We are a fast growing web and graphic design company offering a complete one stop media solution including social media management and digital print.

We are passionate about service and customer support, delivering promptly and with satisfaction, and currently have high client retention.

We seek to fill the position of a Business Development Manager.

Overall purpose of the role

Reporting to the General Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for formulating and implementing a plan aimed at growing the business to achieve set objectives and drive the business growth as well as manage existing business and accounts.

He/ she will also be responsible for business development, including delivering business sales targets. 
This is an opportunity for someone who is willing to work independently with minimal supervision and with a vision to grow to a higher position within the organization. 
There is a need to build strong client relationships in this line of work.

Key Responsibilities
  • Developing and implementing the business development and marketing strategies
  • Creating and maintaining critical data on customer profiles, target markets and allocating appropriate resources accordingly.
  • Maintain existing business relationships through continuous client follow up
  • Providing weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on sales and marketing performance against budgets, competition and market conditions
  • Design and coordinate an integrated marketing strategy to sustain the company brand.
  • Identify business opportunities within the East African market and develop plans for translating these opportunities into business results
  • Meet performance standards
  • To be involved in any new sales pitches and proposals
  • Any other role as maybe assigned
Qualifications, Competencies and Experience
  • A Bachelors degree or Diploma in Marketing or Arts.
  • Being a member of any professional bodies such Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK) or Chartered Institutes of Marketers (CIM) or any other recognized body will be an advantage.
  • Must be above 30 years of age.
  • Minimum 2-3 years relevant experience in marketing and/or business development.
  • Demonstrated ability to work against a sales plan and meet sales targets.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to deal effectively at all levels
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Have well-developed interpersonal skills and amiable client approach.
  • Ability to learn quickly and develop products, as well as being persistent
  • Creative, with the ability to think ‘outside the box’.
  • Must be enthusiastic and results orientated with high energy and drive.
  • An outgoing, confident individual with initiative.
How to apply:

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents for what we are looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated CV, and your current salary and benefits package to nasserl2000@yahoo.com before close of business 31st July 2012.
 
Candidates currently working within the industry will be given preference. 
A competitive, incentive based package will be offered.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

a renowned engineering and construction company seeks to fill the following positions;
 

1. Quality Control Engineer


To be in charge of measuring whether existing construction materials meet a set quality standards, planning how often sampling will be performed, determining the standards by which quality will be judged and establishing how products and processes will be improved to meet quality standards.
 

2. Piping Inspector


To perform visual and electronic inspections so as to ensure that piping systems lack any defects and run efficiently and smoothly. 


The Inspector will also be carrying out measurement of the depth and alignment of trenches and examining the trenches for stones and debris that may damage the pipeline.

Qualification/Experience

  • At least a relevant Diploma in Engineering
  • At least 8 years experience in piping engineering and/ quality control engineering in construction sector
  • Should be aged 30 years and above

If you meet the mentioned job criteria kindly send your CV and application to recruit@humantalentrecruit.com before 29th May, 2013.


Indicate the position applied for, your current and expected salary on the subject line.
 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Pathcare Kenya Limited is looking for suitable candidates to fill in the position of Marketing Assistant to be based in the Nyanza and Western regions. 
Applicants should be certificate or diploma holders in medical laboratory technology with experience in the marketing field.

A certificate in marketing will be an added in advantage.

Please do not apply if you do not satisfy these conditions and applications should be received by close of business 31st May 2013.

Applications to be sent to hr@pathcarekenya.com /madhu@pathcarekenya.com addressed to:

HR Manager
Pathcare Kenya Ltd
P. O. Box 1256 - 00606
Nairobi
International Advocacy Coordinator 

DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung) is an international development and advocacy organisation with headquarters in Hannover, offices in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, and liaison offices in Berlin and Brussels. 
In addition, we are working in partnership with sub-grantees in Burkina Faso, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, India, Indonesia, Nepal, and Pakistan.
 
For more information see www.dsw-online.org
 
DSW seeks to recruit an International Advocacy Coordinator (IAC) to be based in  Nairobi with international Travel.  
The International Advocacy Coordinator will be supervised by International Team Manager, Advocacy South.
 
The international Advocacy Coordinator supports the programs and projects department in successfully implementing its goals.  
(S)HE works under supervision of the International Team Manager Advocacy South (ITM-SD) and in close cooperation with National Advocacy Coordinators and the Senior EU Liaison Officer responsible for the development and the implementation of one or several specific advocacy areas or projects.              

Areas of responsibility for the position include:
  • Observation and analysis of political processes affecting SRHR in DSW target countries.
  • Support to Euroleverage Project Grants and Sub-grants Management.
  • Support in provision of frameworks, tools and support for coherent collaboration FP policy and budget analysis baselines to support advocacy implementation and reporting
  • Support in preparing strategic recommendations to advance DSW advocacy work
  • Monitoring and seeking national and international funding opportunities in support of DSW’s strategic plan.
  • Support national team coordinators and partners in ensuring the delivery of high quality project results.
  • Support the ITM  in preparing regular reports according to DSW guidelines and procedures.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Requirements
  • University degree (MA preferred)
  • Fluent English language skills (oral and written); additional language skills are beneficial (esp. French and Kiswahili)
  • Very good communication and computer skills
  • At least 5 years of working experience
  • Must be  a resident in East Africa
DSW is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation.
 
If you are interested, please send your application (CV and motivation letter) with the reference “( International Advocacy Coordinator)” to: vacancies@dswkenya.org
 
Deadline for application: 24th May 2013
 
Ideal start date: 1st July  2013
 
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
MMV Severe Malaria Consortium - Country and Procurement Liaison Manager

Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) was established in 1999 as a partnership between the public and private sector to discover, develop and deliver new antimalarial drugs at prices affordable to developing countries.

MMV and its consortium partners have been awarded a three-year grant by UNITAID for the implementation of a project entitled “Improving Severe Malaria Outcomes”, with the objective of reducing the burden of severe malaria through several market interventions.

MMV is hiring a fixed-term team member (100% FTE) to play the role of Country and Procurement Liaison for the three years of this project. 
This position will be based either in Africa or in Switzerland with 50% travelling.

The Country and Procurement Liaison Manager will:
  • Provide analytical and technical support to MMV in ensuring the quality of each country’s plan for roll-out of injectable artesunate
  • On behalf of MMV, monitor timely progress and completion of key deliverables as established in each country plan, including indicators around training effectiveness as well as product availability / use in designated treatment settings
  • Validate the quality and rigor of each country teams’ projections re: injectable artesunate use between 2013-2016
  • Act as a liaise with country implementing partners and the procurement agent on quantification issues
  • Help MMV to develop a global dashboard to monitor funding flows and orders for severe malaria commodities beyond the consortium countries.
  • Ensure that each country team and national government partners will develop sustainability plans for ongoing funding of injectable artesunate after termination of the UNITAID grant.
  • Assist the MMV team (finance and access) for the UNITAID grant in developing bi-annual reports to the donor, including progress against logframe targets.
Essential qualifications and skills
  • Master’s degree in public health and/or business administration
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience in the field or in pharmaceutical / healthcare industry
  • Fluency in English both verbal and written is a must
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Strong report-writing skills, particularly with regards to donor reporting requirements
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently
  • Experience living and/or working in developing countries
Added Assets
  • Experience working for a management consulting / financial services firm
  • Experience working in healthcare commodity procurement and supply chain management in developing countries
  • Experience conducting or organizing trainings
  • Experience in project management
  • Familiarity with global health issues
How to apply:

Interested applicants should send their CV and a covering letter giving reasons for their interest in the position to jobs@mmv.org before Jun 3, 2013. 
Please refer in the subject line to the following code: A&PM-2013-3
MMV Severe Malaria Consortium – Intrarectal Astesunate (lr AS) Prequalification Project Manager

This is a consultancy position, not an MMV staff position.

Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) was established in 1999 as a partnership between the public and private sector to discover, develop and deliver new antimalarial drugs at prices affordable to developing countries.

MMV and its consortium partners have been awarded a three-year grant by UNITAID for the implementation of a project entitled “Improving Severe Malaria Outcomes”, with the objective of securing the prequalification pathway for prequalification of Ir AS along with the development of a GMP commercial-scale manufacturing solution.

MMV is seeking a contract Project Manager for this three-year project.

This position will work closely with potential manufacturers of Ir AS and WHO prequalification to ensure the goals, outputs and activities of the project are being achieved within the planned timelines.

This will involve travel between the manufacturer(s) to achieve these goals. This position will report to MMV’s Head of Translational Medicine.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials, analytical ability, and communication skills.

The candidate must be able to function independently and should have a proven track record of excellence in pharmaceutical project management.

The Project Manager will:
  • Provide analytical and technical support to MMV in ensuring prequalification of at least one manufacturer of artesunate suppositories.
  • On behalf of MMV, monitor timely progress and completion of key deliverables.
  • Manage the dossier transfer from WHO TDR and review existing Phase III clinical data and manufacturing master files. Identify industrial partner(s) for Ir AS manufacturing solution.
  • Guide industrial partner(s) in conducting the Stability Testing of intrarectal artesunate formulations to ensure that the product will meet the TPP.
  • Provide technical assistance to industrial partner(s) to prepare for WHO PQ GMP inspection. Provide assistance to industrial partner(s) in preparation and during the submission of PQ dossier.
  • Plan and execute with industrial partner(s) the clinical studies required by WHO PQ to establish relative bioavailability of a rectal formulation of artesunate.
  • Manage the budget allocated to the project.
  • Assist the MMV Finance and Access Teams in developing bi-annual reports for the donor, including progress against log frame targets.
  • Disseminate information from MMV and partners at Advisory group meetings.
Essential qualifications and skills:
  • Life science degree
  • 5-7 years of relevant work experience in the field or in pharmaceutical /healthcare industry
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong report-writing skills, particularly with regards to donor reporting requirements
  • Strong problem solving skills and analytical capabilities
  • Detail-oriented with strong organization skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently
  • Ability to be effective in high-pressure situations and work in a fast-paced, limited-structure, -multicultural environment
Added Assets:
  • Experience in management of pharmaceutical industry development projects
  • Experience in interaction with regulatory agencies and/or WHO prequalification
  • Planning and execution of bioequivalence/relative bioavailability studies
How to apply:

Interested applicants should send their CV and a covering letter giving reasons for their interest in the position to jobs@mmv.org before 10 June 2013. Please refer to the following code in the subject line of your email: A&PM-2013-4
Regional Social Development Officer, Africa

The Regional Social Development Officer (R-EDO) guides implementation of Women for Women International’s social development programming in the four countries of the Region.

The Officer is the primary point of contact between the Country Offices, the Regional Office, and the Headquarters Office, for all issues related to the organization’s lifeskills, men’s engagement, and other social development activities.

He or she serves as a resource for the Lifeskills Managers and other senior staff in each Country Office, who manage and implement social development programming.

The R-SDO also guides the development and implementation of complementary programming areas, including support for training program graduates, linkages with partnering institutions, and technical content and implementation of grant-funded projects.

Duties and Responsibilties

Social Development Program Management:
  • Serve as the primary support, technical assistance, and monitoring point of contact for Lifeskills units in Country Offices.
  • Carry out regular monitoring and technical assistance visits to Country Offices to support the effective implementation of their social development programming.
  • Communicate with Country Office staff in charge of specific grants to monitor the implementation of any relevant grant-funded social development activities.
  • Directly implement any specific HQ-based outputs included in donor-funded project workplans that are related to design, implementation, or management of the social development program (for example, development of syllabus or guideline documents)
  • Contribute to the strategic planning of the organization
  • Advise Country Offices in the development of annual operational plans
  • Provide strategic advise to regional and senior management to guide policy, planning and on-ground programmes delivery.
Quality of Social Development Program:
  • Provide substantive advice to help ensure the quality of lifeskills, men’s engagement, and related training in Country Offices.
  • Monitor global and country-specific outcome indicator data, and other evaluation reports related to lifeskills development programming.
  • Monitor adherence to program guidelines.
Capacity Building and Staff Development:
  • Provide direct formal or informal training to Country Office staff, including to trainers, especially on training content, delivery and quality as well as on operational tasks.
  • Provide direct hands-on operational support in the field to the Lifeskills Managers and teams to assure quality of program implementation
  • Link each office with local, regional, and international training development resources
Program Design:
  • Contribute to the development of new lifeskills strategies, men’s engagement, and other program improvements.
  • Provide substantive contributions to refinement of existing social development activities.
  • Contribute to the development of new initiatives that complement lifeskills support, such as access to health care and men’s engagement.
  • Offer technical contribution for grant proposals, new project concepts and reports as needed.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of international developments, best practices, and innovations in lifeskills, men’s engagement, women’s empowerment, etc.
Leadership
  • Provide leadership for field lifeskills teams undertaking social development projects within the region.
  • Engage in establishment and cultivation of relationships with lifeskills teams and relevant stakeholders in the region.
  • Work with Country Offices’ teams to identify new opportunities in lifekills development, men’s engagement, etc.
Communication & Teamwork:
  • Regular communications with Country Offices
  • Communications with Africa/EMEA Regional Director and VP, Programs in the HQ
  • Coordination with other departments, including Sponsorship, Grant Management and Monitoring and Evaluation as well as the other Regional Offices
  • Communication with colleagues
  • Represent the organization as needed at conferences and other speaking engagements.
Professionalism:
  • Accepts constructive feedback
  • Positive attitude
  • Judgment
  • Work ethic
  • Initiative and proactive problem solving
  • Commitment and respect for Women for Women International’s mission and values
  • Discretion with sensitive materials
Qualifications:
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree, preferably a Master’s degree, in international development, or related field
  • Minimum of six years of relevant work experience in international development, with emphasis on grassroots development
  • Minimum four years work experience in developing countries
  • Direct experience with strategic planning
  • Supervisory experience;
  • Work experience oversees, preferably in WfWI Region countries.
  • Strong ability to plan projects, timetable activities
  • Very strong skills for, and experience with, staff development and capacity building in development management and field implementation of programs
  • Analitical ability and experience with creating project implementation plans and guiding their completion as well as budgeting.
  • Demonstrated capacity to serve as a coach or mentor of individuals from diverse cultural, linguistic, and professional backgrounds;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant social development issues such as women’s rights and empowerment, rural development, etc;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;
  • Understanding of conflict environments;
  • Strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel, internet, email applications.
  • Creative problem-solving skills;
  • Language ability in one of the countries where WfWI operates is a strong asset.
This job description may be modified from time to time at the discretion of WfWI

How to apply:

Please apply online at www.womenforwomen.org.
Positions: Sales Agents

Where:
ICEA Lion Life Assurance Co. Ltd

Location: Westlands Branch, Nairobi
              
Requirements
  • Well groomed and presentable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Age: STRICTLY 27 years and above; PREFERABLY married but not mandatory.
  • Education: Diploma in any field. C- and above in high school.
  • Must be ambitious and focused to succeed in sales career
  • Experience: At least one year experience in Sales and/or Marketing.
Remuneration: attractive commissions and incentives.

If interested, please forward your CV and application letter to Elkanah.kingoina@icealion.com
We at Palsoft Group are looking to give university or college going students in their final year an opportunity to learn and gain the experience they need to develop and horn their skills in marketing. 
We have only three positions open.

The intern must demonstrate the following:
  • Must be creative
  • Should be independent minded
  • Should have passion and drive.
  • Must be able to articulate themselves in both English and Kiswahili.
  • Must own a laptop
  • Must leave in Nairobi
The interviews will be conducted from tomorrow 24/05/2013.

Those who believe they have what it takes to work aggressively and competitively should submit their CV and a cover letter describing themselves in less than 100 words to pmugambi@palsoftgroup.com

Deadline is today 23/05/2013 5pm.
one of the leading computer firms that have a centre that is specialized in providing training service on IT and also a provider of up to date Total IT solutions is looking for a Corporate Sales Manager.
 
Job Description: IT Corporate Sales Manager
 
Ensures consistent, profitable growth in sales revenues through positive planning, deployment and management of sales personnel. 
Identifies objectives, strategies and action plans to improve short- and long-term sales and earnings.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for the operations of a company's sales force, development and implementation of annual sales. 
  • Monitoring performance of teams and sales goals.
  • Meeting with other company managers to ensure that business objectives are executed properly and right on schedule. 
  • In charge of training, managing and advising all salespeople.
  • Coordinate with the marketing department to ensure clarity of common objectives, which he/she must disseminate to field employees. 
  • Meet with important clients and scout for potential prospects regularly. 
  • Responsible for approving all sales plans.
Desired Qualifications & Experience
  • A bachelor’s degree in Marketing / Sales or a business-related field is a requirement
  • 3 years experience in corporate sales and IT Training Sales
  • Must have good organizational / Management and negotiating skills.
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to resume@interviewupconsulting.com
 
Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

one of the leading computer firms that have a centre that is specialized in providing training service on IT and also a provider of up to date Total IT solutions is looking for a Corporate Sales Manager.
 
Job Description: IT Corporate Sales Manager
 
Ensures consistent, profitable growth in sales revenues through positive planning, deployment and management of sales personnel. 
Identifies objectives, strategies and action plans to improve short- and long-term sales and earnings.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for the operations of a company's sales force, development and implementation of annual sales. 
  • Monitoring performance of teams and sales goals.
  • Meeting with other company managers to ensure that business objectives are executed properly and right on schedule. 
  • In charge of training, managing and advising all salespeople.
  • Coordinate with the marketing department to ensure clarity of common objectives, which he/she must disseminate to field employees. 
  • Meet with important clients and scout for potential prospects regularly. 
  • Responsible for approving all sales plans.
Desired Qualifications & Experience
  • A bachelor’s degree in Marketing / Sales or a business-related field is a requirement
  • 3 years experience in corporate sales and IT Training Sales
  • Must have good organizational / Management and negotiating skills.
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to resume@interviewupconsulting.com
 
Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

one of the leading computer firms that have a centre that is specialized in providing training service on IT and also a provider of up to date Total IT solutions is looking for a Business Development Manager.
 

Basic Function:
 

To plan, manage and deliver on driving Sales Targets and overall revenue target enabling successful short, medium and long term alignment, customer and partner satisfaction, and revenue growth. 


Engaging in vendor marketing activities through securing partnership with vendors and facilitate vendor and customer relationship building and engagement. 


Manage relationships with assigned accounts and conducting joint business planning and quarterly business reviews. 


Drive promotional programs with vendor teams.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Identify business opportunities in the country and across various key industries including government, corporate, financial and telecommunications sectors.
  • Implementing company sales strategies, objectives, targets and plans;
  • Manage account opportunities pipeline: broker vendors into opportunities, leverage existing field and telesales efforts to drive account business opportunity.
  • Foster a trust-based relationship with key account contacts ensuring the company market share is maintained and opportunities to expand market share are exploited.
  • Develop partnership execution plans that convert the potential of the business propositions into near term, measurable success.
  • Focus on technical, market and sales development activities required to jointly go to market with complete, competitive solutions for current products.
  • Preparation of proposals, tenders, quotes and submitting them.
  • Identify growth areas and/or potential joint initiatives within accounts portfolios that represent significant sales opportunities.
  • Close new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations; and
  • Influence clients to maintain and/or grow their commitment to the company and its solutions.
  • Drive allocated revenue target.
  • Joint selling: engage with sales &technical teams in driving opportunities end-to-end providing assistance and support on sales activities and opportunity management.
  • Monthly and weekly reporting.
  • Adherence to quality management systems of operations.

Desired Qualifications & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, IT, Marketing, Sales or related field.
  • Sales accreditation/certifications on product knowledge in Microsoft Office Applications
  • A broad regional experience in a technology based business development role.
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills;
  • At least 3 years experience, within the ICT industry.

Desired Skills
 

This position requires an individual with proven aptitude in liaising, negotiating, influencing, presentation skills and establishing a credible consultative role on all aspects of closing deals with key external clients. 


The ideal candidate should possess competency in strategic planning, budgeting, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. 


He/ she must also demonstrate ability to be independent & self driven in a highly driven environment, be results oriented and an innovative thinker.
 

If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to resume@interviewupconsulting.com
 

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
A well established NGO is seeking to recruit an experienced Rapporteur for a short term assignment in June and July 2013.

Job Description

1. Taking detailed notes on the conference:
  • Outline of discussions of all the sessions
  • Collect presenters’ papers
  • Main points raised during discussion
2. Taking the main points within opening ceremony and closing ceremony speeches.

3. Noting down all the recommendations made throughout the discussions during the presentation

4.  Utilizing the notes taken, prepare a conference Report.

Qualification Required & Experience
  • At least a College Certificate or Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.
Experience: Candidates must demonstrate exceptional abilities to compile high quality reports (Experience in development work is an advantage)

Attributes of the Ideal Candidate:
  • Passion for writing and editing
  • Ability to compile excellent reports of workshops and technical discussions
  • Ability to edit reports
  • Ability to ‘type on the go’
Location: Mombasa

Duration and pay: The assignment will be for a day and will pay KSH 5,000.

Benefits: The organization will cover for your transport and meals while at the conference.

How to Apply For the Job
  • Submit a detailed CV
  • Write a two-page Letter of Interest describing:
  • Your professional experiences (including any previous experiences in rapporteuring, writing, journalism or other relevant experiences and
  • Your motivation for applying for the position
You may attach any soft copy of a report you have previously written

Email the above to Dimity Hawkins on dimityhawkinsau@gmail.com by 27th May2013

An IT firm and as part of their expansion strategy they are seeking to recruit people who are innovative to create solutions that are have long lasting relationship with their clients for the following position;

Programmers 
2 Positions

Availability:
immediately

Duties and responsibilities
  • Manage full cycle software development process
  • Designing coding, debugging applications in various software language
  • Software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, software review and reliability analysis.
  • Software modeling, simulation and testing
  • Project planning and management
  • Maintain standards compliance
Qualifications
  • A degree in computer science/ IT or equivalent.
  • At least 1 year experience in programming environment
  • Basic knowledge in financial and industrial systems
  • Hand on experience in intranet and internet applications development projects
  • Knowledge in SQL, ORACLE database in programming environment
  • Understanding of the software lifecycle machine, architecture, relational database, objected oriented programming and flowcharts.
  • Possess skills in HTML, DHTML, THE NET FRAMEWORK, C#, JAVA, PHP, ASP, C++ strong bias should be on C# programming especially development projects.
If you have what we are looking for kindly send your application letter and CV to jobs@jantakenya.com by 25th May, 2013 indicating it programmer on the subject line. 
DO NOT attach any certificates

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
The Nature Conservancy

Job Title: Financial Analyst, Africa Region
 
Job Family: Finance & Accounting
 
Job Number: 600005
 
Salary Grade: 7
 
FLSA Status: Exempt

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience in finance/accounting, business, or equivalent combination.
  • Experience with Oracle systems and relational databases.
  • Experience in developing, directing and managing multiple projects.
  • Experience implementing strategic program goals.
  • Fluency in foreign language(s) (if required).
Essential Functions:

The Financial Analyst, Africa Region will perform financial analysis for the Region’s program management team and senior leadership, including preparation of financial reports for each Regional program that compare estimates to actual results, and recommend corrective action as appropriate. 
They will also be responsible for working with the conservation, philanthropy and External Affairs teams on budget development for annual planning and funding proposals, generating periodic internal and external reports for field and/or management use, and assisting in developing and implementing appropriate systems, policies and procedures related to financial reporting and analysis for the Africa Region.  
S/he will serve as a resource to staff on financial matters, policies, procedures, guidelines, and educate staff as required.
The Financial Analyst will work collaboratively with other members of the operations team to ensure that financial management processes in the field complement and support project outcomes, and where necessary design financial management tools and processes that facilitate this. 
This position reports to the Director of Finance & Operations, Africa Region and may supervise several administrative and finance support positions.

Required Knowledge/Skills:
  • At least 5 years related experience in finance/accounting, business, or equivalent combination.
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Supervisory experience.
Complexity/Problem Solving:
  • Work is diversified and may not always fall under established practices and guidelines.
  • Design, implement and direct multiple complex projects, setting and meeting deadlines and ensuring program accountability.
  • Resolves complex issues independently within program area.  Experiments to find creative solutions and cultivates the ideas of others to identify potential solutions.
  • Acts as a resource to others to solve problems.
Discretion/Latitude/Decision-Making:
  • Acts independently within broad program goals.  Work checked through consultation and agreement with others rather than by directives of superiors.
  • Makes decisions based on analysis, experience and judgment.
  • Decisions may have program-wide impact and may bind the organization financially or legally.
Responsibility/Oversight –Financial & Supervisory:
  • May supervise administrative and professional staff with responsibility for performance management, training, and development.
  • May serve as a team leader for assigned projects and coordinate the work of others.
  • Ensure that program complies with TNC policies and procedures and external (GAAP) requirements. 
  • Gain cooperation from individuals or groups over whom there is no direct authority in order to accomplish program goals.
  • Responsibility and accountability for meeting departmental strategic goals and objectives.
Communications/Interpersonal Contacts:
  • Work with and communicate with a wide range of people – the public, upper management, and partners including financial/legal advisors.  Work in partnership with other in a collaborative or advisory role.
  • Solicit program support through clear written communications, including proposal writing and other written materials.
Working Conditions/Physical Effort:
  • Work is performed in a typical office setting.
  • Willingness to work long hours as required.
  • Work effectively with demanding constituents.
How to Apply:
 
To apply for this position, please submit a resume/CV and cover letter to Africa@tnc.org subject line: FINANCIAL ANALYST, AFRICA REGION. 
Applications must be submitted by Friday, June 7th, 2013 to be considered.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Position: WASH Officer
 
Location: Lodwar, Turkana
 
Department: Health & Nutrition
 
Reports to: Project Health Coordinator
 
Relationships internally: All programme and support staff
 
Relationships externally: MoMS/MoPHS personnel, other governmental, UN agencies counterparts.
 
Salary: Kshs 100,000 per month
 
Benefits: Insurance cover, house allowance at 15% of basic salary, and annual leave entitlement of 24 days per annum at the completion of 12 months of continuous employment with Merlin.

Merlin Objective
 
Merlin is a British humanitarian Non Governmental Organisation providing health care to populations in crises. Merlin exists to provide an immediate and effective response to medical emergencies throughout the world.
 
The Purpose of the Job
 
The overall objective of the position is to develop, implement, monitor and report on all WASH technical aspects of Merlin’s projects in assigned areas of Turkana.  
S/he will ensure that field staff and partners adhere to technical and standard protocols in WASH.  
S/he will train and mentor staff as well as participate in WASH assessments, surveys and proposal design processes. 
S/he will be responsible for WASH activity reporting from field sites to district stakeholders and Merlin management. 
The WASH coordinator will work under the supervision of the Project Health Coordinator and in close collaboration with the MOPHS authorities and staff at district and community level.
 
Position Summary: The officer is responsible for the on-going management, continuing development, and daily supervision of all activities under Merlin’s linked water, sanitation, and hygiene promotion objectives.
 
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Facilitate Rapid Hygiene & Sanitation Promotion with special attention to hand washing with soap at critical times in coordination with DPHO, MoH and other relevant partners.
  • Distribution of emergency WASH supplies such as soap, jerricans, HWTS technologies such as water filters and chlorine tablets. Including training in their use.
  • Assessment of WASH needs in the Health Centre/Feeding Centres and identification of necessary repairs to WASH infrastructure.
  • Report on the status of WASH infrastructure in Health facilities & Outreaches, coordinate with District Water Officer & DPHO for rehabilitation/repairs to WASH infrastructure, supervise & monitor progress.
  • Training of Community Health Workers on hygiene promotion & HHWTS,
  • Mobilization of community groups & training on HHWTS & hygiene promotion activities,
  • Distribution of hygiene promotion IEC materials
  • To assist the MoPHS in the formation of operational networking groups at community level on Health HWTS,
  • Establishment of supply chain links for HWTS supplies.
  • Conduct community assessments to identify critical requirements for program interventions with a particular focus on returnees, women, and vulnerable populations.
  • Maintain on-going Merlin WASH activities focused on water point construction and rehabilitation, household and community sanitation, hygiene promotion, and community mobilization / sensitization
  • Promote and work to expand community capacity on WASH, with sensitivity to the political and cultural context.
  • Develop the Merlin WASH activities, with emphasis on response to perceived needs indicated by communities and beneficiaries.
  • Plan and implement emergency wash interventions in beneficiary communities as needed
  • Consult with beneficiary groups, community leaders, and relevant line ministries while planning project implementation
  • Consult with peer and UN agencies on international standards with regards to program design and implementation.
  • Participate actively with interagency water, sanitation, and related forums on behalf of Merlin.
  • Conduct and design WASH activities with the utmost sensitivity for the safety and well-being of beneficiaries.
  • Provide capacity-building for district staff: technical support, organizing training, and preparing a training schedule for WASH program staff
  • Ensure that Merlin provides quality services that meet Sphere and other international standards.
  • Review and write all WASH and WASH-inclusive proposals, reports, assessments, and research in consultation with the Project Health Coordinator and other field and country office senior staffs.
  • Submit weekly, monthly and quarterly reports by collection of information and data from the field, data analysis, and report documentation
  • Actively support timely, substantive, and appropriate documents that lead to funding support from donors in coordination with the project Health Coordinator.
Qualifications & Requirements:
  • This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
  • An advanced graduate degree in Environmental Health Science or related fields preferred, but can be substituted with relevant and equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated leadership and teamwork skills.
  • Logistical planning and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with data collection and analysis.
  • Experience living and working in an insecure environment and with local communities.
  • Experience (2 years) developing and implementing WASH sector activities
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated statistical survey, analysis and presentation  skills
  • At least 2 years experience working with an INGO in increasing positions of reporting and responsibility, especially in implementing WASH sector activities.
To apply for this position:

All applications including cover letter and CV should be sent to:

HR Department,
Merlin, Nairobi Office,
P.O Box 3350 – 00200, 
Nairobi, Kenya

OR Email to: recruitment@merlin-kenya.org

Application deadline is 5:00pm on Friday, 7th June 2013. 
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Data Protection
 
Please note that in accordance with the 1998 Data Protection Act, Merlin will hold and use personal information that you have given for the purpose of recruitment and employment. This information can be stored in manual and/or electronic form. This information may also be disclosed to third parties in accordance with the Data Protection Act.  In cases where a job offer is conditional on ensuring that potential employees’ names do not appear on counter terrorism lists generated by the United Nations, European Union or the United States due to donor funding requirements, Merlin will use the information that you have given for checking that your name does not appear on these lists.
Chief of Party

Chemonics seeks a chief of party for the anticipated USAID-funded Agile and Harmonized Assistance for Devolved Institutions (AHADI) project in Kenya.

The project aims to provide higher quality services through improved governance at the country level; improve representation of citizens' interests and oversight of targeted county government performance; and increase functionality and effectiveness of the devolved system through improved intra-government engagement and cooperation.

We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide overall program leadership, strategic planning, management, and quality assurance
  • Ensure achievement of targeted results and that deliverables are provided on time
  • Facilitate communication and close coordination with USAID/Kenya and other donors, the government of Kenya, county leadership, civil society, and other relevant stakeholders
Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in international affairs, economic development, public management, or related field required; bachelor's degree with an additional five years of work experience will be considered
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in project management required
  • Minimum 10 years work in international development with progressively greater responsibility
  • Minimum five years of work in governance
  • Ability to secure a work permit from the government of Kenya
  • Experience in Kenya and East Africa preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required; Kiswahili language capability preferred
Application Instructions:

Send electronic submissions to COPKenyaAHADI@chemonics.com by June 14, 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 "AHADI -COP" 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.
Regional Finance Director-Africa

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Reports To: WC Seattle Senior Accountant
Supervises: 1- Regional Finance Manager
Country Accountants have a dotted line report to RFDA
Contract Length: 2 – 5 years, depending on availability

Purpose:

Guided by World Concern’s global strategic plan, provide leadership and support to World Concern countries in Africa in the areas of accounting, finance, forecasting, budgeting, reporting and analysis.

Provide oversight for all financial transactions and financial planning for the region ensuring adequate controls are in place.

Keep Country Directors, the Area Director and HQ apprised of all situations which have the potential for significant impact on internal controls or financial management performance.

The Finance Director will report to the HQ Senior Accountant and will work closely with the Africa Area Director and Country Directors.

Responsibilities

Leadership
  • Serve on the Africa leadership team and participate in discussion concerning projects and administrative decisions.
  • Identify and propose improvements and modifications to the management and reporting systems. Make recommendations for remediation of any identified problems and follow up to assess results. Assist in implementation of any agreed upon systems and/or improvements.
  • Provide recommendations to the Area Director and/or Country Directors regarding best practices and other changes based on financial evaluations and industry standards.
Finance & Accounting
  1. Responsible for reviewing and submitting all financial reports to the Africa Area Director/Country Directors and WC headquarters office, meeting the required monthly deadlines.
  2. Oversee forecasting and budgeting operations for World Concern Africa Region by organizing and controlling the budgeting process for the World Concern Africa office. Assist the Country Directors, Country Accountants and HQ staff in the preparation of the budgets for new project submission to institutional donors.
  3. Oversee submission of all financial reports required by donors ensuring they are accurate and timely.
  4. Ensure adequate controls and monitoring of cash, bank accounts, procurement & accounts payable to achieve program objectives and minimize the risk of fraud or misappropriation and mitigate the risks from corruption or insecurity.
  5. Monitor exchange rate trends identifying potential risk and recommending strategies to mitigate the risk.
  6. Review the reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis and ensure timely completion. Review is to include, but not limited to, ensuring proper revaluation was completed, following up on any items outstanding over 3 months, any negative amounts, and verifying reasonableness of listed transactions.
  7. Manage the following revenue projection in an accurate, complete and timely manner for World Concern countries in Africa:
  • Long Term Pro-forma: design a tool that will project revenue and expenses for the various country programs. Analyze date and present recommendations to leadership 
  • Short Term Pro-forma: use the analysis from the projected revenue and expenses to recommend future budget planning.
  • Review and analyze monthly financial statements for all programs in the Africa Region and report the financial status of each country program to the Africa Director and the relevant Country Director on a monthly basis.
  • Review journal entries and complete any adjusting entries as necessary, including but not limited to, time and effort allocation entries.
  • Oversee the monthly statement of field income and recognition of revenue.
  • Ensure the field based accounting system(s) is being properly updated and maintained, including closed out at month end/year end.
  • Manage and supervise the performance of the Africa Regional Finance Manager. Provide technical oversight to the Country Accountants.
  • Ensure systems related to logistics/procurement are well integrated into the accounting systems to capture all expense details on a monthly basis.
  • Review asset listing to ensure that assets are adequately recorded, uniquely identified, inventoried on a periodic basis, depreciated, insured and disposed of as per WC policy.
  • Design and direct training initiatives, building capacity, to ensure finance staff are equipped to perform their roles and responsibilities with accuracy & professionalism. Make recommendations to the country leadership regarding the depth of the finance team to provide strong cover for leave or R & R.
  • Provide financial training to budget-managers, to assist them in enforcing financial controls & making decisions based on financial reports.
  • Provide support in trouble-shooting situations, regarding day to day financial operations and training as needed.
Compliance
  • Make sure all financial transactions are in compliance with the requirements for supporting documentation, following World Concern procedures as well as any applicable donor requirements. Ensure all additional documents are obtained and procedures required by U.S. government grants are followed as applicable.
  • Supervise and coordinate all auditing requirements for the Kenya/Africa Office, Country and donor audits as required. Provide requested documentation to the WC headquarters office for the organization’s annual audit, meeting deadlines as stipulated.
  • Identify and mitigate financial, legal and compliance risk by periodically conducting program/country risk assessments with relevant team members.
  • Review existing World Concern finance and accounting policies, procedures and systems in each area of operation to ensure compliance and smooth operations. Identify, develop, implement and administer policies and procedures necessary for the effective financial operations throughout World Concern Africa.
  • Understand individual country regulations by keeping abreast of tax law, labor law, registration & visa requirements, etc; advise the Country Director on needed actions to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and laws.
  • Develop an internal audit program and schedule to include regular field visits in order to assess the compliance of financial/procurement/asset management systems, procedures and guidelines. Submit audit reports to WC Senior Accountant and Africa Area Director for review. Report should include recommendations for improvement. Assist in implementing agreed upon improvements and monitor follow up actions.
Required Education, Skills & Experience:
  • Commitment to World Concern’s values and mission.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Ten years accounting experience in a business and/or non-profit organization, with at least five in a leadership role
  • Administration and management experience in a cross-cultural setting.
  • Excellent communications skills; demonstrated ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Working knowledge of accounting software packages and Microsoft Office.
  • Must have problem solving capabilities; be able to work independently while staying aligned with the culture and strategic direction of the organization.
  • Work efficiently and professionally with a variety of personality types.
  • Available for at least a two year commitment.
Preferred Education, Skills & Experience:
  • Grant Compliance and Governance, including U.S. Government grants.
  • Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and train others in small group settings.
  • Ability to read, write and speak French
Working Conditions:
  1. Requires periodic travel to WC operational areas in Africa; currently S. Sudan, Somalia/Somaliland, Kenya and Chad with likely travel to the US headquarters in Seattle, WA.
  2. Urban living conditions. Field locations are often in remote areas without basic infrastructure (roads, power, water, hospitals). Must be able to endure hardships of heat, basic shelter and rough roads for periods of up to two weeks.
To Apply: http://www.worldconcern.org/employment/ to apply before 30 June 2013.
Kenafric Industries Limited
 
Position: Country Sales Manager
To Be Based In Kigali
 
Department: Sales & Distribution
 
Reporting To:  Business Unit Head FD/SD
 
Mandatory Requirement: French Speaking Person

General Summary: 
Manages sales of the company’s products and services in within Rwanda and Burundi countries. 
Ensures consistent, profitable growth in sales revenues through positive planning, deployment and management of sales personnel. 
Identifies objectives, strategies and action plans to improve short- and long-term sales and earnings.

Core Functions:

Establish and recommend the most realistic sales goals for the company.
 
Manages an assigned geographic sales area or product line to maximize sales revenues and meet corporate objectives.
 
Establishes and manages effective programs to compensate, coach, appraise and train sales personnel.

Details of Function:
  • Performs sales activities on major accounts and negotiates sales price and discounts
  • Manages personnel and develops sales and sales support staff.
  • Reviews progress of sales roles throughout the company.
  • Accurately forecasts annual, quarterly and monthly revenue streams.
  • Develops specific plans to ensure revenue growth in all company’s products.
  • Provides quarterly results assessments of sales staff’s productivity.
  • Coordinates proper company resources to ensure efficient and stable sales results.
  • Formulates all sales policies, practices and procedures.
  • Assists sales personnel in establishing personal contact and rapport with top echelon decision-makers.
  • Develop sales strategies to improve market share in all product lines.
  • Interprets short- and long-term effects on sales strategies in operating profit.
  • Educates sales team by establishing programs/seminars in the areas of new account sales and growth, sales of emerging products and multi-product sales, profitability, improved presentation strategies, competitive strategies, proper use and level of sales support, management of expenses and business/financial issues on contracts.
  • Establish and control budgets for sales promotion and trade show expenses.
  • Reviews expenses and recommends economies.
  • Holds regular meeting with sales staff.
Reporting: Reports directly to Business Unit Head FD and SD

Qualifications:
  • A university degree in Marketing or business studies is preferred
  • A minimum of seven years experience preferably in an FMCG sector
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills to interpret sales performance and
  • Market trend information.
  • Proven ability to motivate and lead the sales team.
  • Experience in developing marketing and sales strategies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, plus a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required.
  • A valid driver’s license.
Send your CV to recruit@kenafricind.com

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