Finken Holdings Limited is a leading supplier of food and dairy ingredients as well as dairy processing equipment. 
Our major clients are processors in the food and dairy industry. 
At Finken we do not only sell but create a long lasting relationship with our clients. 
We are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of Technical Sales Executive.
 
Key Responsibilities
 
Reporting to the Technical Sales Manager, The Technical Sales Executive will be in charge maximizing sales for the company.  
Among other duties, he/she will be responsible for:
  • Identifying and penetrating new market opportunities;
  • Developing and maintaining good relationship with customers through personal contact, and any other means possible;
  • Displaying efficiency in gathering market and customer information to influence pricing, product delivery  and customer expectations;
  • Beware of the existing and potential competitors and their sales strategies, and those of their clients’ businesses ;
  • Doing sales presentations to potential customers, following up with proposals and quotations whenever necessary
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
 
The desired candidate must have:
  • A minimum of a Bsc. Food Technology or any other relevant degree from a recognized institution;
  • Additional professional qualification in Sales and Marketing will be of added advantage;
  • A minimum of a B plain in K.C.S.E;
  • A valid driving license;
  • Excellent communication, presentation and people skills;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, with high levels of integrity;
Applications including an updated resume indicating names of 3 referees, their email addresses and telephone numbers to reach the undersigned not later than 23rd July, 2013. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.       

The Human Resource Manager, via Email address: hr@finken.co.ke
 
Finken Holdings Limited is an equal opportunity employer.

Egyptian International Pharmaceutical Industries Company (EIPICO) requires:
 
Medical Representatives
 
Qualifications:
  • University graduates with a pharmacology & Biochemistry background
  • Age 24 – 30 years
  • To work in Mombasa/Nairobi
  • Ability to deliver results a must.
  • Experience an added advantage.
If you have the above qualifications come to: Junction of Mombasa – Namanga Road Athi River, Opposite Shalom Hospital Next to House of Grace Church. Green gate On Tuesday 16th July 2013 at 10.00 a.m. 
Call 0734-752540 for directions between 8.00am to 1.00 p.m. & 2.00 pm. to 4.00pm. 
No SMS.
Joe Musyoki Consultants Limited is a busy 19 years old Professional Firm of Valuers which serves the leading organizations in all sectors like Banking, I.T, Horticulture, Oil, Cooperatives and Tourism.
 
Senior Valuer
 
This is a fee earning and high responsibility new post.
 
Applicants must be qualified in Land Economics, well experienced, recognized by I.S.K and have impeccable reputation among peers.

Assistant Valuer
 
Requirements: B.A, Real Estate/Land Economics with a KCSE A- Grade, D.L. coupled with ABILITY TO DRIVE, young talent with a strong focus.

Apply through

Tel: 2718272, 2717985, 0706218208
 
Email: info@joemusyoki.com
 
or visit us by appointment
 
on or before 19th July 2013
Conference Center Manager

A Christian institution in Nakuru is looking to fill the above post.
 
Minimum requirements
  • Diploma in hospitality/hotel management or tourism
  • At least 3yrs experience in hospitality industry or hotel management.
  • Interactive individual with warm personality
  • Proven track record in successfully achieving revenue and service objectives.
  • Ability to effectively lead a team of professionals.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team
  • Above 30 years of age
If you meet the above requirements send your CV and application letter, to t.nakuru@yahoo.com not later than 17th July 2013.
Head of Corporate Tax
 
Southern & Eastern Africa
 
Job Location: Johannesburg or Nairobi
 
Job Ref. MN 5810
 
Our client, a Multinational Telecommunication Group wishes to recruit Head of Corporate Tax, reporting to Chief Finance Officer (CFO).
 
Job Profile
  • Researching and providing tax opinions and advice(direct and indirect) to ensure compliance therewith across many African countries.
  • Reviewing tax accruals(direct and indirect).
Person Profile
  • Solid experience in a corporate tax environment involved in international transactions and the concomitant tax implications, across several countries in Africa.
  • Solid domestic and international tax knowledge and experience in the markets and its affiliates operate.
  • A solid understanding of tax legislation, regulations, compliance and processes in Southern and Eastern Africa.
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number. 
You SHOULD disclose your current or past salary. 
Send your application by email only so as to reach us by 17th July 2013. 
Email to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com

Vacancy in the Office of Clerk of the County Assembly of Kwale
 
As administrative Head of the Assembly and Principal Advisor to the Speaker of the Assembly, the job holder will serve as the Accounting Officer / authorize officer for the Assembly

The jobholder will also be responsible for:
  • All policy and organizational matters;
  • Co-ordination of all official assembly functions and ceremonies;
  • Enhancing public understanding and knowledge of the Assembly and increasing public accessibility to and awareness of the Assembly;
  • Dealing with external relations;
  • Principal advisor to presiding officers and to all members of the Assembly
  • Sitting in the county Assembly Service Board as the secretary to the board;
  • Advising the Speaker in the exercise of the powers and functions of the office;
  • Marshalling all legislative measures passed by the Assembly
  • Receiving reports from the budget office; and
  • Supervising and coordinating all the Departments of the Assembly
Qualifications
  • The successful candidate will have at least a Bachelors degree in social Sciences, Humanities or a relevant field and a minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience.
  • Experience working at managerial level in a public office will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Meets the requirements of leadership and integrity set out in Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style; and
  • The ability to multitask and work well under pressure.
If you believe you fit the required profile, please drop your application at the Assembly Offices or email the same to s-ruwa@yahoo.com on or before Monday 15/07/2013 at 5pm.
 
In addition, please provide your curriculum vitae containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/Academic certificates.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Corporate Communications Manager
 
Job Ref: HR-CCM-07-2013
 
Nation Media Group is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media. 
It attracts and serves unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.
 
We are seeking to recruit a Corporate Communications Manager for our Corporate Affairs department. 
He/she will report to the Group Head of Corporate Affairs and will work in a team to position and enhance the Nation Media Group’s corporate image and reputation as the Media of Africa for Africa. 
We invite applicants who are experienced, results-oriented, and dynamic and self-motivated with proven track records and attributes to excel in a highly competitive environment.

Key responsibilities
  • Plan and develop annual communication plans, campaigns and strategies.
  • Production of external communication tools and materials, including websites, annual reports, newsletters, business stories, documentaries and brochures in line with NMG’s communication guidelines.
  • Manage day to day relationships of PR agencies and develop corporate media materials.
  • Coordinate and manage the communication flow within the organisation, serving as the principal contact person for information to ensure effective knowledge management.
  • Ensure efficient and effective organisation of internal & external corporate events including corporate cocktails, investor and corporate meetings and seminars..
  • Promptly manage & attend to all inquiries made to the communications office such as requests for information, sponsorships or donations.
  • Ensure appropriate budgeting, cost containment and tracking of communications related cost centres.
Qualifications, experience and skills
  • Graduate with at least 3 – 5 years relevant experience at senior level i.e. in public relations, corporate communications, community and public affairs.
  • Business & Current Affairs awareness; understand business implications of decisions and aligns work with strategic goals - Good understanding of the social, political and economic dynamics of the country.
  • Proven track record in driving PR and communication activities in medium to large sized organizations;
  • Post-graduate training in Public Relations and Marketing
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria may email their applications and detailed CVs online to: http://careers.nationmedia.com on or before 12th July, 2013.
 
Note: We shall only contact the shortlisted applicants.
Our client is an environmental organisation based in Nairobi and established to mobilize, manage and avail resources for environment management, is expanding its capacity in order to fulfill its mandate.
 
The client is seeking dynamic and self-motivated individuals who have excellent leadership skills and willing to guide the organization’s strategic intent to take up the following roles in the organization.

1. Director Technical Services (Environment)
 
Job summary
 
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, responsible for facilitating, liaising in identifying and designing interventions for pertinent national environmental issues requiring the attention of the organization; taking cognizance of the views of all major stakeholders, project proposal preparation for
resources mobilization, final funding proposal appraisals before presentation to the Board of Trustees for approval, ensuring compliance with specific standards and appraisal criteria.

Roles and responsibilities
  • Provide technical leadership in the design, implementation and evaluation of project proposals and research programmes
  • Provide technical support to the organisation’s public private partner’s forum to ensure that resources demand side is in harmony with the supply side;
  • Provide support to collaborating institutions, implementing agents and communities in preparation of proposals;
  • Oversee the establishment and coordination of a high performing team of research associates from relevant research institutions and agencies, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders to design and implement responsive environmental research and development programmes
  • Oversee the coordination of publishing of research outputs in appropriate peer-reviewed journals of national and international repute and disseminate the results of research and scholarship through other appropriate outlets to promote exchange and learning of performance and in effect set trends in environmental agenda and policies
Required competencies:
  • Broad knowledge of research in environmental studies, including in-depth understanding of current environmental issues – local, national and international and interventions being employed to address them.
  • Ability to coordinate, initiate, develop and deliver high quality research published in leading environmental journals as well as making presentations at national, regional and international conferences
  • Strong communication skills including ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position papers as well as write reports and prepare relevant publications
  • Demonstrate technical expertise in quality assurance as well as monitoring and evaluation
Qualification and experience
  • Masters degree in Environmental Studies or related field.
  • Membership to relevant professional bodies.
  • Minimum 10 years experience gained in environmental management related fields at national levels.
2. , Environment – Research and Publication
 
Job summary
 
Reporting to the Director of Technical Services /Environment, responsible for planning, designing and coordinating the implementation of research studies and publications that set trends in the National Environmental Agenda and Policy.
 
Roles and responsibilities
  • Provide technical leadership in identifying pertinent national environmental issues; the design, implementation and evaluation of research programmes
  • Continuously assess and prioritize needs, opportunities and demands for research interventions
  • Establish and coordinate a high performing team of research associates from relevant research institutions and agencies, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders to design and implement responsive environmental research and development programmes
  • Develop and implement effective methodologies and strategies for ensuring the integrity of research data, information and reports including the creation of databases aimed at expanding the knowledge-base of the environmental studies
  • Coordinate publishing of research outputs in appropriate peer-reviewed journals of national and international repute and disseminate the results of research and scholarship through other appropriate outlets to promote exchange and learning of performance and trends in environmental issues.
  • Coordinate the formulation of quality standards and operating procedures which include defining, measuring and evaluating process outputs
Required competencies:
  • Broad knowledge of research and scholarship in environmental studies, including in-depth understanding of emerging environmental issues globally
  • Ability to coordinate, initiate, develop and deliver high quality research published in leading environmental journals as well as making presentations at national, regional and international conferences
  • Strong communication skills including ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position papers as well as write reports and prepare relevant publications
  • Demonstrate technical expertise in quality assurance as well as monitoring and evaluation
Qualification and experience:
  • Masters degree in environmental management related studies.
  • Membership to relevant professional bodies.
  • Minimum 6 years experience gained coordinating high level environmental management or research
3. Manager Resource Mobilization / Fundraising
 
Job summary
 
Reporting to the Director of Resources Mobilization, responsible for providing technical support in designing and implementing resources mobilization strategies directed at various internal and external stakeholder audiences, in line with established policies and practices.
 
Roles and responsibilities
  • Assist Director in developing and implementing the organization’s resources mobilization strategy, in line with the organization’s mandate and objectives
  • Assist the Director, Resources Mobilization in conducting resources mobilization in development of funding proposals targeted at various prospective development partners coupled with building Donor Confidence in the organization.
  • Manage effective and efficient documentation of all organization resource mobilization activities and achievements, ensuring that all relevant highlights are captured and communicated to relevant audiences.
  • Participate in the development of a monitoring and evaluation system for measuring the impact of resource mobilization activities.
  • Assist the Director, Resources Mobilization in the development and implementation of strategies for creating a high performing organizational culture based on transparency, integrity, accountability, performance measurement and results to ensure that programme activities are undertaken on sound management principles and practices.
Required competencies:
  • Considerable knowledge of resources mobilization trends at national, regional and international levels
  • Strong communication and presentation skills including ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position papers as well as write reports and prepare relevant publications
  • High level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills including ability to build alliances and collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity
  • Strong expertise in resources mobilization and management, project planning and budgeting, implementation as well as monitoring and evaluation
  • Ability to maintain high standards of integrity.
Qualification and experience
  • Masters degree in Communications or related field
  • Membership to a relevant professional body
  • Over 6 years experience gained specializing in resources mobilization and communication
4. Program Coordinator (Administration)
 
Job Summary
 
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, responsible for monitoring and implementation of the organisation’s programs and projects against set standards and targets, with a focus on the results and the impact of the programs and activities undertaken by the various Directorates using appropriate tools. 
In addition act as the Technical Executive Assistant to CEO.

Roles and responsibilities
  • Be the link person between the CEO and the Directorates in all matters of planning, monitoring and performance evaluation against set targets.
  • Coordinate the technical work relating to CEO’s office
  • Guide implementation of the organisation’s strategic direction by continually assessing the competing pressures and opportunities both within the organization and externally.
  • Analyze the organization’s operating environments i.e. economic, social and political and provide the senior management team with the information and analysis necessary to plan their work.
  • Design and implement quality management systems for measuring and improving the organization’s performance and impact
  • Lead change across the whole organization and lead/participate in the development and implementation of change management programs in liaise with the Human Resource Department.
  • Manage all internal and external research projects including overseeing the work of third-parties / consultants.
  • Prepare board book for Board of Trustees meeting.
  • Assist the CEO in preparation and compiling of Board of Trustees papers, reports and other documentation required for Board meetings.
Required competencies:
  • Experience in working financial systems and reports, producing strategy or program plans, managing a budget and working within results-based project framework.
  • Experience in managing performance improvement and change programs across an organization.
  • Strategic and analytical thinking skills.
  • Strong planning, implementation and evaluation skills.
Qualification and experience
  • Master Degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum of 6 years’ working experience, 2 of which must be at a senior level in Strategic or Corporate Planning or Change Management in a national or regional organization.
Interested candidates should send their applications, by email only to recruitment@crowehorwath.co.ke with the “job title” as the subject heading. 
This should include a cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae (as one document in Word). 
Kindly do not attach copies of certificates/testimonials. 
Note that the deadline line for submission of applications is 24thJuly, 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Our client is an equal opportunity employer!
Our client is an environmental organisation based in Nairobi and established to mobilize, manage and avail resources for environment management, is expanding its capacity in order to fulfill its mandate.
 
The client is seeking dynamic and self-motivated individuals who have excellent leadership skills and willing to guide the organization’s strategic intent to take up the following roles in the organization.

1. Director Technical Services (Environment)
 
Job summary
 
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, responsible for facilitating, liaising in identifying and designing interventions for pertinent national environmental issues requiring the attention of the organization; taking cognizance of the views of all major stakeholders, project proposal preparation for
resources mobilization, final funding proposal appraisals before presentation to the Board of Trustees for approval, ensuring compliance with specific standards and appraisal criteria.

Roles and responsibilities
  • Provide technical leadership in the design, implementation and evaluation of project proposals and research programmes
  • Provide technical support to the organisation’s public private partner’s forum to ensure that resources demand side is in harmony with the supply side;
  • Provide support to collaborating institutions, implementing agents and communities in preparation of proposals;
  • Oversee the establishment and coordination of a high performing team of research associates from relevant research institutions and agencies, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders to design and implement responsive environmental research and development programmes
  • Oversee the coordination of publishing of research outputs in appropriate peer-reviewed journals of national and international repute and disseminate the results of research and scholarship through other appropriate outlets to promote exchange and learning of performance and in effect set trends in environmental agenda and policies
Required competencies:
  • Broad knowledge of research in environmental studies, including in-depth understanding of current environmental issues – local, national and international and interventions being employed to address them.
  • Ability to coordinate, initiate, develop and deliver high quality research published in leading environmental journals as well as making presentations at national, regional and international conferences
  • Strong communication skills including ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position papers as well as write reports and prepare relevant publications
  • Demonstrate technical expertise in quality assurance as well as monitoring and evaluation
Qualification and experience
  • Masters degree in Environmental Studies or related field.
  • Membership to relevant professional bodies.
  • Minimum 10 years experience gained in environmental management related fields at national levels.
2. , Environment – Research and Publication
 
Job summary
 
Reporting to the Director of Technical Services /Environment, responsible for planning, designing and coordinating the implementation of research studies and publications that set trends in the National Environmental Agenda and Policy.
 
Roles and responsibilities
  • Provide technical leadership in identifying pertinent national environmental issues; the design, implementation and evaluation of research programmes
  • Continuously assess and prioritize needs, opportunities and demands for research interventions
  • Establish and coordinate a high performing team of research associates from relevant research institutions and agencies, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders to design and implement responsive environmental research and development programmes
  • Develop and implement effective methodologies and strategies for ensuring the integrity of research data, information and reports including the creation of databases aimed at expanding the knowledge-base of the environmental studies
  • Coordinate publishing of research outputs in appropriate peer-reviewed journals of national and international repute and disseminate the results of research and scholarship through other appropriate outlets to promote exchange and learning of performance and trends in environmental issues.
  • Coordinate the formulation of quality standards and operating procedures which include defining, measuring and evaluating process outputs
Required competencies:
  • Broad knowledge of research and scholarship in environmental studies, including in-depth understanding of emerging environmental issues globally
  • Ability to coordinate, initiate, develop and deliver high quality research published in leading environmental journals as well as making presentations at national, regional and international conferences
  • Strong communication skills including ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position papers as well as write reports and prepare relevant publications
  • Demonstrate technical expertise in quality assurance as well as monitoring and evaluation
Qualification and experience:
  • Masters degree in environmental management related studies.
  • Membership to relevant professional bodies.
  • Minimum 6 years experience gained coordinating high level environmental management or research
3. Manager Resource Mobilization / Fundraising
 
Job summary
 
Reporting to the Director of Resources Mobilization, responsible for providing technical support in designing and implementing resources mobilization strategies directed at various internal and external stakeholder audiences, in line with established policies and practices.
 
Roles and responsibilities
  • Assist Director in developing and implementing the organization’s resources mobilization strategy, in line with the organization’s mandate and objectives
  • Assist the Director, Resources Mobilization in conducting resources mobilization in development of funding proposals targeted at various prospective development partners coupled with building Donor Confidence in the organization.
  • Manage effective and efficient documentation of all organization resource mobilization activities and achievements, ensuring that all relevant highlights are captured and communicated to relevant audiences.
  • Participate in the development of a monitoring and evaluation system for measuring the impact of resource mobilization activities.
  • Assist the Director, Resources Mobilization in the development and implementation of strategies for creating a high performing organizational culture based on transparency, integrity, accountability, performance measurement and results to ensure that programme activities are undertaken on sound management principles and practices.
Required competencies:
  • Considerable knowledge of resources mobilization trends at national, regional and international levels
  • Strong communication and presentation skills including ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position papers as well as write reports and prepare relevant publications
  • High level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills including ability to build alliances and collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity
  • Strong expertise in resources mobilization and management, project planning and budgeting, implementation as well as monitoring and evaluation
  • Ability to maintain high standards of integrity.
Qualification and experience
  • Masters degree in Communications or related field
  • Membership to a relevant professional body
  • Over 6 years experience gained specializing in resources mobilization and communication
4. Program Coordinator (Administration)
 
Job Summary
 
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, responsible for monitoring and implementation of the organisation’s programs and projects against set standards and targets, with a focus on the results and the impact of the programs and activities undertaken by the various Directorates using appropriate tools. 
In addition act as the Technical Executive Assistant to CEO.

Roles and responsibilities
  • Be the link person between the CEO and the Directorates in all matters of planning, monitoring and performance evaluation against set targets.
  • Coordinate the technical work relating to CEO’s office
  • Guide implementation of the organisation’s strategic direction by continually assessing the competing pressures and opportunities both within the organization and externally.
  • Analyze the organization’s operating environments i.e. economic, social and political and provide the senior management team with the information and analysis necessary to plan their work.
  • Design and implement quality management systems for measuring and improving the organization’s performance and impact
  • Lead change across the whole organization and lead/participate in the development and implementation of change management programs in liaise with the Human Resource Department.
  • Manage all internal and external research projects including overseeing the work of third-parties / consultants.
  • Prepare board book for Board of Trustees meeting.
  • Assist the CEO in preparation and compiling of Board of Trustees papers, reports and other documentation required for Board meetings.
Required competencies:
  • Experience in working financial systems and reports, producing strategy or program plans, managing a budget and working within results-based project framework.
  • Experience in managing performance improvement and change programs across an organization.
  • Strategic and analytical thinking skills.
  • Strong planning, implementation and evaluation skills.
Qualification and experience
  • Master Degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum of 6 years’ working experience, 2 of which must be at a senior level in Strategic or Corporate Planning or Change Management in a national or regional organization.
Interested candidates should send their applications, by email only to recruitment@crowehorwath.co.ke with the “job title” as the subject heading. 
This should include a cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae (as one document in Word). 
Kindly do not attach copies of certificates/testimonials. 
Note that the deadline line for submission of applications is 24thJuly, 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Our client is an equal opportunity employer!
Republic of Kenya

Wajir County Government
 
County Public Service Board
 
Vacancies
 
Re-Advertisement

The County Public Service Board Wajir wish to recruit competent and qualified professionals to fill the following positions as per the Constitution of Kenya 2010 under Article 176 (first schedule) and sections 44, 46 & 47 of the County Government Act No. 17/2012.
 
1. County Chief Officers 
(10 Posts)
 
The following functional areas are essential
  • Finance & economic planning
  • Agriculture and livestock development
  • Water, energy, forestry, environment & natural resources
  • Public health, medical services and sanitation
  • Education, youth affairs, culture and social services
  • Lands, physical planning & housing
  • Public works, roads & transport
  • County Public Service management
  • Trade, industrialization, cooperative development tourism & wildlife
  • Information, communication & E-government
Requirements for County Chief Officer, the candidate must:-
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of first Degree from a recognized university (A Master Degree will be an added advantage)
  • Have a minimum of ten (10) years of working experience in a relevant functional area
  • Satisfies the requirement of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.
  • Not a holder of any other State of Public Office.
The key responsibilities of County Chief Officers are but not limited to the following:-
  • Responsible to respective County Executive Committee member for administration of one of the functional areas/county departments listed above.
  • To advice respective County Executive Committee member and provide support needed for the day –to-day management of the County Departments
  • As accounting officers of the county departments will be required to manage a complex set of multiple accountabilities
Read more on duties for the jobs and expectations of the positions as outlined in the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012.
 
Those who already applied need not to reapply.
 
Applicants applying for the job should attach a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport and other relevant supporting documents. 
Applications should be addressed to:-
 
The Secretary, County Public Service Board
Wajir County
P.O. Box 9-70200
Wajir.
 
Manual applications should be delivered to office of the secretary, County Public Service Board located along army road. 
Online applications should be emailed to cpsb.wajir@gmail.com .
 
The application should reach the Secretary County Public Service Board not later than 12th July 2013.

Wajir County is an equal opportunity employer hence encourages women and physically challenged persons to apply.
 
Note: Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. 
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
 
The Secretary County Public Service Board
Wajir County
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Kenya serves vulnerable populations in the Turkana and Garissa regions as well as in Eastleigh, Nairobi. 
The IRC implements programs in the areas of comprehensive primary health care, nutrition, protection, peace building, water and sanitation and hygiene (WASH), HIV/AIDS prevention, response to gender based violence, disaster risk reduction (DRR), livelihoods and governance.

Applications are invited for the following positions:

1 Supply Chain Assistant - Warehouse Roving
 
2 Medical Officer
 
Full Job descriptions can be downloaded at www.rescue.org/careers
 
Please apply on or before 19th July 2013
 
IRC leading the way from harm to home
 
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 
IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

A leading FMCG company with an Exciting Product Portfolio has vacancies for the following positions:
 
Sales Representative
 
Requirements:
 
Minimum 3 Years Working Experience in FMCG Sales.
 
Education Qualification: Minimum Diploma Holder.
 
Merchandisers
 
Requirements:
  • Minimum 1 Year Working Experience in FMCG Sales.
  • Education Qualification: Minimum Grade of C+ in KCSE.
The ideal candidate will have great growth opportunities based on performance.
 
Send hand written application together with full CV and photograph to the address below.
 
The HR Department – Sales Vacancy,
P. O. Box 32117, 00600 
Nairobi.
 
Email: greatjobkenya@gmail.com

AstraZeneca seeks to enhance medical capacity in Kenya by providing grant support to both experienced academic medical professionals and those embarking on their research careers
 
AstraZeneca will provide grants to encourage, promote and support research in Cardiology, Diabetes, Gastroenterology and Infectious Diseases

Eligibility
 
Applicants should be Kenyan citizens or permanent residents in Kenya and affiliated to accredited Kenyan medical schools or health institutions.
 
Each proposal must be approved by the relevant Ethics Committees.

Research proposals may be submitted in Cardiology, Diabetes, and Gastroenterology and Infectious diseases with a focus on prevalence and epidemiological studies, pharmaco-economic studies and health outcome based studies.
 
Application deadline
 
The proposals must be received by the scientific Review Committee by the 31st of July 2013. 
The authors of selected proposals will be notified after the review process has been completed.


Research proposals should be sent to AZ-Research-Grant-Kenya@astrazeneca.com
 
An AstraZeneca Health Initiative
 
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd.
Reg. No. 1992/Building 2, 
Northdowns OfficePark,  17 Georgian CrescentWest, 
Bryantston, South Africa, 2191. 
Private Bag X23, Bryanston, South Africa, 2021 
Tel: 4251 (0)11 797-6000
Fax: +27 (0) 11 797-6001.
 
Expiry date: July 2015
Log no: SSA COR 06/131053
Following the appointment of the immediate former Managing Director & Chief Executive OffĂ­cer, Eng.Joseph K. Njoroge to the position of Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy & Petroleum, the Board of Kenya Power is seeking to identify and recruit a self-driven and highly qualified individual to fill the vacant position of Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer.
 
Key Responsibilities
 
The Managing Director & CEO will be accountable to the Board of Directors, and shall be the Principal
Officer of the Board, responsible for the day to day running of the Company, overall leadership and
implementation of Board mandate.
 
Job Profile
  • Providing overall leadership and administration of operations of the Company under the guidance of the Board.
  • Developing short term corporate strategies for Board approval and implementation as stipulated in the Company Strategic Plan.
  • Managing internal multi-disciplinary teams and external parties to ensure agreed corporate objectives are realised.
  • Developing performance standards together with mechanisms for monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable statutory, legal and regulatory requirements and establishing mitigation measures against emerging business risks.
  • Promoting the Company’s image and developing good working relationships with all stakeholders and partners while promoting the principles of good governance in the Company.
  • Developing networks and partnerships with development partners and spearheading donor collaboration and fundraising for project ¡mplementation.
  • Advising the Board of Directors on operations, investment planning and sustainable development of Company interests.
  • Directing and co-ordinating Company operations and administration to ensure that the various organs operate in conformity with the overall operational plans and performance targets.
  • Formulating a comprehensive workforce succession plan to ensure availability of qualified human resources for the smooth maintenance of the network and future sustainability of the Organisation’s operations.
  • Advising the Board of Directors concerning future activities of the Company and on the objectives and policies while mitigating risks which would affect the smooth management of the Company.
  • Promoting harmony and cohesiveness within the Company and with other partners.
  • Effectively supporting the realisation of Vision 2030.
Selection Criteria
  • The ideal candidate will be a holder of a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university in the field of Engineering, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Finance, Energy, or other related fields.
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage. Where applicable, the applicant must be a registered member of the relevant professional body.
  • Should have at least 10 years relevant work experience in senior Management position(s).
  • Should have undergone a Corporate Governance/Leadership Course at a recognised institution.
  • Should be a person of high integrity and should meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
  • Should have exceptional visionary leadership and negotiation skills with capacity to engage with local, regional and international organisations.
  • Should have excellent communication and presentation skills, strong interpersonal, analytical, organisational and team leadership capabilities and high professional ethical standing.
  • Demonstrated change leader with transformative leadership capability.
  • Should be self-driven and capable of working under minimum supervision.
  • Should have the capacity to mobilise financial resources for project implementation.
  • Understanding of Kenya’s energy and public sectors will be an added advantage.
If you believe you fit the required profile, please send your application in confidence to the postal address below by 5 pm on Wednesday, 31st July 2013. 
In addition, please provide your curriculum vitae containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional / academic certificates. 
Include your day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address and names and addresses of three referees.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
Board Chairman
Kenya Power
Stima Plaza, 7th Floor
Kolobot Road
P.O. Box 30099-00100
Nairobi
The Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest), whose mandate is to promote and facilitate both Domestic and Foreign investments in Kenya, seeks to recruit suitable candidates for the following position:-

Job Title: Senior, Investor Services Officer (Aftercare) - Mombasa
 
Reports to: General Manager, Investor Services
 
Division / Section / Unit: Investor Services
 
Responsible for:    
  • After Care Officer
  • Project Analyst Officer
  • Administrative and Office Assistants
  • Interns
  • Temporal staff
Location: Mombasa Regional Office
 
Job Purpose: To catalyze business creation to achieve economic development.
 
Roles and Responsibilities  
  • Providing business development and advisory services to investors;
  • Providing effective and efficient After Care services to new and existing investments;
  • Coordinating creation of investment Clubs and Committees in various Counties;
  • Coordinating tracking of approved projects;
  • Ensure regular reports are updated with a log of investors visited and action taken on issues raised;
  • Developing business linkages and joint venture partnerships in the County;
  • Developing an inventory of collapsed projects to facilitate their promotion and revival in the County; and
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Job Specification:
 
Education and Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Masters Degree from an accredited University with an emphasis in Economics and Business Studies or in a related field.
Skills and Experience:   
  • Minimum of 5 years experience with 3 years in investment, marketing and business advisory;
  • Knowledge in project management, identification, selection, appraisal, implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Proven knowledge and experience of marketing strategies and action plans;
  • Conversant with Government economic recovery programmes and economic integration initiatives (EAC, COMESA, WTO, EU, AGOA, NEPAD, etc);
  • International exposure in related field;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Team player.
Key Performance Indicators   
  • Number of enquiries responded to and percentage of those responded to on time.
  • Projects approved and volume of investments.
  • Joint venture partnerships actualized.
  • Stakeholder feedback
  • Level of re-investment/expansion
  • Average time taken to resolve issues raised by investors
How to apply
Qualified candidates should submit their application letters together with copies of Curriculum Vitae, certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees (one of whom should be present or previous employer) including a reliable telephone contact, to be received on or before 18th July 2013 to the address below.

KenInvest is an Equal Opportunity employer and candidates from minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Managing Director
Kenya Investment Authority
P O Box 55704-00200
Nairobi

Please quote for the position you are applying for clearly on the envelope. 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. 
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest), whose mandate is to promote and facilitate both Domestic and Foreign investments in Kenya, seeks to recruit suitable candidates for the following position:-

Job Title: Manager, Investor Services (Aftercare)
 
Reports to: General Manager, 
 
Division / Section / Unit: Investor Services
 
Responsible for:
  • After Care Officer ( s)
  • Interns
  • Temporal staff
Location: Head Office Nairobi
 
Job Purpose: To catalyze business creation to achieve economic development.
 
Roles and Responsibilities    
  • Providing business development and advisory services to investors;
  • Submitting on a regular basis, issues for policy advocacy;
  • Ensuring that quality of Investor Services and Aftercare services are benchmarked against best practices;
  • Providing effective and efficient After Care services to new and existing investments;
  • Coordinating creation of investment Clubs and Committees in various Counties;
  • Coordinating tracking of approved projects;
  • Ensuring regular reports are updated with a log of investors visited and action taken on issues raised;
  • Mentoring younger officers;
  • Developing business linkages and joint venture partnerships;
  • Developing an inventory of collapsed projects to facilitate their promotion and revival; and
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Job Specification:
 
Education and Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Masters Degree from an accredited University with an emphasis in Economics, Business Studies or in a related field.
Skills and Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years experience with 3 years in management position in areas of investment, marketing and business advisory;
  • Knowledge in project management, identification, selection, appraisal, implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Proven knowledge and experience of marketing strategies and action plans;
  • Conversant with Government economic recovery programmes and economic integration initiatives (EAC, COMESA, WTO, EU, AGOA, NEPAD, etc);
  • International exposure in related field;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Team player.
Key Performance Indicators   
  • Number of Enquiries responded to and percentage of those responded to on time.
  • Projects approved and volume of investments.
  • Joint venture partnerships actualized.
  • Stakeholder feedback.
  • Level of re-investment/expansion.
  • Average time taken to resolve issues raised by investors.
How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit their application letters together with copies of Curriculum Vitae, certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees (one of whom should be present or previous employer) including a reliable telephone contact, to be received on or before 18th July 2013 to the address below.

KenInvest is an Equal Opportunity employer and candidates from minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Managing Director
Kenya Investment Authority
P O Box 55704-00200
Nairobi

Please quote for the position you are applying for clearly on the envelope. 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. 
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

The Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest), whose mandate is to promote and facilitate both Domestic and Foreign investments in Kenya, seeks to recruit suitable candidates for the following position:-

Job Title: Manager, Internal Audit
 
Reports to: Board of Directors
 
Division / Section / Unit: Internal Audit
 
Responsible for:    
  • Internal Audit Officer
  • Temporal Staff
  • Interns
Location: Head Office Nairobi
 
Job Purpose: To develop and ensure that internal control systems are working effectively and are adhered to.
 
Roles and Responsibilities    
  • Verifying all payments and receipts;
  • Reviewing and implementing internal controls;
  • Ensuring compliance with laid down staff rules and regulations;
  • Preparing an Audit Charter Plan and carrying out audits as per the plan;
  • Taking minutes of the Board’s Audit & Governance Committee and coordinating the implementation of resolutions;
  • Safeguarding the Authority’s assets;
  • Ensuring that proper books of accounts are kept;
  • Verifying goods and services provided to ensure compliance to the agreed specification;
  • Ensuring compliance to Government rules, regulations and procedures;
  • Ensuring compliance of financial statements to a Financial Reporting Framework (IAS);
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Job Specification:
 
Education and Qualifications:   
  • A minimum of a Masters Degree from an accredited University with an emphasis in Commerce, Economics, Management or Business Administration or in a related field.
  • CPA (K), ACCA.
Skills and Experience:    
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in auditing and accounting in a senior position;
  • Knowledge of local and international investment matters;
  • Knowledge of Government and Donor financial and  Procurement regulations and procedures;
  • Knowledge of International Accounting and Audit Standards;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Computer literacy; and
  • Team player.
Key Performance Indicators   
  • Enhanced service delivery.
  • Reduction of audit queries.
  • Timely and regular minutes and papers for the Board Audit & Governance. Committee.
  • Feedback from Board Committee.
How to apply

Qualified candidates should submit their application letters together with copies of Curriculum Vitae, certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees (one of whom should be present or previous employer) including a reliable telephone contact, to be received on or before 18th July 2013 to the address below.

KenInvest is an Equal Opportunity employer and candidates from minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Managing Director
Kenya Investment Authority
P O Box 55704-00200
Nairobi

Please quote for the position you are applying for clearly on the envelope. 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. 
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest), whose mandate is to promote and facilitate both Domestic and Foreign investments in Kenya, seeks to recruit suitable candidates for the following position:-

Job Title: Manager Information & Communication Technology
Reports to:
Managing Director

Division / Section / Unit: Information & Communication Technology

Responsible for:
  • ICT Officer
  • Interns
  • Temporal staff
Location: Head Office Nairobi

Job Purpose:
   
To develop and implement ICT strategies for efficient and effective systems.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Developing and implementing ICT strategy to ensure that KenInvest is at the frontier of ICT technology;
  • Ensuring that a comprehensive and effective ICT infrastructure is in place;
  • Providing and maintaining appropriate service delivery;
  • Providing and maintaining appropriate ICT equipment (Hardware and Software);
  • Identifying training needs in ICT and facilitating implementation;
  • Automation of processes, procedures and services;
  • Ensuring that the website is well maintained and up to date; and
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Job Specification:

Education and Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Masters Degree from an accredited University with an emphasis in Information Technology, Computer Science or in a related field.
Skills and Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years experience with at least 3 of them in management level;
  • Experience in Windows 2000/win 2000 server and XP, (Certification will be an added advantage);
  • Good understanding of working of WANS and LANS;
  • Strong planning and analytical skills;
  • Knowledge and understanding of government economic development programmes and economic integration initiatives (EAC, COMESA, WTO, EU, AGOA, NEPAD, etc);
  • Knowledge of ICT strategy and implementation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to anticipate and manage change; and
  • Team player.
Key Performance Indicators
  • User friendly and high quality equipment.
  • Up-to-date website on day-to-day basis.
  • Well-trained staff in ICT.
  • Enquiries and hits in KenInvest website.
  • Frequency and length of ICT systems down time; and
  • Stakeholder feedback
How to apply

Qualified candidates should submit their application letters together with copies of Curriculum Vitae, certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees (one of whom should be present or previous employer) including a reliable telephone contact, to be received on or before 18th July 2013 to the address below.

KenInvest is an Equal Opportunity employer and candidates from minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Managing Director
Kenya Investment Authority
P O Box 55704-00200
Nairobi

Please quote for the position you are applying for clearly on the envelope. 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. 
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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