Outreach and Citizen Participation Team Lead

Chemonics, a U.S.-based international development firm, seeks a long-term outreach and citizen participation team lead for the anticipated five-year, USAID-funded Strengthening Somalia’s National Parliament project. 
The Mogadishu-based project aims to build the deliberative capacities of Somalia’s legislatures to promote good governance and promote stability, reconciliation, and peace-building in the state formation process. 
We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. 
Responsibilities include:
  • Provide oversight for the outreach and citizen participation component;
  • Serve as the technical lead in supporting the creation of linkages between members of national parliament, regional parliaments, local government representatives and civic actors for constructive dialogue on legislative processes;
  • Support the parliament’s communications office and parliamentarians to launch effective media outreach, increasing citizens’ understanding of the parliament’s mandate and successes;
  • Assist in the creation of platforms for constituents to raise issues with national, regional, and local government bodies, with a focus on youth, women, and marginalized groups.
Qualifications:
  • Five years experience engaging civic actors – particularly women, youth, marginalized groups, and the media – with national, regional, or local level governments;
  • Five to seven years’ experience with a USAID-funded project or similar international organization preferred;
  • A master’s degree in a relevant technical field;
  • Progressively responsible managerial experience implementing complex donor-funded activities and motivating a culturally diverse workforce;
  • Several years of experience working in fragile states and high-level conflict zones required, experience working in Somalia highly preferred;
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity;
  • Fluency in English required, with Somali and/or Arabic language skills highly desired.
Application Instructions:

Please send an updated resume and cover letter in electronic submissions to SomaliaOutreach@chemonics.com by May 31, 2013. 
No telephone inquiries, please.
Finalists will be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only “Strengthening Somalia’s National Parliament - Outreach and Citizen Participation Team Lead” in the subject line. 
Please include the name of the position and the region or country in the subject line. 
If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.


Parliamentary Strengthening and Development Team Lead
Chemonics seeks a long-term parliamentary strengthening and development team lead for the anticipated five-year, USAID-funded Strengthening Somalia’s National Parliament project. 
The Mogadishu-based project aims to build the deliberative capacities of Somalia’s legislatures to promote good governance and promote stability, reconciliation, and peace-building in the state formation process.
We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. 
Responsibilities include:
  • Provide oversight for the national parliament, regional assemblies, and local deliberative bodies components;
  • Serve as the technical lead in improving parliamentary functioning related to the law-making process, improving constituent relations, representation, and reconciliation, and enhancing the Somalia Federal Parliament’s role in the state formation process;
  • Support the parliamentarians’ abilities to better understand, develop, and pass priority legislation to implement the provisional constitution;
  • Strengthen nascent democratic practices of local deliberative bodies and encourage inclusion, transparency, and linkages with targeted local communities and national actors.
Qualifications:
  • A master’s degree in a relevant technical field;
  • Five years experience engaging legislative processes at the national and regional level;
  • Five to eight years of experience with a USAID-funded project or similar international organization preferred;
  • Progressively responsible managerial experience implementing complex donor-funded activities and motivating a culturally diverse workforce;
  • Several years of experience working in fragile states and high-level conflict zones required, experience working in Somalia highly preferred;
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity;
  • Fluency in English required, with Somali and/or Arabic language skills highly desired.
Application Instructions:

Please send an updated resume and cover letter in electronic submissions to SomaliaPSD@chemonics.com by May 31, 2013. 
No telephone inquiries, please. 
Finalists will be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only “Strengthening Somalia’s National Parliament – Parliamentary Strengthening and Development Team Lead” in the subject line.
Please include the name of the position and the region or country in the subject line. 
If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Chemonics seeks a chief of party for the anticipated five-year, USAID-funded Strengthening Somalia's National Parliament project. 
The project aims to build the deliberative capacities of the country's legislatures to promote good governance and promote stability, reconciliation, and peace-building in the state formation process. 
We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:
  • Serve as the primary point of contact between Chemonics and USAID/East Africa
  • Oversee day-to-day management and implementation of legislative strengthening activities
  • Ensure quality control
  • Manage long- and short-term personnel
  • Guarantee appropriateness and responsiveness of assistance
Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in a relevant social or administrative science required
  • Minimum 10 years of experience with USAID or other donor-funded legislative strengthening programs or working at the management-level within a legislature, preferably in a fragile or post-conflict environment
  • Progressively responsible managerial experience implementing complex donor-funded activities and motivating a culturally diverse workforce
  • Track record of being a proactive project director or successful chief of party who collaborates effectively with counterparts, other contractors, and donors
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity 
  • Fluency in English required; Somali language skills highly desired
Application Instructions:

Please send an updated resume and cover letter in electronic submissions to SomaliaCOP@chemonics.com by May 27, 2013. 
No telephone inquiries, please.
Finalists will be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics' equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only "Strengthening Somalia's National Parliament - Chief of party" in the subject line. 
Please include the name of the position and the region or country in the subject line. 
If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check "I do not wish to complete the information requested." Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

British PR agency needs Account Handlers and a Finance Manager in fast growing Nairobi office

A leading UK PR agency is expanding its Nairobi based office and is looking for experienced, assertive, professional Account Handlers to help lead our rapidly growing team.

A series of new account wins means we need to hit the ground running and we want strong additions to our team who come with a proven track record of results and a ‘can do’ approach.  
We are also seeking an experienced Finance Manager to help co-ordinate a growing portfolio of business.

We have specialisms in Corporate Communications, Public Affairs, Marketing & Branding and Sports PR and are looking for at least new Account Handlers to cover the full range of our disciplines.

The roles will cover:
  • Day to day management of client accounts
  • Winning and retaining new business
  • Managing media & stakeholder relations
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with clients
We are seeking

2 Account Managers, Corporate & Marketing
 
1 Account Executive, Corporate & Marketing
 
1 Social Media Manager
 
1 Creative & Design Manager
 
1 Account Executive, Sports
 
1 Finance Manager

We are also looking for bright, energetic interns who want to gain first hand experience in the PR industry.

Applicants with experience are welcome from all backgrounds, including the Diaspora.

Closing date is Friday 24th May. 
Please send your CV and cover letter to ukbullseyeldn@hotmail.com

We are looking for highly qualified and competent writers preferably with 1yr experience in SEO, Press release and copy writing

Applicants who can work at night will be given priority.

The qualified candidate should have the following qualifications;
 
Have attained a minimum of a university degree from a recognized university or pursuing one or a diploma with experience in writing

Be able to write at least 5 plagiarism free articles in a day

The applicants should have access to internet 24 hours a day. 
They should be flexible in working either daytime or during the night..  .
 
Qualified applicants should send their cvs and samples to kinyawa@gmail.com
Resident DJ Vacancy

We are looking for a versatile and professional DJ to join our team as a Resident Disc Jokey

Due to our very high standards,we are only seeking the very best and we ask that if you don't meet all of the requirements below, please do not apply as we will be unable to consider you..

Our requirements are:
  • You have been professional DJ for 4 years or more in a nightclub.
  • You have a clear and natural "microphone" voice.
  • You will be able to read and hold a large crowd on the dance floor playing to all ages and all types of music.
  • You are able mix Kanungo,Mukangala & Bonjovi without a sweat
  • You will be of smart appearance.
  • You will be based in or very close to the Kakamega Town.
  • Experience in Bar Lighting & Sound System will be added advantage
Kindly send your latest CV,& Full size Photograph kakamegaclub@gmail.com

Bar/Restaurant Manager Vacancy
 
We are looking for an energetic Bar Manager for a multi-faceted nightspot with two bars including a VIP Bar and 1 restaurant. 


This is an excellent opportunity to be a high profile Bar Manager, for a dynamic and forward thinking company. 

As Bar/Restaurant Manager you will be overall in charge and responsible for Stock control and people management, from bartender recruitment through to training and retention. 


The bar manager must be extremely organized and be able to think on their feet.

The Ideal Candidate will be a proven operator at bar management level for at least four year and have a track record of driving sales and margins through innovative retailing. 


You must have sound financial acumen and have worked within bar, venue or nightclub with high stock holdings and exposure to a monthly turn over of at least Ksh.4.5 Million. 

You will be used to delivering a bar operation to the highest of standards and the key will be your leadership skills and ability to lead from the front.

Please do not apply if you are not prepared to work unsociable hours.

The position will compensate competitively with a predefined performance based bonus scheme.

Interviews are immediately available. 


Kindly send your latest CV & Full size Photograph to kakamegaclub@gmail.com
Group CFO

Group CFO required in Rwanda for company involved in sourcing, handling, storage and milling of maize. 
The successful candidate Must hold CPA(K) or ACCA and preferably an MBA.

Requirements:
  • Must have the following skills:
  • Stakeholder and relationship skills
  • Financial management skills
  • Compliance and governance knowledge
  • Minimum 10 years financial management skills in for-profit environment
  • Multi- cultured environment
Salary: 300,000- 400,000 depending on experience
Deadline: 3rd June 2013

Applications:
 
Please send your up to date CV to: sue@summitrecruitment-kenya.com

Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 
Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in. 
Only candidates stating current salary will be considered.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job
Bartenders
We are looking for male or female bartenders preferably with experience to join our team.

Our perfect candidate will:
  • Have experience in a similar role in a high volume / fast paced bar or nightclub
  • Have exceptional customer service skills - a helpful and smiley attitude
  • Be willing to learn and improve skills
  • Be a team player with exceptional communication skills e.g. be fluent in English
  • Be able to consistently work evenings and weekends
  • Be between 19-32yrs old
The club is located in Kakamega Town.  If you’re uptight & opinionated DO NOT express interest

Send a copy of your latest CV and latest full size photo to kakamegaclub@gmail.com
Hotel Manager
 
Qualifications and experience
  • Degree in Hospitality, Hotel or Business Management.
  • Masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a management  position in a hotel
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Duties and responsibilities
  • Refurbishing current set up and supervising maintenance
  • Setting up other hotels within the group.
  • Project management.
  • Ensuring compliance with licensing laws, health and safety and other statutory regulations.
Marketing Manager
 
Qualifications and Experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Sales and Marketing or a related field.
  • At least 5 years experience in Sales and Marketing in FMCGs with at least 2 years as a marketing/sales manager.
  • Proven relationship building skills;
  • Ability to work within a KPI driven environment;
  • Proven creativity and innovation.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Undertake new-product development and market research
  • Develop and execute marketing plans and projects for existing and new products
  • Constantly provide strategies for increasing the products market share.
  • Manage and train the marketing team.
Interested applicants should submit application letters, curriculum vitae stating current and expected salary and copies of relevant certificates to the address below.

The Human Resources Officer,
Kwale International Sugar Company Ltd,
P.O.  Box 46279-00100 
Nairobi GPO
 
Email: hr.user13@gmail.com 
Applications must be received not later than 31st May 2013 by 5.30pm
Job Title: ASP / PHP / VB Developer
 
Location: Eldoret
 
Job Category: IT & Telecoms
 
Work Type: Full Time
    
Job Details
 
We are looking to add dynamic, hard-working and self-motivated Classic ASP/PHP/VB Script developers to our team. 
The successful candidate will be joining a fast paced, high performance development team in the Assent product division. 
The position offers flexible work hours, competitive salary and involvement in the environmental compliance industry. 
The successful candidate will work on new developments and also support current client needs and report to the product manager.

Position Requirements:
 
Mandatory:
  • Classic ASP/VB Script (most of the tool is written in this languages)
  • PHP (web service experience a plus)
  • JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience with Windows Server 2003 and above with good knowledge of IIS
Preferred: DOT NET (web service experience a plus)

Experienced iOS Developer

Job Details
  • We urgently need an iOS Developer with experience
Skills required:
  • Extreme proficiency in Objective C, iOS SDK
  • Have designed and developed beautiful and highly performance iPhone apps -- please provide references.
  • Web APIs and related (XML, REST, Thrift, Protobuf, …)
  • Fluency in some persistence technology- JPA/Hibernate, MySQL, etc.
Responsibilities:
  • Interface with PMs, designers, engineers to gather, define and document requirements.
  • Produce concise and clear software specifications.
  • Use leading edge tools to optimize design and development.
  • Continually measure and improve application and code quality.
Preferred Skills
  • Objective C, iOS SDK, XML, XCode, CocoaTouch, Solr, Javascript, Java, Hibernate
Expectation:
  • Excellent pay and benefit package!
  • Flexible working hours and option to work from home when suitable (project dependant).
Job title: Transcribers
 
Job  Category: Internet and Media
 
Salary: 15,000 and above
 
Work Type: Full Time
 
We are looking to a dynamic, hard-working and self-motivated person to join our dedicated team. 
We are a fast growing company that deals with transcribing job whereby we change work from audio state into written format for our clients in US.
 
Skills specification
  • Computer skills (office productivity).
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills, able to manage time and workload priorities.
  • Accurate word processing and audio typing with proficient typing speed of 40 WPM.
  • Ability to listen and transcribe both American and British English. 
Personal qualities
  • Good team player.
  • Should have good communication skills.
  • Should be a fast learner and ready to be corrected.
Work Hours/Location: Nonotes Kenya is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and therefore all applicants are considered for positions without regard to Race, Color, Religion, sex, National origin, Age, and Disability, Marital or Veteran status.
 
The ideal candidate will reside in Eldoret. 
If you feel you are up for the task, then forward your application letter and CV to; hr@nonotes.com indicating your current and expected salary (programmers only).  
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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