us not later than 25th March 2013 on hrrecruit@materkenya.com
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Hasbah Kenya Limited is a well-established distributor Company in the FMCG industry with branches in Kisumu, Nyeri, Mombasa, and Nakuru. 
Due to growth, we are currently recruiting for the following position:
 
Position: Logistics Manager
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Reporting to: General Manager
 
Job Description
  • Responsible for ensuring appropriate inventory management processes and procedures are in place and are complied with
  • Manage inventory in line with company policies and procedures and in a manner that ensures the availability of the right goods at the right place, cost and time:
  • Develop and deploy department strategy and plan
  • Improve warehouse management and operation including logistics in branch offices
  • Cycle count and ensure warehouse records accuracy
  • Ensure un-saleable product scraping and on time
  • Establish warehouse Quality Assurance system and daily execution
  • Daily check warehouse operations, housekeeping, maintenance and pest control and track improvement
  • Track and improve warehouse measures and control warehouse costs
  • Ensure logistics project implementation and tracking
  • Handle complain problem for supplier delivery and quality issues
  • Prepare warehouse SOP and train warehouse staff. Lead warehouse QA execution
  • Report to General Manager and P&G on key measures status , develop and execute CS action plans to deliver distributor JBP results
  • Sales out and inventory data monthly reporting.
  • Plan warehouse space, fleet size, staffing and DMS workstations
  • Be back up of CS & system Supervisor, warehouse supervisor & transportation supervisor.
  • Any other duty as assigned
Job Specification
  • Must be an energetic and inspiring leader with a track record of proven success in a leadership role.
  • Be 35 years and above
  • Be able to place the necessary emphasis on personal development and professional knowledge and committed to continuous development.
  • Must possess first class logistics and supply chain knowledge coupled with over 5 years experience within the FMCG industry.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, first class leadership skills, and a positive can-do approach.
  • Bachelors Degree holder
  • Higher Diploma in Supply chain / purchasing & supplies Management
  • Be proactive ,coach, mentor with attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office
Interested applicants who meet the above qualifications should send theircover letter and updated CV indicating current/past and expected salary to hr@hasbahkenya.com by Friday March 22, 2013.

Research Technician - Seed System - CIMMYT
 
The Organization
 
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is a not-for-profit research and training organization with partners in over 100 countries, and through offices in Africa, Asia and Latin America. 
Through strong science and effective partnerships, we create, share, and use knowledge and agricultural technologies to increase food security, improve the productivity and profitability of farming systems, and sustain natural resources in developing countries. 
We participate in an extensive global network of people and organizations who share similar research and development goals, including the public and private sector, non-governmental and civil society organizations, farmers, and the development assistance community.
 
The Position
 
The incumbent will work under the supervision of Seed System Specialist and will assist the Maize Seed System Specialist in conducting seed research and seed increase activities and provide scientific research and project support to the Global Maize Programme.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist in organizing and implementation of parental trials and any maize seed related research through activities such as preparation of the trial, field preparation, planting, trial management, data collection and organizing the data collected.
  • Assist in organizing and implementation of seed increase nurseries through activities such as preparation of nurseries, field preparation, planting, field management, data collection and organization, pollination, harvesting, handling and dispatch of the seeds.
  • Assist in increase of different classes of seeds in isolation fields, through activities such as field preparation, planting, field management, harvesting, processing, handling and dispatch of the seeds.
  • Assist other CIMMYT maize breeding staff when work priorities dictate or when not busy with his/her specific responsibilities.
  • Any other responsibility assigned by Seed System Specialist.
Qualifications
  • BSc. Degree in Agriculture.
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ practical hands in field work related to seed.
  • Valid Kenyan driver’s license.
  • Computer experience.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skills, integrity, honesty and self-motivation.
Terms of offer
 
The World Agroforestry Centre is an equal opportunity employer and offers a collegial and gender-sensitive
working environment. 
We believe that staff diversity promotes excellence and strongly encourage applications from qualified women.
This position is on local terms and will be for an initial period of three (3) years, renewable subject to six (6) months’ probation period, assessment of performance, continued relevance of the position and availability of resources. 
The position will be based in CIMMYT office in Nairobi with frequent travel to locations where the Programme has activities.
 
How to apply
 
Applications for the position must include:
  • A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements and salary expectation
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • The names and addresses of three referees, including telephone, fax numbers and email addresses.
  • A copy of driving licence
All correspondence should be addressed to the Human Resources Unit, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) via email: icrafhru@cgiar.org and should indicate “Application for Research Technician-Seed System - CIMMYT” on their application letters and email submissions.
 
Applications will be considered until 29th March, 2013. 
Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

We invite you to learn more about CIMMYT and World Agroforestry Centre by accessing our websites www.cimmyt.org and www.worldagroforestry.org

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