Job Advert - Sales Manager
 
A national distributor of energy-efficient household products that aims to improve the lives of rural and low income families through the sale of high quality; affordable energy-efficient household products.
It is the largest distributor of efficient firewood cook-stoves in Kenya.
 
Overall Job Purpose
 
Reporting to the CEO the Sales Manager will be responsible for developing, implementing and managing the sales business strategy and activities in order to meet the Company’s objectives for business retention, growth and profitability.
The job holder will provide leadership and expertise to deliver efficient and focused sales strategies, in order to achieve the Company’s strategy, growth and profit objectives.

Key Result Areas
  • Plan, organize, direct and control your sales staff to meet these objectives. Use these to help your salespeople maximize their potential.
  • Contribute to the setting of country and regional sales targets based on demographic and channel standards as well as consumer needs, state and occasion insights
  • Achieve forecasted sales by ensuring that the sales team achieves its sales numbers month on month by following (and, if necessary, adjusting) your written plan of action. 
  • Work closely with our distribution partners to ensure effective supply to the traditional retail outlets
  • Monitor each salesperson's daily performance and compare it with that month's objective.
  • Understand departmental financial data to determine what is happening in your department and review financial data that affects your department's profit centers.
  • Lead and motivate by coaching, counselling, advice, support the nationwide sales team and guide their development to achieve their full potential
  • Manage the Field Force teams to achieve the set merchandising standards in all outlets and sales channels
  • Review the performance of your salespeople and to motivate and stimulate them to even greater achievements.
  • Develop existing sales channel partners and recruit new ones
  • Manage trade advertising, merchandising and sales promotions within established budgets
  • Also review the Customer trends that indicate where additional assistance might be needed.
  • Work closely with the marketing department to increase consumption of our products and implement sales interventions aligned with the marketing strategies
  • Provide Market Intelligence and other useful trade information
  • Create Collaborative relationships with all our Partners/Stakeholders in the business
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:
  • Degree in Business Related courses.
  • 3-5 years’ experience is Sales Proven leadership and ability to drive sales teams
  • 2 years of experience in sales management in FMCG.
  • Must be 30 years old and above.
  • Proven track record in managing and directing a highly skilled, motivated, successful and results-oriented sales force.
  • Strong leadership qualities with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to operate in a fast-paced and changing market environment
  • Business acumen skills and negotiations skills. 
  • Communication skils
  • Computer Proficiencies
  • Willingness to travel and work in a global team of professionals
If you meet the above requirements please send your application, a must have the position title as the email subject with a covering letter including your current pay and benefits to the address below. 
Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

The Human Resource and Administration Manager
 
Email: hro@ezylife.co.ke
 
Closing date: 5th July 2013

Republic of Kenya
 
Parliamentary Service Commission
 
Vacancies in the Position of Member of the Parliamentary Service Commission
 
The Parliamentary Service Commission is established under Article 127 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and is mandated, among other things, to provide services and facilities to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of Parliament. 
Article 127 (2) of the Constitution provides that the Parliamentary Service Commission shall consist of, among others, one man and one woman appointed by Parliament from among persons who are experienced in public affairs, but are not Members of Parliament.
 
The Parliamentary Service Commission now invites applications for the two (2) vacant positions for Member of the Parliamentary Service Commission under Article 127(2)(d) of the Constitution from interested persons, other than Members of Parliament. 
A person shall not be qualified for appointment as a member of the Commission under Article 127(2)(d) of the Constitution unless such person: 
(a) is a citizen of Kenya;
 
(b) holds a degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
 
(c) has at least ten years experience in public affairs; and
 
(d) meets the requirements of leadership and integrity in Chapter Six of the Constitution.
 
Applications, including the curriculum vitae and copies of other supporting documents, may be sent or delivered to: 
The Clerk of the Senate/Secretary, 
Parliamentary Service Commission, 
1st Floor, KICC Building, 
P. O. Box 41842- 00100, 
Nairobi, 
or emailed to csenate@parliament.go.ke, 
to be received on or before 10th July, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
 
J.M. Nyegenye,
Clerk of the Senate/Secretary,
Parliamentary Service Commission.
Ministry of Devolution and Planning
 
Expression of Interest
 
No: 1
 
Tender No: EOI/MPND&V2030/13/2012-2013
 
Description: Huduma Center Logo and Tagline Competition
 
Closing Date: 16th July 2013
 
As part of our commitment to enhanced public service reforms, the government has initiated the establishment of integrated service delivery “one stop shop” Citizen Service Delivery Centers to be known as “Huduma Centers”.
 
The Huduma Centers seek to bring together government services under one roof, leading to direct access and enhanced convenience for citizens, enhanced customer service, adherence to global standards for service delivery, and increased efficiency and service delivery turnaround times
When fully implemented, citizens will receive commonly used national and county government services such as issuance of ID cards, Drivers Licenses, Birth Certificates, registration of business names and much more, from one stop shop Huduma Centers.
 
These centers will initially be established in the 47 county headquarters, to thereafter cascade to sub-county level in subsequent phases of implementation. 
The Ministry of Devolution and Planning, in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government is spearheading the development of this initiative.
 
The Ministry of Devolution and Planning, invites interested Kenyans to develop a logo and tagline for the Huduma Centers. 
The logo should capture the essence, and vision of a Huduma Center and the modernization of public service delivery.
 
The following are the guidelines, rules and regulations for the competition:
 
1. The design should be in full color and in high resolution. It should be submitted in two (2) hard copies on A4 size paper and a soft copy in PDF, JPEG and TiFF in a windows readable CD.
 
2. The logo must be simple, fresh, clear and distinctly identifiable and should be easy to use on both offline and online platforms.
 
3. The logo should be accompanied by an inspirational tagline that captures the Huduma Center vision.
 
4. The design should be accompanied by a written description of its meaning and features.
 
5. The design should incorporate creative use of the flag colours as well as Kenya’s visual identity
 
6. Entrants to the competition should provide their names, postal addresses, email address and daytime telephone numbers.
 
7. The Ministry of Devolution and Planning reserves the right to subject the winning logo to necessary modification for its use; and will be used for co-branding by institutions from both the private and public sector.
 
8. The Ministry of Devolution and Planning reserves the right to register the winning logo as its copyright.
 
9. Any material prepared by an entrant in the competition shall belong to and remain the property of the Ministry of Devolution and Planning.
 
10. The judges’ decision will be final and will not be open to any correspondence or appeal whatsoever.
 
The Ministry will select the winning logos which will be awarded in order of merit as follows:
 
i. First position - Ksh. 50,000
 
ii. Second position - Ksh. 30,000
 
iii. Third position - Ksh. 20,000
 
The designs shall be submitted on a plain sealed envelope, marked “COMPETITION FOR “HUDUMA CENTER LOGO” and addressed to:
 
The Principal Secretary, Planning
10th Floor, Treasury Building
P.O Box 30005-00100
 Nairobi
 
or be deposited in the tender box situated on 9th floor, Treasury Building on or before Tuesday July 16th 2013 at 10.00 am
 
Monica Gogo
For: Permanent Secretary

Director General

Advert No.011/2013:

The National Council for Population and Development (NCPD) is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency in the Ministry of Devolution and Planning.


The Board of the NCPD would like to recruit a visionary dynamic leader for the position of Director General/Chief Executive Officer. 


The Director General will be responsible to the Board through its Chairperson for the day to day management of the Council and overall formulation and coordination of multi-sectoral national population policies, strategies and programmes.

Duties and Responsibilities:-

  • formulation of multi-sectoral national population policies, strategies and programmes in concert with the Board of Directors in order to realize the population and development goals of the Kenya Vision 2030;
  • overall planning, direction and coordination of implementation of multisectoral population policies, strategies and programmes;
  • evaluation of population policies and programmes and determine their impacts;
  • high level advocacy of population and development strategies including reproductive health;
  • liaising with donors and the government for support to the NCPD activities;
  • budgeting and management of financial resources, optimal execution and utilization of population and development services;
  • supervision of senior professional staff in all the departments of the NCPD and making recommendation to the Board;
  • overall manpower development programmes of the Council; and,
  • secretary to the Board.
Requirements for Appointment:-

For appointment to the position of Director General, a candidate must have:
  • served at the level of a Chief Executive Officer or equivalent position in a reputable organization for at least five (5) years or at top management level in a reputable organization for at least ten (10) years;
  • demonstrated professional ability, initiative and competence of a high level in organizing, controlling, directing and execution of work;
  • demonstrated a high degree of administrative ability and have had wide experience and proven ability for population, health, development planning and building strategic alliances with partners for population activities;
  • demonstrated a commitment to National Values including integrity, gender, diversity and others, as elaborated in Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. To this end applicants must have written clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC), and the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  •  ability to reconcile, communicate and interact effectively with diverse and a broad range of stakeholders, including the public, civil society, Faith Based Organizations, and development partners;
  • capacity for leveraging the resources of national and county governments, private sector, and development partners; and,
  • a minimum of EITHER a Masters Degree in Population Studies or Demography or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution and professional experience of at least ten (10) years OR a Masters Degree in Public Health or relevant Social Science discipline with postgraduate qualification in Population Studies or Demography and professional experience in the population field of at least ten (10) years.
Remuneration and terms of service will be commensurate with qualification, skills and experience. 
Applicants who meet the above qualifications should send their applications including: copies of academic and professional certificates; testimonials; a copy of identity card; and, detailed curriculum vitae containing work experience, names and addresses of three (3) referees, current position/grade, current and expected remuneration, and telephone number(s) to:

The Board Chairman
National Council for Population and Development
P. O. Box 48994-00100
Nairobi
Not later than Wednesday 17th July, 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

Applications are invited from qualified Kenyan nationals for the following position:
 
Job Title: Food Income and Markets (FIM) Coordinator
 
Duty Station: Nairobi
 
Contract Type: Fixed Term-Two Years
 
Job Summary:
 
Reporting to the Assistant Country Director-Programmes, the incumbent will provide overall technical and strategic direction, oversee and coordinate the implementation of the FIM programme in line with the country’s needs, as well as Concern’s country and global strategies

Job Specification:
  • Master’s degree in social sciences, development studies or a relevant field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in managing a livelihoods, urban development, social protection or WASH programme/s
  • At least 3 years’ experience in development programming at Programme Coordinator/Manager level
  • Proven competency in strategy development
  • Excellent leadership, communication, analytical and problem solving skills
A detailed ToR, for this position, may be obtained by sending an email to the following address: concern.kenyavacancies@concern.net
 
Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should apply by sending a CV and a covering letter with the subject ‘FIM Coordinator’ addressed to:- 
The Human Resource Manager, 
Concern Worldwide, 
P.O Box13850-00800, 
Nairobi 
to the following email address: nairobi.hr@concern.net
 
Each application should include at least three referees who can validate technical expertise. 
Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.
 
The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 3 July, 2013. 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
 
Concern has a Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from abuse and exploitation.
 
Concern Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer
SNV Netherlands Development Organization is looking for a:

Business Development Advisor (Level IV)

(Local staff on full time OR International staff on consultancy/part-time placement)
Based in Nairobi with frequent travel to the field, KENYA

SNV is a Dutch based international Development Organization that provides Capacity Development Services to local institutions and organizations in more than 30 developing countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe.  

Started in 1967, SNV program in Kenya is organized in 3 multidisciplinary portfolio teams of about 8 core advisors each. The program is organized in three portfolios based in South Rift (With an office in Nairobi), Northern Kenya (With an office in Nanyuki) and North Rift (With an office in Eldoret).

SNV Kenya focuses its work on poverty reduction through achieving impacts in two major areas: (1) ‘sustainable and equitable Production, Income and Employment (PIE) and (2) access to Basic Services (BASE). Our advisory services are focused on three sectors: Agriculture (value chain development), Renewable Energy, Water and sanitation. 
Governance is an important cross-cutting issue; Accountability, Sustainability, gender equity and social inclusion are key (good) governance principles pursued by SNV within the sectors. SNV contributes to poverty reduction by providing capacity development services to partner organizations at “meso” and national level in order to improve their performance, so that they can make better deliberate choices, deliver appropriate services to their constituencies (or members) and defend the interests of poor people.

SNV has partnered with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in a four year program/project named “Procurement Governance for Home Grown School Feeding Project” which aims to enable 10,000 smallholder farmers in 15 districts in Kenya to derive increased and stable income through effective participation in Home Grown School Feeding programs that use open, transparent and accountable procurement practices in their implementation: affecting all stakeholders along the supply chain.

Job Summary & Responsibilities

The Business Development Advisor (BDA) provides business development support for designing and implementing a multi-layered project to improve smallholder farmer access to the structured market demand represented by Homegrown School Feeding programs.  
The Business Development Advisor will be based in Nairobi working under the supervision of his/her Country Coordinator to provide Business Development Advise to the HGSF Project. 
The project will be executed in as many as 15 districts in Kenya, and the Business Development Advisor will be responsible for the delivery of results on the objectives associated with Business Development in the Kenya Country Program. 
The Advisor will do this working closely and in coordination with the rest of the team, and other partners.      

Responsibilities
  • Support the implementation of SNV’s Procurement Governance in Home Grown School Feeding Program Kenya including the oversight responsibility and reporting on activities related to market development and business development services taking place in the various districts where the project is executed.
  • Support farmers to set up grain business hubs and warehousing facilities as well as ensuring creation of relevant market linkages.
  • Improving the HGSF procurement process by strengthening the capacity of all actors to ensure that smallholder farmers have access to that market.
  • Enhancing supply chain governance and introducing Inclusive business practice.
  • Ensuring effective monitoring and documentation of lessons learned for broad dissemination to increase the likelihood of replication/scaling-up of best practices.
  • Assist the Country Coordinator to ensure effective program implementation and existence of a strong HGSF country team spirit that ensures coordination of the project, with external donors and other stakeholders, especially the PCD. P4P and the relevant Ministries and Local Governments (Education, Agriculture, Finance, District Assemblies etc.).
  • Assist Country Coordinator to develop and present to Project Manager annual plans with proper timelines for execution of the project; monitor the activities and impact at the country level.
  • Establish strong working relationships with local government, businesses, bilateral and multilateral actors, NGOs, private sector and academics in field of small holder Farmers access to HGSF to ensure exposure and success of the project.
  • Support Country Coordinator and Governance Advisor to develop  and implement effective, participation and accountability  mechanism  for the project
  • Develop matchmaking mechanisms between suppliers to School Feeding Programs and smallholder farmers to stimulate improved marketing relationship using the SNV Inclusive Business approach
  • Assist project to select the most promising business opportunities, giving special attention to those that involve women farmers and organizations, and support them by linking to appropriate service providers.
  • Support services oriented toward the strengthening of the capacities of smallholder farmers and farmer-based organizations to fulfill arrangements (contract compliance) made with their new business partners through on going technical assistance, thus addressing a key issue of building trust.
  • Explore funding opportunities for the FBOs and/or service providers Facilitate matchmaking for supply to school feeding that will be oriented to create independent mechanisms embedded in the institutional framework established.
  • Advisory and  business development services to client or local partner organizations
  • Assist Learning Manager/ Coordinator with the documentation of lessons learned, best practices  and sharing across countries covered by the project
  • Assist Country Coordinator to maximize the utility of the data gathering systems and use technology to enhance learning and sharing among users.
  • Assist Learning Manager to identify and conduct research activities, and organize learning-related and dissemination events (including issue briefs and events sponsored by SNV or others).
Requirements/Qualifications
  • Master degree or equivalent in Business Development Services, Economic Development or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of warehousing technics/technologies including running of grain business hubs with structured markets such school feeding procurement etc.
  • At least 5 years of work experience working with market and warehouse systems, Public Private Partnerships. Development program planning monitoring and reporting is key.
  • Academic training and/or practical experience in economics, agriculture and rural development. Understanding of procurement governance or business development services is desired.
  • Personal commitment to social and economic development that recognizes women and smallholder farmers as critical actors and beneficiaries.
  • Thorough understanding of the principal issues facing rural and low-income communities in the region gained through experience in civil society, government, or private sector organizations.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written in English (This role will oversee production of local information dissemination presentations and periodic narrative reports).
In addition to professional qualifications and work experience, the candidate shall be expected to be:
  • A self-motivated achiever with demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Strong in report writing skills and understanding of Local Economic Development status.
  • Good in resource management, organizational skills, M & E/ Data handling and/or knowledge development.
  • Proficient in MS Word at an advanced level.
  • In a position to demonstrate knowledge of relevant Networks and networking skills.
Contract Duration: 2 years (with a possibility of extension).

Desired start date: ASAP

How to apply
Apply by clicking APPLY. Please unsure to send your application letter, CV together with names and email contacts of three referees as you apply before 5th July, 2013.
Farm Africa 
Call for Concept Notes 
Incubation of Innovative Agri Business Ideas

Farm Africa is an International Non-governmental Organisation (INGO) that works in remote and resource-poor rural areas in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa.
 
Farm Africa is now launching a call for Innovative Agribusiness Ideas to incubate from the Maendeleo Agricultural Enterprise Fund (MAEF) Innovation Incubator Fund.
 
Farm Africa is looking to award 4 grants of upto GBP 13,650 each for projects of 12 to 18 months duration in East Africa.

The concept notes will lead to a proof of concept that has the potential to develop into successful, sustainable, scalable, replicable and viable commercial businesses that would profit and improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in the East Africa region.
 
For full details of eligibility, geographical focus and the application process visit our website: www.farmafrica.org
 
Closing Date: 20th July 2013
Project Country Coordinator

This is a National post Based in Kenya

SNV is a non-profit international development organization established in the Netherlands in 1965. 
For over 40 years, SNV has been at the forefront of development, helping to build local capacity and empower local families and communities to break the cycle of poverty. 
We are present on the ground in 36 developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Balkans and operate in Agriculture & Food Security, Renewable Energy, and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene.

Our 900 advisors in the field come from a variety of cultural and technical backgrounds, and over 60 per cent are nationals of the countries where we work.

Purpose

The Project Country Coordinator will provide in-country leadership for designing and managing a multi-layered project to improve smallholder farmer access to the structured market demand represented by Homegrown School Feeding (HGSF) programs.  
The Country Coordinator will be based in Kenya working under the supervision of SNV Kenya’s Head of Agriculture or his/her assignee, and in close coordination with the Project Manager based in Washington, DC. 
The project will be executed in as many as 15 districts in Kenya, and the Country Coordinator will be responsible for the delivery of results at the country level, working in coordination and supervising the participation of local SNV Advisors and other partners.  
This is a four-year project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.   

Responsibilities
  • Providing leadership for the implementation of SNV’s Procurement Governance in HGSF at the country level with responsibility for program implementation, including financial administration of project resources in coordination with SNV country financial officer. This will includes oversight and reporting on all activities taking place in the various districts where the project is executed, addressing four key objectives:
  1. Improving the HGSF procurement process and strengthening the capacity of all actors to ensure that smallholder farmers have access to that market. 
  2. Enhancing supply chain governance for these programs and introducing Inclusive Business practice when appropriate to meet these needs.
  3. Developing effective and participatory mechanisms for increased accountability by and for the program’s stakeholders.
  4. Ensuring effective monitoring and documentation of lessons learned for broad dissemination to increase the likelihood of replication/scaling-up of best practices.
  • Building and managing a team of highly qualified professional SNV Advisors and partners based in the country to ensure effective program implementation, a strong team spirit that ensures coordination with the other two country programs (Ghana and Mali), productive working relationships with colleagues in Washington DC and in other SNV divisions, and with external donors and other stakeholders, especially the Partnership for Child Development (PCD) and other critical stakeholders such as World Food Program, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Agriculture.
  • Developing and presenting to Project Manager yearly plans within proper timelines for execution of the project; monitoring the activities and impact at the country level. 
  • Developing and overseeing effective and collaborative working relationships with other in-country project partners to ensure coordination at the local and national levels and successful delivery of project results.  
  • Contracting of local partners and consultants as required by the country plan, in coordination with country finance officer and other relevant staff. 
  • Establishing strong working relationships with national government, businesses, bilateral and multilateral actors, NGOs and academics in field of smallholder access to HGSF to ensure exposure and success of the project.
  • Prepare and finalize the content for country-level periodic narrative and financial reports to the BMGF and SNV Head Office under the coordination of Project Manager (financial prepared by financial officer).
  • Serve as SNV Advisor within area of competence (business development and Value chain development).
  • Develop and propose activities among countries with other two country coordinators (For Mali & Ghana), to ensure benefits of networking. 
  • Consolidate the experiences from the School feeding program to develop a food security Program within SNV Kenya.  This includes developing a concept paper articulating the future vision for the program.  Initiate market assessment and new resource mobilization for both short and long term interventions.
Candidate profile

The right candidate will have:
  • University degree (Masters level in MBA, Rural Development, Agriculture) or equivalent with experience in a field relevant to SNV’s mission and programs and at least 7 years of work experience. 
  • Demonstrated experience managing complex international programs and budgets that involve donors and partners, a strong team of advisors, a multifaceted set of activities, and a strong monitoring, learning and dissemination component.
  • A collegial management style that emphasizes both achieving results and working with a highly skilled team of professional colleagues, and ability to enlist participation of other SNV experts as needed for the project.
  • Independent professional with strong networking and partnership development capabilities.
  • Strong proposal writing and other resource mobilization skills.
  • Academic training and/or practical experience in agriculture and rural development and/or procurement governance, or business development is desired.
  • Deep personal commitment to social and economic development that recognizes women and smallholder farmers as critical actors and beneficiaries.
  • Thorough understanding of the principal issues facing rural and low-income communities in the region gained through experience in civil society, government, or private sector organizations.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written (in English) for overseeing production of local dissemination presentations and periodic narrative reports.
  • Networks and networking skills.
Contract Duration: 2 years (with a possibility of extension).

Desired start date: July 15, 2013

How to apply
 
Please send your application letter, CV together with names and email contacts of three referees to (att. Country HR Officer) before 5th July, 2013, by clicking Apply for this job.
Maua Methodist Hospital is one of County referral hospitals in Meru with a bed capacity of 275. 
It is an accredited internship training centre for doctors and CPD provider, delivering inpatient, general outpatient treatment and specialized services in surgery, gynaecology, internal medicine, paediatrics, palliative care, ophthalmology and ENT.
 
Vacancies
 
1. Medical Doctor
 
The hospital is seeking to recruit a medical doctor to serve full time in comprehensive care centre (CHAK – CDC Programme).
  • He / she should be willing to learn, a team player and of high integrity,
  • Ready to go the extra mile in performance of duty,
  • Able to liaise with programme donors,
  • Computer literate.
2. Radiographer
  • Possess diploma in Radiography,
  • Sonography training is an added advantage.
3. Optical Technician
  • Possess Certificate in Optical Technology
  • High integrity,
  • At least 6 months experience in spectacle lens fitting.
Qualified applicants should send their applications and detailed CV by 12th July, 2013 to the address below:
 
The Chief Executive Officer,
Maua Methodist Hospital,
P.O. Box 63 – 60600,
Maua.
 
Or Email address: hr@mckmauahospital.org
UNDP Kenya seeks to recruit a Programme Officer in The Inclusive Economic Growth and Social Development Unit.

Position Information:


Post Title: Programme Officer

Contract Type:
Service Contract (SC)
Band and level: SB4, level 9

Duty station: Nairobi, Kenya
Duration: One year renewable

Date of Issue: 26 June 2013
Closing Date: 10 July 2013

Background

The Inclusive Economic Growth and Social Development Unit (IEG) of UNDP Kenya, aims at supporting the Government of Kenya in achieving inclusive growth, and economic and social inclusion in Kenya, contributing to sustainable human development. 
Focusing on economic inclusiveness, equity and social inclusion will ensure that the poor and most vulnerable are both participating and equally benefiting from the process of economic growth, have equal access to resources and opportunities and that they participate in all processes that generate productive and primary entitlements and have access to the entire range of basic needs and social service, i.e. health services.

Through its new, integrated multi-year and multi-partner program, UNDP Kenya’s IEG Unit aims at promoting inclusive and equitable growth in Kenya, and at empowering the poor as economic agents through an integrated approach.

The Programme Officer shall be responsible for management of the Programme’s Component on promoting Inclusive Growth.

Requirements

Education

At least a Masters Degree in Economics, Social Science, International Relations, Development Studies or other relevant area.

Experience
  • At least four years’ experience in management and implementation of development programmes in the area of policy interventions related to inclusive growth, employment creation, poverty and inequality reduction.
  • Experience in initiating or implementing Public-private partnerships.
  • Experience in results based planning and financial planning.
  • Good expertise and experience in policy-related projects.
  • Good strategic thinking, together with strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and in a multicultural setting.
  • Familiarity with UNDP/UN and/or Government management/ financial procedures.
Application Procedure

Interested and qualified applicants should apply online through the UNDP Kenya e-Recruitment portal at http://www.ke.undp.org/content/kenya/en/home/operations/jobs/ by 10 July 2013. 
Applications received via other means will not be accepted. 
Applicants MUST fill in and sign the P11 Form for SSA and SC and submit it with the online application. 
The P11 Form can be accessed on the above link. Applications submitted without a P11 form will not be given further consideration. 
UNDP will only respond to those applications in which there is further interest.

“UNDP is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns”.
Republic of Kenya
 
County Government of Laikipia
 
Office of The Governor
 
Participation and Competition for the Design of the County Government of Laikipia Symbols Namely:
 
1) County Flag
 
2) Coat of Arms
 
3) Public Seal
 
The County Government of Laikipia was established vide the County Government Act No.17 of 2012.
 
Pursuant to the above, the Office the Governor wishes to invite offers from the members of general public, students and/ or institutions for the designing of the County Flag, Coat of Arms and Public Seal through a competitive process.
 
Features:
 
The Flag, Coat of arms and Public seal should bear the following:-
  • Capture the main Physical, Socio-economic and Cultural activities in Laikipia County and bear the name: County Government of Laikipia
  • Be original in nature and must not infringe on any copy right and shall not be the same as or be a likeness or similarity to a national symbol.
  • Be done by using the common design programmes with a scale of 28x20 cm and a resolution of 300 pixels.
Prize
 
The competition shall be in the following categories with a token for the winner and the 1st runners up as indicated below:-
 
1) County Flag 
  • Winner Kshs. 50,000
  • 1st Runners up Kshs. 25,000
2) County Coat of Arms and Public Seal 
  • Winner Kshs. 50,000
  • 1st Runners up Kshs. 25,000
If a student (under age) wins, the token will be paid through the guardian.
 
Note: By submitting the logo, you shall by extension be transferring the copyright of the design to the County Government of Laikipia.
 
The proposed logo designs with a CD should be submitted to the undersigned by 4th July 2013, through the following address;
 
Interim County Secretary
County Government of Laikipia
P.O. Box 1271 - 10400
Nanyuki.
 
Or hand delivered to the office of H.E. The Governor, Nanyuki.
 
It should be noted that the selection panel shall exercise discretion and its decision on the winner for each category shall be deemed final.
 
Boniface M. Kariuki
Interim County Secretary

Republic of Kenya
 
West Pokot County Assembly
 
Vacancy
 
Member of the County Assembly Service Board
 
Article 176(1) of the constitution of Kenya 2010 establishes a County Assembly for each County Government.
 
To enable effective carrying out of a County Assembly, the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012 has established the County Assembly Service board, which shall be responsible for the following functions;
 
a) Providing services and facilities to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the County Assembly
 
b) Constituting offices in the County Assembly Service and appointing and servicing office holders,
 
c) Preparing annual estimates of expenditure of the County Assembly Service and submitting them to the County Assembly for approval and exercising budgetary control over the service.
 
d) Undertaking, singly or jointly with other relevant organizations, programmes to promote the ideals of parliamentary democracy, and
 
e) Performing other functions necessary for the well-being of the member and staff of the County Assembly or prescribed by national legislation.

Section 12 of the Act further states that the County Assembly Service Board shall comprise the Speaker of the County Assembly as the Chairperson, the Leader of the Majority party, the Leader of the Minority Party and one person resident in the County, appointed by the County Assembly from among persons who have knowledge and experience in public affairs, but who is not a member of the County Assembly.
 
Pursuant to this statutory requirement, the West Pokot County Assembly wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified person should be a resident of the County in which you will be applying, who has knowledge and experience in public affairs, but who is not a member of the County Assembly to be considered for the position of a member of the County Assembly Service Board.
 
How to Apply:
 
a) Applications should be addressed to ‘The Interim Clerk’ of the County Assembly
 
b) Each application should be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials
 
c) All applications should be clearly marked ‘’Application for the position of a Member of the County Assembly Service Board’’ and delivered to the Interim Clerk, West Pokot County Assembly.

So as to reach the Interim Clerk not later than 10th July 2013 before 1700 hours.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. 
Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
 
Interested applicants should submit their applications to:
 
Interim Clerk, West Pokot County Assembly
West Pokot County Assembly
P.O Box 1 - 30600
Kapenguria
 
NB: Applicants should note this is a part time contract.
We are a fast growing National Savings and Credit Organisation with a county-wide membership from Government ministries, Private organisations and Member retirees. 
The Sacco wishes to recruit for vacant positions as indicated below. 
Interested persons who possess the following minimum qualifications are invited to apply by clearly stating the position of interest.

Sacco Accountant

Qualifications:
  • A business related Degree ( accounting/finance option) with C.P.A II and (3) years’ relevant experience
  • Or, C.P.A(k) III with (5) years’ relevant experience,
  • Or, diploma in co-operative management C.P.A II with (7) years’ relevant experience
  • Be Computer literate
  • Aged 27 years’ and above
  • Knowledge in Navision Microsoft dynamics is added advantage
HR./Administrative Officer

Qualifications:
  • Degree in social sciences with a post graduate Diploma in Human resources management with 3 years’ experience
  • Or, High Diploma in Human Resource Management with 5 years’ experience
  • Or, CPS(K) with 3 years’ experience in similar organization
  • Must be Computer literate
  • Aged 27 years and above
  • Knowledge in Navision Microsoft dynamics is added advantage
The application should be received not later than 12th July, 2013 and addressed to:

DN/A 1525
P.O BOX 49010-00100
Nairobi

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

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