Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 
We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community. 
At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!
 
Customer Systems Analyst

Ref:
TECHOLOGY - CSA -JUN 2013
 
We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the IS OPERATIONS Departments within the Technology Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:
 
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Customer Systems Support the role holder will offer leading expert solutions and technical advice in administration, service provision and availability of all the Safaricom customer facing applications. 
This position will involve liaising with other Information technology teams and vendors to offer quality IT services to the business.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Define and monitor data and application availability for all customer systems and applications and reports;
  • Offer advanced administration of customer systems and applications;
  • Document and update processes and procedures in use for customer systems and applications;
  • Provide expert management of IT application incidents, root cause analysis, management of problems as per ITIL standard;
  • Create system requirements for support, and Testing of new products and systems functionality;
  • Create high quality support and maintenance requirements;
  • Test the attainment of requirements, once new systems functionalities are delivered;
  • Participate in renowned research forums, and initiate ideas that improve system availability, and performance.
Role requirements;
  • University Degree in Computer Science or related technical field;
  • UNIX/LINUX/Windows certification;
  • Oracle Siebel Certification will be an added advantage;
  • Tibco Certification will be an added advantage;
  • Microsoft certification: MCSD/ MCDBA;
  • Oracle certification in database administration or application development;
  • 3 years of experience in a networked and dynamic IT environment; Siebel CRM and TIBCO systems experience, will be an added advantage
  • 1 year Software development, Database administration and or advanced Support Experience;
  • UNIX scripting Skills , PL-SQL and MSSQL;
  • Highly developed analytical skills;
  • Ability to be a role-model and lead customers and fellow team members.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Tuesday 11th June 2013.

The Head of Talent and Resourcing,
Safaricom Limited
Nairobi 
via E-mail to hr@safaricom.co.ke
Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 
We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community. 
At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!

IP Contact Centre Engineer

Ref:
TECHOLOGY - IPCCE -JUN 2013
 
We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the IS OPERATIONS Departments within the Technology Division. 
In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:
 
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Customer Systems Support the role holder will offer leading expert solutions and technical guidance in administration, service provision and availability of all the Safaricom contact centre systems. 
This position will involve liaising with other Information technology teams and vendors to offer quality IT services to the business.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Define and monitor data and application availability for all contact centre systems, applications and reports;
  • Offer advanced administration to contact centre systems and applications;
  • Document and update processes and procedures in use for contact centre systems and applications;
  • Provide expert management of contact centre systems incidents, root cause analysis, management of problems as per ITIL standard;
  • Create system requirements for support, and Testing of new products and systems functionality;
  • Create high quality support and maintenance requirements;
  • Test the attainment of requirements, once new systems functionalities are delivered;
  • Participate in renowned research forums, and initiate ideas that improve system availability, and performance.
Role requirements;
  • University Degree in Computer Science or related technical field;
  • UNIX/LINUX/Windows Certification;
  • Oracle certification in database administration or application development;
  • Microsoft certification: MCSD/ MCDBA is an added advantage;
  • Contact centre systems Certification (e.g. Genesys Framework, GVP, WFM, SIP, etc.) will be an added advantage;
  • 3 years of experience in a networked and dynamic IT environment. 2 years of work experience in contact centre systems, will be an added advantage;
  • 2 years of Software development, Database administration and or application support Experience;
  • UNIX scripting, PL-SQL and MSSQL Skills;
  • Highly developed analytical skills;
  • Ability to be a role-model and lead customers and fellow team members.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Tuesday 11th June 2013.

The Head of Talent and Resourcing,
Safaricom Limited
Nairobi 
via E-mail to hr@safaricom.co.ke

The United States International University  is the leading international university in East and Central Africa catering to 5400 students representing 56 nationalities and with a global network of over 9000 alumni. 
USIU is committed to providing a quality, international education through world-class service delivery platforms.

USIU is seeking to recruit a qualified candidates for the position of University Librarian

Responsible for: Management of the University research, teaching and learning resources.

Responsibilities:
  • Manages library programs and services
  • Manages the library's resources, including developing plans for the allocation and reallocation of resources.
  • Formulate, review and implement policies and procedures for smooth operations.  Ensure that all policies and procedures in place.
  • Prepare and monitor library budget to ensure appropriate allocation and efficient utilization of resources.
  • Oversee acquisition of library informational resources to meet user needs and ensure appropriate information resources are acquired.
  • Oversee the operation of the library management information system for efficient delivery of library services.
  • Oversee the information literacy programs to ensure that they meet the information skills needs.
  • Monitor service quality of the various sections for corrective measures and quality assurance.
  • Prepare departmental performance reports for decision making.
  • Co-ordinate the activities of the library staff for performance evaluation and effective service delivery.
  • Represent the university in professional initiatives to ensure information sharing and creation of strategic partnerships.
  • Participate in information professional forums to enrich services delivery and present papers and paper proceedings acquired.
  • Participate in the deliberations of the academic and post-graduate research to drive the research agenda.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree
  • Active participation in professional organizations or publications
  • 5 years progressively responsible administrative experience in an academic library
Personal Attributes & Competencies:
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Computer skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong leadership skills. 
  • Strategic management skills.
If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply. 
Interested applicants must provide current CVs, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by: Friday, June 21 2013.

Head of Human Resources,
United States International University
P.O Box 14634-00800, 
Nairobi, Kenya
 
Email: hr@usiu.ac.ke or jobs@usiu.ac.ke
 
Web: www.usiu.ac.ke
 
USIU is an equal opportunity employer
The United States International University  is the leading international university in East and Central Africa catering to 5400 students representing 56 nationalities and with a global network of over 9000 alumni. 
USIU is committed to providing a quality, international education through world-class service delivery platforms.

USIU is seeking to recruit a qualified candidate for the position of Business Applications Administrator.
 
Job Purpose
 
To ensure business applications on the campus are running effectively and provide support to users in resolving their issues in a timely manner.

Responsibilities
  • Managing the ERP, Library System, e-learning platform and other business applications 
  • Managing SQL, Oracle and Informix databases that run various business applications
  • Developing reports across the different systems to support decision making in the University
  • Ensuring that access to the business applications is secure and available 24x7
  • Responsible for backup and restore procedures across the different systems
  • Undertake system upgrades and patches for the applications and databases
  • Responsible for undertaking projects to upgrade systems or add on new modules
  • Work with local and international vendors to resolve problems logged into the helpdesk in a timely manner
  • Ensure documentation for the various systems are up to date
Minimum Qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree – Information Systems, Electrical Engineering or related fields.
  • Database Certification in Oracle or Microsoft SQL
  • 1-2 years’ experience managing applications in a busy environment
Personal Attributes & Competencies
  • Self-driven and organized
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Organized and pays attention to detail
  • Innovative
  • Excellent written and verbal  communication skills
  • A person of high personal integrity
If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply. 
Interested applicants must provide current CVs, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by: Friday, June 21 2013.

Head of Human Resources,
United States International University
P.O Box 14634-00800, 
Nairobi, Kenya
 
Email: hr@usiu.ac.ke or jobs@usiu.ac.ke
 
Web: www.usiu.ac.ke
 
USIU is an equal opportunity employer

United States International University (USIU) is a Higher Learning Institution based in Nairobi, Kenya. 
USIU is accredited by both the Kenya Government through the Commission for University Education (CUE), and by the American Government through the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities - the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). 
USIU is seeking to recruit qualified candidates to fill One (1) position of Assistant Professor in the School of Humanities & Social Sciences.
 
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
 
International Relations Program
 
Assistant Professor 
1 Position
 
Job Summary:

The successful candidates will be reporting to the Dean Humanities & Social Sciences. 
The candidate will be expected to teach, conduct research and engage in community service.

Key Responsibilities
  • Teach full-time at undergraduate & graduate levels in the area of International Relations.
  • Support and mentor students in their career endeavors.
  • Participate in curriculum development activities to ensure that the programs are up-to-date and marketable.
  • Participate in program assessment and reviews.
  • Engage in research in one’s area of expertise.
  • Engage in service to the University, the profession and to the community.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience
  • Must have a PhD in Political Science, International Relations or Public Administration from a recognized University.
  • At least three (3) years teaching experience at the rank of Lecturer or five (5) years of equivalent professional experience at the University or an equivalent institution of higher learning.
  • Must have published at least four (4) papers in peer-referred journal articles and/or book chapters.
  • Evidence of supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects, theses and/ or dissertations.
Competencies
  • Good computer background
  • Good administrative skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Be self-motivated and highly-disciplined
  • Good listening and mediation skills
If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply. 
Interested applicants must provide current CVs, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by: Friday, June 21 2013.

Head of Human Resources, 
United States International University,
P.O. Box 14634-00800, 
Nairobi, Kenya.
 
E-mail: Jobs@usiu.ac.ke; hr@usiu.ac.ke
 
Web site: www.usiu.ac.ke
 
USIU is an equal opportunity employer.
Friends Church Sabatia Eye Hospital is a not-for-profit health Institution committed to providing quality and accessible eye care services to all. 
Through an efficient and effective service delivery programme at the Base Hospital, and an extensive outreach programme in more than 17 Counties, the Hospital serves an estimated population of 15 Million People. It is the third largest eye care service provider in Kenya and serves as a referral facility in eye care services.
 
Besides, the Hospital serves as an important training centre for eye care professionals such as ophthalmologists, cataract surgeons, optometrists and other eye care workers from the University of Nairobi, the Kenya Medical Training College and various GOK Hospitals.
 
The Hospital’s activities and programmes are guided by its core values of respect for humanity, honesty, integrity, teamwork, unwavering care for the patient, accountability and transparency. 
The Hospital’s Vision is to become a centre of excellence in eye care services and a distinguished teaching and referral Hospital in East and Central Africa.
 
In furtherance of the above vision, and guided by the above core values, the Hospital seeks to recruit a well organized, highly motivated and result-oriented individual to fill the following position
 
Finance & Administration Manager
 
Based at the Base Hospital in Vihiga County and reporting to the CEO/Director, the incumbent will:
  • Provide innovative and strategic leadership and direction in the management of Hospital finances, human, physical and infrastructural resources.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of appropriate financial, accounting, procurement, administrative and human resource policies, strategies and procedures, to ensure efficient performance and effective service delivery by the Hospital.
  • Co-ordinate and oversee the timely preparation of annual budgets, financial statements and management reports and periodical reports to the CEO and the Board.
  • Build and strengthen strategic partnerships with government and local and international organizations for the full realization of the Hospital Vision.
  • Advise management and board on finances, human resource, infrastructure, procurement and general administration of the Hospital.
  • Co-ordinate and oversee the preparation, implementation and review of hospital strategic plans.
  • Provide human resource services and co-ordinate periodical staff appraisal.
  • Maintain efficiency and order in the Hospital.
  • Oversee general maintenance and management of Hospital facilities including buildings, vehicles, equipment and grounds.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Posses at least a first degree in accounting or finance from a recognized university.
  • Be a certified public accountant or chartered accountant with a clean record.
  • Have a diploma in management or human resource management, or five year experience in human resource management and administration
  • Have a minimum of 5 years experience in senior management position preferably in donor-funded projects.
  • Be proficient in requisite computer applications.
  • Possess good analytical, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills and be a team worker.
Interested candidates who satisfy the above requirements should forward or e-mail their applications accompanied by detailed CV, copies of certificates, email address, phone contact and names and contacts of three referees to 
The Hospital CEO, 
Friends Church Sabatia Eye Hospital, 
P O Box 214-50311 
Wodanga, 
Email: sabeyehosp@gmail.com
Tel: +254723721316/+254733731013 not later than 15 June 2013.

Kenya Industrial Estates was established Ltd in 1967 with the mandate of facilitating and promoting industrialization through the development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country. 
Pursuant to the achievement of this mandate, the company provides Industrial sheds, medium to long term financing and business advisory/training services.
 
The company is currently undergoing a steep growth trajectory as it repositions to contribute to the realization of vision 2030. 
Consequently, a vacancy has arisen as follows:-

Planning & Research Officer

Reporting to Corporate Strategy & Planning Manager, the successful candidate will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:-

Responsibilities
  • To collect research materials.
  • To write policy papers.
  • To plan in order to provide long term strategies to the company.
  • To coordinate the preparation and implementation of the corporate plan.
  • To plan and develop the organization management information system in liaison with ICT manager.
  • To assist in preparation of funding proposals for the company donors and the Government as and when required.
  • To attend management meetings, seminars workshops as and when required.
  • To train staff in the department on research and planning areas of the company
  • To identify causes of variations between results and the plans and distinguish those causes that are controllable and the ones beyond control.
  • To appraise the company management on the achievements and the shortfalls over the planed period.
  • To perform any other duties as required by the company.
Qualifications, Knowledge and skills Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics.
  • At least 3 years in the similar position.
  • Ability to conduct effective presentations and to convey ideas by clearly formulating positions on issues and articulating options while simultaneously conveying the maximum necessary information.
  • Must possess an awareness of other disaster response organizations.
  • Knowledgeable about the development and use of integrated action planning concepts and processes.
  • Must be proficient with information systems.
  • Must be proficient in task force records management.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
How to apply
 
Those candidates who meet the job requirements as detailed in the advert are encouraged to apply. Applications must be accompanied by current curriculum vitae, giving details of educational and professional qualifications, the relevant experience and addressed to the undersigned. 
Applicants must also indicate their current and expected salaries. 
The applications should be received not later than 17th June, 2013.
 
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
NB- Women and physically challenged persons are encouraged to apply.
 
HR & Administration Manager,
Kenya Industrial Estates Ltd,
P.O. Box 78029-00507, Nairobi.
 
Email: admin@kie.co.ke
Kenya Industrial Estates was established Ltd in 1967 with the mandate of facilitating and promoting industrialization through the development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country. 
Pursuant to the achievement of this mandate, the company provides Industrial sheds, medium to long term financing and business advisory/training services.
 
The company is currently undergoing a steep growth trajectory as it repositions to contribute to the realization of vision 2030. 
Consequently, a vacancy has arisen as follows:-

Business Development Manager

Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will Conduct extensive market research and continue gathering information throughout the life of the business. 
Must have considerable sales experience, be an organized and strong negotiator, and be aware of and responsive to economic trends, government policies.

Responsibilities
  • To formulate and implement company policy on credit facility investments.
  • To advise the company on SMEs industry trends.
  • To coordinate and update country wide status of company portfolio status.
  • To receive and appraise loan applications for disbursement.
  • To coordinate branches on investment activities and initiating implementation of projects.
  • To supervise departmental staff and ensuring proper placement in the departments.
  • To coordinate technical support services.
  • To represent the company at ministry meetings, seminars and other relevant forums
  • To ensure proper orientation of credit officers of the department.
  • To ensure high quality and commercially viable provisions of business advisory services.
  • To monitor the country wide loan implementations and adherence to loan disbursement procedures.
  • To coordinate the review and supervision of all investments and recommend necessary action on them like rehabilitation, reschedulement or liquidation.
  • To be responsible for investment ranking into performance categories.
  • Collaborations and partnerships in the support of MSMIs.
  • Coordinating entrepreneurship training.
  • Ensure provision of high quality and commercially viable business consultancy services.
  • Provision of market access services to MSMIs.
  • Provision of Business information services.
  • Provision of technology transfer.
  • Facilitating subcontracting and linkages.
  • Establishment and maintenance of information centres.
  • Develop new lines of non-fund based revenue.
  • Promoting and marketing company products/services.
  • Participating in development of new products.
  • Participating in screening and selection of potential clients for the company’s products and services.
Qualifications, Knowledge and skills Requirements
  • A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Marketing, economics and business studies from a recognized institution.
  • Masters’ degree is an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in management level.
  • Be a team player with great leadership abilities.
  • Banking or microfinance experience will be an added advantage.
  • Computer proficiency is a must.
How to apply
 
Those candidates who meet the job requirements as detailed in the advert are encouraged to apply. Applications must be accompanied by current curriculum vitae, giving details of educational and professional qualifications, the relevant experience and addressed to the undersigned. 
Applicants must also indicate their current and expected salaries. 
The applications should be received not later than 17th June, 2013.
 
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
NB- Women and physically challenged persons are encouraged to apply.
 
HR & Administration Manager,
Kenya Industrial Estates Ltd,
P.O. Box 78029-00507, Nairobi.
 
Email: admin@kie.co.ke
Kenya Industrial Estates was established Ltd in 1967 with the mandate of facilitating and promoting industrialization through the development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country. 
Pursuant to the achievement of this mandate, the company provides Industrial sheds, medium to long term financing and business advisory/training services.
 
The company is currently undergoing a steep growth trajectory as it repositions to contribute to the realization of vision 2030. 
Consequently, a vacancy has arisen as follows:-
Assistant Manager, Human Resource & Administration
 
Reporting to the Human Resource & Administration Manager, the successful candidate will undertake the following duties:-

Responsibilities
  • Monitors & track productivity levels across the organization.
  • Directs and monitors the conduct of performance appraisal as per set schedules, provides technical guidance to appraisers, overseas proper documentation and timely decision making.
  • Monitors the execution of well-planned induction programmes to enable the new employees reach productivity levels faster.
  • Facilitates the development of appropriate organization structure with clearly defined roles and manpower requirements.
  • Track staff movement and ensure vacancies are filled within stipulated time using the most effective and cost efficient method and sources.
  • Initiates and participates in the selection process to select the most suitable candidate.
  • Formulates policies related to people management, deployment to build a positive and performance oriented culture in the organization.
  • Identifies critical employee training needs across the company, designs the annual training calendar, supervises its execution and monitors the effectiveness of training.
Qualifications, Knowledge and skills Requirements
  • A bachelor’s degree in Human Resource from a recognized institution.
  • Higher national diploma from a recognized institution.
  • Masters’ degree is an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in management level.
  • Be a team player with great leadership abilities.
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
  • Research, analyze and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques.
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects. Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings.
  • Develop a sense of responsibility among your subordinates.
  • Make sound and timely decisions.
How to apply
 
Those candidates who meet the job requirements as detailed in the advert are encouraged to apply. Applications must be accompanied by current curriculum vitae, giving details of educational and professional qualifications, the relevant experience and addressed to the undersigned. 
Applicants must also indicate their current and expected salaries. 
The applications should be received not later than 17th June, 2013.
 
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
NB- Women and physically challenged persons are encouraged to apply.
 
HR & Administration Manager,
Kenya Industrial Estates Ltd,
P.O. Box 78029-00507, Nairobi.
 
Email: admin@kie.co.ke

Kenya Industrial Estates was established Ltd in 1967 with the mandate of facilitating and promoting industrialization through the development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country. 
Pursuant to the achievement of this mandate, the company provides Industrial sheds, medium to long term financing and business advisory/training services.
 
The company is currently undergoing a steep growth trajectory as it repositions to contribute to the realization of vision 2030. 
Consequently, a vacancy has arisen as follows:-

Budget Accountant 

 
Reporting to Finance Manager, the successful candidate will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:-

Responsibilities
  • Analyze monthly department budgeting and accounting reports to maintain expenditure controls.
  • Direct the preparation of regular and special budget reports.
  • Consult with managers to ensure that budget adjustments are made in accordance with program changes.
  • Provide advice & technical assistance with cost analysis, fiscal allocation and budget preparation.
  • Summarize budgets and submit recommendations for the approval or disapproval of funds requests.
  • Match specific programs with appropriations for broader programs, including items for emergency funds.
Qualifications, Knowledge and skills Requirements
  • A degree in Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from a recognized institution.
  • CPA (K) Holder.
  • At least 3 years in budget analysis.
  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
How to apply
 
Those candidates who meet the job requirements as detailed in the advert are encouraged to apply. Applications must be accompanied by current curriculum vitae, giving details of educational and professional qualifications, the relevant experience and addressed to the undersigned. 
Applicants must also indicate their current and expected salaries. 
The applications should be received not later than 17th June, 2013.
 
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
NB- Women and physically challenged persons are encouraged to apply.
 
HR & Administration Manager,
Kenya Industrial Estates Ltd,
P.O. Box 78029-00507, 
Nairobi.
 
Email: admin@kie.co.ke

Sales Manager - East Africa
 
Job Ref. MN 5783
 
Our South Africa based client, Dometic is looking for a Sales Manager for East Africa.
 
Dometic Group is a customer driven, world-leading provider of leisure products for the caravan, motor home, automotive, truck and marine markets. 
They supply the industry and after market with a complete range of air conditioners, refrigerators, awnings, cookers, sanitation systems, lighting, mobile power equipments, comfort and safety solutions, windows, doors and other equipment that makes leisure life more comfortable away from home.
 
Dometic supplies a wide range of work-shop equipment for service and maintenance of vehicle air conditioners. 
Dometic also supply air conditioners, inverters, travel power and generators for Special Vehicle Manufacturers - SVM, AC/DC compressor coolers and freezers for tour vans and outdoor, absorption refrigerators used in areas with limited or no power supply and minibus, safes and wine coolers for hotels.
 
Their products are sold in almost loo countries and are produced mainly in wholly owned production facilities around the world.

Job Profile
  • Grow the Dometic Retail business and the Aftermarket Automotive opportunities in line with targets and goals.
  • Define and implement a solid growth strategy.
  • Develop a successful product portfolio for your customer segments.
  • Brand positioning, channel management and pricing.
Person Profile
  • Graduate with Technical Sales experience in the motor, refrigeration or other relevant services.
Attractive salary offered. 
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number. 
You SHOULD disclose your current or past salary. 
Failure to disclose could disqualify your application. 
Apply via email only to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com so as to reach us by 14th June 2013.
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works to enhance the roles livestock play in pathways out of poverty in developing countries. 
ILRI has two main campuses in East Africa and other hubs in East, West and southern Africa and South, Southeast and East Asia.
 
CGIAR is a global agricultural research partnership for a food-secure future. Its science is carried out by 15 research centres that are members of the CGIAR Consortium in collaboration with hundreds of
partner organizations.

ILRI seeks to fill the following positions:
 
1. Research Assistant – BecA-ILRI Hub
 
2. Research Technician - BecA-ILRI Hub
 
How to Apply
 
Applicants should send a cover letter and CV combined as one document addressed to the Human Resources Director, explaining their interest in the position, what they can bring to the job and the names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience by 19th June 2013. 
Only online applications will be considered, and only short listed candidates will be contacted.
 
To find more about ILRI, visit our Website at www.ilri.org
 
To find out more about working at ILRI visit our website at http://www.ilri.org/ilricrowd/

National Department Manager - Programmes and Projects Vacancy

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. 
DSWs main goal is to help people free themselves from poverty. 
For this purpose we support integrated programs in sexual reproductive health and rights focusing on youth empowerment, advocacy, and capacity building of local partners.
 
DSW seeks to recruit with immediate effect an experienced and committed National Department Manager - Programmes and Projects
This position provides the link between the Country Director (CD) dealing with strategic decisions and the operationalization of the strategic goals and objectives at country office level. 
(S)He will work in close cooperation with the Country Director and the other National Department Managers to ensure the effective and efficient planning, implementation and evaluation of projects within his/her area of responsibility.
 
Minimum requirements:
  • Minimum of Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Population, Public Health, Development work or related fields coupled with Training in Project Management. A relevant Masters degree and/or postgraduate diploma in Project management is an added advantage.
  • At Least 8 years progressive working experience in a busy environment within an international non-profit organization
  • Experience in the management of EU and US funded projects
  • Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deliver results at short notice
  • Excellent team player with good communication skills in spoken and written English and Swahili.
  • Excellent report writing Skills
  • Very good computer skills
  • Be a resident in Kenya
For a detailed job description, please visit our website: www.dsw-online.org/about/our-structure/jobs
 
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 “(Department Manager, Programmes & Projects)” to: vacancies@dswkenya.org
 
Deadline for application: Midnight 14th June 2013
 
Ideal start date: Immediately
 
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Join CIFOR and make a difference
 
Communications Coordinator for Africa
 
Ref. 1319
Based in Nairobi, Kenya
 
CIFOR is a nonprofit, global facility dedicated to advancing human well-being, environmental conservation and equity by conducting research to help shape effective policy, improve the management of tropical forests and address the needs and perspectives of people who depend on forests for their livelihoods. 
CIFOR is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. 
Our headquarters are in Bogor, Indonesia, with offices in Asia, Africa and South America.
 
CIFOR is looking for a Communications Coordinator for Africa
 
Overview
 
The Communications Coordinator for Africa will lead the implementation of a well-funded and far-reaching communication program to raise awareness of CIFOR’s research in the forestry sector in Africa. 
The Coordinator will work closely with CIFOR scientists across Africa to create uptake pathways for research findings, with the goal of maximizing outcomes and impact for specific research projects to target stakeholders include government officials, the private sector, civil society, donors, media and the research community.
 
The ideal candidate would have a passion for science communications, with broad experience and familiarity with emerging social media tools and trends. 
He or she would be a strong writer and take pleasure in taking complex research findings and making them understandable and accessible for a wide-ranging audience, especially policymakers. 
The successful candidate would be bilingual in French and English and would be experienced in managing a complex, geographically diverse communication project.

Duties and Responsibilities
 
Reporting to the Media Liaison and Outreach Manager, the Communications Coordinator for Africa will be responsible for:
  • Updating, expanding and overseeing the implementation of a communications strategy to deliver research findings to key stakeholders in Africa and elsewhere;
  • Coordinating implementation of the communication component of the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (liaising closely with communication focal points at research partners);
  • Working closely with CIFOR’s communications units. This comprises of a large Outreach team with officers and consultants in Asia and Latin America; a Multimedia unit, which overseas CIFOR’s many web platforms and publications; and a Data and Information group, which coordinates data-sharing and CIFOR’s publication repository;
  • Being the focal point for CIFOR’s media relations in Africa;
  • Drafting and editing press releases, talking points, op-eds, blog stories, multimedia packages and corporate communication documents;
  • Building communication plans and budgets into research proposals and projects;
  • Taking the lead in organizing conferences and workshops in Africa.
Requirements:
  • Master’s degree in journalism, communications or a related discipline;
  • At least eight (8) years experience in science communications and/or top-tier science journal;
  • Experience as a project manager and in coordinating a team;
  • Proven strong writer;
  • Experience in event coordination is an advantage;
  • Knowledge of African communication networks;
  • Fully bilingual in English and French.
Terms and conditions
 
This is an internationally recruited position. CIFOR offers attractive and regionally competitive compensation and benefits, commensurate with skills and experience.
 
The contract will be for two (2) years with the possibility of extension contingent upon performance, continued relevance of this project and position, and available resources. 
The position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya.
 
Application process
 
The application deadline is June 30, 2013 but early submission of applications is encouraged.
 
We will acknowledge all applications; however, we will contact only short-listed candidates.
 
Please send your letter of interest and CV, including contact information for three referees to:
Human Resources Department, CIFOR cifor-hr-jobs@cgiar.org
 
Please indicate the position in the email subject line.
 
CIFOR is an equal opportunity employer. Staff diversity contributes to excellence.
I am looking to hire three of the best quality of content writers that can be found. 
The candidates should have at least one year’s experience in content-writing.
 
Other must have qualities are:
  • Have great English writing skills.
  • Can write articles with no grammatical mistakes.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Write plagiarism-free content.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Able to write at least 4 articles per day.
Please send an email and samples to paramountwriters@yahoo.com
 
Payment is 250 per 500 words paid every Saturday through Mpesa.
Our client, a midsized company is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate as their head of conferencing.
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Required to work in consultation and collaboration with the relevant clients and organizers.
  • Required to supervise all the staff members under the department.
  • Provide advice on protocol matters.
  • Develop internal guidelines and procedures to promote awareness within the organization of conference practices and procedures.
  • Review procedures and processes as well as propose ways to improve and modernize them in line with best international practice.
  • Manage complex logistical arrangements for major events including negotiation with travel agents, hotels and other service providers to ensure the most attractive and cost effective terms.
  • Ability to develop policies, strategies, guidelines and procedures relating to the management of conferencing.
  • Able to prepare and manage accounts for conferences based on given budgets and ensuring compliance with the organizations rules and regulations.
  • Plan, evaluate, organize, and direct the activities of the Conference and events planning, Audio Visual setups and Administrative Assistant, and oversee the activities of Conference Services Operation through the individuals mentioned above.
  • Ensure that department personnel are following all procedures, policies, and guidelines, as established by the organization.
  • Have responsibility for anticipating needs, forecasting results, analyzing and arranging work processes for personnel in the department.
Education and Experience
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma.
  • At least 5 years experience in conference management experience with overall responsibility for events at a senior level.
  • The ability to deal confidently and effectively at the highest level clients and with international organizations.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, analytic and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to lead a team.
  • and project planning, coaching and developing individual and team resources;
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi task.
Qualifying candidates should send their application letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae to recruitment@odumont.com before COB 20th June 2013.
Profile Introduction
 
Sigona Golf Club is located in Kikuyu, along the Nairobi - Naivasha highway that has an eighteen-hole country-style 18 hole golf course. 
It also boasts a swimming pool with a bar and a children’s’ play ground. 
We seek to recruit an experienced and highly effective General Manager.
If you are ready for the challenge, read on…
The General Manager coordinates and oversees all aspects of the Club including its golfing, recreational and hospitality operations and the relationships between the Club and its different stakeholders; committees, members, guests, employees, community and business partners. 
Develops operating policies and procedures and directs the work of all departmental managers. 
Responsible for implementing the Club’s strategic initiatives within stipulated budgets and monitors the quality of the club’s products and services to ensure maximum member and guest satisfaction.

The General Manager will report to the Chairman, Board of Directors
 
Job Specification
  • Business Management,
  • People Management,
  • Financial Management/Club
  • Administration and Marketing.
Competencies / Minimum Requirements
  • A proven track record in golf club or similar facilities management with demonstrable business development skills
  • Strong people management and administrative abilities
  • Commercial and marketing knowledge (including web-based marketing)
  • Knowledge and experience of bar, catering and organization of social functions
  • Computer literate
  • Degree from a recognized University
How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge apply online through info@sigonagolf.com by 5pm on 15th June 2013.

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted
Executive Recruiters

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for managing end to end recruitment process.
  • Recruit for the junior management/ middle management/ top management positions.
  • Responsible for sourcing candidates through networking, database, Internet postings, campus relations, head hunting etc.
  • Coordinating with the Departments Heads for further recruitment process.
  • Evaluate skill level; manage offer process, including reference checks, salary recommendations offer letter generation and offer acceptance/declines.
  • Implement staffing strategies to provide a qualified and diverse candidate pool.
  • Leading efforts to improve hiring numbers while maintaining quality of employees.
Requirement:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field is required.
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills and must be fluent in local language and English.
  • Knowledge of IT will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in a fast paced IT or Tech firm is a advantage.
  • Coordination of events, meetings
  • Ability to work multiple tasks and complete on time
  • Working Knowledge MS Office skills, Outlook/Excel/PPt
Location: Nairobi ,Kenya

Experience:  4 - 5 years

CV’s to be sent to: hr@technobrainltd.com

JD-3 For support
  
A passion for troubleshooting and learning how things work
 
Ability to interact effectively with both non-technical users and highly technical users
 
Ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks
 
Willingness to research and figure out complex software and IT systems
 
A desire to make things more efficient - we are looking for someone who enjoys initiating change
 
Excellent follow-through with minimal management
 
1-3 years professional experience working with software troubleshooting
 
Provide exceptional support to end-users
 
Respond to e-mail and telephone support requests
 
Remotely  connect  to  users’  computers,  determine  minimal  use-case  to  recreate  issue,  solve  issue if possible or provide concise details to development for further analysis and resolution
 
Use deductive problem solving skills to investigate and solve a broad range of puzzles each day
 
Work  closely with  development  team to  make  ISL's software  more  intuitive,  easier  to  deploy and easier to support
 
Provide pre-sales technical support as needed
 
Recognize  end-users’ need for additional products and services
 
Certifications are not a must, but added advantage – we will be much more interested in your ability to figure things out as you go

Knowledge of MS-SQL or database system, networking & Microsoft OS & other software is added advantage.

Email: dinesh@islkenya.com

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